The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Middlesex region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
South East / Middlesex
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 26 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 19.85% 21.47% 20.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.85% 22.01% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 31
Median daily rate £360 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £44.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
- +13.19%

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
119 159 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 90.84% 97.55% 91.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 100 104
Median daily rate £375 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 1
Median hourly rate - £40.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +224.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Middlesex region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 23 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (47.76%) Java
3 31 (46.27%) JavaScript
4 26 (38.81%) HTML
5 25 (37.31%) Oracle
5 25 (37.31%) CSS
6 23 (34.33%) SQL
7 21 (31.34%) Web Services
8 19 (28.36%) Unix
8 19 (28.36%) Linux
9 18 (26.87%) C++
10 17 (25.37%) Perl
10 17 (25.37%) STL
11 16 (23.88%) Software Engineering
12 15 (22.39%) Multithreading
12 15 (22.39%) MVC
13 14 (20.90%) C
13 14 (20.90%) HTML5
14 13 (19.40%) Spring
14 13 (19.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 13 (19.40%) MySQL
15 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
15 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (17.91%) AngularJS
16 11 (16.42%) Mule ESB
16 11 (16.42%) Mule
16 11 (16.42%) Java EE
16 11 (16.42%) .NET
17 10 (14.93%) CSS3
18 9 (13.43%) OO

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (16.42%) Mule
1 11 (16.42%) Mule ESB
2 6 (8.96%) CMS
3 2 (2.99%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.97%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) GitHub
2 1 (1.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) DVB
2 1 (1.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) MySQL
2 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.49%) Big Data
5 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.49%) HBase
5 1 (1.49%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Bower
1 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.99%) Grunt
1 2 (2.99%) gulp
1 2 (2.99%) webpack
2 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.49%) Mockito
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
1 9 (13.43%) Legal
2 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
3 1 (1.49%) Back Office
3 1 (1.49%) Local Government
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (38.81%) HTML
2 25 (37.31%) CSS
3 21 (31.34%) Web Services
4 17 (25.37%) STL
5 14 (20.90%) HTML5
6 13 (19.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 13 (19.40%) Spring
7 12 (17.91%) AngularJS
8 11 (16.42%) .NET
8 11 (16.42%) Java EE
9 10 (14.93%) CSS3
10 6 (8.96%) React
11 5 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (7.46%) XML
12 4 (5.97%) JSON
12 4 (5.97%) Node.js
12 4 (5.97%) REST
13 3 (4.48%) jQuery
13 3 (4.48%) Struts
14 2 (2.99%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) CMDB
1 4 (5.97%) User Experience
2 2 (2.99%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Digital TV
3 1 (1.49%) Life Science
3 1 (1.49%) LIMS
3 1 (1.49%) MPEG
3 1 (1.49%) STB
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.36%) Linux
1 19 (28.36%) Unix
2 3 (4.48%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Solaris
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.88%) Software Engineering
3 15 (22.39%) Multithreading
3 15 (22.39%) MVC
4 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.43%) OO
6 7 (10.45%) Scrum
7 6 (8.96%) TDD
8 5 (7.46%) Front End Development
8 5 (7.46%) Kanban
9 4 (5.97%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (5.97%) Web Development
10 3 (4.48%) Analytics
10 3 (4.48%) Content Management
10 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.48%) OOP
10 3 (4.48%) Open Source
10 3 (4.48%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) Java
2 31 (46.27%) JavaScript
3 23 (34.33%) SQL
4 18 (26.87%) C++
5 17 (25.37%) Perl
6 14 (20.90%) C
7 3 (4.48%) C#
7 3 (4.48%) Ruby
7 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.99%) Python
8 2 (2.99%) UniBasic
8 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.49%) PHP
9 1 (1.49%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.49%) Scala
9 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) WCAG
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) Oracle
2 6 (8.96%) ServiceNow
3 3 (4.48%) IBM
4 2 (2.99%) Redback
5 1 (1.49%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.49%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.49%) LabWare
5 1 (1.49%) MapR
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.49%) Sun