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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 41 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 21.58% 11.50% 10.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.40% 12.94% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 19
Average daily rate
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£308 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £46.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.74% +24.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
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
168 201 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 88.42% 88.94% 89.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 132 137
Average daily rate £350 £396 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £528 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.29% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015, 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 31 (40.26%) C#
2 29 (37.66%) CSS
3 26 (33.77%) .NET
4 24 (31.17%) SQL
5 23 (29.87%) JavaScript
6 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 20 (25.97%) C++
7 20 (25.97%) HTML
8 17 (22.08%) jQuery
9 15 (19.48%) Oracle
10 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 13 (16.88%) C
12 11 (14.29%) MVC
12 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (12.99%) Web Services
13 10 (12.99%) Multithreading
14 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (11.69%) XML
14 9 (11.69%) UNIX
14 9 (11.69%) Java
14 9 (11.69%) Perl
14 9 (11.69%) Linux
14 9 (11.69%) OO
14 9 (11.69%) STL
15 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (10.39%) TDD
15 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
15 8 (10.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 8 (10.39%) Unit Testing
16 7 (9.09%) WPF

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 7 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.19%) CMS
3 3 (3.90%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.60%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.30%) Moodle
5 1 (1.30%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Photoshop
1 4 (5.19%) GIMP
2 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.30%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (1.30%) SAP BPC
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) HTTP
1 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
1 1 (1.30%) RTP
1 1 (1.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.19%) SAP BW
4 4 (5.19%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.60%) Big Data
7 1 (1.30%) QlikView
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.30%) Essbase
7 1 (1.30%) BODI
7 1 (1.30%) MySQL
7 1 (1.30%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.30%) FileMaker
7 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.19%) NetBeans
3 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.60%) MSTest
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.60%) NUnit
4 2 (2.60%) Maven
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.60%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.60%) Log4j
4 2 (2.60%) JUnit
5 1 (1.30%) Log4Net
5 1 (1.30%) Xcode
5 1 (1.30%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.30%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (7.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (6.49%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Billing
3 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.66%) CSS
2 26 (33.77%) .NET
3 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 20 (25.97%) HTML
5 17 (22.08%) jQuery
6 10 (12.99%) Web Services
7 9 (11.69%) XML
7 9 (11.69%) STL
7 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (10.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 7 (9.09%) WPF
10 6 (7.79%) .NET Framework
11 5 (6.49%) HTML5
11 5 (6.49%) REST
11 5 (6.49%) JSP
11 5 (6.49%) Servlets
12 4 (5.19%) Backbone.js
12 4 (5.19%) JSON
12 4 (5.19%) Dojo
12 4 (5.19%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) Clustering
1 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
1 3 (3.90%) User Experience
2 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.60%) Wiki
2 2 (2.60%) Blog
3 1 (1.30%) VLE
3 1 (1.30%) W3C
3 1 (1.30%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) UNIX
1 9 (11.69%) Linux
2 7 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Android
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.29%) MVC
1 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.99%) Multithreading
3 9 (11.69%) OO
4 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (10.39%) TDD
4 8 (10.39%) Unit Testing
5 7 (9.09%) ETL
6 6 (7.79%) UML
7 5 (6.49%) CRM
7 5 (6.49%) Web Development
8 4 (5.19%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (5.19%) Analytics
8 4 (5.19%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.19%) Scrum
8 4 (5.19%) Web Design
8 4 (5.19%) ETL Development
9 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.90%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.90%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.26%) C#
2 24 (31.17%) SQL
3 23 (29.87%) JavaScript
4 20 (25.97%) C++
5 13 (16.88%) C
6 9 (11.69%) Java
6 9 (11.69%) Perl
7 5 (6.49%) PHP
7 5 (6.49%) ABAP
8 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.60%) VB
9 2 (2.60%) VBA
10 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Oracle
2 7 (9.09%) Business Objects
3 6 (7.79%) SAP
4 4 (5.19%) Adobe
4 4 (5.19%) Marketo
5 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.90%) VMware
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco
6 2 (2.60%) IBM
7 1 (1.30%) HP
7 1 (1.30%) EMC
7 1 (1.30%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.30%) Apple
7 1 (1.30%) Google