The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 431 409 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.09% 16.01% 23.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.98% 16.58% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 233 370
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 £35.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £35.18 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
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
2271 2467 2261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.30% 96.56% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1464 1234
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £188 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 227 244
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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 Developer across the East of England region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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 Developer across the East of England region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

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 Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
Essex +3 118 £388 +19.23% 42
Cambridgeshire +3 106 £363 +8.61% 115
Hertfordshire 0 91 £345 -2.88% 47
Suffolk 0 42 £400 +6.66% 19
Norfolk +6 41 £325 +25.00% 9
Bedfordshire +19 36 £388 +42.20% 24
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 293 (30.05%) JavaScript
2 281 (28.82%) SQL
3 267 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
4 262 (26.87%) HTML
5 259 (26.56%) C#
6 256 (26.26%) Java
7 237 (24.31%) .NET
8 198 (20.31%) SQL Server
9 190 (19.49%) CSS
10 174 (17.85%) Web Services
11 154 (15.79%) MVC
12 144 (14.77%) TDD
13 141 (14.46%) HTML5
14 138 (14.15%) ASP.NET
15 134 (13.74%) jQuery
16 121 (12.41%) XML
17 116 (11.90%) OO
18 108 (11.08%) Oracle
19 105 (10.77%) Finance
20 104 (10.67%) REST
21 102 (10.46%) Git (software)
22 91 (9.33%) Microsoft
22 91 (9.33%) CSS3
23 90 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 86 (8.82%) Spring
25 83 (8.51%) Scrum
26 79 (8.10%) SOA
26 79 (8.10%) SOAP
26 79 (8.10%) RESTful
27 77 (7.90%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 42 (4.31%) Node.js
2 34 (3.49%) Apache
3 31 (3.18%) JBoss
4 30 (3.08%) CMS
5 29 (2.97%) WebLogic
6 25 (2.56%) Mule
7 22 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
8 20 (2.05%) WebSphere
9 19 (1.95%) SharePoint
10 15 (1.54%) Apache ServiceMix
11 10 (1.03%) Apache Pig
12 9 (0.92%) IIS
12 9 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (0.92%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.72%) WordPress
15 6 (0.62%) ColdFusion
15 6 (0.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 29 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.15%) Photoshop
3 18 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (1.33%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (0.72%) MS Office
5 7 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.10%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 24 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.33%) SDL Web 8
3 7 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.72%) Magento
4 6 (0.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.41%) BigMachines
6 4 (0.41%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.21%) Cognos Planning
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.10%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.13%) SaaS
4 8 (0.82%) GitHub
5 4 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.21%) Force.com
6 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.10%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.10%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.85%) HTTP
2 15 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.23%) SSL
4 10 (1.03%) Internet
5 7 (0.72%) FTP
6 6 (0.62%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (0.41%) Firewall
8 3 (0.31%) 2G
8 3 (0.31%) 3G
8 3 (0.31%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.31%) Wireless
9 2 (0.21%) 4G
9 2 (0.21%) 802.15
9 2 (0.21%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.21%) SAN
9 2 (0.21%) Skype
9 2 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.21%) X.509
9 2 (0.21%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 90 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 70 (7.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (5.85%) MySQL
5 54 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
6 47 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 46 (4.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (3.49%) NoSQL
8 34 (3.49%) Relational Database
9 31 (3.18%) Oracle Database
10 30 (3.08%) MongoDB
11 26 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (2.56%) Big Data
12 25 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (1.54%) Apache Hive
14 13 (1.33%) DB2
15 12 (1.23%) DataStage
15 12 (1.23%) Hadoop
16 11 (1.13%) CouchDB
16 11 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 102 (10.46%) Git (software)
2 57 (5.85%) Jenkins
3 45 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (3.90%) Visual Studio
5 33 (3.38%) Subversion
6 32 (3.28%) Maven
7 31 (3.18%) JUnit
8 29 (2.97%) AccuRev
