The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Technical Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Developer
Rank 568 573 533
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 85 85 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 57
Median daily rate £465 £440 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.68% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £368 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £24.23
UK excluding London median 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
51261 55415 53407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33404 35221 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2084 2091
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Technical Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Technical Developer in the job title.

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 26 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 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 +10 79 £465 +5.68% 17
London +3 37 £475 -11.62% 9
South East +5 12 £383 -8.92% 1
North West +17 9 £400 -
North East - 6 £475 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £475 -
Manchester - 6 - -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £475 -
East of England +21 5 £550 +4.76%
Scotland +12 5 - -
Edinburgh - 5 - -
Berkshire +6 4 £350 - 1
Midlands - 4 £500 -
South West +3 3 £375 -21.05% 4
Lancashire - 3 £400 -
City of London +18 2 - -
Hertfordshire +10 2 - -
Wiltshire +6 2 £375 -21.05% 1
Hampshire +3 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Slough - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +15 1 - -
Milton Keynes +14 1 - -
Reading +10 1 £350 - 1
Gloucestershire +6 1 - -
Middlesex +1 1 £350 -
Yorkshire -3 1 - - 1

Technical Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Technical 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 Technical Developer in the job title.

1 69 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (30.65%) Java
3 53 (28.49%) Finance
4 47 (25.27%) SQL
5 40 (21.51%) Oracle
6 39 (20.97%) .NET
7 38 (20.43%) HTML
8 31 (16.67%) CSS
9 29 (15.59%) C#
10 27 (14.52%) Spring
11 26 (13.98%) Workflow
11 26 (13.98%) Oracle EBS
11 26 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (13.44%) Microsoft
12 25 (13.44%) JavaScript
13 24 (12.90%) PL/SQL
14 23 (12.37%) J2EE
15 22 (11.83%) Unix
15 22 (11.83%) CRM
15 22 (11.83%) TDD
15 22 (11.83%) Oracle EBS R12
16 19 (10.22%) HTML5
16 19 (10.22%) JUnit
17 18 (9.68%) SQL Server
17 18 (9.68%) Banking
18 17 (9.14%) Windows
19 16 (8.60%) JSP
19 16 (8.60%) XML
19 16 (8.60%) Oracle Workflow
19 16 (8.60%) Hibernate

Technical 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 (8.60%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.30%) JBoss
4 7 (3.76%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.69%) Apache
5 5 (2.69%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.69%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.61%) Alfresco
6 3 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.61%) Sitefinity
6 3 (1.61%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.08%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.08%) CMS
7 2 (1.08%) Confluence
7 2 (1.08%) GemFire
8 1 (0.54%) Mule
8 1 (0.54%) nginx
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.54%) DOC1
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (13.98%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (11.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (6.45%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (4.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (3.76%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (3.23%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (1.61%) HFM
8 3 (1.61%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (1.61%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (1.61%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (1.08%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Payroll
10 1 (0.54%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.54%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.54%) SAP HR-PA
10 1 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.69%) Google Analytics
1 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.15%) Office 365
3 3 (1.61%) Yammer
4 2 (1.08%) GitHub
4 2 (1.08%) PaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.38%) FTP
2 3 (1.61%) HTTP
2 3 (1.61%) SSL
3 2 (1.08%) AMQP
3 2 (1.08%) Internet
4 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.54%) SSH
4 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.99%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.69%) Data Mart
5 5 (2.69%) MySQL
6 4 (2.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.61%) DB2
7 3 (1.61%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.61%) Hyperion Smart View
7 3 (1.61%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.61%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.08%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.08%) OLTP
8 2 (1.08%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 19 (10.22%) JUnit
2 15 (8.06%) Maven
2 15 (8.06%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (6.45%) Subversion
4 9 (4.84%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.84%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.30%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.69%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.15%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.15%) Jasmine
8 4 (2.15%) JIRA
9 3 (1.61%) Gradle
9 3 (1.61%) Grunt
9 3 (1.61%) gulp
9 3 (1.61%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.61%) MSTest
9 3 (1.61%) NUnit
10 2 (1.08%) JBehave
10 2 (1.08%) Mocha
General
1 53 (28.49%) Finance
2 18 (9.68%) Banking
3 13 (6.99%) Retail
4 9 (4.84%) Law
5 7 (3.76%) Front Office
5 7 (3.76%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Legal
6 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) French Language
7 1 (0.54%) German Language
7 1 (0.54%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.54%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.97%) .NET
2 38 (20.43%) HTML
3 31 (16.67%) CSS
4 27 (14.52%) Spring
5 23 (12.37%) J2EE
6 19 (10.22%) HTML5
7 16 (8.60%) Hibernate
7 16 (8.60%) JSP
7 16 (8.60%) XML
8 15 (8.06%) ASP.NET
8 15 (8.06%) CSS3
8 15 (8.06%) JSON
9 14 (7.53%) REST
10 13 (6.99%) Web Services
11 12 (6.45%) Middleware
12 11 (5.91%) jQuery
12 11 (5.91%) Node.js
13 10 (5.38%) ISPF
14 9 (4.84%) AngularJS
14 9 (4.84%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.38%) iSeries
2 10 (5.38%) Mainframe
2 10 (5.38%) Tandem
3 9 (4.84%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.30%) User Experience
5 5 (2.69%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.61%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.08%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.08%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.08%) iPad
7 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.08%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.08%) PKI
7 2 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.83%) Unix
2 17 (9.14%) Windows
3 11 (5.91%) Linux
4 4 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.08%) Android
5 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.54%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (13.98%) Workflow
3 22 (11.83%) CRM
3 22 (11.83%) TDD
4 16 (8.60%) Web Development
5 14 (7.53%) SOA
6 13 (6.99%) Scrum
7 11 (5.91%) Unit Testing
8 10 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (5.38%) Migration
8 10 (5.38%) MVC
8 10 (5.38%) Service Delivery
8 10 (5.38%) Service Management
9 9 (4.84%) Configuration Management
9 9 (4.84%) Data Modelling
9 9 (4.84%) ERP
9 9 (4.84%) Mentoring
9 9 (4.84%) SDLC
10 8 (4.30%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (30.65%) Java
2 47 (25.27%) SQL
3 29 (15.59%) C#
4 25 (13.44%) JavaScript
5 24 (12.90%) PL/SQL
6 10 (5.38%) JCL
7 8 (4.30%) C
8 7 (3.76%) C++
9 6 (3.23%) Ruby
10 5 (2.69%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.15%) Python
11 4 (2.15%) Scala
12 3 (1.61%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.61%) VB
12 3 (1.61%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.08%) ABAP
13 2 (1.08%) FQL
13 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (7.53%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.30%) Degree
2 8 (4.30%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.69%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) OCP
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.23%) QA
2 3 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.61%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.08%) MiFID
4 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (5.38%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.08%) Docker
3 2 (1.08%) HDFS
4 1 (0.54%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) Puppet
1 2 (1.08%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (21.51%) Oracle
2 25 (13.44%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.45%) IBM
4 7 (3.76%) SAP
5 6 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.23%) ServiceNow
6 5 (2.69%) Google
6 5 (2.69%) Murex
7 4 (2.15%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.61%) hybris
8 3 (1.61%) Infor
9 2 (1.08%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.08%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.08%) Informatica
9 2 (1.08%) OpenLink
9 2 (1.08%) Telerik
10 1 (0.54%) ATG
10 1 (0.54%) IBM Sterling
10 1 (0.54%) Reuters
10 1 (0.54%) Teradata