The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 11497 9897 12127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.39% 22.92% 21.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.24% 24.71% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7787 6531 7646
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 203 259
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £17.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.35 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47436 40059 51618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29338 23533 29060
Average daily rate £398 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 2075 2465
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Developer
UK

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London 0 6017 £425 - 1937
South East -2 1652 £341 -1.08% 797
East of England 0 712 £350 +7.69% 399
South West 0 704 £330 +1.53% 392
Yorkshire +1 672 £320 +6.66% 404
North West 0 634 £325 - 524
West Midlands 0 547 £315 -3.07% 266
East Midlands 0 380 £300 - 224
North East -1 142 £279 -0.26% 76
Midlands -3 27 £425 +21.42% 4
South Coast 0 1 - -
Developer
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Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 6822 (31.26%) JavaScript
2 6718 (30.79%) HTML
3 6355 (29.12%) SQL
4 6233 (28.56%) .NET
5 6040 (27.68%) C#
6 5776 (26.47%) CSS
7 5191 (23.79%) SQL Server
8 5111 (23.42%) Java
9 3867 (17.72%) jQuery
10 3417 (15.66%) MVC
11 3394 (15.55%) ASP.NET
12 3367 (15.43%) Finance
13 3215 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
14 3084 (14.13%) HTML5
15 3049 (13.97%) TDD
16 2923 (13.40%) Oracle
17 2773 (12.71%) XML
18 2586 (11.85%) OO
19 2447 (11.21%) Web Services
20 2182 (10.00%) PHP
21 2077 (9.52%) CSS3
22 2072 (9.50%) Scrum
23 2048 (9.39%) Microsoft
24 1993 (9.13%) Banking
25 1718 (7.87%) Spring
26 1683 (7.71%) Linux
27 1636 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
28 1611 (7.38%) SQL Server 2008
29 1597 (7.32%) MySQL
30 1530 (7.01%) SQL Server Integration Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1141 (5.23%) SharePoint
2 895 (4.10%) CMS
3 516 (2.36%) Node.js
4 478 (2.19%) Apache
5 422 (1.93%) Drupal
6 421 (1.93%) Tomcat
7 420 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 328 (1.50%) IIS
9 298 (1.37%) WebLogic
10 288 (1.32%) SAS
11 282 (1.29%) WebSphere
12 262 (1.20%) WordPress
13 255 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
14 223 (1.02%) Umbraco
15 209 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
16 174 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
17 146 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
18 114 (0.52%) Apache Solr
19 113 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
20 102 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 860 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 343 (1.57%) Photoshop
3 262 (1.20%) MS Office
4 123 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 82 (0.38%) InfoPath
6 65 (0.30%) PowerPivot
7 62 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
8 60 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
9 47 (0.22%) Fireworks
10 44 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
11 38 (0.17%) MS Visio
12 18 (0.082%) Acrobat
13 10 (0.046%) InDesign
13 10 (0.046%) Mingle
14 9 (0.041%) PaintShop Pro
15 8 (0.037%) OmniGraffle
16 7 (0.032%) Final Cut Pro
16 7 (0.032%) MS Project
17 6 (0.027%) AutoCAD
17 6 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 280 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 216 (0.99%) Magento
3 92 (0.42%) Markit EDM
4 91 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 91 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 85 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
6 63 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
7 58 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
7 58 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
8 55 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 54 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
10 53 (0.24%) Google Analytics
11 48 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
12 45 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
13 38 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
14 33 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 32 (0.15%) Tridion
16 30 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
17 29 (0.13%) SAP CRM
17 29 (0.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 217 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 153 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 151 (0.69%) SaaS
4 70 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 60 (0.27%) Force.com
6 54 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 46 (0.21%) GitHub
8 31 (0.14%) Heroku
9 27 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 24 (0.11%) Google App Engine
11 23 (0.11%) Office 365
12 12 (0.055%) Amazon SQS
12 12 (0.055%) PaaS
13 11 (0.050%) Rackspace Cloud
14 10 (0.046%) Joyent
15 6 (0.027%) Amazon ELB
15 6 (0.027%) IaaS
16 5 (0.023%) Trello
16 5 (0.023%) MailChimp
17 3 (0.014%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 370 (1.70%) Internet
2 362 (1.66%) HTTP
3 187 (0.86%) Intranet
4 145 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 92 (0.42%) LDAP
6 71 (0.33%) SSL
7 53 (0.24%) DNS
8 45 (0.21%) FTP
9 36 (0.16%) HTTPS
10 28 (0.13%) SMTP
11 27 (0.12%) Kerberos
11 27 (0.12%) Extranet
12 25 (0.11%) SNMP
13 24 (0.11%) Network Security
14 23 (0.11%) AMQP
15 21 (0.096%) X.509
15 21 (0.096%) Wi-Fi
15 21 (0.096%) SAN
16 14 (0.064%) NFC
17 13 (0.060%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5191 (23.79%) SQL Server
2 1611 (7.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1597 (7.32%) MySQL
4 1530 (7.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1380 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1267 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
7 990 (4.54%) Relational Database
8 812 (3.72%) Oracle Database
9 780 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 656 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
11 575 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 498 (2.28%) MongoDB
13 445 (2.04%) RDBMS
14 423 (1.94%) NoSQL
15 389 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
16 323 (1.48%) OLAP
17 267 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
18 255 (1.17%) QlikView
19 226 (1.04%) DB2
20 222 (1.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1159 (5.31%) Git (software)
2 1154 (5.29%) Visual Studio
3 1142 (5.23%) Subversion
4 655 (3.00%) Maven
5 614 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 499 (2.29%) JUnit
7 471 (2.16%) Jenkins
8 439 (2.01%) Eclipse
9 341 (1.56%) NUnit
10 294 (1.35%) Cucumber
11 289 (1.32%) Ant
12 285 (1.31%) JIRA
13 271 (1.24%) Selenium
14 240 (1.10%) TeamCity
15 201 (0.92%) Hudson
16 179 (0.82%) Xcode
17 161 (0.74%) Mockito
18 153 (0.70%) Jasmine
19 151 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
20 137 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 3367 (15.43%) Finance
2 1993 (9.13%) Banking
3 965 (4.42%) Front Office
4 944 (4.33%) Investment Banking
5 714 (3.27%) Retail
6 427 (1.96%) Marketing
7 399 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 278 (1.27%) Games
9 252 (1.15%) Publishing
10 198 (0.91%) Advertising
11 191 (0.88%) Back Office
12 169 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 158 (0.72%) Manufacturing
14 151 (0.69%) Legal
15 83 (0.38%) Electronics
16 81 (0.37%) Billing
17 72 (0.33%) Automotive
18 63 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 57 (0.26%) Retail Banking
20 55 (0.25%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6718 (30.79%) HTML
2 6233 (28.56%) .NET
3 5776 (26.47%) CSS
4 3867 (17.72%) jQuery
5 3394 (15.55%) ASP.NET
6 3084 (14.13%) HTML5
7 2773 (12.71%) XML
8 2447 (11.21%) Web Services
9 2077 (9.52%) CSS3
10 1718 (7.87%) Spring
11 1512 (6.93%) Ajax
12 1452 (6.65%) WCF
13 1434 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1085 (4.97%) JSON
15 1078 (4.94%) .NET Framework
16 1017 (4.66%) Hibernate
17 962 (4.41%) J2EE
18 956 (4.38%) WPF
19 886 (4.06%) SOAP
20 858 (3.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 653 (2.99%) Mobile App
2 616 (2.82%) Derivative
3 602 (2.76%) Computer Science
4 576 (2.64%) Open Source
5 528 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 348 (1.59%) Fixed Income
7 309 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 294 (1.35%) NHS
9 244 (1.12%) iPad
10 218 (1.00%) Equities
11 215 (0.99%) Digital Media
12 212 (0.97%) iPhone
13 198 (0.91%) Data Integration
14 196 (0.90%) W3C
15 182 (0.83%) N-Tier
16 173 (0.79%) Social Media
17 164 (0.75%) Client/Server
18 160 (0.73%) Credit Risk
19 149 (0.68%) Visualisation
20 139 (0.64%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1683 (7.71%) Linux
2 1433 (6.57%) Windows
3 1379 (6.32%) UNIX
4 794 (3.64%) Android
5 752 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 176 (0.81%) Solaris
7 118 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 104 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 86 (0.39%) Windows 7
10 84 (0.38%) Windows Phone
11 66 (0.30%) Windows 8
12 55 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 55 (0.25%) AIX
13 48 (0.22%) Windows XP
14 39 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 36 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
15 36 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
16 34 (0.16%) Ubuntu
17 28 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
18 27 (0.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3417 (15.66%) MVC
2 3215 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
3 3049 (13.97%) TDD
4 2586 (11.85%) OO
5 2072 (9.50%) Scrum
6 1636 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1283 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 1243 (5.70%) Web Development
9 1115 (5.11%) Unit Testing
10 1111 (5.09%) ETL
11 1044 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
12 1029 (4.72%) BDD
13 935 (4.28%) Software Engineering
14 921 (4.22%) Multithreading
15 841 (3.85%) OOP
16 762 (3.49%) SOA
17 720 (3.30%) Responsive Web Design
18 666 (3.05%) Workflow
19 652 (2.99%) Data Modelling
20 647 (2.97%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6822 (31.26%) JavaScript
2 6355 (29.12%) SQL
3 6040 (27.68%) C#
4 5111 (23.42%) Java
5 2182 (10.00%) PHP
6 1372 (6.29%) T-SQL
7 1368 (6.27%) C++
8 1007 (4.61%) PL/SQL
9 946 (4.34%) Python
10 767 (3.51%) VB.NET
11 758 (3.47%) Ruby
12 565 (2.59%) Perl
13 551 (2.53%) VBA
14 478 (2.19%) C
15 458 (2.10%) VB
16 439 (2.01%) Scala
17 353 (1.62%) Objective-C
18 324 (1.48%) Shell Script
19 274 (1.26%) PHP5
20 212 (0.97%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1085 (4.97%) Degree
2 784 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 532 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 138 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 118 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (0.15%) ISEB
7 31 (0.14%) Sun Certification
8 29 (0.13%) PhD
8 29 (0.13%) ISTQB
8 29 (0.13%) MCTS
9 28 (0.13%) MCITP
10 23 (0.11%) MCSD
11 15 (0.069%) MCP
12 13 (0.060%) CTC Cleared
13 10 (0.046%) BC Cleared
13 10 (0.046%) SAS Certification
14 9 (0.041%) MBA
14 9 (0.041%) MCSE
14 9 (0.041%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.037%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 469 (2.15%) QA
2 71 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 70 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 48 (0.22%) SLA
5 28 (0.13%) HL7
6 27 (0.12%) WAI
7 25 (0.11%) Basel III
8 24 (0.11%) WCAG
9 17 (0.078%) Solvency II
10 14 (0.064%) EMIR
10 14 (0.064%) CRD IV
11 13 (0.060%) Section 508
11 13 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 13 (0.060%) ISO 14001
12 10 (0.046%) Dodd-Frank
13 7 (0.032%) PCI DSS
13 7 (0.032%) Basel II
14 6 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 6 (0.027%) TickIT
15 5 (0.023%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 106 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 56 (0.26%) Varnish
3 19 (0.087%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.073%) VMware ESX
5 13 (0.060%) Platform Symphony
6 9 (0.041%) Squid
7 8 (0.037%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.032%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.027%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.027%) NFS
9 6 (0.027%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.023%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.018%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.014%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.014%) KVM
13 2 (0.009%) LiteSpeed
13 2 (0.009%) Samba
13 2 (0.009%) Cronacle
13 2 (0.009%) Xen
13 2 (0.009%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 103 (0.47%) Puppet
2 88 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (0.27%) Control-M
4 21 (0.096%) Nagios
5 20 (0.092%) SCCM
6 16 (0.073%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 15 (0.069%) Capistrano
8 13 (0.060%) Tivoli
9 11 (0.050%) SCOM
9 11 (0.050%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (0.050%) Vagrant
10 9 (0.041%) Oozie
11 8 (0.037%) Oracle Identity Management
12 6 (0.027%) ZABBIX
12 6 (0.027%) CA Endevor
13 5 (0.023%) Netcool
14 4 (0.018%) Oracle Identity Manager
15 3 (0.014%) Zenoss
15 3 (0.014%) OpenSSO
15 3 (0.014%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2923 (13.40%) Oracle
2 2048 (9.39%) Microsoft
3 499 (2.29%) Zend
4 432 (1.98%) Adobe
5 422 (1.93%) SAP
6 399 (1.83%) Business Objects
7 357 (1.64%) JBoss
8 355 (1.63%) Sybase
9 315 (1.44%) Google
10 268 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
11 264 (1.21%) IBM
12 257 (1.18%) Cognos
13 256 (1.17%) Informatica
14 222 (1.02%) Sitecore
15 202 (0.93%) Twitter
16 174 (0.80%) TIBCO
17 137 (0.63%) Facebook
18 131 (0.60%) Apple
19 102 (0.47%) hybris
20 97 (0.44%) Telerik
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