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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1700 1668 1536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.27% 17.66% 17.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.21% 18.66% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1106 1085 957
Median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 28 30
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £32.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +11.11%
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
8851 8939 8414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.10% 94.66% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5334 4996 4610
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 £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 427 461
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +3 328 £350 +3.70% 149
Surrey 0 263 £400 +6.73% 145
West Sussex -1 223 £440 +25.71% 28
Berkshire -10 223 £400 +6.66% 86
Buckinghamshire 0 172 £350 +7.69% 55
Oxfordshire +1 145 £400 +0.62% 75
East Sussex 0 134 £375 +25.00% 53
Kent 0 126 £338 +3.84% 48
Middlesex +1 31 £350 +11.55% 1
Sussex +2 6 £475 +35.71%
M4 Corridor - 3 £350 -
Isle of Wight +1 2 £263 -47.50% 1
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1203 (36.69%) JavaScript
2 1112 (33.91%) HTML
3 1075 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
4 999 (30.47%) CSS
5 973 (29.67%) Java
6 888 (27.08%) SQL
7 806 (24.58%) C#
8 789 (24.06%) .NET
9 645 (19.67%) SQL Server
10 609 (18.57%) MVC
11 529 (16.13%) jQuery
12 511 (15.58%) HTML5
13 491 (14.97%) AngularJS
14 480 (14.64%) Oracle
15 459 (14.00%) Web Services
16 449 (13.69%) TDD
17 444 (13.54%) Linux
18 427 (13.02%) Web Development
19 412 (12.56%) ASP.NET
20 389 (11.86%) XML
21 382 (11.65%) Spring
22 380 (11.59%) Scrum
23 358 (10.92%) Microsoft
24 354 (10.80%) REST
25 336 (10.25%) CSS3
26 320 (9.76%) Subversion
27 316 (9.64%) PHP
28 312 (9.52%) Finance
28 312 (9.52%) Git (software)
29 303 (9.24%) Security Cleared

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
1 167 (5.09%) Node.js
2 133 (4.06%) JBoss
3 120 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 96 (2.93%) IIS
5 94 (2.87%) Apache
5 94 (2.87%) CMS
6 83 (2.53%) Tomcat
7 68 (2.07%) Confluence
8 51 (1.56%) WebSphere
9 48 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
10 46 (1.40%) WordPress
11 42 (1.28%) WebLogic
12 39 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
13 35 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
14 33 (1.01%) Drupal
15 31 (0.95%) SAS
16 24 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
16 24 (0.73%) Umbraco
17 23 (0.70%) OpenStack
18 21 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 161 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 45 (1.37%) MS Office
3 33 (1.01%) Photoshop
4 18 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 13 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.21%) GIMP
8 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.061%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.061%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.061%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.061%) Weka
10 1 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.030%) DOC1
10 1 (0.030%) LaTeX
10 1 (0.030%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.030%) PaintShop Pro
10 1 (0.030%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 78 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (1.34%) Magento
3 8 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.24%) OpenText Process Suite
3 8 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
4 7 (0.21%) SAP R/3
5 5 (0.15%) BigMachines
5 5 (0.15%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.12%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.091%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.091%) OpenText MBPM
7 3 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.091%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.091%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.061%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.061%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 97 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (0.88%) SaaS
4 28 (0.85%) Office 365
4 28 (0.85%) PaaS
5 27 (0.82%) Boomi
6 23 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (0.61%) GitHub
8 19 (0.58%) Force.com
8 19 (0.58%) Google Play
9 18 (0.55%) Heroku
10 11 (0.34%) Bluemix
11 10 (0.30%) Google Tag Manager
12 9 (0.27%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
13 8 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
14 6 (0.18%) IaaS
14 6 (0.18%) Route 53
14 6 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 150 (4.57%) HTTP
2 42 (1.28%) Internet
3 30 (0.91%) SSL
4 23 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 19 (0.58%) FTP
6 18 (0.55%) LDAP
6 18 (0.55%) Network Security
7 15 (0.46%) Intranet
8 13 (0.40%) DVB
8 13 (0.40%) SMTP
9 12 (0.37%) SAN
10 11 (0.34%) CTI
11 10 (0.30%) Firewall
12 9 (0.27%) Bluetooth
13 8 (0.24%) SNMP
14 7 (0.21%) DNS
14 7 (0.21%) HTTPS
15 6 (0.18%) Kerberos
16 5 (0.15%) H.323
16 5 (0.15%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 645 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 191 (5.82%) Oracle Database
3 187 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
4 181 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 166 (5.06%) Relational Database
6 164 (5.00%) MySQL
7 158 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 141 (4.30%) NoSQL
9 105 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 97 (2.96%) MongoDB
11 92 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 80 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 75 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
14 71 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
15 69 (2.10%) Big Data
16 68 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
17 48 (1.46%) Hadoop
18 39 (1.19%) QlikView
19 38 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
20 33 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 320 (9.76%) Subversion
2 312 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 208 (6.34%) JUnit
4 204 (6.22%) Jenkins
5 151 (4.61%) Visual Studio
6 138 (4.21%) JIRA
7 133 (4.06%) Maven
8 131 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 128 (3.90%) Eclipse
9 128 (3.90%) Selenium
10 87 (2.65%) Ant
11 75 (2.29%) Cucumber
12 65 (1.98%) Gradle
13 60 (1.83%) NUnit
14 59 (1.80%) Jasmine
15 51 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
16 50 (1.52%) Grunt
17 43 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 40 (1.22%) Karma Test Runner
19 39 (1.19%) Mockito
General
1 312 (9.52%) Finance
2 101 (3.08%) Banking
3 82 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 56 (1.71%) Publishing
5 48 (1.46%) Retail
6 38 (1.16%) Marketing
7 19 (0.58%) Advertising
7 19 (0.58%) Legal
8 15 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 14 (0.43%) Electronics
10 13 (0.40%) Law
11 12 (0.37%) Front Office
12 11 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 11 (0.34%) Automotive
12 11 (0.34%) Back Office
12 11 (0.34%) Military
13 9 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.24%) Games
15 7 (0.21%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1112 (33.91%) HTML
2 999 (30.47%) CSS
3 789 (24.06%) .NET
4 529 (16.13%) jQuery
5 511 (15.58%) HTML5
6 491 (14.97%) AngularJS
7 459 (14.00%) Web Services
8 412 (12.56%) ASP.NET
9 389 (11.86%) XML
10 382 (11.65%) Spring
11 354 (10.80%) REST
12 336 (10.25%) CSS3
13 272 (8.30%) JSON
14 246 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 228 (6.95%) RESTful
16 203 (6.19%) Ajax
17 198 (6.04%) SOAP
18 192 (5.86%) .NET Framework
19 184 (5.61%) ASP.NET Web API
20 175 (5.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 187 (5.70%) User Experience
2 117 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 112 (3.42%) Mobile App
4 109 (3.32%) Computer Science
5 58 (1.77%) Visualisation
6 50 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 33 (1.01%) Algorithms
8 30 (0.91%) N-Tier
9 29 (0.88%) Management Information System
10 27 (0.82%) Digital Media
11 26 (0.79%) Animation
12 25 (0.76%) Mathematics
13 23 (0.70%) iPad
14 21 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
15 20 (0.61%) Client/Server
15 20 (0.61%) Fintech
15 20 (0.61%) NHS
16 19 (0.58%) Derivative
17 18 (0.55%) PKI
18 17 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 444 (13.54%) Linux
2 246 (7.50%) Windows
3 212 (6.47%) Unix
4 130 (3.96%) Android
5 88 (2.68%) Apple iOS
6 68 (2.07%) Windows Server
7 43 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (0.58%) Mac OS X
9 19 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.34%) zOS
11 9 (0.27%) AIX
12 8 (0.24%) CentOS
12 8 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.24%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.12%) Debian
15 4 (0.12%) Windows CE
16 3 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1075 (32.78%) Agile Software Development
2 609 (18.57%) MVC
3 449 (13.69%) TDD
4 427 (13.02%) Web Development
5 380 (11.59%) Scrum
6 279 (8.51%) Front End Development
7 257 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
8 238 (7.26%) Software Engineering
9 232 (7.08%) OO
10 204 (6.22%) Unit Testing
11 177 (5.40%) BDD
12 170 (5.18%) CRM
13 169 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
14 167 (5.09%) Open Source
15 166 (5.06%) ETL
16 149 (4.54%) Automated Testing
17 132 (4.03%) E-Commerce
18 131 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
19 122 (3.72%) SDLC
20 112 (3.42%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1203 (36.69%) JavaScript
2 973 (29.67%) Java
3 888 (27.08%) SQL
4 806 (24.58%) C#
5 316 (9.64%) PHP
6 254 (7.75%) Python
7 207 (6.31%) PL/SQL
8 182 (5.55%) T-SQL
9 176 (5.37%) C++
10 156 (4.76%) Ruby
11 146 (4.45%) Scala
12 144 (4.39%) C
13 74 (2.26%) VB
14 65 (1.98%) Shell Script
15 60 (1.83%) Perl
16 59 (1.80%) VB.NET
17 54 (1.65%) PowerShell
18 50 (1.52%) Objective-C
19 44 (1.34%) Apex Code
20 36 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 303 (9.24%) Security Cleared
2 238 (7.26%) SC Cleared
3 149 (4.54%) Degree
4 39 (1.19%) DV Cleared
5 31 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.34%) Sun Certification
7 10 (0.30%) ISEB
7 10 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.27%) MCP
9 7 (0.21%) MCSD
10 5 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.15%) MCITP
11 3 (0.091%) CCNP
11 3 (0.091%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.091%) MCSE
12 2 (0.061%) MCTS
12 2 (0.061%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.061%) PhD
12 2 (0.061%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.030%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (1.62%) QA
2 29 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.43%) SLA
4 9 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.15%) FedRAMP
6 4 (0.12%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.12%) MISRA
6 4 (0.12%) WCAG
7 2 (0.061%) SDET
8 1 (0.030%) HL7
8 1 (0.030%) Solvency II
System Software
1 33 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 21 (0.64%) Docker
3 17 (0.52%) vSphere
4 7 (0.21%) vCloud
5 4 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.061%) Firmware
6 2 (0.061%) GridGain
6 2 (0.061%) Varnish
6 2 (0.061%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.030%) KVM
7 1 (0.030%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.030%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.030%) zsh
Systems Management
1 13 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.37%) Puppet
3 9 (0.27%) Kubernetes
4 7 (0.21%) Netcool
5 6 (0.18%) Kibana
5 6 (0.18%) Nagios
6 5 (0.15%) QRadar
6 5 (0.15%) SCOM
7 4 (0.12%) logstash
7 4 (0.12%) Zenoss
8 3 (0.091%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.091%) Control-M
8 3 (0.091%) OpenAM
8 3 (0.091%) OpenIDM
8 3 (0.091%) TIBCO Hawk
9 2 (0.061%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.061%) Oracle Flashback
9 2 (0.061%) TeamSite
9 2 (0.061%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.061%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 480 (14.64%) Oracle
2 358 (10.92%) Microsoft
3 112 (3.42%) Google
4 72 (2.20%) IBM
5 65 (1.98%) SAP
6 62 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 48 (1.46%) Adobe
8 39 (1.19%) Sitecore
9 37 (1.13%) Informatica
10 34 (1.04%) Zend
11 30 (0.91%) Red Hat
12 28 (0.85%) Talend
13 27 (0.82%) Dell
13 27 (0.82%) HP
14 26 (0.79%) Tableau
15 24 (0.73%) VMware
16 23 (0.70%) Remedy
17 19 (0.58%) Cognos
18 18 (0.55%) Apple
18 18 (0.55%) Telerik
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Red10
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Recann
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £500 per annum £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £475 - £525 per day +
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££ competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £ Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Rate: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits (pro-rata)
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day + Circa £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago