The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Applications Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Developer
UK / England
Rank 368 352 364
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 204 264 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.57% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.60% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 162 144
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £298 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £372 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-64.44% +57.89%

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
39224 44183 43962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.93% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25749 28478 28133
Median daily rate £428 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.18% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1333 1606 1775
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

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 19 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
London +14 96 £425 -5.55% 27
South West +32 24 £400 -36.50% 10
East of England +7 22 £450 +28.57% 5
South East -12 20 £408 -2.97% 14
North West +15 14 £425 +21.42% 10
East Midlands +5 12 £350 -6.66% 2
West Midlands -8 10 £350 -17.64% 12
Yorkshire +4 4 £475 +26.66% 5
North East -30 2 £373 +14.61% 1
Applications Developer
UK

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Applications 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 England region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 174 (37.74%) JavaScript
2 159 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (32.75%) HTML
4 131 (28.42%) Java
5 122 (26.46%) SQL
6 120 (26.03%) CSS
7 114 (24.73%) .NET
8 109 (23.64%) C#
9 102 (22.13%) Finance
10 98 (21.26%) AngularJS
11 96 (20.82%) Mobile App
12 87 (18.87%) Android
13 81 (17.57%) HTML5
14 71 (15.40%) SQL Server
15 62 (13.45%) Apple iOS
16 59 (12.80%) Android Development
16 59 (12.80%) TDD
17 55 (11.93%) CSS3
18 54 (11.71%) Oracle
19 53 (11.50%) Microsoft
19 53 (11.50%) MVC
20 52 (11.28%) Scrum
21 50 (10.85%) XML
21 50 (10.85%) Git (software)
22 47 (10.20%) ASP.NET
22 47 (10.20%) Web Services
22 47 (10.20%) Windows
23 45 (9.76%) Security Cleared
24 44 (9.54%) jQuery
25 40 (8.68%) Web Development

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 14 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.17%) Apache
2 10 (2.17%) IIS
2 10 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.95%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (1.08%) Drupal
5 5 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.87%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.65%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.43%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.43%) CMS
8 2 (0.43%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.43%) Confluence
8 2 (0.43%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.43%) JBoss
8 2 (0.43%) Mule
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 21 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.43%) 3ds Max
2 2 (0.43%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) MS Project
3 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.43%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.17%) PaaS
3 9 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.74%) GitHub
5 5 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.87%) Google Play
6 4 (0.87%) IaaS
6 4 (0.87%) TestFlight
7 3 (0.65%) SaaS
8 2 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.43%) iTunes
9 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.22%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.69%) HTTP
2 9 (1.95%) Internet
3 6 (1.30%) Firewall
4 4 (0.87%) DMARC
5 3 (0.65%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.43%) DHCP
6 2 (0.43%) DKIM
6 2 (0.43%) DNS
6 2 (0.43%) FTP
6 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.43%) Intranet
6 2 (0.43%) SMTP
6 2 (0.43%) SSL
6 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.22%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.22%) IPv4
7 1 (0.22%) IPv6
7 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.22%) Network Security
7 1 (0.22%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (15.40%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.99%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (2.82%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.60%) MySQL
6 11 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 9 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.52%) DB2
10 7 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.52%) SQLite
11 6 (1.30%) MS Access
11 6 (1.30%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.08%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.08%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 50 (10.85%) Git (software)
2 31 (6.72%) Visual Studio
3 22 (4.77%) Maven
4 19 (4.12%) Jenkins
4 19 (4.12%) Subversion
5 15 (3.25%) JIRA
5 15 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (3.04%) TeamCity
7 13 (2.82%) gulp
8 12 (2.60%) Jasmine
9 11 (2.39%) Grunt
9 11 (2.39%) Selenium
9 11 (2.39%) Sonatype Nexus
9 11 (2.39%) webpack
10 9 (1.95%) Eclipse
11 8 (1.74%) Ant
11 8 (1.74%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (1.52%) Android Studio
12 7 (1.52%) Mocha
13 6 (1.30%) Xcode
General
1 102 (22.13%) Finance
2 36 (7.81%) Banking
3 16 (3.47%) Marketing
4 12 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.39%) Games
6 10 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.17%) Retail
7 6 (1.30%) Legal
8 5 (1.08%) Back Office
9 3 (0.65%) Advertising
9 3 (0.65%) Electronics
9 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.65%) Front Office
9 3 (0.65%) Law
10 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Military
10 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) German Language
11 1 (0.22%) Local Government
11 1 (0.22%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (32.75%) HTML
2 120 (26.03%) CSS
3 114 (24.73%) .NET
4 98 (21.26%) AngularJS
5 81 (17.57%) HTML5
6 55 (11.93%) CSS3
7 50 (10.85%) XML
8 47 (10.20%) ASP.NET
8 47 (10.20%) Web Services
9 44 (9.54%) jQuery
10 39 (8.46%) React
11 34 (7.38%) Node.js
12 27 (5.86%) JSON
13 26 (5.64%) RESTful
13 26 (5.64%) Spring
14 25 (5.42%) REST
15 24 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (4.56%) ASP.NET Web API
17 20 (4.34%) SOAP
18 19 (4.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 96 (20.82%) Mobile App
2 40 (8.68%) User Experience
3 21 (4.56%) Visualisation
4 20 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.34%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.04%) iPhone
6 13 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.60%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (0.87%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.87%) Cryptography
9 4 (0.87%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.87%) Equities
9 4 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.87%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.65%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (0.65%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.65%) Mobile Games
11 2 (0.43%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 87 (18.87%) Android
2 62 (13.45%) Apple iOS
3 47 (10.20%) Windows
4 25 (5.42%) Linux
5 18 (3.90%) Unix
6 7 (1.52%) AIX
7 6 (1.30%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.65%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.65%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.65%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.22%) CentOS
11 1 (0.22%) Solaris
11 1 (0.22%) VME
11 1 (0.22%) webOS
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (12.80%) Android Development
2 59 (12.80%) TDD
3 53 (11.50%) MVC
4 52 (11.28%) Scrum
5 40 (8.68%) Web Development
6 39 (8.46%) iOS Development
7 33 (7.16%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (7.16%) OO
7 33 (7.16%) Open Source
8 30 (6.51%) Mobile Development
9 29 (6.29%) Web Application Development
10 27 (5.86%) BDD
11 26 (5.64%) SDLC
12 21 (4.56%) Unit Testing
13 18 (3.90%) E-Commerce
13 18 (3.90%) Software Engineering
14 17 (3.69%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (3.25%) Front End Development
15 15 (3.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 174 (37.74%) JavaScript
2 131 (28.42%) Java
3 122 (26.46%) SQL
4 109 (23.64%) C#
5 24 (5.21%) PL/SQL
5 24 (5.21%) T-SQL
6 23 (4.99%) ES6
6 23 (4.99%) Objective-C
6 23 (4.99%) Python
7 21 (4.56%) Apple Swift
7 21 (4.56%) PHP
8 17 (3.69%) C++
9 16 (3.47%) VB
10 15 (3.25%) Scala
11 13 (2.82%) VB.NET
12 11 (2.39%) C
12 11 (2.39%) VBA
13 10 (2.17%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.30%) Perl
14 6 (1.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 45 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 32 (6.94%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.47%) Degree
4 11 (2.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.52%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.43%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.30%) QA
2 4 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.22%) MiFID
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.60%) Docker
2 10 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.65%) HDFS
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.22%) Varnish
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.30%) HP Fortify
2 5 (1.08%) Puppet
3 3 (0.65%) Ansible
3 3 (0.65%) QRadar
4 2 (0.43%) WSUS
5 1 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 54 (11.71%) Oracle
2 53 (11.50%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.42%) Xamarin
4 14 (3.04%) SAP
5 9 (1.95%) Adobe
5 9 (1.95%) IBM
6 6 (1.30%) HP
6 6 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.87%) Google
8 3 (0.65%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.65%) Sun
9 2 (0.43%) Appcelerator
9 2 (0.43%) Citrix
9 2 (0.43%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.43%) Embarcadero
9 2 (0.43%) Facebook
9 2 (0.43%) Kony
9 2 (0.43%) Splunk
9 2 (0.43%) Tealium
9 2 (0.43%) Zend
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