The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leicester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 82 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 39.23% 30.77% 24.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.62% 33.64% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 12
Average daily rate £290 £289 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.43% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £249 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £358 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 6 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £35.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
197 107 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 94.26% 91.45% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 29 37
Average daily rate £290 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.80% +40.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Developer
Leicestershire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 72 (55.38%) .NET
2 63 (48.46%) SQL Server
3 61 (46.92%) C#
4 52 (40.00%) SQL
5 51 (39.23%) JavaScript
6 46 (35.38%) CSS
7 45 (34.62%) ASP.NET
7 45 (34.62%) HTML
8 36 (27.69%) MVC
8 36 (27.69%) jQuery
9 25 (19.23%) Oracle
10 23 (17.69%) HTML5
11 21 (16.15%) T-SQL
12 19 (14.62%) XML
13 18 (13.85%) CSS3
13 18 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (13.08%) Java
15 15 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (10.77%) .NET Framework
16 14 (10.77%) VB.NET
16 14 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 12 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
19 11 (8.46%) Microsoft
19 11 (8.46%) Performance Tuning
20 10 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 10 (7.69%) Multithreading
20 10 (7.69%) ETL
20 10 (7.69%) E-Commerce
20 10 (7.69%) Web Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (6.15%) CMS
1 8 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.08%) IIS
3 3 (2.31%) Joomla!
3 3 (2.31%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (1.54%) Drupal
4 2 (1.54%) WordPress
4 2 (1.54%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.77%) Kentico
Applications
1 7 (5.38%) MS Office
2 6 (4.62%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Magento
2 2 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.38%) HTTPS
1 7 (5.38%) HTTP
1 7 (5.38%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.62%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (48.46%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (6.92%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.15%) OLAP
7 7 (5.38%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (5.38%) Oracle ODI
7 7 (5.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 6 (4.62%) Oracle OLAP
8 6 (4.62%) Star Schema
9 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (3.85%) MongoDB
10 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (3.08%) DTS
10 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (2.31%) PowerCenter
11 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.08%) Xcode
3 3 (2.31%) NUnit
4 2 (1.54%) Moq
4 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.77%) JUnit
General
1 8 (6.15%) Finance
2 4 (3.08%) Marketing
3 3 (2.31%) Retail
3 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.54%) Electronics
4 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.54%) Back Office
5 1 (0.77%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (55.38%) .NET
2 46 (35.38%) CSS
3 45 (34.62%) ASP.NET
3 45 (34.62%) HTML
4 36 (27.69%) jQuery
5 23 (17.69%) HTML5
6 19 (14.62%) XML
7 18 (13.85%) CSS3
8 15 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (10.77%) .NET Framework
10 10 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (7.69%) Web Services
11 9 (6.92%) Razor View Engine
12 8 (6.15%) Ajax
13 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 6 (4.62%) ADO
14 5 (3.85%) WinForms
14 5 (3.85%) COM+
14 5 (3.85%) JSP
14 5 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.38%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.85%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.54%) Open Source
3 2 (1.54%) GIS
3 2 (1.54%) DTV
4 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.77%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.69%) Windows
2 9 (6.92%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.38%) Android
4 3 (2.31%) UNIX
5 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.54%) Linux
5 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.69%) MVC
2 14 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (8.46%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 10 (7.69%) ETL
4 10 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 10 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (7.69%) TDD
5 9 (6.92%) Migration
5 9 (6.92%) Logistics
6 7 (5.38%) OO
6 7 (5.38%) Analytics
6 7 (5.38%) Android Development
6 7 (5.38%) iOS Development
7 6 (4.62%) Data Migration
7 6 (4.62%) Data Modelling
8 5 (3.85%) Software Engineering
8 5 (3.85%) Data Analysis
8 5 (3.85%) Pair Programming
8 5 (3.85%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 61 (46.92%) C#
2 52 (40.00%) SQL
3 51 (39.23%) JavaScript
4 21 (16.15%) T-SQL
5 17 (13.08%) Java
6 14 (10.77%) VB.NET
7 8 (6.15%) VBA
8 5 (3.85%) C++
9 4 (3.08%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.31%) PHP
11 1 (0.77%) VB6
11 1 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) TickIT
1 5 (3.85%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (19.23%) Oracle
2 11 (8.46%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.62%) Siemens
4 4 (3.08%) SAP
4 4 (3.08%) Sage
5 2 (1.54%) Zend
5 2 (1.54%) Informatica
5 2 (1.54%) JD Edwards
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