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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1681 1758 1531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.69% 18.93% 16.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.71% 19.93% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 1162 910
Median daily rate £395 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 22 32
Median hourly rate £44.75 £39.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% -7.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £30.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.45 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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
8527 8821 8647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.97% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5088 5044 4690
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 £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 418 443
Median hourly rate £19.44 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.78% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +2 317 £350 +6.06% 180
Surrey 0 276 £400 +6.66% 117
Berkshire -3 230 £400 +14.28% 93
West Sussex 0 185 £441 +29.55% 24
Oxfordshire 0 177 £400 - 84
Buckinghamshire 0 175 £350 +3.70% 52
East Sussex 0 124 £425 +34.92% 55
Kent 0 90 £378 +11.85% 46
Middlesex 0 43 £360 +20.00% 2
M4 Corridor +1 9 - -
Sussex +2 8 £430 +18.62%
Isle of Wight +1 3 £263 -47.50%
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1215 (37.08%) JavaScript
2 1093 (33.35%) HTML
3 1081 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
4 993 (30.30%) CSS
5 981 (29.94%) Java
6 909 (27.74%) SQL
7 854 (26.06%) C#
8 829 (25.30%) .NET
9 661 (20.17%) SQL Server
10 651 (19.87%) MVC
11 543 (16.57%) jQuery
12 508 (15.50%) HTML5
13 490 (14.95%) Oracle
14 479 (14.62%) AngularJS
15 476 (14.53%) Web Services
16 463 (14.13%) TDD
17 458 (13.98%) ASP.NET
18 449 (13.70%) Web Development
19 444 (13.55%) Linux
20 399 (12.18%) XML
21 398 (12.15%) Scrum
22 394 (12.02%) Spring
23 354 (10.80%) REST
24 353 (10.77%) CSS3
25 352 (10.74%) Microsoft
26 322 (9.83%) Security Cleared
27 317 (9.67%) PHP
28 314 (9.58%) Finance
29 307 (9.37%) Git (software)
30 302 (9.22%) Subversion

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
1 133 (4.06%) JBoss
2 117 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 105 (3.20%) CMS
4 100 (3.05%) IIS
5 98 (2.99%) Apache
6 81 (2.47%) Tomcat
7 68 (2.08%) Confluence
8 55 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
9 54 (1.65%) WebSphere
10 47 (1.43%) WebLogic
11 45 (1.37%) WordPress
12 39 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
13 38 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
14 33 (1.01%) Drupal
15 27 (0.82%) SAS
15 27 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
16 24 (0.73%) OpenStack
17 23 (0.70%) Umbraco
18 22 (0.67%) Apache Spark
19 21 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 159 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 37 (1.13%) MS Office
3 25 (0.76%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.15%) GIMP
9 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.061%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.061%) Weka
12 1 (0.031%) DOC1
12 1 (0.031%) LaTeX
12 1 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.031%) PaintShop Pro
12 1 (0.031%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.031%) Simulink
12 1 (0.031%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 87 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (1.31%) Magento
3 8 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
5 6 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.15%) Temenos T24
7 4 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.12%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.12%) SAP R/3
8 3 (0.092%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.092%) OpenText MBPM
8 3 (0.092%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.092%) SAP PSCD
9 2 (0.061%) BigMachines
9 2 (0.061%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.061%) Exstream
9 2 (0.061%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 102 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.04%) PaaS
3 34 (1.04%) SaaS
4 29 (0.88%) Boomi
5 23 (0.70%) Google Play
6 22 (0.67%) Office 365
7 18 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (0.55%) GitHub
8 17 (0.52%) Heroku
9 14 (0.43%) Bluemix
10 13 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
11 9 (0.27%) Force.com
12 8 (0.24%) IaaS
13 7 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.15%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
14 5 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 146 (4.46%) HTTP
2 40 (1.22%) Internet
3 31 (0.95%) SSL
4 23 (0.70%) LDAP
4 23 (0.70%) Network Security
5 21 (0.64%) FTP
6 18 (0.55%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.40%) SMTP
8 12 (0.37%) DVB
9 11 (0.34%) CTI
9 11 (0.34%) SAN
9 11 (0.34%) SNMP
10 10 (0.31%) DNS
11 9 (0.27%) Bluetooth
12 8 (0.24%) Kerberos
13 7 (0.21%) Firewall
13 7 (0.21%) HTTPS
13 7 (0.21%) Intranet
14 5 (0.15%) AMQP
14 5 (0.15%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 661 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 192 (5.86%) Oracle Database
3 183 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
4 178 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 176 (5.37%) MySQL
6 175 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 158 (4.82%) Relational Database
8 134 (4.09%) NoSQL
9 113 (3.45%) MongoDB
10 104 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 86 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 82 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
13 80 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 72 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
15 66 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
16 64 (1.95%) Big Data
17 46 (1.40%) Hadoop
18 39 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
19 32 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
20 28 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 307 (9.37%) Git (software)
2 302 (9.22%) Subversion
3 227 (6.93%) JUnit
4 191 (5.83%) Jenkins
5 170 (5.19%) Visual Studio
6 139 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 133 (4.06%) JIRA
8 128 (3.91%) Selenium
9 115 (3.51%) Maven
10 109 (3.33%) Eclipse
11 82 (2.50%) Cucumber
12 72 (2.20%) NUnit
13 62 (1.89%) Gradle
14 61 (1.86%) Ant
15 54 (1.65%) Jasmine
16 51 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
17 49 (1.50%) Grunt
18 46 (1.40%) Mockito
19 39 (1.19%) JMeter
20 38 (1.16%) ClearCase
General
1 314 (9.58%) Finance
2 91 (2.78%) Banking
3 82 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 46 (1.40%) Publishing
5 44 (1.34%) Retail
6 43 (1.31%) Marketing
7 21 (0.64%) Advertising
8 19 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 18 (0.55%) Legal
10 17 (0.52%) Front Office
11 15 (0.46%) Military
12 14 (0.43%) Electronics
13 13 (0.40%) Aerospace
13 13 (0.40%) Law
14 11 (0.34%) Automotive
15 9 (0.27%) Back Office
15 9 (0.27%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.27%) Games
16 7 (0.21%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1093 (33.35%) HTML
2 993 (30.30%) CSS
3 829 (25.30%) .NET
4 543 (16.57%) jQuery
5 508 (15.50%) HTML5
6 479 (14.62%) AngularJS
7 476 (14.53%) Web Services
8 458 (13.98%) ASP.NET
9 399 (12.18%) XML
10 394 (12.02%) Spring
11 354 (10.80%) REST
12 353 (10.77%) CSS3
13 280 (8.54%) JSON
14 271 (8.27%) ASP.NET MVC
15 219 (6.68%) RESTful
16 211 (6.44%) Ajax
17 197 (6.01%) .NET Framework
18 186 (5.68%) ASP.NET Web API
19 181 (5.52%) SOAP
20 157 (4.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 171 (5.22%) User Experience
2 126 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 108 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 51 (1.56%) Visualisation
6 50 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 40 (1.22%) Algorithms
8 37 (1.13%) N-Tier
9 33 (1.01%) Digital Media
10 31 (0.95%) Mathematics
11 30 (0.92%) iPad
11 30 (0.92%) Management Information System
12 27 (0.82%) Animation
13 26 (0.79%) Derivative
14 21 (0.64%) Data Integration
14 21 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
15 19 (0.58%) Client/Server
16 18 (0.55%) Cryptography
17 17 (0.52%) iPhone
17 17 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 444 (13.55%) Linux
2 227 (6.93%) Windows
3 208 (6.35%) Unix
4 117 (3.57%) Android
5 78 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 54 (1.65%) Windows Server
7 39 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 13 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.34%) zOS
12 10 (0.31%) AIX
13 9 (0.27%) CentOS
13 9 (0.27%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (0.18%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.092%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1081 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
2 651 (19.87%) MVC
3 463 (14.13%) TDD
4 449 (13.70%) Web Development
5 398 (12.15%) Scrum
6 277 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
7 263 (8.03%) Front End Development
8 260 (7.93%) Software Engineering
9 218 (6.65%) OO
10 197 (6.01%) Unit Testing
11 185 (5.65%) BDD
12 182 (5.55%) CRM
13 170 (5.19%) ETL
14 164 (5.00%) Open Source
15 156 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
16 147 (4.49%) Automated Testing
17 137 (4.18%) E-Commerce
18 128 (3.91%) SDLC
19 126 (3.84%) Responsive Web Design
20 122 (3.72%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1215 (37.08%) JavaScript
2 981 (29.94%) Java
3 909 (27.74%) SQL
4 854 (26.06%) C#
5 317 (9.67%) PHP
6 268 (8.18%) Python
7 198 (6.04%) PL/SQL
8 196 (5.98%) T-SQL
9 188 (5.74%) C++
10 173 (5.28%) Scala
11 158 (4.82%) Ruby
12 153 (4.67%) C
13 89 (2.72%) VB
14 73 (2.23%) Shell Script
15 69 (2.11%) Perl
16 58 (1.77%) VB.NET
17 52 (1.59%) Objective-C
18 46 (1.40%) PowerShell
19 38 (1.16%) VB6
20 35 (1.07%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 322 (9.83%) Security Cleared
2 254 (7.75%) SC Cleared
3 156 (4.76%) Degree
4 44 (1.34%) DV Cleared
5 26 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.31%) ISEB
6 10 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.21%) MCITP
7 7 (0.21%) MCP
8 6 (0.18%) CCNP
8 6 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.18%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.15%) MCSD
10 4 (0.12%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.12%) HND
11 3 (0.092%) MCTS
12 2 (0.061%) MCSE
12 2 (0.061%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.061%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (1.37%) QA
2 25 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 18 (0.55%) SLA
4 6 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.12%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.12%) MISRA
6 3 (0.092%) FedRAMP
6 3 (0.092%) WCAG
7 2 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.061%) SDET
7 2 (0.061%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.031%) HL7
System Software
1 40 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 28 (0.85%) Docker
3 11 (0.34%) vSphere
4 4 (0.12%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.061%) Firmware
5 2 (0.061%) GridGain
5 2 (0.061%) Varnish
5 2 (0.061%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.061%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.031%) GeoWebCache
6 1 (0.031%) HDFS
6 1 (0.031%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.031%) vCloud
6 1 (0.031%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (0.52%) Puppet
2 13 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.40%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.21%) Netcool
3 7 (0.21%) SCOM
4 6 (0.18%) Kibana
4 6 (0.18%) Nagios
4 6 (0.18%) OpenAM
4 6 (0.18%) OpenIDM
5 5 (0.15%) Ansible
5 5 (0.15%) QRadar
6 4 (0.12%) logstash
6 4 (0.12%) Oozie
6 4 (0.12%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 4 (0.12%) Zenoss
7 3 (0.092%) Control-M
7 3 (0.092%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.092%) TIBCO Hawk
8 2 (0.061%) cPanel
Vendors
1 490 (14.95%) Oracle
2 352 (10.74%) Microsoft
3 110 (3.36%) Google
4 75 (2.29%) IBM
5 52 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
5 52 (1.59%) SAP
6 35 (1.07%) EPiServer
6 35 (1.07%) Sitecore
7 32 (0.98%) Informatica
8 30 (0.92%) Adobe
9 29 (0.88%) Dell
9 29 (0.88%) HP
9 29 (0.88%) Talend
9 29 (0.88%) Zend
10 22 (0.67%) Red Hat
10 22 (0.67%) Remedy
10 22 (0.67%) VMware
10 22 (0.67%) Xamarin
11 20 (0.61%) ServiceNow
11 20 (0.61%) Tableau
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
First Point
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Premier IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £001 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive day rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day +
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £280 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Rate: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits (pro-rata)
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: Unspecified - £Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago