The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1679 1777 1608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.54% 18.08% 17.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.79% 19.04% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1080 1186 928
Median daily rate £390 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 23 27
Median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +12.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.75 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.59 £42.50 £48.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.04 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.74% +5.82%
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
8076 9335 8775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.97% 95.00% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4886 5595 4855
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 438 434
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.65% +4.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +5 351 £350 +2.18% 151
Oxfordshire 0 272 £425 +6.25% 69
Berkshire -5 233 £375 - 86
Surrey 0 224 £425 +6.25% 101
West Sussex -1 156 £400 +10.34% 21
Buckinghamshire 0 139 £363 +3.57% 61
East Sussex +1 126 £400 +23.07% 43
Kent -1 70 £345 +2.22% 34
Middlesex 0 52 £438 +25.00% 4
M4 Corridor +3 10 - -
Sussex +2 6 £238 -40.62% 1
Isle of Wight 0 1 £275 +10.00%
Home Counties 0 1 £440 -37.14%
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 1271 (37.61%) JavaScript
2 1159 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
3 1106 (32.73%) HTML
4 1037 (30.69%) Java
5 1004 (29.71%) SQL
6 980 (29.00%) CSS
7 885 (26.19%) C#
8 857 (25.36%) .NET
9 701 (20.75%) SQL Server
10 679 (20.09%) MVC
11 587 (17.37%) AngularJS
12 559 (16.54%) jQuery
13 508 (15.03%) ASP.NET
14 496 (14.68%) Web Services
14 496 (14.68%) HTML5
15 492 (14.56%) Oracle
16 484 (14.32%) Scrum
17 480 (14.21%) Web Development
18 453 (13.41%) TDD
19 450 (13.32%) XML
20 435 (12.87%) Spring
21 411 (12.16%) Linux
22 372 (11.01%) REST
23 367 (10.86%) JSON
24 357 (10.57%) CSS3
25 346 (10.24%) Git (software)
26 344 (10.18%) PHP
27 340 (10.06%) Microsoft
28 330 (9.77%) Security Cleared
29 324 (9.59%) Finance

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 143 (4.23%) CMS
2 138 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 135 (4.00%) JBoss
4 129 (3.82%) Apache
5 122 (3.61%) SharePoint
6 102 (3.02%) IIS
7 86 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
8 69 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
9 65 (1.92%) Confluence
10 64 (1.89%) WebLogic
11 52 (1.54%) WebSphere
12 44 (1.30%) WordPress
13 41 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
14 40 (1.18%) Drupal
15 38 (1.12%) Apache Spark
16 35 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
17 28 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
18 24 (0.71%) Umbraco
19 23 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
20 20 (0.59%) nginx
Applications
1 162 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 37 (1.09%) Photoshop
3 36 (1.07%) MS Office
4 16 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 15 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (0.30%) InDesign
6 10 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.059%) GIMP
8 2 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.030%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.030%) DOC1
9 1 (0.030%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.030%) Simulink
9 1 (0.030%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 77 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (1.15%) Magento
3 15 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 12 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
6 6 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.18%) SAP CRM
6 6 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.15%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.089%) OpenText MBPM
9 3 (0.089%) SAP PSCD
10 2 (0.059%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.059%) Exstream
10 2 (0.059%) OpenText Process Suite
10 2 (0.059%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.059%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 183 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
2 155 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
4 62 (1.83%) GitHub
5 57 (1.69%) PaaS
6 37 (1.09%) SaaS
7 30 (0.89%) Office 365
8 25 (0.74%) Boomi
9 23 (0.68%) Google Play
10 21 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 15 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
12 14 (0.41%) Bluemix
13 12 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
14 11 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
14 11 (0.33%) Heroku
15 10 (0.30%) Amazon S3
16 7 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
17 6 (0.18%) IaaS
18 5 (0.15%) Force.com
18 5 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 132 (3.91%) HTTP
2 38 (1.12%) Internet
3 30 (0.89%) Network Security
4 27 (0.80%) SSL
5 26 (0.77%) LDAP
6 20 (0.59%) FTP
7 15 (0.44%) SNMP
8 14 (0.41%) DNS
9 12 (0.36%) Kerberos
9 12 (0.36%) TCP/IP
10 10 (0.30%) Bluetooth
11 9 (0.27%) CTI
12 8 (0.24%) Intranet
12 8 (0.24%) SSH
13 7 (0.21%) DVB
14 6 (0.18%) AMQP
14 6 (0.18%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.18%) SMTP
15 5 (0.15%) Firewall
16 4 (0.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 701 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 203 (6.01%) MySQL
3 202 (5.98%) Oracle Database
4 200 (5.92%) MongoDB
5 198 (5.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 194 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 166 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
8 151 (4.47%) Relational Database
9 139 (4.11%) NoSQL
10 110 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 103 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 96 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
13 84 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
14 79 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
15 70 (2.07%) Big Data
16 50 (1.48%) Hadoop
17 46 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
18 39 (1.15%) Couchbase
19 38 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
20 36 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 346 (10.24%) Git (software)
2 305 (9.03%) Subversion
3 288 (8.52%) JUnit
4 247 (7.31%) Jenkins
5 186 (5.50%) Visual Studio
6 173 (5.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 155 (4.59%) Cucumber
8 153 (4.53%) Maven
9 146 (4.32%) Selenium
10 139 (4.11%) JIRA
11 107 (3.17%) Mockito
12 91 (2.69%) Gradle
13 88 (2.60%) Eclipse
14 60 (1.78%) NUnit
15 50 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
16 49 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 48 (1.42%) Grunt
18 47 (1.39%) Ant
19 44 (1.30%) TeamCity
20 43 (1.27%) JMeter
General
1 324 (9.59%) Finance
2 80 (2.37%) Telecoms
3 77 (2.28%) Banking
4 70 (2.07%) Publishing
5 57 (1.69%) Retail
6 56 (1.66%) Marketing
7 24 (0.71%) Advertising
8 22 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 18 (0.53%) Military
10 17 (0.50%) Front Office
11 15 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 15 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.44%) Games
11 15 (0.44%) Legal
12 14 (0.41%) Electronics
12 14 (0.41%) Law
13 13 (0.38%) Back Office
14 9 (0.27%) Automotive
15 8 (0.24%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.21%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1106 (32.73%) HTML
2 980 (29.00%) CSS
3 857 (25.36%) .NET
4 587 (17.37%) AngularJS
5 559 (16.54%) jQuery
6 508 (15.03%) ASP.NET
7 496 (14.68%) HTML5
7 496 (14.68%) Web Services
8 450 (13.32%) XML
9 435 (12.87%) Spring
10 372 (11.01%) REST
11 367 (10.86%) JSON
12 357 (10.57%) CSS3
13 265 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 252 (7.46%) RESTful
15 220 (6.51%) Ajax
16 198 (5.86%) .NET Framework
17 181 (5.36%) Node.js
18 178 (5.27%) SOAP
19 168 (4.97%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 141 (4.17%) User Experience
2 113 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 84 (2.49%) Mobile App
5 55 (1.63%) Visualisation
6 44 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 41 (1.21%) N-Tier
8 40 (1.18%) Digital Media
9 33 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 30 (0.89%) Algorithms
10 30 (0.89%) iPad
11 26 (0.77%) Mathematics
12 24 (0.71%) Data Integration
13 21 (0.62%) Derivative
14 19 (0.56%) iPhone
14 19 (0.56%) Smart Meter
15 17 (0.50%) CMDB
15 17 (0.50%) NHS
16 16 (0.47%) Cryptography
17 14 (0.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 411 (12.16%) Linux
2 221 (6.54%) Windows
3 208 (6.16%) Unix
4 104 (3.08%) Android
5 77 (2.28%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.04%) Windows Server
7 31 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (0.59%) Mac OS X
8 20 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (0.47%) CentOS
9 16 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.30%) AIX
11 9 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (0.27%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.18%) Solaris
14 4 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.12%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1159 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
2 679 (20.09%) MVC
3 484 (14.32%) Scrum
4 480 (14.21%) Web Development
5 453 (13.41%) TDD
6 315 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
7 282 (8.35%) Front End Development
8 232 (6.87%) OO
8 232 (6.87%) Software Engineering
9 189 (5.59%) BDD
10 181 (5.36%) Unit Testing
11 178 (5.27%) Kanban
12 177 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
12 177 (5.24%) ETL
13 166 (4.91%) Open Source
14 163 (4.82%) Automated Testing
14 163 (4.82%) CRM
15 134 (3.97%) Migration
16 130 (3.85%) Configuration Management
17 128 (3.79%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1271 (37.61%) JavaScript
2 1037 (30.69%) Java
3 1004 (29.71%) SQL
4 885 (26.19%) C#
5 344 (10.18%) PHP
6 241 (7.13%) Python
7 222 (6.57%) T-SQL
8 201 (5.95%) Scala
9 189 (5.59%) C++
10 185 (5.47%) PL/SQL
11 157 (4.65%) Ruby
12 126 (3.73%) C
13 97 (2.87%) VB
14 72 (2.13%) Shell Script
15 66 (1.95%) VB.NET
16 65 (1.92%) Perl
17 54 (1.60%) Groovy
18 43 (1.27%) Objective-C
19 42 (1.24%) VBA
20 41 (1.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 330 (9.77%) Security Cleared
2 265 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 147 (4.35%) Degree
4 43 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 21 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.36%) CCNP
6 12 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (0.36%) ISEB
7 11 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.18%) MCITP
8 6 (0.18%) MCP
9 5 (0.15%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.12%) HND
10 4 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.12%) MCTS
11 2 (0.059%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.059%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.059%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.030%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (1.95%) QA
2 22 (0.65%) SLA
3 21 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.15%) DO-178B
5 5 (0.15%) MISRA
6 3 (0.089%) SDET
7 2 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.059%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.030%) MISRA C
System Software
1 60 (1.78%) Docker
2 35 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.24%) vSphere
4 6 (0.18%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.15%) HDFS
5 5 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.059%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.059%) Firmware
7 2 (0.059%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.030%) Corosync
8 1 (0.030%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.030%) NDS
8 1 (0.030%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.030%) Squid
8 1 (0.030%) vCloud
8 1 (0.030%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (0.74%) Puppet
2 20 (0.59%) Kubernetes
3 19 (0.56%) Ansible
4 13 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (0.27%) OpenAM
6 9 (0.27%) OpenIDM
7 8 (0.24%) SCOM
8 7 (0.21%) Kibana
8 7 (0.21%) Netcool
8 7 (0.21%) Oozie
9 6 (0.18%) logstash
9 6 (0.18%) Nagios
9 6 (0.18%) Packer
10 5 (0.15%) QRadar
10 5 (0.15%) Rancher
11 4 (0.12%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 4 (0.12%) Zenoss
12 3 (0.089%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 492 (14.56%) Oracle
2 340 (10.06%) Microsoft
3 117 (3.46%) Google
4 66 (1.95%) SAP
5 59 (1.75%) IBM
5 59 (1.75%) Sitecore
6 51 (1.51%) ServiceNow
7 46 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 35 (1.04%) EPiServer
9 32 (0.95%) HP
10 31 (0.92%) Adobe
11 30 (0.89%) Cognos
12 29 (0.86%) Zend
13 26 (0.77%) Talend
14 25 (0.74%) Dell
15 24 (0.71%) Remedy
15 24 (0.71%) Tableau
16 20 (0.59%) BMC
16 20 (0.59%) hybris
16 20 (0.59%) VMware
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £340 - £390 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Premier IT
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Rate: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: Up to £25,000 per annum £25,000 per annum Fixed-Term salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £370 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 325 per day + benefits & holiday allowed
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
IT Talent Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago