The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 58 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 19 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.06% 1.77% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 1.87% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 0
Average daily rate £325 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.42% -12.30%
Applications Developer
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 North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
874 587 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 94.79% 94.37% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 355 222
Average daily rate £380 £350 £282
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +24.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 54
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.16 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £38.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer in the job title across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Developer across the North East region.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the North East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer across the North East region.

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the North East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tyne and Wear -22 13 £325 -1.51% 2
Durham - 6 £335 -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 11 (39.29%) Java
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
4 10 (35.71%) .NET
4 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 10 (35.71%) Finance
5 9 (32.14%) WebSphere
5 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
5 9 (32.14%) C#
5 9 (32.14%) C++
5 9 (32.14%) IBM
5 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (28.57%) SSL
6 8 (28.57%) Linux
6 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 8 (28.57%) Perl
6 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (25.00%) JCL
7 7 (25.00%) Mainframe
7 7 (25.00%) COBOL
7 7 (25.00%) VBA
8 6 (21.43%) CSS
8 6 (21.43%) Unix
8 6 (21.43%) DB2
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle
8 6 (21.43%) IIS
8 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
8 6 (21.43%) MS Access
8 6 (21.43%) Eclipse

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (32.14%) WebSphere
2 6 (21.43%) Apache
2 6 (21.43%) CICS
2 6 (21.43%) IIS
3 5 (17.86%) CMS
4 4 (14.29%) Documentum
5 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
6 2 (7.14%) AquaLogic
6 2 (7.14%) MQSeries
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (7.14%) Tuxedo
6 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (3.57%) JBoss
7 1 (3.57%) LiveLink
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) SSL
2 6 (21.43%) FTP
2 6 (21.43%) WinSCP
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (21.43%) DB2
3 6 (21.43%) Easytrieve
3 6 (21.43%) MS Access
3 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.71%) MySQL
5 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Eclipse
1 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.57%) PVCS
2 1 (3.57%) StarTeam
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
3 6 (21.43%) CSS
3 6 (21.43%) ISPF
4 5 (17.86%) jQuery
4 5 (17.86%) Laravel
4 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (17.86%) Web Services
5 3 (10.71%) Classic ASP
6 2 (7.14%) HTML
6 2 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (7.14%) J2EE
6 2 (7.14%) Middleware
7 1 (3.57%) Java EE
7 1 (3.57%) Java EE 5
7 1 (3.57%) Java SE
7 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 6 (21.43%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (21.43%) VSAM
4 4 (14.29%) Statistics
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) MVS
2 6 (21.43%) Unix
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) AIX
4 2 (7.14%) OS/390
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Content Management
1 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (17.86%) Web Application Development
1 5 (17.86%) Web Development
2 4 (14.29%) Data Management
2 4 (14.29%) SDLC
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) Change Management
3 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.14%) QMS
3 2 (7.14%) Release Management
3 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Security Management
3 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.57%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 11 (39.29%) Java
4 9 (32.14%) C#
4 9 (32.14%) C++
5 8 (28.57%) Perl
6 7 (25.00%) COBOL
6 7 (25.00%) JCL
6 7 (25.00%) VBA
7 6 (21.43%) Assembly Language
7 6 (21.43%) CLIST
7 6 (21.43%) REXX
8 5 (17.86%) PHP
9 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
9 3 (10.71%) VB
10 2 (7.14%) C
10 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
11 1 (3.57%) Python
11 1 (3.57%) Ruby
11 1 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) OCA
2 1 (3.57%) OCAJ
2 1 (3.57%) OCP
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) IBM
3 6 (21.43%) CA
3 6 (21.43%) Micro Focus
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) Axway
5 2 (7.14%) Fujitsu
5 2 (7.14%) Metastorm
5 2 (7.14%) Sun
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat