The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 394 385 372
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 174 174 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.37% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.40% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 106 110
Average daily rate
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£373 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.50% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £289 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45617 43185 49090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.64% 92.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28196 25932 28031
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1837 1975 2545
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Applications Developer
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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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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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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 -4 73 £400 +4.23% 20
South East -8 32 £285 -10.93% 14
East of England -26 14 £375 +17.18% 7
South West -38 12 £350 +34.61% 7
Yorkshire +6 9 £350 +11.11% 11
West Midlands -14 9 £350 +21.73% 6
East Midlands -6 7 £200 -11.11% 5
North West -8 7 £350 +27.27% 13
North East - 5 £438 - 7
Applications Developer
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Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 132 (39.05%) SQL
2 125 (36.98%) JavaScript
3 123 (36.39%) .NET
4 120 (35.50%) HTML
5 117 (34.62%) C#
6 96 (28.40%) CSS
7 89 (26.33%) Java
8 75 (22.19%) SQL Server
9 74 (21.89%) Oracle
10 73 (21.60%) XML
11 71 (21.01%) ASP.NET
12 61 (18.05%) Web Services
13 56 (16.57%) MVC
13 56 (16.57%) jQuery
14 51 (15.09%) Mobile App
15 46 (13.61%) HTML5
15 46 (13.61%) Microsoft
16 45 (13.31%) Finance
17 44 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
18 43 (12.72%) Spring
19 42 (12.43%) Windows
20 40 (11.83%) Apple iOS
21 39 (11.54%) Android
22 38 (11.24%) TDD
23 34 (10.06%) OO
24 33 (9.76%) Ajax
25 28 (8.28%) PHP
26 26 (7.69%) SOAP
26 26 (7.69%) WCF
27 25 (7.40%) PL/SQL

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 12 (3.55%) IIS
2 10 (2.96%) WebLogic
2 10 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.37%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.78%) MQSeries
4 6 (1.78%) Apache
5 5 (1.48%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (1.48%) Mule
5 5 (1.48%) LiveCycle
6 4 (1.18%) CMS
7 3 (0.89%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.89%) Drupal
7 3 (0.89%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.59%) Node.js
8 2 (0.59%) Moodle
8 2 (0.59%) Confluence
8 2 (0.59%) Lync
8 2 (0.59%) WordPress
8 2 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 23 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.25%) MS Office
3 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.59%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.30%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (5.03%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.37%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (2.07%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (1.78%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (1.78%) TRIRIGA
4 6 (1.78%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.89%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.89%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle ASCP
7 2 (0.59%) SAP PM
7 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.30%) Summit
8 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.30%) Towers Watson Igloo
8 1 (0.30%) ReMetrica
8 1 (0.30%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.18%) SaaS
3 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.89%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.37%) Internet
2 7 (2.07%) HTTP
3 3 (0.89%) VPN
4 2 (0.59%) SSL
4 2 (0.59%) FTP
4 2 (0.59%) NFC
5 1 (0.30%) Intranet
5 1 (0.30%) Extranet
5 1 (0.30%) Telnet
5 1 (0.30%) Firewall
5 1 (0.30%) SSH
5 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (22.19%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.03%) MySQL
3 16 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.14%) Oracle Database
6 11 (3.25%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (2.66%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.66%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.78%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.78%) MS Access
9 6 (1.78%) DB2
9 6 (1.78%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.18%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.18%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.18%) OLAP
11 4 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (6.51%) Visual Studio
2 20 (5.92%) Subversion
3 17 (5.03%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.03%) Jenkins
4 16 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (4.14%) Maven
6 8 (2.37%) JIRA
6 8 (2.37%) NUnit
6 8 (2.37%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.07%) JUnit
8 6 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (1.48%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (1.48%) Mockito
10 4 (1.18%) DbUnit
10 4 (1.18%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.18%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.18%) PhoneGap
10 4 (1.18%) TestNG
10 4 (1.18%) Ant
11 3 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 45 (13.31%) Finance
2 8 (2.37%) Banking
3 7 (2.07%) Automotive
4 6 (1.78%) Legal
4 6 (1.78%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.78%) Marketing
5 5 (1.48%) Games
5 5 (1.48%) Law
6 4 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.18%) Advertising
6 4 (1.18%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.18%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.89%) Publishing
7 3 (0.89%) Retail
7 3 (0.89%) Front Office
8 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.59%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.59%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (36.39%) .NET
2 120 (35.50%) HTML
3 96 (28.40%) CSS
4 73 (21.60%) XML
5 71 (21.01%) ASP.NET
6 61 (18.05%) Web Services
7 56 (16.57%) jQuery
8 46 (13.61%) HTML5
9 43 (12.72%) Spring
10 33 (9.76%) Ajax
11 26 (7.69%) SOAP
11 26 (7.69%) WCF
12 24 (7.10%) JSON
13 22 (6.51%) J2EE
13 22 (6.51%) REST
14 19 (5.62%) .NET Framework
15 18 (5.33%) XSLT
16 17 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (5.03%) CSS3
17 16 (4.73%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.09%) Mobile App
2 10 (2.96%) Computer Science
2 10 (2.96%) Blackberry
3 7 (2.07%) Open Source
4 6 (1.78%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.78%) VLE
5 5 (1.48%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.48%) NHS
5 5 (1.48%) iPhone
6 4 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.18%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.89%) iPad
7 3 (0.89%) LIMS
8 2 (0.59%) DTV
8 2 (0.59%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.59%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.59%) Derivative
8 2 (0.59%) Psychology
8 2 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.43%) Windows
2 40 (11.83%) Apple iOS
3 39 (11.54%) Android
4 23 (6.80%) UNIX
5 12 (3.55%) Linux
6 7 (2.07%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.48%) Windows CE
8 4 (1.18%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.59%) Solaris
11 1 (0.30%) AIX
11 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.30%) CentOS
11 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (16.57%) MVC
2 44 (13.02%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (11.24%) TDD
4 34 (10.06%) OO
5 25 (7.40%) Android Development
5 25 (7.40%) iOS Development
6 21 (6.21%) Web Application Development
7 19 (5.62%) Web Development
8 16 (4.73%) Migration
8 16 (4.73%) Scrum
9 14 (4.14%) Mobile Application Development
10 13 (3.85%) Data Modelling
10 13 (3.85%) Software Engineering
11 12 (3.55%) Unit Testing
11 12 (3.55%) SOA
11 12 (3.55%) OOP
11 12 (3.55%) MVVM
12 11 (3.25%) CRM
12 11 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (3.25%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 132 (39.05%) SQL
2 125 (36.98%) JavaScript
3 117 (34.62%) C#
4 89 (26.33%) Java
5 28 (8.28%) PHP
6 25 (7.40%) PL/SQL
7 16 (4.73%) VB.NET
8 14 (4.14%) T-SQL
9 13 (3.85%) PHP5
10 12 (3.55%) Objective-C
11 11 (3.25%) VB
11 11 (3.25%) Python
11 11 (3.25%) C++
12 10 (2.96%) C
13 9 (2.66%) Perl
13 9 (2.66%) Scala
14 4 (1.18%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.18%) Delphi
14 4 (1.18%) VBA
15 3 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (7.10%) Degree
2 17 (5.03%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.18%) OCPJP
4 4 (1.18%) MCITP
5 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.07%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) SLA
2 2 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.59%) Varnish
2 1 (0.30%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 5 (1.48%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.30%) Puppet
3 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 74 (21.89%) Oracle
2 46 (13.61%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.96%) JBoss
4 7 (2.07%) Apple
5 6 (1.78%) Sybase
5 6 (1.78%) Adobe
6 5 (1.48%) SAP
6 5 (1.48%) HP
6 5 (1.48%) Google
6 5 (1.48%) Sencha
6 5 (1.48%) WSO2
6 5 (1.48%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.18%) Zend
7 4 (1.18%) RedDot
8 3 (0.89%) Cisco
8 3 (0.89%) Lotus
8 3 (0.89%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.89%) MobileIron
9 2 (0.59%) Syclo
9 2 (0.59%) Appcelerator
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Eclipse I.T. Recruitment
Rate: £ Excellent
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day 3-6 month contract
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £390 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
University of Leeds
Rate: From £30,728 to £36,661 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
Sega Europe
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 22 days ago