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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 459 561 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.63% 19.63% 21.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.37% 20.56% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 314 425
Median daily rate £386 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 22
Median hourly rate £31.27 £39.30 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.43% +5.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.00 £25.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £49.25 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +14.06%
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
2370 2729 2776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.19% 95.49% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1346 1543 1544
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 243 231
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 0 135 £375 +10.29% 96
Essex -2 103 £350 -11.39% 34
Hertfordshire -3 88 £400 +11.18% 52
Suffolk +5 56 £413 +3.12% 18
Bedfordshire -3 40 £375 - 20
Norfolk +10 38 £400 - 15
East Anglia 0 1 £475 +49.01%
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 295 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (29.85%) JavaScript
3 251 (28.82%) Java
4 250 (28.70%) .NET
5 249 (28.59%) SQL
6 243 (27.90%) C#
7 229 (26.29%) HTML
8 185 (21.24%) CSS
9 162 (18.60%) SQL Server
10 156 (17.91%) Web Services
11 131 (15.04%) REST
12 129 (14.81%) MVC
13 126 (14.47%) ASP.NET
14 120 (13.78%) TDD
15 118 (13.55%) XML
16 117 (13.43%) jQuery
17 116 (13.32%) AngularJS
18 112 (12.86%) HTML5
19 110 (12.63%) SOAP
19 110 (12.63%) Oracle
20 103 (11.83%) Finance
21 97 (11.14%) Microsoft
22 92 (10.56%) OO
23 89 (10.22%) SOA
24 85 (9.76%) Web Development
25 83 (9.53%) .NET Framework
26 81 (9.30%) Scrum
27 75 (8.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 72 (8.27%) E-Commerce
28 72 (8.27%) Business Intelligence

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 37 (4.25%) WebSphere
2 36 (4.13%) Node.js
3 27 (3.10%) CMS
3 27 (3.10%) SharePoint
4 26 (2.99%) Apache
4 26 (2.99%) Apache ServiceMix
5 18 (2.07%) WebLogic
6 16 (1.84%) Oracle Service Bus
6 16 (1.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 15 (1.72%) JBoss
8 14 (1.61%) Apache Pig
9 13 (1.49%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.92%) Mule
11 8 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.80%) Confluence
13 6 (0.69%) IIS
13 6 (0.69%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.95%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (0.92%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (0.34%) MS Office
5 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.49%) SDL Web 8
3 10 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (1.03%) Magento
5 5 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.23%) BigMachines
7 2 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.23%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.11%) Cerner Millennium
8 1 (0.11%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.11%) Maximo
8 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.11%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.38%) GitHub
4 6 (0.69%) SaaS
5 3 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.23%) Office 365
6 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.30%) HTTP
2 13 (1.49%) Network Security
2 13 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.38%) SSL
4 10 (1.15%) Internet
5 8 (0.92%) LDAP
6 6 (0.69%) Bluetooth
7 5 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.46%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.34%) 802.15
9 3 (0.34%) FTP
9 3 (0.34%) X.509
9 3 (0.34%) ZigBee
10 2 (0.23%) Firewall
10 2 (0.23%) SAN
10 2 (0.23%) Wireless
11 1 (0.11%) Intranet
11 1 (0.11%) Skype
11 1 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 75 (8.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 65 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (5.86%) MySQL
5 39 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (4.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 31 (3.56%) Relational Database
8 28 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (2.76%) Big Data
9 24 (2.76%) DB2
9 24 (2.76%) Hadoop
9 24 (2.76%) Oracle Database
10 20 (2.30%) NoSQL
11 17 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (1.84%) Apache Hive
12 16 (1.84%) DataStage
13 15 (1.72%) MongoDB
14 14 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (1.61%) QlikView
15 11 (1.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 55 (6.31%) Git (software)
2 43 (4.94%) Visual Studio
3 41 (4.71%) Jenkins
4 40 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (3.10%) JUnit
5 27 (3.10%) Maven
6 23 (2.64%) Subversion
7 21 (2.41%) Cucumber
8 19 (2.18%) NUnit
9 17 (1.95%) AccuRev
9 17 (1.95%) Mercurial
9 17 (1.95%) Selenium
10 14 (1.61%) Ant
11 13 (1.49%) Mockito
12 11 (1.26%) IntelliJ
12 11 (1.26%) WebStorm
13 10 (1.15%) EasyMock
13 10 (1.15%) JIRA
13 10 (1.15%) TeamCity
13 10 (1.15%) Xcode
General
1 103 (11.83%) Finance
2 30 (3.44%) Retail
3 22 (2.53%) Marketing
4 20 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.38%) Automotive
5 12 (1.38%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.26%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.03%) Banking
8 8 (0.92%) Advertising
9 7 (0.80%) Electronics
9 7 (0.80%) Legal
9 7 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.69%) Games
11 5 (0.57%) Billing
12 3 (0.34%) Back Office
12 3 (0.34%) Publishing
13 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.23%) Military
14 1 (0.11%) Front Office
14 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (28.70%) .NET
2 229 (26.29%) HTML
3 185 (21.24%) CSS
4 156 (17.91%) Web Services
5 131 (15.04%) REST
6 126 (14.47%) ASP.NET
7 118 (13.55%) XML
8 117 (13.43%) jQuery
9 116 (13.32%) AngularJS
10 112 (12.86%) HTML5
11 110 (12.63%) SOAP
12 83 (9.53%) .NET Framework
13 67 (7.69%) Spring
14 64 (7.35%) JSON
15 63 (7.23%) CSS3
15 63 (7.23%) J2EE
16 61 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 51 (5.86%) WCF
18 50 (5.74%) Ajax
19 49 (5.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 53 (6.08%) User Experience
2 35 (4.02%) Mobile App
3 33 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.41%) iPad
5 16 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (1.72%) Digital Media
7 13 (1.49%) N-Tier
8 10 (1.15%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.03%) Graphic Design
10 8 (0.92%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.80%) Data Integration
11 7 (0.80%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.80%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.69%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.69%) NHS
12 6 (0.69%) Social Media
13 5 (0.57%) CMDB
14 4 (0.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 55 (6.31%) Linux
1 55 (6.31%) Windows
2 32 (3.67%) Unix
3 24 (2.76%) Android
4 23 (2.64%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.26%) zOS
6 6 (0.69%) Solaris
7 5 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.46%) AIX
9 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.23%) VMS
10 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.11%) HPUX
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (14.81%) MVC
3 120 (13.78%) TDD
4 92 (10.56%) OO
5 89 (10.22%) SOA
6 85 (9.76%) Web Development
7 81 (9.30%) Scrum
8 72 (8.27%) Business Intelligence
8 72 (8.27%) E-Commerce
9 69 (7.92%) Front End Development
10 68 (7.81%) CRM
11 64 (7.35%) ETL
12 55 (6.31%) Software Engineering
13 51 (5.86%) Open Source
14 46 (5.28%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (4.82%) Unit Testing
16 36 (4.13%) Migration
17 35 (4.02%) BDD
18 27 (3.10%) SDLC
19 26 (2.99%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 260 (29.85%) JavaScript
2 251 (28.82%) Java
3 249 (28.59%) SQL
4 243 (27.90%) C#
5 66 (7.58%) T-SQL
6 60 (6.89%) PHP
7 59 (6.77%) Python
8 40 (4.59%) C++
9 34 (3.90%) PL/SQL
10 28 (3.21%) C
11 16 (1.84%) Objective-C
11 16 (1.84%) VB.NET
12 15 (1.72%) Scala
12 15 (1.72%) TypeScript
13 14 (1.61%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.38%) Perl
15 11 (1.26%) Ruby
16 10 (1.15%) Apple Swift
17 8 (0.92%) Dart
17 8 (0.92%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 36 (4.13%) Degree
2 23 (2.64%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.92%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.69%) MCITP
6 5 (0.57%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.46%) PhD
8 2 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) HND
9 1 (0.11%) ISEB
9 1 (0.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.38%) Data Quality
2 6 (0.69%) QA
3 4 (0.46%) SLA
4 3 (0.34%) JTAG
5 2 (0.23%) HL7
5 2 (0.23%) WAI
5 2 (0.23%) WCAG
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.11%) MISRA
6 1 (0.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 16 (1.84%) Apache Flume
2 8 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.34%) Docker
4 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.23%) Firmware
6 1 (0.11%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (0.69%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.57%) Puppet
3 3 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 3 (0.34%) MOM
4 2 (0.23%) Ansible
4 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.11%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.11%) Kibana
5 1 (0.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 110 (12.63%) Oracle
2 97 (11.14%) Microsoft
3 45 (5.17%) IBM
4 25 (2.87%) WSO2
5 24 (2.76%) Google
6 20 (2.30%) Red Hat
7 13 (1.49%) Cognos
7 13 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.38%) Netezza
8 12 (1.38%) Pega
8 12 (1.38%) SAP
9 11 (1.26%) Sitecore
10 10 (1.15%) DevExpress
11 9 (1.03%) Zend
12 7 (0.80%) Facebook
12 7 (0.80%) Remedy
12 7 (0.80%) VMware
13 6 (0.69%) TIBCO
14 5 (0.57%) BMC
14 5 (0.57%) Teradata
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
EMIS Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £380 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £200 - 300 per day + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Agentis Solution
Posted: 3 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £200 - 300 per day + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
g2 Recruitment
Posted: 9 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £800 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
Churchill Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oho Group
Rate: £400 - 460 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 22 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 6 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £200 - 300 per day + Rate Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 25 days ago
Essex
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £30 - £32 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago