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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 11885 11168 10592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.45% 23.32% 23.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.35% 25.15% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8440 7645 6981
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 114 204
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.58% -6.07%
Developer
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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
46875 44412 41390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.75% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30107 27634 24617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1774 1804 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.76 £38.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 6245 £450 +5.88% 2058
South East +2 1766 £350 - 763
South West 0 742 £350 - 384
North West 0 700 £350 +7.69% 581
Yorkshire 0 681 £330 +1.53% 403
East of England 0 616 £363 +3.57% 330
West Midlands 0 550 £325 - 282
East Midlands +1 371 £314 +2.86% 213
North East -3 140 £325 - 93
Midlands 0 24 £350 - 3
South Coast - 2 £350 -
Developer
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Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7463 (31.86%) JavaScript
2 7386 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
3 6846 (29.23%) HTML
4 6704 (28.62%) SQL
5 6086 (25.99%) Java
6 5874 (25.08%) CSS
7 5824 (24.87%) .NET
8 5720 (24.42%) C#
9 4755 (20.30%) SQL Server
10 3882 (16.57%) TDD
11 3845 (16.42%) Finance
12 3347 (14.29%) MVC
13 3325 (14.20%) HTML5
14 3299 (14.09%) jQuery
15 3028 (12.93%) Oracle
16 2945 (12.57%) ASP.NET
17 2759 (11.78%) Web Services
18 2517 (10.75%) OO
19 2422 (10.34%) Scrum
20 2379 (10.16%) XML
21 2295 (9.80%) AngularJS
22 2213 (9.45%) Microsoft
23 2186 (9.33%) CSS3
24 2076 (8.86%) Linux
25 2023 (8.64%) Banking
26 1932 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
27 1812 (7.74%) Git (software)
28 1732 (7.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 1635 (6.98%) Spring
30 1599 (6.83%) PHP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
1 939 (4.01%) Node.js
2 902 (3.85%) CMS
3 832 (3.55%) SharePoint
4 480 (2.05%) Tomcat
5 431 (1.84%) Apache
6 394 (1.68%) JBoss
7 387 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 351 (1.50%) WebLogic
9 337 (1.44%) SAS
10 327 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 318 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
12 302 (1.29%) IIS
13 293 (1.25%) Drupal
14 275 (1.17%) Umbraco
15 244 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 232 (0.99%) WordPress
17 231 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
18 166 (0.71%) Confluence
19 161 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
20 123 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 940 (4.01%) MS Excel
2 318 (1.36%) Photoshop
3 232 (0.99%) MS Office
4 96 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 88 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 88 (0.38%) PowerPivot
6 77 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 68 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
8 46 (0.20%) InfoPath
9 40 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 37 (0.16%) MS Project
11 34 (0.15%) Fireworks
12 19 (0.081%) Adobe Captivate
13 14 (0.060%) Maya
14 13 (0.056%) InDesign
15 10 (0.043%) Adobe After Effects
16 7 (0.030%) Doxygen
16 7 (0.030%) OmniGraffle
17 5 (0.021%) GIMP
17 5 (0.021%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 381 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 216 (0.92%) Magento
3 132 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 118 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
5 84 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 82 (0.35%) Markit EDM
7 66 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
7 66 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 65 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
9 59 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
10 58 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
11 47 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
12 36 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
13 33 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
14 31 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
15 27 (0.12%) Tridion
16 26 (0.11%) ION MarketView
16 26 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
17 25 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
18 20 (0.085%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 470 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 317 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 181 (0.77%) GitHub
4 140 (0.60%) SaaS
5 107 (0.46%) Office 365
6 83 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 68 (0.29%) Heroku
8 63 (0.27%) Force.com
9 61 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
10 46 (0.20%) Google Analytics
11 42 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 37 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
13 31 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
14 24 (0.10%) PaaS
15 23 (0.098%) Amazon SQS
15 23 (0.098%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 18 (0.077%) AWS CloudFormation
16 18 (0.077%) Taleo
17 14 (0.060%) SmartFocus
18 12 (0.051%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 579 (2.47%) HTTP
2 373 (1.59%) Internet
3 167 (0.71%) Intranet
4 137 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 88 (0.38%) LDAP
6 74 (0.32%) SSL
7 44 (0.19%) AMQP
8 42 (0.18%) HTTPS
9 41 (0.18%) FTP
10 33 (0.14%) SAN
11 28 (0.12%) Bluetooth
12 24 (0.10%) 2G
13 22 (0.094%) Firewall
13 22 (0.094%) Kerberos
14 21 (0.090%) 3G
15 20 (0.085%) Skype
16 19 (0.081%) VPN
17 18 (0.077%) DNS
18 17 (0.073%) ATM
18 17 (0.073%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4755 (20.30%) SQL Server
2 1732 (7.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1491 (6.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1369 (5.85%) MySQL
5 1319 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1078 (4.60%) Relational Database
7 1044 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 957 (4.09%) Oracle Database
9 904 (3.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 697 (2.98%) MongoDB
11 652 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 548 (2.34%) NoSQL
13 466 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
14 442 (1.89%) Big Data
15 382 (1.63%) Hadoop
16 357 (1.52%) QlikView
17 342 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
18 323 (1.38%) RDBMS
19 278 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
20 259 (1.11%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1812 (7.74%) Git (software)
2 1173 (5.01%) Subversion
3 1010 (4.31%) Visual Studio
4 745 (3.18%) Maven
5 741 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 638 (2.72%) Jenkins
7 603 (2.57%) JUnit
8 452 (1.93%) JIRA
9 440 (1.88%) Grunt
10 415 (1.77%) Selenium
10 415 (1.77%) Eclipse
11 378 (1.61%) Cucumber
12 372 (1.59%) NUnit
13 292 (1.25%) Ant
14 288 (1.23%) Jasmine
15 238 (1.02%) TeamCity
16 227 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
17 188 (0.80%) Xcode
18 168 (0.72%) Mockito
19 165 (0.70%) Bower
General
1 3845 (16.42%) Finance
2 2023 (8.64%) Banking
3 1017 (4.34%) Front Office
4 973 (4.15%) Investment Banking
5 694 (2.96%) Retail
6 520 (2.22%) Marketing
7 354 (1.51%) Telecoms
8 289 (1.23%) Games
9 252 (1.08%) Publishing
10 208 (0.89%) Back Office
11 206 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 202 (0.86%) Advertising
13 172 (0.73%) Legal
14 149 (0.64%) Electronics
15 141 (0.60%) Financial Institution
16 105 (0.45%) Law
17 62 (0.26%) Automotive
18 57 (0.24%) Retail Banking
19 51 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
20 32 (0.14%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6846 (29.23%) HTML
2 5874 (25.08%) CSS
3 5824 (24.87%) .NET
4 3325 (14.20%) HTML5
5 3299 (14.09%) jQuery
6 2945 (12.57%) ASP.NET
7 2759 (11.78%) Web Services
8 2379 (10.16%) XML
9 2295 (9.80%) AngularJS
10 2186 (9.33%) CSS3
11 1635 (6.98%) Spring
12 1421 (6.07%) REST
13 1318 (5.63%) .NET Framework
14 1309 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1268 (5.41%) WCF
16 1213 (5.18%) JSON
17 1196 (5.11%) J2EE
18 1129 (4.82%) RESTful
19 1019 (4.35%) SOAP
20 1015 (4.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 960 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
2 958 (4.09%) User Experience
3 815 (3.48%) Mobile App
4 553 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 524 (2.24%) Derivative
6 514 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 372 (1.59%) Visualisation
8 361 (1.54%) Fixed Income
9 290 (1.24%) NHS
10 283 (1.21%) Equities
11 274 (1.17%) Data Structures
12 237 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
13 232 (0.99%) Algorithms
14 218 (0.93%) iPhone
15 183 (0.78%) iPad
16 175 (0.75%) N-Tier
17 174 (0.74%) W3C
18 166 (0.71%) Client/Server
19 159 (0.68%) Management Information System
20 153 (0.65%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2076 (8.86%) Linux
2 1525 (6.51%) UNIX
3 1184 (5.06%) Windows
4 984 (4.20%) Apple iOS
5 852 (3.64%) Android
6 257 (1.10%) Mac OS X
7 128 (0.55%) Solaris
