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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 25 73 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 19.38% 48.03% 45.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.32% 50.00% 47.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 30
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.39% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 21
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
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
112 146 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 86.82% 96.05% 96.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 62 56
Average daily rate £325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £350 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 45
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.14% -39.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £36.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 32 (52.46%) C#
2 31 (50.82%) HTML
3 30 (49.18%) .NET
4 29 (47.54%) CSS
5 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
6 21 (34.43%) jQuery
7 20 (32.79%) SQL
7 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
8 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET
9 15 (24.59%) HTML5
10 14 (22.95%) PHP
11 13 (21.31%) Oracle
11 13 (21.31%) E-Commerce
12 12 (19.67%) Visual Studio
13 11 (18.03%) MySQL
13 11 (18.03%) .NET Framework
14 10 (16.39%) MVC
14 10 (16.39%) Java
14 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
15 8 (13.11%) Adobe
15 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
15 8 (13.11%) WordPress
15 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 7 (11.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 7 (11.48%) Drupal
16 7 (11.48%) WPF
16 7 (11.48%) Content Management
16 7 (11.48%) Finance
16 7 (11.48%) Adobe Illustrator

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 8 (13.11%) WordPress
2 7 (11.48%) Drupal
3 5 (8.20%) IIS
4 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.92%) CMS
4 3 (4.92%) CICS
5 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.64%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.64%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 7 (11.48%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (11.48%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Magento
2 1 (1.64%) SyteLine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.28%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.03%) MySQL
3 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.84%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.92%) DB2
7 2 (3.28%) OLAP
7 2 (3.28%) PowerCenter
7 2 (3.28%) Adabas
7 2 (3.28%) Data Mart
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.28%) QlikView
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.64%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.64%) Maven
4 1 (1.64%) JMeter
4 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.64%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.64%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Publishing
3 2 (3.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (50.82%) HTML
2 30 (49.18%) .NET
3 29 (47.54%) CSS
4 21 (34.43%) jQuery
5 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET
6 15 (24.59%) HTML5
7 11 (18.03%) .NET Framework
8 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (11.48%) WPF
10 6 (9.84%) XML
10 6 (9.84%) Java EE
11 5 (8.20%) WCF
12 4 (6.56%) Spring
13 3 (4.92%) Silverlight
13 3 (4.92%) CSS3
13 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 3 (4.92%) Hibernate
13 3 (4.92%) XSLT
13 3 (4.92%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) User Experience
1 3 (4.92%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.28%) VSAM
3 1 (1.64%) iPhone
3 1 (1.64%) Open Source
3 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.64%) iPad
3 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.64%) Animation
3 1 (1.64%) Replication
3 1 (1.64%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) UNIX
2 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.28%) Android
3 1 (1.64%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) E-Commerce
2 10 (16.39%) MVC
3 7 (11.48%) Content Management
4 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
4 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.56%) UML
5 4 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.92%) MVVM
6 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.28%) OO
7 2 (3.28%) Web Design
7 2 (3.28%) SEO
7 2 (3.28%) TDD
7 2 (3.28%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.28%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (3.28%) Android Development
7 2 (3.28%) iOS Development
7 2 (3.28%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.64%) Performance Testing
8 1 (1.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (52.46%) C#
2 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
3 20 (32.79%) SQL
4 14 (22.95%) PHP
5 10 (16.39%) Java
6 4 (6.56%) C++
7 3 (4.92%) XAML
7 3 (4.92%) JCL
7 3 (4.92%) COBOL
8 2 (3.28%) C
8 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.28%) VB
8 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.28%) NATURAL
8 2 (3.28%) PHP5
9 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.28%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) MCSA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Control-M
1 2 (3.28%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Oracle
2 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.11%) Adobe
4 4 (6.56%) Telerik
5 2 (3.28%) Siemens
5 2 (3.28%) IBM
5 2 (3.28%) Twitter
6 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.64%) hybris
6 1 (1.64%) Facebook
6 1 (1.64%) Google
6 1 (1.64%) Progress
6 1 (1.64%) Apple
6 1 (1.64%) HP
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