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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 234 223 210
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 25 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.26% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.28% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 14
Average daily rate
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£363 £260 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.42% -20.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £203 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £415 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
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
9067 8545 7746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.33% 91.90% 92.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5021 4728 3868
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
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 430 458 611
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Hampshire +3 6 £360 +10.76% 3
Berkshire -6 4 £273 +14.73% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 3 - - 3
Kent -2 3 - - 2
Oxfordshire -19 3 £365 +52.08% 4
West Sussex - 3 £363 -
Surrey +1 2 £425 +3.03% 10
Middlesex +5 1 £450 +73.07%
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 25 (46.30%) Mobile App
2 21 (38.89%) Apple iOS
3 20 (37.04%) Android
4 19 (35.19%) HTML
4 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
5 14 (25.93%) C#
6 13 (24.07%) .NET
7 12 (22.22%) CSS
8 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (20.37%) iOS Development
9 10 (18.52%) Android Development
9 10 (18.52%) Windows
10 9 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
10 9 (16.67%) HTML5
10 9 (16.67%) iOS SDK
11 8 (14.81%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 8 (14.81%) MVC
11 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
11 8 (14.81%) Web Services
11 8 (14.81%) Java
12 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
12 7 (12.96%) UNIX
12 7 (12.96%) TDD
12 7 (12.96%) User Experience
13 6 (11.11%) PhoneGap
13 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
13 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
13 6 (11.11%) jQuery
13 6 (11.11%) iPhone
13 6 (11.11%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 3 (5.56%) CMS
1 3 (5.56%) Node.js
2 2 (3.70%) IIS
2 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.85%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.85%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.41%) Xcode
4 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.56%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.70%) JIRA
6 1 (1.85%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.85%) TestNG
6 1 (1.85%) Maven
6 1 (1.85%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.85%) Mockito
6 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.85%) Android Studio
General
1 3 (5.56%) Games
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) HTML
2 13 (24.07%) .NET
3 12 (22.22%) CSS
4 9 (16.67%) HTML5
4 9 (16.67%) iOS SDK
5 8 (14.81%) Web Services
6 6 (11.11%) PhoneGap
6 6 (11.11%) jQuery
7 5 (9.26%) JSON
8 4 (7.41%) REST
8 4 (7.41%) RESTful
8 4 (7.41%) XML
9 3 (5.56%) OpenGL
9 3 (5.56%) SOAP
9 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
9 3 (5.56%) WPF
9 3 (5.56%) CSS3
9 3 (5.56%) OAuth
9 3 (5.56%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (46.30%) Mobile App
2 7 (12.96%) User Experience
3 6 (11.11%) iPhone
4 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
5 3 (5.56%) Open Source
5 3 (5.56%) Social Media
6 2 (3.70%) iPad
6 2 (3.70%) Animation
7 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.85%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Apple iOS
2 20 (37.04%) Android
3 10 (18.52%) Windows
4 7 (12.96%) UNIX
5 5 (9.26%) Linux
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Phone
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.56%) BlackBerry OS
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (3.70%) Solaris
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (20.37%) iOS Development
2 10 (18.52%) Android Development
3 9 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 8 (14.81%) MVC
5 7 (12.96%) TDD
6 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.11%) Scrum
7 4 (7.41%) Migration
8 3 (5.56%) Project Management
8 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Multithreading
8 3 (5.56%) Web Development
8 3 (5.56%) Game Development
8 3 (5.56%) MVVM
8 3 (5.56%) Mobile Development
8 3 (5.56%) Line Management
9 2 (3.70%) BDD
9 2 (3.70%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
2 14 (25.93%) C#
3 8 (14.81%) Java
4 6 (11.11%) Objective-C
5 5 (9.26%) C++
5 5 (9.26%) SQL
6 4 (7.41%) PHP
6 4 (7.41%) C
7 2 (3.70%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.85%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (1.85%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.85%) Groovy
8 1 (1.85%) PHP5
8 1 (1.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Apple
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) MobileIron
4 2 (3.70%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.70%) Sencha
4 2 (3.70%) Serena
5 1 (1.85%) VMware
5 1 (1.85%) Remedy
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe
5 1 (1.85%) BMC
5 1 (1.85%) Lotus
5 1 (1.85%) Google
5 1 (1.85%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.85%) Atomikos