The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 12268 12251 12029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 24.60% 23.56% 22.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.99% 24.80% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8848 8837 8161
Median daily rate £421 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 140 95
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.93 £45.00 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Developer
UK

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
47211 49401 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.99% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31129 32106 30344
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1529 1897 1992
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the England region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the England region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 6142 £450 - 1724
South East 0 1707 £390 +4.00% 570
North West +2 917 £375 -6.25% 474
Yorkshire 0 890 £380 +4.82% 316
South West 0 733 £350 -3.44% 290
West Midlands -1 665 £353 +3.82% 234
East of England -2 444 £375 +2.73% 336
East Midlands +1 437 £380 +8.57% 194
North East -5 271 £388 -8.82% 50
Midlands -8 17 £500 +28.61% 2
South Coast - 2 £263 -
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 9089 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
2 8795 (37.41%) JavaScript
3 7591 (32.29%) HTML
4 7123 (30.30%) Java
5 6754 (28.73%) CSS
6 5723 (24.34%) SQL
7 5138 (21.86%) C#
8 5111 (21.74%) .NET
9 4633 (19.71%) TDD
10 4135 (17.59%) AngularJS
11 3938 (16.75%) HTML5
12 3861 (16.42%) SQL Server
13 3553 (15.11%) MVC
14 3412 (14.51%) Finance
15 3007 (12.79%) Scrum
16 2988 (12.71%) jQuery
17 2798 (11.90%) Web Services
18 2688 (11.43%) CSS3
19 2684 (11.42%) Oracle
20 2602 (11.07%) Git (software)
21 2597 (11.05%) Web Development
22 2532 (10.77%) Front End Development
23 2472 (10.52%) ASP.NET
24 2361 (10.04%) Spring
25 2277 (9.69%) OO
26 2209 (9.40%) REST
27 2189 (9.31%) BDD
28 2174 (9.25%) XML
29 2146 (9.13%) Linux
30 2090 (8.89%) Microsoft

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 932 (3.96%) CMS
2 771 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 587 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 539 (2.29%) Apache
5 486 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
6 461 (1.96%) JBoss
7 443 (1.88%) Apache Spark
8 434 (1.85%) WebSphere
9 336 (1.43%) Drupal
10 332 (1.41%) WebLogic
11 312 (1.33%) WordPress
12 297 (1.26%) IIS
13 294 (1.25%) Confluence
14 269 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 252 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
16 196 (0.83%) Umbraco
17 194 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
18 182 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
19 163 (0.69%) nginx
20 161 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 786 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 263 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 158 (0.67%) MS Office
4 76 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 55 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 54 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 40 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 33 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 29 (0.12%) MS Visio
10 14 (0.060%) InDesign
11 13 (0.055%) OmniGraffle
12 11 (0.047%) GIMP
13 10 (0.043%) MS Project
14 9 (0.038%) Fireworks
14 9 (0.038%) SPSS
15 8 (0.034%) PaintShop Pro
16 7 (0.030%) Doxygen
17 6 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
17 6 (0.026%) SketchUp
18 4 (0.017%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 453 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 207 (0.88%) Magento
3 166 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 126 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 108 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
6 99 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
7 83 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
8 56 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
9 51 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
10 40 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 40 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
11 37 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
12 36 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
13 29 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
14 27 (0.11%) RMDS
15 26 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
16 21 (0.089%) BusinessWorks
16 21 (0.089%) SAP CRM
17 20 (0.085%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
17 20 (0.085%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 995 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 798 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 458 (1.95%) GitHub
4 159 (0.68%) SaaS
5 137 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 137 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 110 (0.47%) Office 365
7 108 (0.46%) PaaS
8 79 (0.34%) Google Play
9 78 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
10 65 (0.28%) Heroku
11 61 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 60 (0.26%) Amazon S3
13 46 (0.20%) Google Analytics
14 45 (0.19%) Force.com
15 41 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
16 37 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
17 36 (0.15%) IaaS
18 28 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
19 24 (0.10%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 671 (2.85%) HTTP
2 270 (1.15%) Internet
3 198 (0.84%) Network Security
4 117 (0.50%) LDAP
5 94 (0.40%) SSL
6 92 (0.39%) Intranet
7 68 (0.29%) TCP/IP
8 59 (0.25%) DNS
8 59 (0.25%) HTTPS
9 53 (0.23%) Firewall
10 47 (0.20%) FTP
11 39 (0.17%) AMQP
12 36 (0.15%) SNMP
13 32 (0.14%) Bluetooth
13 32 (0.14%) Kerberos
14 31 (0.13%) MQTT
15 29 (0.12%) DVB
15 29 (0.12%) RTSP
16 25 (0.11%) Skype
17 24 (0.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3861 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 1372 (5.84%) MySQL
3 1263 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1095 (4.66%) MongoDB
5 1077 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1051 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
7 981 (4.17%) Relational Database
8 966 (4.11%) NoSQL
9 845 (3.59%) Oracle Database
10 668 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
11 663 (2.82%) Hadoop
12 653 (2.78%) Big Data
13 625 (2.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 516 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
15 497 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
16 328 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
17 324 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
18 284 (1.21%) RDBMS
19 252 (1.07%) QlikView
20 238 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2602 (11.07%) Git (software)
2 1296 (5.51%) Jenkins
3 982 (4.18%) Subversion
4 973 (4.14%) Maven
5 882 (3.75%) JUnit
6 875 (3.72%) Visual Studio
7 790 (3.36%) JIRA
8 691 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 672 (2.86%) Cucumber
10 657 (2.79%) Grunt
11 586 (2.49%) Selenium
12 526 (2.24%) gulp
13 428 (1.82%) Eclipse
14 412 (1.75%) Jasmine
15 349 (1.48%) Gradle
16 325 (1.38%) Mockito
17 308 (1.31%) TeamCity
18 250 (1.06%) Ant
19 220 (0.94%) WebDriver
20 219 (0.93%) NUnit
General
1 3412 (14.51%) Finance
2 1725 (7.34%) Banking
3 740 (3.15%) Retail
4 617 (2.62%) Front Office
5 592 (2.52%) Investment Banking
6 577 (2.45%) Marketing
7 341 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 310 (1.32%) Advertising
9 291 (1.24%) Games
10 281 (1.20%) Manufacturing
11 253 (1.08%) Publishing
12 166 (0.71%) Financial Institution
13 165 (0.70%) Back Office
14 156 (0.66%) Electronics
15 91 (0.39%) Law
16 84 (0.36%) Legal
17 74 (0.31%) Automotive
18 69 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 46 (0.20%) Retail Banking
20 38 (0.16%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7591 (32.29%) HTML
2 6754 (28.73%) CSS
3 5111 (21.74%) .NET
4 4135 (17.59%) AngularJS
5 3938 (16.75%) HTML5
6 2988 (12.71%) jQuery
7 2798 (11.90%) Web Services
8 2688 (11.43%) CSS3
9 2472 (10.52%) ASP.NET
10 2361 (10.04%) Spring
11 2209 (9.40%) REST
12 2174 (9.25%) XML
13 2006 (8.53%) Node.js
14 1734 (7.38%) RESTful
15 1669 (7.10%) JSON
16 1431 (6.09%) React
17 1234 (5.25%) SOAP
18 1181 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC
19 1140 (4.85%) Sass
20 1111 (4.73%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1276 (5.43%) User Experience
2 938 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
3 700 (2.98%) Mobile App
4 594 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 377 (1.60%) Visualisation
6 373 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 305 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 295 (1.25%) Derivative
9 283 (1.20%) Algorithms
10 279 (1.19%) Digital Media
11 252 (1.07%) Fixed Income
12 237 (1.01%) Data Structures
13 191 (0.81%) Fintech
14 185 (0.79%) iPad
15 183 (0.78%) Mathematics
16 180 (0.77%) NHS
17 163 (0.69%) Data Integration
18 156 (0.66%) Equities
19 136 (0.58%) N-Tier
20 129 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2146 (9.13%) Linux
2 1272 (5.41%) Unix
3 1061 (4.51%) Windows
4 809 (3.44%) Apple iOS
5 771 (3.28%) Android
6 159 (0.68%) Windows Server
7 139 (0.59%) Mac OS X
8 130 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 60 (0.26%) AIX
10 57 (0.24%) Windows Phone
11 49 (0.21%) Solaris
12 44 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 42 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 40 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
15 38 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
16 37 (0.16%) CentOS
17 32 (0.14%) VME
18 31 (0.13%) Mac OS
19 28 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
20 23 (0.098%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9089 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
2 4633 (19.71%) TDD
3 3553 (15.11%) MVC
4 3007 (12.79%) Scrum
5 2597 (11.05%) Web Development
6 2532 (10.77%) Front End Development
7 2277 (9.69%) OO
8 2189 (9.31%) BDD
9 2003 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
10 1508 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
11 1444 (6.14%) E-Commerce
12 1339 (5.70%) Unit Testing
13 1280 (5.44%) Software Engineering
14 1196 (5.09%) ETL
15 1044 (4.44%) Open Source
16 923 (3.93%) CRM
17 896 (3.81%) Pair Programming
18 859 (3.65%) OOP
19 831 (3.53%) Responsive Web Design
20 824 (3.51%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8795 (37.41%) JavaScript
2 7123 (30.30%) Java
3 5723 (24.34%) SQL
4 5138 (21.86%) C#
5 1920 (8.17%) PHP
6 1603 (6.82%) Python
7 1282 (5.45%) Scala
8 1135 (4.83%) C++
9 1091 (4.64%) T-SQL
10 945 (4.02%) Ruby
11 843 (3.59%) PL/SQL
12 624 (2.65%) C
13 450 (1.91%) Objective-C
14 433 (1.84%) VB.NET
15 401 (1.71%) Shell Script
16 345 (1.47%) Perl
17 336 (1.43%) ES6
18 332 (1.41%) VB
19 330 (1.40%) Apple Swift
20 305 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1374 (5.84%) Security Cleared
2 910 (3.87%) Degree
3 859 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 266 (1.13%) DV Cleared
5 163 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 93 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 40 (0.17%) PhD
7 40 (0.17%) Sun Certification
8 39 (0.17%) DBS Check
9 31 (0.13%) BC Cleared
10 29 (0.12%) ISEB
11 21 (0.089%) ISTQB
11 21 (0.089%) MCP
12 20 (0.085%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (0.077%) HND
14 16 (0.068%) MCITP
15 13 (0.055%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (0.055%) MCSD
15 13 (0.055%) MCTS
15 13 (0.055%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 518 (2.20%) QA
2 133 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 131 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 75 (0.32%) SDET
5 62 (0.26%) WAI
6 49 (0.21%) SLA
7 32 (0.14%) WCAG
8 27 (0.11%) MiFID
9 22 (0.094%) PCI DSS
10 17 (0.072%) ISO 14001
10 17 (0.072%) ISO 9001
11 15 (0.064%) Solvency II
12 13 (0.055%) MISRA
13 11 (0.047%) GCP
14 10 (0.043%) FATCA
15 9 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 6 (0.026%) DO-178B
16 6 (0.026%) HL7
16 6 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 5 (0.021%) MISRA C
System Software
1 639 (2.72%) Docker
2 131 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 90 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
4 63 (0.27%) HDFS
5 44 (0.19%) Apache Flume
6 39 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 38 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
8 27 (0.11%) Varnish
9 20 (0.085%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 10 (0.043%) vSphere
11 9 (0.038%) Platform Symphony
11 9 (0.038%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.034%) Firmware
12 8 (0.034%) GlusterFS
12 8 (0.034%) iptables
13 7 (0.030%) Hyper-V
14 6 (0.026%) Ceph
14 6 (0.026%) etcd
15 5 (0.021%) flannel
15 5 (0.021%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 293 (1.25%) Puppet
2 156 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
3 153 (0.65%) Ansible
4 84 (0.36%) Kubernetes
5 49 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
6 43 (0.18%) Kibana
7 41 (0.17%) Control-M
8 38 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 31 (0.13%) Tivoli
10 30 (0.13%) Terraform
11 28 (0.12%) logstash
12 27 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
13 25 (0.11%) Oozie
14 21 (0.089%) Nagios
15 18 (0.077%) BladeLogic
15 18 (0.077%) Grafana
16 17 (0.072%) OpenAM
17 16 (0.068%) Packer
18 14 (0.060%) OpenIDM
19 13 (0.055%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2684 (11.42%) Oracle
2 2090 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 456 (1.94%) SAP
4 424 (1.80%) Adobe
5 415 (1.77%) IBM
6 414 (1.76%) Google
7 336 (1.43%) Sitecore
8 299 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
9 258 (1.10%) ServiceNow
10 228 (0.97%) Zend
11 204 (0.87%) Informatica
12 188 (0.80%) Sybase
13 180 (0.77%) Tableau
14 153 (0.65%) hybris
15 142 (0.60%) Xamarin
16 138 (0.59%) Cognos
17 134 (0.57%) Apple
18 118 (0.50%) Red Hat
19 116 (0.49%) Talend
20 114 (0.48%) MuleSoft
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bath, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £385.00 - £409.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 4 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates +
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £423.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 hours ago