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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
England / South East
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1484 1604 1748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.29% 18.35% 17.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.58% 19.42% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 1141 1015
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 £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 47
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £15.00 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £60.62 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
- +13.19%

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
7212 8261 9176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.74% 94.50% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4213 5055 4897
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 378 431
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +1 270 £390 +11.42% 157
Berkshire -1 266 £400 +6.66% 83
Oxfordshire 0 223 £438 +16.66% 93
Buckinghamshire -1 214 £350 -6.66% 69
Surrey -1 197 £413 +3.12% 84
West Sussex +1 109 £444 +26.78% 38
East Sussex 0 81 £351 +4.07% 25
Kent 0 73 £338 - 52
Middlesex 0 26 £360 +2.85% 2
Home Counties -2 2 £300 -
Sussex +1 1 £373 +14.61% 1
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 1214 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
2 1206 (39.91%) JavaScript
3 995 (32.93%) HTML
4 924 (30.58%) CSS
5 859 (28.42%) SQL
6 856 (28.33%) Java
7 851 (28.16%) .NET
8 808 (26.74%) C#
9 565 (18.70%) SQL Server
9 565 (18.70%) MVC
10 560 (18.53%) AngularJS
11 443 (14.66%) Git (software)
12 438 (14.49%) jQuery
12 438 (14.49%) Oracle
12 438 (14.49%) Web Services
13 436 (14.43%) HTML5
14 433 (14.33%) TDD
15 409 (13.53%) Web Development
16 404 (13.37%) Linux
17 403 (13.34%) XML
17 403 (13.34%) Scrum
18 366 (12.11%) ASP.NET
19 355 (11.75%) Front End Development
20 353 (11.68%) Microsoft
21 342 (11.32%) CSS3
22 331 (10.95%) Spring
23 317 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
24 309 (10.23%) REST
25 306 (10.13%) Finance
26 258 (8.54%) Security Cleared

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
1 125 (4.14%) CMS
2 124 (4.10%) Tomcat
3 122 (4.04%) Apache
4 115 (3.81%) JBoss
5 90 (2.98%) SharePoint
6 74 (2.45%) WebSphere
7 65 (2.15%) WebLogic
8 55 (1.82%) Apache Spark
9 52 (1.72%) Confluence
10 48 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
10 48 (1.59%) IIS
11 47 (1.56%) Drupal
12 45 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 41 (1.36%) nginx
14 37 (1.22%) EPiServer
15 35 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
16 34 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
17 32 (1.06%) Umbraco
18 30 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
19 26 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 127 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 42 (1.39%) Photoshop
3 36 (1.19%) MS Office
4 15 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.20%) GIMP
8 4 (0.13%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.099%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.033%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.033%) FreeHand
10 1 (0.033%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.033%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 58 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
4 18 (0.60%) Magento
5 14 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 12 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 12 (0.40%) SAP BPC
7 10 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.30%) Temenos T24
9 7 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
9 7 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
9 7 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.20%) HFM
10 6 (0.20%) Markit EDM
11 4 (0.13%) Maximo
11 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.13%) SAP PSCD
12 2 (0.066%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.066%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 129 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 122 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (2.51%) GitHub
4 40 (1.32%) PaaS
5 23 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (0.66%) Office 365
6 20 (0.66%) SaaS
7 19 (0.63%) Boomi
8 15 (0.50%) Google Analytics
9 14 (0.46%) Google Play
10 13 (0.43%) IaaS
11 11 (0.36%) Amazon S3
11 11 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (0.30%) Google App Engine
13 8 (0.26%) Heroku
13 8 (0.26%) OpenShift
14 7 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
14 7 (0.23%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 99 (3.28%) HTTP
2 43 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 31 (1.03%) Intranet
4 23 (0.76%) SSL
5 21 (0.69%) Internet
5 21 (0.69%) SSH
6 16 (0.53%) LDAP
7 15 (0.50%) ICMP
8 14 (0.46%) FTP
8 14 (0.46%) HTTPS
9 10 (0.33%) SNMP
10 9 (0.30%) AMQP
10 9 (0.30%) Bluetooth
11 7 (0.23%) LAN
12 6 (0.20%) DNS
12 6 (0.20%) Firewall
12 6 (0.20%) Network Security
13 5 (0.17%) Extranet
14 4 (0.13%) RFID
15 3 (0.099%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 565 (18.70%) SQL Server
2 195 (6.45%) MySQL
3 159 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 147 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 137 (4.53%) Relational Database
6 136 (4.50%) NoSQL
7 128 (4.24%) MongoDB
8 119 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
9 87 (2.88%) Hadoop
9 87 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
9 87 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 87 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 77 (2.55%) Big Data
11 64 (2.12%) SQL Server 2014
12 62 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
13 61 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
14 57 (1.89%) RDBMS
15 47 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 41 (1.36%) Redis
17 38 (1.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 443 (14.66%) Git (software)
2 192 (6.35%) Jenkins
3 178 (5.89%) Maven
4 174 (5.76%) Subversion
5 165 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 155 (5.13%) JUnit
7 134 (4.43%) JIRA
8 121 (4.00%) Visual Studio
9 111 (3.67%) Selenium
10 90 (2.98%) Eclipse
10 90 (2.98%) Gradle
11 77 (2.55%) Cucumber
11 77 (2.55%) Grunt
12 71 (2.35%) Ant
13 62 (2.05%) Mockito
14 56 (1.85%) TeamCity
15 51 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
16 50 (1.65%) gulp
17 49 (1.62%) Bower
18 46 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 306 (10.13%) Finance
2 107 (3.54%) Banking
3 79 (2.61%) Advertising
4 76 (2.51%) Marketing
5 66 (2.18%) Publishing
6 53 (1.75%) Retail
7 48 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 21 (0.69%) Games
9 19 (0.63%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.53%) Back Office
10 16 (0.53%) Electronics
11 14 (0.46%) Automotive
11 14 (0.46%) Legal
12 13 (0.43%) Military
13 9 (0.30%) German Language
14 8 (0.26%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.20%) Law
16 5 (0.17%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.17%) Front Office
16 5 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 995 (32.93%) HTML
2 924 (30.58%) CSS
3 851 (28.16%) .NET
4 560 (18.53%) AngularJS
5 438 (14.49%) jQuery
5 438 (14.49%) Web Services
6 436 (14.43%) HTML5
7 403 (13.34%) XML
8 366 (12.11%) ASP.NET
9 342 (11.32%) CSS3
10 331 (10.95%) Spring
11 309 (10.23%) REST
12 230 (7.61%) JSON
13 224 (7.41%) RESTful
14 223 (7.38%) Node.js
15 207 (6.85%) .NET Framework
16 177 (5.86%) React
17 171 (5.66%) Ajax
18 168 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
19 159 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 154 (5.10%) User Experience
2 112 (3.71%) Mobile App
3 81 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 42 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 41 (1.36%) Algorithms
7 30 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
8 23 (0.76%) N-Tier
9 19 (0.63%) Client/Server
9 19 (0.63%) Management Information System
10 17 (0.56%) Data Structures
10 17 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
11 12 (0.40%) Replication
12 11 (0.36%) iPad
12 11 (0.36%) iPhone
13 10 (0.33%) Digital Media
13 10 (0.33%) e-Learning
13 10 (0.33%) Mainframe
14 8 (0.26%) AS400
14 8 (0.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 404 (13.37%) Linux
2 198 (6.55%) Unix
3 189 (6.25%) Windows
4 117 (3.87%) Android
5 59 (1.95%) Apple iOS
6 45 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (0.99%) Ubuntu
8 22 (0.73%) CentOS
9 19 (0.63%) Debian
10 16 (0.53%) Mac OS X
10 16 (0.53%) Windows Server
11 15 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
12 14 (0.46%) AIX
13 9 (0.30%) Solaris
14 7 (0.23%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.17%) MVS
16 4 (0.13%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
17 3 (0.099%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1214 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
2 565 (18.70%) MVC
3 433 (14.33%) TDD
4 409 (13.53%) Web Development
5 403 (13.34%) Scrum
6 355 (11.75%) Front End Development
7 317 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
8 208 (6.88%) OO
9 197 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
10 193 (6.39%) Unit Testing
11 187 (6.19%) BDD
12 171 (5.66%) ETL
13 170 (5.63%) Software Engineering
14 138 (4.57%) DevOps
15 132 (4.37%) Open Source
16 125 (4.14%) E-Commerce
17 123 (4.07%) SDLC
18 115 (3.81%) Migration
19 101 (3.34%) Configuration Management
20 98 (3.24%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1206 (39.91%) JavaScript
2 859 (28.42%) SQL
3 856 (28.33%) Java
4 808 (26.74%) C#
5 254 (8.41%) Python
6 201 (6.65%) PHP
7 150 (4.96%) C++
8 140 (4.63%) T-SQL
9 137 (4.53%) Scala
10 129 (4.27%) PL/SQL
11 105 (3.47%) C
12 102 (3.38%) Ruby
13 98 (3.24%) VB.NET
14 89 (2.95%) Perl
15 70 (2.32%) Shell Script
16 63 (2.08%) Groovy
17 46 (1.52%) VB
18 43 (1.42%) Bash Shell
19 41 (1.36%) Apex Code
20 38 (1.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 258 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 197 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 120 (3.97%) Degree
4 34 (1.13%) DV Cleared
5 13 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.36%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.26%) ISEB
8 7 (0.23%) Sun Certification
9 6 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.17%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.099%) CCA
11 3 (0.099%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.099%) HNC
11 3 (0.099%) MCITP
11 3 (0.099%) OCPJP
11 3 (0.099%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.066%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.033%) CCNP
13 1 (0.033%) MCSE
13 1 (0.033%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (1.59%) QA
2 20 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.20%) WCAG
5 5 (0.17%) PA-DSS
5 5 (0.17%) SLA
6 4 (0.13%) SDET
7 2 (0.066%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.066%) HL7
7 2 (0.066%) ISO13485
7 2 (0.066%) MISRA
8 1 (0.033%) IFRS
8 1 (0.033%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.033%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.033%) WAI
System Software
1 102 (3.38%) Docker
2 16 (0.53%) HDFS
3 11 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.33%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.17%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.13%) vSphere
9 3 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.066%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.066%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.033%) Firmware
11 1 (0.033%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.033%) Varnish
11 1 (0.033%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 53 (1.75%) Ansible
2 42 (1.39%) Puppet
3 21 (0.69%) Kubernetes
3 21 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (0.63%) SELinux
5 14 (0.46%) Oozie
6 10 (0.33%) Kibana
7 9 (0.30%) Grafana
8 8 (0.26%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 7 (0.23%) WMI
10 5 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.17%) Mesos
11 4 (0.13%) logstash
11 4 (0.13%) Marathon
11 4 (0.13%) QRadar
12 2 (0.066%) HP Fortify
12 2 (0.066%) WSUS
13 1 (0.033%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.033%) SCOM
Vendors
1 438 (14.49%) Oracle
2 353 (11.68%) Microsoft
3 69 (2.28%) SAP
4 64 (2.12%) Google
5 60 (1.99%) Sitecore
6 55 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 51 (1.69%) Talend
8 50 (1.65%) Xamarin
9 46 (1.52%) IBM
10 43 (1.42%) Adobe
11 31 (1.03%) Red Hat
12 26 (0.86%) ServiceNow
13 23 (0.76%) Cognos
13 23 (0.76%) Zend
14 21 (0.69%) VMware
15 19 (0.63%) Informatica
15 19 (0.63%) Tableau
15 19 (0.63%) Telerik
16 18 (0.60%) ATG
16 18 (0.60%) Dell
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Premier Media
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Media
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Premier Media
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kent
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per week
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kent
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per week
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per week
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Staines, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + DOE
Posted: 23 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Rate: From £400 to £415 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
IntaPeople
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On application
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Slough, Berkshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £285 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Dover, Kent
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £475 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £349 - £401 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago