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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 21 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 77.78% 15.79% 28.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 77.78% 15.79% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 0
Average daily rate £350 £231 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
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
27 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 100.00% 100.00% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 4
Average daily rate £350 £125 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -57.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 21 (47.73%) HTML
1 21 (47.73%) JavaScript
2 20 (45.45%) C#
2 20 (45.45%) CSS
3 19 (43.18%) .NET
4 18 (40.91%) SQL
5 17 (38.64%) AngularJS
6 15 (34.09%) XML
7 11 (25.00%) Java
7 11 (25.00%) Oracle
8 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
8 10 (22.73%) Entity Framework
8 10 (22.73%) jQuery
9 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
9 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
9 9 (20.45%) TDD
9 9 (20.45%) PL/SQL
10 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (18.18%) MVC
10 8 (18.18%) Hibernate
10 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (18.18%) Front End Development
11 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
11 7 (15.91%) System Testing
11 7 (15.91%) Finance
11 7 (15.91%) Unix
11 7 (15.91%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (15.91%) Oracle9i Database

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (9.09%) GlassFish
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 7 (15.91%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (13.64%) MySQL
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.55%) OLTP
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.27%) OLAP
7 1 (2.27%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (2.27%) Pentaho
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.09%) JIRA
2 4 (9.09%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.27%) Moq
3 1 (2.27%) MSTest
3 1 (2.27%) NUnit
3 1 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) HTML
2 20 (45.45%) CSS
3 19 (43.18%) .NET
4 17 (38.64%) AngularJS
5 15 (34.09%) XML
6 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET
6 10 (22.73%) Entity Framework
6 10 (22.73%) jQuery
7 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
8 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (18.18%) Hibernate
9 6 (13.64%) Dojo
9 6 (13.64%) Java EE
9 6 (13.64%) JSON
9 6 (13.64%) REST
9 6 (13.64%) Spring
9 6 (13.64%) Spring Integration
10 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (11.36%) CSS3
10 5 (11.36%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Unix
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Android
3 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) TDD
2 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.18%) Front End Development
2 8 (18.18%) MVC
3 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
3 7 (15.91%) System Testing
4 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.36%) ETL
6 4 (9.09%) Business Development
6 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.09%) SOA
6 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.82%) SDLC
7 3 (6.82%) UML
8 2 (4.55%) Android Development
8 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.55%) Migration
8 2 (4.55%) OO
8 2 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) JavaScript
2 20 (45.45%) C#
3 18 (40.91%) SQL
4 11 (25.00%) Java
5 9 (20.45%) PL/SQL
6 7 (15.91%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.27%) PHP
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle