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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 472 508 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.92% 19.49% 21.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.95% 20.53% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 316 418
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 14
Median hourly rate £37.02 £37.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £36.20 £32.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +13.71%
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
2150 2475 2768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.30% 94.94% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1436 1768
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 259 191
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 0 174 £350 -5.40% 127
Hertfordshire -3 94 £438 +25.00% 86
Essex -1 79 £350 -12.50% 34
Bedfordshire +9 48 £430 +23.29% 12
Suffolk 0 47 £350 -10.25% 20
Norfolk +5 26 £338 +22.72% 13
East Anglia -1 6 - -
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 300 (32.29%) Java
2 291 (31.32%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (29.82%) JavaScript
4 250 (26.91%) HTML
5 244 (26.26%) C#
6 240 (25.83%) SQL
7 231 (24.87%) .NET
8 208 (22.39%) CSS
9 186 (20.02%) TDD
10 173 (18.62%) SQL Server
11 142 (15.29%) MVC
12 129 (13.89%) Web Services
12 129 (13.89%) jQuery
13 115 (12.38%) ASP.NET
14 111 (11.95%) XML
14 111 (11.95%) Web Development
14 111 (11.95%) AngularJS
15 110 (11.84%) E-Commerce
16 98 (10.55%) REST
17 91 (9.80%) Git (software)
17 91 (9.80%) HTML5
18 88 (9.47%) Finance
19 86 (9.26%) Microsoft
20 83 (8.93%) PHP
21 80 (8.61%) Oracle
21 80 (8.61%) Scrum
21 80 (8.61%) Spring
22 79 (8.50%) Linux
23 78 (8.40%) OO
23 78 (8.40%) Software Engineering

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 26 (2.80%) Apache
2 25 (2.69%) SharePoint
3 22 (2.37%) IIS
4 21 (2.26%) WebSphere
5 17 (1.83%) CMS
6 16 (1.72%) Apache Spark
6 16 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (1.29%) Drupal
8 12 (1.29%) JBoss
9 10 (1.08%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
11 8 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.75%) WordPress
13 6 (0.65%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.65%) Confluence
13 6 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.54%) Mule
Applications
1 26 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.72%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (0.54%) MS Office
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 35 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.29%) Adobe Campaign
2 12 (1.29%) Magento
2 12 (1.29%) Unica
3 7 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.75%) SDL Web 8
4 6 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.54%) Shopify
6 3 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.22%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 47 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (4.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.05%) GitHub
4 12 (1.29%) IaaS
5 11 (1.18%) Adobe Analytics
5 11 (1.18%) PaaS
6 8 (0.86%) Office 365
7 7 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.54%) SaaS
9 4 (0.43%) Yammer
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.22%) Slack
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.11%) Google Play
11 1 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.83%) HTTP
2 16 (1.72%) Internet
3 13 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.75%) LDAP
4 7 (0.75%) Network Security
4 7 (0.75%) Wireless
5 5 (0.54%) SSL
5 5 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.32%) Intranet
7 2 (0.22%) AMQP
8 1 (0.11%) 802.15
8 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.11%) FTP
8 1 (0.11%) SSH
8 1 (0.11%) Telnet
8 1 (0.11%) X.509
8 1 (0.11%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (18.62%) SQL Server
2 57 (6.14%) Relational Database
3 52 (5.60%) MySQL
4 45 (4.84%) MongoDB
4 45 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 38 (4.09%) NoSQL
8 22 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
8 22 (2.37%) Oracle Database
8 22 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (2.05%) Hadoop
11 19 (2.05%) RDBMS
12 16 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
13 13 (1.40%) Big Data
14 11 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 91 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 45 (4.84%) Jenkins
3 42 (4.52%) Visual Studio
4 37 (3.98%) JIRA
5 36 (3.88%) JUnit
6 31 (3.34%) Selenium
7 30 (3.23%) Subversion
8 28 (3.01%) Ant
9 25 (2.69%) Maven
10 24 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (2.48%) Mercurial
12 21 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 16 (1.72%) Cucumber
13 16 (1.72%) Gradle
14 15 (1.61%) Android Studio
14 15 (1.61%) Grunt
14 15 (1.61%) Jasmine
15 13 (1.40%) Xcode
16 12 (1.29%) Eclipse
17 11 (1.18%) gulp
General
1 88 (9.47%) Finance
2 42 (4.52%) Retail
3 26 (2.80%) Advertising
4 24 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 18 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.29%) Marketing
6 12 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.18%) Games
8 6 (0.65%) Electronics
9 5 (0.54%) Banking
10 3 (0.32%) Automotive
10 3 (0.32%) Legal
10 3 (0.32%) Military
10 3 (0.32%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.22%) Billing
11 2 (0.22%) French Language
11 2 (0.22%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.11%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (26.91%) HTML
2 231 (24.87%) .NET
3 208 (22.39%) CSS
4 129 (13.89%) jQuery
4 129 (13.89%) Web Services
5 115 (12.38%) ASP.NET
6 111 (11.95%) AngularJS
6 111 (11.95%) XML
7 98 (10.55%) REST
8 91 (9.80%) HTML5
9 80 (8.61%) Spring
10 77 (8.29%) JSON
11 60 (6.46%) .NET Framework
12 58 (6.24%) SOAP
13 55 (5.92%) RESTful
14 52 (5.60%) CSS3
15 46 (4.95%) J2EE
16 45 (4.84%) Entity Framework
17 42 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC
18 41 (4.41%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.24%) Mobile App
2 49 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (3.12%) User Experience
4 24 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.26%) Data Structures
6 15 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 13 (1.40%) e-Learning
8 11 (1.18%) Data Integration
8 11 (1.18%) Digital Media
9 10 (1.08%) Graphic Design
10 9 (0.97%) Animation
10 9 (0.97%) Biology
11 8 (0.86%) Data Extraction
12 6 (0.65%) Informatics
12 6 (0.65%) NHS
13 5 (0.54%) Blockchain
13 5 (0.54%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.54%) iPad
14 4 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 79 (8.50%) Linux
2 61 (6.57%) Android
3 54 (5.81%) Apple iOS
4 45 (4.84%) Windows
5 44 (4.74%) Unix
6 6 (0.65%) Mac OS X
6 6 (0.65%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.32%) HPUX
8 3 (0.32%) Solaris
9 2 (0.22%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.11%) MVS
10 1 (0.11%) VME
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (31.32%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (20.02%) TDD
3 142 (15.29%) MVC
4 111 (11.95%) Web Development
5 110 (11.84%) E-Commerce
6 80 (8.61%) Scrum
7 78 (8.40%) OO
7 78 (8.40%) Software Engineering
8 77 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
9 69 (7.43%) BDD
10 62 (6.67%) Unit Testing
11 60 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
12 59 (6.35%) CRM
12 59 (6.35%) Front End Development
13 50 (5.38%) Android Development
14 46 (4.95%) Open Source
15 45 (4.84%) ETL
16 41 (4.41%) iOS Development
17 38 (4.09%) DevOps
18 35 (3.77%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 300 (32.29%) Java
2 277 (29.82%) JavaScript
3 244 (26.26%) C#
4 240 (25.83%) SQL
5 83 (8.93%) PHP
6 67 (7.21%) Python
7 39 (4.20%) T-SQL
8 34 (3.66%) C
9 33 (3.55%) C++
10 32 (3.44%) Objective-C
11 26 (2.80%) PL/SQL
12 22 (2.37%) Apple Swift
13 17 (1.83%) Perl
13 17 (1.83%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.72%) Ruby
14 16 (1.72%) Scala
15 15 (1.61%) Apex Code
15 15 (1.61%) VB.NET
16 14 (1.51%) Embedded C
17 10 (1.08%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 44 (4.74%) Degree
2 33 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.61%) DV Cleared
4 12 (1.29%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.75%) MCITP
5 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.54%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.43%) PhD
8 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.77%) QA
2 15 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.86%) SDET
3 8 (0.86%) WCAG
4 1 (0.11%) CDISC
4 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 22 (2.37%) Docker
2 5 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.32%) Varnish
4 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.11%) HDFS
5 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (1.40%) Puppet
2 11 (1.18%) Ansible
3 10 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.43%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.11%) Kibana
6 1 (0.11%) Oozie
6 1 (0.11%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 86 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 80 (8.61%) Oracle
3 30 (3.23%) Adobe
4 29 (3.12%) Salesforce.com
5 26 (2.80%) Zend
6 25 (2.69%) IBM
7 19 (2.05%) SAP
8 11 (1.18%) Informatica
9 10 (1.08%) Google
10 9 (0.97%) Sybase
11 7 (0.75%) hybris
11 7 (0.75%) Talend
11 7 (0.75%) Xamarin
12 6 (0.65%) Hortonworks
13 5 (0.54%) Sun
13 5 (0.54%) VMware
14 4 (0.43%) Cognos
14 4 (0.43%) Infor
14 4 (0.43%) Teradata
14 4 (0.43%) TIBCO
Suffolk
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Mayson Hunt
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Graham Matthews
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago