The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of DevExpress products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevExpress over the 3 months to 30 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Developer Express.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevExpress
Rank 573 514 560
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +46
Contract jobs citing DevExpress 31 73 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.14% 0.067%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 45 30
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -27.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26430 24554 26984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.54% 46.51% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15045 13825 13737
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1205 1104 1392
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

DevExpress
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevExpress within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

DevExpress Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DevExpress
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevExpress within the UK.

DevExpress Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DevExpress
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevExpress within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

DevExpress Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DevExpress
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DevExpress within the UK.

DevExpress Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DevExpress
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevExpress within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -64 30 £500 +42.85% 7
London -8 24 £538 +19.44% 2
City of London +32 10 £563 -10.00% 1
South East -18 5 £331 +10.41% 1
Kent -9 2 £294 -2.08%
Berkshire - 2 £363 - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
East Anglia - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Berkhamsted - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
Colchester - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

DevExpress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DevExpress also 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 that cited DevExpress.

1 55 (98.21%) C#
2 48 (85.71%) .NET
3 37 (66.07%) SQL Server
4 33 (58.93%) WinForms
5 31 (55.36%) WCF
5 31 (55.36%) SQL
6 24 (42.86%) XML
7 23 (41.07%) WPF
8 22 (39.29%) Finance
8 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET
9 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
9 21 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (32.14%) Windows
11 17 (30.36%) HTML
12 16 (28.57%) T-SQL
13 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
13 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (21.43%) JIRA
14 12 (21.43%) Unit Testing
14 12 (21.43%) HTML5
14 12 (21.43%) VB.NET
14 12 (21.43%) Front Office
14 12 (21.43%) MVC
15 11 (19.64%) Degree
15 11 (19.64%) Derivative
15 11 (19.64%) E-Commerce
16 10 (17.86%) CSS
16 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
16 10 (17.86%) NUnit
16 10 (17.86%) Banking

DevExpress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DevExpress also 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 that cited DevExpress. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.36%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) Confluence
2 1 (1.79%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Office
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Pivotal CRM
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Kerberos
1 2 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) FTP
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (66.07%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (21.43%) JIRA
3 10 (17.86%) NUnit
4 9 (16.07%) Visual Studio
5 8 (14.29%) Subversion
6 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.14%) CruiseControl
6 4 (7.14%) TeamCity
6 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 3 (5.36%) StyleCop
8 2 (3.57%) WiX
8 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.57%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.57%) Selenium
8 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.57%) MSI
9 1 (1.79%) LabVIEW
9 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.79%) NDepend
9 1 (1.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 22 (39.29%) Finance
2 12 (21.43%) Front Office
3 10 (17.86%) Banking
4 4 (7.14%) Back Office
5 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.57%) Advertising
5 2 (3.57%) Games
6 1 (1.79%) Electronics
6 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (85.71%) Developer
2 22 (39.29%) .NET Developer
3 20 (35.71%) C# Developer
4 8 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Front Office Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) WinForms Developer
8 2 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) WPF Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Development Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (3.57%) Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Programmer
8 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Architect
9 1 (1.79%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (85.71%) .NET
2 33 (58.93%) WinForms
3 31 (55.36%) WCF
4 24 (42.86%) XML
5 23 (41.07%) WPF
6 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET
7 17 (30.36%) HTML
8 12 (21.43%) HTML5
9 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (17.86%) CSS
9 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
10 9 (16.07%) JSON
11 8 (14.29%) REST
12 7 (12.50%) LINQ
12 7 (12.50%) Web Services
12 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (8.93%) Middleware
14 4 (7.14%) MDX
14 4 (7.14%) SAML
14 4 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Derivative
2 8 (14.29%) Hedge funds
3 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) Data Structures
3 5 (8.93%) Fixed Income
4 4 (7.14%) Grid Computing
4 4 (7.14%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.57%) LIMS
6 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.57%) Equities
6 2 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (3.57%) Market Risk
6 2 (3.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.79%) FMCG
7 1 (1.79%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.79%) DTV
7 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) MVC
1 12 (21.43%) Unit Testing
2 11 (19.64%) E-Commerce
3 10 (17.86%) Multithreading
4 9 (16.07%) TDD
5 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.29%) OOP
6 7 (12.50%) OO
7 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.93%) CRM
8 5 (8.93%) OOD
8 5 (8.93%) Analytics
9 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 4 (7.14%) Workflow
9 4 (7.14%) Rapid Prototyping
10 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.36%) SOA
11 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (98.21%) C#
2 31 (55.36%) SQL
3 16 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
5 12 (21.43%) VB.NET
6 7 (12.50%) PHP
7 6 (10.71%) C++
8 4 (7.14%) VBA
8 4 (7.14%) Python
9 2 (3.57%) Java
9 2 (3.57%) VB
9 2 (3.57%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) MCSD
3 4 (7.14%) MCSE
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) Telerik
3 6 (10.71%) Infragistics
4 4 (7.14%) Syncfusion
5 3 (5.36%) Sybase
6 2 (3.57%) Pegasus
6 2 (3.57%) Serena
7 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.79%) SAP
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle