The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1507 1569 1760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.66% 18.61% 17.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.12% 20.08% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 835 975
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 41 71
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8317 7813 8982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.97% 92.67% 91.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4526 4023 4109
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 553 641
Average hourly rate £16.48 £17.25 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Developer
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Berkshire -1 343 £350 -6.66% 153
Hampshire -4 309 £363 +11.53% 148
Surrey -1 237 £366 -2.33% 130
Buckinghamshire -2 164 £301 -16.52% 51
Oxfordshire +3 111 £323 +11.20% 77
East Sussex 0 106 £250 -31.03% 46
Kent +5 88 £310 -11.42% 39
West Sussex -1 54 £313 -10.71% 43
Middlesex +2 34 £350 - 8
Home Counties +1 8 £413 +3.12%
Isle of Wight - 8 £225 - 1
Sussex -4 5 £370 +23.33%
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (33.98%) JavaScript
2 994 (31.78%) HTML
3 972 (31.07%) .NET
4 916 (29.28%) SQL
5 897 (28.68%) CSS
6 877 (28.04%) C#
7 783 (25.03%) SQL Server
8 620 (19.82%) ASP.NET
9 603 (19.28%) Java
10 593 (18.96%) jQuery
11 589 (18.83%) MVC
12 490 (15.66%) XML
13 434 (13.87%) HTML5
14 408 (13.04%) Oracle
14 408 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
15 393 (12.56%) Finance
16 369 (11.80%) Web Services
17 343 (10.97%) Microsoft
18 322 (10.29%) TDD
19 309 (9.88%) Windows
20 289 (9.24%) Linux
21 286 (9.14%) OO
22 283 (9.05%) Spring
23 274 (8.76%) PHP
24 269 (8.60%) Scrum
25 258 (8.25%) WCF
26 254 (8.12%) ASP.NET MVC
27 253 (8.09%) CSS3
28 247 (7.90%) Web Development
29 244 (7.80%) MySQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 164 (5.24%) SharePoint
2 151 (4.83%) CMS
3 76 (2.43%) Apache
4 71 (2.27%) WebSphere
5 57 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
6 55 (1.76%) Drupal
7 53 (1.69%) Tomcat
8 52 (1.66%) Node.js
9 47 (1.50%) IIS
10 44 (1.41%) WebLogic
11 36 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 36 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
12 35 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
13 33 (1.05%) WordPress
14 29 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
14 29 (0.93%) SAS
15 27 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
16 24 (0.77%) Confluence
17 23 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
18 20 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 125 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 92 (2.94%) MS Office
3 54 (1.73%) Photoshop
4 25 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (0.58%) InfoPath
6 10 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.26%) Fireworks
8 7 (0.22%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
8 7 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.16%) PowerPivot
10 4 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.096%) MS Project
11 3 (0.096%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.096%) PaintShop Pro
12 1 (0.032%) Maya
12 1 (0.032%) Simulink
12 1 (0.032%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.032%) DOC1
12 1 (0.032%) Blender
Business Applications
1 53 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.42%) Magento
5 9 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
10 4 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.13%) WebTrends
10 4 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.13%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.096%) Oracle Receivables
11 3 (0.096%) Oracle Assets
12 2 (0.064%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.34%) SaaS
2 39 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (0.42%) Force.com
4 13 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
6 6 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.16%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.16%) GitHub
8 4 (0.13%) Office 365
