The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Specialist role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Development Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Specialist
Rank 603 590 551
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Development Specialist 10 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.011% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.012% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 11
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£463 £362 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.93% -19.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
-16.42% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
50665 48981 46333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32010 29890 26848
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1968 2163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Development Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Development Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Development Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

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

Development Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Development Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Development Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Development Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Development Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Development Specialist
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 6 £575 +24.32% 4
Scotland -3 4 £313 -13.55%
London -3 3 £600 - 1
Stirling +1 2 - -
City of London -2 1 £663 +10.41%
North East - 1 £293 -
South East - 1 - - 2
Tyne and Wear - 1 £293 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £293 -
Sheffield - 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £250 -
Glasgow - 1 £375 -

Development Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Development Specialist 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 Development Specialist in their job title.

1 9 (45.00%) SQL
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Front Office
4 5 (25.00%) Finance
4 5 (25.00%) HTML5
4 5 (25.00%) REST
4 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) XML
4 5 (25.00%) HTTP
4 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Banking
6 3 (15.00%) Spring
6 3 (15.00%) UNIX
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
6 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) Toad
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (10.00%) Low Latency
7 2 (10.00%) Ant
7 2 (10.00%) C#
7 2 (10.00%) VB
7 2 (10.00%) RDBMS

Development Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Development Specialist 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 Development Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (5.00%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.00%) QlikView
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.00%) SQLPlus
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) Spotfire
4 1 (5.00%) DB2
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Toad
2 2 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (5.00%) Hudson
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (30.00%) Front Office
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
1 5 (25.00%) XML
1 5 (25.00%) HTML5
1 5 (25.00%) REST
1 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) Spring
3 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.00%) JSP
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) VME
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (10.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) MVC
3 1 (5.00%) Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) User Stories
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Coaching
3 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) VB6
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CIPD
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) vCloud
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Control-M
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) ICL
2 1 (5.00%) Fujitsu
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