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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Developer
Rank 518 530 485
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 58 36 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.072% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.078% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 34
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£443 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.50% +11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £386 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £635 £735
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £500 £383
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +30.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 -

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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 +3 56 £430 -14.00% 20
London +3 33 £430 -14.00% 12
Leeds +8 15 - -
Yorkshire +2 15 - -
West Yorkshire 0 15 - -
City of London +19 6 £425 -34.61% 6
South East -33 3 £403 -19.50% 4
Oxfordshire - 2 £405 -
Oxford - 2 £405 -
East of England +3 1 - - 2
South West -22 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Newport - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
South Wales - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Taunton - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -

Technical Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 40 (33.33%) XML
2 38 (31.67%) Oracle
3 33 (27.50%) SQL
4 32 (26.67%) .NET
4 32 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 30 (25.00%) Finance
5 30 (25.00%) C#
6 27 (22.50%) HTML
6 27 (22.50%) JavaScript
7 26 (21.67%) SOAP
8 24 (20.00%) Java
8 24 (20.00%) CSS
9 23 (19.17%) Web Services
10 20 (16.67%) REST
11 19 (15.83%) Technical Architecture
11 19 (15.83%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (14.17%) ITIL
12 17 (14.17%) Degree
12 17 (14.17%) Release Management
13 16 (13.33%) CMDB
13 16 (13.33%) ITIL V2
13 16 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
13 16 (13.33%) Ajax
13 16 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (13.33%) LDAP
13 16 (13.33%) VPN
13 16 (13.33%) C++
13 16 (13.33%) SSL
13 16 (13.33%) Service Management
13 16 (13.33%) ITSM

Technical Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (2.50%) IIS
1 3 (2.50%) Documentum
1 3 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (2.50%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (1.67%) Apache
2 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) SAS
3 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.83%) JBoss
3 1 (0.83%) Mule
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.50%) MS Project
2 9 (7.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.83%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.83%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.83%) PaintShop Pro
3 1 (0.83%) DOC1
3 1 (0.83%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle iStore
5 2 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.83%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.83%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.83%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.83%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.33%) LDAP
1 16 (13.33%) VPN
1 16 (13.33%) SSL
2 3 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.83%) Oracle Database
2 12 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 9 (7.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.67%) MySQL
9 1 (0.83%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.83%) QlikView
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.83%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.33%) Subversion
3 3 (2.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.50%) Ant
3 3 (2.50%) JUnit
3 3 (2.50%) JDeveloper
3 3 (2.50%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.83%) PeopleTools
4 1 (0.83%) NUnit
4 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.83%) MorphX
4 1 (0.83%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.83%) MSTest
4 1 (0.83%) Moq
General
1 30 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (4.17%) Publishing
3 4 (3.33%) Banking
3 4 (3.33%) Retail
3 4 (3.33%) Advertising
4 2 (1.67%) Marketing
4 2 (1.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (33.33%) XML
2 32 (26.67%) .NET
3 27 (22.50%) HTML
4 26 (21.67%) SOAP
5 24 (20.00%) CSS
6 23 (19.17%) Web Services
7 20 (16.67%) REST
8 16 (13.33%) Ajax
9 15 (12.50%) COM
10 10 (8.33%) JSON
11 9 (7.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 9 (7.50%) STL
12 7 (5.83%) HTML5
12 7 (5.83%) Spring
13 6 (5.00%) Hibernate
14 5 (4.17%) J2EE
15 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET
15 3 (2.50%) JSP
15 3 (2.50%) WDK
15 3 (2.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) CMDB
2 10 (8.33%) Fixed Income
2 10 (8.33%) Derivative
2 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 9 (7.50%) Grid Computing
4 5 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.33%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.33%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.50%) Taxonomies
6 3 (2.50%) Open Source
7 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) FMCG
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.83%) User Experience
8 1 (0.83%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.83%) SCORM
8 1 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.83%) Windows
2 10 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 8 (6.67%) UNIX
4 7 (5.83%) Linux
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.83%) Android
6 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.83%) Technical Architecture
2 17 (14.17%) Release Management
2 17 (14.17%) ITIL
3 16 (13.33%) Service Management
3 16 (13.33%) ITSM
3 16 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (13.33%) ITIL V2
3 16 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
3 16 (13.33%) IT Asset Management
4 15 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 11 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 9 (7.50%) Project Planning
7 9 (7.50%) Risk Analysis
7 9 (7.50%) Analytics
8 8 (6.67%) MVC
8 8 (6.67%) CRM
9 7 (5.83%) SOA
9 7 (5.83%) ETL
9 7 (5.83%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.50%) SQL
2 30 (25.00%) C#
3 27 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 24 (20.00%) Java
5 16 (13.33%) C++
6 15 (12.50%) Apex Code
7 14 (11.67%) Python
8 8 (6.67%) PL/SQL
9 7 (5.83%) PHP
10 5 (4.17%) Perl
10 5 (4.17%) Ruby
11 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.50%) VBA
11 3 (2.50%) Scala
12 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.67%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.83%) SQR
13 1 (0.83%) ABAP
13 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (14.17%) Degree
2 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) SLA
1 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.83%) HL7
Systems Management
1 16 (13.33%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 38 (31.67%) Oracle
2 32 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (15.83%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (13.33%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.33%) Adobe
6 2 (1.67%) IBM
7 1 (0.83%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.83%) Google
7 1 (0.83%) Demandware
7 1 (0.83%) Facebook
7 1 (0.83%) Twitter
7 1 (0.83%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.83%) SAP
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