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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 10 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 58.82% 43.48% 36.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 62.50% 43.48% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 8
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£213 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £400 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Developer
Kent

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
16 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 94.12% 100.00% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 12
Average daily rate £213 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £115 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £400 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £12.42 £15.25 £10.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.55% +51.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 August 2014, 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 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 5 (38.46%) PrimeFaces
5 4 (30.77%) PhoneGap
5 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) J2EE
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) XSL
5 4 (30.77%) XHTML
5 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
5 4 (30.77%) JSF
5 4 (30.77%) JPA
6 3 (23.08%) JIRA
6 3 (23.08%) Maven
6 3 (23.08%) Subversion
6 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) DOM
6 3 (23.08%) SOAP
6 3 (23.08%) C#

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MS Access
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
1 3 (23.08%) Maven
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
1 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Xcode
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) jQuery
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) PrimeFaces
4 4 (30.77%) PhoneGap
4 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) J2EE
4 4 (30.77%) XSL
4 4 (30.77%) XHTML
4 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
4 4 (30.77%) JSF
4 4 (30.77%) JPA
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) DOM
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (23.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
1 1 (7.69%) iPhone
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) OOD
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (15.38%) VBA
6 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
6 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe