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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 100 124 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.57% 23.13% 17.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.04% 23.48% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 65 73
Median daily rate £350 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £241 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 8
Median hourly rate £31.90 £42.30 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.58% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £37.95 £23.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £45.45 £42.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +14.06%
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
434 528 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 97.97% 98.51% 93.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 290 317
Median daily rate £348 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £213 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 38 57
Median hourly rate £16.50 £36.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.48% +119.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.40 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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 26 May 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
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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Basildon +1 13 £300 -25.00% 3
Brentwood +3 6 £325 -23.52% 2
Colchester -9 4 £344 +14.58% 3
Southend-on-Sea +4 3 £375 -16.66% 3
Chelmsford -3 2 - -
Hockley - 2 - -
Chigwell - 1 £350 -
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 81 (38.76%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (35.89%) SQL
3 73 (34.93%) Java
4 72 (34.45%) SQL Server
4 72 (34.45%) Web Services
5 62 (29.67%) HTML
6 60 (28.71%) XML
7 57 (27.27%) .NET
7 57 (27.27%) REST
8 54 (25.84%) SOAP
9 49 (23.44%) TDD
10 45 (21.53%) SOA
10 45 (21.53%) HTML5
11 44 (21.05%) C#
11 44 (21.05%) JavaScript
12 43 (20.57%) CSS
13 42 (20.10%) Finance
14 38 (18.18%) J2EE
15 33 (15.79%) Oracle
15 33 (15.79%) MVC
16 32 (15.31%) ASP.NET
16 32 (15.31%) JSON
17 31 (14.83%) AngularJS
18 27 (12.92%) OO
19 26 (12.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 26 (12.44%) WSO2
19 26 (12.44%) Open Source
20 25 (11.96%) WebSphere
20 25 (11.96%) .NET Framework
20 25 (11.96%) Scrum

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 25 (11.96%) WebSphere
2 15 (7.18%) Apache ServiceMix
2 15 (7.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (6.70%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (2.39%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.91%) Apache
5 4 (1.91%) IIS
5 4 (1.91%) Mule
5 4 (1.91%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.44%) CMS
6 3 (1.44%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.44%) JBoss
6 3 (1.44%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.48%) Liferay
8 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.44%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (4.78%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.91%) Magento
3 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.48%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.48%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.96%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.83%) HTTP
2 7 (3.35%) SSL
2 7 (3.35%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.44%) Network Security
4 2 (0.96%) Firewall
4 2 (0.96%) SAN
5 1 (0.48%) Skype
5 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (34.45%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (11.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (9.57%) MySQL
5 19 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (8.13%) DB2
7 15 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (6.22%) Relational Database
9 8 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.87%) DataStage
10 6 (2.87%) Oracle Database
11 5 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.91%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.44%) Power BI
13 3 (1.44%) QlikView
14 2 (0.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 2 (0.96%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.96%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 18 (8.61%) AccuRev
2 11 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.26%) Subversion
3 10 (4.78%) Ant
3 10 (4.78%) EasyMock
3 10 (4.78%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.78%) Mockito
4 7 (3.35%) NUnit
4 7 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.35%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.87%) Selenium
6 4 (1.91%) Maven
6 4 (1.91%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.44%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.96%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.96%) Gradle
8 2 (0.96%) JUnit
8 2 (0.96%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.96%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.96%) Xcode
General
1 42 (20.10%) Finance
2 10 (4.78%) Automotive
3 9 (4.31%) Marketing
4 8 (3.83%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.35%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.39%) Banking
6 5 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.44%) Legal
8 2 (0.96%) Games
9 1 (0.48%) Front Office
9 1 (0.48%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (34.45%) Web Services
2 62 (29.67%) HTML
3 60 (28.71%) XML
4 57 (27.27%) .NET
4 57 (27.27%) REST
5 54 (25.84%) SOAP
6 45 (21.53%) HTML5
7 43 (20.57%) CSS
8 38 (18.18%) J2EE
9 32 (15.31%) ASP.NET
9 32 (15.31%) JSON
10 31 (14.83%) AngularJS
11 25 (11.96%) .NET Framework
12 23 (11.00%) Apache Camel
13 21 (10.05%) Ajax
13 21 (10.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (10.05%) Middleware
14 20 (9.57%) jQuery
15 19 (9.09%) TopLink
15 19 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.74%) User Experience
3 9 (4.31%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.83%) iPad
5 4 (1.91%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.91%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.44%) CAN bus
6 3 (1.44%) Clustering
6 3 (1.44%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.44%) Replication
6 3 (1.44%) Statistics
7 2 (0.96%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.96%) NHS
7 2 (0.96%) VAX
7 2 (0.96%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.48%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.48%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.00%) Unix
2 22 (10.53%) Windows
3 21 (10.05%) Linux
4 11 (5.26%) zOS
5 7 (3.35%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.87%) Android
6 6 (2.87%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.39%) Solaris
8 3 (1.44%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.96%) VMS
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (38.76%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (23.44%) TDD
3 45 (21.53%) SOA
4 33 (15.79%) MVC
5 27 (12.92%) OO
6 26 (12.44%) Open Source
7 25 (11.96%) Scrum
8 20 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (7.18%) ETL
9 15 (7.18%) Web Development
10 13 (6.22%) Software Engineering
11 11 (5.26%) Front End Development
11 11 (5.26%) User Stories
12 10 (4.78%) CRM
13 9 (4.31%) Kanban
14 8 (3.83%) SDLC
15 7 (3.35%) B2C
15 7 (3.35%) Digital Marketing
16 6 (2.87%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (35.89%) SQL
2 73 (34.93%) Java
3 44 (21.05%) C#
3 44 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 19 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 10 (4.78%) PL/SQL
6 9 (4.31%) C++
7 8 (3.83%) PHP
8 6 (2.87%) Objective-C
8 6 (2.87%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.39%) Ruby
9 5 (2.39%) Scala
10 4 (1.91%) C
11 3 (1.44%) ANSI C
11 3 (1.44%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.44%) Python
11 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.44%) VB
12 2 (0.96%) DCL
12 2 (0.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (5.26%) Degree
2 6 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.91%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.35%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.91%) SLA
3 3 (1.44%) JTAG
4 2 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.48%) COBIT
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.48%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.48%) MISRA
5 1 (0.48%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.83%) Puppet
3 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (15.79%) Oracle
2 26 (12.44%) WSO2
3 21 (10.05%) Google
4 9 (4.31%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.35%) DevExpress
6 6 (2.87%) IBM
6 6 (2.87%) Teradata
7 4 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.44%) CA
8 3 (1.44%) HP
8 3 (1.44%) Rally
8 3 (1.44%) WorldPay
9 2 (0.96%) FatWire
9 2 (0.96%) Omniture
10 1 (0.48%) Adobe
10 1 (0.48%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.48%) Infor
10 1 (0.48%) Sage
10 1 (0.48%) SAP
10 1 (0.48%) Tableau
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