The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 4 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 80 43 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.09% 15.75% 4.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.78% 16.80% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 8
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£325 £275 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £221 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Developer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
385 256 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.89% 93.77% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 122 121
Average daily rate £400 £313 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.71 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £18.35 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Northamptonshire region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton 0 46 £446 +65.18% 8
Brackley - 2 £315 - 1
Daventry 0 1 £350 +55.55%
Kettering - - - - 1
Towcester - - - - 1
Developer
East Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 68 (50.75%) JavaScript
2 64 (47.76%) CSS
3 53 (39.55%) HTML
4 46 (34.33%) .NET
5 41 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (29.85%) CSS3
7 39 (29.10%) C#
8 37 (27.61%) jQuery
9 35 (26.12%) ASP.NET
10 32 (23.88%) MVC
11 31 (23.13%) HTML5
12 30 (22.39%) Java
13 28 (20.90%) SQL Server
14 27 (20.15%) Finance
14 27 (20.15%) Ajax
15 23 (17.16%) OO
16 21 (15.67%) Adobe
17 20 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (14.18%) Sass
19 18 (13.43%) JSON
19 18 (13.43%) Photoshop
20 17 (12.69%) SQL
20 17 (12.69%) LESS
20 17 (12.69%) Backbone.js
20 17 (12.69%) REST
20 17 (12.69%) User Experience
21 16 (11.94%) Spring
22 15 (11.19%) Visual Studio
22 15 (11.19%) ASP.NET MVC
22 15 (11.19%) Mobile App

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 13 (9.70%) CMS
2 9 (6.72%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.97%) JBoss
4 7 (5.22%) WordPress
4 7 (5.22%) IIS
5 4 (2.99%) nginx
5 4 (2.99%) Drupal
6 3 (2.24%) Joomla!
6 3 (2.24%) SAS
7 2 (1.49%) Apache
7 2 (1.49%) Gunicorn
8 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.75%) Node.js
8 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (13.43%) Photoshop
2 7 (5.22%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.24%) MS Office
4 2 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.49%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Magento
2 1 (0.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.24%) NFC
2 1 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.70%) MySQL
3 3 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.24%) MS Access
4 2 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.49%) SAP BI
4 2 (1.49%) Redis
4 2 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.49%) Xcelsius
4 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.75%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.75%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.75%) ActiveReports
5 1 (0.75%) UniData
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (11.19%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.72%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.22%) Selenium
5 6 (4.48%) WebDriver
5 6 (4.48%) Mockito
5 6 (4.48%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.48%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.73%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.49%) GitLab
7 2 (1.49%) Subversion
7 2 (1.49%) JIRA
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.75%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.75%) Maven
8 1 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.75%) JUnit
General
1 27 (20.15%) Finance
2 10 (7.46%) Banking
3 4 (2.99%) Retail
3 4 (2.99%) Marketing
4 3 (2.24%) Legal
5 2 (1.49%) Advertising
5 2 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.75%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (47.76%) CSS
2 53 (39.55%) HTML
3 46 (34.33%) .NET
4 40 (29.85%) CSS3
5 37 (27.61%) jQuery
6 35 (26.12%) ASP.NET
7 31 (23.13%) HTML5
8 27 (20.15%) Ajax
9 19 (14.18%) Sass
10 18 (13.43%) JSON
11 17 (12.69%) LESS
11 17 (12.69%) Backbone.js
11 17 (12.69%) REST
12 16 (11.94%) Spring
13 15 (11.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (7.46%) AngularJS
14 10 (7.46%) RESTful
15 9 (6.72%) Hibernate
16 8 (5.97%) Web Services
16 8 (5.97%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.69%) User Experience
2 15 (11.19%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.97%) EMV
4 7 (5.22%) Open Source
5 3 (2.24%) Blog
6 2 (1.49%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.75%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.75%) New Media
7 1 (0.75%) EPoS
7 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.96%) Linux
2 10 (7.46%) Android
2 10 (7.46%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.48%) Windows
4 4 (2.99%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.49%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (23.88%) MVC
3 23 (17.16%) OO
4 15 (11.19%) Mobile Application Development
5 12 (8.96%) Web Development
6 10 (7.46%) Workflow
6 10 (7.46%) Waterfall
7 9 (6.72%) TDD
8 7 (5.22%) E-Commerce
9 6 (4.48%) SOA
9 6 (4.48%) Android Development
9 6 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (3.73%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.99%) Data Modelling
12 3 (2.24%) Unit Testing
12 3 (2.24%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (2.24%) iOS Development
12 3 (2.24%) BDD
12 3 (2.24%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (50.75%) JavaScript
2 39 (29.10%) C#
3 30 (22.39%) Java
4 17 (12.69%) SQL
5 8 (5.97%) Ruby
6 7 (5.22%) PHP
7 5 (3.73%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.99%) VB
8 4 (2.99%) VBA
8 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.24%) Python
9 3 (2.24%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.49%) ABAP
10 2 (1.49%) R
10 2 (1.49%) VB6
11 1 (0.75%) PHP5
11 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.49%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 21 (15.67%) Adobe
2 13 (9.70%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.97%) hybris
4 4 (2.99%) SAP
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle
5 3 (2.24%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.49%) Teradata
6 2 (1.49%) Twitter
6 2 (1.49%) Tableau
6 2 (1.49%) Zend
7 1 (0.75%) Sun
7 1 (0.75%) Cognos