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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 6 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 410 546 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.16% 23.58% 21.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.00% 25.30% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 355 321
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.18 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.82% +0.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.18 £12.50 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £43.25 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
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
2412 2158 2290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.07% 93.18% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1453 1160 1206
Average daily rate £388 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 247 233
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.55 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -1 149 £348 +6.92% 144
Hertfordshire -2 112 £355 -5.26% 80
Essex -3 68 £325 -13.33% 40
Suffolk 0 49 £376 +0.13% 38
Norfolk -6 15 £260 -13.33% 15
Bedfordshire -27 15 £288 -0.86% 27
East Anglia -3 2 £340 -8.10%
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 467 (40.33%) SQL
2 434 (37.48%) HTML
3 408 (35.23%) .NET
4 384 (33.16%) C#
4 384 (33.16%) JavaScript
5 362 (31.26%) CSS
6 342 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
7 304 (26.25%) Java
8 256 (22.11%) MVC
9 254 (21.93%) SQL Server
10 244 (21.07%) Oracle
11 229 (19.78%) XML
12 208 (17.96%) TDD
13 195 (16.84%) ASP.NET
14 191 (16.49%) jQuery
15 181 (15.63%) HTML5
16 170 (14.68%) Web Services
17 166 (14.34%) Linux
18 150 (12.95%) UNIX
19 137 (11.83%) Finance
20 136 (11.74%) Spring
21 134 (11.57%) OO
22 133 (11.49%) MySQL
23 129 (11.14%) Web Development
24 126 (10.88%) Scrum
25 124 (10.71%) PL/SQL
25 124 (10.71%) CSS3
26 117 (10.10%) Relational Database
27 112 (9.67%) Microsoft
28 106 (9.15%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 61 (5.27%) CMS
2 57 (4.92%) Apache
3 56 (4.84%) JBoss
4 31 (2.68%) WebSphere
5 28 (2.42%) SharePoint
6 27 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 27 (2.33%) WebLogic
7 26 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
8 22 (1.90%) Node.js
9 17 (1.47%) IIS
10 16 (1.38%) SAS
11 13 (1.12%) WordPress
12 11 (0.95%) Umbraco
12 11 (0.95%) Drupal
13 10 (0.86%) nginx
13 10 (0.86%) Adobe CQ
14 9 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
16 7 (0.60%) lighttpd
17 6 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 45 (3.89%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.55%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.69%) MS Office
3 8 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.17%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.086%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.086%) Maya
7 1 (0.086%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.086%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.086%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 26 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.43%) Magento
4 4 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.17%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.17%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.17%) Shopify
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.17%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.17%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.17%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.086%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.086%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.086%) Maximo
7 1 (0.086%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.26%) SaaS
4 3 (0.26%) PaaS
5 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.17%) IaaS
6 1 (0.086%) GitHub
6 1 (0.086%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.80%) LDAP
1 44 (3.80%) HTTP
2 30 (2.59%) Internet
3 24 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.21%) Intranet
5 8 (0.69%) Extranet
6 6 (0.52%) FTP
6 6 (0.52%) 2G
7 5 (0.43%) Firewall
7 5 (0.43%) 3G
7 5 (0.43%) 802.15
7 5 (0.43%) DNS
7 5 (0.43%) 4G
7 5 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (0.43%) LTE
7 5 (0.43%) ZigBee
8 4 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (0.35%) SAN
8 4 (0.35%) VPN
8 4 (0.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (21.93%) SQL Server
2 133 (11.49%) MySQL
3 117 (10.10%) Relational Database
4 81 (6.99%) Data Warehouse
5 79 (6.82%) Oracle Database
6 68 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 58 (5.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 51 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 48 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 39 (3.37%) MariaDB
10 39 (3.37%) MongoDB
11 35 (3.02%) Oracle Database 10g
12 27 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 27 (2.33%) NoSQL
13 26 (2.25%) OLAP
14 25 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
15 24 (2.07%) Neo4j
15 24 (2.07%) RDBMS
16 15 (1.30%) DB2
16 15 (1.30%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 94 (8.12%) Git (software)
2 59 (5.09%) Subversion
2 59 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 57 (4.92%) Visual Studio
4 55 (4.75%) Ant
5 49 (4.23%) Eclipse
6 48 (4.15%) Jenkins
7 37 (3.20%) JIRA
8 35 (3.02%) JUnit
9 33 (2.85%) Maven
10 24 (2.07%) Jasmine
11 20 (1.73%) Grunt
12 19 (1.64%) IntelliJ
13 18 (1.55%) Selenium
14 16 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
14 16 (1.38%) NUnit
15 13 (1.12%) SpecFlow
15 13 (1.12%) PHPUnit
16 11 (0.95%) Mocha
16 11 (0.95%) Cucumber
General
1 137 (11.83%) Finance
2 39 (3.37%) Marketing
3 30 (2.59%) Retail
4 27 (2.33%) Banking
5 24 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.30%) Advertising
7 14 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.52%) Legal
9 6 (0.52%) Publishing
10 5 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.35%) Games
11 4 (0.35%) Automotive
12 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.17%) Front Office
12 2 (0.17%) Law
12 2 (0.17%) Billing
12 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.086%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.086%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (37.48%) HTML
2 408 (35.23%) .NET
3 362 (31.26%) CSS
4 229 (19.78%) XML
5 195 (16.84%) ASP.NET
6 191 (16.49%) jQuery
7 181 (15.63%) HTML5
8 170 (14.68%) Web Services
9 136 (11.74%) Spring
10 124 (10.71%) CSS3
11 106 (9.15%) REST
12 100 (8.64%) .NET Framework
13 99 (8.55%) J2EE
14 96 (8.29%) Hibernate
15 93 (8.03%) WCF
16 77 (6.65%) Ajax
17 75 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC
18 68 (5.87%) SOAP
19 62 (5.35%) AngularJS
20 56 (4.84%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 58 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (2.68%) User Experience
3 31 (2.68%) Open Source
4 30 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.33%) Visualisation
6 24 (2.07%) Data Integration
7 22 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 18 (1.55%) Replication
9 16 (1.38%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.12%) Mathematics
11 12 (1.04%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.04%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
12 10 (0.86%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.69%) NHS
13 8 (0.69%) Mainframe
13 8 (0.69%) Statistics
14 7 (0.60%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.60%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 166 (14.34%) Linux
2 150 (12.95%) UNIX
3 98 (8.46%) Windows
4 51 (4.40%) Mac OS X
5 20 (1.73%) Android
6 15 (1.30%) Solaris
6 15 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.69%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.52%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.35%) MVS
10 4 (0.35%) Debian
11 3 (0.26%) HPUX
11 3 (0.26%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.26%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.17%) CentOS
12 2 (0.17%) AIX
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.086%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (22.11%) MVC
3 208 (17.96%) TDD
4 134 (11.57%) OO
5 129 (11.14%) Web Development
6 126 (10.88%) Scrum
7 102 (8.81%) E-Commerce
8 90 (7.77%) Unit Testing
9 74 (6.39%) ETL
10 73 (6.30%) BDD
11 64 (5.53%) Responsive Web Design
12 63 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
13 61 (5.27%) Continuous Integration
14 56 (4.84%) OOD
15 52 (4.49%) Software Engineering
16 51 (4.40%) Web Design
17 47 (4.06%) Performance Tuning
17 47 (4.06%) Data Modelling
18 46 (3.97%) Configuration Management
18 46 (3.97%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 467 (40.33%) SQL
2 384 (33.16%) C#
2 384 (33.16%) JavaScript
3 304 (26.25%) Java
4 124 (10.71%) PL/SQL
5 100 (8.64%) PHP
6 78 (6.74%) T-SQL
7 62 (5.35%) C++
8 55 (4.75%) Python
9 53 (4.58%) Perl
10 37 (3.20%) VB.NET
11 24 (2.07%) Shell Script
12 23 (1.99%) C
13 21 (1.81%) VB
14 20 (1.73%) VBA
15 19 (1.64%) Tcl
15 19 (1.64%) PowerShell
16 17 (1.47%) VBScript
17 16 (1.38%) PHP5
17 16 (1.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (4.84%) Degree
2 31 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.64%) Sun Certification
4 16 (1.38%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.60%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.52%) MCITP
8 4 (0.35%) MCP
9 2 (0.17%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.086%) HNC
10 1 (0.086%) HND
10 1 (0.086%) OCP
10 1 (0.086%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.086%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.37%) QA
2 8 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.35%) SLA
4 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.17%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.17%) WCAG
4 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.086%) GAAP
System Software
1 11 (0.95%) Varnish
2 7 (0.60%) Docker
3 2 (0.17%) Firmware
4 1 (0.086%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (0.86%) Control-M
2 8 (0.69%) OpenSSO
3 4 (0.35%) Puppet
4 3 (0.26%) OpenAM
4 3 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 3 (0.26%) SCOM
5 2 (0.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 244 (21.07%) Oracle
2 112 (9.67%) Microsoft
3 30 (2.59%) IBM
4 21 (1.81%) Cognos
5 20 (1.73%) Informatica
6 18 (1.55%) Business Objects
6 18 (1.55%) Adobe
6 18 (1.55%) Sun
7 15 (1.30%) SAP
7 15 (1.30%) AccuRev
8 14 (1.21%) FatWire
9 13 (1.12%) Teradata
9 13 (1.12%) Twitter
10 12 (1.04%) Sybase
11 9 (0.78%) Ab Initio
12 6 (0.52%) Zend
12 6 (0.52%) MicroStrategy
12 6 (0.52%) ATG
13 5 (0.43%) Perforce
13 5 (0.43%) BEA
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £38 per hour
Posted: 22 minutes ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 34 minutes ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expectations
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £330 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Focus Select Ltd
Rate: From £30 to £45 per hour 3+ month contract - £'s neg DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
ComputAppoint
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: From £23,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: Up to £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago