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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 752 570 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.83% 23.78% 23.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.54% 25.29% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 322 402
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 41
Average hourly rate £33.73 £33.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.07% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £9.23 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
2944 2254 2902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.28% 94.03% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1760 1144 1449
Average daily rate £375 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 206 347
Average hourly rate £20.21 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.28% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.36 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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
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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
Cambridgeshire 0 234 £325 - 100
Hertfordshire 0 193 £350 - 84
Essex -2 93 £390 +30.00% 46
Suffolk 0 88 £388 +3.33% 33
Norfolk 0 75 £269 +19.44% 18
Bedfordshire -10 66 £385 +28.33% 43
East Anglia -7 2 £294 -28.78% 2
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 532 (38.00%) HTML
2 507 (36.21%) .NET
3 488 (34.86%) JavaScript
4 484 (34.57%) C#
5 451 (32.21%) CSS
6 430 (30.71%) SQL
7 413 (29.50%) SQL Server
8 340 (24.29%) ASP.NET
9 327 (23.36%) MVC
10 284 (20.29%) jQuery
11 261 (18.64%) Java
12 242 (17.29%) XML
13 229 (16.36%) Microsoft
14 227 (16.21%) HTML5
15 226 (16.14%) Agile Software Development
16 213 (15.21%) Oracle
16 213 (15.21%) TDD
17 202 (14.43%) Web Services
18 182 (13.00%) OO
19 178 (12.71%) CSS3
20 164 (11.71%) PHP
21 157 (11.21%) Finance
22 154 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC
23 151 (10.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 150 (10.71%) WCF
25 142 (10.14%) E-Commerce
26 137 (9.79%) Windows
27 129 (9.21%) MySQL
27 129 (9.21%) Ajax
28 127 (9.07%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 59 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 45 (3.21%) CMS
3 44 (3.14%) Apache
4 40 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 39 (2.79%) IIS
6 35 (2.50%) WebSphere
7 29 (2.07%) Drupal
8 27 (1.93%) Tomcat
9 26 (1.86%) WordPress
9 26 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
10 22 (1.57%) MS Exchange
11 20 (1.43%) Node.js
12 19 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (1.07%) MQSeries
14 14 (1.00%) Umbraco
15 11 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
16 9 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
17 8 (0.57%) Adobe CQ
18 6 (0.43%) Moodle
18 6 (0.43%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 73 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.93%) Photoshop
3 13 (0.93%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.50%) MS Office
4 7 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.50%) DOC1
5 3 (0.21%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.071%) Simulink
7 1 (0.071%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.071%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 51 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.64%) Magento
3 9 (0.64%) SiteCatalyst
4 7 (0.50%) Tridion
4 7 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.14%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.071%) Retail-J
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.071%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.071%) SyteLine
8 1 (0.071%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.071%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.36%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.29%) SaaS
5 4 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.21%) CloudFront
6 3 (0.21%) Force.com
7 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.071%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.071%) Office 365
8 1 (0.071%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.50%) Internet
2 29 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 28 (2.00%) HTTP
4 25 (1.79%) LDAP
5 19 (1.36%) SMTP
6 16 (1.14%) SAN
7 15 (1.07%) Intranet
8 14 (1.00%) VPN
8 14 (1.00%) DNS
8 14 (1.00%) Firewall
8 14 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
9 7 (0.50%) FTP
9 7 (0.50%) Extranet
10 5 (0.36%) LTE
11 4 (0.29%) ZigBee
11 4 (0.29%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.14%) 802.15
12 2 (0.14%) RTP
12 2 (0.14%) UMTS
12 2 (0.14%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 413 (29.50%) SQL Server
2 151 (10.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 129 (9.21%) MySQL
4 127 (9.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 121 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 93 (6.64%) Relational Database
7 79 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
8 50 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 46 (3.29%) Oracle Database
10 45 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 43 (3.07%) RDBMS
12 42 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 41 (2.93%) NoSQL
14 24 (1.71%) MongoDB
15 20 (1.43%) Hadoop
16 18 (1.29%) Ingres
17 17 (1.21%) Big Data
18 16 (1.14%) MariaDB
19 15 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 15 (1.07%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 101 (7.21%) Visual Studio
2 93 (6.64%) Git (software)
3 83 (5.93%) Subversion
4 58 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (3.36%) Ant
6 43 (3.07%) JUnit
7 40 (2.86%) Eclipse
8 39 (2.79%) Maven
9 33 (2.36%) JIRA
10 28 (2.00%) TeamCity
10 28 (2.00%) Jenkins
11 24 (1.71%) Selenium
12 23 (1.64%) NUnit
13 18 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
14 15 (1.07%) Grunt
15 14 (1.00%) Moq
16 13 (0.93%) Jasmine
17 11 (0.79%) MSTest
