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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 11778 12404 11792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.01% 24.78% 22.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.44% 26.10% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8464 8894 8482
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 146 103
Median hourly rate £38.50 £38.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £18.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £54.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £39.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +12.29%
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
44543 47526 48148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.94% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29385 30731 30952
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 1872 2020
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 6100 £455 +1.00% 1591
South East 0 1574 £400 +6.66% 566
North West +1 821 £375 - 381
South West 0 713 £370 -0.80% 286
Yorkshire +1 698 £375 - 294
West Midlands -1 636 £375 +7.14% 248
East of England 0 488 £375 - 283
East Midlands 0 433 £365 +4.28% 188
North East -6 249 £400 +6.66% 37
Midlands -1 12 £450 +25.87% 4
South Coast -1 4 £263 -
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 9185 (38.65%) Agile Software Development
2 8954 (37.68%) JavaScript
3 7624 (32.08%) HTML
4 6951 (29.25%) Java
5 6808 (28.65%) CSS
6 5787 (24.35%) SQL
7 5253 (22.11%) C#
8 5182 (21.81%) .NET
9 4550 (19.15%) TDD
10 4259 (17.92%) AngularJS
11 3902 (16.42%) SQL Server
12 3737 (15.73%) HTML5
13 3542 (14.91%) Finance
14 3536 (14.88%) MVC
15 3063 (12.89%) Scrum
16 2923 (12.30%) jQuery
17 2711 (11.41%) Web Services
18 2695 (11.34%) Git (software)
19 2641 (11.11%) Front End Development
20 2558 (10.77%) Web Development
21 2543 (10.70%) CSS3
22 2461 (10.36%) ASP.NET
23 2441 (10.27%) Oracle
24 2334 (9.82%) Microsoft
25 2250 (9.47%) OO
26 2227 (9.37%) REST
27 2211 (9.30%) BDD
28 2203 (9.27%) Spring
29 2200 (9.26%) XML
30 2017 (8.49%) Node.js

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
1 926 (3.90%) CMS
2 801 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 527 (2.22%) Apache
3 527 (2.22%) Apache Spark
4 520 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
5 496 (2.09%) Tomcat
6 381 (1.60%) Drupal
7 378 (1.59%) WebSphere
8 369 (1.55%) JBoss
9 337 (1.42%) Confluence
10 316 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 284 (1.20%) WordPress
12 271 (1.14%) WebLogic
13 268 (1.13%) IIS
14 244 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
15 219 (0.92%) Umbraco
16 202 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
17 190 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
18 162 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 160 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 829 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 228 (0.96%) Photoshop
3 149 (0.63%) MS Office
4 69 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 49 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 46 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 36 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
8 34 (0.14%) MS Visio
9 32 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 17 (0.072%) InDesign
11 12 (0.051%) Fireworks
12 10 (0.042%) GIMP
13 8 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
13 8 (0.034%) SPSS
14 7 (0.029%) MS Project
14 7 (0.029%) PaintShop Pro
15 6 (0.025%) Adobe Captivate
15 6 (0.025%) Camtasia
15 6 (0.025%) HipChat
15 6 (0.025%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 487 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 205 (0.86%) Magento
3 163 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 149 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 114 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
6 73 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 69 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
8 67 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
9 49 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 46 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
11 34 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
11 34 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
12 32 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
13 31 (0.13%) RMDS
14 24 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
15 21 (0.088%) Oracle General Ledger
15 21 (0.088%) Payment Gateway
15 21 (0.088%) Visualfiles
16 20 (0.084%) Cognos TM1
17 19 (0.080%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1096 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 879 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 489 (2.06%) GitHub
4 163 (0.69%) SaaS
5 160 (0.67%) PaaS
6 159 (0.67%) Office 365
7 142 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 116 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
9 92 (0.39%) Heroku
10 83 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
11 79 (0.33%) IaaS
12 72 (0.30%) Google Play
13 66 (0.28%) Amazon S3
14 65 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
15 59 (0.25%) Google Analytics
16 55 (0.23%) Force.com
17 40 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
18 37 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
19 29 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
20 28 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 630 (2.65%) HTTP
2 277 (1.17%) Internet
3 121 (0.51%) Intranet
4 112 (0.47%) Network Security
5 106 (0.45%) LDAP
6 86 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 71 (0.30%) SSL
8 58 (0.24%) Firewall
9 54 (0.23%) HTTPS
10 52 (0.22%) DNS
11 44 (0.19%) AMQP
11 44 (0.19%) FTP
12 43 (0.18%) RTSP
13 37 (0.16%) Kerberos
14 36 (0.15%) MQTT
15 26 (0.11%) SNMP
16 21 (0.088%) SSH
17 20 (0.084%) DVB
18 19 (0.080%) Skype
19 17 (0.072%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3902 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 1346 (5.66%) MySQL
3 1337 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1122 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1113 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1072 (4.51%) MongoDB
7 1042 (4.39%) Relational Database
8 953 (4.01%) NoSQL
9 767 (3.23%) Big Data
10 717 (3.02%) Hadoop
11 691 (2.91%) Oracle Database
12 678 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
13 665 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 534 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
15 528 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
16 338 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
17 280 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
18 267 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
19 259 (1.09%) RDBMS
20 257 (1.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2695 (11.34%) Git (software)
2 1330 (5.60%) Jenkins
3 924 (3.89%) Subversion
4 880 (3.70%) Maven
5 852 (3.59%) JIRA
6 826 (3.48%) Visual Studio
7 818 (3.44%) JUnit
8 722 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 693 (2.92%) Cucumber
10 605 (2.55%) Grunt
11 566 (2.38%) Selenium
12 510 (2.15%) gulp
13 441 (1.86%) Jasmine
14 389 (1.64%) Eclipse
15 373 (1.57%) Gradle
16 340 (1.43%) Mockito
17 322 (1.36%) TeamCity
18 249 (1.05%) Ant
19 235 (0.99%) WebDriver
20 229 (0.96%) webpack
General
1 3542 (14.91%) Finance
2 1937 (8.15%) Banking
3 818 (3.44%) Retail
4 726 (3.06%) Investment Banking
5 675 (2.84%) Front Office
6 639 (2.69%) Marketing
7 468 (1.97%) Advertising
8 375 (1.58%) Telecoms
9 355 (1.49%) Games
10 320 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 290 (1.22%) Publishing
12 224 (0.94%) Back Office
13 170 (0.72%) Electronics
14 151 (0.64%) Financial Institution
15 97 (0.41%) Legal
16 73 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 66 (0.28%) Law
18 63 (0.27%) Automotive
19 55 (0.23%) Retail Banking
20 33 (0.14%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7624 (32.08%) HTML
2 6808 (28.65%) CSS
3 5182 (21.81%) .NET
4 4259 (17.92%) AngularJS
5 3737 (15.73%) HTML5
6 2923 (12.30%) jQuery
7 2711 (11.41%) Web Services
8 2543 (10.70%) CSS3
9 2461 (10.36%) ASP.NET
10 2227 (9.37%) REST
11 2203 (9.27%) Spring
12 2200 (9.26%) XML
13 2017 (8.49%) Node.js
14 1767 (7.44%) RESTful
15 1676 (7.05%) JSON
16 1574 (6.62%) React
17 1163 (4.89%) ASP.NET MVC
18 1140 (4.80%) SOAP
19 1137 (4.78%) Sass
20 1121 (4.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1265 (5.32%) User Experience
2 931 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 673 (2.83%) Mobile App
4 614 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 470 (1.98%) Visualisation
6 417 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 306 (1.29%) Fixed Income
8 289 (1.22%) Derivative
9 284 (1.20%) Algorithms
10 266 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
11 256 (1.08%) Data Structures
12 211 (0.89%) Fintech
13 209 (0.88%) Equities
14 190 (0.80%) Digital Media
15 182 (0.77%) Mathematics
16 168 (0.71%) Data Integration
17 163 (0.69%) Management Information System
18 161 (0.68%) NHS
19 136 (0.57%) iPad
20 129 (0.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1971 (8.29%) Linux
2 1224 (5.15%) Unix
3 1006 (4.23%) Windows
4 852 (3.59%) Android
5 846 (3.56%) Apple iOS
6 173 (0.73%) Mac OS X
7 139 (0.58%) Windows Server
8 118 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 64 (0.27%) Solaris
10 45 (0.19%) CentOS
11 44 (0.19%) AIX
12 43 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 43 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 42 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 36 (0.15%) Windows Phone
15 28 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
15 28 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
16 23 (0.097%) VME
17 20 (0.084%) Mac OS
18 17 (0.072%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9185 (38.65%) Agile Software Development
2 4550 (19.15%) TDD
3 3536 (14.88%) MVC
4 3063 (12.89%) Scrum
5 2641 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 2558 (10.77%) Web Development
7 2250 (9.47%) OO
8 2211 (9.30%) BDD
9 1925 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
10 1617 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
11 1517 (6.38%) E-Commerce
12 1348 (5.67%) Software Engineering
13 1281 (5.39%) Unit Testing
14 1171 (4.93%) ETL
15 987 (4.15%) Open Source
16 978 (4.12%) DevOps
17 884 (3.72%) Microservices
18 876 (3.69%) Pair Programming
19 858 (3.61%) SDLC
20 821 (3.46%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8954 (37.68%) JavaScript
2 6951 (29.25%) Java
3 5787 (24.35%) SQL
4 5253 (22.11%) C#
5 1820 (7.66%) PHP
6 1702 (7.16%) Python
7 1319 (5.55%) Scala
8 1120 (4.71%) T-SQL
9 1101 (4.63%) C++
10 875 (3.68%) Ruby
11 753 (3.17%) PL/SQL
12 567 (2.39%) C
13 449 (1.89%) VB.NET
14 431 (1.81%) Objective-C
15 384 (1.62%) Shell Script
16 364 (1.53%) Perl
17 351 (1.48%) Apple Swift
18 349 (1.47%) ES6
19 331 (1.39%) VBA
20 295 (1.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 1260 (5.30%) Security Cleared
2 904 (3.80%) Degree
3 771 (3.24%) SC Cleared
4 240 (1.01%) DV Cleared
5 159 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 84 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (0.18%) DBS Check
8 36 (0.15%) PhD
9 32 (0.13%) Sun Certification
10 25 (0.11%) BC Cleared
11 22 (0.093%) ISEB
12 17 (0.072%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (0.072%) MCITP
13 16 (0.067%) ISTQB
14 15 (0.063%) Oracle Certification
15 13 (0.055%) MCSD
15 13 (0.055%) MCSE
16 12 (0.051%) HND
16 12 (0.051%) MCP
17 11 (0.046%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 580 (2.44%) QA
2 143 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 122 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 94 (0.40%) SDET
5 48 (0.20%) WAI
6 43 (0.18%) MiFID
7 42 (0.18%) SLA
8 36 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 34 (0.14%) WCAG
10 25 (0.11%) FATCA
11 12 (0.051%) Solvency II
12 11 (0.046%) GCP
13 10 (0.042%) HL7
13 10 (0.042%) ISO 14001
13 10 (0.042%) ISO 9001
14 9 (0.038%) MISRA
15 8 (0.034%) Dodd-Frank
16 7 (0.029%) Basel III
16 7 (0.029%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 6 (0.025%) EMIR
System Software
1 806 (3.39%) Docker
2 105 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 87 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
4 80 (0.34%) HDFS
5 48 (0.20%) Apache Flume
6 33 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
8 22 (0.093%) Varnish
9 16 (0.067%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 11 (0.046%) GlusterFS
11 9 (0.038%) Hyper-V
12 8 (0.034%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 7 (0.029%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.025%) Ceph
14 6 (0.025%) Firmware
14 6 (0.025%) Platform Symphony
14 6 (0.025%) vSphere
15 5 (0.021%) etcd
15 5 (0.021%) Time Sharing Option
15 5 (0.021%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 295 (1.24%) Puppet
2 246 (1.04%) Ansible
3 210 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 103 (0.43%) Kubernetes
5 62 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
6 60 (0.25%) Terraform
7 50 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 37 (0.16%) Kibana
9 34 (0.14%) Oozie
10 30 (0.13%) logstash
11 28 (0.12%) Tivoli
12 27 (0.11%) Control-M
13 23 (0.097%) HP Quality Center
14 21 (0.088%) OpenAM
15 20 (0.084%) Mesos
16 18 (0.076%) Hadoop YARN
17 17 (0.072%) SCOM
18 16 (0.067%) Nagios
19 15 (0.063%) HP Fortify
20 14 (0.059%) Grafana
Vendors
1 2441 (10.27%) Oracle
2 2334 (9.82%) Microsoft
3 512 (2.15%) SAP
4 498 (2.10%) Adobe
5 415 (1.75%) Google
6 383 (1.61%) Sitecore
7 332 (1.40%) IBM
8 314 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
9 276 (1.16%) ServiceNow
10 248 (1.04%) Zend
11 203 (0.85%) Sybase
12 198 (0.83%) Xamarin
13 197 (0.83%) Tableau
14 188 (0.79%) Informatica
15 169 (0.71%) hybris
16 143 (0.60%) MuleSoft
17 141 (0.59%) Cognos
18 124 (0.52%) Talend
19 123 (0.52%) Apple
20 112 (0.47%) Red Hat
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per month
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Lancashire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 6 months rolling
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wiltshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £325 - £350 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day + 12 - 24 months
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 months initially - long-term contract
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
First Point
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 20 hours ago