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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 35 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.06% 13.78% 12.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.63% 15.92% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £279 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £470 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Developer
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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
224 245 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 89.96% 86.57% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 133 107
Average daily rate £375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £505 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 20 (34.48%) Linux
2 16 (27.59%) Java
3 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
3 15 (25.86%) Software Engineering
4 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (22.41%) HTML
6 12 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 12 (20.69%) SQL
6 12 (20.69%) CSS
6 12 (20.69%) TDD
7 11 (18.97%) MVC
8 10 (17.24%) .NET
9 9 (15.52%) C
9 9 (15.52%) XML
9 9 (15.52%) OO
9 9 (15.52%) UML
9 9 (15.52%) Android
10 8 (13.79%) C#
10 8 (13.79%) MySQL
11 7 (12.07%) C++
11 7 (12.07%) OOP
11 7 (12.07%) ClearCase
11 7 (12.07%) POSIX
11 7 (12.07%) DTV
11 7 (12.07%) DVB
11 7 (12.07%) STB
11 7 (12.07%) Software Architecture
12 6 (10.34%) HTML5
12 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
12 6 (10.34%) Web Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (8.62%) CMS
2 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.17%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.72%) Kentico
5 1 (1.72%) Node.js
5 1 (1.72%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.72%) WordPress
5 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) DVB
2 1 (1.72%) Intranet
2 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) MySQL
3 5 (8.62%) Big Data
4 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.72%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.72%) QlikView
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) ClearCase
2 5 (8.62%) Subversion
2 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.72%) Automake
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.72%) NUnit
4 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.90%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Military
3 2 (3.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) HTML
2 12 (20.69%) CSS
3 10 (17.24%) .NET
4 9 (15.52%) XML
5 7 (12.07%) POSIX
6 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
6 6 (10.34%) Web Services
6 6 (10.34%) HTML5
7 5 (8.62%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (8.62%) Symfony
7 5 (8.62%) SOAP
7 5 (8.62%) LAMP
8 4 (6.90%) JSON
8 4 (6.90%) CSS3
8 4 (6.90%) Android SDK
8 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (5.17%) RESTful
9 3 (5.17%) jQuery
9 3 (5.17%) STL
9 3 (5.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) DTV
1 7 (12.07%) STB
2 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.62%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) iPhone
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.72%) Open Source
5 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Linux
2 9 (15.52%) Android
3 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.90%) UNIX
3 4 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (1.72%) Debian
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Software Engineering
2 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.69%) TDD
4 11 (18.97%) MVC
5 9 (15.52%) UML
5 9 (15.52%) OO
6 7 (12.07%) OOP
6 7 (12.07%) Software Architecture
7 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.62%) BDD
8 5 (8.62%) Logistics
9 4 (6.90%) Android Development
9 4 (6.90%) SOA
10 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (3.45%) OOD
12 1 (1.72%) SEO
12 1 (1.72%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) Java
2 12 (20.69%) JavaScript
2 12 (20.69%) SQL
3 9 (15.52%) C
4 8 (13.79%) C#
5 7 (12.07%) C++
6 6 (10.34%) PHP
7 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.90%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.17%) Groovy
9 2 (3.45%) Ruby
10 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.72%) VB
10 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
1 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.45%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.45%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) Sybase
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) Intel
5 1 (1.72%) Lotus
5 1 (1.72%) ESRI
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