The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1683 1466 1828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.02% 17.26% 17.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.53% 18.72% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1052 806 922
Average daily rate £343 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 63 76
Average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.99 £17.33 £19.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.45 £43.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9082 7833 9779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.84% 92.21% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5002 3901 4422
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 611 700
Average hourly rate £17.13 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.43% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.70 £41.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Developer
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -4 382 £350 -3.78% 141
Hampshire -3 360 £325 -1.51% 146
Surrey +1 331 £375 +7.14% 168
Buckinghamshire +1 189 £330 +10.00% 53
Oxfordshire +1 134 £315 -3.07% 113
East Sussex 0 99 £275 -21.42% 43
Kent 0 62 £363 +21.33% 64
West Sussex -6 31 £288 -23.33% 32
Middlesex +4 18 £385 -9.41% 4
Thames Valley +4 11 £450 -10.00%
Home Counties +2 4 £200 -33.33%
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1106 (33.96%) JavaScript
2 1088 (33.40%) .NET
3 1050 (32.24%) HTML
4 1038 (31.87%) SQL
5 957 (29.38%) C#
6 893 (27.42%) CSS
7 825 (25.33%) SQL Server
8 690 (21.19%) jQuery
9 643 (19.74%) ASP.NET
10 577 (17.72%) Java
11 549 (16.86%) MVC
12 534 (16.40%) XML
13 451 (13.85%) HTML5
14 433 (13.29%) Oracle
15 419 (12.86%) Finance
16 378 (11.61%) Microsoft
17 370 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
18 336 (10.32%) Web Services
19 331 (10.16%) Windows
20 309 (9.49%) PHP
21 303 (9.30%) OO
22 299 (9.18%) TDD
22 299 (9.18%) CSS3
23 289 (8.87%) Scrum
24 275 (8.44%) Ajax
25 263 (8.07%) Linux
26 260 (7.98%) MySQL
27 255 (7.83%) Visual Studio
28 251 (7.71%) Security Cleared
29 250 (7.68%) WCF

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 175 (5.37%) SharePoint
2 145 (4.45%) CMS
3 79 (2.43%) WebSphere
4 73 (2.24%) Drupal
5 61 (1.87%) WebLogic
6 54 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
7 52 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 52 (1.60%) IIS
8 43 (1.32%) Tomcat
9 38 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
10 36 (1.11%) Apache
11 35 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
12 31 (0.95%) Apache ServiceMix
13 30 (0.92%) Liferay
14 29 (0.89%) SAS
15 28 (0.86%) WordPress
15 28 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
16 25 (0.77%) Node.js
17 22 (0.68%) Umbraco
18 17 (0.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 145 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 93 (2.86%) MS Office
3 51 (1.57%) Photoshop
4 17 (0.52%) Fireworks
5 16 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
8 9 (0.28%) InfoPath
8 9 (0.28%) PaintShop Pro
9 6 (0.18%) MS Project
10 5 (0.15%) PowerPivot
10 5 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.092%) MS Visio
13 2 (0.061%) InDesign
14 1 (0.031%) Final Cut Pro
14 1 (0.031%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.031%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 61 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
4 14 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.31%) Magento
6 9 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.21%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.21%) CSG Singleview
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
10 4 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
10 4 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
11 3 (0.092%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.092%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 51 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (1.44%) SaaS
3 8 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
4 6 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.15%) Force.com
6 4 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.12%) MailChimp
7 3 (0.092%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.061%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.061%) GitHub
9 1 (0.031%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.031%) Office 365
9 1 (0.031%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.031%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 57 (1.75%) Internet
2 36 (1.11%) HTTP
3 22 (0.68%) Intranet
4 21 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.46%) Network Security
6 10 (0.31%) LDAP
6 10 (0.31%) DNS
7 8 (0.25%) Extranet
8 7 (0.21%) NGN
8 7 (0.21%) SSL
8 7 (0.21%) FTP
9 6 (0.18%) CTI
10 5 (0.15%) SAN
10 5 (0.15%) SMTP
10 5 (0.15%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.092%) VPN
12 3 (0.092%) SNMP
13 2 (0.061%) GSM
13 2 (0.061%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 825 (25.33%) SQL Server
2 260 (7.98%) MySQL
3 248 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 196 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 193 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 170 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
7 124 (3.81%) Oracle Database
8 123 (3.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 121 (3.72%) Relational Database
10 96 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 81 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 77 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 45 (1.38%) RDBMS
14 43 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
15 42 (1.29%) DB2
16 41 (1.26%) QlikView
17 38 (1.17%) OLAP
17 38 (1.17%) MongoDB
18 36 (1.11%) MS Access
19 34 (1.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 255 (7.83%) Visual Studio
2 203 (6.23%) Subversion
3 144 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 120 (3.68%) Git (software)
5 90 (2.76%) Eclipse
6 88 (2.70%) Jenkins
7 76 (2.33%) NUnit
8 60 (1.84%) Maven
9 42 (1.29%) Ant
10 40 (1.23%) JUnit
11 33 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
12 30 (0.92%) Xcode
13 29 (0.89%) Hudson
14 28 (0.86%) Toad
15 25 (0.77%) DbUnit
15 25 (0.77%) TestNG
15 25 (0.77%) JIRA
16 24 (0.74%) Mockito
17 23 (0.71%) Jasmine
17 23 (0.71%) Selenium
General
1 419 (12.86%) Finance
2 118 (3.62%) Retail
3 102 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 54 (1.66%) Marketing
5 46 (1.41%) Banking
6 40 (1.23%) Publishing
7 37 (1.14%) Games
8 32 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 18 (0.55%) Billing
10 16 (0.49%) Electronics
11 13 (0.40%) Military
12 12 (0.37%) Advertising
13 11 (0.34%) Legal
14 9 (0.28%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.25%) Back Office
15 8 (0.25%) Automotive
15 8 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.15%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.12%) Multimedia
18 3 (0.092%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1088 (33.40%) .NET
2 1050 (32.24%) HTML
3 893 (27.42%) CSS
4 690 (21.19%) jQuery
5 643 (19.74%) ASP.NET
6 534 (16.40%) XML
7 451 (13.85%) HTML5
8 336 (10.32%) Web Services
9 299 (9.18%) CSS3
10 275 (8.44%) Ajax
11 250 (7.68%) WCF
12 240 (7.37%) Spring
13 223 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 217 (6.66%) JSON
15 177 (5.43%) .NET Framework
16 155 (4.76%) Hibernate
17 126 (3.87%) J2EE
18 121 (3.72%) XSLT
19 113 (3.47%) SOAP
19 113 (3.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 123 (3.78%) Mobile App
2 68 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
3 64 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 56 (1.72%) Open Source
5 31 (0.95%) N-Tier
6 30 (0.92%) Client/Server
6 30 (0.92%) NHS
7 26 (0.80%) iPad
8 25 (0.77%) Digital Media
9 24 (0.74%) iPhone
9 24 (0.74%) Management Information System
10 23 (0.71%) E-Learning
11 18 (0.55%) Data Integration
12 16 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
13 15 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
13 15 (0.46%) DataPower
14 13 (0.40%) Graphic Design
14 13 (0.40%) Visualisation
15 12 (0.37%) W3C
15 12 (0.37%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 331 (10.16%) Windows
2 263 (8.07%) Linux
3 205 (6.29%) UNIX
4 112 (3.44%) Android
5 105 (3.22%) Apple iOS
6 33 (1.01%) Solaris
7 28 (0.86%) Windows 7
8 25 (0.77%) AIX
9 24 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (0.46%) Windows Phone
11 15 (0.46%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.28%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
15 6 (0.18%) Windows NT
15 6 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
16 5 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.12%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (16.86%) MVC
2 370 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
3 303 (9.30%) OO
4 299 (9.18%) TDD
5 289 (8.87%) Scrum
6 198 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
6 198 (6.08%) Web Development
7 166 (5.10%) ETL
8 158 (4.85%) Software Engineering
9 153 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
10 152 (4.67%) Unit Testing
11 148 (4.54%) SOA
12 141 (4.33%) E-Commerce
13 126 (3.87%) OOP
13 126 (3.87%) Workflow
14 117 (3.59%) CRM
15 100 (3.07%) Responsive Web Design
16 96 (2.95%) UML
17 93 (2.86%) Migration
18 82 (2.52%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1106 (33.96%) JavaScript
2 1038 (31.87%) SQL
3 957 (29.38%) C#
4 577 (17.72%) Java
5 309 (9.49%) PHP
6 217 (6.66%) T-SQL
7 200 (6.14%) VB.NET
8 173 (5.31%) PL/SQL
9 163 (5.00%) C++
10 126 (3.87%) Python
11 90 (2.76%) VB
12 84 (2.58%) C
13 70 (2.15%) VBA
14 66 (2.03%) Perl
15 49 (1.50%) PHP5
16 47 (1.44%) VB6
17 45 (1.38%) Shell Script
18 39 (1.20%) Objective-C
19 35 (1.07%) PowerShell
20 31 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 251 (7.71%) Security Cleared
2 189 (5.80%) SC Cleared
3 97 (2.98%) Degree
4 24 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 13 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.12%) SAS Certification
7 4 (0.12%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.092%) CEH
9 2 (0.061%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.031%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.031%) CIMA
10 1 (0.031%) ACCA
10 1 (0.031%) ISEB
10 1 (0.031%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (1.11%) QA
2 23 (0.71%) SLA
3 21 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.31%) HL7
6 5 (0.15%) WCAG
7 4 (0.12%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.031%) WAI
8 1 (0.031%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.25%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.092%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.061%) NFS
4 2 (0.061%) Samba
4 2 (0.061%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.061%) Xen
5 1 (0.031%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.031%) vSphere
5 1 (0.031%) XenApp
5 1 (0.031%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.031%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.031%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 18 (0.55%) SCCM
2 9 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.21%) Puppet
4 5 (0.15%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.12%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.092%) SCOM
6 3 (0.092%) Netcool
6 3 (0.092%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 2 (0.061%) Control-M
7 2 (0.061%) Netcool/Webtop
7 2 (0.061%) WMI
7 2 (0.061%) Ansible
7 2 (0.061%) nmon
7 2 (0.061%) Ionix
8 1 (0.031%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.031%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.031%) WSUS
8 1 (0.031%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.031%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.031%) OpenView
Vendors
1 433 (13.29%) Oracle
2 378 (11.61%) Microsoft
3 67 (2.06%) IBM
4 62 (1.90%) SAP
5 55 (1.69%) Google
6 54 (1.66%) Informatica
7 50 (1.54%) Business Objects
8 48 (1.47%) Cognos
9 45 (1.38%) Adobe
10 43 (1.32%) Sitecore
11 40 (1.23%) Twitter
12 35 (1.07%) Zend
13 33 (1.01%) Talend
14 30 (0.92%) Ab Initio
15 26 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
15 26 (0.80%) JBoss
16 20 (0.61%) CA
17 19 (0.58%) Lotus
18 18 (0.55%) Telerik
18 18 (0.55%) Atomikos
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £280 - £310 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
Westbourne Partners
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £300.00 - £370 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
MBN Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis IT
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £0 to £0 per annum DOE
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kent
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £300 to £350 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £550 per day + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £410 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £420 per day + Fuel Card
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £410 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £301350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday