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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 449 519 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.86% 18.87% 22.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.48% 19.66% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 279 430
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 27
Median hourly rate £34.50 £40.60 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.02% +9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £31.40 £25.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.20 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +8.57%
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
2429 2640 2923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.62% 95.97% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1461 1630
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 244 212
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 3 May 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 0 137 £360 +10.76% 118
Hertfordshire -2 94 £400 +10.72% 58
Essex -3 93 £350 -12.50% 36
Suffolk +6 50 £400 - 19
Bedfordshire +4 43 £375 -6.25% 34
Norfolk +3 33 £400 - 8
East Anglia +2 1 £475 +49.01% 1
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 287 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (28.33%) JavaScript
3 250 (28.00%) Java
4 248 (27.77%) C#
5 246 (27.55%) SQL
6 243 (27.21%) .NET
7 235 (26.32%) HTML
8 180 (20.16%) CSS
9 165 (18.48%) SQL Server
10 153 (17.13%) Web Services
11 128 (14.33%) MVC
12 125 (14.00%) TDD
13 120 (13.44%) ASP.NET
14 118 (13.21%) HTML5
15 115 (12.88%) jQuery
16 114 (12.77%) REST
17 105 (11.76%) Oracle
18 104 (11.65%) Finance
19 101 (11.31%) XML
19 101 (11.31%) OO
20 100 (11.20%) Microsoft
21 97 (10.86%) SOA
22 93 (10.41%) SOAP
23 91 (10.19%) AngularJS
24 83 (9.29%) Web Development
25 80 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 79 (8.85%) .NET Framework
27 78 (8.73%) Scrum
28 77 (8.62%) Spring
29 76 (8.51%) Business Intelligence

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 (4.26%) Node.js
2 36 (4.03%) WebSphere
3 30 (3.36%) Apache
4 28 (3.14%) WebLogic
5 27 (3.02%) CMS
6 26 (2.91%) Apache ServiceMix
7 22 (2.46%) JBoss
8 20 (2.24%) SharePoint
9 18 (2.02%) Mule
10 16 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 14 (1.57%) Apache Pig
12 12 (1.34%) Tomcat
13 11 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
14 10 (1.12%) IIS
15 8 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.78%) Confluence
17 6 (0.67%) Umbraco
17 6 (0.67%) WordPress
18 5 (0.56%) GlassFish
18 5 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.68%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (0.34%) MS Office
5 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (1.01%) Magento
3 9 (1.01%) SDL Web 8
4 7 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.34%) BigMachines
6 3 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.34%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.11%) Cerner Millennium
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.11%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.11%) Maximo
8 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.23%) GitHub
4 4 (0.45%) SaaS
5 3 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.22%) Office 365
7 1 (0.11%) Force.com
7 1 (0.11%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.80%) HTTP
2 17 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.79%) SSL
4 9 (1.01%) Internet
5 8 (0.90%) Network Security
6 6 (0.67%) Bluetooth
6 6 (0.67%) LDAP
7 5 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.45%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.34%) 802.15
9 3 (0.34%) FTP
9 3 (0.34%) Wireless
9 3 (0.34%) X.509
9 3 (0.34%) ZigBee
10 2 (0.22%) Firewall
10 2 (0.22%) SAN
11 1 (0.11%) Intranet
11 1 (0.11%) Skype
11 1 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 80 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (7.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (5.71%) MySQL
5 45 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 35 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (3.02%) Relational Database
9 26 (2.91%) Big Data
9 26 (2.91%) NoSQL
10 24 (2.69%) DB2
11 22 (2.46%) DataStage
11 22 (2.46%) MongoDB
12 20 (2.24%) Hadoop
13 17 (1.90%) Apache Hive
13 17 (1.90%) Oracle Database
14 14 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (1.23%) CouchDB
15 11 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 65 (7.28%) Git (software)
2 50 (5.60%) Jenkins
3 39 (4.37%) Visual Studio
4 37 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (3.25%) JUnit
6 28 (3.14%) Subversion
7 25 (2.80%) Maven
8 21 (2.35%) Cucumber
9 19 (2.13%) NUnit
10 16 (1.79%) AccuRev
11 15 (1.68%) Mercurial
12 14 (1.57%) Ant
12 14 (1.57%) Selenium
13 12 (1.34%) Mockito
14 11 (1.23%) IntelliJ
14 11 (1.23%) WebStorm
15 10 (1.12%) EasyMock
15 10 (1.12%) Xcode
16 9 (1.01%) SpecFlow
17 8 (0.90%) Jasmine
General
1 104 (11.65%) Finance
2 28 (3.14%) Retail
3 23 (2.58%) Marketing
4 19 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.23%) Automotive
8 10 (1.12%) Banking
9 9 (1.01%) Advertising
9 9 (1.01%) Legal
10 8 (0.90%) Games
11 6 (0.67%) Electronics
12 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.34%) Back Office
13 3 (0.34%) Billing
13 3 (0.34%) Publishing
14 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.11%) Front Office
15 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (27.21%) .NET
2 235 (26.32%) HTML
3 180 (20.16%) CSS
4 153 (17.13%) Web Services
5 120 (13.44%) ASP.NET
6 118 (13.21%) HTML5
7 115 (12.88%) jQuery
8 114 (12.77%) REST
9 101 (11.31%) XML
10 93 (10.41%) SOAP
11 91 (10.19%) AngularJS
12 79 (8.85%) .NET Framework
13 77 (8.62%) Spring
14 68 (7.61%) CSS3
15 61 (6.83%) ASP.NET MVC
16 59 (6.61%) Ajax
16 59 (6.61%) JSON
16 59 (6.61%) Middleware
17 57 (6.38%) RESTful
18 54 (6.05%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.05%) User Experience
2 33 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 32 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.35%) iPad
5 15 (1.68%) N-Tier
6 12 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.23%) Visualisation
8 10 (1.12%) Digital Media
9 9 (1.01%) Computer Science
10 8 (0.90%) Algorithms
10 8 (0.90%) Graphic Design
11 7 (0.78%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.67%) Data Integration
12 6 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.67%) NHS
12 6 (0.67%) Social Media
13 5 (0.56%) CMDB
14 4 (0.45%) Mechatronics
14 4 (0.45%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 57 (6.38%) Linux
2 55 (6.16%) Windows
3 30 (3.36%) Unix
4 23 (2.58%) Apple iOS
5 22 (2.46%) Android
6 11 (1.23%) zOS
7 7 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.67%) Solaris
9 5 (0.56%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.45%) VMS
10 4 (0.45%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.34%) AIX
12 2 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (14.33%) MVC
3 125 (14.00%) TDD
4 101 (11.31%) OO
5 97 (10.86%) SOA
6 83 (9.29%) Web Development
7 78 (8.73%) Scrum
8 76 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
9 70 (7.84%) ETL
10 69 (7.73%) E-Commerce
10 69 (7.73%) Front End Development
11 65 (7.28%) CRM
12 58 (6.49%) Software Engineering
13 55 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
14 51 (5.71%) Open Source
15 39 (4.37%) Unit Testing
16 35 (3.92%) Migration
17 33 (3.70%) BDD
18 30 (3.36%) User Stories
19 28 (3.14%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 253 (28.33%) JavaScript
2 250 (28.00%) Java
3 248 (27.77%) C#
4 246 (27.55%) SQL
5 63 (7.05%) T-SQL
6 60 (6.72%) PHP
7 59 (6.61%) Python
8 46 (5.15%) C++
9 33 (3.70%) PL/SQL
10 27 (3.02%) C
11 19 (2.13%) Scala
12 18 (2.02%) Objective-C
13 16 (1.79%) VB.NET
14 15 (1.68%) Ruby
14 15 (1.68%) TypeScript
15 14 (1.57%) Perl
16 10 (1.12%) Apple Swift
17 9 (1.01%) Dart
17 9 (1.01%) ECMAScript
18 8 (0.90%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 31 (3.47%) Degree
2 23 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.67%) MCITP
6 4 (0.45%) PhD
7 3 (0.34%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) HND
9 1 (0.11%) ISEB
9 1 (0.11%) MCP
9 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.34%) Data Quality
2 7 (0.78%) QA
3 4 (0.45%) SLA
4 3 (0.34%) JTAG
5 2 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.22%) HL7
5 2 (0.22%) WAI
5 2 (0.22%) WCAG
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO27002
System Software
1 16 (1.79%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.34%) Docker
2 3 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.11%) Firmware
4 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (1.68%) Puppet
3 8 (0.90%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 8 (0.90%) MOM
4 6 (0.67%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.34%) Ansible
7 2 (0.22%) Check_MK
7 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.22%) Kibana
8 1 (0.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 105 (11.76%) Oracle
2 100 (11.20%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.03%) IBM
4 26 (2.91%) WSO2
5 22 (2.46%) Google
6 20 (2.24%) Red Hat
7 16 (1.79%) Cognos
8 14 (1.57%) Netezza
8 14 (1.57%) Pega
8 14 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.34%) DevExpress
9 12 (1.34%) SAP
9 12 (1.34%) Teradata
10 9 (1.01%) Zend
11 7 (0.78%) Facebook
11 7 (0.78%) Remedy
11 7 (0.78%) Sitecore
12 6 (0.67%) Adobe
13 5 (0.56%) BMC
13 5 (0.56%) TIBCO
Luton, Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £30 - 32 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Tec Partners
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Inzu
Rate: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum - Paid weekly based on this salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £175 - 200 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedfordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £425 - 500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Luton
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Oho Group
Rate: £35 - 45 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 21 days ago
Ipswich
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago