The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 127 96 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.90% 16.93% 13.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.68% 18.50% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 57 23
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£425 £330 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £133 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £475 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Average hourly rate £35.18 £12.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+181.40% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.67 £9.90 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £34.30 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -5.71%
Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
476 519 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.33% 91.53% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 293 166
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £133 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 81 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.18 £41.10 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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
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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
Southend-on-Sea +4 30 £475 +268.21% 3
Basildon -1 9 - - 3
Brentwood +5 8 £375 - 1
Chelmsford -1 4 £225 -37.50% 14
Colchester +2 3 £228 -32.59% 3
Saffron Walden - 2 £375 -
Harlow +3 1 £275 -35.29% 1
Hockley - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Witham - - - -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 160 (62.75%) Java
2 158 (61.96%) SQL
3 140 (54.90%) HTML
4 108 (42.35%) CSS
5 97 (38.04%) XML
5 97 (38.04%) UNIX
6 95 (37.25%) Oracle
7 92 (36.08%) JavaScript
8 88 (34.51%) MVC
9 87 (34.12%) Relational Database
10 85 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 83 (32.55%) Web Development
12 82 (32.16%) Spring
13 81 (31.76%) Linux
14 73 (28.63%) PL/SQL
14 73 (28.63%) Hibernate
15 65 (25.49%) Spring MVC
15 65 (25.49%) MySQL
16 61 (23.92%) SQL Server
16 61 (23.92%) JBoss
16 61 (23.92%) Mac OS X
17 57 (22.35%) Web Services
18 55 (21.57%) JAAS
18 55 (21.57%) Enterprise Software
19 54 (21.18%) LDAP
19 54 (21.18%) TDD
20 53 (20.78%) J2EE
21 49 (19.22%) MariaDB
22 47 (18.43%) REST
23 45 (17.65%) C#

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 61 (23.92%) JBoss
2 23 (9.02%) WebLogic
3 20 (7.84%) CMS
4 16 (6.27%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.92%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.53%) Adobe CQ
7 6 (2.35%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.96%) Apache
9 4 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.18%) Node.js
10 3 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.18%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.39%) IIS
11 1 (0.39%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (3.92%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) Magento
3 1 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (21.18%) LDAP
2 34 (13.33%) HTTP
3 3 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.18%) Internet
4 1 (0.39%) Firewall
4 1 (0.39%) VLAN
4 1 (0.39%) DNS
4 1 (0.39%) SNMP
4 1 (0.39%) DHCP
4 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (34.12%) Relational Database
2 65 (25.49%) MySQL
3 61 (23.92%) SQL Server
4 49 (19.22%) MariaDB
5 30 (11.76%) MongoDB
6 25 (9.80%) Neo4j
7 19 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (5.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (4.31%) Oracle Database
9 11 (4.31%) DB2
10 8 (3.14%) DataStage
11 7 (2.75%) DTS
12 5 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.78%) Data Mart
14 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (5.88%) Ant
2 14 (5.49%) Eclipse
2 14 (5.49%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.14%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 6 (2.35%) Selenium
5 5 (1.96%) Maven
5 5 (1.96%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.57%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.57%) Subversion
6 4 (1.57%) NUnit
7 3 (1.18%) JUnit
7 3 (1.18%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.18%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.78%) QUnit
8 2 (0.78%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.78%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.78%) JIRA
8 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.78%) MSTest
8 2 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 18 (7.06%) Finance
2 11 (4.31%) Marketing
3 8 (3.14%) Legal
4 7 (2.75%) Banking
5 5 (1.96%) Publishing
6 4 (1.57%) Automotive
7 3 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.18%) Advertising
8 2 (0.78%) Retail
8 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.78%) Front Office
8 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (54.90%) HTML
2 108 (42.35%) CSS
3 97 (38.04%) XML
4 82 (32.16%) Spring
5 73 (28.63%) Hibernate
6 65 (25.49%) Spring MVC
7 57 (22.35%) Web Services
8 55 (21.57%) JAAS
9 53 (20.78%) J2EE
10 47 (18.43%) REST
11 45 (17.65%) JPA
12 42 (16.47%) .NET
13 34 (13.33%) HTML5
14 33 (12.94%) JAX-RS
15 30 (11.76%) Struts
16 25 (9.80%) jQuery
17 24 (9.41%) ASP.NET
17 24 (9.41%) Ajax
18 22 (8.63%) XSLT
19 21 (8.24%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 55 (21.57%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (7.06%) Visualisation
3 9 (3.53%) N-Tier
4 7 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.35%) Biology
5 6 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.96%) User Experience
7 4 (1.57%) Web 2.0
8 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.78%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.78%) Open Source
8 2 (0.78%) Life Science
9 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.39%) iPhone
9 1 (0.39%) NHS
9 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.39%) LIMS
9 1 (0.39%) iPad
9 1 (0.39%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 97 (38.04%) UNIX
2 81 (31.76%) Linux
3 61 (23.92%) Mac OS X
4 22 (8.63%) Windows
5 12 (4.71%) Solaris
6 4 (1.57%) Android
7 3 (1.18%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (34.51%) MVC
2 85 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (32.55%) Web Development
4 54 (21.18%) TDD
5 38 (14.90%) Scrum
6 36 (14.12%) Responsive Web Design
7 34 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 33 (12.94%) Web Design
9 28 (10.98%) Mentoring
10 25 (9.80%) OO
11 23 (9.02%) UML
12 20 (7.84%) Content Management
13 18 (7.06%) B2C
14 17 (6.67%) Validation
15 16 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (6.27%) Microservices
16 15 (5.88%) Waterfall
17 14 (5.49%) Data Modelling
17 14 (5.49%) ETL
18 13 (5.10%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 160 (62.75%) Java
2 158 (61.96%) SQL
3 92 (36.08%) JavaScript
4 73 (28.63%) PL/SQL
5 45 (17.65%) C#
6 16 (6.27%) T-SQL
7 12 (4.71%) C++
8 9 (3.53%) PHP
8 9 (3.53%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.75%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.75%) VBA
9 7 (2.75%) Python
10 4 (1.57%) VB
11 3 (1.18%) COBOL
12 2 (0.78%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.78%) PL/1
12 2 (0.78%) VB6
12 2 (0.78%) Ruby
13 1 (0.39%) Groovy
13 1 (0.39%) FQL
Qualifications
1 16 (6.27%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.88%) Sun Certification
3 6 (2.35%) Degree
4 5 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) MCP
5 1 (0.39%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.39%) OCP
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.14%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.92%) Control-M
2 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 95 (37.25%) Oracle
2 20 (7.84%) FatWire
3 17 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 15 (5.88%) Sun
5 14 (5.49%) IBM
6 13 (5.10%) AccuRev
7 11 (4.31%) Adobe
8 5 (1.96%) Twitter
9 3 (1.18%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.78%) Cognos
10 2 (0.78%) Software AG
10 2 (0.78%) webMethods
11 1 (0.39%) Telerik
11 1 (0.39%) Applix
11 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.39%) Actuate
11 1 (0.39%) Apple
11 1 (0.39%) Cisco
11 1 (0.39%) Vignette
11 1 (0.39%) DevExpress
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