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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 32 44 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 21.19% 23.91% 4.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.62% 26.35% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 5
Average daily rate £350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
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
148 167 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 98.01% 90.76% 90.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 115 102
Average daily rate £350 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 15
Average hourly rate £40.50 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+224.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £12.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 5 February 2016, 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 37 (57.81%) SQL
2 34 (53.13%) Oracle
2 34 (53.13%) Linux
3 32 (50.00%) C++
4 29 (45.31%) C
5 28 (43.75%) Multithreading
6 27 (42.19%) Unix
7 26 (40.63%) STL
7 26 (40.63%) Perl
7 26 (40.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (15.63%) HTML
10 9 (14.06%) CSS
11 7 (10.94%) TDD
11 7 (10.94%) CSS3
11 7 (10.94%) HTML5
11 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
12 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
12 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
12 6 (9.38%) C#
12 6 (9.38%) PL/SQL
13 5 (7.81%) Java
13 5 (7.81%) .NET
13 5 (7.81%) Windows
13 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (7.81%) jQuery
13 5 (7.81%) AngularJS
13 5 (7.81%) Front End Development
14 4 (6.25%) SDLC

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (3.13%) Node.js
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) GIMP
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
1 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.56%) Maximo
1 1 (1.56%) SAP APO
1 1 (1.56%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.56%) GitHub
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.56%) Route 53
1 1 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) DVB
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) DB2
5 1 (1.56%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.56%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (4.69%) JIRA
4 2 (3.13%) Bugzilla
4 2 (3.13%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.13%) JUnit
4 2 (3.13%) Maven
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.56%) AccuRev
5 1 (1.56%) Ant
5 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.56%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.56%) EasyMock
5 1 (1.56%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.56%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.56%) Grunt
5 1 (1.56%) HttpUnit
5 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.25%) Billing
2 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 26 (40.63%) STL
2 10 (15.63%) HTML
3 9 (14.06%) CSS
4 7 (10.94%) CSS3
4 7 (10.94%) HTML5
5 5 (7.81%) .NET
5 5 (7.81%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.81%) jQuery
6 4 (6.25%) RESTful
6 4 (6.25%) Web Services
7 3 (4.69%) Spring
8 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.13%) Entity Framework
8 2 (3.13%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.13%) J2EE
8 2 (3.13%) JSON
8 2 (3.13%) Middleware
8 2 (3.13%) SOAP
8 2 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Device Driver
2 2 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.13%) STB
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (53.13%) Linux
2 27 (42.19%) Unix
3 5 (7.81%) Windows
4 2 (3.13%) Android
4 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) Multithreading
2 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.94%) TDD
4 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
5 5 (7.81%) Front End Development
6 4 (6.25%) Scrum
6 4 (6.25%) SDLC
6 4 (6.25%) Validation
7 3 (4.69%) API Development
7 3 (4.69%) Automated Testing
7 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.69%) High Availability
7 3 (4.69%) MVC
7 3 (4.69%) OO
7 3 (4.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (3.13%) Android Development
8 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.13%) iOS Development
8 2 (3.13%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (57.81%) SQL
2 32 (50.00%) C++
3 29 (45.31%) C
4 26 (40.63%) Perl
5 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.38%) C#
6 6 (9.38%) PL/SQL
7 5 (7.81%) Java
8 3 (4.69%) Embedded C++
8 3 (4.69%) Python
9 1 (1.56%) ABAP
9 1 (1.56%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.56%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.56%) Scala
9 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 34 (53.13%) Oracle
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.13%) SAP
3 2 (3.13%) Teradata
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe
4 1 (1.56%) CA
4 1 (1.56%) Cognos
4 1 (1.56%) IBM
4 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.56%) Xamarin
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