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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 35 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 19.66% 6.81% 7.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.59% 7.37% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £420 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £450
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 £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
170 217 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 95.51% 92.34% 89.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 127 82
Average daily rate £369 £410 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -2.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -49.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 36 (48.65%) CSS
2 31 (41.89%) HTML
3 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
4 22 (29.73%) SQL
4 22 (29.73%) jQuery
5 17 (22.97%) OO
6 16 (21.62%) .NET
7 15 (20.27%) Java
7 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
7 15 (20.27%) HTML5
8 14 (18.92%) ASP.NET
8 14 (18.92%) C#
9 12 (16.22%) CSS3
9 12 (16.22%) XML
10 11 (14.86%) Web Services
11 10 (13.51%) Oracle
11 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (12.16%) MVC
12 9 (12.16%) JSP
12 9 (12.16%) Eclipse
12 9 (12.16%) Ajax
13 8 (10.81%) C++
13 8 (10.81%) PHP
14 7 (9.46%) SAP
14 7 (9.46%) Adobe
14 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
14 7 (9.46%) UML
14 7 (9.46%) Tomcat
14 7 (9.46%) AngularJS
15 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
1 7 (9.46%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.05%) CMS
3 2 (2.70%) Node.js
3 2 (2.70%) Kentico
3 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.35%) Moodle
4 1 (1.35%) WordPress
4 1 (1.35%) Confluence
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) GIMP
1 6 (8.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP BPC
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Utilities
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) SSH
1 2 (2.70%) Internet
1 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.41%) SAP BW
4 4 (5.41%) MySQL
5 3 (4.05%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.35%) OLAP
7 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.35%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.35%) FileMaker
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.35%) QlikView
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Eclipse
2 6 (8.11%) NetBeans
3 4 (5.41%) JUnit
4 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.70%) Mocha
5 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.70%) QUnit
5 2 (2.70%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.70%) Log4j
5 2 (2.70%) Maven
5 2 (2.70%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.35%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.35%) Subversion
6 1 (1.35%) Xcode
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.35%) Android Studio
General
1 6 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (5.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (48.65%) CSS
2 31 (41.89%) HTML
3 22 (29.73%) jQuery
4 16 (21.62%) .NET
5 15 (20.27%) HTML5
6 14 (18.92%) ASP.NET
7 12 (16.22%) CSS3
7 12 (16.22%) XML
8 11 (14.86%) Web Services
9 9 (12.16%) JSP
9 9 (12.16%) Ajax
10 7 (9.46%) AngularJS
11 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework
11 6 (8.11%) Dojo
11 6 (8.11%) MooTools
11 6 (8.11%) Servlets
12 5 (6.76%) STL
12 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (6.76%) REST
13 4 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) User Experience
1 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.05%) Animation
2 3 (4.05%) Wiki
3 2 (2.70%) Blog
4 1 (1.35%) W3C
4 1 (1.35%) VLE
4 1 (1.35%) Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) SCORM
4 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.35%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.35%) Open Source
4 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) UNIX
2 4 (5.41%) Android
3 3 (4.05%) Windows
3 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.35%) Linux
4 1 (1.35%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) OO
2 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.16%) MVC
4 7 (9.46%) UML
5 6 (8.11%) Asset Management
6 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.76%) TDD
7 4 (5.41%) Android Development
7 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.05%) OOP
8 3 (4.05%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (4.05%) ETL
8 3 (4.05%) Scrum
8 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.05%) iOS Development
9 2 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.70%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 22 (29.73%) SQL
3 15 (20.27%) Java
4 14 (18.92%) C#
5 8 (10.81%) C++
5 8 (10.81%) PHP
6 5 (6.76%) ABAP
6 5 (6.76%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.05%) ActionScript
7 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.05%) PHP5
8 2 (2.70%) Groovy
8 2 (2.70%) Perl
8 2 (2.70%) C
9 1 (1.35%) VBA
9 1 (1.35%) Ruby
9 1 (1.35%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.35%) Scala
9 1 (1.35%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.35%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) OpenIDM
1 1 (1.35%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) Oracle
2 7 (9.46%) SAP
2 7 (9.46%) Adobe
3 4 (5.41%) VMware
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.05%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.70%) EMC
5 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.70%) Cisco
5 2 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (1.35%) Apple
6 1 (1.35%) Google
6 1 (1.35%) Zend
6 1 (1.35%) ForgeRock