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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 555 605 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.55% 24.95% 20.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.84% 26.61% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 381 357
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 14
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.16 £11.00 £20.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
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
2663 2274 2621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.80% 93.77% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1687 1216 1374
Average daily rate £380 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 273 286
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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
Cambridgeshire 0 187 £330 +1.53% 88
Essex +5 131 £425 +36.00% 34
Hertfordshire 0 131 £350 +4.63% 57
Suffolk 0 64 £400 +14.28% 17
Norfolk -4 24 £300 +9.09% 13
Bedfordshire -35 16 £370 +34.54% 25
East Anglia 0 4 £340 -17.57%
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 523 (39.71%) SQL
2 494 (37.51%) HTML
3 487 (36.98%) .NET
4 455 (34.55%) C#
5 430 (32.65%) CSS
6 425 (32.27%) JavaScript
7 389 (29.54%) Agile Software Development
8 331 (25.13%) MVC
9 315 (23.92%) SQL Server
10 302 (22.93%) Java
11 254 (19.29%) ASP.NET
12 253 (19.21%) Oracle
13 252 (19.13%) TDD
14 245 (18.60%) XML
15 207 (15.72%) jQuery
16 199 (15.11%) HTML5
17 190 (14.43%) Linux
18 189 (14.35%) Web Services
19 170 (12.91%) UNIX
20 164 (12.45%) MySQL
21 160 (12.15%) Web Development
22 159 (12.07%) CSS3
23 157 (11.92%) Microsoft
24 155 (11.77%) OO
25 154 (11.69%) Finance
26 147 (11.16%) Scrum
27 140 (10.63%) PL/SQL
28 135 (10.25%) Spring
29 131 (9.95%) E-Commerce
29 131 (9.95%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 65 (4.94%) JBoss
2 62 (4.71%) Apache
3 61 (4.63%) CMS
4 34 (2.58%) SharePoint
4 34 (2.58%) WebSphere
5 33 (2.51%) WebLogic
6 30 (2.28%) Tomcat
7 29 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
8 26 (1.97%) Node.js
9 25 (1.90%) WordPress
10 22 (1.67%) IIS
11 16 (1.21%) SAS
12 15 (1.14%) Drupal
13 12 (0.91%) Adobe CQ
14 10 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.68%) Umbraco
16 8 (0.61%) nginx
17 7 (0.53%) MS Exchange
17 7 (0.53%) lighttpd
Applications
1 55 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.44%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.68%) MS Office
4 8 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.46%) DOC1
6 4 (0.30%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.23%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.15%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.076%) Maya
9 1 (0.076%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.076%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 44 (3.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (0.68%) Magento
3 9 (0.68%) SiteCatalyst
4 5 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.15%) Shopify
6 2 (0.15%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.15%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.15%) Tridion
7 1 (0.076%) Agresso
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.076%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.076%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.076%) SyteLine
7 1 (0.076%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.30%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.23%) SaaS
4 3 (0.23%) PaaS
5 2 (0.15%) GitHub
5 2 (0.15%) IaaS
6 1 (0.076%) Office 365
6 1 (0.076%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.076%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.10%) LDAP
2 48 (3.64%) HTTP
3 33 (2.51%) Internet
4 32 (2.43%) TCP/IP
5 14 (1.06%) Intranet
6 13 (0.99%) Firewall
6 13 (0.99%) DNS
7 12 (0.91%) Reverse Proxy
7 12 (0.91%) VPN
8 10 (0.76%) SAN
9 8 (0.61%) Extranet
10 7 (0.53%) SMTP
11 6 (0.46%) ZigBee
11 6 (0.46%) 2G
11 6 (0.46%) 802.15
11 6 (0.46%) FTP
12 5 (0.38%) 3G
12 5 (0.38%) LTE
12 5 (0.38%) 4G
12 5 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (23.92%) SQL Server
2 164 (12.45%) MySQL
3 131 (9.95%) Relational Database
4 96 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
5 80 (6.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 73 (5.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 71 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 61 (4.63%) Oracle Database
9 57 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 49 (3.72%) MariaDB
11 43 (3.26%) MongoDB
12 33 (2.51%) NoSQL
13 30 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 28 (2.13%) RDBMS
15 26 (1.97%) OLAP
16 25 (1.90%) Neo4j
17 20 (1.52%) DataStage
18 18 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
19 16 (1.21%) DB2
20 15 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 105 (7.97%) Git (software)
2 76 (5.77%) Subversion
3 72 (5.47%) Visual Studio
4 64 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 60 (4.56%) Ant
6 51 (3.87%) Eclipse
7 46 (3.49%) Jenkins
8 40 (3.04%) JIRA
9 36 (2.73%) Maven
10 35 (2.66%) JUnit
11 26 (1.97%) Jasmine
11 26 (1.97%) NUnit
12 21 (1.59%) Selenium
13 19 (1.44%) IntelliJ
14 17 (1.29%) Grunt
15 16 (1.21%) TeamCity
