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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 605 645 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.47% 22.27% 24.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.84% 24.28% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 444 322
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 45
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £31.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.55 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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
2770 2657 2131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.71% 91.75% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 1523 1093
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 225 232
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £22.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -27.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 221 £350 +4.86% 132
Hertfordshire -1 140 £363 +7.40% 74
Essex +3 126 £400 +14.28% 48
Suffolk -1 52 £413 +3.12% 17
Bedfordshire +4 47 £375 - 30
Norfolk -7 27 £350 +27.27% 19
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 405 (36.65%) JavaScript
2 392 (35.48%) HTML
3 337 (30.50%) Agile Software Development
4 333 (30.14%) Java
5 317 (28.69%) SQL
6 308 (27.87%) C#
7 306 (27.69%) .NET
8 305 (27.60%) CSS
9 224 (20.27%) SQL Server
10 209 (18.91%) XML
11 187 (16.92%) Web Services
12 182 (16.47%) TDD
13 170 (15.38%) HTML5
14 162 (14.66%) E-Commerce
15 161 (14.57%) MVC
16 159 (14.39%) Oracle
17 145 (13.12%) ASP.NET
18 143 (12.94%) jQuery
19 136 (12.31%) Linux
20 119 (10.77%) J2EE
21 108 (9.77%) SOAP
22 106 (9.59%) Scrum
23 96 (8.69%) Finance
24 95 (8.60%) Microsoft
25 94 (8.51%) REST
26 91 (8.24%) CSS3
26 91 (8.24%) UNIX
27 84 (7.60%) Ajax
28 83 (7.51%) MySQL
29 81 (7.33%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 66 (5.97%) CMS
2 45 (4.07%) BizTalk Server
2 45 (4.07%) SharePoint
3 42 (3.80%) WebSphere
4 35 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 24 (2.17%) Drupal
6 23 (2.08%) Node.js
6 23 (2.08%) JBoss
6 23 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 19 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 19 (1.72%) Apache Pig
8 15 (1.36%) Apache
8 15 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (1.36%) WordPress
9 14 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (1.18%) Oracle UPK
10 13 (1.18%) IIS
10 13 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (1.09%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 35 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.72%) Photoshop
3 18 (1.63%) MS Office
4 9 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.18%) MS Project
9 1 (0.090%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.090%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.090%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.090%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.090%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.45%) Tridion
2 12 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (0.72%) Magento
5 7 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.090%) Movex
10 1 (0.090%) Oracle HRMS
10 1 (0.090%) AWD
10 1 (0.090%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.27%) Taleo
3 8 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.63%) GitHub
5 5 (0.45%) Office 365
5 5 (0.45%) SaaS
6 4 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.18%) PaaS
7 2 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.090%) Force.com
8 1 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.090%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.090%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.35%) HTTP
2 18 (1.63%) Intranet
2 18 (1.63%) LDAP
3 17 (1.54%) Internet
4 14 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.27%) SSL
5 8 (0.72%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (0.63%) 2G
7 6 (0.54%) 4G
8 5 (0.45%) 3G
9 4 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.36%) Telnet
9 4 (0.36%) LTE
10 3 (0.27%) Firewall
10 3 (0.27%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.27%) 3GPP
11 2 (0.18%) GSM
11 2 (0.18%) DVB
11 2 (0.18%) Extranet
11 2 (0.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (20.27%) SQL Server
2 83 (7.51%) MySQL
3 73 (6.61%) Relational Database
4 53 (4.80%) Oracle Database
5 45 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
6 42 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 38 (3.44%) MongoDB
8 37 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (2.62%) NoSQL
10 28 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
12 23 (2.08%) Apache Hive
13 21 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
13 21 (1.90%) RDBMS
13 21 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
14 19 (1.72%) Hadoop
15 18 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
16 17 (1.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 81 (7.33%) Git (software)
2 42 (3.80%) Jenkins
3 41 (3.71%) Eclipse
4 40 (3.62%) Visual Studio
5 37 (3.35%) Subversion
6 30 (2.71%) Ant
6 30 (2.71%) Grunt
7 27 (2.44%) Selenium
8 25 (2.26%) JUnit
8 25 (2.26%) Jasmine
9 23 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
10 22 (1.99%) JIRA
11 21 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (1.90%) SoapUI
12 15 (1.36%) Bower
13 13 (1.18%) Maven
14 12 (1.09%) AccuRev
14 12 (1.09%) gulp
15 9 (0.81%) SpecFlow
15 9 (0.81%) Mercurial
General
1 96 (8.69%) Finance
2 38 (3.44%) Retail
3 33 (2.99%) Marketing
4 25 (2.26%) Manufacturing
5 23 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.09%) Banking
7 11 (1.00%) Automotive
8 9 (0.81%) Advertising
9 6 (0.54%) Local Government
10 5 (0.45%) Games
10 5 (0.45%) Billing
11 4 (0.36%) Back Office
11 4 (0.36%) Electronics
12 3 (0.27%) Publishing
13 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.090%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.090%) Law
14 1 (0.090%) Legal
14 1 (0.090%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (35.48%) HTML
2 306 (27.69%) .NET
3 305 (27.60%) CSS
4 209 (18.91%) XML
5 187 (16.92%) Web Services
6 170 (15.38%) HTML5
7 145 (13.12%) ASP.NET
8 143 (12.94%) jQuery
9 119 (10.77%) J2EE
10 108 (9.77%) SOAP
11 94 (8.51%) REST
12 91 (8.24%) CSS3
13 84 (7.60%) Ajax
14 79 (7.15%) Spring
15 76 (6.88%) XHTML
16 74 (6.70%) AngularJS
16 74 (6.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 67 (6.06%) Hibernate
18 62 (5.61%) JSP
19 58 (5.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 60 (5.43%) User Experience
2 40 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (2.81%) W3C
4 27 (2.44%) Visualisation
4 27 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 16 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (1.18%) E-Learning
7 11 (1.00%) NHS
7 11 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 10 (0.90%) Graphic Design
9 9 (0.81%) Data Extraction
10 8 (0.72%) Management Information System
11 7 (0.63%) FMCG
12 5 (0.45%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.45%) LIMS
12 5 (0.45%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.45%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.45%) Web 2.0
12 5 (0.45%) iPad
13 4 (0.36%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 136 (12.31%) Linux
2 91 (8.24%) UNIX
3 78 (7.06%) Windows
4 29 (2.62%) Solaris
5 27 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 26 (2.35%) Android
7 22 (1.99%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.36%) HPUX
10 3 (0.27%) AIX
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.090%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.090%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.090%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.090%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.090%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (30.50%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (16.47%) TDD
3 162 (14.66%) E-Commerce
4 161 (14.57%) MVC
5 106 (9.59%) Scrum
6 74 (6.70%) OO
7 62 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
7 62 (5.61%) Web Development
8 58 (5.25%) ETL
9 57 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
10 56 (5.07%) SOA
11 52 (4.71%) Responsive Web Design
12 45 (4.07%) Unit Testing
13 41 (3.71%) Content Management
14 39 (3.53%) Software Engineering
15 35 (3.17%) Web Design
15 35 (3.17%) User Stories
16 30 (2.71%) BDD
16 30 (2.71%) ERP
17 29 (2.62%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 405 (36.65%) JavaScript
2 333 (30.14%) Java
3 317 (28.69%) SQL
4 308 (27.87%) C#
5 74 (6.70%) PHP
6 49 (4.43%) PL/SQL
7 43 (3.89%) Python
8 40 (3.62%) C++
9 36 (3.26%) T-SQL
10 32 (2.90%) Perl
11 27 (2.44%) C
12 23 (2.08%) VB.NET
13 19 (1.72%) Scala
14 16 (1.45%) PowerShell
14 16 (1.45%) Shell Script
15 15 (1.36%) VBA
15 15 (1.36%) Ruby
16 14 (1.27%) VB
17 13 (1.18%) Objective-C
18 9 (0.81%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 34 (3.08%) Degree
2 33 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 20 (1.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.45%) CIPD
5 3 (0.27%) CISSP
5 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.090%) MCTS
7 1 (0.090%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.090%) MCP
7 1 (0.090%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.72%) QA
2 8 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.36%) SLA
4 2 (0.18%) HL7
5 1 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.090%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.090%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (0.81%) HDFS
2 8 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.27%) Docker
4 2 (0.18%) Firmware
4 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (0.18%) Varnish
5 1 (0.090%) vCloud
5 1 (0.090%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.090%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.090%) vSphere
5 1 (0.090%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (1.45%) Puppet
3 4 (0.36%) Oozie
4 3 (0.27%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.18%) Kibana
5 2 (0.18%) Check_MK
5 2 (0.18%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.18%) MOM
6 1 (0.090%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.090%) Novell Identity Manager
6 1 (0.090%) WSUS
6 1 (0.090%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.090%) SCOM
6 1 (0.090%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.090%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 159 (14.39%) Oracle
2 95 (8.60%) Microsoft
3 39 (3.53%) IBM
4 36 (3.26%) Google
5 21 (1.90%) SAP
6 20 (1.81%) Adobe
7 19 (1.72%) Zend
8 15 (1.36%) Sitecore
9 13 (1.18%) hybris
10 12 (1.09%) Tableau
11 11 (1.00%) Business Objects
11 11 (1.00%) Apple
12 9 (0.81%) Informatica
13 8 (0.72%) Twitter
13 8 (0.72%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.72%) Xamarin
14 6 (0.54%) Facebook
14 6 (0.54%) CheckPoint
14 6 (0.54%) ATG
15 5 (0.45%) FatWire
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