The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1525 1881 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.97% 19.73% 17.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.32% 20.81% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 1214 1097
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 42 23
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £23.72 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +13.71%
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
7153 9040 9386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.66% 94.84% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4172 5231 5142
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 510 506
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +14.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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 Developer across the South East region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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 Developer across the South East region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire 0 306 £413 +17.85% 133
Berkshire +3 297 £400 +5.26% 81
Oxfordshire 0 220 £453 +20.66% 89
Surrey -2 176 £413 -2.94% 97
Buckinghamshire +1 162 £350 -1.40% 44
West Sussex 0 107 £450 +9.09% 37
East Sussex 0 91 £325 -3.70% 45
Kent 0 87 £350 +4.47% 40
Middlesex 0 40 £380 +8.57% 6
M4 Corridor 0 6 - -
Home Counties +3 4 - -
Sussex -1 3 £373 +24.16%
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 1291 (40.36%) JavaScript
2 1203 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
3 1072 (33.51%) HTML
4 993 (31.04%) CSS
5 942 (29.45%) SQL
6 909 (28.42%) Java
7 854 (26.70%) .NET
8 824 (25.76%) C#
9 644 (20.13%) SQL Server
10 629 (19.66%) AngularJS
11 621 (19.41%) MVC
12 475 (14.85%) jQuery
13 473 (14.79%) Scrum
14 460 (14.38%) TDD
15 454 (14.19%) Web Development
16 451 (14.10%) ASP.NET
17 448 (14.00%) HTML5
18 445 (13.91%) XML
19 443 (13.85%) Web Services
20 418 (13.07%) Oracle
21 373 (11.66%) Git (software)
22 369 (11.53%) Linux
23 362 (11.32%) Spring
24 351 (10.97%) Microsoft
25 338 (10.57%) CSS3
26 317 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
27 313 (9.78%) Front End Development
28 306 (9.57%) JSON
29 298 (9.32%) Finance
30 293 (9.16%) PHP

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 158 (4.94%) Tomcat
2 140 (4.38%) CMS
3 124 (3.88%) Apache
4 108 (3.38%) SharePoint
5 104 (3.25%) JBoss
6 99 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
7 83 (2.59%) IIS
8 70 (2.19%) WebLogic
9 64 (2.00%) WebSphere
10 60 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
11 51 (1.59%) Apache Spark
11 51 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
12 46 (1.44%) nginx
13 44 (1.38%) Drupal
14 38 (1.19%) Confluence
14 38 (1.19%) Umbraco
15 32 (1.00%) WordPress
16 28 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
17 27 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
18 20 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 138 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 39 (1.22%) Photoshop
3 38 (1.19%) MS Office
4 20 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.31%) InDesign
7 9 (0.28%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.19%) GIMP
8 6 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.094%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.031%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.031%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.031%) FreeHand
11 1 (0.031%) MS Project
11 1 (0.031%) Simulink
11 1 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.031%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 53 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
2 39 (1.22%) Magento
3 16 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 16 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 13 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.19%) SAP BPC
9 5 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
9 5 (0.16%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.16%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
11 3 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.094%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.063%) Sage 200
12 2 (0.063%) SAP R/3
12 2 (0.063%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 212 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
2 175 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (2.97%) GitHub
4 78 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
5 59 (1.84%) PaaS
6 23 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 23 (0.72%) Office 365
7 22 (0.69%) SaaS
8 16 (0.50%) Amazon S3
8 16 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
8 16 (0.50%) Google Play
9 11 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (0.34%) Boomi
10 10 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
10 10 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (0.28%) Force.com
12 8 (0.25%) Heroku
13 7 (0.22%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.41%) HTTP
2 29 (0.91%) Internet
3 21 (0.66%) LDAP
4 17 (0.53%) Network Security
5 16 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 15 (0.47%) DNS
6 15 (0.47%) Intranet
6 15 (0.47%) SNMP
7 12 (0.38%) SSH
8 11 (0.34%) FTP
9 10 (0.31%) Kerberos
9 10 (0.31%) SSL
10 7 (0.22%) AMQP
10 7 (0.22%) Firewall
11 6 (0.19%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.19%) LAN
12 5 (0.16%) Telnet
13 3 (0.094%) DHCP
13 3 (0.094%) PuTTY
13 3 (0.094%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 644 (20.13%) SQL Server
2 235 (7.35%) MySQL
3 223 (6.97%) MongoDB
4 183 (5.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 167 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 160 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 149 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
8 139 (4.35%) Relational Database
9 136 (4.25%) Oracle Database
10 105 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
11 97 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 95 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
13 89 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 74 (2.31%) Big Data
15 66 (2.06%) Hadoop
16 65 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
17 50 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
18 41 (1.28%) Couchbase
19 40 (1.25%) RDBMS
20 36 (1.13%) HBase
Development Applications
1 373 (11.66%) Git (software)
2 218 (6.81%) JUnit
3 211 (6.60%) Jenkins
4 206 (6.44%) Subversion
5 184 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 168 (5.25%) Maven
7 150 (4.69%) Visual Studio
8 140 (4.38%) Cucumber
9 113 (3.53%) JIRA
10 112 (3.50%) Selenium
11 104 (3.25%) Mockito
12 89 (2.78%) Gradle
13 86 (2.69%) Eclipse
14 77 (2.41%) Grunt
15 60 (1.88%) Ant
16 56 (1.75%) TeamCity
17 49 (1.53%) gulp
18 42 (1.31%) Bower
19 41 (1.28%) NUnit
20 39 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 298 (9.32%) Finance
2 89 (2.78%) Publishing
3 72 (2.25%) Marketing
4 59 (1.84%) Telecoms
5 57 (1.78%) Advertising
5 57 (1.78%) Banking
6 53 (1.66%) Retail
7 28 (0.88%) Games
8 26 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 23 (0.72%) Electronics
10 17 (0.53%) Military
11 16 (0.50%) Legal
12 15 (0.47%) Back Office
13 10 (0.31%) Automotive
13 10 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.25%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.25%) Front Office
15 7 (0.22%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.19%) French Language
17 5 (0.16%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1072 (33.51%) HTML
2 993 (31.04%) CSS
3 854 (26.70%) .NET
4 629 (19.66%) AngularJS
5 475 (14.85%) jQuery
6 451 (14.10%) ASP.NET
7 448 (14.00%) HTML5
8 445 (13.91%) XML
9 443 (13.85%) Web Services
10 362 (11.32%) Spring
11 338 (10.57%) CSS3
12 306 (9.57%) JSON
13 272 (8.50%) REST
14 236 (7.38%) RESTful
15 232 (7.25%) Node.js
16 205 (6.41%) .NET Framework
17 183 (5.72%) ASP.NET MVC
18 158 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web API
19 156 (4.88%) React
20 155 (4.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 133 (4.16%) User Experience
2 99 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (2.69%) Mobile App
4 78 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 59 (1.84%) Visualisation
6 44 (1.38%) N-Tier
7 41 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 37 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 26 (0.81%) Algorithms
10 25 (0.78%) Data Structures
11 24 (0.75%) Mathematics
12 20 (0.63%) Digital Media
13 19 (0.59%) Data Integration
14 17 (0.53%) Statistics
15 16 (0.50%) iPad
16 15 (0.47%) CMDB
16 15 (0.47%) e-Learning
16 15 (0.47%) Replication
17 14 (0.44%) Derivative
18 13 (0.41%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 369 (11.53%) Linux
2 192 (6.00%) Windows
3 178 (5.56%) Unix
4 101 (3.16%) Android
5 59 (1.84%) Apple iOS
6 36 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (0.69%) Windows Server
8 17 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 16 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
10 14 (0.44%) CentOS
11 13 (0.41%) Solaris
12 12 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (0.31%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.16%) AIX
17 4 (0.13%) Debian
17 4 (0.13%) Windows 7
18 2 (0.063%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1203 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
2 621 (19.41%) MVC
3 473 (14.79%) Scrum
4 460 (14.38%) TDD
5 454 (14.19%) Web Development
6 317 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
7 313 (9.78%) Front End Development
8 239 (7.47%) OO
9 213 (6.66%) Business Intelligence
10 202 (6.31%) BDD
11 183 (5.72%) Kanban
12 182 (5.69%) Software Engineering
13 169 (5.28%) Unit Testing
14 165 (5.16%) ETL
15 139 (4.35%) Migration
16 134 (4.19%) E-Commerce
17 123 (3.84%) Open Source
18 113 (3.53%) OOP
18 113 (3.53%) SDLC
19 106 (3.31%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1291 (40.36%) JavaScript
2 942 (29.45%) SQL
3 909 (28.42%) Java
4 824 (25.76%) C#
5 293 (9.16%) PHP
6 245 (7.66%) Python
7 190 (5.94%) C++
8 167 (5.22%) T-SQL
9 152 (4.75%) Scala
10 137 (4.28%) C
11 135 (4.22%) PL/SQL
12 110 (3.44%) Ruby
13 92 (2.88%) VB.NET
14 90 (2.81%) Perl
15 67 (2.09%) VB
16 65 (2.03%) Shell Script
17 50 (1.56%) Groovy
18 48 (1.50%) VBA
19 37 (1.16%) Bash Shell
20 34 (1.06%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 282 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 221 (6.91%) SC Cleared
3 134 (4.19%) Degree
4 33 (1.03%) DV Cleared
5 15 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.34%) ISEB
7 9 (0.28%) CCNP
7 9 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.28%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.25%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.13%) MCITP
11 3 (0.094%) HND
12 2 (0.063%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.063%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.063%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.063%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.031%) MCTS
13 1 (0.031%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (2.00%) QA
2 18 (0.56%) SLA
3 12 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.16%) SDET
6 3 (0.094%) DO-178B
6 3 (0.094%) MISRA
7 2 (0.063%) HL7
7 2 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.063%) MISRA C
7 2 (0.063%) WCAG
8 1 (0.031%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.031%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.031%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.031%) WAI
System Software
1 102 (3.19%) Docker
2 18 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.41%) HDFS
4 10 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.19%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.13%) vSphere
9 3 (0.094%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.063%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.063%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.063%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.031%) Corosync
11 1 (0.031%) Firmware
11 1 (0.031%) NDS
11 1 (0.031%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 1 (0.031%) Squid
11 1 (0.031%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 45 (1.41%) Ansible
2 39 (1.22%) Puppet
3 34 (1.06%) Kubernetes
4 27 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.28%) Oozie
6 8 (0.25%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 6 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.19%) OpenAM
7 6 (0.19%) OpenIDM
7 6 (0.19%) Rancher
7 6 (0.19%) SCOM
8 5 (0.16%) logstash
8 5 (0.16%) Packer
8 5 (0.16%) WMI
9 3 (0.094%) Control-M
9 3 (0.094%) Kibana
9 3 (0.094%) SELinux
10 2 (0.063%) HP UCMDB
10 2 (0.063%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.063%) WSUS
Vendors
1 418 (13.07%) Oracle
2 351 (10.97%) Microsoft
3 78 (2.44%) SAP
4 67 (2.09%) Sitecore
5 51 (1.59%) Google
6 48 (1.50%) ServiceNow
7 46 (1.44%) Xamarin
8 44 (1.38%) Adobe
9 41 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
10 40 (1.25%) IBM
11 39 (1.22%) Talend
12 35 (1.09%) Cognos
13 26 (0.81%) Zend
14 25 (0.78%) Red Hat
15 24 (0.75%) Informatica
16 23 (0.72%) EPiServer
17 21 (0.66%) hybris
18 17 (0.53%) VMware
19 16 (0.50%) Tableau
20 14 (0.44%) BMC
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £355 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Chichester, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Premier IT
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
X4 Group
Rate: £350 - 420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Kalpa Resource
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Premier IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum paid LTD
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday