The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1635 1705 1900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.62% 19.52% 19.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.16% 21.01% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 983 1003
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 33 61
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.50 £18.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
8534 8116 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.91% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4759 4311 4248
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 505 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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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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
Hampshire -2 358 £350 +6.06% 154
Berkshire -1 329 £363 +3.57% 122
Surrey +2 275 £375 +3.44% 148
Buckinghamshire -6 142 £345 -4.16% 59
Oxfordshire 0 139 £325 -7.14% 76
East Sussex 0 136 £298 -15.00% 41
Kent 0 80 £316 +1.60% 38
West Sussex -2 72 £315 -3.07% 24
Middlesex 0 34 £350 +3.70% 8
Isle of Wight - 3 - - 2
M4 Corridor - 2 £300 -
Sussex -5 1 - - 2
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 1052 (33.19%) JavaScript
2 986 (31.10%) HTML
3 935 (29.50%) .NET
4 901 (28.42%) C#
5 889 (28.04%) SQL
6 864 (27.26%) CSS
7 809 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
8 770 (24.29%) SQL Server
9 648 (20.44%) MVC
10 616 (19.43%) Java
11 572 (18.04%) ASP.NET
12 544 (17.16%) jQuery
13 497 (15.68%) XML
14 424 (13.38%) Oracle
15 400 (12.62%) HTML5
16 363 (11.45%) Web Services
17 361 (11.39%) TDD
18 330 (10.41%) Microsoft
19 327 (10.32%) Finance
20 306 (9.65%) OO
21 302 (9.53%) Scrum
22 299 (9.43%) Windows
23 283 (8.93%) Spring
24 282 (8.90%) WCF
24 282 (8.90%) Linux
25 271 (8.55%) PHP
26 267 (8.42%) MySQL
27 261 (8.23%) Security Cleared
28 259 (8.17%) ASP.NET MVC
29 250 (7.89%) Ajax

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 137 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 131 (4.13%) CMS
3 98 (3.09%) Apache
4 73 (2.30%) Node.js
5 64 (2.02%) WebSphere
6 63 (1.99%) Tomcat
7 52 (1.64%) IIS
8 47 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
9 39 (1.23%) WordPress
10 36 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
11 34 (1.07%) WebLogic
11 34 (1.07%) Drupal
12 33 (1.04%) SAS
13 32 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
14 29 (0.91%) Confluence
15 25 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
15 25 (0.79%) Liferay
15 25 (0.79%) Documentum
16 24 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
17 23 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 123 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 86 (2.71%) MS Office
3 82 (2.59%) Photoshop
4 42 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (0.57%) InfoPath
6 12 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
7 7 (0.22%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.095%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.095%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.095%) PaintShop Pro
8 3 (0.095%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.063%) MS Project
9 2 (0.063%) SPSS
10 1 (0.032%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.032%) Blender
10 1 (0.032%) Maya
10 1 (0.032%) Simulink
10 1 (0.032%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 56 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.32%) Magento
6 9 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.13%) WebTrends
9 4 (0.13%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.095%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.095%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.063%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 71 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (0.95%) SaaS
3 20 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.50%) Force.com
5 13 (0.41%) Amazon S3
6 11 (0.35%) GitHub
7 9 (0.28%) PaaS
8 6 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.19%) Office 365
9 5 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
10 4 (0.13%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.063%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.063%) Heroku
12 1 (0.032%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 95 (3.00%) Internet
2 76 (2.40%) HTTP
3 20 (0.63%) Intranet
3 20 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.50%) LDAP
5 14 (0.44%) DVB
6 13 (0.41%) FTP
7 11 (0.35%) DNS
8 9 (0.28%) Radio Access Network
9 8 (0.25%) SAN
9 8 (0.25%) Telnet
9 8 (0.25%) SSH
9 8 (0.25%) MQTT
9 8 (0.25%) Modbus
10 7 (0.22%) 2G
10 7 (0.22%) 3G
10 7 (0.22%) SNMP
10 7 (0.22%) SSL
11 6 (0.19%) IPv4
11 6 (0.19%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 770 (24.29%) SQL Server
2 267 (8.42%) MySQL
3 216 (6.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 162 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
5 153 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 140 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 129 (4.07%) Oracle Database
8 97 (3.06%) Relational Database
9 88 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 81 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 66 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 64 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
13 49 (1.55%) QlikView
14 47 (1.48%) MongoDB
14 47 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
15 45 (1.42%) NoSQL
16 43 (1.36%) RDBMS
16 43 (1.36%) DB2
17 42 (1.32%) Big Data
18 31 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 193 (6.09%) Subversion
2 177 (5.58%) Visual Studio
3 152 (4.79%) Git (software)
4 140 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 113 (3.56%) Eclipse
6 90 (2.84%) JUnit
7 89 (2.81%) Maven
8 72 (2.27%) Jenkins
9 63 (1.99%) JIRA
10 60 (1.89%) Selenium
11 57 (1.80%) Ant
12 42 (1.32%) NUnit
13 32 (1.01%) Cucumber
14 29 (0.91%) Mockito
15 25 (0.79%) Grunt
15 25 (0.79%) Jasmine
16 21 (0.66%) Hudson
17 19 (0.60%) PHPUnit
17 19 (0.60%) QUnit
18 16 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 327 (10.32%) Finance
2 102 (3.22%) Telecoms
3 82 (2.59%) Marketing
4 63 (1.99%) Retail
5 48 (1.51%) Games
6 46 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 40 (1.26%) Publishing
8 38 (1.20%) Banking
9 33 (1.04%) Electronics
10 24 (0.76%) Legal
11 23 (0.73%) Advertising
12 11 (0.35%) Aerospace
13 10 (0.32%) Automotive
13 10 (0.32%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.28%) Back Office
15 8 (0.25%) Military
15 8 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.22%) General Ledger
17 6 (0.19%) Spanish Language
18 4 (0.13%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 986 (31.10%) HTML
2 935 (29.50%) .NET
3 864 (27.26%) CSS
4 572 (18.04%) ASP.NET
5 544 (17.16%) jQuery
6 497 (15.68%) XML
7 400 (12.62%) HTML5
8 363 (11.45%) Web Services
9 283 (8.93%) Spring
10 282 (8.90%) WCF
11 259 (8.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 250 (7.89%) Ajax
13 235 (7.41%) CSS3
14 195 (6.15%) .NET Framework
15 185 (5.84%) JSON
16 176 (5.55%) AngularJS
17 163 (5.14%) REST
18 158 (4.98%) Hibernate
19 152 (4.79%) SOAP
20 144 (4.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 147 (4.64%) Mobile App
2 124 (3.91%) User Experience
3 102 (3.22%) Open Source
4 91 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
5 62 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 48 (1.51%) iPhone
6 48 (1.51%) iPad
7 43 (1.36%) DTV
8 38 (1.20%) NHS
9 35 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 35 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
10 34 (1.07%) E-Learning
11 32 (1.01%) W3C
12 30 (0.95%) Client/Server
13 28 (0.88%) N-Tier
14 27 (0.85%) Data Integration
15 26 (0.82%) GIS
16 25 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
17 24 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
18 22 (0.69%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 299 (9.43%) Windows
2 282 (8.90%) Linux
3 187 (5.90%) UNIX
4 121 (3.82%) Apple iOS
5 93 (2.93%) Android
6 43 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (0.88%) Windows 7
8 21 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.44%) Solaris
10 12 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.35%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.35%) Debian
12 7 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.22%) CentOS
12 7 (0.22%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.13%) AIX
14 4 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 809 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
2 648 (20.44%) MVC
3 361 (11.39%) TDD
4 306 (9.65%) OO
5 302 (9.53%) Scrum
6 225 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
7 210 (6.62%) Web Development
8 173 (5.46%) SOA
9 169 (5.33%) Unit Testing
10 168 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
11 151 (4.76%) ETL
12 146 (4.61%) Software Engineering
13 132 (4.16%) E-Commerce
14 120 (3.79%) CRM
15 113 (3.56%) BDD
16 110 (3.47%) OOP
17 93 (2.93%) Workflow
18 90 (2.84%) Responsive Web Design
19 88 (2.78%) Migration
20 82 (2.59%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1052 (33.19%) JavaScript
2 901 (28.42%) C#
3 889 (28.04%) SQL
4 616 (19.43%) Java
5 271 (8.55%) PHP
6 188 (5.93%) T-SQL
7 152 (4.79%) C++
8 148 (4.67%) VB.NET
9 146 (4.61%) PL/SQL
10 110 (3.47%) C
11 105 (3.31%) Python
12 74 (2.33%) Objective-C
13 59 (1.86%) Perl
14 53 (1.67%) Ruby
15 49 (1.55%) VB
16 43 (1.36%) PHP5
17 31 (0.98%) Groovy
18 30 (0.95%) VB6
19 29 (0.91%) ActionScript
20 28 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 261 (8.23%) Security Cleared
2 183 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 111 (3.50%) Degree
4 36 (1.14%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.28%) Sun Certification
7 7 (0.22%) SAS Certification
8 6 (0.19%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.13%) MCTS
10 3 (0.095%) OCPJP
10 3 (0.095%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.095%) MCSA
11 2 (0.063%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.032%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.032%) CIMA
12 1 (0.032%) ACCA
12 1 (0.032%) ISEB
12 1 (0.032%) CCNP
12 1 (0.032%) CCNA
12 1 (0.032%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (1.26%) QA
2 14 (0.44%) SLA
3 11 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.25%) WCAG
5 6 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.13%) HL7
7 2 (0.063%) GxP
7 2 (0.063%) WAI
8 1 (0.032%) DICOM
8 1 (0.032%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.032%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 16 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.28%) VirtualBox
3 6 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.19%) Docker
4 3 (0.095%) vCloud
4 3 (0.095%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.063%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.032%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.032%) Xen
6 1 (0.032%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (0.66%) Puppet
2 19 (0.60%) Vagrant
3 11 (0.35%) SCCM
4 10 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
6 8 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (0.25%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.063%) SCOM
7 2 (0.063%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.032%) nmon
8 1 (0.032%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.032%) Ansible
8 1 (0.032%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.032%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.032%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.032%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.032%) Control-M
8 1 (0.032%) Nagios
Vendors
1 424 (13.38%) Oracle
2 330 (10.41%) Microsoft
3 83 (2.62%) Google
4 69 (2.18%) Informatica
5 67 (2.11%) SAP
6 65 (2.05%) Twitter
7 62 (1.96%) IBM
8 55 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
9 54 (1.70%) Facebook
10 48 (1.51%) Business Objects
11 41 (1.29%) Adobe
12 40 (1.26%) Zend
13 37 (1.17%) JBoss
14 33 (1.04%) Cognos
15 30 (0.95%) Apple
16 29 (0.91%) Sitecore
17 21 (0.66%) Lotus
18 20 (0.63%) hybris
19 19 (0.60%) Sencha
19 19 (0.60%) Teradata
Egham, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum for 6 Months
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 18 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application - Fixed Term
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 23 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £260 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
@ITS
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £320 per day + £320 / Day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rate paid weekly
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Jambo Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £301350 per day
Posted: Yesterday