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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 508 714 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.08% 22.60% 21.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.28% 24.25% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 435 291
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £24.10 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.85 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
2505 2944 2153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.10% 93.19% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1395 1642 1101
Average daily rate £388 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 226 247
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £19.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +6.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 0 173 £325 -1.51% 126
Essex +3 141 £400 +12.67% 58
Hertfordshire 0 117 £369 +2.07% 63
Bedfordshire +1 42 £400 +6.66% 35
Suffolk -6 31 £400 +6.66% 38
Norfolk -9 18 £400 +33.33% 23
East Anglia +1 4 £340 -22.28% 1
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 347 (37.64%) HTML
2 324 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 315 (34.16%) SQL
4 302 (32.75%) C#
5 290 (31.45%) .NET
6 279 (30.26%) CSS
7 262 (28.42%) Java
8 255 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
9 192 (20.82%) SQL Server
10 187 (20.28%) XML
11 160 (17.35%) MVC
12 159 (17.25%) HTML5
13 157 (17.03%) TDD
14 156 (16.92%) Web Services
15 141 (15.29%) ASP.NET
15 141 (15.29%) Oracle
15 141 (15.29%) jQuery
16 130 (14.10%) E-Commerce
17 124 (13.45%) Linux
18 117 (12.69%) J2EE
19 99 (10.74%) Finance
20 95 (10.30%) OO
20 95 (10.30%) Windows
21 87 (9.44%) Microsoft
22 84 (9.11%) SOAP
23 82 (8.89%) UNIX
24 78 (8.46%) Scrum
25 76 (8.24%) CSS3
26 72 (7.81%) WCF
27 68 (7.38%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 54 (5.86%) CMS
2 37 (4.01%) BizTalk Server
3 35 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 32 (3.47%) WebSphere
5 29 (3.15%) Apache
6 23 (2.49%) WebLogic
7 17 (1.84%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.52%) IIS
8 14 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (1.41%) Adobe CQ
10 12 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (1.19%) JBoss
11 11 (1.19%) nginx
12 9 (0.98%) WordPress
12 9 (0.98%) Node.js
13 8 (0.87%) Drupal
14 7 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.76%) Umbraco
15 6 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
15 6 (0.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 28 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.41%) Photoshop
3 12 (1.30%) MS Office
4 6 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.22%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.11%) Maya
8 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.11%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (0.98%) Tridion
3 8 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.43%) Magento
5 4 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.22%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.22%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.11%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.11%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.54%) SaaS
5 3 (0.33%) Office 365
6 2 (0.22%) IaaS
6 2 (0.22%) PaaS
6 2 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.17%) HTTP
2 14 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 14 (1.52%) Internet
3 8 (0.87%) LDAP
4 7 (0.76%) Intranet
5 6 (0.65%) FTP
5 6 (0.65%) 2G
5 6 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (0.54%) Firewall
6 5 (0.54%) DNS
7 4 (0.43%) SAN
7 4 (0.43%) VPN
7 4 (0.43%) 3G
7 4 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.43%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (0.43%) LTE
7 4 (0.43%) 4G
8 3 (0.33%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.22%) 3GPP
9 2 (0.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (20.82%) SQL Server
2 61 (6.62%) Relational Database
3 54 (5.86%) MySQL
4 50 (5.42%) Oracle Database
5 44 (4.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 38 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 36 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
8 35 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 33 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
12 19 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
12 19 (2.06%) NoSQL
13 15 (1.63%) MongoDB
14 12 (1.30%) Couchbase
14 12 (1.30%) Hadoop
15 11 (1.19%) QlikView
16 10 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (1.08%) RDBMS
16 10 (1.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 54 (5.86%) Git (software)
2 50 (5.42%) Visual Studio
3 37 (4.01%) Eclipse
4 35 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 34 (3.69%) Subversion
5 34 (3.69%) Jenkins
6 32 (3.47%) Ant
6 32 (3.47%) JUnit
7 31 (3.36%) JIRA
8 23 (2.49%) Selenium
9 18 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
10 17 (1.84%) Jasmine
11 16 (1.74%) Maven
12 15 (1.63%) SoapUI
13 13 (1.41%) AccuRev
14 12 (1.30%) IntelliJ
14 12 (1.30%) Grunt
15 11 (1.19%) SpecFlow
15 11 (1.19%) Bower
16 10 (1.08%) Cucumber
General
1 99 (10.74%) Finance
2 26 (2.82%) Marketing
3 23 (2.49%) Retail
4 22 (2.39%) Manufacturing
5 18 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.63%) Banking
7 11 (1.19%) Advertising
8 9 (0.98%) Automotive
9 7 (0.76%) Games
9 7 (0.76%) Billing
10 5 (0.54%) Legal
11 3 (0.33%) Law
11 3 (0.33%) Back Office
12 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.22%) Publishing
13 1 (0.11%) Local Government
13 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.11%) Front Office
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (37.64%) HTML
2 290 (31.45%) .NET
3 279 (30.26%) CSS
4 187 (20.28%) XML
5 159 (17.25%) HTML5
6 156 (16.92%) Web Services
7 141 (15.29%) ASP.NET
7 141 (15.29%) jQuery
8 117 (12.69%) J2EE
9 84 (9.11%) SOAP
10 76 (8.24%) CSS3
11 72 (7.81%) WCF
12 68 (7.38%) .NET Framework
13 67 (7.27%) AngularJS
14 64 (6.94%) Spring
15 62 (6.72%) Ajax
15 62 (6.72%) XHTML
16 60 (6.51%) REST
17 56 (6.07%) Hibernate
18 48 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.23%) User Experience
2 36 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (2.82%) Visualisation
4 23 (2.49%) Mobile App
5 16 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.30%) W3C
8 11 (1.19%) Open Source
9 9 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
9 9 (0.98%) Client/Server
9 9 (0.98%) NHS
10 8 (0.87%) Graphic Design
11 7 (0.76%) Mathematics
11 7 (0.76%) FMCG
11 7 (0.76%) Replication
11 7 (0.76%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.65%) Clustering
12 6 (0.65%) Statistics
13 5 (0.54%) IPTV
13 5 (0.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 124 (13.45%) Linux
2 95 (10.30%) Windows
3 82 (8.89%) UNIX
4 27 (2.93%) Apple iOS
5 26 (2.82%) Android
6 25 (2.71%) Solaris
7 8 (0.87%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.43%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.33%) AIX
9 3 (0.33%) HPUX
9 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.33%) Debian
10 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.22%) CentOS
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (17.35%) MVC
3 157 (17.03%) TDD
4 130 (14.10%) E-Commerce
5 95 (10.30%) OO
6 78 (8.46%) Scrum
7 55 (5.97%) Web Development
8 49 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (5.21%) Content Management
10 47 (5.10%) SOA
11 42 (4.56%) Unit Testing
11 42 (4.56%) BDD
12 41 (4.45%) Business Intelligence
13 38 (4.12%) OOD
14 37 (4.01%) OOP
14 37 (4.01%) Software Engineering
15 31 (3.36%) Multithreading
16 30 (3.25%) Responsive Web Design
17 29 (3.15%) ETL
18 27 (2.93%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 324 (35.14%) JavaScript
2 315 (34.16%) SQL
3 302 (32.75%) C#
4 262 (28.42%) Java
5 61 (6.62%) PHP
6 51 (5.53%) C++
7 48 (5.21%) Python
8 45 (4.88%) PL/SQL
9 44 (4.77%) T-SQL
10 30 (3.25%) VB.NET
11 25 (2.71%) Perl
12 20 (2.17%) C
12 20 (2.17%) Shell Script
13 18 (1.95%) VB
14 16 (1.74%) PowerShell
15 15 (1.63%) PHP5
15 15 (1.63%) VBA
16 12 (1.30%) Ruby
17 10 (1.08%) VBScript
17 10 (1.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (4.34%) Degree
2 19 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.84%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.08%) Sun Certification
5 7 (0.76%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.11%) OCP
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.11%) MCP
7 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.39%) QA
2 6 (0.65%) SLA
3 4 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (1.08%) Varnish
2 6 (0.65%) HDFS
3 5 (0.54%) Docker
4 2 (0.22%) Firmware
4 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.11%) vSphere
5 1 (0.11%) vCloud
5 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.87%) Puppet
3 3 (0.33%) OpenAM
3 3 (0.33%) Oozie
4 2 (0.22%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 141 (15.29%) Oracle
2 87 (9.44%) Microsoft
3 36 (3.90%) IBM
4 21 (2.28%) Google
5 17 (1.84%) SAP
6 14 (1.52%) Adobe
7 13 (1.41%) FatWire
7 13 (1.41%) Twitter
8 11 (1.19%) hybris
9 9 (0.98%) Business Objects
10 8 (0.87%) Sun
10 8 (0.87%) Tableau
11 7 (0.76%) Zend
12 5 (0.54%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.54%) ATG
12 5 (0.54%) Teradata
12 5 (0.54%) NetCracker
12 5 (0.54%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.54%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.43%) Perforce
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