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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 12 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 36 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.70% 13.04% 11.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.30% 15.79% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 34
Average daily rate
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£363 £361 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £534
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 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
387 247 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 93.48% 82.61% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 190 274
Average daily rate £441 £373 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.37% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £503 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 20
Average hourly rate £16.11 £22.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.40% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 40 (44.94%) JavaScript
2 38 (42.70%) .NET
3 36 (40.45%) HTML
4 35 (39.33%) C#
4 35 (39.33%) MVC
5 34 (38.20%) CSS
6 29 (32.58%) jQuery
7 26 (29.21%) Java
8 25 (28.09%) ASP.NET
9 24 (26.97%) Finance
9 24 (26.97%) HTML5
10 23 (25.84%) CSS3
10 23 (25.84%) Microsoft
11 22 (24.72%) SQL
12 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
13 18 (20.22%) XML
13 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (20.22%) .NET Framework
14 17 (19.10%) CMS
15 15 (16.85%) Ajax
16 14 (15.73%) Git (software)
16 14 (15.73%) TDD
16 14 (15.73%) Retail
16 14 (15.73%) Spring
16 14 (15.73%) Web Services
17 11 (12.36%) XSLT
17 11 (12.36%) OOD
17 11 (12.36%) SAS
18 10 (11.24%) E-Commerce
18 10 (11.24%) JSP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (19.10%) CMS
2 11 (12.36%) SAS
3 9 (10.11%) ColdFusion
4 8 (8.99%) Railo
5 3 (3.37%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.25%) IIS
7 1 (1.12%) JBoss
7 1 (1.12%) Apache
7 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.12%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) BASE24
2 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) Base SAS
2 10 (11.24%) MySQL
3 9 (10.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 9 (10.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (4.49%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.12%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.12%) MS Access
6 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.11%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.62%) JUnit
4 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.37%) Hudson
5 3 (3.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.25%) Selenium
7 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.12%) Subversion
7 1 (1.12%) Maven
General
1 24 (26.97%) Finance
2 14 (15.73%) Retail
3 7 (7.87%) Banking
4 6 (6.74%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Front Office
6 1 (1.12%) Back Office
6 1 (1.12%) Electronics
6 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (42.70%) .NET
2 36 (40.45%) HTML
3 34 (38.20%) CSS
4 29 (32.58%) jQuery
5 25 (28.09%) ASP.NET
6 24 (26.97%) HTML5
7 23 (25.84%) CSS3
8 18 (20.22%) XML
8 18 (20.22%) .NET Framework
9 15 (16.85%) Ajax
10 14 (15.73%) Web Services
10 14 (15.73%) Spring
11 11 (12.36%) XSLT
12 10 (11.24%) JSP
12 10 (11.24%) Hibernate
13 9 (10.11%) Spring MVC
13 9 (10.11%) WCF
13 9 (10.11%) LINQ
13 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (10.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
1 4 (4.49%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.37%) Tandem
2 3 (3.37%) User Experience
3 2 (2.25%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.12%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.12%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.12%) EMV
4 1 (1.12%) EFT
4 1 (1.12%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Windows
2 5 (5.62%) Linux
3 4 (4.49%) Android
3 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.37%) UNIX
5 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.33%) MVC
2 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.73%) TDD
4 11 (12.36%) OOD
5 10 (11.24%) E-Commerce
6 8 (8.99%) ETL
6 8 (8.99%) Scrum
6 8 (8.99%) Content Management
6 8 (8.99%) Unit Testing
6 8 (8.99%) BDD
7 7 (7.87%) Web Design
7 7 (7.87%) OO
8 6 (6.74%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.74%) Change Control
8 6 (6.74%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (5.62%) Change Management
9 5 (5.62%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.62%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (44.94%) JavaScript
2 35 (39.33%) C#
3 26 (29.21%) Java
4 22 (24.72%) SQL
5 9 (10.11%) T-SQL
6 8 (8.99%) CFML
7 6 (6.74%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.49%) VB
8 4 (4.49%) PHP
9 3 (3.37%) Python
9 3 (3.37%) VB6
10 2 (2.25%) VBA
10 2 (2.25%) C++
10 2 (2.25%) COBOL
11 1 (1.12%) C
11 1 (1.12%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) SLA
2 3 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.37%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.25%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.25%) WCAG
3 2 (2.25%) Basel II
4 1 (1.12%) QA
4 1 (1.12%) FINREP
Vendors
1 23 (25.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.11%) Oracle
3 4 (4.49%) SAP
3 4 (4.49%) Sencha
4 3 (3.37%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.12%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.12%) HP
5 1 (1.12%) IBM
5 1 (1.12%) Business Objects
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