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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Developer
Rank 560 524 543
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 51 69 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.13% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.14% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 37 13
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£443 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £263 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £500 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50

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
52742 50614 47223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.51% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33530 30755 27618
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1944 2005 2147
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -49 43 £435 +2.35% 13
London -3 20 £525 +13.51% 8
City of London -4 10 £525 +15.70% 2
Scotland +4 6 - - 2
West Midlands +4 6 £400 - 1
North West -19 5 £488 +9.55% 1
South East -26 5 £381 +46.63% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £375 -
Cheshire - 4 £488 -
Glasgow - 4 - - 2
Macclesfield - 3 - -
Surrey -1 2 £300 +33.33% 1
Edinburgh -4 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £525 - 1
Coventry - 2 £388 -
Sheffield - 2 £375 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
Hampshire -2 1 £363 +9.84%
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - -
Milton Keynes -7 1 - -
East of England -7 1 £525 +23.52% 1
Merseyside -16 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £575 -
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
Staffordshire - 1 £435 -
Warwickshire - 1 £400 -
Nottingham - 1 £450 -
Oxford - 1 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £525 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 -

Technical Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 34 (30.63%) SQL
2 30 (27.03%) Java
3 25 (22.52%) Oracle
4 22 (19.82%) XML
4 22 (19.82%) Finance
5 21 (18.92%) JavaScript
6 19 (17.12%) Web Services
7 18 (16.22%) SOAP
7 18 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (15.32%) Linux
9 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
10 15 (13.51%) Business Analysis
10 15 (13.51%) CSS
10 15 (13.51%) HTML
11 14 (12.61%) C#
11 14 (12.61%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (12.61%) Degree
11 14 (12.61%) REST
12 13 (11.71%) System Integration Testing
12 13 (11.71%) Apex Code
12 13 (11.71%) Release Management
12 13 (11.71%) Integration Testing
13 12 (10.81%) SSL
13 12 (10.81%) UNIX
14 11 (9.91%) ITIL
14 11 (9.91%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (9.91%) Systems Analysis
15 10 (9.01%) Ajax
15 10 (9.01%) .NET
15 10 (9.01%) Analytical Skills

Technical Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (4.50%) WebLogic
1 5 (4.50%) CMS
2 4 (3.60%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.70%) JBoss
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.80%) Drupal
5 1 (0.90%) Confluence
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.90%) SAS
5 1 (0.90%) IIS
5 1 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS Project
3 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle iStore
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.80%) Markit EDM
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle TCA
6 1 (0.90%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.81%) SSL
2 9 (8.11%) LDAP
2 9 (8.11%) VPN
3 1 (0.90%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.50%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.50%) DB2
4 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.70%) Spotfire
5 3 (2.70%) QlikView
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.60%) Selenium
2 4 (3.60%) JUnit
2 4 (3.60%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.70%) Maven
3 3 (2.70%) Ant
3 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.80%) JBehave
4 2 (1.80%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.80%) Gradle
4 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.80%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.80%) MorphX
4 2 (1.80%) JDeveloper
4 2 (1.80%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.90%) JIRA
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 22 (19.82%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Banking
3 3 (2.70%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.80%) Front Office
4 2 (1.80%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.80%) Marketing
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Publishing
5 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.82%) XML
2 19 (17.12%) Web Services
3 18 (16.22%) SOAP
4 15 (13.51%) CSS
4 15 (13.51%) HTML
5 14 (12.61%) REST
6 10 (9.01%) .NET
6 10 (9.01%) Ajax
7 9 (8.11%) Spring
7 9 (8.11%) COM
8 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET
9 5 (4.50%) J2EE
9 5 (4.50%) JMS
10 4 (3.60%) J2SE
10 4 (3.60%) Oracle ADF
10 4 (3.60%) JSON
10 4 (3.60%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (2.70%) WebCenter
11 3 (2.70%) Flask
11 3 (2.70%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.11%) CMDB
3 4 (3.60%) Derivative
3 4 (3.60%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.70%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.70%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.80%) Tandem
6 1 (0.90%) PKI
6 1 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.90%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.90%) Wiki
6 1 (0.90%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.90%) DataPower
6 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.32%) Linux
2 12 (10.81%) UNIX
3 5 (4.50%) Windows
4 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (13.51%) Business Analysis
3 13 (11.71%) Release Management
3 13 (11.71%) Integration Testing
3 13 (11.71%) System Integration Testing
4 11 (9.91%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (9.91%) Systems Analysis
4 11 (9.91%) ITIL
5 9 (8.11%) OO
5 9 (8.11%) Project Management
5 9 (8.11%) Service Management
5 9 (8.11%) ITSM
5 9 (8.11%) Customer Engagement
5 9 (8.11%) ITIL V2
5 9 (8.11%) DevOps
5 9 (8.11%) IT Asset Management
6 8 (7.21%) SDLC
6 8 (7.21%) Migration
6 8 (7.21%) SOA
7 7 (6.31%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.63%) SQL
2 30 (27.03%) Java
3 21 (18.92%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.61%) C#
5 13 (11.71%) Apex Code
6 8 (7.21%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.50%) Perl
7 5 (4.50%) Python
8 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.60%) PHP
9 3 (2.70%) VB
9 3 (2.70%) X++
9 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.80%) Ruby
10 2 (1.80%) VBA
10 2 (1.80%) JCL
10 2 (1.80%) C++
10 2 (1.80%) COBOL
11 1 (0.90%) C
11 1 (0.90%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (12.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Varnish
2 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (3.60%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (2.70%) Control-M
4 2 (1.80%) Puppet
4 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.80%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (22.52%) Oracle
2 16 (14.41%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.61%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (8.11%) ServiceNow
5 7 (6.31%) Sybase
6 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.70%) WorldPay
7 2 (1.80%) IBM
7 2 (1.80%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.80%) Pega
7 2 (1.80%) Coverity
7 2 (1.80%) HP
7 2 (1.80%) CA
8 1 (0.90%) Adobe
8 1 (0.90%) SAP
8 1 (0.90%) Siebel
8 1 (0.90%) LANSA
8 1 (0.90%) VMware
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