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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 128 100 103
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 19 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.85% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.93% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £331 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.04% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +11.11%
Applications Developer
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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
3070 2161 2484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.97% 91.61% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1999 1348 1407
Average daily rate £375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 184 197
Average hourly rate £23.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £34.43 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
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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
Wiltshire - 6 £413 - 1
Somerset -4 5 £300 +15.38%
Gloucestershire -12 4 - - 2
Dorset - 2 £375 -
Bristol -24 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 24 December 2014, 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 17 (50.00%) .NET
2 15 (44.12%) SQL
3 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 13 (38.24%) C#
4 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
5 10 (29.41%) HTML
5 10 (29.41%) CSS
6 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
6 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
7 8 (23.53%) Finance
7 8 (23.53%) Web Services
7 8 (23.53%) Java
7 8 (23.53%) PHP
8 7 (20.59%) Retail
8 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
8 7 (20.59%) Apple iOS
9 6 (17.65%) HTML5
9 6 (17.65%) jQuery
9 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (17.65%) Banking
9 6 (17.65%) Windows
10 5 (14.71%) Linux
10 5 (14.71%) OO
10 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
10 5 (14.71%) MVC
10 5 (14.71%) UNIX
10 5 (14.71%) NFS
10 5 (14.71%) SSH
10 5 (14.71%) Migration
10 5 (14.71%) Korn

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (11.76%) Apache
1 4 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.94%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.88%) BASE24
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.94%) GitHub
1 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) SSH
2 4 (11.76%) DNS
2 4 (11.76%) HTTPS
3 3 (8.82%) SAN
3 3 (8.82%) PuTTY
4 2 (5.88%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Ingres
2 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.76%) MySQL
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.82%) JasperReports
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) Big Data
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (8.82%) PHPUnit
2 3 (8.82%) Hudson
2 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Retail
3 6 (17.65%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (29.41%) CSS
2 10 (29.41%) HTML
3 8 (23.53%) Web Services
4 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
5 6 (17.65%) HTML5
5 6 (17.65%) jQuery
6 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
7 4 (11.76%) WCF
8 3 (8.82%) LINQ
8 3 (8.82%) DAO
8 3 (8.82%) JDBC
8 3 (8.82%) XML
8 3 (8.82%) XSLT
8 3 (8.82%) CGI
8 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
8 3 (8.82%) Laravel
9 2 (5.88%) Sencha Touch
9 2 (5.88%) RESTful
9 2 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) 3D Graphics
1 4 (11.76%) Clustering
1 4 (11.76%) Graphic Design
2 3 (8.82%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Tandem
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Apple iOS
2 6 (17.65%) Windows
3 5 (14.71%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) UNIX
4 4 (11.76%) VMS
5 3 (8.82%) Android
5 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.71%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) OO
2 5 (14.71%) MVC
3 4 (11.76%) Workflow
3 4 (11.76%) Validation
3 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Time Management
3 4 (11.76%) 3D Rendering
3 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (11.76%) Change Control
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL V3
4 3 (8.82%) Android Development
4 3 (8.82%) iOS Development
4 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.82%) Scrum
4 3 (8.82%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
2 13 (38.24%) C#
3 8 (23.53%) Java
3 8 (23.53%) PHP
4 5 (14.71%) Korn
5 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 4 (11.76%) Perl
6 2 (5.88%) VB
6 2 (5.88%) COBOL
7 1 (2.94%) C
7 1 (2.94%) VBA
7 1 (2.94%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.94%) SSCP
1 1 (2.94%) MCITP
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO 9001
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
1 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) NFS
2 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Sencha
5 1 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.94%) Sitecore