The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 7 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 54 59 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 12.03% 20.00% 10.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.01% 20.85% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 32
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £259 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £432 £450
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 £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Developer
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
415 283 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 92.43% 95.93% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 211 280
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 15
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 41 (40.59%) JavaScript
2 38 (37.62%) HTML
2 38 (37.62%) CSS
3 34 (33.66%) .NET
4 28 (27.72%) SQL
5 27 (26.73%) C#
5 27 (26.73%) MVC
6 25 (24.75%) HTML5
7 23 (22.77%) Java
8 22 (21.78%) Finance
8 22 (21.78%) jQuery
8 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
10 19 (18.81%) ASP.NET
11 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
11 18 (17.82%) CSS3
12 16 (15.84%) XML
12 16 (15.84%) Spring
13 15 (14.85%) TDD
13 15 (14.85%) CMS
14 13 (12.87%) Web Services
15 12 (11.88%) T-SQL
16 11 (10.89%) Ajax
16 11 (10.89%) Git (software)
17 10 (9.90%) .NET Framework
17 10 (9.90%) SAS
18 9 (8.91%) ColdFusion
18 9 (8.91%) Hibernate
18 9 (8.91%) Scrum
18 9 (8.91%) Visual Studio

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 15 (14.85%) CMS
2 10 (9.90%) SAS
3 9 (8.91%) ColdFusion
4 8 (7.92%) Railo
5 5 (4.95%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.96%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.96%) IIS
7 3 (2.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.99%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.99%) JBoss
9 1 (0.99%) Apache
9 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.99%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.95%) MS Office
3 4 (3.96%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.96%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) BASE24
2 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) GitHub
2 4 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.96%) Amazon S3
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.96%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) ATM
1 4 (3.96%) SSH
2 1 (0.99%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.91%) Base SAS
3 8 (7.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 8 (7.92%) MySQL
3 8 (7.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.96%) CouchDB
6 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.96%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.99%) Big Data
8 1 (0.99%) MS Access
8 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.91%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.95%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.96%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (3.96%) Sublime Text
4 4 (3.96%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.96%) RSpec
5 3 (2.97%) JUnit
6 2 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.98%) Maven
6 2 (1.98%) Selenium
6 2 (1.98%) Hudson
7 1 (0.99%) Mockito
7 1 (0.99%) Valgrind
7 1 (0.99%) Subversion
7 1 (0.99%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.99%) Ant
General
1 22 (21.78%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Banking
2 3 (2.97%) Marketing
3 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.98%) Retail
3 2 (1.98%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.99%) Military
4 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.99%) Front Office
4 1 (0.99%) Back Office
4 1 (0.99%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (37.62%) HTML
1 38 (37.62%) CSS
2 34 (33.66%) .NET
3 25 (24.75%) HTML5
4 22 (21.78%) jQuery
5 19 (18.81%) ASP.NET
6 18 (17.82%) CSS3
7 16 (15.84%) XML
7 16 (15.84%) Spring
8 13 (12.87%) Web Services
9 11 (10.89%) Ajax
10 10 (9.90%) .NET Framework
11 9 (8.91%) Hibernate
11 9 (8.91%) AngularJS
12 8 (7.92%) ColdBox
12 8 (7.92%) Spring MVC
12 8 (7.92%) J2EE
12 8 (7.92%) JSP
13 6 (5.94%) REST
14 5 (4.95%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Digital Media
2 4 (3.96%) Tandem
3 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.97%) User Experience
4 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.98%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.99%) EFT
5 1 (0.99%) DTV
5 1 (0.99%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.99%) iPad
5 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.91%) Windows
2 8 (7.92%) Linux
3 4 (3.96%) Mac OS
4 3 (2.97%) UNIX
5 2 (1.98%) Android
5 2 (1.98%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.99%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.73%) MVC
2 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.85%) TDD
4 9 (8.91%) Scrum
5 8 (7.92%) Content Management
5 8 (7.92%) OO
6 7 (6.93%) ETL
7 6 (5.94%) Software Engineering
7 6 (5.94%) Web Development
8 5 (4.95%) Change Management
8 5 (4.95%) Unit Testing
8 5 (4.95%) BDD
8 5 (4.95%) Change Control
9 4 (3.96%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.96%) SOA
9 4 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.96%) Web Design
9 4 (3.96%) Process Management
9 4 (3.96%) Pair Programming
10 3 (2.97%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 41 (40.59%) JavaScript
2 28 (27.72%) SQL
3 27 (26.73%) C#
4 23 (22.77%) Java
5 12 (11.88%) T-SQL
6 8 (7.92%) CFML
7 5 (4.95%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.96%) Ruby
8 4 (3.96%) Scala
9 3 (2.97%) VB
9 3 (2.97%) VBA
9 3 (2.97%) PHP
9 3 (2.97%) C
9 3 (2.97%) COBOL
10 2 (1.98%) C++
10 2 (1.98%) Python
11 1 (0.99%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.99%) ABAP
11 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.96%) Degree
3 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) Basel II
2 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.98%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.99%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.99%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.95%) SAP
2 5 (4.95%) Sitecore
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle
4 1 (0.99%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.99%) Coverity
4 1 (0.99%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (0.99%) IBM
4 1 (0.99%) HP
4 1 (0.99%) QNX
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