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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 50 63 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 32.05% 34.62% 23.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.25% 37.28% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £205 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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
146 169 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 93.59% 92.86% 97.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 90 27
Average daily rate £300 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £206 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 26
Average hourly rate £13.00 £31.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.73% +133.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 45 (50.00%) C#
2 36 (40.00%) HTML
3 34 (37.78%) JavaScript
3 34 (37.78%) .NET
4 33 (36.67%) CSS
5 29 (32.22%) SQL Server
6 27 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 26 (28.89%) jQuery
8 19 (21.11%) MVC
8 19 (21.11%) SQL
9 17 (18.89%) Windows
10 16 (17.78%) Java
11 15 (16.67%) XML
12 14 (15.56%) .NET Framework
13 13 (14.44%) Finance
14 12 (13.33%) HTML5
14 12 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (13.33%) RESTful
15 11 (12.22%) WCF
15 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (12.22%) Web Services
16 10 (11.11%) E-Commerce
16 10 (11.11%) VB.NET
17 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
17 9 (10.00%) Ajax
17 9 (10.00%) CSS3
17 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 8 (8.89%) Middleware
18 8 (8.89%) C++
18 8 (8.89%) JSP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.44%) Liferay
2 4 (4.44%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.22%) Drupal
4 2 (2.22%) WordPress
4 2 (2.22%) IIS
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.11%) Apache
5 1 (1.11%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.11%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 1 (1.11%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Doxygen
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.22%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.22%) MS Office
2 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.11%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) ZigBee
1 6 (6.67%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.11%) Intranet
2 1 (1.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.56%) Couchbase
5 5 (5.56%) SQLite
5 5 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.56%) CouchDB
6 4 (4.44%) MySQL
7 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Visual Studio
1 7 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.44%) Subversion
3 3 (3.33%) Maven
4 2 (2.22%) JIRA
4 2 (2.22%) MSTest
4 2 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.22%) NUnit
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.11%) CocoaPods
5 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.11%) Selenium
General
1 13 (14.44%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Retail
3 3 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) Games
4 2 (2.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.11%) Military
5 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (40.00%) HTML
2 34 (37.78%) .NET
3 33 (36.67%) CSS
4 27 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 26 (28.89%) jQuery
6 15 (16.67%) XML
7 14 (15.56%) .NET Framework
8 12 (13.33%) HTML5
8 12 (13.33%) RESTful
9 11 (12.22%) WCF
9 11 (12.22%) Web Services
10 9 (10.00%) Ajax
10 9 (10.00%) CSS3
10 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (8.89%) Middleware
11 8 (8.89%) JSP
12 7 (7.78%) WinForms
12 7 (7.78%) Entity Framework
12 7 (7.78%) WPF
12 7 (7.78%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.44%) Smart Meter
2 4 (4.44%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.22%) Open Source
5 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.11%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.89%) Windows
2 3 (3.33%) UNIX
2 3 (3.33%) Linux
2 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.11%) VMS
3 1 (1.11%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) MVC
2 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 5 (5.56%) Migration
4 5 (5.56%) Waterfall
5 4 (4.44%) Web Development
5 4 (4.44%) Software Testing
5 4 (4.44%) Kanban
5 4 (4.44%) CRM
5 4 (4.44%) AOP
5 4 (4.44%) Scrum
6 2 (2.22%) Content Management
6 2 (2.22%) CAD
6 2 (2.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.22%) ETL
6 2 (2.22%) SEO
7 1 (1.11%) Workflow
7 1 (1.11%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.11%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.11%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 45 (50.00%) C#
2 34 (37.78%) JavaScript
3 19 (21.11%) SQL
4 16 (17.78%) Java
5 10 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 8 (8.89%) C++
7 6 (6.67%) Scala
7 6 (6.67%) VB
8 4 (4.44%) VBA
9 3 (3.33%) PHP
10 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.11%) Ruby
10 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.11%) C
10 1 (1.11%) ABAP
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.56%) CA
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle
3 4 (4.44%) hybris
3 4 (4.44%) Endeca
3 4 (4.44%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.33%) Adobe
5 1 (1.11%) QNX
5 1 (1.11%) VMware
5 1 (1.11%) Telerik
5 1 (1.11%) Apple
5 1 (1.11%) SAP
5 1 (1.11%) Facebook
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