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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 11 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 43 69 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 9.56% 22.77% 11.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.46% 24.47% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 57 39
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£355 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £479
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 £33.67 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.37% -3.80%
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
411 282 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 91.33% 93.07% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 213 278
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £261 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 39 (39.39%) HTML
1 39 (39.39%) JavaScript
2 38 (38.38%) CSS
3 35 (35.35%) .NET
4 30 (30.30%) HTML5
5 29 (29.29%) C#
5 29 (29.29%) MVC
6 27 (27.27%) jQuery
7 23 (23.23%) CSS3
7 23 (23.23%) Finance
7 23 (23.23%) SQL
8 22 (22.22%) Java
9 21 (21.21%) XML
10 20 (20.20%) ASP.NET
10 20 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
11 19 (19.19%) CMS
12 18 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 16 (16.16%) Spring
14 15 (15.15%) TDD
15 14 (14.14%) .NET Framework
15 14 (14.14%) Git (software)
15 14 (14.14%) Web Services
16 12 (12.12%) Visual Studio
17 11 (11.11%) T-SQL
17 11 (11.11%) SAS
18 10 (10.10%) Ajax
18 10 (10.10%) Base SAS
18 10 (10.10%) AngularJS
18 10 (10.10%) MySQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 19 (19.19%) CMS
2 11 (11.11%) SAS
3 9 (9.09%) ColdFusion
4 8 (8.08%) Railo
5 5 (5.05%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (4.04%) IIS
7 3 (3.03%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.01%) JBoss
9 1 (1.01%) Apache
9 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (4.04%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) BASE24
2 2 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) GitHub
2 4 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.04%) Amazon S3
2 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.04%) Heroku
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) ATM
1 4 (4.04%) SSH
2 1 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.10%) Base SAS
2 10 (10.10%) MySQL
3 9 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 9 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.04%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.04%) CouchDB
5 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.01%) MS Access
8 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (14.14%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.12%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.04%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (4.04%) Sublime Text
5 4 (4.04%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.04%) RSpec
6 3 (3.03%) Hudson
6 3 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (3.03%) JUnit
7 2 (2.02%) Maven
7 2 (2.02%) Selenium
7 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.01%) Subversion
8 1 (1.01%) Ant
8 1 (1.01%) Mockito
General
1 23 (23.23%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) Banking
2 4 (4.04%) Marketing
3 3 (3.03%) Retail
3 3 (3.03%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.02%) Electronics
4 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.01%) Front Office
5 1 (1.01%) Back Office
5 1 (1.01%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (39.39%) HTML
2 38 (38.38%) CSS
3 35 (35.35%) .NET
4 30 (30.30%) HTML5
5 27 (27.27%) jQuery
6 23 (23.23%) CSS3
7 21 (21.21%) XML
8 20 (20.20%) ASP.NET
9 16 (16.16%) Spring
10 14 (14.14%) .NET Framework
10 14 (14.14%) Web Services
11 10 (10.10%) Ajax
11 10 (10.10%) AngularJS
12 9 (9.09%) Hibernate
13 8 (8.08%) J2EE
13 8 (8.08%) JSP
13 8 (8.08%) ColdBox
14 7 (7.07%) XSLT
14 7 (7.07%) Spring MVC
15 6 (6.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Digital Media
2 4 (4.04%) Tandem
2 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.03%) User Experience
4 2 (2.02%) DTV
4 2 (2.02%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) iPad
5 1 (1.01%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.01%) EFT
5 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.09%) Windows
1 9 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (4.04%) Mac OS
3 2 (2.02%) UNIX
3 2 (2.02%) Android
3 2 (2.02%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.29%) MVC
2 20 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.15%) TDD
4 9 (9.09%) Scrum
5 8 (8.08%) Content Management
5 8 (8.08%) Web Development
5 8 (8.08%) ETL
5 8 (8.08%) Unit Testing
6 7 (7.07%) Web Design
7 6 (6.06%) Change Management
7 6 (6.06%) OO
7 6 (6.06%) Change Control
7 6 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (5.05%) BDD
8 5 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.05%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.04%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.04%) Process Management
9 4 (4.04%) Pair Programming
9 4 (4.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 39 (39.39%) JavaScript
2 29 (29.29%) C#
3 23 (23.23%) SQL
4 22 (22.22%) Java
5 11 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 8 (8.08%) CFML
7 6 (6.06%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.04%) Ruby
8 4 (4.04%) Scala
9 3 (3.03%) VB
9 3 (3.03%) PHP
9 3 (3.03%) COBOL
10 2 (2.02%) C
10 2 (2.02%) VBA
11 1 (1.01%) Python
11 1 (1.01%) ABAP
11 1 (1.01%) C++
11 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) SLA
2 3 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.02%) WCAG
3 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.02%) Basel II
4 1 (1.01%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.05%) SAP
2 5 (5.05%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (1.01%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.01%) Sencha
4 1 (1.01%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (1.01%) IBM
4 1 (1.01%) HP
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