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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Developer
Rank 557 554 557
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 96 86 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 52 38
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £620 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £435 £438
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.64 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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
52698 52839 51404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.71% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 34350 32058 31435
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1506 2120 2116
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% -0.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -20 91 £500 +5.26% 24
London -8 38 £500 +3.89% 14
North West +9 20 £500 - 2
Cheshire +3 16 £500 +5.26%
South East -7 15 £500 +23.83% 3
Warrington - 7 £500 -
Yorkshire -11 5 £450 - 1
Edinburgh - 5 £450 - 1
Crewe - 5 - -
Scotland - 5 £450 - 1
East Midlands +15 4 £450 - 1
Chester +2 4 £453 -4.73%
South West 0 4 £675 - 1
Surrey -4 4 £550 +131.57% 2
West Yorkshire -13 4 £450 - 1
Leatherhead - 4 £550 -
Manchester -8 3 - - 2
Leeds -19 3 - - 1
Derbyshire - 3 £450 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £400 -
Middlesex - 3 £425 -
City of London +27 2 £425 -8.10% 2
East of England +6 2 £590 +81.53% 1
Hampshire +3 2 £600 +50.00%
Bromley - 2 £500 -
Bournemouth - 2 £800 -
Crawley - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £590 - 1
Dorset - 2 £800 -
West Sussex - 2 - -

Technical Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 71 (36.60%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (33.51%) Java
3 54 (27.84%) SQL
4 44 (22.68%) Finance
5 42 (21.65%) HTML
5 42 (21.65%) Oracle
6 37 (19.07%) JavaScript
7 36 (18.56%) .NET
8 34 (17.53%) XML
9 33 (17.01%) CSS
9 33 (17.01%) Linux
10 26 (13.40%) C#
11 25 (12.89%) MVC
12 24 (12.37%) Oracle EBS
12 24 (12.37%) Web Services
12 24 (12.37%) Security Cleared
12 24 (12.37%) Open Source
13 23 (11.86%) Microsoft
13 23 (11.86%) Workflow
13 23 (11.86%) Banking
14 20 (10.31%) Maven
14 20 (10.31%) SOAP
14 20 (10.31%) PL/SQL
14 20 (10.31%) REST
15 19 (9.79%) HTML5
15 19 (9.79%) Oracle EBS R12
15 19 (9.79%) Git (software)
15 19 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (9.28%) Unix
16 18 (9.28%) Oracle Forms

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 14 (7.22%) Oracle Workflow
2 10 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.64%) Confluence
3 9 (4.64%) Node.js
4 8 (4.12%) JBoss
4 8 (4.12%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.09%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.55%) Apache
6 3 (1.55%) CMS
7 2 (1.03%) CICS
7 2 (1.03%) IIS
7 2 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.03%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.52%) Liferay
8 1 (0.52%) nginx
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (12.37%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (9.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (6.70%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (2.06%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (2.06%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (2.06%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (2.06%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (2.06%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.52%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.52%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.58%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.03%) Office 365
4 1 (0.52%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.52%) GitHub
4 1 (0.52%) PaaS
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.64%) SSL
2 7 (3.61%) VPN
3 6 (3.09%) LDAP
4 3 (1.55%) FTP
5 2 (1.03%) HTTP
5 2 (1.03%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.52%) Internet
6 1 (0.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.25%) Oracle Reports
1 16 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.70%) NoSQL
3 11 (5.67%) MongoDB
3 11 (5.67%) MySQL
3 11 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (5.15%) Pentaho
5 8 (4.12%) Data Mart
6 7 (3.61%) Big Data
6 7 (3.61%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 6 (3.09%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.09%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.06%) DataStage
9 4 (2.06%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (10.31%) Maven
2 19 (9.79%) Git (software)
3 18 (9.28%) Jenkins
3 18 (9.28%) Oracle Forms
4 13 (6.70%) Subversion
5 12 (6.19%) JUnit
6 11 (5.67%) JIRA
7 5 (2.58%) MSTest
7 5 (2.58%) NUnit
