The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage 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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 9 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 21.43% 35.56% 33.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.08% 38.10% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 1
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£305 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Developer
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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 Stevenage 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
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39 42 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 92.86% 93.33% 97.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 10
Average daily rate £325 £400 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £221 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £30.00 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
3 5 (29.41%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) HTML5
3 5 (29.41%) CSS3
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
4 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (17.65%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) LINQ
5 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Inversion of Control

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.88%) Drupal
2 1 (5.88%) WordPress
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) InfoPath
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (11.76%) ClearCase
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.88%) CruiseControl
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) HTML5
3 5 (29.41%) CSS3
4 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 3 (17.65%) LINQ
5 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET
5 3 (17.65%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) StructureMap
5 3 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.76%) J2EE
6 2 (11.76%) OpenGL
7 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (11.76%) STB
2 2 (11.76%) IPTV
2 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) E-Learning
3 1 (5.88%) Video Editing
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) MVC
2 2 (11.76%) OOP
2 2 (11.76%) OO
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Web Development
3 1 (5.88%) MVVM
3 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
3 1 (5.88%) Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) Web Design
3 1 (5.88%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.76%) PHP
7 1 (5.88%) C++
7 1 (5.88%) ActionScript
7 1 (5.88%) Python
7 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.88%) Zend
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe