The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Vendors currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevExpress
Rank 558 473 572
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +99
Contract jobs citing DevExpress 29 71 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.15% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.32% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 54 15
Average daily rate £450 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £452
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £314 -
% change year-on-year
+0.39% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -129 29 £450 -25.00% 11
London -60 14 £600 -1.63% 7
East of England -18 9 £320 - 2
Essex - 9 £320 - 1
City of London -34 7 £600 - 5
West Midlands -14 4 £284 -12.69%
South East -13 1 - -
East Midlands -22 1 - - 1
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
East Anglia - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Spalding - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Billericay - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Chesterfield - - - - 1
Harlow - - - -
Leeds - - - -

DevExpress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 65 (100.00%) C#
2 55 (84.62%) .NET
3 46 (70.77%) SQL Server
4 44 (67.69%) WPF
5 39 (60.00%) WinForms
6 35 (53.85%) SQL
7 30 (46.15%) Multithreading
8 27 (41.54%) OO
9 26 (40.00%) WCF
10 21 (32.31%) Finance
11 20 (30.77%) .NET Framework
12 18 (27.69%) Syncfusion
12 18 (27.69%) Derivative
13 16 (24.62%) Software Engineering
13 16 (24.62%) ASP.NET
13 16 (24.62%) HTML
14 15 (23.08%) XAML
14 15 (23.08%) TDD
14 15 (23.08%) MVVM
15 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
16 13 (20.00%) Visual Studio
17 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
17 12 (18.46%) Front Office
17 12 (18.46%) jQuery
17 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (16.92%) MVC
18 11 (16.92%) N-Tier
18 11 (16.92%) CSS
18 11 (16.92%) Windows
18 11 (16.92%) HTML5

DevExpress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (3.08%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (70.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.69%) Subversion
5 4 (6.15%) MSTest
6 1 (1.54%) Hudson
6 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.54%) NUnit
6 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (32.31%) Finance
2 12 (18.46%) Front Office
3 8 (12.31%) Banking
4 3 (4.62%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Legal
5 2 (3.08%) Back Office
6 1 (1.54%) Military
6 1 (1.54%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 51 (78.46%) Developer
2 38 (58.46%) C# Developer
3 23 (35.38%) .NET Developer
4 15 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (16.92%) Software Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) WPF Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Lead .NET Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Lead C# Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Lead Developer
7 6 (9.23%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.62%) WinForms Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Real Time Software Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Real Time Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.62%) C++/C# Developer
10 2 (3.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.08%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (84.62%) .NET
2 44 (67.69%) WPF
3 39 (60.00%) WinForms
4 26 (40.00%) WCF
5 20 (30.77%) .NET Framework
6 16 (24.62%) ASP.NET
6 16 (24.62%) HTML
7 12 (18.46%) jQuery
8 11 (16.92%) CSS
8 11 (16.92%) HTML5
9 10 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 9 (13.85%) LINQ
11 7 (10.77%) XML
11 7 (10.77%) Silverlight
12 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (9.23%) JSON
12 6 (9.23%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (7.69%) Windows Identity Foundation
13 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) Derivative
2 11 (16.92%) N-Tier
3 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.15%) Market Risk
5 3 (4.62%) Grid Computing
6 2 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.54%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.54%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.54%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) Multithreading
2 27 (41.54%) OO
3 16 (24.62%) Software Engineering
4 15 (23.08%) TDD
4 15 (23.08%) MVVM
5 11 (16.92%) MVC
6 9 (13.85%) Unit Testing
7 8 (12.31%) SOA
8 6 (9.23%) OOP
9 5 (7.69%) Workflow
9 5 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.69%) Kanban
10 4 (6.15%) OOD
11 3 (4.62%) Web Development
11 3 (4.62%) Electronic Trading
12 2 (3.08%) Dependency Injection
12 2 (3.08%) Data Analysis
12 2 (3.08%) ITIL
12 2 (3.08%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) C#
2 35 (53.85%) SQL
3 15 (23.08%) XAML
4 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.77%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.77%) VB
6 5 (7.69%) C++
6 5 (7.69%) VB6
7 3 (4.62%) VBA
8 2 (3.08%) LotusScript
8 2 (3.08%) Java
8 2 (3.08%) VBScript
9 1 (1.54%) C
9 1 (1.54%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
1 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Syncfusion
2 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.62%) Pegasus
4 2 (3.08%) Lotus
4 2 (3.08%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle
5 1 (1.54%) Serena
5 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.54%) DataSynapse
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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