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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1762 1538 1560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.45% 16.72% 18.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.99% 18.20% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1164 883 831
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 40
Average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.50 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
8816 8449 7886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.33% 91.83% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5214 4596 4076
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £208
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 410 407 548
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 30 July 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 July 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 July 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 -1 302 £339 -6.55% 118
Berkshire 0 300 £364 +3.92% 138
Surrey 0 245 £388 +6.89% 134
Oxfordshire 0 235 £400 +24.03% 86
Buckinghamshire +2 233 £350 +16.47% 55
West Sussex +6 125 £363 +16.46% 42
Kent 0 124 £325 +4.83% 46
East Sussex 0 105 £338 +35.00% 45
Middlesex +2 46 £338 -3.57% 4
Sussex +3 4 £388 +4.72%
Home Counties 0 4 £525 +27.27%
Thames Valley +1 1 - -
Isle of Wight -1 1 £220 -2.22% 2
M4 Corridor -1 1 £325 +8.33%
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1213 (35.08%) JavaScript
2 1073 (31.03%) HTML
3 1006 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
4 999 (28.89%) .NET
5 978 (28.28%) CSS
6 973 (28.14%) SQL
7 933 (26.98%) C#
8 681 (19.69%) SQL Server
9 644 (18.62%) Java
10 611 (17.67%) MVC
11 589 (17.03%) ASP.NET
12 565 (16.34%) jQuery
13 520 (15.04%) Oracle
14 484 (14.00%) TDD
15 469 (13.56%) Web Services
16 439 (12.70%) HTML5
17 433 (12.52%) AngularJS
18 398 (11.51%) XML
19 374 (10.82%) Scrum
20 366 (10.58%) Finance
21 353 (10.21%) Linux
21 353 (10.21%) OO
22 330 (9.54%) PHP
23 322 (9.31%) Microsoft
24 313 (9.05%) CSS3
25 295 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
26 282 (8.16%) UNIX
27 269 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
28 259 (7.49%) Security Cleared
29 255 (7.37%) Git (software)

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 160 (4.63%) CMS
2 137 (3.96%) Node.js
3 126 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 79 (2.28%) JBoss
4 79 (2.28%) WebSphere
5 77 (2.23%) Apache
6 69 (2.00%) Drupal
7 65 (1.88%) WebLogic
7 65 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
8 61 (1.76%) Tomcat
9 51 (1.47%) IIS
10 50 (1.45%) Umbraco
11 48 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 32 (0.93%) WordPress
13 27 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
14 24 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
15 17 (0.49%) SAS
15 17 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 17 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
16 15 (0.43%) Kentico
Applications
1 138 (3.99%) MS Excel
2 59 (1.71%) MS Office
3 36 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.35%) MS Project
6 11 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (0.29%) PowerPivot
8 8 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.17%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.087%) GIMP
12 3 (0.087%) DOC1
12 3 (0.087%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.058%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.029%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.029%) InDesign
14 1 (0.029%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 68 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (1.50%) Magento
3 18 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
5 11 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.29%) HFM
7 9 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 6 (0.17%) BusinessWare
11 5 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
11 5 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
11 5 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
12 4 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
12 4 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
13 3 (0.087%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 79 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (0.69%) SaaS
4 23 (0.67%) GitHub
5 12 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 11 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 9 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.26%) Heroku
9 8 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.17%) Force.com
11 5 (0.14%) Office 365
11 5 (0.14%) Google Checkout
12 4 (0.12%) Boomi
12 4 (0.12%) IaaS
13 3 (0.087%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (0.087%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.058%) Google App Engine
15 1 (0.029%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 97 (2.81%) Internet
2 84 (2.43%) HTTP
3 45 (1.30%) Intranet
4 38 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 19 (0.55%) SAN
6 8 (0.23%) LDAP
6 8 (0.23%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (0.20%) FTP
8 6 (0.17%) DNS
8 6 (0.17%) Network Security
9 5 (0.14%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.14%) SSL
10 4 (0.12%) LAN
10 4 (0.12%) WAN
10 4 (0.12%) iSCSI
10 4 (0.12%) LTE
10 4 (0.12%) NAS
10 4 (0.12%) AMQP
10 4 (0.12%) FCoE
10 4 (0.12%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 681 (19.69%) SQL Server
2 230 (6.65%) MySQL
3 214 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
4 199 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 198 (5.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 141 (4.08%) Relational Database
7 139 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 132 (3.82%) Oracle Database
9 125 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 111 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 83 (2.40%) Big Data
12 82 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
13 62 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
13 62 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
14 61 (1.76%) QlikView
15 58 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
16 57 (1.65%) RDBMS
17 52 (1.50%) NoSQL
18 51 (1.47%) DB2
19 47 (1.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 255 (7.37%) Git (software)
2 208 (6.02%) Visual Studio
3 162 (4.68%) Subversion
4 130 (3.76%) Jenkins
5 124 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 111 (3.21%) JUnit
7 87 (2.52%) Selenium
8 85 (2.46%) Maven
9 78 (2.26%) Eclipse
10 49 (1.42%) Ant
10 49 (1.42%) NUnit
11 45 (1.30%) Xcode
12 44 (1.27%) JIRA
13 37 (1.07%) TeamCity
14 36 (1.04%) Grunt
15 33 (0.95%) Mockito
15 33 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
16 32 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 29 (0.84%) Cucumber
18 28 (0.81%) PHPUnit
General
1 366 (10.58%) Finance
2 98 (2.83%) Banking
3 84 (2.43%) Marketing
4 80 (2.31%) Telecoms
5 63 (1.82%) Retail
6 51 (1.47%) Games
7 44 (1.27%) Publishing
8 43 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 31 (0.90%) Electronics
10 25 (0.72%) Legal
11 18 (0.52%) Advertising
12 13 (0.38%) Back Office
13 9 (0.26%) Military
13 9 (0.26%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.14%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.12%) Billing
16 4 (0.12%) Law
17 3 (0.087%) Automotive
17 3 (0.087%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1073 (31.03%) HTML
2 999 (28.89%) .NET
3 978 (28.28%) CSS
4 589 (17.03%) ASP.NET
5 565 (16.34%) jQuery
6 469 (13.56%) Web Services
7 439 (12.70%) HTML5
8 433 (12.52%) AngularJS
9 398 (11.51%) XML
10 313 (9.05%) CSS3
11 269 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 212 (6.13%) JSON
13 210 (6.07%) REST
14 208 (6.02%) WCF
15 194 (5.61%) Spring
16 189 (5.47%) .NET Framework
17 182 (5.26%) SOAP
18 161 (4.66%) RESTful
19 160 (4.63%) Ajax
20 146 (4.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 140 (4.05%) User Experience
2 134 (3.88%) Mobile App
3 99 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (2.43%) Computer Science
5 45 (1.30%) Visualisation
6 44 (1.27%) iPhone
7 41 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (1.04%) Client/Server
9 34 (0.98%) Data Structures
10 32 (0.93%) iPad
10 32 (0.93%) Management Information System
11 26 (0.75%) DataPower
12 25 (0.72%) CMDB
12 25 (0.72%) GIS
13 24 (0.69%) W3C
13 24 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
14 21 (0.61%) Social Media
14 21 (0.61%) Data Integration
14 21 (0.61%) N-Tier
15 20 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 353 (10.21%) Linux
2 282 (8.16%) UNIX
3 237 (6.85%) Windows
4 161 (4.66%) Apple iOS
5 119 (3.44%) Android
6 36 (1.04%) Solaris
7 34 (0.98%) Mac OS X
8 27 (0.78%) AIX
9 23 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.38%) Windows Phone
12 12 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.26%) CentOS
14 7 (0.20%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.17%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.12%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.12%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1006 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
2 611 (17.67%) MVC
3 484 (14.00%) TDD
4 374 (10.82%) Scrum
5 353 (10.21%) OO
6 295 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
7 233 (6.74%) Web Development
8 192 (5.55%) Continuous Integration
9 182 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 179 (5.18%) Unit Testing
11 174 (5.03%) E-Commerce
12 172 (4.97%) ETL
13 161 (4.66%) BDD
14 143 (4.14%) SOA
15 126 (3.64%) Migration
15 126 (3.64%) SDLC
16 123 (3.56%) Multithreading
17 119 (3.44%) OOP
18 116 (3.35%) iOS Development
19 107 (3.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1213 (35.08%) JavaScript
2 973 (28.14%) SQL
3 933 (26.98%) C#
4 644 (18.62%) Java
5 330 (9.54%) PHP
6 217 (6.28%) T-SQL
7 195 (5.64%) C++
8 187 (5.41%) Python
9 153 (4.42%) PL/SQL
10 135 (3.90%) C
11 106 (3.07%) Perl
12 94 (2.72%) Objective-C
13 90 (2.60%) Shell Script
14 76 (2.20%) Ruby
15 67 (1.94%) VB.NET
16 55 (1.59%) VB
17 43 (1.24%) PowerShell
18 34 (0.98%) VBA
19 24 (0.69%) Embedded C
20 23 (0.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 259 (7.49%) Security Cleared
2 196 (5.67%) SC Cleared
3 102 (2.95%) Degree
4 38 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.26%) MCTS
7 6 (0.17%) MCITP
7 6 (0.17%) MCSA
8 5 (0.14%) MCSD
8 5 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.14%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.12%) SAS Certification
9 4 (0.12%) OCPJWCD
9 4 (0.12%) OCPJP
9 4 (0.12%) OCMJD
10 3 (0.087%) SAP Certification
10 3 (0.087%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.087%) PhD
10 3 (0.087%) ISEB
11 2 (0.058%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (2.02%) QA
2 29 (0.84%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.20%) SLA
4 4 (0.12%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.087%) HL7
6 2 (0.058%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.058%) TickIT
6 2 (0.058%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.029%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.029%) WCAG
7 1 (0.029%) WAI
7 1 (0.029%) COBIT
7 1 (0.029%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.40%) Docker
3 9 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.14%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.087%) Firmware
5 3 (0.087%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.058%) Samba
6 2 (0.058%) Varnish
7 1 (0.029%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.029%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 42 (1.21%) Puppet
2 21 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.46%) Control-M
4 15 (0.43%) Vagrant
5 9 (0.26%) Ansible
6 6 (0.17%) SCOM
7 5 (0.14%) AirWatch
7 5 (0.14%) SCOrch
7 5 (0.14%) SCSM
8 4 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.087%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.087%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.087%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.087%) CloudHub
9 3 (0.087%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.058%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.058%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.058%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.058%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.058%) Netcool
Vendors
1 520 (15.04%) Oracle
2 322 (9.31%) Microsoft
3 71 (2.05%) IBM
4 62 (1.79%) SAP
5 47 (1.36%) Informatica
6 46 (1.33%) Adobe
7 45 (1.30%) Apple
8 44 (1.27%) Zend
9 37 (1.07%) Ab Initio
10 32 (0.93%) Sitecore
10 32 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
11 30 (0.87%) CA
12 29 (0.84%) BMC
12 29 (0.84%) HP
12 29 (0.84%) ServiceNow
13 28 (0.81%) Google
14 27 (0.78%) webMethods
15 25 (0.72%) Cognos
16 22 (0.64%) Tableau
17 21 (0.61%) Sybase
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
First Point
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £260 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £330 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £420 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Roc Search Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £275 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Preferred Choice
Rate: £330 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday