The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 34 48 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.29% 18.32% 9.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.11% 20.96% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £496 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Developer
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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 Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
211 229 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 88.66% 87.40% 90.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 136 115
Average daily rate £375 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 19 (27.54%) HTML
2 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 18 (26.09%) CSS
2 18 (26.09%) Linux
3 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
4 16 (23.19%) SQL
5 14 (20.29%) Java
5 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (20.29%) Software Engineering
6 13 (18.84%) MVC
7 12 (17.39%) PHP
7 12 (17.39%) .NET
8 11 (15.94%) XML
8 11 (15.94%) TDD
9 10 (14.49%) E-Commerce
9 10 (14.49%) UML
9 10 (14.49%) MySQL
9 10 (14.49%) C#
10 9 (13.04%) OOP
10 9 (13.04%) OO
11 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
11 8 (11.59%) ClearCase
11 8 (11.59%) C
11 8 (11.59%) CMS
12 7 (10.14%) LAMP
12 7 (10.14%) STB
12 7 (10.14%) DTV
12 7 (10.14%) DVB
12 7 (10.14%) POSIX
12 7 (10.14%) Microsoft

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 8 (11.59%) CMS
2 5 (7.25%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (5.80%) Kentico
4 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.35%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.45%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.45%) Node.js
6 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Office 365
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) DVB
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) Intranet
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) MySQL
3 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.25%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.25%) Big Data
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.80%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.45%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.45%) FileMaker
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.45%) QlikView
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) ClearCase
2 6 (8.70%) Subversion
3 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.45%) NUnit
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (8.70%) Marketing
2 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) Military
4 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) HTML
2 18 (26.09%) CSS
3 12 (17.39%) .NET
4 11 (15.94%) XML
5 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
6 7 (10.14%) LAMP
6 7 (10.14%) POSIX
6 7 (10.14%) Symfony
6 7 (10.14%) jQuery
6 7 (10.14%) HTML5
7 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (7.25%) Ajax
8 5 (7.25%) JSP
8 5 (7.25%) STL
8 5 (7.25%) Web Services
8 5 (7.25%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (7.25%) CSS3
9 4 (5.80%) SOAP
9 4 (5.80%) Flash
9 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) STB
1 7 (10.14%) DTV
2 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.25%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.35%) Animation
4 2 (2.90%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.45%) iPhone
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.09%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) Android
3 6 (8.70%) UNIX
4 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.80%) Windows
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (20.29%) Software Engineering
2 13 (18.84%) MVC
3 11 (15.94%) TDD
4 10 (14.49%) E-Commerce
4 10 (14.49%) UML
5 9 (13.04%) OOP
5 9 (13.04%) OO
6 7 (10.14%) Software Architecture
7 5 (7.25%) Logistics
7 5 (7.25%) BDD
8 4 (5.80%) SOA
9 3 (4.35%) Web Development
9 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.35%) Android Development
10 2 (2.90%) OOD
11 1 (1.45%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (1.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 16 (23.19%) SQL
3 14 (20.29%) Java
4 12 (17.39%) PHP
5 10 (14.49%) C#
6 8 (11.59%) C
7 7 (10.14%) C++
8 6 (8.70%) VB.NET
9 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.35%) ActionScript
10 3 (4.35%) Groovy
11 2 (2.90%) PHP5
11 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.90%) Ruby
12 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.45%) VB
12 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle
2 3 (4.35%) Adobe
2 3 (4.35%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.90%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.45%) ESRI
4 1 (1.45%) Lotus
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) Sybase
4 1 (1.45%) Zend
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