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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 403 412 351
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -61
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 184 173 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.37% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 100 105
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £303 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.70% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 8
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
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
46657 46455 40584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28786 28831 23826
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
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 1833 1870 2077
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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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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 0 63 £400 - 25
South East -4 30 £363 +38.75% 26
Yorkshire -2 23 £325 +3.17% 13
West Midlands -13 16 £375 +13.63% 10
South West +9 13 £368 +13.95% 6
East of England +22 12 £288 -4.16% 8
North West -21 12 £363 +3.57% 8
East Midlands +8 10 £400 +45.45% 4
North East -7 5 £350 +40.00%
Applications Developer
UK

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 141 (43.38%) .NET
2 115 (35.38%) C#
3 112 (34.46%) SQL Server
4 107 (32.92%) JavaScript
5 97 (29.85%) SQL
6 95 (29.23%) HTML
7 76 (23.38%) CSS
8 70 (21.54%) Java
9 65 (20.00%) MVC
10 64 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
11 58 (17.85%) Finance
12 57 (17.54%) Mobile App
13 56 (17.23%) Apple iOS
14 55 (16.92%) Web Services
14 55 (16.92%) Windows
15 54 (16.62%) ASP.NET
16 51 (15.69%) Microsoft
17 50 (15.38%) Android
17 50 (15.38%) WCF
18 47 (14.46%) jQuery
18 47 (14.46%) XML
19 44 (13.54%) HTML5
20 42 (12.92%) Oracle
21 35 (10.77%) .NET Framework
22 34 (10.46%) OO
23 33 (10.15%) iOS Development
24 32 (9.85%) Security Cleared
25 31 (9.54%) Visual Studio
26 29 (8.92%) UNIX
26 29 (8.92%) SQL Server 2008

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.46%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (5.23%) CMS
3 13 (4.00%) IIS
4 10 (3.08%) Umbraco
5 9 (2.77%) JBoss
5 9 (2.77%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.46%) MQSeries
6 8 (2.46%) Apache
7 6 (1.85%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.85%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (1.85%) Node.js
8 4 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.23%) EPiServer CMS
8 4 (1.23%) Sitefinity
9 3 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.62%) Mule
Applications
1 20 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.08%) MS Office
3 4 (1.23%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.92%) Doxygen
4 3 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.62%) MS Project
5 2 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.31%) FastStats
6 1 (0.31%) GIMP
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.31%) CATIA
6 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.77%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.46%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (2.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.23%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.92%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.62%) Maximo
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle iStore
7 1 (0.31%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.31%) Unica
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.62%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.62%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Heroku
3 1 (0.31%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.46%) Internet
2 6 (1.85%) HTTP
3 4 (1.23%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.23%) ZigBee
4 3 (0.92%) Intranet
5 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.31%) SSH
5 1 (0.31%) SNMP
5 1 (0.31%) SSL
5 1 (0.31%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (34.46%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (6.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (6.15%) MySQL
5 16 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.85%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.54%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.54%) OLTP
8 5 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.92%) DB2
10 3 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.62%) MS Access
11 2 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (9.54%) Visual Studio
2 24 (7.38%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (4.31%) Subversion
5 8 (2.46%) Ant
5 8 (2.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 7 (2.15%) Mercurial
6 7 (2.15%) Maven
7 5 (1.54%) JIRA
7 5 (1.54%) Xcode
7 5 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.54%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.54%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.23%) NUnit
8 4 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.62%) Grunt
9 2 (0.62%) Bower
9 2 (0.62%) Android Studio
9 2 (0.62%) JDeveloper
9 2 (0.62%) JUnit
General
1 58 (17.85%) Finance
2 11 (3.38%) Banking
2 11 (3.38%) Front Office
3 5 (1.54%) Marketing
3 5 (1.54%) Games
3 5 (1.54%) Law
3 5 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.23%) Legal
4 4 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.92%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.92%) Advertising
5 3 (0.92%) General Ledger
5 3 (0.92%) Retail
6 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.62%) Publishing
6 2 (0.62%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (0.62%) French Language
7 1 (0.31%) Local Government
7 1 (0.31%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (43.38%) .NET
2 95 (29.23%) HTML
3 76 (23.38%) CSS
4 55 (16.92%) Web Services
5 54 (16.62%) ASP.NET
6 50 (15.38%) WCF
7 47 (14.46%) jQuery
7 47 (14.46%) XML
8 44 (13.54%) HTML5
9 35 (10.77%) .NET Framework
10 24 (7.38%) Ajax
11 23 (7.08%) REST
12 20 (6.15%) Spring
13 19 (5.85%) CSS3
14 17 (5.23%) WPF
15 16 (4.92%) JSON
15 16 (4.92%) iOS SDK
16 15 (4.62%) AngularJS
17 14 (4.31%) Entity Framework
17 14 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 57 (17.54%) Mobile App
2 19 (5.85%) User Experience
3 14 (4.31%) N-Tier
4 13 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.69%) Open Source
6 9 (2.77%) iPhone
6 9 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.85%) EMV
7 6 (1.85%) iPad
8 5 (1.54%) New Media
8 5 (1.54%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.54%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.54%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.54%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.54%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (1.23%) Derivative
9 4 (1.23%) Graphic Design
9 4 (1.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.23%) Apple iOS
2 55 (16.92%) Windows
3 50 (15.38%) Android
4 29 (8.92%) UNIX
5 28 (8.62%) Linux
6 13 (4.00%) Solaris
7 8 (2.46%) Windows Phone
8 6 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.23%) VME
10 3 (0.92%) BlackBerry OS
10 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.92%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.92%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.62%) Debian
11 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (20.00%) MVC
2 64 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (10.46%) OO
4 33 (10.15%) iOS Development
5 28 (8.62%) Android Development
6 26 (8.00%) TDD
7 22 (6.77%) SOA
8 21 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (6.46%) Workflow
9 19 (5.85%) Web Development
9 19 (5.85%) Web Application Development
10 18 (5.54%) Scrum
11 17 (5.23%) Software Engineering
11 17 (5.23%) Mobile Application Development
12 14 (4.31%) Migration
13 13 (4.00%) ITIL
13 13 (4.00%) Unit Testing
13 13 (4.00%) Time Management
13 13 (4.00%) Mobile Development
14 12 (3.69%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (35.38%) C#
2 107 (32.92%) JavaScript
3 97 (29.85%) SQL
4 70 (21.54%) Java
5 24 (7.38%) PHP
6 22 (6.77%) PL/SQL
7 19 (5.85%) C++
7 19 (5.85%) Objective-C
8 16 (4.92%) VB
9 15 (4.62%) VB.NET
9 15 (4.62%) Python
10 14 (4.31%) Perl
11 11 (3.38%) T-SQL
12 10 (3.08%) VB6
13 8 (2.46%) C
14 7 (2.15%) XPath
14 7 (2.15%) VBA
14 7 (2.15%) XQuery
15 5 (1.54%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.54%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 32 (9.85%) Security Cleared
2 23 (7.08%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.62%) Degree
4 3 (0.92%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.92%) OCPJP
5 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.62%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) MCITP
6 1 (0.31%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.54%) QA
1 5 (1.54%) SLA
2 4 (1.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.62%) Samba
2 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.23%) AirWatch
2 3 (0.92%) Control-M
3 2 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.31%) Puppet
4 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 51 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 42 (12.92%) Oracle
3 12 (3.69%) Google
4 11 (3.38%) IBM
5 10 (3.08%) Sybase
6 9 (2.77%) EPiServer
7 8 (2.46%) Apple
7 8 (2.46%) Sitecore
8 7 (2.15%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.54%) Facebook
9 5 (1.54%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.23%) Adobe
10 4 (1.23%) Sencha
10 4 (1.23%) Twitter
11 3 (0.92%) Wonderware
11 3 (0.92%) Micro Focus
11 3 (0.92%) Remedy
11 3 (0.92%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.92%) Sun
11 3 (0.92%) BMC
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