The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 12396 11735 11908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.37% 23.21% 25.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.17% 25.19% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8928 7838 7986
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 102 159
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £67.00 £55.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
49243 46583 44268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.15% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32057 28819 26941
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £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 1828 1854 1961
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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 6492 £450 +5.88% 1764
South East 0 1786 £375 +7.14% 787
North West -2 848 £388 +19.23% 596
South West 0 756 £363 +3.57% 372
Yorkshire 0 743 £350 +7.69% 371
East of England 0 668 £363 +3.57% 271
West Midlands 0 505 £338 +3.84% 307
East Midlands +1 344 £338 +7.14% 262
North East -1 212 £375 +7.14% 105
Midlands -4 24 £420 +20.00% 3
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 7925 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7892 (32.79%) JavaScript
3 7257 (30.15%) HTML
4 6806 (28.28%) SQL
5 6261 (26.01%) CSS
6 6030 (25.06%) Java
7 5776 (24.00%) .NET
8 5751 (23.90%) C#
9 4887 (20.31%) SQL Server
10 4155 (17.26%) TDD
11 4017 (16.69%) Finance
12 3528 (14.66%) HTML5
13 3417 (14.20%) MVC
14 3411 (14.17%) jQuery
15 3030 (12.59%) Oracle
16 2841 (11.80%) ASP.NET
17 2719 (11.30%) Web Services
18 2598 (10.79%) AngularJS
19 2557 (10.62%) Scrum
20 2491 (10.35%) OO
21 2332 (9.69%) Microsoft
22 2328 (9.67%) XML
23 2294 (9.53%) CSS3
24 2105 (8.75%) Banking
25 2086 (8.67%) Linux
26 2060 (8.56%) Git (software)
27 2057 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
28 1772 (7.36%) PHP
29 1740 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
30 1676 (6.96%) E-Commerce

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1095 (4.55%) Node.js
2 967 (4.02%) CMS
3 783 (3.25%) SharePoint
4 528 (2.19%) Apache
5 463 (1.92%) JBoss
5 463 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 413 (1.72%) WebSphere
7 402 (1.67%) SAS
8 372 (1.55%) Drupal
9 351 (1.46%) IIS
10 344 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
11 329 (1.37%) WebLogic
12 305 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
13 292 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 283 (1.18%) Umbraco
15 267 (1.11%) WordPress
16 227 (0.94%) Confluence
17 220 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
18 167 (0.69%) Apache Spark
19 157 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 965 (4.01%) MS Excel
2 349 (1.45%) Photoshop
3 237 (0.98%) MS Office
4 121 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 86 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 81 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
7 72 (0.30%) PowerPivot
8 67 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
9 50 (0.21%) InfoPath
10 42 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 34 (0.14%) MS Project
12 23 (0.096%) Fireworks
13 22 (0.091%) Adobe Captivate
14 20 (0.083%) Maya
15 11 (0.046%) OmniGraffle
16 8 (0.033%) Adobe After Effects
16 8 (0.033%) InDesign
17 7 (0.029%) Mingle
18 6 (0.025%) GIMP
18 6 (0.025%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 386 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 256 (1.06%) Magento
3 115 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 95 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 85 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 65 (0.27%) Markit EDM
7 62 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
8 47 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
9 44 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
10 43 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 42 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
12 39 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
13 28 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
13 28 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
14 27 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
15 26 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
15 26 (0.11%) Tridion
16 24 (0.100%) Oracle Receivables
17 18 (0.075%) Adobe Campaign
18 17 (0.071%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 471 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 329 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 234 (0.97%) GitHub
4 140 (0.58%) SaaS
5 95 (0.39%) Office 365
6 73 (0.30%) Google Analytics
7 66 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 66 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 59 (0.25%) Heroku
9 50 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
10 48 (0.20%) Force.com
11 38 (0.16%) PaaS
11 38 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 31 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 26 (0.11%) Taleo
14 20 (0.083%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 17 (0.071%) Amazon SQS
15 17 (0.071%) Google App Engine
16 16 (0.066%) SmartFocus
17 15 (0.062%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 581 (2.41%) HTTP
2 392 (1.63%) Internet
3 167 (0.69%) Intranet
4 133 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 106 (0.44%) SSL
6 71 (0.30%) LDAP
7 63 (0.26%) FTP
8 39 (0.16%) HTTPS
9 33 (0.14%) 3G
10 29 (0.12%) Firewall
10 29 (0.12%) SAN
11 28 (0.12%) AMQP
12 26 (0.11%) 4G
13 24 (0.100%) DNS
13 24 (0.100%) Wi-Fi
13 24 (0.100%) 2G
14 23 (0.096%) SMTP
15 22 (0.091%) SNMP
16 21 (0.087%) SSH
17 20 (0.083%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4887 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 1740 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1567 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1475 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1450 (6.02%) MySQL
6 1049 (4.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1048 (4.35%) Relational Database
8 1022 (4.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 951 (3.95%) Oracle Database
10 832 (3.46%) MongoDB
11 693 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 628 (2.61%) NoSQL
13 527 (2.19%) Big Data
14 466 (1.94%) Hadoop
15 454 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
16 439 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
17 434 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
18 368 (1.53%) QlikView
19 309 (1.28%) RDBMS
20 303 (1.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2060 (8.56%) Git (software)
2 1187 (4.93%) Subversion
3 991 (4.12%) Visual Studio
4 801 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 798 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 755 (3.14%) Maven
7 576 (2.39%) JUnit
8 572 (2.38%) JIRA
9 485 (2.02%) Grunt
10 443 (1.84%) Selenium
11 429 (1.78%) Eclipse
12 391 (1.62%) Cucumber
13 357 (1.48%) NUnit
14 283 (1.18%) Jasmine
15 277 (1.15%) TeamCity
16 251 (1.04%) Ant
17 219 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
18 198 (0.82%) Mockito
19 197 (0.82%) Xcode
20 174 (0.72%) gulp
General
1 4017 (16.69%) Finance
2 2105 (8.75%) Banking
3 1019 (4.23%) Investment Banking
4 999 (4.15%) Front Office
5 720 (2.99%) Retail
6 542 (2.25%) Marketing
7 406 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 288 (1.20%) Publishing
9 250 (1.04%) Games
10 231 (0.96%) Manufacturing
11 200 (0.83%) Advertising
12 184 (0.76%) Back Office
13 174 (0.72%) Legal
14 165 (0.69%) Financial Institution
15 139 (0.58%) Electronics
16 88 (0.37%) Law
17 75 (0.31%) Automotive
18 53 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
19 51 (0.21%) Retail Banking
20 40 (0.17%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7257 (30.15%) HTML
2 6261 (26.01%) CSS
3 5776 (24.00%) .NET
4 3528 (14.66%) HTML5
5 3411 (14.17%) jQuery
6 2841 (11.80%) ASP.NET
7 2719 (11.30%) Web Services
8 2598 (10.79%) AngularJS
9 2328 (9.67%) XML
10 2294 (9.53%) CSS3
11 1635 (6.79%) Spring
12 1431 (5.95%) REST
13 1307 (5.43%) JSON
14 1278 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1232 (5.12%) .NET Framework
16 1217 (5.06%) WCF
17 1203 (5.00%) RESTful
18 1160 (4.82%) J2EE
19 1065 (4.43%) SOAP
20 1047 (4.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1066 (4.43%) User Experience
2 979 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
3 844 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 540 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 535 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 489 (2.03%) Derivative
7 331 (1.38%) Visualisation
8 316 (1.31%) Fixed Income
9 300 (1.25%) NHS
10 263 (1.09%) Data Structures
11 251 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
12 247 (1.03%) Algorithms
13 227 (0.94%) Credit Risk
13 227 (0.94%) Equities
14 209 (0.87%) N-Tier
15 191 (0.79%) iPhone
16 184 (0.76%) Market Risk
17 179 (0.74%) W3C
18 176 (0.73%) Management Information System
19 166 (0.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2086 (8.67%) Linux
2 1546 (6.42%) UNIX
3 1196 (4.97%) Windows
4 1031 (4.28%) Apple iOS
5 885 (3.68%) Android
6 225 (0.93%) Mac OS X
7 153 (0.64%) Solaris
8 96 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 81 (0.34%) CentOS
9 81 (0.34%) Ubuntu
10 75 (0.31%) AIX
11 64 (0.27%) Windows Phone
12 53 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 52 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 38 (0.16%) Mac OS
15 37 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
16 34 (0.14%) Windows 8
17 32 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
18 23 (0.096%) SUSE
19 21 (0.087%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7925 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
2 4155 (17.26%) TDD
3 3417 (14.20%) MVC
4 2557 (10.62%) Scrum
5 2491 (10.35%) OO
6 2057 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
7 1676 (6.96%) E-Commerce
8 1654 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
9 1591 (6.61%) BDD
10 1442 (5.99%) ETL
11 1395 (5.80%) Unit Testing
12 1284 (5.34%) Web Development
13 1080 (4.49%) Multithreading
14 1072 (4.45%) SDLC
15 1002 (4.16%) Software Engineering
16 911 (3.79%) Responsive Web Design
17 843 (3.50%) Data Modelling
18 832 (3.46%) SOA
19 812 (3.37%) iOS Development
20 741 (3.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7892 (32.79%) JavaScript
2 6806 (28.28%) SQL
3 6030 (25.06%) Java
4 5751 (23.90%) C#
5 1772 (7.36%) PHP
6 1501 (6.24%) T-SQL
7 1497 (6.22%) C++
8 1268 (5.27%) Python
9 1090 (4.53%) PL/SQL
10 761 (3.16%) Ruby
11 748 (3.11%) Scala
12 526 (2.19%) Objective-C
13 514 (2.14%) C
14 501 (2.08%) VBA
15 497 (2.07%) VB.NET
16 484 (2.01%) Perl
17 463 (1.92%) Shell Script
18 400 (1.66%) VB
19 274 (1.14%) PowerShell
20 221 (0.92%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1157 (4.81%) Security Cleared
2 931 (3.87%) Degree
3 678 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 265 (1.10%) DV Cleared
5 88 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 56 (0.23%) Sun Certification
7 42 (0.17%) PhD
8 25 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
9 23 (0.096%) BC Cleared
10 19 (0.079%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (0.075%) SAS Certification
12 16 (0.066%) ISEB
12 16 (0.066%) CTC Cleared
13 15 (0.062%) OCPJP
14 13 (0.054%) OCP
15 12 (0.050%) MCSD
15 12 (0.050%) ISTQB
16 11 (0.046%) HND
17 9 (0.037%) MCTS
18 8 (0.033%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 570 (2.37%) QA
2 109 (0.45%) Data Quality
3 54 (0.22%) SLA
4 39 (0.16%) Solvency II
5 28 (0.12%) HL7
6 21 (0.087%) WCAG
7 17 (0.071%) ISO 9001
8 13 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.054%) WAI
8 13 (0.054%) PCI DSS
9 12 (0.050%) ISO 14001
9 12 (0.050%) COBIT
10 10 (0.042%) COREP
11 9 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
12 7 (0.029%) Basel II
13 5 (0.021%) FINREP
13 5 (0.021%) ISO 8583
13 5 (0.021%) EMIR
14 3 (0.012%) COSO
14 3 (0.012%) TickIT
System Software
1 150 (0.62%) Docker
2 89 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 82 (0.34%) HDFS
4 57 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 51 (0.21%) Varnish
6 36 (0.15%) Apache Flume
7 15 (0.062%) GridGain
8 12 (0.050%) vCloud
9 11 (0.046%) Platform Symphony
9 11 (0.046%) vSphere
9 11 (0.046%) Firmware
10 8 (0.033%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.025%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 6 (0.025%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.025%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.025%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.021%) Squid
13 4 (0.017%) GlusterFS
13 4 (0.017%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.012%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 225 (0.93%) Puppet
2 151 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 107 (0.44%) Vagrant
4 59 (0.25%) Ansible
5 51 (0.21%) Control-M
6 39 (0.16%) Oozie
7 32 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
8 29 (0.12%) Capistrano
8 29 (0.12%) Salt
9 27 (0.11%) Kibana
9 27 (0.11%) logstash
10 24 (0.100%) Tivoli
11 22 (0.091%) yum
12 20 (0.083%) ZABBIX
13 17 (0.071%) Rundeck
14 15 (0.062%) CloudHub
15 14 (0.058%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 13 (0.054%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 13 (0.054%) Graphite
17 12 (0.050%) Graylog
Vendors
1 3030 (12.59%) Oracle
2 2332 (9.69%) Microsoft
3 523 (2.17%) Adobe
4 430 (1.79%) IBM
5 406 (1.69%) SAP
6 324 (1.35%) Sybase
7 323 (1.34%) Google
8 319 (1.33%) Informatica
9 277 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
10 241 (1.00%) Zend
11 236 (0.98%) Sitecore
12 193 (0.80%) TIBCO
13 188 (0.78%) Tableau
14 170 (0.71%) Cognos
15 165 (0.69%) hybris
16 152 (0.63%) Apple
17 124 (0.52%) EPiServer
18 121 (0.50%) ServiceNow
19 109 (0.45%) Red Hat
20 104 (0.43%) HP
London
Freshtechit
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
Vertical IT
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Jonathan Garth
Rate: excellent day rate
Posted: 23 hours ago