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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1661 1750 1897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.33% 20.14% 19.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.85% 21.69% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1000 1050 1010
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 64
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £17.13 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
8811 8067 8889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.91% 92.83% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4972 4332 4166
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 493 620
Average hourly rate £15.88 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.09% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.51 £11.50 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -5 348 £350 +3.70% 173
Berkshire 0 330 £350 - 130
Surrey +3 303 £365 +7.35% 178
Oxfordshire 0 170 £350 +7.69% 86
Buckinghamshire -6 150 £361 +3.14% 87
East Sussex 0 117 £310 -7.46% 42
Kent 0 79 £350 +7.69% 65
West Sussex -2 67 £315 -10.00% 28
Middlesex -1 33 £345 -2.81% 5
Thames Valley +2 7 £278 -38.33%
M4 Corridor +1 2 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 - - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1063 (33.93%) JavaScript
2 1013 (32.33%) HTML
3 923 (29.46%) .NET
4 893 (28.50%) CSS
5 889 (28.38%) SQL
6 878 (28.02%) C#
7 804 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
8 738 (23.56%) SQL Server
9 626 (19.98%) MVC
10 615 (19.63%) Java
11 562 (17.94%) jQuery
12 531 (16.95%) ASP.NET
13 487 (15.54%) XML
14 442 (14.11%) Oracle
15 404 (12.89%) HTML5
16 352 (11.24%) Web Services
17 350 (11.17%) TDD
18 340 (10.85%) Microsoft
19 323 (10.31%) Finance
20 301 (9.61%) OO
21 294 (9.38%) Scrum
22 286 (9.13%) Security Cleared
23 275 (8.78%) PHP
24 274 (8.75%) Linux
25 272 (8.68%) WCF
26 269 (8.59%) Windows
27 264 (8.43%) MySQL
28 258 (8.23%) Spring
29 251 (8.01%) ASP.NET MVC
30 249 (7.95%) Ajax

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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
1 133 (4.25%) SharePoint
2 132 (4.21%) CMS
3 107 (3.42%) Apache
4 91 (2.90%) Node.js
5 81 (2.59%) Tomcat
6 56 (1.79%) WebSphere
7 52 (1.66%) IIS
8 49 (1.56%) WordPress
9 41 (1.31%) Drupal
9 41 (1.31%) SAS
10 38 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
11 36 (1.15%) JBoss
12 33 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
13 31 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
14 29 (0.93%) Documentum
15 28 (0.89%) WebLogic
16 25 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
16 25 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
17 23 (0.73%) Confluence
17 23 (0.73%) Liferay
Applications
1 113 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 81 (2.59%) Photoshop
3 76 (2.43%) MS Office
4 38 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 17 (0.54%) InfoPath
6 14 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
9 6 (0.19%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.16%) SPSS
10 5 (0.16%) MS Project
11 3 (0.096%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (0.096%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.064%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.064%) PaintShop Pro
13 1 (0.032%) Maya
13 1 (0.032%) Simulink
13 1 (0.032%) DOC1
13 1 (0.032%) Blender
13 1 (0.032%) MotionBuilder
Business Applications
1 64 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 8 (0.26%) Magento
7 6 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
8 5 (0.16%) WebTrends
8 5 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.096%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.096%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.064%) Misys Midas
11 2 (0.064%) ResourceLink
11 2 (0.064%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.064%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.064%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.064%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 65 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (0.77%) SaaS
3 19 (0.61%) Force.com
4 18 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 11 (0.35%) PaaS
6 11 (0.35%) GitHub
7 5 (0.16%) Office 365
7 5 (0.16%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.13%) Heroku
8 4 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.096%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.032%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 89 (2.84%) Internet
2 70 (2.23%) HTTP
3 22 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 17 (0.54%) Intranet
5 14 (0.45%) FTP
6 13 (0.41%) DVB
7 11 (0.35%) Radio Access Network
8 10 (0.32%) SSL
8 10 (0.32%) LDAP
9 9 (0.29%) DNS
9 9 (0.29%) 3G
10 8 (0.26%) 2G
10 8 (0.26%) SSH
10 8 (0.26%) Modbus
10 8 (0.26%) MQTT
10 8 (0.26%) Telnet
10 8 (0.26%) SNMP
11 7 (0.22%) SAN
12 6 (0.19%) IPv4
12 6 (0.19%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 738 (23.56%) SQL Server
2 264 (8.43%) MySQL
3 203 (6.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 188 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
5 150 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 144 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 144 (4.60%) Oracle Database
7 93 (2.97%) Relational Database
8 91 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 76 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 75 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
11 65 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 57 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
13 52 (1.66%) QlikView
14 49 (1.56%) DB2
15 48 (1.53%) MongoDB
16 45 (1.44%) RDBMS
17 42 (1.34%) NoSQL
18 39 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
19 36 (1.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 196 (6.26%) Subversion
2 178 (5.68%) Git (software)
3 164 (5.23%) Visual Studio
4 125 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 111 (3.54%) Eclipse
6 95 (3.03%) JUnit
7 91 (2.90%) Jenkins
8 86 (2.74%) Maven
9 62 (1.98%) Selenium
10 60 (1.92%) JIRA
11 59 (1.88%) Ant
12 41 (1.31%) NUnit
13 40 (1.28%) Cucumber
14 29 (0.93%) Grunt
15 28 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
16 25 (0.80%) Jasmine
16 25 (0.80%) Mockito
17 21 (0.67%) PHPUnit
17 21 (0.67%) QUnit
18 20 (0.64%) Hudson
General
1 323 (10.31%) Finance
2 103 (3.29%) Telecoms
3 84 (2.68%) Marketing
4 52 (1.66%) Publishing
5 51 (1.63%) Retail
6 42 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 39 (1.24%) Banking
8 37 (1.18%) Games
9 29 (0.93%) Electronics
10 25 (0.80%) Legal
11 22 (0.70%) Advertising
12 11 (0.35%) Aerospace
13 10 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.32%) Back Office
14 8 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.26%) Military
15 7 (0.22%) Automotive
15 7 (0.22%) General Ledger
15 7 (0.22%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.16%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1013 (32.33%) HTML
2 923 (29.46%) .NET
3 893 (28.50%) CSS
4 562 (17.94%) jQuery
5 531 (16.95%) ASP.NET
6 487 (15.54%) XML
7 404 (12.89%) HTML5
8 352 (11.24%) Web Services
9 272 (8.68%) WCF
10 258 (8.23%) Spring
11 251 (8.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 249 (7.95%) Ajax
13 233 (7.44%) CSS3
14 200 (6.38%) AngularJS
15 197 (6.29%) .NET Framework
16 184 (5.87%) JSON
17 170 (5.43%) REST
18 163 (5.20%) SOAP
19 149 (4.76%) Hibernate
20 136 (4.34%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 126 (4.02%) Mobile App
2 115 (3.67%) User Experience
3 97 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
3 97 (3.10%) Open Source
4 68 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 48 (1.53%) iPad
6 46 (1.47%) iPhone
7 40 (1.28%) Data Structures
8 37 (1.18%) DTV
9 36 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 35 (1.12%) Management Information System
11 34 (1.09%) W3C
12 32 (1.02%) NHS
13 30 (0.96%) Data Integration
14 29 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
14 29 (0.93%) E-Learning
15 28 (0.89%) GIS
16 27 (0.86%) Client/Server
17 26 (0.83%) Visualisation
18 21 (0.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 274 (8.75%) Linux
2 269 (8.59%) Windows
3 187 (5.97%) UNIX
4 125 (3.99%) Apple iOS
5 97 (3.10%) Android
6 36 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (0.83%) Windows 7
8 23 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.48%) Solaris
11 12 (0.38%) Debian
12 10 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
13 8 (0.26%) CentOS
14 7 (0.22%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.22%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.19%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.13%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 804 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
2 626 (19.98%) MVC
3 350 (11.17%) TDD
4 301 (9.61%) OO
5 294 (9.38%) Scrum
6 240 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
7 191 (6.10%) Web Development
8 183 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
9 182 (5.81%) ETL
10 168 (5.36%) Unit Testing
11 148 (4.72%) SOA
12 127 (4.05%) Software Engineering
13 126 (4.02%) CRM
14 118 (3.77%) E-Commerce
15 115 (3.67%) BDD
16 105 (3.35%) Workflow
17 100 (3.19%) OOP
18 92 (2.94%) Responsive Web Design
19 89 (2.84%) Migration
20 87 (2.78%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1063 (33.93%) JavaScript
2 889 (28.38%) SQL
3 878 (28.02%) C#
4 615 (19.63%) Java
5 275 (8.78%) PHP
6 178 (5.68%) T-SQL
7 157 (5.01%) PL/SQL
8 151 (4.82%) C++
9 142 (4.53%) VB.NET
10 116 (3.70%) C
11 105 (3.35%) Python
12 75 (2.39%) Perl
13 69 (2.20%) Objective-C
14 56 (1.79%) Ruby
15 45 (1.44%) VB
16 38 (1.21%) PHP5
17 33 (1.05%) Shell Script
18 31 (0.99%) PowerShell
19 28 (0.89%) Groovy
20 27 (0.86%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 286 (9.13%) Security Cleared
2 206 (6.58%) SC Cleared
3 111 (3.54%) Degree
4 33 (1.05%) DV Cleared
5 13 (0.41%) Sun Certification
6 12 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.26%) BC Cleared
8 7 (0.22%) SAS Certification
9 4 (0.13%) MCTS
9 4 (0.13%) ISEB
10 3 (0.096%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.096%) MCSA
10 3 (0.096%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.096%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.064%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.032%) CCNP
12 1 (0.032%) CCNA
12 1 (0.032%) HNC
12 1 (0.032%) HND
12 1 (0.032%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (1.79%) QA
2 11 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.32%) SLA
4 7 (0.22%) WCAG
4 7 (0.22%) WAI
5 5 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.13%) HL7
7 3 (0.096%) TickIT
8 2 (0.064%) GxP
8 2 (0.064%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.032%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.032%) DICOM
System Software
1 20 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.32%) VirtualBox
3 8 (0.26%) Docker
3 8 (0.26%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.096%) Shibboleth
5 3 (0.096%) Firmware
5 3 (0.096%) vCloud
6 2 (0.064%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.064%) vSphere
7 1 (0.032%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.032%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (1.05%) Puppet
2 23 (0.73%) Vagrant
3 11 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
5 9 (0.29%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (0.19%) SCCM
8 4 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.064%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.064%) SCOM
9 2 (0.064%) Control-M
10 1 (0.032%) Nagios
10 1 (0.032%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.032%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.032%) nmon
10 1 (0.032%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 442 (14.11%) Oracle
2 340 (10.85%) Microsoft
3 73 (2.33%) Google
4 63 (2.01%) Informatica
5 61 (1.95%) IBM
6 58 (1.85%) SAP
7 55 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
8 52 (1.66%) Business Objects
8 52 (1.66%) Twitter
9 41 (1.31%) Facebook
10 40 (1.28%) Zend
11 39 (1.24%) Adobe
12 38 (1.21%) Cognos
13 28 (0.89%) Apple
14 23 (0.73%) Sitecore
14 23 (0.73%) Sencha
15 20 (0.64%) Teradata
15 20 (0.64%) Telerik
16 19 (0.61%) Red Hat
17 18 (0.57%) MicroStrategy
Petersfield, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 275 - 320 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Whitchurch, Hampshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: Up to £50 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: Up to £55 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £535 per day + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Yoh
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per annum for 6 Months
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £350
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £420 per day
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Harris Global
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Fuel Card
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £314.06 per day
Posted: 3 days ago