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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 29 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 17.90% 6.91% 5.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.47% 7.26% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 11
Average daily rate
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£331 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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
157 234 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 96.91% 95.12% 90.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 144 105
Average daily rate £384 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 (43.06%) CSS
2 27 (37.50%) HTML
3 26 (36.11%) JavaScript
4 20 (27.78%) SQL
5 19 (26.39%) jQuery
6 18 (25.00%) .NET
6 18 (25.00%) C#
6 18 (25.00%) OO
7 16 (22.22%) Java
8 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
8 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET
9 14 (19.44%) HTML5
10 12 (16.67%) Web Services
10 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (15.28%) MVC
11 11 (15.28%) CSS3
12 10 (13.89%) XML
12 10 (13.89%) Oracle
13 9 (12.50%) Eclipse
14 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
14 8 (11.11%) C++
15 7 (9.72%) SAP
15 7 (9.72%) Tomcat
15 7 (9.72%) UML
15 7 (9.72%) Adobe
15 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (9.72%) AngularJS
16 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
16 6 (8.33%) Ajax
16 6 (8.33%) Dojo

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.72%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.17%) CMS
4 2 (2.78%) Node.js
4 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.78%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (1.39%) WordPress
5 1 (1.39%) Moodle
5 1 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.39%) Kentico
5 1 (1.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) GIMP
1 6 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Utilities
1 1 (1.39%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) SSH
1 2 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.39%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.56%) SAP BW
3 4 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.17%) MySQL
4 3 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.78%) Big Data
6 1 (1.39%) OLAP
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.39%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.39%) QlikView
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 6 (8.33%) NetBeans
3 4 (5.56%) JUnit
4 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.78%) Mocha
5 2 (2.78%) QUnit
5 2 (2.78%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.78%) Maven
5 2 (2.78%) Log4j
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.78%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.39%) Xcode
6 1 (1.39%) NUnit
6 1 (1.39%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.39%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.39%) MSTest
General
1 6 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Games
3 1 (1.39%) Billing
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.06%) CSS
2 27 (37.50%) HTML
3 19 (26.39%) jQuery
4 18 (25.00%) .NET
5 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET
6 14 (19.44%) HTML5
7 12 (16.67%) Web Services
8 11 (15.28%) CSS3
9 10 (13.89%) XML
10 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (9.72%) AngularJS
11 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
11 6 (8.33%) Ajax
11 6 (8.33%) Dojo
11 6 (8.33%) MooTools
11 6 (8.33%) JSP
11 6 (8.33%) Servlets
12 5 (6.94%) JSON
12 5 (6.94%) REST
13 4 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
1 4 (5.56%) User Experience
2 3 (4.17%) Wiki
3 2 (2.78%) Blog
4 1 (1.39%) W3C
4 1 (1.39%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.39%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) SCORM
4 1 (1.39%) VLE
4 1 (1.39%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.39%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Android
2 4 (5.56%) UNIX
3 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.78%) Linux
5 1 (1.39%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) OO
2 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.28%) MVC
4 7 (9.72%) UML
5 6 (8.33%) TDD
5 6 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.56%) Android Development
6 4 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 4 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.17%) ETL
7 3 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (4.17%) Scrum
7 3 (4.17%) iOS Development
8 2 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.78%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.78%) Web Development
8 2 (2.78%) Multithreading
8 2 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.11%) JavaScript
2 20 (27.78%) SQL
3 18 (25.00%) C#
4 16 (22.22%) Java
5 8 (11.11%) C++
6 5 (6.94%) ABAP
7 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.56%) PHP
8 3 (4.17%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.78%) PHP5
9 2 (2.78%) Groovy
9 2 (2.78%) VBA
9 2 (2.78%) VB
9 2 (2.78%) Perl
10 1 (1.39%) C
10 1 (1.39%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.39%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.39%) Scala
10 1 (1.39%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.39%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) OpenIDM
1 1 (1.39%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Oracle
2 7 (9.72%) SAP
2 7 (9.72%) Adobe
3 4 (5.56%) VMware
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.17%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.78%) EMC
5 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco
5 2 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) Apple
6 1 (1.39%) Google
6 1 (1.39%) Zend
6 1 (1.39%) ForgeRock