The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 19 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 8 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.91% 13.76% 19.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 14.29% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
160 105 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 98.16% 96.33% 90.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 79 51
Average daily rate £425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.47% -60.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Luton region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Luton region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 19 (61.29%) .NET
2 14 (45.16%) C#
3 9 (29.03%) MVC
3 9 (29.03%) CSS
4 8 (25.81%) HTML
4 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
6 6 (19.35%) Java
6 6 (19.35%) C++
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle
7 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
7 5 (16.13%) CSS3
7 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
8 4 (12.90%) Degree
8 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
8 4 (12.90%) OO
8 4 (12.90%) Finance
9 3 (9.68%) CMS
9 3 (9.68%) PHP
9 3 (9.68%) TDD
9 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
9 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
9 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
10 2 (6.45%) HTML5

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 3 (9.68%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.23%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Maya
2 1 (3.23%) 3ds Max
2 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) NUnit
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.23%) NSubstitute
2 1 (3.23%) Xcode
2 1 (3.23%) ReSharper
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) MSTest
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) .NET
2 9 (29.03%) CSS
3 8 (25.81%) HTML
4 6 (19.35%) jQuery
5 5 (16.13%) CSS3
5 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.45%) HTML5
8 2 (6.45%) WCF
8 2 (6.45%) WPF
8 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (3.23%) WinForms
9 1 (3.23%) Middleware
9 1 (3.23%) SOAP
9 1 (3.23%) Web Services
9 1 (3.23%) XML
9 1 (3.23%) XSLT
9 1 (3.23%) MSMQ
9 1 (3.23%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
1 2 (6.45%) APACS
2 1 (3.23%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (3.23%) EMV
2 1 (3.23%) Physics
2 1 (3.23%) Statistics
2 1 (3.23%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (3.23%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.23%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) MVC
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.90%) OO
5 3 (9.68%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.45%) UML
6 2 (6.45%) OOP
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.23%) Workflow
7 1 (3.23%) SOA
7 1 (3.23%) RUP
7 1 (3.23%) DSDM
7 1 (3.23%) Use Case
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) C#
2 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) C++
4 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Lua
6 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO 8583
2 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Sybase
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) EPiServer