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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 17 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 22 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.58% 24.10% 12.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.78% 25.32% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £283 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.44% -16.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £450
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 - £42.50 -
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
204 79 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 98.08% 95.18% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 50 108
Average daily rate £450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 October 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 24 October 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 32 (56.14%) JavaScript
2 31 (54.39%) HTML
3 30 (52.63%) OO
4 28 (49.12%) MVC
5 26 (45.61%) TDD
6 25 (43.86%) CSS
6 25 (43.86%) .NET
7 24 (42.11%) Ajax
7 24 (42.11%) CSS3
8 23 (40.35%) JSP
9 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (33.33%) Subversion
9 19 (33.33%) Dojo
9 19 (33.33%) Django
9 19 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
10 18 (31.58%) LESS
10 18 (31.58%) DOM
10 18 (31.58%) C#
11 17 (29.82%) E-Commerce
12 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
13 11 (19.30%) SQL
14 10 (17.54%) Java
14 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
14 10 (17.54%) TeamCity
14 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
14 10 (17.54%) HTML5
14 10 (17.54%) Dependency Management
15 9 (15.79%) XHR
15 9 (15.79%) Git (software)
15 9 (15.79%) Scrum

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (7.02%) JBoss
1 4 (7.02%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.75%) Drupal
2 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.75%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) Kentico
2 1 (1.75%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (7.02%) DB2
4 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Subversion
2 10 (17.54%) TeamCity
3 9 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.02%) Eclipse
4 4 (7.02%) MyEclipse
5 2 (3.51%) NUnit
5 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.75%) MSTest
6 1 (1.75%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.75%) NSubstitute
6 1 (1.75%) JIRA
6 1 (1.75%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (54.39%) HTML
2 25 (43.86%) .NET
2 25 (43.86%) CSS
3 24 (42.11%) Ajax
3 24 (42.11%) CSS3
4 23 (40.35%) JSP
5 19 (33.33%) Dojo
5 19 (33.33%) Django
6 18 (31.58%) LESS
6 18 (31.58%) DOM
7 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
7 10 (17.54%) HTML5
8 9 (15.79%) XHR
9 8 (14.04%) Sass
10 7 (12.28%) jQuery
11 6 (10.53%) Web Services
12 5 (8.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (7.02%) ICEfaces
13 4 (7.02%) Struts
13 4 (7.02%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) APACS
2 1 (1.75%) Statistics
2 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.75%) CMDB
2 1 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.75%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) UNIX
2 2 (3.51%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) OO
2 28 (49.12%) MVC
3 26 (45.61%) TDD
4 19 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (29.82%) E-Commerce
6 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
6 10 (17.54%) Dependency Management
7 9 (15.79%) Scrum
8 8 (14.04%) Web Development
9 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
10 5 (8.77%) Migration
11 4 (7.02%) RAD
11 4 (7.02%) Analytics
12 3 (5.26%) Software Architecture
13 2 (3.51%) OOP
13 2 (3.51%) DevOps
14 1 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
14 1 (1.75%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (56.14%) JavaScript
2 18 (31.58%) C#
3 11 (19.30%) SQL
4 10 (17.54%) Java
5 4 (7.02%) C++
5 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) VB
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) hybris
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Sybase
4 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.75%) EPiServer
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