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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Developer
Rank 582 539 533
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 49 73 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.13% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 40 27
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£400 £455 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £340 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £428
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.23 -
UK excluding London average 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
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
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 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -57 39 £400 -10.61% 14
London -17 17 £550 +15.78% 9
City of London -1 8 £563 +15.38% 2
Scotland -5 8 - -
Glasgow - 8 - -
West Midlands - 8 £400 - 1
South East -32 6 £400 -9.60% 2
Coventry - 5 £400 -
North West -29 4 - - 1
Surrey -3 3 £400 +77.77%
Cheshire - 3 - - 1
Macclesfield - 3 - -
Hampshire -11 2 £400 -13.86%
South Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
Sheffield - 2 £375 -
Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
Birmingham - 2 £525 - 1
East of England -1 1 £525 +23.52%
Milton Keynes -7 1 - -
Cheltenham -8 1 - -
Gloucestershire -8 1 - -
Merseyside -10 1 - -
South West -11 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -14 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Bootle - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £400 -
Aldershot - 1 £400 -
Camberley - 1 £400 -
Egham - 1 £200 -

Technical Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (31.87%) Java
1 29 (31.87%) SQL
2 21 (23.08%) XML
2 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.98%) Linux
3 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
4 17 (18.68%) Oracle
5 16 (17.58%) HTML
5 16 (17.58%) CSS
5 16 (17.58%) Web Services
5 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
6 15 (16.48%) UNIX
7 14 (15.38%) Finance
8 13 (14.29%) OO
8 13 (14.29%) C#
8 13 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (14.29%) SDLC
9 12 (13.19%) Degree
9 12 (13.19%) SOAP
9 12 (13.19%) Spring
10 11 (12.09%) Software Engineering
10 11 (12.09%) Sybase
10 11 (12.09%) SSL
11 10 (10.99%) OOD
11 10 (10.99%) ITIL
11 10 (10.99%) Systems Analysis
11 10 (10.99%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (10.99%) Relational Database
12 9 (9.89%) Ajax

Technical Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (6.59%) JBoss
1 6 (6.59%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (6.59%) CMS
2 5 (5.49%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.30%) IIS
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.20%) Drupal
4 2 (2.20%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.20%) WordPress
5 1 (1.10%) TPMS
5 1 (1.10%) Mule
5 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) MS Office
3 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.10%) Summit
3 1 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.09%) SSL
2 8 (8.79%) LDAP
2 8 (8.79%) VPN
3 1 (1.10%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) Relational Database
2 9 (9.89%) DB2
2 9 (9.89%) RDBMS
3 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (3.30%) Spotfire
7 3 (3.30%) QlikView
7 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.20%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.10%) Big Data
9 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.10%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) JUnit
2 6 (6.59%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.40%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.40%) Selenium
5 3 (3.30%) Ant
5 3 (3.30%) Maven
6 2 (2.20%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.20%) Subversion
6 2 (2.20%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.20%) JBehave
6 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.20%) Gradle
6 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.20%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.10%) MorphX
7 1 (1.10%) JIRA
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
General
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.20%) Front Office
5 1 (1.10%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
5 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.08%) XML
2 16 (17.58%) HTML
2 16 (17.58%) CSS
2 16 (17.58%) Web Services
3 12 (13.19%) SOAP
3 12 (13.19%) Spring
4 9 (9.89%) Ajax
4 9 (9.89%) .NET
4 9 (9.89%) JMS
5 8 (8.79%) J2SE
5 8 (8.79%) COM
6 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 6 (6.59%) EDI
7 6 (6.59%) EDIFACT
7 6 (6.59%) XML Messaging
8 5 (5.49%) J2EE
9 4 (4.40%) Oracle ADF
9 4 (4.40%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (3.30%) WebCenter
10 3 (3.30%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.79%) CMDB
3 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.30%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.20%) Derivative
5 2 (2.20%) Tandem
6 1 (1.10%) PKI
6 1 (1.10%) PMI
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Wiki
6 1 (1.10%) Blog
6 1 (1.10%) Podcast
6 1 (1.10%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.10%) DataPower
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.98%) Linux
2 15 (16.48%) UNIX
3 5 (5.49%) Windows
4 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 13 (14.29%) OO
2 13 (14.29%) SDLC
3 11 (12.09%) Software Engineering
4 10 (10.99%) Systems Analysis
4 10 (10.99%) ITIL
4 10 (10.99%) OOD
4 10 (10.99%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (9.89%) Project Management
6 8 (8.79%) Service Management
6 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2
6 8 (8.79%) ITSM
6 8 (8.79%) Customer Engagement
6 8 (8.79%) ITIL V2
6 8 (8.79%) DevOps
6 8 (8.79%) IT Asset Management
7 7 (7.69%) Migration
8 6 (6.59%) SOA
8 6 (6.59%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.87%) Java
1 29 (31.87%) SQL
2 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.29%) C#
4 9 (9.89%) Perl
5 6 (6.59%) PHP
6 5 (5.49%) Python
7 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.30%) VB
8 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.20%) X++
9 2 (2.20%) C++
9 2 (2.20%) COBOL
9 2 (2.20%) JCL
9 2 (2.20%) Ruby
10 1 (1.10%) XPath
10 1 (1.10%) VB6
10 1 (1.10%) XQuery
10 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.10%) PMP
3 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Varnish
2 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (3.30%) Control-M
4 2 (2.20%) Puppet
4 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.20%) CA LISA
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (18.68%) Oracle
2 16 (17.58%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.09%) Sybase
4 8 (8.79%) ServiceNow
5 6 (6.59%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.30%) WorldPay
7 2 (2.20%) IBM
7 2 (2.20%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.20%) HP
7 2 (2.20%) CA
7 2 (2.20%) Pega
7 2 (2.20%) Coverity
7 2 (2.20%) Red Gate
8 1 (1.10%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.10%) LANSA
8 1 (1.10%) VMware
8 1 (1.10%) Teradata
8 1 (1.10%) SAP
8 1 (1.10%) Siebel
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