The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 16 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 4 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 3.64% 8.00% 12.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.12% 9.84% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Average daily rate
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£474 £373 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.18% +35.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £291 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £455 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Uxbridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97 61 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 88.18% 81.33% 81.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 36 54
Average daily rate £450 £440 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £502 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 4
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.04 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Uxbridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Uxbridge region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Uxbridge region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title.

1 10 (45.45%) Scrum
2 9 (40.91%) TDD
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) PHP
3 8 (36.36%) OO
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) QA
3 8 (36.36%) MVC
3 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Integration Testing
4 7 (31.82%) System Testing
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) Java
5 6 (27.27%) Linux
5 6 (27.27%) OO PHP
6 5 (22.73%) Zend
6 5 (22.73%) CSS
7 4 (18.18%) HTML
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle
8 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (13.64%) SAP
8 3 (13.64%) Spring MVC
8 3 (13.64%) Spring
8 3 (13.64%) jQuery
9 2 (9.09%) Android
9 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
9 2 (9.09%) CSS3
9 2 (9.09%) Backbone.js
9 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) GlassFish
1 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.55%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP EWM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.09%) SAP BW
1 2 (9.09%) SAP BI
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JUnit
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
1 2 (9.09%) jMock
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Hudson
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) CSS
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) Spring MVC
3 3 (13.64%) jQuery
3 3 (13.64%) Spring
4 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) CSS3
4 2 (9.09%) Backbone.js
4 2 (9.09%) J2EE
4 2 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) J2SE
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware
5 1 (4.55%) LAMP
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) LESS
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
2 2 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Scrum
2 9 (40.91%) TDD
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) MVC
3 8 (36.36%) OO
3 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Integration Testing
4 7 (31.82%) System Testing
5 6 (27.27%) OO PHP
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.09%) SOA
7 2 (9.09%) ETL
7 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (4.55%) User Stories
8 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.55%) OOP
8 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.55%) B2B
8 1 (4.55%) DRM
8 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) PHP
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) ABAP
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Zend
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter