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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 215 217 206
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 42 42 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.44% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.47% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 25
Average daily rate £420 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £278 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £411 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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 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
8034 8878 7818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.90% 93.76% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4842 4750 4074
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 432 455
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
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 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 8 February 2016.

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 8 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
Berkshire +5 11 £400 +28.00% 5
Surrey +2 7 £420 +16.66% 5
Oxfordshire +10 6 £325 - 4
West Sussex +7 6 £525 +50.00%
Hampshire 0 5 £453 +33.08% 5
East Sussex +7 2 £350 -3.44% 2
Kent - 2 £300 - 1
Buckinghamshire +8 1 - -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 50 (37.59%) Java
2 45 (33.83%) HTML
3 39 (29.32%) Mobile App
4 35 (26.32%) Apple iOS
5 34 (25.56%) JavaScript
6 32 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (23.31%) Oracle
7 31 (23.31%) CSS
8 29 (21.80%) iOS Development
9 27 (20.30%) SQL
9 27 (20.30%) AngularJS
10 26 (19.55%) SQL Server
11 25 (18.80%) Android
12 24 (18.05%) .NET
13 22 (16.54%) Android Development
14 21 (15.79%) Finance
15 19 (14.29%) Objective-C
16 18 (13.53%) XML
17 17 (12.78%) MVC
17 17 (12.78%) jQuery
18 16 (12.03%) C++
18 16 (12.03%) E-Commerce
19 15 (11.28%) Unix
19 15 (11.28%) Spring
19 15 (11.28%) Apple Swift
20 14 (10.53%) User Experience
20 14 (10.53%) HTML5
20 14 (10.53%) Ajax
20 14 (10.53%) C#
20 14 (10.53%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (9.02%) Node.js
2 10 (7.52%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.76%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.01%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.26%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.50%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.50%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.75%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.75%) JBoss
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (3.76%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (3.76%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (3.76%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.26%) OpenText Process Suite
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.26%) PaaS
4 2 (1.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (1.50%) GitHub
4 2 (1.50%) Heroku
5 1 (0.75%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) HTTP
2 3 (2.26%) PPP
2 3 (2.26%) PPTP
3 1 (0.75%) DNS
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) Intranet
3 1 (0.75%) LAN
3 1 (0.75%) SMTP
3 1 (0.75%) SNMP
3 1 (0.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.52%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.26%) MS Access
4 6 (4.51%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.51%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.76%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.01%) DB2
6 4 (3.01%) MySQL
6 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.26%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.75%) HBase
9 1 (0.75%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Subversion
2 8 (6.02%) Eclipse
3 7 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.51%) Ant
4 6 (4.51%) Maven
4 6 (4.51%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (4.51%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (3.76%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.01%) Toad
7 3 (2.26%) Grunt
7 3 (2.26%) gulp
7 3 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.50%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.50%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.50%) WiX
9 1 (0.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.75%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.75%) JIRA
9 1 (0.75%) Xcode
General
1 21 (15.79%) Finance
2 10 (7.52%) Publishing
3 6 (4.51%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (33.83%) HTML
2 31 (23.31%) CSS
3 27 (20.30%) AngularJS
4 24 (18.05%) .NET
5 18 (13.53%) XML
6 17 (12.78%) jQuery
7 15 (11.28%) Spring
8 14 (10.53%) Ajax
8 14 (10.53%) HTML5
9 13 (9.77%) ASP.NET
10 12 (9.02%) Cocoa
10 12 (9.02%) Cocoa Touch
10 12 (9.02%) REST
10 12 (9.02%) Web Services
11 9 (6.77%) Android SDK
11 9 (6.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (6.02%) SOAP
12 8 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (5.26%) Apache Flex
14 6 (4.51%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 39 (29.32%) Mobile App
2 14 (10.53%) User Experience
3 6 (4.51%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.76%) Animation
5 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.50%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.50%) BYOD
7 1 (0.75%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.75%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.75%) Blog
7 1 (0.75%) Cryptocurrency
7 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.75%) NHS
7 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.32%) Apple iOS
2 25 (18.80%) Android
3 15 (11.28%) Unix
4 11 (8.27%) Windows
5 10 (7.52%) Linux
6 4 (3.01%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.26%) BlackBerry OS
7 3 (2.26%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (2.26%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.75%) AIX
8 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.75%) Solaris
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.06%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.80%) iOS Development
3 22 (16.54%) Android Development
4 17 (12.78%) MVC
5 16 (12.03%) E-Commerce
6 13 (9.77%) TDD
7 10 (7.52%) UML
8 9 (6.77%) Mobile Application Development
8 9 (6.77%) Web Application Development
9 8 (6.02%) SDLC
9 8 (6.02%) Web Development
10 7 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (4.51%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (4.51%) Open Source
11 6 (4.51%) Scrum
11 6 (4.51%) Validation
11 6 (4.51%) Waterfall
12 5 (3.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.59%) Java
2 34 (25.56%) JavaScript
3 27 (20.30%) SQL
4 19 (14.29%) Objective-C
5 16 (12.03%) C++
6 15 (11.28%) Apple Swift
7 14 (10.53%) C#
8 13 (9.77%) PL/SQL
9 12 (9.02%) Shell Script
10 8 (6.02%) VB
11 6 (4.51%) C
11 6 (4.51%) PHP
11 6 (4.51%) Python
12 4 (3.01%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.26%) Jython
13 3 (2.26%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.50%) VB6
14 2 (1.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.02%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) Degree
3 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (2.26%) Firmware
2 1 (0.75%) NFS
2 1 (0.75%) Samba
2 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (0.75%) QRadar
2 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (23.31%) Oracle
2 14 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.26%) Apple
3 7 (5.26%) IBM
4 6 (4.51%) Xamarin
5 4 (3.01%) MobileIron
5 4 (3.01%) WorldPay
6 3 (2.26%) Google
7 2 (1.50%) Adobe
7 2 (1.50%) Capita
8 1 (0.75%) Citrix
8 1 (0.75%) Cognos
8 1 (0.75%) Egenera
8 1 (0.75%) EMC
8 1 (0.75%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.75%) Lotus
8 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.75%) Serena
8 1 (0.75%) VMware
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