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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 10 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 25.64% 13.04% 14.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.41% 13.64% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
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£254 £306 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +2.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
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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
34 22 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 87.18% 95.65% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 6
Average daily rate £281 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 12
Average hourly rate £10.00 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
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 December 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 (52.63%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 9 (47.37%) CSS
3 8 (42.11%) jQuery
3 8 (42.11%) HTML5
3 8 (42.11%) CSS3
4 7 (36.84%) .NET
5 6 (31.58%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) PL/SQL
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) Mathematics
6 5 (26.32%) PHP
6 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) Web Design
7 4 (21.05%) Ruby
7 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (15.79%) C#
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
8 3 (15.79%) MVC
8 3 (15.79%) Ember.js
9 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
9 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
9 2 (10.53%) ADO.NET
9 2 (10.53%) XML
9 2 (10.53%) CRM

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (5.26%) ColdFusion
1 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
1 9 (47.37%) CSS
2 8 (42.11%) jQuery
2 8 (42.11%) CSS3
2 8 (42.11%) HTML5
3 7 (36.84%) .NET
4 3 (15.79%) Ember.js
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.53%) StructureMap
5 2 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (10.53%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
5 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (10.53%) ADO.NET
5 2 (10.53%) XML
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.53%) LINQ
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.53%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Web Design
1 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) SEO
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Data Governance
4 1 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) PL/SQL
4 5 (26.32%) PHP
5 4 (21.05%) Ruby
6 3 (15.79%) C#
7 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
8 1 (5.26%) CFML
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft