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 1 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
1 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 734 609 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.22% 25.71% 22.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.05% 27.68% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 329 385
Average daily rate
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£364 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £217 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 36
Average hourly rate £14.50 £39.00 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.82% +19.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.47 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.11 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
2818 2200 2990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.00% 92.87% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 1112 1484
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 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 212 315
Average hourly rate £16.72 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.84 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 0 225 £350 +7.69% 85
Cambridgeshire 0 184 £325 -1.88% 137
Essex +3 126 £425 +13.33% 30
Norfolk +1 71 £281 +30.81% 22
Bedfordshire -9 64 £400 +45.45% 21
Suffolk 0 52 £381 +1.66% 21
East Anglia -1 11 £320 -22.42% 1
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 520 (37.55%) .NET
2 513 (37.04%) HTML
3 477 (34.44%) SQL
4 476 (34.37%) C#
5 444 (32.06%) JavaScript
6 434 (31.34%) CSS
7 397 (28.66%) SQL Server
8 393 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
9 340 (24.55%) MVC
10 327 (23.61%) ASP.NET
11 274 (19.78%) jQuery
12 257 (18.56%) Java
13 251 (18.12%) XML
14 232 (16.75%) Oracle
15 221 (15.96%) HTML5
16 210 (15.16%) TDD
17 200 (14.44%) Web Services
18 199 (14.37%) Microsoft
19 182 (13.14%) CSS3
20 167 (12.06%) OO
21 157 (11.34%) ASP.NET MVC
22 156 (11.26%) Finance
23 148 (10.69%) Scrum
24 147 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 146 (10.54%) PHP
26 141 (10.18%) MySQL
26 141 (10.18%) Linux
27 134 (9.68%) WCF
28 130 (9.39%) Web Development
29 129 (9.31%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 51 (3.68%) CMS
2 50 (3.61%) Apache
3 45 (3.25%) SharePoint
4 42 (3.03%) WebLogic
5 37 (2.67%) WebSphere
6 33 (2.38%) Tomcat
7 27 (1.95%) IIS
8 26 (1.88%) WordPress
9 25 (1.81%) Drupal
10 24 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
11 22 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
11 22 (1.59%) MS Exchange
12 21 (1.52%) Node.js
13 16 (1.16%) SAS
14 13 (0.94%) MQSeries
14 13 (0.94%) Umbraco
15 12 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (0.79%) Adobe CQ
17 8 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
18 5 (0.36%) Moodle
Applications
1 69 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.66%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.79%) InfoPath
4 9 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.43%) DOC1
6 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.22%) MS Office
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.072%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.072%) Simulink
8 1 (0.072%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.072%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 58 (4.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.72%) Magento
2 10 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.65%) SiteCatalyst
4 6 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.22%) Tridion
7 2 (0.14%) Shopify
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.14%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.14%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.072%) Retail-J
8 1 (0.072%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.072%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.072%) Zen Cart
8 1 (0.072%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.36%) SaaS
3 5 (0.36%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.22%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.14%) Force.com
6 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.072%) GitHub
7 1 (0.072%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.89%) HTTP
2 38 (2.74%) Internet
3 36 (2.60%) LDAP
4 31 (2.24%) TCP/IP
5 19 (1.37%) SMTP
6 17 (1.23%) Intranet
7 12 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
7 12 (0.87%) DNS
7 12 (0.87%) Firewall
7 12 (0.87%) VPN
8 10 (0.72%) SAN
9 8 (0.58%) Extranet
10 6 (0.43%) ZigBee
11 5 (0.36%) LTE
12 4 (0.29%) 802.15
13 2 (0.14%) UMTS
13 2 (0.14%) FTP
13 2 (0.14%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.14%) RTP
13 2 (0.14%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 397 (28.66%) SQL Server
2 147 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 141 (10.18%) MySQL
4 129 (9.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 111 (8.01%) Relational Database
6 109 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 95 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
8 54 (3.90%) Oracle Database
9 50 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 41 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 40 (2.89%) NoSQL
12 39 (2.82%) RDBMS
13 36 (2.60%) MongoDB
14 29 (2.09%) MariaDB
15 27 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
16 24 (1.73%) OLAP
17 22 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
18 20 (1.44%) Hadoop
19 19 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
20 18 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 99 (7.15%) Git (software)
2 92 (6.64%) Visual Studio
3 82 (5.92%) Subversion
4 55 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 54 (3.90%) Ant
6 46 (3.32%) Eclipse
7 39 (2.82%) Maven
8 35 (2.53%) Jenkins
9 34 (2.45%) JUnit
10 32 (2.31%) JIRA
11 29 (2.09%) Selenium
11 29 (2.09%) TeamCity
12 27 (1.95%) NUnit
13 20 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
14 18 (1.30%) Grunt
15 15 (1.08%) Jasmine
16 14 (1.01%) SpecFlow
17 11 (0.79%) MSTest
18 10 (0.72%) Moq
18 10 (0.72%) Bower
General
1 156 (11.26%) Finance
2 41 (2.96%) Retail
3 33 (2.38%) Marketing
4 28 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 27 (1.95%) Banking
6 21 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 13 (0.94%) Publishing
8 12 (0.87%) Advertising
9 9 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.51%) Legal
11 6 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.36%) Automotive
13 3 (0.22%) Electronics
13 3 (0.22%) Games
13 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.072%) Interactive Media
14 1 (0.072%) Military
14 1 (0.072%) Law
14 1 (0.072%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.072%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 520 (37.55%) .NET
2 513 (37.04%) HTML
3 434 (31.34%) CSS
4 327 (23.61%) ASP.NET
5 274 (19.78%) jQuery
6 251 (18.12%) XML
7 221 (15.96%) HTML5
8 200 (14.44%) Web Services
9 182 (13.14%) CSS3
10 157 (11.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 134 (9.68%) WCF
12 122 (8.81%) Spring
13 119 (8.59%) Ajax
14 110 (7.94%) .NET Framework
15 96 (6.93%) Hibernate
16 82 (5.92%) JSP
17 80 (5.78%) REST
18 78 (5.63%) J2EE
19 74 (5.34%) JSON
20 65 (4.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.18%) Open Source
3 40 (2.89%) User Experience
4 36 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 32 (2.31%) Data Integration
7 31 (2.24%) Replication
8 28 (2.02%) Mobile App
9 18 (1.30%) N-Tier
10 17 (1.23%) Visualisation
11 15 (1.08%) Data Structures
12 13 (0.94%) Kindle
13 12 (0.87%) W3C
13 12 (0.87%) Web 2.0
14 11 (0.79%) Mathematics
15 9 (0.65%) Mainframe
15 9 (0.65%) Algorithms
16 8 (0.58%) iPhone
17 7 (0.51%) GIS
17 7 (0.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 141 (10.18%) Linux
2 123 (8.88%) UNIX
3 116 (8.38%) Windows
4 35 (2.53%) Mac OS X
5 23 (1.66%) Android
6 18 (1.30%) Solaris
6 18 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 13 (0.94%) Ubuntu
7 13 (0.94%) Windows XP
8 12 (0.87%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.43%) HPUX
11 5 (0.36%) VxWorks
12 4 (0.29%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.29%) MVS
13 3 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
2 340 (24.55%) MVC
3 210 (15.16%) TDD
4 167 (12.06%) OO
5 148 (10.69%) Scrum
6 130 (9.39%) Web Development
7 128 (9.24%) E-Commerce
8 106 (7.65%) Unit Testing
9 92 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
10 87 (6.28%) ETL
11 81 (5.85%) Responsive Web Design
12 80 (5.78%) CRM
13 67 (4.84%) Migration
14 58 (4.19%) Software Engineering
14 58 (4.19%) BDD
15 45 (3.25%) Workflow
16 44 (3.18%) Data Modelling
16 44 (3.18%) UML
17 43 (3.10%) Performance Tuning
18 42 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 477 (34.44%) SQL
2 476 (34.37%) C#
3 444 (32.06%) JavaScript
4 257 (18.56%) Java
5 146 (10.54%) PHP
6 124 (8.95%) PL/SQL
7 105 (7.58%) T-SQL
8 72 (5.20%) Perl
9 56 (4.04%) PowerShell
10 42 (3.03%) C++
10 42 (3.03%) Python
11 36 (2.60%) Tcl
12 35 (2.53%) VB
13 28 (2.02%) VB.NET
14 23 (1.66%) C
14 23 (1.66%) Shell Script
15 19 (1.37%) VBA
16 16 (1.16%) Ruby
17 13 (0.94%) VB6
17 13 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 76 (5.49%) Degree
2 38 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.66%) SC Cleared
3 23 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (1.52%) Sun Certification
5 17 (1.23%) MCITP
6 3 (0.22%) MCP
7 2 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.14%) HNC
7 2 (0.14%) HND
7 2 (0.14%) MCTS
8 1 (0.072%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.072%) MCSE
8 1 (0.072%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.68%) QA
2 14 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.72%) WCAG
4 8 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
5 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.14%) SLA
5 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.14%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.072%) GAAP
6 1 (0.072%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (0.72%) Docker
1 10 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.22%) KVM
3 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.14%) Varnish
5 1 (0.072%) Firmware
5 1 (0.072%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 23 (1.66%) OpenSSO
2 20 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.37%) Puppet
4 3 (0.22%) Ansible
5 2 (0.14%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.14%) Nagios
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.072%) Oozie
6 1 (0.072%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.072%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.072%) SCOM
6 1 (0.072%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 232 (16.75%) Oracle
2 199 (14.37%) Microsoft
3 53 (3.83%) JBoss
4 34 (2.45%) IBM
5 25 (1.81%) Informatica
6 24 (1.73%) Cognos
7 22 (1.59%) Sybase
8 20 (1.44%) Adobe
9 19 (1.37%) Sun
10 18 (1.30%) Business Objects
11 14 (1.01%) SAP
11 14 (1.01%) FatWire
12 10 (0.72%) hybris
12 10 (0.72%) Teradata
13 9 (0.65%) Ab Initio
13 9 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.58%) Twitter
14 8 (0.58%) ATG
15 7 (0.51%) Google
15 7 (0.51%) Splunk
Norfolk
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Essex
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Rate: £30196 - £38088 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £320 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £265 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified £300 per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago