The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Letchworth 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Letchworth region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 6 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 3 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Letchworth 14.29% 80.77% 37.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.43% 80.77% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 3
Average daily rate - £360 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Letchworth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
14 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Letchworth 66.67% 100.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 4
Average daily rate £190 £610 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.85% +121.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Developer
Hertfordshire

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Letchworth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Letchworth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Letchworth

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Letchworth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Letchworth region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Letchworth

Developer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Letchworth

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Letchworth 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 6 (75.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) VxWorks
4 3 (37.50%) WPF
4 3 (37.50%) Image Processing
4 3 (37.50%) Video Processing
4 3 (37.50%) LTE
4 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) Kindle
5 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) Retail

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Letchworth by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Letchworth 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LTE
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) WPF
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (25.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Image Processing
1 3 (37.50%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) C
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
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