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 August 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 10 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 32 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 14.68% 13.25% 13.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.24% 13.92% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £245 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £325 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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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
210 79 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 96.33% 95.18% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 44 76
Average daily rate £425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £523 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.37% -25.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014, 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 41 (75.93%) JavaScript
2 37 (68.52%) HTML
3 33 (61.11%) TDD
4 32 (59.26%) MVC
5 29 (53.70%) OO
6 26 (48.15%) .NET
7 25 (46.30%) E-Commerce
8 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (42.59%) C#
9 23 (42.59%) ASP.NET
9 23 (42.59%) JSP
9 23 (42.59%) Ajax
10 22 (40.74%) SQL Server
11 20 (37.04%) CSS
12 19 (35.19%) Subversion
12 19 (35.19%) Dojo
12 19 (35.19%) Django
12 19 (35.19%) CSS3
12 19 (35.19%) Responsive Web Design
13 18 (33.33%) LESS
13 18 (33.33%) TeamCity
13 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
13 18 (33.33%) DOM
13 18 (33.33%) Scrum
14 14 (25.93%) Software Engineering
15 10 (18.52%) Web Services
15 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (18.52%) Dependency Management
16 9 (16.67%) XHR
16 9 (16.67%) HTML5

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 5 (9.26%) IIS
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.85%) Drupal
5 1 (1.85%) Confluence
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.41%) DB2
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Subversion
2 18 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
3 4 (7.41%) MyEclipse
4 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.85%) MSTest
5 1 (1.85%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.85%) NUnit
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (68.52%) HTML
2 26 (48.15%) .NET
3 23 (42.59%) ASP.NET
3 23 (42.59%) JSP
3 23 (42.59%) Ajax
4 20 (37.04%) CSS
5 19 (35.19%) Dojo
5 19 (35.19%) Django
5 19 (35.19%) CSS3
6 18 (33.33%) LESS
6 18 (33.33%) DOM
7 10 (18.52%) Web Services
8 9 (16.67%) HTML5
8 9 (16.67%) XHR
9 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (14.81%) Sass
10 6 (11.11%) jQuery
11 4 (7.41%) Struts
11 4 (7.41%) Java EE
11 4 (7.41%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.85%) EMV
1 1 (1.85%) AS400
1 1 (1.85%) APACS
1 1 (1.85%) Statistics
1 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
1 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) UNIX
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (61.11%) TDD
2 32 (59.26%) MVC
3 29 (53.70%) OO
4 25 (46.30%) E-Commerce
5 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (35.19%) Responsive Web Design
7 18 (33.33%) Scrum
8 14 (25.93%) Software Engineering
9 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (18.52%) Dependency Management
10 9 (16.67%) Web Development
11 6 (11.11%) DevOps
12 5 (9.26%) Agile Testing
12 5 (9.26%) Kanban
12 5 (9.26%) Extreme Programming
12 5 (9.26%) Migration
13 4 (7.41%) RAD
13 4 (7.41%) Software Architecture
13 4 (7.41%) Analytics
14 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (75.93%) JavaScript
2 23 (42.59%) C#
3 8 (14.81%) Java
4 7 (12.96%) SQL
5 2 (3.70%) C++
5 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.85%) VB
6 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) hybris
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.41%) JBoss
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) Sybase
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
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