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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 11544 11507 10951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.84% 24.32% 24.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.89% 26.26% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8347 7802 7298
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 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 171 227
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.60 £18.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £43.88 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
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
46377 43815 42054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.76% 92.62% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29997 26942 24224
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1904 1934 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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
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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 6257 £450 +5.88% 1449
South East 0 1728 £350 +2.94% 705
North West 0 811 £325 +1.56% 449
South West -1 702 £375 +15.38% 363
East of England 0 567 £375 +15.38% 252
Yorkshire 0 547 £338 +8.87% 340
West Midlands -1 390 £330 +9.09% 218
East Midlands -1 325 £325 +8.33% 138
North East 0 163 £370 +23.23% 60
Midlands 0 43 £350 +21.73% 9
South Coast - - - -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7563 (32.07%) JavaScript
2 7525 (31.91%) HTML
3 7069 (29.98%) Agile Software Development
4 6569 (27.86%) SQL
5 6269 (26.58%) CSS
6 6133 (26.01%) Java
7 5900 (25.02%) .NET
8 5793 (24.57%) C#
9 4346 (18.43%) SQL Server
10 3741 (15.86%) TDD
11 3628 (15.39%) jQuery
12 3621 (15.36%) HTML5
13 3597 (15.25%) MVC
14 3427 (14.53%) Finance
15 3182 (13.49%) Oracle
16 3042 (12.90%) ASP.NET
17 2869 (12.17%) OO
18 2854 (12.10%) XML
19 2656 (11.26%) Web Services
20 2357 (10.00%) Microsoft
21 2354 (9.98%) CSS3
22 2345 (9.94%) Scrum
23 2321 (9.84%) Linux
24 2110 (8.95%) PHP
25 2090 (8.86%) Banking
26 1891 (8.02%) Git (software)
27 1847 (7.83%) AngularJS
28 1786 (7.57%) Spring
29 1722 (7.30%) UNIX
30 1690 (7.17%) Business Intelligence

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1023 (4.34%) CMS
2 1012 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 861 (3.65%) Node.js
4 647 (2.74%) Apache
5 478 (2.03%) Tomcat
6 386 (1.64%) WebSphere
7 361 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 353 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 349 (1.48%) JBoss
10 345 (1.46%) Drupal
11 339 (1.44%) IIS
12 317 (1.34%) WebLogic
13 314 (1.33%) SAS
14 267 (1.13%) WordPress
15 257 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
16 209 (0.89%) Umbraco
17 205 (0.87%) Adobe CQ
18 168 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
19 123 (0.52%) Confluence
20 119 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 875 (3.71%) MS Excel
2 392 (1.66%) Photoshop
3 307 (1.30%) MS Office
4 160 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
5 88 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 79 (0.34%) MS Visio
7 71 (0.30%) InfoPath
8 61 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
9 60 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 48 (0.20%) PowerPivot
11 38 (0.16%) Fireworks
12 32 (0.14%) MS Project
13 26 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
14 9 (0.038%) DOC1
14 9 (0.038%) Doxygen
15 8 (0.034%) SPSS
15 8 (0.034%) Acrobat
15 8 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
16 7 (0.030%) Mingle
17 6 (0.025%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 540 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 203 (0.86%) Magento
3 126 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 95 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 92 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 73 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 71 (0.30%) Markit EDM
8 61 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
8 61 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
9 56 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
10 50 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
11 43 (0.18%) ION MarketView
12 42 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
13 38 (0.16%) RMDS
14 36 (0.15%) Google Analytics
15 32 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
16 28 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
17 27 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
18 26 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
19 23 (0.098%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 299 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 237 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 119 (0.50%) GitHub
4 106 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
5 104 (0.44%) SaaS
6 99 (0.42%) Force.com
7 76 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 71 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 68 (0.29%) PaaS
10 67 (0.28%) Office 365
11 46 (0.20%) Heroku
12 23 (0.098%) Google Cloud Platform
13 17 (0.072%) Google App Engine
14 13 (0.055%) Amazon SQS
15 12 (0.051%) SuccessFactors
16 11 (0.047%) MailChimp
16 11 (0.047%) Amazon ELB
16 11 (0.047%) Joyent
17 9 (0.038%) Amazon EMR
18 8 (0.034%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 574 (2.43%) HTTP
2 344 (1.46%) Internet
3 206 (0.87%) Intranet
4 203 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 121 (0.51%) LDAP
6 81 (0.34%) DNS
7 80 (0.34%) SSL
8 59 (0.25%) FTP
9 51 (0.22%) VPN
10 46 (0.20%) Firewall
11 43 (0.18%) HTTPS
12 40 (0.17%) SSH
13 36 (0.15%) Extranet
14 28 (0.12%) AMQP
14 28 (0.12%) SAN
15 24 (0.10%) SNMP
16 22 (0.093%) DVB
16 22 (0.093%) SMTP
16 22 (0.093%) Radio Access Network
17 21 (0.089%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4346 (18.43%) SQL Server
2 1627 (6.90%) MySQL
3 1374 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1229 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1216 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
6 1192 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 1124 (4.77%) Relational Database
8 863 (3.66%) Oracle Database
9 685 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 619 (2.62%) MongoDB
11 525 (2.23%) NoSQL
12 507 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 425 (1.80%) QlikView
14 409 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
15 384 (1.63%) Big Data
16 354 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
16 354 (1.50%) RDBMS
17 303 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
17 303 (1.28%) Hadoop
18 288 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1891 (8.02%) Git (software)
2 1337 (5.67%) Subversion
3 1027 (4.36%) Visual Studio
4 737 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 737 (3.13%) Maven
5 629 (2.67%) JUnit
6 611 (2.59%) Jenkins
7 495 (2.10%) JIRA
8 464 (1.97%) Eclipse
9 408 (1.73%) Cucumber
10 382 (1.62%) Selenium
11 364 (1.54%) NUnit
12 349 (1.48%) Ant
13 333 (1.41%) Grunt
14 306 (1.30%) Jasmine
15 236 (1.00%) Xcode
16 217 (0.92%) TeamCity
17 187 (0.79%) PHPUnit
18 179 (0.76%) Mockito
19 161 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3427 (14.53%) Finance
2 2090 (8.86%) Banking
3 1074 (4.55%) Front Office
4 975 (4.13%) Investment Banking
5 627 (2.66%) Retail
6 575 (2.44%) Marketing
7 344 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 296 (1.26%) Advertising
9 295 (1.25%) Publishing
10 287 (1.22%) Games
11 188 (0.80%) Legal
12 182 (0.77%) Manufacturing
13 181 (0.77%) Back Office
14 142 (0.60%) Financial Institution
15 98 (0.42%) Electronics
16 61 (0.26%) Automotive
17 57 (0.24%) Law
18 42 (0.18%) Retail Banking
19 41 (0.17%) German Language
20 39 (0.17%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7525 (31.91%) HTML
2 6269 (26.58%) CSS
3 5900 (25.02%) .NET
4 3628 (15.39%) jQuery
5 3621 (15.36%) HTML5
6 3042 (12.90%) ASP.NET
7 2854 (12.10%) XML
8 2656 (11.26%) Web Services
9 2354 (9.98%) CSS3
10 1847 (7.83%) AngularJS
11 1786 (7.57%) Spring
12 1357 (5.75%) WCF
13 1348 (5.72%) Ajax
14 1293 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1252 (5.31%) REST
16 1251 (5.31%) JSON
17 1195 (5.07%) .NET Framework
18 1138 (4.83%) RESTful
19 1111 (4.71%) Hibernate
20 1092 (4.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1070 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1020 (4.33%) User Experience
3 667 (2.83%) Open Source
4 664 (2.82%) Mobile App
5 640 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 621 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 476 (2.02%) Derivative
8 444 (1.88%) Fixed Income
9 309 (1.31%) Visualisation
10 305 (1.29%) Data Structures
11 284 (1.20%) NHS
12 273 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
12 273 (1.16%) iPad
13 269 (1.14%) Algorithms
14 257 (1.09%) iPhone
15 240 (1.02%) Equities
16 210 (0.89%) W3C
17 208 (0.88%) Data Integration
18 202 (0.86%) Mathematics
19 193 (0.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2321 (9.84%) Linux
2 1722 (7.30%) UNIX
3 1283 (5.44%) Windows
4 906 (3.84%) Apple iOS
5 808 (3.43%) Android
6 285 (1.21%) Mac OS X
7 134 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 117 (0.50%) Solaris
9 115 (0.49%) CentOS
10 82 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 81 (0.34%) Windows Phone
12 74 (0.31%) Ubuntu
13 60 (0.25%) Windows 7
14 58 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
15 55 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
16 43 (0.18%) AIX
17 41 (0.17%) Windows 8
18 37 (0.16%) SUSE
19 29 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
20 27 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7069 (29.98%) Agile Software Development
2 3741 (15.86%) TDD
3 3597 (15.25%) MVC
4 2869 (12.17%) OO
5 2345 (9.94%) Scrum
6 1690 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
7 1519 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
8 1482 (6.28%) E-Commerce
9 1443 (6.12%) BDD
10 1392 (5.90%) Web Development
11 1214 (5.15%) ETL
12 1137 (4.82%) Unit Testing
13 990 (4.20%) Multithreading
14 964 (4.09%) Software Engineering
15 959 (4.07%) Responsive Web Design
16 894 (3.79%) CRM
17 829 (3.52%) OOP
18 820 (3.48%) Data Modelling
19 814 (3.45%) SOA
20 761 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7563 (32.07%) JavaScript
2 6569 (27.86%) SQL
3 6133 (26.01%) Java
4 5793 (24.57%) C#
5 2110 (8.95%) PHP
6 1465 (6.21%) C++
7 1344 (5.70%) Python
8 1260 (5.34%) T-SQL
9 1174 (4.98%) PL/SQL
10 877 (3.72%) Ruby
11 602 (2.55%) VBA
12 550 (2.33%) VB.NET
13 512 (2.17%) Scala
14 468 (1.98%) Perl
15 462 (1.96%) Objective-C
16 434 (1.84%) C
17 404 (1.71%) Shell Script
18 370 (1.57%) VB
19 280 (1.19%) PHP5
20 236 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1133 (4.80%) Degree
2 1091 (4.63%) Security Cleared
3 677 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 207 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 111 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 65 (0.28%) Sun Certification
7 36 (0.15%) MCITP
7 36 (0.15%) PhD
8 32 (0.14%) ISEB
9 30 (0.13%) MCTS
10 22 (0.093%) BC Cleared
11 20 (0.085%) HND
12 19 (0.081%) SAS Certification
13 15 (0.064%) OCPJP
13 15 (0.064%) Oracle Certification
14 10 (0.042%) ISTQB
14 10 (0.042%) Siebel Certification
14 10 (0.042%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 9 (0.038%) MCSE
15 9 (0.038%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 610 (2.59%) QA
2 53 (0.22%) Data Quality
3 39 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 32 (0.14%) WCAG
4 32 (0.14%) SLA
5 24 (0.10%) PCI DSS
6 20 (0.085%) WAI
7 15 (0.064%) HL7
8 12 (0.051%) Solvency II
8 12 (0.051%) ISO 14001
9 10 (0.042%) Basel III
10 9 (0.038%) Dodd-Frank
10 9 (0.038%) ISO 8583
11 7 (0.030%) COREP
12 6 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (0.025%) GAAP
13 5 (0.021%) DO-178B
14 4 (0.017%) SNOMED CT
14 4 (0.017%) TickIT
14 4 (0.017%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 92 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 56 (0.24%) Varnish
3 49 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (0.17%) Docker
5 34 (0.14%) HDFS
6 27 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 18 (0.076%) Shibboleth
8 17 (0.072%) Apache Flume
8 17 (0.072%) VirtualBox
9 15 (0.064%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 13 (0.055%) Oracle RMAN
11 10 (0.042%) vSphere
12 9 (0.038%) VMware ESX
13 8 (0.034%) Firmware
14 7 (0.030%) vCloud
15 6 (0.025%) Forefront TMG
15 6 (0.025%) NFS
16 4 (0.017%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 4 (0.017%) Hyper-V
16 4 (0.017%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 235 (1.00%) Puppet
2 151 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 84 (0.36%) Vagrant
4 46 (0.20%) Control-M
5 34 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
6 31 (0.13%) Ansible
7 24 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
8 18 (0.076%) Hadoop YARN
9 17 (0.072%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 16 (0.068%) Capistrano
11 15 (0.064%) SCCM
12 14 (0.059%) OpenSSO
12 14 (0.059%) Tivoli
12 14 (0.059%) Oozie
12 14 (0.059%) logstash
13 12 (0.051%) Kibana
13 12 (0.051%) Graylog2
14 11 (0.047%) Nagios
14 11 (0.047%) Data Guard
15 10 (0.042%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 3182 (13.49%) Oracle
2 2357 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 479 (2.03%) Zend
4 427 (1.81%) Adobe
5 383 (1.62%) SAP
6 353 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
7 349 (1.48%) IBM
8 343 (1.45%) Business Objects
9 340 (1.44%) Google
10 312 (1.32%) Sybase
11 301 (1.28%) Informatica
12 237 (1.01%) TIBCO
13 236 (1.00%) Sitecore
14 227 (0.96%) Cognos
15 172 (0.73%) Twitter
16 159 (0.67%) Red Hat
17 125 (0.53%) Tableau
18 120 (0.51%) Facebook
19 113 (0.48%) hybris
20 107 (0.45%) EPiServer
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East Riding
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