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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
England / East of England
Rank 1 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 502 437 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.47% 18.98% 16.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.60% 19.93% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 287 259
Median daily rate £375 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 24 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £36.50 £37.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £47.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.71%

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
2041 2193 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.42% 95.22% 96.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 1312 1481
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £552 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 225 190
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 0 171 £350 -3.44% 113
Hertfordshire +1 98 £450 +34.32% 87
Essex 0 89 £350 -8.19% 35
Suffolk 0 68 £355 -9.84% 18
Bedfordshire +10 57 £431 +26.83% 16
Norfolk -3 20 £325 +0.77% 23
East Anglia - 1 - -
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 310 (33.66%) Java
2 284 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
3 261 (28.34%) JavaScript
4 254 (27.58%) C#
5 233 (25.30%) HTML
6 231 (25.08%) .NET
7 219 (23.78%) TDD
8 200 (21.72%) SQL
9 176 (19.11%) CSS
10 164 (17.81%) SQL Server
11 143 (15.53%) MVC
12 131 (14.22%) Web Services
13 124 (13.46%) E-Commerce
14 120 (13.03%) jQuery
15 116 (12.60%) AngularJS
16 105 (11.40%) XML
17 104 (11.29%) ASP.NET
18 101 (10.97%) Oracle
19 96 (10.42%) Web Development
20 91 (9.88%) Software Engineering
21 90 (9.77%) Microsoft
22 85 (9.23%) PHP
22 85 (9.23%) Finance
23 84 (9.12%) REST
24 82 (8.90%) Git (software)
25 80 (8.69%) Continuous Integration
26 79 (8.58%) BDD
27 78 (8.47%) Linux
28 77 (8.36%) Scrum
29 76 (8.25%) Android

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 25 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.61%) IIS
2 24 (2.61%) WebLogic
3 22 (2.39%) WebSphere
4 20 (2.17%) Apache
5 19 (2.06%) CMS
6 18 (1.95%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.74%) WordPress
8 15 (1.63%) JBoss
9 14 (1.52%) Apache Spark
10 13 (1.41%) Drupal
11 10 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 8 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.65%) Confluence
13 6 (0.65%) Moodle
13 6 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.54%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 30 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.87%) MS Office
3 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.11%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 36 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.30%) Adobe Campaign
2 12 (1.30%) Unica
3 11 (1.19%) Magento
4 8 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.54%) Shopify
7 4 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 48 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.52%) GitHub
4 12 (1.30%) IaaS
5 11 (1.19%) PaaS
6 8 (0.87%) Office 365
7 6 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.65%) SaaS
8 4 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.43%) Yammer
9 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.22%) Slack
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.11%) Google Play
10 1 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.95%) TCP/IP
2 17 (1.85%) HTTP
3 12 (1.30%) Internet
4 7 (0.76%) SSL
4 7 (0.76%) Wireless
5 6 (0.65%) LDAP
6 5 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.43%) Network Security
8 3 (0.33%) Intranet
9 1 (0.11%) 802.15
9 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.11%) FTP
9 1 (0.11%) NFC
9 1 (0.11%) SSH
9 1 (0.11%) Telnet
9 1 (0.11%) X.509
9 1 (0.11%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 62 (6.73%) Relational Database
3 46 (4.99%) MySQL
4 45 (4.89%) MongoDB
5 35 (3.80%) NoSQL
6 33 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (2.61%) Oracle Database
9 24 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
11 18 (1.95%) Big Data
11 18 (1.95%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
15 14 (1.52%) Hadoop
16 13 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
17 11 (1.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 82 (8.90%) Git (software)
2 55 (5.97%) Jenkins
3 40 (4.34%) JIRA
4 37 (4.02%) Visual Studio
5 36 (3.91%) Subversion
6 33 (3.58%) Selenium
7 30 (3.26%) JUnit
8 26 (2.82%) Maven
9 24 (2.61%) Ant
10 23 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (2.17%) Cucumber
12 19 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (1.85%) Android Studio
13 17 (1.85%) Gradle
14 14 (1.52%) gulp
15 13 (1.41%) SoapUI
16 12 (1.30%) Eclipse
17 10 (1.09%) Moq
18 9 (0.98%) Jasmine
18 9 (0.98%) Mercurial
General
1 85 (9.23%) Finance
2 38 (4.13%) Retail
3 28 (3.04%) Manufacturing
4 23 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.39%) Advertising
6 14 (1.52%) Marketing
7 12 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (1.19%) Games
9 9 (0.98%) Electronics
10 4 (0.43%) Banking
11 3 (0.33%) Automotive
11 3 (0.33%) Legal
11 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.22%) Billing
12 2 (0.22%) French Language
12 2 (0.22%) Front Office
12 2 (0.22%) Military
12 2 (0.22%) Publishing
13 1 (0.11%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.11%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (25.30%) HTML
2 231 (25.08%) .NET
3 176 (19.11%) CSS
4 131 (14.22%) Web Services
5 120 (13.03%) jQuery
6 116 (12.60%) AngularJS
7 105 (11.40%) XML
8 104 (11.29%) ASP.NET
9 84 (9.12%) REST
10 76 (8.25%) HTML5
11 72 (7.82%) Spring
12 71 (7.71%) JSON
13 66 (7.17%) RESTful
14 59 (6.41%) .NET Framework
15 50 (5.43%) Node.js
16 49 (5.32%) J2EE
16 49 (5.32%) XSLT
17 47 (5.10%) SOAP
18 46 (4.99%) Entity Framework
19 43 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.10%) Mobile App
2 39 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 22 (2.39%) Data Structures
5 19 (2.06%) e-Learning
5 19 (2.06%) User Experience
6 13 (1.41%) Algorithms
7 11 (1.19%) Digital Media
8 9 (0.98%) Client/Server
8 9 (0.98%) Data Integration
9 8 (0.87%) Animation
10 7 (0.76%) NHS
11 5 (0.54%) Blockchain
11 5 (0.54%) Data Extraction
11 5 (0.54%) iPad
12 4 (0.43%) Biology
12 4 (0.43%) Contactless
12 4 (0.43%) EMV
12 4 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 78 (8.47%) Linux
2 76 (8.25%) Android
3 53 (5.75%) Apple iOS
4 47 (5.10%) Windows
5 45 (4.89%) Unix
6 7 (0.76%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.65%) HPUX
7 6 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.33%) Solaris
9 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.11%) MVS
10 1 (0.11%) VME
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (23.78%) TDD
3 143 (15.53%) MVC
4 124 (13.46%) E-Commerce
5 96 (10.42%) Web Development
6 91 (9.88%) Software Engineering
7 80 (8.69%) Continuous Integration
8 79 (8.58%) BDD
9 77 (8.36%) Scrum
10 73 (7.93%) OO
11 64 (6.95%) Android Development
12 55 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
13 52 (5.65%) CRM
13 52 (5.65%) Unit Testing
14 51 (5.54%) Front End Development
15 47 (5.10%) DevOps
16 38 (4.13%) ETL
17 37 (4.02%) iOS Development
18 34 (3.69%) Open Source
18 34 (3.69%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 310 (33.66%) Java
2 261 (28.34%) JavaScript
3 254 (27.58%) C#
4 200 (21.72%) SQL
5 85 (9.23%) PHP
6 64 (6.95%) Python
7 32 (3.47%) C
7 32 (3.47%) C++
7 32 (3.47%) T-SQL
8 28 (3.04%) PL/SQL
9 27 (2.93%) Objective-C
10 20 (2.17%) Apple Swift
11 19 (2.06%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.63%) Embedded C
12 15 (1.63%) Perl
12 15 (1.63%) Scala
13 14 (1.52%) Groovy
13 14 (1.52%) VB.NET
14 13 (1.41%) Apex Code
15 12 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (4.67%) Degree
2 29 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.52%) DV Cleared
4 7 (0.76%) Sun Certification
5 6 (0.65%) MCITP
5 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.43%) PhD
7 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.58%) QA
2 5 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.43%) SDET
4 1 (0.11%) CDISC
4 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (2.28%) Docker
2 4 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.33%) Varnish
4 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (1.41%) Ansible
1 13 (1.41%) Puppet
2 12 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (0.43%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.11%) Kibana
4 1 (0.11%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 101 (10.97%) Oracle
2 90 (9.77%) Microsoft
3 30 (3.26%) IBM
4 28 (3.04%) Adobe
4 28 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (2.61%) Zend
6 17 (1.85%) SAP
7 14 (1.52%) Google
8 8 (0.87%) Talend
8 8 (0.87%) Xamarin
9 7 (0.76%) hybris
9 7 (0.76%) Informatica
9 7 (0.76%) Sybase
10 6 (0.65%) Sun
11 5 (0.54%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.54%) Embarcadero
12 4 (0.43%) Infor
12 4 (0.43%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.43%) Telerik
12 4 (0.43%) VMware
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Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
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Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hertfordshire
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Exposed Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Rate: £325 - 375 per day + Please get in touch
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Suffolk
G2 Recruitment Solutions
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Norwich
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £560 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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Staffworx Ltd
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