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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1732 1676 1588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.47% 19.66% 19.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.15% 21.38% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1109 993 918
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 68
Average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
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
9046 7839 7738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.24% 91.96% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4158 3740
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 449 657
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +1 370 £363 +3.57% 122
Hampshire -3 359 £343 +2.62% 162
Surrey 0 303 £350 +2.94% 75
Oxfordshire 0 196 £413 +37.50% 106
Buckinghamshire -2 196 £350 +7.69% 42
East Sussex 0 84 £283 +13.00% 50
Kent 0 79 £325 -7.14% 50
West Sussex 0 60 £350 -6.66% 27
Middlesex +5 42 £350 -17.64% 14
Thames Valley +2 6 £325 -
M4 Corridor 0 3 - -
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1183 (35.14%) JavaScript
2 1130 (33.56%) HTML
3 1011 (30.03%) CSS
4 996 (29.58%) .NET
5 967 (28.72%) SQL
6 923 (27.41%) C#
7 888 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
8 721 (21.41%) SQL Server
9 690 (20.49%) jQuery
10 665 (19.75%) Java
11 633 (18.80%) MVC
12 555 (16.48%) ASP.NET
13 507 (15.06%) XML
14 498 (14.79%) Oracle
15 474 (14.08%) HTML5
16 404 (12.00%) TDD
17 396 (11.76%) Web Services
18 377 (11.20%) Microsoft
19 362 (10.75%) Scrum
20 334 (9.92%) OO
21 321 (9.53%) Finance
21 321 (9.53%) Linux
22 319 (9.47%) Security Cleared
23 317 (9.41%) PHP
24 291 (8.64%) CSS3
25 290 (8.61%) WCF
26 277 (8.23%) Ajax
27 261 (7.75%) AngularJS
28 257 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
29 245 (7.28%) ASP.NET MVC

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 209 (6.21%) CMS
2 169 (5.02%) SharePoint
3 107 (3.18%) Node.js
4 106 (3.15%) Apache
5 82 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 58 (1.72%) IIS
7 56 (1.66%) Drupal
7 56 (1.66%) WordPress
8 48 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
9 47 (1.40%) WebLogic
10 44 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
11 43 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 42 (1.25%) SAS
13 41 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
14 35 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
15 34 (1.01%) JBoss
16 31 (0.92%) Documentum
16 31 (0.92%) WebSphere
17 26 (0.77%) Umbraco
17 26 (0.77%) Liferay
Applications
1 99 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 96 (2.85%) Photoshop
3 72 (2.14%) MS Office
4 44 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 21 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 17 (0.50%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
8 7 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.15%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.15%) SPSS
10 4 (0.12%) MS Project
10 4 (0.12%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.089%) GIMP
12 2 (0.059%) PaintShop Pro
13 1 (0.030%) Blender
13 1 (0.030%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.030%) DOC1
13 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.030%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 93 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
3 21 (0.62%) Magento
4 18 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 10 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
7 9 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.18%) Tridion
9 6 (0.18%) WebTrends
9 6 (0.18%) ResourceLink
9 6 (0.18%) TIBCO iProcess
9 6 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.089%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.089%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.089%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.089%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.089%) Staffware
11 2 (0.059%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 80 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (0.65%) Amazon S3
