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 31 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
31 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 660 688 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.61% 22.73% 23.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.01% 24.49% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 458 330
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 £250 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 33
Average hourly rate £36.73 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.80 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £48.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.56% -2.14%
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
2868 2809 2232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.91% 92.80% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 1648 1134
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 230 229
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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
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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 0 239 £350 +6.06% 107
Hertfordshire 0 151 £363 +3.57% 73
Essex +1 109 £400 - 36
Suffolk -1 78 £413 +6.45% 29
Bedfordshire +5 53 £357 +3.78% 24
Norfolk -1 40 £300 +14.28% 16
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 418 (35.33%) JavaScript
2 400 (33.81%) HTML
3 360 (30.43%) Java
4 356 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
5 340 (28.74%) SQL
6 331 (27.98%) C#
7 321 (27.13%) CSS
8 315 (26.63%) .NET
9 235 (19.86%) SQL Server
10 211 (17.84%) XML
11 209 (17.67%) Web Services
12 190 (16.06%) TDD
13 174 (14.71%) MVC
14 171 (14.45%) E-Commerce
14 171 (14.45%) HTML5
15 153 (12.93%) Oracle
16 151 (12.76%) Linux
17 147 (12.43%) ASP.NET
18 133 (11.24%) jQuery
19 124 (10.48%) J2EE
20 122 (10.31%) SOAP
21 114 (9.64%) Scrum
22 110 (9.30%) Finance
23 101 (8.54%) Microsoft
24 96 (8.11%) REST
25 94 (7.95%) OO
26 92 (7.78%) CSS3
27 90 (7.61%) Ajax
28 89 (7.52%) UNIX
28 89 (7.52%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 72 (6.09%) CMS
2 56 (4.73%) BizTalk Server
3 55 (4.65%) WebSphere
4 50 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 43 (3.63%) WebLogic
6 31 (2.62%) Apache
7 29 (2.45%) Node.js
8 28 (2.37%) Drupal
9 27 (2.28%) Tomcat
10 26 (2.20%) Apache Pig
11 22 (1.86%) JBoss
12 20 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
13 19 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
13 19 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 18 (1.52%) Mule
15 17 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
16 15 (1.27%) WordPress
17 13 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
17 13 (1.10%) Oracle UPK
18 12 (1.01%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.78%) Photoshop
3 17 (1.44%) MS Office
4 11 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.59%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.17%) MS Project
8 1 (0.085%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.085%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.085%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.085%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.61%) Tridion
2 18 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.68%) Magento
4 8 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.25%) Lawson
7 3 (0.25%) Movex
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.25%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.085%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.085%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.18%) Taleo
3 9 (0.76%) Google Analytics
3 9 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.76%) GitHub
4 8 (0.68%) SaaS
5 5 (0.42%) Office 365
6 4 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.17%) PaaS
9 1 (0.085%) Force.com
9 1 (0.085%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.085%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.21%) HTTP
2 21 (1.78%) Internet
3 20 (1.69%) SSL
4 18 (1.52%) LDAP
5 17 (1.44%) Intranet
6 14 (1.18%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.76%) Firewall
8 8 (0.68%) Radio Access Network
9 7 (0.59%) 2G
10 6 (0.51%) 4G
11 5 (0.42%) 3G
12 4 (0.34%) Telnet
12 4 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.34%) LTE
13 3 (0.25%) 3GPP
14 2 (0.17%) Bluetooth
14 2 (0.17%) GSM
14 2 (0.17%) SNMP
14 2 (0.17%) Extranet
14 2 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (19.86%) SQL Server
2 89 (7.52%) MySQL
3 86 (7.27%) Relational Database
4 54 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
5 52 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 45 (3.80%) Oracle Database
7 44 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 43 (3.63%) MongoDB
9 39 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 33 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 30 (2.54%) Apache Hive
12 28 (2.37%) NoSQL
13 26 (2.20%) Hadoop
14 25 (2.11%) RDBMS
15 22 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
16 21 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
17 18 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
17 18 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
18 16 (1.35%) Big Data
19 15 (1.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 86 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 42 (3.55%) Subversion
2 42 (3.55%) Visual Studio
2 42 (3.55%) Jenkins
3 40 (3.38%) Eclipse
4 36 (3.04%) Ant
5 31 (2.62%) Grunt
6 28 (2.37%) Jasmine
7 27 (2.28%) Selenium
8 25 (2.11%) JUnit
9 24 (2.03%) JIRA
10 22 (1.86%) Oracle Forms
11 21 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (1.69%) SoapUI
13 15 (1.27%) gulp
14 14 (1.18%) Mercurial
15 13 (1.10%) AccuRev
16 12 (1.01%) Maven
16 12 (1.01%) IntelliJ
16 12 (1.01%) Bower
General
1 110 (9.30%) Finance
2 35 (2.96%) Retail
3 34 (2.87%) Marketing
4 30 (2.54%) Manufacturing
5 27 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.27%) Banking
7 11 (0.93%) Automotive
8 8 (0.68%) Advertising
9 6 (0.51%) Local Government
10 5 (0.42%) Publishing
10 5 (0.42%) Games
10 5 (0.42%) Billing
11 4 (0.34%) Back Office
11 4 (0.34%) Electronics
12 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.085%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.085%) Law
13 1 (0.085%) Legal
13 1 (0.085%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 400 (33.81%) HTML
2 321 (27.13%) CSS
3 315 (26.63%) .NET
4 211 (17.84%) XML
5 209 (17.67%) Web Services
6 171 (14.45%) HTML5
7 147 (12.43%) ASP.NET
8 133 (11.24%) jQuery
9 124 (10.48%) J2EE
10 122 (10.31%) SOAP
11 96 (8.11%) REST
12 92 (7.78%) CSS3
13 90 (7.61%) Ajax
14 79 (6.68%) Spring
14 79 (6.68%) XHTML
15 78 (6.59%) JSP
16 75 (6.34%) WCF
16 75 (6.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 74 (6.26%) Hibernate
18 71 (6.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 62 (5.24%) User Experience
2 41 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (2.45%) W3C
4 28 (2.37%) Mobile App
4 28 (2.37%) Visualisation
5 15 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (1.18%) Web 2.0
7 13 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.10%) E-Learning
8 11 (0.93%) Data Extraction
8 11 (0.93%) Graphic Design
9 10 (0.85%) NHS
10 8 (0.68%) Management Information System
11 7 (0.59%) FMCG
12 5 (0.42%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.42%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.42%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.34%) LIMS
13 4 (0.34%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.34%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 151 (12.76%) Linux
2 89 (7.52%) UNIX
3 81 (6.85%) Windows
4 34 (2.87%) Solaris
5 32 (2.70%) Android
6 27 (2.28%) Apple iOS
7 22 (1.86%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.51%) HPUX
10 3 (0.25%) AIX
11 2 (0.17%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.085%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.085%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.085%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (16.06%) TDD
3 174 (14.71%) MVC
4 171 (14.45%) E-Commerce
5 114 (9.64%) Scrum
6 94 (7.95%) OO
7 69 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
8 68 (5.75%) SOA
9 65 (5.49%) Web Development
10 59 (4.99%) Responsive Web Design
11 57 (4.82%) ETL
12 56 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
13 48 (4.06%) Unit Testing
14 46 (3.89%) Software Engineering
15 44 (3.72%) Content Management
16 40 (3.38%) CRM
17 38 (3.21%) Web Design
18 34 (2.87%) User Stories
19 33 (2.79%) ERP
20 31 (2.62%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 418 (35.33%) JavaScript
2 360 (30.43%) Java
3 340 (28.74%) SQL
4 331 (27.98%) C#
5 80 (6.76%) PHP
6 55 (4.65%) PL/SQL
7 46 (3.89%) Python
8 45 (3.80%) T-SQL
9 38 (3.21%) C++
10 32 (2.70%) Perl
11 26 (2.20%) C
12 24 (2.03%) VB.NET
13 18 (1.52%) Scala
14 16 (1.35%) VBA
15 15 (1.27%) Ruby
15 15 (1.27%) PowerShell
16 14 (1.18%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.10%) VB
18 11 (0.93%) ECMAScript
18 11 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (3.04%) Security Cleared
2 35 (2.96%) Degree
3 20 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.42%) CIPD
6 4 (0.34%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.25%) CISSP
8 2 (0.17%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.085%) MCTS
9 1 (0.085%) MCITP
9 1 (0.085%) MCP
9 1 (0.085%) MCSD
9 1 (0.085%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.61%) QA
2 10 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.25%) SLA
4 2 (0.17%) WCAG
4 2 (0.17%) HL7
5 1 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.085%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 9 (0.76%) HDFS
2 8 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.34%) Docker
4 2 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (0.17%) Varnish
5 1 (0.085%) vCloud
5 1 (0.085%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.085%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.085%) vSphere
5 1 (0.085%) Samba
Systems Management
1 19 (1.61%) Puppet
1 19 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.34%) Oozie
3 3 (0.25%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (0.25%) Ansible
4 2 (0.17%) Kibana
4 2 (0.17%) Check_MK
4 2 (0.17%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.17%) MOM
5 1 (0.085%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.085%) Novell Identity Manager
5 1 (0.085%) WSUS
5 1 (0.085%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 153 (12.93%) Oracle
2 101 (8.54%) Microsoft
3 45 (3.80%) Google
4 42 (3.55%) IBM
5 25 (2.11%) Adobe
6 23 (1.94%) Zend
7 20 (1.69%) SAP
8 18 (1.52%) Sitecore
9 16 (1.35%) hybris
10 14 (1.18%) Tableau
10 14 (1.18%) FatWire
11 11 (0.93%) Apple
11 11 (0.93%) Informatica
12 9 (0.76%) CheckPoint
13 8 (0.68%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.59%) Wonderware
14 7 (0.59%) Omniture
14 7 (0.59%) ATG
15 6 (0.51%) Interwoven
15 6 (0.51%) Sybase
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Modis
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £200 - £240 Per Day please send cv
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Anglia
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - 425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Rate: £175 - 250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago