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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 36 45 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 28.13% 27.95% 36.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.00% 29.03% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 15
Average daily rate
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£279 £295 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £227 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £375 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.03% -0.71%
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
120 155 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 93.75% 96.27% 89.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 73 38
Average daily rate £280 £363 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.75% +26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 31 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +191.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £37.50 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015, 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 38 (45.24%) C#
2 27 (32.14%) .NET
3 25 (29.76%) SQL Server
4 23 (27.38%) HTML
5 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
5 22 (26.19%) CSS
6 20 (23.81%) ASP.NET
7 19 (22.62%) SQL
8 18 (21.43%) Windows
8 18 (21.43%) MVC
8 18 (21.43%) RESTful
9 15 (17.86%) Middleware
10 13 (15.48%) Scala
11 12 (14.29%) Mobile App
11 12 (14.29%) Finance
11 12 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 12 (14.29%) VB.NET
12 11 (13.10%) .NET Framework
12 11 (13.10%) Akka
12 11 (13.10%) Play Framework
13 10 (11.90%) Apache Camel
13 10 (11.90%) WCF
13 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (11.90%) Java
13 10 (11.90%) C++
13 10 (11.90%) XML
14 9 (10.71%) VB
14 9 (10.71%) Bluetooth
14 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (10.71%) jQuery

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 6 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.76%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.38%) CMS
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.19%) AquaLogic
4 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.19%) Drupal
4 1 (1.19%) WordPress
4 1 (1.19%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.19%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.95%) Doxygen
3 3 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.57%) MS Office
4 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.38%) Magento
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.19%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) Bluetooth
1 9 (10.71%) ZigBee
2 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.52%) CouchDB
3 8 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.52%) Couchbase
4 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.95%) SQLite
7 3 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.38%) MySQL
8 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.19%) QlikView
9 1 (1.19%) DB2
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.38%) NUnit
3 1 (1.19%) Subversion
3 1 (1.19%) JIRA
3 1 (1.19%) Selenium
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.19%) CocoaPods
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.14%) .NET
2 23 (27.38%) HTML
3 22 (26.19%) CSS
4 20 (23.81%) ASP.NET
5 18 (21.43%) RESTful
6 15 (17.86%) Middleware
7 11 (13.10%) .NET Framework
7 11 (13.10%) Akka
7 11 (13.10%) Play Framework
8 10 (11.90%) Apache Camel
8 10 (11.90%) WCF
8 10 (11.90%) XML
9 9 (10.71%) jQuery
9 9 (10.71%) Qt
10 8 (9.52%) WPF
10 8 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
10 8 (9.52%) Web Services
11 7 (8.33%) WinForms
12 6 (7.14%) QML
13 5 (5.95%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.14%) Smart Meter
3 4 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.19%) Animation
5 1 (1.19%) Life Science
5 1 (1.19%) RIA
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.19%) UNIX
3 1 (1.19%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.43%) MVC
2 12 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.52%) Scrum
5 4 (4.76%) Migration
5 4 (4.76%) Kanban
5 4 (4.76%) CRM
5 4 (4.76%) AOP
5 4 (4.76%) Software Testing
5 4 (4.76%) Web Development
6 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.57%) Waterfall
7 2 (2.38%) ETL
7 2 (2.38%) CAD
8 1 (1.19%) Workflow
8 1 (1.19%) OO
8 1 (1.19%) EAI
8 1 (1.19%) SOA
8 1 (1.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.19%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.24%) C#
2 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
3 19 (22.62%) SQL
4 13 (15.48%) Scala
5 12 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 10 (11.90%) C++
6 10 (11.90%) Java
7 9 (10.71%) VB
8 3 (3.57%) VBA
8 3 (3.57%) PHP
9 2 (2.38%) VB6
10 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.19%) ABAP
10 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.19%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 8 (9.52%) CA
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle
3 4 (4.76%) Endeca
3 4 (4.76%) hybris
4 1 (1.19%) Tableau
4 1 (1.19%) Facebook
4 1 (1.19%) SAP
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe
4 1 (1.19%) Apple
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