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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 119 64 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 40.75% 23.10% 33.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.20% 23.88% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 43 61
Average daily rate £293 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £373 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 8
Average hourly rate £38.00 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 - £27.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.15 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
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
282 268 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.58% 96.75% 96.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 171 123
Average daily rate £288 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £81 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 42
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £24.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 71 £300 +6.19% 26
Loughborough +2 5 £350 -11.11% 1
Market Harborough - 1 £275 -
Developer
East Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (51.50%) .NET
2 89 (44.50%) C#
3 86 (43.00%) JavaScript
4 82 (41.00%) HTML
5 77 (38.50%) SQL Server
6 69 (34.50%) CSS
7 64 (32.00%) SQL
8 60 (30.00%) Oracle
9 57 (28.50%) Microsoft
10 50 (25.00%) HTML5
11 47 (23.50%) MVC
11 47 (23.50%) Windows
12 42 (21.00%) Visual Studio
12 42 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (20.00%) ASP.NET
14 38 (19.00%) CSS3
15 37 (18.50%) jQuery
16 34 (17.00%) E-Commerce
17 33 (16.50%) AngularJS
18 31 (15.50%) .NET Framework
19 30 (15.00%) High Availability
20 27 (13.50%) User Experience
20 27 (13.50%) Siemens
20 27 (13.50%) TCP/IP
21 26 (13.00%) Windows Server
22 25 (12.50%) Modbus
22 25 (12.50%) Relational Database
23 24 (12.00%) MS Excel
23 24 (12.00%) WPF
24 21 (10.50%) Silverlight

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 21 (10.50%) IIS
1 21 (10.50%) Node.js
2 9 (4.50%) DNN
3 4 (2.00%) CMS
4 3 (1.50%) Apache
4 3 (1.50%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.00%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.00%) Drupal
5 2 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.00%) WordPress
6 1 (0.50%) CICS
6 1 (0.50%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 19 (9.50%) MS Office
2 19 (9.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.50%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Magento
1 2 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.00%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.00%) SaaS
3 2 (1.00%) IaaS
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.00%) PaaS
4 1 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.50%) TCP/IP
2 25 (12.50%) Modbus
3 1 (0.50%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.50%) Internet
3 1 (0.50%) Profibus
3 1 (0.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (38.50%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 15 (7.50%) MongoDB
3 15 (7.50%) MySQL
4 14 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (5.50%) CouchDB
6 10 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 10 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (3.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 6 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (2.00%) Couchbase
11 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.50%) QlikView
12 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 42 (21.00%) Visual Studio
2 20 (10.00%) Microsoft Blend
3 15 (7.50%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (4.50%) CruiseControl
5 9 (4.50%) Selenium
5 9 (4.50%) SoapUI
6 7 (3.50%) git-flow
7 4 (2.00%) Grunt
7 4 (2.00%) Subversion
8 2 (1.00%) Clang
8 2 (1.00%) gulp
8 2 (1.00%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.50%) Bower
9 1 (0.50%) Hudson
9 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.50%) JIRA
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.50%) PhpStorm
General
1 17 (8.50%) Retail
2 13 (6.50%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.50%) Marketing
4 3 (1.50%) Finance
5 2 (1.00%) Local Government
6 1 (0.50%) Back Office
6 1 (0.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) French Language
6 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.50%) German Language
6 1 (0.50%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.50%) Publishing
6 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (51.50%) .NET
2 82 (41.00%) HTML
3 69 (34.50%) CSS
4 50 (25.00%) HTML5
5 40 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 38 (19.00%) CSS3
7 37 (18.50%) jQuery
8 33 (16.50%) AngularJS
9 31 (15.50%) .NET Framework
10 24 (12.00%) WPF
11 21 (10.50%) RESTful
11 21 (10.50%) Silverlight
12 18 (9.00%) Web Services
13 17 (8.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (7.50%) WCF
15 14 (7.00%) JSON
15 14 (7.00%) Sass
15 14 (7.00%) XML
16 11 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (5.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.50%) User Experience
2 19 (9.50%) RIA
3 10 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 9 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.00%) Life Science
5 8 (4.00%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.50%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.00%) iPad
8 2 (1.00%) iPhone
9 1 (0.50%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.50%) AS400
9 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.50%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.50%) Robotics
9 1 (0.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 47 (23.50%) Windows
2 26 (13.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (7.00%) Windows 10
4 11 (5.50%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.00%) Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Android
7 1 (0.50%) CentOS
7 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.50%) Unix
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (23.50%) MVC
2 42 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (17.00%) E-Commerce
4 30 (15.00%) High Availability
5 16 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (8.00%) Front End Development
5 16 (8.00%) Scrum
5 16 (8.00%) TDD
6 13 (6.50%) Logistics
6 13 (6.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (6.00%) OO
8 9 (4.50%) Web Design
9 8 (4.00%) ETL
10 5 (2.50%) Analytics
10 5 (2.50%) Data Modelling
10 5 (2.50%) Migration
10 5 (2.50%) MVVM
10 5 (2.50%) OOP
10 5 (2.50%) Unit Testing
10 5 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 89 (44.50%) C#
2 86 (43.00%) JavaScript
3 64 (32.00%) SQL
4 21 (10.50%) PHP
5 12 (6.00%) VB
6 10 (5.00%) Java
7 8 (4.00%) Scala
7 8 (4.00%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.50%) TypeScript
9 6 (3.00%) C++
9 6 (3.00%) ECMAScript
10 4 (2.00%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.50%) Ruby
12 2 (1.00%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.00%) COBOL
12 2 (1.00%) JCL
12 2 (1.00%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.00%) Perl
12 2 (1.00%) Python
12 2 (1.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (2.50%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.00%) Degree
4 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.50%) Control-M
2 1 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (30.00%) Oracle
2 57 (28.50%) Microsoft
3 27 (13.50%) Siemens
4 8 (4.00%) SAP
5 3 (1.50%) ATG
5 3 (1.50%) CA
5 3 (1.50%) Cognos
5 3 (1.50%) Informatica
5 3 (1.50%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.50%) Zend
6 2 (1.00%) Adobe
6 2 (1.00%) Kony
7 1 (0.50%) Apigee
7 1 (0.50%) IBM
7 1 (0.50%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.50%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.50%) Twitter
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