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 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 28 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 27 118 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.11% 18.21% 19.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.29% 18.91% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 76 63
Median daily rate £438 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £583 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Median hourly rate £31.50 £36.67 £35.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.09% +2.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.04 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.74% +5.82%
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
429 624 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.06% 96.30% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 366 224
Median daily rate £324 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.73% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 71 59
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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
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 27 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
Brentwood +7 3 - - 4
Harlow - 3 £375 - 1
Chelmsford +7 2 £400 +60.00% 3
Southend-on-Sea -7 1 - - 6
Basildon -14 1 - - 4
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 65 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (44.62%) SQL Server
3 57 (43.85%) Java
4 54 (41.54%) Web Services
5 47 (36.15%) HTML
6 44 (33.85%) SQL
7 39 (30.00%) J2EE
7 39 (30.00%) SOAP
8 37 (28.46%) REST
9 36 (27.69%) XML
10 35 (26.92%) TDD
11 34 (26.15%) HTML5
12 33 (25.38%) JavaScript
13 32 (24.62%) .NET
13 32 (24.62%) AngularJS
14 30 (23.08%) CSS
15 26 (20.00%) Finance
16 25 (19.23%) C#
17 24 (18.46%) WebSphere
18 19 (14.62%) JSF
18 19 (14.62%) AccuRev
18 19 (14.62%) OO
19 18 (13.85%) Oracle
20 17 (13.08%) .NET Framework
21 16 (12.31%) TopLink
21 16 (12.31%) ASP.NET
21 16 (12.31%) SOA
22 15 (11.54%) DB2
22 15 (11.54%) MVC
22 15 (11.54%) Open Source

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 (18.46%) WebSphere
2 10 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (4.62%) Mule
4 4 (3.08%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.08%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.31%) CMS
5 3 (2.31%) IIS
6 2 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.77%) Liferay
7 1 (0.77%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.54%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.77%) Magento
3 1 (0.77%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.08%) Network Security
2 1 (0.77%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (44.62%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.54%) DB2
3 10 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (6.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.38%) QlikView
5 7 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.62%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.08%) MySQL
8 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (2.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.31%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (2.31%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (1.54%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 19 (14.62%) AccuRev
2 7 (5.38%) Ant
3 5 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.08%) EasyMock
4 4 (3.08%) Mockito
4 4 (3.08%) NUnit
5 3 (2.31%) Selenium
5 3 (2.31%) Subversion
5 3 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.54%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.54%) Gradle
6 2 (1.54%) JUnit
6 2 (1.54%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.54%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.77%) Grunt
7 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.77%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.77%) Maven
7 1 (0.77%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Automotive
3 6 (4.62%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.08%) Marketing
5 3 (2.31%) Banking
6 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.77%) Advertising
7 1 (0.77%) Back Office
7 1 (0.77%) Electronics
7 1 (0.77%) Retail
7 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (41.54%) Web Services
2 47 (36.15%) HTML
3 39 (30.00%) J2EE
3 39 (30.00%) SOAP
4 37 (28.46%) REST
5 36 (27.69%) XML
6 34 (26.15%) HTML5
7 32 (24.62%) .NET
7 32 (24.62%) AngularJS
8 30 (23.08%) CSS
9 19 (14.62%) JSF
10 17 (13.08%) .NET Framework
11 16 (12.31%) ASP.NET
11 16 (12.31%) TopLink
12 15 (11.54%) PrimeFaces
13 13 (10.00%) JSON
14 11 (8.46%) jQuery
15 10 (7.69%) Apache Camel
15 10 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (7.69%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (4.62%) User Experience
2 5 (3.85%) Digital Media
2 5 (3.85%) iPad
2 5 (3.85%) Statistics
3 3 (2.31%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.54%) NHS
4 2 (1.54%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.54%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.77%) CAN bus
5 1 (0.77%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.77%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.23%) Linux
1 12 (9.23%) Unix
2 11 (8.46%) zOS
3 7 (5.38%) Windows
4 2 (1.54%) Android
4 2 (1.54%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.54%) Solaris
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (26.92%) TDD
3 19 (14.62%) OO
4 16 (12.31%) SOA
5 15 (11.54%) MVC
5 15 (11.54%) Open Source
6 13 (10.00%) Scrum
6 13 (10.00%) Web Development
7 9 (6.92%) ETL
7 9 (6.92%) Front End Development
8 6 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (4.62%) CRM
8 6 (4.62%) Extreme Programming
8 6 (4.62%) RAD
9 5 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.85%) Software Engineering
9 5 (3.85%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.08%) Data Transformation
10 4 (3.08%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (3.08%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 57 (43.85%) Java
2 44 (33.85%) SQL
3 33 (25.38%) JavaScript
4 25 (19.23%) C#
5 5 (3.85%) C++
5 5 (3.85%) PHP
5 5 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.08%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.08%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.31%) C
7 3 (2.31%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.54%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.54%) Python
8 2 (1.54%) SQR
8 2 (1.54%) XPath
9 1 (0.77%) ANSI C
9 1 (0.77%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.77%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.77%) Groovy
9 1 (0.77%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.54%) Degree
1 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.77%) JTAG
2 1 (0.77%) MISRA
2 1 (0.77%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.77%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (13.85%) Oracle
2 10 (7.69%) WSO2
3 9 (6.92%) IBM
4 8 (6.15%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.62%) Google
6 4 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.31%) CA
7 3 (2.31%) Rally
8 2 (1.54%) FatWire
8 2 (1.54%) Omniture
8 2 (1.54%) Sage
9 1 (0.77%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.77%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.77%) Infor
9 1 (0.77%) SAP
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £345 - £362 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
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Rate: £0 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago