The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 29 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.91% 0.46% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.47% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£320 £288 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.30% +15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Software Developer
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
210 211 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 95.89% 96.79% 96.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 129 66
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Developer across the Northampton region.

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Flash
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) SCORM
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Flash
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) SCORM
1 1 (25.00%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle