The first table below looks at the demand for ReSharper skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ReSharper over the 3 months to 23 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 of the Development Applications category.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JetBrains ReSharper
Rank 555 535 576
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +41
Contract jobs citing ReSharper 41 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.033% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.59% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 9
Average daily rate £390 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £360 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £255
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +56.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6985 5469 5828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.42% 11.28% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4456 3489 3419
Average daily rate £375 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 132 202
Average hourly rate £38.75 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.51% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.25 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%

ReSharper
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ReSharper Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ReSharper
Daily Rate Trend

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

ReSharper Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ReSharper
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ReSharper within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

ReSharper Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ReSharper
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ReSharper Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ReSharper
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ReSharper within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 -29 37 £390 -2.50% 6
Manchester - 13 £390 - 1
North West - 13 £390 - 1
London -15 8 £413 -13.15% 1
East of England - 7 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 - - 1
South West -12 4 £299 -8.07%
Scotland - 3 £313 -
South East -25 2 £613 +53.12% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £445 - 1
Bristol -19 1 £288 -11.53%
West Yorkshire - 1 £600 - 1
Leeds - 1 £600 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £613 -
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Bolton - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
City of London - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Colchester - - - -

ReSharper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ReSharper 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 ReSharper.

1 62 (95.38%) .NET
2 59 (90.77%) C#
3 49 (75.38%) MVC
4 40 (61.54%) jQuery
5 37 (56.92%) ASP.NET
6 34 (52.31%) JavaScript
6 34 (52.31%) Git (software)
7 33 (50.77%) TDD
8 30 (46.15%) Visual Studio
8 30 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (41.54%) SQL Server
9 27 (41.54%) SQL
9 27 (41.54%) Scrum
10 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (36.92%) Unit Testing
12 22 (33.85%) LINQ
13 21 (32.31%) NHibernate
13 21 (32.31%) HTML
13 21 (32.31%) CSS
14 19 (29.23%) WCF
15 18 (27.69%) Subversion
15 18 (27.69%) OOP
15 18 (27.69%) OO
15 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
15 18 (27.69%) SpecFlow
16 17 (26.15%) NUnit
16 17 (26.15%) .NET Framework
17 16 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (23.08%) Web Services
19 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4

ReSharper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ReSharper 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 ReSharper. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.69%) IIS
2 3 (4.62%) CMS
2 3 (4.62%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.54%) Confluence
3 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) SaaS
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) HTTP
2 3 (4.62%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (41.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.92%) RavenDB
3 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.15%) MySQL
5 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.08%) SQLite
6 2 (3.08%) DTS
7 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (52.31%) Git (software)
2 30 (46.15%) Visual Studio
3 18 (27.69%) Subversion
3 18 (27.69%) SpecFlow
4 17 (26.15%) NUnit
5 14 (21.54%) Moq
6 12 (18.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (13.85%) TeamCity
8 7 (10.77%) Selenium
9 4 (6.15%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (6.15%) NCrunch
10 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (4.62%) Mercurial
10 3 (4.62%) NuGet
10 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
10 3 (4.62%) JIRA
11 2 (3.08%) CodeRush
11 2 (3.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (1.54%) dotCover
12 1 (1.54%) FxCop
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Front Office
3 2 (3.08%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Billing
4 1 (1.54%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.54%) German Language
Job Titles
1 59 (90.77%) Developer
2 46 (70.77%) .NET Developer
3 22 (33.85%) C# Developer
4 13 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (10.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (3.08%) .NET Designer
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Designer
8 1 (1.54%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Silverlight Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Application Development Manager
8 1 (1.54%) Programmer
8 1 (1.54%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.54%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.54%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (95.38%) .NET
2 40 (61.54%) jQuery
3 37 (56.92%) ASP.NET
4 30 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (33.85%) LINQ
6 21 (32.31%) NHibernate
6 21 (32.31%) HTML
6 21 (32.31%) CSS
7 19 (29.23%) WCF
8 17 (26.15%) .NET Framework
9 15 (23.08%) Web Services
10 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 13 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (20.00%) Backbone.js
12 12 (18.46%) Castle Windsor
12 12 (18.46%) XML
13 11 (16.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (12.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (12.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (6.15%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.08%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (3.08%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.08%) Derivative
3 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.54%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (75.38%) MVC
2 33 (50.77%) TDD
3 27 (41.54%) Scrum
4 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (36.92%) Unit Testing
6 18 (27.69%) OOP
6 18 (27.69%) OO
7 16 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (21.54%) BDD
8 14 (21.54%) Domain-Driven Design
9 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
10 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
10 9 (13.85%) CQRS
11 7 (10.77%) Data Analysis
11 7 (10.77%) Content Management
11 7 (10.77%) Pair Programming
11 7 (10.77%) UML
11 7 (10.77%) OOD
12 6 (9.23%) MVVM
13 5 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 59 (90.77%) C#
2 34 (52.31%) JavaScript
3 27 (41.54%) SQL
4 5 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 5 (7.69%) C++
5 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.15%) Python
6 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Twitter
3 2 (3.08%) Telerik
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) IBM
3 2 (3.08%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.54%) Maxymiser
4 1 (1.54%) Tealeaf
4 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.54%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.54%) Perforce
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: Yesterday