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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 5 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 31 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.70% 13.55% 10.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.69% 15.67% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £316 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £383 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £45.25 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
211 217 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 86.48% 86.45% 92.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 121 110
Average daily rate £375 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +74.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £35.80 £16.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.85 £40.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 21 (38.18%) Linux
2 16 (29.09%) Java
3 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
5 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
5 12 (21.82%) HTML
6 11 (20.00%) CSS
6 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (20.00%) TDD
7 10 (18.18%) MVC
7 10 (18.18%) XML
8 9 (16.36%) C#
8 9 (16.36%) SQL
8 9 (16.36%) .NET
9 8 (14.55%) MySQL
9 8 (14.55%) C
9 8 (14.55%) UML
9 8 (14.55%) OO
9 8 (14.55%) ClearCase
10 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET
10 7 (12.73%) PHP
10 7 (12.73%) STB
10 7 (12.73%) Android
10 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
10 7 (12.73%) HTML5
11 6 (10.91%) Software Architecture
11 6 (10.91%) C++
11 6 (10.91%) OOP
11 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
11 6 (10.91%) Web Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.45%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (5.45%) CMS
4 2 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.82%) Kentico
5 1 (1.82%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.82%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.82%) WordPress
5 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) DVB
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) MySQL
3 5 (9.09%) Big Data
4 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.27%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.82%) OLAP
7 1 (1.82%) QlikView
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.82%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.82%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) ClearCase
2 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.09%) Subversion
4 2 (3.64%) JIRA
4 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.82%) Automake
General
1 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Electronics
2 2 (3.64%) Military
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) HTML
2 11 (20.00%) CSS
3 10 (18.18%) XML
4 9 (16.36%) .NET
5 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET
5 7 (12.73%) HTML5
6 6 (10.91%) Web Services
6 6 (10.91%) POSIX
7 5 (9.09%) Symfony
7 5 (9.09%) JSON
7 5 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (9.09%) CSS3
7 5 (9.09%) LAMP
8 4 (7.27%) SOAP
8 4 (7.27%) jQuery
9 3 (5.45%) RESTful
9 3 (5.45%) J2EE
10 2 (3.64%) STL
10 2 (3.64%) JSP
10 2 (3.64%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) STB
2 6 (10.91%) DTV
3 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.09%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) NHS
5 1 (1.82%) Open Source
5 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) Android
3 5 (9.09%) UNIX
4 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.45%) Windows
6 1 (1.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
2 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) TDD
3 10 (18.18%) MVC
4 8 (14.55%) UML
4 8 (14.55%) OO
5 6 (10.91%) OOP
5 6 (10.91%) Software Architecture
6 5 (9.09%) BDD
6 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.09%) Logistics
7 4 (7.27%) SOA
7 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.64%) OOD
8 2 (3.64%) Web Development
8 2 (3.64%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (3.64%) Android Development
9 1 (1.82%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) Java
2 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.36%) C#
3 9 (16.36%) SQL
4 8 (14.55%) C
5 7 (12.73%) PHP
6 6 (10.91%) C++
7 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.45%) Groovy
9 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.64%) Python
9 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.64%) Perl
10 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
1 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) Business Objects
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle
2 2 (3.64%) EPiServer
2 2 (3.64%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.82%) Sybase
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe
3 1 (1.82%) Intel
3 1 (1.82%) Lotus
3 1 (1.82%) ESRI
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