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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1656 1493 1313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.74% 17.94% 17.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.40% 19.61% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 863 753
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 37 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -38.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.04 £11.25 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -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
8534 7613 6882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.42% 91.48% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4596 3962 3299
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 449 609
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 0 401 £350 - 147
Berkshire +1 352 £353 -4.72% 176
Surrey -1 259 £375 +15.38% 158
Buckinghamshire +1 197 £350 +3.70% 63
Oxfordshire +1 135 £400 +23.07% 122
East Sussex 0 94 £300 +3.89% 53
West Sussex +2 74 £340 +7.08% 37
Kent 0 67 £350 +7.69% 56
Middlesex +18 42 £400 -9.60% 9
Isle of Wight - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1219 (36.15%) JavaScript
2 1156 (34.28%) HTML
3 1051 (31.17%) CSS
4 1005 (29.80%) .NET
5 935 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
6 924 (27.40%) C#
7 916 (27.16%) SQL
8 718 (21.29%) jQuery
9 693 (20.55%) Java
10 645 (19.13%) SQL Server
11 621 (18.42%) MVC
12 549 (16.28%) ASP.NET
13 494 (14.65%) Oracle
14 482 (14.29%) XML
15 474 (14.06%) HTML5
16 455 (13.49%) Web Services
17 437 (12.96%) TDD
18 390 (11.57%) OO
19 375 (11.12%) Scrum
20 363 (10.77%) Microsoft
21 346 (10.26%) Linux
22 332 (9.85%) Security Cleared
23 320 (9.49%) Finance
24 312 (9.25%) PHP
25 310 (9.19%) AngularJS
26 304 (9.02%) CSS3
27 266 (7.89%) Git (software)
28 265 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
29 264 (7.83%) Ajax
30 258 (7.65%) WCF

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 221 (6.55%) CMS
2 177 (5.25%) SharePoint
3 124 (3.68%) Node.js
4 108 (3.20%) Apache
5 99 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 62 (1.84%) IIS
7 57 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 57 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 55 (1.63%) WebLogic
8 55 (1.63%) Drupal
9 50 (1.48%) WordPress
10 48 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
11 43 (1.28%) SAS
12 42 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 42 (1.25%) JBoss
13 33 (0.98%) Kentico
13 33 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
14 32 (0.95%) WebSphere
15 30 (0.89%) Documentum
16 28 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 89 (2.64%) Photoshop
2 87 (2.58%) MS Excel
3 55 (1.63%) MS Office
4 41 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 31 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
8 9 (0.27%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.21%) SPSS
10 5 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.15%) GIMP
11 3 (0.089%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.089%) MS Project
11 3 (0.089%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (0.059%) PaintShop Pro
13 1 (0.030%) InDesign
13 1 (0.030%) DOC1
13 1 (0.030%) Simulink
13 1 (0.030%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 93 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.83%) Magento
3 24 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
4 18 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 15 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 8 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
8 7 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
8 7 (0.21%) TIBCO iProcess
8 7 (0.21%) ResourceLink
9 6 (0.18%) Tridion
9 6 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.12%) WebTrends
11 3 (0.089%) SmartPlant
11 3 (0.089%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.089%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.089%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.059%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 75 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (0.74%) Amazon S3
5 18 (0.53%) Force.com
6 14 (0.42%) SaaS
7 13 (0.39%) PaaS
7 13 (0.39%) Heroku
8 9 (0.27%) GitHub
9 8 (0.24%) Office 365
10 6 (0.18%) Yammer
11 5 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.12%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.030%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 105 (3.11%) Internet
2 64 (1.90%) HTTP
3 41 (1.22%) Intranet
4 21 (0.62%) Network Security
5 19 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 15 (0.44%) SSL
7 14 (0.42%) FTP
8 12 (0.36%) Firewall
9 11 (0.33%) Radio Access Network
10 10 (0.30%) SAN
10 10 (0.30%) DVB
11 8 (0.24%) SSH
12 7 (0.21%) SMTP
12 7 (0.21%) NGN
13 6 (0.18%) iSCSI
13 6 (0.18%) Ethernet
13 6 (0.18%) DNS
13 6 (0.18%) 3G
13 6 (0.18%) MQTT
13 6 (0.18%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 645 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 215 (6.38%) MySQL
3 184 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
4 164 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 162 (4.80%) Oracle Database
6 152 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 140 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 127 (3.77%) Relational Database
9 90 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
10 79 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 77 (2.28%) Oracle Database 11g
12 70 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 59 (1.75%) MongoDB
14 56 (1.66%) RDBMS
15 51 (1.51%) QlikView
16 48 (1.42%) NoSQL
17 42 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
18 39 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
19 36 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
20 35 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 266 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 233 (6.91%) Subversion
3 226 (6.70%) Visual Studio
4 155 (4.60%) Jenkins
5 128 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 125 (3.71%) JUnit
7 113 (3.35%) Maven
8 110 (3.26%) Eclipse
9 85 (2.52%) Ant
10 74 (2.19%) Selenium
11 72 (2.14%) NUnit
12 56 (1.66%) Cucumber
13 48 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 47 (1.39%) Mockito
15 44 (1.30%) JIRA
16 42 (1.25%) Grunt
16 42 (1.25%) ClearCase
17 36 (1.07%) CruiseControl
18 30 (0.89%) CppUnit
19 27 (0.80%) GoogleTest
General
1 320 (9.49%) Finance
2 106 (3.14%) Publishing
2 106 (3.14%) Telecoms
3 98 (2.91%) Marketing
4 54 (1.60%) Banking
5 38 (1.13%) Retail
6 29 (0.86%) Electronics
7 26 (0.77%) Advertising
8 22 (0.65%) Games
9 21 (0.62%) Manufacturing
10 18 (0.53%) Legal
11 12 (0.36%) Military
12 11 (0.33%) Turkish Language
13 10 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.27%) Back Office
15 8 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.18%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.18%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.15%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.15%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1156 (34.28%) HTML
2 1051 (31.17%) CSS
3 1005 (29.80%) .NET
4 718 (21.29%) jQuery
5 549 (16.28%) ASP.NET
6 482 (14.29%) XML
7 474 (14.06%) HTML5
8 455 (13.49%) Web Services
9 310 (9.19%) AngularJS
10 304 (9.02%) CSS3
11 264 (7.83%) Ajax
12 258 (7.65%) WCF
13 241 (7.15%) Spring
14 221 (6.55%) ASP.NET MVC
15 218 (6.47%) .NET Framework
16 201 (5.96%) JSON
17 200 (5.93%) RESTful
18 191 (5.66%) SOAP
19 182 (5.40%) REST
20 136 (4.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 142 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (4.12%) User Experience
3 113 (3.35%) Mobile App
4 94 (2.79%) Open Source
5 60 (1.78%) W3C
6 57 (1.69%) iPhone
7 50 (1.48%) iPad
8 47 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 45 (1.33%) Computer Science
10 35 (1.04%) E-Learning
11 34 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
12 31 (0.92%) Data Structures
13 30 (0.89%) Management Information System
14 29 (0.86%) Digital Media
15 28 (0.83%) Client/Server
16 27 (0.80%) Visualisation
17 26 (0.77%) DTV
18 23 (0.68%) NHS
18 23 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
18 23 (0.68%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 346 (10.26%) Linux
2 240 (7.12%) Windows
3 209 (6.20%) UNIX
4 137 (4.06%) Apple iOS
5 110 (3.26%) Android
6 20 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 18 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (0.50%) Windows 7
10 14 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
11 13 (0.39%) Solaris
12 11 (0.33%) CentOS
13 8 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (0.24%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.24%) Debian
14 7 (0.21%) AIX
15 4 (0.12%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.12%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 935 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
2 621 (18.42%) MVC
3 437 (12.96%) TDD
4 390 (11.57%) OO
5 375 (11.12%) Scrum
6 265 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
7 234 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
8 230 (6.82%) Web Development
9 184 (5.46%) SOA
10 183 (5.43%) ETL
11 179 (5.31%) Unit Testing
12 178 (5.28%) Software Engineering
13 153 (4.54%) BDD
14 133 (3.94%) CRM
15 128 (3.80%) OOP
16 115 (3.41%) E-Commerce
17 109 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
17 109 (3.23%) iOS Development
18 98 (2.91%) Content Management
19 97 (2.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1219 (36.15%) JavaScript
2 924 (27.40%) C#
3 916 (27.16%) SQL
4 693 (20.55%) Java
5 312 (9.25%) PHP
6 177 (5.25%) Python
7 172 (5.10%) C++
8 152 (4.51%) PL/SQL
9 135 (4.00%) T-SQL
10 102 (3.02%) VB.NET
11 94 (2.79%) C
12 91 (2.70%) Perl
13 76 (2.25%) Ruby
14 72 (2.14%) Objective-C
15 64 (1.90%) PowerShell
16 48 (1.42%) Shell Script
17 44 (1.30%) VBA
18 42 (1.25%) PHP5
19 38 (1.13%) XPath
20 34 (1.01%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 332 (9.85%) Security Cleared
2 248 (7.35%) SC Cleared
3 83 (2.46%) Degree
4 36 (1.07%) DV Cleared
5 22 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.33%) ISEB
7 7 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.21%) BC Cleared
7 7 (0.21%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.18%) MCTS
8 6 (0.18%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.15%) SAS Certification
9 5 (0.15%) HND
10 3 (0.089%) MCSA
11 2 (0.059%) HNC
12 1 (0.030%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.030%) CCNP
12 1 (0.030%) CCNA
12 1 (0.030%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.030%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (1.87%) QA
2 11 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.30%) WCAG
4 8 (0.24%) WAI
4 8 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.12%) TickIT
6 3 (0.089%) HL7
7 2 (0.059%) SLA
8 1 (0.030%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.030%) GxP
8 1 (0.030%) DICOM
System Software
1 18 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.50%) VirtualBox
3 15 (0.44%) Docker
4 14 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.21%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (0.15%) vSphere
8 4 (0.12%) Samba
9 3 (0.089%) Varnish
9 3 (0.089%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.059%) HDFS
11 1 (0.030%) IAG
11 1 (0.030%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.030%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.030%) Xen
Systems Management
1 66 (1.96%) Puppet
2 38 (1.13%) Vagrant
3 24 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
4 12 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (0.24%) Control-M
6 5 (0.15%) SCCM
7 4 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.089%) logstash
8 3 (0.089%) Hyperic
8 3 (0.089%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.059%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.059%) Nagios
9 2 (0.059%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.059%) Ansible
10 1 (0.030%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.030%) cPanel
10 1 (0.030%) OpenIDM
10 1 (0.030%) nmon
10 1 (0.030%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 494 (14.65%) Oracle
2 363 (10.77%) Microsoft
3 84 (2.49%) Adobe
4 69 (2.05%) Google
5 57 (1.69%) SAP
6 56 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
7 53 (1.57%) Informatica
8 49 (1.45%) Sitecore
9 40 (1.19%) Business Objects
10 38 (1.13%) Apple
10 38 (1.13%) IBM
11 37 (1.10%) Zend
12 31 (0.92%) Cognos
13 28 (0.83%) Twitter
14 24 (0.71%) VMware
15 23 (0.68%) Open Text
16 21 (0.62%) Facebook
17 20 (0.59%) Ektron
17 20 (0.59%) Telerik
18 19 (0.56%) RedDot
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Blue Glue
Rate: From £400 to £400 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 10 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
QUANTICA
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Talent International
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Vadis People
Rate: circ £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £37,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £385 - £425 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rates paid weekly
Posted: 2 days ago