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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1700 1762 1595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.21% 18.06% 17.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.55% 19.07% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 1159 937
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 21
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +12.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.25 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
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
7888 9239 8617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.79% 94.72% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4784 5565 4753
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 433 456
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +4 358 £375 +7.14% 122
Oxfordshire 0 285 £425 +6.25% 80
Berkshire -1 271 £375 - 83
Surrey 0 203 £400 - 106
Buckinghamshire +1 148 £364 +3.92% 66
West Sussex -1 147 £400 +8.84% 18
East Sussex +1 118 £375 +15.38% 39
Kent -1 74 £350 +3.70% 40
Middlesex 0 42 £425 +21.42% 7
M4 Corridor 0 11 - -
Sussex +6 4 £238 -40.62% 1
Home Counties - 4 £440 -
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 1261 (37.30%) JavaScript
2 1176 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 1103 (32.62%) HTML
4 1013 (29.96%) SQL
5 1004 (29.70%) Java
6 975 (28.84%) CSS
7 881 (26.06%) C#
8 876 (25.91%) .NET
9 678 (20.05%) SQL Server
10 628 (18.57%) MVC
11 599 (17.72%) AngularJS
12 537 (15.88%) jQuery
13 510 (15.08%) Web Services
14 504 (14.91%) ASP.NET
15 486 (14.37%) HTML5
16 478 (14.14%) Web Development
17 471 (13.93%) TDD
18 464 (13.72%) Oracle
19 456 (13.49%) Scrum
20 439 (12.98%) XML
21 428 (12.66%) Linux
22 412 (12.19%) Spring
23 372 (11.00%) Git (software)
24 360 (10.65%) REST
25 359 (10.62%) Microsoft
26 355 (10.50%) JSON
27 346 (10.23%) CSS3
28 343 (10.14%) Security Cleared
29 327 (9.67%) PHP
30 316 (9.35%) Finance

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
1 155 (4.58%) Tomcat
2 146 (4.32%) CMS
3 144 (4.26%) Apache
4 135 (3.99%) JBoss
5 124 (3.67%) SharePoint
6 97 (2.87%) IIS
7 94 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
8 80 (2.37%) WebLogic
9 62 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
9 62 (1.83%) WebSphere
10 53 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
11 52 (1.54%) Confluence
12 49 (1.45%) Apache Spark
12 49 (1.45%) WordPress
13 39 (1.15%) Drupal
14 34 (1.01%) Umbraco
15 31 (0.92%) nginx
15 31 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
16 30 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
17 21 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 162 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.04%) MS Office
3 32 (0.95%) Photoshop
4 17 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (0.30%) InDesign
6 10 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.12%) GIMP
9 3 (0.089%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.030%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.030%) DOC1
10 1 (0.030%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.030%) Simulink
10 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.030%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 66 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (1.15%) Magento
3 12 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 12 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
7 7 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.15%) SAP CRM
8 5 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.15%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.089%) OpenText MBPM
9 3 (0.089%) SAP PSCD
10 2 (0.059%) AWD
10 2 (0.059%) Exstream
10 2 (0.059%) OpenText Process Suite
10 2 (0.059%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.059%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 196 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 172 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 68 (2.01%) GitHub
5 57 (1.69%) PaaS
6 36 (1.06%) SaaS
7 29 (0.86%) Office 365
8 23 (0.68%) Google Play
9 21 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
10 20 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
11 19 (0.56%) Amazon S3
12 16 (0.47%) Boomi
13 12 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
13 12 (0.35%) Bluemix
13 12 (0.35%) Heroku
13 12 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
14 10 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
16 5 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 111 (3.28%) HTTP
2 37 (1.09%) Internet
3 29 (0.86%) Network Security
4 24 (0.71%) SSL
5 21 (0.62%) LDAP
6 19 (0.56%) FTP
7 15 (0.44%) SNMP
8 14 (0.41%) DNS
9 13 (0.38%) Kerberos
10 10 (0.30%) Bluetooth
10 10 (0.30%) Intranet
10 10 (0.30%) TCP/IP
11 9 (0.27%) AMQP
11 9 (0.27%) SSH
12 8 (0.24%) DVB
13 7 (0.21%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.15%) CTI
15 4 (0.12%) Firewall
15 4 (0.12%) LAN
15 4 (0.12%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 678 (20.05%) SQL Server
2 217 (6.42%) MongoDB
3 206 (6.09%) MySQL
4 204 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 192 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 188 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 175 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
8 145 (4.29%) NoSQL
9 143 (4.23%) Relational Database
10 106 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 100 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 98 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
13 82 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
14 79 (2.34%) Big Data
15 78 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
16 58 (1.72%) Hadoop
17 42 (1.24%) Couchbase
17 42 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
18 41 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
19 38 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 372 (11.00%) Git (software)
2 268 (7.93%) Subversion
3 263 (7.78%) JUnit
4 229 (6.77%) Jenkins
5 189 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 180 (5.32%) Visual Studio
7 163 (4.82%) Cucumber
8 161 (4.76%) Maven
9 146 (4.32%) Selenium
10 122 (3.61%) JIRA
11 101 (2.99%) Gradle
11 101 (2.99%) Mockito
12 90 (2.66%) Eclipse
13 57 (1.69%) Grunt
14 53 (1.57%) NUnit
15 51 (1.51%) Ant
15 51 (1.51%) TeamCity
16 45 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
17 44 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 42 (1.24%) Jasmine
General
1 316 (9.35%) Finance
2 74 (2.19%) Banking
3 70 (2.07%) Telecoms
4 66 (1.95%) Publishing
5 64 (1.89%) Retail
6 59 (1.75%) Marketing
7 34 (1.01%) Advertising
8 26 (0.77%) Military
9 24 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 17 (0.50%) Games
11 16 (0.47%) Front Office
12 15 (0.44%) Electronics
12 15 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.41%) Law
14 12 (0.35%) Back Office
14 12 (0.35%) Legal
15 10 (0.30%) Aerospace
15 10 (0.30%) Automotive
16 8 (0.24%) French Language
16 8 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1103 (32.62%) HTML
2 975 (28.84%) CSS
3 876 (25.91%) .NET
4 599 (17.72%) AngularJS
5 537 (15.88%) jQuery
6 510 (15.08%) Web Services
7 504 (14.91%) ASP.NET
8 486 (14.37%) HTML5
9 439 (12.98%) XML
10 412 (12.19%) Spring
11 360 (10.65%) REST
12 355 (10.50%) JSON
13 346 (10.23%) CSS3
14 269 (7.96%) RESTful
15 225 (6.65%) ASP.NET MVC
16 210 (6.21%) Ajax
17 209 (6.18%) Node.js
18 201 (5.94%) .NET Framework
19 173 (5.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 170 (5.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 136 (4.02%) User Experience
2 108 (3.19%) Computer Science
3 106 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (2.69%) Mobile App
5 58 (1.72%) Visualisation
6 47 (1.39%) N-Tier
7 37 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (1.06%) Management Information System
9 34 (1.01%) Digital Media
10 30 (0.89%) Algorithms
11 29 (0.86%) Mathematics
12 27 (0.80%) iPad
13 25 (0.74%) Data Integration
13 25 (0.74%) Data Structures
14 19 (0.56%) Derivative
14 19 (0.56%) Statistics
15 18 (0.53%) CMDB
16 17 (0.50%) e-Learning
16 17 (0.50%) iPhone
16 17 (0.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 428 (12.66%) Linux
2 212 (6.27%) Windows
3 202 (5.97%) Unix
4 105 (3.11%) Android
5 81 (2.40%) Apple iOS
6 40 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (1.01%) Windows Server
8 20 (0.59%) Mac OS X
9 19 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
10 18 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (0.44%) CentOS
12 11 (0.33%) AIX
12 11 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
12 11 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.18%) Solaris
14 6 (0.18%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.12%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.089%) Windows CE
17 2 (0.059%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1176 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 628 (18.57%) MVC
3 478 (14.14%) Web Development
4 471 (13.93%) TDD
5 456 (13.49%) Scrum
6 316 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
7 298 (8.81%) Front End Development
8 229 (6.77%) OO
9 212 (6.27%) Software Engineering
10 210 (6.21%) BDD
11 192 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
12 188 (5.56%) Kanban
13 187 (5.53%) ETL
14 180 (5.32%) Unit Testing
15 153 (4.53%) Open Source
16 142 (4.20%) Automated Testing
17 136 (4.02%) CRM
18 135 (3.99%) Migration
19 130 (3.85%) E-Commerce
20 120 (3.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1261 (37.30%) JavaScript
2 1013 (29.96%) SQL
3 1004 (29.70%) Java
4 881 (26.06%) C#
5 327 (9.67%) PHP
6 249 (7.36%) Python
7 221 (6.54%) T-SQL
8 201 (5.94%) C++
9 194 (5.74%) Scala
10 169 (5.00%) PL/SQL
11 144 (4.26%) C
12 143 (4.23%) Ruby
13 88 (2.60%) Perl
14 79 (2.34%) VB
15 73 (2.16%) Shell Script
15 73 (2.16%) VB.NET
16 58 (1.72%) Groovy
17 43 (1.27%) Objective-C
18 40 (1.18%) VBA
19 34 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 343 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 278 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 151 (4.47%) Degree
4 41 (1.21%) DV Cleared
5 20 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (0.41%) ISEB
7 13 (0.38%) ISTQB
8 12 (0.35%) CCNP
8 12 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.24%) DBS Check
10 7 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.18%) MCP
12 5 (0.15%) MCITP
13 4 (0.12%) HND
13 4 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.12%) MCTS
14 2 (0.059%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.059%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.059%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (0.030%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (2.10%) QA
2 24 (0.71%) SLA
3 15 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.18%) DO-178B
5 6 (0.18%) MISRA
6 4 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.12%) SDET
7 2 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.059%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.030%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.030%) WCAG
System Software
1 78 (2.31%) Docker
2 29 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.27%) HDFS
3 9 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (0.24%) vSphere
5 7 (0.21%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.089%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.059%) Firmware
8 2 (0.059%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.059%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.059%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.030%) Corosync
9 1 (0.030%) NDS
9 1 (0.030%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.030%) Squid
9 1 (0.030%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (0.80%) Kubernetes
2 24 (0.71%) Ansible
3 23 (0.68%) Puppet
4 14 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.30%) Oozie
7 7 (0.21%) Netcool
7 7 (0.21%) OpenAM
7 7 (0.21%) OpenIDM
8 6 (0.18%) Kibana
8 6 (0.18%) logstash
8 6 (0.18%) Packer
8 6 (0.18%) Rancher
8 6 (0.18%) SCOM
8 6 (0.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 5 (0.15%) Nagios
9 5 (0.15%) QRadar
10 4 (0.12%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 3 (0.089%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 464 (13.72%) Oracle
2 359 (10.62%) Microsoft
3 92 (2.72%) Google
4 71 (2.10%) Sitecore
5 67 (1.98%) IBM
6 64 (1.89%) SAP
7 54 (1.60%) ServiceNow
8 51 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
9 35 (1.04%) EPiServer
10 34 (1.01%) Adobe
10 34 (1.01%) Cognos
11 32 (0.95%) Xamarin
12 30 (0.89%) HP
13 26 (0.77%) Zend
14 25 (0.74%) Talend
15 24 (0.71%) VMware
16 23 (0.68%) Red Hat
17 22 (0.65%) hybris
17 22 (0.65%) Informatica
18 21 (0.62%) Tableau
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £167 - £168 Per Day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £ excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £250 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On application
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Posted: 5 days ago