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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 131 74 116
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +42
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 17 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 1.34% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.44% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 8
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£350 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +47.05%
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
3111 2078 2873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.48% 92.93% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2018 1324 1678
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 166 244
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Dorset - 7 £250 -
Wiltshire -6 4 £410 +11.86% 3
Gloucestershire -15 4 - -
Bristol -17 1 £350 +3.70% 4
Cornwall - - - -
Devon - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 6 (27.27%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) UNIX
5 4 (18.18%) NFS
5 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Retail
5 4 (18.18%) SSH
5 4 (18.18%) Korn
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
6 3 (13.64%) Banking
6 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle ASCP
6 3 (13.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
6 3 (13.64%) Change Control
6 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Clustering
6 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
6 3 (13.64%) VMware
6 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
6 3 (13.64%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (13.64%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle ASCP
3 2 (9.09%) BASE24
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SSH
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) HTTPS
3 2 (9.09%) ATM
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 2 (9.09%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
2 3 (13.64%) Ingres
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) JasperReports
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) PHPUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
3 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) JDBC
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) CGI
2 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 2 (9.09%) DAO
2 2 (9.09%) Spring
2 2 (9.09%) Laravel
3 1 (4.55%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.09%) Tandem
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
1 4 (18.18%) UNIX
2 3 (13.64%) VMS
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) MVC
2 3 (13.64%) Change Control
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
2 3 (13.64%) Validation
2 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
2 3 (13.64%) OO
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) Android Development
3 2 (9.09%) iOS Development
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (4.55%) TDD
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) SOA
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) Korn
4 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
5 2 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) COBOL
6 1 (4.55%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) NFS
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
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