Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 - 76
Rank change year-on-year - +76 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 4 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.50% - 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% - 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Essex median daily rate £475 - £375
10th Percentile £438 - £325
90th Percentile £513 - £400
East of England median daily rate £350 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -12.50% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Essex median hourly rate £62.50 - £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 773 851 1159
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.15% 96.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 503 653
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £230 £214 £225
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 149 157
Essex median hourly rate £30.77 £32.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.86% +8.47% +40.48%
10th Percentile £11.98 £15.75 £15.65
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.84 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -26.53% +16.67% +5.00%

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in Essex

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in Essex

Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer in Essex

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £475 -
Applications Developer
East of England

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Essex region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 2 (50.00%) EclipseLink
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Animation
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Core Data
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (50.00%) Push Notifications
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) JPA
2 2 (50.00%) iPhone
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Struts2
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MariaDB
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Mockito
2 2 (50.00%) Xcode
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Cocoa
2 2 (50.00%) Core Animation
2 2 (50.00%) Core Data
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) EclipseLink
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 2 (50.00%) iPhone SDK
2 2 (50.00%) JAAS
2 2 (50.00%) JAXB
2 2 (50.00%) JAX-RPC
2 2 (50.00%) JPA
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Struts
2 2 (50.00%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Animation
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (50.00%) iPhone
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (50.00%) Push Notifications
2 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle