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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 9 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 4 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 6.45% 25.81% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.02% 26.67% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate £428 £258 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.01% +19.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
Developer
Hertfordshire

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
57 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 91.94% 96.77% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 9
Average daily rate £120 £275 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.36% -23.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £11.50 £26.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
1 6 (42.86%) ETL
1 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 6 (42.86%) ETL Development
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) ION Trading
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) J2EE
3 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.14%) Lombardi
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.14%) Django
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 6 (42.86%) ETL
1 6 (42.86%) ETL Development
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
4 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) ION Trading
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) TIBCO