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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 127 90 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.81% 18.52% 18.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.22% 20.45% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 49 45
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£425 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Average hourly rate £35.61 £12.12 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.95% -62.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £9.23 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.12 £31.25 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
450 440 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 91.46% 90.53% 96.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 218 217
Average daily rate £390 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 69 78
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.05 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.12 £32.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 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 18 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 28 £448 +33.38% 6
Basildon +4 8 £488 +1.03% 5
Saffron Walden - 8 - -
Chelmsford +7 6 £375 +66.66% 1
Brentwood -4 4 £420 +6.66%
Colchester -10 3 £405 +35.00% 2
Epping - 2 £344 - 1
Loughton - 1 - -
Wickford - - - - 1
Witham - - - - 1
Halstead - - - -
Harlow - - - - 1
Hockley - - - -
Chigwell - - - -
Braintree - - - - 1
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 114 (52.53%) SQL
2 108 (49.77%) HTML
3 103 (47.47%) Java
4 89 (41.01%) CSS
5 84 (38.71%) JavaScript
6 73 (33.64%) XML
6 73 (33.64%) MVC
7 72 (33.18%) .NET
8 69 (31.80%) C#
9 64 (29.49%) SQL Server
10 60 (27.65%) Agile Software Development
11 57 (26.27%) UNIX
12 55 (25.35%) Spring
13 54 (24.88%) Relational Database
14 52 (23.96%) Oracle
15 51 (23.50%) PL/SQL
16 49 (22.58%) Linux
16 49 (22.58%) Web Development
17 47 (21.66%) Hibernate
18 44 (20.28%) ASP.NET
18 44 (20.28%) MySQL
19 43 (19.82%) JBoss
20 42 (19.35%) TDD
21 39 (17.97%) Spring MVC
22 37 (17.05%) LDAP
23 34 (15.67%) Mac OS X
23 34 (15.67%) JAAS
23 34 (15.67%) jQuery
24 33 (15.21%) Enterprise Software
25 32 (14.75%) Microsoft

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (7.37%) WebSphere
2 15 (6.91%) CMS
3 14 (6.45%) WebLogic
4 13 (5.99%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (5.07%) Umbraco
7 6 (2.76%) IIS
7 6 (2.76%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.30%) Apache
8 5 (2.30%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.92%) Node.js
10 1 (0.46%) WordPress
10 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.46%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.46%) GlassFish
Applications
1 16 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.23%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.38%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.92%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.46%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.92%) SaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Force.com
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (17.05%) LDAP
2 17 (7.83%) HTTP
3 7 (3.23%) Internet
4 4 (1.84%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.46%) SAN
5 1 (0.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (29.49%) SQL Server
2 54 (24.88%) Relational Database
3 44 (20.28%) MySQL
4 29 (13.36%) MariaDB
5 23 (10.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (8.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (6.91%) MongoDB
9 14 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (5.99%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (5.53%) Neo4j
12 10 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (4.61%) DTS
13 7 (3.23%) Data Mart
13 7 (3.23%) Oracle Database
14 6 (2.76%) Ingres
15 2 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.92%) RDBMS
16 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (7.83%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 11 (5.07%) Ant
4 7 (3.23%) MSTest
4 7 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.76%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.30%) Subversion
6 5 (2.30%) QUnit
7 4 (1.84%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.84%) Maven
7 4 (1.84%) NUnit
8 3 (1.38%) Selenium
8 3 (1.38%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.92%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.92%) JIRA
9 2 (0.92%) JUnit
10 1 (0.46%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (9.22%) Finance
2 7 (3.23%) Legal
3 6 (2.76%) Automotive
4 5 (2.30%) Publishing
5 3 (1.38%) Marketing
6 2 (0.92%) Banking
6 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.46%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (49.77%) HTML
2 89 (41.01%) CSS
3 73 (33.64%) XML
4 72 (33.18%) .NET
5 55 (25.35%) Spring
6 47 (21.66%) Hibernate
7 44 (20.28%) ASP.NET
8 39 (17.97%) Spring MVC
9 34 (15.67%) jQuery
9 34 (15.67%) JAAS
10 30 (13.82%) Web Services
11 29 (13.36%) HTML5
12 28 (12.90%) JPA
13 26 (11.98%) .NET Framework
13 26 (11.98%) REST
13 26 (11.98%) J2EE
14 23 (10.60%) Ajax
15 21 (9.68%) Struts
16 19 (8.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 19 (8.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.21%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (3.69%) Visualisation
3 7 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 7 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.76%) Biology
5 5 (2.30%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.84%) Open Source
6 4 (1.84%) User Experience
7 3 (1.38%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.92%) Life Science
8 2 (0.92%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.46%) iPad
9 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.46%) iPhone
9 1 (0.46%) GIS
9 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 57 (26.27%) UNIX
2 49 (22.58%) Linux
3 34 (15.67%) Mac OS X
4 24 (11.06%) Windows
5 7 (3.23%) Solaris
5 7 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.76%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.84%) Android
8 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (33.64%) MVC
2 60 (27.65%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (22.58%) Web Development
4 42 (19.35%) TDD
5 29 (13.36%) Scrum
6 27 (12.44%) OO
7 21 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
8 19 (8.76%) Unit Testing
9 17 (7.83%) SOA
9 17 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (7.83%) Web Design
10 16 (7.37%) Configuration Management
10 16 (7.37%) RUP
10 16 (7.37%) Mentoring
11 14 (6.45%) UML
12 12 (5.53%) B2C
13 11 (5.07%) Content Management
13 11 (5.07%) Validation
13 11 (5.07%) Migration
14 10 (4.61%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 114 (52.53%) SQL
2 103 (47.47%) Java
3 84 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 69 (31.80%) C#
5 51 (23.50%) PL/SQL
6 20 (9.22%) T-SQL
7 13 (5.99%) VB
8 10 (4.61%) VB6
9 8 (3.69%) XAML
9 8 (3.69%) VBA
10 7 (3.23%) PHP
11 6 (2.76%) C++
11 6 (2.76%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.38%) COBOL
12 3 (1.38%) Python
12 3 (1.38%) ABAP
12 3 (1.38%) PL/1
13 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.46%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 14 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.69%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.23%) Degree
4 6 (2.76%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.46%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (23.96%) Oracle
2 43 (19.82%) JBoss
3 32 (14.75%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.45%) FatWire
5 10 (4.61%) IBM
6 6 (2.76%) Adobe
7 5 (2.30%) Sun
7 5 (2.30%) AccuRev
7 5 (2.30%) DevExpress
7 5 (2.30%) Twitter
8 2 (0.92%) webMethods
8 2 (0.92%) SAP
8 2 (0.92%) Software AG
8 2 (0.92%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.46%) Vignette
9 1 (0.46%) Cognos
9 1 (0.46%) Cisco
9 1 (0.46%) Actuate
9 1 (0.46%) Apple
9 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
Essex
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £320.95 - £401.19 per day + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £535.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Southend-on-Sea
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £425 - 450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Southend-on-Sea
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 535 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Epping
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago