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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 393 355 373
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 159 193 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.46% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 121 106
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £320
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +12.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44116 42244 48390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.58% 92.72% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27385 25207 27560
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 1836 2011 2466
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
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 11 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 11 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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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 -15 72 £413 +5.09% 25
South East -23 24 £338 +3.84% 20
East of England -16 11 £360 - 5
Yorkshire +4 10 £315 - 11
East Midlands 0 9 £275 +22.22% 4
West Midlands -17 8 £350 +21.73% 7
South West -33 8 £375 +44.23% 8
North West -13 7 £350 +33.33% 10
Applications Developer
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Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 128 (37.32%) JavaScript
1 128 (37.32%) SQL
2 124 (36.15%) .NET
3 120 (34.99%) HTML
4 116 (33.82%) C#
5 91 (26.53%) CSS
6 90 (26.24%) Java
7 78 (22.74%) ASP.NET
8 77 (22.45%) Oracle
9 76 (22.16%) XML
10 71 (20.70%) SQL Server
11 59 (17.20%) Web Services
11 59 (17.20%) jQuery
12 57 (16.62%) MVC
13 50 (14.58%) Microsoft
14 48 (13.99%) Finance
15 47 (13.70%) Mobile App
16 46 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
16 46 (13.41%) HTML5
17 42 (12.24%) Spring
18 41 (11.95%) Windows
19 37 (10.79%) TDD
19 37 (10.79%) Apple iOS
20 36 (10.50%) Android
20 36 (10.50%) Ajax
21 35 (10.20%) OO
22 27 (7.87%) SOAP
22 27 (7.87%) JSON
23 26 (7.58%) J2EE
24 25 (7.29%) MS Excel

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (3.50%) WebLogic
1 12 (3.50%) IIS
2 9 (2.62%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.75%) Apache
4 6 (1.75%) MQSeries
5 5 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (1.46%) IBM Notes
5 5 (1.46%) Mule
5 5 (1.46%) LiveCycle
5 5 (1.46%) Node.js
6 4 (1.17%) CMS
7 3 (0.87%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.87%) Confluence
7 3 (0.87%) Drupal
8 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.58%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.58%) WordPress
8 2 (0.58%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.58%) Moodle
Applications
1 25 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.21%) MS Office
3 3 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.29%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (4.66%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (2.62%) TRIRIGA
4 8 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (1.46%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (1.46%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (1.46%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle ASCP
8 2 (0.58%) SAP PM
8 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.29%) Summit
9 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.29%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 1 (0.29%) ReMetrica
9 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.17%) SaaS
2 3 (0.87%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.04%) HTTP
1 7 (2.04%) Internet
2 3 (0.87%) VPN
3 2 (0.58%) SSL
3 2 (0.58%) FTP
3 2 (0.58%) NFC
4 1 (0.29%) Intranet
4 1 (0.29%) Extranet
4 1 (0.29%) Telnet
4 1 (0.29%) Firewall
4 1 (0.29%) SSH
4 1 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (20.70%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.83%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.37%) Oracle Database
4 14 (4.08%) MySQL
4 14 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.21%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (2.92%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (2.62%) Oracle BI EE
7 9 (2.62%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.33%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (1.75%) MS Access
10 6 (1.75%) DB2
11 5 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.17%) OLAP
12 4 (1.17%) DTS
Development Applications
1 22 (6.41%) Visual Studio
2 19 (5.54%) Subversion
3 15 (4.37%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (4.08%) Jenkins
