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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 234 224 207
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 20 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.18% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.19% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 17
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£363 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £180 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +2.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.13 £38.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +16.66%
Applications Developer
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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
8544 8207 7552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.57% 91.66% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4793 4559 3818
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £210
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 426 439 591
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £47.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 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 22 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
West Sussex - 5 £363 - 2
Surrey +4 4 £425 +3.03% 7
Kent +6 3 - - 5
Buckinghamshire +4 3 - - 6
Oxfordshire -19 3 £365 +52.08% 5
Berkshire -8 2 £313 +73.37% 5
Middlesex +7 1 £450 +73.07%
Hampshire -3 1 £350 - 4
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 24 (48.98%) Mobile App
2 20 (40.82%) Apple iOS
3 19 (38.78%) Android
4 17 (34.69%) HTML
5 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
6 12 (24.49%) .NET
7 11 (22.45%) C#
7 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.45%) iOS Development
8 10 (20.41%) Android Development
8 10 (20.41%) CSS
8 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
9 9 (18.37%) Web Services
9 9 (18.37%) Windows
9 9 (18.37%) HTML5
9 9 (18.37%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (18.37%) iOS SDK
10 8 (16.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 7 (14.29%) Java
11 7 (14.29%) TDD
11 7 (14.29%) User Experience
12 6 (12.24%) iPhone
12 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
12 6 (12.24%) XML
12 6 (12.24%) Objective-C
12 6 (12.24%) MVC
12 6 (12.24%) Migration
13 5 (10.20%) Apple
13 5 (10.20%) Blackberry
13 5 (10.20%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 (6.12%) CMS
1 3 (6.12%) Node.js
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.04%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.16%) Xcode
4 3 (6.12%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.08%) JIRA
5 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.04%) DbUnit
6 1 (2.04%) Mockito
6 1 (2.04%) TestNG
6 1 (2.04%) Maven
6 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.04%) Android Studio
General
1 3 (6.12%) Games
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) HTML
2 12 (24.49%) .NET
3 10 (20.41%) CSS
4 9 (18.37%) Web Services
4 9 (18.37%) HTML5
4 9 (18.37%) iOS SDK
5 6 (12.24%) XML
6 5 (10.20%) JSON
6 5 (10.20%) PhoneGap
7 4 (8.16%) REST
7 4 (8.16%) RESTful
8 3 (6.12%) OpenGL
8 3 (6.12%) SOAP
8 3 (6.12%) OAuth
8 3 (6.12%) jQuery
8 3 (6.12%) CSS3
9 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (4.08%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (4.08%) Cocoa Touch
9 2 (4.08%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.98%) Mobile App
2 7 (14.29%) User Experience
3 6 (12.24%) iPhone
4 5 (10.20%) Blackberry
5 3 (6.12%) Open Source
5 3 (6.12%) Social Media
6 2 (4.08%) Animation
6 2 (4.08%) iPad
7 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.04%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Apple iOS
2 19 (38.78%) Android
3 9 (18.37%) Windows
4 5 (10.20%) UNIX
4 5 (10.20%) Linux
4 5 (10.20%) Windows Phone
5 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.12%) BlackBerry OS
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (4.08%) Solaris
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (22.45%) iOS Development
2 10 (20.41%) Android Development
3 9 (18.37%) Mobile Application Development
4 7 (14.29%) TDD
5 6 (12.24%) MVC
5 6 (12.24%) Migration
6 5 (10.20%) Scrum
6 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.12%) Multithreading
7 3 (6.12%) Web Development
7 3 (6.12%) Game Development
7 3 (6.12%) Mobile Development
7 3 (6.12%) Line Management
8 2 (4.08%) Web Application Development
8 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Supply Chain Management
8 2 (4.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
2 11 (22.45%) C#
3 7 (14.29%) Java
4 6 (12.24%) Objective-C
5 5 (10.20%) C++
6 4 (8.16%) C
7 3 (6.12%) PHP
8 2 (4.08%) Apple Swift
8 2 (4.08%) SQL
9 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.04%) Groovy
9 1 (2.04%) PHP5
9 1 (2.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Apple
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) MobileIron
4 2 (4.08%) MuleSoft
4 2 (4.08%) Xamarin
4 2 (4.08%) Sencha
4 2 (4.08%) Epicor
4 2 (4.08%) Serena
5 1 (2.04%) Lotus
5 1 (2.04%) Google
5 1 (2.04%) Appcelerator
5 1 (2.04%) Atomikos
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