The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Northamptonshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 73 32 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 20.22% 13.85% 15.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.12% 14.68% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 22 37
Average daily rate £313 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £152 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
330 218 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.41% 94.37% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 129 218
Average daily rate £400 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £217 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 16
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £15.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Developer
East Midlands

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +4 44 £383 +17.69% 14
Daventry - 4 £300 -
Kettering 0 2 £250 -28.57% 1
Brackley - - - - 1
Corby - - - - 1
Towcester - - - - 4
Developer
East Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 50 (49.50%) .NET
2 47 (46.53%) C#
3 45 (44.55%) SQL Server
4 35 (34.65%) JavaScript
5 33 (32.67%) ASP.NET
6 23 (22.77%) HTML
7 20 (19.80%) SQL
7 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
8 18 (17.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (17.82%) MVC
9 16 (15.84%) Finance
9 16 (15.84%) SharePoint
9 16 (15.84%) CSS
9 16 (15.84%) XML
10 15 (14.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (14.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (13.86%) jQuery
12 12 (11.88%) WCF
12 12 (11.88%) Visual Studio
12 12 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (9.90%) Ajax
14 10 (9.90%) HTML5
15 9 (8.91%) UNIX
15 9 (8.91%) Windows
15 9 (8.91%) Linux
15 9 (8.91%) E-Commerce
15 9 (8.91%) Intranet
16 8 (7.92%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (15.84%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.92%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (6.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.95%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (4.95%) IIS
5 4 (3.96%) CMS
6 3 (2.97%) WordPress
7 2 (1.98%) Apache
8 1 (0.99%) DNN
8 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.99%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.99%) SAS
8 1 (0.99%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.96%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Agresso
2 1 (0.99%) Magento
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.98%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) Intranet
2 1 (0.99%) HTTP
2 1 (0.99%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (44.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (14.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (14.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.94%) MySQL
6 4 (3.96%) DTS
6 4 (3.96%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.98%) RavenDB
8 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.99%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (11.88%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.98%) Subversion
4 1 (0.99%) Flash Builder
4 1 (0.99%) Gradle
4 1 (0.99%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.99%) PhoneGap
4 1 (0.99%) MSTest
4 1 (0.99%) Moq
4 1 (0.99%) Ant
4 1 (0.99%) JUnit
4 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.99%) Maven
4 1 (0.99%) Xcode
4 1 (0.99%) WebSpeed
General
1 16 (15.84%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Banking
3 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.99%) Retail
3 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (49.50%) .NET
2 33 (32.67%) ASP.NET
3 23 (22.77%) HTML
4 16 (15.84%) CSS
4 16 (15.84%) XML
5 14 (13.86%) jQuery
6 12 (11.88%) WCF
7 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (9.90%) Ajax
8 10 (9.90%) HTML5
9 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (5.94%) .NET Framework
10 5 (4.95%) LINQ
10 5 (4.95%) AppFabric
10 5 (4.95%) CSS3
10 5 (4.95%) Hibernate
11 4 (3.96%) Spring
11 4 (3.96%) Web Services
12 3 (2.97%) WF
12 3 (2.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.97%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.98%) Open Source
3 2 (1.98%) RIA
4 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.99%) iPhone
4 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.99%) Social Media
4 1 (0.99%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.91%) UNIX
1 9 (8.91%) Windows
1 9 (8.91%) Linux
2 2 (1.98%) Android
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.82%) MVC
2 12 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (8.91%) E-Commerce
4 7 (6.93%) Logistics
4 7 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (5.94%) Migration
5 6 (5.94%) E-Procurement
5 6 (5.94%) Workflow
6 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
6 5 (4.95%) SOA
6 5 (4.95%) ETL
7 4 (3.96%) Scrum
7 4 (3.96%) TDD
7 4 (3.96%) Unit Testing
8 3 (2.97%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (2.97%) BDD
8 3 (2.97%) OOP
8 3 (2.97%) EAI
8 3 (2.97%) SEO
9 2 (1.98%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 47 (46.53%) C#
2 35 (34.65%) JavaScript
3 20 (19.80%) SQL
4 8 (7.92%) Java
5 7 (6.93%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.94%) C++
6 6 (5.94%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.94%) Perl
6 6 (5.94%) PHP
6 6 (5.94%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.95%) VB
8 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.98%) VB6
10 2 (1.98%) VBA
11 1 (0.99%) LINC
11 1 (0.99%) Groovy
11 1 (0.99%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.99%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.99%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.95%) MCTS
3 3 (2.97%) Degree
4 1 (0.99%) MCPD
4 1 (0.99%) MCITP
4 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) MCSD
4 1 (0.99%) MCSE
4 1 (0.99%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.99%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle
3 2 (1.98%) ION Trading
3 2 (1.98%) Rackspace
3 2 (1.98%) DevExpress
3 2 (1.98%) Google
4 1 (0.99%) hybris
4 1 (0.99%) Cognos
4 1 (0.99%) Adobe
4 1 (0.99%) Sun
4 1 (0.99%) Progress
4 1 (0.99%) Unisys
4 1 (0.99%) Teradata
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