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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 9 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 20.45% 19.44% 25.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.50% 21.88% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 11
Average daily rate
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£258 £344 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.09% +9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £413 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
40 32 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 90.91% 88.89% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 18
Average daily rate £266 £288 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.39% -8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £105 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL
2 8 (36.36%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
4 4 (18.18%) WPF
4 4 (18.18%) C#
4 4 (18.18%) C++
4 4 (18.18%) HTML
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.64%) CSS
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (13.64%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) CSS3
5 3 (13.64%) Ember.js
5 3 (13.64%) HTML5
6 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.09%) Data Governance
6 2 (9.09%) Backbone.js
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (9.09%) Data Protection

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LTE
1 2 (9.09%) ASN.1
1 2 (9.09%) RTP
1 2 (9.09%) UMTS
1 2 (9.09%) FTP
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.55%) MS Access
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) ClearQuest
2 2 (9.09%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Multimedia
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) WPF
1 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) jQuery
2 3 (13.64%) CSS3
2 3 (13.64%) Ember.js
2 3 (13.64%) HTML5
3 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.09%) Backbone.js
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (4.55%) Sass
4 1 (4.55%) LESS
4 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Handset
3 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Data Governance
1 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
1 2 (9.09%) Data Architecture
1 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
1 2 (9.09%) SEO
1 2 (9.09%) CRM
1 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
1 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.55%) OO
2 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.55%) Web Design
2 1 (4.55%) Migration
2 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL
2 8 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) C++
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) C
5 2 (9.09%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) VBA
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) EMC
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft