The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 474 598 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.10% 20.07% 22.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.89% 21.05% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 371 449
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 14
Median hourly rate £32.50 £38.00 £38.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% -0.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £19.00 £29.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £49.00 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.06%
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
2383 2841 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.01% 95.37% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1694 1596
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 243 227
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £36.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire 0 153 £375 +7.14% 126
Essex -1 97 £350 -9.67% 25
Hertfordshire -7 72 £419 +15.51% 69
Suffolk 0 65 £425 +4.29% 13
Norfolk +13 48 £325 -7.14% 12
Bedfordshire -1 35 £350 -2.09% 21
East Anglia - 5 £425 - 1
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 327 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (32.05%) JavaScript
3 278 (30.52%) Java
4 270 (29.64%) SQL
5 260 (28.54%) .NET
6 258 (28.32%) HTML
7 248 (27.22%) C#
8 222 (24.37%) CSS
9 167 (18.33%) SQL Server
10 161 (17.67%) Web Services
11 141 (15.48%) AngularJS
12 139 (15.26%) REST
13 135 (14.82%) HTML5
14 133 (14.60%) ASP.NET
15 130 (14.27%) MVC
16 129 (14.16%) jQuery
17 125 (13.72%) XML
18 123 (13.50%) TDD
19 120 (13.17%) SOAP
20 107 (11.75%) Oracle
20 107 (11.75%) Finance
21 105 (11.53%) Web Development
22 95 (10.43%) .NET Framework
23 93 (10.21%) Microsoft
24 87 (9.55%) OO
24 87 (9.55%) Scrum
25 84 (9.22%) SOA
26 81 (8.89%) Front End Development
27 77 (8.45%) E-Commerce
28 75 (8.23%) CRM

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 29 (3.18%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.74%) Apache
4 24 (2.63%) CMS
5 22 (2.41%) Apache ServiceMix
6 18 (1.98%) Oracle Service Bus
7 16 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 14 (1.54%) WebLogic
9 13 (1.43%) JBoss
10 12 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (1.32%) Tomcat
11 11 (1.21%) Apache Pig
12 10 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.77%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.77%) Confluence
13 7 (0.77%) IIS
13 7 (0.77%) Mule
14 6 (0.66%) NServiceBus
14 6 (0.66%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.55%) Drupal
Applications
1 34 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.52%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (0.99%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.22%) MS Office
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.11%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.65%) SDL Web 8
3 10 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.77%) Magento
5 6 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.11%) Cerner Millennium
10 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (0.11%) Infor CRM
10 1 (0.11%) Maximo
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
10 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.54%) GitHub
4 7 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (0.66%) SaaS
6 3 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.22%) Office 365
7 2 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.76%) HTTP
2 15 (1.65%) Network Security
3 12 (1.32%) Internet
4 9 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.88%) LDAP
5 8 (0.88%) SSL
6 5 (0.55%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.44%) Firewall
7 4 (0.44%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.33%) FTP
9 2 (0.22%) 802.15
9 2 (0.22%) SAN
9 2 (0.22%) VLAN
9 2 (0.22%) VPN
9 2 (0.22%) Wireless
9 2 (0.22%) X.509
9 2 (0.22%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.11%) Intranet
10 1 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 62 (6.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 62 (6.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (5.71%) MySQL
4 43 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 31 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 28 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (2.74%) DB2
8 25 (2.74%) Hadoop
9 24 (2.63%) NoSQL
9 24 (2.63%) Oracle Database
10 19 (2.09%) QlikView
10 19 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (1.87%) Big Data
12 15 (1.65%) MongoDB
13 14 (1.54%) DataStage
14 12 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (1.32%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 73 (8.01%) Git (software)
2 48 (5.27%) Visual Studio
3 41 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (3.29%) Jenkins
