The median contractor rate for an Applications Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 22 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 / South West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 124 115
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 11 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.41% 0.77% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.80% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 11
Median daily rate £350 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £292 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £338
% change year-on-year +5.26% +12.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £43.13 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.21%  
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 South West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2583 2861 2974
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.84% 95.40% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1619 1848 1912
Median daily rate £375 £365 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 139 197
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.25 £18.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.95% +44.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.50 £42.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in the South West

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in the South West

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in the South West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Developer in the South West

Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer in the South West

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Wiltshire +7 6 £338 +4.65% 3
Gloucestershire +4 2 £404 -3.23% 1
Bristol -7 2 - - 2
Somerset -4 1 - -
Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 South West region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
2 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) AngularJS
4 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 9 (32.14%) Java
6 8 (28.57%) C#
6 8 (28.57%) SQL
6 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 7 (25.00%) HTML
7 7 (25.00%) User Experience
8 6 (21.43%) Docker
8 6 (21.43%) Scrum
8 6 (21.43%) CSS
8 6 (21.43%) Web Services
8 6 (21.43%) JIRA
9 5 (17.86%) Google
9 5 (17.86%) UML
9 5 (17.86%) OO
9 5 (17.86%) C++
10 4 (14.29%) Oracle
10 4 (14.29%) Python
10 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
10 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
10 4 (14.29%) Spring
10 4 (14.29%) Bitbucket
10 4 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
11 3 (10.71%) Ember.js
11 3 (10.71%) GoogleTest

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (10.71%) Apache Qpid
1 3 (10.71%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) OpenShift
1 2 (7.14%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Boomi
2 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) AMQP
1 3 (10.71%) VoIP
1 3 (10.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.14%) dBASE
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.57%) DataStage
2 1 (3.57%) GIS
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (21.43%) JIRA
3 4 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 3 (10.71%) CMake
4 3 (10.71%) GoogleTest
4 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.71%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (3.57%) Ant
6 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.57%) JUnit
6 1 (3.57%) Maven
6 1 (3.57%) Mockito
6 1 (3.57%) Valgrind
General
1 3 (10.71%) Aerospace
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) AngularJS
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
3 6 (21.43%) CSS
3 6 (21.43%) Web Services
4 4 (14.29%) Spring
5 3 (10.71%) .NET
5 3 (10.71%) Ember.js
5 3 (10.71%) RESTful
5 3 (10.71%) SOAP
6 2 (7.14%) Ajax
6 2 (7.14%) Apache Camel
6 2 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (7.14%) Backbone.js
6 2 (7.14%) Ext JS
6 2 (7.14%) HTML5
6 2 (7.14%) PhoneGap
6 2 (7.14%) React
6 2 (7.14%) REST
6 2 (7.14%) Sencha Touch
6 2 (7.14%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) CCTV
2 2 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) Scrum
3 5 (17.86%) OO
3 5 (17.86%) UML
4 3 (10.71%) ETL
4 3 (10.71%) MVC
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
4 3 (10.71%) Time Management
5 2 (7.14%) Microservices
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) OOD
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.57%) Process Management
6 1 (3.57%) Release Management
6 1 (3.57%) TDD
6 1 (3.57%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
2 9 (32.14%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) C++
5 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 4 (14.29%) Python
6 3 (10.71%) Ada
6 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.71%) Perl
6 3 (10.71%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Varnish
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Google
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Apple
3 2 (7.14%) Sencha
4 1 (3.57%) Capita
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) Informatica
4 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com