The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Maidstone 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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 21.74% 40.00% 24.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.74% 40.00% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Average daily rate
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£125 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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 Maidstone 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
Maidstone
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
23 5 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 20
Average daily rate £125 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.92% -5.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Maidstone region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Maidstone region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Maidstone

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone 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 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) XSLT
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) UML
4 4 (40.00%) OOP
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Subversion
4 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) ReSharper
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) XHTML
6 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) PHP
6 2 (20.00%) Content Management
6 2 (20.00%) WCAG

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Agresso
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
1 4 (40.00%) ReSharper
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) XSLT
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (30.00%) XHTML
5 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (30.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) XSD
6 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (10.00%) Spring
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) JSON
6 1 (10.00%) Dojo
6 1 (10.00%) WCF
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) W3C
1 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) UML
3 4 (40.00%) OOP
3 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft