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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 757 626 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.53% 25.91% 23.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.32% 27.83% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 344 396
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 30
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £11.00 £18.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £46.00 £45.00
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
2876 2249 2908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.20% 93.09% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1785 1169 1460
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 231 291
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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
Hertfordshire 0 222 £350 +7.69% 78
Cambridgeshire 0 186 £325 +8.33% 126
Essex +3 180 £425 +13.33% 44
Norfolk -1 65 £300 +37.93% 19
Suffolk 0 47 £400 +14.28% 19
Bedfordshire -16 47 £400 +39.13% 25
East Anglia +1 11 £340 -17.57%
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 529 (36.84%) SQL
2 523 (36.42%) .NET
3 522 (36.35%) HTML
4 480 (33.43%) C#
5 444 (30.92%) CSS
6 442 (30.78%) JavaScript
7 411 (28.62%) Agile Software Development
8 384 (26.74%) SQL Server
9 348 (24.23%) MVC
10 309 (21.52%) ASP.NET
11 303 (21.10%) Java
12 271 (18.87%) XML
13 270 (18.80%) Oracle
14 254 (17.69%) jQuery
15 241 (16.78%) TDD
16 214 (14.90%) HTML5
17 211 (14.69%) Web Services
18 191 (13.30%) Microsoft
19 178 (12.40%) Linux
20 177 (12.33%) CSS3
21 172 (11.98%) OO
22 168 (11.70%) UNIX
23 163 (11.35%) MySQL
24 158 (11.00%) Web Development
25 155 (10.79%) Finance
26 150 (10.45%) PL/SQL
27 149 (10.38%) ASP.NET MVC
27 149 (10.38%) Scrum
28 147 (10.24%) Spring
29 142 (9.89%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 75 (5.22%) JBoss
2 56 (3.90%) Apache
3 52 (3.62%) WebLogic
4 51 (3.55%) CMS
5 45 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 38 (2.65%) WebSphere
7 35 (2.44%) Tomcat
8 29 (2.02%) IIS
9 28 (1.95%) WordPress
10 25 (1.74%) Drupal
10 25 (1.74%) Node.js
11 24 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
12 23 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (1.32%) MS Exchange
14 16 (1.11%) SAS
15 14 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (0.91%) Adobe CQ
17 12 (0.84%) MQSeries
18 9 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
18 9 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 74 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.60%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (0.63%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.42%) DOC1
5 5 (0.35%) MS Office
6 4 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.070%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.070%) Simulink
9 1 (0.070%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.070%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 61 (4.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (0.70%) Magento
4 9 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.63%) SiteCatalyst
5 4 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.21%) Tridion
7 2 (0.14%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.14%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.14%) Shopify
8 1 (0.070%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.070%) Retail-J
8 1 (0.070%) SyteLine
8 1 (0.070%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.070%) Zen Cart
8 1 (0.070%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.070%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.35%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.21%) CloudFront
6 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.14%) Force.com
7 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.14%) SaaS
8 1 (0.070%) PaaS
8 1 (0.070%) Office 365
8 1 (0.070%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.90%) HTTP
2 54 (3.76%) LDAP
3 40 (2.79%) Internet
4 32 (2.23%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.11%) SMTP
5 16 (1.11%) Intranet
6 12 (0.84%) Firewall
6 12 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
6 12 (0.84%) VPN
6 12 (0.84%) DNS
7 10 (0.70%) SAN
8 8 (0.56%) Extranet
9 7 (0.49%) ZigBee
10 5 (0.35%) 802.15
11 4 (0.28%) LTE
12 2 (0.14%) 4G
12 2 (0.14%) Radio Access Network
12 2 (0.14%) 2G
12 2 (0.14%) ASN.1
12 2 (0.14%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (26.74%) SQL Server
2 163 (11.35%) MySQL
3 142 (9.89%) Relational Database
4 134 (9.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 112 (7.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 112 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
6 99 (6.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 62 (4.32%) Oracle Database
8 51 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 51 (3.55%) MongoDB
9 49 (3.41%) MariaDB
10 41 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 41 (2.86%) RDBMS
11 40 (2.79%) NoSQL
12 25 (1.74%) Neo4j
13 23 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
14 22 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
14 22 (1.53%) DB2
14 22 (1.53%) OLAP
15 21 (1.46%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 96 (6.69%) Git (software)
2 81 (5.64%) Subversion
3 79 (5.50%) Visual Studio
4 61 (4.25%) Ant
5 59 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 53 (3.69%) Eclipse
7 40 (2.79%) Maven
8 35 (2.44%) Jenkins
9 34 (2.37%) JIRA
9 34 (2.37%) JUnit
10 28 (1.95%) Selenium
11 26 (1.81%) NUnit
12 21 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
12 21 (1.46%) TeamCity
13 19 (1.32%) Grunt
14 16 (1.11%) Jasmine
15 14 (0.97%) SpecFlow
16 11 (0.77%) Mockito
16 11 (0.77%) IntelliJ
17 10 (0.70%) CruiseControl
General
1 155 (10.79%) Finance
2 40 (2.79%) Retail
3 38 (2.65%) Marketing
4 32 (2.23%) Banking
5 27 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 23 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 14 (0.97%) Advertising
8 12 (0.84%) Publishing
9 9 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.42%) Automotive
10 6 (0.42%) Legal
11 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.14%) Games
11 2 (0.14%) Electronics
12 1 (0.070%) Front Office
12 1 (0.070%) Back Office
12 1 (0.070%) Law
12 1 (0.070%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 523 (36.42%) .NET
2 522 (36.35%) HTML
3 444 (30.92%) CSS
4 309 (21.52%) ASP.NET
5 271 (18.87%) XML
6 254 (17.69%) jQuery
7 214 (14.90%) HTML5
8 211 (14.69%) Web Services
9 177 (12.33%) CSS3
10 149 (10.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 147 (10.24%) Spring
12 124 (8.64%) WCF
13 121 (8.43%) Hibernate
14 116 (8.08%) Ajax
15 101 (7.03%) .NET Framework
16 97 (6.75%) REST
17 91 (6.34%) J2EE
18 78 (5.43%) JSP
19 73 (5.08%) JSON
20 71 (4.94%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 68 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
3 43 (2.99%) Open Source
4 40 (2.79%) Computer Science
5 38 (2.65%) User Experience
6 31 (2.16%) Replication
7 30 (2.09%) Data Integration
8 28 (1.95%) Mobile App
9 27 (1.88%) Visualisation
10 17 (1.18%) Data Structures
11 16 (1.11%) N-Tier
12 13 (0.91%) Kindle
12 13 (0.91%) Mathematics
13 12 (0.84%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.70%) W3C
14 10 (0.70%) Web 2.0
15 9 (0.63%) Mainframe
15 9 (0.63%) Management Information System
16 7 (0.49%) GIS
17 6 (0.42%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 178 (12.40%) Linux
2 168 (11.70%) UNIX
3 115 (8.01%) Windows
4 62 (4.32%) Mac OS X
5 26 (1.81%) Android
6 20 (1.39%) Solaris
7 17 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 16 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (0.91%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.84%) Windows XP
11 10 (0.70%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.35%) HPUX
15 4 (0.28%) MVS
16 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.14%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (28.62%) Agile Software Development
2 348 (24.23%) MVC
3 241 (16.78%) TDD
4 172 (11.98%) OO
5 158 (11.00%) Web Development
6 149 (10.38%) Scrum
7 123 (8.57%) E-Commerce
8 111 (7.73%) Unit Testing
9 98 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
10 97 (6.75%) ETL
11 89 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
12 84 (5.85%) CRM
13 68 (4.74%) Migration
14 65 (4.53%) BDD
15 62 (4.32%) Configuration Management
16 61 (4.25%) Software Engineering
17 58 (4.04%) Data Modelling
18 50 (3.48%) UML
19 47 (3.27%) Web Design
19 47 (3.27%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 529 (36.84%) SQL
2 480 (33.43%) C#
3 442 (30.78%) JavaScript
4 303 (21.10%) Java
5 150 (10.45%) PL/SQL
6 141 (9.82%) PHP
7 97 (6.75%) T-SQL
8 72 (5.01%) Perl
9 55 (3.83%) PowerShell
10 50 (3.48%) C++
11 43 (2.99%) Python
12 34 (2.37%) VB
13 32 (2.23%) Tcl
14 31 (2.16%) VB.NET
15 26 (1.81%) C
15 26 (1.81%) Shell Script
16 21 (1.46%) VBA
17 15 (1.04%) Ruby
18 14 (0.97%) VBScript
19 13 (0.91%) VB6
Qualifications
1 82 (5.71%) Degree
2 46 (3.20%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.67%) Sun Certification
4 23 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.18%) MCITP
6 3 (0.21%) MCP
7 2 (0.14%) HNC
7 2 (0.14%) HND
7 2 (0.14%) MCTS
7 2 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.070%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.070%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.070%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.90%) QA
2 14 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.70%) WCAG
3 10 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
4 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.14%) SLA
4 2 (0.14%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.070%) GAAP
System Software
1 10 (0.70%) Docker
2 6 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.21%) Varnish
4 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.21%) KVM
5 1 (0.070%) Firmware
5 1 (0.070%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 20 (1.39%) OpenSSO
1 20 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (1.32%) Puppet
3 10 (0.70%) Control-M
4 3 (0.21%) Ansible
5 2 (0.14%) Nagios
5 2 (0.14%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.070%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.070%) Oozie
6 1 (0.070%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.070%) SCOM
Vendors
1 270 (18.80%) Oracle
2 191 (13.30%) Microsoft
3 36 (2.51%) IBM
4 27 (1.88%) Informatica
5 25 (1.74%) Sybase
6 23 (1.60%) Cognos
6 23 (1.60%) Adobe
7 22 (1.53%) Sun
8 21 (1.46%) Business Objects
9 16 (1.11%) SAP
9 16 (1.11%) FatWire
10 11 (0.77%) Teradata
11 9 (0.63%) Ab Initio
11 9 (0.63%) AccuRev
11 9 (0.63%) hybris
11 9 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.56%) Twitter
12 8 (0.56%) Zend
13 7 (0.49%) Splunk
13 7 (0.49%) Tableau
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day 3 mths rolling contract
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Hightown
Rate: £25,626 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £25.00 - £35.00 per hour + market rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £660.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 to £225 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 13 hours ago
Suffolk
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Consult Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Rate: 300/Day
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £265 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Roc Search
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Norfolk
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago