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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 441 644 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.82% 22.63% 24.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.65% 23.73% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 386 496
Median daily rate £375 £365 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.59 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +143.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £29.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.25 £35.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
2365 2714 2880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.56% 95.36% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1540 1731
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 242 230
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 0 167 £375 - 117
Hertfordshire +1 130 £375 - 76
Suffolk 0 51 £410 -0.60% 19
Essex -17 31 £375 +7.14% 53
Bedfordshire -3 30 £413 +14.58% 24
Norfolk -2 29 £350 +27.27% 14
East Anglia - 3 - -
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 333 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (34.16%) Java
3 292 (31.57%) JavaScript
4 271 (29.30%) HTML
5 261 (28.22%) SQL
6 224 (24.22%) CSS
7 222 (24.00%) .NET
8 219 (23.68%) C#
9 189 (20.43%) SQL Server
10 160 (17.30%) Web Services
11 155 (16.76%) AngularJS
12 146 (15.78%) TDD
13 130 (14.05%) HTML5
13 130 (14.05%) REST
14 128 (13.84%) MVC
15 127 (13.73%) jQuery
16 121 (13.08%) ASP.NET
17 117 (12.65%) Web Development
18 115 (12.43%) XML
19 108 (11.68%) E-Commerce
20 95 (10.27%) SOAP
21 94 (10.16%) Finance
22 92 (9.95%) Oracle
23 89 (9.62%) Git (software)
24 88 (9.51%) Microsoft
25 84 (9.08%) J2EE
26 83 (8.97%) Scrum
27 80 (8.65%) PHP
28 79 (8.54%) Linux
29 78 (8.43%) OO

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 40 (4.32%) WebSphere
2 29 (3.14%) Apache
3 27 (2.92%) SharePoint
4 25 (2.70%) CMS
5 22 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 18 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (1.62%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.30%) Apache Spark
8 12 (1.30%) Drupal
9 11 (1.19%) IIS
9 11 (1.19%) JBoss
10 9 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
10 9 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (0.65%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.65%) Confluence
12 6 (0.65%) Mule
12 6 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.54%) Apache ServiceMix
13 5 (0.54%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 25 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.49%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (0.97%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (0.43%) MS Office
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.11%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.62%) SDL Web 8
3 10 (1.08%) Magento
4 4 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.22%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.11%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.86%) GitHub
3 8 (0.86%) SaaS
4 7 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (0.65%) IaaS
6 4 (0.43%) PaaS
7 3 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.22%) Slack
8 2 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.05%) HTTP
2 18 (1.95%) Network Security
3 14 (1.51%) Internet
4 10 (1.08%) LDAP
4 10 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.65%) SSL
5 6 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.43%) Wireless
7 3 (0.32%) FTP
8 2 (0.22%) AMQP
8 2 (0.22%) Firewall
8 2 (0.22%) VLAN
8 2 (0.22%) VPN
9 1 (0.11%) 802.15
9 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.11%) Intranet
9 1 (0.11%) SSH
9 1 (0.11%) Telnet
9 1 (0.11%) X.509
9 1 (0.11%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 56 (6.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (5.95%) MySQL
3 55 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (5.84%) Relational Database
5 48 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (3.89%) Oracle Database
7 35 (3.78%) NoSQL
8 29 (3.14%) DB2
8 29 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 26 (2.81%) MongoDB
10 25 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (2.27%) RDBMS
12 20 (2.16%) Hadoop
13 19 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (1.73%) QlikView
15 16 (1.73%) SQL Server 2014
16 13 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
16 13 (1.41%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 89 (9.62%) Git (software)
2 38 (4.11%) Visual Studio
3 35 (3.78%) Jenkins
4 32 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (3.24%) Subversion
6 28 (3.03%) Selenium
7 26 (2.81%) Mercurial
8 25 (2.70%) JUnit
9 23 (2.49%) Jasmine
10 22 (2.38%) Ant
11 20 (2.16%) Maven
12 18 (1.95%) AccuRev
12 18 (1.95%) Grunt
12 18 (1.95%) JIRA
13 16 (1.73%) Cucumber
13 16 (1.73%) Mocha
14 14 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (1.30%) TeamCity
16 11 (1.19%) gulp
17 9 (0.97%) WebStorm
General
1 94 (10.16%) Finance
2 37 (4.00%) Retail
3 18 (1.95%) Advertising
4 16 (1.73%) Manufacturing
5 14 (1.51%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.19%) Games
8 9 (0.97%) Automotive
8 9 (0.97%) Marketing
9 6 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.54%) Military
11 4 (0.43%) Banking
12 3 (0.32%) Legal
12 3 (0.32%) Publishing
13 2 (0.22%) Billing
13 2 (0.22%) French Language
14 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.11%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.11%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (29.30%) HTML
2 224 (24.22%) CSS
3 222 (24.00%) .NET
4 160 (17.30%) Web Services
5 155 (16.76%) AngularJS
6 130 (14.05%) HTML5
6 130 (14.05%) REST
7 127 (13.73%) jQuery
8 121 (13.08%) ASP.NET
9 115 (12.43%) XML
10 95 (10.27%) SOAP
11 84 (9.08%) J2EE
12 78 (8.43%) Spring
13 72 (7.78%) .NET Framework
14 64 (6.92%) CSS3
15 60 (6.49%) JSON
16 50 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
17 43 (4.65%) RESTful
18 42 (4.54%) Node.js
19 40 (4.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 46 (4.97%) Mobile App
2 44 (4.76%) User Experience
3 40 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (2.38%) Digital Media
5 15 (1.62%) Data Structures
6 14 (1.51%) Graphic Design
7 11 (1.19%) e-Learning
8 10 (1.08%) N-Tier
9 9 (0.97%) Algorithms
9 9 (0.97%) Data Extraction
9 9 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.76%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.76%) iPad
11 6 (0.65%) Biology
11 6 (0.65%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.65%) NHS
11 6 (0.65%) Statistics
12 5 (0.54%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.54%) Informatics
12 5 (0.54%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 79 (8.54%) Linux
2 43 (4.65%) Unix
3 41 (4.43%) Windows
4 31 (3.35%) Android
5 22 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.19%) zOS
7 5 (0.54%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.43%) HPUX
8 4 (0.43%) Solaris
9 3 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.11%) AIX
11 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (15.78%) TDD
3 128 (13.84%) MVC
4 117 (12.65%) Web Development
5 108 (11.68%) E-Commerce
6 83 (8.97%) Scrum
7 78 (8.43%) OO
8 75 (8.11%) CRM
9 72 (7.78%) Front End Development
10 55 (5.95%) ETL
11 51 (5.51%) Open Source
12 50 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
13 49 (5.30%) Unit Testing
14 45 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (4.54%) BDD
15 42 (4.54%) Software Engineering
16 35 (3.78%) Migration
16 35 (3.78%) SOA
17 30 (3.24%) Responsive Web Design
18 29 (3.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 316 (34.16%) Java
2 292 (31.57%) JavaScript
3 261 (28.22%) SQL
4 219 (23.68%) C#
5 80 (8.65%) PHP
6 74 (8.00%) Python
7 50 (5.41%) T-SQL
8 34 (3.68%) C++
9 31 (3.35%) PL/SQL
10 25 (2.70%) C
10 25 (2.70%) Shell Script
11 16 (1.73%) VB.NET
12 15 (1.62%) Apex Code
12 15 (1.62%) Perl
12 15 (1.62%) Ruby
13 14 (1.51%) Objective-C
14 13 (1.41%) TypeScript
15 12 (1.30%) CoffeeScript
16 10 (1.08%) Scala
17 9 (0.97%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 37 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (3.46%) Degree
3 18 (1.95%) DV Cleared
4 12 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.76%) MCITP
5 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.11%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.11%) PhD
6 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.81%) QA
2 22 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.86%) SDET
3 8 (0.86%) WCAG
4 1 (0.11%) ECSS
4 1 (0.11%) JTAG
4 1 (0.11%) MISRA
4 1 (0.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 14 (1.51%) Docker
2 7 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.54%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.32%) Varnish
5 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.11%) Firmware
6 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (0.76%) Puppet
2 5 (0.54%) Ansible
2 5 (0.54%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.22%) Oozie
Vendors
1 92 (9.95%) Oracle
2 88 (9.51%) Microsoft
3 47 (5.08%) IBM
4 29 (3.14%) Zend
5 27 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (1.51%) Informatica
7 11 (1.19%) hybris
7 11 (1.19%) SAP
8 10 (1.08%) Sitecore
9 9 (0.97%) Cognos
9 9 (0.97%) Sybase
10 8 (0.86%) Adobe
10 8 (0.86%) VMware
11 7 (0.76%) WSO2
12 6 (0.65%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.65%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.54%) Cloudera
13 5 (0.54%) Hortonworks
14 4 (0.43%) BMC
14 4 (0.43%) Remedy
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £430 per day
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arrows Group
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £425 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough
BGL Group
Rate: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertfordshire
Partnerships in Care
Rate: £40,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Partnerships in Care
Rate: £28,000 to £30,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Luton
Montash Limited
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
Enterprise Partners
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago