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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1622 1668 1463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.96% 17.94% 17.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.19% 19.14% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 995 833
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £260 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 39
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.95 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
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
8034 8717 7813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.91% 93.76% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4854 4667 4070
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 421 454
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 329 £380 +8.57% 154
Hampshire +1 304 £350 - 167
Surrey +1 252 £400 +6.66% 153
Buckinghamshire 0 202 £375 +7.14% 68
Oxfordshire +1 176 £375 -6.25% 112
East Sussex 0 120 £345 +15.00% 38
Kent 0 110 £338 -3.57% 70
West Sussex 0 79 £385 +13.23% 39
Middlesex -1 32 £350 -12.50% 8
Sussex - 4 £325 -
Home Counties -2 2 - -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1361 (39.20%) JavaScript
2 1190 (34.27%) HTML
3 1132 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
4 1053 (30.33%) CSS
5 936 (26.96%) SQL
6 856 (24.65%) .NET
7 828 (23.85%) Java
8 820 (23.62%) C#
9 638 (18.38%) SQL Server
10 606 (17.45%) MVC
11 593 (17.08%) jQuery
12 545 (15.70%) AngularJS
13 495 (14.26%) Oracle
14 488 (14.06%) Linux
15 486 (14.00%) HTML5
16 449 (12.93%) TDD
17 430 (12.38%) ASP.NET
18 424 (12.21%) XML
19 419 (12.07%) Web Services
20 386 (11.12%) Microsoft
21 365 (10.51%) Scrum
22 356 (10.25%) OO
23 347 (9.99%) Finance
24 330 (9.50%) PHP
25 327 (9.42%) Front End Development
26 301 (8.67%) Security Cleared
27 294 (8.47%) Git (software)
28 291 (8.38%) Unix
29 284 (8.18%) CSS3
30 279 (8.04%) Windows

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 226 (6.51%) Node.js
2 152 (4.38%) SharePoint
3 111 (3.20%) CMS
4 103 (2.97%) JBoss
5 82 (2.36%) Apache
6 79 (2.28%) WebLogic
7 75 (2.16%) WebSphere
8 70 (2.02%) IIS
9 69 (1.99%) SAS
10 65 (1.87%) Tomcat
11 53 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 44 (1.27%) Drupal
13 43 (1.24%) WordPress
14 42 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
15 31 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
16 25 (0.72%) Moodle
16 25 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
16 25 (0.72%) Umbraco
17 22 (0.63%) Confluence
18 20 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 147 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 71 (2.04%) Photoshop
3 41 (1.18%) MS Office
4 25 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.20%) GIMP
8 5 (0.14%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.058%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.058%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.058%) MS Project
9 2 (0.058%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.029%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.029%) InDesign
10 1 (0.029%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.029%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.029%) Weka
Business Applications
1 52 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (1.44%) Magento
3 23 (0.66%) Cordys
4 12 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 12 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.29%) BigMachines
5 10 (0.29%) Eloqua
5 10 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.12%) Maximo
8 4 (0.12%) Odoo
8 4 (0.12%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.086%) Oracle BRM
9 3 (0.086%) SAP GRC
9 3 (0.086%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 64 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
1 64 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (1.18%) GitHub
3 33 (0.95%) SaaS
4 26 (0.75%) Force.com
5 23 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (0.58%) Office 365
7 18 (0.52%) Google Analytics
8 16 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
10 12 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
10 12 (0.35%) Heroku
11 10 (0.29%) PaaS
11 10 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.23%) Route 53
13 6 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.14%) IaaS
14 5 (0.14%) Scribe Online
15 3 (0.086%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 92 (2.65%) HTTP
2 69 (1.99%) Internet
3 48 (1.38%) Intranet
4 40 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.46%) LDAP
6 12 (0.35%) SSL
7 11 (0.32%) DVB
7 11 (0.32%) Firewall
8 9 (0.26%) FTP
8 9 (0.26%) H.323
9 8 (0.23%) Network Security
9 8 (0.23%) SMTP
10 6 (0.17%) Kerberos
11 5 (0.14%) DNS
11 5 (0.14%) SAN
12 4 (0.12%) Bluetooth
12 4 (0.12%) CTI
12 4 (0.12%) Modbus
13 3 (0.086%) GPRS
13 3 (0.086%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 638 (18.38%) SQL Server
2 203 (5.85%) MySQL
3 196 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
4 192 (5.53%) Oracle Database
5 168 (4.84%) NoSQL
6 163 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 158 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 143 (4.12%) Relational Database
9 140 (4.03%) MongoDB
10 120 (3.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 118 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
12 80 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
13 74 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
14 71 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 67 (1.93%) Big Data
16 66 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
17 65 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
18 56 (1.61%) DB2
19 52 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
20 51 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 294 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 254 (7.32%) Subversion
3 165 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 155 (4.46%) Visual Studio
5 141 (4.06%) Jenkins
6 134 (3.86%) Eclipse
7 115 (3.31%) Ant
7 115 (3.31%) Maven
8 114 (3.28%) JIRA
9 92 (2.65%) JUnit
10 81 (2.33%) Grunt
11 76 (2.19%) NUnit
12 67 (1.93%) Selenium
13 65 (1.87%) Oracle APEX
14 62 (1.79%) Cucumber
15 52 (1.50%) Jasmine
16 51 (1.47%) gulp
17 49 (1.41%) Toad
18 48 (1.38%) ClearCase
19 46 (1.32%) GoogleTest
General
1 347 (9.99%) Finance
2 97 (2.79%) Banking
3 96 (2.76%) Telecoms
4 75 (2.16%) Marketing
4 75 (2.16%) Retail
5 69 (1.99%) Publishing
6 27 (0.78%) Electronics
7 23 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 22 (0.63%) Military
9 21 (0.60%) Advertising
10 18 (0.52%) Legal
11 14 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.32%) Billing
14 10 (0.29%) Games
15 9 (0.26%) Automotive
16 8 (0.23%) Back Office
17 4 (0.12%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.12%) Law
17 4 (0.12%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1190 (34.27%) HTML
2 1053 (30.33%) CSS
3 856 (24.65%) .NET
4 593 (17.08%) jQuery
5 545 (15.70%) AngularJS
6 486 (14.00%) HTML5
7 430 (12.38%) ASP.NET
8 424 (12.21%) XML
9 419 (12.07%) Web Services
10 284 (8.18%) CSS3
11 254 (7.32%) REST
12 245 (7.06%) Spring
13 224 (6.45%) JSON
13 224 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 223 (6.42%) ASP.NET MVC
15 210 (6.05%) .NET Framework
16 179 (5.16%) SOAP
17 164 (4.72%) Ajax
18 161 (4.64%) RESTful
19 158 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 230 (6.62%) User Experience
2 128 (3.69%) Mobile App
3 127 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 58 (1.67%) Visualisation
6 38 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (1.01%) N-Tier
8 33 (0.95%) Animation
9 29 (0.84%) NHS
10 28 (0.81%) Mathematics
11 26 (0.75%) Derivative
12 24 (0.69%) Management Information System
13 20 (0.58%) Data Integration
14 18 (0.52%) W3C
15 17 (0.49%) Client/Server
15 17 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
16 15 (0.43%) DataPower
17 14 (0.40%) Fintech
18 13 (0.37%) STB
19 12 (0.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 488 (14.06%) Linux
2 291 (8.38%) Unix
3 279 (8.04%) Windows
4 131 (3.77%) Android
5 111 (3.20%) Apple iOS
6 60 (1.73%) Windows Server
7 40 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (0.55%) AIX
11 17 (0.49%) Windows 7
12 16 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
13 14 (0.40%) Mac OS X
13 14 (0.40%) Ubuntu
13 14 (0.40%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.32%) CentOS
15 10 (0.29%) Solaris
16 9 (0.26%) Windows Phone
17 8 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
17 8 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1132 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
2 606 (17.45%) MVC
3 449 (12.93%) TDD
4 365 (10.51%) Scrum
5 356 (10.25%) OO
6 327 (9.42%) Front End Development
7 244 (7.03%) Unit Testing
8 230 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
9 216 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
10 212 (6.11%) Web Development
11 207 (5.96%) Software Engineering
12 187 (5.39%) E-Commerce
13 173 (4.98%) BDD
14 158 (4.55%) SDLC
15 141 (4.06%) UML
16 139 (4.00%) ETL
17 126 (3.63%) Open Source
18 119 (3.43%) Multithreading
19 118 (3.40%) CRM
20 114 (3.28%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1361 (39.20%) JavaScript
2 936 (26.96%) SQL
3 828 (23.85%) Java
4 820 (23.62%) C#
5 330 (9.50%) PHP
6 243 (7.00%) PL/SQL
7 239 (6.88%) Python
8 227 (6.54%) C++
9 160 (4.61%) C
10 157 (4.52%) T-SQL
11 119 (3.43%) Shell Script
12 113 (3.25%) Ruby
13 85 (2.45%) PowerShell
14 73 (2.10%) VB.NET
15 66 (1.90%) Perl
16 58 (1.67%) Objective-C
17 51 (1.47%) Apex Code
18 49 (1.41%) VB
19 47 (1.35%) Scala
20 40 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 301 (8.67%) Security Cleared
2 255 (7.34%) SC Cleared
3 130 (3.74%) Degree
4 32 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 16 (0.46%) SAS Certification
7 15 (0.43%) Sun Certification
8 8 (0.23%) CCNP
8 8 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.14%) IBM Certification
10 5 (0.14%) MCP
10 5 (0.14%) MCSD
10 5 (0.14%) MCSE
10 5 (0.14%) MCTS
10 5 (0.14%) OCP
10 5 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.12%) ISEB
11 4 (0.12%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.086%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (1.27%) QA
2 38 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 18 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.26%) FedRAMP
5 5 (0.14%) HL7
6 3 (0.086%) SDET
6 3 (0.086%) SLA
6 3 (0.086%) WCAG
7 2 (0.058%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.058%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.029%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.029%) MISRA
8 1 (0.029%) SEPA
8 1 (0.029%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.49%) Docker
3 13 (0.37%) vSphere
4 10 (0.29%) vCloud
5 7 (0.20%) VirtualBox
5 7 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (0.14%) Firmware
8 1 (0.029%) GridGain
8 1 (0.029%) HDFS
8 1 (0.029%) KVM
8 1 (0.029%) NFS
8 1 (0.029%) Samba
8 1 (0.029%) Varnish
8 1 (0.029%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.029%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.029%) Xen
8 1 (0.029%) zsh
Systems Management
1 8 (0.23%) Control-M
1 8 (0.23%) Puppet
2 7 (0.20%) Capistrano
2 7 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.17%) CA Wily
4 5 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.12%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.086%) Netcool
6 3 (0.086%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 2 (0.058%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.058%) Packer
7 2 (0.058%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.029%) Ansible
8 1 (0.029%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.029%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.029%) QRadar
Vendors
1 495 (14.26%) Oracle
2 386 (11.12%) Microsoft
3 74 (2.13%) IBM
4 73 (2.10%) SAP
5 68 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 65 (1.87%) Adobe
7 51 (1.47%) Sitecore
8 48 (1.38%) Google
9 39 (1.12%) Informatica
10 37 (1.07%) Tableau
11 34 (0.98%) Red Hat
12 26 (0.75%) VMware
12 26 (0.75%) Xamarin
13 22 (0.63%) Apple
14 21 (0.60%) Zend
15 18 (0.52%) CA
16 16 (0.46%) Telerik
17 13 (0.37%) Talend
17 13 (0.37%) Twitter
18 12 (0.35%) Ab Initio
Middlesex
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Rate: £399 - £451 per day
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Oxfordshire
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