The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Middlesex region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 11 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 18 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.20% 5.50% 9.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.59% 6.08% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 11
Average daily rate £385 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
237 181 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 94.80% 90.50% 88.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 98 147
Average daily rate £396 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 18
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +22.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Developer
South East

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
3 4 (14.29%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.71%) Degree
4 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
4 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.71%) jQuery
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) C++
4 3 (10.71%) PHP
4 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) NetApp
5 2 (7.14%) OpenGL
5 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.14%) Electronics
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) CSS
5 2 (7.14%) Web Services
5 2 (7.14%) XML
5 2 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) UNIX
5 2 (7.14%) ClearCase

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.57%) SAS
3 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) OLAP
2 1 (3.57%) MS Access
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) Base SAS
2 1 (3.57%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.57%) Hyperion Smart View
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) ClearCase
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 2 (7.14%) Electronics
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.71%) jQuery
3 2 (7.14%) Qt
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) OpenGL
3 2 (7.14%) Ajax
3 2 (7.14%) JSON
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) MDX
4 1 (3.57%) WPF
4 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.57%) Middleware
4 1 (3.57%) XSLT
4 1 (3.57%) XHTML
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.57%) Physics
2 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (3.57%) STB
2 1 (3.57%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Android
2 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) OO
4 1 (3.57%) ETL
4 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Web Development
4 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.57%) MVC
4 1 (3.57%) Workflow
4 1 (3.57%) Scrum
4 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Java
1 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) C++
3 3 (10.71%) PHP
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) VB
4 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.14%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.14%) C
5 1 (3.57%) PHP5
5 1 (3.57%) SAS Macro
5 1 (3.57%) GLSL
5 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.57%) Teradata
3 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.57%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.57%) Informatica