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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 12057 12278 11880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 24.36% 23.22% 23.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.71% 24.44% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8685 8814 7923
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 127 107
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.04 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.74% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £18.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £50.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.04 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.74% +5.82%
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
46888 50234 48267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.74% 94.99% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30895 32536 29727
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1440 1905 1932
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 6034 £450 - 1612
South East +1 1679 £390 +5.40% 570
Yorkshire 0 929 £375 +7.14% 301
North West +2 916 £375 -1.31% 454
South West 0 687 £350 -3.44% 267
West Midlands -1 660 £353 +5.37% 212
East of England -1 468 £375 +3.44% 257
East Midlands +1 394 £375 +11.11% 187
North East -6 232 £375 - 67
Midlands -7 18 £438 +12.17% 6
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8912 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
2 8657 (36.96%) JavaScript
3 7438 (31.76%) HTML
4 7087 (30.26%) Java
5 6601 (28.19%) CSS
6 5746 (24.53%) SQL
7 5137 (21.93%) C#
8 5063 (21.62%) .NET
9 4538 (19.38%) TDD
10 3976 (16.98%) AngularJS
11 3950 (16.87%) SQL Server
12 3895 (16.63%) HTML5
13 3497 (14.93%) MVC
14 3478 (14.85%) Finance
15 2977 (12.71%) Scrum
16 2952 (12.60%) jQuery
17 2787 (11.90%) Oracle
18 2739 (11.70%) Web Services
19 2655 (11.34%) CSS3
20 2557 (10.92%) Web Development
21 2483 (10.60%) Front End Development
22 2455 (10.48%) ASP.NET
23 2432 (10.38%) Git (software)
24 2404 (10.26%) Spring
25 2229 (9.52%) OO
26 2134 (9.11%) XML
27 2124 (9.07%) Linux
28 2117 (9.04%) REST
29 2073 (8.85%) Microsoft
30 2041 (8.71%) 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
1 909 (3.88%) CMS
2 788 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 575 (2.46%) Tomcat
4 517 (2.21%) Apache
5 464 (1.98%) JBoss
6 463 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
7 413 (1.76%) Apache Spark
7 413 (1.76%) WebSphere
8 319 (1.36%) WebLogic
9 311 (1.33%) IIS
10 301 (1.29%) WordPress
11 294 (1.26%) Drupal
12 277 (1.18%) Confluence
13 247 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
14 236 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 204 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
16 186 (0.79%) Umbraco
17 174 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
18 170 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
19 155 (0.66%) nginx
Applications
1 801 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 272 (1.16%) Photoshop
3 163 (0.70%) MS Office
4 81 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 56 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 48 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 40 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 37 (0.16%) InfoPath
9 34 (0.15%) MS Visio
10 15 (0.064%) InDesign
10 15 (0.064%) OmniGraffle
11 11 (0.047%) MS Project
12 9 (0.038%) Adobe Captivate
12 9 (0.038%) GIMP
13 8 (0.034%) Fireworks
14 7 (0.030%) Doxygen
14 7 (0.030%) PaintShop Pro
14 7 (0.030%) SPSS
15 4 (0.017%) Simulink
16 3 (0.013%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 484 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 193 (0.82%) Magento
3 166 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 141 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 116 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 85 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
7 78 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
8 63 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
9 54 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
10 44 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
11 37 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
12 35 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
12 35 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
13 32 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 25 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
15 24 (0.10%) RMDS
16 22 (0.094%) Cognos TM1
17 21 (0.090%) SAP CRM
18 20 (0.085%) BusinessWorks
18 20 (0.085%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 950 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
2 763 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 430 (1.84%) GitHub
4 152 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 139 (0.59%) SaaS
6 134 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 116 (0.50%) Office 365
8 102 (0.44%) PaaS
9 83 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 82 (0.35%) Google Play
11 58 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 58 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 56 (0.24%) Heroku
13 47 (0.20%) Google Analytics
14 33 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
14 33 (0.14%) Boomi
14 33 (0.14%) Force.com
15 32 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
15 32 (0.14%) IaaS
16 31 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 648 (2.77%) HTTP
2 238 (1.02%) Internet
3 207 (0.88%) Network Security
4 128 (0.55%) LDAP
5 88 (0.38%) SSL
6 81 (0.35%) Intranet
7 76 (0.32%) TCP/IP
8 68 (0.29%) DNS
9 55 (0.23%) HTTPS
10 46 (0.20%) FTP
11 44 (0.19%) SNMP
12 36 (0.15%) AMQP
13 35 (0.15%) Bluetooth
14 28 (0.12%) Kerberos
15 25 (0.11%) Firewall
16 24 (0.10%) DVB
16 24 (0.10%) SSH
17 20 (0.085%) Skype
18 19 (0.081%) VPN
19 15 (0.064%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3950 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 1376 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1299 (5.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1116 (4.77%) MongoDB
5 1094 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 997 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
7 989 (4.22%) Relational Database
8 974 (4.16%) NoSQL
9 879 (3.75%) Oracle Database
10 664 (2.84%) Hadoop
11 649 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 632 (2.70%) Big Data
13 606 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
14 532 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
15 497 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
16 340 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
17 321 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
18 300 (1.28%) RDBMS
19 255 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
20 251 (1.07%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2432 (10.38%) Git (software)
2 1230 (5.25%) Jenkins
3 1042 (4.45%) Subversion
4 979 (4.18%) Maven
5 915 (3.91%) JUnit
6 873 (3.73%) Visual Studio
7 804 (3.43%) JIRA
8 671 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 633 (2.70%) Grunt
10 631 (2.69%) Cucumber
11 534 (2.28%) Selenium
12 503 (2.15%) gulp
13 397 (1.70%) Eclipse
14 381 (1.63%) Jasmine
15 351 (1.50%) Mockito
16 334 (1.43%) Gradle
17 309 (1.32%) TeamCity
18 260 (1.11%) Ant
19 234 (1.00%) NUnit
20 199 (0.85%) Mocha
General
1 3478 (14.85%) Finance
2 1760 (7.51%) Banking
3 716 (3.06%) Retail
4 664 (2.84%) Front Office
5 588 (2.51%) Investment Banking
6 562 (2.40%) Marketing
7 358 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 301 (1.29%) Games
9 276 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 267 (1.14%) Advertising
11 257 (1.10%) Publishing
12 184 (0.79%) Financial Institution
13 180 (0.77%) Back Office
14 175 (0.75%) Electronics
15 104 (0.44%) Law
16 86 (0.37%) Legal
17 71 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
18 68 (0.29%) Automotive
19 52 (0.22%) Retail Banking
20 31 (0.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7438 (31.76%) HTML
2 6601 (28.19%) CSS
3 5063 (21.62%) .NET
4 3976 (16.98%) AngularJS
5 3895 (16.63%) HTML5
6 2952 (12.60%) jQuery
7 2739 (11.70%) Web Services
8 2655 (11.34%) CSS3
9 2455 (10.48%) ASP.NET
10 2404 (10.26%) Spring
11 2134 (9.11%) XML
12 2117 (9.04%) REST
13 1960 (8.37%) Node.js
14 1659 (7.08%) RESTful
15 1556 (6.64%) JSON
16 1350 (5.76%) React
17 1201 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
18 1179 (5.03%) SOAP
19 1123 (4.80%) Sass
20 1121 (4.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1309 (5.59%) User Experience
2 918 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 726 (3.10%) Mobile App
4 563 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 422 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 349 (1.49%) Visualisation
7 341 (1.46%) Derivative
8 327 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 292 (1.25%) Digital Media
10 274 (1.17%) Algorithms
11 265 (1.13%) Fixed Income
12 223 (0.95%) Data Structures
13 218 (0.93%) iPad
14 179 (0.76%) Data Integration
14 179 (0.76%) Mathematics
15 170 (0.73%) Fintech
16 166 (0.71%) Equities
17 164 (0.70%) NHS
18 141 (0.60%) iPhone
19 140 (0.60%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2124 (9.07%) Linux
2 1305 (5.57%) Unix
3 1085 (4.63%) Windows
4 774 (3.30%) Apple iOS
5 747 (3.19%) Android
6 161 (0.69%) Windows Server
7 130 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 124 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 62 (0.26%) Solaris
10 59 (0.25%) AIX
11 56 (0.24%) Windows Phone
12 52 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 42 (0.18%) Ubuntu
13 42 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 39 (0.17%) CentOS
15 32 (0.14%) Windows 10
16 31 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
17 30 (0.13%) VME
18 27 (0.12%) Mac OS
19 26 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8912 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4538 (19.38%) TDD
3 3497 (14.93%) MVC
4 2977 (12.71%) Scrum
5 2557 (10.92%) Web Development
6 2483 (10.60%) Front End Development
7 2229 (9.52%) OO
8 2041 (8.71%) BDD
9 1934 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
10 1523 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
11 1427 (6.09%) E-Commerce
12 1299 (5.55%) Unit Testing
13 1259 (5.38%) Software Engineering
14 1198 (5.12%) ETL
15 1012 (4.32%) Open Source
16 997 (4.26%) CRM
17 915 (3.91%) Pair Programming
18 843 (3.60%) OOP
19 838 (3.58%) Multithreading
20 801 (3.42%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8657 (36.96%) JavaScript
2 7087 (30.26%) Java
3 5746 (24.53%) SQL
4 5137 (21.93%) C#
5 1822 (7.78%) PHP
6 1571 (6.71%) Python
7 1278 (5.46%) Scala
8 1158 (4.94%) C++
9 1109 (4.74%) T-SQL
10 957 (4.09%) Ruby
11 889 (3.80%) PL/SQL
12 567 (2.42%) C
13 434 (1.85%) Objective-C
14 408 (1.74%) Shell Script
15 407 (1.74%) VB.NET
16 350 (1.49%) VB
17 331 (1.41%) VBA
18 327 (1.40%) ES6
19 324 (1.38%) Perl
20 303 (1.29%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1328 (5.67%) Security Cleared
2 885 (3.78%) Degree
3 822 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 273 (1.17%) DV Cleared
5 145 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 97 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 54 (0.23%) PhD
8 42 (0.18%) Sun Certification
9 29 (0.12%) BC Cleared
10 27 (0.12%) DBS Check
11 26 (0.11%) ISEB
12 21 (0.090%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (0.077%) HND
13 18 (0.077%) MCITP
14 17 (0.073%) ISTQB
14 17 (0.073%) MCP
15 16 (0.068%) MCSD
15 16 (0.068%) Oracle Certification
16 13 (0.056%) MCSE
16 13 (0.056%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 467 (1.99%) QA
2 138 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 120 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 58 (0.25%) WAI
5 54 (0.23%) SDET
6 47 (0.20%) SLA
7 29 (0.12%) WCAG
8 22 (0.094%) PCI DSS
8 22 (0.094%) Solvency II
9 20 (0.085%) MiFID
10 17 (0.073%) ISO 14001
10 17 (0.073%) ISO 9001
11 11 (0.047%) HL7
11 11 (0.047%) MISRA
12 10 (0.043%) GCP
13 7 (0.030%) FATCA
13 7 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 6 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 5 (0.021%) DO-178B
15 5 (0.021%) SEPA
System Software
1 547 (2.34%) Docker
2 129 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 87 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
4 67 (0.29%) HDFS
5 53 (0.23%) Apache Flume
6 38 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 32 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
8 24 (0.10%) Varnish
9 15 (0.064%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 14 (0.060%) vSphere
11 10 (0.043%) Firmware
12 8 (0.034%) iptables
12 8 (0.034%) Platform Symphony
13 7 (0.030%) GlusterFS
13 7 (0.030%) Hyper-V
14 6 (0.026%) Ceph
14 6 (0.026%) etcd
15 5 (0.021%) flannel
15 5 (0.021%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.021%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 278 (1.19%) Puppet
2 146 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 129 (0.55%) Ansible
4 73 (0.31%) Kubernetes
5 50 (0.21%) Control-M
6 46 (0.20%) Kibana
6 46 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
7 40 (0.17%) Tivoli
8 35 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 31 (0.13%) Terraform
10 27 (0.12%) logstash
10 27 (0.12%) Oozie
11 25 (0.11%) Packer
12 22 (0.094%) Grafana
13 20 (0.085%) HP Quality Center
13 20 (0.085%) Nagios
14 19 (0.081%) Netcool
15 18 (0.077%) Hadoop YARN
16 17 (0.073%) Graphite
17 16 (0.068%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 2787 (11.90%) Oracle
2 2073 (8.85%) Microsoft
3 479 (2.05%) SAP
4 445 (1.90%) Google
5 405 (1.73%) IBM
6 400 (1.71%) Adobe
7 325 (1.39%) Sitecore
8 296 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
9 260 (1.11%) ServiceNow
10 234 (1.00%) Informatica
11 215 (0.92%) Zend
12 184 (0.79%) Sybase
12 184 (0.79%) Tableau
13 146 (0.62%) Cognos
14 138 (0.59%) Apple
15 132 (0.56%) hybris
16 123 (0.53%) Talend
17 117 (0.50%) TIBCO
18 116 (0.50%) Red Hat
19 108 (0.46%) MuleSoft
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £340 - £390 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £595 - £645 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Source Technology
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago