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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Developer
Rank 533 514 490
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 50 39 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.081% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.088% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 17 31
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£495 £487 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +8.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +15.38%
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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -9 46 £500 - 17
London +11 31 £513 - 13
City of London +11 4 £425 -19.04% 4
South East -11 4 £485 +2.10% 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £495 - 1
West Yorkshire -6 2 - -
Yorkshire -7 2 - -
North West -10 2 £500 -
South West -17 2 £500 -
Leeds - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £500 -
Oxford - 2 £513 - 1
West Midlands +1 1 £225 -50.00%
East of England - 1 - - 2
Cheshire - 1 £500 -
Derbyshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Taunton - - - -
Thatcham - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -

Technical Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (35.29%) Oracle
2 39 (32.77%) XML
3 35 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 34 (28.57%) .NET
4 34 (28.57%) C#
5 33 (27.73%) SQL
6 30 (25.21%) HTML
6 30 (25.21%) Finance
7 28 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 26 (21.85%) CSS
9 25 (21.01%) Java
10 20 (16.81%) Web Services
11 19 (15.97%) SOAP
11 19 (15.97%) C++
11 19 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
12 17 (14.29%) Python
13 15 (12.61%) Degree
13 15 (12.61%) MS Excel
13 15 (12.61%) ITIL
13 15 (12.61%) Windows
13 15 (12.61%) Oracle Database
14 14 (11.76%) HP UCMDB
14 14 (11.76%) ServiceNow
14 14 (11.76%) ITIL V2
14 14 (11.76%) IT Asset Management
14 14 (11.76%) VPN
14 14 (11.76%) Service Management
14 14 (11.76%) ITSM
14 14 (11.76%) LDAP

Technical Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (5.04%) Oracle Workflow
1 6 (5.04%) Documentum
2 3 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.52%) SAS
2 3 (2.52%) IIS
2 3 (2.52%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (1.68%) Apache
3 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.68%) Moodle
4 1 (0.84%) Mule
4 1 (0.84%) JBoss
4 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.84%) MQSeries
Applications
1 15 (12.61%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.24%) Spreadsheet
2 11 (9.24%) MS Project
3 2 (1.68%) MS Office
4 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.84%) DOC1
4 1 (0.84%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.84%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.84%) PaintShop Pro
4 1 (0.84%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (3.36%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.68%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.84%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.84%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.84%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.76%) VPN
1 14 (11.76%) LDAP
1 14 (11.76%) SSL
2 3 (2.52%) HTTP
3 2 (1.68%) Internet
4 1 (0.84%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.61%) Oracle Database
2 14 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (10.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.72%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (5.04%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.68%) MySQL
8 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.84%) QlikView
9 1 (0.84%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.84%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Subversion
2 6 (5.04%) Eclipse
2 6 (5.04%) Ant
2 6 (5.04%) JUnit
2 6 (5.04%) CruiseControl
3 5 (4.20%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.84%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.84%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.84%) JIRA
4 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.84%) Maven
4 1 (0.84%) NUnit
4 1 (0.84%) PeopleTools
4 1 (0.84%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.84%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.84%) Moq
4 1 (0.84%) MSTest
4 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (25.21%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Banking
2 7 (5.88%) Retail
3 3 (2.52%) Retail Banking
3 3 (2.52%) Advertising
3 3 (2.52%) Publishing
4 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.84%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (32.77%) XML
2 34 (28.57%) .NET
3 30 (25.21%) HTML
4 26 (21.85%) CSS
5 20 (16.81%) Web Services
6 19 (15.97%) SOAP
7 14 (11.76%) Ajax
8 13 (10.92%) COM
9 11 (9.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 11 (9.24%) STL
10 10 (8.40%) JSON
11 7 (5.88%) Spring
11 7 (5.88%) REST
11 7 (5.88%) HTML5
12 6 (5.04%) Hibernate
12 6 (5.04%) WDK
13 5 (4.20%) J2EE
14 3 (2.52%) .NET Framework
14 3 (2.52%) jQuery
14 3 (2.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) CMDB
2 12 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.24%) Fixed Income
3 11 (9.24%) Grid Computing
3 11 (9.24%) Derivative
3 11 (9.24%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 6 (5.04%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.04%) Taxonomies
5 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.52%) Open Source
8 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.68%) VLE
8 2 (1.68%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.84%) Statistics
9 1 (0.84%) FMCG
9 1 (0.84%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.84%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.84%) SCORM
9 1 (0.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.61%) Windows
2 12 (10.08%) Windows 7
3 8 (6.72%) UNIX
4 6 (5.04%) Linux
5 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.84%) Android
6 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 15 (12.61%) ITIL
4 14 (11.76%) ITIL V2
4 14 (11.76%) IT Asset Management
4 14 (11.76%) Service Management
4 14 (11.76%) ITSM
4 14 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
5 11 (9.24%) Analytics
5 11 (9.24%) Business Analysis
5 11 (9.24%) Risk Analysis
5 11 (9.24%) Project Planning
6 9 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (6.72%) TDD
8 7 (5.88%) MVC
8 7 (5.88%) Scrum
9 6 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.04%) Workflow
9 6 (5.04%) Project Management
9 6 (5.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.57%) C#
2 33 (27.73%) SQL
3 28 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 25 (21.01%) Java
5 19 (15.97%) C++
6 17 (14.29%) Python
7 10 (8.40%) PHP
8 7 (5.88%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.20%) Ruby
9 5 (4.20%) Perl
10 3 (2.52%) Scala
11 2 (1.68%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.68%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.68%) VBA
11 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.84%) Korn
12 1 (0.84%) VB6
12 1 (0.84%) SQR
12 1 (0.84%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 15 (12.61%) Degree
2 11 (9.24%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) HL7
1 1 (0.84%) QA
1 1 (0.84%) SLA
1 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (11.76%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (35.29%) Oracle
2 35 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.76%) ServiceNow
4 6 (5.04%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.36%) Adobe
6 2 (1.68%) IBM
6 2 (1.68%) Google
7 1 (0.84%) VMware
7 1 (0.84%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.84%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.84%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.84%) SAP
7 1 (0.84%) Sybase
7 1 (0.84%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.84%) Demandware
7 1 (0.84%) Facebook
7 1 (0.84%) Twitter
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