The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Applications Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 398 381 362
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 267 301 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.52% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.55% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 201 177
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £30.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.98% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.84 £22.90 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.10 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.26% +1.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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
England -13 241 £400 - 87
London +8 132 £445 +4.70% 20
South East -11 43 £350 -6.66% 16
City of London +32 27 £500 +33.33% 2
Yorkshire -2 18 £350 -12.50% 4
West Yorkshire +11 17 £350 -12.50% 2
Scotland +15 16 £305 -23.75% 8
Hampshire +7 15 £343 -2.00% 3
North East -12 12 £334 +3.48% 3
Tyne and Wear -21 12 £334 +1.13% 3
South West +10 11 £400 -5.88% 12
Oxfordshire -13 11 £371 -21.84% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 11 £348 +5.30% 2
Berkshire +16 9 £350 +40.00% 1
Leeds -1 9 £380 -5.00% 2
Renfrewshire - 9 £300 -
Erskine - 8 £300 -
Halifax - 8 £331 -
North West +2 7 £475 +13.43% 8
Oxford -11 7 £371 -32.50% 1
East Midlands -5 6 £330 +21.10% 9
West Midlands -24 6 £363 -3.33% 2
Wales +20 5 £550 +120.00% 4
Winchester +5 5 £368 +6.52%
Nottingham - 5 £325 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 5 £325 - 2
Wiltshire +11 4 £348 -17.26% 2
Hook +1 4 £330 -
Bristol -1 4 £400 -5.88% 4
Manchester -12 4 £418 -2.90% 6

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 262 (43.31%) JavaScript
2 200 (33.06%) Java
3 198 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (31.07%) HTML
5 146 (24.13%) CSS
6 135 (22.31%) C#
7 134 (22.15%) .NET
8 133 (21.98%) AngularJS
9 131 (21.65%) SQL
10 128 (21.16%) Finance
11 122 (20.17%) SQL Server
12 119 (19.67%) HTML5
13 91 (15.04%) Oracle
13 91 (15.04%) Mobile App
14 89 (14.71%) Security Cleared
15 78 (12.89%) XML
16 77 (12.73%) Android
17 75 (12.40%) Web Services
18 71 (11.74%) Apple iOS
19 70 (11.57%) CSS3
20 67 (11.07%) JSON
21 62 (10.25%) jQuery
21 62 (10.25%) Git (software)
22 61 (10.08%) SC Cleared
23 60 (9.92%) Web Development
24 56 (9.26%) MVC
24 56 (9.26%) Microsoft
24 56 (9.26%) RESTful
25 55 (9.09%) ASP.NET
26 51 (8.43%) Windows

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 25 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.31%) WebSphere
3 19 (3.14%) Apache
4 15 (2.48%) WebLogic
5 10 (1.65%) IIS
6 8 (1.32%) CMS
6 8 (1.32%) JBoss
6 8 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (1.16%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.99%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.83%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.83%) Drupal
9 5 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.66%) ColdFusion
10 4 (0.66%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 4 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.50%) Confluence
11 3 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (2.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.16%) MS Office
3 3 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (2.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (1.16%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle FAH
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.17%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.32%) PaaS
5 5 (0.83%) Google Play
6 3 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.33%) Bluemix
7 2 (0.33%) GitHub
7 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.33%) iTunes
7 2 (0.33%) SaaS
7 2 (0.33%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.17%) IaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.80%) HTTP
2 13 (2.15%) Internet
3 8 (1.32%) HTTPS
4 6 (0.99%) LDAP
5 5 (0.83%) Firewall
6 3 (0.50%) Network Security
7 2 (0.33%) DHCP
7 2 (0.33%) FTP
7 2 (0.33%) Intranet
7 2 (0.33%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.33%) Skype
7 2 (0.33%) SSL
7 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.17%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.17%) Broadband
8 1 (0.17%) DNS
8 1 (0.17%) iBeacon
8 1 (0.17%) IPv4
8 1 (0.17%) IPv6
8 1 (0.17%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.95%) Relational Database
3 21 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (2.81%) Oracle Database
5 16 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (2.48%) NoSQL
6 15 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (2.48%) SQLite
7 13 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (2.15%) MongoDB
7 13 (2.15%) MySQL
8 12 (1.98%) DB2
9 11 (1.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 11 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.49%) MS Access
12 8 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.32%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 62 (10.25%) Git (software)
2 36 (5.95%) Visual Studio
3 32 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (2.48%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.31%) gulp
5 14 (2.31%) Subversion
6 11 (1.82%) JIRA
6 11 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (1.65%) JUnit
8 9 (1.49%) Ant
8 9 (1.49%) Protractor
9 8 (1.32%) JBehave
9 8 (1.32%) Maven
9 8 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (1.16%) git-flow
10 7 (1.16%) Gradle
10 7 (1.16%) Jasmine
10 7 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 128 (21.16%) Finance
2 43 (7.11%) Banking
3 23 (3.80%) Marketing
4 16 (2.64%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.31%) Games
5 14 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.98%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.98%) Legal
7 7 (1.16%) Retail
8 5 (0.83%) Law
9 4 (0.66%) Electronics
9 4 (0.66%) Front Office
10 3 (0.50%) Back Office
10 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.33%) Local Government
11 2 (0.33%) Military
11 2 (0.33%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (31.07%) HTML
2 146 (24.13%) CSS
3 134 (22.15%) .NET
4 133 (21.98%) AngularJS
5 119 (19.67%) HTML5
6 78 (12.89%) XML
7 75 (12.40%) Web Services
8 70 (11.57%) CSS3
9 67 (11.07%) JSON
10 62 (10.25%) jQuery
11 56 (9.26%) RESTful
12 55 (9.09%) ASP.NET
13 45 (7.44%) Node.js
14 32 (5.29%) REST
15 31 (5.12%) React
16 30 (4.96%) ASP.NET MVC
17 29 (4.79%) ASP.NET Web API
17 29 (4.79%) Spring
18 27 (4.46%) J2EE
18 27 (4.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 91 (15.04%) Mobile App
2 38 (6.28%) User Experience
3 26 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (2.81%) Virtual Team
6 14 (2.31%) Mathematics
7 12 (1.98%) Visualisation
8 11 (1.82%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.65%) iPhone
10 9 (1.49%) Digital Media
11 8 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (1.32%) Augmented Reality
11 8 (1.32%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.16%) Animation
12 7 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (0.99%) Cryptography
13 6 (0.99%) GPGPU
13 6 (0.99%) iPad
14 5 (0.83%) Mainframe
15 3 (0.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 77 (12.73%) Android
2 71 (11.74%) Apple iOS
3 51 (8.43%) Windows
4 45 (7.44%) Linux
5 26 (4.30%) Unix
6 14 (2.31%) AIX
7 12 (1.98%) Windows 10
8 10 (1.65%) Windows Phone
9 8 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.66%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.50%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.33%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.17%) CentOS
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.17%) Solaris
13 1 (0.17%) VME
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (9.92%) Web Development
3 56 (9.26%) MVC
4 45 (7.44%) Android Development
4 45 (7.44%) TDD
5 43 (7.11%) iOS Development
6 42 (6.94%) Software Engineering
7 41 (6.78%) Mobile Development
8 39 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (6.28%) Scrum
10 37 (6.12%) Open Source
11 35 (5.79%) Web Application Development
12 34 (5.62%) Unit Testing
13 30 (4.96%) BDD
14 29 (4.79%) OO
15 28 (4.63%) SDLC
16 23 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (3.47%) Front End Development
17 21 (3.47%) Microservices
17 21 (3.47%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 262 (43.31%) JavaScript
2 200 (33.06%) Java
3 135 (22.31%) C#
4 131 (21.65%) SQL
5 42 (6.94%) C++
6 37 (6.12%) PL/SQL
7 30 (4.96%) Objective-C
7 30 (4.96%) Python
8 28 (4.63%) T-SQL
9 27 (4.46%) VB
10 23 (3.80%) PHP
11 21 (3.47%) Apple Swift
12 20 (3.31%) ES6
13 18 (2.98%) Scala
14 16 (2.64%) C
15 15 (2.48%) VBA
16 14 (2.31%) VB.NET
17 13 (2.15%) Ruby
17 13 (2.15%) Shell Script
18 12 (1.98%) VB6
Qualifications
1 89 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 61 (10.08%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.31%) DV Cleared
4 14 (2.31%) Degree
5 6 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.33%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.17%) MCP
7 1 (0.17%) OCP
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.32%) QA
2 5 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.66%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) MiFID
4 1 (0.17%) SDET
4 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.82%) Docker
3 3 (0.50%) HDFS
4 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.17%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (2.15%) Puppet
2 6 (0.99%) Ansible
2 6 (0.99%) Graphite
2 6 (0.99%) HP Fortify
2 6 (0.99%) Packer
2 6 (0.99%) Tivoli
2 6 (0.99%) Uchiwa
3 5 (0.83%) QRadar
4 3 (0.50%) Control-M
5 2 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.33%) WSUS
6 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.17%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.17%) Salt
6 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 91 (15.04%) Oracle
2 56 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.47%) IBM
4 14 (2.31%) Google
5 13 (2.15%) SAP
6 12 (1.98%) Xamarin
7 11 (1.82%) HP
8 10 (1.65%) MuleSoft
8 10 (1.65%) ServiceNow
9 9 (1.49%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.49%) ForgeRock
10 8 (1.32%) ILOG
11 7 (1.16%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.99%) Apple
12 6 (0.99%) Informatica
13 5 (0.83%) Adobe
13 5 (0.83%) ION Trading
13 5 (0.83%) Serena
14 4 (0.66%) Siebel
14 4 (0.66%) VMware
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