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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 15 12 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 12 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 7.45% 9.55% 22.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.84% 11.05% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +78.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £375 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
153 172 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 95.03% 86.43% 98.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 124 48
Average daily rate £475 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £268 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +257.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (28.57%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) CSS
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) Retail
5 4 (19.05%) Spring
5 4 (19.05%) Selenium
5 4 (19.05%) FMCG
5 4 (19.05%) hybris
5 4 (19.05%) PHP
5 4 (19.05%) .NET
5 4 (19.05%) JUnit
5 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) MVC
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (14.29%) jQuery
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (9.52%) Degree
7 2 (9.52%) Mathematics

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Maya
1 1 (4.76%) 3ds Max
1 1 (4.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle iProcurement
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.76%) SAP BI
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
1 4 (19.05%) JUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Xcode
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Games
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) CSS
2 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) Spring
3 4 (19.05%) .NET
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (9.52%) JSP
5 2 (9.52%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) J2EE
6 1 (4.76%) XSLT
6 1 (4.76%) XHTML
6 1 (4.76%) Servlets
6 1 (4.76%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) EJB
6 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) FMCG
2 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.76%) Kinect
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone
1 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
2 3 (14.29%) MVC
2 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (9.52%) Workflow
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) UML
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.76%) Game Development
4 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Content Management
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Web Development
4 1 (4.76%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) C#
4 4 (19.05%) PHP
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 2 (9.52%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) COBOL
7 1 (4.76%) Python
7 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.76%) Lua
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) hybris
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.76%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.76%) Retek
4 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe
4 1 (4.76%) Lumesse
4 1 (4.76%) Pega