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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1774 1592 1655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.90% 17.41% 18.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.32% 18.89% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1185 919 935
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 38
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £21.50 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.70 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.48 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
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
9180 8428 8132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.15% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 4697 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 410 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 332 £375 +3.44% 158
Hampshire -3 321 £350 - 169
Surrey -2 263 £400 +11.11% 124
Oxfordshire 0 218 £400 +23.07% 91
Buckinghamshire +5 209 £350 +0.71% 70
West Sussex +2 135 £368 +17.60% 36
Kent 0 116 £338 +3.84% 47
East Sussex -1 102 £325 +25.00% 41
Middlesex +4 47 £350 -
Isle of Wight 0 4 £250 +11.11% 1
Sussex +3 3 £400 +8.10% 2
Home Counties -2 2 £700 +69.69%
M4 Corridor -1 1 £325 +8.33%
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1232 (35.90%) JavaScript
2 1109 (32.31%) HTML
3 1023 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
4 1007 (29.34%) CSS
5 950 (27.68%) SQL
6 928 (27.04%) .NET
7 866 (25.23%) C#
8 655 (19.09%) SQL Server
9 650 (18.94%) Java
10 601 (17.51%) MVC
11 577 (16.81%) jQuery
12 533 (15.53%) Oracle
13 527 (15.36%) ASP.NET
14 454 (13.23%) TDD
15 453 (13.20%) HTML5
16 448 (13.05%) Web Services
17 439 (12.79%) AngularJS
18 398 (11.60%) XML
19 363 (10.58%) Finance
20 362 (10.55%) PHP
21 342 (9.97%) Linux
22 330 (9.62%) Scrum
23 325 (9.47%) OO
23 325 (9.47%) Microsoft
24 313 (9.12%) CSS3
25 291 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
26 267 (7.78%) Git (software)
27 265 (7.72%) UNIX
28 260 (7.58%) Security Cleared
29 247 (7.20%) MySQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 144 (4.20%) Node.js
2 142 (4.14%) CMS
3 129 (3.76%) SharePoint
4 98 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 85 (2.48%) JBoss
6 82 (2.39%) Apache
7 74 (2.16%) Drupal
8 70 (2.04%) WebLogic
9 62 (1.81%) Tomcat
9 62 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
10 49 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 45 (1.31%) IIS
12 44 (1.28%) Umbraco
13 35 (1.02%) SAS
14 33 (0.96%) WordPress
15 32 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
16 21 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
17 18 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
18 17 (0.50%) Confluence
19 15 (0.44%) Moodle
Applications
1 146 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 55 (1.60%) Photoshop
3 47 (1.37%) MS Office
4 16 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.35%) MS Project
7 10 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.23%) PowerPivot
9 5 (0.15%) GIMP
10 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.12%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.087%) DOC1
11 3 (0.087%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.058%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.029%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 58 (1.69%) Magento
2 56 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
5 12 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
6 9 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.26%) HFM
7 7 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 7 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.15%) BusinessWare
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.15%) Cordys
9 5 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
10 4 (0.12%) Visualfiles
11 3 (0.087%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 80 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (0.99%) GitHub
4 25 (0.73%) SaaS
5 14 (0.41%) Google Analytics
6 13 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 10 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.26%) Heroku
9 8 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.17%) Force.com
12 5 (0.15%) Google Checkout
13 4 (0.12%) Boomi
13 4 (0.12%) Office 365
13 4 (0.12%) IaaS
14 3 (0.087%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.087%) Adobe Analytics
15 2 (0.058%) Google App Engine
16 1 (0.029%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 84 (2.45%) Internet
2 83 (2.42%) HTTP
3 48 (1.40%) Intranet
4 32 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.44%) SAN
6 10 (0.29%) SSL
6 10 (0.29%) FTP
7 8 (0.23%) LDAP
8 7 (0.20%) DNS
9 5 (0.15%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.15%) WAN
9 5 (0.15%) LAN
9 5 (0.15%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.15%) Wireless
9 5 (0.15%) iSCSI
9 5 (0.15%) FCoE
9 5 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (0.12%) LTE
11 3 (0.087%) DVB
12 2 (0.058%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 655 (19.09%) SQL Server
2 247 (7.20%) MySQL
3 214 (6.24%) Data Warehouse
4 200 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 196 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 151 (4.40%) Relational Database
7 144 (4.20%) Oracle Database
8 130 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 122 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 98 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
11 87 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
12 81 (2.36%) Big Data
13 80 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
14 78 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
15 66 (1.92%) DB2
16 59 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
17 57 (1.66%) QlikView
18 56 (1.63%) MongoDB
19 54 (1.57%) RDBMS
20 45 (1.31%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 267 (7.78%) Git (software)
2 186 (5.42%) Visual Studio
3 149 (4.34%) Subversion
4 136 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 132 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 102 (2.97%) JUnit
7 86 (2.51%) Eclipse
8 80 (2.33%) Selenium
9 79 (2.30%) Maven
10 52 (1.52%) JIRA
11 47 (1.37%) Grunt
12 46 (1.34%) TeamCity
13 40 (1.17%) Ant
14 38 (1.11%) NUnit
15 34 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
16 33 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
17 32 (0.93%) Xcode
18 30 (0.87%) PHPUnit
19 29 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 27 (0.79%) Mockito
General
1 363 (10.58%) Finance
2 95 (2.77%) Telecoms
3 86 (2.51%) Marketing
4 84 (2.45%) Banking
5 73 (2.13%) Retail
6 44 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 42 (1.22%) Publishing
8 38 (1.11%) Games
9 29 (0.84%) Electronics
10 26 (0.76%) Legal
11 22 (0.64%) Advertising
12 15 (0.44%) Back Office
13 12 (0.35%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.32%) Military
15 6 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.15%) Law
16 5 (0.15%) Billing
16 5 (0.15%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.087%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.087%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1109 (32.31%) HTML
2 1007 (29.34%) CSS
3 928 (27.04%) .NET
4 577 (16.81%) jQuery
5 527 (15.36%) ASP.NET
6 453 (13.20%) HTML5
7 448 (13.05%) Web Services
8 439 (12.79%) AngularJS
9 398 (11.60%) XML
10 313 (9.12%) CSS3
11 242 (7.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 228 (6.64%) JSON
13 214 (6.24%) REST
14 192 (5.59%) Spring
15 187 (5.45%) Ajax
15 187 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 179 (5.22%) WCF
17 170 (4.95%) SOAP
18 162 (4.72%) .NET Framework
19 151 (4.40%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 142 (4.14%) User Experience
2 110 (3.21%) Mobile App
3 97 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (2.19%) Computer Science
5 40 (1.17%) Visualisation
6 39 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 36 (1.05%) DataPower
8 34 (0.99%) Client/Server
8 34 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 25 (0.73%) CMDB
9 25 (0.73%) Data Structures
10 23 (0.67%) GIS
10 23 (0.67%) W3C
11 22 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
12 21 (0.61%) N-Tier
13 20 (0.58%) NHS
14 19 (0.55%) Data Integration
15 18 (0.52%) iPhone
15 18 (0.52%) Replication
16 17 (0.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 342 (9.97%) Linux
2 265 (7.72%) UNIX
3 224 (6.53%) Windows
4 121 (3.53%) Apple iOS
5 99 (2.88%) Android
6 43 (1.25%) Solaris
7 33 (0.96%) AIX
8 30 (0.87%) Mac OS X
9 25 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
13 12 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (0.32%) Windows 7
15 10 (0.29%) Windows Phone
16 9 (0.26%) Windows 8
17 7 (0.20%) CentOS
17 7 (0.20%) Windows XP
18 5 (0.15%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1023 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
2 601 (17.51%) MVC
3 454 (13.23%) TDD
4 330 (9.62%) Scrum
5 325 (9.47%) OO
6 291 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
7 242 (7.05%) Web Development
8 211 (6.15%) E-Commerce
9 195 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
10 177 (5.16%) Unit Testing
11 161 (4.69%) BDD
12 151 (4.40%) ETL
13 145 (4.22%) SDLC
14 140 (4.08%) SOA
15 138 (4.02%) Software Engineering
16 132 (3.85%) OOP
17 125 (3.64%) Migration
18 109 (3.18%) Multithreading
19 100 (2.91%) Data Modelling
20 99 (2.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1232 (35.90%) JavaScript
2 950 (27.68%) SQL
3 866 (25.23%) C#
4 650 (18.94%) Java
5 362 (10.55%) PHP
6 200 (5.83%) T-SQL
7 183 (5.33%) C++
8 170 (4.95%) Python
9 160 (4.66%) PL/SQL
10 124 (3.61%) Shell Script
11 121 (3.53%) C
12 110 (3.21%) Perl
13 75 (2.19%) Ruby
14 65 (1.89%) VB.NET
15 61 (1.78%) Objective-C
16 57 (1.66%) VB
17 38 (1.11%) PowerShell
18 29 (0.84%) VBA
19 26 (0.76%) ABAP
20 24 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 260 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 203 (5.91%) SC Cleared
3 102 (2.97%) Degree
4 27 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (0.52%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.26%) SAS Certification
7 8 (0.23%) MCTS
8 6 (0.17%) Sun Certification
8 6 (0.17%) MCSA
9 5 (0.15%) IBM Certification
9 5 (0.15%) MCITP
10 4 (0.12%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.12%) OCPJWCD
10 4 (0.12%) OCPJP
10 4 (0.12%) OCMJD
10 4 (0.12%) MCSD
11 3 (0.087%) PhD
11 3 (0.087%) ISEB
11 3 (0.087%) SAP Certification
12 2 (0.058%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (1.66%) QA
2 30 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.17%) SLA
4 4 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.058%) TickIT
5 2 (0.058%) HL7
5 2 (0.058%) COBIT
6 1 (0.029%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.029%) WCAG
6 1 (0.029%) WAI
6 1 (0.029%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.029%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.029%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.44%) Docker
3 7 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (0.17%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.087%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.087%) Firmware
6 1 (0.029%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.029%) vSphere
6 1 (0.029%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 34 (0.99%) Puppet
2 19 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.41%) Vagrant
4 9 (0.26%) Ansible
4 9 (0.26%) Control-M
5 5 (0.15%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.12%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.087%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.087%) SCOM
7 3 (0.087%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.087%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.087%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.087%) SCSM
8 2 (0.058%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.058%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.058%) Netcool
9 1 (0.029%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.029%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 533 (15.53%) Oracle
2 325 (9.47%) Microsoft
3 85 (2.48%) IBM
4 74 (2.16%) SAP
5 51 (1.49%) Adobe
6 48 (1.40%) Ab Initio
7 46 (1.34%) Zend
8 43 (1.25%) Informatica
9 34 (0.99%) Google
10 32 (0.93%) CA
11 31 (0.90%) Apple
11 31 (0.90%) HP
11 31 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
12 29 (0.84%) ServiceNow
13 28 (0.82%) webMethods
14 27 (0.79%) BMC
15 24 (0.70%) Telerik
16 23 (0.67%) Tableau
17 22 (0.64%) Xamarin
18 21 (0.61%) Sybase
Berkshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £750 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £340 - £350 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Rark Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Jonathan Garth
Rate: From £400 to £445 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Agile Recruitment
Rate: Based on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago