Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 July 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 > South East
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 282 280 298
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 78 111 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.60% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.63% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 83 68
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.11% +11.15%
10th Percentile £297 £265 £268
90th Percentile £475 £465 £438
England median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +0.13% +9.45% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South East median hourly rate £46.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.67% - -
England median hourly rate £39.50 £43.50 £34.13
% change year-on-year -9.20% +27.47% +5.00%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 15169 17705 18730
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.45% 95.02% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8751 10711 10558
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £243 £231 £226
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 724 759 901
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.32% +2.91%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.48 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in the South East

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in the South East

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Developer in the South East

Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer in the South East

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 24 July 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
Hampshire +21 26 £380 +9.35% 2
Thames Valley -6 26 £425 +36.00% 4
Surrey +20 21 £375 +20.97% 3
Berkshire +26 12 £400 +34.91% 3
Oxfordshire -6 8 £450 +50.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -19 6 £400 +23.08%
Kent +7 1 £235 -27.69% 3
East Sussex +4 1 £400 +23.08%
Middlesex +3 1 - -
West Sussex -8 1 £388 -8.82%
Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 South East region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 37 (47.44%) Java
2 26 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (32.05%) C#
4 20 (25.64%) JavaScript
4 20 (25.64%) Security Cleared
5 19 (24.36%) Git (software)
5 19 (24.36%) SC Cleared
5 19 (24.36%) .NET
6 17 (21.79%) Web Services
7 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
7 16 (20.51%) Mobile App
8 15 (19.23%) Android
9 14 (17.95%) Unit Testing
9 14 (17.95%) REST
9 14 (17.95%) CSS
9 14 (17.95%) Linux
10 13 (16.67%) HTML
10 13 (16.67%) Android Development
10 13 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (15.38%) HTML5
11 12 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
11 12 (15.38%) Xamarin
11 12 (15.38%) AngularJS
12 11 (14.10%) CSS3
12 11 (14.10%) Unix
12 11 (14.10%) Scrum
13 10 (12.82%) JBoss
13 10 (12.82%) SQL
13 10 (12.82%) Oracle
13 10 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (12.82%) JBoss
2 8 (10.26%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.69%) Apache
5 2 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.56%) CICS
5 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.28%) CMS
6 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.28%) IIS
6 1 (1.28%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.28%) SAS
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.41%) SaaS
3 4 (5.13%) Firebase
4 3 (3.85%) GitHub
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.56%) Office 365
6 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
1 6 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) DB2
3 3 (3.85%) Big Data
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.56%) HBase
4 2 (2.56%) Parquet
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.28%) GIS
5 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.28%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (24.36%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.97%) JIRA
3 7 (8.97%) Maven
3 7 (8.97%) NUnit
3 7 (8.97%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (7.69%) Gradle
5 4 (5.13%) Bower
5 4 (5.13%) gulp
5 4 (5.13%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (5.13%) PostCSS
5 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.85%) Subversion
7 2 (2.56%) git-flow
7 2 (2.56%) JUnit
7 2 (2.56%) Mockito
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (2.56%) Trac
8 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.56%) Publishing
5 1 (1.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) .NET
2 17 (21.79%) Web Services
3 14 (17.95%) CSS
3 14 (17.95%) REST
4 13 (16.67%) HTML
5 12 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 12 (15.38%) HTML5
6 11 (14.10%) CSS3
7 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET
7 9 (11.54%) Middleware
8 8 (10.26%) RESTful
9 7 (8.97%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (8.97%) Apache Camel
10 6 (7.69%) JSON
10 6 (7.69%) Node.js
10 6 (7.69%) SOAP
10 6 (7.69%) Spring
11 5 (6.41%) Angular 2
11 5 (6.41%) React
11 5 (6.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Mobile App
2 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (8.97%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (6.41%) User Experience
6 3 (3.85%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.56%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.28%) iPhone
8 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Android
2 14 (17.95%) Linux
3 11 (14.10%) Unix
4 10 (12.82%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.85%) Windows
6 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.28%) MVS
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.95%) Unit Testing
3 13 (16.67%) Android Development
4 12 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
5 11 (14.10%) Scrum
6 9 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 8 (10.26%) iOS Development
8 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.69%) Migration
9 6 (7.69%) TDD
10 5 (6.41%) MVC
10 5 (6.41%) UML
11 4 (5.13%) Change Management
11 4 (5.13%) DevOps
11 4 (5.13%) Front End Development
11 4 (5.13%) Software Engineering
12 3 (3.85%) Analytics
12 3 (3.85%) BDD
12 3 (3.85%) Microservices
12 3 (3.85%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 37 (47.44%) Java
2 25 (32.05%) C#
3 20 (25.64%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.82%) SQL
5 8 (10.26%) XAML
6 5 (6.41%) C++
7 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.13%) ECMAScript
8 3 (3.85%) Apple Swift
8 3 (3.85%) C
8 3 (3.85%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.85%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.56%) COBOL
10 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.28%) Python
10 1 (1.28%) R
10 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 19 (24.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) Degree
4 2 (2.56%) HNC
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.82%) Docker
2 2 (2.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (2.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (2.56%) Netcool
1 2 (2.56%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.38%) Xamarin
3 10 (12.82%) Oracle
4 8 (10.26%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.85%) IBM
5 3 (3.85%) MuleSoft
5 3 (3.85%) WSO2
6 2 (2.56%) Apple
6 2 (2.56%) Cognos
6 2 (2.56%) HP
6 2 (2.56%) ILOG
6 2 (2.56%) Serena
7 1 (1.28%) Adobe
7 1 (1.28%) Google
7 1 (1.28%) SAP
7 1 (1.28%) Thales
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago