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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 11358 11983 11344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.16% 23.51% 23.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.41% 24.80% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8182 8475 7769
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 118 127
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.85 £50.50 £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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
46528 48328 46308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.81% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30643 30970 28843
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1386 1841 1899
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -1 5569 £450 - 1590
South East 0 1671 £395 +12.85% 641
North West +2 859 £375 +7.14% 370
Yorkshire 0 841 £388 +16.54% 244
South West 0 729 £350 - 289
West Midlands -1 635 £370 +13.84% 224
East of England -2 473 £375 +4.16% 255
East Midlands 0 341 £350 +11.11% 153
North East -17 181 £364 +7.77% 75
Midlands -10 13 £300 -14.28% 3
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 8665 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8386 (36.09%) JavaScript
3 7246 (31.18%) HTML
4 7115 (30.62%) Java
5 6463 (27.81%) CSS
6 5836 (25.11%) SQL
7 5220 (22.46%) C#
8 5132 (22.08%) .NET
9 4530 (19.49%) TDD
10 3968 (17.07%) SQL Server
11 3745 (16.12%) HTML5
12 3643 (15.68%) AngularJS
13 3637 (15.65%) Finance
14 3348 (14.41%) MVC
15 2912 (12.53%) jQuery
16 2889 (12.43%) Scrum
17 2857 (12.29%) Oracle
18 2816 (12.12%) Web Services
19 2572 (11.07%) CSS3
20 2449 (10.54%) Web Development
21 2430 (10.46%) ASP.NET
22 2380 (10.24%) Spring
23 2367 (10.19%) Git (software)
24 2319 (9.98%) Front End Development
25 2289 (9.85%) OO
26 2217 (9.54%) Linux
27 2190 (9.42%) Microsoft
28 2179 (9.38%) XML
29 2080 (8.95%) REST
30 1925 (8.28%) BDD

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
1 855 (3.68%) CMS
2 743 (3.20%) SharePoint
3 502 (2.16%) Apache
3 502 (2.16%) Tomcat
4 447 (1.92%) JBoss
5 397 (1.71%) WebSphere
6 340 (1.46%) IIS
7 338 (1.45%) WebLogic
8 308 (1.33%) Apache Spark
9 302 (1.30%) WordPress
10 280 (1.20%) Drupal
11 279 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
12 265 (1.14%) Confluence
13 218 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
14 192 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
15 188 (0.81%) Umbraco
16 166 (0.71%) SAS
17 159 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
18 148 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
19 130 (0.56%) Mule
Applications
1 847 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 253 (1.09%) Photoshop
3 185 (0.80%) MS Office
4 75 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 70 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 45 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 42 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 37 (0.16%) InfoPath
9 34 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 18 (0.077%) MS Project
11 16 (0.069%) OmniGraffle
12 12 (0.052%) GIMP
13 11 (0.047%) Fireworks
14 9 (0.039%) Adobe Captivate
15 8 (0.034%) Doxygen
15 8 (0.034%) SPSS
16 7 (0.030%) Simulink
17 4 (0.017%) InDesign
17 4 (0.017%) LaTeX
17 4 (0.017%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 480 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 207 (0.89%) Magento
3 140 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 140 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 104 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 84 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
6 83 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
7 55 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
8 45 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
9 44 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
10 35 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
11 34 (0.15%) RMDS
12 30 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
13 29 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
13 29 (0.12%) Eloqua
13 29 (0.12%) ION MarketView
14 28 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
15 27 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
16 23 (0.099%) Markit EDM
17 20 (0.086%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 829 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 639 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 380 (1.64%) GitHub
4 148 (0.64%) SaaS
5 140 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 134 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 91 (0.39%) Office 365
8 75 (0.32%) Google Play
8 75 (0.32%) PaaS
9 72 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
10 63 (0.27%) Heroku
11 61 (0.26%) Amazon S3
12 48 (0.21%) Google Analytics
13 44 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
14 43 (0.19%) Google App Engine
15 37 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
15 37 (0.16%) Boomi
16 34 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
17 31 (0.13%) Force.com
18 30 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 697 (3.00%) HTTP
2 259 (1.11%) Internet
3 165 (0.71%) Network Security
4 120 (0.52%) SSL
5 119 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 98 (0.42%) LDAP
7 97 (0.42%) Intranet
8 75 (0.32%) DNS
9 53 (0.23%) FTP
9 53 (0.23%) HTTPS
10 45 (0.19%) SNMP
11 37 (0.16%) Bluetooth
12 31 (0.13%) Firewall
13 28 (0.12%) DVB
14 24 (0.10%) AMQP
15 22 (0.095%) Kerberos
16 21 (0.090%) SMTP
17 20 (0.086%) SAN
18 19 (0.082%) Skype
19 17 (0.073%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3968 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 1363 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1331 (5.73%) MySQL
4 1190 (5.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1099 (4.73%) MongoDB
6 1071 (4.61%) Relational Database
7 1045 (4.50%) NoSQL
8 983 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
9 886 (3.81%) Oracle Database
10 712 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 602 (2.59%) Big Data
12 593 (2.55%) Hadoop
13 564 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
14 515 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
15 496 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
16 452 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
17 352 (1.51%) RDBMS
18 318 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
19 290 (1.25%) QlikView
20 282 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2367 (10.19%) Git (software)
2 1104 (4.75%) Jenkins
3 1087 (4.68%) Subversion
4 967 (4.16%) Maven
5 902 (3.88%) JUnit
6 869 (3.74%) Visual Studio
7 823 (3.54%) JIRA
8 652 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 601 (2.59%) Grunt
10 520 (2.24%) Selenium
11 515 (2.22%) Cucumber
12 459 (1.98%) gulp
13 418 (1.80%) Eclipse
14 367 (1.58%) Jasmine
15 352 (1.51%) Mockito
16 298 (1.28%) Gradle
17 279 (1.20%) NUnit
18 278 (1.20%) Ant
19 254 (1.09%) TeamCity
20 206 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3637 (15.65%) Finance
2 1853 (7.97%) Banking
3 831 (3.58%) Front Office
4 645 (2.78%) Retail
5 621 (2.67%) Investment Banking
6 518 (2.23%) Marketing
7 377 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 286 (1.23%) Games
9 251 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 239 (1.03%) Advertising
11 229 (0.99%) Publishing
12 189 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 177 (0.76%) Back Office
14 175 (0.75%) Electronics
15 109 (0.47%) Law
16 97 (0.42%) Legal
17 73 (0.31%) Automotive
18 71 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
19 66 (0.28%) Retail Banking
20 38 (0.16%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7246 (31.18%) HTML
2 6463 (27.81%) CSS
3 5132 (22.08%) .NET
4 3745 (16.12%) HTML5
5 3643 (15.68%) AngularJS
6 2912 (12.53%) jQuery
7 2816 (12.12%) Web Services
8 2572 (11.07%) CSS3
9 2430 (10.46%) ASP.NET
10 2380 (10.24%) Spring
11 2179 (9.38%) XML
12 2080 (8.95%) REST
13 1708 (7.35%) Node.js
14 1634 (7.03%) RESTful
15 1402 (6.03%) JSON
16 1216 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC
17 1181 (5.08%) SOAP
18 1150 (4.95%) React
19 1122 (4.83%) Sass
20 1105 (4.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1234 (5.31%) User Experience
2 893 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
3 797 (3.43%) Mobile App
4 548 (2.36%) Computer Science
5 527 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 401 (1.73%) Derivative
7 336 (1.45%) Visualisation
8 332 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 292 (1.26%) Fixed Income
10 287 (1.23%) Algorithms
11 241 (1.04%) iPad
12 235 (1.01%) Digital Media
13 219 (0.94%) NHS
14 214 (0.92%) Equities
15 205 (0.88%) Data Structures
16 201 (0.86%) Mathematics
17 188 (0.81%) Data Integration
18 176 (0.76%) N-Tier
19 165 (0.71%) Fintech
20 158 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2217 (9.54%) Linux
2 1437 (6.18%) Unix
3 1122 (4.83%) Windows
4 701 (3.02%) Android
5 683 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 183 (0.79%) Windows Server
7 165 (0.71%) Mac OS X
8 136 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 70 (0.30%) AIX
10 65 (0.28%) Windows Phone
11 49 (0.21%) Solaris
11 49 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 42 (0.18%) Windows 10
12 42 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 39 (0.17%) Mac OS
14 35 (0.15%) zOS
15 33 (0.14%) CentOS
15 33 (0.14%) Ubuntu
16 28 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
17 26 (0.11%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 8665 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4530 (19.49%) TDD
3 3348 (14.41%) MVC
4 2889 (12.43%) Scrum
5 2449 (10.54%) Web Development
6 2319 (9.98%) Front End Development
7 2289 (9.85%) OO
8 1925 (8.28%) BDD
9 1834 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
10 1583 (6.81%) Business Intelligence
11 1449 (6.24%) E-Commerce
12 1343 (5.78%) Software Engineering
13 1306 (5.62%) Unit Testing
14 1168 (5.03%) ETL
15 1009 (4.34%) CRM
16 969 (4.17%) Open Source
17 964 (4.15%) Multithreading
18 927 (3.99%) Pair Programming
19 900 (3.87%) SDLC
20 839 (3.61%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8386 (36.09%) JavaScript
2 7115 (30.62%) Java
3 5836 (25.11%) SQL
4 5220 (22.46%) C#
5 1705 (7.34%) PHP
6 1618 (6.96%) Python
7 1234 (5.31%) C++
8 1180 (5.08%) T-SQL
9 1123 (4.83%) Scala
10 949 (4.08%) Ruby
11 917 (3.95%) PL/SQL
12 602 (2.59%) C
13 465 (2.00%) Shell Script
14 410 (1.76%) VB.NET
15 396 (1.70%) VBA
16 391 (1.68%) Objective-C
17 381 (1.64%) VB
18 354 (1.52%) Perl
19 291 (1.25%) Groovy
20 269 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1310 (5.64%) Security Cleared
2 936 (4.03%) Degree
3 789 (3.40%) SC Cleared
4 296 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 129 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 98 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 68 (0.29%) PhD
8 50 (0.22%) Sun Certification
9 36 (0.15%) BC Cleared
10 29 (0.12%) MCSD
11 28 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
12 25 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
13 24 (0.10%) ISEB
14 20 (0.086%) MCITP
15 18 (0.077%) HND
16 16 (0.069%) ISTQB
17 15 (0.065%) MCTS
18 14 (0.060%) MCP
18 14 (0.060%) MCSE
19 13 (0.056%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 427 (1.84%) QA
2 165 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 130 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 43 (0.19%) SLA
5 33 (0.14%) WCAG
6 32 (0.14%) WAI
7 27 (0.12%) Solvency II
8 23 (0.099%) MiFID
9 21 (0.090%) SDET
10 20 (0.086%) HL7
10 20 (0.086%) ISO 14001
10 20 (0.086%) ISO 9001
11 16 (0.069%) PCI DSS
12 11 (0.047%) MISRA
13 9 (0.039%) SEPA
14 6 (0.026%) DO-178B
14 6 (0.026%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (0.022%) Basel II
15 5 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 4 (0.017%) FATCA
System Software
1 382 (1.64%) Docker
2 121 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 65 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
4 57 (0.25%) HDFS
5 41 (0.18%) Apache Flume
6 40 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (0.13%) vSphere
8 29 (0.12%) Varnish
9 27 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
10 15 (0.065%) Firmware
11 13 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 8 (0.034%) iptables
12 8 (0.034%) Platform Symphony
13 7 (0.030%) Hyper-V
13 7 (0.030%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.022%) VMware ESX
15 4 (0.017%) VMware ESXi
16 3 (0.013%) BitLocker
16 3 (0.013%) GridGain
16 3 (0.013%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 255 (1.10%) Puppet
2 105 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (0.29%) Ansible
4 55 (0.24%) Control-M
5 47 (0.20%) Kibana
6 43 (0.19%) Kubernetes
7 42 (0.18%) Packer
8 41 (0.18%) Graphite
9 33 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
10 29 (0.12%) Tivoli
11 28 (0.12%) Consul
11 28 (0.12%) logstash
11 28 (0.12%) Uchiwa
12 27 (0.12%) Grafana
13 26 (0.11%) Terraform
14 25 (0.11%) Oozie
15 24 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
15 24 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
16 20 (0.086%) Hadoop YARN
17 17 (0.073%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2857 (12.29%) Oracle
2 2190 (9.42%) Microsoft
3 440 (1.89%) Google
4 434 (1.87%) SAP
5 413 (1.78%) IBM
6 313 (1.35%) Adobe
7 287 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
8 277 (1.19%) Informatica
9 275 (1.18%) Sitecore
10 244 (1.05%) ServiceNow
11 197 (0.85%) Tableau
12 192 (0.83%) Sybase
13 182 (0.78%) Zend
14 148 (0.64%) TIBCO
15 146 (0.63%) Red Hat
16 133 (0.57%) Atlassian
17 129 (0.56%) Apple
18 110 (0.47%) Cognos
19 105 (0.45%) hybris
20 104 (0.45%) Pega
Plymouth, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £170 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Acorn
Rate: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Greater Manchester
eCom Recruitment
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £250 - 330 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + +
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £400 to £550 per annum TBC
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Coded People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Coded People
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago