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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 43 61 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 27.74% 34.27% 35.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.66% 36.09% 39.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 14
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £230 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £389 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
145 169 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 93.55% 94.94% 90.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 65 24
Average daily rate £301 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 42
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
2 32 (47.06%) C#
2 32 (47.06%) HTML
2 32 (47.06%) CSS
3 30 (44.12%) jQuery
4 22 (32.35%) .NET
5 21 (30.88%) HTML5
6 20 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET
8 13 (19.12%) Java
8 13 (19.12%) E-Commerce
9 12 (17.65%) MySQL
9 12 (17.65%) XML
10 11 (16.18%) PHP
10 11 (16.18%) SQL
11 10 (14.71%) MVC
11 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
12 9 (13.24%) Adobe
12 9 (13.24%) Photoshop
12 9 (13.24%) Finance
12 9 (13.24%) Adobe Illustrator
12 9 (13.24%) Ajax
12 9 (13.24%) WordPress
12 9 (13.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (11.76%) Drupal
13 8 (11.76%) CSS3
13 8 (11.76%) Content Management
14 7 (10.29%) Retail
14 7 (10.29%) Windows

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 9 (13.24%) WordPress
2 8 (11.76%) Drupal
3 4 (5.88%) Liferay
4 3 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.41%) CICS
4 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.94%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.94%) IIS
5 2 (2.94%) CMS
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.47%) Apache
6 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.47%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Photoshop
1 9 (13.24%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (13.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.94%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.47%) Magento
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Intranet
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
1 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) MySQL
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.41%) DB2
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.94%) Adabas
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.47%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.47%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.47%) OLAP
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.88%) Subversion
3 3 (4.41%) Maven
3 3 (4.41%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.94%) JIRA
4 2 (2.94%) MSTest
5 1 (1.47%) NUnit
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Retail
3 3 (4.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.94%) Games
4 2 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
5 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.47%) Military
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.47%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (47.06%) HTML
1 32 (47.06%) CSS
2 30 (44.12%) jQuery
3 22 (32.35%) .NET
4 21 (30.88%) HTML5
5 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET
6 12 (17.65%) XML
7 9 (13.24%) Ajax
8 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (11.76%) CSS3
9 7 (10.29%) .NET Framework
10 6 (8.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (7.35%) Web Services
11 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (5.88%) WPF
12 4 (5.88%) LINQ
12 4 (5.88%) JSP
12 4 (5.88%) XHTML
13 3 (4.41%) WCF
13 3 (4.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Mainframe
1 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Open Source
2 2 (2.94%) VSAM
3 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) UNIX
3 3 (4.41%) Linux
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.94%) VMS
5 1 (1.47%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) E-Commerce
2 10 (14.71%) MVC
3 8 (11.76%) Content Management
4 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (5.88%) SEO
6 3 (4.41%) Migration
6 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.41%) ETL
6 3 (4.41%) Waterfall
7 2 (2.94%) Integration Testing
7 2 (2.94%) OO
7 2 (2.94%) CAD
7 2 (2.94%) Workflow
8 1 (1.47%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.47%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.47%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.47%) CRM
8 1 (1.47%) OOP
8 1 (1.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
2 32 (47.06%) C#
3 13 (19.12%) Java
4 11 (16.18%) PHP
4 11 (16.18%) SQL
5 4 (5.88%) VB
6 3 (4.41%) JCL
6 3 (4.41%) C++
6 3 (4.41%) COBOL
6 3 (4.41%) C
7 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.94%) NATURAL
8 1 (1.47%) Ruby
8 1 (1.47%) VBA
8 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.47%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) VCP4
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) CA Endevor
2 1 (1.47%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) Adobe
3 4 (5.88%) Business Objects
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) Twitter
4 2 (2.94%) IBM
4 2 (2.94%) Telerik
5 1 (1.47%) QNX
5 1 (1.47%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) Google
5 1 (1.47%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.47%) Facebook
5 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
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