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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 23 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 31 113 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.13% 22.16% 26.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.29% 22.92% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 63 87
Median daily rate £375 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £245 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £579 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 2
Median hourly rate £34.50 £36.50 £35.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% +2.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £28.50 £34.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £41.60 £37.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
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
425 493 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.70% 96.67% 92.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 261 226
Median daily rate £325 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £513 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 74 61
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +4 4 - - 10
Harlow +4 3 £375 - 2
Southend-on-Sea -12 3 £328 -43.77% 2
Chelmsford -2 2 £425 +47.82% 7
Colchester -7 2 £400 +23.07% 2
Leigh-on-Sea - 1 - - 2
Witham - 1 £325 - 4
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 58 (45.31%) SQL Server
2 57 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (37.50%) Java
4 45 (35.16%) Web Services
5 42 (32.81%) HTML
6 41 (32.03%) SQL
7 35 (27.34%) SOAP
7 35 (27.34%) REST
8 34 (26.56%) J2EE
9 33 (25.78%) AngularJS
10 28 (21.88%) JavaScript
11 27 (21.09%) XML
11 27 (21.09%) TDD
12 26 (20.31%) HTML5
12 26 (20.31%) .NET
12 26 (20.31%) CSS
13 24 (18.75%) C#
14 22 (17.19%) Finance
15 20 (15.63%) WebSphere
16 19 (14.84%) JSF
17 18 (14.06%) AccuRev
18 17 (13.28%) Oracle
19 16 (12.50%) TopLink
20 15 (11.72%) ASP.NET
20 15 (11.72%) DB2
20 15 (11.72%) PrimeFaces
21 14 (10.94%) Scrum
22 13 (10.16%) MVC
22 13 (10.16%) .NET Framework
23 12 (9.38%) 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 20 (15.63%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (4.69%) Mule
4 5 (3.91%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.34%) IIS
6 2 (1.56%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.56%) Gentran
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.56%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.78%) Magento
2 1 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (45.31%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.72%) DB2
3 10 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (7.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.47%) QlikView
6 7 (5.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (5.47%) WebFOCUS
7 6 (4.69%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.91%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (3.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (2.34%) MySQL
10 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.56%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 18 (14.06%) AccuRev
2 5 (3.91%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.34%) Subversion
3 3 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.56%) Ant
4 2 (1.56%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.56%) EasyMock
4 2 (1.56%) Mockito
4 2 (1.56%) NUnit
4 2 (1.56%) Selenium
5 1 (0.78%) Grunt
5 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.78%) JIRA
5 1 (0.78%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.78%) Maven
5 1 (0.78%) PVCS
5 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.78%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 22 (17.19%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Automotive
3 7 (5.47%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.13%) Marketing
5 3 (2.34%) Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Advertising
6 2 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) Electronics
7 1 (0.78%) Publishing
7 1 (0.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (35.16%) Web Services
2 42 (32.81%) HTML
3 35 (27.34%) REST
3 35 (27.34%) SOAP
4 34 (26.56%) J2EE
5 33 (25.78%) AngularJS
6 27 (21.09%) XML
7 26 (20.31%) .NET
7 26 (20.31%) CSS
7 26 (20.31%) HTML5
8 19 (14.84%) JSF
9 16 (12.50%) TopLink
10 15 (11.72%) ASP.NET
10 15 (11.72%) PrimeFaces
11 13 (10.16%) .NET Framework
12 11 (8.59%) JSON
13 10 (7.81%) Java EE
13 10 (7.81%) jQuery
14 9 (7.03%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.69%) User Experience
3 5 (3.91%) Digital Media
3 5 (3.91%) Statistics
4 3 (2.34%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.34%) iPad
5 2 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.56%) NHS
6 1 (0.78%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.78%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.59%) zOS
2 8 (6.25%) Linux
3 7 (5.47%) Unix
4 4 (3.13%) Windows
5 2 (1.56%) Android
6 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.09%) TDD
3 14 (10.94%) Scrum
4 13 (10.16%) MVC
5 12 (9.38%) Open Source
6 11 (8.59%) ETL
6 11 (8.59%) OO
6 11 (8.59%) Web Development
7 9 (7.03%) SOA
8 8 (6.25%) Front End Development
9 6 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.69%) CRM
10 5 (3.91%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (3.13%) B2C
11 4 (3.13%) Data Analysis
11 4 (3.13%) Data Transformation
11 4 (3.13%) ERP
11 4 (3.13%) RUP
11 4 (3.13%) User Stories
11 4 (3.13%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 48 (37.50%) Java
2 41 (32.03%) SQL
3 28 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 24 (18.75%) C#
5 6 (4.69%) C++
5 6 (4.69%) PHP
6 4 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.34%) C
7 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.34%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.56%) Python
8 2 (1.56%) SQR
8 2 (1.56%) XPath
9 1 (0.78%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.78%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.78%) Groovy
9 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.78%) VB
9 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (1.56%) Degree
1 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.78%) JTAG
2 1 (0.78%) MISRA
2 1 (0.78%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.78%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (13.28%) Oracle
2 8 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.25%) WSO2
3 6 (4.69%) IBM
4 3 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.34%) SAP
5 2 (1.56%) Google
5 2 (1.56%) Sage
6 1 (0.78%) CA
6 1 (0.78%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.78%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (0.78%) Infor
6 1 (0.78%) Rally