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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 338 340 352
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 296 314 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.62% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.65% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 192 140
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.62% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 5
Median hourly rate £45.50 £34.13 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.59 £27.78 £38.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £40.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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
46528 48328 46308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.81% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30643 30970 28843
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1386 1841 1899
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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
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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 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
London -26 114 £450 +9.09% 25
South East +19 54 £363 +3.57% 20
North West +16 42 £399 +9.31% 10
South West -3 21 £415 +12.16% 15
East Midlands -2 17 £341 +13.75% 11
West Midlands -15 17 £375 +15.38% 4
Yorkshire -37 11 £375 +17.18% 12
North East -47 11 £407 +25.07% 1
East of England +3 8 £375 +13.63% 12
Applications Developer
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Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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.

1 232 (36.59%) JavaScript
2 190 (29.97%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (29.34%) HTML
4 150 (23.66%) SQL
5 146 (23.03%) Java
6 145 (22.87%) .NET
7 134 (21.14%) CSS
8 130 (20.50%) SQL Server
9 129 (20.35%) C#
10 118 (18.61%) HTML5
11 110 (17.35%) AngularJS
12 104 (16.40%) Finance
13 103 (16.25%) Oracle
14 98 (15.46%) Mobile App
15 88 (13.88%) Security Cleared
16 85 (13.41%) Windows
17 81 (12.78%) Android
18 80 (12.62%) Apple iOS
19 78 (12.30%) Web Services
20 76 (11.99%) Git (software)
21 75 (11.83%) MVC
22 68 (10.73%) RESTful
23 67 (10.57%) Microsoft
23 67 (10.57%) jQuery
24 66 (10.41%) Software Engineering
25 64 (10.09%) XML
26 59 (9.31%) JSON
27 58 (9.15%) Android Development
27 58 (9.15%) iOS Development
28 57 (8.99%) CSS3

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 26 (4.10%) OpenStack
2 19 (3.00%) WebSphere
3 17 (2.68%) IIS
4 16 (2.52%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.52%) WebLogic
5 13 (2.05%) Apache
5 13 (2.05%) CMS
6 10 (1.58%) JBoss
6 10 (1.58%) Mule
7 6 (0.95%) GeoServer
8 5 (0.79%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.63%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 3 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.47%) Drupal
10 3 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.32%) Confluence
11 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.84%) MS Office
3 3 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.16%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.16%) ProjectWise
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (3.47%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (2.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (2.21%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.47%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.32%) Maximo
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.32%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.16%) Misys Opics
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 42 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.58%) GitHub
5 6 (0.95%) Google Play
6 4 (0.63%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.63%) Boomi
6 4 (0.63%) iPaaS
7 3 (0.47%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.32%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.32%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.32%) PaaS
8 2 (0.32%) TestFlight
9 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.16%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.89%) HTTP
2 11 (1.74%) Internet
3 6 (0.95%) HTTPS
3 6 (0.95%) LDAP
4 4 (0.63%) SSL
5 3 (0.47%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.47%) Network Security
6 2 (0.32%) NFC
6 2 (0.32%) Skype
6 2 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.16%) 4G
7 1 (0.16%) DNS
7 1 (0.16%) MQTT
7 1 (0.16%) WEP
7 1 (0.16%) Wireless
7 1 (0.16%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (20.50%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.79%) Relational Database
3 21 (3.31%) MongoDB
4 20 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (3.00%) Oracle Database
6 16 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (2.21%) MySQL
9 13 (2.05%) DB2
10 12 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (1.74%) NoSQL
11 11 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.58%) CouchDB
12 10 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.42%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.26%) Big Data
14 8 (1.26%) SQLite
15 7 (1.10%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 76 (11.99%) Git (software)
2 47 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 27 (4.26%) Vagrant
4 23 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (2.37%) git-flow
5 15 (2.37%) Jasmine
5 15 (2.37%) jspm
6 13 (2.05%) Oracle APEX
6 13 (2.05%) Subversion
6 13 (2.05%) Xcode
7 12 (1.89%) Karma Test Runner
8 11 (1.74%) Gradle
9 10 (1.58%) JIRA
9 10 (1.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 9 (1.42%) Grunt
10 9 (1.42%) Protractor
11 8 (1.26%) JUnit
11 8 (1.26%) Maven
11 8 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (1.10%) Ant
General
1 104 (16.40%) Finance
2 40 (6.31%) Banking
3 18 (2.84%) Marketing
4 17 (2.68%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.52%) Retail
6 13 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.89%) Local Government
8 10 (1.58%) Games
9 9 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.26%) Advertising
10 8 (1.26%) Legal
11 6 (0.95%) Law
12 5 (0.79%) Back Office
12 5 (0.79%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.47%) Publishing
14 2 (0.32%) Electronics
14 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.32%) Front Office
15 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (29.34%) HTML
2 145 (22.87%) .NET
3 134 (21.14%) CSS
4 118 (18.61%) HTML5
5 110 (17.35%) AngularJS
6 78 (12.30%) Web Services
7 68 (10.73%) RESTful
8 67 (10.57%) jQuery
9 64 (10.09%) XML
10 59 (9.31%) JSON
11 57 (8.99%) CSS3
12 55 (8.68%) ASP.NET
12 55 (8.68%) Node.js
13 41 (6.47%) REST
14 34 (5.36%) .NET Framework
15 32 (5.05%) Spring
16 30 (4.73%) SOAP
17 28 (4.42%) ELK Stack
17 28 (4.42%) Sensu
18 27 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 98 (15.46%) Mobile App
2 36 (5.68%) User Experience
3 14 (2.21%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.05%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.58%) Data Structures
6 9 (1.42%) Digital Media
6 9 (1.42%) iPhone
6 9 (1.42%) Mobile Banking
6 9 (1.42%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.26%) Animation
7 8 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.26%) iPad
8 7 (1.10%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.10%) Augmented Reality
8 7 (1.10%) Visualisation
9 6 (0.95%) GPGPU
9 6 (0.95%) Mainframe
9 6 (0.95%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 85 (13.41%) Windows
2 81 (12.78%) Android
3 80 (12.62%) Apple iOS
4 53 (8.36%) Linux
5 32 (5.05%) Windows 10
6 27 (4.26%) Windows Phone
7 19 (3.00%) Unix
8 17 (2.68%) AIX
9 11 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (0.95%) Windows Server
12 4 (0.63%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.47%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (29.97%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (11.83%) MVC
3 66 (10.41%) Software Engineering
4 58 (9.15%) Android Development
4 58 (9.15%) iOS Development
5 52 (8.20%) Scrum
6 49 (7.73%) Web Development
7 40 (6.31%) Mobile Development
8 38 (5.99%) TDD
9 37 (5.84%) Service Management
10 36 (5.68%) DevOps
11 32 (5.05%) Unit Testing
12 25 (3.94%) CRM
12 25 (3.94%) SDLC
12 25 (3.94%) Web Application Development
13 23 (3.63%) BDD
13 23 (3.63%) Front End Development
13 23 (3.63%) Identity Access Management
13 23 (3.63%) Open Source
14 22 (3.47%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 232 (36.59%) JavaScript
2 150 (23.66%) SQL
3 146 (23.03%) Java
4 129 (20.35%) C#
5 39 (6.15%) Objective-C
6 37 (5.84%) PL/SQL
7 36 (5.68%) T-SQL
8 34 (5.36%) C++
9 33 (5.21%) Shell Script
10 31 (4.89%) Apple Swift
10 31 (4.89%) Ruby
10 31 (4.89%) VB
11 27 (4.26%) PHP
12 26 (4.10%) Python
13 20 (3.15%) VB.NET
14 18 (2.84%) C
15 15 (2.37%) ECMAScript
15 15 (2.37%) ES6
16 13 (2.05%) TypeScript
16 13 (2.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 88 (13.88%) Security Cleared
2 51 (8.04%) SC Cleared
3 35 (5.52%) DV Cleared
4 12 (1.89%) Degree
5 3 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.32%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.16%) CISA
7 1 (0.16%) CISM
7 1 (0.16%) CISSP
7 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.58%) QA
2 5 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (0.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.16%) BS7666
3 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.16%) SDET
3 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.47%) Docker
3 1 (0.16%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.16%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.16%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (4.73%) Puppet
2 28 (4.42%) Uchiwa
3 27 (4.26%) Graphite
4 26 (4.10%) Packer
5 13 (2.05%) Grafana
6 12 (1.89%) Consul
6 12 (1.89%) Terraform
7 6 (0.95%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.79%) QRadar
9 3 (0.47%) Control-M
10 2 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.16%) Ansible
11 1 (0.16%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.16%) CloudHub
11 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.16%) Salt
11 1 (0.16%) SCCM
11 1 (0.16%) SCOM
11 1 (0.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 103 (16.25%) Oracle
2 67 (10.57%) Microsoft
3 36 (5.68%) Google
3 36 (5.68%) MuleSoft
4 30 (4.73%) ForgeRock
5 29 (4.57%) Atlassian
6 23 (3.63%) IBM
7 12 (1.89%) WSO2
8 10 (1.58%) Apple
8 10 (1.58%) Red Hat
9 9 (1.42%) Informatica
10 8 (1.26%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.10%) HP
11 7 (1.10%) SAP
12 6 (0.95%) New Relic
13 5 (0.79%) ION Trading
13 5 (0.79%) Serena
13 5 (0.79%) Sybase
14 4 (0.63%) Adobe
14 4 (0.63%) Cognos
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