5 13 (3.79%) Maven
6 8 (2.33%) JIRA
6 8 (2.33%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.75%) NUnit
8 5 (1.46%) Mockito
8 5 (1.46%) Ant
8 5 (1.46%) JUnit
9 4 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (1.17%) DbUnit
9 4 (1.17%) TestNG
9 4 (1.17%) PhoneGap
10 3 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.58%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (0.58%) ERwin
General
1 48 (13.99%) Finance
2 14 (4.08%) Banking
3 8 (2.33%) Legal
3 8 (2.33%) Automotive
4 7 (2.04%) Law
5 6 (1.75%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.46%) Marketing
6 5 (1.46%) Retail
7 4 (1.17%) Front Office
8 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.87%) Advertising
8 3 (0.87%) Publishing
8 3 (0.87%) Games
8 3 (0.87%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.58%) Electronics
9 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (36.15%) .NET
2 120 (34.99%) HTML
3 91 (26.53%) CSS
4 78 (22.74%) ASP.NET
5 76 (22.16%) XML
6 59 (17.20%) Web Services
6 59 (17.20%) jQuery
7 46 (13.41%) HTML5
8 42 (12.24%) Spring
9 36 (10.50%) Ajax
10 27 (7.87%) SOAP
10 27 (7.87%) JSON
11 26 (7.58%) J2EE
12 25 (7.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (7.29%) REST
13 22 (6.41%) WCF
14 18 (5.25%) .NET Framework
15 17 (4.96%) XSLT
16 16 (4.66%) Hibernate
16 16 (4.66%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.70%) Mobile App
2 13 (3.79%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.92%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.04%) N-Tier
4 7 (2.04%) Open Source
5 6 (1.75%) Mathematics
5 6 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.75%) VLE
6 5 (1.46%) NHS
6 5 (1.46%) iPhone
7 4 (1.17%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.87%) LIMS
8 3 (0.87%) Derivative
8 3 (0.87%) iPad
8 3 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.58%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.58%) Physics
9 2 (0.58%) Psychology
9 2 (0.58%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 41 (11.95%) Windows
2 37 (10.79%) Apple iOS
3 36 (10.50%) Android
4 21 (6.12%) UNIX
5 15 (4.37%) Linux
6 6 (1.75%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.46%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.87%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.58%) Solaris
10 1 (0.29%) AIX
10 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.29%) CentOS
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.29%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (16.62%) MVC
2 46 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (10.79%) TDD
4 35 (10.20%) OO
5 24 (7.00%) Scrum
5 24 (7.00%) Android Development
5 24 (7.00%) iOS Development
6 21 (6.12%) Web Application Development
6 21 (6.12%) Web Development
7 15 (4.37%) Unit Testing
7 15 (4.37%) OOP
8 14 (4.08%) SOA
9 13 (3.79%) Data Modelling
9 13 (3.79%) Multithreading
9 13 (3.79%) Software Engineering
10 12 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (3.50%) CRM
10 12 (3.50%) Project Management
10 12 (3.50%) Mobile Application Development
11 11 (3.21%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 128 (37.32%) JavaScript
1 128 (37.32%) SQL
2 116 (33.82%) C#
3 90 (26.24%) Java
4 24 (7.00%) PHP
4 24 (7.00%) PL/SQL
5 17 (4.96%) VB.NET
6 15 (4.37%) VB
7 13 (3.79%) C++
8 11 (3.21%) C
8 11 (3.21%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.21%) Python
8 11 (3.21%) Objective-C
9 10 (2.92%) Perl
10 9 (2.62%) Scala
11 7 (2.04%) PHP5
12 6 (1.75%) VBA
13 5 (1.46%) VBScript
14 4 (1.17%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 24 (7.00%) Degree
2 18 (5.25%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.17%) OCPJP
5 3 (0.87%) MCITP
5 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.62%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.29%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 5 (1.46%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.29%) Puppet
3 1 (0.29%) SCOM
3 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 77 (22.45%) Oracle
2 50 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.79%) JBoss
4 7 (2.04%) Apple
5 6 (1.75%) Adobe
5 6 (1.75%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.46%) Sencha
6 5 (1.46%) WSO2
6 5 (1.46%) Sybase
6 5 (1.46%) SAP
6 5 (1.46%) Lotus
6 5 (1.46%) Google
7 4 (1.17%) RedDot
7 4 (1.17%) HP
8 3 (0.87%) Intalio
8 3 (0.87%) Cisco
8 3 (0.87%) MobileIron
8 3 (0.87%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.58%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.58%) Syclo
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