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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 42 132 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.87% 43.85% 37.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.58% 45.52% 39.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 80 48
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£275 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 30
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
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
226 290 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 90.76% 96.35% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 137 106
Average daily rate £300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £210 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 43 63
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.34% -36.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £36.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -1 27 £275 +5.76% 21
Loughborough -6 2 £338 +10.65%
Hinckley -3 1 - - 3
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
Coalville - - - -
Lutterworth - - - - 1
Market Harborough - - - - 1
Melton Mowbray - - - -
Developer
East Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 70 (53.03%) HTML
1 70 (53.03%) JavaScript
2 64 (48.48%) CSS
3 58 (43.94%) C#
4 52 (39.39%) .NET
5 44 (33.33%) jQuery
6 35 (26.52%) SQL
7 34 (25.76%) HTML5
8 32 (24.24%) SQL Server
9 27 (20.45%) ASP.NET
10 26 (19.70%) PHP
11 24 (18.18%) MVC
12 23 (17.42%) Java
13 20 (15.15%) MySQL
13 20 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (13.64%) XML
14 18 (13.64%) CSS3
15 17 (12.88%) Visual Studio
16 15 (11.36%) Oracle
16 15 (11.36%) E-Commerce
17 14 (10.61%) Microsoft
17 14 (10.61%) .NET Framework
18 13 (9.85%) WPF
19 12 (9.09%) Finance
19 12 (9.09%) C++
19 12 (9.09%) XSLT
19 12 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
19 12 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 11 (8.33%) Ajax
20 11 (8.33%) JSP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 10 (7.58%) WordPress
2 8 (6.06%) Drupal
3 7 (5.30%) IIS
4 6 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.79%) CMS
6 4 (3.03%) ExpressionEngine
6 4 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.27%) Node.js
7 3 (2.27%) Liferay
7 3 (2.27%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.27%) CICS
7 3 (2.27%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.52%) Apache
8 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.52%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (1.52%) Kentico
9 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (6.82%) Photoshop
2 7 (5.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (3.03%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Magento
2 1 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.76%) SyteLine
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) Heroku
2 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) LDAP
2 4 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.52%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.52%) FTP
3 2 (1.52%) Intranet
3 2 (1.52%) Internet
3 2 (1.52%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.52%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.15%) MySQL
3 8 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.30%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.27%) Data Mart
7 3 (2.27%) PowerCenter
7 3 (2.27%) DB2
7 3 (2.27%) OLAP
8 2 (1.52%) Adabas
8 2 (1.52%) MS Access
8 2 (1.52%) DTS
8 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.52%) QlikView
8 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.76%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 17 (12.88%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.79%) Maven
4 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Blend
4 3 (2.27%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.52%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.52%) NUnit
5 2 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.52%) Grunt
6 1 (0.76%) Moq
6 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.76%) JIRA
6 1 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.76%) JMeter
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (9.09%) Finance
2 6 (4.55%) Retail
3 5 (3.79%) Banking
4 2 (1.52%) Advertising
4 2 (1.52%) Publishing
5 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Military
5 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (53.03%) HTML
2 64 (48.48%) CSS
3 52 (39.39%) .NET
4 44 (33.33%) jQuery
5 34 (25.76%) HTML5
6 27 (20.45%) ASP.NET
7 18 (13.64%) XML
7 18 (13.64%) CSS3
8 14 (10.61%) .NET Framework
9 13 (9.85%) WPF
10 12 (9.09%) XSLT
10 12 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (8.33%) Ajax
11 11 (8.33%) JSP
12 10 (7.58%) WinForms
13 8 (6.06%) Web Services
14 7 (5.30%) Spring
14 7 (5.30%) Java EE
14 7 (5.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.55%) N-Tier
1 6 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.79%) User Experience
3 4 (3.03%) Open Source
3 4 (3.03%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.27%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.52%) NHS
5 2 (1.52%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.52%) VSAM
5 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.52%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.76%) iPad
6 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.76%) iPhone
6 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.76%) Animation
6 1 (0.76%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.58%) Windows
2 9 (6.82%) UNIX
3 7 (5.30%) Android
4 6 (4.55%) Linux
4 6 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.27%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.52%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.76%) VMS
7 1 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.18%) MVC
2 20 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (11.36%) E-Commerce
4 10 (7.58%) OO
4 10 (7.58%) OOP
5 9 (6.82%) TDD
6 8 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (6.06%) Content Management
6 8 (6.06%) Unit Testing
7 5 (3.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (3.79%) UML
8 4 (3.03%) Migration
8 4 (3.03%) Scrum
8 4 (3.03%) SEO
8 4 (3.03%) Software Engineering
8 4 (3.03%) Android Development
8 4 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (2.27%) MVVM
9 3 (2.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 70 (53.03%) JavaScript
2 58 (43.94%) C#
3 35 (26.52%) SQL
4 26 (19.70%) PHP
5 23 (17.42%) Java
6 12 (9.09%) C++
7 6 (4.55%) XAML
8 5 (3.79%) PHP5
8 5 (3.79%) C
9 4 (3.03%) VB
9 4 (3.03%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.27%) JCL
10 3 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.27%) COBOL
11 2 (1.52%) Python
11 2 (1.52%) NATURAL
12 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.76%) LotusScript
12 1 (0.76%) Formula Language
12 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.03%) Degree
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.52%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.76%) MCSE
3 1 (0.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.52%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) Control-M
2 2 (1.52%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 15 (11.36%) Oracle
2 14 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.82%) Adobe
4 6 (4.55%) Zend
5 5 (3.79%) Twitter
5 5 (3.79%) Telerik
6 4 (3.03%) Google
6 4 (3.03%) Facebook
7 3 (2.27%) Lotus
7 3 (2.27%) IBM
8 2 (1.52%) Cognos
8 2 (1.52%) QNX
8 2 (1.52%) VMware
8 2 (1.52%) Siemens
8 2 (1.52%) Informatica
9 1 (0.76%) Tableau
9 1 (0.76%) hybris
9 1 (0.76%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.76%) Apple
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