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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 114 94 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.84% 19.54% 18.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.66% 21.56% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 62 39
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£375 £395 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 9
Average hourly rate £36.67 £35.61 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +57.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £34.10 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £37.12 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
611 436 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.62% 90.64% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 216 199
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 61 62
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £41.95 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 21 £346 -28.97% 4
Southend-on-Sea -2 9 £583 +26.63% 1
Brentwood +1 6 £450 - 4
Chelmsford -18 4 £250 -16.66% 3
Colchester +4 2 £313 +47.05% 8
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 118 (49.79%) HTML
2 109 (45.99%) Java
3 89 (37.55%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (37.13%) JavaScript
5 83 (35.02%) CSS
6 79 (33.33%) SQL
7 74 (31.22%) J2EE
8 68 (28.69%) HTML5
9 66 (27.85%) XML
10 64 (27.00%) Web Services
10 64 (27.00%) SQL Server
11 44 (18.57%) Linux
12 42 (17.72%) REST
13 41 (17.30%) TDD
14 37 (15.61%) Ajax
15 36 (15.19%) SOAP
15 36 (15.19%) .NET
16 35 (14.77%) UNIX
17 34 (14.35%) TopLink
18 31 (13.08%) Hibernate
18 31 (13.08%) Relational Database
19 30 (12.66%) OO
19 30 (12.66%) C#
20 29 (12.24%) CSS3
21 28 (11.81%) XHTML
22 26 (10.97%) Windows
22 26 (10.97%) Struts
22 26 (10.97%) Oracle
22 26 (10.97%) Scrum
22 26 (10.97%) WebSphere

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 26 (10.97%) WebSphere
2 24 (10.13%) CMS
3 13 (5.49%) Oracle UPK
4 12 (5.06%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.64%) WebLogic
6 9 (3.80%) JBoss
7 8 (3.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (3.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (2.95%) GlassFish
9 5 (2.11%) Mule
10 4 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.69%) Magnolia
11 3 (1.27%) Mule ESB
11 3 (1.27%) Node.js
11 3 (1.27%) WordPress
12 2 (0.84%) IIS
12 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.84%) MS Office
2 1 (0.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.42%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.91%) Taleo
2 8 (3.38%) Google Analytics
3 5 (2.11%) SaaS
4 2 (0.84%) Office 365
4 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.42%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.42%) Force.com
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.06%) HTTP
1 12 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.22%) SSL
2 10 (4.22%) Intranet
3 4 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.27%) iBeacon
5 2 (0.84%) LDAP
5 2 (0.84%) FTP
5 2 (0.84%) Internet
6 1 (0.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (27.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (13.08%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.95%) MySQL
8 6 (2.53%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (2.11%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.84%) SQLite
12 1 (0.42%) QlikView
12 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (10.55%) Ant
2 17 (7.17%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.17%) AccuRev
3 16 (6.75%) Eclipse
4 14 (5.91%) Jenkins
5 11 (4.64%) Visual Studio
6 10 (4.22%) Subversion
7 9 (3.80%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 8 (3.38%) JUnit
9 7 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (2.95%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.69%) Maven
10 4 (1.69%) JIRA
10 4 (1.69%) PowerBuilder
11 3 (1.27%) Xcode
12 2 (0.84%) PHPUnit
12 2 (0.84%) Android Studio
13 1 (0.42%) CA Gen
13 1 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
13 1 (0.42%) GDB
General
1 23 (9.70%) Finance
2 21 (8.86%) Marketing
3 16 (6.75%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.64%) Automotive
5 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.27%) Local Government
7 2 (0.84%) Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (49.79%) HTML
2 83 (35.02%) CSS
3 74 (31.22%) J2EE
4 68 (28.69%) HTML5
5 66 (27.85%) XML
6 64 (27.00%) Web Services
7 42 (17.72%) REST
8 37 (15.61%) Ajax
9 36 (15.19%) SOAP
9 36 (15.19%) .NET
10 34 (14.35%) TopLink
11 31 (13.08%) Hibernate
12 29 (12.24%) CSS3
13 28 (11.81%) XHTML
14 26 (10.97%) Struts
15 22 (9.28%) JSP
15 22 (9.28%) EclipseLink
16 20 (8.44%) JSON
17 19 (8.02%) Middleware
18 18 (7.59%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.06%) E-Learning
2 8 (3.38%) Web 2.0
3 5 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.27%) LIMS
5 2 (0.84%) User Experience
5 2 (0.84%) NHS
6 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.42%) Replication
6 1 (0.42%) Clustering
6 1 (0.42%) Biology
6 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.42%) Life Science
6 1 (0.42%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 44 (18.57%) Linux
2 35 (14.77%) UNIX
3 26 (10.97%) Windows
4 20 (8.44%) Solaris
5 14 (5.91%) Mac OS X
6 8 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.11%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.11%) Android
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.42%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (37.55%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (17.30%) TDD
3 30 (12.66%) OO
4 26 (10.97%) Scrum
5 25 (10.55%) SOA
6 23 (9.70%) B2C
6 23 (9.70%) Content Management
7 22 (9.28%) User Stories
8 21 (8.86%) Web Development
9 19 (8.02%) MVC
9 19 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (6.75%) Responsive Web Design
10 16 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (6.33%) Web Design
12 13 (5.49%) E-Commerce
12 13 (5.49%) Kanban
13 12 (5.06%) Software Engineering
13 12 (5.06%) Analytics
14 11 (4.64%) Digital Marketing
15 8 (3.38%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 109 (45.99%) Java
2 88 (37.13%) JavaScript
3 79 (33.33%) SQL
4 30 (12.66%) C#
5 11 (4.64%) PL/SQL
6 9 (3.80%) PHP
7 8 (3.38%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.38%) Scala
8 7 (2.95%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.95%) Ruby
9 6 (2.53%) Perl
10 5 (2.11%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.11%) VBA
11 4 (1.69%) VB6
11 4 (1.69%) C++
11 4 (1.69%) VB
11 4 (1.69%) C
12 3 (1.27%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.27%) Python
12 3 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (3.38%) SC Cleared
1 8 (3.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.11%) CIPD
3 4 (1.69%) Degree
4 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.84%) HL7
2 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.42%) Samba
1 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.42%) vSphere
1 1 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (5.49%) Puppet
1 13 (5.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.42%) WSUS
2 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (10.97%) Oracle
2 21 (8.86%) IBM
3 15 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.33%) Google
4 14 (5.91%) FatWire
5 10 (4.22%) Adobe
6 7 (2.95%) Omniture
7 3 (1.27%) Zend
7 3 (1.27%) Twitter
7 3 (1.27%) WSO2
7 3 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.84%) VMware
8 2 (0.84%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.42%) Sencha
9 1 (0.42%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.42%) Serena
9 1 (0.42%) Siebel
9 1 (0.42%) HP
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
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