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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1766 1522 1478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.86% 16.73% 17.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.38% 18.07% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1168 891 778
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 33 53
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £23.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.02% -2.85%
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
8665 8425 7733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.55% 92.61% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4978 4622 3958
Average daily rate £375 £350 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 420 585
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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 0 308 £330 -8.96% 163
Berkshire -1 288 £350 - 154
Buckinghamshire +2 253 £338 +3.84% 67
Surrey +1 246 £375 - 138
Oxfordshire 0 225 £400 +23.07% 101
Kent 0 127 £338 +8.00% 63
West Sussex +3 120 £343 +14.16% 36
East Sussex 0 96 £318 +23.90% 45
Middlesex +5 40 £300 -13.04% 8
Home Counties +3 5 £525 -
Sussex 0 5 £363 -2.02% 1
Thames Valley +1 3 - -
M4 Corridor +1 1 £325 -
Isle of Wight -1 1 £500 +122.22%
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 1200 (34.46%) JavaScript
2 1064 (30.56%) HTML
3 1033 (29.67%) .NET
4 987 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
5 972 (27.91%) CSS
6 962 (27.63%) SQL
7 943 (27.08%) C#
8 675 (19.39%) SQL Server
9 674 (19.36%) Java
10 625 (17.95%) ASP.NET
11 605 (17.38%) MVC
12 568 (16.31%) jQuery
13 508 (14.59%) Web Services
14 501 (14.39%) Oracle
15 474 (13.61%) TDD
16 431 (12.38%) HTML5
17 409 (11.75%) AngularJS
18 406 (11.66%) XML
19 389 (11.17%) OO
20 384 (11.03%) Linux
21 379 (10.88%) Scrum
22 345 (9.91%) Finance
23 329 (9.45%) Microsoft
24 320 (9.19%) PHP
25 301 (8.64%) CSS3
26 283 (8.13%) ASP.NET MVC
27 278 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
28 269 (7.73%) UNIX
29 263 (7.55%) Windows
30 262 (7.52%) Security Cleared

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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
1 169 (4.85%) CMS
2 141 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 120 (3.45%) Node.js
4 83 (2.38%) JBoss
4 83 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 76 (2.18%) WebSphere
6 73 (2.10%) Apache
7 67 (1.92%) WebLogic
8 66 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
9 64 (1.84%) Drupal
10 57 (1.64%) IIS
11 49 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
12 38 (1.09%) Umbraco
13 31 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
14 29 (0.83%) WordPress
15 25 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
16 23 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
17 21 (0.60%) Kentico
18 20 (0.57%) SAS
19 17 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 127 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 55 (1.58%) MS Office
3 36 (1.03%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.34%) MS Project
6 11 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.26%) PowerPivot
7 9 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.14%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.11%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.086%) GIMP
12 2 (0.057%) InDesign
12 2 (0.057%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.057%) SPSS
13 1 (0.029%) Simulink
13 1 (0.029%) Stateflow
13 1 (0.029%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 68 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (1.49%) Magento
3 20 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
6 9 (0.26%) HFM
7 8 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 7 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.17%) BusinessWare
10 5 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
10 5 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
11 4 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
12 3 (0.086%) Visualfiles
12 3 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 100 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (0.57%) SaaS
4 15 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (0.37%) Amazon S3
5 13 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
6 12 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 11 (0.32%) GitHub
7 11 (0.32%) Heroku
8 10 (0.29%) Google Analytics
9 9 (0.26%) Force.com
10 5 (0.14%) Office 365
10 5 (0.14%) Google Checkout
11 4 (0.11%) IaaS
12 3 (0.086%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.086%) Boomi
12 3 (0.086%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.057%) Yammer
13 2 (0.057%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 106 (3.04%) Internet
2 91 (2.61%) HTTP
3 42 (1.21%) Intranet
4 41 (1.18%) TCP/IP
5 23 (0.66%) SAN
6 13 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (0.32%) Network Security
8 9 (0.26%) iSCSI
8 9 (0.26%) FCoE
9 8 (0.23%) LDAP
10 6 (0.17%) FTP
11 5 (0.14%) DNS
11 5 (0.14%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.11%) LTE
12 4 (0.11%) Wireless
12 4 (0.11%) Extranet
12 4 (0.11%) DVB
12 4 (0.11%) NAS
12 4 (0.11%) AMQP
13 3 (0.086%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 675 (19.39%) SQL Server
2 227 (6.52%) MySQL
3 199 (5.72%) Data Warehouse
4 191 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 189 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 147 (4.22%) Oracle Database
7 139 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 138 (3.96%) Relational Database
9 114 (3.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 104 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
11 75 (2.15%) Big Data
12 61 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
12 61 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
13 58 (1.67%) RDBMS
14 53 (1.52%) QlikView
14 53 (1.52%) NoSQL
15 50 (1.44%) MongoDB
16 48 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
17 44 (1.26%) DB2
18 42 (1.21%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 255 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 222 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 180 (5.17%) Subversion
4 140 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 137 (3.93%) Jenkins
6 122 (3.50%) JUnit
7 86 (2.47%) Maven
7 86 (2.47%) Selenium
8 77 (2.21%) Eclipse
9 60 (1.72%) NUnit
10 54 (1.55%) Ant
11 45 (1.29%) Xcode
12 43 (1.23%) JIRA
12 43 (1.23%) Cucumber
13 38 (1.09%) Mockito
13 38 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 34 (0.98%) Grunt
15 29 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
16 24 (0.69%) TeamCity
17 20 (0.57%) GoogleTest
General
1 345 (9.91%) Finance
2 97 (2.79%) Banking
3 87 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 87 (2.50%) Marketing
4 68 (1.95%) Retail
5 54 (1.55%) Publishing
6 51 (1.46%) Games
7 37 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 36 (1.03%) Electronics
9 26 (0.75%) Legal
10 16 (0.46%) Advertising
11 13 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.29%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.26%) Military
14 8 (0.23%) Back Office
15 5 (0.14%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.11%) Billing
17 3 (0.086%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.086%) Law
18 2 (0.057%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1064 (30.56%) HTML
2 1033 (29.67%) .NET
3 972 (27.91%) CSS
4 625 (17.95%) ASP.NET
5 568 (16.31%) jQuery
6 508 (14.59%) Web Services
7 431 (12.38%) HTML5
8 409 (11.75%) AngularJS
9 406 (11.66%) XML
10 301 (8.64%) CSS3
11 283 (8.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 227 (6.52%) WCF
13 223 (6.40%) Spring
14 222 (6.38%) .NET Framework
15 205 (5.89%) REST
16 197 (5.66%) SOAP
17 195 (5.60%) JSON
18 180 (5.17%) RESTful
19 159 (4.57%) Ajax
20 132 (3.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 148 (4.25%) User Experience
2 138 (3.96%) Mobile App
3 105 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 59 (1.69%) iPhone
6 45 (1.29%) iPad
6 45 (1.29%) Visualisation
7 40 (1.15%) Client/Server
8 36 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 35 (1.01%) Data Structures
10 30 (0.86%) N-Tier
10 30 (0.86%) Management Information System
11 25 (0.72%) CMDB
12 24 (0.69%) W3C
13 23 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
14 21 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
15 20 (0.57%) Social Media
15 20 (0.57%) DataPower
15 20 (0.57%) Replication
15 20 (0.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 384 (11.03%) Linux
2 269 (7.73%) UNIX
3 263 (7.55%) Windows
4 160 (4.60%) Apple iOS
5 124 (3.56%) Android
6 40 (1.15%) Mac OS X
7 38 (1.09%) Solaris
8 29 (0.83%) AIX
9 27 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (0.40%) Windows Phone
11 14 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.29%) Windows 7
13 9 (0.26%) CentOS
14 6 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.17%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.11%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 987 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
2 605 (17.38%) MVC
3 474 (13.61%) TDD
4 389 (11.17%) OO
5 379 (10.88%) Scrum
6 278 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
7 242 (6.95%) Web Development
8 219 (6.29%) Software Engineering
9 205 (5.89%) Continuous Integration
10 185 (5.31%) Unit Testing
11 176 (5.05%) ETL
12 160 (4.60%) SOA
12 160 (4.60%) E-Commerce
12 160 (4.60%) BDD
13 131 (3.76%) Migration
14 129 (3.70%) Multithreading
15 125 (3.59%) OOP
16 123 (3.53%) SDLC
17 114 (3.27%) iOS Development
18 109 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1200 (34.46%) JavaScript
2 962 (27.63%) SQL
3 943 (27.08%) C#
4 674 (19.36%) Java
5 320 (9.19%) PHP
6 212 (6.09%) T-SQL
7 200 (5.74%) C++
8 192 (5.51%) Python
9 158 (4.54%) PL/SQL
10 128 (3.68%) C
11 110 (3.16%) Perl
12 100 (2.87%) Objective-C
13 84 (2.41%) Ruby
14 78 (2.24%) VB.NET
15 77 (2.21%) Shell Script
16 59 (1.69%) PowerShell
17 54 (1.55%) VB
18 33 (0.95%) VBA
19 24 (0.69%) Embedded C
20 23 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 262 (7.52%) Security Cleared
2 203 (5.83%) SC Cleared
3 101 (2.90%) Degree
4 43 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.29%) MCTS
7 9 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.17%) SAS Certification
8 6 (0.17%) MCSA
9 5 (0.14%) MCSD
10 4 (0.11%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.11%) MCITP
11 3 (0.086%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.086%) OCPJWCD
11 3 (0.086%) OCPJP
11 3 (0.086%) OCMJD
11 3 (0.086%) SAP Certification
12 2 (0.057%) MCAD
12 2 (0.057%) MCSE
12 2 (0.057%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (2.24%) QA
2 21 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.17%) SLA
4 4 (0.11%) HL7
5 3 (0.086%) WCAG
6 2 (0.057%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.057%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.057%) TickIT
6 2 (0.057%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.029%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.029%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.029%) WAI
System Software
1 17 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (0.43%) Docker
3 5 (0.14%) VirtualBox
3 5 (0.14%) Samba
4 3 (0.086%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.086%) Firmware
4 3 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.057%) Varnish
5 2 (0.057%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.029%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 50 (1.44%) Puppet
2 23 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (0.49%) Vagrant
4 16 (0.46%) Control-M
5 8 (0.23%) Ansible
6 6 (0.17%) SCOM
7 5 (0.14%) SCOrch
7 5 (0.14%) SCSM
8 4 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.086%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.086%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.086%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.086%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.086%) CloudHub
10 2 (0.057%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.057%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.057%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.057%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.057%) Netcool
11 1 (0.029%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 501 (14.39%) Oracle
2 329 (9.45%) Microsoft
3 75 (2.15%) Business Objects
4 71 (2.04%) SAP
5 65 (1.87%) IBM
6 54 (1.55%) Apple
7 45 (1.29%) Adobe
7 45 (1.29%) Zend
8 43 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
9 40 (1.15%) Informatica
10 35 (1.01%) Sitecore
11 34 (0.98%) Google
12 33 (0.95%) BMC
13 30 (0.86%) CA
14 29 (0.83%) HP
15 27 (0.78%) VMware
16 26 (0.75%) ServiceNow
17 25 (0.72%) Cognos
18 24 (0.69%) webMethods
19 23 (0.66%) Sybase
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day £350-£450
Posted: 1 hour ago
Winchester, Hampshire
J & C Associates
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Stott & May
Rate: £350 - £375 Per Day + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £325 - £340 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Agile Recruitment
Rate: Based on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Rate: £375 - £425 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago