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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
England / East of England
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 415 406 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.16% 17.20% 16.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.12% 17.90% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 266 248
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 20
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £36.50 £35.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £49.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
- +13.19%

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
1965 2268 2464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.43% 96.10% 96.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1159 1355 1427
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 190 236
Median hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.08 £50.39 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +2 115 £350 -3.44% 119
Hertfordshire 0 106 £425 +21.42% 76
Essex -1 80 £400 +3.22% 50
Bedfordshire +8 49 £375 - 21
Suffolk +1 49 £375 +4.16% 15
Norfolk -7 14 £325 -7.14% 18
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 312 (35.10%) Java
2 287 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (30.82%) JavaScript
4 248 (27.90%) C#
5 238 (26.77%) .NET
6 233 (26.21%) HTML
7 230 (25.87%) TDD
8 197 (22.16%) SQL
9 175 (19.69%) CSS
10 154 (17.32%) SQL Server
11 153 (17.21%) MVC
12 131 (14.74%) XML
13 128 (14.40%) AngularJS
14 122 (13.72%) Web Services
15 121 (13.61%) Oracle
16 108 (12.15%) E-Commerce
17 98 (11.02%) ASP.NET
18 96 (10.80%) jQuery
19 94 (10.57%) RESTful
20 93 (10.46%) JSON
21 92 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
22 89 (10.01%) Scrum
23 88 (9.90%) Android
24 87 (9.79%) REST
25 86 (9.67%) Git (software)
25 86 (9.67%) Software Engineering
26 84 (9.45%) Microsoft
27 82 (9.22%) Web Development
28 81 (9.11%) PHP
29 80 (9.00%) Finance

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 32 (3.60%) WebLogic
2 27 (3.04%) WebSphere
3 25 (2.81%) SharePoint
4 19 (2.14%) IIS
5 16 (1.80%) CMS
5 16 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (1.80%) WordPress
6 15 (1.69%) Drupal
7 14 (1.57%) Apache
8 13 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 13 (1.46%) Apache Spark
9 11 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (1.01%) Confluence
10 9 (1.01%) JBoss
11 7 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.79%) Moodle
11 7 (0.79%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.79%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 32 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.79%) MS Office
3 5 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.11%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (2.59%) Adobe Campaign
3 21 (2.36%) Unica
4 9 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.90%) Magento
6 6 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.56%) Shopify
8 4 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.22%) SAP HCM
11 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (2.70%) GitHub
4 14 (1.57%) Office 365
5 12 (1.35%) IaaS
5 12 (1.35%) PaaS
6 11 (1.24%) Adobe Analytics
7 7 (0.79%) SaaS
7 7 (0.79%) Yammer
8 6 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.22%) Boomi
9 2 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.11%) Google Play
10 1 (0.11%) Route 53
10 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.69%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.46%) HTTP
3 11 (1.24%) Internet
4 7 (0.79%) SSL
5 5 (0.56%) Wireless
6 4 (0.45%) Intranet
6 4 (0.45%) VoIP
6 4 (0.45%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.34%) Network Security
8 2 (0.22%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.22%) LDAP
8 2 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.11%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 56 (6.30%) Relational Database
3 39 (4.39%) MongoDB
4 31 (3.49%) Oracle Database
5 29 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
5 29 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (3.26%) MySQL
6 26 (2.92%) NoSQL
7 25 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (2.14%) Hadoop
9 19 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (2.02%) Big Data
11 17 (1.91%) RDBMS
12 16 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
15 12 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 86 (9.67%) Git (software)
2 62 (6.97%) Jenkins
3 40 (4.50%) JIRA
4 38 (4.27%) Subversion
5 35 (3.94%) JUnit
6 34 (3.82%) Visual Studio
7 31 (3.49%) Selenium
8 25 (2.81%) Maven
9 21 (2.36%) Android Studio
9 21 (2.36%) Gradle
10 20 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (2.14%) Ant
12 17 (1.91%) Cucumber
13 16 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 16 (1.80%) Eclipse
14 13 (1.46%) gulp
14 13 (1.46%) Moq
14 13 (1.46%) SoapUI
15 11 (1.24%) Xcode
16 10 (1.12%) Calabash
General
1 80 (9.00%) Finance
2 37 (4.16%) Retail
3 34 (3.82%) Telecoms
4 32 (3.60%) Manufacturing
5 20 (2.25%) Electronics
6 17 (1.91%) Automotive
7 16 (1.80%) Advertising
8 14 (1.57%) Marketing
9 11 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.56%) Banking
10 5 (0.56%) Games
11 4 (0.45%) Publishing
12 3 (0.34%) Billing
12 3 (0.34%) Legal
12 3 (0.34%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.22%) Front Office
14 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.11%) Interactive Media
14 1 (0.11%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (26.77%) .NET
2 233 (26.21%) HTML
3 175 (19.69%) CSS
4 131 (14.74%) XML
5 128 (14.40%) AngularJS
6 122 (13.72%) Web Services
7 98 (11.02%) ASP.NET
8 96 (10.80%) jQuery
9 94 (10.57%) RESTful
10 93 (10.46%) JSON
11 87 (9.79%) REST
12 72 (8.10%) HTML5
13 69 (7.76%) Spring
14 67 (7.54%) .NET Framework
15 63 (7.09%) XSLT
16 58 (6.52%) Node.js
17 51 (5.74%) ASP.NET Web API
17 51 (5.74%) Entity Framework
18 48 (5.40%) SOAP
19 46 (5.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.07%) Mobile App
2 31 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (3.04%) Computer Science
4 20 (2.25%) Data Structures
4 20 (2.25%) User Experience
5 16 (1.80%) Animation
6 11 (1.24%) e-Learning
7 10 (1.12%) Algorithms
8 8 (0.90%) Digital Media
8 8 (0.90%) iPhone
8 8 (0.90%) NHS
9 6 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.67%) iPad
10 5 (0.56%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.56%) DataPower
11 4 (0.45%) Contactless
11 4 (0.45%) EMV
12 3 (0.34%) Augmented Reality
12 3 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.34%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 88 (9.90%) Android
2 69 (7.76%) Linux
3 60 (6.75%) Apple iOS
4 53 (5.96%) Unix
4 53 (5.96%) Windows
5 9 (1.01%) Mac OS X
6 6 (0.67%) HPUX
6 6 (0.67%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.34%) Solaris
7 3 (0.34%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.11%) MVS
9 1 (0.11%) VME
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (25.87%) TDD
3 153 (17.21%) MVC
4 108 (12.15%) E-Commerce
5 92 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
6 89 (10.01%) Scrum
7 86 (9.67%) Software Engineering
8 82 (9.22%) Web Development
9 75 (8.44%) Android Development
9 75 (8.44%) OO
10 74 (8.32%) BDD
11 62 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
12 55 (6.19%) Front End Development
13 51 (5.74%) CRM
14 50 (5.62%) DevOps
15 47 (5.29%) iOS Development
15 47 (5.29%) Unit Testing
16 44 (4.95%) Pair Programming
17 36 (4.05%) ETL
18 33 (3.71%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 312 (35.10%) Java
2 274 (30.82%) JavaScript
3 248 (27.90%) C#
4 197 (22.16%) SQL
5 81 (9.11%) PHP
6 62 (6.97%) Python
7 36 (4.05%) C
8 31 (3.49%) Objective-C
9 30 (3.37%) C++
10 27 (3.04%) T-SQL
11 26 (2.92%) Apple Swift
12 25 (2.81%) PL/SQL
13 24 (2.70%) Embedded C
14 14 (1.57%) Groovy
14 14 (1.57%) VB.NET
15 13 (1.46%) Scala
15 13 (1.46%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.24%) Perl
17 10 (1.12%) Ruby
18 8 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 53 (5.96%) Degree
2 15 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.67%) Sun Certification
4 5 (0.56%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.45%) PhD
6 3 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.34%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.49%) QA
2 6 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.11%) CDISC
4 1 (0.11%) HL7
4 1 (0.11%) MiFID
4 1 (0.11%) SDET
System Software
1 20 (2.25%) Docker
2 3 (0.34%) Varnish
3 2 (0.22%) HDFS
3 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (1.46%) Ansible
2 10 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.12%) Puppet
3 5 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
3 5 (0.56%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 2 (0.22%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.11%) Kibana
5 1 (0.11%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 121 (13.61%) Oracle
2 84 (9.45%) Microsoft
3 41 (4.61%) Adobe
4 34 (3.82%) IBM
5 23 (2.59%) SAP
6 17 (1.91%) Google
7 16 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.24%) Xamarin
9 10 (1.12%) Zend
10 8 (0.90%) Talend
11 7 (0.79%) Infor
11 7 (0.79%) Telerik
12 6 (0.67%) Informatica
13 5 (0.56%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.56%) Embarcadero
13 5 (0.56%) hybris
13 5 (0.56%) Mapbox
13 5 (0.56%) Sun
14 4 (0.45%) Hortonworks
14 4 (0.45%) WSO2
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