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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 11 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 16 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.00% 14.74% 18.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.39% 15.86% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 20
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £37.48 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+9.73% +10.22%
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
154 145 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 96.25% 92.95% 97.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 111 137
Median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -52.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) C#
3 15 (41.67%) E-Commerce
4 13 (36.11%) SOA
5 12 (33.33%) .NET
5 12 (33.33%) TDD
6 11 (30.56%) SOAP
6 11 (30.56%) REST
7 9 (25.00%) Java
7 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
8 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 8 (22.22%) HTML
8 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (19.44%) Microservices
10 6 (16.67%) Low Latency
10 6 (16.67%) BDD
10 6 (16.67%) User Stories
11 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (13.89%) SDET
11 5 (13.89%) SQL
11 5 (13.89%) JBoss
11 5 (13.89%) QA
11 5 (13.89%) Selenium
12 4 (11.11%) JIRA
12 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
12 4 (11.11%) HTML5
12 4 (11.11%) CSS

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 5 (13.89%) JBoss
2 3 (8.33%) CMS
2 3 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.56%) Confluence
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) OLTP
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Selenium
2 4 (11.11%) Jasmine
2 4 (11.11%) JIRA
2 4 (11.11%) SpecFlow
2 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.56%) Ant
4 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.56%) Bower
4 2 (5.56%) Grunt
4 2 (5.56%) gulp
4 2 (5.56%) JBehave
4 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.56%) JUnit
4 2 (5.56%) Maven
4 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.56%) TestNG
4 2 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) .NET
2 11 (30.56%) REST
2 11 (30.56%) SOAP
3 8 (22.22%) HTML
4 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (11.11%) CSS
5 4 (11.11%) CSS3
5 4 (11.11%) HTML5
6 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.33%) jQuery
6 3 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (8.33%) Middleware
6 3 (8.33%) WCF
7 2 (5.56%) Node.js
7 2 (5.56%) React
7 2 (5.56%) XML
8 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.78%) LESS
8 1 (2.78%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.56%) iPad
4 2 (5.56%) iPhone
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) AIX
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 13 (36.11%) SOA
4 12 (33.33%) TDD
5 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
7 7 (19.44%) Microservices
8 6 (16.67%) BDD
8 6 (16.67%) Low Latency
8 6 (16.67%) User Stories
9 4 (11.11%) Front End Development
9 4 (11.11%) SDLC
9 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.33%) Analytics
10 3 (8.33%) AOP
10 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
10 3 (8.33%) EAI
11 2 (5.56%) MVC
11 2 (5.56%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) C#
2 9 (25.00%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.89%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) Python
5 3 (8.33%) Ruby
6 2 (5.56%) Apple Swift
6 2 (5.56%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.56%) Perl
6 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.56%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.78%) AWK
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) COBOL
7 1 (2.78%) Korn
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Scala
7 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
1 5 (13.89%) SDET
2 1 (2.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Sitecore
2 3 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Remedy
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