The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 35 38 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 25.36% 24.84% 9.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.12% 25.85% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 3
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£339 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.13% +5.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough 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
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
134 147 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 97.10% 96.08% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 57 34
Average daily rate £325 £335 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 6
Average hourly rate £12.40 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.60 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £23.00 £131.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 36 (61.02%) Oracle
2 31 (52.54%) .NET
3 28 (47.46%) C#
4 26 (44.07%) JavaScript
5 25 (42.37%) SQL
5 25 (42.37%) jQuery
6 22 (37.29%) .NET Framework
6 22 (37.29%) MVC
6 22 (37.29%) HTML
6 22 (37.29%) CSS
7 20 (33.90%) WCF
8 19 (32.20%) Multithreading
8 19 (32.20%) Visual Studio
8 19 (32.20%) OO
9 18 (30.51%) XHTML
9 18 (30.51%) OOD
10 15 (25.42%) Windows
10 15 (25.42%) Finance
10 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (23.73%) Scrum
12 12 (20.34%) Linux
12 12 (20.34%) Tomcat
13 11 (18.64%) Middleware
13 11 (18.64%) TDD
13 11 (18.64%) Oracle Fusion
14 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
15 9 (15.25%) Oracle Forms
15 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (13.56%) Oracle Application Server
16 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 12 (20.34%) Tomcat
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (8.47%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.08%) Apache Pig
4 3 (5.08%) Apache Spark
4 3 (5.08%) Apache
5 2 (3.39%) CMS
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.69%) Drupal
6 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.69%) WordPress
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Magento
2 2 (3.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.08%) Sqoop
4 3 (5.08%) Apache Hive
4 3 (5.08%) Impala
4 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.08%) Big Data
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.39%) OLAP
6 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.69%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Visual Studio
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Back Office
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Law
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (52.54%) .NET
2 25 (42.37%) jQuery
3 22 (37.29%) .NET Framework
3 22 (37.29%) HTML
3 22 (37.29%) CSS
4 20 (33.90%) WCF
5 18 (30.51%) XHTML
6 11 (18.64%) Middleware
6 11 (18.64%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
8 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (3.39%) HTML5
9 2 (3.39%) CSS3
9 2 (3.39%) Laravel
10 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.69%) RESTful
10 1 (1.69%) Symfony
10 1 (1.69%) MDX
10 1 (1.69%) Ajax
10 1 (1.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Windows
2 12 (20.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) MVC
2 19 (32.20%) Multithreading
2 19 (32.20%) OO
3 18 (30.51%) OOD
4 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (23.73%) Scrum
6 11 (18.64%) TDD
7 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
8 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.17%) SOA
10 5 (8.47%) Change Management
10 5 (8.47%) ITSM
11 4 (6.78%) Migration
12 3 (5.08%) Systems Analysis
13 2 (3.39%) ERP
13 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (3.39%) Asset Management
13 2 (3.39%) Resource Management
13 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
14 1 (1.69%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) C#
2 26 (44.07%) JavaScript
3 25 (42.37%) SQL
4 8 (13.56%) Java
5 5 (8.47%) PHP
6 3 (5.08%) Scala
6 3 (5.08%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) Python
7 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.69%) VBA
7 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) HDFS
Vendors
1 36 (61.02%) Oracle
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) Zend
3 1 (1.69%) hybris
3 1 (1.69%) Endeca
3 1 (1.69%) Google
3 1 (1.69%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.69%) ATG
3 1 (1.69%) SAP
3 1 (1.69%) IBM
3 1 (1.69%) Adobe
3 1 (1.69%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com