The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 46 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.68% 2.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +15.38%
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
399 258 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 89.86% 95.56% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 209 246
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 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 16
Average hourly rate £21.75 £13.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.39 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Software Developer
Wiltshire

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Software Developer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
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