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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 10507 10142 9868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.62% 23.06% 24.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.47% 24.89% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7448 6829 6582
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 149 198
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £13.60 £18.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.63 £43.96 £43.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 5621 £450 +5.88% 1750
South East 0 1656 £350 - 821
North West 0 770 £350 +7.69% 567
South West -1 687 £375 +15.38% 418
Yorkshire 0 556 £335 +6.34% 438
East of England -5 414 £350 - 320
West Midlands -1 358 £338 +8.87% 279
East Midlands 0 270 £330 +9.09% 204
North East +3 121 £350 +5.66% 75
Midlands +2 33 £338 -6.89% 3
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7275 (32.27%) JavaScript
2 7163 (31.77%) HTML
3 6874 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
4 6197 (27.49%) Java
5 6194 (27.47%) SQL
6 5971 (26.48%) CSS
7 5571 (24.71%) .NET
8 5441 (24.13%) C#
9 4017 (17.82%) SQL Server
10 3611 (16.02%) TDD
11 3445 (15.28%) jQuery
12 3411 (15.13%) HTML5
13 3334 (14.79%) Finance
14 3328 (14.76%) MVC
15 2953 (13.10%) Oracle
16 2779 (12.33%) ASP.NET
17 2734 (12.13%) OO
18 2629 (11.66%) XML
19 2562 (11.36%) Web Services
20 2260 (10.02%) Linux
21 2253 (9.99%) Scrum
22 2218 (9.84%) Microsoft
23 2205 (9.78%) CSS3
24 2030 (9.00%) Banking
25 1946 (8.63%) PHP
26 1882 (8.35%) Git (software)
27 1855 (8.23%) AngularJS
28 1738 (7.71%) Spring
29 1693 (7.51%) UNIX
30 1637 (7.26%) Business Intelligence

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 980 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 978 (4.34%) CMS
3 857 (3.80%) Node.js
4 610 (2.71%) Apache
5 483 (2.14%) Tomcat
6 356 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 344 (1.53%) JBoss
8 342 (1.52%) WebSphere
9 336 (1.49%) Drupal
10 327 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
11 319 (1.41%) WebLogic
12 305 (1.35%) IIS
13 298 (1.32%) SAS
14 242 (1.07%) WordPress
15 229 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
16 198 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
17 188 (0.83%) Umbraco
18 156 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
19 120 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
20 115 (0.51%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 822 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 344 (1.53%) Photoshop
3 287 (1.27%) MS Office
4 131 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 93 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 76 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 75 (0.33%) MS Visio
8 61 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
9 51 (0.23%) InfoPath
10 46 (0.20%) PowerPivot
11 39 (0.17%) Fireworks
12 33 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
13 32 (0.14%) MS Project
14 11 (0.049%) InDesign
15 10 (0.044%) SPSS
15 10 (0.044%) Adobe After Effects
15 10 (0.044%) Doxygen
16 9 (0.040%) Mingle
17 7 (0.031%) GIMP
18 4 (0.018%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 493 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 211 (0.94%) Magento
3 108 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 77 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 73 (0.32%) Markit EDM
6 72 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 68 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 59 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
9 53 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
10 49 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
11 48 (0.21%) ION MarketView
12 44 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
13 37 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
14 35 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
15 33 (0.15%) RMDS
16 31 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
17 30 (0.13%) Google Analytics
18 25 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
18 25 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
19 24 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 278 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 234 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 122 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
4 100 (0.44%) GitHub
5 91 (0.40%) SaaS
6 86 (0.38%) Force.com
7 81 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 76 (0.34%) Office 365
9 65 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 55 (0.24%) PaaS
11 51 (0.23%) Heroku
12 21 (0.093%) Google Cloud Platform
13 16 (0.071%) Amazon SQS
14 13 (0.058%) Google App Engine
15 11 (0.049%) Joyent
15 11 (0.049%) Amazon EMR
15 11 (0.049%) MailChimp
16 9 (0.040%) Amazon ELB
16 9 (0.040%) Yammer
17 8 (0.035%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 581 (2.58%) HTTP
2 322 (1.43%) Internet
3 204 (0.90%) Intranet
4 156 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 108 (0.48%) LDAP
6 78 (0.35%) SSL
7 64 (0.28%) DNS
8 49 (0.22%) VPN
8 49 (0.22%) FTP
9 39 (0.17%) HTTPS
9 39 (0.17%) Firewall
10 35 (0.16%) SSH
11 29 (0.13%) AMQP
12 26 (0.12%) SAN
13 25 (0.11%) Extranet
14 22 (0.098%) SNMP
14 22 (0.098%) Network Security
15 18 (0.080%) ATM
16 17 (0.075%) 2G
16 17 (0.075%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4017 (17.82%) SQL Server
2 1470 (6.52%) MySQL
3 1397 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1199 (5.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1158 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1134 (5.03%) Relational Database
7 1068 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 841 (3.73%) Oracle Database
9 683 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 584 (2.59%) MongoDB
11 465 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
12 452 (2.00%) NoSQL
13 394 (1.75%) QlikView
14 383 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
15 366 (1.62%) Big Data
16 360 (1.60%) RDBMS
17 308 (1.37%) Hadoop
18 299 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
19 285 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
20 260 (1.15%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1882 (8.35%) Git (software)
2 1285 (5.70%) Subversion
3 964 (4.28%) Visual Studio
4 754 (3.34%) Maven
5 720 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 661 (2.93%) JUnit
7 621 (2.75%) Jenkins
8 462 (2.05%) Eclipse
9 442 (1.96%) JIRA
10 420 (1.86%) Cucumber
11 396 (1.76%) Selenium
12 368 (1.63%) Ant
13 362 (1.61%) NUnit
14 339 (1.50%) Grunt
15 304 (1.35%) Jasmine
16 202 (0.90%) TeamCity
17 201 (0.89%) Mockito
18 200 (0.89%) Xcode
19 178 (0.79%) PHPUnit
20 144 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3334 (14.79%) Finance
2 2030 (9.00%) Banking
3 1052 (4.67%) Front Office
4 930 (4.12%) Investment Banking
5 570 (2.53%) Retail
6 558 (2.47%) Marketing
7 308 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 304 (1.35%) Publishing
9 287 (1.27%) Advertising
10 258 (1.14%) Games
11 176 (0.78%) Legal
12 170 (0.75%) Back Office
13 140 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 125 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 87 (0.39%) Electronics
16 63 (0.28%) Law
17 59 (0.26%) Automotive
18 46 (0.20%) Retail Banking
19 34 (0.15%) Multimedia
19 34 (0.15%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7163 (31.77%) HTML
2 5971 (26.48%) CSS
3 5571 (24.71%) .NET
4 3445 (15.28%) jQuery
5 3411 (15.13%) HTML5
6 2779 (12.33%) ASP.NET
7 2629 (11.66%) XML
8 2562 (11.36%) Web Services
9 2205 (9.78%) CSS3
10 1855 (8.23%) AngularJS
11 1738 (7.71%) Spring
12 1268 (5.62%) REST
13 1252 (5.55%) Ajax
14 1245 (5.52%) WCF
15 1163 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC
16 1135 (5.03%) J2EE
17 1118 (4.96%) .NET Framework
18 1105 (4.90%) RESTful
19 1103 (4.89%) JSON
20 1087 (4.82%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1043 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
2 944 (4.19%) User Experience
3 659 (2.92%) Mobile App
4 614 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 614 (2.72%) Open Source
5 569 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 517 (2.29%) Derivative
7 406 (1.80%) Fixed Income
8 314 (1.39%) Visualisation
9 286 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 282 (1.25%) NHS
11 269 (1.19%) Algorithms
12 250 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
13 248 (1.10%) Equities
14 223 (0.99%) iPad
15 217 (0.96%) iPhone
16 201 (0.89%) Mathematics
17 186 (0.82%) W3C
18 184 (0.82%) Data Integration
19 172 (0.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2260 (10.02%) Linux
2 1693 (7.51%) UNIX
3 1207 (5.35%) Windows
4 871 (3.86%) Apple iOS
5 792 (3.51%) Android
6 318 (1.41%) Mac OS X
7 142 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 116 (0.51%) CentOS
9 107 (0.47%) Solaris
10 87 (0.39%) Windows Phone
11 74 (0.33%) Ubuntu
12 63 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 61 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
14 55 (0.24%) Windows 7
15 46 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
16 40 (0.18%) AIX
17 34 (0.15%) Windows 8
18 33 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
18 33 (0.15%) SUSE
19 24 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6874 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
2 3611 (16.02%) TDD
3 3328 (14.76%) MVC
4 2734 (12.13%) OO
5 2253 (9.99%) Scrum
6 1637 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1511 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
8 1414 (6.27%) BDD
9 1369 (6.07%) E-Commerce
10 1310 (5.81%) Web Development
11 1107 (4.91%) Unit Testing
12 1106 (4.91%) ETL
13 1017 (4.51%) Multithreading
14 941 (4.17%) Software Engineering
15 874 (3.88%) Responsive Web Design
16 822 (3.65%) OOP
17 817 (3.62%) CRM
18 795 (3.53%) Data Modelling
19 781 (3.46%) SOA
20 687 (3.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7275 (32.27%) JavaScript
2 6197 (27.49%) Java
3 6194 (27.47%) SQL
4 5441 (24.13%) C#
5 1946 (8.63%) PHP
6 1395 (6.19%) C++
7 1353 (6.00%) Python
8 1216 (5.39%) T-SQL
9 1056 (4.68%) PL/SQL
10 848 (3.76%) Ruby
11 614 (2.72%) VBA
12 501 (2.22%) Scala
13 499 (2.21%) VB.NET
14 485 (2.15%) Perl
15 416 (1.85%) C
16 401 (1.78%) Objective-C
17 381 (1.69%) Shell Script
18 349 (1.55%) VB
19 236 (1.05%) PHP5
20 227 (1.01%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1107 (4.91%) Security Cleared
2 1048 (4.65%) Degree
3 656 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 236 (1.05%) DV Cleared
5 112 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 61 (0.27%) Sun Certification
7 43 (0.19%) ISEB
8 32 (0.14%) MCITP
9 24 (0.11%) PhD
10 23 (0.10%) HND
11 22 (0.098%) SAS Certification
11 22 (0.098%) BC Cleared
11 22 (0.098%) MCTS
12 17 (0.075%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 16 (0.071%) OCPJP
14 14 (0.062%) Oracle Certification
15 13 (0.058%) Siebel Certification
16 10 (0.044%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.044%) ISTQB
17 9 (0.040%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 542 (2.40%) QA
2 56 (0.25%) Data Quality
3 40 (0.18%) ISO 9001
4 34 (0.15%) SLA
5 20 (0.089%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.089%) WCAG
6 18 (0.080%) WAI
7 16 (0.071%) HL7
8 12 (0.053%) Dodd-Frank
9 11 (0.049%) Basel III
9 11 (0.049%) ISO 8583
9 11 (0.049%) ISO 14001
10 7 (0.031%) COREP
10 7 (0.031%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (0.022%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.022%) GAAP
12 4 (0.018%) TickIT
12 4 (0.018%) DO-178B
13 3 (0.013%) FINREP
System Software
1 81 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 61 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (0.25%) Varnish
4 52 (0.23%) Docker
5 40 (0.18%) HDFS
6 24 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 23 (0.10%) Apache Flume
8 20 (0.089%) VirtualBox
9 15 (0.067%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 15 (0.067%) Shibboleth
10 10 (0.044%) Firmware
10 10 (0.044%) vSphere
11 9 (0.040%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (0.031%) VMware ESX
13 6 (0.027%) NFS
13 6 (0.027%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (0.022%) vCloud
15 4 (0.018%) Samba
15 4 (0.018%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 3 (0.013%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 228 (1.01%) Puppet
2 127 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 92 (0.41%) Vagrant
4 50 (0.22%) Control-M
5 37 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
6 34 (0.15%) Ansible
7 24 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
8 18 (0.080%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 17 (0.075%) Hadoop YARN
9 17 (0.075%) Capistrano
10 16 (0.071%) Kibana
11 15 (0.067%) Graylog2
12 14 (0.062%) SCCM
12 14 (0.062%) logstash
12 14 (0.062%) HP UCMDB
13 12 (0.053%) Oozie
14 9 (0.040%) SCOM
14 9 (0.040%) CA Endevor
14 9 (0.040%) OpenSSO
14 9 (0.040%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2953 (13.10%) Oracle
2 2218 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 411 (1.82%) Adobe
4 398 (1.77%) Zend
5 355 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
6 325 (1.44%) Sybase
7 318 (1.41%) SAP
8 313 (1.39%) IBM
9 312 (1.38%) Business Objects
10 310 (1.37%) Google
11 279 (1.24%) Informatica
12 235 (1.04%) TIBCO
13 229 (1.02%) Sitecore
14 215 (0.95%) Cognos
15 171 (0.76%) Red Hat
16 146 (0.65%) Tableau
17 144 (0.64%) Twitter
18 110 (0.49%) hybris
19 100 (0.44%) Apple
20 98 (0.43%) EPiServer
London
Yoh
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £430.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £335.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Rate: £250 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Blue Glue
Rate: From £400 to £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vadis People
Rate: c£430-£450 per day (neg)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday