The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Swindon region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 4 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 87 40 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 19.25% 14.29% 17.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.48% 14.98% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 28 45
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £83.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
405 267 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 89.60% 95.36% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 216 245
Average daily rate £400 £410 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +14.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £302 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 16
Average hourly rate £18.25 £13.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.18% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Developer
Wiltshire

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 49 (38.28%) JavaScript
2 46 (35.94%) CSS
3 43 (33.59%) jQuery
4 41 (32.03%) Spring
5 39 (30.47%) Java
6 37 (28.91%) HTML
7 35 (27.34%) SQL
8 33 (25.78%) Finance
9 31 (24.22%) MVC
10 30 (23.44%) .NET
11 26 (20.31%) WebLogic
11 26 (20.31%) Jenkins
12 25 (19.53%) XML
12 25 (19.53%) C#
13 24 (18.75%) J2EE
14 23 (17.97%) Subversion
15 22 (17.19%) Oracle
15 22 (17.19%) SQL Server
16 21 (16.41%) Maven
17 20 (15.63%) Configuration Management
17 20 (15.63%) ASP.NET
18 19 (14.84%) LDAP
19 18 (14.06%) Web Services
20 17 (13.28%) JSF
21 16 (12.50%) JAX-WS
21 16 (12.50%) CSS3
21 16 (12.50%) Microsoft
22 15 (11.72%) Eclipse
22 15 (11.72%) MS Excel
23 14 (10.94%) Ant

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 26 (20.31%) WebLogic
2 10 (7.81%) CMS
3 9 (7.03%) Confluence
3 9 (7.03%) Apache
3 9 (7.03%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.47%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.47%) IIS
5 6 (4.69%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (3.91%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 5 (3.91%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (3.91%) Drupal
6 5 (3.91%) SAS
7 2 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.56%) Node.js
7 2 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.78%) WordPress
8 1 (0.78%) CICS
Applications
1 15 (11.72%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.47%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.78%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.56%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.78%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.78%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.78%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.78%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.78%) BASE24
3 1 (0.78%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.84%) LDAP
2 14 (10.94%) X.509
3 13 (10.16%) SSL
4 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (8.59%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (7.81%) Oracle Database
4 9 (7.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (7.03%) MySQL
5 8 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.69%) MS Access
7 5 (3.91%) BusinessObjects XI
7 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (3.91%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (3.13%) QlikView
9 3 (2.34%) OLAP
9 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.56%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 26 (20.31%) Jenkins
2 23 (17.97%) Subversion
3 21 (16.41%) Maven
4 15 (11.72%) Eclipse
5 14 (10.94%) Ant
5 14 (10.94%) JUnit
6 9 (7.03%) JIRA
7 7 (5.47%) Selenium
8 6 (4.69%) Git (software)
9 5 (3.91%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.91%) Mockito
10 4 (3.13%) Gradle
11 3 (2.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (1.56%) LSMW
13 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.78%) NUnit
13 1 (0.78%) Xcode
General
1 33 (25.78%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) Banking
3 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (35.94%) CSS
2 43 (33.59%) jQuery
3 41 (32.03%) Spring
4 37 (28.91%) HTML
5 30 (23.44%) .NET
6 25 (19.53%) XML
7 24 (18.75%) J2EE
8 20 (15.63%) ASP.NET
9 18 (14.06%) Web Services
10 17 (13.28%) JSF
11 16 (12.50%) JAX-WS
11 16 (12.50%) CSS3
12 14 (10.94%) HTML5
13 13 (10.16%) Spring MVC
14 12 (9.38%) XML Schema
14 12 (9.38%) Hibernate
14 12 (9.38%) SAML
15 10 (7.81%) WSDL
16 8 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
17 6 (4.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.69%) Digital Media
2 3 (2.34%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.56%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.78%) iPhone
4 1 (0.78%) iPad
4 1 (0.78%) Open Source
4 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.78%) VSAM
4 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.16%) UNIX
2 12 (9.38%) Linux
3 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.22%) MVC
2 20 (15.63%) Configuration Management
3 14 (10.94%) Software Engineering
4 13 (10.16%) Validation
4 13 (10.16%) OO
5 12 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (9.38%) Scrum
5 12 (9.38%) Web Development
6 11 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.81%) OOD
7 10 (7.81%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (5.47%) ITSM
8 7 (5.47%) Workflow
9 6 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (4.69%) ETL
9 6 (4.69%) Migration
10 5 (3.91%) Content Management
10 5 (3.91%) Web Design
10 5 (3.91%) Data Modelling
11 4 (3.13%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 49 (38.28%) JavaScript
2 39 (30.47%) Java
3 35 (27.34%) SQL
4 25 (19.53%) C#
5 10 (7.81%) PL/SQL
6 9 (7.03%) PHP
7 7 (5.47%) VBA
8 4 (3.13%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.56%) VB
9 2 (1.56%) VB6
9 2 (1.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (0.78%) PHP5
10 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.78%) JCL
10 1 (0.78%) COBOL
10 1 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (2.34%) Degree
2 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) Siebel Certification
System Software
1 10 (7.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (17.19%) Oracle
2 16 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.47%) FrontRange
3 7 (5.47%) HP
3 7 (5.47%) BMC
3 7 (5.47%) CA
3 7 (5.47%) SAP
3 7 (5.47%) ServiceNow
4 6 (4.69%) Business Objects
4 6 (4.69%) Zend
5 4 (3.13%) Cognos
6 3 (2.34%) IBM
7 2 (1.56%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.78%) Google
8 1 (0.78%) Actuate
8 1 (0.78%) Informatica
8 1 (0.78%) Siebel
8 1 (0.78%) Adobe
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