The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 132 100 114
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 11 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 1.05% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 1.15% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 7
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£370 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £375 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.30% -
Applications 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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2945 2620 2384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.37% 92.12% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1866 1560 1436
Average daily rate £380 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 147 173
Average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £37.30 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Developer across the South West region.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer across the South West region.

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
Gloucestershire -8 5 £370 +23.33% 3
Somerset - 3 £300 - 2
Dorset 0 1 - -
Wiltshire -2 1 - - 1
Bristol -23 1 £550 +46.66%
Devon - - - - 1
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 18 (64.29%) .NET
2 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) C#
3 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
4 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (28.57%) HTML
5 8 (28.57%) CSS
5 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 7 (25.00%) jQuery
6 7 (25.00%) Finance
6 7 (25.00%) Web Services
7 6 (21.43%) PHP
7 6 (21.43%) Apple iOS
8 5 (17.86%) HTML5
8 5 (17.86%) Java
8 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
8 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
9 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 4 (14.29%) WCF
9 4 (14.29%) Time Management
9 4 (14.29%) Graphic Design
9 4 (14.29%) MVC
9 4 (14.29%) Workflow
9 4 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (14.29%) Banking
9 4 (14.29%) Retail

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.57%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.57%) CICS
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
1 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
1 2 (7.14%) SSH
1 2 (7.14%) PuTTY
2 1 (3.57%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) JasperReports
4 2 (7.14%) Ingres
4 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) BigQuery
5 1 (3.57%) DB2
5 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (10.71%) Hudson
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) CSS
2 8 (28.57%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 7 (25.00%) jQuery
3 7 (25.00%) Web Services
4 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
4 5 (17.86%) HTML5
5 4 (14.29%) WCF
6 3 (10.71%) LINQ
6 3 (10.71%) XML
6 3 (10.71%) XSLT
7 2 (7.14%) CGI
7 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.14%) JDBC
7 2 (7.14%) DAO
7 2 (7.14%) RESTful
7 2 (7.14%) PhoneGap
7 2 (7.14%) Laravel
7 2 (7.14%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
1 4 (14.29%) Graphic Design
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.57%) Tandem
4 1 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) VMS
3 2 (7.14%) Android
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) OO
1 4 (14.29%) MVC
1 4 (14.29%) Workflow
1 4 (14.29%) Change Management
1 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
1 4 (14.29%) Time Management
1 4 (14.29%) 3D Rendering
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
2 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Scrum
2 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.14%) Validation
3 2 (7.14%) Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 2 (7.14%) Change Control
3 2 (7.14%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) C#
1 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) PHP
3 5 (17.86%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 3 (10.71%) VB
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) COBOL
6 2 (7.14%) Korn
6 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) VBA
7 1 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) JCL
7 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) SSCP
2 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) ISO 9001
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) NFS
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 2 (7.14%) Sencha
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.57%) Sitecore