The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Worcestershire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 13 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 9 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 10.00% 33.85% 22.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.11% 34.92% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
Average daily rate
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£305 £363 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.03% +45.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £301 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £408 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81 63 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 90.00% 96.92% 77.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 27
Average daily rate £345 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £301 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 6
Average hourly rate £7.50 £20.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% -44.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Developer
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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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -19 2 - - 8
Evesham - 2 £305 - 1
Kidderminster - - - -
Malvern - - - -
Redditch - - - - 4
Bromsgrove - - - - 2
Droitwich - - - -
Developer
West Midlands

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) PHP
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) LAMP
5 3 (23.08%) Zend
5 3 (23.08%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) MySQL
5 3 (23.08%) Apache
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Yii
5 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) WCF
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM
7 1 (7.69%) WinForms

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (23.08%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) LAMP
5 3 (23.08%) Yii
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) WCF
7 1 (7.69%) WinForms
7 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
7 1 (7.69%) WPF
7 1 (7.69%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) Web Services
7 1 (7.69%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (7.69%) CSS3
7 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
7 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Copywriting
1 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) RAD
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) PHP
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) ABAP
5 1 (7.69%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Zend
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SAP