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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 77 125 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.33% 35.21% 30.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.44% 37.20% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 66 44
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £375 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 25 6
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
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
315 336 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 95.45% 94.65% 90.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 162 73
Average daily rate £300 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 52 49
Average hourly rate £13.00 £32.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.37% +118.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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 0 39 £344 +18.53% 23
Hinckley - 2 - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch 0 1 - - 2
Coalville - - - -
Loughborough - - - - 1
Lutterworth - - - - 3
Developer
East Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 58 (46.03%) C#
2 56 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 54 (42.86%) CSS
4 53 (42.06%) HTML
5 46 (36.51%) .NET
6 43 (34.13%) jQuery
7 36 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 36 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 33 (26.19%) HTML5
9 25 (19.84%) Java
10 21 (16.67%) XML
10 21 (16.67%) MVC
10 21 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (15.87%) CSS3
12 18 (14.29%) E-Commerce
13 17 (13.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 16 (12.70%) SQL
15 15 (11.90%) Windows
16 12 (9.52%) Web Services
16 12 (9.52%) Finance
16 12 (9.52%) WCF
16 12 (9.52%) Ajax
16 12 (9.52%) .NET Framework
17 11 (8.73%) Microsoft
17 11 (8.73%) JSP
18 10 (7.94%) MySQL
18 10 (7.94%) C++
18 10 (7.94%) PHP
18 10 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
19 9 (7.14%) Middleware

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 6 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (4.76%) WordPress
2 5 (3.97%) Liferay
2 5 (3.97%) Drupal
3 4 (3.17%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (3.17%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.38%) IIS
4 3 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.38%) DNN
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.59%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.59%) JBoss
5 2 (1.59%) Apache
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.79%) SAS
6 1 (0.79%) CICS
6 1 (0.79%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.79%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (3.97%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.38%) Doxygen
5 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.59%) MS Office
6 1 (0.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.79%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Magento
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) Bluetooth
1 3 (2.38%) Ethernet
1 3 (2.38%) Wireshark
1 3 (2.38%) ZigBee
2 2 (1.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) HTTP
3 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.94%) MySQL
3 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.17%) CouchDB
5 4 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.17%) Couchbase
6 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.59%) SQLite
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.56%) Subversion
3 6 (4.76%) Maven
3 6 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.38%) NUnit
4 3 (2.38%) CruiseControl
4 3 (2.38%) Selenium
4 3 (2.38%) MSTest
5 2 (1.59%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.59%) JIRA
5 2 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.79%) Ant
General
1 12 (9.52%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Retail
3 5 (3.97%) Publishing
4 3 (2.38%) Games
4 3 (2.38%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Banking
5 2 (1.59%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.59%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Military
6 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (42.86%) CSS
2 53 (42.06%) HTML
3 46 (36.51%) .NET
4 43 (34.13%) jQuery
5 36 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 33 (26.19%) HTML5
7 21 (16.67%) XML
8 20 (15.87%) CSS3
9 17 (13.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 12 (9.52%) Web Services
10 12 (9.52%) Ajax
10 12 (9.52%) .NET Framework
10 12 (9.52%) WCF
11 11 (8.73%) JSP
12 10 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (7.14%) RESTful
13 9 (7.14%) Middleware
14 8 (6.35%) Entity Framework
15 7 (5.56%) J2EE
16 6 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.35%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.17%) Open Source
3 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.59%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) User Experience
5 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.79%) NHS
5 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.79%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.90%) Windows
2 9 (7.14%) UNIX
3 5 (3.97%) Linux
4 4 (3.17%) Android
5 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.38%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.59%) VMS
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.67%) MVC
1 21 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 8 (6.35%) Migration
4 6 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (4.76%) Content Management
4 6 (4.76%) Integration Testing
4 6 (4.76%) Waterfall
5 5 (3.97%) TDD
5 5 (3.97%) CRM
6 4 (3.17%) OO
6 4 (3.17%) Mobile Development
7 3 (2.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (2.38%) ETL
7 3 (2.38%) Scrum
7 3 (2.38%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (2.38%) SEO
7 3 (2.38%) Workflow
7 3 (2.38%) Software Engineering
7 3 (2.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (46.03%) C#
2 56 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 25 (19.84%) Java
4 16 (12.70%) SQL
5 10 (7.94%) C++
5 10 (7.94%) PHP
6 8 (6.35%) VB.NET
7 7 (5.56%) VB
8 6 (4.76%) Scala
9 4 (3.17%) C
10 3 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.38%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.38%) VBA
11 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.79%) Python
12 1 (0.79%) JCL
12 1 (0.79%) XAML
12 1 (0.79%) Ruby
12 1 (0.79%) ABAP
12 1 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (0.79%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (8.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.35%) Adobe
2 8 (6.35%) Oracle
3 5 (3.97%) Business Objects
4 4 (3.17%) CA
5 3 (2.38%) VMware
5 3 (2.38%) hybris
5 3 (2.38%) QNX
6 2 (1.59%) Apple
6 2 (1.59%) Telerik
6 2 (1.59%) Endeca
6 2 (1.59%) Google
6 2 (1.59%) SAP
6 2 (1.59%) Cognos
7 1 (0.79%) IBM
7 1 (0.79%) Informatica
7 1 (0.79%) DataFlux
7 1 (0.79%) Zend
7 1 (0.79%) Tableau
7 1 (0.79%) Facebook
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