9 2 (0.064%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.064%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.032%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 70 (2.24%) Internet
2 55 (1.76%) HTTP
3 18 (0.58%) Intranet
4 17 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.48%) LDAP
6 12 (0.38%) DNS
7 9 (0.29%) FTP
7 9 (0.29%) SAN
8 6 (0.19%) DVB
8 6 (0.19%) IPv4
8 6 (0.19%) IPv6
8 6 (0.19%) Telnet
9 5 (0.16%) SSH
9 5 (0.16%) NAS
9 5 (0.16%) SNMP
9 5 (0.16%) SSL
10 4 (0.13%) Extranet
10 4 (0.13%) Asterisk PBX
10 4 (0.13%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (0.13%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 783 (25.03%) SQL Server
2 244 (7.80%) MySQL
3 228 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 179 (5.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 158 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 141 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
7 123 (3.93%) Oracle Database
8 106 (3.39%) Relational Database
9 104 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 103 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 69 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 67 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
13 56 (1.79%) QlikView
14 45 (1.44%) DB2
15 43 (1.37%) NoSQL
16 42 (1.34%) Big Data
16 42 (1.34%) RDBMS
17 38 (1.21%) MongoDB
18 32 (1.02%) OLAP
19 28 (0.90%) DTS
Development Applications
1 208 (6.65%) Visual Studio
2 201 (6.43%) Subversion
3 142 (4.54%) Git (software)
4 139 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 99 (3.16%) Eclipse
6 97 (3.10%) Jenkins
7 92 (2.94%) Maven
8 62 (1.98%) JUnit
9 56 (1.79%) NUnit
10 52 (1.66%) JIRA
11 47 (1.50%) Ant
12 43 (1.37%) Selenium
13 35 (1.12%) Jasmine
14 34 (1.09%) Mockito
15 30 (0.96%) TestNG
16 29 (0.93%) DbUnit
17 26 (0.83%) Hudson
18 22 (0.70%) Grunt
19 21 (0.67%) PHPUnit
20 19 (0.61%) Toad
General
1 393 (12.56%) Finance
2 89 (2.85%) Telecoms
3 84 (2.69%) Retail
4 62 (1.98%) Marketing
5 48 (1.53%) Banking
6 47 (1.50%) Games
7 40 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 33 (1.05%) Publishing
9 22 (0.70%) Electronics
10 19 (0.61%) Advertising
10 19 (0.61%) Legal
11 11 (0.35%) Aerospace
12 10 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.32%) Back Office
12 10 (0.32%) Military
13 9 (0.29%) Automotive
13 9 (0.29%) Billing
14 8 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.22%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.19%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 994 (31.78%) HTML
2 972 (31.07%) .NET
3 897 (28.68%) CSS
4 620 (19.82%) ASP.NET
5 593 (18.96%) jQuery
6 490 (15.66%) XML
7 434 (13.87%) HTML5
8 369 (11.80%) Web Services
9 283 (9.05%) Spring
10 258 (8.25%) WCF
11 254 (8.12%) ASP.NET MVC
12 253 (8.09%) CSS3
13 221 (7.07%) Ajax
14 179 (5.72%) JSON
15 174 (5.56%) Hibernate
16 163 (5.21%) .NET Framework
17 141 (4.51%) AngularJS
18 130 (4.16%) REST
19 117 (3.74%) J2EE
19 117 (3.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 138 (4.41%) Mobile App
2 89 (2.85%) Open Source
3 68 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 57 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 37 (1.18%) NHS
6 36 (1.15%) iPad
7 32 (1.02%) iPhone
8 27 (0.86%) N-Tier
9 26 (0.83%) W3C
9 26 (0.83%) Client/Server
9 26 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
10 24 (0.77%) DTV
11 22 (0.70%) E-Learning
12 19 (0.61%) Management Information System
12 19 (0.61%) Visualisation
12 19 (0.61%) Mathematics
13 18 (0.58%) Data Integration
14 17 (0.54%) Digital Media
15 16 (0.51%) Wiki
15 16 (0.51%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 309 (9.88%) Windows
2 289 (9.24%) Linux
3 195 (6.23%) UNIX
4 120 (3.84%) Apple iOS
5 110 (3.52%) Android
6 44 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (0.80%) Windows 7
8 21 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (0.51%) Solaris
9 16 (0.51%) Windows 8
10 11 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.35%) AIX
11 9 (0.29%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.22%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.16%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (0.16%) CentOS
14 5 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (18.83%) MVC
2 408 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 322 (10.29%) TDD
4 286 (9.14%) OO
5 269 (8.60%) Scrum
6 247 (7.90%) Web Development
7 185 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
8 177 (5.66%) Unit Testing
9 158 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
10 147 (4.70%) E-Commerce
11 142 (4.54%) SOA
12 141 (4.51%) Software Engineering
13 125 (4.00%) Workflow
14 119 (3.80%) ETL
14 119 (3.80%) OOP
15 111 (3.55%) CRM
16 100 (3.20%) Migration
17 97 (3.10%) BDD
18 94 (3.01%) Responsive Web Design
19 89 (2.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1063 (33.98%) JavaScript
2 916 (29.28%) SQL
3 877 (28.04%) C#
4 603 (19.28%) Java
5 274 (8.76%) PHP
6 198 (6.33%) T-SQL
7 196 (6.27%) VB.NET
8 156 (4.99%) PL/SQL
9 145 (4.64%) C++
10 123 (3.93%) C
11 113 (3.61%) Python
12 72 (2.30%) VB
13 51 (1.63%) Perl
14 50 (1.60%) Objective-C
15 46 (1.47%) PHP5
16 38 (1.21%) Groovy
16 38 (1.21%) VB6
16 38 (1.21%) Ruby
17 37 (1.18%) Shell Script
18 34 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 233 (7.45%) Security Cleared
2 171 (5.47%) SC Cleared
3 106 (3.39%) Degree
4 28 (0.90%) DV Cleared
5 11 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (0.26%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.16%) SAS Certification
9 3 (0.096%) OCPJP
10 2 (0.064%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.064%) ISEB
11 1 (0.032%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.032%) MCSE
11 1 (0.032%) PhD
11 1 (0.032%) ACCA
11 1 (0.032%) CIMA
11 1 (0.032%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.032%) MCTS
11 1 (0.032%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (0.96%) QA
2 22 (0.70%) ISO 9001
3 17 (0.54%) SLA
4 9 (0.29%) WCAG
5 8 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.19%) HL7
7 4 (0.13%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.032%) GxP
8 1 (0.032%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.16%) VMware ESX
2 5 (0.16%) VirtualBox
2 5 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.096%) vCloud
4 2 (0.064%) Docker
4 2 (0.064%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.032%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.032%) XenApp
5 1 (0.032%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.032%) vSphere
5 1 (0.032%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (0.38%) Puppet
3 11 (0.35%) Vagrant
4 10 (0.32%) SCCM
4 10 (0.32%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.064%) Netcool
5 2 (0.064%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (0.064%) SCOM
5 2 (0.064%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.064%) nmon
5 2 (0.064%) Ansible
6 1 (0.032%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.032%) OpenView
6 1 (0.032%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.032%) Ionix
6 1 (0.032%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.032%) WMI
6 1 (0.032%) WSUS
6 1 (0.032%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.032%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 408 (13.04%) Oracle
2 343 (10.97%) Microsoft
3 81 (2.59%) Google
4 64 (2.05%) Twitter
5 63 (2.01%) SAP
6 57 (1.82%) IBM
7 52 (1.66%) Business Objects
8 51 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
9 50 (1.60%) Informatica
10 42 (1.34%) Facebook
11 41 (1.31%) Sitecore
12 36 (1.15%) Adobe
13 34 (1.09%) JBoss
14 32 (1.02%) Zend
15 24 (0.77%) Cognos
16 22 (0.70%) Sencha
17 21 (0.67%) Atomikos
18 19 (0.61%) ServiceNow
18 19 (0.61%) Lotus
18 19 (0.61%) Apple
Oxfordshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT People First
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day 3 Month Rolling Contract
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Rate: £280 - 290 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: COMPETITIVE RATES
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Recital Consulting
Rate: £300 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago