The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 125 117 127
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 16 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.44% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 10
Average daily rate £323 £395 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.35% +27.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -1.47%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3096 2254 3356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.14% 94.43% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1865 1342 1944
Average daily rate £350 £343 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -8.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 153 247
Average hourly rate £19.31 £15.10 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.88% -39.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Applications Developer
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Devon -5 5 £275 -8.33% 2
Wiltshire - 5 £323 - 3
Bristol -12 2 £375 - 2
Gloucestershire -2 1 £300 -29.41% 1
Dorset -7 1 £408 -
Somerset - - - - 3
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 28 (73.68%) Scrum
2 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (60.53%) CSS
4 22 (57.89%) MongoDB
5 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET
5 21 (55.26%) .NET
5 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
6 20 (52.63%) MS Excel
6 20 (52.63%) SQL Server
6 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
6 20 (52.63%) Relational Database
7 19 (50.00%) Node.js
7 19 (50.00%) Backbone.js
7 19 (50.00%) NoSQL
7 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (50.00%) JSF
7 19 (50.00%) Web Development
7 19 (50.00%) Computer Science
7 19 (50.00%) MVC
7 19 (50.00%) RDBMS
8 7 (18.42%) Time Management
9 6 (15.79%) SOAP
9 6 (15.79%) Web Services
10 5 (13.16%) JBoss
10 5 (13.16%) BPEL
10 5 (13.16%) BPMN
11 4 (10.53%) Degree
11 4 (10.53%) jQuery
11 4 (10.53%) SQL
11 4 (10.53%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 19 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (5.26%) Alfresco
Applications
1 20 (52.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (57.89%) MongoDB
2 20 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 20 (52.63%) Relational Database
3 19 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 19 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.63%) MS Access
5 1 (2.63%) Informix
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (5.26%) Marketing
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (60.53%) CSS
2 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET
2 21 (55.26%) .NET
3 19 (50.00%) Backbone.js
3 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (50.00%) JSF
4 6 (15.79%) SOAP
4 6 (15.79%) Web Services
5 4 (10.53%) jQuery
6 3 (7.89%) HTML
6 3 (7.89%) JSP
6 3 (7.89%) Struts
6 3 (7.89%) JSON
6 3 (7.89%) RESTful
6 3 (7.89%) CSS3
7 2 (5.26%) Ajax
8 1 (2.63%) XML
8 1 (2.63%) ODBC
8 1 (2.63%) Java EE
8 1 (2.63%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 19 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Android
1 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Scrum
2 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (50.00%) Web Development
3 19 (50.00%) MVC
4 7 (18.42%) Time Management
5 5 (13.16%) BPEL
5 5 (13.16%) BPMN
6 3 (7.89%) Pair Programming
7 2 (5.26%) Document Management
8 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.63%) ITIL
8 1 (2.63%) OOP
8 1 (2.63%) OO
8 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.63%) Data Management
8 1 (2.63%) Kanban
8 1 (2.63%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (2.63%) Customer Insight
8 1 (2.63%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) Delphi
4 2 (5.26%) PL/1
4 2 (5.26%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) VBA
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) JBoss
3 3 (7.89%) Intalio
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com