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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 11363 11736 10926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.71% 23.41% 22.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.92% 24.71% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8237 8163 7593
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 125 131
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.40 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +11.11%
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
47502 47488 45467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.71% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31380 29845 28550
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1349 1884 1941
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 0 5730 £450 +2.27% 1818
South East 0 1700 £380 +8.57% 649
North West +1 831 £375 +7.14% 504
Yorkshire -1 787 £388 +10.71% 346
South West -1 709 £350 -3.44% 293
West Midlands 0 599 £375 +15.38% 245
East of England -2 468 £383 +5.51% 251
East Midlands 0 325 £325 - 159
North East -15 155 £350 +6.06% 67
Midlands -11 13 £413 +17.85% 1
South Coast +4 3 £313 -10.71%
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8447 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
2 8077 (35.64%) JavaScript
3 7026 (31.00%) HTML
4 6906 (30.47%) Java
5 6223 (27.46%) CSS
6 5718 (25.23%) SQL
7 5092 (22.47%) C#
8 5004 (22.08%) .NET
9 4447 (19.62%) TDD
10 3966 (17.50%) SQL Server
11 3586 (15.82%) Finance
12 3582 (15.81%) HTML5
13 3472 (15.32%) AngularJS
14 3225 (14.23%) MVC
15 2852 (12.58%) Scrum
16 2792 (12.32%) jQuery
17 2738 (12.08%) Web Services
18 2690 (11.87%) Oracle
19 2436 (10.75%) CSS3
20 2366 (10.44%) Web Development
21 2346 (10.35%) ASP.NET
22 2328 (10.27%) Spring
23 2321 (10.24%) Git (software)
24 2299 (10.14%) OO
25 2220 (9.80%) Front End Development
26 2212 (9.76%) Linux
27 2152 (9.50%) Microsoft
28 2053 (9.06%) XML
29 1987 (8.77%) REST
30 1925 (8.49%) BDD

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 1660 (7.33%) Node.js
2 798 (3.52%) CMS
3 654 (2.89%) SharePoint
4 533 (2.35%) Apache
5 524 (2.31%) Tomcat
6 439 (1.94%) JBoss
7 366 (1.62%) WebSphere
8 345 (1.52%) IIS
9 318 (1.40%) WebLogic
10 293 (1.29%) WordPress
11 271 (1.20%) Apache Spark
12 269 (1.19%) Confluence
13 267 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
14 262 (1.16%) Drupal
15 181 (0.80%) SAS
15 181 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
16 175 (0.77%) Umbraco
17 172 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
18 145 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
19 124 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 864 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 231 (1.02%) Photoshop
3 204 (0.90%) MS Office
4 69 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 67 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 47 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 43 (0.19%) MS Visio
8 32 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 32 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 19 (0.084%) MS Project
10 16 (0.071%) OmniGraffle
11 13 (0.057%) GIMP
12 10 (0.044%) Fireworks
13 8 (0.035%) Doxygen
14 7 (0.031%) Adobe Captivate
15 6 (0.026%) LaTeX
15 6 (0.026%) SPSS
16 5 (0.022%) Simulink
17 4 (0.018%) 3ds Max
18 3 (0.013%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 418 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 204 (0.90%) Magento
3 130 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 104 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
5 95 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
6 88 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
7 58 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
8 53 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
9 48 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
10 40 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
11 35 (0.15%) Eloqua
12 32 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
12 32 (0.14%) RMDS
13 31 (0.14%) Markit EDM
14 30 (0.13%) ION MarketView
15 27 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
16 26 (0.11%) BigMachines
16 26 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
17 25 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
18 24 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 792 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 568 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 369 (1.63%) GitHub
4 140 (0.62%) SaaS
5 135 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 126 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 99 (0.44%) Office 365
8 69 (0.30%) Heroku
8 69 (0.30%) PaaS
9 58 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 58 (0.26%) Google Play
10 57 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 53 (0.23%) Google Analytics
12 44 (0.19%) Force.com
13 38 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
14 37 (0.16%) Google App Engine
15 36 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
16 33 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
16 33 (0.15%) Boomi
17 26 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 747 (3.30%) HTTP
2 255 (1.13%) Internet
3 172 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 135 (0.60%) SSL
5 134 (0.59%) Network Security
6 107 (0.47%) Intranet
7 77 (0.34%) LDAP
8 71 (0.31%) DNS
9 59 (0.26%) FTP
10 50 (0.22%) HTTPS
11 47 (0.21%) Bluetooth
12 35 (0.15%) Firewall
12 35 (0.15%) SNMP
13 30 (0.13%) DVB
14 22 (0.097%) SAN
14 22 (0.097%) SMTP
15 21 (0.093%) ZigBee
16 20 (0.088%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (0.084%) Kerberos
18 18 (0.079%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3966 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 1370 (6.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1287 (5.68%) MySQL
4 1174 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1104 (4.87%) MongoDB
6 1092 (4.82%) NoSQL
7 999 (4.41%) Relational Database
8 947 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
9 822 (3.63%) Oracle Database
10 714 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 610 (2.69%) Big Data
12 604 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 563 (2.48%) Hadoop
14 517 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
15 496 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
16 478 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
17 329 (1.45%) RDBMS
18 302 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
19 301 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
20 292 (1.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2321 (10.24%) Git (software)
2 1126 (4.97%) Subversion
3 1093 (4.82%) Jenkins
4 986 (4.35%) Maven
5 856 (3.78%) JIRA
6 813 (3.59%) JUnit
7 801 (3.53%) Visual Studio
8 614 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 531 (2.34%) Grunt
10 517 (2.28%) Cucumber
11 498 (2.20%) Selenium
12 411 (1.81%) gulp
13 407 (1.80%) Eclipse
14 352 (1.55%) Jasmine
15 345 (1.52%) Mockito
16 310 (1.37%) Ant
17 277 (1.22%) Gradle
18 271 (1.20%) NUnit
19 227 (1.00%) TeamCity
20 191 (0.84%) Mocha
General
1 3586 (15.82%) Finance
2 1880 (8.30%) Banking
3 871 (3.84%) Front Office
4 654 (2.89%) Investment Banking
5 623 (2.75%) Retail
6 461 (2.03%) Marketing
7 359 (1.58%) Telecoms
8 289 (1.28%) Games
9 239 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 221 (0.98%) Advertising
11 218 (0.96%) Publishing
12 173 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 171 (0.75%) Back Office
14 164 (0.72%) Electronics
15 95 (0.42%) Law
15 95 (0.42%) Legal
16 70 (0.31%) Retail Banking
17 68 (0.30%) Automotive
18 65 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 40 (0.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7026 (31.00%) HTML
2 6223 (27.46%) CSS
3 5004 (22.08%) .NET
4 3582 (15.81%) HTML5
5 3472 (15.32%) AngularJS
6 2792 (12.32%) jQuery
7 2738 (12.08%) Web Services
8 2436 (10.75%) CSS3
9 2346 (10.35%) ASP.NET
10 2328 (10.27%) Spring
11 2053 (9.06%) XML
12 1987 (8.77%) REST
13 1608 (7.10%) RESTful
14 1296 (5.72%) JSON
15 1193 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
16 1137 (5.02%) SOAP
17 1101 (4.86%) .NET Framework
18 1059 (4.67%) Sass
19 1037 (4.58%) Hibernate
20 1022 (4.51%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1161 (5.12%) User Experience
2 897 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
3 773 (3.41%) Mobile App
4 575 (2.54%) Computer Science
5 545 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 396 (1.75%) Derivative
7 330 (1.46%) Visualisation
8 328 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 285 (1.26%) Fixed Income
10 267 (1.18%) Algorithms
11 242 (1.07%) iPad
12 232 (1.02%) Equities
13 230 (1.01%) NHS
14 206 (0.91%) Data Structures
15 204 (0.90%) Digital Media
16 196 (0.86%) Mathematics
17 192 (0.85%) Fintech
18 191 (0.84%) Data Integration
19 163 (0.72%) N-Tier
20 161 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2212 (9.76%) Linux
2 1447 (6.39%) Unix
3 1166 (5.15%) Windows
4 644 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 640 (2.82%) Android
6 199 (0.88%) Windows Server
7 195 (0.86%) Mac OS X
8 124 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 70 (0.31%) AIX
10 66 (0.29%) Windows Phone
11 56 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 50 (0.22%) Solaris
12 50 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 50 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 47 (0.21%) Windows 10
14 44 (0.19%) CentOS
15 42 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 36 (0.16%) zOS
17 27 (0.12%) Windows 7
18 23 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8447 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
2 4447 (19.62%) TDD
3 3225 (14.23%) MVC
4 2852 (12.58%) Scrum
5 2366 (10.44%) Web Development
6 2299 (10.14%) OO
7 2220 (9.80%) Front End Development
8 1925 (8.49%) BDD
9 1726 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
10 1569 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
11 1392 (6.14%) E-Commerce
12 1310 (5.78%) Unit Testing
13 1298 (5.73%) Software Engineering
14 1120 (4.94%) ETL
15 1015 (4.48%) Multithreading
16 927 (4.09%) Pair Programming
17 915 (4.04%) SDLC
18 908 (4.01%) Open Source
19 900 (3.97%) CRM
20 828 (3.65%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8077 (35.64%) JavaScript
2 6906 (30.47%) Java
3 5718 (25.23%) SQL
4 5092 (22.47%) C#
5 1696 (7.48%) Python
6 1686 (7.44%) PHP
7 1257 (5.55%) C++
8 1209 (5.33%) T-SQL
9 1093 (4.82%) Scala
10 905 (3.99%) Ruby
11 867 (3.83%) PL/SQL
12 579 (2.55%) C
13 431 (1.90%) Shell Script
14 424 (1.87%) VB.NET
15 417 (1.84%) VBA
16 384 (1.69%) Perl
17 371 (1.64%) VB
18 359 (1.58%) Objective-C
19 273 (1.20%) Groovy
20 264 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1296 (5.72%) Security Cleared
2 970 (4.28%) Degree
3 765 (3.38%) SC Cleared
4 283 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 117 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 105 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 68 (0.30%) PhD
8 50 (0.22%) Sun Certification
9 46 (0.20%) BC Cleared
10 29 (0.13%) MCSD
11 26 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
12 24 (0.11%) ISEB
13 20 (0.088%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (0.079%) MCITP
15 16 (0.071%) ISTQB
16 13 (0.057%) MCP
17 12 (0.053%) MCPD
18 11 (0.049%) MCSE
18 11 (0.049%) OCP
19 10 (0.044%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 406 (1.79%) QA
2 183 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 139 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 43 (0.19%) SLA
5 36 (0.16%) WCAG
6 29 (0.13%) WAI
7 26 (0.11%) Solvency II
8 20 (0.088%) HL7
8 20 (0.088%) ISO 9001
8 20 (0.088%) PCI DSS
9 19 (0.084%) ISO 14001
10 13 (0.057%) SDET
11 12 (0.053%) MiFID
11 12 (0.053%) MISRA
12 9 (0.040%) SEPA
13 7 (0.031%) DO-178B
13 7 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 5 (0.022%) FedRAMP
15 4 (0.018%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 4 (0.018%) JTAG
System Software
1 368 (1.62%) Docker
2 112 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 62 (0.27%) HDFS
4 47 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 45 (0.20%) Apache Flume
6 41 (0.18%) vSphere
7 29 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
8 27 (0.12%) Varnish
9 17 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 15 (0.066%) Firmware
11 10 (0.044%) Time Sharing Option
12 8 (0.035%) Hyper-V
13 7 (0.031%) iptables
13 7 (0.031%) vCloud
14 5 (0.022%) Platform Symphony
15 4 (0.018%) VirtualBox
15 4 (0.018%) VMware ESXi
16 3 (0.013%) GridGain
16 3 (0.013%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 3 (0.013%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 243 (1.07%) Puppet
2 90 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (0.24%) Control-M
4 45 (0.20%) Graphite
5 44 (0.19%) Kibana
6 41 (0.18%) Packer
7 38 (0.17%) Kubernetes
8 37 (0.16%) Ansible
9 34 (0.15%) logstash
10 28 (0.12%) Uchiwa
11 26 (0.11%) Terraform
12 25 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
12 25 (0.11%) Tivoli
13 23 (0.10%) Grafana
14 22 (0.097%) Oozie
15 18 (0.079%) Piwik
16 17 (0.075%) Netcool
17 16 (0.071%) Hadoop YARN
18 15 (0.066%) Oracle Identity Management
19 13 (0.057%) Ambari
Vendors
1 2690 (11.87%) Oracle
2 2152 (9.50%) Microsoft
3 423 (1.87%) SAP
4 410 (1.81%) Google
5 398 (1.76%) IBM
6 295 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 288 (1.27%) Adobe
8 266 (1.17%) Informatica
9 244 (1.08%) ServiceNow
10 229 (1.01%) Sitecore
11 207 (0.91%) Tableau
12 195 (0.86%) Sybase
13 189 (0.83%) Zend
14 142 (0.63%) Red Hat
15 136 (0.60%) TIBCO
16 132 (0.58%) Atlassian
17 117 (0.52%) Cognos
18 111 (0.49%) Apple
19 106 (0.47%) VMware
20 105 (0.46%) ATG
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day +
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £385 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £150 - £151 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £280 to £310 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Rate: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday