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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 6 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 110 67 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.30% 13.93% 23.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.74% 15.37% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 44 62
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £469 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 14
Average hourly rate £37.75 £37.50 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +65.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.73 £34.48 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.90 £32.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
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
620 436 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.48% 90.64% 91.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 222 205
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 62 66
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.72 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
Basildon +4 16 £346 -23.05% 2
Southend-on-Sea -8 9 £583 +33.52% 2
Chelmsford -12 6 £269 -17.30% 2
Brentwood +4 3 - - 2
Colchester 0 2 £300 +6.66% 2
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 138 (52.87%) HTML
2 131 (50.19%) Java
3 100 (38.31%) SQL
4 95 (36.40%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (36.02%) CSS
6 91 (34.87%) JavaScript
7 82 (31.42%) J2EE
8 80 (30.65%) XML
9 78 (29.89%) HTML5
10 76 (29.12%) Web Services
11 69 (26.44%) SQL Server
12 60 (22.99%) Linux
13 56 (21.46%) TDD
14 54 (20.69%) REST
15 51 (19.54%) UNIX
16 49 (18.77%) SOAP
17 48 (18.39%) Relational Database
18 45 (17.24%) Hibernate
19 43 (16.48%) TopLink
20 42 (16.09%) Ajax
21 41 (15.71%) .NET
22 34 (13.03%) C#
22 34 (13.03%) Windows
23 33 (12.64%) Oracle
24 32 (12.26%) Scrum
24 32 (12.26%) EclipseLink
25 31 (11.88%) MVC
25 31 (11.88%) OO
25 31 (11.88%) XHTML
26 30 (11.49%) Content Management

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 30 (11.49%) WebSphere
2 21 (8.05%) CMS
3 17 (6.51%) JBoss
4 16 (6.13%) WebLogic
4 16 (6.13%) SharePoint
5 13 (4.98%) Oracle UPK
6 9 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (3.07%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (2.68%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.92%) Mule
10 4 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.53%) Magnolia
11 3 (1.15%) Mule ESB
11 3 (1.15%) WordPress
11 3 (1.15%) IIS
12 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.77%) Node.js
13 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.15%) MS Office
2 1 (0.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.38%) AWD
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.36%) Taleo
2 8 (3.07%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.15%) Office 365
4 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.77%) SaaS
4 2 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.38%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.38%) Force.com
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.90%) HTTP
2 12 (4.60%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.83%) SSL
3 10 (3.83%) Intranet
3 10 (3.83%) LDAP
4 4 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.77%) iBeacon
5 2 (0.77%) Internet
6 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (26.44%) SQL Server
2 48 (18.39%) Relational Database
3 14 (5.36%) MySQL
4 13 (4.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.07%) MariaDB
9 7 (2.68%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.30%) Neo4j
10 6 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.15%) DB2
12 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (11.11%) Ant
2 19 (7.28%) Eclipse
3 18 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 17 (6.51%) Jenkins
5 15 (5.75%) SoapUI
6 14 (5.36%) AccuRev
7 10 (3.83%) Subversion
8 9 (3.45%) JUnit
8 9 (3.45%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.92%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 4 (1.53%) Maven
10 4 (1.53%) JIRA
10 4 (1.53%) PowerBuilder
10 4 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.77%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.77%) Xcode
12 1 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.38%) GDB
12 1 (0.38%) CA Gen
12 1 (0.38%) MSTest
General
1 23 (8.81%) Marketing
2 22 (8.43%) Finance
3 16 (6.13%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.83%) Automotive
5 3 (1.15%) Electronics
5 3 (1.15%) Banking
5 3 (1.15%) Local Government
6 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (52.87%) HTML
2 94 (36.02%) CSS
3 82 (31.42%) J2EE
4 80 (30.65%) XML
5 78 (29.89%) HTML5
6 76 (29.12%) Web Services
7 54 (20.69%) REST
8 49 (18.77%) SOAP
9 45 (17.24%) Hibernate
10 43 (16.48%) TopLink
11 42 (16.09%) Ajax
12 41 (15.71%) .NET
13 32 (12.26%) EclipseLink
14 31 (11.88%) XHTML
15 26 (9.96%) CSS3
16 25 (9.58%) Struts
17 23 (8.81%) JSP
17 23 (8.81%) JSF
18 21 (8.05%) Spring
18 21 (8.05%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.60%) E-Learning
2 8 (3.07%) Web 2.0
2 8 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.53%) Visualisation
4 4 (1.53%) NHS
5 3 (1.15%) LIMS
5 3 (1.15%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.77%) User Experience
7 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.38%) Replication
7 1 (0.38%) Clustering
7 1 (0.38%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 60 (22.99%) Linux
2 51 (19.54%) UNIX
3 34 (13.03%) Windows
4 27 (10.34%) Solaris
5 22 (8.43%) Mac OS X
6 8 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.77%) Android
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.38%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (36.40%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (21.46%) TDD
3 32 (12.26%) Scrum
4 31 (11.88%) OO
4 31 (11.88%) MVC
5 30 (11.49%) Content Management
6 28 (10.73%) User Stories
7 26 (9.96%) SOA
8 25 (9.58%) Web Development
9 23 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (8.43%) B2C
11 20 (7.66%) Responsive Web Design
12 19 (7.28%) Web Design
13 18 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
14 16 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (5.36%) Use Case
16 13 (4.98%) Software Engineering
16 13 (4.98%) Kanban
16 13 (4.98%) RUP
17 11 (4.21%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 131 (50.19%) Java
2 100 (38.31%) SQL
3 91 (34.87%) JavaScript
4 34 (13.03%) C#
5 20 (7.66%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.07%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.07%) PHP
7 7 (2.68%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.68%) Ruby
7 7 (2.68%) Scala
8 6 (2.30%) C++
8 6 (2.30%) Perl
9 5 (1.92%) VBA
10 4 (1.53%) C
10 4 (1.53%) VB
10 4 (1.53%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.53%) VB6
11 3 (1.15%) JCL
11 3 (1.15%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.15%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (3.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.92%) CIPD
4 2 (0.77%) Degree
5 1 (0.38%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.15%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) HL7
3 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.77%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) Samba
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.38%) vSphere
2 1 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (4.98%) Puppet
1 13 (4.98%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (12.64%) Oracle
2 26 (9.96%) IBM
3 17 (6.51%) Microsoft
4 15 (5.75%) Google
5 14 (5.36%) FatWire
6 11 (4.21%) Adobe
7 7 (2.68%) Omniture
8 3 (1.15%) Zend
8 3 (1.15%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.15%) Twitter
8 3 (1.15%) WSO2
9 2 (0.77%) Nintex
9 2 (0.77%) VMware
9 2 (0.77%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.38%) Terracotta
10 1 (0.38%) Serena
10 1 (0.38%) Sun
10 1 (0.38%) Citrix
10 1 (0.38%) Software AG
10 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
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