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 31 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
31 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 11845 11444 11299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.99% 23.18% 24.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.85% 25.04% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8427 7754 7535
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 120 167
Average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.60 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.81 £50.00 £50.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.56% -2.14%
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
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 6234 £450 +5.88% 1850
South East +1 1759 £363 +3.57% 698
South West 0 756 £350 - 427
Yorkshire 0 722 £338 +3.84% 374
North West -2 662 £363 +11.53% 577
East of England 0 660 £360 +2.85% 268
West Midlands 0 497 £325 - 270
East Midlands 0 334 £323 +4.03% 229
North East -1 160 £350 +7.69% 66
Midlands +2 29 £450 +28.57% 3
South Coast - 2 £350 -
Developer
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Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 7618 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
2 7611 (31.99%) JavaScript
3 7019 (29.51%) HTML
4 6782 (28.51%) SQL
5 6032 (25.36%) Java
6 6017 (25.29%) CSS
7 5881 (24.72%) .NET
8 5800 (24.38%) C#
9 4868 (20.46%) SQL Server
10 4021 (16.90%) TDD
11 3952 (16.61%) Finance
12 3457 (14.53%) HTML5
13 3378 (14.20%) MVC
14 3347 (14.07%) jQuery
15 3068 (12.90%) Oracle
16 2946 (12.38%) ASP.NET
17 2745 (11.54%) Web Services
18 2485 (10.45%) Scrum
19 2466 (10.37%) AngularJS
20 2458 (10.33%) OO
21 2383 (10.02%) XML
22 2274 (9.56%) CSS3
23 2245 (9.44%) Microsoft
24 2065 (8.68%) Banking
25 2039 (8.57%) Linux
26 1995 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
27 1875 (7.88%) Git (software)
28 1769 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 1655 (6.96%) PHP
30 1596 (6.71%) Spring

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 1000 (4.20%) Node.js
2 924 (3.88%) CMS
3 810 (3.40%) SharePoint
4 482 (2.03%) Apache
5 478 (2.01%) Tomcat
6 412 (1.73%) JBoss
7 396 (1.66%) WebSphere
8 358 (1.50%) SAS
9 353 (1.48%) WebLogic
10 334 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
11 330 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 319 (1.34%) Drupal
13 311 (1.31%) IIS
14 279 (1.17%) Umbraco
15 262 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 251 (1.06%) WordPress
17 222 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
18 205 (0.86%) Confluence
19 162 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
20 138 (0.58%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 965 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 319 (1.34%) Photoshop
3 242 (1.02%) MS Office
4 100 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 89 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 88 (0.37%) PowerPivot
7 73 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 73 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 46 (0.19%) InfoPath
9 36 (0.15%) MS Project
10 34 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 27 (0.11%) Fireworks
12 18 (0.076%) Maya
13 16 (0.067%) Adobe Captivate
14 8 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
14 8 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
14 8 (0.034%) InDesign
15 7 (0.029%) Mingle
16 6 (0.025%) Doxygen
17 4 (0.017%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 386 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 229 (0.96%) Magento
3 131 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 124 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
5 85 (0.36%) Markit EDM
6 84 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 66 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
8 64 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
9 62 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
10 58 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 53 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
12 44 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
13 36 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
14 33 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
15 30 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
15 30 (0.13%) Tridion
16 27 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
17 26 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
18 23 (0.097%) ION MarketView
19 18 (0.076%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 465 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 324 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 196 (0.82%) GitHub
4 145 (0.61%) SaaS
5 100 (0.42%) Office 365
6 67 (0.28%) Google Analytics
7 66 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 61 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 61 (0.26%) Heroku
9 53 (0.22%) Force.com
10 47 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
11 40 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
12 34 (0.14%) Amazon S3
13 31 (0.13%) PaaS
14 21 (0.088%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 18 (0.076%) Amazon SQS
15 18 (0.076%) Taleo
16 16 (0.067%) SmartFocus
16 16 (0.067%) Google App Engine
17 12 (0.050%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 561 (2.36%) HTTP
2 378 (1.59%) Internet
3 166 (0.70%) Intranet
4 133 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 84 (0.35%) SSL
6 82 (0.34%) LDAP
7 44 (0.18%) HTTPS
7 44 (0.18%) FTP
8 38 (0.16%) AMQP
9 29 (0.12%) SAN
10 27 (0.11%) 2G
11 26 (0.11%) Firewall
12 23 (0.097%) 3G
12 23 (0.097%) Kerberos
13 21 (0.088%) DNS
13 21 (0.088%) Extranet
13 21 (0.088%) Bluetooth
14 19 (0.080%) SMTP
15 17 (0.071%) 4G
15 17 (0.071%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4868 (20.46%) SQL Server
2 1769 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1565 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1398 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1398 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1074 (4.51%) Relational Database
6 1066 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 985 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 932 (3.92%) Oracle Database
9 761 (3.20%) MongoDB
10 724 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 580 (2.44%) NoSQL
12 480 (2.02%) Big Data
13 441 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
14 433 (1.82%) Hadoop
15 394 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
16 371 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
17 363 (1.53%) QlikView
18 308 (1.29%) RDBMS
19 295 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1875 (7.88%) Git (software)
2 1179 (4.96%) Subversion
3 986 (4.14%) Visual Studio
4 746 (3.14%) Maven
5 741 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 676 (2.84%) Jenkins
7 573 (2.41%) JUnit
8 501 (2.11%) JIRA
9 477 (2.01%) Grunt
10 431 (1.81%) Selenium
11 396 (1.66%) Eclipse
12 385 (1.62%) Cucumber
13 363 (1.53%) NUnit
14 288 (1.21%) Jasmine
15 265 (1.11%) Ant
16 252 (1.06%) TeamCity
17 248 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
18 190 (0.80%) Xcode
19 184 (0.77%) Mockito
20 172 (0.72%) Bower
General
1 3952 (16.61%) Finance
2 2065 (8.68%) Banking
3 1027 (4.32%) Front Office
4 1001 (4.21%) Investment Banking
5 685 (2.88%) Retail
6 540 (2.27%) Marketing
7 362 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 292 (1.23%) Games
9 262 (1.10%) Publishing
10 223 (0.94%) Manufacturing
11 211 (0.89%) Back Office
12 186 (0.78%) Advertising
13 174 (0.73%) Legal
14 146 (0.61%) Electronics
14 146 (0.61%) Financial Institution
15 102 (0.43%) Law
16 70 (0.29%) Automotive
17 52 (0.22%) Retail Banking
18 50 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
19 31 (0.13%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7019 (29.51%) HTML
2 6017 (25.29%) CSS
3 5881 (24.72%) .NET
4 3457 (14.53%) HTML5
5 3347 (14.07%) jQuery
6 2946 (12.38%) ASP.NET
7 2745 (11.54%) Web Services
8 2466 (10.37%) AngularJS
9 2383 (10.02%) XML
10 2274 (9.56%) CSS3
11 1596 (6.71%) Spring
12 1452 (6.10%) REST
13 1318 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1293 (5.44%) .NET Framework
15 1259 (5.29%) JSON
16 1232 (5.18%) WCF
17 1179 (4.96%) J2EE
18 1144 (4.81%) RESTful
19 1065 (4.48%) SOAP
20 1054 (4.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 999 (4.20%) User Experience
2 970 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 832 (3.50%) Mobile App
4 569 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 525 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 503 (2.11%) Derivative
7 351 (1.48%) Fixed Income
7 351 (1.48%) Visualisation
8 307 (1.29%) NHS
9 275 (1.16%) Data Structures
10 264 (1.11%) Equities
11 250 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
12 220 (0.92%) Algorithms
13 217 (0.91%) iPhone
14 180 (0.76%) Credit Risk
15 177 (0.74%) W3C
16 175 (0.74%) iPad
17 171 (0.72%) N-Tier
18 163 (0.69%) Management Information System
19 161 (0.68%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2039 (8.57%) Linux
2 1516 (6.37%) UNIX
3 1173 (4.93%) Windows
4 1031 (4.33%) Apple iOS
5 882 (3.71%) Android
6 241 (1.01%) Mac OS X
7 132 (0.55%) Solaris
8 93 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 71 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 69 (0.29%) CentOS
10 69 (0.29%) AIX
11 67 (0.28%) Windows Phone
12 54 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 53 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 34 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
14 34 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
15 30 (0.13%) Windows 8
16 24 (0.10%) SUSE
17 21 (0.088%) Debian
18 18 (0.076%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7618 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
2 4021 (16.90%) TDD
3 3378 (14.20%) MVC
4 2485 (10.45%) Scrum
5 2458 (10.33%) OO
6 1995 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
7 1593 (6.70%) E-Commerce
8 1487 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 1478 (6.21%) BDD
10 1440 (6.05%) ETL
11 1386 (5.83%) Unit Testing
12 1264 (5.31%) Web Development
13 1118 (4.70%) Multithreading
14 1051 (4.42%) Software Engineering
15 1033 (4.34%) SDLC
16 901 (3.79%) Responsive Web Design
17 834 (3.51%) SOA
18 812 (3.41%) iOS Development
19 778 (3.27%) CRM
20 777 (3.27%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7611 (31.99%) JavaScript
2 6782 (28.51%) SQL
3 6032 (25.36%) Java
4 5800 (24.38%) C#
5 1655 (6.96%) PHP
6 1463 (6.15%) T-SQL
7 1421 (5.97%) C++
8 1251 (5.26%) Python
9 1105 (4.65%) PL/SQL
10 729 (3.06%) Ruby
11 656 (2.76%) Scala
12 526 (2.21%) VBA
13 522 (2.19%) Objective-C
14 514 (2.16%) VB.NET
15 509 (2.14%) C
16 453 (1.90%) Perl
17 406 (1.71%) Shell Script
18 375 (1.58%) VB
19 242 (1.02%) PowerShell
20 184 (0.77%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1171 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 972 (4.09%) Degree
3 714 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 275 (1.16%) DV Cleared
5 115 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (0.20%) Sun Certification
7 30 (0.13%) PhD
8 24 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
8 24 (0.10%) BC Cleared
9 19 (0.080%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (0.076%) ISEB
10 18 (0.076%) MCSD
10 18 (0.076%) CTC Cleared
11 17 (0.071%) OCPJP
12 15 (0.063%) HND
13 13 (0.055%) MCTS
14 12 (0.050%) MCITP
15 11 (0.046%) ISTQB
16 10 (0.042%) MCSE
17 9 (0.038%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 578 (2.43%) QA
2 99 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 51 (0.21%) SLA
4 39 (0.16%) Solvency II
5 25 (0.11%) HL7
6 20 (0.084%) ISO 9001
7 17 (0.071%) WCAG
8 13 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (0.050%) ISO 14001
9 12 (0.050%) PCI DSS
9 12 (0.050%) Dodd-Frank
10 11 (0.046%) EMIR
10 11 (0.046%) WAI
11 10 (0.042%) COBIT
12 9 (0.038%) COREP
13 7 (0.029%) Basel II
14 5 (0.021%) MiFID
14 5 (0.021%) FINREP
15 3 (0.013%) DO-178B
16 2 (0.008%) Basel III
System Software
1 127 (0.53%) Docker
2 76 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 68 (0.29%) HDFS
4 54 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 42 (0.18%) Varnish
6 32 (0.13%) Apache Flume
7 13 (0.055%) GridGain
8 12 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.038%) Firmware
10 6 (0.025%) vCloud
11 5 (0.021%) Platform Symphony
11 5 (0.021%) Time Sharing Option
11 5 (0.021%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.017%) vSphere
12 4 (0.017%) Hyper-V
13 3 (0.013%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 3 (0.013%) Samba
13 3 (0.013%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.013%) Squid
13 3 (0.013%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 238 (1.00%) Puppet
2 156 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
3 98 (0.41%) Vagrant
4 64 (0.27%) Control-M
5 49 (0.21%) Ansible
6 31 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
7 26 (0.11%) Salt
8 25 (0.11%) Oozie
9 24 (0.10%) Kibana
10 22 (0.092%) logstash
10 22 (0.092%) yum
11 20 (0.084%) Graylog
12 19 (0.080%) Capistrano
12 19 (0.080%) CloudHub
13 16 (0.067%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 14 (0.059%) Nagios
15 13 (0.055%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 13 (0.055%) Hadoop YARN
15 13 (0.055%) Rundeck
16 12 (0.050%) Graphite
Vendors
1 3068 (12.90%) Oracle
2 2245 (9.44%) Microsoft
3 462 (1.94%) Adobe
4 456 (1.92%) IBM
5 363 (1.53%) SAP
6 321 (1.35%) Google
7 310 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 298 (1.25%) Sybase
9 291 (1.22%) Informatica
10 258 (1.08%) Sitecore
11 245 (1.03%) Zend
12 223 (0.94%) Tableau
13 220 (0.92%) TIBCO
14 186 (0.78%) Cognos
15 162 (0.68%) hybris
16 149 (0.63%) Apple
17 116 (0.49%) EPiServer
18 103 (0.43%) ServiceNow
19 102 (0.43%) Twitter
19 102 (0.43%) Red Hat
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