The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Northampton region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 32 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.47% 0.67% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Job Titles Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
208 142 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 97.65% 95.30% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 68 157
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £11.25 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £16.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Software Developer
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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 19 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ION Trading
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) ION Trading