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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 47 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 22.71% 12.76% 13.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.41% 14.69% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £44.50 £45.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.65% +20.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.48 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
Developer
South East

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
185 211 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 89.37% 86.83% 86.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 121 120
Average daily rate £355 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £110 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £10.00 £35.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £48.85 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 29 (37.66%) C#
2 27 (35.06%) C++
3 25 (32.47%) SQL
4 24 (31.17%) .NET
5 23 (29.87%) CSS
5 23 (29.87%) JavaScript
6 20 (25.97%) HTML
6 20 (25.97%) C
7 19 (24.68%) Oracle
8 18 (23.38%) ASP.NET
8 18 (23.38%) Linux
9 17 (22.08%) Multithreading
10 15 (19.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 15 (19.48%) UNIX
10 15 (19.48%) STL
10 15 (19.48%) Perl
11 11 (14.29%) Windows
11 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (11.69%) MVC
12 9 (11.69%) PHP
12 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (11.69%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (10.39%) Marketo
13 8 (10.39%) Java
13 8 (10.39%) Web Design
13 8 (10.39%) Web Development
14 7 (9.09%) WPF
14 7 (9.09%) Visual Studio
14 7 (9.09%) jQuery
15 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.90%) CMS
2 3 (3.90%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.60%) Mule
3 2 (2.60%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.30%) IIS
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) Moodle
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (1.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Photoshop
1 3 (3.90%) GIMP
2 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.30%) Maximo
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.30%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) GitHub
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) HTTP
1 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
1 1 (1.30%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.19%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.19%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) Big Data
6 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.30%) QlikView
6 1 (1.30%) BODI
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.30%) FileMaker
6 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.30%) Essbase
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.60%) MSTest
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.60%) NUnit
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.30%) Log4Net
5 1 (1.30%) Xcode
5 1 (1.30%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.30%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.30%) Android Studio
General
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Electronics
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Games
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.17%) .NET
2 23 (29.87%) CSS
3 20 (25.97%) HTML
4 18 (23.38%) ASP.NET
5 15 (19.48%) STL
5 15 (19.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (9.09%) WPF
7 7 (9.09%) jQuery
8 4 (5.19%) REST
8 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.90%) CSS3
9 3 (3.90%) Backbone.js
9 3 (3.90%) MooTools
9 3 (3.90%) HTML5
9 3 (3.90%) WinForms
9 3 (3.90%) JSON
10 2 (2.60%) XML
10 2 (2.60%) Web Dynpro
10 2 (2.60%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) Clustering
2 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.30%) VLE
3 1 (1.30%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.38%) Linux
2 15 (19.48%) UNIX
3 11 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (2.60%) Android
4 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.30%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) Multithreading
2 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.69%) MVC
3 9 (11.69%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (10.39%) Web Development
4 8 (10.39%) Web Design
5 6 (7.79%) TDD
5 6 (7.79%) Unit Testing
6 5 (6.49%) CRM
7 4 (5.19%) OO
7 4 (5.19%) ETL
7 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.19%) Scrum
7 4 (5.19%) Analytics
7 4 (5.19%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.19%) ETL Development
8 3 (3.90%) UML
9 2 (2.60%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.60%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.66%) C#
2 27 (35.06%) C++
3 25 (32.47%) SQL
4 23 (29.87%) JavaScript
5 20 (25.97%) C
6 15 (19.48%) Perl
7 9 (11.69%) PHP
8 8 (10.39%) Java
9 2 (2.60%) VB
9 2 (2.60%) ABAP
10 1 (1.30%) VBA
10 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.30%) Scala
10 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (24.68%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) Marketo
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) Adobe
4 2 (2.60%) SAP
5 1 (1.30%) IBM
5 1 (1.30%) HP
5 1 (1.30%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.30%) Apple
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
5 1 (1.30%) Teradata
5 1 (1.30%) Google
5 1 (1.30%) Xamarin