The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 720 505 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.35% 21.90% 23.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.03% 23.42% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 293 449
Average daily rate £350 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 41
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £27.50 £28.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2996 2156 2919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.01% 93.50% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1671 1104 1408
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 247 303
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.39 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% -29.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Developer
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +1 223 £330 +3.12% 148
Hertfordshire 0 175 £369 -7.81% 98
Essex -2 145 £355 +23.47% 42
Suffolk +2 92 £375 +36.36% 33
Norfolk -1 44 £300 - 22
Bedfordshire -8 41 £375 +50.00% 41
East Anglia -1 7 £438 +29.62% 3
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 506 (40.19%) HTML
2 489 (38.84%) JavaScript
3 447 (35.50%) C#
4 433 (34.39%) .NET
5 431 (34.23%) CSS
6 396 (31.45%) SQL Server
7 374 (29.71%) SQL
8 288 (22.88%) ASP.NET
9 245 (19.46%) MVC
10 235 (18.67%) jQuery
11 228 (18.11%) OO
12 222 (17.63%) Java
13 220 (17.47%) HTML5
14 216 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
15 208 (16.52%) XML
16 191 (15.17%) Web Services
17 174 (13.82%) Oracle
18 173 (13.74%) TDD
19 160 (12.71%) CSS3
20 158 (12.55%) Microsoft
21 147 (11.68%) Ajax
22 145 (11.52%) PHP
23 133 (10.56%) E-Commerce
24 132 (10.48%) Windows
25 130 (10.33%) XHTML
26 127 (10.09%) Finance
27 123 (9.77%) WCF
28 121 (9.61%) Linux
29 118 (9.37%) Visual Studio
30 117 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 79 (6.27%) SharePoint
2 58 (4.61%) Apache
3 48 (3.81%) CMS
4 34 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 31 (2.46%) IIS
6 30 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 29 (2.30%) Node.js
8 22 (1.75%) Drupal
9 18 (1.43%) WordPress
10 16 (1.27%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.87%) Umbraco
13 11 (0.87%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.79%) Mule
15 8 (0.64%) Liferay
15 8 (0.64%) MQSeries
16 6 (0.48%) OpenROAD
17 5 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
17 5 (0.40%) Alfresco
Applications
1 54 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.62%) Photoshop
3 15 (1.19%) MS Office
4 11 (0.87%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.48%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.16%) DOC1
7 2 (0.16%) PrintSoft PReS
7 2 (0.16%) XMetaL
7 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.16%) Mingle
7 2 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 40 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.48%) Tridion
2 6 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.48%) Magento
3 5 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.40%) RiskWrite
4 4 (0.32%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.32%) Exstream
4 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.16%) SAP SRM
6 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.079%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.079%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.079%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (0.79%) SaaS
3 4 (0.32%) Office 365
4 1 (0.079%) Trello
4 1 (0.079%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.46%) Internet
2 15 (1.19%) Intranet
3 13 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.87%) HTTP
5 10 (0.79%) LDAP
6 9 (0.71%) Wireless
7 7 (0.56%) Extranet
7 7 (0.56%) SNMP
7 7 (0.56%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.48%) SAN
8 6 (0.48%) DNS
8 6 (0.48%) Kerberos
8 6 (0.48%) FTP
9 5 (0.40%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.24%) SMTP
10 3 (0.24%) Firewall
10 3 (0.24%) LTE
11 2 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.16%) Broadband
11 2 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (31.45%) SQL Server
2 117 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 113 (8.98%) MySQL
4 95 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 91 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 78 (6.20%) Relational Database
7 66 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
8 56 (4.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 38 (3.02%) RDBMS
10 30 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
11 28 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 26 (2.07%) Oracle Database
13 23 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
14 22 (1.75%) DB2
15 21 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
16 20 (1.59%) Ingres
17 18 (1.43%) NoSQL
18 17 (1.35%) MongoDB
19 11 (0.87%) RavenDB
19 11 (0.87%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 118 (9.37%) Visual Studio
2 83 (6.59%) Git (software)
3 77 (6.12%) Subversion
4 57 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (2.22%) JUnit
6 26 (2.07%) Ant
7 25 (1.99%) NUnit
8 24 (1.91%) Eclipse
9 19 (1.51%) TeamCity
10 15 (1.19%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 15 (1.19%) Jenkins
11 14 (1.11%) Maven
12 13 (1.03%) JIRA
13 11 (0.87%) MSTest
13 11 (0.87%) Log4j
14 10 (0.79%) Grunt
15 8 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 7 (0.56%) PhoneGap
16 7 (0.56%) ReSharper
17 6 (0.48%) Selenium
General
1 127 (10.09%) Finance
2 67 (5.32%) Retail
3 33 (2.62%) Marketing
4 23 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 14 (1.11%) Advertising
5 14 (1.11%) Legal
6 12 (0.95%) Games
6 12 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 11 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.56%) Electronics
9 6 (0.48%) Automotive
10 5 (0.40%) Banking
11 4 (0.32%) Publishing
11 4 (0.32%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.32%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.24%) Back Office
13 2 (0.16%) Front Office
14 1 (0.079%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.079%) Law
14 1 (0.079%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 506 (40.19%) HTML
2 433 (34.39%) .NET
3 431 (34.23%) CSS
4 288 (22.88%) ASP.NET
5 235 (18.67%) jQuery
6 220 (17.47%) HTML5
7 208 (16.52%) XML
8 191 (15.17%) Web Services
9 160 (12.71%) CSS3
10 147 (11.68%) Ajax
11 130 (10.33%) XHTML
12 123 (9.77%) WCF
13 113 (8.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 92 (7.31%) XSLT
15 83 (6.59%) .NET Framework
16 65 (5.16%) JSP
17 63 (5.00%) SOAP
17 63 (5.00%) WPF
18 52 (4.13%) J2EE
19 51 (4.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 41 (3.26%) W3C
2 27 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (2.07%) Mobile App
4 24 (1.91%) Visualisation
5 20 (1.59%) Open Source
6 16 (1.27%) Informatics
6 16 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.19%) N-Tier
7 15 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.03%) NHS
9 12 (0.95%) Web 2.0
9 12 (0.95%) Data Integration
10 10 (0.79%) Mathematics
10 10 (0.79%) GIS
11 9 (0.71%) Device Driver
11 9 (0.71%) Clustering
11 9 (0.71%) Social Media
12 8 (0.64%) LLPG
13 7 (0.56%) iPad
13 7 (0.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 132 (10.48%) Windows
2 121 (9.61%) Linux
3 115 (9.13%) UNIX
4 37 (2.94%) Android
5 33 (2.62%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.99%) Solaris
7 19 (1.51%) Windows 7
8 17 (1.35%) Mac OS X
9 14 (1.11%) Windows 8
10 12 (0.95%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.64%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.56%) CentOS
14 6 (0.48%) HPUX
15 5 (0.40%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.32%) FreeBSD
17 3 (0.24%) VxWorks
17 3 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
18 2 (0.16%) Debian
18 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (19.46%) MVC
2 228 (18.11%) OO
3 216 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
4 173 (13.74%) TDD
5 133 (10.56%) E-Commerce
6 110 (8.74%) Web Development
7 90 (7.15%) Scrum
8 87 (6.91%) Unit Testing
9 65 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
10 59 (4.69%) CRM
11 57 (4.53%) Responsive Web Design
12 50 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
13 49 (3.89%) ETL
14 48 (3.81%) OOD
15 45 (3.57%) Software Engineering
16 44 (3.49%) Web Design
17 40 (3.18%) OOP
18 38 (3.02%) UML
18 38 (3.02%) Workflow
19 36 (2.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 489 (38.84%) JavaScript
2 447 (35.50%) C#
3 374 (29.71%) SQL
4 222 (17.63%) Java
5 145 (11.52%) PHP
6 100 (7.94%) T-SQL
7 59 (4.69%) PL/SQL
8 56 (4.45%) C++
9 52 (4.13%) VB
10 44 (3.49%) VB.NET
11 43 (3.42%) C
12 40 (3.18%) Perl
13 35 (2.78%) Python
13 35 (2.78%) VB6
14 30 (2.38%) PHP5
15 28 (2.22%) XAML
16 24 (1.91%) Ruby
17 23 (1.83%) Shell Script
18 22 (1.75%) VBA
19 21 (1.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 64 (5.08%) Degree
2 31 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.83%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.43%) Sun Certification
5 14 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.24%) MCP
6 3 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.16%) MCITP
8 1 (0.079%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.079%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.079%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.079%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.34%) QA
2 12 (0.95%) Section 508
3 3 (0.24%) HL7
3 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.24%) Basel II
4 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.079%) JTAG
5 1 (0.079%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.079%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (0.48%) Hyper-V
1 6 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.16%) KVM
2 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.16%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (0.95%) Nagios
2 9 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.64%) Puppet
4 6 (0.48%) Control-M
5 3 (0.24%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.16%) SCOM
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.079%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 174 (13.82%) Oracle
2 158 (12.55%) Microsoft
3 28 (2.22%) Adobe
4 27 (2.14%) JBoss
5 24 (1.91%) Business Objects
5 24 (1.91%) Sun
6 18 (1.43%) hybris
7 17 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.19%) SAP
8 15 (1.19%) Sybase
9 14 (1.11%) ATG
9 14 (1.11%) Yahoo!
9 14 (1.11%) Zend
10 13 (1.03%) IBM
11 11 (0.87%) Apple
11 11 (0.87%) Interwoven
12 9 (0.71%) HP
12 9 (0.71%) ESRI
12 9 (0.71%) AccuRev
12 9 (0.71%) Lagan
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Posted: 10 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
Experis IT
Rate: £280 - £320 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: From £340 to £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Yoh Company
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £25 - £30 per annum + 28 days holiday, onsite gym, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
IT Connections
Rate: Contract Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Davanti Solutions
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago