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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 8 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 34 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 16.11% 16.85% 15.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.43% 17.65% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £445
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 £35.00
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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
207 85 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 98.10% 95.51% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 48 86
Average daily rate £425 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 8
Average hourly rate £42.00 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.65% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £13.70 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 40 (65.57%) JavaScript
2 37 (60.66%) HTML
3 34 (55.74%) MVC
4 33 (54.10%) TDD
5 32 (52.46%) .NET
6 31 (50.82%) OO
7 26 (42.62%) C#
8 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (39.34%) SQL Server
9 24 (39.34%) E-Commerce
10 23 (37.70%) JSP
10 23 (37.70%) Ajax
11 22 (36.07%) ASP.NET
11 22 (36.07%) CSS
12 21 (34.43%) CSS3
13 19 (31.15%) Responsive Web Design
13 19 (31.15%) Subversion
13 19 (31.15%) Dojo
13 19 (31.15%) Django
14 18 (29.51%) TeamCity
14 18 (29.51%) Git (software)
14 18 (29.51%) DOM
14 18 (29.51%) LESS
15 17 (27.87%) Scrum
16 14 (22.95%) Software Engineering
17 10 (16.39%) Web Services
17 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (16.39%) Dependency Management
18 9 (14.75%) XHR
18 9 (14.75%) HTML5

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (8.20%) IIS
2 4 (6.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.64%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.64%) Drupal
5 1 (1.64%) Confluence
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (39.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.56%) DB2
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (31.15%) Subversion
2 18 (29.51%) TeamCity
2 18 (29.51%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.56%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.56%) MyEclipse
4 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.64%) MSTest
5 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.64%) NUnit
5 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (60.66%) HTML
2 32 (52.46%) .NET
3 23 (37.70%) JSP
3 23 (37.70%) Ajax
4 22 (36.07%) ASP.NET
4 22 (36.07%) CSS
5 21 (34.43%) CSS3
6 19 (31.15%) Django
6 19 (31.15%) Dojo
7 18 (29.51%) DOM
7 18 (29.51%) LESS
8 10 (16.39%) Web Services
9 9 (14.75%) XHR
9 9 (14.75%) HTML5
10 8 (13.11%) Sass
11 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (11.48%) jQuery
12 5 (8.20%) WCF
13 4 (6.56%) XSLT
13 4 (6.56%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.28%) APACS
2 1 (1.64%) Statistics
2 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.64%) CMDB
2 1 (1.64%) EMV
2 1 (1.64%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) UNIX
1 4 (6.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) MVC
2 33 (54.10%) TDD
3 31 (50.82%) OO
4 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (39.34%) E-Commerce
6 19 (31.15%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (27.87%) Scrum
8 14 (22.95%) Software Engineering
9 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (16.39%) Dependency Management
10 9 (14.75%) Web Development
11 6 (9.84%) DevOps
12 5 (8.20%) Agile Testing
12 5 (8.20%) Kanban
12 5 (8.20%) Extreme Programming
12 5 (8.20%) Migration
13 4 (6.56%) RAD
13 4 (6.56%) Software Architecture
13 4 (6.56%) Analytics
13 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (65.57%) JavaScript
2 26 (42.62%) C#
3 9 (14.75%) SQL
3 9 (14.75%) Java
4 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.92%) C++
5 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.64%) VB
6 1 (1.64%) Ruby
6 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) hybris
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.56%) JBoss
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle
5 2 (3.28%) Sybase
6 1 (1.64%) IBM
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