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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 222 206 201
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 48 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.49% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.53% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 16
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£400 £300 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £220 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -16.66%
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
9180 8428 8132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.15% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 4697 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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 416 410 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -15 12 £345 +15.00% 6
Oxfordshire -15 12 £475 +115.90% 3
Surrey -3 7 £406 +80.55% 4
Buckinghamshire -11 7 £350 +22.80% 1
East Sussex - 4 £425 -
Kent - 3 £350 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £363 -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (40.85%) JavaScript
2 27 (38.03%) HTML
2 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (33.80%) Mobile App
4 23 (32.39%) CSS
5 21 (29.58%) Java
5 21 (29.58%) .NET
5 21 (29.58%) Android
6 20 (28.17%) Apple iOS
7 17 (23.94%) SQL
8 14 (19.72%) Oracle
9 13 (18.31%) XML
9 13 (18.31%) iOS Development
10 12 (16.90%) Android Development
10 12 (16.90%) C#
10 12 (16.90%) MVC
10 12 (16.90%) jQuery
11 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
11 11 (15.49%) Windows
11 11 (15.49%) Mobile Application Development
11 11 (15.49%) AngularJS
11 11 (15.49%) REST
12 10 (14.08%) HTML5
12 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
12 10 (14.08%) TDD
12 10 (14.08%) Web Development
13 9 (12.68%) Finance
13 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET
13 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
14 8 (11.27%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (9.86%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.63%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.63%) IIS
3 3 (4.23%) Node.js
4 2 (2.82%) Lync
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.41%) Apache
5 1 (1.41%) SAS
5 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) Extranet
2 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.41%) FCoE
2 1 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.23%) CouchDB
2 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.82%) SQLite
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.23%) JIRA
2 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.23%) Mercurial
2 3 (4.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (2.82%) Android Studio
3 2 (2.82%) Xcode
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.41%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.41%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Publishing
2 5 (7.04%) Games
3 4 (5.63%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.03%) HTML
2 23 (32.39%) CSS
3 21 (29.58%) .NET
4 13 (18.31%) XML
5 12 (16.90%) jQuery
6 11 (15.49%) REST
6 11 (15.49%) AngularJS
7 10 (14.08%) HTML5
8 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET
9 8 (11.27%) JSON
10 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (9.86%) Web Services
11 6 (8.45%) PhoneGap
12 5 (7.04%) OAuth
12 5 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (7.04%) OpenGL
13 4 (5.63%) Cocoa
13 4 (5.63%) Spring
13 4 (5.63%) NHibernate
13 4 (5.63%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.80%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.45%) User Experience
3 5 (7.04%) Social Media
3 5 (7.04%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.23%) Animation
4 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.23%) BYOD
5 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.82%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.58%) Android
2 20 (28.17%) Apple iOS
3 11 (15.49%) Windows
4 5 (7.04%) UNIX
5 4 (5.63%) Linux
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Phone
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Phone 8
6 3 (4.23%) BlackBerry OS
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.31%) iOS Development
3 12 (16.90%) MVC
3 12 (16.90%) Android Development
4 11 (15.49%) Mobile Application Development
5 10 (14.08%) Web Development
5 10 (14.08%) TDD
6 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
7 8 (11.27%) Validation
8 7 (9.86%) OWASP
8 7 (9.86%) SDLC
9 6 (8.45%) Web Application Development
9 6 (8.45%) Workflow
9 6 (8.45%) OO
10 5 (7.04%) ERP
10 5 (7.04%) Game Development
10 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.63%) Data Migration
11 4 (5.63%) Open Source
11 4 (5.63%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.85%) JavaScript
2 21 (29.58%) Java
3 17 (23.94%) SQL
4 12 (16.90%) C#
5 5 (7.04%) Objective-C
6 4 (5.63%) Apple Swift
7 3 (4.23%) C++
8 2 (2.82%) C
8 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.41%) C++/CLI
9 1 (1.41%) Python
9 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) MCSD
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Oracle
2 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.86%) WorldPay
4 6 (8.45%) Apple
5 5 (7.04%) MobileIron
6 4 (5.63%) Google
7 3 (4.23%) Epicor
7 3 (4.23%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.82%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.41%) IBM
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