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 24 February 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
24 Feb 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 10747 11435 10740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.66% 23.98% 22.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.10% 25.22% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7745 8184 7444
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 162 108
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £21.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.38 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
- +13.19%

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
39661 45341 45243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.08% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26048 29636 28290
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1399 1520 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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 5656 £475 +2.15% 1832
South East -1 1484 £400 +6.66% 636
North West 0 717 £375 +3.44% 436
South West -1 650 £375 - 238
Yorkshire 0 625 £375 +7.14% 315
West Midlands 0 547 £375 - 233
East of England +1 420 £375 +3.44% 298
East Midlands 0 369 £363 +11.53% 202
North East 0 206 £350 - 61
Midlands -1 13 £450 +20.00% 8
South Coast +6 3 £550 +41.93%
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 8695 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 8253 (36.98%) JavaScript
3 6939 (31.09%) HTML
4 6581 (29.48%) Java
5 6177 (27.67%) CSS
6 5257 (23.55%) SQL
7 5016 (22.47%) C#
8 4951 (22.18%) .NET
9 4301 (19.27%) TDD
10 3865 (17.32%) AngularJS
11 3523 (15.78%) Finance
12 3500 (15.68%) SQL Server
13 3273 (14.66%) HTML5
14 3145 (14.09%) MVC
15 2922 (13.09%) Scrum
16 2687 (12.04%) Git (software)
17 2550 (11.42%) Web Services
18 2499 (11.20%) jQuery
19 2406 (10.78%) Front End Development
20 2306 (10.33%) Microsoft
21 2244 (10.05%) CSS3
22 2175 (9.74%) ASP.NET
23 2157 (9.66%) Oracle
24 2146 (9.61%) OO
25 2139 (9.58%) REST
26 2118 (9.49%) Web Development
27 2110 (9.45%) Spring
28 2041 (9.14%) Banking
29 2015 (9.03%) BDD
30 2006 (8.99%) XML

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
1 807 (3.62%) CMS
2 711 (3.19%) SharePoint
3 517 (2.32%) Apache Spark
4 516 (2.31%) Apache
5 389 (1.74%) Tomcat
6 386 (1.73%) Confluence
7 367 (1.64%) Drupal
8 349 (1.56%) WebSphere
9 343 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
10 284 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 269 (1.21%) JBoss
12 258 (1.16%) WebLogic
13 239 (1.07%) WordPress
14 216 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
15 212 (0.95%) IIS
16 204 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 197 (0.88%) Umbraco
18 160 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
19 158 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
20 136 (0.61%) Mule
Applications
1 787 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 185 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 151 (0.68%) MS Office
4 51 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 47 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 42 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 36 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 21 (0.094%) MS PowerPoint
9 18 (0.081%) MS Project
10 12 (0.054%) GIMP
10 12 (0.054%) InfoPath
11 10 (0.045%) InVision
11 10 (0.045%) OmniGraffle
12 7 (0.031%) Doxygen
12 7 (0.031%) Fireworks
13 6 (0.027%) 3ds Max
13 6 (0.027%) InDesign
14 5 (0.022%) Adobe Captivate
14 5 (0.022%) HipChat
14 5 (0.022%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 535 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 165 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 156 (0.70%) Magento
3 156 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 78 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 59 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
6 40 (0.18%) ION MarketView
7 38 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
8 37 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
9 36 (0.16%) RMDS
10 33 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 33 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
11 28 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
12 23 (0.10%) Markit EDM
12 23 (0.10%) Unica
13 21 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
14 20 (0.090%) Endur
14 20 (0.090%) Payment Gateway
15 18 (0.081%) SAP CRM
16 17 (0.076%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1028 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 872 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 478 (2.14%) GitHub
4 172 (0.77%) PaaS
5 167 (0.75%) Office 365
6 163 (0.73%) SaaS
7 122 (0.55%) IaaS
8 117 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
9 80 (0.36%) Heroku
10 71 (0.32%) Amazon S3
10 71 (0.32%) Google Analytics
11 67 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
12 60 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
13 51 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
14 48 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
15 47 (0.21%) Force.com
16 46 (0.21%) Google Play
17 44 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
18 28 (0.13%) Slack
19 27 (0.12%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 634 (2.84%) HTTP
2 273 (1.22%) Internet
3 152 (0.68%) Intranet
4 146 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 103 (0.46%) SSL
6 73 (0.33%) LDAP
7 63 (0.28%) Firewall
8 58 (0.26%) Network Security
9 56 (0.25%) AMQP
10 49 (0.22%) FTP
11 45 (0.20%) RTSP
12 44 (0.20%) HTTPS
13 42 (0.19%) DNS
14 39 (0.17%) SSH
15 34 (0.15%) MQTT
16 27 (0.12%) Bluetooth
17 26 (0.12%) Extranet
17 26 (0.12%) Skype
18 25 (0.11%) VoIP
19 24 (0.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3500 (15.68%) SQL Server
2 1230 (5.51%) MySQL
3 1151 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 981 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
5 961 (4.31%) Relational Database
6 919 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 896 (4.01%) NoSQL
8 861 (3.86%) MongoDB
9 830 (3.72%) Big Data
10 657 (2.94%) Hadoop
11 611 (2.74%) Oracle Database
12 581 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
13 555 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 548 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
15 484 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
16 315 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
17 311 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
18 267 (1.20%) QlikView
19 246 (1.10%) RDBMS
20 241 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2687 (12.04%) Git (software)
2 1266 (5.67%) Jenkins
3 964 (4.32%) JIRA
4 859 (3.85%) Subversion
5 844 (3.78%) Maven
6 722 (3.23%) Visual Studio
7 717 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 673 (3.02%) JUnit
9 599 (2.68%) Cucumber
10 593 (2.66%) Selenium
11 499 (2.24%) Grunt
12 464 (2.08%) gulp
13 436 (1.95%) Jasmine
14 356 (1.59%) Gradle
15 346 (1.55%) Eclipse
16 325 (1.46%) TeamCity
17 324 (1.45%) Mockito
18 258 (1.16%) Ant
19 226 (1.01%) webpack
20 219 (0.98%) NUnit
General
1 3523 (15.78%) Finance
2 2041 (9.14%) Banking
3 814 (3.65%) Front Office
4 765 (3.43%) Investment Banking
5 721 (3.23%) Retail
6 590 (2.64%) Marketing
7 457 (2.05%) Advertising
8 353 (1.58%) Telecoms
9 311 (1.39%) Games
10 296 (1.33%) Manufacturing
11 251 (1.12%) Publishing
12 230 (1.03%) Back Office
13 190 (0.85%) Electronics
14 146 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 110 (0.49%) Legal
16 71 (0.32%) Automotive
16 71 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
17 67 (0.30%) Law
18 65 (0.29%) Retail Banking
19 35 (0.16%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6939 (31.09%) HTML
2 6177 (27.67%) CSS
3 4951 (22.18%) .NET
4 3865 (17.32%) AngularJS
5 3273 (14.66%) HTML5
6 2550 (11.42%) Web Services
7 2499 (11.20%) jQuery
8 2244 (10.05%) CSS3
9 2175 (9.74%) ASP.NET
10 2139 (9.58%) REST
11 2110 (9.45%) Spring
12 2006 (8.99%) XML
13 1821 (8.16%) Node.js
14 1709 (7.66%) RESTful
15 1566 (7.02%) React
16 1520 (6.81%) JSON
17 1097 (4.91%) .NET Framework
18 1065 (4.77%) SOAP
19 1047 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
20 1029 (4.61%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1186 (5.31%) User Experience
2 827 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
3 704 (3.15%) Mobile App
4 608 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 533 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 416 (1.86%) Fixed Income
7 347 (1.55%) Derivative
8 322 (1.44%) Algorithms
9 289 (1.29%) Fintech
10 264 (1.18%) Equities
11 255 (1.14%) Data Structures
12 229 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
13 168 (0.75%) Management Information System
14 141 (0.63%) NHS
15 128 (0.57%) Market Risk
16 117 (0.52%) iPad
17 107 (0.48%) Digital Media
18 106 (0.47%) Credit Risk
19 99 (0.44%) N-Tier
20 97 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1984 (8.89%) Linux
2 1186 (5.31%) Unix
3 986 (4.42%) Windows
4 837 (3.75%) Android
5 778 (3.49%) Apple iOS
6 168 (0.75%) Mac OS X
7 112 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 107 (0.48%) Windows Server
9 86 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 67 (0.30%) CentOS
11 62 (0.28%) Solaris
12 44 (0.20%) AIX
13 39 (0.17%) Mac OS
14 31 (0.14%) Windows Phone
15 29 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
16 26 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
17 24 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
18 22 (0.099%) Debian
19 21 (0.094%) Windows 10
20 20 (0.090%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 8695 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 4301 (19.27%) TDD
3 3145 (14.09%) MVC
4 2922 (13.09%) Scrum
5 2406 (10.78%) Front End Development
6 2146 (9.61%) OO
7 2118 (9.49%) Web Development
8 2015 (9.03%) BDD
9 1776 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
10 1492 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
11 1336 (5.99%) E-Commerce
12 1321 (5.92%) Software Engineering
13 1176 (5.27%) Unit Testing
14 1098 (4.92%) Microservices
15 1068 (4.78%) DevOps
16 1028 (4.61%) ETL
17 902 (4.04%) SDLC
18 883 (3.96%) Open Source
19 781 (3.50%) CRM
20 775 (3.47%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8253 (36.98%) JavaScript
2 6581 (29.48%) Java
3 5257 (23.55%) SQL
4 5016 (22.47%) C#
5 1845 (8.27%) Python
6 1528 (6.85%) PHP
7 1192 (5.34%) Scala
8 1110 (4.97%) C++
9 959 (4.30%) T-SQL
10 821 (3.68%) Ruby
11 620 (2.78%) PL/SQL
12 482 (2.16%) C
13 397 (1.78%) Shell Script
14 393 (1.76%) VB.NET
15 364 (1.63%) Perl
16 362 (1.62%) Objective-C
17 356 (1.59%) ES6
18 337 (1.51%) Apple Swift
19 318 (1.42%) VBA
20 273 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 1096 (4.91%) Security Cleared
2 902 (4.04%) Degree
3 693 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 186 (0.83%) DV Cleared
5 135 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 71 (0.32%) PhD
7 52 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (0.19%) Sun Certification
9 35 (0.16%) BC Cleared
10 25 (0.11%) DBS Check
11 24 (0.11%) ISTQB
12 20 (0.090%) ISEB
13 18 (0.081%) Oracle Certification
14 14 (0.063%) HNC
15 12 (0.054%) CTC Cleared
15 12 (0.054%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 11 (0.049%) CCA
16 11 (0.049%) MBA
16 11 (0.049%) MCSD
17 10 (0.045%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 596 (2.67%) QA
2 152 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 106 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 84 (0.38%) MiFID
5 75 (0.34%) SDET
6 42 (0.19%) SLA
7 39 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 28 (0.13%) EMIR
9 26 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
9 26 (0.12%) FATCA
10 21 (0.094%) WCAG
11 20 (0.090%) WAI
12 18 (0.081%) HL7
13 15 (0.067%) IFRS
14 14 (0.063%) IFRS 9
15 9 (0.040%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 9 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 9 (0.040%) Solvency II
16 7 (0.031%) Basel III
17 6 (0.027%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 877 (3.93%) Docker
2 95 (0.43%) HDFS
3 63 (0.28%) Active Directory
4 59 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
5 49 (0.22%) Apache Flume
6 29 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (0.081%) Oracle RAC
8 17 (0.076%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 16 (0.072%) Varnish
10 15 (0.067%) Shibboleth
11 8 (0.036%) Time Sharing Option
12 7 (0.031%) GlusterFS
12 7 (0.031%) Hyper-V
12 7 (0.031%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 6 (0.027%) Firmware
13 6 (0.027%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.027%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.027%) vSphere
14 4 (0.018%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.013%) Squid
Systems Management
1 281 (1.26%) Puppet
2 265 (1.19%) Ansible
3 191 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
4 76 (0.34%) Kubernetes
5 73 (0.33%) Terraform
6 56 (0.25%) Kibana
7 50 (0.22%) Oozie
8 35 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
9 32 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
10 29 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 28 (0.13%) Grafana
12 26 (0.12%) Control-M
12 26 (0.12%) logstash
13 25 (0.11%) Mesos
14 20 (0.090%) HP Quality Center
14 20 (0.090%) vRealize
15 19 (0.085%) SELinux
15 19 (0.085%) WMI
16 18 (0.081%) OpenAM
17 14 (0.063%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 2306 (10.33%) Microsoft
2 2157 (9.66%) Oracle
3 493 (2.21%) SAP
4 432 (1.94%) Adobe
5 391 (1.75%) Google
6 332 (1.49%) Sitecore
7 317 (1.42%) ServiceNow
8 303 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
9 288 (1.29%) IBM
10 211 (0.95%) Tableau
10 211 (0.95%) Xamarin
11 189 (0.85%) Zend
12 188 (0.84%) Sybase
13 142 (0.64%) TIBCO
14 141 (0.63%) hybris
15 127 (0.57%) Red Hat
16 117 (0.52%) Informatica
17 115 (0.52%) MuleSoft
18 113 (0.51%) Talend
19 111 (0.50%) Cognos
London
Oliver Thomas Group
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
Premier Media
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Media
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Premier Media
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wiltshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £175 - £250 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kent
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per week
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per week
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £601 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per week
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per week
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £330 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
Energon People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago