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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 432 342 298
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -44
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 167 218 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.46% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.50% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 142 169
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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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
47816 43935 43348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.68% 92.78% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30790 27218 24857
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1975 1911 2413
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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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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 +7 68 £413 +6.45% 19
South East -36 30 £350 +7.69% 22
South West -34 17 £348 -7.33% 3
West Midlands -18 16 £363 -14.70% 10
East Midlands +1 11 £350 +24.11% 3
North West -3 9 £333 +10.93% 10
North East -30 5 £329 -34.18%
East of England -31 5 - - 11
Yorkshire -11 3 £388 +3.33% 9
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Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 133 (36.24%) JavaScript
2 121 (32.97%) HTML
3 118 (32.15%) SQL
4 114 (31.06%) .NET
5 112 (30.52%) C#
6 93 (25.34%) Java
7 86 (23.43%) CSS
8 81 (22.07%) SQL Server
9 77 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
10 73 (19.89%) MVC
11 68 (18.53%) ASP.NET
12 62 (16.89%) Web Services
13 57 (15.53%) Oracle
14 54 (14.71%) Finance
15 52 (14.17%) Mobile App
16 51 (13.90%) HTML5
17 50 (13.62%) Windows
18 49 (13.35%) Apple iOS
19 47 (12.81%) jQuery
20 45 (12.26%) Android
21 44 (11.99%) XML
21 44 (11.99%) PHP
22 41 (11.17%) WCF
23 40 (10.90%) TDD
24 38 (10.35%) Microsoft
25 37 (10.08%) UNIX
26 35 (9.54%) OO
27 32 (8.72%) Spring
27 32 (8.72%) PL/SQL
28 30 (8.17%) Security Cleared

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 19 (5.18%) IIS
2 13 (3.54%) OpenEdge
3 10 (2.72%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.72%) Apache
3 10 (2.72%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (2.18%) JBoss
4 8 (2.18%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.18%) Node.js
5 7 (1.91%) MQSeries
6 6 (1.63%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.82%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.54%) LiveLink
8 2 (0.54%) CMS
8 2 (0.54%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.54%) WordPress
8 2 (0.54%) Drupal
8 2 (0.54%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.54%) WorkSite
Applications
1 20 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.63%) MS Office
3 2 (0.54%) SPSS
4 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.27%) GIMP
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 12 (3.27%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.91%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (1.91%) TRIRIGA
3 6 (1.63%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (1.63%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (1.63%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.82%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.54%) BASE24
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle ASCP
6 2 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.27%) Summit
7 1 (0.27%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.27%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.09%) Google App Engine
2 4 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.82%) GitHub
4 2 (0.54%) SaaS
4 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.54%) HTTP
2 6 (1.63%) Internet
2 6 (1.63%) SSH
3 4 (1.09%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.09%) DNS
4 3 (0.82%) PuTTY
4 3 (0.82%) SAN
5 2 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.54%) ATM
5 2 (0.54%) FTP
5 2 (0.54%) SSL
5 2 (0.54%) NFC
6 1 (0.27%) 4G
6 1 (0.27%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.27%) LTE
6 1 (0.27%) S/MIME
6 1 (0.27%) SMTP
6 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.27%) VPN
6 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (22.07%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.63%) MySQL
3 23 (6.27%) Oracle Database
4 19 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (3.54%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.45%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (2.18%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.63%) DB2
11 5 (1.36%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (1.36%) MS Access
11 5 (1.36%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.36%) Ingres
12 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 3 (0.82%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 26 (7.08%) Visual Studio
2 24 (6.54%) Git (software)
3 18 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (4.63%) Maven
5 14 (3.81%) Subversion
5 14 (3.81%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.72%) JUnit
6 10 (2.72%) PHPUnit
7 7 (1.91%) Bower
7 7 (1.91%) Grunt
7 7 (1.91%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.63%) NUnit
8 6 (1.63%) Hudson
9 5 (1.36%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.36%) JIRA
9 5 (1.36%) Mocha
9 5 (1.36%) Ant
9 5 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 3 (0.82%) Yeoman
General
1 54 (14.71%) Finance
2 20 (5.45%) Banking
3 11 (3.00%) Front Office
4 10 (2.72%) Retail
5 8 (2.18%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.18%) Games
6 6 (1.63%) Legal
7 5 (1.36%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.09%) Advertising
8 4 (1.09%) Marketing
8 4 (1.09%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.82%) Publishing
10 2 (0.54%) Electronics
10 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.27%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (32.97%) HTML
2 114 (31.06%) .NET
3 86 (23.43%) CSS
4 68 (18.53%) ASP.NET
5 62 (16.89%) Web Services
6 51 (13.90%) HTML5
7 47 (12.81%) jQuery
8 44 (11.99%) XML
9 41 (11.17%) WCF
10 32 (8.72%) Spring
11 24 (6.54%) Ajax
11 24 (6.54%) RESTful
12 22 (5.99%) SOAP
12 22 (5.99%) .NET Framework
13 21 (5.72%) J2EE
14 20 (5.45%) WPF
14 20 (5.45%) CSS3
15 17 (4.63%) REST
15 17 (4.63%) Hibernate
16 16 (4.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.17%) Mobile App
2 23 (6.27%) User Experience
3 14 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.00%) Open Source
5 11 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.63%) EMV
6 6 (1.63%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.63%) New Media
7 5 (1.36%) Clustering
8 4 (1.09%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.09%) iPhone
8 4 (1.09%) Animation
8 4 (1.09%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.82%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.82%) Pocket PC
9 3 (0.82%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.82%) iPad
9 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.62%) Windows
2 49 (13.35%) Apple iOS
3 45 (12.26%) Android
4 37 (10.08%) UNIX
5 27 (7.36%) Linux
6 6 (1.63%) VME
6 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.63%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (1.36%) Windows Phone
7 5 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.36%) Solaris
8 4 (1.09%) VMS
8 4 (1.09%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.82%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (0.82%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.82%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.54%) AIX
11 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (19.89%) MVC
3 40 (10.90%) TDD
4 35 (9.54%) OO
5 29 (7.90%) Migration
5 29 (7.90%) iOS Development
6 27 (7.36%) Android Development
7 20 (5.45%) Scrum
8 18 (4.90%) SOA
9 17 (4.63%) Unit Testing
9 17 (4.63%) Web Development
10 16 (4.36%) Mobile Application Development
11 15 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (4.09%) Data Modelling
12 14 (3.81%) Configuration Management
12 14 (3.81%) Content Management
13 13 (3.54%) Workflow
14 12 (3.27%) Data Migration
14 12 (3.27%) BDD
14 12 (3.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 133 (36.24%) JavaScript
2 118 (32.15%) SQL
3 112 (30.52%) C#
4 93 (25.34%) Java
5 44 (11.99%) PHP
6 32 (8.72%) PL/SQL
7 18 (4.90%) Python
8 17 (4.63%) VB.NET
8 17 (4.63%) Objective-C
9 16 (4.36%) T-SQL
10 15 (4.09%) Perl
11 14 (3.81%) C++
11 14 (3.81%) VB
12 13 (3.54%) PHP5
13 11 (3.00%) VB6
14 9 (2.45%) Ruby
14 9 (2.45%) Bash Shell
15 8 (2.18%) COBOL
15 8 (2.18%) VBScript
16 7 (1.91%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (8.17%) Security Cleared
2 28 (7.63%) Degree
3 20 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.09%) MCITP
4 4 (1.09%) OCPJP
5 3 (0.82%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) CCNP
6 1 (0.27%) CCNA
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.72%) QA
2 4 (1.09%) SLA
3 3 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.36%) NFS
2 4 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.54%) Varnish
3 2 (0.54%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (1.36%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (15.53%) Oracle
2 38 (10.35%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.18%) IBM
4 7 (1.91%) Google
4 7 (1.91%) Zend
4 7 (1.91%) RedDot
5 6 (1.63%) VMware
5 6 (1.63%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.36%) Sybase
7 4 (1.09%) Open Text
7 4 (1.09%) SAP
7 4 (1.09%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.09%) Sencha
8 3 (0.82%) MobileIron
8 3 (0.82%) Cognos
8 3 (0.82%) HP
8 3 (0.82%) ILOG
8 3 (0.82%) Lotus
8 3 (0.82%) Micro Focus
9 2 (0.54%) Perforce
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