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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 53 93 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.03% 34.32% 38.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.46% 35.63% 40.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 62 45
Average daily rate
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£290 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £350 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 25
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -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
236 261 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 93.65% 96.31% 95.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 117 71
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 69
Average hourly rate £10.50 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.26 £11.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 36 £275 -4.34% 27
Loughborough -3 3 £394 +21.15% 1
Hinckley -3 1 - - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 2
Lutterworth - - - - 1
Market Harborough - - - - 1
Melton Mowbray - - - - 3
Developer
East Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 64 (58.18%) JavaScript
2 59 (53.64%) HTML
3 57 (51.82%) CSS
4 41 (37.27%) jQuery
5 35 (31.82%) C#
6 33 (30.00%) HTML5
7 32 (29.09%) .NET
8 25 (22.73%) ASP.NET
9 24 (21.82%) Java
10 23 (20.91%) SQL Server
11 21 (19.09%) PHP
12 20 (18.18%) MySQL
13 18 (16.36%) XML
14 17 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (15.45%) MVC
14 17 (15.45%) E-Commerce
14 17 (15.45%) CSS3
15 16 (14.55%) SQL
16 13 (11.82%) Ajax
17 12 (10.91%) JSP
18 11 (10.00%) WordPress
18 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 10 (9.09%) Photoshop
19 10 (9.09%) Microsoft
19 10 (9.09%) Adobe
19 10 (9.09%) Finance
20 9 (8.18%) Adobe Illustrator
20 9 (8.18%) Drupal
20 9 (8.18%) Content Management
20 9 (8.18%) Adobe Creative Suite

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 11 (10.00%) WordPress
2 9 (8.18%) Drupal
3 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.45%) IIS
4 5 (4.55%) CMS
4 5 (4.55%) Liferay
5 4 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.64%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.73%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (2.73%) CICS
6 3 (2.73%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.73%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (1.82%) Node.js
7 2 (1.82%) Kentico
7 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.91%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.91%) Apache
8 1 (0.91%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 9 (8.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (8.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.91%) MS Office
4 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.91%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Magento
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Heroku
2 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) Ethernet
1 3 (2.73%) LDAP
1 3 (2.73%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.82%) FTP
3 1 (0.91%) Intranet
3 1 (0.91%) Internet
3 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.91%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.18%) MySQL
3 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.73%) DB2
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.82%) OLAP
6 2 (1.82%) MS Access
6 2 (1.82%) DTS
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.82%) Adabas
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.91%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Maven
1 8 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.64%) Subversion
4 3 (2.73%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.82%) MSTest
5 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.82%) Grunt
6 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.91%) JIRA
General
1 10 (9.09%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Retail
3 3 (2.73%) Banking
3 3 (2.73%) Marketing
4 2 (1.82%) Back Office
4 2 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Publishing
5 1 (0.91%) Military
5 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (53.64%) HTML
2 57 (51.82%) CSS
3 41 (37.27%) jQuery
4 33 (30.00%) HTML5
5 32 (29.09%) .NET
6 25 (22.73%) ASP.NET
7 18 (16.36%) XML
8 17 (15.45%) CSS3
9 13 (11.82%) Ajax
10 12 (10.91%) JSP
11 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (6.36%) Web Services
13 7 (6.36%) XSLT
13 7 (6.36%) XHTML
13 7 (6.36%) JSON
14 6 (5.45%) Spring
15 5 (4.55%) J2EE
16 4 (3.64%) JSTL
16 4 (3.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.55%) Open Source
3 4 (3.64%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.73%) User Experience
4 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.73%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.73%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.82%) VSAM
5 2 (1.82%) NHS
6 1 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.91%) iPhone
6 1 (0.91%) iPad
6 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.91%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.27%) UNIX
2 7 (6.36%) Windows
2 7 (6.36%) Linux
2 7 (6.36%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.45%) Android
4 3 (2.73%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.82%) VMS
5 2 (1.82%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.91%) Solaris
6 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (15.45%) MVC
1 17 (15.45%) E-Commerce
2 9 (8.18%) Content Management
3 8 (7.27%) OOP
4 7 (6.36%) OO
5 6 (5.45%) Waterfall
5 6 (5.45%) TDD
5 6 (5.45%) SEO
5 6 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (4.55%) Migration
7 4 (3.64%) Software Engineering
7 4 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (2.73%) iOS Development
8 3 (2.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (1.82%) Data Analysis
9 2 (1.82%) BDD
9 2 (1.82%) Unit Testing
9 2 (1.82%) CRM
9 2 (1.82%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 64 (58.18%) JavaScript
2 35 (31.82%) C#
3 24 (21.82%) Java
4 21 (19.09%) PHP
5 16 (14.55%) SQL
6 7 (6.36%) C++
7 6 (5.45%) C
8 3 (2.73%) JCL
8 3 (2.73%) VB
8 3 (2.73%) COBOL
8 3 (2.73%) PHP5
9 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.82%) Python
9 2 (1.82%) NATURAL
10 1 (0.91%) LotusScript
10 1 (0.91%) Formula Language
10 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.91%) XAML
10 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (0.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.91%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 10 (9.09%) Adobe
2 5 (4.55%) Google
3 4 (3.64%) Zend
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle
3 4 (3.64%) Twitter
4 3 (2.73%) Facebook
4 3 (2.73%) VMware
4 3 (2.73%) QNX
4 3 (2.73%) IBM
4 3 (2.73%) Apple
4 3 (2.73%) Lotus
5 2 (1.82%) Telerik
5 2 (1.82%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.91%) Informatica
6 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.91%) Progress
6 1 (0.91%) Cognos
6 1 (0.91%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.91%) Sitecore
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