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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 538 648 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.51% 21.81% 23.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.95% 23.69% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 433 290
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 £238 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 41
Average hourly rate £40.60 £37.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.99% -0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.25 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £40.50 £42.50
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
2568 2735 2040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.11% 92.06% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 1513 1053
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 225 253
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £24.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -23.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 196 £325 - 120
Hertfordshire -1 131 £361 +7.03% 81
Essex +4 122 £400 +10.34% 54
Bedfordshire +2 48 £390 +4.00% 35
Suffolk -5 37 £400 +6.66% 21
Norfolk -15 14 £400 +39.13% 24
East Anglia +8 2 £319 -29.16% 2
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 360 (37.23%) HTML
2 351 (36.30%) JavaScript
3 308 (31.85%) SQL
4 285 (29.47%) CSS
5 282 (29.16%) Java
6 274 (28.34%) Agile Software Development
7 273 (28.23%) C#
8 267 (27.61%) .NET
9 200 (20.68%) SQL Server
10 191 (19.75%) XML
11 172 (17.79%) Web Services
12 161 (16.65%) HTML5
13 155 (16.03%) Oracle
14 152 (15.72%) MVC
15 150 (15.51%) TDD
16 144 (14.89%) jQuery
17 135 (13.96%) E-Commerce
18 130 (13.44%) ASP.NET
19 126 (13.03%) Linux
20 121 (12.51%) J2EE
21 94 (9.72%) SOAP
22 88 (9.10%) Microsoft
23 86 (8.89%) Finance
24 84 (8.69%) Scrum
25 81 (8.38%) OO
26 80 (8.27%) UNIX
27 78 (8.07%) Windows
28 77 (7.96%) CSS3
29 75 (7.76%) Ajax
30 74 (7.65%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 56 (5.79%) CMS
2 41 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 41 (4.24%) WebSphere
3 34 (3.52%) WebLogic
3 34 (3.52%) BizTalk Server
4 25 (2.59%) Apache
5 20 (2.07%) Tomcat
6 19 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 18 (1.86%) JBoss
8 16 (1.65%) Apache Pig
9 14 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (1.24%) IIS
11 12 (1.24%) Node.js
12 11 (1.14%) nginx
12 11 (1.14%) Drupal
12 11 (1.14%) Confluence
12 11 (1.14%) Oracle UPK
12 11 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
13 10 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.86%) MS Office
3 14 (1.45%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.21%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.24%) Tridion
2 11 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.72%) Magento
4 7 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.21%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.21%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.10%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.10%) Maximo
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.24%) Taleo
1 12 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.72%) SaaS
4 4 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (0.41%) GitHub
4 4 (0.41%) PaaS
4 4 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.31%) Office 365
6 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.21%) IaaS
6 2 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.10%) Force.com
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.10%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.90%) HTTP
2 16 (1.65%) Intranet
3 15 (1.55%) Internet
4 13 (1.34%) LDAP
5 10 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.72%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (0.72%) 2G
7 6 (0.62%) FTP
7 6 (0.62%) 4G
7 6 (0.62%) LTE
8 5 (0.52%) 3G
8 5 (0.52%) SSL
9 4 (0.41%) 3GPP
9 4 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.31%) SSH
10 3 (0.31%) Telnet
10 3 (0.31%) SNMP
10 3 (0.31%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.21%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.21%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (20.68%) SQL Server
2 73 (7.55%) Relational Database
3 63 (6.51%) MySQL
4 51 (5.27%) Oracle Database
5 44 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 43 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
7 38 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
11 22 (2.28%) NoSQL
12 21 (2.17%) MongoDB
12 21 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (1.96%) Apache Hive
14 18 (1.86%) RDBMS
14 18 (1.86%) Hadoop
15 16 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
16 15 (1.55%) DB2
17 14 (1.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 59 (6.10%) Git (software)
2 48 (4.96%) Visual Studio
3 41 (4.24%) Subversion
4 40 (4.14%) Eclipse
5 34 (3.52%) JIRA
6 32 (3.31%) Ant
7 31 (3.21%) Jenkins
8 24 (2.48%) Selenium
8 24 (2.48%) JUnit
8 24 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (2.17%) Grunt
10 18 (1.86%) SoapUI
11 17 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
12 15 (1.55%) Jasmine
13 14 (1.45%) Bower
14 12 (1.24%) Maven
15 11 (1.14%) AccuRev
15 11 (1.14%) NUnit
15 11 (1.14%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
16 10 (1.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 86 (8.89%) Finance
2 33 (3.41%) Retail
3 31 (3.21%) Marketing
4 25 (2.59%) Manufacturing
4 25 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.14%) Automotive
6 10 (1.03%) Advertising
6 10 (1.03%) Banking
7 7 (0.72%) Billing
8 5 (0.52%) Games
9 4 (0.41%) Legal
9 4 (0.41%) Local Government
10 3 (0.31%) Electronics
11 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.21%) Back Office
11 2 (0.21%) Publishing
12 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.10%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (37.23%) HTML
2 285 (29.47%) CSS
3 267 (27.61%) .NET
4 191 (19.75%) XML
5 172 (17.79%) Web Services
6 161 (16.65%) HTML5
7 144 (14.89%) jQuery
8 130 (13.44%) ASP.NET
9 121 (12.51%) J2EE
10 94 (9.72%) SOAP
11 77 (7.96%) CSS3
12 75 (7.76%) Ajax
13 74 (7.65%) Spring
13 74 (7.65%) REST
14 71 (7.34%) AngularJS
15 68 (7.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 67 (6.93%) XHTML
17 61 (6.31%) Hibernate
18 52 (5.38%) WCF
19 49 (5.07%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 41 (4.24%) User Experience
2 33 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (3.10%) Visualisation
4 23 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 17 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (1.65%) W3C
6 16 (1.65%) Open Source
7 13 (1.34%) E-Learning
8 12 (1.24%) NHS
9 9 (0.93%) Computer Science
10 8 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 8 (0.83%) Graphic Design
11 7 (0.72%) Data Extraction
11 7 (0.72%) FMCG
11 7 (0.72%) Clustering
11 7 (0.72%) Web 2.0
12 5 (0.52%) iPad
12 5 (0.52%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.52%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.41%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 126 (13.03%) Linux
2 80 (8.27%) UNIX
3 78 (8.07%) Windows
4 32 (3.31%) Solaris
5 24 (2.48%) Apple iOS
6 22 (2.28%) Android
7 12 (1.24%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.41%) HPUX
9 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.21%) Debian
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.21%) CentOS
11 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.10%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (28.34%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (15.72%) MVC
3 150 (15.51%) TDD
4 135 (13.96%) E-Commerce
5 84 (8.69%) Scrum
6 81 (8.38%) OO
7 53 (5.48%) Web Development
8 51 (5.27%) Content Management
9 48 (4.96%) SOA
9 48 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
10 47 (4.86%) ETL
11 43 (4.45%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (4.03%) Unit Testing
13 37 (3.83%) OOP
14 36 (3.72%) Software Engineering
14 36 (3.72%) Responsive Web Design
15 27 (2.79%) Performance Tuning
15 27 (2.79%) OOD
16 26 (2.69%) Validation
16 26 (2.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 351 (36.30%) JavaScript
2 308 (31.85%) SQL
3 282 (29.16%) Java
4 273 (28.23%) C#
5 67 (6.93%) PHP
6 48 (4.96%) Python
7 42 (4.34%) PL/SQL
8 39 (4.03%) C++
9 34 (3.52%) T-SQL
10 28 (2.90%) Perl
11 27 (2.79%) VB.NET
12 21 (2.17%) C
13 16 (1.65%) VBA
13 16 (1.65%) PowerShell
14 15 (1.55%) PHP5
14 15 (1.55%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.24%) VB
16 11 (1.14%) Scala
16 11 (1.14%) Objective-C
16 11 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (3.52%) Degree
2 23 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.83%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.52%) CIPD
6 3 (0.31%) CISSP
6 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.10%) OCP
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.76%) QA
2 6 (0.62%) SLA
2 6 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (0.83%) HDFS
2 6 (0.62%) Varnish
3 4 (0.41%) Docker
4 3 (0.31%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.21%) Firmware
5 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.10%) vSphere
6 1 (0.10%) vCloud
6 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.83%) Puppet
3 3 (0.31%) Oozie
3 3 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (0.31%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.21%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.10%) SCOM
5 1 (0.10%) Kibana
5 1 (0.10%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 155 (16.03%) Oracle
2 88 (9.10%) Microsoft
3 42 (4.34%) IBM
4 25 (2.59%) Google
5 24 (2.48%) SAP
6 19 (1.96%) Adobe
7 14 (1.45%) Twitter
8 12 (1.24%) hybris
9 11 (1.14%) Zend
10 10 (1.03%) Business Objects
10 10 (1.03%) FatWire
11 8 (0.83%) ATG
11 8 (0.83%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.83%) Sitecore
12 7 (0.72%) Tableau
12 7 (0.72%) Informatica
13 6 (0.62%) Sun
13 6 (0.62%) Facebook
14 5 (0.52%) NetCracker
14 5 (0.52%) Red Hat
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Posted: 9 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £28,000 to £42,000 per annum Good Bonus Potential + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £17k - 21k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
East Anglia
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - 500 per day + negotiable on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £325 to £375 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Allen Lane
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £467 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Rayleigh, Essex
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Essex
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Southend-On-Sea, Essex
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