The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 73 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 1 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.10% 0.59% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.62% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate - £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.42% -12.30%
Applications Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
928 1137 980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.98% 96.11% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 560 498
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 63
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.06 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £27.50 £31.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) Mobile App
2 7 (63.64%) Android
3 6 (54.55%) Apple iOS
3 6 (54.55%) HTML5
3 6 (54.55%) Android Development
4 5 (45.45%) User Experience
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
5 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Phone
5 4 (36.36%) MobileIron
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (36.36%) AirWatch
6 3 (27.27%) RequireJS
6 3 (27.27%) gulp
6 3 (27.27%) Grunt
6 3 (27.27%) Node.js
6 3 (27.27%) CSS3
6 3 (27.27%) BlackBerry OS
6 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Phone 8
6 3 (27.27%) Open Source
6 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 3 (27.27%) Ajax
6 3 (27.27%) HTTP
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (18.18%) Heroku
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Grunt
2 3 (27.27%) gulp
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) HTML5
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) Ajax
4 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
4 3 (27.27%) CSS3
4 3 (27.27%) RequireJS
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) Django
5 2 (18.18%) Ember.js
6 1 (9.09%) DOM
6 1 (9.09%) JSON
6 1 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Mobile App
2 5 (45.45%) User Experience
3 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
4 2 (18.18%) BYOD
5 1 (9.09%) Blockchain
5 1 (9.09%) Cryptocurrency
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Android
2 6 (54.55%) Apple iOS
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Phone
4 3 (27.27%) BlackBerry OS
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Android Development
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Python
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) MobileIron
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Google