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 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 96 101 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 32.54% 34.71% 45.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.66% 36.46% 49.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 55 61
Average daily rate
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£311 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £355 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 8
Average hourly rate £8.00 £37.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.66% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -
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
277 277 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 93.90% 95.19% 92.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 139 125
Average daily rate £285 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 31
Average hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.71% +72.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 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 27 August 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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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 +2 51 £325 +3.17% 16
Loughborough 0 9 £346 +22.56% 1
Developer
East Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 78 (43.58%) C#
2 76 (42.46%) JavaScript
2 76 (42.46%) .NET
3 73 (40.78%) HTML
4 66 (36.87%) CSS
5 59 (32.96%) ASP.NET
6 40 (22.35%) SQL Server
6 40 (22.35%) SQL
7 39 (21.79%) HTML5
8 38 (21.23%) jQuery
9 36 (20.11%) E-Commerce
9 36 (20.11%) MVC
10 32 (17.88%) CSS3
11 28 (15.64%) RESTful
11 28 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (13.41%) Retail
13 23 (12.85%) VB.NET
14 22 (12.29%) Scrum
14 22 (12.29%) Scala
14 22 (12.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 21 (11.73%) Windows
16 20 (11.17%) PHP
17 19 (10.61%) Akka
17 19 (10.61%) Play Framework
18 17 (9.50%) Java
18 17 (9.50%) MySQL
18 17 (9.50%) WCF
19 16 (8.94%) CouchDB
19 16 (8.94%) Middleware
19 16 (8.94%) C++

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (4.47%) IIS
2 6 (3.35%) Node.js
3 5 (2.79%) CMS
4 4 (2.23%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.68%) Apache
5 3 (1.68%) WordPress
5 3 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.68%) DNN
5 3 (1.68%) Drupal
6 2 (1.12%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.56%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.56%) JBoss
7 1 (0.56%) AquaLogic
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
Applications
1 9 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.35%) Doxygen
3 5 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.79%) MS Office
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.68%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.59%) Bluetooth
1 10 (5.59%) ZigBee
2 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.35%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.50%) MySQL
3 16 (8.94%) CouchDB
4 15 (8.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (6.70%) Couchbase
5 12 (6.70%) NoSQL
6 10 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (5.03%) MongoDB
7 9 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (3.91%) Big Data
10 6 (3.35%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (2.79%) SQLite
12 4 (2.23%) QlikView
13 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
15 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (4.47%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.91%) PHPUnit
2 7 (3.91%) Behat
3 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Blend
4 5 (2.79%) gulp
4 5 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.23%) Selenium
6 3 (1.68%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.12%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.56%) CocoaPods
8 1 (0.56%) Subversion
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.56%) NUnit
8 1 (0.56%) Ant
8 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (13.41%) Retail
2 10 (5.59%) Finance
3 4 (2.23%) Publishing
4 3 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.12%) Advertising
5 2 (1.12%) Banking
5 2 (1.12%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Local Government
6 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (42.46%) .NET
2 73 (40.78%) HTML
3 66 (36.87%) CSS
4 59 (32.96%) ASP.NET
5 39 (21.79%) HTML5
6 38 (21.23%) jQuery
7 32 (17.88%) CSS3
8 28 (15.64%) RESTful
9 22 (12.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 19 (10.61%) Akka
10 19 (10.61%) Play Framework
11 17 (9.50%) WCF
12 16 (8.94%) Middleware
13 14 (7.82%) WPF
13 14 (7.82%) Apache Camel
13 14 (7.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (6.70%) AngularJS
14 12 (6.70%) ActiveMQ
15 11 (6.15%) .NET Framework
15 11 (6.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.82%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.35%) User Experience
3 6 (3.35%) Smart Meter
4 5 (2.79%) RIA
5 4 (2.23%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.68%) Life Science
6 3 (1.68%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.56%) NHS
8 1 (0.56%) GIS
8 1 (0.56%) AS400
8 1 (0.56%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.73%) Windows
2 7 (3.91%) Windows Phone
3 4 (2.23%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.68%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.11%) E-Commerce
1 36 (20.11%) MVC
2 28 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (12.29%) Scrum
4 11 (6.15%) Migration
5 10 (5.59%) Data Modelling
6 9 (5.03%) OO
7 8 (4.47%) ETL
7 8 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (3.91%) OO PHP
9 6 (3.35%) Mentoring
9 6 (3.35%) TDD
10 5 (2.79%) Logistics
10 5 (2.79%) Web Development
11 4 (2.23%) AOP
11 4 (2.23%) Software Testing
11 4 (2.23%) Kanban
11 4 (2.23%) Data Migration
11 4 (2.23%) CRM
12 3 (1.68%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 78 (43.58%) C#
2 76 (42.46%) JavaScript
3 40 (22.35%) SQL
4 23 (12.85%) VB.NET
5 22 (12.29%) Scala
6 20 (11.17%) PHP
7 17 (9.50%) Java
8 16 (8.94%) C++
9 13 (7.26%) VB
10 5 (2.79%) VBA
10 5 (2.79%) VB6
11 3 (1.68%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.12%) ABAP
13 1 (0.56%) Python
13 1 (0.56%) JCL
13 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.56%) RPG
13 1 (0.56%) Perl
13 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (2.23%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (7.26%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.70%) Oracle
2 12 (6.70%) CA
3 7 (3.91%) Informatica
4 6 (3.35%) hybris
5 5 (2.79%) Zend
6 4 (2.23%) Endeca
7 2 (1.12%) Tableau
7 2 (1.12%) SAP
8 1 (0.56%) Trillium
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe
8 1 (0.56%) Apple
8 1 (0.56%) Perforce
8 1 (0.56%) Facebook
8 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.56%) DataFlux
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