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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 36 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.58% 9.87% 9.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.39% 11.33% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £276 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £50.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
207 203 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 89.61% 87.12% 88.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 117 103
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 14
Average hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £31.00 £16.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.95 £37.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Developer
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 (36.36%) Linux
2 16 (29.09%) Java
3 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
3 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
4 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (20.00%) HTML
6 10 (18.18%) CSS
6 10 (18.18%) XML
6 10 (18.18%) TDD
7 9 (16.36%) SQL
8 8 (14.55%) C
8 8 (14.55%) .NET
8 8 (14.55%) MySQL
8 8 (14.55%) ClearCase
8 8 (14.55%) MVC
9 7 (12.73%) STB
9 7 (12.73%) C#
9 7 (12.73%) PHP
9 7 (12.73%) UML
9 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
10 6 (10.91%) Software Architecture
10 6 (10.91%) HTML5
10 6 (10.91%) Android
10 6 (10.91%) OO
10 6 (10.91%) POSIX
10 6 (10.91%) DTV
10 6 (10.91%) DVB
11 5 (9.09%) Logistics
11 5 (9.09%) Subversion

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.82%) SAS
3 1 (1.82%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.82%) WordPress
3 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) DVB
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) MySQL
3 5 (9.09%) Big Data
4 4 (7.27%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.82%) QlikView
7 1 (1.82%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.82%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.82%) OLAP
7 1 (1.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (1.82%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) ClearCase
2 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.09%) Subversion
4 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.64%) JIRA
5 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (1.82%) Automake
General
1 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Military
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) HTML
2 10 (18.18%) CSS
2 10 (18.18%) XML
3 8 (14.55%) .NET
4 6 (10.91%) POSIX
4 6 (10.91%) HTML5
5 5 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (9.09%) Web Services
5 5 (9.09%) JSON
5 5 (9.09%) Symfony
5 5 (9.09%) LAMP
5 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.27%) SOAP
6 4 (7.27%) CSS3
7 3 (5.45%) RESTful
7 3 (5.45%) jQuery
8 2 (3.64%) Qt
8 2 (3.64%) WPF
8 2 (3.64%) Silverlight
8 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
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
4 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.82%) Physics
5 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.82%) Open Source
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Linux
2 6 (10.91%) Android
3 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.27%) UNIX
4 3 (5.45%) Windows
5 1 (1.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
2 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.18%) TDD
4 8 (14.55%) MVC
5 7 (12.73%) UML
6 6 (10.91%) OO
6 6 (10.91%) Software Architecture
7 5 (9.09%) Logistics
7 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.09%) BDD
7 5 (9.09%) OOP
7 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.27%) SOA
9 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.82%) Project Management
10 1 (1.82%) ITIL
10 1 (1.82%) OOD
10 1 (1.82%) Pair Programming
10 1 (1.82%) Data Management
10 1 (1.82%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) Java
2 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.36%) SQL
4 8 (14.55%) C
5 7 (12.73%) C#
5 7 (12.73%) PHP
6 5 (9.09%) C++
7 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.45%) Groovy
8 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.64%) Python
9 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.64%) Perl
9 2 (3.64%) VB
10 1 (1.82%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) Business Objects
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) Intel
3 1 (1.82%) NetApp
3 1 (1.82%) Lotus
3 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.82%) ESRI
3 1 (1.82%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.82%) Sybase
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