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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 38 97 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 26.03% 50.26% 41.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.95% 56.40% 43.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 27
Average daily rate
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£320 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £357 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
141 172 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 96.58% 89.12% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 66 49
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 43
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 57 (61.96%) C#
2 56 (60.87%) .NET
3 49 (53.26%) SQL Server
4 42 (45.65%) HTML
5 38 (41.30%) CSS
6 33 (35.87%) JavaScript
6 33 (35.87%) SQL
7 25 (27.17%) MVC
8 24 (26.09%) ASP.NET
8 24 (26.09%) jQuery
9 15 (16.30%) HTML5
9 15 (16.30%) Oracle
10 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (15.22%) .NET Framework
11 13 (14.13%) VB.NET
11 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
12 12 (13.04%) PHP
13 11 (11.96%) T-SQL
13 11 (11.96%) Visual Studio
13 11 (11.96%) WCF
13 11 (11.96%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (10.87%) CSS3
15 9 (9.78%) Finance
15 9 (9.78%) IIS
16 8 (8.70%) Relational Database
16 8 (8.70%) Java
16 8 (8.70%) E-Commerce
17 7 (7.61%) XML
17 7 (7.61%) Windows

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (9.78%) IIS
2 4 (4.35%) WordPress
2 4 (4.35%) CMS
3 2 (2.17%) Drupal
3 2 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.09%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.09%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Magento
2 2 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.09%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Modbus
1 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (53.26%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.35%) MySQL
6 3 (3.26%) PowerCenter
6 3 (3.26%) OLAP
7 2 (2.17%) QlikView
7 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.09%) VLDB
8 1 (1.09%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.35%) Moq
2 4 (4.35%) NUnit
3 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.09%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.09%) Maven
5 1 (1.09%) JMeter
5 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.09%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (9.78%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Retail
3 4 (4.35%) Marketing
4 2 (2.17%) Electronics
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.17%) Publishing
5 1 (1.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (60.87%) .NET
2 42 (45.65%) HTML
3 38 (41.30%) CSS
4 24 (26.09%) ASP.NET
4 24 (26.09%) jQuery
5 15 (16.30%) HTML5
6 14 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (15.22%) .NET Framework
7 11 (11.96%) WCF
8 10 (10.87%) CSS3
9 7 (7.61%) XML
9 7 (7.61%) WinForms
9 7 (7.61%) Ajax
10 6 (6.52%) WPF
10 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (6.52%) Web Services
11 5 (5.43%) Java EE
11 5 (5.43%) JSON
12 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 4 (4.35%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.26%) User Experience
4 2 (2.17%) DTV
5 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.09%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.09%) Replication
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.09%) Animation
5 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.09%) Open Source
5 1 (1.09%) iPhone
5 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Windows
2 4 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 4 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (4.35%) Windows XP
2 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.26%) UNIX
4 2 (2.17%) Android
4 2 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.17%) MVC
2 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 6 (6.52%) Unit Testing
4 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (5.43%) OO
5 5 (5.43%) Scrum
6 4 (4.35%) MVVM
6 4 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (4.35%) UML
7 2 (2.17%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.17%) Android Development
7 2 (2.17%) iOS Development
7 2 (2.17%) Web Design
7 2 (2.17%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.17%) TDD
7 2 (2.17%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.17%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (2.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 57 (61.96%) C#
2 33 (35.87%) JavaScript
2 33 (35.87%) SQL
3 13 (14.13%) VB.NET
4 12 (13.04%) PHP
5 11 (11.96%) T-SQL
6 8 (8.70%) Java
7 5 (5.43%) VB
8 3 (3.26%) VBA
8 3 (3.26%) VB6
8 3 (3.26%) XAML
8 3 (3.26%) PHP5
9 2 (2.17%) C++
10 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.09%) MCSE
3 1 (1.09%) MCSA
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (16.30%) Oracle
2 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.35%) SAP
4 3 (3.26%) Telerik
5 2 (2.17%) Zend
5 2 (2.17%) Siemens
5 2 (2.17%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.09%) Progress
6 1 (1.09%) Sage
6 1 (1.09%) Apple
6 1 (1.09%) Adobe
6 1 (1.09%) HP
6 1 (1.09%) Informatica
6 1 (1.09%) hybris
6 1 (1.09%) Facebook
6 1 (1.09%) Twitter
6 1 (1.09%) Google
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