The median contractor rate for a Applications Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 213 219
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 37 62 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.64% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.67% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 52 30
Median daily rate £375 £333 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.78% -6.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £281 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year +7.09% -  

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 7609 9291 9661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 93.92% 95.42% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4324 5714 5277
Median daily rate £402 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 379 474
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £11.50 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 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
Hampshire +6 14 £380 +14.28% 3
Berkshire +19 8 £365 +30.12% 1
Surrey +13 8 £388 +31.35% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 2 - - 2
Kent +10 1 £235 -27.69% 3
Oxfordshire -12 1 £275 -8.33% 2
East Sussex - 1 £400 - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (43.10%) Java
2 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
4 16 (27.59%) HTML
4 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
5 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
6 14 (24.14%) C#
7 13 (22.41%) .NET
7 13 (22.41%) CSS
8 12 (20.69%) Linux
9 11 (18.97%) Oracle
10 10 (17.24%) Maven
10 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
11 9 (15.52%) Mobile App
11 9 (15.52%) TDD
11 9 (15.52%) MVC
11 9 (15.52%) SQL
12 8 (13.79%) Unix
12 8 (13.79%) Tomcat
12 8 (13.79%) Red Hat
12 8 (13.79%) Spring
12 8 (13.79%) Docker
12 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
13 7 (12.07%) Apache Camel
13 7 (12.07%) REST
13 7 (12.07%) ActiveMQ
13 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
13 7 (12.07%) Middleware
13 7 (12.07%) JBoss
13 7 (12.07%) SQL 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 8 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.07%) JBoss
3 3 (5.17%) Apache
3 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.45%) CICS
4 2 (3.45%) Drupal
4 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.72%) CMS
5 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.72%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.72%) SAS
5 1 (1.72%) SilverStripe
5 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.17%) GitHub
3 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Office 365
3 1 (1.72%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.72%) PaaS
3 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Bluetooth
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) Intranet
2 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) DB2
2 4 (6.90%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.17%) Big Data
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.45%) HBase
4 2 (3.45%) MySQL
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.45%) Parquet
4 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.72%) GIS
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Maven
2 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.34%) Subversion
4 5 (8.62%) JUnit
4 5 (8.62%) Mockito
5 4 (6.90%) JIRA
6 3 (5.17%) Gradle
6 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.17%) jMock
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.45%) Trac
7 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.72%) Grunt
8 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (6.90%) Banking
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Electronics
2 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.59%) HTML
2 13 (22.41%) .NET
2 13 (22.41%) CSS
3 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
4 8 (13.79%) Spring
5 7 (12.07%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (12.07%) Apache Camel
5 7 (12.07%) Middleware
5 7 (12.07%) REST
6 6 (10.34%) HTML5
6 6 (10.34%) JSON
6 6 (10.34%) Web Services
7 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
7 5 (8.62%) CSS3
7 5 (8.62%) Hibernate
7 5 (8.62%) J2EE
7 5 (8.62%) jQuery
7 5 (8.62%) React
8 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (6.90%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.17%) User Experience
4 2 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) iPad
5 1 (1.72%) iPhone
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Linux
2 8 (13.79%) Unix
3 6 (10.34%) Android
3 6 (10.34%) Windows
4 3 (5.17%) AIX
4 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.72%) MVS
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.52%) MVC
2 9 (15.52%) TDD
3 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (10.34%) Scrum
5 5 (8.62%) Android Development
5 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (6.90%) OO
6 4 (6.90%) UML
7 3 (5.17%) BDD
7 3 (5.17%) Build Automation
7 3 (5.17%) DevOps
7 3 (5.17%) iOS Development
7 3 (5.17%) Mobile Development
7 3 (5.17%) SIEM
7 3 (5.17%) Web Development
8 2 (3.45%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.10%) Java
2 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
3 14 (24.14%) C#
4 9 (15.52%) SQL
5 5 (8.62%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.17%) C++
6 3 (5.17%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.45%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.45%) C
7 2 (3.45%) COBOL
7 2 (3.45%) Perl
7 2 (3.45%) PHP
7 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.72%) Python
8 1 (1.72%) R
8 1 (1.72%) VB
8 1 (1.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) HNC
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Docker
2 2 (3.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (3.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) QRadar
2 2 (3.45%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.90%) Xamarin
5 3 (5.17%) IBM
6 2 (3.45%) Apple
6 2 (3.45%) Citrix
6 2 (3.45%) SAP
7 1 (1.72%) Google
7 1 (1.72%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) Serena
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
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