7 5 (2.58%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.06%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.55%) Gradle
9 3 (1.55%) Selenium
9 3 (1.55%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.03%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.03%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.03%) JBehave
10 2 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
General
1 44 (22.68%) Finance
2 23 (11.86%) Banking
3 5 (2.58%) Financial Institution
3 5 (2.58%) Front Office
3 5 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.55%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (1.55%) International Banking
4 3 (1.55%) Retail
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
5 1 (0.52%) Billing
5 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.52%) French Language
5 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Law
5 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.65%) HTML
2 36 (18.56%) .NET
3 34 (17.53%) XML
4 33 (17.01%) CSS
5 24 (12.37%) Web Services
6 20 (10.31%) REST
6 20 (10.31%) SOAP
7 19 (9.79%) HTML5
8 16 (8.25%) jQuery
8 16 (8.25%) Spring
9 14 (7.22%) CSS3
10 13 (6.70%) Ajax
10 13 (6.70%) J2EE
10 13 (6.70%) JSON
10 13 (6.70%) JSP
11 12 (6.19%) .NET Framework
11 12 (6.19%) Middleware
12 10 (5.15%) ASP.NET
13 9 (4.64%) Entity Framework
14 7 (3.61%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (7.73%) User Experience
2 8 (4.12%) Fixed Income
3 6 (3.09%) CMDB
3 6 (3.09%) iPad
4 5 (2.58%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (2.06%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.06%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.55%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.55%) iSeries
6 3 (1.55%) Statistics
6 3 (1.55%) Tandem
6 3 (1.55%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.03%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.03%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.01%) Linux
2 18 (9.28%) Unix
3 17 (8.76%) Windows
4 3 (1.55%) Android
5 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.52%) CentOS
6 1 (0.52%) SUSE
6 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (36.60%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (12.89%) MVC
3 24 (12.37%) Open Source
4 23 (11.86%) Workflow
5 19 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (9.28%) DevOps
7 17 (8.76%) TDD
8 15 (7.73%) SOA
9 14 (7.22%) CRM
9 14 (7.22%) Data Modelling
9 14 (7.22%) OO
10 13 (6.70%) Scrum
10 13 (6.70%) Unit Testing
11 11 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (5.67%) Project Management
11 11 (5.67%) SEO
12 10 (5.15%) Analytics
12 10 (5.15%) Integration Testing
12 10 (5.15%) Service Management
13 9 (4.64%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (33.51%) Java
2 54 (27.84%) SQL
3 37 (19.07%) JavaScript
4 26 (13.40%) C#
5 20 (10.31%) PL/SQL
6 16 (8.25%) Python
7 11 (5.67%) Scala
8 8 (4.12%) Ruby
9 7 (3.61%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.09%) C++
10 6 (3.09%) VB
11 5 (2.58%) R
12 4 (2.06%) C
12 4 (2.06%) JCL
12 4 (2.06%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.55%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.55%) VBA
14 2 (1.03%) COBOL
14 2 (1.03%) Groovy
14 2 (1.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (12.37%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.28%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.19%) Degree
4 5 (2.58%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.03%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.03%) MCSD
5 2 (1.03%) MCSE
5 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) OCP
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (1.55%) Dodd-Frank
1 3 (1.55%) EMIR
1 3 (1.55%) MiFID
1 3 (1.55%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.03%) WCAG
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.55%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.52%) Docker
3 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 16 (8.25%) Puppet
2 14 (7.22%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.03%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.03%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.52%) MOM
Vendors
1 42 (21.65%) Oracle
2 23 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.76%) Atlassian
4 14 (7.22%) IBM
4 14 (7.22%) ServiceNow
5 12 (6.19%) Informatica
6 7 (3.61%) hybris
7 5 (2.58%) Google
7 5 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.06%) HP
8 4 (2.06%) Murex
9 3 (1.55%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.55%) Alteryx
9 3 (1.55%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.55%) Hortonworks
9 3 (1.55%) MapR
9 3 (1.55%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.55%) Remedy
9 3 (1.55%) Tableau
9 3 (1.55%) Talend