The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 218 204 215
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 28 31 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.40% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 17
Average daily rate £261 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £301 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -1.47%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9082 7833 9779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.84% 92.21% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5002 3901 4422
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 611 700
Average hourly rate £17.13 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.43% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.70 £41.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -11 9 £238 -38.70% 2
East Sussex - 7 £288 - 2
Surrey -12 4 £400 -5.88% 7
Hampshire -7 3 £325 +3.33% 1
Middlesex - 2 £260 - 1
Buckinghamshire -29 1 - - 4
Kent - 1 £400 - 4
Oxfordshire - 1 £240 - 1
West Sussex - - - - 3
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 27 (41.54%) XML
2 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
3 22 (33.85%) JSON
4 21 (32.31%) SQL
5 20 (30.77%) .NET
6 17 (26.15%) HTML
7 16 (24.62%) CSS
7 16 (24.62%) Web Services
7 16 (24.62%) Mobile App
8 14 (21.54%) jQuery
8 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
8 14 (21.54%) Windows
8 14 (21.54%) OO
8 14 (21.54%) Java
8 14 (21.54%) Spring
9 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 12 (18.46%) Ajax
11 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (16.92%) HTML5
12 10 (15.38%) Apple iOS
12 10 (15.38%) Android
12 10 (15.38%) iOS Development
12 10 (15.38%) CSS3
12 10 (15.38%) C#
12 10 (15.38%) Oracle
13 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
13 9 (13.85%) Mobile Application Development
14 8 (12.31%) Android Development
14 8 (12.31%) Web Application Development
14 8 (12.31%) Sencha Touch

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 3 (4.62%) CMS
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) SMTP
2 1 (1.54%) SNMP
2 1 (1.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.08%) DTS
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.54%) MS Access
4 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.54%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) Big Data
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Eclipse
1 8 (12.31%) Subversion
2 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.62%) Xcode
3 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.54%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.62%) Electronics
4 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Billing
5 1 (1.54%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (41.54%) XML
2 22 (33.85%) JSON
3 20 (30.77%) .NET
4 17 (26.15%) HTML
5 16 (24.62%) CSS
5 16 (24.62%) Web Services
6 14 (21.54%) jQuery
6 14 (21.54%) Spring
7 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 12 (18.46%) Ajax
9 11 (16.92%) HTML5
10 10 (15.38%) CSS3
11 8 (12.31%) Sencha Touch
12 7 (10.77%) SOAP
12 7 (10.77%) REST
13 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (9.23%) J2EE
14 5 (7.69%) NHibernate
14 5 (7.69%) Hibernate
14 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.23%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.69%) Smartphone
4 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.62%) GIS
5 3 (4.62%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.62%) Physics
6 1 (1.54%) CESG
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.54%) iPad
6 1 (1.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.54%) Windows
2 10 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 10 (15.38%) Android
3 7 (10.77%) Windows 8
4 4 (6.15%) UNIX
4 4 (6.15%) Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Solaris
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) OO
2 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.38%) iOS Development
4 9 (13.85%) Mobile Application Development
5 8 (12.31%) Android Development
5 8 (12.31%) Web Application Development
6 7 (10.77%) MVC
6 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
6 7 (10.77%) Multithreading
7 6 (9.23%) Web Development
7 6 (9.23%) CRM
7 6 (9.23%) TDD
8 5 (7.69%) Scrum
8 5 (7.69%) Project Management
8 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (7.69%) Time Management
8 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.62%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.62%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
2 21 (32.31%) SQL
3 14 (21.54%) Java
4 10 (15.38%) C#
5 6 (9.23%) C++
6 5 (7.69%) VB
7 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.62%) VBA
8 3 (4.62%) Perl
8 3 (4.62%) PHP
9 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.08%) Python
9 2 (3.08%) VB6
9 2 (3.08%) Korn
10 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) CEH
3 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) VMware Server
1 2 (3.08%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.54%) Samba
2 1 (1.54%) NFS
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) Xen
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Oracle
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) Sencha
4 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) EMC
5 1 (1.54%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) Facebook
5 1 (1.54%) Twitter
5 1 (1.54%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.54%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.54%) Egenera
5 1 (1.54%) Zend
5 1 (1.54%) Fujitsu