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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1703 1590 1492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.01% 16.81% 17.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.57% 18.30% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 1002 826
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 34 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £18.84 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.90 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
9169 8688 7867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.59% 91.86% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5062 4803 3935
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 456 615
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Berkshire +4 419 £375 +7.14% 135
Hampshire -2 334 £350 +7.69% 159
Surrey 0 257 £375 - 144
Buckinghamshire +2 242 £325 -1.51% 73
West Sussex +10 112 £356 +18.75% 44
Oxfordshire -4 108 £345 +9.52% 125
East Sussex 0 94 £300 +9.09% 58
Kent 0 76 £325 -13.33% 78
Middlesex +10 29 £331 -5.35% 3
Sussex - 5 £250 - 1
Home Counties +6 2 £225 +12.50%
M4 Corridor 0 1 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 £500 - 2
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1166 (34.70%) JavaScript
2 1104 (32.86%) HTML
3 1018 (30.30%) .NET
4 1016 (30.24%) CSS
5 954 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
6 930 (27.68%) C#
7 924 (27.50%) SQL
8 667 (19.85%) Java
9 648 (19.29%) jQuery
10 639 (19.02%) SQL Server
11 617 (18.36%) ASP.NET
12 577 (17.17%) MVC
13 506 (15.06%) Web Services
14 496 (14.76%) HTML5
15 447 (13.30%) Oracle
16 417 (12.41%) TDD
17 412 (12.26%) XML
18 401 (11.93%) OO
19 392 (11.67%) Linux
20 387 (11.52%) Scrum
21 348 (10.36%) AngularJS
22 330 (9.82%) Microsoft
23 326 (9.70%) CSS3
24 318 (9.46%) Finance
25 271 (8.07%) PHP
26 262 (7.80%) Visual Studio
27 259 (7.71%) Security Cleared
28 256 (7.62%) Git (software)
29 255 (7.59%) Web Development
30 253 (7.53%) Business Intelligence

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 250 (7.44%) CMS
2 168 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 117 (3.48%) Node.js
4 88 (2.62%) Apache
5 84 (2.50%) Tomcat
6 66 (1.96%) IIS
7 63 (1.88%) WebLogic
8 60 (1.79%) Drupal
9 56 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
10 53 (1.58%) JBoss
11 52 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 52 (1.55%) WebSphere
12 50 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
13 44 (1.31%) Umbraco
14 40 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
15 36 (1.07%) Kentico
16 34 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 32 (0.95%) WordPress
18 30 (0.89%) SAS
19 27 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 97 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 58 (1.73%) MS Office
3 53 (1.58%) Photoshop
4 32 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 20 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (0.24%) PowerPivot
9 7 (0.21%) MS Visio
10 6 (0.18%) GIMP
11 5 (0.15%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.12%) MS Project
13 3 (0.089%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.060%) InDesign
14 2 (0.060%) SPSS
15 1 (0.030%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.030%) DOC1
15 1 (0.030%) Simulink
15 1 (0.030%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 86 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.89%) Magento
3 23 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
6 8 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 6 (0.18%) BusinessWare
7 6 (0.18%) Tridion
7 6 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
8 5 (0.15%) ResourceLink
9 3 (0.089%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 102 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (0.54%) Heroku
5 17 (0.51%) SaaS
5 17 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 11 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.27%) Force.com
9 7 (0.21%) Office 365
10 6 (0.18%) GitHub
10 6 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.15%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.089%) Yammer
14 2 (0.060%) PaaS
14 2 (0.060%) Google Checkout
14 2 (0.060%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 115 (3.42%) Internet
2 64 (1.90%) HTTP
3 52 (1.55%) Intranet
4 41 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 23 (0.68%) Network Security
6 21 (0.63%) SAN
7 13 (0.39%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (0.30%) Firewall
9 9 (0.27%) FCoE
9 9 (0.27%) iSCSI
10 7 (0.21%) SSL
10 7 (0.21%) DNS
11 6 (0.18%) DVB
11 6 (0.18%) LDAP
11 6 (0.18%) FTP
12 5 (0.15%) Radio Access Network
12 5 (0.15%) OpenLDAP
12 5 (0.15%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.12%) DSL
13 4 (0.12%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 639 (19.02%) SQL Server
2 198 (5.89%) Data Warehouse
3 172 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 171 (5.09%) MySQL
5 170 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 163 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 144 (4.29%) Relational Database
8 117 (3.48%) Oracle Database
9 100 (2.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 89 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 73 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
12 69 (2.05%) MongoDB
13 68 (2.02%) RDBMS
14 66 (1.96%) NoSQL
15 61 (1.82%) Big Data
16 51 (1.52%) QlikView
17 42 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
18 40 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
19 38 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
19 38 (1.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 262 (7.80%) Visual Studio
2 256 (7.62%) Git (software)
3 202 (6.01%) Subversion
4 146 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 142 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 117 (3.48%) JUnit
7 102 (3.04%) Maven
8 86 (2.56%) Selenium
9 85 (2.53%) Eclipse
10 74 (2.20%) NUnit
11 70 (2.08%) Ant
12 49 (1.46%) Cucumber
13 47 (1.40%) Mockito
14 46 (1.37%) Xcode
14 46 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 40 (1.19%) Grunt
16 35 (1.04%) JIRA
17 33 (0.98%) ClearCase
18 23 (0.68%) Toad
19 22 (0.65%) Axure RP
General
1 318 (9.46%) Finance
2 96 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 93 (2.77%) Banking
4 88 (2.62%) Marketing
5 84 (2.50%) Publishing
6 56 (1.67%) Retail
7 40 (1.19%) Games
8 33 (0.98%) Electronics
9 23 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 19 (0.57%) Advertising
11 15 (0.45%) Legal
12 11 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.30%) Military
14 9 (0.27%) Back Office
15 8 (0.24%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.18%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.18%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.12%) Turkish Language
17 4 (0.12%) Billing
18 3 (0.089%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1104 (32.86%) HTML
2 1018 (30.30%) .NET
3 1016 (30.24%) CSS
4 648 (19.29%) jQuery
5 617 (18.36%) ASP.NET
6 506 (15.06%) Web Services
7 496 (14.76%) HTML5
8 412 (12.26%) XML
9 348 (10.36%) AngularJS
10 326 (9.70%) CSS3
11 251 (7.47%) WCF
12 238 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 222 (6.61%) .NET Framework
14 205 (6.10%) Spring
15 200 (5.95%) RESTful
16 192 (5.71%) Ajax
17 183 (5.45%) JSON
18 179 (5.33%) REST
19 176 (5.24%) SOAP
20 138 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 173 (5.15%) User Experience
2 132 (3.93%) Mobile App
3 126 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 89 (2.65%) Open Source
5 73 (2.17%) iPhone
6 65 (1.93%) Computer Science
7 61 (1.82%) iPad
8 56 (1.67%) W3C
9 41 (1.22%) Visualisation
9 41 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (0.95%) Data Structures
11 31 (0.92%) Management Information System
12 28 (0.83%) Client/Server
12 28 (0.83%) N-Tier
13 24 (0.71%) Social Media
14 21 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
15 20 (0.60%) Web 2.0
16 19 (0.57%) Digital Media
17 18 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
18 17 (0.51%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 392 (11.67%) Linux
2 252 (7.50%) Windows
3 235 (6.99%) UNIX
4 168 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 124 (3.69%) Android
6 42 (1.25%) Mac OS X
7 27 (0.80%) Solaris
8 23 (0.68%) AIX
9 22 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (0.36%) CentOS
10 12 (0.36%) Windows Phone
11 11 (0.33%) Windows 7
12 10 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.15%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 954 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
2 577 (17.17%) MVC
3 417 (12.41%) TDD
4 401 (11.93%) OO
5 387 (11.52%) Scrum
6 255 (7.59%) Web Development
7 253 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
8 221 (6.58%) Software Engineering
9 213 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
10 183 (5.45%) Unit Testing
11 169 (5.03%) ETL
12 157 (4.67%) SOA
13 140 (4.17%) OOP
14 138 (4.11%) BDD
15 123 (3.66%) iOS Development
16 119 (3.54%) CRM
17 115 (3.42%) Content Management
18 111 (3.30%) E-Commerce
19 110 (3.27%) Migration
20 104 (3.10%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1166 (34.70%) JavaScript
2 930 (27.68%) C#
3 924 (27.50%) SQL
4 667 (19.85%) Java
5 271 (8.07%) PHP
6 212 (6.31%) Python
7 188 (5.60%) T-SQL
8 184 (5.48%) C++
9 125 (3.72%) PL/SQL
10 109 (3.24%) C
11 102 (3.04%) Objective-C
12 95 (2.83%) Ruby
13 87 (2.59%) Perl
14 82 (2.44%) VB.NET
15 72 (2.14%) PowerShell
16 52 (1.55%) Shell Script
17 48 (1.43%) VB
18 37 (1.10%) VBA
19 27 (0.80%) PHP5
20 26 (0.77%) XPath
Qualifications
1 259 (7.71%) Security Cleared
2 200 (5.95%) SC Cleared
3 84 (2.50%) Degree
4 41 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (0.30%) MCTS
8 8 (0.24%) ISEB
9 6 (0.18%) MCSA
9 6 (0.18%) SAS Certification
10 5 (0.15%) HND
11 4 (0.12%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.12%) MCITP
12 3 (0.089%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.060%) MCAD
13 2 (0.060%) MCSD
13 2 (0.060%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.030%) MCPD
14 1 (0.030%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.030%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (1.85%) QA
2 9 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.24%) WCAG
4 4 (0.12%) SLA
4 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.12%) HL7
4 4 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.060%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.060%) WAI
5 2 (0.060%) DO-178B
System Software
1 20 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (0.45%) VirtualBox
3 13 (0.39%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.27%) Docker
5 5 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (0.15%) Varnish
5 5 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.15%) Samba
6 3 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.089%) vSphere
7 2 (0.060%) Firmware
7 2 (0.060%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.060%) HDFS
8 1 (0.030%) IAG
8 1 (0.030%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.030%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 65 (1.93%) Puppet
2 31 (0.92%) Vagrant
3 16 (0.48%) Control-M
4 13 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
6 10 (0.30%) TeamSite
7 6 (0.18%) SCOM
8 5 (0.15%) SCOrch
8 5 (0.15%) SCSM
8 5 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.12%) CloudHub
10 3 (0.089%) logstash
10 3 (0.089%) Hyperic
10 3 (0.089%) OpenAM
10 3 (0.089%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.089%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.089%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.089%) Nagios
10 3 (0.089%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.060%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 447 (13.30%) Oracle
2 330 (9.82%) Microsoft
3 77 (2.29%) Adobe
4 64 (1.90%) SAP
5 62 (1.85%) Google
6 58 (1.73%) Business Objects
7 57 (1.70%) Sitecore
8 55 (1.64%) Apple
9 43 (1.28%) Informatica
10 42 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
11 40 (1.19%) IBM
12 30 (0.89%) VMware
13 27 (0.80%) Zend
13 27 (0.80%) Cognos
14 26 (0.77%) BMC
15 25 (0.74%) HP
16 23 (0.68%) OpenText
17 20 (0.60%) webMethods
17 20 (0.60%) Sybase
17 20 (0.60%) Ektron
Southampton, Hampshire
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Posted: 6 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
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Posted: 14 hours ago
West Sussex
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Rate: £360 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
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Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
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Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
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Rate: £300 - £340 per day
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South East
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Buckinghamshire
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Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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