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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 11438 10622 10366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 24.22% 22.61% 22.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.62% 23.94% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8192 7465 6948
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 107 160
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £21.58 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.68 £45.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
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
44644 44373 42617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.47% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29144 28029 25758
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1596 1785 1902
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 5799 £465 +3.33% 1831
South East 0 1611 £375 +7.14% 703
North West 0 900 £353 +0.71% 471
South West 0 771 £375 - 311
Yorkshire -1 692 £350 +2.94% 364
West Midlands +1 612 £366 +8.51% 330
East of England +4 431 £375 +7.14% 210
East Midlands +1 336 £328 +0.76% 224
North East -1 234 £353 +0.71% 74
Midlands -4 18 £398 +35.89%
South Coast - 2 £388 -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8654 (35.89%) JavaScript
2 8615 (35.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7786 (32.29%) HTML
4 6691 (27.75%) CSS
5 6666 (27.65%) Java
6 6423 (26.64%) SQL
7 5539 (22.97%) C#
8 5467 (22.68%) .NET
9 4504 (18.68%) TDD
10 4469 (18.54%) SQL Server
11 3930 (16.30%) Finance
12 3826 (15.87%) HTML5
13 3578 (14.84%) AngularJS
14 3433 (14.24%) MVC
15 3240 (13.44%) jQuery
16 2814 (11.67%) Web Services
17 2800 (11.61%) Scrum
18 2719 (11.28%) Oracle
19 2700 (11.20%) ASP.NET
20 2534 (10.51%) Git (software)
21 2444 (10.14%) OO
22 2410 (10.00%) CSS3
23 2316 (9.61%) Front End Development
24 2291 (9.50%) Microsoft
25 2274 (9.43%) Linux
26 2199 (9.12%) Banking
27 2187 (9.07%) XML
28 2021 (8.38%) BDD
29 1996 (8.28%) Spring
30 1917 (7.95%) Business Intelligence

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1732 (7.18%) Node.js
2 853 (3.54%) CMS
3 715 (2.97%) SharePoint
4 636 (2.64%) Apache
5 550 (2.28%) Tomcat
6 497 (2.06%) JBoss
7 409 (1.70%) IIS
8 392 (1.63%) SAS
9 347 (1.44%) Drupal
10 345 (1.43%) WebSphere
11 336 (1.39%) WebLogic
12 295 (1.22%) WordPress
13 262 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
14 256 (1.06%) Apache Spark
15 240 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
15 240 (1.00%) Confluence
16 231 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
17 199 (0.83%) Umbraco
18 176 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
19 142 (0.59%) Jetty
Applications
1 947 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 329 (1.36%) Photoshop
3 226 (0.94%) MS Office
4 131 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 92 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 73 (0.30%) MS Visio
7 66 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 39 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 36 (0.15%) InfoPath
10 26 (0.11%) MS Project
11 22 (0.091%) OmniGraffle
12 17 (0.071%) Fireworks
13 9 (0.037%) GIMP
14 7 (0.029%) Edge Animate
14 7 (0.029%) InDesign
14 7 (0.029%) LaTeX
15 6 (0.025%) Doxygen
16 5 (0.021%) Adobe Captivate
16 5 (0.021%) Simulink
17 4 (0.017%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 354 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 201 (0.83%) Magento
3 116 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 96 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 77 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 74 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 62 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
8 60 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
9 59 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
10 47 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
11 45 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 43 (0.18%) Eloqua
13 41 (0.17%) BigMachines
14 32 (0.13%) Endur
15 31 (0.13%) Markit EDM
16 25 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
16 25 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
17 24 (0.100%) OpenText Process Suite
18 21 (0.087%) Maximo
19 18 (0.075%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 723 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 479 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 437 (1.81%) GitHub
4 161 (0.67%) SaaS
5 109 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 103 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 77 (0.32%) Heroku
8 76 (0.32%) Office 365
9 68 (0.28%) Force.com
10 62 (0.26%) PaaS
11 59 (0.24%) Google Analytics
12 56 (0.23%) Amazon S3
13 33 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
13 33 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
14 32 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
15 28 (0.12%) IaaS
16 26 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
17 20 (0.083%) Amazon Kinesis
18 16 (0.066%) Google App Engine
19 15 (0.062%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 761 (3.16%) HTTP
2 375 (1.56%) Internet
3 288 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 155 (0.64%) Intranet
5 120 (0.50%) SSL
6 68 (0.28%) FTP
7 61 (0.25%) LDAP
8 51 (0.21%) DNS
9 47 (0.19%) Firewall
9 47 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
10 44 (0.18%) Bluetooth
11 43 (0.18%) HTTPS
12 37 (0.15%) DVB
13 36 (0.15%) Modbus
14 29 (0.12%) SMTP
15 27 (0.11%) SSH
16 23 (0.095%) 3G
16 23 (0.095%) 4G
17 22 (0.091%) SNMP
17 22 (0.091%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4469 (18.54%) SQL Server
2 1566 (6.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1347 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1343 (5.57%) MySQL
5 1277 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
6 1170 (4.85%) MongoDB
7 1117 (4.63%) NoSQL
8 1039 (4.31%) Relational Database
9 888 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 856 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
11 788 (3.27%) Oracle Database
12 621 (2.58%) Big Data
13 610 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
14 588 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
15 554 (2.30%) Hadoop
16 459 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
17 395 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
18 358 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
19 314 (1.30%) QlikView
20 281 (1.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2534 (10.51%) Git (software)
2 1230 (5.10%) Subversion
3 1034 (4.29%) Jenkins
4 947 (3.93%) Maven
5 900 (3.73%) Visual Studio
6 839 (3.48%) JIRA
7 748 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 573 (2.38%) JUnit
9 531 (2.20%) Cucumber
10 514 (2.13%) Grunt
11 468 (1.94%) Eclipse
12 452 (1.87%) Selenium
13 369 (1.53%) Jasmine
14 338 (1.40%) Mockito
15 330 (1.37%) gulp
16 296 (1.23%) Ant
17 278 (1.15%) TeamCity
18 275 (1.14%) Gradle
18 275 (1.14%) NUnit
19 179 (0.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 3930 (16.30%) Finance
2 2199 (9.12%) Banking
3 987 (4.09%) Front Office
4 929 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 619 (2.57%) Retail
6 521 (2.16%) Marketing
7 390 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 294 (1.22%) Games
9 259 (1.07%) Advertising
10 247 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 244 (1.01%) Publishing
12 204 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 181 (0.75%) Back Office
14 157 (0.65%) Electronics
15 103 (0.43%) Legal
16 69 (0.29%) Automotive
17 59 (0.24%) Law
18 58 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
19 55 (0.23%) Retail Banking
20 50 (0.21%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7786 (32.29%) HTML
2 6691 (27.75%) CSS
3 5467 (22.68%) .NET
4 3826 (15.87%) HTML5
5 3578 (14.84%) AngularJS
6 3240 (13.44%) jQuery
7 2814 (11.67%) Web Services
8 2700 (11.20%) ASP.NET
9 2410 (10.00%) CSS3
10 2187 (9.07%) XML
11 1996 (8.28%) Spring
12 1752 (7.27%) REST
13 1595 (6.62%) RESTful
14 1300 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1283 (5.32%) JSON
16 1272 (5.28%) .NET Framework
17 1079 (4.48%) SOAP
18 1072 (4.45%) Sass
19 1025 (4.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 986 (4.09%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1298 (5.38%) User Experience
2 985 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
3 711 (2.95%) Mobile App
4 658 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 516 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 423 (1.75%) Derivative
7 340 (1.41%) Equities
8 325 (1.35%) Visualisation
9 298 (1.24%) Fixed Income
10 288 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
11 264 (1.09%) Data Structures
12 263 (1.09%) NHS
13 244 (1.01%) Algorithms
14 235 (0.97%) Mathematics
15 204 (0.85%) N-Tier
16 191 (0.79%) Fintech
17 181 (0.75%) Data Integration
18 156 (0.65%) iPad
19 151 (0.63%) Credit Risk
20 148 (0.61%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2274 (9.43%) Linux
2 1719 (7.13%) Unix
3 1236 (5.13%) Windows
4 772 (3.20%) Apple iOS
5 717 (2.97%) Android
6 285 (1.18%) Mac OS X
7 222 (0.92%) Windows Server
8 113 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 92 (0.38%) CentOS
10 88 (0.36%) Mac OS
11 74 (0.31%) AIX
12 71 (0.29%) Solaris
13 67 (0.28%) Ubuntu
14 65 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
15 61 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
16 47 (0.19%) Windows Phone
17 43 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
18 41 (0.17%) Windows 7
19 31 (0.13%) Windows 8
20 25 (0.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8615 (35.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4504 (18.68%) TDD
3 3433 (14.24%) MVC
4 2800 (11.61%) Scrum
5 2444 (10.14%) OO
6 2316 (9.61%) Front End Development
7 2021 (8.38%) BDD
8 1917 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
9 1685 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
10 1392 (5.77%) E-Commerce
11 1379 (5.72%) Unit Testing
12 1324 (5.49%) ETL
13 1309 (5.43%) Web Development
14 1251 (5.19%) Software Engineering
15 1101 (4.57%) Multithreading
16 994 (4.12%) SDLC
17 922 (3.82%) Responsive Web Design
18 865 (3.59%) Pair Programming
19 812 (3.37%) Open Source
20 774 (3.21%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8654 (35.89%) JavaScript
2 6666 (27.65%) Java
3 6423 (26.64%) SQL
4 5539 (22.97%) C#
5 1811 (7.51%) PHP
6 1729 (7.17%) Python
7 1422 (5.90%) C++
8 1351 (5.60%) T-SQL
9 962 (3.99%) PL/SQL
10 922 (3.82%) Scala
11 880 (3.65%) Ruby
12 613 (2.54%) C
13 504 (2.09%) VBA
14 497 (2.06%) VB.NET
15 484 (2.01%) Perl
16 440 (1.82%) Shell Script
17 422 (1.75%) Objective-C
18 388 (1.61%) VB
19 291 (1.21%) PowerShell
20 259 (1.07%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1307 (5.42%) Security Cleared
2 1088 (4.51%) Degree
3 803 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 259 (1.07%) DV Cleared
5 112 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
6 94 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 60 (0.25%) PhD
8 42 (0.17%) BC Cleared
8 42 (0.17%) Sun Certification
9 29 (0.12%) SAS Certification
10 27 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
11 24 (0.100%) CTC Cleared
12 20 (0.083%) OCP
13 18 (0.075%) OCA
14 17 (0.071%) OCAJ
15 15 (0.062%) ISEB
15 15 (0.062%) ISTQB
15 15 (0.062%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (0.062%) MCSD
16 14 (0.058%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 463 (1.92%) QA
2 233 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 189 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
4 46 (0.19%) WCAG
5 41 (0.17%) SLA
6 25 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 20 (0.083%) SDET
7 20 (0.083%) Solvency II
8 19 (0.079%) HL7
8 19 (0.079%) ISO 14001
9 18 (0.075%) WAI
10 14 (0.058%) MiFID
10 14 (0.058%) PCI DSS
11 9 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
11 9 (0.037%) FedRAMP
12 7 (0.029%) Basel II
12 7 (0.029%) EMIR
12 7 (0.029%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (0.025%) Basel III
13 6 (0.025%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 248 (1.03%) Docker
2 81 (0.34%) Active Directory
3 80 (0.33%) HDFS
4 47 (0.19%) Apache Flume
5 44 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 38 (0.16%) Varnish
7 36 (0.15%) vSphere
8 19 (0.079%) Firmware
9 16 (0.066%) vCloud
10 13 (0.054%) Platform Symphony
11 10 (0.041%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 10 (0.041%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (0.037%) Time Sharing Option
13 7 (0.029%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 7 (0.029%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.029%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (0.025%) BitLocker
14 6 (0.025%) Hyper-V
15 4 (0.017%) Tivoli Directory Server
15 4 (0.017%) Xen
Systems Management
1 192 (0.80%) Puppet
2 135 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (0.21%) Control-M
4 45 (0.19%) Graphite
5 38 (0.16%) Capistrano
5 38 (0.16%) Oozie
6 34 (0.14%) Ansible
7 29 (0.12%) logstash
8 26 (0.11%) Tivoli
9 25 (0.10%) Kibana
9 25 (0.10%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 25 (0.10%) yum
9 25 (0.10%) ZABBIX
10 24 (0.100%) HP Quality Center
11 22 (0.091%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 20 (0.083%) Kubernetes
12 20 (0.083%) Mesos
13 18 (0.075%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 16 (0.066%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 16 (0.066%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2719 (11.28%) Oracle
2 2291 (9.50%) Microsoft
3 391 (1.62%) SAP
4 386 (1.60%) IBM
5 339 (1.41%) Adobe
6 315 (1.31%) Informatica
7 306 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
8 283 (1.17%) Google
9 237 (0.98%) Sybase
10 225 (0.93%) Tableau
11 216 (0.90%) ServiceNow
12 204 (0.85%) Zend
13 194 (0.80%) Sitecore
14 141 (0.58%) Cognos
15 128 (0.53%) Red Hat
16 112 (0.46%) EPiServer
17 111 (0.46%) Apple
18 103 (0.43%) Teradata
18 103 (0.43%) TIBCO
18 103 (0.43%) Twitter
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