8 104 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 75 (0.32%) AIX
10 74 (0.32%) Windows Phone
11 59 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 56 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 55 (0.23%) Ubuntu
14 54 (0.23%) CentOS
15 43 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
16 31 (0.13%) Windows 8
17 24 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
17 24 (0.10%) SUSE
18 21 (0.090%) Debian
19 19 (0.081%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7386 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3882 (16.57%) TDD
3 3347 (14.29%) MVC
4 2517 (10.75%) OO
5 2422 (10.34%) Scrum
6 1932 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
7 1532 (6.54%) E-Commerce
8 1426 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
9 1419 (6.06%) BDD
10 1384 (5.91%) ETL
11 1322 (5.64%) Unit Testing
12 1218 (5.20%) Web Development
13 1117 (4.77%) Multithreading
14 1045 (4.46%) Software Engineering
15 1004 (4.29%) SDLC
16 857 (3.66%) Responsive Web Design
17 816 (3.48%) SOA
18 798 (3.41%) Data Modelling
19 768 (3.28%) CRM
20 751 (3.21%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 7463 (31.86%) JavaScript
2 6704 (28.62%) SQL
3 6086 (25.99%) Java
4 5720 (24.42%) C#
5 1599 (6.83%) PHP
6 1402 (5.99%) T-SQL
7 1349 (5.76%) C++
8 1244 (5.31%) Python
9 1102 (4.71%) PL/SQL
10 710 (3.03%) Ruby
11 584 (2.49%) Scala
12 541 (2.31%) VBA
13 503 (2.15%) VB.NET
14 497 (2.12%) Objective-C
15 492 (2.10%) C
16 456 (1.95%) Perl
17 393 (1.68%) Shell Script
18 356 (1.52%) VB
19 238 (1.02%) PowerShell
20 183 (0.78%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1135 (4.85%) Security Cleared
2 985 (4.21%) Degree
3 683 (2.92%) SC Cleared
4 284 (1.21%) DV Cleared
5 117 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 46 (0.20%) Sun Certification
7 24 (0.10%) BC Cleared
8 23 (0.098%) ISEB
9 22 (0.094%) Oracle Certification
10 19 (0.081%) MCSD
11 18 (0.077%) HND
11 18 (0.077%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (0.077%) OCPJP
12 16 (0.068%) PhD
13 15 (0.064%) MCTS
14 13 (0.056%) MCP
15 12 (0.051%) CTC Cleared
16 11 (0.047%) ISTQB
16 11 (0.047%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (0.047%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 537 (2.29%) QA
2 90 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 49 (0.21%) SLA
4 36 (0.15%) Solvency II
5 24 (0.10%) ISO 9001
6 23 (0.098%) HL7
7 14 (0.060%) WCAG
7 14 (0.060%) Dodd-Frank
8 13 (0.056%) ISO 14001
8 13 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (0.043%) WAI
9 10 (0.043%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.043%) EMIR
10 8 (0.034%) COREP
11 7 (0.030%) Basel II
12 5 (0.021%) COBIT
12 5 (0.021%) FINREP
13 4 (0.017%) MiFID
14 3 (0.013%) ISO 8583
14 3 (0.013%) DO-178B
System Software
1 103 (0.44%) Docker
2 70 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 60 (0.26%) HDFS
4 56 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 43 (0.18%) Varnish
6 35 (0.15%) Apache Flume
7 13 (0.056%) GridGain
7 13 (0.056%) Firmware
8 10 (0.043%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.026%) Samba
10 5 (0.021%) Platform Symphony
10 5 (0.021%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.017%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.013%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.013%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.013%) vCloud
12 3 (0.013%) QEMU
12 3 (0.013%) KVM
12 3 (0.013%) GlusterFS
12 3 (0.013%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 234 (1.00%) Puppet
2 151 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 91 (0.39%) Vagrant
4 61 (0.26%) Control-M
5 43 (0.18%) Ansible
6 35 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
7 30 (0.13%) Oozie
8 25 (0.11%) Kibana
9 24 (0.10%) Salt
10 23 (0.098%) Graylog
11 20 (0.085%) CloudHub
12 19 (0.081%) yum
13 17 (0.073%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 14 (0.060%) Nagios
14 14 (0.060%) Capistrano
14 14 (0.060%) Hadoop YARN
15 12 (0.051%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 11 (0.047%) SCOM
16 11 (0.047%) Rundeck
16 11 (0.047%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 3028 (12.93%) Oracle
2 2213 (9.45%) Microsoft
3 452 (1.93%) Adobe
4 446 (1.90%) IBM
5 378 (1.61%) Business Objects
6 356 (1.52%) SAP
7 338 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
8 303 (1.29%) Google
9 297 (1.27%) Sybase
10 282 (1.20%) Informatica
11 251 (1.07%) Sitecore
12 248 (1.06%) Zend
13 224 (0.96%) Tableau
14 220 (0.94%) TIBCO
15 207 (0.88%) Cognos
16 154 (0.66%) Apple
17 151 (0.64%) hybris
18 122 (0.52%) EPiServer
19 114 (0.49%) Red Hat
20 104 (0.44%) Twitter
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