The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 470 651 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.67% 20.94% 23.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.57% 22.04% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 426 458
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £456 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 10
Median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.93% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £19.00 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.60 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.66% +7.14%
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
2402 2954 2777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.43% 95.01% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1389 1800 1616
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 237 231
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.08 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire 0 179 £375 +7.14% 135
Hertfordshire -6 84 £375 +3.44% 61
Suffolk +1 66 £431 +4.54% 14
Essex -6 60 £363 -9.37% 17
Norfolk +3 48 £325 +8.33% 8
Bedfordshire -7 29 £375 +2.38% 23
East Anglia - 5 £425 -
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 351 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (32.32%) Java
3 297 (32.21%) JavaScript
4 261 (28.31%) HTML
5 260 (28.20%) SQL
6 246 (26.68%) .NET
7 238 (25.81%) C#
8 226 (24.51%) CSS
9 171 (18.55%) SQL Server
10 162 (17.57%) Web Services
11 151 (16.38%) AngularJS
12 143 (15.51%) REST
13 140 (15.18%) HTML5
14 133 (14.43%) TDD
15 126 (13.67%) jQuery
16 121 (13.12%) ASP.NET
17 117 (12.69%) MVC
18 115 (12.47%) XML
19 114 (12.36%) SOAP
20 109 (11.82%) Web Development
21 101 (10.95%) Oracle
22 99 (10.74%) Microsoft
23 92 (9.98%) .NET Framework
23 92 (9.98%) Finance
24 86 (9.33%) Scrum
25 83 (9.00%) Git (software)
26 81 (8.79%) Front End Development
27 80 (8.68%) OO
28 78 (8.46%) CSS3
29 77 (8.35%) CRM

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (3.80%) WebSphere
2 33 (3.58%) SharePoint
3 27 (2.93%) CMS
4 22 (2.39%) Apache
5 17 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (1.74%) Apache ServiceMix
6 16 (1.74%) Oracle Service Bus
7 15 (1.63%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.19%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.08%) JBoss
9 10 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (0.98%) Apache Spark
10 9 (0.98%) Drupal
11 8 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.65%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.65%) Confluence
12 6 (0.65%) Mule
12 6 (0.65%) NServiceBus
12 6 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 30 (3.25%) Photoshop
3 13 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (1.41%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.11%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.11%) MS Office
4 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (2.06%) SDL Web 8
3 9 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.43%) Magento
6 4 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.11%) Cerner Millennium
9 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.11%) Infor CRM
9 1 (0.11%) Maximo
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.84%) GitHub
4 8 (0.87%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (0.65%) SaaS
6 3 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.11%) Office 365
8 1 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.74%) Network Security
2 13 (1.41%) HTTP
3 11 (1.19%) Internet
4 8 (0.87%) LDAP
5 7 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.65%) SSL
7 4 (0.43%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.43%) Firewall
7 4 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.33%) FTP
8 3 (0.33%) Wireless
9 2 (0.22%) AMQP
9 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.22%) SAN
9 2 (0.22%) VLAN
9 2 (0.22%) VPN
10 1 (0.11%) 802.15
10 1 (0.11%) Intranet
10 1 (0.11%) Skype
10 1 (0.11%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (18.55%) SQL Server
2 56 (6.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (5.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (5.10%) MySQL
5 42 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (3.90%) Relational Database
7 28 (3.04%) NoSQL
8 27 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 26 (2.82%) DB2
10 25 (2.71%) Oracle Database
11 21 (2.28%) Hadoop
12 20 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (1.84%) MongoDB
13 17 (1.84%) QlikView
14 15 (1.63%) DataStage
15 14 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
16 13 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (1.41%) RDBMS
17 11 (1.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 83 (9.00%) Git (software)
2 51 (5.53%) Visual Studio
3 35 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (3.36%) Jenkins
5 30 (3.25%) Selenium
6 29 (3.15%) Mercurial
7 25 (2.71%) JUnit
8 24 (2.60%) Jasmine
9 21 (2.28%) Subversion
10 19 (2.06%) Ant
10 19 (2.06%) Maven
11 18 (1.95%) Grunt
12 17 (1.84%) AccuRev
12 17 (1.84%) Cucumber
12 17 (1.84%) Mocha
13 15 (1.63%) Xcode
14 14 (1.52%) Mockito
15 13 (1.41%) gulp
15 13 (1.41%) NUnit
15 13 (1.41%) WebStorm
General
1 92 (9.98%) Finance
2 36 (3.90%) Retail
3 19 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 14 (1.52%) Marketing
5 11 (1.19%) Advertising
6 10 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (0.98%) Automotive
8 8 (0.87%) Banking
9 6 (0.65%) Electronics
10 5 (0.54%) Billing
10 5 (0.54%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.43%) Legal
12 3 (0.33%) Back Office
12 3 (0.33%) Games
12 3 (0.33%) Military
13 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.22%) Publishing
14 1 (0.11%) French Language
14 1 (0.11%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (28.31%) HTML
2 246 (26.68%) .NET
3 226 (24.51%) CSS
4 162 (17.57%) Web Services
5 151 (16.38%) AngularJS
6 143 (15.51%) REST
7 140 (15.18%) HTML5
8 126 (13.67%) jQuery
9 121 (13.12%) ASP.NET
10 115 (12.47%) XML
11 114 (12.36%) SOAP
12 92 (9.98%) .NET Framework
13 78 (8.46%) CSS3
14 72 (7.81%) Spring
15 69 (7.48%) JSON
16 68 (7.38%) J2EE
17 51 (5.53%) Ajax
17 51 (5.53%) RESTful
18 46 (4.99%) Node.js
19 45 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.29%) User Experience
2 45 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 37 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (2.17%) Digital Media
4 20 (2.17%) iPad
5 18 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (1.95%) Graphic Design
6 13 (1.41%) Data Structures
7 12 (1.30%) N-Tier
8 8 (0.87%) Visualisation
9 7 (0.76%) Statistics
10 6 (0.65%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.65%) Biology
10 6 (0.65%) Computer Science
10 6 (0.65%) Data Extraction
10 6 (0.65%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (0.65%) Informatics
10 6 (0.65%) NHS
11 5 (0.54%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 52 (5.64%) Linux
2 42 (4.56%) Windows
3 38 (4.12%) Unix
4 31 (3.36%) Android
5 28 (3.04%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.19%) zOS
7 4 (0.43%) AIX
8 3 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.33%) Solaris
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.11%) HPUX
10 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (14.43%) TDD
3 117 (12.69%) MVC
4 109 (11.82%) Web Development
5 86 (9.33%) Scrum
6 81 (8.79%) Front End Development
7 80 (8.68%) OO
8 77 (8.35%) CRM
9 73 (7.92%) E-Commerce
10 67 (7.27%) SOA
11 65 (7.05%) ETL
12 62 (6.72%) Open Source
13 56 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
14 54 (5.86%) Unit Testing
15 50 (5.42%) Software Engineering
16 46 (4.99%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (4.01%) BDD
17 37 (4.01%) Migration
18 34 (3.69%) Responsive Web Design
19 31 (3.36%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 298 (32.32%) Java
2 297 (32.21%) JavaScript
3 260 (28.20%) SQL
4 238 (25.81%) C#
5 67 (7.27%) Python
6 62 (6.72%) PHP
7 49 (5.31%) T-SQL
8 42 (4.56%) C++
9 34 (3.69%) C
10 27 (2.93%) PL/SQL
11 19 (2.06%) Objective-C
12 18 (1.95%) Ruby
12 18 (1.95%) TypeScript
13 17 (1.84%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.74%) VB.NET
15 15 (1.63%) Scala
16 12 (1.30%) CoffeeScript
16 12 (1.30%) Perl
17 9 (0.98%) Dart
17 9 (0.98%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 37 (4.01%) Degree
2 31 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.98%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.76%) MCITP
7 4 (0.43%) PhD
8 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.11%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.84%) Data Quality
1 17 (1.84%) QA
2 9 (0.98%) WCAG
3 5 (0.54%) SDET
4 2 (0.22%) HL7
4 2 (0.22%) SLA
5 1 (0.11%) ECSS
5 1 (0.11%) JTAG
5 1 (0.11%) MISRA
5 1 (0.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (0.87%) Apache Flume
1 8 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (0.54%) Docker
2 5 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.22%) Cygwin
4 2 (0.22%) Firmware
5 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (0.54%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.22%) Oozie
2 2 (0.22%) Puppet
3 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 101 (10.95%) Oracle
2 99 (10.74%) Microsoft
3 45 (4.88%) IBM
4 18 (1.95%) WSO2
5 17 (1.84%) Google
6 14 (1.52%) Red Hat
7 13 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.41%) SAP
8 11 (1.19%) Adobe
8 11 (1.19%) Cognos
8 11 (1.19%) Informatica
8 11 (1.19%) Netezza
8 11 (1.19%) Pega
8 11 (1.19%) Sitecore
9 9 (0.98%) Remedy
10 8 (0.87%) BMC
10 8 (0.87%) Sybase
10 8 (0.87%) VMware
10 8 (0.87%) Zend
11 6 (0.65%) JD Edwards
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 33 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £420 per day + +
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: From £375 to £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridgeshire
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Agentis Solution
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago