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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 118 139 108
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -31
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 15 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.13% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.14% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
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£325 £323 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £307 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £342 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +2.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.13 £38.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +16.66%
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
2798 2771 1947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.80% 92.49% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1754 1789 1173
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 196 143
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 -4 3 £320 +6.66% 2
Somerset - 2 - -
Dorset - 2 £300 -
Wiltshire +1 1 £440 +36.43% 1
Bristol - 1 £375 - 1
Devon - 1 - - 2
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (60.00%) .NET
1 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (50.00%) C#
3 13 (43.33%) SQL
4 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (33.33%) WCF
6 9 (30.00%) MVC
7 8 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
7 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
8 7 (23.33%) Apple iOS
9 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (20.00%) Web Services
9 6 (20.00%) Windows
10 5 (16.67%) HTML
10 5 (16.67%) Project Management
10 5 (16.67%) CSS
10 5 (16.67%) Android
10 5 (16.67%) Android Development
10 5 (16.67%) iOS Development
11 4 (13.33%) HTML5
11 4 (13.33%) WPF
11 4 (13.33%) jQuery
11 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (13.33%) Finance
11 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
11 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
12 3 (10.00%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.33%) CICS
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.33%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) DB2
4 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) .NET
2 10 (33.33%) WCF
3 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
4 6 (20.00%) Web Services
5 5 (16.67%) HTML
5 5 (16.67%) CSS
6 4 (13.33%) HTML5
6 4 (13.33%) WPF
6 4 (13.33%) jQuery
6 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 3 (10.00%) WinForms
7 3 (10.00%) RESTful
8 2 (6.67%) iOS SDK
8 2 (6.67%) REST
8 2 (6.67%) PhoneGap
8 2 (6.67%) Sencha Touch
8 2 (6.67%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (3.33%) XML
9 1 (3.33%) OpenGL
9 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Graphic Design
2 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) DataPower
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Apple iOS
2 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 5 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) MVC
2 5 (16.67%) Project Management
2 5 (16.67%) Android Development
2 5 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) Scrum
4 3 (10.00%) Workflow
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.00%) Time Management
5 2 (6.67%) 3D Rendering
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.67%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) C#
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) PHP
5 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) COBOL
6 1 (3.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) SSCP
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) Sencha
4 1 (3.33%) Apple
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.33%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.33%) Appcelerator
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