The first table below looks at the demand 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 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
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 715 498 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.63% 21.94% 23.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.35% 23.46% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 282 446
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £209 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 26 36
Average hourly rate £36.50 £33.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £27.50 £28.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
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%
Developer
England

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 23 April 2014.

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 April 2014.

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 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +1 226 £325 +4.00% 112
Hertfordshire 0 176 £360 -10.00% 73
Essex -1 140 £358 +30.00% 43
Suffolk +2 94 £375 +15.38% 35
Norfolk -1 44 £300 +2.12% 21
Bedfordshire -10 38 £375 +25.00% 35
East Anglia -1 7 £438 +29.62% 2
Developer
England

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 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.

1 503 (40.37%) HTML
2 483 (38.76%) JavaScript
3 443 (35.55%) C#
4 440 (35.31%) .NET
5 427 (34.27%) CSS
6 397 (31.86%) SQL Server
7 372 (29.86%) SQL
8 294 (23.60%) ASP.NET
9 249 (19.98%) MVC
10 235 (18.86%) jQuery
11 223 (17.90%) OO
12 219 (17.58%) HTML5
13 218 (17.50%) Java
14 207 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
15 205 (16.45%) XML
16 191 (15.33%) Web Services
17 178 (14.29%) Oracle
18 170 (13.64%) TDD
19 157 (12.60%) Microsoft
20 155 (12.44%) CSS3
21 146 (11.72%) PHP
22 143 (11.48%) Ajax
23 129 (10.35%) Finance
23 129 (10.35%) Windows
23 129 (10.35%) E-Commerce
24 127 (10.19%) WCF
25 126 (10.11%) XHTML
26 123 (9.87%) Visual Studio
27 120 (9.63%) Linux
27 120 (9.63%) ASP.NET MVC

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 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 79 (6.34%) SharePoint
2 58 (4.65%) Apache
3 48 (3.85%) CMS
4 35 (2.81%) Tomcat
5 30 (2.41%) IIS
6 29 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 28 (2.25%) Node.js
8 22 (1.77%) Drupal
9 18 (1.44%) WordPress
10 16 (1.28%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (0.96%) Umbraco
13 11 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.80%) Mule
14 10 (0.80%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.72%) MQSeries
16 8 (0.64%) Liferay
17 6 (0.48%) OpenROAD
18 5 (0.40%) MS Exchange
18 5 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 51 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.57%) Photoshop
3 14 (1.12%) MS Office
4 12 (0.96%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.40%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.16%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.16%) Mingle
7 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.16%) PrintSoft PReS
7 2 (0.16%) XMetaL
7 2 (0.16%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 36 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.48%) Tridion
3 5 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.40%) Magento
3 5 (0.40%) RiskWrite
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.32%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.32%) Exstream
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.16%) SAP SRM
6 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.080%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.080%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.080%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (0.80%) SaaS
3 4 (0.32%) Office 365
4 1 (0.080%) Force.com
4 1 (0.080%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.57%) Internet
2 15 (1.20%) Intranet
3 13 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.96%) HTTP
5 10 (0.80%) LDAP
6 8 (0.64%) Wireless
7 7 (0.56%) Extranet
7 7 (0.56%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.48%) Kerberos
8 6 (0.48%) SNMP
8 6 (0.48%) DNS
8 6 (0.48%) FTP
8 6 (0.48%) SAN
9 5 (0.40%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.32%) SMTP
11 3 (0.24%) Firewall
11 3 (0.24%) LTE
12 2 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.16%) VPN
12 2 (0.16%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 397 (31.86%) SQL Server
2 115 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 114 (9.15%) MySQL
4 96 (7.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 94 (7.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 76 (6.10%) Relational Database
7 66 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
8 52 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 38 (3.05%) RDBMS
10 30 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (2.41%) Crystal Reports
11 29 (2.33%) Oracle Database
12 23 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
13 22 (1.77%) DB2
14 21 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
15 20 (1.61%) Ingres
16 17 (1.36%) MongoDB
16 17 (1.36%) NoSQL
17 12 (0.96%) RavenDB
17 12 (0.96%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 123 (9.87%) Visual Studio
2 84 (6.74%) Git (software)
3 76 (6.10%) Subversion
4 56 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (2.33%) JUnit
6 26 (2.09%) Ant
7 25 (2.01%) NUnit
8 24 (1.93%) Eclipse
9 20 (1.61%) TeamCity
10 15 (1.20%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 15 (1.20%) Jenkins
11 13 (1.04%) Maven
11 13 (1.04%) JIRA
11 13 (1.04%) MSTest
12 12 (0.96%) Log4j
13 10 (0.80%) Grunt
14 8 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
15 7 (0.56%) ReSharper
15 7 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 7 (0.56%) PhoneGap
General
1 129 (10.35%) Finance
2 65 (5.22%) Retail
3 29 (2.33%) Marketing
4 26 (2.09%) Manufacturing
5 14 (1.12%) Legal
6 13 (1.04%) Advertising
7 12 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (0.96%) Telecoms
7 12 (0.96%) Games
8 6 (0.48%) Electronics
8 6 (0.48%) Automotive
9 5 (0.40%) Banking
10 4 (0.32%) Online Betting
10 4 (0.32%) Publishing
10 4 (0.32%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.24%) Back Office
12 2 (0.16%) Front Office
13 1 (0.080%) Law
13 1 (0.080%) Billing
13 1 (0.080%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 503 (40.37%) HTML
2 440 (35.31%) .NET
3 427 (34.27%) CSS
4 294 (23.60%) ASP.NET
5 235 (18.86%) jQuery
6 219 (17.58%) HTML5
7 205 (16.45%) XML
8 191 (15.33%) Web Services
9 155 (12.44%) CSS3
10 143 (11.48%) Ajax
11 127 (10.19%) WCF
12 126 (10.11%) XHTML
13 120 (9.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 89 (7.14%) XSLT
15 84 (6.74%) .NET Framework
16 64 (5.14%) WPF
17 63 (5.06%) SOAP
18 62 (4.98%) JSP
19 53 (4.25%) JSON
20 52 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (3.29%) W3C
2 27 (2.17%) Mobile App
2 27 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (1.69%) Open Source
3 21 (1.69%) Visualisation
4 15 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 15 (1.20%) N-Tier
4 15 (1.20%) Informatics
5 13 (1.04%) Web 2.0
5 13 (1.04%) NHS
5 13 (1.04%) Data Integration
5 13 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 11 (0.88%) Mathematics
7 10 (0.80%) GIS
8 9 (0.72%) Clustering
8 9 (0.72%) Social Media
9 8 (0.64%) LLPG
9 8 (0.64%) Device Driver
10 7 (0.56%) iPad
10 7 (0.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 129 (10.35%) Windows
2 120 (9.63%) Linux
3 118 (9.47%) UNIX
4 38 (3.05%) Android
5 34 (2.73%) Apple iOS
6 26 (2.09%) Solaris
7 19 (1.52%) Windows 7
8 17 (1.36%) Mac OS X
9 15 (1.20%) Windows 8
10 12 (0.96%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.64%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.56%) HPUX
13 7 (0.56%) CentOS
14 5 (0.40%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.32%) FreeBSD
16 3 (0.24%) VxWorks
17 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (19.98%) MVC
2 223 (17.90%) OO
3 207 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (13.64%) TDD
5 129 (10.35%) E-Commerce
6 109 (8.75%) Web Development
7 90 (7.22%) Unit Testing
8 86 (6.90%) Scrum
9 65 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
10 55 (4.41%) CRM
11 54 (4.33%) Responsive Web Design
12 49 (3.93%) OOD
13 48 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (3.69%) ETL
15 43 (3.45%) Software Engineering
16 42 (3.37%) Web Design
16 42 (3.37%) OOP
17 38 (3.05%) UML
18 36 (2.89%) Workflow
18 36 (2.89%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 483 (38.76%) JavaScript
2 443 (35.55%) C#
3 372 (29.86%) SQL
4 218 (17.50%) Java
5 146 (11.72%) PHP
6 98 (7.87%) T-SQL
7 62 (4.98%) PL/SQL
8 52 (4.17%) VB
9 51 (4.09%) C++
10 44 (3.53%) VB.NET
11 41 (3.29%) Perl
11 41 (3.29%) C
12 35 (2.81%) VB6
13 31 (2.49%) Python
13 31 (2.49%) XAML
14 30 (2.41%) PHP5
15 24 (1.93%) Ruby
16 22 (1.77%) Shell Script
17 21 (1.69%) VBA
18 20 (1.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 61 (4.90%) Degree
2 31 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.52%) Sun Certification
5 14 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.24%) MCP
6 3 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.16%) MCITP
8 1 (0.080%) MCTS
8 1 (0.080%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.080%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.080%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.53%) QA
2 12 (0.96%) Section 508
3 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.24%) Basel II
3 3 (0.24%) HL7
4 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.080%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.080%) WAI
5 1 (0.080%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (0.48%) Hyper-V
1 6 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.16%) KVM
3 2 (0.16%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (0.96%) Nagios
2 9 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.64%) Puppet
4 6 (0.48%) Control-M
5 4 (0.32%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.16%) SCOM
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.080%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 178 (14.29%) Oracle
2 157 (12.60%) Microsoft
3 27 (2.17%) JBoss
4 26 (2.09%) Adobe
5 25 (2.01%) Sun
6 24 (1.93%) Business Objects
7 17 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (1.36%) hybris
8 15 (1.20%) Sybase
9 14 (1.12%) Zend
9 14 (1.12%) SAP
9 14 (1.12%) IBM
9 14 (1.12%) Yahoo!
10 12 (0.96%) Interwoven
10 12 (0.96%) ATG
11 10 (0.80%) Apple
12 9 (0.72%) Lagan
12 9 (0.72%) HP
12 9 (0.72%) ESRI
12 9 (0.72%) AccuRev
Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 7 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Yoh
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Brunel
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £25 - £30 per annum + 28 days holiday, onsite gym, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £470 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Blue Town Online
Rate: £20k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Norwich
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 14 days ago