The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 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 Peterborough 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 24 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.83% 0.58% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£318 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Job Titles Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
118 165 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 97.52% 96.49% 97.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 64 57
Average daily rate £305 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £145 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 22
Average hourly rate £20.75 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.70% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Software Developer
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) WCF

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#