The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Applications Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 124 121 137
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 21 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% 0.82% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.86% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 3
Median daily rate £415 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £315 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.62% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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
2874 3028 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.29% 95.85% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1850 1944 1864
Median daily rate £365 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 201 178
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.02 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.62% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.83 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

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 1 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire 0 10 £450 +42.85% 2
Bristol +5 5 £430 +1.17% 8
Wiltshire -3 3 £350 - 1
Devon +5 1 - -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Applications Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 25 (48.08%) Security Cleared
2 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
3 17 (32.69%) SQL
4 16 (30.77%) DV Cleared
5 15 (28.85%) Java
6 12 (23.08%) HTML
6 12 (23.08%) Oracle
7 11 (21.15%) Web Services
7 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
7 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (19.23%) AngularJS
9 9 (17.31%) REST
9 9 (17.31%) HTML5
9 9 (17.31%) .NET
10 8 (15.38%) C#
10 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
11 7 (13.46%) RESTful
11 7 (13.46%) Node.js
11 7 (13.46%) Jasmine
11 7 (13.46%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (13.46%) Isomorphic JavaScript
11 7 (13.46%) Front End Development
11 7 (13.46%) Protractor
11 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
11 7 (13.46%) Regression Testing
12 6 (11.54%) CSS
12 6 (11.54%) CRM
12 6 (11.54%) Apple iOS
13 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
13 5 (9.62%) SharePoint

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.92%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) Confluence
4 1 (1.92%) GemFire
4 1 (1.92%) LiveLink
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.92%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (1.92%) GitHub
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
1 1 (1.92%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.85%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.92%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.92%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Jasmine
1 7 (13.46%) Karma Test Runner
1 7 (13.46%) Protractor
2 2 (3.85%) JIRA
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) Xcode
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Local Government
3 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) HTML
2 11 (21.15%) Web Services
3 10 (19.23%) AngularJS
4 9 (17.31%) .NET
4 9 (17.31%) HTML5
4 9 (17.31%) REST
5 7 (13.46%) Node.js
5 7 (13.46%) RESTful
6 6 (11.54%) CSS
7 5 (9.62%) XML
8 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.69%) JSON
8 4 (7.69%) WCF
9 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.85%) Dalvik
9 2 (3.85%) Dojo
9 2 (3.85%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.85%) jQuery
9 2 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Animation
3 1 (1.92%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.92%) Digital TV
3 1 (1.92%) iPad
3 1 (1.92%) iPhone
3 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Apple iOS
2 5 (9.62%) Windows
3 4 (7.69%) Android
3 4 (7.69%) Unix
4 3 (5.77%) Linux
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.46%) Front End Development
2 7 (13.46%) Isomorphic JavaScript
2 7 (13.46%) Regression Testing
3 6 (11.54%) CRM
4 5 (9.62%) Migration
5 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 4 (7.69%) Logistics
5 4 (7.69%) MVC
6 3 (5.77%) DevOps
6 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
6 3 (5.77%) iOS Development
6 3 (5.77%) ITIL
6 3 (5.77%) Mobile Development
6 3 (5.77%) Scrum
7 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.85%) OO
7 2 (3.85%) OOD
7 2 (3.85%) Process Management
7 2 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
2 17 (32.69%) SQL
3 15 (28.85%) Java
4 8 (15.38%) C#
5 5 (9.62%) C
5 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.69%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.85%) C++
7 2 (3.85%) PHP
7 2 (3.85%) Python
7 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.92%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.92%) COBOL
8 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.92%) VBA
8 1 (1.92%) XPath
8 1 (1.92%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Security Cleared
2 16 (30.77%) DV Cleared
3 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Ansible
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
1 1 (1.92%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Oracle
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) Northgate
4 2 (3.85%) OpenText
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Rally
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Serena
5 1 (1.92%) webMethods
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