5 19 (0.56%) SaaS
6 16 (0.48%) Force.com
7 13 (0.39%) PaaS
8 10 (0.30%) GitHub
8 10 (0.30%) Heroku
9 6 (0.18%) Office 365
10 5 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.12%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.089%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 96 (2.85%) Internet
2 50 (1.49%) HTTP
3 33 (0.98%) Intranet
4 21 (0.62%) TCP/IP
5 17 (0.50%) Radio Access Network
5 17 (0.50%) Network Security
6 16 (0.48%) FTP
7 15 (0.45%) DVB
8 13 (0.39%) SSL
9 12 (0.36%) Firewall
10 11 (0.33%) 3G
11 10 (0.30%) 2G
11 10 (0.30%) MQTT
11 10 (0.30%) Modbus
12 9 (0.27%) NGN
13 8 (0.24%) Telnet
13 8 (0.24%) DNS
13 8 (0.24%) SNMP
14 7 (0.21%) LTE
14 7 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 721 (21.41%) SQL Server
2 244 (7.25%) MySQL
3 208 (6.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 201 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
5 156 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 155 (4.60%) Oracle Database
7 147 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 120 (3.56%) Relational Database
9 98 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 90 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
11 79 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 74 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 70 (2.08%) MongoDB
14 62 (1.84%) QlikView
15 55 (1.63%) NoSQL
16 54 (1.60%) RDBMS
17 50 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
18 48 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
19 42 (1.25%) DB2
20 40 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 230 (6.83%) Git (software)
2 215 (6.39%) Visual Studio
3 212 (6.30%) Subversion
4 129 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 128 (3.80%) Jenkins
6 107 (3.18%) JUnit
6 107 (3.18%) Eclipse
7 103 (3.06%) Maven
8 77 (2.29%) Ant
9 65 (1.93%) Selenium
10 62 (1.84%) NUnit
11 50 (1.49%) JIRA
12 47 (1.40%) Cucumber
13 42 (1.25%) ClearCase
14 39 (1.16%) Grunt
15 35 (1.04%) Mockito
16 33 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 30 (0.89%) CruiseControl
18 28 (0.83%) QUnit
19 27 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
General
1 321 (9.53%) Finance
2 120 (3.56%) Telecoms
3 96 (2.85%) Marketing
4 88 (2.61%) Publishing
5 46 (1.37%) Banking
6 34 (1.01%) Retail
7 30 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 26 (0.77%) Electronics
8 26 (0.77%) Legal
9 24 (0.71%) Games
9 24 (0.71%) Advertising
10 15 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.39%) Back Office
12 11 (0.33%) Turkish Language
12 11 (0.33%) Military
13 8 (0.24%) Spanish Language
14 7 (0.21%) Automotive
15 5 (0.15%) General Ledger
15 5 (0.15%) Front Office
15 5 (0.15%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1130 (33.56%) HTML
2 1011 (30.03%) CSS
3 996 (29.58%) .NET
4 690 (20.49%) jQuery
5 555 (16.48%) ASP.NET
6 507 (15.06%) XML
7 474 (14.08%) HTML5
8 396 (11.76%) Web Services
9 291 (8.64%) CSS3
10 290 (8.61%) WCF
11 277 (8.23%) Ajax
12 261 (7.75%) AngularJS
13 245 (7.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 229 (6.80%) Spring
15 215 (6.39%) .NET Framework
16 210 (6.24%) JSON
17 188 (5.58%) REST
18 174 (5.17%) SOAP
19 171 (5.08%) RESTful
20 138 (4.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 136 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (3.98%) User Experience
3 115 (3.42%) Mobile App
4 92 (2.73%) Open Source
5 62 (1.84%) W3C
6 59 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 53 (1.57%) iPad
8 50 (1.49%) iPhone
9 43 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
10 36 (1.07%) E-Learning
11 35 (1.04%) Data Structures
12 34 (1.01%) DTV
13 31 (0.92%) Data Integration
14 30 (0.89%) Visualisation
14 30 (0.89%) NHS
14 30 (0.89%) Management Information System
14 30 (0.89%) Digital Media
15 29 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
16 26 (0.77%) Client/Server
17 23 (0.68%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 321 (9.53%) Linux
2 244 (7.25%) Windows
3 203 (6.03%) UNIX
4 127 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 102 (3.03%) Android
6 21 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (0.59%) Windows 7
8 18 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
10 14 (0.42%) Solaris
11 12 (0.36%) CentOS
12 9 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.27%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.24%) Debian
14 7 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.12%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.12%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.089%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.089%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 888 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
2 633 (18.80%) MVC
3 404 (12.00%) TDD
4 362 (10.75%) Scrum
5 334 (9.92%) OO
6 257 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
7 228 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
8 190 (5.64%) ETL
9 189 (5.61%) Unit Testing
10 188 (5.58%) SOA
11 185 (5.49%) Web Development
12 159 (4.72%) Software Engineering
13 138 (4.10%) CRM
14 128 (3.80%) BDD
15 126 (3.74%) E-Commerce
16 125 (3.71%) OOP
17 117 (3.47%) Responsive Web Design
18 99 (2.94%) iOS Development
19 96 (2.85%) Migration
20 95 (2.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1183 (35.14%) JavaScript
2 967 (28.72%) SQL
3 923 (27.41%) C#
4 665 (19.75%) Java
5 317 (9.41%) PHP
6 168 (4.99%) C++
7 166 (4.93%) T-SQL
8 155 (4.60%) Python
9 151 (4.48%) PL/SQL
10 121 (3.59%) VB.NET
11 104 (3.09%) C
12 86 (2.55%) Perl
13 68 (2.02%) Ruby
14 65 (1.93%) Objective-C
15 49 (1.46%) PHP5
16 45 (1.34%) PowerShell
17 43 (1.28%) VBA
18 41 (1.22%) Shell Script
19 37 (1.10%) VB
20 32 (0.95%) XPath
Qualifications
1 319 (9.47%) Security Cleared
2 233 (6.92%) SC Cleared
3 98 (2.91%) Degree
4 36 (1.07%) DV Cleared
5 16 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.27%) ISEB
7 8 (0.24%) BC Cleared
8 7 (0.21%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.21%) Sun Certification
9 6 (0.18%) MCTS
10 4 (0.12%) HND
11 3 (0.089%) SAS Certification
11 3 (0.089%) MCSA
12 2 (0.059%) HNC
12 2 (0.059%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.030%) CCNP
13 1 (0.030%) CCNA
13 1 (0.030%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (1.69%) QA
2 11 (0.33%) PCI DSS
2 11 (0.33%) WCAG
3 9 (0.27%) WAI
4 8 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.12%) TickIT
6 3 (0.089%) SLA
7 2 (0.059%) HL7
8 1 (0.030%) DICOM
8 1 (0.030%) GxP
8 1 (0.030%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 22 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.48%) VirtualBox
3 14 (0.42%) Docker
4 9 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.24%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (0.15%) vSphere
9 3 (0.089%) Varnish
9 3 (0.089%) Shibboleth
9 3 (0.089%) Firmware
10 2 (0.059%) HDFS
11 1 (0.030%) IAG
11 1 (0.030%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.030%) vCloud
11 1 (0.030%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (1.60%) Puppet
2 35 (1.04%) Vagrant
3 24 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
4 8 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.18%) SCCM
6 5 (0.15%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.12%) Control-M
7 4 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.089%) logstash
8 3 (0.089%) Hyperic
8 3 (0.089%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.089%) Nagios
9 2 (0.059%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.059%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.059%) Ansible
9 2 (0.059%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.030%) cPanel
10 1 (0.030%) OpenIDM
10 1 (0.030%) nmon
Vendors
1 498 (14.79%) Oracle
2 377 (11.20%) Microsoft
3 81 (2.41%) Google
4 73 (2.17%) Adobe
5 56 (1.66%) SAP
6 54 (1.60%) Informatica
7 46 (1.37%) Business Objects
8 45 (1.34%) Sitecore
8 45 (1.34%) Zend
9 44 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
9 44 (1.31%) IBM
10 37 (1.10%) Twitter
11 35 (1.04%) Cognos
12 28 (0.83%) Telerik
12 28 (0.83%) Apple
13 26 (0.77%) Facebook
14 22 (0.65%) Red Hat
15 21 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
15 21 (0.62%) Teradata
16 19 (0.56%) TIBCO
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