The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Developer
Rank 551 537 541
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 71 47 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.089% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.096% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 25 29
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£469 £451 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £384 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £595 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £24.23 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00

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
52334 49033 54752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.28% 92.74% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31946 29302 30708
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2035 2098 2640
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Technical Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Technical Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Technical Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Technical Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Technical Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. 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 +22 64 £460 +2.22% 10
London +13 40 £475 -2.56% 5
South East -11 9 £455 +13.39% 2
Hampshire - 7 £460 -
East of England -22 6 £425 -5.55% 3
South West -27 6 £363 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £425 - 2
Cambridge - 6 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £350 -
City of London +30 4 £500 -16.70% 1
Scotland - 2 £500 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £500 -
North West -6 1 - -
Manchester -7 1 - -
Bristol -19 1 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £225 -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Essex - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -

Technical Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical Developer 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 Technical Developer in their job title.

1 57 (44.19%) Oracle
2 41 (31.78%) Finance
3 37 (28.68%) SQL
4 33 (25.58%) Java
5 26 (20.16%) Microsoft
6 24 (18.60%) Security Cleared
7 23 (17.83%) Oracle EBS
8 22 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (16.28%) XML
10 20 (15.50%) SC Cleared
11 19 (14.73%) C#
12 18 (13.95%) .NET
12 18 (13.95%) Oracle EBS R12
13 17 (13.18%) PL/SQL
14 15 (11.63%) Oracle Database
15 14 (10.85%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (9.30%) Windows
16 12 (9.30%) JavaScript
16 12 (9.30%) Workflow
17 11 (8.53%) Dynamics AX
17 11 (8.53%) Oracle Forms
17 11 (8.53%) BizTalk Server
17 11 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (8.53%) Open Source
18 10 (7.75%) Analytics
18 10 (7.75%) Oracle Receivables
18 10 (7.75%) ERP
18 10 (7.75%) Python
18 10 (7.75%) MS Excel
18 10 (7.75%) HTML

Technical Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical Developer 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 Technical Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (8.53%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (7.75%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (6.20%) Documentum
4 4 (3.10%) Apache
4 4 (3.10%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.55%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.55%) IIS
6 2 (1.55%) SAS
6 2 (1.55%) Moodle
6 2 (1.55%) Confluence
7 1 (0.78%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.78%) WordPress
7 1 (0.78%) CICS
7 1 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.10%) MS Project
2 4 (3.10%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.55%) MS Office
3 2 (1.55%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.55%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.78%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.78%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (17.83%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (13.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (8.53%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (7.75%) Oracle Receivables
5 9 (6.98%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (6.98%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (6.98%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (5.43%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (3.88%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 4 (3.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (3.10%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (2.33%) RMDS
9 3 (2.33%) Oracle ASCP
10 2 (1.55%) Temenos T24
10 2 (1.55%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (1.55%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (1.55%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle TCA
11 1 (0.78%) Endur
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.33%) Internet
2 2 (1.55%) VPN
3 1 (0.78%) DNS
3 1 (0.78%) SSL
3 1 (0.78%) CTI
3 1 (0.78%) LAN
3 1 (0.78%) WAN
3 1 (0.78%) FTP
3 1 (0.78%) HTTP
3 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.63%) Oracle Database
2 14 (10.85%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.20%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (6.20%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (6.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (4.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (3.88%) Big Data
7 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.88%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.88%) DB2
8 4 (3.10%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.10%) Apache Hive
8 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.10%) HBase
9 3 (2.33%) Couchbase
9 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.33%) MySQL
10 2 (1.55%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 11 (8.53%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (7.75%) Subversion
3 9 (6.98%) Eclipse
4 8 (6.20%) Selenium
4 8 (6.20%) WebDriver
5 7 (5.43%) WATIR
5 7 (5.43%) JMeter
6 6 (4.65%) CruiseControl
6 6 (4.65%) Ant
6 6 (4.65%) JUnit
7 3 (2.33%) JIRA
7 3 (2.33%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.55%) FishEye
8 2 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.55%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.55%) Toad
8 2 (1.55%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.55%) Maven
9 1 (0.78%) FrontPage
General
1 41 (31.78%) Finance
2 6 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.88%) Banking
3 5 (3.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.33%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.33%) Legal
4 3 (2.33%) Front Office
5 2 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.55%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Billing
6 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.78%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.28%) XML
2 18 (13.95%) .NET
3 10 (7.75%) HTML
4 8 (6.20%) CSS
5 6 (4.65%) WDK
5 6 (4.65%) Middleware
6 4 (3.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (3.10%) STL
6 4 (3.10%) XSLT
7 3 (2.33%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.33%) JSON
8 2 (1.55%) RESTful
8 2 (1.55%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (1.55%) J2EE
8 2 (1.55%) Web Services
8 2 (1.55%) J2SE
8 2 (1.55%) CGI
9 1 (0.78%) Flash
9 1 (0.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Open Source
2 7 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.43%) Fixed Income
3 6 (4.65%) Taxonomies
4 4 (3.10%) Derivative
4 4 (3.10%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 4 (3.10%) Grid Computing
5 3 (2.33%) VLE
5 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.33%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.55%) Clustering
6 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.55%) User Experience
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) Replication
7 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.78%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.30%) Windows
2 8 (6.20%) UNIX
3 7 (5.43%) Linux
4 6 (4.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.55%) Solaris
5 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.78%) AIX
6 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (9.30%) Workflow
3 11 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (7.75%) ERP
4 10 (7.75%) Analytics
5 9 (6.98%) OO
5 9 (6.98%) Scrum
6 8 (6.20%) Information Management
7 7 (5.43%) Migration
7 7 (5.43%) Change Control
7 7 (5.43%) Project Planning
7 7 (5.43%) Performance Testing
8 6 (4.65%) Business Analysis
8 6 (4.65%) Content Management
8 6 (4.65%) CRM
9 5 (3.88%) OOP
9 5 (3.88%) Data Migration
10 4 (3.10%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (3.10%) Release Management
10 4 (3.10%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.68%) SQL
2 33 (25.58%) Java
3 19 (14.73%) C#
4 17 (13.18%) PL/SQL
5 12 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 10 (7.75%) Python
7 9 (6.98%) Perl
8 7 (5.43%) PHP
8 7 (5.43%) C++
9 4 (3.10%) VB
10 3 (2.33%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.33%) R
11 2 (1.55%) VBA
11 2 (1.55%) VB6
11 2 (1.55%) C
12 1 (0.78%) COBOL
12 1 (0.78%) Korn
12 1 (0.78%) Groovy
12 1 (0.78%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.78%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 24 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.10%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Nagios
1 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (44.19%) Oracle
2 26 (20.16%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.20%) Sybase
4 4 (3.10%) Adobe
5 3 (2.33%) SAP
5 3 (2.33%) Tableau
5 3 (2.33%) RapidMiner
5 3 (2.33%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.55%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.55%) Sun
6 2 (1.55%) Sage
6 2 (1.55%) Cognos
6 2 (1.55%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.78%) Splunk
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco
7 1 (0.78%) IBM
7 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.78%) VMware
7 1 (0.78%) Google