9 28 (2.87%) Mercurial
10 22 (2.26%) IntelliJ
11 21 (2.15%) Ant
12 20 (2.05%) WebStorm
13 19 (1.95%) Selenium
14 16 (1.64%) Grunt
15 14 (1.44%) JIRA
16 13 (1.33%) Jasmine
16 13 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
17 12 (1.23%) Cucumber
17 12 (1.23%) Eclipse
18 11 (1.13%) gulp
General
1 105 (10.77%) Finance
2 42 (4.31%) Marketing
3 36 (3.69%) Manufacturing
4 31 (3.18%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.56%) Retail
6 20 (2.05%) Automotive
7 13 (1.33%) Banking
8 10 (1.03%) Electronics
9 8 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.82%) Games
10 7 (0.72%) Advertising
10 7 (0.72%) Publishing
11 6 (0.62%) Legal
12 5 (0.51%) Back Office
13 4 (0.41%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.10%) Front Office
15 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (26.87%) HTML
2 237 (24.31%) .NET
3 190 (19.49%) CSS
4 174 (17.85%) Web Services
5 141 (14.46%) HTML5
6 138 (14.15%) ASP.NET
7 134 (13.74%) jQuery
8 121 (12.41%) XML
9 104 (10.67%) REST
10 91 (9.33%) CSS3
11 86 (8.82%) Spring
12 79 (8.10%) RESTful
12 79 (8.10%) SOAP
13 72 (7.38%) Middleware
14 70 (7.18%) WCF
15 65 (6.67%) Ajax
16 63 (6.46%) J2EE
17 62 (6.36%) .NET Framework
17 62 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC
18 61 (6.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.74%) User Experience
2 37 (3.79%) Mobile App
3 28 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (2.87%) Computer Science
4 22 (2.26%) N-Tier
5 13 (1.33%) Graphic Design
5 13 (1.33%) Visualisation
6 12 (1.23%) Algorithms
7 11 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.03%) Client/Server
9 9 (0.92%) Mathematics
9 9 (0.92%) Semantic Web
9 9 (0.92%) Social Media
10 7 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (0.72%) iPad
10 7 (0.72%) Life Science
11 6 (0.62%) Mechatronics
12 5 (0.51%) Device Driver
12 5 (0.51%) Replication
12 5 (0.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 63 (6.46%) Linux
1 63 (6.46%) Windows
2 46 (4.72%) Unix
3 19 (1.95%) Android
4 16 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.03%) Solaris
6 9 (0.92%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.62%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.51%) VMS
8 5 (0.51%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.31%) AIX
10 2 (0.21%) FreeBSD
10 2 (0.21%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.10%) NetBSD
11 1 (0.10%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (15.79%) MVC
3 144 (14.77%) TDD
4 116 (11.90%) OO
5 83 (8.51%) Scrum
6 79 (8.10%) SOA
7 77 (7.90%) Business Intelligence
8 76 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
9 73 (7.49%) ETL
10 72 (7.38%) Front End Development
11 58 (5.95%) Web Development
12 54 (5.54%) CRM
13 53 (5.44%) E-Commerce
14 51 (5.23%) Software Engineering
15 46 (4.72%) Open Source
16 42 (4.31%) Responsive Web Design
17 41 (4.21%) Unit Testing
18 35 (3.59%) User Stories
19 34 (3.49%) Web Design
20 33 (3.38%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 293 (30.05%) JavaScript
2 281 (28.82%) SQL
3 259 (26.56%) C#
4 256 (26.26%) Java
5 66 (6.77%) T-SQL
6 62 (6.36%) Python
7 60 (6.15%) PHP
8 51 (5.23%) PL/SQL
9 46 (4.72%) C++
10 23 (2.36%) Perl
10 23 (2.36%) VB.NET
11 18 (1.85%) C
11 18 (1.85%) Scala
11 18 (1.85%) TypeScript
12 16 (1.64%) Dart
12 16 (1.64%) ECMAScript
13 15 (1.54%) Ruby
14 11 (1.13%) COBOL
14 11 (1.13%) Objective-C
15 9 (0.92%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 41 (4.21%) Degree
2 33 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.62%) Sun Certification
5 4 (0.41%) MCITP
6 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.10%) HND
7 1 (0.10%) ISEB
7 1 (0.10%) PhD
7 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.13%) Data Quality
2 8 (0.82%) QA
3 4 (0.41%) SLA
4 2 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.21%) JTAG
4 2 (0.21%) WAI
4 2 (0.21%) WCAG
5 1 (0.10%) COBIT
5 1 (0.10%) GMP
5 1 (0.10%) ISO27002
System Software
1 8 (0.82%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.21%) Firmware
2 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.10%) Docker
3 1 (0.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 23 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (2.26%) Puppet
3 11 (1.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (0.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 8 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.82%) MOM
5 6 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.51%) Check_MK
6 5 (0.51%) Kibana
7 3 (0.31%) Ansible
7 3 (0.31%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.21%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.21%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 108 (11.08%) Oracle
2 91 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 31 (3.18%) IBM
4 26 (2.67%) WSO2
5 16 (1.64%) Google
6 15 (1.54%) Adobe
7 13 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 13 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.23%) Cognos
8 12 (1.23%) SAP
9 11 (1.13%) DevExpress
9 11 (1.13%) Teradata
9 11 (1.13%) Zend
10 9 (0.92%) HP
10 9 (0.92%) MuleSoft
10 9 (0.92%) Pega
11 7 (0.72%) Facebook
11 7 (0.72%) Tableau
12 6 (0.62%) Rally
12 6 (0.62%) ServiceNow
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