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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Developer
Rank 566 546 506
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 47 43 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.082% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.088% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 16
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£463 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £264 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £33.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £33.86
% change year-on-year
- +18.13%

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
50953 48768 42881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.48% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31537 30266 24598
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 1997 2122
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
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 27 May 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 28 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 May 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 -20 45 £463 +23.33% 24
London +24 26 £500 +26.58% 13
City of London +6 8 £463 +9.14% 5
South East -25 7 £385 +16.66% 5
Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £408 -
North West -23 3 £475 +23.13%
Cheshire - 3 £475 -
Surrey +4 2 £238 - 2
Oxford - 2 £500 -
Chester - 2 £475 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £430 -
South West +5 1 - - 1
Hampshire +4 1 £363 +9.84% 1
East of England -1 1 - - 5
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 -
Essex - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £435 -
Halifax - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £488 -
Lichfield - 1 £435 -
Birmingham - 1 £425 -
Nottingham - 1 £450 -

Technical Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 29 (27.36%) SQL
2 27 (25.47%) Oracle
3 26 (24.53%) JavaScript
4 25 (23.58%) XML
5 24 (22.64%) Finance
6 23 (21.70%) Web Services
7 22 (20.75%) HTML
8 21 (19.81%) SOAP
8 21 (19.81%) CSS
9 20 (18.87%) Java
9 20 (18.87%) C#
10 19 (17.92%) .NET
10 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
11 18 (16.98%) ITIL
11 18 (16.98%) Technical Architecture
12 17 (16.04%) REST
12 17 (16.04%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (15.09%) Degree
13 16 (15.09%) Ajax
14 15 (14.15%) CMDB
14 15 (14.15%) Release Management
14 15 (14.15%) ITIL V2
14 15 (14.15%) Apex Code
14 15 (14.15%) Customer Engagement
14 15 (14.15%) Integration Testing
14 15 (14.15%) ITSM
14 15 (14.15%) Service Management
14 15 (14.15%) LDAP
14 15 (14.15%) SSL
14 15 (14.15%) VPN

Technical Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 5 (4.72%) CMS
2 3 (2.83%) IIS
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (1.89%) Drupal
4 1 (0.94%) Confluence
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) SAS
4 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.94%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle iStore
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.89%) Markit EDM
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.94%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.94%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.15%) LDAP
1 15 (14.15%) VPN
1 15 (14.15%) SSL
2 2 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.55%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.60%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.83%) QlikView
6 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.94%) Big Data
8 1 (0.94%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.77%) Selenium
2 4 (3.77%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.83%) Maven
3 3 (2.83%) Ant
4 2 (1.89%) JBehave
4 2 (1.89%) MorphX
4 2 (1.89%) JDeveloper
4 2 (1.89%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.89%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.89%) Gradle
4 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.89%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.94%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.94%) NUnit
5 1 (0.94%) JIRA
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.94%) MSTest
5 1 (0.94%) Moq
General
1 24 (22.64%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Advertising
3 3 (2.83%) Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Retail
4 2 (1.89%) Publishing
4 2 (1.89%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.58%) XML
2 23 (21.70%) Web Services
3 22 (20.75%) HTML
4 21 (19.81%) SOAP
4 21 (19.81%) CSS
5 19 (17.92%) .NET
6 17 (16.04%) REST
7 16 (15.09%) Ajax
8 14 (13.21%) COM
9 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.77%) Spring
10 4 (3.77%) JSON
11 3 (2.83%) JSP
12 2 (1.89%) J2EE
12 2 (1.89%) LAMP
12 2 (1.89%) XSLT
12 2 (1.89%) Django
12 2 (1.89%) jQuery
12 2 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (1.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) CMDB
2 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.83%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.83%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.83%) Derivative
4 2 (1.89%) Tandem
5 1 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.94%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.38%) Linux
2 5 (4.72%) UNIX
3 3 (2.83%) Windows
4 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.94%) Android
5 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.98%) ITIL
1 18 (16.98%) Technical Architecture
2 15 (14.15%) Release Management
2 15 (14.15%) Integration Testing
2 15 (14.15%) Customer Engagement
2 15 (14.15%) ITIL V2
2 15 (14.15%) IT Asset Management
2 15 (14.15%) System Integration Testing
2 15 (14.15%) Service Management
2 15 (14.15%) ITSM
3 13 (12.26%) Business Analysis
4 10 (9.43%) Systems Analysis
4 10 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.49%) Project Management
6 8 (7.55%) DevOps
7 6 (5.66%) Functional Programming
7 6 (5.66%) SDLC
7 6 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.66%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.72%) OO
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.36%) SQL
2 26 (24.53%) JavaScript
3 20 (18.87%) C#
3 20 (18.87%) Java
4 15 (14.15%) Apex Code
5 9 (8.49%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.72%) PHP
7 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.83%) Python
8 3 (2.83%) Ruby
9 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.89%) VB6
9 2 (1.89%) X++
9 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.89%) VB
9 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.94%) ABAP
10 1 (0.94%) VBA
10 1 (0.94%) XQuery
10 1 (0.94%) SQR
Qualifications
1 16 (15.09%) Degree
2 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (14.15%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.89%) CA LISA
2 2 (1.89%) Control-M
2 2 (1.89%) Puppet
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (25.47%) Oracle
2 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
3 17 (16.04%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (14.15%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.83%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.89%) Sybase
6 2 (1.89%) SAP
6 2 (1.89%) HP
6 2 (1.89%) CA
6 2 (1.89%) Pega
6 2 (1.89%) Coverity
6 2 (1.89%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.89%) IBM
7 1 (0.94%) Facebook
7 1 (0.94%) Twitter
7 1 (0.94%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.94%) VMware
7 1 (0.94%) Google
7 1 (0.94%) Siebel
7 1 (0.94%) Adobe
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