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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 11358 11337 11989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.01% 24.32% 22.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.89% 26.27% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7674 7548 7787
Average daily rate
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£388 £389 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.26% +3.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 163 264
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £51.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45626 43161 49005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.60% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28137 25930 28012
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
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 1836 1961 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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 6253 £425 - 1763
South East -1 1516 £350 - 695
South West 0 724 £350 +7.69% 327
East of England 0 688 £350 +7.69% 288
North West 0 660 £325 +4.83% 498
Yorkshire 0 558 £325 +8.33% 304
West Midlands 0 487 £325 +8.33% 222
East Midlands -1 289 £310 -3.12% 172
North East +4 116 £350 +13.36% 85
Midlands -6 21 £350 -27.27% 1
South Coast - - - -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7322 (32.35%) JavaScript
2 7163 (31.65%) HTML
3 6138 (27.12%) CSS
4 6135 (27.11%) SQL
5 6123 (27.05%) .NET
6 6028 (26.63%) C#
7 5330 (23.55%) Java
8 4924 (21.75%) SQL Server
9 3803 (16.80%) jQuery
10 3642 (16.09%) MVC
11 3536 (15.62%) ASP.NET
12 3519 (15.55%) Agile Software Development
13 3463 (15.30%) TDD
14 3349 (14.80%) HTML5
15 3282 (14.50%) Finance
16 2875 (12.70%) Oracle
17 2817 (12.45%) XML
18 2767 (12.22%) OO
19 2656 (11.73%) Web Services
20 2315 (10.23%) PHP
21 2186 (9.66%) CSS3
22 2102 (9.29%) Scrum
23 2091 (9.24%) Microsoft
24 1971 (8.71%) Linux
25 1886 (8.33%) Banking
26 1759 (7.77%) Spring
27 1698 (7.50%) MySQL
28 1591 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
29 1525 (6.74%) E-Commerce
30 1463 (6.46%) SQL Server 2008

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1058 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 937 (4.14%) CMS
3 632 (2.79%) Node.js
4 542 (2.39%) Apache
5 388 (1.71%) Tomcat
6 382 (1.69%) IIS
7 379 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 377 (1.67%) Drupal
9 325 (1.44%) WebLogic
10 311 (1.37%) WebSphere
11 295 (1.30%) WordPress
12 284 (1.25%) SAS
13 278 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
14 265 (1.17%) Umbraco
15 255 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
16 189 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
17 156 (0.69%) Adobe CQ
18 117 (0.52%) Confluence
19 113 (0.50%) Apache Solr
20 103 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 849 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 375 (1.66%) Photoshop
3 250 (1.10%) MS Office
4 173 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 111 (0.49%) InfoPath
6 62 (0.27%) PowerPivot
7 55 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 52 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
9 51 (0.23%) MS Visio
10 38 (0.17%) Fireworks
11 35 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
12 15 (0.066%) Acrobat
13 10 (0.044%) DOC1
14 9 (0.040%) InDesign
15 7 (0.031%) MS Project
16 6 (0.027%) AutoCAD
17 5 (0.022%) SPSS
17 5 (0.022%) OmniGraffle
17 5 (0.022%) Doxygen
18 4 (0.018%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 360 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 235 (1.04%) Magento
3 157 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 108 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 96 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 78 (0.34%) Markit EDM
7 77 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
8 75 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
9 64 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
10 58 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 52 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
12 47 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
13 45 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
14 44 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
14 44 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
15 41 (0.18%) Google Analytics
16 37 (0.16%) RMDS
17 32 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
18 29 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
19 27 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 260 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 207 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 168 (0.74%) SaaS
4 101 (0.45%) Force.com
5 93 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 84 (0.37%) GitHub
7 69 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 53 (0.23%) Office 365
9 38 (0.17%) PaaS
9 38 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 35 (0.15%) Heroku
11 25 (0.11%) Google App Engine
12 16 (0.071%) Amazon SQS
13 14 (0.062%) Rackspace Cloud
14 9 (0.040%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (0.035%) Google Compute Engine
16 7 (0.031%) SuccessFactors
17 6 (0.027%) IaaS
18 5 (0.022%) CloudFront
19 4 (0.018%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 495 (2.19%) HTTP
2 384 (1.70%) Internet
3 189 (0.84%) Intranet
4 181 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 112 (0.49%) LDAP
6 77 (0.34%) DNS
7 68 (0.30%) SSL
8 56 (0.25%) FTP
9 45 (0.20%) SSH
10 41 (0.18%) SMTP
10 41 (0.18%) HTTPS
11 40 (0.18%) Extranet
12 37 (0.16%) SAN
12 37 (0.16%) VPN
13 31 (0.14%) Firewall
14 27 (0.12%) SNMP
15 24 (0.11%) AMQP
16 21 (0.093%) NFC
16 21 (0.093%) Multicast
17 17 (0.075%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4924 (21.75%) SQL Server
2 1698 (7.50%) MySQL
3 1463 (6.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 1407 (6.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1343 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1154 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
7 963 (4.25%) Relational Database
8 781 (3.45%) Oracle Database
9 731 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 535 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
11 533 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 519 (2.29%) MongoDB
13 493 (2.18%) NoSQL
14 390 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
15 340 (1.50%) RDBMS
16 323 (1.43%) Big Data
17 300 (1.33%) QlikView
18 278 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
19 268 (1.18%) OLAP
20 244 (1.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1445 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 1264 (5.58%) Subversion
3 1066 (4.71%) Visual Studio
4 686 (3.03%) Maven
5 632 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 541 (2.39%) JUnit
7 503 (2.22%) Jenkins
8 454 (2.01%) Eclipse
9 396 (1.75%) JIRA
10 372 (1.64%) Cucumber
11 367 (1.62%) Selenium
12 302 (1.33%) NUnit
13 297 (1.31%) Ant
14 268 (1.18%) TeamCity
15 212 (0.94%) Jasmine
16 203 (0.90%) Xcode
17 192 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
18 189 (0.84%) Hudson
19 185 (0.82%) Mockito
20 180 (0.80%) Grunt
General
1 3282 (14.50%) Finance
2 1886 (8.33%) Banking
3 957 (4.23%) Front Office
4 916 (4.05%) Investment Banking
5 699 (3.09%) Retail
6 518 (2.29%) Marketing
7 397 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 290 (1.28%) Games
9 266 (1.18%) Advertising
10 239 (1.06%) Manufacturing
11 236 (1.04%) Back Office
12 232 (1.03%) Publishing
13 166 (0.73%) Financial Institution
14 154 (0.68%) Legal
15 112 (0.49%) Electronics
16 63 (0.28%) Billing
17 61 (0.27%) Automotive
18 60 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
19 41 (0.18%) Multimedia
20 40 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7163 (31.65%) HTML
2 6138 (27.12%) CSS
3 6123 (27.05%) .NET
4 3803 (16.80%) jQuery
5 3536 (15.62%) ASP.NET
6 3349 (14.80%) HTML5
7 2817 (12.45%) XML
8 2656 (11.73%) Web Services
9 2186 (9.66%) CSS3
10 1759 (7.77%) Spring
11 1453 (6.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1439 (6.36%) WCF
13 1414 (6.25%) Ajax
14 1291 (5.70%) AngularJS
15 1219 (5.39%) JSON
16 1196 (5.28%) .NET Framework
17 1017 (4.49%) Hibernate
18 979 (4.33%) REST
19 936 (4.14%) J2EE
20 903 (3.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 676 (2.99%) Open Source
2 673 (2.97%) Mobile App
3 641 (2.83%) Computer Science
4 550 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 413 (1.82%) Derivative
6 396 (1.75%) Fixed Income
7 310 (1.37%) iPad
8 288 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 262 (1.16%) iPhone
10 253 (1.12%) NHS
11 226 (1.00%) Visualisation
12 209 (0.92%) Equities
13 207 (0.91%) W3C
14 197 (0.87%) Credit Risk
15 178 (0.79%) Social Media
16 176 (0.78%) Data Integration
16 176 (0.78%) Digital Media
17 166 (0.73%) N-Tier
18 162 (0.72%) Mathematics
19 153 (0.68%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1971 (8.71%) Linux
2 1435 (6.34%) UNIX
3 1409 (6.23%) Windows
4 860 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 800 (3.53%) Android
6 146 (0.65%) Solaris
7 145 (0.64%) Mac OS X
8 129 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 90 (0.40%) Windows 7
10 82 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 71 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 63 (0.28%) Windows Phone
13 59 (0.26%) Windows 8
14 56 (0.25%) AIX
15 50 (0.22%) Windows XP
16 48 (0.21%) CentOS
17 39 (0.17%) Ubuntu
18 37 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
19 35 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
20 26 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3642 (16.09%) MVC
2 3519 (15.55%) Agile Software Development
3 3463 (15.30%) TDD
4 2767 (12.22%) OO
5 2102 (9.29%) Scrum
6 1591 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
7 1525 (6.74%) E-Commerce
8 1373 (6.07%) Web Development
9 1302 (5.75%) BDD
10 1249 (5.52%) Unit Testing
11 1162 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
12 1108 (4.90%) ETL
13 956 (4.22%) Software Engineering
14 860 (3.80%) OOP
15 833 (3.68%) Multithreading
16 823 (3.64%) Responsive Web Design
17 716 (3.16%) SOA
18 693 (3.06%) Migration
19 671 (2.96%) CRM
20 654 (2.89%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 7322 (32.35%) JavaScript
2 6135 (27.11%) SQL
3 6028 (26.63%) C#
4 5330 (23.55%) Java
5 2315 (10.23%) PHP
6 1311 (5.79%) C++
7 1286 (5.68%) T-SQL
8 1054 (4.66%) Python
9 974 (4.30%) PL/SQL
10 764 (3.38%) Ruby
11 706 (3.12%) VB.NET
12 525 (2.32%) VBA
13 515 (2.28%) C
14 486 (2.15%) Perl
15 467 (2.06%) Scala
16 433 (1.91%) Objective-C
17 404 (1.78%) VB
18 361 (1.59%) Shell Script
19 314 (1.39%) PHP5
20 249 (1.10%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1130 (4.99%) Degree
2 847 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 563 (2.49%) SC Cleared
4 153 (0.68%) DV Cleared
5 102 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (0.19%) Sun Certification
7 39 (0.17%) PhD
8 31 (0.14%) MCITP
9 28 (0.12%) MCTS
10 27 (0.12%) ISEB
11 26 (0.11%) ISTQB
12 21 (0.093%) MCSD
13 14 (0.062%) BC Cleared
14 13 (0.057%) MCSE
14 13 (0.057%) CTC Cleared
15 12 (0.053%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.040%) OCPJP
17 8 (0.035%) Six Sigma Black Belt
18 6 (0.027%) MBA
18 6 (0.027%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 561 (2.48%) QA
2 81 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 60 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 38 (0.17%) SLA
5 28 (0.12%) WCAG
6 22 (0.097%) HL7
7 21 (0.093%) WAI
8 18 (0.080%) Basel III
8 18 (0.080%) ISO 14001
9 16 (0.071%) Solvency II
10 14 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.049%) PCI DSS
11 11 (0.049%) CRD IV
12 5 (0.022%) ISO 8583
12 5 (0.022%) SNOMED CT
12 5 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (0.022%) Dodd-Frank
13 4 (0.018%) EMIR
13 4 (0.018%) FINREP
13 4 (0.018%) TickIT
System Software
1 117 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 48 (0.21%) Varnish
3 26 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.075%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (0.071%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.066%) HDFS
7 14 (0.062%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.053%) VirtualBox
9 7 (0.031%) KVM
9 7 (0.031%) Docker
9 7 (0.031%) vCloud
10 6 (0.027%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.022%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (0.018%) Platform Symphony
12 4 (0.018%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 3 (0.013%) Shibboleth
13 3 (0.013%) LiteSpeed
13 3 (0.013%) Cronacle
13 3 (0.013%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.009%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 125 (0.55%) Puppet
2 113 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (0.28%) Control-M
4 33 (0.15%) Vagrant
5 25 (0.11%) Oozie
6 23 (0.10%) Tivoli
7 21 (0.093%) Nagios
7 21 (0.093%) Capistrano
8 18 (0.080%) OpenSSO
9 14 (0.062%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 13 (0.057%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (0.049%) SCCM
12 10 (0.044%) Ansible
12 10 (0.044%) WMI
13 8 (0.035%) SCOM
14 7 (0.031%) OpenAM
14 7 (0.031%) Oracle Identity Management
15 6 (0.027%) YUM
16 5 (0.022%) ZABBIX
17 4 (0.018%) Salt
Vendors
1 2875 (12.70%) Oracle
2 2091 (9.24%) Microsoft
3 576 (2.54%) Zend
4 466 (2.06%) Adobe
5 416 (1.84%) SAP
6 371 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
7 359 (1.59%) JBoss
8 343 (1.52%) Business Objects
9 337 (1.49%) Sybase
10 325 (1.44%) Google
11 306 (1.35%) IBM
12 249 (1.10%) Sitecore
13 241 (1.06%) Informatica
14 230 (1.02%) Cognos
15 201 (0.89%) Twitter
16 152 (0.67%) Facebook
17 134 (0.59%) TIBCO
18 124 (0.55%) ATG
19 117 (0.52%) hybris
19 117 (0.52%) Apple
South West London
The Creative Emporium Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
The Creative Emporium Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wymondham, Norfolk
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 to £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
Conspicuous
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago