The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 Stevenage 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 10 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 28.57% 33.33% 16.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.41% 34.88% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
Average daily rate
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£290 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £418 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
34 43 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 97.14% 95.56% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 8
Average daily rate £290 £370 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 20
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -51.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
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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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014, 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 10 (41.67%) SQL
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
6 4 (16.67%) C++
6 4 (16.67%) HTML
6 4 (16.67%) .NET
6 4 (16.67%) WPF
6 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 3 (12.50%) VB
7 3 (12.50%) CSS
7 3 (12.50%) Web Services
7 3 (12.50%) XML
7 3 (12.50%) EMC
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (8.33%) C
8 2 (8.33%) VBA
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.33%) MS Access
8 2 (8.33%) ClearCase
8 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
8 2 (8.33%) UMTS
8 2 (8.33%) FTP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) AquaLogic
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Node.js
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) UMTS
1 2 (8.33%) FTP
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
1 2 (8.33%) RTP
1 2 (8.33%) ASN.1
1 2 (8.33%) LTE
2 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Intranet
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) MS Access
1 2 (8.33%) SQLPlus
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (8.33%) ClearCase
2 2 (8.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
1 4 (16.67%) WPF
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.17%) COM
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) XSLT
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (4.17%) Ajax
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.17%) WebCenter
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.33%) Handset
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (8.33%) E-business
1 2 (8.33%) MVC
2 1 (4.17%) Migration
2 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
2 1 (4.17%) Content Management
2 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 7 (29.17%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) C++
6 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.50%) VB
7 2 (8.33%) C
7 2 (8.33%) VBA
8 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (4.17%) BEA
3 1 (4.17%) Plumtree
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft