The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 97 119 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.55% 18.54% 15.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.00% 19.01% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 66 57
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £261 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 7
Median hourly rate £32.20 £40.60 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% +7.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £37.49 £30.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.35 £45.90 £42.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.06%
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
462 626 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.88% 97.51% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 377 274
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 46 67
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Essex region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Basildon +2 14 £300 -25.00% 3
Brentwood +2 5 £276 -35.00% 1
Colchester -7 4 £344 +14.58% 2
Chelmsford 0 3 - - 2
Southend-on-Sea +5 2 - - 2
Chigwell - 1 £350 -
Hockley - 1 - -
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Essex region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 72 (37.89%) Web Services
2 71 (37.37%) SQL Server
3 70 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (35.26%) SQL
5 64 (33.68%) Java
6 59 (31.05%) XML
7 56 (29.47%) HTML
8 55 (28.95%) SOAP
9 54 (28.42%) .NET
10 49 (25.79%) REST
11 43 (22.63%) Finance
11 43 (22.63%) C#
11 43 (22.63%) TDD
12 42 (22.11%) JavaScript
13 40 (21.05%) HTML5
14 38 (20.00%) J2EE
15 37 (19.47%) CSS
16 34 (17.89%) AngularJS
17 32 (16.84%) SOA
18 29 (15.26%) ASP.NET
18 29 (15.26%) MVC
19 28 (14.74%) Oracle
20 27 (14.21%) .NET Framework
20 27 (14.21%) Open Source
21 26 (13.68%) JSON
22 24 (12.63%) WebSphere
23 23 (12.11%) WSO2
23 23 (12.11%) Apache Camel
24 22 (11.58%) OO
25 20 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 24 (12.63%) WebSphere
2 16 (8.42%) Oracle Service Bus
3 15 (7.89%) Apache ServiceMix
3 15 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (3.16%) Mule
5 5 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.11%) IIS
7 3 (1.58%) CMS
7 3 (1.58%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.05%) Apache
8 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.05%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.05%) JBoss
8 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.53%) Liferay
9 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.58%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.11%) Magento
3 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.53%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.53%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.11%) Network Security
2 2 (1.05%) Firewall
2 2 (1.05%) SAN
3 1 (0.53%) Skype
3 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (37.37%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (8.95%) MySQL
5 15 (7.89%) DB2
6 11 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (4.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (4.21%) QlikView
9 7 (3.68%) Relational Database
10 6 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.11%) DataStage
12 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 2 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (1.05%) Power BI
13 2 (1.05%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 16 (8.42%) AccuRev
2 10 (5.26%) EasyMock
2 10 (5.26%) Mockito
3 9 (4.74%) Ant
4 7 (3.68%) NUnit
4 7 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.68%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.16%) Selenium
6 3 (1.58%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.58%) Maven
6 3 (1.58%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.58%) Subversion
7 2 (1.05%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.05%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.05%) Gradle
7 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.05%) JUnit
7 2 (1.05%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.05%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.53%) Xcode
General
1 43 (22.63%) Finance
2 8 (4.21%) Automotive
3 7 (3.68%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.16%) Marketing
5 5 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.58%) Banking
6 3 (1.58%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.05%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Front Office
8 1 (0.53%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (37.89%) Web Services
2 59 (31.05%) XML
3 56 (29.47%) HTML
4 55 (28.95%) SOAP
5 54 (28.42%) .NET
6 49 (25.79%) REST
7 40 (21.05%) HTML5
8 38 (20.00%) J2EE
9 37 (19.47%) CSS
10 34 (17.89%) AngularJS
11 29 (15.26%) ASP.NET
12 27 (14.21%) .NET Framework
13 26 (13.68%) JSON
14 23 (12.11%) Apache Camel
15 20 (10.53%) JSF
16 19 (10.00%) jQuery
16 19 (10.00%) TopLink
17 18 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC
18 17 (8.95%) WCF
18 17 (8.95%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (5.79%) User Experience
2 8 (4.21%) iPad
3 7 (3.68%) Statistics
4 5 (2.63%) Digital Media
4 5 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.11%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.58%) CAN bus
6 3 (1.58%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.05%) Clustering
7 2 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.05%) NHS
7 2 (1.05%) Replication
7 2 (1.05%) VAX
7 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.05%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.47%) Windows
2 14 (7.37%) Unix
3 11 (5.79%) Linux
3 11 (5.79%) zOS
4 4 (2.11%) Android
4 4 (2.11%) Solaris
5 3 (1.58%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.58%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.05%) VMS
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (22.63%) TDD
3 32 (16.84%) SOA
4 29 (15.26%) MVC
5 27 (14.21%) Open Source
6 22 (11.58%) OO
7 16 (8.42%) Scrum
7 16 (8.42%) Web Development
8 15 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (5.79%) Front End Development
10 9 (4.74%) CRM
11 8 (4.21%) Software Engineering
12 7 (3.68%) ETL
12 7 (3.68%) SDLC
13 6 (3.16%) B2C
13 6 (3.16%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (3.16%) Extreme Programming
13 6 (3.16%) RAD
13 6 (3.16%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 67 (35.26%) SQL
2 64 (33.68%) Java
3 43 (22.63%) C#
4 42 (22.11%) JavaScript
5 15 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.74%) C++
7 7 (3.68%) PHP
7 7 (3.68%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.16%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.63%) C
10 3 (1.58%) ANSI C
10 3 (1.58%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.58%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.58%) VB
11 2 (1.05%) COBOL
11 2 (1.05%) DCL
11 2 (1.05%) Python
11 2 (1.05%) SQR
11 2 (1.05%) VB6
11 2 (1.05%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (5.26%) Degree
2 4 (2.11%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.16%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.11%) SLA
3 3 (1.58%) JTAG
4 2 (1.05%) QA
5 1 (0.53%) MISRA
5 1 (0.53%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (14.74%) Oracle
2 23 (12.11%) WSO2
3 19 (10.00%) Google
4 7 (3.68%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.16%) IBM
6 4 (2.11%) DevExpress
6 4 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.58%) CA
7 3 (1.58%) Rally
7 3 (1.58%) WorldPay
8 2 (1.05%) FatWire
8 2 (1.05%) HP
8 2 (1.05%) Omniture
8 2 (1.05%) Teradata
9 1 (0.53%) Adobe
9 1 (0.53%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.53%) Infor
9 1 (0.53%) Sage
9 1 (0.53%) SAP