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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 404 388 397
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 192 199 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.42% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 108 97
Average daily rate
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£400 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.40% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.78 £25.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £39.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -16.66%
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
49918 47231 45321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.31% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32491 29236 27556
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1858 1876 1985
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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
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 2 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 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 -16 63 £450 +5.88% 20
South East -16 50 £384 +25.81% 14
Yorkshire -4 32 £400 +14.28% 6
East of England +5 14 £300 -24.05% 5
South West -7 9 £415 +18.57% 4
North West -27 8 £430 +14.66% 3
West Midlands -5 7 £363 +3.57% 4
East Midlands -7 7 £225 -18.18% 7
North East -30 3 £308 -29.79% 5
Applications Developer
UK

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 138 (38.87%) .NET
2 128 (36.06%) SQL
3 121 (34.08%) JavaScript
4 111 (31.27%) C#
5 108 (30.42%) SQL Server
6 101 (28.45%) HTML
7 98 (27.61%) Java
7 98 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
8 86 (24.23%) CSS
9 84 (23.66%) MVC
10 74 (20.85%) ASP.NET
11 69 (19.44%) Web Services
12 62 (17.46%) Android
13 61 (17.18%) Mobile App
13 61 (17.18%) WCF
13 61 (17.18%) Finance
14 59 (16.62%) Apple iOS
15 56 (15.77%) XML
16 53 (14.93%) Oracle
17 51 (14.37%) jQuery
18 47 (13.24%) Windows
18 47 (13.24%) Microsoft
19 42 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
19 42 (11.83%) Android Development
19 42 (11.83%) iOS Development
20 40 (11.27%) .NET Framework
21 39 (10.99%) HTML5
22 38 (10.70%) C++
23 35 (9.86%) TDD
24 33 (9.30%) JSON

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 19 (5.35%) CMS
2 16 (4.51%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (4.51%) Umbraco
3 13 (3.66%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.38%) WebLogic
5 11 (3.10%) IIS
5 11 (3.10%) Node.js
6 6 (1.69%) JBoss
7 5 (1.41%) Apache
7 5 (1.41%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.41%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.85%) Drupal
8 3 (0.85%) EPiServer CMS
8 3 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.56%) Lync
9 2 (0.56%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.56%) SAS
10 1 (0.28%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.28%) Mule
10 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.13%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.13%) MS Office
3 3 (0.85%) Doxygen
4 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.28%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 9 (2.54%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.13%) Maximo
3 3 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.56%) Magento
4 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Unica
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.28%) Endur
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.85%) Google App Engine
2 3 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.56%) GitHub
3 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Heroku
4 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.28%) Office 365
4 1 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.97%) Internet
2 4 (1.13%) Bluetooth
2 4 (1.13%) ZigBee
3 3 (0.85%) SSL
3 3 (0.85%) LDAP
4 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.56%) HTTP
5 1 (0.28%) SNMP
5 1 (0.28%) Extranet
5 1 (0.28%) 3G
5 1 (0.28%) 2G
5 1 (0.28%) SAN
5 1 (0.28%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.28%) FCoE
5 1 (0.28%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.28%) 4G
5 1 (0.28%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (30.42%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (5.63%) MySQL
4 15 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.38%) SQLite
5 12 (3.38%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.10%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (2.25%) CouchDB
8 7 (1.97%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.13%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (6.76%) Visual Studio
2 16 (4.51%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.54%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.97%) Ant
5 7 (1.97%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.69%) Subversion
6 6 (1.69%) JIRA
6 6 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.41%) Android Studio
8 4 (1.13%) Xcode
8 4 (1.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 4 (1.13%) Rational Rose
9 3 (0.85%) Toad
9 3 (0.85%) ERwin
9 3 (0.85%) Selenium
9 3 (0.85%) Maven
9 3 (0.85%) Mocha
9 3 (0.85%) Sinon.JS
General
1 61 (17.18%) Finance
2 14 (3.94%) Banking
3 12 (3.38%) Front Office
4 9 (2.54%) Back Office
4 9 (2.54%) Games
5 8 (2.25%) Retail
6 6 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.41%) Advertising
7 5 (1.41%) Publishing
7 5 (1.41%) Marketing
7 5 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.13%) Automotive
9 3 (0.85%) French Language
10 2 (0.56%) Local Government
10 2 (0.56%) Law
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Electronics
11 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (38.87%) .NET
2 101 (28.45%) HTML
3 86 (24.23%) CSS
4 74 (20.85%) ASP.NET
5 69 (19.44%) Web Services
6 61 (17.18%) WCF
7 56 (15.77%) XML
8 51 (14.37%) jQuery
9 42 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (11.27%) .NET Framework
11 39 (10.99%) HTML5
12 33 (9.30%) JSON
13 30 (8.45%) REST
14 25 (7.04%) AngularJS
15 24 (6.76%) RESTful
16 20 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
17 19 (5.35%) Entity Framework
18 17 (4.79%) Spring
18 17 (4.79%) Ajax
19 16 (4.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 61 (17.18%) Mobile App
2 19 (5.35%) Client/Server
3 16 (4.51%) N-Tier
4 13 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.10%) EPoS
6 10 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.54%) Fixed Income
7 9 (2.54%) User Experience
8 7 (1.97%) Derivative
9 6 (1.69%) NHS
9 6 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.69%) Social Media
10 5 (1.41%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.13%) Animation
11 4 (1.13%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.85%) Semantic Web
12 3 (0.85%) Linked Data
12 3 (0.85%) Life Science
12 3 (0.85%) BYOD
13 2 (0.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 62 (17.46%) Android
2 59 (16.62%) Apple iOS
3 47 (13.24%) Windows
4 27 (7.61%) UNIX
5 23 (6.48%) Linux
6 9 (2.54%) Windows Phone
7 4 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.85%) Windows Phone 8
8 3 (0.85%) BlackBerry OS
8 3 (0.85%) Solaris
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.28%) AIX
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (23.66%) MVC
3 42 (11.83%) Android Development
3 42 (11.83%) iOS Development
4 35 (9.86%) TDD
5 28 (7.89%) Web Development
6 27 (7.61%) Software Engineering
6 27 (7.61%) OO
7 25 (7.04%) SDLC
8 22 (6.20%) E-Commerce
9 21 (5.92%) Mobile Application Development
10 17 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (4.79%) Scrum
11 16 (4.51%) Workflow
11 16 (4.51%) Unit Testing
11 16 (4.51%) Mobile Development
12 15 (4.23%) Web Application Development
13 13 (3.66%) Integration Testing
13 13 (3.66%) Validation
14 12 (3.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (36.06%) SQL
2 121 (34.08%) JavaScript
3 111 (31.27%) C#
4 98 (27.61%) Java
5 38 (10.70%) C++
6 28 (7.89%) PL/SQL
7 21 (5.92%) Python
8 19 (5.35%) C
9 17 (4.79%) Perl
9 17 (4.79%) T-SQL
9 17 (4.79%) VB.NET
10 12 (3.38%) Objective-C
11 11 (3.10%) PHP
12 8 (2.25%) Scala
13 7 (1.97%) Apple Swift
13 7 (1.97%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.69%) VB
15 5 (1.41%) VBA
16 3 (0.85%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (6.48%) Degree
2 18 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.97%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.13%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.13%) OCPJP
6 3 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.56%) MCSD
7 2 (0.56%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.28%) MCSA
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.28%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.28%) MCAD
8 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.41%) SLA
2 2 (0.56%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) HL7
3 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.28%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 5 (1.41%) AirWatch
2 4 (1.13%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.85%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.28%) Control-M
5 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (14.93%) Oracle
2 47 (13.24%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.94%) EPiServer
4 13 (3.66%) Google
5 11 (3.10%) WorldPay
6 10 (2.82%) Xamarin
6 10 (2.82%) IBM
6 10 (2.82%) Apple
7 6 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (1.41%) MobileIron
9 4 (1.13%) Sybase
10 3 (0.85%) SAP
10 3 (0.85%) Sun
10 3 (0.85%) Murex
10 3 (0.85%) ILOG
10 3 (0.85%) Epicor
10 3 (0.85%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.85%) Zend
11 2 (0.56%) Facebook
11 2 (0.56%) Sitecore
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