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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Developer
UK
Rank 363 361 351
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 230 277 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.53% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.56% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 167 167
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.94 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +50.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.94 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +50.65%

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
42200 49241 49534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27496 31679 30638
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1662 1940
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 0 205 £400 - 79
London +14 95 £423 -0.58% 25
South East +7 27 £380 +8.57% 15
South West +12 24 £400 -15.78% 6
East of England +12 15 £450 +63.63% 10
Scotland +34 14 £375 +15.38% 2
North West +27 14 £425 +13.33% 10
East Midlands -4 13 £325 -12.16% 6
West Midlands -5 12 £350 -12.50% 2
City of London +6 10 £400 -3.03% 5
Bedfordshire - 10 £450 -
Gloucestershire +2 9 £404 -26.54%
Bedford - 9 £450 -
Manchester +19 7 £425 +6.25% 5
Berkshire +16 7 £395 +8.96% 2
Hampshire +11 6 £363 -19.88% 4
Nottinghamshire +9 6 £325 - 1
Merseyside +5 6 £350 +7.69%
Wiltshire +3 5 £365 -6.41% 1
Nottingham +2 5 £300 - 1
Exeter - 5 £400 -
Devon - 5 £400 -
Solihull - 5 £350 -
Yorkshire +14 4 - - 5
Surrey +12 4 £340 -4.89% 1
Reading +10 4 £425 +6.25%
Buckinghamshire +6 4 - - 2
Derbyshire -1 4 £325 -2.98%
Liverpool -2 4 £373 +14.61%
Birmingham -3 4 £550 +39.15%

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 204 (38.71%) JavaScript
2 184 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (34.16%) Java
4 159 (30.17%) HTML
5 136 (25.81%) CSS
6 124 (23.53%) SQL
7 117 (22.20%) C#
8 109 (20.68%) .NET
9 108 (20.49%) Finance
10 102 (19.35%) Android
11 96 (18.22%) Mobile App
12 95 (18.03%) AngularJS
13 79 (14.99%) SQL Server
14 78 (14.80%) Apple iOS
15 76 (14.42%) Security Cleared
16 71 (13.47%) HTML5
17 69 (13.09%) Oracle
18 67 (12.71%) Web Services
19 66 (12.52%) Android Development
20 59 (11.20%) TDD
20 59 (11.20%) Git (software)
21 58 (11.01%) SC Cleared
22 57 (10.82%) Scrum
23 55 (10.44%) jQuery
23 55 (10.44%) CSS3
24 53 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
25 51 (9.68%) Windows
26 50 (9.49%) XML
26 50 (9.49%) Jenkins
27 49 (9.30%) MVC

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 14 (2.66%) IIS
2 13 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.28%) WebLogic
4 10 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 10 (1.90%) Apache
4 10 (1.90%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.33%) Confluence
5 7 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.14%) Apache Qpid
7 5 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.95%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.76%) Tuxedo
9 3 (0.57%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.57%) Drupal
10 2 (0.38%) CICS
10 2 (0.38%) CMS
10 2 (0.38%) Mule
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.38%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.33%) OpenText Process Suite
2 7 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.38%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 41 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.09%) GitHub
4 6 (1.14%) Google Play
4 6 (1.14%) PaaS
5 5 (0.95%) SaaS
6 4 (0.76%) IaaS
6 4 (0.76%) TestFlight
7 2 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.38%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.38%) iTunes
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.19%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.19%) Datadog
8 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.66%) HTTP
2 9 (1.71%) Internet
3 6 (1.14%) AMQP
3 6 (1.14%) VoIP
3 6 (1.14%) Wireshark
4 5 (0.95%) Firewall
5 4 (0.76%) Bluetooth
5 4 (0.76%) DMARC
6 2 (0.38%) DKIM
6 2 (0.38%) Intranet
6 2 (0.38%) SMTP
6 2 (0.38%) SSL
7 1 (0.19%) FTP
7 1 (0.19%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.19%) MQTT
7 1 (0.19%) Network Security
7 1 (0.19%) Skype
7 1 (0.19%) SMS
7 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (14.99%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.59%) Relational Database
3 21 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (3.04%) Oracle Database
5 14 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.90%) MySQL
7 9 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (1.71%) DB2
7 9 (1.71%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (1.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 7 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.14%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.14%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.14%) Pentaho
10 6 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 59 (11.20%) Git (software)
2 50 (9.49%) Jenkins
3 31 (5.88%) JIRA
4 30 (5.69%) Maven
5 24 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 19 (3.61%) Subversion
7 16 (3.04%) Jasmine
8 15 (2.85%) Eclipse
9 14 (2.66%) gulp
9 14 (2.66%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (2.28%) Ant
10 12 (2.28%) Oracle APEX
10 12 (2.28%) Selenium
11 11 (2.09%) Bitbucket
11 11 (2.09%) Grunt
11 11 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (2.09%) TeamCity
11 11 (2.09%) webpack
12 10 (1.90%) Android Studio
13 9 (1.71%) Cucumber
General
1 108 (20.49%) Finance
2 37 (7.02%) Banking
3 21 (3.98%) Marketing
4 19 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.85%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.28%) Electronics
7 11 (2.09%) Games
7 11 (2.09%) Retail
8 6 (1.14%) Front Office
8 6 (1.14%) Legal
9 4 (0.76%) Back Office
10 3 (0.57%) Advertising
10 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.38%) Military
11 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.38%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (30.17%) HTML
2 136 (25.81%) CSS
3 109 (20.68%) .NET
4 95 (18.03%) AngularJS
5 71 (13.47%) HTML5
6 67 (12.71%) Web Services
7 55 (10.44%) CSS3
7 55 (10.44%) jQuery
8 50 (9.49%) XML
9 42 (7.97%) REST
10 40 (7.59%) React
11 39 (7.40%) ASP.NET
12 31 (5.88%) Spring
13 30 (5.69%) RESTful
14 28 (5.31%) Node.js
15 26 (4.93%) SOAP
16 24 (4.55%) JSON
17 22 (4.17%) Hibernate
18 20 (3.80%) J2EE
19 19 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 96 (18.22%) Mobile App
2 44 (8.35%) User Experience
3 34 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 23 (4.36%) Visualisation
6 15 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.28%) iPhone
8 10 (1.90%) Virtual Team
9 9 (1.71%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.33%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.14%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.14%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
13 4 (0.76%) Equities
13 4 (0.76%) Graphic Design
13 4 (0.76%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
14 3 (0.57%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.57%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 102 (19.35%) Android
2 78 (14.80%) Apple iOS
3 51 (9.68%) Windows
4 31 (5.88%) Linux
5 24 (4.55%) Unix
6 7 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.14%) AIX
7 6 (1.14%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.57%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.57%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.19%) CentOS
11 1 (0.19%) MVS
11 1 (0.19%) webOS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (12.52%) Android Development
3 59 (11.20%) TDD
4 57 (10.82%) Scrum
5 53 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (9.30%) MVC
7 47 (8.92%) iOS Development
8 45 (8.54%) OO
9 44 (8.35%) Open Source
10 38 (7.21%) Configuration Management
11 36 (6.83%) Web Development
12 31 (5.88%) Mobile Development
13 26 (4.93%) BDD
14 25 (4.74%) SDLC
14 25 (4.74%) Web Application Development
15 24 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (4.36%) Unit Testing
17 21 (3.98%) Domain-Driven Design
17 21 (3.98%) Software Engineering
18 20 (3.80%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (38.71%) JavaScript
2 180 (34.16%) Java
3 124 (23.53%) SQL
4 117 (22.20%) C#
5 30 (5.69%) C++
5 30 (5.69%) PL/SQL
6 28 (5.31%) Apple Swift
7 27 (5.12%) Objective-C
8 25 (4.74%) Python
9 23 (4.36%) ES6
10 20 (3.80%) VB
11 18 (3.42%) PHP
11 18 (3.42%) T-SQL
12 16 (3.04%) VB.NET
13 15 (2.85%) VBA
14 14 (2.66%) Shell Script
15 13 (2.47%) Perl
16 10 (1.90%) Ruby
17 9 (1.71%) C
17 9 (1.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 76 (14.42%) Security Cleared
2 58 (11.01%) SC Cleared
3 21 (3.98%) Degree
4 12 (2.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (1.71%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) HND
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.52%) QA
2 4 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.57%) SLA
4 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 20 (3.80%) Docker
2 8 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.57%) HDFS
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.38%) Varnish
6 1 (0.19%) Firmware
6 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (5.50%) Ansible
2 7 (1.33%) Puppet
3 6 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.95%) Control-M
4 5 (0.95%) HP Fortify
5 4 (0.76%) Terraform
6 3 (0.57%) QRadar
7 2 (0.38%) WSUS
8 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 69 (13.09%) Oracle
2 44 (8.35%) Microsoft
3 28 (5.31%) Xamarin
4 21 (3.98%) SAP
5 18 (3.42%) Google
6 12 (2.28%) Adobe
7 11 (2.09%) IBM
8 6 (1.14%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.95%) Alterian
9 5 (0.95%) HP
10 4 (0.76%) ILOG
10 4 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.76%) Teradata
11 3 (0.57%) Apple
11 3 (0.57%) Citrix
11 3 (0.57%) Splunk
11 3 (0.57%) Tealium
12 2 (0.38%) Appcelerator
12 2 (0.38%) Kony
12 2 (0.38%) ServiceNow
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