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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 753 572 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.73% 23.96% 23.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.38% 25.67% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 304 401
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £217 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 23 43
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.23 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.99 £50.00 £44.20
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
2854 2228 2925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.73% 93.34% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1712 1094 1453
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £199 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 218 319
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £43.50 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 0 221 £350 +3.70% 70
Cambridgeshire 0 191 £325 -1.88% 123
Essex +3 124 £425 +13.33% 32
Norfolk +6 72 £275 +25.71% 24
Bedfordshire -9 68 £400 +33.33% 27
Suffolk 0 67 £400 +6.66% 33
East Anglia -4 8 £238 -42.42% 1
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 525 (37.85%) .NET
2 524 (37.78%) HTML
3 488 (35.18%) C#
4 461 (33.24%) JavaScript
4 461 (33.24%) SQL
5 444 (32.01%) CSS
6 408 (29.42%) SQL Server
7 387 (27.90%) Agile Software Development
8 336 (24.22%) ASP.NET
8 336 (24.22%) MVC
9 281 (20.26%) jQuery
10 264 (19.03%) Java
11 248 (17.88%) XML
12 229 (16.51%) Oracle
13 222 (16.01%) HTML5
14 213 (15.36%) Microsoft
15 210 (15.14%) TDD
16 198 (14.28%) Web Services
17 179 (12.91%) CSS3
18 174 (12.55%) OO
19 159 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
20 158 (11.39%) Finance
21 151 (10.89%) PHP
22 147 (10.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 142 (10.24%) Scrum
23 142 (10.24%) WCF
24 138 (9.95%) MySQL
25 134 (9.66%) Linux
25 134 (9.66%) Web Development
26 130 (9.37%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 50 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 47 (3.39%) CMS
3 45 (3.24%) Apache
4 42 (3.03%) WebLogic
5 38 (2.74%) WebSphere
6 36 (2.60%) IIS
7 27 (1.95%) Tomcat
7 27 (1.95%) WordPress
8 26 (1.87%) Drupal
9 25 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
10 23 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
11 22 (1.59%) MS Exchange
12 20 (1.44%) Node.js
13 15 (1.08%) SAS
13 15 (1.08%) Umbraco
14 14 (1.01%) MQSeries
15 11 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (0.72%) Adobe CQ
17 9 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
18 6 (0.43%) Moodle
Applications
1 70 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.02%) Photoshop
3 13 (0.94%) InfoPath
4 10 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.43%) DOC1
6 5 (0.36%) MS Office
7 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.22%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.072%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.072%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 58 (4.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.65%) SiteCatalyst
4 8 (0.58%) Magento
5 6 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.29%) Tridion
8 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.14%) Shopify
9 2 (0.14%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.14%) ResourceLink
10 1 (0.072%) Retail-J
10 1 (0.072%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.072%) Oracle Payroll
10 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.072%) Workday HCM
10 1 (0.072%) osCommerce
10 1 (0.072%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.36%) SaaS
4 5 (0.36%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.22%) Force.com
6 3 (0.22%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.072%) GitHub
8 1 (0.072%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.67%) Internet
1 37 (2.67%) HTTP
2 36 (2.60%) LDAP
3 28 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.37%) SMTP
5 16 (1.15%) Intranet
6 12 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
6 12 (0.87%) Firewall
6 12 (0.87%) SAN
6 12 (0.87%) DNS
6 12 (0.87%) VPN
7 8 (0.58%) Extranet
8 5 (0.36%) LTE
8 5 (0.36%) ZigBee
9 4 (0.29%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.22%) 802.15
11 2 (0.14%) RTP
11 2 (0.14%) UMTS
11 2 (0.14%) FTP
11 2 (0.14%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 408 (29.42%) SQL Server
2 147 (10.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 138 (9.95%) MySQL
4 123 (8.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 115 (8.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 107 (7.71%) Relational Database
7 96 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
8 51 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 47 (3.39%) Oracle Database
10 44 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 38 (2.74%) NoSQL
11 38 (2.74%) RDBMS
12 36 (2.60%) MongoDB
13 30 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
14 28 (2.02%) MariaDB
15 21 (1.51%) OLAP
16 20 (1.44%) Hadoop
17 19 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
18 18 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
19 17 (1.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 100 (7.21%) Git (software)
2 98 (7.07%) Visual Studio
3 82 (5.91%) Subversion
4 55 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 48 (3.46%) Ant
6 39 (2.81%) Eclipse
7 38 (2.74%) Maven
8 33 (2.38%) JUnit
9 32 (2.31%) JIRA
10 31 (2.24%) Jenkins
11 30 (2.16%) TeamCity
12 28 (2.02%) Selenium
13 25 (1.80%) NUnit
14 19 (1.37%) Grunt
15 18 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
16 15 (1.08%) Jasmine
17 13 (0.94%) SpecFlow
18 12 (0.87%) Bower
19 11 (0.79%) Moq
19 11 (0.79%) MSTest
General
1 158 (11.39%) Finance
2 38 (2.74%) Retail
3 30 (2.16%) Marketing
4 26 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 24 (1.73%) Banking
5 24 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 13 (0.94%) Publishing
7 12 (0.87%) Advertising
8 9 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.50%) Legal
9 7 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.43%) Automotive
11 4 (0.29%) Electronics
12 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.22%) Games
13 1 (0.072%) French Language
13 1 (0.072%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.072%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.072%) Law
13 1 (0.072%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 525 (37.85%) .NET
2 524 (37.78%) HTML
3 444 (32.01%) CSS
4 336 (24.22%) ASP.NET
5 281 (20.26%) jQuery
6 248 (17.88%) XML
7 222 (16.01%) HTML5
8 198 (14.28%) Web Services
9 179 (12.91%) CSS3
10 159 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 142 (10.24%) WCF
12 119 (8.58%) Spring
13 116 (8.36%) Ajax
14 113 (8.15%) .NET Framework
15 94 (6.78%) Hibernate
16 84 (6.06%) JSP
17 80 (5.77%) J2EE
18 74 (5.34%) JSON
19 71 (5.12%) REST
20 66 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 50 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.17%) Open Source
3 39 (2.81%) User Experience
4 36 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 30 (2.16%) Replication
7 28 (2.02%) Data Integration
8 25 (1.80%) Mobile App
9 18 (1.30%) Visualisation
10 17 (1.23%) N-Tier
11 16 (1.15%) W3C
12 13 (0.94%) Web 2.0
12 13 (0.94%) Kindle
13 11 (0.79%) Mathematics
14 9 (0.65%) Mainframe
15 7 (0.50%) GIS
15 7 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (0.50%) iPhone
16 6 (0.43%) Management Information System
16 6 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 134 (9.66%) Linux
2 119 (8.58%) Windows
3 114 (8.22%) UNIX
4 34 (2.45%) Mac OS X
5 26 (1.87%) Android
6 18 (1.30%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (1.30%) Solaris
7 12 (0.87%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.79%) Windows XP
9 10 (0.72%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.50%) HPUX
11 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.36%) VxWorks
13 4 (0.29%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.22%) MVS
14 3 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (27.90%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (24.22%) MVC
3 210 (15.14%) TDD
4 174 (12.55%) OO
5 142 (10.24%) Scrum
6 134 (9.66%) Web Development
7 130 (9.37%) E-Commerce
8 102 (7.35%) Unit Testing
9 92 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
10 81 (5.84%) CRM
10 81 (5.84%) Responsive Web Design
11 79 (5.70%) ETL
12 70 (5.05%) Migration
13 53 (3.82%) BDD
14 51 (3.68%) Software Engineering
15 46 (3.32%) Workflow
16 43 (3.10%) UML
17 42 (3.03%) Data Modelling
18 41 (2.96%) OOP
18 41 (2.96%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 488 (35.18%) C#
2 461 (33.24%) JavaScript
2 461 (33.24%) SQL
3 264 (19.03%) Java
4 151 (10.89%) PHP
5 117 (8.44%) PL/SQL
6 97 (6.99%) T-SQL
7 71 (5.12%) Perl
8 57 (4.11%) PowerShell
9 44 (3.17%) VB
10 40 (2.88%) C++
11 37 (2.67%) Tcl
11 37 (2.67%) Python
12 29 (2.09%) VB.NET
13 24 (1.73%) Shell Script
14 20 (1.44%) C
14 20 (1.44%) VB6
15 17 (1.23%) Ruby
15 17 (1.23%) VBA
16 16 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 75 (5.41%) Degree
2 35 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 26 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (1.59%) Sun Certification
5 21 (1.51%) SC Cleared
6 18 (1.30%) MCITP
7 3 (0.22%) MCTS
7 3 (0.22%) MCP
8 2 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.14%) HNC
8 2 (0.14%) HND
9 1 (0.072%) MCSE
9 1 (0.072%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.60%) QA
2 13 (0.94%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.72%) WCAG
4 8 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.22%) HL7
6 2 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
6 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.14%) SLA
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.50%) Docker
3 5 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.22%) KVM
6 2 (0.14%) Varnish
7 1 (0.072%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 23 (1.66%) OpenSSO
2 22 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.51%) 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%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.072%) Oozie
6 1 (0.072%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 229 (16.51%) Oracle
2 213 (15.36%) Microsoft
3 54 (3.89%) JBoss
4 36 (2.60%) IBM
5 24 (1.73%) Informatica
6 22 (1.59%) Cognos
6 22 (1.59%) Sybase
7 19 (1.37%) Business Objects
7 19 (1.37%) Sun
7 19 (1.37%) Adobe
8 14 (1.01%) SAP
8 14 (1.01%) FatWire
9 12 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (0.79%) hybris
11 10 (0.72%) ATG
12 9 (0.65%) Teradata
13 8 (0.58%) Zend
13 8 (0.58%) Twitter
13 8 (0.58%) Ab Initio
13 8 (0.58%) Google
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