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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Developer
UK
Rank 360 370 356
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 235 275 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.55% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.58% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 169 160
Median daily rate £414 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.26% +2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% +57.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £45.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-64.44% +57.89%

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
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -21 202 £418 +4.37% 91
London +10 96 £425 -5.55% 28
South West +18 23 £400 -36.50% 12
East of England +6 22 £450 +50.00% 3
South East -12 19 £408 -2.97% 16
Bedfordshire - 14 £450 - 1
North West +18 13 £425 +21.42% 8
Wales +12 12 £573 +81.02% 1
Bedford - 12 £450 -
Scotland +26 11 £350 +12.00% 6
East Midlands +2 11 £338 -3.57% 5
City of London -4 10 £418 -9.72% 7
West Midlands -10 10 £350 -17.64% 14
West Wales - 10 £573 -
Swansea - 10 £573 -
Gloucestershire +2 7 £406 -35.51%
Hampshire +8 5 £408 +7.37% 3
Merseyside +6 5 £350 -14.63%
Nottinghamshire +5 5 £350 - 2
Manchester +5 5 £425 +30.76% 5
Yorkshire +4 5 £475 +35.71% 5
Exeter - 5 £400 - 1
Bournemouth - 5 £338 - 4
Devon - 5 £400 - 1
Dorset - 5 £338 - 4
Nottingham +4 4 - - 2
Leicestershire +3 4 £270 -16.60%
Coventry -17 4 £464 - 3
Gloucester - 4 £438 -
Surrey +16 3 £326 -22.32% 2

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 202 (39.30%) JavaScript
2 182 (35.41%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (33.07%) Java
4 154 (29.96%) HTML
5 126 (24.51%) C#
6 125 (24.32%) CSS
7 124 (24.12%) SQL
7 124 (24.12%) .NET
8 112 (21.79%) Finance
9 101 (19.65%) Mobile App
10 95 (18.48%) AngularJS
11 93 (18.09%) Android
12 89 (17.32%) SQL Server
13 81 (15.76%) HTML5
14 71 (13.81%) Security Cleared
15 68 (13.23%) Apple iOS
16 66 (12.84%) Web Services
17 61 (11.87%) Android Development
18 60 (11.67%) TDD
19 58 (11.28%) jQuery
19 58 (11.28%) CSS3
20 57 (11.09%) Oracle
21 54 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
21 54 (10.51%) SC Cleared
21 54 (10.51%) MVC
21 54 (10.51%) Windows
22 53 (10.31%) Scrum
23 52 (10.12%) XML
23 52 (10.12%) Microsoft
24 49 (9.53%) Git (software)

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 16 (3.11%) IIS
2 14 (2.72%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.95%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 9 (1.75%) Apache
5 8 (1.56%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.78%) Drupal
8 3 (0.58%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.58%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.39%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.39%) CMS
9 2 (0.39%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.39%) Confluence
9 2 (0.39%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.39%) JBoss
9 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (4.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.39%) 3ds Max
2 2 (0.39%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) MS Project
3 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.17%) OpenText Process Suite
3 6 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.39%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.19%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.56%) GitHub
4 7 (1.36%) PaaS
5 5 (0.97%) Google Play
5 5 (0.97%) SaaS
6 4 (0.78%) IaaS
6 4 (0.78%) TestFlight
7 2 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.39%) iTunes
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.19%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.11%) HTTP
2 8 (1.56%) Internet
3 5 (0.97%) Firewall
4 4 (0.78%) DMARC
5 3 (0.58%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.39%) DHCP
6 2 (0.39%) DKIM
6 2 (0.39%) DNS
6 2 (0.39%) FTP
6 2 (0.39%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.39%) Intranet
6 2 (0.39%) SMTP
6 2 (0.39%) SSL
6 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.19%) Broadband
7 1 (0.19%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.19%) IPv4
7 1 (0.19%) IPv6
7 1 (0.19%) MQTT
7 1 (0.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 46 (8.95%) Relational Database
3 22 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (2.72%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.33%) MySQL
6 10 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 7 (1.36%) DB2
8 7 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.36%) SQLite
9 6 (1.17%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.17%) MS Access
9 6 (1.17%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.17%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 49 (9.53%) Git (software)
2 42 (8.17%) Jenkins
3 30 (5.84%) Visual Studio
4 24 (4.67%) Maven
5 22 (4.28%) Subversion
6 18 (3.50%) JIRA
7 15 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (2.53%) gulp
8 13 (2.53%) Jasmine
9 12 (2.33%) Eclipse
9 12 (2.33%) TeamCity
10 11 (2.14%) Ant
10 11 (2.14%) Grunt
10 11 (2.14%) Oracle APEX
10 11 (2.14%) Selenium
10 11 (2.14%) Sonatype Nexus
11 10 (1.95%) webpack
12 8 (1.56%) Android Studio
12 8 (1.56%) Mocha
13 7 (1.36%) Xcode
General
1 112 (21.79%) Finance
2 38 (7.39%) Banking
3 23 (4.47%) Marketing
4 19 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.11%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.33%) Games
7 10 (1.95%) Electronics
7 10 (1.95%) Retail
8 7 (1.36%) Legal
9 4 (0.78%) Back Office
10 3 (0.58%) Advertising
10 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.39%) Front Office
11 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Law
11 2 (0.39%) Military
11 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (29.96%) HTML
2 125 (24.32%) CSS
3 124 (24.12%) .NET
4 95 (18.48%) AngularJS
5 81 (15.76%) HTML5
6 66 (12.84%) Web Services
7 58 (11.28%) CSS3
7 58 (11.28%) jQuery
8 52 (10.12%) XML
9 46 (8.95%) ASP.NET
10 44 (8.56%) REST
11 38 (7.39%) React
12 34 (6.61%) Node.js
13 28 (5.45%) RESTful
13 28 (5.45%) Spring
14 25 (4.86%) SOAP
15 24 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (4.47%) ASP.NET Web API
16 23 (4.47%) JSON
17 18 (3.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 101 (19.65%) Mobile App
2 39 (7.59%) User Experience
3 29 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.47%) Computer Science
5 21 (4.09%) Visualisation
6 19 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.92%) iPhone
8 12 (2.33%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.36%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.97%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (0.97%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.78%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.78%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.78%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.58%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (0.58%) Equities
12 3 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.58%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 93 (18.09%) Android
2 68 (13.23%) Apple iOS
3 54 (10.51%) Windows
4 25 (4.86%) Linux
5 16 (3.11%) Unix
6 7 (1.36%) AIX
6 7 (1.36%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.17%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.58%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.58%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.19%) CentOS
11 1 (0.19%) VME
11 1 (0.19%) webOS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (35.41%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (11.87%) Android Development
3 60 (11.67%) TDD
4 54 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (10.51%) MVC
5 53 (10.31%) Scrum
6 46 (8.95%) Open Source
7 42 (8.17%) iOS Development
7 42 (8.17%) Web Development
8 38 (7.39%) OO
9 37 (7.20%) Configuration Management
10 33 (6.42%) Mobile Development
11 29 (5.64%) SDLC
12 27 (5.25%) BDD
12 27 (5.25%) Web Application Development
13 24 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (4.67%) Domain-Driven Design
14 22 (4.28%) Release Management
15 21 (4.09%) Unit Testing
16 20 (3.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 202 (39.30%) JavaScript
2 170 (33.07%) Java
3 126 (24.51%) C#
4 124 (24.12%) SQL
5 27 (5.25%) T-SQL
6 25 (4.86%) C++
6 25 (4.86%) Objective-C
7 24 (4.67%) Apple Swift
7 24 (4.67%) ES6
8 23 (4.47%) PL/SQL
9 22 (4.28%) VB
10 21 (4.09%) PHP
11 20 (3.89%) Python
12 18 (3.50%) VB.NET
13 16 (3.11%) VBA
14 12 (2.33%) Scala
15 11 (2.14%) VB6
16 9 (1.75%) C
16 9 (1.75%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 71 (13.81%) Security Cleared
2 54 (10.51%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.89%) Degree
4 11 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.36%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.39%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) HND
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.17%) QA
2 5 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (1.75%) Active Directory
1 9 (1.75%) Docker
2 3 (0.58%) HDFS
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.19%) Varnish
4 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (5.25%) Ansible
2 8 (1.56%) Puppet
3 5 (0.97%) HP Fortify
4 4 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.58%) QRadar
5 3 (0.58%) Terraform
6 2 (0.39%) WSUS
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 57 (11.09%) Oracle
2 52 (10.12%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.06%) Xamarin
4 22 (4.28%) SAP
5 12 (2.33%) Adobe
6 10 (1.95%) IBM
7 8 (1.56%) Google
8 6 (1.17%) ILOG
8 6 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.97%) HP
10 4 (0.78%) Alterian
11 3 (0.58%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.58%) Splunk
11 3 (0.58%) Tealium
12 2 (0.39%) Appcelerator
12 2 (0.39%) Citrix
12 2 (0.39%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.39%) Facebook
12 2 (0.39%) Kony
12 2 (0.39%) Zend
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dundee
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
University of Wolverhampton
Rate: From £26,829 to £29,301 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per Day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Livedrive
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham
TDA Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
AAP3
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Some Flexible Working
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TechnologyPeople UK Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Strathclyde, Scotland
University of Strathclyde
Rate: £39,324 - £48,327
Posted: 14 days ago