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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 127 123 96
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -27
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 17 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.28% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.30% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 15
Average daily rate
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£315 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £355 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £395 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.13 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
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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
2898 2666 1946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.03% 92.92% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1848 1751 1167
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 162 129
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £17.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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
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 7 July 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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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 -5 4 £315 -
Somerset - 2 - - 1
Dorset - 2 £300 - 1
Wiltshire +5 1 - - 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) C#
3 13 (48.15%) SQL
4 11 (40.74%) MVC
4 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
5 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
5 10 (37.04%) WCF
6 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 5 (18.52%) WPF
8 5 (18.52%) Project Management
9 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (14.81%) IBM
9 4 (14.81%) HTML
9 4 (14.81%) Web Services
9 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
9 4 (14.81%) Android
9 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
9 4 (14.81%) Android Development
9 4 (14.81%) iOS Development
10 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
10 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (11.11%) HTML5
10 3 (11.11%) CSS
10 3 (11.11%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 7 (25.93%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.70%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
3 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) WCF
3 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 5 (18.52%) WPF
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.81%) Web Services
5 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 3 (11.11%) HTML5
6 3 (11.11%) CSS
6 3 (11.11%) Middleware
7 2 (7.41%) WinForms
7 2 (7.41%) iOS SDK
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.70%) Java EE
8 1 (3.70%) JSON
8 1 (3.70%) CSS3
8 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.70%) XML
8 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (3.70%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) DataPower
3 1 (3.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Android
1 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) MVC
2 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.81%) Android Development
3 4 (14.81%) iOS Development
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Time Management
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (7.41%) SDLC
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile Development
6 1 (3.70%) Workflow
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) C++
4 3 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.41%) C
6 1 (3.70%) COBOL
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) VB
6 1 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) JCL
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) IBM
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) OpenText
4 1 (3.70%) Appcelerator