The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 115 109 125
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 9 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.71% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.74% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 7
Average daily rate £331 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.15% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 - £32.50
Applications Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2452 2575 2901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.61% 96.37% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1428 1626
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 240 207
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bedfordshire +2 3 £325 -
Cambridgeshire +2 3 £500 +73.91% 2
Norfolk - 2 £400 -
Essex +2 1 - -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 9 (34.62%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) HTML5
2 9 (34.62%) Apple iOS
3 8 (30.77%) Mobile App
3 8 (30.77%) iOS Development
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) Objective-C
4 6 (23.08%) Oracle
5 5 (19.23%) XML
5 5 (19.23%) Finance
5 5 (19.23%) iPad
5 5 (19.23%) Apple Swift
6 4 (15.38%) Marketing
6 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 4 (15.38%) Android
6 4 (15.38%) iPhone
6 4 (15.38%) RESTful
6 4 (15.38%) iOS SDK
6 4 (15.38%) Facebook
6 4 (15.38%) Facebook Platform
6 4 (15.38%) Games
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
7 3 (11.54%) SOAP
7 3 (11.54%) Web Services
7 3 (11.54%) Xcode
7 3 (11.54%) SEO

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (15.38%) Facebook Platform
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.85%) QlikView
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Xcode
2 1 (3.85%) AccuRev
2 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.85%) ProC
2 1 (3.85%) Toad
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Games
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) HTML5
3 5 (19.23%) XML
4 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 4 (15.38%) iOS SDK
4 4 (15.38%) RESTful
5 3 (11.54%) REST
5 3 (11.54%) SOAP
5 3 (11.54%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (11.54%) Web Services
6 2 (7.69%) Android SDK
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.69%) CSS
6 2 (7.69%) jQuery
6 2 (7.69%) JSON
6 2 (7.69%) WCF
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.85%) Java EE
7 1 (3.85%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 5 (19.23%) iPad
3 4 (15.38%) iPhone
4 3 (11.54%) Social Media
5 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Apple iOS
2 4 (15.38%) Android
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) iOS Development
2 3 (11.54%) Android Development
2 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (11.54%) SEO
2 3 (11.54%) Social Media Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) MVC
3 2 (7.69%) OO
3 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) BDD
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.85%) TDD
4 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) C#
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 8 (30.77%) Objective-C
3 5 (19.23%) Apple Swift
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) AWK
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) COBOL
5 1 (3.85%) Korn
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) sed
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) VB6
5 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Facebook
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Rally
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) Sun