The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 East of England 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 136 99 127
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +28
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 12 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.62% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.66% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate £300 £360 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.71% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.75 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -2.18%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2936 2123 2898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.91% 93.52% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1639 1078 1405
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £185 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 248 286
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Applications Developer
England

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
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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -3 5 £250 -
Essex - 4 - - 2
Norfolk +8 2 £300 - 1
Cambridgeshire -19 2 - - 2
Suffolk - - - -
Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) .NET
3 14 (43.75%) C#
4 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
5 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 10 (31.25%) Web Services
7 9 (28.13%) WCF
7 9 (28.13%) CRM
8 8 (25.00%) XML
8 8 (25.00%) HTML
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle
8 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
9 7 (21.88%) CSS
9 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
9 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
10 6 (18.75%) Windows
10 6 (18.75%) EDRMS
10 6 (18.75%) GIS
10 6 (18.75%) ESRI
10 6 (18.75%) ITSM
10 6 (18.75%) MVC
10 6 (18.75%) LLPG
10 6 (18.75%) Lagan
11 5 (15.63%) Civica
11 5 (15.63%) Degree
11 5 (15.63%) jQuery
11 5 (15.63%) Service Management
11 5 (15.63%) Finance
11 5 (15.63%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) AquaLogic
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) Broadband
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) EDRMS
3 3 (9.38%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQLPlus
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Local Government
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 10 (31.25%) Web Services
4 9 (28.13%) WCF
5 8 (25.00%) XML
5 8 (25.00%) HTML
6 7 (21.88%) CSS
7 5 (15.63%) jQuery
8 4 (12.50%) SOAP
8 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 3 (9.38%) Reactive Extensions
9 3 (9.38%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 2 (6.25%) Middleware
10 2 (6.25%) WinRT
10 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (6.25%) LINQ
10 2 (6.25%) Ajax
11 1 (3.13%) JSON
11 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) GIS
1 6 (18.75%) LLPG
2 3 (9.38%) Wiki
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) iPhone
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) UNIX
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) CRM
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) ITSM
3 6 (18.75%) MVC
4 5 (15.63%) Service Management
4 5 (15.63%) OO
5 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.38%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) MVVM
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.38%) Workflow
7 2 (6.25%) OOP
8 1 (3.13%) Android Development
8 1 (3.13%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.13%) Logistics
8 1 (3.13%) Content Management
8 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.13%) Software Architecture
8 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) C#
3 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.63%) Java
4 5 (15.63%) PHP
5 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.25%) C
6 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.25%) XAML
7 1 (3.13%) PHP5
7 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) ESRI
3 6 (18.75%) Lagan
4 5 (15.63%) Civica
5 1 (3.13%) BEA
5 1 (3.13%) Plumtree