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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 353 361 336
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 319 308 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.54% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.57% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 201 156
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £34.13 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.52% -14.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%

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
51263 53972 50323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33277 34146 30521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1541 2015 2042
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -4 293 £410 +9.33% 99
London +10 122 £450 +10.76% 26
South East -2 49 £400 +7.38% 26
North West +9 34 £389 +3.60% 7
Scotland +18 25 £320 +24.87% 3
City of London +52 23 £445 +11.25% 2
South West 0 23 £415 -2.35% 4
East Midlands +10 17 £347 +15.50% 7
Yorkshire -31 16 £344 +5.76% 10
Leicestershire +15 14 £343 +37.20% 4
West Yorkshire -27 14 £338 +3.84% 6
Hampshire +11 13 £373 +0.67% 8
Leicester +6 13 £343 +37.20%
North East -30 13 £410 +26.15% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 13 £410 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 13 £410 - 2
West Midlands -21 12 £375 - 7
Renfrewshire -13 11 £305 -
Erskine -17 11 £305 -
Cheshire +6 9 £475 +35.71% 2
Chester 0 9 £475 +35.71%
Manchester -9 9 £362 -7.24% 5
Lancashire - 9 £345 -
Preston - 9 £345 -
Gloucestershire +1 8 £475 +50.79%
Bristol 0 8 £425 - 2
Halifax - 8 £331 -
Berkshire +2 7 £425 +21.42% 2
West Sussex -1 7 £425 +17.24% 1
Surrey -7 7 £325 -18.75% 2

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 269 (39.62%) JavaScript
2 203 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (29.01%) HTML
4 181 (26.66%) Java
5 154 (22.68%) C#
6 151 (22.24%) SQL
7 149 (21.94%) .NET
8 144 (21.21%) CSS
9 138 (20.32%) SQL Server
10 125 (18.41%) HTML5
11 124 (18.26%) AngularJS
12 110 (16.20%) Finance
13 107 (15.76%) Mobile App
14 105 (15.46%) Oracle
15 92 (13.55%) Security Cleared
16 89 (13.11%) Android
17 86 (12.67%) Apple iOS
18 85 (12.52%) Git (software)
19 82 (12.08%) Web Services
20 78 (11.49%) XML
20 78 (11.49%) MVC
21 77 (11.34%) Windows
21 77 (11.34%) jQuery
22 76 (11.19%) JSON
23 74 (10.90%) RESTful
23 74 (10.90%) Software Engineering
24 73 (10.75%) Microsoft
25 62 (9.13%) ASP.NET
26 59 (8.69%) SC Cleared
26 59 (8.69%) CSS3

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 26 (3.83%) OpenStack
2 19 (2.80%) WebSphere
3 18 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.36%) Apache
4 16 (2.36%) WebLogic
5 12 (1.77%) IIS
6 11 (1.62%) CMS
6 11 (1.62%) JBoss
7 10 (1.47%) Mule
8 6 (0.88%) GeoServer
9 5 (0.74%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.74%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.59%) Drupal
10 4 (0.59%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 4 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.50%) MS Office
3 3 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.15%) ProjectWise
4 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (2.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (2.06%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.29%) Maximo
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.29%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 44 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
2 37 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.33%) GitHub
4 7 (1.03%) PaaS
5 6 (0.88%) Google Play
6 4 (0.59%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.59%) Boomi
6 4 (0.59%) iPaaS
7 3 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.44%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.29%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.29%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.29%) TestFlight
9 1 (0.15%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.15%) IaaS
9 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.21%) HTTP
2 12 (1.77%) Internet
3 6 (0.88%) HTTPS
3 6 (0.88%) LDAP
4 4 (0.59%) SSL
5 3 (0.44%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.44%) Network Security
6 2 (0.29%) Firewall
6 2 (0.29%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.29%) NFC
6 2 (0.29%) Skype
6 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.15%) 4G
7 1 (0.15%) DNS
7 1 (0.15%) Intranet
7 1 (0.15%) MQTT
7 1 (0.15%) Softphone
7 1 (0.15%) VoIP
7 1 (0.15%) WEP
7 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (20.32%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.98%) Relational Database
3 19 (2.80%) MongoDB
3 19 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (2.65%) Oracle Database
5 16 (2.36%) MySQL
6 15 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (2.21%) SQLite
7 14 (2.06%) DB2
8 13 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (1.77%) NoSQL
9 12 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (1.62%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.33%) CouchDB
13 8 (1.18%) Big Data
13 8 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 85 (12.52%) Git (software)
2 45 (6.63%) Visual Studio
3 33 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (3.98%) Vagrant
5 15 (2.21%) Jasmine
6 14 (2.06%) git-flow
6 14 (2.06%) jspm
6 14 (2.06%) Subversion
7 13 (1.91%) Oracle APEX
8 12 (1.77%) Karma Test Runner
9 11 (1.62%) gulp
10 10 (1.47%) Gradle
10 10 (1.47%) JIRA
10 10 (1.47%) Protractor
10 10 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (1.47%) TeamCity
10 10 (1.47%) Xcode
11 9 (1.33%) JUnit
11 9 (1.33%) Maven
11 9 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 110 (16.20%) Finance
2 39 (5.74%) Banking
3 19 (2.80%) Marketing
4 15 (2.21%) Retail
5 14 (2.06%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.91%) Games
7 12 (1.77%) Local Government
8 11 (1.62%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.47%) Legal
9 10 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.18%) Advertising
11 6 (0.88%) Back Office
11 6 (0.88%) Law
12 5 (0.74%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.59%) Front Office
14 2 (0.29%) Electronics
14 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.29%) Publishing
15 1 (0.15%) International Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (29.01%) HTML
2 149 (21.94%) .NET
3 144 (21.21%) CSS
4 125 (18.41%) HTML5
5 124 (18.26%) AngularJS
6 82 (12.08%) Web Services
7 78 (11.49%) XML
8 77 (11.34%) jQuery
9 76 (11.19%) JSON
10 74 (10.90%) RESTful
11 62 (9.13%) ASP.NET
12 59 (8.69%) CSS3
13 56 (8.25%) Node.js
14 45 (6.63%) REST
15 33 (4.86%) Spring
16 32 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (4.71%) SOAP
16 32 (4.71%) WCF
17 30 (4.42%) .NET Framework
18 28 (4.12%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 107 (15.76%) Mobile App
2 37 (5.45%) User Experience
3 18 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 13 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (1.91%) Management Information System
5 12 (1.77%) Mathematics
6 11 (1.62%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.47%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.33%) Digital Media
8 9 (1.33%) iPad
8 9 (1.33%) iPhone
8 9 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
8 9 (1.33%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.03%) Animation
9 7 (1.03%) Augmented Reality
9 7 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (0.88%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.88%) GPGPU
11 5 (0.74%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 89 (13.11%) Android
2 86 (12.67%) Apple iOS
3 77 (11.34%) Windows
4 54 (7.95%) Linux
5 30 (4.42%) Windows 10
6 25 (3.68%) Windows Phone
7 24 (3.53%) Unix
8 17 (2.50%) AIX
9 11 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.44%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.15%) Solaris
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (11.49%) MVC
3 74 (10.90%) Software Engineering
4 57 (8.39%) Web Development
5 56 (8.25%) Android Development
6 53 (7.81%) iOS Development
7 52 (7.66%) Scrum
8 43 (6.33%) Mobile Development
9 42 (6.19%) Unit Testing
10 39 (5.74%) TDD
11 37 (5.45%) Service Management
12 36 (5.30%) DevOps
13 30 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (4.42%) Web Application Development
14 29 (4.27%) SDLC
15 28 (4.12%) OO
16 27 (3.98%) Open Source
17 25 (3.68%) CRM
17 25 (3.68%) Front End Development
18 23 (3.39%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 269 (39.62%) JavaScript
2 181 (26.66%) Java
3 154 (22.68%) C#
4 151 (22.24%) SQL
5 40 (5.89%) PL/SQL
6 38 (5.60%) C++
7 37 (5.45%) Objective-C
8 36 (5.30%) T-SQL
9 34 (5.01%) Python
10 33 (4.86%) Shell Script
11 32 (4.71%) Ruby
12 29 (4.27%) Apple Swift
12 29 (4.27%) VB
13 28 (4.12%) PHP
14 19 (2.80%) VB.NET
15 18 (2.65%) C
16 16 (2.36%) TypeScript
17 15 (2.21%) ES6
18 14 (2.06%) ECMAScript
19 13 (1.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 92 (13.55%) Security Cleared
2 59 (8.69%) SC Cleared
3 32 (4.71%) DV Cleared
4 18 (2.65%) Degree
5 4 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.29%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.15%) CISA
7 1 (0.15%) CISM
7 1 (0.15%) CISSP
7 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.15%) MCP
7 1 (0.15%) OCP
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.47%) QA
2 5 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.59%) SLA
4 1 (0.15%) BS7666
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) SDET
4 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (1.18%) Docker
2 5 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.15%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (4.42%) Puppet
2 28 (4.12%) Uchiwa
3 27 (3.98%) Graphite
4 26 (3.83%) Packer
5 13 (1.91%) Grafana
6 12 (1.77%) Consul
6 12 (1.77%) Terraform
7 6 (0.88%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.74%) QRadar
9 3 (0.44%) Control-M
10 2 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.29%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.15%) Ansible
11 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.15%) CloudHub
11 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.15%) Salt
11 1 (0.15%) SCOM
11 1 (0.15%) WMI
Vendors
1 105 (15.46%) Oracle
2 73 (10.75%) Microsoft
3 37 (5.45%) Google
4 36 (5.30%) MuleSoft
5 30 (4.42%) ForgeRock
6 29 (4.27%) Atlassian
7 25 (3.68%) IBM
8 12 (1.77%) WSO2
9 10 (1.47%) Apple
9 10 (1.47%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.33%) Informatica
11 8 (1.18%) ServiceNow
12 7 (1.03%) HP
13 6 (0.88%) New Relic
13 6 (0.88%) Sybase
14 5 (0.74%) ION Trading
14 5 (0.74%) SAP
14 5 (0.74%) Serena
15 4 (0.59%) Axway
15 4 (0.59%) Infragistics
London
Coded People
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jambo Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Energy Resourcing
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Queen Mary University of London
Rate: £32,052 - £37,648
Posted: 9 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Agentis Solution
Posted: 11 days ago