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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1679 1692 1573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.43% 17.00% 16.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.26% 18.02% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 1046 989
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 42 34
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £19.10 £18.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £51.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +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
9195 9387 8770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.33% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5592 5136 4818
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 453 481
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 298 £350 - 154
Berkshire -8 236 £388 +3.33% 98
Surrey -5 225 £413 +10.00% 147
West Sussex +1 198 £413 +17.85% 35
Buckinghamshire 0 178 £350 +7.69% 56
Kent 0 160 £338 +3.84% 45
East Sussex 0 158 £350 +16.66% 50
Oxfordshire +4 148 £400 +18.08% 85
Middlesex 0 35 £350 +5.66% 5
Sussex +2 4 £430 +72.00% 2
Isle of Wight +2 1 - -
M4 Corridor -6 1 £350 -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1287 (39.31%) JavaScript
2 1155 (35.28%) HTML
3 1124 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1039 (31.73%) CSS
5 933 (28.50%) Java
6 876 (26.76%) SQL
7 786 (24.01%) .NET
8 781 (23.85%) C#
9 615 (18.78%) SQL Server
10 601 (18.36%) MVC
11 549 (16.77%) jQuery
12 512 (15.64%) HTML5
13 501 (15.30%) AngularJS
14 457 (13.96%) Oracle
15 441 (13.47%) Web Development
16 440 (13.44%) TDD
17 439 (13.41%) Web Services
17 439 (13.41%) Linux
18 402 (12.28%) ASP.NET
18 402 (12.28%) Scrum
19 397 (12.13%) XML
20 364 (11.12%) Spring
21 344 (10.51%) Microsoft
22 341 (10.42%) PHP
23 329 (10.05%) CSS3
24 322 (9.84%) REST
25 321 (9.80%) Git (software)
26 314 (9.59%) Subversion
27 299 (9.13%) Finance
28 297 (9.07%) Security Cleared

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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
1 188 (5.74%) Node.js
2 131 (4.00%) JBoss
3 118 (3.60%) SharePoint
4 92 (2.81%) Apache
5 91 (2.78%) CMS
5 91 (2.78%) IIS
6 80 (2.44%) Tomcat
7 60 (1.83%) Confluence
8 51 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
9 47 (1.44%) WebSphere
10 43 (1.31%) WebLogic
11 40 (1.22%) WordPress
12 38 (1.16%) SAS
13 36 (1.10%) Drupal
14 35 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
15 28 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
16 24 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
17 23 (0.70%) OpenStack
18 19 (0.58%) Moodle
18 19 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 154 (4.70%) MS Excel
2 44 (1.34%) MS Office
3 35 (1.07%) Photoshop
4 21 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.27%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.15%) GIMP
9 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.061%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.061%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.061%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.061%) Weka
11 1 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.031%) LaTeX
11 1 (0.031%) MS Project
11 1 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.031%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 76 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (1.59%) Magento
3 11 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (0.34%) OpenText Process Suite
4 9 (0.27%) BigMachines
4 9 (0.27%) Eloqua
5 8 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.21%) SAP R/3
7 4 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.092%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.092%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.092%) Maximo
8 3 (0.092%) OpenText MBPM
8 3 (0.092%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.061%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.061%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.061%) Shopify
10 1 (0.031%) Northgate Housing
10 1 (0.031%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 87 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (0.98%) Office 365
4 28 (0.86%) Force.com
5 27 (0.82%) SaaS
6 26 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
7 25 (0.76%) PaaS
8 24 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
9 21 (0.64%) GitHub
10 18 (0.55%) Boomi
11 17 (0.52%) Heroku
12 12 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
13 10 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
14 9 (0.27%) Google Analytics
15 8 (0.24%) Route 53
15 8 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 7 (0.21%) Bluemix
17 6 (0.18%) IaaS
18 5 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
18 5 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 146 (4.46%) HTTP
2 53 (1.62%) Internet
3 28 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 27 (0.82%) SSL
5 21 (0.64%) LDAP
6 20 (0.61%) Intranet
7 17 (0.52%) Network Security
8 14 (0.43%) Firewall
9 13 (0.40%) SMTP
10 12 (0.37%) DVB
10 12 (0.37%) SAN
11 11 (0.34%) CTI
11 11 (0.34%) FTP
12 7 (0.21%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.18%) DNS
13 6 (0.18%) SNMP
14 5 (0.15%) H.323
14 5 (0.15%) Kerberos
15 4 (0.12%) AMQP
15 4 (0.12%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 615 (18.78%) SQL Server
2 187 (5.71%) MySQL
3 173 (5.28%) Oracle Database
4 172 (5.25%) NoSQL
5 158 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 155 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 154 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
8 149 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 114 (3.48%) MongoDB
10 98 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
11 91 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 78 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
13 72 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 70 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
15 67 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
16 64 (1.95%) Big Data
17 43 (1.31%) Hadoop
18 39 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
18 39 (1.19%) QlikView
19 38 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 321 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 314 (9.59%) Subversion
3 201 (6.14%) Jenkins
4 184 (5.62%) JUnit
5 141 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 138 (4.22%) JIRA
7 136 (4.15%) Visual Studio
8 134 (4.09%) Maven
9 113 (3.45%) Selenium
10 112 (3.42%) Eclipse
11 102 (3.12%) Ant
12 74 (2.26%) Cucumber
13 72 (2.20%) NUnit
14 65 (1.99%) Jasmine
15 59 (1.80%) Gradle
16 57 (1.74%) Grunt
17 53 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 47 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
19 40 (1.22%) Karma Test Runner
20 39 (1.19%) GoogleTest
General
1 299 (9.13%) Finance
2 99 (3.02%) Banking
3 83 (2.54%) Telecoms
4 64 (1.95%) Publishing
5 52 (1.59%) Marketing
6 48 (1.47%) Retail
7 23 (0.70%) Electronics
8 16 (0.49%) Advertising
8 16 (0.49%) Manufacturing
9 15 (0.46%) Legal
10 12 (0.37%) Law
11 11 (0.34%) Aerospace
11 11 (0.34%) Automotive
11 11 (0.34%) Back Office
12 10 (0.31%) Games
12 10 (0.31%) Military
12 10 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.27%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.18%) Billing
14 6 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1155 (35.28%) HTML
2 1039 (31.73%) CSS
3 786 (24.01%) .NET
4 549 (16.77%) jQuery
5 512 (15.64%) HTML5
6 501 (15.30%) AngularJS
7 439 (13.41%) Web Services
8 402 (12.28%) ASP.NET
9 397 (12.13%) XML
10 364 (11.12%) Spring
11 329 (10.05%) CSS3
12 322 (9.84%) REST
13 256 (7.82%) JSON
14 225 (6.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 205 (6.26%) RESTful
16 203 (6.20%) .NET Framework
17 199 (6.08%) SOAP
18 185 (5.65%) Ajax
19 181 (5.53%) ASP.NET Web API
20 180 (5.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 212 (6.48%) User Experience
2 117 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 80 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 53 (1.62%) Visualisation
6 51 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (0.89%) Animation
7 29 (0.89%) N-Tier
8 28 (0.86%) Management Information System
9 27 (0.82%) Algorithms
10 25 (0.76%) Digital Media
11 23 (0.70%) Mathematics
12 21 (0.64%) Derivative
12 21 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
12 21 (0.64%) NHS
13 19 (0.58%) Client/Server
14 18 (0.55%) PKI
15 17 (0.52%) W3C
16 16 (0.49%) Data Integration
16 16 (0.49%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 439 (13.41%) Linux
2 255 (7.79%) Windows
3 228 (6.96%) Unix
4 133 (4.06%) Android
5 89 (2.72%) Apple iOS
6 67 (2.05%) Windows Server
7 43 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 13 (0.40%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.34%) zOS
13 10 (0.31%) AIX
14 9 (0.27%) CentOS
14 9 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
15 8 (0.24%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.12%) Windows CE
17 4 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1124 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
2 601 (18.36%) MVC
3 441 (13.47%) Web Development
4 440 (13.44%) TDD
5 402 (12.28%) Scrum
6 292 (8.92%) Front End Development
7 258 (7.88%) OO
8 251 (7.67%) Continuous Integration
9 231 (7.06%) Software Engineering
10 229 (6.99%) Unit Testing
11 173 (5.28%) BDD
12 165 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
12 165 (5.04%) CRM
13 160 (4.89%) Open Source
14 155 (4.73%) E-Commerce
15 148 (4.52%) SDLC
16 140 (4.28%) ETL
17 129 (3.94%) Responsive Web Design
18 122 (3.73%) Automated Testing
19 121 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1287 (39.31%) JavaScript
2 933 (28.50%) Java
3 876 (26.76%) SQL
4 781 (23.85%) C#
5 341 (10.42%) PHP
6 259 (7.91%) Python
7 217 (6.63%) PL/SQL
8 189 (5.77%) C++
9 159 (4.86%) T-SQL
10 148 (4.52%) C
11 142 (4.34%) Ruby
12 114 (3.48%) Scala
13 71 (2.17%) VB.NET
14 66 (2.02%) PowerShell
15 65 (1.99%) Shell Script
16 63 (1.92%) VB
17 60 (1.83%) Apex Code
18 59 (1.80%) Perl
19 45 (1.37%) Objective-C
20 29 (0.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 297 (9.07%) Security Cleared
2 236 (7.21%) SC Cleared
3 122 (3.73%) Degree
4 33 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (0.89%) DV Cleared
6 16 (0.49%) Sun Certification
7 11 (0.34%) MCP
8 9 (0.27%) ISEB
8 9 (0.27%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.24%) MCSD
10 6 (0.18%) CCNP
10 6 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.15%) MCSE
11 5 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.12%) MCITP
12 4 (0.12%) OCP
13 3 (0.092%) OCA
14 2 (0.061%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.061%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (1.59%) QA
2 33 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.37%) SLA
4 10 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.15%) FedRAMP
6 4 (0.12%) WCAG
7 1 (0.031%) HL7
7 1 (0.031%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.031%) SDET
7 1 (0.031%) SEPA
7 1 (0.031%) Solvency II
System Software
1 30 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 24 (0.73%) Docker
3 21 (0.64%) vSphere
4 11 (0.34%) vCloud
5 5 (0.15%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.061%) GridGain
7 2 (0.061%) Varnish
7 2 (0.061%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.031%) Firmware
8 1 (0.031%) KVM
8 1 (0.031%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.031%) zsh
Systems Management
1 12 (0.37%) Puppet
2 8 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.24%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.21%) Capistrano
4 6 (0.18%) Netcool
5 5 (0.15%) Control-M
5 5 (0.15%) SCOM
6 4 (0.12%) Nagios
6 4 (0.12%) QRadar
7 3 (0.092%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.092%) OpenIDM
7 3 (0.092%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.061%) Ansible
8 2 (0.061%) cPanel
8 2 (0.061%) Kibana
8 2 (0.061%) logstash
8 2 (0.061%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.061%) Oracle Flashback
8 2 (0.061%) TeamSite
8 2 (0.061%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 457 (13.96%) Oracle
2 344 (10.51%) Microsoft
3 89 (2.72%) Google
4 73 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
5 64 (1.95%) SAP
6 62 (1.89%) IBM
7 54 (1.65%) Adobe
8 41 (1.25%) Sitecore
9 36 (1.10%) Informatica
10 30 (0.92%) Zend
11 29 (0.89%) Red Hat
12 25 (0.76%) Remedy
12 25 (0.76%) Talend
12 25 (0.76%) VMware
13 24 (0.73%) Tableau
14 21 (0.64%) HP
15 19 (0.58%) Telerik
16 18 (0.55%) Dell
16 18 (0.55%) Xamarin
17 15 (0.46%) Cognos
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £500 per annum £competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Spencer Rose
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Hursley)
Rate: Up to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Sussex
Salt
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £401.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £275 to £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £32 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Rark Solutions
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 6 Month Contract
Posted: 2 days ago