The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 229 219 198
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 35 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.38% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 18
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£381 £285 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.77% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £289
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
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 South 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8816 8449 7886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.33% 91.83% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5214 4596 4076
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 407 548
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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
Surrey 0 10 £413 +83.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 8 £350 -
Hampshire -10 5 £325 +14.03% 4
East Sussex - 4 £425 -
West Sussex - 4 - -
Oxfordshire -21 3 £400 +81.81% 5
Kent - 2 - - 1
Berkshire +1 1 £375 - 1
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 26 (42.62%) Mobile App
2 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
3 23 (37.70%) .NET
3 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (36.07%) Android
4 22 (36.07%) Apple iOS
5 20 (32.79%) HTML
6 15 (24.59%) CSS
7 14 (22.95%) C#
8 13 (21.31%) SQL
8 13 (21.31%) XML
8 13 (21.31%) Windows
8 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
8 13 (21.31%) HTML5
8 13 (21.31%) iOS Development
9 12 (19.67%) Android Development
9 12 (19.67%) TDD
10 11 (18.03%) jQuery
10 11 (18.03%) Mobile Application Development
11 10 (16.39%) REST
11 10 (16.39%) MVC
11 10 (16.39%) Web Services
11 10 (16.39%) Java
11 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
11 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET
12 9 (14.75%) JSON
13 8 (13.11%) Finance
13 8 (13.11%) PhoneGap
13 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (13.11%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 4 (6.56%) WebLogic
1 4 (6.56%) IIS
2 2 (3.28%) Lync
2 2 (3.28%) Node.js
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.64%) SAS
3 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) Extranet
2 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.64%) FCoE
2 1 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.28%) SQLite
3 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 4 (6.56%) Xcode
3 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.92%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.28%) JIRA
5 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.64%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Games
3 4 (6.56%) Back Office
3 4 (6.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.70%) .NET
2 20 (32.79%) HTML
3 15 (24.59%) CSS
4 13 (21.31%) XML
4 13 (21.31%) HTML5
5 11 (18.03%) jQuery
6 10 (16.39%) REST
6 10 (16.39%) Web Services
6 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET
7 9 (14.75%) JSON
8 8 (13.11%) PhoneGap
8 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
10 5 (8.20%) iOS SDK
10 5 (8.20%) OAuth
10 5 (8.20%) OpenGL
10 5 (8.20%) Spring
10 5 (8.20%) NHibernate
11 4 (6.56%) Ajax
11 4 (6.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (42.62%) Mobile App
2 8 (13.11%) User Experience
3 7 (11.48%) Blackberry
4 5 (8.20%) Social Media
5 4 (6.56%) iPhone
6 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.92%) BYOD
7 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.28%) iPad
7 2 (3.28%) Animation
7 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.28%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Android
1 22 (36.07%) Apple iOS
2 13 (21.31%) Windows
3 7 (11.48%) Linux
4 6 (9.84%) UNIX
5 5 (8.20%) Windows Phone
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Phone 8
6 3 (4.92%) BlackBerry OS
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.64%) Solaris
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.31%) iOS Development
3 12 (19.67%) TDD
3 12 (19.67%) Android Development
4 11 (18.03%) Mobile Application Development
5 10 (16.39%) MVC
6 7 (11.48%) Web Application Development
7 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.84%) OO
7 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.20%) Workflow
8 5 (8.20%) Migration
8 5 (8.20%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (8.20%) Game Development
9 4 (6.56%) Open Source
9 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.56%) Data Migration
9 4 (6.56%) Scrum
9 4 (6.56%) Web Design
10 3 (4.92%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
2 14 (22.95%) C#
3 13 (21.31%) SQL
4 10 (16.39%) Java
5 6 (9.84%) Objective-C
6 5 (8.20%) C
6 5 (8.20%) C++
7 2 (3.28%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.64%) XPath
8 1 (1.64%) C++/CLI
8 1 (1.64%) Python
8 1 (1.64%) Perl
8 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) MCSD
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) Apple
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle
3 5 (8.20%) MobileIron
4 4 (6.56%) Google
5 3 (4.92%) MuleSoft
5 3 (4.92%) Epicor
6 2 (3.28%) Sencha
6 2 (3.28%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.64%) Serena
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