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 29 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 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 4 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 63 56 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 17.70% 21.37% 11.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.16% 23.05% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 21 24
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £425 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
347 243 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 97.47% 92.75% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 133 235
Average daily rate £400 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 15
Average hourly rate £11.59 £30.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.38% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.09 £16.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £35.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 44 £325 +30.00% 24
Daventry -1 1 £300 +50.00% 1
Kettering - - - - 3
Towcester - - - - 2
Brackley - - - - 2
Developer
East Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 55 (40.15%) JavaScript
2 53 (38.69%) .NET
3 51 (37.23%) C#
4 48 (35.04%) SQL Server
5 42 (30.66%) HTML
6 37 (27.01%) SQL
7 34 (24.82%) ASP.NET
8 32 (23.36%) XML
9 30 (21.90%) CSS
10 25 (18.25%) MVC
11 24 (17.52%) jQuery
12 21 (15.33%) Finance
13 20 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (13.87%) SQL Server 2008
15 18 (13.14%) Ajax
15 18 (13.14%) WCF
16 17 (12.41%) PHP
16 17 (12.41%) SharePoint
17 16 (11.68%) SQL Server 2005
17 16 (11.68%) CSS3
18 15 (10.95%) HTML5
18 15 (10.95%) Java
18 15 (10.95%) MySQL
19 13 (9.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 13 (9.49%) Oracle
19 13 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
20 12 (8.76%) XSLT
20 12 (8.76%) Linux
20 12 (8.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 11 (8.03%) PowerShell

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (12.41%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.03%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (5.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (3.65%) Apache
5 4 (2.92%) CMS
5 4 (2.92%) WordPress
6 3 (2.19%) SAS
7 2 (1.46%) IIS
7 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.73%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.73%) Node.js
8 1 (0.73%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.73%) Drupal
8 1 (0.73%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) InfoPath
2 9 (6.57%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.19%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Agresso
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.73%) Magento
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.92%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.30%) Intranet
2 2 (1.46%) SSL
2 2 (1.46%) SSH
3 1 (0.73%) HTTP
3 1 (0.73%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (35.04%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (11.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (10.95%) MySQL
5 13 (9.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (8.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (4.38%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.19%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.19%) RavenDB
10 3 (2.19%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (1.46%) DTS
Development Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.38%) JUnit
2 6 (4.38%) Eclipse
2 6 (4.38%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.92%) Subversion
4 3 (2.19%) Maven
5 2 (1.46%) Selenium
5 2 (1.46%) Toad
6 1 (0.73%) WebSpeed
6 1 (0.73%) Ant
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.73%) Flash Builder
6 1 (0.73%) MSTest
6 1 (0.73%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.73%) Gradle
General
1 21 (15.33%) Finance
2 5 (3.65%) Banking
3 3 (2.19%) Retail
4 2 (1.46%) Marketing
4 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.73%) Automotive
5 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.73%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (38.69%) .NET
2 42 (30.66%) HTML
3 34 (24.82%) ASP.NET
4 32 (23.36%) XML
5 30 (21.90%) CSS
6 24 (17.52%) jQuery
7 18 (13.14%) Ajax
7 18 (13.14%) WCF
8 16 (11.68%) CSS3
9 15 (10.95%) HTML5
10 12 (8.76%) XSLT
11 10 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (6.57%) XSL
13 8 (5.84%) Spring
13 8 (5.84%) Hibernate
14 7 (5.11%) JSON
14 7 (5.11%) J2EE
14 7 (5.11%) Sass
15 6 (4.38%) AppFabric
15 6 (4.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.84%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.46%) RIA
3 2 (1.46%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.73%) Open Source
4 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.73%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.73%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.73%) DTV
4 1 (0.73%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.73%) Statistics
4 1 (0.73%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.76%) Linux
2 8 (5.84%) Windows
3 7 (5.11%) UNIX
4 3 (2.19%) Android
5 2 (1.46%) CentOS
5 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.25%) MVC
2 20 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (8.03%) OO
5 10 (7.30%) TDD
5 10 (7.30%) Unit Testing
6 9 (6.57%) E-Commerce
6 9 (6.57%) Migration
7 8 (5.84%) Data Modelling
7 8 (5.84%) SOA
8 7 (5.11%) Logistics
9 6 (4.38%) E-Procurement
9 6 (4.38%) Workflow
9 6 (4.38%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (3.65%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (3.65%) Web Design
11 4 (2.92%) Scrum
11 4 (2.92%) OOP
11 4 (2.92%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (2.19%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 55 (40.15%) JavaScript
2 51 (37.23%) C#
3 37 (27.01%) SQL
4 17 (12.41%) PHP
5 15 (10.95%) Java
6 11 (8.03%) PowerShell
7 8 (5.84%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.38%) Perl
8 6 (4.38%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.38%) Ruby
9 5 (3.65%) VBA
9 5 (3.65%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.19%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.46%) VB
11 2 (1.46%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.46%) PHP5
12 1 (0.73%) Groovy
12 1 (0.73%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.73%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.73%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (4.38%) Sun Certification
1 6 (4.38%) Degree
2 3 (2.19%) MCTS
2 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.73%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (9.49%) Oracle
2 10 (7.30%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.84%) Adobe
4 6 (4.38%) Sun
5 4 (2.92%) Rackspace
6 3 (2.19%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.46%) Teradata
7 2 (1.46%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.46%) Google
7 2 (1.46%) hybris
8 1 (0.73%) Tableau
8 1 (0.73%) SAP
8 1 (0.73%) Cognos
8 1 (0.73%) Progress
8 1 (0.73%) Unisys
8 1 (0.73%) ATG
8 1 (0.73%) Perforce
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