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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1582 1657 1844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.32% 18.95% 18.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.81% 20.39% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 935 995
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 38 67
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 £21.75 £21.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.70 £46.50 £42.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
8409 8126 9029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.07% 92.93% 91.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4692 4296 4210
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 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 497 624
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -3 344 £350 +6.06% 133
Berkshire -2 331 £363 +3.57% 107
Surrey +2 259 £360 -4.00% 125
Buckinghamshire -5 137 £348 -3.47% 48
East Sussex 0 120 £268 -26.20% 60
Oxfordshire 0 119 £325 -7.14% 79
Kent 0 92 £325 +4.00% 42
West Sussex 0 86 £313 -5.66% 40
Middlesex -2 30 £350 +10.67% 6
Isle of Wight - 8 £225 - 1
Sussex -6 3 £370 +5.71%
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1068 (34.11%) JavaScript
2 1006 (32.13%) HTML
3 949 (30.31%) .NET
4 904 (28.87%) SQL
5 882 (28.17%) C#
6 878 (28.04%) CSS
7 796 (25.42%) SQL Server
8 618 (19.74%) MVC
9 601 (19.20%) ASP.NET
10 595 (19.00%) Java
11 560 (17.89%) jQuery
12 497 (15.87%) XML
13 425 (13.57%) HTML5
14 415 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
15 401 (12.81%) Oracle
16 369 (11.79%) Web Services
17 348 (11.11%) Finance
18 346 (11.05%) Microsoft
19 333 (10.64%) TDD
20 304 (9.71%) Windows
21 284 (9.07%) Linux
22 281 (8.97%) Spring
23 279 (8.91%) OO
24 275 (8.78%) WCF
25 272 (8.69%) MySQL
26 270 (8.62%) PHP
27 264 (8.43%) Scrum
28 255 (8.14%) Security Cleared
28 255 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
29 242 (7.73%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 148 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 147 (4.69%) CMS
3 96 (3.07%) Apache
4 63 (2.01%) WebSphere
4 63 (2.01%) Node.js
5 59 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
6 54 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 49 (1.56%) IIS
8 40 (1.28%) WordPress
9 38 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
10 37 (1.18%) Drupal
11 34 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
12 33 (1.05%) WebLogic
13 31 (0.99%) SAS
13 31 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
14 26 (0.83%) Confluence
15 25 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
16 22 (0.70%) Apache ServiceMix
17 21 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
18 17 (0.54%) Liferay
Applications
1 130 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 93 (2.97%) MS Office
3 70 (2.24%) Photoshop
4 29 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 19 (0.61%) InfoPath
6 12 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
6 12 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.19%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.16%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.096%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.096%) PaintShop Pro
9 3 (0.096%) MS Project
10 2 (0.064%) SPSS
11 1 (0.032%) Maya
11 1 (0.032%) Simulink
11 1 (0.032%) DOC1
11 1 (0.032%) Blender
11 1 (0.032%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 57 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.32%) Magento
7 8 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
10 4 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.13%) WebTrends
10 4 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (0.13%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.096%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.096%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.096%) Oracle Receivables
11 3 (0.096%) Oracle Assets
12 2 (0.064%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (0.064%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 65 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (1.02%) SaaS
3 19 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (0.45%) Force.com
6 11 (0.35%) Amazon S3
6 11 (0.35%) GitHub
7 8 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
8 6 (0.19%) Office 365
8 6 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.13%) PaaS
9 4 (0.13%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.064%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.064%) Heroku
10 2 (0.064%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (2.75%) Internet
2 69 (2.20%) HTTP
3 22 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.61%) Intranet
5 18 (0.57%) LDAP
6 13 (0.42%) DNS
7 11 (0.35%) DVB
7 11 (0.35%) FTP
8 10 (0.32%) SAN
9 8 (0.26%) Telnet
9 8 (0.26%) SSH
9 8 (0.26%) Modbus
9 8 (0.26%) MQTT
10 7 (0.22%) Radio Access Network
10 7 (0.22%) SNMP
11 6 (0.19%) IPv4
11 6 (0.19%) IPv6
11 6 (0.19%) 3G
11 6 (0.19%) Asterisk PBX
11 6 (0.19%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 796 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 272 (8.69%) MySQL
3 231 (7.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 171 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 152 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
5 152 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 126 (4.02%) Oracle Database
7 106 (3.39%) Relational Database
8 93 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 92 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 74 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 66 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
12 58 (1.85%) QlikView
13 50 (1.60%) MongoDB
14 43 (1.37%) NoSQL
15 42 (1.34%) Big Data
15 42 (1.34%) RDBMS
16 41 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
17 40 (1.28%) DB2
18 38 (1.21%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 195 (6.23%) Visual Studio
2 190 (6.07%) Subversion
3 151 (4.82%) Git (software)
4 139 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 95 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 84 (2.68%) Maven
7 74 (2.36%) Jenkins
8 71 (2.27%) JUnit
9 61 (1.95%) JIRA
10 51 (1.63%) Selenium
11 48 (1.53%) Ant
12 38 (1.21%) NUnit
13 29 (0.93%) Mockito
13 29 (0.93%) Jasmine
14 24 (0.77%) Grunt
14 24 (0.77%) Cucumber
15 23 (0.73%) Hudson
16 19 (0.61%) TestNG
16 19 (0.61%) DbUnit
16 19 (0.61%) QUnit
General
1 348 (11.11%) Finance
2 95 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 77 (2.46%) Marketing
4 72 (2.30%) Retail
5 47 (1.50%) Games
6 45 (1.44%) Banking
7 40 (1.28%) Publishing
7 40 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 26 (0.83%) Electronics
9 23 (0.73%) Legal
10 22 (0.70%) Advertising
11 11 (0.35%) Aerospace
12 10 (0.32%) Military
13 9 (0.29%) Automotive
13 9 (0.29%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.29%) Back Office
14 8 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.26%) Billing
15 7 (0.22%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.19%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1006 (32.13%) HTML
2 949 (30.31%) .NET
3 878 (28.04%) CSS
4 601 (19.20%) ASP.NET
5 560 (17.89%) jQuery
6 497 (15.87%) XML
7 425 (13.57%) HTML5
8 369 (11.79%) Web Services
9 281 (8.97%) Spring
10 275 (8.78%) WCF
11 255 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 242 (7.73%) CSS3
13 232 (7.41%) Ajax
14 188 (6.00%) .NET Framework
15 187 (5.97%) JSON
16 162 (5.17%) Hibernate
17 156 (4.98%) AngularJS
18 152 (4.85%) REST
19 140 (4.47%) SOAP
20 138 (4.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 148 (4.73%) Mobile App
2 93 (2.97%) Open Source
3 59 (1.88%) Computer Science
4 43 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 42 (1.34%) iPhone
6 41 (1.31%) iPad
7 36 (1.15%) NHS
8 34 (1.09%) DTV
8 34 (1.09%) E-Learning
9 33 (1.05%) W3C
10 30 (0.96%) Management Information System
11 27 (0.86%) N-Tier
12 26 (0.83%) Client/Server
12 26 (0.83%) Data Integration
13 24 (0.77%) SCORM
14 23 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
15 21 (0.67%) Visualisation
16 20 (0.64%) Mathematics
16 20 (0.64%) Graphic Design
17 18 (0.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 304 (9.71%) Windows
2 284 (9.07%) Linux
3 176 (5.62%) UNIX
4 121 (3.86%) Apple iOS
5 93 (2.97%) Android
6 46 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (0.83%) Windows 7
8 19 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (0.48%) Windows 8
10 12 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.38%) Solaris
11 11 (0.35%) Debian
12 10 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.22%) Windows Phone
13 7 (0.22%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.22%) CentOS
13 7 (0.22%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.16%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 618 (19.74%) MVC
2 415 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
3 333 (10.64%) TDD
4 279 (8.91%) OO
5 264 (8.43%) Scrum
6 225 (7.19%) Web Development
7 211 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
8 163 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
9 162 (5.17%) Unit Testing
10 154 (4.92%) SOA
11 143 (4.57%) Software Engineering
12 137 (4.38%) ETL
13 133 (4.25%) E-Commerce
14 113 (3.61%) CRM
15 110 (3.51%) Workflow
16 109 (3.48%) OOP
17 100 (3.19%) BDD
18 94 (3.00%) Responsive Web Design
19 90 (2.87%) Migration
20 81 (2.59%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1068 (34.11%) JavaScript
2 904 (28.87%) SQL
3 882 (28.17%) C#
4 595 (19.00%) Java
5 270 (8.62%) PHP
6 211 (6.74%) T-SQL
7 177 (5.65%) VB.NET
8 146 (4.66%) PL/SQL
8 146 (4.66%) C++
9 115 (3.67%) C
10 107 (3.42%) Python
11 67 (2.14%) Objective-C
12 58 (1.85%) VB
13 54 (1.72%) Perl
14 48 (1.53%) PHP5
15 47 (1.50%) Ruby
16 33 (1.05%) Groovy
17 32 (1.02%) VBA
18 30 (0.96%) Shell Script
18 30 (0.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 255 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 183 (5.84%) SC Cleared
3 103 (3.29%) Degree
4 31 (0.99%) DV Cleared
5 11 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.22%) SAS Certification
7 7 (0.22%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.16%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.096%) OCPJP
10 2 (0.064%) MCTS
10 2 (0.064%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.032%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.032%) ACCA
11 1 (0.032%) CIMA
11 1 (0.032%) MCSE
11 1 (0.032%) MCSA
11 1 (0.032%) PhD
11 1 (0.032%) CCNP
11 1 (0.032%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (1.18%) QA
2 17 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 16 (0.51%) SLA
4 11 (0.35%) WCAG
5 8 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.13%) HL7
6 4 (0.13%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.064%) GxP
7 2 (0.064%) WAI
8 1 (0.032%) DICOM
System Software
1 15 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.26%) VirtualBox
3 5 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.16%) Docker
4 4 (0.13%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.096%) vCloud
6 2 (0.064%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.064%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.032%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.032%) XenApp
7 1 (0.032%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (0.48%) Puppet
2 13 (0.42%) Vagrant
3 11 (0.35%) SCCM
4 10 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.26%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.064%) SCOM
6 2 (0.064%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.064%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.064%) Ansible
7 1 (0.032%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.032%) OpenView
7 1 (0.032%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.032%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.032%) Control-M
7 1 (0.032%) Nagios
7 1 (0.032%) WSUS
7 1 (0.032%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 401 (12.81%) Oracle
2 346 (11.05%) Microsoft
3 83 (2.65%) Google
4 67 (2.14%) Twitter
5 62 (1.98%) SAP
6 56 (1.79%) Informatica
7 53 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
8 52 (1.66%) Business Objects
8 52 (1.66%) Facebook
9 49 (1.56%) IBM
10 41 (1.31%) Adobe
11 40 (1.28%) Zend
12 34 (1.09%) Sitecore
13 33 (1.05%) Cognos
14 30 (0.96%) JBoss
15 24 (0.77%) Apple
16 19 (0.61%) Lotus
16 19 (0.61%) Sencha
17 18 (0.57%) ServiceNow
18 17 (0.54%) hybris
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Rate: Unspecified Competive (Negotiable)
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Rate: Competitive (Negotiable)
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
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