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 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Developer
UK
Rank 537 544 525
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 58 84 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 49 56
Median daily rate £450 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £403
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.50 -
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
42991 49435 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28051 31832 30735
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1560 1650 1930
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 26 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 23 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 +9 50 £525 +13.51% 13
London +12 30 £525 -4.54% 7
South East +18 12 £550 +4.76% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £350 -34.88%
Scotland +25 6 £350 -17.64% 1
Edinburgh +21 4 £375 -14.28%
North West +16 4 £400 -3.03% 1
Lancashire +11 3 £400 +6.66%
Hampshire +9 3 £550 -
Blackburn - 3 £400 -
Milton Keynes +6 2 £350 -34.88%
Aldershot - 2 £563 -
Belfast - 2 £360 -
Glasgow - 2 £350 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £360 -
County Antrim - 2 £360 -
South West +10 1 - -
West Midlands +6 1 £450 -
Gloucestershire +1 1 - -
City of London -7 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -8 1 £350 -22.22%
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 1 £350 -22.22%
North East -16 1 £350 -22.22%
Wolverhampton - 1 £450 -
Midlands - 1 - -
Buckingham - 1 - -

Technical Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 51 (42.86%) Java
2 31 (26.05%) SQL
3 30 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (21.85%) Finance
5 23 (19.33%) Banking
6 22 (18.49%) HTML
7 21 (17.65%) TDD
8 19 (15.97%) JavaScript
9 16 (13.45%) QA
9 16 (13.45%) .NET
10 15 (12.61%) CSS
10 15 (12.61%) Scrum
11 13 (10.92%) Unix
11 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
12 12 (10.08%) Oracle
13 11 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (9.24%) REST
14 10 (8.40%) HTML5
14 10 (8.40%) Cucumber
14 10 (8.40%) Software Engineering
14 10 (8.40%) XML
15 9 (7.56%) SOA
15 9 (7.56%) Web Services
15 9 (7.56%) Retail
15 9 (7.56%) Unit Testing
15 9 (7.56%) JSON
16 8 (6.72%) IBM
16 8 (6.72%) VBA
16 8 (6.72%) SQL Server
16 8 (6.72%) DB2

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 6 (5.04%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.36%) Apache
3 4 (3.36%) JBoss
4 3 (2.52%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.52%) GemFire
4 3 (2.52%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.52%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.68%) IIS
5 2 (1.68%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.84%) Confluence
6 1 (0.84%) Drupal
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (4.20%) Temenos T24
2 4 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.52%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.84%) Endur
5 1 (0.84%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.84%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.84%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) PaaS
2 6 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.36%) GitHub
4 3 (2.52%) IaaS
4 3 (2.52%) SaaS
5 2 (1.68%) Force.com
6 1 (0.84%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) FTP
2 1 (0.84%) DKIM
2 1 (0.84%) DMARC
2 1 (0.84%) Internet
2 1 (0.84%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) DB2
1 8 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.20%) Big Data
3 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.36%) Apache Hive
4 4 (3.36%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.52%) HBase
5 3 (2.52%) MySQL
5 3 (2.52%) OLTP
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.52%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.84%) Impala
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 10 (8.40%) Cucumber
2 8 (6.72%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.88%) Selenium
4 6 (5.04%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.52%) Gradle
5 3 (2.52%) JUnit
5 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.68%) Maven
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.84%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.84%) JIRA
7 1 (0.84%) JProfiler
7 1 (0.84%) Subversion
7 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (21.85%) Finance
2 23 (19.33%) Banking
3 9 (7.56%) Retail
4 6 (5.04%) Law
5 5 (4.20%) Back Office
5 5 (4.20%) Front Office
6 4 (3.36%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.52%) Advertising
8 2 (1.68%) Electronics
8 2 (1.68%) Marketing
8 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.84%) Automotive
9 1 (0.84%) Billing
9 1 (0.84%) Legal
9 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.84%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.49%) HTML
2 16 (13.45%) .NET
3 15 (12.61%) CSS
4 11 (9.24%) REST
5 10 (8.40%) HTML5
5 10 (8.40%) XML
6 9 (7.56%) JSON
6 9 (7.56%) Web Services
7 8 (6.72%) RESTful
8 7 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 7 (5.88%) Spring
9 6 (5.04%) J2EE
10 5 (4.20%) ISPF
10 5 (4.20%) Node.js
11 4 (3.36%) CSS3
11 4 (3.36%) Java EE
11 4 (3.36%) Kafka
11 4 (3.36%) Sass
12 3 (2.52%) Apache Camel
12 3 (2.52%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.88%) Fixed Income
1 7 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (5.04%) iSeries
3 5 (4.20%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.20%) Equities
3 5 (4.20%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.36%) Tandem
5 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.52%) Replication
6 2 (1.68%) AS400
6 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.68%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.84%) FMCG
7 1 (0.84%) LIMS
7 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.92%) Unix
2 6 (5.04%) Linux
2 6 (5.04%) Windows
3 3 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.68%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.84%) Android
5 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.65%) TDD
3 15 (12.61%) Scrum
4 11 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (8.40%) Software Engineering
6 9 (7.56%) SOA
6 9 (7.56%) Unit Testing
7 7 (5.88%) BDD
7 7 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 7 (5.88%) User Stories
8 6 (5.04%) Data Modelling
8 6 (5.04%) Microservices
8 6 (5.04%) Migration
8 6 (5.04%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.20%) CRM
9 5 (4.20%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.20%) OO
9 5 (4.20%) Service Management
9 5 (4.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 51 (42.86%) Java
2 31 (26.05%) SQL
3 19 (15.97%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.72%) Scala
4 8 (6.72%) VBA
5 6 (5.04%) C
5 6 (5.04%) C#
6 5 (4.20%) C++
6 5 (4.20%) JCL
7 4 (3.36%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.36%) Ruby
7 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.52%) Apex Code
8 3 (2.52%) Groovy
8 3 (2.52%) Python
9 2 (1.68%) ABAP
9 2 (1.68%) RPG IV
9 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.68%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (5.04%) SC Cleared
1 6 (5.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.68%) Degree
3 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.45%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 5 (4.20%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (2.52%) HDFS
3 2 (1.68%) Docker
4 1 (0.84%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.84%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (0.84%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.08%) Oracle
3 8 (6.72%) IBM
4 7 (5.88%) SAP
5 5 (4.20%) Calypso
5 5 (4.20%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.52%) Adobe
7 3 (2.52%) HP
8 2 (1.68%) Temenos
8 2 (1.68%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.84%) ATG
9 1 (0.84%) Cognos
9 1 (0.84%) Google
9 1 (0.84%) iManage
9 1 (0.84%) LabWare
9 1 (0.84%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.84%) OpenLink
9 1 (0.84%) Reuters
9 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
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