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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 231 215 199
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 32 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.32% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 14
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£350 £263 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £216 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £360 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
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
9306 8654 7554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.49% 91.35% 92.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5068 4687 3699
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 479 612
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +1 11 £350 +13.82% 7
Berkshire -11 9 £313 +31.57% 5
Surrey 0 3 £420 +5.00% 8
Oxfordshire -17 3 £365 +52.08% 6
Buckinghamshire -1 2 - - 3
East Sussex -13 1 - - 4
Kent - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 - - 2
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 23 (42.59%) Mobile App
2 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 18 (33.33%) HTML
3 18 (33.33%) Android
3 18 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 16 (29.63%) C#
4 16 (29.63%) .NET
5 14 (25.93%) CSS
6 9 (16.67%) Java
6 9 (16.67%) Windows
6 9 (16.67%) iOS SDK
6 9 (16.67%) jQuery
6 9 (16.67%) iOS Development
7 8 (14.81%) Android Development
7 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
7 8 (14.81%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.81%) MVC
7 8 (14.81%) Web Services
8 7 (12.96%) PHP
8 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
8 7 (12.96%) Scrum
8 7 (12.96%) HTML5
8 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
8 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
8 7 (12.96%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (11.11%) iPhone
9 6 (11.11%) PhoneGap
9 6 (11.11%) TDD
9 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
2 1 (1.85%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.85%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SPSS
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.85%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.85%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) SMTP
1 1 (1.85%) FTP
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.85%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 7 (12.96%) 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%) Maven
6 1 (1.85%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.85%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.85%) TestNG
6 1 (1.85%) Mockito
6 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.85%) Android Studio
General
1 1 (1.85%) Finance
1 1 (1.85%) Publishing
1 1 (1.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) HTML
2 16 (29.63%) .NET
3 14 (25.93%) CSS
4 9 (16.67%) iOS SDK
4 9 (16.67%) jQuery
5 8 (14.81%) Web Services
6 7 (12.96%) HTML5
7 6 (11.11%) PhoneGap
8 4 (7.41%) Apache Cordova
8 4 (7.41%) CSS3
8 4 (7.41%) RESTful
8 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.41%) XML
8 4 (7.41%) Ajax
9 3 (5.56%) WPF
9 3 (5.56%) JSON
9 3 (5.56%) SOAP
9 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (3.70%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 23 (42.59%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.11%) iPhone
3 5 (9.26%) User Experience
4 2 (3.70%) iPad
4 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.85%) Social Media
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Android
1 18 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 9 (16.67%) Windows
3 6 (11.11%) UNIX
4 4 (7.41%) Linux
5 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Phone
6 2 (3.70%) Solaris
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 8 (14.81%) Android Development
2 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.81%) MVC
3 7 (12.96%) Scrum
3 7 (12.96%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (11.11%) TDD
4 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.41%) Mobile Development
5 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.56%) Web Development
6 3 (5.56%) Migration
6 3 (5.56%) Service Management
6 3 (5.56%) Project Management
6 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Multithreading
6 3 (5.56%) MVVM
6 3 (5.56%) Line Management
7 2 (3.70%) Web Application Development
7 2 (3.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
2 16 (29.63%) C#
3 9 (16.67%) Java
4 7 (12.96%) PHP
5 5 (9.26%) C
5 5 (9.26%) C++
6 4 (7.41%) SQL
6 4 (7.41%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.70%) PHP5
8 1 (1.85%) XPath
8 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.85%) VC++
8 1 (1.85%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (1.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Samba
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Apple
3 2 (3.70%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.70%) Sencha
3 2 (3.70%) Cognos
3 2 (3.70%) IBM
3 2 (3.70%) ILOG
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Serena
4 1 (1.85%) Google
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) Lotus
4 1 (1.85%) Remedy
4 1 (1.85%) Siebel
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe
4 1 (1.85%) BMC
4 1 (1.85%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.85%) Syclo
4 1 (1.85%) Atomikos
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