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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1629 1534 1500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.46% 17.13% 18.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.07% 18.69% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 969 821
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 70
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £24.75 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.15 £43.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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
8544 8207 7552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.57% 91.66% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4793 4559 3818
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £210
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 426 439 591
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £47.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 361 £375 +7.14% 142
Hampshire -1 276 £338 -0.73% 158
Surrey +1 240 £375 - 140
Buckinghamshire +3 235 £325 - 78
Oxfordshire -1 148 £396 +21.92% 118
West Sussex +12 122 £363 +20.83% 39
East Sussex 0 90 £300 +9.09% 57
Kent 0 80 £325 -7.14% 63
Middlesex +7 25 £314 -9.05% 2
Sussex 0 4 £250 -
Home Counties +3 3 £350 -
Thames Valley 0 3 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 £500 -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1149 (34.03%) JavaScript
2 1100 (32.58%) HTML
3 1028 (30.45%) .NET
4 1002 (29.68%) CSS
5 947 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
6 941 (27.87%) C#
7 933 (27.64%) SQL
8 652 (19.31%) Java
9 643 (19.05%) SQL Server
10 636 (18.84%) ASP.NET
11 603 (17.86%) jQuery
12 584 (17.30%) MVC
13 507 (15.02%) Web Services
14 475 (14.07%) Oracle
15 464 (13.74%) HTML5
16 418 (12.38%) XML
17 401 (11.88%) Linux
18 396 (11.73%) OO
19 395 (11.70%) TDD
20 374 (11.08%) Scrum
21 353 (10.46%) AngularJS
22 323 (9.57%) Finance
23 320 (9.48%) Microsoft
24 310 (9.18%) CSS3
25 268 (7.94%) PHP
26 255 (7.55%) UNIX
27 254 (7.52%) Windows
27 254 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
28 253 (7.49%) Web Development
29 249 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 239 (7.08%) CMS
2 157 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 109 (3.23%) Node.js
4 76 (2.25%) Tomcat
4 76 (2.25%) Apache
5 69 (2.04%) IIS
6 62 (1.84%) WebLogic
7 60 (1.78%) WebSphere
8 58 (1.72%) Drupal
9 56 (1.66%) JBoss
9 56 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
10 55 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
11 41 (1.21%) Umbraco
12 39 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 38 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
14 34 (1.01%) Kentico
15 28 (0.83%) SAS
16 27 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 26 (0.77%) WordPress
18 24 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 103 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 54 (1.60%) MS Office
3 47 (1.39%) Photoshop
4 27 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 13 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.24%) PowerPivot
8 6 (0.18%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.15%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.12%) GIMP
10 4 (0.12%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.12%) MS Project
11 2 (0.059%) InDesign
11 2 (0.059%) SPSS
12 1 (0.030%) DOC1
12 1 (0.030%) Simulink
12 1 (0.030%) Stateflow
12 1 (0.030%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 63 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.98%) Magento
3 22 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
5 11 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.27%) HFM
7 8 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 8 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.18%) BusinessWare
10 5 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
10 5 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
10 5 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.15%) ResourceLink
11 4 (0.12%) TIBCO iProcess
11 4 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 88 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (0.50%) Heroku
5 15 (0.44%) SaaS
6 13 (0.39%) Amazon S3
7 10 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.27%) Google Analytics
8 9 (0.27%) Force.com
9 7 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (0.21%) GitHub
10 6 (0.18%) Office 365
10 6 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.089%) Google Checkout
11 3 (0.089%) Yammer
11 3 (0.089%) IaaS
12 2 (0.059%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.059%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 104 (3.08%) Internet
2 73 (2.16%) HTTP
3 52 (1.54%) Intranet
4 43 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 21 (0.62%) SAN
6 19 (0.56%) Network Security
7 13 (0.39%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (0.27%) FCoE
8 9 (0.27%) iSCSI
9 7 (0.21%) LDAP
10 6 (0.18%) DNS
11 5 (0.15%) SSL
11 5 (0.15%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.15%) FTP
11 5 (0.15%) Firewall
12 4 (0.12%) NAS
12 4 (0.12%) AMQP
12 4 (0.12%) DVB
13 3 (0.089%) PuTTY
13 3 (0.089%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 643 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 192 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
3 184 (5.45%) MySQL
4 174 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 167 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 144 (4.27%) Relational Database
7 141 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 136 (4.03%) Oracle Database
9 102 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 91 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 61 (1.81%) RDBMS
12 60 (1.78%) MongoDB
13 54 (1.60%) Big Data
14 53 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
15 51 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
16 50 (1.48%) NoSQL
17 45 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
18 41 (1.21%) DB2
18 41 (1.21%) QlikView
19 38 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 247 (7.32%) Visual Studio
2 246 (7.29%) Git (software)
3 193 (5.72%) Subversion
4 139 (4.12%) Jenkins
5 137 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 116 (3.44%) JUnit
7 98 (2.90%) Maven
8 85 (2.52%) Selenium
9 77 (2.28%) NUnit
10 76 (2.25%) Eclipse
11 73 (2.16%) Ant
12 47 (1.39%) Xcode
13 46 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 40 (1.18%) Mockito
14 40 (1.18%) Cucumber
15 33 (0.98%) Grunt
15 33 (0.98%) JIRA
16 32 (0.95%) ClearCase
17 25 (0.74%) GoogleTest
18 23 (0.68%) Axure RP
General
1 323 (9.57%) Finance
2 96 (2.84%) Banking
3 95 (2.81%) Telecoms
4 87 (2.58%) Marketing
5 73 (2.16%) Publishing
6 65 (1.93%) Retail
7 43 (1.27%) Games
8 34 (1.01%) Electronics
9 29 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 19 (0.56%) Advertising
11 18 (0.53%) Legal
12 12 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.30%) Back Office
14 9 (0.27%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.24%) Military
16 7 (0.21%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.12%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.089%) Automotive
18 3 (0.089%) Front Office
18 3 (0.089%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1100 (32.58%) HTML
2 1028 (30.45%) .NET
3 1002 (29.68%) CSS
4 636 (18.84%) ASP.NET
5 603 (17.86%) jQuery
6 507 (15.02%) Web Services
7 464 (13.74%) HTML5
8 418 (12.38%) XML
9 353 (10.46%) AngularJS
10 310 (9.18%) CSS3
11 249 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 247 (7.32%) WCF
13 222 (6.58%) .NET Framework
14 206 (6.10%) Spring
15 185 (5.48%) REST
16 184 (5.45%) RESTful
17 180 (5.33%) Ajax
18 175 (5.18%) SOAP
19 160 (4.74%) JSON
20 131 (3.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 173 (5.12%) User Experience
2 136 (4.03%) Mobile App
3 110 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (2.52%) Open Source
5 72 (2.13%) iPhone
6 71 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 56 (1.66%) iPad
8 52 (1.54%) W3C
9 41 (1.21%) Client/Server
10 39 (1.16%) Visualisation
10 39 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
11 35 (1.04%) Management Information System
12 32 (0.95%) Data Structures
13 30 (0.89%) N-Tier
14 24 (0.71%) Social Media
15 22 (0.65%) CMDB
16 21 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
17 19 (0.56%) Replication
18 18 (0.53%) Web 2.0
19 16 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 401 (11.88%) Linux
2 255 (7.55%) UNIX
3 254 (7.52%) Windows
4 166 (4.92%) Apple iOS
5 126 (3.73%) Android
6 46 (1.36%) Mac OS X
7 31 (0.92%) Solaris
8 27 (0.80%) AIX
9 24 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (0.41%) Windows Phone
11 12 (0.36%) CentOS
11 12 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.33%) Windows 7
13 10 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.12%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.12%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 947 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
2 584 (17.30%) MVC
3 396 (11.73%) OO
4 395 (11.70%) TDD
5 374 (11.08%) Scrum
6 254 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
7 253 (7.49%) Web Development
8 228 (6.75%) Software Engineering
9 190 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
10 186 (5.51%) Unit Testing
11 167 (4.95%) ETL
12 152 (4.50%) SOA
13 135 (4.00%) OOP
14 130 (3.85%) BDD
15 123 (3.64%) E-Commerce
16 122 (3.61%) iOS Development
17 120 (3.55%) Migration
18 117 (3.47%) Content Management
19 113 (3.35%) Multithreading
20 110 (3.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1149 (34.03%) JavaScript
2 941 (27.87%) C#
3 933 (27.64%) SQL
4 652 (19.31%) Java
5 268 (7.94%) PHP
6 206 (6.10%) Python
7 197 (5.84%) C++
8 194 (5.75%) T-SQL
9 145 (4.30%) PL/SQL
10 123 (3.64%) C
11 103 (3.05%) Objective-C
12 95 (2.81%) Perl
13 94 (2.78%) Ruby
14 79 (2.34%) VB.NET
15 65 (1.93%) PowerShell
16 61 (1.81%) Shell Script
17 45 (1.33%) VB
18 37 (1.10%) VBA
19 25 (0.74%) Scala
19 25 (0.74%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 243 (7.20%) Security Cleared
2 191 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 86 (2.55%) Degree
4 38 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (0.89%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (0.24%) MCTS
8 7 (0.21%) SAS Certification
9 6 (0.18%) MCSA
10 4 (0.12%) MCITP
10 4 (0.12%) ISEB
11 3 (0.089%) MCSD
11 3 (0.089%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.059%) HND
12 2 (0.059%) MCAD
12 2 (0.059%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.030%) MCSE
13 1 (0.030%) MCDBA
13 1 (0.030%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.030%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (2.01%) QA
2 12 (0.36%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.24%) WCAG
4 6 (0.18%) SLA
5 4 (0.12%) HL7
6 2 (0.059%) WAI
6 2 (0.059%) TickIT
6 2 (0.059%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.059%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.059%) DO-178B
System Software
1 14 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.36%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.30%) VirtualBox
4 7 (0.21%) Docker
5 5 (0.15%) Samba
6 4 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.089%) Varnish
7 3 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.089%) Firmware
7 3 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.059%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.030%) IAG
9 1 (0.030%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 62 (1.84%) Puppet
2 24 (0.71%) Vagrant
3 18 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.47%) Control-M
5 9 (0.27%) TeamSite
6 8 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
7 6 (0.18%) SCOM
8 5 (0.15%) SCOrch
8 5 (0.15%) SCSM
8 5 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.12%) CloudHub
10 3 (0.089%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.089%) Ansible
10 3 (0.089%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.089%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.059%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.059%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.059%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.030%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 1 (0.030%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 475 (14.07%) Oracle
2 320 (9.48%) Microsoft
3 73 (2.16%) Adobe
4 69 (2.04%) Business Objects
4 69 (2.04%) SAP
5 55 (1.63%) Apple
5 55 (1.63%) Google
6 53 (1.57%) Sitecore
7 47 (1.39%) IBM
8 46 (1.36%) Informatica
9 44 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
10 32 (0.95%) Zend
11 30 (0.89%) BMC
11 30 (0.89%) HP
12 27 (0.80%) Cognos
13 26 (0.77%) CA
14 25 (0.74%) VMware
15 24 (0.71%) webMethods
16 23 (0.68%) OpenText
16 23 (0.68%) Telerik
Crawley, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day for 6 months, rolling
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Rate: From £270 to £300 per day Great rate and a great working environment
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £35 - 38 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Rate: £225.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £351 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 2 days ago