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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DevExpress
Rank 626 596 588
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -8
Contract jobs citing DevExpress 27 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.079% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 20
Median daily rate £613 £488 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £288 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £288 £320
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -10.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
24648 25247 24438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.38% 45.25% 44.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15158 14364 13802
Median daily rate £403 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 792 1121 1057
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 5 May 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 8 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 5 May 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 -43 26 £613 +25.64% 4
London -9 25 £613 +11.36% 1
City of London +38 13 £613 +4.25%
East of England - 1 £375 - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £375 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £375 -

DevExpress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 63 (88.73%) C#
2 62 (87.32%) .NET
3 40 (56.34%) Finance
4 35 (49.30%) ASP.NET
5 34 (47.89%) SQL Server
5 34 (47.89%) WPF
6 28 (39.44%) SQL
7 26 (36.62%) MVC
8 24 (33.80%) Windows
9 23 (32.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (30.99%) Multithreading
10 22 (30.99%) OO
11 21 (29.58%) MVVM
12 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (26.76%) Front Office
13 18 (25.35%) Banking
14 17 (23.94%) WinForms
15 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
15 15 (21.13%) WCF
16 14 (19.72%) SOA
16 14 (19.72%) HTML
17 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
17 13 (18.31%) TDD
17 13 (18.31%) Web Development
18 12 (16.90%) Investment Banking
18 12 (16.90%) Task Parallel Library
19 11 (15.49%) Reactive Extensions
19 11 (15.49%) jQuery
19 11 (15.49%) Financial Institution
20 10 (14.08%) .NET Framework

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 2 (2.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (4.23%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (47.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.04%) NUnit
2 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.23%) Moq
3 3 (4.23%) Xcode
4 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.82%) NCrunch
4 2 (2.82%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.82%) StyleCop
4 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.41%) Bower
5 1 (1.41%) gulp
5 1 (1.41%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.41%) JIRA
5 1 (1.41%) NuGet
5 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 40 (56.34%) Finance
2 19 (26.76%) Front Office
3 18 (25.35%) Banking
4 12 (16.90%) Investment Banking
5 11 (15.49%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (87.32%) Developer
2 51 (71.83%) C# Developer
3 26 (36.62%) C# WPF Developer
3 26 (36.62%) WPF Developer
4 25 (35.21%) Senior C# Developer
4 25 (35.21%) Senior Developer
5 23 (32.39%) Senior WPF Developer
6 21 (29.58%) .NET Developer
7 20 (28.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (26.76%) SQL Developer
9 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (19.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 14 (19.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (16.90%) C# WCF Developer
11 12 (16.90%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 12 (16.90%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 12 (16.90%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (16.90%) Senior SQL Developer
11 12 (16.90%) SOA Developer
11 12 (16.90%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (87.32%) .NET
2 35 (49.30%) ASP.NET
3 34 (47.89%) WPF
4 23 (32.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (23.94%) WinForms
6 15 (21.13%) WCF
7 14 (19.72%) HTML
8 12 (16.90%) Task Parallel Library
9 11 (15.49%) jQuery
9 11 (15.49%) Reactive Extensions
10 10 (14.08%) .NET Framework
11 8 (11.27%) Entity Framework
12 7 (9.86%) CSS
12 7 (9.86%) HTML5
12 7 (9.86%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (8.45%) AngularJS
13 6 (8.45%) RESTful
14 5 (7.04%) Silverlight
14 5 (7.04%) Web Services
15 4 (5.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Data Structures
2 6 (8.45%) Equities
2 6 (8.45%) User Experience
3 5 (7.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (7.04%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.63%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) Derivative
6 1 (1.41%) Fintech
6 1 (1.41%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) MVC
2 22 (30.99%) Multithreading
2 22 (30.99%) OO
3 21 (29.58%) MVVM
4 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (19.72%) SOA
6 13 (18.31%) TDD
6 13 (18.31%) Web Development
7 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.63%) Investment Management
10 3 (4.23%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.23%) Electronic Trading
10 3 (4.23%) Front End Development
10 3 (4.23%) Performance Optimisation
10 3 (4.23%) Scrum
11 2 (2.82%) Automated Testing
11 2 (2.82%) Data Analysis
11 2 (2.82%) Migration
11 2 (2.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 63 (88.73%) C#
2 28 (39.44%) SQL
3 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.04%) XAML
5 4 (5.63%) VB
6 3 (4.23%) Apple Swift
6 3 (4.23%) Java
7 2 (2.82%) C
7 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.82%) VB6
7 2 (2.82%) VBA
8 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) MCSD
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.68%) Syncfusion
3 6 (8.45%) Telerik
4 1 (1.41%) Murex