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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 106 118 139
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 31 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.06% 0.61% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.64% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 5
Average daily rate £400 £338 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +4.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 - £32.50
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
2820 2968 3009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 96.25% 95.93% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 1831 1839
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 170 182
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.39% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 9 £500 +45.98% 1
Bristol +4 6 £388 +3.33% 2
Somerset +8 5 £450 +50.00%
Wiltshire 0 4 £203 -53.97% 1
Dorset - 4 £400 -
Cornwall - 1 £200 -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 15 (36.59%) SQL
3 14 (34.15%) Java
3 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.83%) DV Cleared
5 9 (21.95%) REST
5 9 (21.95%) Web Services
5 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
5 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (19.51%) Oracle
6 8 (19.51%) HTML
7 7 (17.07%) C#
7 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
7 7 (17.07%) HTML5
8 6 (14.63%) .NET
8 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
9 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
9 5 (12.20%) XML
9 5 (12.20%) Linux
9 5 (12.20%) Regression Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
9 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
9 5 (12.20%) RESTful
9 5 (12.20%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (12.20%) Node.js
9 5 (12.20%) Jasmine
9 5 (12.20%) Isomorphic JavaScript
9 5 (12.20%) Front End Development
9 5 (12.20%) Protractor
10 4 (9.76%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.20%) Node.js
3 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
4 1 (2.44%) GemFire
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (2.44%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (2.44%) GitHub
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
1 1 (2.44%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Jasmine
1 5 (12.20%) Karma Test Runner
1 5 (12.20%) Protractor
2 2 (4.88%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Xcode
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Back Office
2 1 (2.44%) Local Government
2 1 (2.44%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) REST
1 9 (21.95%) Web Services
2 8 (19.51%) HTML
3 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
3 7 (17.07%) HTML5
4 6 (14.63%) .NET
5 5 (12.20%) RESTful
5 5 (12.20%) XML
6 4 (9.76%) CSS
6 4 (9.76%) JSON
6 4 (9.76%) WCF
7 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.88%) Dojo
8 2 (4.88%) Entity Framework
8 2 (4.88%) Middleware
8 2 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (4.88%) XForms
8 2 (4.88%) XSD
8 2 (4.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.44%) DTV
3 1 (2.44%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
3 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Android
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) AIX
4 2 (4.88%) Unix
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.20%) Front End Development
2 5 (12.20%) Isomorphic JavaScript
2 5 (12.20%) Regression Testing
3 4 (9.76%) CRM
3 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
3 4 (9.76%) Logistics
3 4 (9.76%) Scrum
4 3 (7.32%) Mobile Development
4 3 (7.32%) MVC
4 3 (7.32%) Project Management
4 3 (7.32%) Workflow
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (4.88%) Android Development
5 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.88%) iOS Development
5 2 (4.88%) Microservices
5 2 (4.88%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (4.88%) Process Management
5 2 (4.88%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) SQL
2 14 (34.15%) Java
2 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.07%) C#
4 3 (7.32%) C
4 3 (7.32%) Objective-C
4 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.88%) C++
5 2 (4.88%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.88%) XPath
5 2 (4.88%) XQuery
6 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.44%) COBOL
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.83%) DV Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Ansible
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
1 1 (2.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Northgate
4 2 (4.88%) Rally
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) OpenText
5 1 (2.44%) webMethods