The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Luton region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 8 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 12 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.53% 9.46% 8.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.11% 9.93% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 11
Median daily rate £390 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £419 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £39.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +12.29%
Developer
Bedfordshire

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
108 141 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 94.74% 95.27% 98.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 99 145
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £115 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 8
Median hourly rate £13.03 £47.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.57% +295.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £50.69 £43.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Luton region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 5 December 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 14 (45.16%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) C#
4 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
5 8 (25.81%) TDD
5 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
5 8 (25.81%) BDD
6 7 (22.58%) QA
6 7 (22.58%) Selenium
6 7 (22.58%) HTML
6 7 (22.58%) SDET
7 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (19.35%) .NET
7 6 (19.35%) jQuery
7 6 (19.35%) SpecFlow
7 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
7 6 (19.35%) WebDriver
8 5 (16.13%) Cucumber
8 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.13%) Web Services
8 5 (16.13%) SDLC
8 5 (16.13%) Front End Development
9 4 (12.90%) Defect Management
9 4 (12.90%) Jasmine
9 4 (12.90%) Sass
9 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
9 4 (12.90%) JBoss
9 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
9 4 (12.90%) Python
9 4 (12.90%) Perl

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) JBoss
1 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Google Play
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.23%) OLTP
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Selenium
2 6 (19.35%) SpecFlow
2 6 (19.35%) WebDriver
3 5 (16.13%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.90%) Ant
4 4 (12.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (12.90%) Jasmine
4 4 (12.90%) JBehave
4 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.90%) JIRA
4 4 (12.90%) JUnit
4 4 (12.90%) Maven
4 4 (12.90%) SoapUI
4 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
4 4 (12.90%) TestNG
5 2 (6.45%) Bower
5 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.45%) Grunt
5 2 (6.45%) gulp
5 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) jQuery
3 5 (16.13%) Web Services
4 4 (12.90%) CSS
4 4 (12.90%) HTML5
4 4 (12.90%) Sass
5 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
5 3 (9.68%) CSS3
5 3 (9.68%) JSON
5 3 (9.68%) Node.js
5 3 (9.68%) React
5 3 (9.68%) REST
5 3 (9.68%) SOAP
6 2 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (6.45%) Middleware
6 2 (6.45%) Redux
6 2 (6.45%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (6.45%) WinForms
6 2 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Fintech
2 1 (3.23%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.23%) iSeries
2 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.23%) Physics
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
3 8 (25.81%) BDD
3 8 (25.81%) TDD
4 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.13%) Front End Development
5 5 (16.13%) SDLC
6 4 (12.90%) ATDD
6 4 (12.90%) Defect Management
6 4 (12.90%) Feature Driven Development
7 3 (9.68%) Analytics
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Testing
8 2 (6.45%) API Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.45%) QA Automation
8 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery
8 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) C#
3 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) Perl
4 4 (12.90%) Python
4 4 (12.90%) Ruby
4 4 (12.90%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.23%) Haskell
6 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
1 7 (22.58%) SDET
2 1 (3.23%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) TIBCO
2 2 (6.45%) IBM
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) BEA
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) hybris
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Sitecore