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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 454 654 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.43% 22.94% 21.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.46% 24.61% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 393 295
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 17
Average hourly rate £38.25 £36.75 £27.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +31.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.35 £20.50 £27.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
2460 2657 2170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.47% 93.20% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1477 1130
Average daily rate £400 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 215 237
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -1 142 £325 - 111
Essex +3 120 £400 +7.38% 43
Hertfordshire 0 113 £375 +7.14% 71
Bedfordshire -4 42 £375 +10.29% 32
Suffolk -7 29 £400 +6.66% 28
Norfolk -6 18 £400 +39.13% 12
East Anglia 0 4 £340 -18.07% 3
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 373 (38.02%) HTML
2 369 (37.61%) SQL
3 335 (34.15%) JavaScript
4 329 (33.54%) C#
5 321 (32.72%) .NET
6 294 (29.97%) CSS
7 289 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
8 285 (29.05%) Java
9 211 (21.51%) SQL Server
10 209 (21.30%) XML
11 196 (19.98%) TDD
12 186 (18.96%) MVC
13 180 (18.35%) Oracle
14 164 (16.72%) Web Services
15 163 (16.62%) HTML5
16 148 (15.09%) Linux
17 146 (14.88%) jQuery
18 140 (14.27%) ASP.NET
19 129 (13.15%) UNIX
20 119 (12.13%) E-Commerce
21 114 (11.62%) J2EE
22 103 (10.50%) Finance
23 102 (10.40%) Windows
23 102 (10.40%) OO
24 89 (9.07%) Scrum
25 87 (8.87%) REST
25 87 (8.87%) Relational Database
26 86 (8.77%) SOAP
27 85 (8.66%) Spring
28 84 (8.56%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 52 (5.30%) CMS
2 35 (3.57%) JBoss
2 35 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 34 (3.47%) Apache
4 33 (3.36%) WebSphere
5 30 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
6 24 (2.45%) WebLogic
7 16 (1.63%) IIS
7 16 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 15 (1.53%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.33%) Node.js
10 11 (1.12%) nginx
10 11 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (1.12%) Adobe CQ
11 9 (0.92%) WordPress
12 7 (0.71%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.61%) Drupal
13 6 (0.61%) Confluence
13 6 (0.61%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 33 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.02%) MS Office
4 6 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.10%) Maya
7 1 (0.10%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.10%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (1.63%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.82%) Tridion
4 7 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.20%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.20%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.20%) Magento
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.10%) Agresso
7 1 (0.10%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.10%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.51%) SaaS
4 5 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.41%) Office 365
6 3 (0.31%) PaaS
7 2 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.20%) IaaS
8 1 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.57%) HTTP
2 28 (2.85%) LDAP
3 16 (1.63%) Internet
4 14 (1.43%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.71%) 2G
5 7 (0.71%) Intranet
5 7 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (0.61%) FTP
7 5 (0.51%) 3G
7 5 (0.51%) LTE
7 5 (0.51%) 4G
7 5 (0.51%) DNS
7 5 (0.51%) Firewall
8 4 (0.41%) SAN
8 4 (0.41%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (0.41%) VPN
8 4 (0.41%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.31%) 3GPP
9 3 (0.31%) RIP
10 2 (0.20%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 87 (8.87%) Relational Database
3 75 (7.65%) MySQL
4 59 (6.01%) Oracle Database
5 54 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (4.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 47 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 39 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 31 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (2.85%) Oracle Database 10g
10 28 (2.85%) MariaDB
11 26 (2.65%) MongoDB
12 25 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
14 21 (2.14%) DB2
15 20 (2.04%) NoSQL
16 15 (1.53%) Neo4j
17 12 (1.22%) Couchbase
17 12 (1.22%) Hadoop
17 12 (1.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 63 (6.42%) Git (software)
2 49 (4.99%) Visual Studio
3 46 (4.69%) Eclipse
4 42 (4.28%) Ant
4 42 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 38 (3.87%) Subversion
6 35 (3.57%) JUnit
7 34 (3.47%) Jenkins
8 32 (3.26%) JIRA
9 23 (2.34%) Selenium
10 20 (2.04%) Maven
11 18 (1.83%) Jasmine
12 17 (1.73%) SoapUI
13 16 (1.63%) AccuRev
13 16 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
13 16 (1.63%) IntelliJ
14 11 (1.12%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 11 (1.12%) SpecFlow
14 11 (1.12%) Grunt
15 10 (1.02%) Cucumber
General
1 103 (10.50%) Finance
2 30 (3.06%) Marketing
3 26 (2.65%) Manufacturing
4 25 (2.55%) Retail
5 22 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.94%) Banking
7 13 (1.33%) Advertising
8 9 (0.92%) Automotive
9 6 (0.61%) Games
9 6 (0.61%) Billing
10 5 (0.51%) Legal
11 3 (0.31%) Back Office
12 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.20%) Front Office
12 2 (0.20%) Law
12 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.10%) Electronics
13 1 (0.10%) Local Government
13 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 373 (38.02%) HTML
2 321 (32.72%) .NET
3 294 (29.97%) CSS
4 209 (21.30%) XML
5 164 (16.72%) Web Services
6 163 (16.62%) HTML5
7 146 (14.88%) jQuery
8 140 (14.27%) ASP.NET
9 114 (11.62%) J2EE
10 87 (8.87%) REST
11 86 (8.77%) SOAP
12 85 (8.66%) Spring
13 78 (7.95%) Hibernate
13 78 (7.95%) CSS3
14 75 (7.65%) .NET Framework
15 69 (7.03%) WCF
16 62 (6.32%) AngularJS
17 61 (6.22%) Ajax
18 54 (5.50%) XHTML
19 51 (5.20%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
3 37 (3.77%) User Experience
4 32 (3.26%) Visualisation
5 23 (2.34%) Mobile App
6 20 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.12%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.12%) Open Source
8 10 (1.02%) Data Structures
9 9 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
9 9 (0.92%) NHS
9 9 (0.92%) Mathematics
10 8 (0.82%) Statistics
10 8 (0.82%) W3C
11 7 (0.71%) Replication
11 7 (0.71%) Graphic Design
11 7 (0.71%) Data Integration
12 6 (0.61%) FMCG
12 6 (0.61%) Informatics
12 6 (0.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 148 (15.09%) Linux
2 129 (13.15%) UNIX
3 102 (10.40%) Windows
4 35 (3.57%) Mac OS X
5 25 (2.55%) Android
6 24 (2.45%) Solaris
6 24 (2.45%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.51%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.31%) Debian
9 3 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.31%) AIX
10 2 (0.20%) HPUX
10 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.20%) CentOS
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (19.98%) TDD
3 186 (18.96%) MVC
4 119 (12.13%) E-Commerce
5 102 (10.40%) OO
6 89 (9.07%) Scrum
7 82 (8.36%) Web Development
8 62 (6.32%) Unit Testing
9 55 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (5.20%) BDD
11 47 (4.79%) OOD
11 47 (4.79%) SOA
12 46 (4.69%) Software Engineering
12 46 (4.69%) Responsive Web Design
13 45 (4.59%) Content Management
14 43 (4.38%) ETL
14 43 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
15 40 (4.08%) Web Design
16 36 (3.67%) Configuration Management
17 35 (3.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 369 (37.61%) SQL
2 335 (34.15%) JavaScript
3 329 (33.54%) C#
4 285 (29.05%) Java
5 70 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 62 (6.32%) PHP
7 60 (6.12%) C++
8 51 (5.20%) T-SQL
9 48 (4.89%) Python
10 35 (3.57%) VB.NET
11 24 (2.45%) Shell Script
12 23 (2.34%) C
12 23 (2.34%) Perl
13 17 (1.73%) VB
14 16 (1.63%) VBA
14 16 (1.63%) PHP5
14 16 (1.63%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.22%) Ruby
16 11 (1.12%) VBScript
17 9 (0.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 45 (4.59%) Degree
2 28 (2.85%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.83%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.63%) Sun Certification
5 7 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.10%) OCP
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.10%) MCP
7 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.06%) QA
2 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.41%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.10%) GAAP
System Software
1 11 (1.12%) Varnish
2 6 (0.61%) HDFS
3 3 (0.31%) Docker
4 2 (0.20%) Firmware
4 2 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.10%) vSphere
5 1 (0.10%) vCloud
5 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.02%) Control-M
3 5 (0.51%) Puppet
4 3 (0.31%) OpenAM
4 3 (0.31%) Oozie
5 2 (0.20%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.20%) SCOM
6 1 (0.10%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 180 (18.35%) Oracle
2 84 (8.56%) Microsoft
3 33 (3.36%) IBM
4 16 (1.63%) SAP
5 15 (1.53%) FatWire
6 14 (1.43%) Adobe
6 14 (1.43%) Sun
7 13 (1.33%) Google
8 12 (1.22%) Business Objects
9 11 (1.12%) Twitter
10 8 (0.82%) hybris
11 7 (0.71%) Tableau
12 6 (0.61%) Zend
12 6 (0.61%) Sybase
12 6 (0.61%) Teradata
13 5 (0.51%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.51%) Cognos
13 5 (0.51%) Informatica
13 5 (0.51%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.51%) Perforce
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