18 10 (0.71%) Bower
19 9 (0.64%) MSBuild
General
1 157 (11.21%) Finance
2 46 (3.29%) Retail
3 29 (2.07%) Manufacturing
4 26 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 25 (1.79%) Marketing
6 17 (1.21%) Banking
7 13 (0.93%) Advertising
8 12 (0.86%) Publishing
9 11 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.50%) Games
11 6 (0.43%) Legal
11 6 (0.43%) Automotive
12 5 (0.36%) Electronics
13 4 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.21%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.21%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.14%) Front Office
15 2 (0.14%) Back Office
16 1 (0.071%) Law
16 1 (0.071%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 532 (38.00%) HTML
2 507 (36.21%) .NET
3 451 (32.21%) CSS
4 340 (24.29%) ASP.NET
5 284 (20.29%) jQuery
6 242 (17.29%) XML
7 227 (16.21%) HTML5
8 202 (14.43%) Web Services
9 178 (12.71%) CSS3
10 154 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 150 (10.71%) WCF
12 129 (9.21%) Ajax
13 113 (8.07%) .NET Framework
14 104 (7.43%) Spring
15 94 (6.71%) JSP
16 80 (5.71%) JSON
17 78 (5.57%) Hibernate
18 76 (5.43%) J2EE
19 71 (5.07%) XHTML
20 66 (4.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (2.79%) Open Source
2 30 (2.14%) Computer Science
3 26 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 25 (1.79%) Replication
5 23 (1.64%) Visualisation
6 22 (1.57%) W3C
7 18 (1.29%) Data Integration
8 15 (1.07%) Web 2.0
9 13 (0.93%) N-Tier
9 13 (0.93%) Kindle
10 11 (0.79%) Mathematics
11 8 (0.57%) Informatics
11 8 (0.57%) Mainframe
12 7 (0.50%) Clustering
12 7 (0.50%) iPhone
12 7 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (0.43%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.43%) GIS
13 6 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 137 (9.79%) Windows
2 115 (8.21%) Linux
3 102 (7.29%) UNIX
4 31 (2.21%) Android
5 28 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 25 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 24 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.43%) Solaris
8 20 (1.43%) Mac OS X
9 17 (1.21%) Windows XP
10 11 (0.79%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.64%) HPUX
12 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.36%) VxWorks
14 4 (0.29%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.14%) Debian
17 1 (0.071%) Gentoo
17 1 (0.071%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (23.36%) MVC
2 226 (16.14%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (15.21%) TDD
4 182 (13.00%) OO
5 142 (10.14%) E-Commerce
6 122 (8.71%) Web Development
7 121 (8.64%) Scrum
8 99 (7.07%) Unit Testing
9 75 (5.36%) Responsive Web Design
10 71 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
11 70 (5.00%) CRM
11 70 (5.00%) Migration
12 58 (4.14%) ETL
13 47 (3.36%) Software Engineering
14 46 (3.29%) Workflow
14 46 (3.29%) OOP
15 45 (3.21%) Analytics
16 42 (3.00%) BDD
17 40 (2.86%) MVVM
18 39 (2.79%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 488 (34.86%) JavaScript
2 484 (34.57%) C#
3 430 (30.71%) SQL
4 261 (18.64%) Java
5 164 (11.71%) PHP
6 106 (7.57%) T-SQL
7 90 (6.43%) PL/SQL
8 62 (4.43%) Perl
9 55 (3.93%) VB
9 55 (3.93%) PowerShell
10 45 (3.21%) C++
11 38 (2.71%) Python
12 34 (2.43%) Shell Script
13 32 (2.29%) Tcl
14 31 (2.21%) VB6
15 29 (2.07%) VB.NET
16 24 (1.71%) C
17 23 (1.64%) VBA
18 19 (1.36%) Ruby
18 19 (1.36%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 71 (5.07%) Degree
2 36 (2.57%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (1.79%) Sun Certification
4 23 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.14%) MCITP
6 3 (0.21%) MCTS
7 2 (0.14%) HNC
7 2 (0.14%) HND
8 1 (0.071%) MCSE
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.071%) MCP
8 1 (0.071%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.071%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.43%) QA
2 13 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.71%) WCAG
4 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.21%) HL7
5 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
5 2 (0.14%) SLA
5 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.14%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 10 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.64%) Hyper-V
2 9 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (0.43%) Docker
4 5 (0.36%) KVM
4 5 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.14%) Varnish
6 1 (0.071%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 29 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (1.93%) Puppet
3 22 (1.57%) OpenSSO
4 4 (0.29%) Nagios
5 3 (0.21%) Ansible
6 2 (0.14%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.071%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.071%) Oozie
7 1 (0.071%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 229 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 213 (15.21%) Oracle
3 41 (2.93%) JBoss
4 31 (2.21%) IBM
5 21 (1.50%) Sun
5 21 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (1.43%) Sybase
7 18 (1.29%) Business Objects
7 18 (1.29%) Adobe
8 15 (1.07%) hybris
9 13 (0.93%) ATG
10 12 (0.86%) FatWire
11 10 (0.71%) SAP
12 9 (0.64%) Interwoven
12 9 (0.64%) Cognos
12 9 (0.64%) Informatica
12 9 (0.64%) Twitter
12 9 (0.64%) DevExpress
13 8 (0.57%) Zend
13 8 (0.57%) Google
Norwich, Norfolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
TGAC
Rate: From £29,500 to £32,780 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 6 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £220.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
University of Cambridge
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Austin Fraser
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £On Application
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - 440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £275 - 300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day Dependant on skills and experience
Posted: 2 days ago