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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Developer
Rank 537 560 497
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -63
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 60 39 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.072% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.078% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 26
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£463 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £336 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.75% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £35.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £35.22
% change year-on-year
- +13.57%

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
51405 50272 44109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.27% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 31215 30675 25226
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 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 1987 2178
Average hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 April 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 27 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 April 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 59 £463 +8.82% 15
London +2 31 £463 +11.44% 7
West Yorkshire +2 14 - - 1
Yorkshire -13 14 - - 1
Leeds +6 13 - - 1
City of London +16 9 £463 +11.44% 3
South East -20 7 £405 -1.81% 3
Oxfordshire - 5 £408 -
Oxford - 3 £405 -
East of England +11 2 - - 3
North West -21 2 £475 +58.33%
Surrey - 2 £238 - 1
Chester - 2 £475 -
Cheshire - 2 £475 -
Hertfordshire +5 1 - - 3
Essex +3 1 - -
Stevenage +2 1 - -
South West -6 1 - - 1
Birmingham -10 1 £425 -15.00%
West Midlands -15 1 £425 -15.00%
Scotland - 1 £475 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 1 £465 -
Edinburgh - 1 £475 - 2
Halifax - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £465 -
Somerset - 1 - -
North East - 1 £465 -

Technical Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 35 (31.82%) XML
2 29 (26.36%) Oracle
2 29 (26.36%) SQL
3 28 (25.45%) SOAP
3 28 (25.45%) Web Services
4 27 (24.55%) HTML
4 27 (24.55%) JavaScript
4 27 (24.55%) Microsoft
5 26 (23.64%) Finance
6 24 (21.82%) CSS
6 24 (21.82%) Technical Architecture
7 23 (20.91%) C#
8 22 (20.00%) ITIL
9 21 (19.09%) Java
9 21 (19.09%) .NET
9 21 (19.09%) Degree
10 20 (18.18%) Ajax
10 20 (18.18%) CMDB
10 20 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
10 20 (18.18%) Service Management
10 20 (18.18%) ITSM
10 20 (18.18%) SSL
10 20 (18.18%) LDAP
10 20 (18.18%) VPN
10 20 (18.18%) ITIL V2
10 20 (18.18%) HP UCMDB
10 20 (18.18%) ServiceNow
10 20 (18.18%) IT Asset Management
11 19 (17.27%) COM
12 18 (16.36%) REST

Technical Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (2.73%) IIS
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.91%) Drupal
4 1 (0.91%) Mule
4 1 (0.91%) Confluence
4 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.91%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.91%) JBoss
4 1 (0.91%) Apache
4 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.91%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) SAS
4 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.91%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle iStore
5 2 (1.82%) Markit EDM
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.91%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.91%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.18%) LDAP
1 20 (18.18%) VPN
1 20 (18.18%) SSL
2 3 (2.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
2 10 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.73%) QlikView
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.91%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.73%) JDeveloper
3 3 (2.73%) Selenium
4 2 (1.82%) Ant
4 2 (1.82%) Maven
4 2 (1.82%) JBehave
4 2 (1.82%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.82%) Gradle
5 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.91%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.91%) MSTest
5 1 (0.91%) Moq
5 1 (0.91%) MorphX
5 1 (0.91%) JIRA
5 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.91%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.91%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.91%) NUnit
General
1 26 (23.64%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Advertising
3 3 (2.73%) Publishing
3 3 (2.73%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (31.82%) XML
2 28 (25.45%) SOAP
2 28 (25.45%) Web Services
3 27 (24.55%) HTML
4 24 (21.82%) CSS
5 21 (19.09%) .NET
6 20 (18.18%) Ajax
7 19 (17.27%) COM
8 18 (16.36%) REST
9 10 (9.09%) JSON
10 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET
11 4 (3.64%) Spring
11 4 (3.64%) HTML5
12 3 (2.73%) jQuery
12 3 (2.73%) JSP
13 2 (1.82%) Hibernate
13 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
13 2 (1.82%) Java EE
13 2 (1.82%) CSS3
13 2 (1.82%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.18%) CMDB
2 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.64%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.64%) Derivative
4 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.82%) Open Source
5 2 (1.82%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.91%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.91%) Tandem
6 1 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.91%) W3C
6 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.91%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.91%) FMCG
6 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.27%) Linux
2 5 (4.55%) Windows
3 4 (3.64%) UNIX
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.91%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.82%) Technical Architecture
2 22 (20.00%) ITIL
3 20 (18.18%) Service Management
3 20 (18.18%) ITSM
3 20 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
3 20 (18.18%) ITIL V2
3 20 (18.18%) IT Asset Management
4 15 (13.64%) Release Management
4 15 (13.64%) Integration Testing
5 11 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 10 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.27%) ETL
8 6 (5.45%) SOA
8 6 (5.45%) CRM
8 6 (5.45%) Project Management
8 6 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.45%) DevOps
9 5 (4.55%) Functional Programming
9 5 (4.55%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.36%) SQL
2 27 (24.55%) JavaScript
3 23 (20.91%) C#
4 21 (19.09%) Java
5 15 (13.64%) Apex Code
6 8 (7.27%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.64%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.64%) C++
8 3 (2.73%) Python
8 3 (2.73%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.82%) VB6
9 2 (1.82%) Ruby
9 2 (1.82%) VBA
9 2 (1.82%) VB
9 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.82%) PHP
10 1 (0.91%) VBScript
10 1 (0.91%) Perl
10 1 (0.91%) ABAP
10 1 (0.91%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 21 (19.09%) Degree
2 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) HL7
2 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (18.18%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.91%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (26.36%) Oracle
2 27 (24.55%) Microsoft
3 20 (18.18%) ServiceNow
4 16 (14.55%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.64%) Adobe
6 3 (2.73%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.73%) IBM
7 1 (0.91%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.91%) VMware
7 1 (0.91%) Google
7 1 (0.91%) Pega
7 1 (0.91%) Coverity
7 1 (0.91%) Facebook
7 1 (0.91%) Twitter
7 1 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.91%) SAP
7 1 (0.91%) Siebel
7 1 (0.91%) HP
7 1 (0.91%) CA
7 1 (0.91%) Pegasus
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