The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 18 April 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 Essex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 4 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 143 78 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.89% 18.98% 10.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.20% 20.69% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 40 26
Average daily rate £355 £288 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.47% -8.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £190 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £413 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 6
Average hourly rate £32.75 £27.73 £29.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.10% -4.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £27.49 £18.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £34.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
708 377 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.53% 91.73% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 186 194
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 71 62
Average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Developer
East of England

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Essex region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Essex region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea 0 34 £425 +6.25% 7
Basildon +6 11 £350 +73.91% 3
Colchester -10 7 £375 +97.36% 8
Chelmsford -8 5 £315 -8.02% 8
Brentwood -9 5 £235 -27.69%
Harlow 0 3 £450 +12.50% 1
Maldon - - - -
Rochford - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - - 1
Canvey Island - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Braintree - - - - 2
Wickford - - - -
Witham - - - - 4
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

1 119 (50.21%) SQL
2 108 (45.57%) HTML
3 99 (41.77%) SQL Server
4 92 (38.82%) JavaScript
5 76 (32.07%) CSS
6 70 (29.54%) Java
7 65 (27.43%) C#
7 65 (27.43%) .NET
8 63 (26.58%) XML
9 59 (24.89%) Oracle
10 56 (23.63%) UNIX
11 43 (18.14%) Web Services
11 43 (18.14%) Web Development
12 38 (16.03%) Windows
12 38 (16.03%) ASP.NET
12 38 (16.03%) PL/SQL
13 35 (14.77%) Relational Database
14 34 (14.35%) TDD
15 32 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (13.50%) Microsoft
16 30 (12.66%) HTML5
17 29 (12.24%) MySQL
18 26 (10.97%) JBoss
18 26 (10.97%) MVC
19 25 (10.55%) Ajax
19 25 (10.55%) Visual Studio
19 25 (10.55%) SQL Server 2008
20 24 (10.13%) Linux
21 23 (9.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 23 (9.70%) OO

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 16 (6.75%) WebLogic
2 13 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (4.22%) Umbraco
4 10 (4.22%) CMS
5 6 (2.53%) Liferay
5 6 (2.53%) OpenROAD
5 6 (2.53%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.11%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.69%) IIS
8 2 (0.84%) Drupal
9 1 (0.42%) DNN
9 1 (0.42%) Kentico
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.95%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.84%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.42%) Trello
2 1 (0.42%) Force.com
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.80%) LDAP
2 6 (2.53%) Kerberos
3 5 (2.11%) FTP
3 5 (2.11%) HTTP
4 4 (1.69%) DNS
5 1 (0.42%) SAN
5 1 (0.42%) Internet
5 1 (0.42%) SNMP
5 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (41.77%) SQL Server
2 35 (14.77%) Relational Database
3 29 (12.24%) MySQL
4 25 (10.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (9.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (9.70%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (9.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 22 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (8.44%) Ingres
8 13 (5.49%) DB2
9 11 (4.64%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (4.64%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (3.80%) RDBMS
10 9 (3.80%) EDRMS
10 9 (3.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 8 (3.38%) Oracle Database
11 8 (3.38%) DTS
12 6 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.69%) DataStage
14 3 (1.27%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 25 (10.55%) Visual Studio
2 22 (9.28%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.22%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 9 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.38%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.53%) XDoclet
7 5 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.84%) Ant
9 2 (0.84%) NUnit
9 2 (0.84%) Subversion
10 1 (0.42%) JUnit
10 1 (0.42%) WiX
10 1 (0.42%) Moq
10 1 (0.42%) MSBuild
General
1 18 (7.59%) Finance
2 9 (3.80%) Marketing
3 6 (2.53%) Automotive
4 4 (1.69%) Retail
5 2 (0.84%) Front Office
6 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.42%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.42%) Banking
6 1 (0.42%) French Language
6 1 (0.42%) Local Government
6 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (45.57%) HTML
2 76 (32.07%) CSS
3 65 (27.43%) .NET
4 63 (26.58%) XML
5 43 (18.14%) Web Services
6 38 (16.03%) ASP.NET
7 30 (12.66%) HTML5
8 25 (10.55%) Ajax
9 20 (8.44%) WPF
10 19 (8.02%) J2EE
10 19 (8.02%) JSON
11 17 (7.17%) WCF
11 17 (7.17%) jQuery
12 16 (6.75%) JAX-RPC
12 16 (6.75%) XHTML
12 16 (6.75%) XSLT
12 16 (6.75%) .NET Framework
13 14 (5.91%) Hibernate
14 13 (5.49%) Struts
14 13 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.59%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (3.80%) GIS
3 8 (3.38%) Social Media
3 8 (3.38%) LLPG
4 6 (2.53%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.11%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.11%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.11%) Open Source
5 5 (2.11%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.69%) iPhone
6 4 (1.69%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.69%) NHS
7 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.42%) Replication
8 1 (0.42%) Clustering
8 1 (0.42%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.42%) Statistics
8 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 56 (23.63%) UNIX
2 38 (16.03%) Windows
3 24 (10.13%) Linux
4 18 (7.59%) Windows 7
5 17 (7.17%) Mac OS X
6 8 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.38%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.53%) Android
7 6 (2.53%) Solaris
8 4 (1.69%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.14%) Web Development
2 34 (14.35%) TDD
3 32 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (10.97%) MVC
5 23 (9.70%) OO
6 22 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (8.44%) Systems Analysis
7 20 (8.44%) Scrum
8 19 (8.02%) SOA
9 17 (7.17%) OOD
9 17 (7.17%) Configuration Management
10 16 (6.75%) ETL
11 15 (6.33%) UML
11 15 (6.33%) Data Modelling
12 14 (5.91%) RUP
13 13 (5.49%) Unit Testing
13 13 (5.49%) Dimensional Modelling
13 13 (5.49%) Waterfall
14 12 (5.06%) Migration
15 11 (4.64%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (50.21%) SQL
2 92 (38.82%) JavaScript
3 70 (29.54%) Java
4 65 (27.43%) C#
5 38 (16.03%) PL/SQL
6 23 (9.70%) VB
7 20 (8.44%) VB6
8 19 (8.02%) T-SQL
9 18 (7.59%) PHP
10 12 (5.06%) C++
10 12 (5.06%) XAML
11 11 (4.64%) Shell Script
12 10 (4.22%) VBA
13 6 (2.53%) C
14 5 (2.11%) VB.NET
14 5 (2.11%) Python
15 4 (1.69%) Ruby
16 3 (1.27%) Apex Code
17 2 (0.84%) Perl
17 2 (0.84%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (6.33%) Sun Certification
2 8 (3.38%) Degree
3 5 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.22%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) Basel II
3 2 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 59 (24.89%) Oracle
2 32 (13.50%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.97%) JBoss
4 14 (5.91%) Sun
5 12 (5.06%) Business Objects
6 9 (3.80%) Lagan
6 9 (3.80%) ESRI
6 9 (3.80%) AccuRev
7 8 (3.38%) DevExpress
7 8 (3.38%) Civica
8 5 (2.11%) Facebook
8 5 (2.11%) Twitter
9 4 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.69%) ICL
9 4 (1.69%) Teradata
10 3 (1.27%) FatWire
10 3 (1.27%) IBM
11 1 (0.42%) Perforce
11 1 (0.42%) SAP
11 1 (0.42%) Adobe
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