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 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 415 404 378
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -26
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 187 170 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.37% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 87 112
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £262 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £285
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 9
Average hourly rate £33.25 £40.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.87% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.78 £40.00 £32.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
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
47807 45756 43091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.65% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 31014 28318 25816
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1784 1851 1999
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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 -6 66 £425 +6.25% 21
Yorkshire +10 46 £325 -2.25% 12
South East -13 33 £388 +29.16% 12
East of England +1 16 £300 -20.00% 3
South West +4 15 £333 -5.00% 8
West Midlands -5 4 £363 +3.57% 6
North West -22 4 £375 +7.14% 4
East Midlands -6 3 £250 +25.00% 3
North East -28 2 £316 -27.79% 2
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Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 172 (46.24%) .NET
2 141 (37.90%) SQL
3 140 (37.63%) C#
4 135 (36.29%) SQL Server
5 128 (34.41%) JavaScript
6 96 (25.81%) HTML
7 94 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
8 88 (23.66%) MVC
9 84 (22.58%) CSS
10 79 (21.24%) ASP.NET
10 79 (21.24%) Java
11 76 (20.43%) Web Services
12 68 (18.28%) Finance
12 68 (18.28%) Mobile App
13 64 (17.20%) XML
13 64 (17.20%) WCF
14 63 (16.94%) Android
15 60 (16.13%) Microsoft
16 59 (15.86%) Apple iOS
17 55 (14.78%) jQuery
18 52 (13.98%) Windows
19 51 (13.71%) Oracle
20 50 (13.44%) .NET Framework
21 42 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
22 40 (10.75%) Android Development
23 39 (10.48%) HTML5
23 39 (10.48%) TDD
24 38 (10.22%) iOS Development
25 34 (9.14%) C++
25 34 (9.14%) JSON

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 21 (5.65%) CMS
2 19 (5.11%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (4.30%) Umbraco
4 13 (3.49%) IIS
5 12 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 10 (2.69%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.15%) Apache
8 6 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.34%) JBoss
10 4 (1.08%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.08%) EPiServer CMS
10 4 (1.08%) Node.js
10 4 (1.08%) Sitefinity
11 3 (0.81%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.81%) Mule
12 2 (0.54%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.54%) Lync
12 2 (0.54%) ArchestrA
12 2 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.15%) MS Office
3 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.81%) Doxygen
4 3 (0.81%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 8 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (2.15%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.81%) Maximo
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle iStore
4 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.27%) Magento
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.27%) Endur
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.27%) Unica
5 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.81%) Google App Engine
2 3 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.54%) GitHub
3 2 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.54%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Heroku
4 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.27%) Office 365
4 1 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.96%) Internet
2 4 (1.08%) Bluetooth
2 4 (1.08%) ZigBee
3 3 (0.81%) SSL
3 3 (0.81%) LDAP
4 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.54%) Intranet
5 1 (0.27%) 4G
5 1 (0.27%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.27%) SNMP
5 1 (0.27%) Extranet
5 1 (0.27%) 3G
5 1 (0.27%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (36.29%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (5.65%) MySQL
4 20 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.42%) SQLite
8 8 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (2.15%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.88%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 30 (8.06%) Visual Studio
2 21 (5.65%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.15%) JIRA
4 8 (2.15%) Ant
4 8 (2.15%) Subversion
5 7 (1.88%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.88%) Xcode
5 7 (1.88%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (1.88%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.34%) Mercurial
6 5 (1.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 4 (1.08%) Android Studio
7 4 (1.08%) Rational Rose
8 3 (0.81%) Toad
8 3 (0.81%) ERwin
8 3 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.81%) Sinon.JS
8 3 (0.81%) Mocha
9 2 (0.54%) SoapUI
General
1 68 (18.28%) Finance
2 13 (3.49%) Banking
3 11 (2.96%) Front Office
4 9 (2.42%) Games
5 8 (2.15%) Back Office
6 7 (1.88%) Retail
6 7 (1.88%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.88%) Marketing
7 6 (1.61%) Law
8 5 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.34%) Advertising
8 5 (1.34%) French Language
9 4 (1.08%) Publishing
9 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.08%) Automotive
10 3 (0.81%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Electronics
12 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (46.24%) .NET
2 96 (25.81%) HTML
3 84 (22.58%) CSS
4 79 (21.24%) ASP.NET
5 76 (20.43%) Web Services
6 64 (17.20%) XML
6 64 (17.20%) WCF
7 55 (14.78%) jQuery
8 50 (13.44%) .NET Framework
9 42 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 39 (10.48%) HTML5
11 34 (9.14%) JSON
12 31 (8.33%) REST
13 26 (6.99%) Entity Framework
13 26 (6.99%) Ajax
14 19 (5.11%) SOAP
14 19 (5.11%) AngularJS
15 18 (4.84%) CSS3
15 18 (4.84%) WinForms
16 17 (4.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 68 (18.28%) Mobile App
2 19 (5.11%) Client/Server
2 19 (5.11%) N-Tier
3 17 (4.57%) User Experience
4 13 (3.49%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.15%) EPoS
6 8 (2.15%) Derivative
7 7 (1.88%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.88%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.88%) iPhone
8 6 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.61%) Social Media
9 5 (1.34%) iPad
9 5 (1.34%) NHS
10 4 (1.08%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.08%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.81%) Kindle
11 3 (0.81%) Life Science
11 3 (0.81%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 63 (16.94%) Android
2 59 (15.86%) Apple iOS
3 52 (13.98%) Windows
4 25 (6.72%) UNIX
4 25 (6.72%) Linux
5 9 (2.42%) Solaris
6 8 (2.15%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.81%) BlackBerry OS
7 3 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.81%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.54%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.27%) AIX
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (23.66%) MVC
3 40 (10.75%) Android Development
4 39 (10.48%) TDD
5 38 (10.22%) iOS Development
6 32 (8.60%) OO
7 31 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 26 (6.99%) Mobile Application Development
9 25 (6.72%) Workflow
10 23 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (5.65%) Web Development
11 21 (5.65%) Web Application Development
12 19 (5.11%) Unit Testing
13 18 (4.84%) Scrum
14 17 (4.57%) Mobile Development
15 16 (4.30%) SOA
15 16 (4.30%) E-Commerce
16 15 (4.03%) Migration
16 15 (4.03%) Project Management
17 14 (3.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 141 (37.90%) SQL
2 140 (37.63%) C#
3 128 (34.41%) JavaScript
4 79 (21.24%) Java
5 34 (9.14%) C++
6 30 (8.06%) PL/SQL
7 20 (5.38%) Perl
8 19 (5.11%) C
8 19 (5.11%) VB.NET
8 19 (5.11%) Python
9 18 (4.84%) T-SQL
10 13 (3.49%) Objective-C
11 12 (3.23%) VB
12 11 (2.96%) PHP
13 7 (1.88%) VBA
14 4 (1.08%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.08%) VB6
15 3 (0.81%) PHP5
15 3 (0.81%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 19 (5.11%) Degree
3 18 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.34%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.08%) OCPJP
5 4 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.81%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.54%) MCSD
7 2 (0.54%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.27%) MCSA
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.27%) MCAD
8 1 (0.27%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.88%) SLA
2 6 (1.61%) QA
3 3 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) HL7
4 1 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (1.34%) ITRS Geneos
1 5 (1.34%) AirWatch
2 3 (0.81%) Control-M
2 3 (0.81%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 51 (13.71%) Oracle
3 18 (4.84%) Google
4 14 (3.76%) EPiServer
5 12 (3.23%) Xamarin
6 11 (2.96%) Apple
6 11 (2.96%) IBM
7 10 (2.69%) Sybase
8 6 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (1.34%) MobileIron
9 5 (1.34%) Facebook
10 4 (1.08%) Adobe
10 4 (1.08%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.81%) Wonderware
11 3 (0.81%) Zend
11 3 (0.81%) Sun
11 3 (0.81%) Epicor
11 3 (0.81%) Twitter
11 3 (0.81%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.54%) Lotus
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