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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 494 674 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.30% 21.60% 23.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.20% 22.63% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 437 483
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.06 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +9.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £31.52 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £42.60 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.04 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.74% +5.82%
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
2445 2978 2966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.55% 95.45% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1423 1772 1760
Median daily rate £375 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 253 231
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £40.25 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.60 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +0.60%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 23 August 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 0 189 £375 +7.14% 114
Hertfordshire -1 111 £400 +10.34% 63
Suffolk 0 73 £410 -0.60% 15
Norfolk +1 50 £325 +8.33% 11
Essex -19 34 £438 +16.66% 39
Bedfordshire -5 33 £368 +2.08% 19
East Anglia - 5 £425 -
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 346 (36.31%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (32.74%) Java
3 299 (31.37%) JavaScript
4 270 (28.33%) HTML
5 262 (27.49%) SQL
6 237 (24.87%) .NET
7 230 (24.13%) C#
8 226 (23.71%) CSS
9 185 (19.41%) SQL Server
10 168 (17.63%) Web Services
11 149 (15.63%) AngularJS
12 144 (15.11%) TDD
13 135 (14.17%) HTML5
14 129 (13.54%) REST
15 126 (13.22%) jQuery
16 124 (13.01%) ASP.NET
17 122 (12.80%) MVC
18 117 (12.28%) Web Development
19 111 (11.65%) XML
20 106 (11.12%) Microsoft
21 102 (10.70%) SOAP
22 100 (10.49%) Finance
23 97 (10.18%) Oracle
24 88 (9.23%) E-Commerce
25 84 (8.81%) .NET Framework
26 83 (8.71%) OO
27 82 (8.60%) Scrum
27 82 (8.60%) Git (software)
28 78 (8.18%) J2EE
28 78 (8.18%) CRM

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 41 (4.30%) WebSphere
2 30 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 28 (2.94%) CMS
4 24 (2.52%) Apache
5 23 (2.41%) Tomcat
6 18 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (1.68%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.26%) Drupal
9 11 (1.15%) Apache Spark
9 11 (1.15%) JBoss
9 11 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
10 10 (1.05%) Apache ServiceMix
10 10 (1.05%) IIS
11 6 (0.63%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.63%) Mule
11 6 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.52%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.52%) NServiceBus
12 5 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.62%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.05%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (0.42%) MS Office
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.10%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (3.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.68%) SDL Web 8
3 8 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.73%) Magento
5 5 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.21%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.10%) Cerner Millennium
9 1 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.10%) Infor CRM
9 1 (0.10%) Maximo
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.10%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.10%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.26%) GitHub
4 7 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
4 7 (0.73%) SaaS
5 3 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.21%) Slack
6 2 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.10%) Office 365
7 1 (0.10%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.89%) HTTP
2 17 (1.78%) Network Security
3 12 (1.26%) LDAP
4 10 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.94%) SSL
6 8 (0.84%) Internet
7 6 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.52%) Bluetooth
8 5 (0.52%) Wireless
9 3 (0.31%) FTP
10 2 (0.21%) 802.15
10 2 (0.21%) AMQP
10 2 (0.21%) Firewall
10 2 (0.21%) VLAN
10 2 (0.21%) VPN
10 2 (0.21%) X.509
10 2 (0.21%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.10%) Skype
11 1 (0.10%) SSH
11 1 (0.10%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (19.41%) SQL Server
2 62 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (5.56%) MySQL
5 44 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (4.51%) Relational Database
7 32 (3.36%) NoSQL
8 31 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (2.83%) Oracle Database
10 25 (2.62%) DB2
10 25 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (2.52%) Hadoop
12 22 (2.31%) MongoDB
13 19 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
14 16 (1.68%) QlikView
15 14 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
16 13 (1.36%) IBM InfoSphere
16 13 (1.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 82 (8.60%) Git (software)
2 47 (4.93%) Visual Studio
3 38 (3.99%) Jenkins
4 33 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (2.94%) JUnit
5 28 (2.94%) Selenium
6 27 (2.83%) Mercurial
7 25 (2.62%) Subversion
8 24 (2.52%) Ant
8 24 (2.52%) Jasmine
8 24 (2.52%) Maven
9 21 (2.20%) Cucumber
10 19 (1.99%) AccuRev
11 16 (1.68%) Grunt
11 16 (1.68%) Mocha
12 15 (1.57%) Xcode
13 14 (1.47%) SpecFlow
13 14 (1.47%) TeamCity
14 13 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 13 (1.36%) JIRA
General
1 100 (10.49%) Finance
2 41 (4.30%) Retail
3 20 (2.10%) Advertising
4 16 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.47%) Marketing
6 11 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (0.94%) Automotive
8 8 (0.84%) Games
9 6 (0.63%) Banking
9 6 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.52%) Billing
10 5 (0.52%) Military
11 4 (0.42%) Legal
12 3 (0.31%) Back Office
12 3 (0.31%) Electronics
13 2 (0.21%) French Language
13 2 (0.21%) Publishing
14 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.10%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (28.33%) HTML
2 237 (24.87%) .NET
3 226 (23.71%) CSS
4 168 (17.63%) Web Services
5 149 (15.63%) AngularJS
6 135 (14.17%) HTML5
7 129 (13.54%) REST
8 126 (13.22%) jQuery
9 124 (13.01%) ASP.NET
10 111 (11.65%) XML
11 102 (10.70%) SOAP
12 84 (8.81%) .NET Framework
13 78 (8.18%) J2EE
14 75 (7.87%) Spring
15 69 (7.24%) CSS3
16 57 (5.98%) JSON
17 51 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC
18 48 (5.04%) Ajax
18 48 (5.04%) RESTful
19 45 (4.72%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 49 (5.14%) Mobile App
2 47 (4.93%) User Experience
3 43 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (2.31%) Digital Media
5 16 (1.68%) Data Structures
6 15 (1.57%) Graphic Design
7 14 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.36%) iPad
9 11 (1.15%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.05%) e-Learning
11 9 (0.94%) Algorithms
12 8 (0.84%) Visualisation
13 7 (0.73%) Computer Science
13 7 (0.73%) Data Integration
14 6 (0.63%) Biology
14 6 (0.63%) Data Extraction
14 6 (0.63%) Informatics
14 6 (0.63%) NHS
14 6 (0.63%) Statistics
15 5 (0.52%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 64 (6.72%) Linux
2 45 (4.72%) Unix
3 43 (4.51%) Windows
4 34 (3.57%) Android
5 30 (3.15%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.15%) zOS
7 3 (0.31%) AIX
7 3 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.31%) Solaris
7 3 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.21%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.10%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.10%) HPUX
9 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (36.31%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (15.11%) TDD
3 122 (12.80%) MVC
4 117 (12.28%) Web Development
5 88 (9.23%) E-Commerce
6 83 (8.71%) OO
7 82 (8.60%) Scrum
8 78 (8.18%) CRM
9 74 (7.76%) Front End Development
10 65 (6.82%) ETL
11 54 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
12 53 (5.56%) SOA
13 52 (5.46%) Open Source
14 49 (5.14%) Unit Testing
15 48 (5.04%) BDD
16 47 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
17 45 (4.72%) Software Engineering
18 38 (3.99%) Migration
19 29 (3.04%) Analytics
19 29 (3.04%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 312 (32.74%) Java
2 299 (31.37%) JavaScript
3 262 (27.49%) SQL
4 230 (24.13%) C#
5 75 (7.87%) Python
6 74 (7.76%) PHP
7 52 (5.46%) T-SQL
8 42 (4.41%) C++
9 31 (3.25%) C
10 30 (3.15%) PL/SQL
11 23 (2.41%) Shell Script
12 20 (2.10%) Objective-C
13 19 (1.99%) Ruby
14 15 (1.57%) Apex Code
14 15 (1.57%) VB.NET
15 14 (1.47%) TypeScript
16 13 (1.36%) CoffeeScript
16 13 (1.36%) Scala
17 12 (1.26%) Perl
18 8 (0.84%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 37 (3.88%) Degree
1 37 (3.88%) Security Cleared
2 16 (1.68%) DV Cleared
3 13 (1.36%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.94%) MCITP
6 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.10%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.10%) MCP
6 1 (0.10%) PhD
6 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.52%) QA
2 18 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.84%) SDET
3 8 (0.84%) WCAG
4 2 (0.21%) HL7
5 1 (0.10%) ECSS
5 1 (0.10%) JTAG
5 1 (0.10%) MISRA
5 1 (0.10%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (0.84%) Apache Flume
1 8 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (0.73%) Docker
2 7 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.21%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.10%) Firmware
5 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (0.73%) Tivoli
2 6 (0.63%) Puppet
3 3 (0.31%) Ansible
3 3 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.21%) Oozie
Vendors
1 106 (11.12%) Microsoft
2 97 (10.18%) Oracle
3 50 (5.25%) IBM
4 29 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (2.10%) Zend
6 13 (1.36%) SAP
7 12 (1.26%) Informatica
8 11 (1.15%) Cognos
8 11 (1.15%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.15%) Sitecore
9 10 (1.05%) VMware
9 10 (1.05%) WSO2
10 9 (0.94%) Adobe
10 9 (0.94%) Google
10 9 (0.94%) Remedy
10 9 (0.94%) Sybase
11 8 (0.84%) BMC
11 8 (0.84%) Netezza
12 6 (0.63%) JD Edwards
12 6 (0.63%) TIBCO
Suffolk
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Talentspa
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £250 - 300 per day + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Freshtechit
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £345 - £362 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago