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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevExpress over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevExpress
Rank 619 617 594
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing DevExpress 25 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.047% 0.062%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 25
Median daily rate £563 £625 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £488 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £663 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.88 £23.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.94% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.88 £23.75 -
% change year-on-year
+88.94% -

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
24320 25103 23902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.94% 44.08% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14874 14716 13207
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 807 1080 1056
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

DevExpress
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DevExpress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevExpress within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -28 23 £563 -10.00% 9
London -15 15 £575 -8.00% 3
South East - 7 £335 - 1
Hampshire - 6 £335 -
Andover - 5 £325 -
City of London +34 2 £563 -10.00%
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
West Midlands -22 1 - - 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -

DevExpress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DevExpress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DevExpress.

1 50 (90.91%) C#
2 44 (80.00%) .NET
3 33 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 28 (50.91%) SQL
4 28 (50.91%) WPF
5 24 (43.64%) Multithreading
6 21 (38.18%) Front Office
7 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (32.73%) WinForms
8 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
9 16 (29.09%) MVVM
9 16 (29.09%) Finance
9 16 (29.09%) TDD
10 14 (25.45%) Windows
10 14 (25.45%) OO
11 13 (23.64%) T-SQL
11 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
11 13 (23.64%) Banking
11 13 (23.64%) jQuery
12 12 (21.82%) .NET Framework
12 12 (21.82%) HTML
12 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
12 12 (21.82%) Task Parallel Library
13 11 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
13 11 (20.00%) Data Structures
13 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
13 11 (20.00%) Syncfusion
13 11 (20.00%) Investment Banking
14 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
14 10 (18.18%) CSS

DevExpress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.09%) IIS
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) DNS
1 4 (7.27%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (9.09%) Apache Hive
4 5 (9.09%) Big Data
4 5 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.45%) RavenDB
7 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (3.64%) MS Access
7 2 (3.64%) Spotfire
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.82%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (16.36%) NUnit
3 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (9.09%) Babel
4 5 (9.09%) JIRA
4 5 (9.09%) Selenium
4 5 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 5 (9.09%) webpack
5 4 (7.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.27%) MSI
5 4 (7.27%) WiX
6 3 (5.45%) Subversion
7 1 (1.82%) Moq
7 1 (1.82%) NSubstitute
7 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.82%) Xcode
General
1 21 (38.18%) Front Office
2 16 (29.09%) Finance
3 13 (23.64%) Banking
4 11 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.45%) Military
6 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (81.82%) Developer
2 28 (50.91%) C# Developer
3 18 (32.73%) WPF Developer
4 16 (29.09%) Front Office Developer
4 16 (29.09%) Senior Developer
5 15 (27.27%) C# WPF Developer
6 14 (25.45%) .NET Developer
7 13 (23.64%) Senior C# Developer
8 11 (20.00%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
8 11 (20.00%) Senior WPF Developer
9 7 (12.73%) C# Software Engineer
9 7 (12.73%) Software Engineer
10 6 (10.91%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (10.91%) SQL Developer
11 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
11 4 (7.27%) UI Developer
12 3 (5.45%) Azure Developer
12 3 (5.45%) T-SQL Developer
12 3 (5.45%) UI/UX Developer
12 3 (5.45%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (80.00%) .NET
2 28 (50.91%) WPF
3 18 (32.73%) WinForms
4 13 (23.64%) jQuery
5 12 (21.82%) .NET Framework
5 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
5 12 (21.82%) HTML
5 12 (21.82%) Task Parallel Library
6 11 (20.00%) Reactive Extensions
7 10 (18.18%) CSS
7 10 (18.18%) HTML5
8 9 (16.36%) AngularJS
8 9 (16.36%) Entity Framework
8 9 (16.36%) WCF
8 9 (16.36%) XML
9 8 (14.55%) Express
9 8 (14.55%) Web Services
10 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (12.73%) Breeze.js
10 7 (12.73%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 10 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (10.91%) Equities
4 5 (9.09%) User Experience
5 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.64%) Derivative
6 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.82%) Life Science
6 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Multithreading
2 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (29.09%) MVVM
3 16 (29.09%) TDD
4 14 (25.45%) OO
5 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.55%) MVC
7 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.91%) Electronic Trading
9 5 (9.09%) Full Text Search
10 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.27%) Low Latency
10 4 (7.27%) Web Development
11 3 (5.45%) ITIL
11 3 (5.45%) OOD
11 3 (5.45%) Performance Optimisation
11 3 (5.45%) RAD
11 3 (5.45%) SDLC
11 3 (5.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) C#
2 28 (50.91%) SQL
3 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
4 13 (23.64%) T-SQL
5 9 (16.36%) VB
6 5 (9.09%) TypeScript
7 4 (7.27%) XAML
8 3 (5.45%) Java
9 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.64%) VB6
9 2 (3.64%) VBA
10 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.82%) C
10 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
3 2 (3.64%) MCSD
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.82%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.00%) Syncfusion
3 3 (5.45%) Twitter
4 2 (3.64%) Sybase
4 2 (3.64%) Tableau
5 1 (1.82%) Murex
5 1 (1.82%) Telerik