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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
UK / England
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 10380 11421 10379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 24.99% 24.54% 22.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.40% 25.85% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7445 8104 7473
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 154 94
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +7.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.47 £20.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £47.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.71%

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
39324 44183 43166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.67% 94.94% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25796 28458 27636
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1347 1618 1747
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 0 5441 £475 +2.70% 1592
South East 0 1386 £400 +6.66% 600
North West 0 691 £375 +3.44% 382
South West 0 627 £375 - 230
Yorkshire +1 607 £375 - 265
West Midlands -1 522 £375 +6.00% 284
East of England 0 496 £375 +3.44% 290
East Midlands 0 330 £350 - 203
North East -3 202 £375 +7.14% 46
Midlands +1 13 £450 +12.50% 5
South Coast +1 3 £550 +41.93%
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 8769 (38.99%) Agile Software Development
2 8278 (36.80%) JavaScript
3 6988 (31.07%) HTML
4 6587 (29.28%) Java
5 6243 (27.76%) CSS
6 5314 (23.63%) SQL
7 4991 (22.19%) C#
8 4946 (21.99%) .NET
9 4351 (19.34%) TDD
10 3919 (17.42%) AngularJS
11 3667 (16.30%) SQL Server
12 3383 (15.04%) Finance
13 3318 (14.75%) HTML5
14 3261 (14.50%) MVC
15 3001 (13.34%) Scrum
16 2618 (11.64%) Git (software)
16 2618 (11.64%) jQuery
17 2549 (11.33%) Web Services
18 2422 (10.77%) Front End Development
19 2273 (10.11%) CSS3
20 2261 (10.05%) Microsoft
21 2250 (10.00%) Web Development
22 2222 (9.88%) ASP.NET
23 2160 (9.60%) Oracle
24 2155 (9.58%) OO
25 2124 (9.44%) REST
26 2118 (9.42%) BDD
27 2109 (9.38%) Spring
28 2025 (9.00%) XML
29 1929 (8.58%) Banking

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
1 828 (3.68%) CMS
2 724 (3.22%) SharePoint
3 515 (2.29%) Apache Spark
4 499 (2.22%) Apache
5 457 (2.03%) Tomcat
6 431 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
7 379 (1.68%) Drupal
8 353 (1.57%) WebSphere
9 349 (1.55%) Confluence
10 306 (1.36%) JBoss
11 294 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 246 (1.09%) WordPress
13 244 (1.08%) IIS
14 229 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
15 225 (1.00%) WebLogic
16 199 (0.88%) Umbraco
17 178 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
18 168 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 167 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
20 147 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 795 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 186 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 170 (0.76%) MS Office
4 57 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 43 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 40 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 32 (0.14%) MS Visio
8 28 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
9 19 (0.084%) InfoPath
10 17 (0.076%) MS Project
11 14 (0.062%) GIMP
12 10 (0.044%) InDesign
13 8 (0.036%) Pixelmator
14 7 (0.031%) Doxygen
14 7 (0.031%) InVision
15 6 (0.027%) 3ds Max
15 6 (0.027%) Fireworks
15 6 (0.027%) PaintShop Pro
15 6 (0.027%) SketchUp
15 6 (0.027%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 480 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 180 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 177 (0.79%) Magento
4 147 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 72 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 65 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 45 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
8 44 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 41 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
10 35 (0.16%) RMDS
11 34 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
12 33 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
13 32 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
14 27 (0.12%) ION MarketView
15 23 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
16 22 (0.098%) Payment Gateway
17 20 (0.089%) SAP CRM
18 19 (0.084%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
18 19 (0.084%) Oracle Receivables
19 18 (0.080%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1086 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
2 860 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 489 (2.17%) GitHub
4 174 (0.77%) PaaS
5 163 (0.72%) Office 365
6 155 (0.69%) SaaS
7 104 (0.46%) IaaS
8 100 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 100 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
9 93 (0.41%) Heroku
10 70 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 66 (0.29%) Google Analytics
12 65 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
13 53 (0.24%) Force.com
14 48 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
15 44 (0.20%) Google Play
16 40 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
17 39 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
18 28 (0.12%) OpenShift
19 27 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 619 (2.75%) HTTP
2 270 (1.20%) Internet
3 132 (0.59%) Intranet
4 131 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 85 (0.38%) SSL
6 82 (0.36%) LDAP
6 82 (0.36%) Network Security
7 61 (0.27%) Firewall
8 54 (0.24%) DNS
9 51 (0.23%) AMQP
10 48 (0.21%) RTSP
11 46 (0.20%) FTP
12 44 (0.20%) HTTPS
13 35 (0.16%) MQTT
14 34 (0.15%) Kerberos
14 34 (0.15%) SSH
15 24 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
16 20 (0.089%) ICMP
17 19 (0.084%) Bluetooth
18 18 (0.080%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3667 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 1271 (5.65%) MySQL
3 1228 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1010 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1003 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 939 (4.17%) MongoDB
7 938 (4.17%) Relational Database
8 936 (4.16%) NoSQL
9 794 (3.53%) Big Data
10 683 (3.04%) Hadoop
11 639 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
12 592 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 581 (2.58%) Oracle Database
14 562 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
15 529 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
16 316 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
17 300 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
18 238 (1.06%) QlikView
18 238 (1.06%) RDBMS
19 231 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2618 (11.64%) Git (software)
2 1314 (5.84%) Jenkins
3 891 (3.96%) JIRA
4 843 (3.75%) Maven
5 824 (3.66%) Subversion
6 717 (3.19%) Visual Studio
7 708 (3.15%) JUnit
8 685 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 674 (3.00%) Cucumber
10 588 (2.61%) Selenium
11 529 (2.35%) Grunt
12 474 (2.11%) gulp
13 423 (1.88%) Jasmine
14 355 (1.58%) Gradle
15 328 (1.46%) Eclipse
16 314 (1.40%) Mockito
17 293 (1.30%) TeamCity
18 251 (1.12%) Ant
19 227 (1.01%) WebDriver
20 225 (1.00%) webpack
General
1 3383 (15.04%) Finance
2 1929 (8.58%) Banking
3 754 (3.35%) Retail
4 736 (3.27%) Investment Banking
5 719 (3.20%) Front Office
6 589 (2.62%) Marketing
7 470 (2.09%) Advertising
8 338 (1.50%) Telecoms
9 332 (1.48%) Games
10 306 (1.36%) Manufacturing
11 262 (1.16%) Publishing
12 238 (1.06%) Back Office
13 168 (0.75%) Electronics
14 126 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 95 (0.42%) Legal
16 75 (0.33%) Law
17 68 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
18 62 (0.28%) Retail Banking
19 55 (0.24%) Automotive
20 29 (0.13%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6988 (31.07%) HTML
2 6243 (27.76%) CSS
3 4946 (21.99%) .NET
4 3919 (17.42%) AngularJS
5 3318 (14.75%) HTML5
6 2618 (11.64%) jQuery
7 2549 (11.33%) Web Services
8 2273 (10.11%) CSS3
9 2222 (9.88%) ASP.NET
10 2124 (9.44%) REST
11 2109 (9.38%) Spring
12 2025 (9.00%) XML
13 1906 (8.47%) Node.js
14 1687 (7.50%) RESTful
15 1521 (6.76%) JSON
16 1510 (6.71%) React
17 1074 (4.77%) Sass
18 1065 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC
19 1060 (4.71%) SOAP
20 1046 (4.65%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1136 (5.05%) User Experience
2 852 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
3 664 (2.95%) Mobile App
4 594 (2.64%) Computer Science
5 469 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 458 (2.04%) Visualisation
7 352 (1.56%) Fixed Income
8 308 (1.37%) Derivative
9 286 (1.27%) Algorithms
10 248 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
11 246 (1.09%) Fintech
12 244 (1.08%) Data Structures
13 228 (1.01%) Equities
14 180 (0.80%) Mathematics
15 169 (0.75%) Management Information System
16 142 (0.63%) NHS
17 138 (0.61%) Data Integration
18 136 (0.60%) Digital Media
19 126 (0.56%) iPad
20 124 (0.55%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1898 (8.44%) Linux
2 1111 (4.94%) Unix
3 1006 (4.47%) Windows
4 797 (3.54%) Android
5 761 (3.38%) Apple iOS
6 167 (0.74%) Mac OS X
7 120 (0.53%) Windows Server
8 95 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 68 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 67 (0.30%) CentOS
11 66 (0.29%) Solaris
12 41 (0.18%) AIX
13 32 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 31 (0.14%) Windows Phone
14 31 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 29 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
16 26 (0.12%) VME
17 22 (0.098%) Windows Mobile
18 21 (0.093%) Windows 10
19 19 (0.084%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8769 (38.99%) Agile Software Development
2 4351 (19.34%) TDD
3 3261 (14.50%) MVC
4 3001 (13.34%) Scrum
5 2422 (10.77%) Front End Development
6 2250 (10.00%) Web Development
7 2155 (9.58%) OO
8 2118 (9.42%) BDD
9 1802 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
10 1512 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
11 1437 (6.39%) E-Commerce
12 1310 (5.82%) Software Engineering
13 1181 (5.25%) Unit Testing
14 1063 (4.73%) ETL
15 996 (4.43%) DevOps
16 989 (4.40%) Microservices
17 910 (4.05%) Open Source
18 840 (3.73%) Pair Programming
19 835 (3.71%) SDLC
20 769 (3.42%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8278 (36.80%) JavaScript
2 6587 (29.28%) Java
3 5314 (23.63%) SQL
4 4991 (22.19%) C#
5 1720 (7.65%) Python
6 1672 (7.43%) PHP
7 1260 (5.60%) Scala
8 1080 (4.80%) C++
9 1036 (4.61%) T-SQL
10 811 (3.61%) Ruby
11 632 (2.81%) PL/SQL
12 510 (2.27%) C
13 435 (1.93%) VB.NET
14 369 (1.64%) Objective-C
15 365 (1.62%) Perl
16 348 (1.55%) Shell Script
17 329 (1.46%) Apple Swift
18 323 (1.44%) ES6
19 322 (1.43%) VBA
20 281 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 1194 (5.31%) Security Cleared
2 858 (3.81%) Degree
3 740 (3.29%) SC Cleared
4 206 (0.92%) DV Cleared
5 153 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 71 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 61 (0.27%) PhD
8 33 (0.15%) Sun Certification
9 31 (0.14%) BC Cleared
10 28 (0.12%) DBS Check
11 24 (0.11%) ISEB
12 23 (0.10%) ISTQB
13 14 (0.062%) MCITP
13 14 (0.062%) Oracle Certification
14 11 (0.049%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.049%) MCSD
15 10 (0.044%) CTC Cleared
15 10 (0.044%) MCSE
16 9 (0.040%) MCP
17 8 (0.036%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 568 (2.53%) QA
2 134 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 108 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
4 89 (0.40%) SDET
5 49 (0.22%) MiFID
6 41 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 39 (0.17%) SLA
8 27 (0.12%) WAI
9 25 (0.11%) FATCA
10 23 (0.10%) WCAG
11 20 (0.089%) Dodd-Frank
11 20 (0.089%) EMIR
12 11 (0.049%) HL7
12 11 (0.049%) ISO 14001
12 11 (0.049%) ISO 9001
12 11 (0.049%) Solvency II
13 9 (0.040%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 8 (0.036%) MISRA
15 7 (0.031%) Basel III
15 7 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 868 (3.86%) Docker
2 90 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 88 (0.39%) HDFS
4 83 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 48 (0.21%) Apache Flume
6 37 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (0.098%) Oracle RAC
8 16 (0.071%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 15 (0.067%) Varnish
10 10 (0.044%) Hyper-V
11 7 (0.031%) GlusterFS
11 7 (0.031%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 6 (0.027%) Firmware
12 6 (0.027%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.027%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.027%) vSphere
13 5 (0.022%) Corosync
13 5 (0.022%) Squid
13 5 (0.022%) Time Sharing Option
14 4 (0.018%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 290 (1.29%) Puppet
2 258 (1.15%) Ansible
3 191 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 86 (0.38%) Kubernetes
5 84 (0.37%) Terraform
6 49 (0.22%) Kibana
7 48 (0.21%) Oozie
8 44 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
9 37 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 30 (0.13%) logstash
11 25 (0.11%) Grafana
11 25 (0.11%) Mesos
12 22 (0.098%) HP Quality Center
13 21 (0.093%) Hadoop YARN
14 20 (0.089%) Control-M
15 17 (0.076%) OpenAM
15 17 (0.076%) WMI
16 15 (0.067%) HP Fortify
16 15 (0.067%) Nagios
16 15 (0.067%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2261 (10.05%) Microsoft
2 2160 (9.60%) Oracle
3 488 (2.17%) SAP
4 440 (1.96%) Adobe
5 371 (1.65%) Google
6 365 (1.62%) Sitecore
7 303 (1.35%) IBM
8 300 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
9 278 (1.24%) ServiceNow
10 238 (1.06%) Zend
11 214 (0.95%) Tableau
12 190 (0.84%) Xamarin
13 185 (0.82%) Sybase
14 170 (0.76%) hybris
15 139 (0.62%) Informatica
16 133 (0.59%) Cognos
17 126 (0.56%) MuleSoft
18 119 (0.53%) Talend
19 118 (0.52%) TIBCO
20 117 (0.52%) Apple
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ISL
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £40.26 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + DOE
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Computer People
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Networkers
Rate: £315 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Livedrive
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £500 / Day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £382 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Rate: Up to £500 per day
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West Midlands
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
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