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 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1732 1768 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.48% 18.52% 16.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.64% 19.57% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1089 1159 850
Median daily rate £390 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 16 32
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.00 £21.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £41.00 £50.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.66% +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
8390 9036 8445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.35% 94.68% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4991 5248 4541
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 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 427 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +3 331 £350 +4.08% 174
Surrey +1 270 £425 +9.67% 105
Oxfordshire 0 235 £400 - 71
Berkshire -7 230 £388 +10.71% 97
West Sussex -1 181 £425 +19.21% 27
Buckinghamshire 0 160 £350 - 54
East Sussex 0 121 £400 +16.36% 50
Kent 0 92 £355 +9.23% 27
Middlesex 0 45 £391 +24.20% 2
M4 Corridor +1 12 - -
Sussex +3 9 £319 -17.74%
Isle of Wight - 3 £263 - 1
Home Counties -1 1 £440 -16.19%
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1286 (37.78%) JavaScript
2 1163 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1138 (33.43%) HTML
4 1033 (30.35%) Java
5 1022 (30.02%) CSS
6 972 (28.55%) SQL
7 894 (26.26%) C#
8 853 (25.06%) .NET
9 690 (20.27%) MVC
10 683 (20.06%) SQL Server
11 577 (16.95%) jQuery
12 546 (16.04%) AngularJS
13 539 (15.83%) HTML5
14 510 (14.98%) Oracle
15 492 (14.45%) ASP.NET
16 482 (14.16%) Web Services
17 474 (13.92%) TDD
18 468 (13.75%) Web Development
19 434 (12.75%) Scrum
20 433 (12.72%) Spring
21 428 (12.57%) Linux
22 422 (12.40%) XML
23 378 (11.10%) REST
24 377 (11.08%) CSS3
25 349 (10.25%) Microsoft
26 335 (9.84%) Security Cleared
27 333 (9.78%) JSON
28 326 (9.58%) Git (software)
29 324 (9.52%) PHP
30 321 (9.43%) Finance

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
1 131 (3.85%) JBoss
2 121 (3.55%) SharePoint
3 120 (3.53%) CMS
4 106 (3.11%) Apache
5 105 (3.08%) Tomcat
6 98 (2.88%) IIS
7 72 (2.12%) Confluence
8 62 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
9 57 (1.67%) WebLogic
10 56 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
11 52 (1.53%) WebSphere
12 49 (1.44%) WordPress
13 36 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
14 33 (0.97%) Drupal
15 32 (0.94%) Apache Spark
16 28 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
16 28 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
17 25 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
18 23 (0.68%) Umbraco
19 19 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 158 (4.64%) MS Excel
2 39 (1.15%) Photoshop
3 37 (1.09%) MS Office
4 16 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 15 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (0.29%) InDesign
8 9 (0.26%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.21%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.15%) GIMP
11 2 (0.059%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.059%) Weka
12 1 (0.029%) DOC1
12 1 (0.029%) LaTeX
12 1 (0.029%) PaintShop Pro
12 1 (0.029%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.029%) Simulink
12 1 (0.029%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 86 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (1.32%) Magento
3 11 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
5 7 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.15%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.15%) Temenos T24
7 4 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.12%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.12%) SAP PSCD
7 4 (0.12%) SAP R/3
8 3 (0.088%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.088%) OpenText MBPM
8 3 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.059%) Exstream
9 2 (0.059%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.059%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.029%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 143 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (1.44%) PaaS
4 46 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 39 (1.15%) GitHub
6 32 (0.94%) SaaS
7 29 (0.85%) Boomi
8 22 (0.65%) Google Play
9 21 (0.62%) Office 365
10 14 (0.41%) Bluemix
10 14 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (0.35%) Heroku
13 9 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
14 7 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.21%) IaaS
15 6 (0.18%) Force.com
16 5 (0.15%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 5 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 147 (4.32%) HTTP
2 38 (1.12%) Internet
3 33 (0.97%) SSL
4 27 (0.79%) Network Security
5 26 (0.76%) LDAP
6 21 (0.62%) FTP
7 16 (0.47%) TCP/IP
8 14 (0.41%) SNMP
9 13 (0.38%) CTI
10 12 (0.35%) DVB
11 10 (0.29%) SMTP
12 9 (0.26%) Bluetooth
12 9 (0.26%) DNS
13 8 (0.24%) Kerberos
13 8 (0.24%) SAN
14 6 (0.18%) Firewall
14 6 (0.18%) HTTPS
15 5 (0.15%) AMQP
15 5 (0.15%) SSH
15 5 (0.15%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 683 (20.06%) SQL Server
2 210 (6.17%) Oracle Database
3 190 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 186 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
5 182 (5.35%) MySQL
6 180 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 163 (4.79%) MongoDB
8 160 (4.70%) Relational Database
9 146 (4.29%) NoSQL
10 98 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 96 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 89 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 78 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
14 77 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
15 68 (2.00%) Big Data
16 65 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
17 51 (1.50%) Hadoop
18 40 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
19 32 (0.94%) QlikView
20 31 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 326 (9.58%) Git (software)
2 302 (8.87%) Subversion
3 265 (7.78%) JUnit
4 220 (6.46%) Jenkins
5 176 (5.17%) Visual Studio
6 158 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 137 (4.02%) JIRA
7 137 (4.02%) Maven
8 129 (3.79%) Selenium
9 114 (3.35%) Cucumber
10 101 (2.97%) Eclipse
11 82 (2.41%) Mockito
12 70 (2.06%) Gradle
13 67 (1.97%) NUnit
14 55 (1.62%) Oracle Forms
15 52 (1.53%) Grunt
16 50 (1.47%) Ant
17 49 (1.44%) Jasmine
18 41 (1.20%) JMeter
19 38 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 321 (9.43%) Finance
2 84 (2.47%) Banking
2 84 (2.47%) Telecoms
3 58 (1.70%) Publishing
4 50 (1.47%) Marketing
5 45 (1.32%) Retail
6 22 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 21 (0.62%) Advertising
8 19 (0.56%) Front Office
9 17 (0.50%) Electronics
10 16 (0.47%) Military
11 14 (0.41%) Law
11 14 (0.41%) Legal
12 13 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 13 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.32%) Games
14 9 (0.26%) Automotive
14 9 (0.26%) Back Office
15 7 (0.21%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1138 (33.43%) HTML
2 1022 (30.02%) CSS
3 853 (25.06%) .NET
4 577 (16.95%) jQuery
5 546 (16.04%) AngularJS
6 539 (15.83%) HTML5
7 492 (14.45%) ASP.NET
8 482 (14.16%) Web Services
9 433 (12.72%) Spring
10 422 (12.40%) XML
11 378 (11.10%) REST
12 377 (11.08%) CSS3
13 333 (9.78%) JSON
14 277 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 240 (7.05%) RESTful
16 226 (6.64%) Ajax
17 199 (5.85%) .NET Framework
18 187 (5.49%) SOAP
19 179 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
20 165 (4.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 174 (5.11%) User Experience
2 121 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
3 109 (3.20%) Computer Science
4 104 (3.06%) Mobile App
5 56 (1.65%) Visualisation
6 48 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (1.12%) Algorithms
7 38 (1.12%) N-Tier
8 37 (1.09%) Digital Media
9 34 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 31 (0.91%) iPad
11 28 (0.82%) Mathematics
12 24 (0.71%) Data Integration
13 23 (0.68%) Derivative
14 21 (0.62%) Animation
15 18 (0.53%) Cryptography
15 18 (0.53%) iPhone
15 18 (0.53%) Smart Meter
15 18 (0.53%) Statistics
16 17 (0.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 428 (12.57%) Linux
2 229 (6.73%) Windows
3 213 (6.26%) Unix
4 112 (3.29%) Android
5 85 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 48 (1.41%) Windows Server
7 43 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (0.56%) Mac OS X
10 14 (0.41%) CentOS
10 14 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.29%) AIX
12 8 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.24%) zOS
13 7 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
13 7 (0.21%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.088%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1163 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
2 690 (20.27%) MVC
3 474 (13.92%) TDD
4 468 (13.75%) Web Development
5 434 (12.75%) Scrum
6 293 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
7 274 (8.05%) Front End Development
8 254 (7.46%) Software Engineering
9 225 (6.61%) OO
10 193 (5.67%) BDD
11 187 (5.49%) Unit Testing
12 182 (5.35%) ETL
13 180 (5.29%) Open Source
14 179 (5.26%) CRM
15 170 (4.99%) Business Intelligence
16 161 (4.73%) Automated Testing
17 141 (4.14%) Kanban
18 140 (4.11%) E-Commerce
18 140 (4.11%) SDLC
19 130 (3.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1286 (37.78%) JavaScript
2 1033 (30.35%) Java
3 972 (28.55%) SQL
4 894 (26.26%) C#
5 324 (9.52%) PHP
6 265 (7.78%) Python
7 206 (6.05%) PL/SQL
7 206 (6.05%) T-SQL
8 202 (5.93%) Scala
9 191 (5.61%) C++
10 158 (4.64%) Ruby
11 140 (4.11%) C
12 86 (2.53%) VB
13 78 (2.29%) Shell Script
14 71 (2.09%) Perl
15 56 (1.65%) VB.NET
16 55 (1.62%) Objective-C
17 48 (1.41%) Groovy
18 44 (1.29%) PowerShell
19 39 (1.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 335 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 262 (7.70%) SC Cleared
3 152 (4.47%) Degree
4 48 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 22 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.35%) ISEB
7 11 (0.32%) CCNP
7 11 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (0.32%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.21%) MCITP
9 6 (0.18%) MCP
10 5 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.12%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.12%) HND
11 4 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.12%) MCSD
11 4 (0.12%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.088%) MCTS
12 3 (0.088%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.059%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (1.59%) QA
2 24 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 19 (0.56%) SLA
4 6 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.12%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.12%) MISRA
6 2 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.059%) SDET
6 2 (0.059%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.059%) WCAG
7 1 (0.029%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.029%) HL7
System Software
1 40 (1.18%) Docker
2 38 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.26%) vSphere
4 6 (0.18%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.088%) HDFS
6 3 (0.088%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.088%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.059%) Firmware
7 2 (0.059%) GridGain
7 2 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.059%) Varnish
7 2 (0.059%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.029%) GeoWebCache
8 1 (0.029%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (0.59%) Puppet
2 13 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.38%) Kubernetes
3 9 (0.26%) SCOM
4 8 (0.24%) Ansible
4 8 (0.24%) OpenAM
4 8 (0.24%) OpenIDM
5 7 (0.21%) Netcool
6 6 (0.18%) Kibana
6 6 (0.18%) Nagios
6 6 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.15%) Oozie
7 5 (0.15%) QRadar
8 4 (0.12%) Control-M
8 4 (0.12%) logstash
8 4 (0.12%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 4 (0.12%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.088%) TIBCO Hawk
10 2 (0.059%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 510 (14.98%) Oracle
2 349 (10.25%) Microsoft
3 119 (3.50%) Google
4 71 (2.09%) IBM
5 57 (1.67%) SAP
6 46 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
6 46 (1.35%) Sitecore
7 38 (1.12%) EPiServer
8 37 (1.09%) ServiceNow
9 36 (1.06%) Adobe
10 32 (0.94%) Talend
11 30 (0.88%) Zend
12 29 (0.85%) Dell
12 29 (0.85%) HP
13 28 (0.82%) Informatica
14 25 (0.73%) Cognos
15 23 (0.68%) VMware
16 22 (0.65%) Apple
16 22 (0.65%) hybris
17 21 (0.62%) Red Hat
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + (dependent on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Wallington, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Rate: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits (pro-rata)
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £449 - £501 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago