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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 341 356 313
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -43
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 263 234 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.50% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.53% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 129 167
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £298 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 14
Average hourly rate £40.88 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 - £28.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.13 - £41.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.42% -12.30%
Applications Developer
UK

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
44757 43990 42263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.48% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29198 27793 25435
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1556 1772 1890
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
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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 -3 96 £400 -5.88% 43
South East +11 38 £400 +25.00% 22
North West -10 25 £360 +2.85% 10
West Midlands -2 23 £400 +6.66% 13
North East -12 20 £325 -7.14% 3
East Midlands -2 18 £375 +22.44% 8
South West -2 17 £500 +42.85% 19
East of England 0 11 £275 -8.33% 6
Yorkshire -11 9 £369 -1.66% 13
Applications Developer
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Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 182 (33.27%) Java
2 159 (29.07%) JavaScript
3 150 (27.42%) HTML
4 148 (27.06%) SQL
5 138 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
6 126 (23.03%) Apple iOS
7 125 (22.85%) .NET
8 104 (19.01%) Mobile App
9 99 (18.10%) iOS Development
9 99 (18.10%) C#
10 96 (17.55%) Oracle
11 95 (17.37%) SQL Server
11 95 (17.37%) CSS
11 95 (17.37%) Android
12 91 (16.64%) Finance
13 80 (14.63%) AngularJS
13 80 (14.63%) HTML5
14 77 (14.08%) Android Development
15 74 (13.53%) Windows
16 67 (12.25%) C++
17 63 (11.52%) Objective-C
17 63 (11.52%) Microsoft
18 60 (10.97%) jQuery
19 55 (10.05%) Web Services
20 53 (9.69%) MVC
21 52 (9.51%) ASP.NET
22 51 (9.32%) XML
22 51 (9.32%) Security Cleared
23 50 (9.14%) RESTful
23 50 (9.14%) TDD

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 43 (7.86%) Node.js
2 25 (4.57%) IIS
3 22 (4.02%) WebSphere
4 18 (3.29%) WebLogic
5 15 (2.74%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.19%) Apache
7 11 (2.01%) CMS
8 9 (1.65%) JBoss
8 9 (1.65%) Oracle Workflow
9 8 (1.46%) OpenStack
10 6 (1.10%) CICS
10 6 (1.10%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.91%) Documentum
11 5 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.73%) Facebook Platform
12 4 (0.73%) Mule
12 4 (0.73%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.55%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.74%) MS Office
3 3 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.18%) InDesign
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (2.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (2.01%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (1.83%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (1.28%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.73%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.73%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (0.55%) Maximo
8 3 (0.55%) OpenText Process Suite
8 3 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.37%) OpenText MBPM
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (0.37%) PeopleSoft CRM
10 1 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
10 1 (0.18%) Kondor
10 1 (0.18%) Misys Opics
10 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.01%) GitHub
4 10 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.10%) Heroku
5 6 (1.10%) PaaS
6 3 (0.55%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.55%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.18%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.93%) HTTP
2 9 (1.65%) SSL
3 8 (1.46%) Bluetooth
4 6 (1.10%) DNS
4 6 (1.10%) FTP
4 6 (1.10%) WinSCP
5 3 (0.55%) Internet
5 3 (0.55%) PPP
5 3 (0.55%) PPTP
6 2 (0.37%) Firewall
6 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.37%) NFC
6 2 (0.37%) SNMP
7 1 (0.18%) 2G
7 1 (0.18%) 4G
7 1 (0.18%) LTE
7 1 (0.18%) MQTT
7 1 (0.18%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.12%) MongoDB
3 26 (4.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (4.57%) MySQL
4 25 (4.57%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (3.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (2.74%) MS Access
7 15 (2.74%) Oracle Database
8 14 (2.56%) DB2
9 11 (2.01%) NoSQL
9 11 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (1.83%) Big Data
10 10 (1.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 10 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.65%) CouchDB
12 8 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.28%) SQLite
14 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (7.68%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.03%) Visual Studio
3 21 (3.84%) Subversion
4 19 (3.47%) Eclipse
5 17 (3.11%) Xcode
6 15 (2.74%) Maven
7 14 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (2.19%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (2.01%) Vagrant
10 10 (1.83%) Ant
10 10 (1.83%) Jenkins
10 10 (1.83%) WiX
11 9 (1.65%) Grunt
12 8 (1.46%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.28%) AccuRev
13 7 (1.28%) git-flow
13 7 (1.28%) JIRA
13 7 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
14 6 (1.10%) JUnit
14 6 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 91 (16.64%) Finance
2 32 (5.85%) Banking
3 22 (4.02%) Marketing
4 15 (2.74%) Retail
5 13 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.19%) Publishing
7 9 (1.65%) Games
8 8 (1.46%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.91%) Front Office
10 4 (0.73%) Advertising
10 4 (0.73%) Automotive
10 4 (0.73%) Local Government
10 4 (0.73%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.55%) Back Office
11 3 (0.55%) Law
12 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.37%) Legal
13 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (27.42%) HTML
2 125 (22.85%) .NET
3 95 (17.37%) CSS
4 80 (14.63%) AngularJS
4 80 (14.63%) HTML5
5 60 (10.97%) jQuery
6 55 (10.05%) Web Services
7 52 (9.51%) ASP.NET
8 51 (9.32%) XML
9 50 (9.14%) RESTful
10 37 (6.76%) CSS3
11 35 (6.40%) REST
12 32 (5.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 27 (4.94%) Ajax
14 26 (4.75%) Spring
15 24 (4.39%) Android SDK
16 22 (4.02%) WCF
17 20 (3.66%) .NET Framework
17 20 (3.66%) JSON
17 20 (3.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 104 (19.01%) Mobile App
2 37 (6.76%) User Experience
3 28 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.38%) Social Media
6 11 (2.01%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.65%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.46%) EPoS
8 8 (1.46%) iPhone
8 8 (1.46%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.28%) Animation
9 7 (1.28%) NHS
10 6 (1.10%) IBM Mainframe
10 6 (1.10%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.10%) VSAM
11 5 (0.91%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.91%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.91%) Statistics
11 5 (0.91%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.73%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 126 (23.03%) Apple iOS
2 95 (17.37%) Android
3 74 (13.53%) Windows
4 40 (7.31%) Linux
5 37 (6.76%) Unix
6 18 (3.29%) Windows Phone
7 13 (2.38%) Windows 10
8 10 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.65%) AIX
9 9 (1.65%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.46%) Windows Server
11 6 (1.10%) MVS
11 6 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.55%) BlackBerry OS
13 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.55%) Solaris
13 3 (0.55%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (18.10%) iOS Development
3 77 (14.08%) Android Development
4 53 (9.69%) MVC
5 50 (9.14%) TDD
6 43 (7.86%) Scrum
7 35 (6.40%) OO
8 33 (6.03%) Web Development
9 32 (5.85%) SDLC
10 30 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (5.48%) Web Application Development
11 29 (5.30%) Software Engineering
12 28 (5.12%) E-Commerce
13 25 (4.57%) Mobile Application Development
13 25 (4.57%) Unit Testing
14 19 (3.47%) Open Source
15 18 (3.29%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (3.11%) Workflow
17 15 (2.74%) OOD
17 15 (2.74%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 182 (33.27%) Java
2 159 (29.07%) JavaScript
3 148 (27.06%) SQL
4 99 (18.10%) C#
5 67 (12.25%) C++
6 63 (11.52%) Objective-C
7 47 (8.59%) Apple Swift
8 33 (6.03%) PHP
8 33 (6.03%) PL/SQL
9 30 (5.48%) Shell Script
10 25 (4.57%) C
11 24 (4.39%) Python
12 23 (4.20%) VB.NET
13 17 (3.11%) T-SQL
13 17 (3.11%) VB
14 16 (2.93%) VBA
15 15 (2.74%) Perl
16 14 (2.56%) Ruby
17 10 (1.83%) Scala
18 8 (1.46%) JCL
Qualifications
1 51 (9.32%) Security Cleared
2 26 (4.75%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.66%) Degree
4 19 (3.47%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.91%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) OCA
7 1 (0.18%) OCAJ
7 1 (0.18%) OCP
7 1 (0.18%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) QA
3 1 (0.18%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (1.28%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (0.91%) Firmware
2 5 (0.91%) Varnish
3 4 (0.73%) Docker
4 3 (0.55%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.55%) Platform Symphony
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.18%) NFS
6 1 (0.18%) Samba
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (1.83%) Uchiwa
2 9 (1.65%) Graphite
2 9 (1.65%) Puppet
3 8 (1.46%) Packer
4 7 (1.28%) Grafana
5 6 (1.10%) Terraform
6 5 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.73%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.37%) SCCM
9 1 (0.18%) Control-M
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.18%) QRadar
9 1 (0.18%) SCOM
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.18%) WMI
Vendors
1 96 (17.55%) Oracle
2 63 (11.52%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.57%) IBM
4 17 (3.11%) Google
5 12 (2.19%) MuleSoft
5 12 (2.19%) Xamarin
6 10 (1.83%) Apple
7 9 (1.65%) Atlassian
7 9 (1.65%) ForgeRock
8 8 (1.46%) Sun
9 7 (1.28%) Adobe
9 7 (1.28%) HP
9 7 (1.28%) WorldPay
10 6 (1.10%) CA
10 6 (1.10%) Micro Focus
11 5 (0.91%) OpenText
12 4 (0.73%) Appcelerator
12 4 (0.73%) Axway
12 4 (0.73%) Facebook
12 4 (0.73%) MobileIron
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