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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 12024 12038 12745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.16% 24.91% 23.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.37% 26.83% 25.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8110 8091 8150
Average daily rate
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£388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 152 260
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £19.50 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £55.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
47398 44867 49560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.29% 92.84% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 29474 27392 28446
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1880 1956 2422
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 12 September 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 6565 £425 - 1725
South East -1 1633 £350 - 671
East of England 0 761 £363 +3.57% 318
South West 0 741 £350 +7.69% 397
North West 0 672 £325 +2.36% 490
West Midlands 0 551 £325 +8.33% 236
Yorkshire 0 549 £325 +5.69% 370
East Midlands -1 309 £323 +4.03% 165
North East +3 153 £350 +7.69% 88
Midlands -1 35 £350 -22.22% 3
South Coast - 1 - -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 7511 (32.07%) JavaScript
2 7445 (31.78%) HTML
3 6768 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6338 (27.06%) CSS
5 6235 (26.62%) SQL
6 6082 (25.96%) C#
7 6069 (25.91%) .NET
8 5629 (24.03%) Java
9 4738 (20.23%) SQL Server
10 3786 (16.16%) MVC
11 3785 (16.16%) jQuery
12 3596 (15.35%) TDD
13 3489 (14.89%) ASP.NET
14 3487 (14.89%) HTML5
15 3301 (14.09%) Finance
16 3025 (12.91%) Oracle
17 2920 (12.47%) OO
18 2915 (12.44%) XML
19 2711 (11.57%) Web Services
20 2353 (10.05%) PHP
21 2287 (9.76%) CSS3
22 2235 (9.54%) Scrum
23 2207 (9.42%) Microsoft
24 2191 (9.35%) Linux
25 1973 (8.42%) Banking
26 1855 (7.92%) Spring
27 1757 (7.50%) MySQL
28 1701 (7.26%) Git (software)
29 1627 (6.95%) E-Commerce
30 1602 (6.84%) Business Intelligence

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 1063 (4.54%) SharePoint
2 977 (4.17%) CMS
3 708 (3.02%) Node.js
4 609 (2.60%) Apache
5 432 (1.84%) Tomcat
6 406 (1.73%) IIS
7 398 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 378 (1.61%) WebSphere
9 351 (1.50%) Drupal
10 340 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 320 (1.37%) WebLogic
12 281 (1.20%) Umbraco
13 279 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
14 276 (1.18%) WordPress
15 273 (1.17%) SAS
16 191 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
17 170 (0.73%) Adobe CQ
18 131 (0.56%) Confluence
19 109 (0.47%) Apache Solr
20 108 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 881 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 425 (1.81%) Photoshop
3 250 (1.07%) MS Office
4 185 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 119 (0.51%) InfoPath
6 71 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 50 (0.21%) PowerPivot
8 49 (0.21%) Fireworks
9 46 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
10 42 (0.18%) MS Visio
11 36 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
12 15 (0.064%) MS Project
13 10 (0.043%) Doxygen
14 9 (0.038%) Acrobat
15 8 (0.034%) InDesign
15 8 (0.034%) DOC1
16 7 (0.030%) SPSS
17 5 (0.021%) GIMP
18 4 (0.017%) Adobe After Effects
18 4 (0.017%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 437 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 239 (1.02%) Magento
3 175 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 118 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 97 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 83 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
7 78 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
8 65 (0.28%) Markit EDM
9 58 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 57 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
11 52 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
12 50 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
13 49 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
14 45 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
15 44 (0.19%) RMDS
16 39 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
17 33 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
17 33 (0.14%) Google Analytics
17 33 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
18 27 (0.12%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 290 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 228 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 150 (0.64%) SaaS
4 117 (0.50%) Force.com
5 115 (0.49%) GitHub
6 92 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 86 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 64 (0.27%) Office 365
9 56 (0.24%) PaaS
10 45 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 34 (0.15%) Heroku
12 27 (0.12%) Google App Engine
13 17 (0.073%) Amazon SQS
14 10 (0.043%) Rackspace Cloud
15 9 (0.038%) Amazon ELB
16 8 (0.034%) SuccessFactors
16 8 (0.034%) Google Compute Engine
17 7 (0.030%) MailChimp
18 6 (0.026%) CloudFront
19 5 (0.021%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 567 (2.42%) HTTP
2 408 (1.74%) Internet
3 198 (0.85%) Intranet
4 189 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 126 (0.54%) LDAP
6 86 (0.37%) DNS
7 69 (0.29%) SSL
8 56 (0.24%) SSH
9 53 (0.23%) FTP
10 48 (0.20%) VPN
11 44 (0.19%) Extranet
12 42 (0.18%) HTTPS
13 40 (0.17%) SMTP
14 38 (0.16%) SAN
15 36 (0.15%) Firewall
16 29 (0.12%) SNMP
17 23 (0.098%) AMQP
17 23 (0.098%) Multicast
18 20 (0.085%) DVB
19 19 (0.081%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4738 (20.23%) SQL Server
2 1757 (7.50%) MySQL
3 1398 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 1356 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1329 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1123 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
7 1052 (4.49%) Relational Database
8 822 (3.51%) Oracle Database
9 711 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 538 (2.30%) MongoDB
11 512 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
12 509 (2.17%) NoSQL
13 459 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
14 405 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
15 356 (1.52%) Big Data
16 335 (1.43%) QlikView
17 321 (1.37%) RDBMS
18 270 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
19 264 (1.13%) OLAP
20 258 (1.10%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1701 (7.26%) Git (software)
2 1377 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1026 (4.38%) Visual Studio
4 682 (2.91%) Maven
5 660 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 546 (2.33%) JUnit
7 492 (2.10%) Jenkins
8 461 (1.97%) Eclipse
9 430 (1.84%) JIRA
10 392 (1.67%) Cucumber
11 387 (1.65%) Selenium
12 313 (1.34%) NUnit
13 301 (1.29%) Ant
14 265 (1.13%) TeamCity
15 242 (1.03%) Jasmine
16 239 (1.02%) Grunt
17 227 (0.97%) Xcode
18 189 (0.81%) Hudson
19 176 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
20 163 (0.70%) PHPUnit
General
1 3301 (14.09%) Finance
2 1973 (8.42%) Banking
3 1015 (4.33%) Front Office
4 954 (4.07%) Investment Banking
5 709 (3.03%) Retail
6 603 (2.57%) Marketing
7 381 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 306 (1.31%) Games
9 286 (1.22%) Publishing
10 285 (1.22%) Advertising
11 244 (1.04%) Manufacturing
12 226 (0.96%) Back Office
13 178 (0.76%) Legal
14 170 (0.73%) Financial Institution
15 131 (0.56%) Electronics
16 58 (0.25%) Automotive
17 55 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
18 47 (0.20%) Billing
19 40 (0.17%) Law
19 40 (0.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7445 (31.78%) HTML
2 6338 (27.06%) CSS
3 6069 (25.91%) .NET
4 3785 (16.16%) jQuery
5 3489 (14.89%) ASP.NET
6 3487 (14.89%) HTML5
7 2915 (12.44%) XML
8 2711 (11.57%) Web Services
9 2287 (9.76%) CSS3
10 1855 (7.92%) Spring
11 1494 (6.38%) AngularJS
12 1481 (6.32%) WCF
13 1438 (6.14%) Ajax
14 1406 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1273 (5.43%) JSON
16 1221 (5.21%) .NET Framework
17 1101 (4.70%) REST
18 1097 (4.68%) Hibernate
19 1011 (4.32%) J2EE
20 1003 (4.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 945 (4.03%) User Experience
2 937 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 715 (3.05%) Open Source
4 706 (3.01%) Mobile App
5 674 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 608 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 426 (1.82%) Fixed Income
8 382 (1.63%) Derivative
9 327 (1.40%) iPad
10 303 (1.29%) iPhone
11 280 (1.20%) Visualisation
12 267 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
13 238 (1.02%) NHS
14 207 (0.88%) Equities
15 203 (0.87%) W3C
16 196 (0.84%) Credit Risk
17 190 (0.81%) Data Integration
18 184 (0.79%) Social Media
18 184 (0.79%) Mathematics
19 178 (0.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2191 (9.35%) Linux
2 1537 (6.56%) UNIX
3 1408 (6.01%) Windows
4 925 (3.95%) Apple iOS
5 837 (3.57%) Android
6 228 (0.97%) Mac OS X
7 134 (0.57%) Solaris
8 123 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 101 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 87 (0.37%) Windows 7
11 84 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 72 (0.31%) CentOS
13 66 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 60 (0.26%) Windows Phone
15 56 (0.24%) AIX
16 48 (0.20%) Windows XP
17 47 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
18 39 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
19 36 (0.15%) Ubuntu
20 24 (0.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6768 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
2 3786 (16.16%) MVC
3 3596 (15.35%) TDD
4 2920 (12.47%) OO
5 2235 (9.54%) Scrum
6 1627 (6.95%) E-Commerce
7 1602 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
8 1438 (6.14%) Web Development
9 1367 (5.84%) BDD
10 1299 (5.55%) Unit Testing
11 1296 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
12 1138 (4.86%) ETL
13 994 (4.24%) Software Engineering
14 891 (3.80%) Multithreading
15 889 (3.80%) Responsive Web Design
16 877 (3.74%) OOP
17 758 (3.24%) CRM
18 747 (3.19%) SOA
19 710 (3.03%) Migration
20 699 (2.98%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7511 (32.07%) JavaScript
2 6235 (26.62%) SQL
3 6082 (25.96%) C#
4 5629 (24.03%) Java
5 2353 (10.05%) PHP
6 1400 (5.98%) C++
7 1267 (5.41%) T-SQL
8 1187 (5.07%) Python
9 1070 (4.57%) PL/SQL
10 808 (3.45%) Ruby
11 643 (2.75%) VB.NET
12 520 (2.22%) Scala
13 517 (2.21%) VBA
14 504 (2.15%) C
15 483 (2.06%) Objective-C
16 432 (1.84%) Perl
17 392 (1.67%) VB
18 366 (1.56%) Shell Script
19 315 (1.34%) PHP5
20 232 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1180 (5.04%) Degree
2 879 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 593 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 133 (0.57%) DV Cleared
5 124 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (0.19%) Sun Certification
6 44 (0.19%) MCITP
7 40 (0.17%) PhD
8 34 (0.15%) MCTS
9 20 (0.085%) MCSD
10 19 (0.081%) ISEB
11 18 (0.077%) MCSE
12 17 (0.073%) BC Cleared
12 17 (0.073%) ISTQB
13 11 (0.047%) SAS Certification
14 10 (0.043%) CTC Cleared
15 9 (0.038%) OCPJP
16 7 (0.030%) MCP
16 7 (0.030%) HND
17 6 (0.026%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 629 (2.69%) QA
2 57 (0.24%) ISO 9001
3 41 (0.18%) SLA
3 41 (0.18%) Data Quality
4 30 (0.13%) WCAG
5 21 (0.090%) HL7
6 19 (0.081%) WAI
7 18 (0.077%) Basel III
8 16 (0.068%) ISO 14001
9 14 (0.060%) Solvency II
10 12 (0.051%) PCI DSS
10 12 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.030%) ISO 8583
12 6 (0.026%) EMIR
13 5 (0.021%) Dodd-Frank
13 5 (0.021%) COREP
13 5 (0.021%) DO-178B
13 5 (0.021%) SNOMED CT
14 4 (0.017%) CRD IV
15 3 (0.013%) FINREP
System Software
1 107 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 38 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (0.16%) Varnish
3 19 (0.081%) Oracle RAC
4 15 (0.064%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.060%) Shibboleth
5 14 (0.060%) VirtualBox
6 13 (0.055%) Docker
6 13 (0.055%) HDFS
7 12 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.038%) vCloud
9 7 (0.030%) KVM
10 6 (0.026%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.026%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (0.021%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.017%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 4 (0.017%) NFS
12 4 (0.017%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.013%) Cronacle
13 3 (0.013%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 153 (0.65%) Puppet
2 121 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (0.20%) Control-M
4 42 (0.18%) Vagrant
5 27 (0.12%) Capistrano
6 26 (0.11%) Oozie
6 26 (0.11%) OpenSSO
7 18 (0.077%) Tivoli
8 15 (0.064%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 15 (0.064%) Ansible
9 14 (0.060%) SCCM
10 13 (0.055%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (0.047%) WMI
12 10 (0.043%) Oracle Identity Management
13 9 (0.038%) Nagios
13 9 (0.038%) SCOM
14 8 (0.034%) OpenAM
14 8 (0.034%) Graylog2
15 6 (0.026%) YUM
16 4 (0.017%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 3025 (12.91%) Oracle
2 2207 (9.42%) Microsoft
3 599 (2.56%) Zend
4 437 (1.87%) Adobe
5 420 (1.79%) SAP
6 402 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
7 370 (1.58%) JBoss
8 357 (1.52%) IBM
9 339 (1.45%) Business Objects
10 334 (1.43%) Google
11 327 (1.40%) Sybase
12 281 (1.20%) Informatica
13 256 (1.09%) Sitecore
14 234 (1.00%) Cognos
15 190 (0.81%) Twitter
16 161 (0.69%) Facebook
17 129 (0.55%) Red Hat
18 126 (0.54%) TIBCO
19 124 (0.53%) EPiServer
20 123 (0.53%) hybris
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Rate: £300
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
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Rate: £350
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City, London
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Somerset
Roc Search
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
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Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £24 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Rugby, Warwickshire
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Posted: Yesterday
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day for 6 Months, chance of extension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
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Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Bristol, Avon
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London
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