The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 43 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.05% 0.28% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.30% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£320 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.89% +3.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.00%
Software 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 Nottinghamshire 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
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
456 332 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 95.80% 93.26% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 126 137
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £120 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 33 43
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £20.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Nottingham -4 4 £320 -22.89% 11
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) SMTP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) RTP
2 1 (16.67%) H.323
2 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCPD
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft