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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevExpress
Rank 566 496 571
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +75
Contract jobs citing DevExpress 33 77 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.15% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.31% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 48 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £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
26059 24621 26922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.28% 46.93% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14568 13594 13671
Average daily rate £385 £382 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1103 1099 1368
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 21 August 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 23 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 21 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -61 29 £411 -3.23% 20
London -32 17 £531 +18.05% 6
South East 0 9 £294 -2.08%
City of London +24 5 £600 - 2
Kent -6 5 £275 -8.33%
Hampshire - 2 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £325 - 4
Canary Wharf - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
East Anglia - - - - 1
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Slough - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Colchester - - - - 1

DevExpress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 63 (98.44%) C#
2 53 (82.81%) .NET
3 46 (71.88%) SQL Server
4 37 (57.81%) WPF
5 32 (50.00%) WinForms
6 31 (48.44%) SQL
7 30 (46.88%) Finance
8 26 (40.63%) WCF
9 25 (39.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
11 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET
11 20 (31.25%) XML
12 17 (26.56%) Derivative
13 16 (25.00%) HTML
14 15 (23.44%) T-SQL
14 15 (23.44%) Multithreading
15 14 (21.88%) Visual Studio
15 14 (21.88%) CSS
15 14 (21.88%) Front Office
15 14 (21.88%) TDD
15 14 (21.88%) .NET Framework
15 14 (21.88%) JSON
16 13 (20.31%) Windows
16 13 (20.31%) OO
16 13 (20.31%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (20.31%) HTML5
17 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
17 12 (18.75%) Unit Testing
18 11 (17.19%) MVC
18 11 (17.19%) Banking

DevExpress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (4.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Office
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Kerberos
1 3 (4.69%) DNS
2 1 (1.56%) FTP
2 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (71.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (39.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (21.88%) Visual Studio
3 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
4 8 (12.50%) JIRA
5 6 (9.38%) NUnit
6 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
7 4 (6.25%) Subversion
7 4 (6.25%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.13%) StyleCop
8 2 (3.13%) Hudson
8 2 (3.13%) WiX
8 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.13%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.13%) Selenium
8 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.13%) MSI
9 1 (1.56%) LabVIEW
9 1 (1.56%) CruiseControl
9 1 (1.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 30 (46.88%) Finance
2 14 (21.88%) Front Office
3 11 (17.19%) Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Back Office
5 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.13%) Advertising
5 2 (3.13%) Games
6 1 (1.56%) Military
6 1 (1.56%) Electronics
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Legal
6 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (81.25%) Developer
2 26 (40.63%) C# Developer
3 24 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 11 (17.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (10.94%) WPF Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) WinForms Developer
7 4 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Front Office Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Real Time Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Lead C# Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (3.13%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (82.81%) .NET
2 37 (57.81%) WPF
3 32 (50.00%) WinForms
4 26 (40.63%) WCF
5 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 20 (31.25%) XML
6 16 (25.00%) HTML
7 14 (21.88%) CSS
7 14 (21.88%) .NET Framework
7 14 (21.88%) JSON
8 13 (20.31%) HTML5
9 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (14.06%) LINQ
10 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (10.94%) REST
12 6 (9.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (9.38%) Web Services
13 5 (7.81%) RabbitMQ
14 4 (6.25%) jQuery
14 4 (6.25%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Derivative
2 5 (7.81%) Grid Computing
2 5 (7.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (7.81%) Hedge funds
3 4 (6.25%) Fixed Income
3 4 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.69%) Market Risk
5 2 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (3.13%) LIMS
5 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.13%) Equities
5 2 (3.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.56%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.56%) DTV
6 1 (1.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Multithreading
2 14 (21.88%) TDD
3 13 (20.31%) OO
4 12 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 11 (17.19%) MVC
6 10 (15.63%) MVVM
7 8 (12.50%) OOP
7 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 8 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.94%) SOA
9 6 (9.38%) Analytics
10 5 (7.81%) Kanban
11 4 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
11 4 (6.25%) Web Development
11 4 (6.25%) Risk Management
11 4 (6.25%) Workflow
11 4 (6.25%) Data Modelling
11 4 (6.25%) OOD
12 3 (4.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 63 (98.44%) C#
2 31 (48.44%) SQL
3 15 (23.44%) T-SQL
4 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 10 (15.63%) VB.NET
6 8 (12.50%) XAML
7 7 (10.94%) VB
7 7 (10.94%) PHP
7 7 (10.94%) C++
8 5 (7.81%) VB6
9 4 (6.25%) VBA
10 3 (4.69%) Python
11 2 (3.13%) Java
11 2 (3.13%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.56%) C
12 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) MCSD
3 4 (6.25%) MCSE
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) Syncfusion
3 7 (10.94%) Telerik
4 6 (9.38%) Infragistics
5 3 (4.69%) Serena
5 3 (4.69%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle
6 1 (1.56%) Sybase
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
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