5 24 (2.63%) Selenium
6 23 (2.52%) Mercurial
7 22 (2.41%) JUnit
8 21 (2.31%) Maven
9 19 (2.09%) Subversion
10 18 (1.98%) NUnit
11 17 (1.87%) Ant
11 17 (1.87%) Jasmine
12 16 (1.76%) AccuRev
12 16 (1.76%) Cucumber
13 14 (1.54%) Mocha
13 14 (1.54%) Mockito
14 12 (1.32%) Grunt
14 12 (1.32%) IntelliJ
14 12 (1.32%) WebStorm
15 11 (1.21%) TeamCity
General
1 107 (11.75%) Finance
2 34 (3.73%) Retail
3 19 (2.09%) Telecoms
4 18 (1.98%) Marketing
5 12 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.10%) Automotive
7 9 (0.99%) Advertising
7 9 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.77%) Banking
9 7 (0.77%) Electronics
10 6 (0.66%) Legal
11 5 (0.55%) Billing
12 3 (0.33%) Back Office
12 3 (0.33%) Publishing
13 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.22%) Front Office
13 2 (0.22%) Games
13 2 (0.22%) Military
14 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (28.54%) .NET
2 258 (28.32%) HTML
3 222 (24.37%) CSS
4 161 (17.67%) Web Services
5 141 (15.48%) AngularJS
6 139 (15.26%) REST
7 135 (14.82%) HTML5
8 133 (14.60%) ASP.NET
9 129 (14.16%) jQuery
10 125 (13.72%) XML
11 120 (13.17%) SOAP
12 95 (10.43%) .NET Framework
13 74 (8.12%) CSS3
14 71 (7.79%) JSON
15 68 (7.46%) Spring
16 65 (7.14%) J2EE
17 58 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC
18 54 (5.93%) RESTful
19 53 (5.82%) Ajax
20 49 (5.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (6.15%) User Experience
2 39 (4.28%) Mobile App
3 36 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.31%) iPad
5 18 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (1.87%) Digital Media
7 13 (1.43%) Data Structures
8 12 (1.32%) N-Tier
9 11 (1.21%) Graphic Design
10 8 (0.88%) Statistics
11 7 (0.77%) Algorithms
11 7 (0.77%) Data Integration
11 7 (0.77%) Visualisation
12 6 (0.66%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.66%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.66%) NHS
13 5 (0.55%) CMDB
13 5 (0.55%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 52 (5.71%) Windows
2 51 (5.60%) Linux
3 34 (3.73%) Unix
4 28 (3.07%) Android
5 21 (2.31%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.21%) zOS
7 5 (0.55%) Solaris
7 5 (0.55%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.44%) AIX
9 3 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.22%) VMS
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.11%) HPUX
11 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (14.27%) MVC
3 123 (13.50%) TDD
4 105 (11.53%) Web Development
5 87 (9.55%) OO
5 87 (9.55%) Scrum
6 84 (9.22%) SOA
7 81 (8.89%) Front End Development
8 77 (8.45%) E-Commerce
9 75 (8.23%) CRM
10 67 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
11 60 (6.59%) Open Source
12 57 (6.26%) ETL
13 54 (5.93%) Software Engineering
14 49 (5.38%) Unit Testing
15 46 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (3.62%) BDD
17 31 (3.40%) SDLC
18 29 (3.18%) Migration
19 28 (3.07%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 292 (32.05%) JavaScript
2 278 (30.52%) Java
3 270 (29.64%) SQL
4 248 (27.22%) C#
5 62 (6.81%) T-SQL
6 61 (6.70%) PHP
7 57 (6.26%) Python
8 40 (4.39%) C++
9 32 (3.51%) C
10 30 (3.29%) PL/SQL
11 17 (1.87%) TypeScript
12 16 (1.76%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.65%) Ruby
14 14 (1.54%) Scala
14 14 (1.54%) VB.NET
15 13 (1.43%) Objective-C
16 10 (1.10%) Perl
17 9 (0.99%) CoffeeScript
18 8 (0.88%) Apple Swift
18 8 (0.88%) Dart
Qualifications
1 38 (4.17%) Degree
2 26 (2.85%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.66%) MCITP
6 4 (0.44%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.44%) PhD
7 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.11%) HND
7 1 (0.11%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.43%) Data Quality
2 12 (1.32%) QA
3 8 (0.88%) WCAG
4 4 (0.44%) SLA
5 3 (0.33%) JTAG
6 2 (0.22%) HL7
7 1 (0.11%) ECSS
7 1 (0.11%) MISRA
7 1 (0.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 13 (1.43%) Apache Flume
2 8 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.33%) Docker
6 2 (0.22%) Cygwin
6 2 (0.22%) Firmware
6 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (0.66%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.22%) MOM
2 2 (0.22%) Puppet
3 1 (0.11%) Oozie
3 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 107 (11.75%) Oracle
2 93 (10.21%) Microsoft
3 47 (5.16%) IBM
4 23 (2.52%) WSO2
5 22 (2.41%) Google
6 15 (1.65%) Red Hat
7 13 (1.43%) SAP
8 12 (1.32%) Cognos
8 12 (1.32%) Pega
8 12 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.21%) Netezza
10 10 (1.10%) Adobe
10 10 (1.10%) Sitecore
11 8 (0.88%) Remedy
11 8 (0.88%) Zend
12 7 (0.77%) DevExpress
12 7 (0.77%) VMware
13 6 (0.66%) BMC
13 6 (0.66%) Informatica
13 6 (0.66%) TIBCO
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