The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 421 378 317
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -61
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 136 165 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.37% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.40% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 114 134
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +7.14%
Applications Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Developer across the England region.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer across the England region.

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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
London +31 53 £400 -15.78% 19
South East -12 28 £319 -10.83% 29
North West +9 16 £375 +11.11% 12
South West -33 15 £320 -14.66% 12
East Midlands +13 8 £313 -0.23% 5
North East -7 6 £330 -34.00% 2
Yorkshire -6 5 £400 +33.33% 9
West Midlands -19 4 £375 -11.76% 4
East of England -16 3 - - 10
Applications Developer
UK

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 112 (36.25%) JavaScript
2 100 (32.36%) HTML
3 98 (31.72%) .NET
4 88 (28.48%) C#
5 83 (26.86%) SQL
6 75 (24.27%) Java
7 70 (22.65%) SQL Server
8 69 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (22.01%) CSS
10 54 (17.48%) MVC
11 53 (17.15%) Finance
11 53 (17.15%) ASP.NET
12 51 (16.50%) Web Services
13 47 (15.21%) HTML5
14 46 (14.89%) Apple iOS
14 46 (14.89%) Windows
15 45 (14.56%) Mobile App
16 44 (14.24%) Oracle
17 42 (13.59%) jQuery
18 41 (13.27%) OO
19 39 (12.62%) PHP
20 38 (12.30%) WCF
20 38 (12.30%) Android
21 33 (10.68%) XML
21 33 (10.68%) Microsoft
22 30 (9.71%) TDD
23 29 (9.39%) Security Cleared
23 29 (9.39%) UNIX
23 29 (9.39%) Visual Studio
24 28 (9.06%) iOS Development

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (5.83%) IIS
2 13 (4.21%) OpenEdge
3 12 (3.88%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (2.91%) Node.js
5 8 (2.59%) JBoss
5 8 (2.59%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.59%) Apache
6 6 (1.94%) CMS
6 6 (1.94%) MQSeries
7 5 (1.62%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.29%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.97%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.65%) LiveLink
10 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.65%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 17 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.59%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) SPSS
3 2 (0.65%) MS Project
3 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.32%) GIMP
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.32%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.32%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 8 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.29%) TRIRIGA
5 3 (0.97%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.65%) BASE24
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.32%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.32%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle ASCP
7 1 (0.32%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.97%) GitHub
2 1 (0.32%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.32%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.85%) HTTP
2 6 (1.94%) SSH
3 4 (1.29%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.29%) DNS
4 3 (0.97%) SAN
4 3 (0.97%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.65%) Internet
5 2 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.65%) ATM
6 1 (0.32%) 4G
6 1 (0.32%) LTE
6 1 (0.32%) VoIP
6 1 (0.32%) FTP
6 1 (0.32%) SMTP
6 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.32%) VPN
6 1 (0.32%) S/MIME
6 1 (0.32%) Intranet
6 1 (0.32%) 3G
6 1 (0.32%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (22.65%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.77%) MySQL
3 22 (7.12%) Oracle Database
4 13 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (3.88%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.62%) Ingres
8 5 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.62%) MS Access
8 5 (1.62%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.29%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.29%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.97%) JasperReports
10 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.97%) OLTP
10 3 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (9.39%) Visual Studio
2 20 (6.47%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (4.85%) Maven
5 14 (4.53%) Subversion
6 8 (2.59%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.27%) Bower
7 7 (2.27%) Grunt
8 6 (1.94%) JUnit
8 6 (1.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 6 (1.94%) Hudson
8 6 (1.94%) PHPUnit
9 5 (1.62%) Mocha
9 5 (1.62%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.29%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.29%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.97%) JIRA
11 3 (0.97%) NUnit
11 3 (0.97%) Mercurial
General
1 53 (17.15%) Finance
2 19 (6.15%) Banking
3 11 (3.56%) Front Office
4 10 (3.24%) Retail
5 6 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.62%) Games
7 4 (1.29%) Legal
8 3 (0.97%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.97%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.65%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.65%) Marketing
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (32.36%) HTML
2 98 (31.72%) .NET
3 68 (22.01%) CSS
4 53 (17.15%) ASP.NET
5 51 (16.50%) Web Services
6 47 (15.21%) HTML5
7 42 (13.59%) jQuery
8 38 (12.30%) WCF
9 33 (10.68%) XML
10 24 (7.77%) .NET Framework
11 21 (6.80%) AngularJS
11 21 (6.80%) RESTful
12 20 (6.47%) CSS3
12 20 (6.47%) WPF
13 19 (6.15%) Spring
14 16 (5.18%) Ajax
15 15 (4.85%) REST
15 15 (4.85%) Hibernate
15 15 (4.85%) J2EE
16 13 (4.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.56%) Mobile App
2 18 (5.83%) User Experience
3 14 (4.53%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.94%) New Media
5 6 (1.94%) EMV
5 6 (1.94%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.94%) Open Source
6 5 (1.62%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.62%) Clustering
6 5 (1.62%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.29%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.29%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (1.29%) iPhone
7 4 (1.29%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.97%) Animation
8 3 (0.97%) iPad
8 3 (0.97%) Equities
9 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.89%) Apple iOS
1 46 (14.89%) Windows
2 38 (12.30%) Android
3 29 (9.39%) UNIX
4 27 (8.74%) Linux
5 7 (2.27%) VME
5 7 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.27%) Solaris
6 6 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.29%) Windows Phone
7 4 (1.29%) VMS
7 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.29%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.97%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.65%) Debian
9 2 (0.65%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (17.48%) MVC
3 41 (13.27%) OO
4 30 (9.71%) TDD
5 28 (9.06%) iOS Development
6 22 (7.12%) Android Development
7 21 (6.80%) Scrum
8 20 (6.47%) Migration
9 18 (5.83%) SOA
10 17 (5.50%) Web Development
11 15 (4.85%) Unit Testing
12 13 (4.21%) Web Application Development
13 10 (3.24%) Change Management
13 10 (3.24%) Project Management
13 10 (3.24%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (3.24%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (3.24%) Content Management
14 9 (2.91%) Software Engineering
14 9 (2.91%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (2.91%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 112 (36.25%) JavaScript
2 88 (28.48%) C#
3 83 (26.86%) SQL
4 75 (24.27%) Java
5 39 (12.62%) PHP
6 25 (8.09%) PL/SQL
7 15 (4.85%) Objective-C
7 15 (4.85%) VB.NET
8 14 (4.53%) Perl
8 14 (4.53%) C++
8 14 (4.53%) Python
9 13 (4.21%) VB
10 10 (3.24%) VB6
11 9 (2.91%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.91%) COBOL
12 8 (2.59%) VBA
12 8 (2.59%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.27%) Ruby
14 6 (1.94%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (9.39%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.77%) Degree
3 18 (5.83%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.29%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.32%) MCITP
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.32%) CCNP
6 1 (0.32%) CCNA
6 1 (0.32%) SSCP
6 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.27%) QA
2 5 (1.62%) SLA
3 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.62%) NFS
2 4 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.65%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (1.29%) Puppet
2 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (14.24%) Oracle
2 33 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.27%) IBM
3 7 (2.27%) VMware
4 6 (1.94%) Red Hat
4 6 (1.94%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.29%) Sybase
5 4 (1.29%) Zend
6 3 (0.97%) Google
6 3 (0.97%) Sencha
6 3 (0.97%) EPiServer
6 3 (0.97%) Micro Focus
6 3 (0.97%) Informatica
6 3 (0.97%) RedDot
6 3 (0.97%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.65%) Open Text
7 2 (0.65%) Perforce
7 2 (0.65%) Serena
7 2 (0.65%) Sun
7 2 (0.65%) ILOG
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