16 15 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
17 12 (0.91%) SpecFlow
18 11 (0.84%) Mockito
18 11 (0.84%) PHPUnit
General
1 154 (11.69%) Finance
2 40 (3.04%) Marketing
3 34 (2.58%) Retail
4 33 (2.51%) Banking
5 28 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.29%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.29%) Advertising
7 9 (0.68%) Legal
8 7 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.46%) Automotive
10 5 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.38%) Publishing
11 4 (0.30%) Games
12 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.15%) Front Office
12 2 (0.15%) Back Office
12 2 (0.15%) Law
13 1 (0.076%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.076%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 494 (37.51%) HTML
2 487 (36.98%) .NET
3 430 (32.65%) CSS
4 254 (19.29%) ASP.NET
5 245 (18.60%) XML
6 207 (15.72%) jQuery
7 199 (15.11%) HTML5
8 189 (14.35%) Web Services
9 159 (12.07%) CSS3
10 135 (10.25%) Spring
11 116 (8.81%) .NET Framework
12 114 (8.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 114 (8.66%) WCF
13 108 (8.20%) Hibernate
14 105 (7.97%) REST
15 98 (7.44%) Ajax
16 84 (6.38%) J2EE
17 69 (5.24%) SOAP
18 68 (5.16%) AngularJS
19 65 (4.94%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 61 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
3 39 (2.96%) User Experience
4 35 (2.66%) Open Source
5 34 (2.58%) Computer Science
6 29 (2.20%) Visualisation
7 27 (2.05%) Replication
8 26 (1.97%) Data Integration
9 25 (1.90%) Mobile App
10 20 (1.52%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.06%) Algorithms
12 13 (0.99%) Mathematics
13 12 (0.91%) Client/Server
14 10 (0.76%) N-Tier
15 9 (0.68%) W3C
15 9 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
16 8 (0.61%) Mainframe
17 7 (0.53%) Management Information System
17 7 (0.53%) Web 2.0
17 7 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 190 (14.43%) Linux
2 170 (12.91%) UNIX
3 117 (8.88%) Windows
4 61 (4.63%) Mac OS X
5 22 (1.67%) Android
6 17 (1.29%) Solaris
7 16 (1.21%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.38%) HPUX
10 5 (0.38%) Debian
10 5 (0.38%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.30%) MVS
12 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.15%) CentOS
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (29.54%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (25.13%) MVC
3 252 (19.13%) TDD
4 160 (12.15%) Web Development
5 155 (11.77%) OO
6 147 (11.16%) Scrum
7 131 (9.95%) E-Commerce
8 97 (7.37%) Unit Testing
9 96 (7.29%) Responsive Web Design
10 85 (6.45%) ETL
11 80 (6.07%) BDD
12 69 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
13 66 (5.01%) CRM
14 62 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
15 55 (4.18%) Software Engineering
15 55 (4.18%) Performance Tuning
16 54 (4.10%) Web Design
16 54 (4.10%) Configuration Management
17 53 (4.02%) OOD
18 48 (3.64%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 523 (39.71%) SQL
2 455 (34.55%) C#
3 425 (32.27%) JavaScript
4 302 (22.93%) Java
5 140 (10.63%) PL/SQL
6 125 (9.49%) PHP
7 88 (6.68%) T-SQL
8 60 (4.56%) Perl
9 58 (4.40%) Python
10 56 (4.25%) C++
11 39 (2.96%) VB.NET
12 38 (2.89%) PowerShell
13 31 (2.35%) Shell Script
14 27 (2.05%) C
15 26 (1.97%) VB
16 23 (1.75%) Tcl
17 22 (1.67%) VBA
18 20 (1.52%) Ruby
19 18 (1.37%) PHP5
20 17 (1.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (4.78%) Degree
2 41 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.67%) Sun Certification
5 17 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.84%) MCITP
7 7 (0.53%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.30%) MCP
9 2 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.15%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.15%) HNC
9 2 (0.15%) HND
10 1 (0.076%) OCP
10 1 (0.076%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.49%) QA
2 10 (0.76%) WCAG
3 7 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.15%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.076%) SLA
6 1 (0.076%) GAAP
6 1 (0.076%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 13 (0.99%) Varnish
2 7 (0.53%) Docker
3 1 (0.076%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.076%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.076%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.076%) KVM
Systems Management
1 22 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (1.21%) Puppet
3 11 (0.84%) OpenSSO
4 10 (0.76%) Control-M
5 3 (0.23%) Ansible
6 2 (0.15%) cPanel
6 2 (0.15%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.15%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.15%) SCOM
7 1 (0.076%) Nagios
7 1 (0.076%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.076%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 253 (19.21%) Oracle
2 157 (11.92%) Microsoft
3 34 (2.58%) IBM
4 24 (1.82%) Informatica
5 21 (1.59%) Adobe
5 21 (1.59%) Sun
6 20 (1.52%) Business Objects
6 20 (1.52%) Cognos
6 20 (1.52%) FatWire
7 17 (1.29%) SAP
8 14 (1.06%) Twitter
8 14 (1.06%) Sybase
9 13 (0.99%) Teradata
9 13 (0.99%) AccuRev
10 9 (0.68%) Ab Initio
11 7 (0.53%) Zend
12 6 (0.46%) Tableau
12 6 (0.46%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.46%) ATG
12 6 (0.46%) MicroStrategy
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