The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 71 40 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 43.03% 27.97% 30.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.10% 29.63% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 25
Average daily rate £300 £283 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% +2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £196 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £360 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £40.25 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
Developer
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
161 135 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 97.58% 94.41% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 93 61
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 27
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £29.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Leicester region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Leicester region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 64 (49.61%) .NET
2 58 (44.96%) C#
3 54 (41.86%) Oracle
4 50 (38.76%) JavaScript
5 49 (37.98%) Microsoft
6 45 (34.88%) SQL Server
7 44 (34.11%) Windows
8 43 (33.33%) SQL
9 42 (32.56%) HTML
10 32 (24.81%) Visual Studio
11 30 (23.26%) .NET Framework
12 28 (21.71%) CSS
12 28 (21.71%) High Availability
13 26 (20.16%) HTML5
14 25 (19.38%) TCP/IP
14 25 (19.38%) Siemens
14 25 (19.38%) Windows Server
15 24 (18.60%) Modbus
15 24 (18.60%) Relational Database
16 23 (17.83%) User Experience
17 22 (17.05%) AngularJS
18 20 (15.50%) RESTful
18 20 (15.50%) WPF
19 18 (13.95%) Silverlight
19 18 (13.95%) jQuery
19 18 (13.95%) MS Excel
19 18 (13.95%) IIS
20 17 (13.18%) Microsoft Blend
21 16 (12.40%) RIA
21 16 (12.40%) MS Office

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (13.95%) IIS
2 14 (10.85%) Node.js
3 3 (2.33%) Apache
3 3 (2.33%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.55%) CMS
5 1 (0.78%) CICS
5 1 (0.78%) Drupal
Applications
1 18 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 16 (12.40%) MS Office
2 16 (12.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.55%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.78%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.38%) TCP/IP
2 24 (18.60%) Modbus
3 1 (0.78%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.78%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) Profibus
3 1 (0.78%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 24 (18.60%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.53%) CouchDB
4 9 (6.98%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.98%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (5.43%) MySQL
6 6 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.65%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (3.88%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (3.88%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.10%) Couchbase
9 3 (2.33%) QlikView
9 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.55%) DB2
10 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.78%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 32 (24.81%) Visual Studio
2 17 (13.18%) Microsoft Blend
3 11 (8.53%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.43%) git-flow
4 7 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.33%) Subversion
6 1 (0.78%) Bower
6 1 (0.78%) JIRA
6 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 13 (10.08%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.33%) Marketing
3 2 (1.55%) Finance
3 2 (1.55%) Retail
4 1 (0.78%) Back Office
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
4 1 (0.78%) French Language
4 1 (0.78%) German Language
4 1 (0.78%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.78%) Local Government
4 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (49.61%) .NET
2 42 (32.56%) HTML
3 30 (23.26%) .NET Framework
4 28 (21.71%) CSS
5 26 (20.16%) HTML5
6 22 (17.05%) AngularJS
7 20 (15.50%) RESTful
7 20 (15.50%) WPF
8 18 (13.95%) jQuery
8 18 (13.95%) Silverlight
9 13 (10.08%) CSS3
9 13 (10.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (9.30%) ASP.NET
11 11 (8.53%) Sass
12 9 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (6.98%) XML
13 8 (6.20%) Entity Framework
14 7 (5.43%) Akka
14 7 (5.43%) Play Framework
14 7 (5.43%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.83%) User Experience
2 16 (12.40%) RIA
3 8 (6.20%) Life Science
4 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.33%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.78%) AS400
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.78%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 44 (34.11%) Windows
2 25 (19.38%) Windows Server
3 14 (10.85%) Windows 10
4 11 (8.53%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.78%) Android
5 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.71%) High Availability
2 16 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (12.40%) MVC
3 12 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (8.53%) Logistics
5 10 (7.75%) Front End Development
6 8 (6.20%) E-Commerce
6 8 (6.20%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (6.20%) TDD
7 6 (4.65%) ETL
7 6 (4.65%) Scrum
8 5 (3.88%) Analytics
9 4 (3.10%) Data Modelling
9 4 (3.10%) OO
10 3 (2.33%) Data Migration
10 3 (2.33%) Migration
10 3 (2.33%) MVVM
10 3 (2.33%) Web Application Development
10 3 (2.33%) Web Development
11 2 (1.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 58 (44.96%) C#
2 50 (38.76%) JavaScript
3 43 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (7.75%) PHP
5 9 (6.98%) Java
6 8 (6.20%) Scala
7 7 (5.43%) TypeScript
8 6 (4.65%) ECMAScript
9 5 (3.88%) C++
10 4 (3.10%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.55%) COBOL
11 2 (1.55%) JCL
12 1 (0.78%) ABAP
12 1 (0.78%) NATURAL
12 1 (0.78%) Ruby
12 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.10%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.55%) Degree
4 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Control-M
1 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (41.86%) Oracle
2 49 (37.98%) Microsoft
3 25 (19.38%) Siemens
4 8 (6.20%) SAP
5 3 (2.33%) ATG
5 3 (2.33%) CA
5 3 (2.33%) Informatica
5 3 (2.33%) Zend
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe
6 1 (0.78%) Cognos
6 1 (0.78%) IBM
6 1 (0.78%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.78%) Xamarin
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