The median contractor rate for an Applications Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Application Developer
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 121 135
Rank change year-on-year +4 +14  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 13 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.55% 0.31% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.33% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Median daily rate £363 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £308 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £493 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £338
% change year-on-year +3.89% +14.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2217 2451 2882
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.86% 96.08% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4544 5023 7106
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £156 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 580 857 955
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Applications Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in the East of England

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Developer in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in the East of England

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Developer in the East of England

Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer in the East of England

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire +6 5 £220 -41.33% 2
Hertfordshire - 4 £381 - 3
Bedfordshire - 2 £300 -
Suffolk - 1 £420 - 1
Essex - 1 - - 2
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Applications 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 across the East of England region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) .NET
4 5 (26.32%) JSON
4 5 (26.32%) jQuery
4 5 (26.32%) Android
4 5 (26.32%) RESTful
4 5 (26.32%) HTML5
4 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
4 5 (26.32%) Android Development
5 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) CSS
5 4 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) C++
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
6 3 (15.79%) OO
6 3 (15.79%) OOD
6 3 (15.79%) MVC
6 3 (15.79%) Subversion
6 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) WPF
6 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
6 3 (15.79%) iOS Development

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 2 (10.53%) NUnit
3 2 (10.53%) Xcode
4 1 (5.26%) JDeveloper
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) JUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) HTML5
3 5 (26.32%) jQuery
3 5 (26.32%) JSON
3 5 (26.32%) RESTful
4 4 (21.05%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) CSS3
5 3 (15.79%) WPF
5 3 (15.79%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) Ajax
6 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (10.53%) Core Data
6 2 (10.53%) iOS SDK
6 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (10.53%) React
6 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (10.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Animation
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) iPhone
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Android
2 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Android Development
2 3 (15.79%) iOS Development
2 3 (15.79%) MVC
2 3 (15.79%) OO
2 3 (15.79%) OOD
2 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) MVVM
3 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) BDD
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) Apple Swift
6 1 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
6 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Serena
3 1 (5.26%) Telerik
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Xamarin