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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 9 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 42 82 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 11.67% 18.81% 14.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.39% 21.03% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 61 29
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
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
339 390 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 94.17% 89.45% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 293 200
Average daily rate £418 £400 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 10
Average hourly rate £20.12 £15.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.95% +12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.00 £32.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015, 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 37 (48.05%) C#
2 35 (45.45%) .NET
3 33 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 27 (35.06%) HTML
5 26 (33.77%) CSS
6 24 (31.17%) ASP.NET
6 24 (31.17%) MVC
7 23 (29.87%) Java
7 23 (29.87%) SQL
8 21 (27.27%) Finance
9 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (25.97%) jQuery
10 19 (24.68%) Oracle
10 19 (24.68%) Microsoft
11 18 (23.38%) TDD
12 17 (22.08%) Ajax
12 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
13 15 (19.48%) Retail
14 14 (18.18%) OOD
15 12 (15.58%) Spring
15 12 (15.58%) E-Commerce
15 12 (15.58%) Web Services
15 12 (15.58%) .NET Framework
15 12 (15.58%) WCF
16 11 (14.29%) Entity Framework
16 11 (14.29%) XML
16 11 (14.29%) XSLT
17 10 (12.99%) SOAP
17 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
18 9 (11.69%) HTML5

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 9 (11.69%) CMS
2 4 (5.19%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.90%) SAS
4 2 (2.60%) WordPress
4 2 (2.60%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) Moodle
5 1 (1.30%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.30%) Mule
5 1 (1.30%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.30%) BASE24
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.90%) MySQL
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (2.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (2.60%) Base SAS
5 2 (2.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) JUnit
2 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.30%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.30%) Hudson
5 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.30%) Log4Net
5 1 (1.30%) Subversion
5 1 (1.30%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 15 (19.48%) Retail
3 6 (7.79%) Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.30%) Publishing
6 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.30%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (45.45%) .NET
2 27 (35.06%) HTML
3 26 (33.77%) CSS
4 24 (31.17%) ASP.NET
5 20 (25.97%) jQuery
6 17 (22.08%) Ajax
7 12 (15.58%) .NET Framework
7 12 (15.58%) WCF
7 12 (15.58%) Web Services
7 12 (15.58%) Spring
8 11 (14.29%) XML
8 11 (14.29%) XSLT
8 11 (14.29%) Entity Framework
9 10 (12.99%) SOAP
10 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (11.69%) HTML5
11 8 (10.39%) REST
11 8 (10.39%) CSS3
11 8 (10.39%) Spring MVC
11 8 (10.39%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) User Experience
2 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.60%) W3C
4 1 (1.30%) DTV
4 1 (1.30%) EMV
4 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.30%) DataPower
4 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Android
2 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.19%) UNIX
3 3 (3.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) MVC
2 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.38%) TDD
4 14 (18.18%) OOD
5 12 (15.58%) E-Commerce
6 9 (11.69%) Scrum
6 9 (11.69%) BDD
7 7 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 7 (9.09%) OO
8 6 (7.79%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (6.49%) Web Development
9 5 (6.49%) Migration
9 5 (6.49%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (5.19%) Analytics
10 4 (5.19%) Android Development
10 4 (5.19%) iOS Development
10 4 (5.19%) Content Management
10 4 (5.19%) Web Analytics
11 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.05%) C#
2 33 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 23 (29.87%) SQL
3 23 (29.87%) Java
4 6 (7.79%) PHP
4 6 (7.79%) C++
5 5 (6.49%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.90%) VB
6 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.90%) Python
6 3 (3.90%) VB6
7 2 (2.60%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.30%) VBA
8 1 (1.30%) Clojure
8 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.30%) ABAP
8 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) WCAG
2 1 (1.30%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (24.68%) Oracle
1 19 (24.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) Sencha
3 4 (5.19%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.90%) SAP
5 2 (2.60%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.60%) Apple
6 1 (1.30%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.30%) Teradata
6 1 (1.30%) Informatica
6 1 (1.30%) IBM
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