The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Developer
Rank - 140 126
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.063% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.066% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.50
Technical Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2788 3039 2489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.54% 95.84% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1868 1922 1504
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 172 159
Average hourly rate £31.50 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Technical Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Technical Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Technical Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Technical Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Technical Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Technical Developer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Developer in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling

Technical Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Technical 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 Technical Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet