The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 23 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 currently tracked.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 402 358 355
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 199 198 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.44% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 109 131
Average daily rate £325 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.71% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 12
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.50 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.32 £14.00 £17.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -2.18%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51854 44815 56131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.45% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31590 25634 30843
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2065 2206 2587
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Developer within the UK.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer within the UK.

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Applications Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England -48 180 £325 -9.72% 46
London -46 69 £406 +8.33% 12
South East -23 28 £261 -20.83% 1
City of London -13 24 £388 +24.00% 5
West Midlands 0 21 £308 +43.02% 4
Scotland +7 16 £333 -5.00% 4
North West -21 14 £350 +18.14% 7
East of England -37 12 £300 -16.66% 4
South West -14 9 £323 -18.35% 8
Berkshire -2 8 £231 -40.32%
East Midlands -4 8 £275 -19.11% 2
Yorkshire -26 8 £315 -4.54% 4
North East - 8 £250 - 4
Reading +2 7 £238 -
Glasgow +2 7 £340 -2.85% 3
West Yorkshire -18 7 £315 -4.54% 3
Leeds -21 7 £315 -4.54% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £250 - 2
East Sussex - 7 £288 -
Tyne and Wear - 7 £250 - 2
Manchester -5 6 £325 +15.55% 4
Derbyshire - 6 £275 -
Warwickshire - 6 £300 -
Hertfordshire -3 5 £250 -
Surrey -7 5 £413 - 1
Cheshire -7 5 £350 +21.73% 2
Essex - 4 - - 2
Wiltshire - 4 £323 - 3
Staffordshire - 4 £250 -
Hampshire -9 3 £325 +3.25%

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 155 (40.16%) .NET
2 147 (38.08%) JavaScript
3 139 (36.01%) SQL
4 117 (30.31%) HTML
5 114 (29.53%) C#
6 104 (26.94%) CSS
7 96 (24.87%) ASP.NET
8 87 (22.54%) SQL Server
9 85 (22.02%) Java
10 83 (21.50%) XML
11 81 (20.98%) Microsoft
12 77 (19.95%) Oracle
13 69 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
14 64 (16.58%) MVC
15 62 (16.06%) Web Services
16 60 (15.54%) jQuery
17 58 (15.03%) Finance
18 55 (14.25%) Scrum
18 55 (14.25%) Windows
18 55 (14.25%) Mobile App
19 51 (13.21%) HTML5
20 47 (12.18%) OO
21 46 (11.92%) Relational Database
22 45 (11.66%) ASP.NET MVC
23 41 (10.62%) Apple iOS
24 40 (10.36%) TDD
24 40 (10.36%) Ajax
25 39 (10.10%) JSON
25 39 (10.10%) MS Excel
26 37 (9.59%) Android

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 22 (5.70%) Node.js
2 10 (2.59%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.07%) Apache
4 7 (1.81%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.55%) Mule
6 5 (1.30%) CMS
6 5 (1.30%) LiveCycle
7 4 (1.04%) IIS
7 4 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.78%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.52%) Confluence
9 2 (0.52%) Moodle
9 2 (0.52%) Drupal
9 2 (0.52%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.52%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.26%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 39 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.33%) MS Office
3 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.78%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (0.26%) Maya
Business Applications
1 16 (4.15%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (2.85%) TRIRIGA
3 10 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (2.07%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.78%) SAP PM
7 3 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.26%) SAP FI-CA
8 1 (0.26%) Towers Watson Igloo
8 1 (0.26%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.26%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.30%) Internet
2 3 (0.78%) VPN
3 2 (0.52%) DNS
3 2 (0.52%) Intranet
4 1 (0.26%) Firewall
4 1 (0.26%) Wireless
4 1 (0.26%) Extranet
4 1 (0.26%) Broadband
4 1 (0.26%) LDAP
4 1 (0.26%) SAN
4 1 (0.26%) SSL
4 1 (0.26%) SMTP
4 1 (0.26%) FTP
4 1 (0.26%) HTTP
4 1 (0.26%) SNMP
4 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 46 (11.92%) Relational Database
3 31 (8.03%) RDBMS
4 24 (6.22%) NoSQL
5 23 (5.96%) MongoDB
6 19 (4.92%) Oracle Database
7 16 (4.15%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (3.37%) MySQL
9 13 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.81%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (1.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 6 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (1.55%) MS Access
13 6 (1.55%) EDRMS
14 5 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 31 (8.03%) Visual Studio
2 24 (6.22%) Subversion
3 18 (4.66%) Git (software)
4 17 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (3.89%) Eclipse
6 12 (3.11%) Jenkins
7 10 (2.59%) JIRA
8 9 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (2.33%) Maven
9 8 (2.07%) PhoneGap
10 6 (1.55%) Xcode
11 4 (1.04%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.78%) Ant
12 3 (0.78%) NUnit
12 3 (0.78%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.52%) Trac
13 2 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
13 2 (0.52%) Mockito
General
1 58 (15.03%) Finance
2 24 (6.22%) Banking
3 10 (2.59%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.33%) Retail
5 8 (2.07%) Automotive
6 7 (1.81%) Law
7 5 (1.30%) Legal
7 5 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.04%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.04%) Marketing
8 4 (1.04%) Electronics
8 4 (1.04%) Games
9 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.78%) Front Office
9 3 (0.78%) Billing
10 2 (0.52%) German Language
10 2 (0.52%) Local Government
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (40.16%) .NET
2 117 (30.31%) HTML
3 104 (26.94%) CSS
4 96 (24.87%) ASP.NET
5 83 (21.50%) XML
6 62 (16.06%) Web Services
7 60 (15.54%) jQuery
8 51 (13.21%) HTML5
9 45 (11.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (10.36%) Ajax
11 39 (10.10%) JSON
12 36 (9.33%) SOAP
13 32 (8.29%) Spring
14 28 (7.25%) WCF
15 25 (6.48%) JSF
16 24 (6.22%) J2EE
16 24 (6.22%) REST
17 22 (5.70%) .NET Framework
18 21 (5.44%) Backbone.js
19 18 (4.66%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.25%) Mobile App
2 26 (6.74%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.85%) iPhone
4 10 (2.59%) Blackberry
5 9 (2.33%) GIS
5 9 (2.33%) N-Tier
5 9 (2.33%) iPad
6 7 (1.81%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.55%) LLPG
8 5 (1.30%) NHS
9 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.78%) Streaming Video
10 3 (0.78%) DTV
10 3 (0.78%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.78%) Derivative
10 3 (0.78%) Physics
10 3 (0.78%) Wiki
10 3 (0.78%) Open Source
10 3 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 55 (14.25%) Windows
2 41 (10.62%) Apple iOS
3 37 (9.59%) Android
4 16 (4.15%) UNIX
5 12 (3.11%) Linux
6 9 (2.33%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.55%) Windows Phone
8 5 (1.30%) Windows CE
9 4 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.52%) BlackBerry OS
11 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.52%) Solaris
11 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.26%) AIX
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.26%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (16.58%) MVC
3 55 (14.25%) Scrum
4 47 (12.18%) OO
5 40 (10.36%) TDD
6 33 (8.55%) Web Development
7 31 (8.03%) iOS Development
8 27 (6.99%) Web Application Development
9 25 (6.48%) Android Development
10 24 (6.22%) Unit Testing
11 22 (5.70%) CRM
12 19 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (4.40%) OOP
14 16 (4.15%) Mobile Application Development
15 15 (3.89%) Project Management
15 15 (3.89%) Multithreading
16 12 (3.11%) Dependency Injection
16 12 (3.11%) MVVM
16 12 (3.11%) Time Management
17 11 (2.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 147 (38.08%) JavaScript
2 139 (36.01%) SQL
3 114 (29.53%) C#
4 85 (22.02%) Java
5 29 (7.51%) VB
6 28 (7.25%) PL/SQL
7 27 (6.99%) PHP
8 25 (6.48%) VB.NET
9 17 (4.40%) C++
10 13 (3.37%) Objective-C
10 13 (3.37%) T-SQL
10 13 (3.37%) VBA
11 10 (2.59%) Python
12 9 (2.33%) C
12 9 (2.33%) Perl
13 7 (1.81%) VBScript
13 7 (1.81%) Scala
14 6 (1.55%) VB6
15 5 (1.30%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 29 (7.51%) Degree
2 18 (4.66%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.78%) MCSD
5 3 (0.78%) CEH
5 3 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) MCP
6 1 (0.26%) MCITP
6 1 (0.26%) MCTS
6 1 (0.26%) MCPD
6 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.33%) QA
2 6 (1.55%) SLA
3 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.52%) VMware Server
1 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.26%) Samba
2 1 (0.26%) NFS
2 1 (0.26%) Xen
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.26%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 2 (0.52%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.26%) SCCM
2 1 (0.26%) SCOM
2 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 81 (20.98%) Microsoft
2 77 (19.95%) Oracle
3 17 (4.40%) JBoss
4 11 (2.85%) SAP
4 11 (2.85%) Adobe
5 9 (2.33%) Apple
6 7 (1.81%) Sencha
7 6 (1.55%) ServiceNow
7 6 (1.55%) Lagan
7 6 (1.55%) ESRI
8 5 (1.30%) Sage
8 5 (1.30%) Sybase
8 5 (1.30%) Civica
8 5 (1.30%) WSO2
9 4 (1.04%) IBM
10 3 (0.78%) VMware
10 3 (0.78%) Cognos
10 3 (0.78%) Lotus
10 3 (0.78%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.78%) Google
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