The median contractor rate for a Applications Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Developer
England / East of England
Rank 121 109 111
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 6 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.28% 0.57% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.59% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 12
Median daily rate £413 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £200 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.23 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year +21.88% -  

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 2027 2371 2568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.48% 96.38% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1231 1381 1443
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 173 252
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.42% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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
Bedfordshire 0 3 £450 +38.46% 2
Cambridgeshire +7 1 £235 -14.54% 3
Suffolk +1 1 £413 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £400 - 1
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (36.36%) Android
2 11 (33.33%) Android Development
3 8 (24.24%) Apple iOS
3 8 (24.24%) Java
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) .NET
4 7 (21.21%) Web Services
4 7 (21.21%) Objective-C
4 7 (21.21%) Core Animation
4 7 (21.21%) iOS Development
4 7 (21.21%) Apple Swift
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle
5 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
6 4 (12.12%) C#
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
7 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
7 3 (9.09%) XML
7 3 (9.09%) HTML
7 3 (9.09%) Unix
7 3 (9.09%) MVC
7 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 3 (9.09%) RESTful
7 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.09%) WPF
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
8 2 (6.06%) HTML5
8 2 (6.06%) High Availability
8 2 (6.06%) Open Source

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) PVCS
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Android Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) Grunt
3 1 (3.03%) gulp
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) Core Animation
2 7 (21.21%) Web Services
3 3 (9.09%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) RESTful
3 3 (9.09%) WPF
3 3 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (6.06%) CSS
4 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.06%) HTML5
4 2 (6.06%) Java EE
4 2 (6.06%) JSF
4 2 (6.06%) JSON
4 2 (6.06%) JSP
4 2 (6.06%) Spring
4 2 (6.06%) Struts
4 2 (6.06%) XSL
4 2 (6.06%) XSLT
5 1 (3.03%) Node.js
5 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Android
2 8 (24.24%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (6.06%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Windows
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Android Development
2 7 (21.21%) iOS Development
3 3 (9.09%) MVC
3 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) High Availability
4 2 (6.06%) Open Source
4 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Web Development
5 1 (3.03%) Analytics
5 1 (3.03%) CRUD
5 1 (3.03%) Front End Development
5 1 (3.03%) Logistics
5 1 (3.03%) Memory Management
5 1 (3.03%) Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile Development
5 1 (3.03%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.03%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Java
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) Apple Swift
2 7 (21.21%) Objective-C
3 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.12%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) Delphi
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (3.03%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Borland
2 2 (6.06%) Embarcadero
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Sun
3 1 (3.03%) Telerik
3 1 (3.03%) Xamarin
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