The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 12 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 7 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 8.33% 4.26% 21.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.86% 4.76% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £260 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £340 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire 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
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
79 42 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 94.05% 89.36% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 23
Average daily rate £275 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £383 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £16.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £25.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester - 3 £475 - 2
Redditch +2 2 £135 -61.42%
Bromsgrove - - - - 2
Droitwich - - - - 1
Evesham - - - -
Malvern - - - -
Pershore - - - -
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
2 11 (40.74%) HTML
2 11 (40.74%) CSS
2 11 (40.74%) jQuery
3 9 (33.33%) MySQL
3 9 (33.33%) Intranet
3 9 (33.33%) PHP
3 9 (33.33%) OO
4 8 (29.63%) VBScript
4 8 (29.63%) Classic ASP
4 8 (29.63%) HTML5
4 8 (29.63%) CSS3
5 7 (25.93%) Yii
6 6 (22.22%) MVC
7 5 (18.52%) .NET
7 5 (18.52%) Apache
7 5 (18.52%) Zend
7 5 (18.52%) LAMP
7 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
9 3 (11.11%) Adobe
9 3 (11.11%) SAP
9 3 (11.11%) ABAP
9 3 (11.11%) VB
9 3 (11.11%) C#
9 3 (11.11%) LiveCycle
10 2 (7.41%) User Experience
10 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
10 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
11 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 5 (18.52%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) LiveCycle
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) MySQL
2 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) HTML
1 11 (40.74%) CSS
1 11 (40.74%) jQuery
2 8 (29.63%) Classic ASP
2 8 (29.63%) HTML5
2 8 (29.63%) CSS3
3 7 (25.93%) Yii
4 5 (18.52%) .NET
4 5 (18.52%) LAMP
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.70%) WinForms
6 1 (3.70%) Ajax
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) OO
2 6 (22.22%) MVC
3 1 (3.70%) Workflow
3 1 (3.70%) Migration
3 1 (3.70%) CRM
3 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.70%) Web Design
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
2 9 (33.33%) PHP
3 8 (29.63%) VBScript
4 3 (11.11%) ABAP
4 3 (11.11%) VB
4 3 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) VB6
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Zend
2 3 (11.11%) Adobe
2 3 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft