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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
England / South East
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1378 1579 1689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.90% 19.24% 18.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.27% 20.43% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 1067 1044
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 £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £489 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 30
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £15.00 £21.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £60.05 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.71%

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
6799 7727 8679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.25% 94.17% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3942 4556 4669
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 411 423
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £54.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +1 302 £405 +4.51% 112
Hampshire -2 255 £401 +14.42% 142
Oxfordshire 0 193 £450 +20.00% 86
Buckinghamshire -1 170 £350 -4.76% 53
Surrey -5 149 £425 +3.03% 92
West Sussex +2 92 £450 -5.26% 26
East Sussex 0 86 £351 +1.07% 38
Kent 0 81 £338 +0.37% 47
Middlesex +1 25 £375 +7.14% 7
Sussex -1 2 £373 +14.61%
Home Counties -3 1 - -
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 1170 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1149 (38.40%) JavaScript
3 954 (31.89%) HTML
4 894 (29.88%) CSS
5 843 (28.18%) Java
6 840 (28.07%) .NET
7 837 (27.97%) SQL
8 775 (25.90%) C#
9 569 (19.02%) SQL Server
10 565 (18.88%) AngularJS
11 554 (18.52%) MVC
12 446 (14.91%) TDD
13 421 (14.07%) Web Development
14 413 (13.80%) XML
15 412 (13.77%) Web Services
16 411 (13.74%) Scrum
17 408 (13.64%) Git (software)
18 396 (13.24%) jQuery
18 396 (13.24%) Oracle
19 384 (12.83%) HTML5
20 365 (12.20%) Linux
21 358 (11.97%) ASP.NET
22 347 (11.60%) Microsoft
23 331 (11.06%) Spring
24 325 (10.86%) Front End Development
25 315 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
26 299 (9.99%) CSS3
27 284 (9.49%) Finance
28 265 (8.86%) REST
29 257 (8.59%) JSON

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
1 146 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 126 (4.21%) Apache
3 110 (3.68%) CMS
4 106 (3.54%) JBoss
5 80 (2.67%) SharePoint
6 76 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
7 75 (2.51%) WebSphere
8 62 (2.07%) IIS
9 58 (1.94%) WebLogic
10 52 (1.74%) Apache Spark
11 47 (1.57%) nginx
12 43 (1.44%) Confluence
12 43 (1.44%) Drupal
13 42 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
14 40 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
15 29 (0.97%) Umbraco
15 29 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
16 26 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 25 (0.84%) WebSphere Process Server
18 22 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 130 (4.34%) MS Excel
2 42 (1.40%) MS Office
3 31 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.20%) GIMP
8 4 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.10%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.067%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.033%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.033%) FreeHand
11 1 (0.033%) MS Project
11 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 47 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
3 27 (0.90%) Magento
4 18 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 12 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (0.33%) SAP BPC
8 7 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
8 7 (0.23%) Temenos T24
9 5 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
9 5 (0.17%) HFM
10 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
11 3 (0.10%) SAP CRM
11 3 (0.10%) SAP ERP
12 2 (0.067%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.067%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 167 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
2 153 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (2.74%) GitHub
4 47 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
5 44 (1.47%) PaaS
6 24 (0.80%) Office 365
7 16 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 16 (0.53%) Boomi
7 16 (0.53%) SaaS
8 14 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
9 12 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (0.37%) Google Play
11 10 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
11 10 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.33%) Google Analytics
11 10 (0.33%) OpenShift
12 9 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.27%) Heroku
14 6 (0.20%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 89 (2.97%) HTTP
2 33 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 26 (0.87%) Intranet
4 24 (0.80%) Internet
5 19 (0.64%) SSH
6 15 (0.50%) DNS
6 15 (0.50%) LDAP
6 15 (0.50%) SSL
7 14 (0.47%) FTP
7 14 (0.47%) HTTPS
8 12 (0.40%) SNMP
9 10 (0.33%) AMQP
9 10 (0.33%) ICMP
10 9 (0.30%) Network Security
11 8 (0.27%) Kerberos
12 7 (0.23%) Firewall
13 6 (0.20%) Bluetooth
13 6 (0.20%) LAN
14 5 (0.17%) Extranet
15 4 (0.13%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 569 (19.02%) SQL Server
2 215 (7.19%) MySQL
3 164 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 155 (5.18%) MongoDB
5 143 (4.78%) NoSQL
6 130 (4.34%) Data Warehouse
7 129 (4.31%) Relational Database
8 121 (4.04%) Oracle Database
9 120 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 101 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 93 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
12 80 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 75 (2.51%) Hadoop
14 72 (2.41%) Big Data
15 64 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 60 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
17 51 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
18 45 (1.50%) MS Access
19 41 (1.37%) RDBMS
20 39 (1.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 408 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 205 (6.85%) Jenkins
3 178 (5.95%) JUnit
4 172 (5.75%) Subversion
5 170 (5.68%) Maven
6 159 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 129 (4.31%) JIRA
8 119 (3.98%) Visual Studio
9 112 (3.74%) Selenium
10 104 (3.48%) Cucumber
11 93 (3.11%) Gradle
12 83 (2.77%) Eclipse
13 78 (2.61%) Grunt
14 67 (2.24%) Mockito
15 62 (2.07%) Ant
16 58 (1.94%) TeamCity
17 51 (1.70%) gulp
18 48 (1.60%) Talend Open Studio
19 47 (1.57%) Bower
20 38 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 284 (9.49%) Finance
2 79 (2.64%) Banking
3 77 (2.57%) Publishing
4 74 (2.47%) Advertising
5 65 (2.17%) Marketing
6 58 (1.94%) Retail
7 57 (1.91%) Telecoms
8 25 (0.84%) Games
9 21 (0.70%) Back Office
10 15 (0.50%) Legal
10 15 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.47%) Electronics
12 13 (0.43%) Automotive
13 12 (0.40%) Military
14 10 (0.33%) German Language
15 8 (0.27%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.27%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.20%) French Language
17 5 (0.17%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.17%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 954 (31.89%) HTML
2 894 (29.88%) CSS
3 840 (28.07%) .NET
4 565 (18.88%) AngularJS
5 413 (13.80%) XML
6 412 (13.77%) Web Services
7 396 (13.24%) jQuery
8 384 (12.83%) HTML5
9 358 (11.97%) ASP.NET
10 331 (11.06%) Spring
11 299 (9.99%) CSS3
12 265 (8.86%) REST
13 257 (8.59%) JSON
14 227 (7.59%) RESTful
15 226 (7.55%) Node.js
16 194 (6.48%) .NET Framework
17 161 (5.38%) React
18 150 (5.01%) ASP.NET MVC
19 149 (4.98%) ASP.NET Web API
20 140 (4.68%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 121 (4.04%) User Experience
2 103 (3.44%) Mobile App
3 87 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (2.14%) Computer Science
5 63 (2.11%) Visualisation
6 43 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (1.27%) Algorithms
8 36 (1.20%) N-Tier
9 25 (0.84%) Management Information System
10 19 (0.64%) Data Structures
11 17 (0.57%) Mathematics
12 15 (0.50%) e-Learning
12 15 (0.50%) Replication
13 14 (0.47%) Data Extraction
13 14 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
14 13 (0.43%) Statistics
15 12 (0.40%) Data Integration
15 12 (0.40%) Digital Media
15 12 (0.40%) Informatics
16 11 (0.37%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 365 (12.20%) Linux
2 184 (6.15%) Windows
3 161 (5.38%) Unix
4 103 (3.44%) Android
5 52 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 39 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 18 (0.60%) Mac OS X
9 16 (0.53%) CentOS
9 16 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
10 14 (0.47%) Debian
10 14 (0.47%) Windows Server
11 12 (0.40%) Solaris
12 10 (0.33%) AIX
13 5 (0.17%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.13%) MVS
14 4 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1170 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
2 554 (18.52%) MVC
3 446 (14.91%) TDD
4 421 (14.07%) Web Development
5 411 (13.74%) Scrum
6 325 (10.86%) Front End Development
7 315 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 211 (7.05%) OO
9 201 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
10 196 (6.55%) BDD
11 170 (5.68%) Software Engineering
12 169 (5.65%) Unit Testing
13 166 (5.55%) ETL
14 134 (4.48%) Migration
15 125 (4.18%) E-Commerce
15 125 (4.18%) Open Source
16 121 (4.04%) DevOps
17 116 (3.88%) Kanban
18 102 (3.41%) OOP
19 95 (3.18%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1149 (38.40%) JavaScript
2 843 (28.18%) Java
3 837 (27.97%) SQL
4 775 (25.90%) C#
5 243 (8.12%) PHP
6 236 (7.89%) Python
7 166 (5.55%) C++
8 148 (4.95%) T-SQL
9 132 (4.41%) Scala
10 113 (3.78%) C
11 110 (3.68%) Ruby
12 108 (3.61%) PL/SQL
13 94 (3.14%) VB.NET
14 84 (2.81%) Perl
15 63 (2.11%) Groovy
16 58 (1.94%) VB
17 50 (1.67%) Shell Script
18 46 (1.54%) VBA
19 44 (1.47%) Bash Shell
20 37 (1.24%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 252 (8.42%) Security Cleared
2 196 (6.55%) SC Cleared
3 111 (3.71%) Degree
4 30 (1.00%) DV Cleared
5 14 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.37%) ISEB
6 11 (0.37%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.17%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.13%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.10%) MCITP
10 3 (0.10%) OCPJP
10 3 (0.10%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.067%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.067%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.033%) CCNP
12 1 (0.033%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.033%) MCSD
12 1 (0.033%) MCSE
12 1 (0.033%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (1.87%) QA
2 17 (0.57%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (0.37%) SLA
4 8 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.17%) PA-DSS
5 5 (0.17%) SDET
5 5 (0.17%) WCAG
6 3 (0.10%) DO-178B
6 3 (0.10%) MISRA
7 2 (0.067%) HL7
7 2 (0.067%) ISO13485
7 2 (0.067%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.033%) WAI
System Software
1 105 (3.51%) Docker
2 15 (0.50%) HDFS
3 14 (0.47%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.13%) vSphere
8 3 (0.10%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.067%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.067%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.033%) Corosync
10 1 (0.033%) Firmware
10 1 (0.033%) NDS
10 1 (0.033%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.033%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.033%) Squid
10 1 (0.033%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 54 (1.80%) Ansible
2 39 (1.30%) Puppet
3 29 (0.97%) Kubernetes
4 24 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.43%) Oozie
5 13 (0.43%) SELinux
6 8 (0.27%) Kibana
6 8 (0.27%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 7 (0.23%) WMI
8 6 (0.20%) Grafana
8 6 (0.20%) Rancher
9 5 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.17%) logstash
9 5 (0.17%) Packer
10 4 (0.13%) Marathon
10 4 (0.13%) Mesos
10 4 (0.13%) QRadar
11 3 (0.10%) SCOM
12 2 (0.067%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.067%) WSUS
Vendors
1 396 (13.24%) Oracle
2 347 (11.60%) Microsoft
3 77 (2.57%) SAP
4 64 (2.14%) Sitecore
5 49 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
6 48 (1.60%) Talend
7 46 (1.54%) Google
8 45 (1.50%) IBM
9 44 (1.47%) Xamarin
10 37 (1.24%) Adobe
11 30 (1.00%) Cognos
12 29 (0.97%) Red Hat
13 28 (0.94%) ServiceNow
14 25 (0.84%) Zend
15 22 (0.74%) VMware
16 20 (0.67%) Informatica
16 20 (0.67%) Tableau
17 15 (0.50%) Dell
18 14 (0.47%) BMC
18 14 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Stratospherec
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
Contingency Team
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Premier Media
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £350 - 425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Computer People
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £395 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Networkers
Rate: £315 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
X4 Group
Rate: £280 - 320 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 5 days ago