The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 98 142 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 34.39% 46.56% 32.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.16% 50.35% 34.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 62 35
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £448 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Developer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
271 282 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 95.09% 92.46% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 127 88
Average daily rate £305 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £443 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 37
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Leicestershire region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Leicestershire region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -3 35 £315 +14.54% 31
Loughborough +3 8 £283 - 1
Hinckley -2 2 - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
Lutterworth - - - - 2
Market Harborough - - - - 2
Melton Mowbray - - - -
Developer
East Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

1 103 (48.82%) C#
2 97 (45.97%) .NET
3 91 (43.13%) HTML
4 87 (41.23%) JavaScript
5 81 (38.39%) CSS
6 74 (35.07%) SQL Server
7 60 (28.44%) SQL
8 56 (26.54%) jQuery
9 48 (22.75%) HTML5
10 41 (19.43%) ASP.NET
11 37 (17.54%) MVC
12 35 (16.59%) CSS3
13 28 (13.27%) XML
14 27 (12.80%) PHP
15 23 (10.90%) WinForms
16 21 (9.95%) Oracle
17 20 (9.48%) VB.NET
17 20 (9.48%) Web Services
17 20 (9.48%) XSLT
17 20 (9.48%) E-Commerce
17 20 (9.48%) Microsoft
17 20 (9.48%) SQL Server 2008
18 19 (9.00%) Windows
19 18 (8.53%) T-SQL
19 18 (8.53%) WPF
19 18 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
20 17 (8.06%) Scrum
20 17 (8.06%) Finance
21 16 (7.58%) Java
21 16 (7.58%) .NET Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (4.27%) IIS
2 7 (3.32%) WordPress
3 6 (2.84%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.90%) CMS
5 3 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.42%) Apache
5 3 (1.42%) Drupal
6 2 (0.95%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.95%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (0.95%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.47%) Node.js
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.47%) DNN
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.90%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.95%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.47%) MS Office
5 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.37%) Magento
2 3 (1.42%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.47%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.21%) LDAP
2 3 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.95%) Intranet
3 2 (0.95%) Internet
3 2 (0.95%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (35.07%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.16%) MySQL
4 12 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (3.79%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.32%) PowerCenter
8 7 (3.32%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.37%) Data Mart
10 4 (1.90%) OLAP
10 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.95%) QlikView
12 2 (0.95%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (0.95%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.95%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (5.69%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.32%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.84%) NUnit
4 5 (2.37%) Moq
5 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Blend
5 3 (1.42%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.95%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.95%) Maven
6 2 (0.95%) JIRA
7 1 (0.47%) Selenium
7 1 (0.47%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.47%) JMeter
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.47%) JUnit
7 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.47%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.47%) NSubstitute
General
1 17 (8.06%) Finance
2 16 (7.58%) Retail
3 5 (2.37%) Marketing
4 4 (1.90%) Banking
5 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.95%) Publishing
6 2 (0.95%) Electronics
6 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (45.97%) .NET
2 91 (43.13%) HTML
3 81 (38.39%) CSS
4 56 (26.54%) jQuery
5 48 (22.75%) HTML5
6 41 (19.43%) ASP.NET
7 35 (16.59%) CSS3
8 28 (13.27%) XML
9 23 (10.90%) WinForms
10 20 (9.48%) XSLT
10 20 (9.48%) Web Services
11 18 (8.53%) WPF
12 16 (7.58%) .NET Framework
12 16 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (7.11%) WCF
14 14 (6.64%) Ajax
15 13 (6.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 8 (3.79%) Managed Extensibility Framework
16 8 (3.79%) Castle Windsor
16 8 (3.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.11%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.69%) N-Tier
3 4 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.42%) Smartcard
5 2 (0.95%) DTV
5 2 (0.95%) GIS
5 2 (0.95%) Smartphone
5 2 (0.95%) Open Source
5 2 (0.95%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.47%) Animation
6 1 (0.47%) iPhone
6 1 (0.47%) iPad
6 1 (0.47%) Replication
6 1 (0.47%) NLPG
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.00%) Windows
2 11 (5.21%) Apple iOS
3 10 (4.74%) Android
4 9 (4.27%) UNIX
5 5 (2.37%) Linux
6 4 (1.90%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.90%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.54%) MVC
2 20 (9.48%) E-Commerce
3 18 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (8.06%) Scrum
5 15 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (6.16%) Unit Testing
7 11 (5.21%) OO
8 10 (4.74%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (3.79%) Kanban
9 8 (3.79%) Mobile Application Development
9 8 (3.79%) TDD
10 7 (3.32%) OOP
10 7 (3.32%) Android Development
10 7 (3.32%) ETL
11 6 (2.84%) Migration
12 5 (2.37%) UML
12 5 (2.37%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (2.37%) iOS Development
12 5 (2.37%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (1.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (48.82%) C#
2 87 (41.23%) JavaScript
3 60 (28.44%) SQL
4 27 (12.80%) PHP
5 20 (9.48%) VB.NET
6 18 (8.53%) T-SQL
7 16 (7.58%) Java
8 13 (6.16%) C++
9 11 (5.21%) XAML
10 7 (3.32%) VBA
11 6 (2.84%) VB
12 4 (1.90%) PHP5
13 3 (1.42%) VB6
14 2 (0.95%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (1.42%) Degree
2 2 (0.95%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.47%) MCSE
3 1 (0.47%) MCSA
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (2.84%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (9.95%) Oracle
2 20 (9.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.74%) Zend
4 5 (2.37%) SAP
5 4 (1.90%) Informatica
5 4 (1.90%) Sage
5 4 (1.90%) Telerik
5 4 (1.90%) hybris
6 3 (1.42%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.42%) Adobe
7 2 (0.95%) Cognos
7 2 (0.95%) Google
7 2 (0.95%) Siemens
7 2 (0.95%) Lotus
7 2 (0.95%) Apple
7 2 (0.95%) Facebook
7 2 (0.95%) Twitter
8 1 (0.47%) Perforce
8 1 (0.47%) Teradata
8 1 (0.47%) Progress
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