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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 27 99 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 23.48% 52.11% 38.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.00% 55.93% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 22
Average daily rate
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£275 £283 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.65% +2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
108 177 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 93.91% 93.16% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 69 51
Average daily rate £300 £295 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 51
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 £13.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £36.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 44 (61.11%) C#
2 40 (55.56%) .NET
3 35 (48.61%) HTML
4 31 (43.06%) CSS
5 29 (40.28%) SQL Server
6 27 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 22 (30.56%) jQuery
8 20 (27.78%) SQL
9 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 16 (22.22%) HTML5
11 15 (20.83%) MVC
12 14 (19.44%) PHP
13 13 (18.06%) Oracle
13 13 (18.06%) .NET Framework
14 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 11 (15.28%) E-Commerce
15 11 (15.28%) Visual Studio
16 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (12.50%) Java
18 8 (11.11%) MySQL
18 8 (11.11%) IIS
18 8 (11.11%) WCF
18 8 (11.11%) WordPress
18 8 (11.11%) Relational Database
19 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 7 (9.72%) CSS3
19 7 (9.72%) Retail
19 7 (9.72%) XML
20 6 (8.33%) Windows

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 8 (11.11%) WordPress
2 6 (8.33%) Drupal
3 5 (6.94%) CMS
4 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.78%) CICS
5 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.39%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Photoshop
1 4 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Magento
2 1 (1.39%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.78%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (40.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) MySQL
2 8 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.78%) Data Mart
6 2 (2.78%) QlikView
6 2 (2.78%) Adabas
6 2 (2.78%) DB2
6 2 (2.78%) OLAP
6 2 (2.78%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.39%) VLDB
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.17%) NUnit
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (4.17%) Moq
3 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.39%) Maven
4 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.39%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.39%) JMeter
4 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.39%) NSubstitute
General
1 7 (9.72%) Retail
2 6 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Publishing
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (55.56%) .NET
2 35 (48.61%) HTML
3 31 (43.06%) CSS
4 22 (30.56%) jQuery
5 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 16 (22.22%) HTML5
7 13 (18.06%) .NET Framework
8 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (11.11%) WCF
10 7 (9.72%) CSS3
10 7 (9.72%) XML
10 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (8.33%) WinForms
11 6 (8.33%) WPF
11 6 (8.33%) Java EE
12 5 (6.94%) JSON
12 5 (6.94%) Ajax
13 4 (5.56%) Spring
14 3 (4.17%) ADO.NET
14 3 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (4.17%) User Experience
2 2 (2.78%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.78%) VSAM
3 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.39%) Animation
3 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.39%) iPhone
3 1 (1.39%) Open Source
3 1 (1.39%) iPad
3 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.39%) Replication
3 1 (1.39%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.78%) UNIX
3 2 (2.78%) Android
3 2 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.83%) MVC
2 11 (15.28%) E-Commerce
3 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
5 4 (5.56%) Scrum
5 4 (5.56%) Content Management
5 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (5.56%) UML
6 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.17%) OO
6 3 (4.17%) MVVM
7 2 (2.78%) Android Development
7 2 (2.78%) iOS Development
7 2 (2.78%) Integration Testing
7 2 (2.78%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (2.78%) Web Design
7 2 (2.78%) TDD
8 1 (1.39%) Performance Testing
8 1 (1.39%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.11%) C#
2 27 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 20 (27.78%) SQL
4 14 (19.44%) PHP
5 9 (12.50%) Java
6 6 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 5 (6.94%) VB
8 3 (4.17%) VB6
8 3 (4.17%) PHP5
8 3 (4.17%) XAML
8 3 (4.17%) C++
9 2 (2.78%) COBOL
9 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.78%) NATURAL
9 2 (2.78%) JCL
10 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) MCSE
3 1 (1.39%) MCSA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Control-M
1 2 (2.78%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Oracle
2 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.94%) Adobe
4 3 (4.17%) Telerik
5 2 (2.78%) Siemens
5 2 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) Apple
6 1 (1.39%) Google
6 1 (1.39%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.39%) hybris
6 1 (1.39%) Facebook
6 1 (1.39%) Twitter
6 1 (1.39%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) Progress
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