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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Developer
UK
Rank 522 510 538
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 59 108 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 52 67
Median daily rate £455 £485 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.18% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £371 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £645 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
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
41742 48106 48047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27155 30643 30207
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1758 1889
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.88 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 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 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 22 January 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 -14 52 £525 +10.52% 18
London -11 31 £525 -4.54% 6
South East +11 10 £550 +4.76% 3
Buckinghamshire +9 6 £350 -17.64%
City of London 0 5 £513 +28.12%
Northern Ireland - 4 £360 -
Edinburgh +22 3 £350 -29.64%
Scotland +21 3 £350 -29.29% 1
Hampshire +14 3 £550 -
North West +12 3 £388 -6.06% 2
Yorkshire +3 3 - - 1
County Antrim - 3 £360 -
Belfast - 3 £360 -
Lancashire +8 2 £388 +3.33% 1
Blackburn - 2 £388 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes +7 1 £350 -17.64%
West Yorkshire +5 1 - -
Midlands +2 1 - - 1
East of England 0 1 - - 1
West Midlands -1 1 £450 -
Leeds -3 1 - -
North East -18 1 £350 -22.22%
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 1 £350 -22.22%
Tyne and Wear -22 1 £350 -22.22%
Wolverhampton - 1 £450 -
Doncaster - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 £550 -
Farnborough - 1 - -

Technical Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 46 (36.22%) Java
2 40 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (25.98%) Finance
4 30 (23.62%) SQL
5 23 (18.11%) HTML
6 21 (16.54%) TDD
7 20 (15.75%) Unix
8 19 (14.96%) CSS
8 19 (14.96%) Banking
9 18 (14.17%) JavaScript
10 17 (13.39%) .NET
11 16 (12.60%) Scrum
11 16 (12.60%) QA
12 14 (11.02%) Microsoft
13 13 (10.24%) JSON
13 13 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (10.24%) Jenkins
14 12 (9.45%) Oracle
15 11 (8.66%) Cucumber
16 10 (7.87%) Linux
17 9 (7.09%) Workflow
17 9 (7.09%) Web Development
17 9 (7.09%) Spring
17 9 (7.09%) Scala
17 9 (7.09%) PaaS
17 9 (7.09%) BDD
17 9 (7.09%) REST
18 8 (6.30%) Node.js
18 8 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
18 8 (6.30%) Hadoop

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 8 (6.30%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.94%) Apache
2 5 (3.94%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (3.94%) GemFire
2 5 (3.94%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.36%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.57%) IIS
4 2 (1.57%) JBoss
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.79%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.79%) Confluence
5 1 (0.79%) Drupal
5 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (3.15%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.36%) HFM
3 3 (2.36%) Temenos T24
4 2 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.79%) Endur
5 1 (0.79%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.79%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.79%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.09%) PaaS
2 8 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.72%) GitHub
4 3 (2.36%) IaaS
4 3 (2.36%) SaaS
5 1 (0.79%) Force.com
5 1 (0.79%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.94%) FTP
2 1 (0.79%) DKIM
2 1 (0.79%) DMARC
2 1 (0.79%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) SMTP
2 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.30%) Hadoop
1 8 (6.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.51%) Big Data
3 6 (4.72%) Apache Hive
4 5 (3.94%) DB2
4 5 (3.94%) HBase
4 5 (3.94%) OLTP
5 4 (3.15%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.36%) Hyperion Smart View
6 3 (2.36%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.57%) MySQL
7 2 (1.57%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.79%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (10.24%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.66%) Cucumber
3 8 (6.30%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.72%) Eclipse
4 6 (4.72%) JUnit
5 5 (3.94%) Gradle
5 5 (3.94%) Selenium
6 3 (2.36%) Subversion
6 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.79%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.79%) JIRA
8 1 (0.79%) JProfiler
8 1 (0.79%) Maven
8 1 (0.79%) Mocha
8 1 (0.79%) Mockito
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (25.98%) Finance
2 19 (14.96%) Banking
3 7 (5.51%) Retail
4 5 (3.94%) Law
5 4 (3.15%) Back Office
5 4 (3.15%) Front Office
6 3 (2.36%) Advertising
6 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.57%) Electronics
7 2 (1.57%) Marketing
7 2 (1.57%) Publishing
8 1 (0.79%) Automotive
8 1 (0.79%) Billing
8 1 (0.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.11%) HTML
2 19 (14.96%) CSS
3 17 (13.39%) .NET
4 13 (10.24%) JSON
5 9 (7.09%) REST
5 9 (7.09%) Spring
6 8 (6.30%) J2EE
6 8 (6.30%) Node.js
6 8 (6.30%) Web Services
7 7 (5.51%) HTML5
7 7 (5.51%) Sass
7 7 (5.51%) XML
8 6 (4.72%) Ajax
8 6 (4.72%) Kafka
8 6 (4.72%) RESTful
9 5 (3.94%) ISPF
9 5 (3.94%) Spark Streaming
9 5 (3.94%) Spring Boot
9 5 (3.94%) Spring Integration
10 4 (3.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.72%) Fixed Income
1 6 (4.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (4.72%) iSeries
2 5 (3.94%) Equities
2 5 (3.94%) Mainframe
2 5 (3.94%) Replication
2 5 (3.94%) Tandem
3 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.15%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.15%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.57%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.79%) AS400
5 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.79%) Linked Data
5 1 (0.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.75%) Unix
2 10 (7.87%) Linux
3 7 (5.51%) Windows
4 5 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.57%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) Android
6 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.54%) TDD
3 16 (12.60%) Scrum
4 13 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (7.09%) BDD
5 9 (7.09%) Web Development
5 9 (7.09%) Workflow
6 8 (6.30%) Software Engineering
6 8 (6.30%) Unit Testing
7 7 (5.51%) User Stories
8 6 (4.72%) OO
8 6 (4.72%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.72%) SOA
8 6 (4.72%) Validation
9 5 (3.94%) Benchmarking
9 5 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.94%) Data Modelling
9 5 (3.94%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.94%) ETL
9 5 (3.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (36.22%) Java
2 30 (23.62%) SQL
3 18 (14.17%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.09%) Scala
5 8 (6.30%) C#
6 7 (5.51%) Ruby
7 6 (4.72%) C
7 6 (4.72%) C++
7 6 (4.72%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.72%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.94%) JCL
8 5 (3.94%) VBA
9 4 (3.15%) ABAP
9 4 (3.15%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.36%) Groovy
10 3 (2.36%) PHP
10 3 (2.36%) Python
11 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.57%) XPath
11 2 (1.57%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (3.94%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.94%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.57%) Degree
3 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.60%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) HDFS
1 5 (3.94%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (2.36%) Docker
3 2 (1.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.79%) Oozie
Vendors
1 14 (11.02%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.45%) Oracle
3 8 (6.30%) SAP
4 7 (5.51%) IBM
5 5 (3.94%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.15%) Adobe
6 4 (3.15%) Calypso
7 3 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.57%) ATG
8 2 (1.57%) HP
8 2 (1.57%) OpenLink
8 2 (1.57%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.79%) Axway
9 1 (0.79%) Google
9 1 (0.79%) hybris
9 1 (0.79%) IBM Sterling
9 1 (0.79%) Infor
9 1 (0.79%) Murex
9 1 (0.79%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.79%) Temenos
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