The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wakefield region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 14.29% 15.38% 17.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.00% 16.00% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 95.24% 96.15% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 9
Average daily rate £185 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £128 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 11
Average hourly rate £10.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £13.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.08 £17.00 £18.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.26% -2.94%
Developer
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Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) ERP
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) Epicor
2 4 (50.00%) Front Office
2 4 (50.00%) Back Office
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) VB6
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (12.50%) MDX
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (12.50%) Inmon Methodology
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (12.50%) NHS
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) ETL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (50.00%) Front Office
1 4 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) MDX
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ERP
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (12.50%) Inmon Methodology
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Web Design
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Epicor