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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 33 46 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.15% 17.16% 10.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.73% 19.41% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 20
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£345 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £282 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £499 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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
224 237 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 89.24% 88.43% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 138 114
Average daily rate £375 £435 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +4.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 15
Average hourly rate £14.83 £37.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.45% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £17.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.45 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 19 (28.79%) Linux
2 17 (25.76%) SQL Server
3 16 (24.24%) HTML
4 15 (22.73%) Java
4 15 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 15 (22.73%) SQL
4 15 (22.73%) CSS
4 15 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (19.70%) MVC
7 12 (18.18%) .NET
8 11 (16.67%) XML
8 11 (16.67%) TDD
9 10 (15.15%) C#
9 10 (15.15%) UML
10 9 (13.64%) OO
10 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
10 9 (13.64%) PHP
10 9 (13.64%) MySQL
10 9 (13.64%) C
11 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
11 8 (12.12%) ClearCase
11 8 (12.12%) OOP
11 8 (12.12%) CMS
11 8 (12.12%) Android
12 7 (10.61%) Software Architecture
12 7 (10.61%) STB
12 7 (10.61%) POSIX
12 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
12 7 (10.61%) DTV

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 8 (12.12%) CMS
2 5 (7.58%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (6.06%) Kentico
4 3 (4.55%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.52%) Node.js
6 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.52%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.52%) WordPress
6 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.03%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) DVB
2 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) Intranet
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) MySQL
3 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.58%) Big Data
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.52%) FileMaker
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.52%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.52%) QlikView
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) ClearCase
2 6 (9.09%) Subversion
3 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.52%) NUnit
5 1 (1.52%) Automake
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (9.09%) Marketing
2 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Finance
4 2 (3.03%) Military
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) HTML
2 15 (22.73%) CSS
3 12 (18.18%) .NET
4 11 (16.67%) XML
5 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
6 7 (10.61%) POSIX
7 6 (9.09%) LAMP
7 6 (9.09%) Web Services
7 6 (9.09%) Symfony
7 6 (9.09%) jQuery
7 6 (9.09%) HTML5
7 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (7.58%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (7.58%) SOAP
9 4 (6.06%) STL
9 4 (6.06%) JSP
9 4 (6.06%) CSS3
9 4 (6.06%) Ajax
9 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
9 4 (6.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) DTV
1 7 (10.61%) STB
2 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.58%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.03%) Animation
3 2 (3.03%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) iPhone
4 1 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.52%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Linux
2 8 (12.12%) Android
3 5 (7.58%) UNIX
4 4 (6.06%) Windows
4 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.52%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Software Engineering
2 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.70%) MVC
4 11 (16.67%) TDD
5 10 (15.15%) UML
6 9 (13.64%) OO
6 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 8 (12.12%) OOP
8 7 (10.61%) Software Architecture
9 5 (7.58%) BDD
9 5 (7.58%) Logistics
10 4 (6.06%) SOA
10 4 (6.06%) Android Development
11 3 (4.55%) Web Development
11 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.03%) OOD
12 2 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
13 1 (1.52%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.73%) Java
1 15 (22.73%) JavaScript
1 15 (22.73%) SQL
2 10 (15.15%) C#
3 9 (13.64%) PHP
3 9 (13.64%) C
4 7 (10.61%) C++
5 6 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.55%) Groovy
8 2 (3.03%) Ruby
8 2 (3.03%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.52%) PHP5
9 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.52%) VB
9 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) Business Objects
3 3 (4.55%) Adobe
4 2 (3.03%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.03%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.52%) Intel
5 1 (1.52%) Lotus
5 1 (1.52%) ESRI
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) Sybase
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