The median contractor rate for a Applications Developer was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Developer
England / South West
Rank 119 110 129
Rank change year-on-year -9 +19  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 17 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.65% 1.00% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.04% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 9
Median daily rate £394 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £558 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £39.50 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.93% -  
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 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 2476 2799 2990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.34% 96.45% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1575 1807 1867
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 186 145
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +34.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 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
Gloucestershire +5 9 £400 -27.27% 1
Wiltshire +1 3 £365 +231.81% 3
Somerset -2 3 - - 1
Devon - 2 £450 - 1
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 South West region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 19 (42.22%) Java
4 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 15 (33.33%) User Experience
6 14 (31.11%) Scrum
7 12 (26.67%) Android
8 11 (24.44%) Oracle
9 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
10 9 (20.00%) SQL
10 9 (20.00%) Web Services
11 8 (17.78%) HTML
11 8 (17.78%) CSS
11 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
11 8 (17.78%) Apple iOS
12 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
12 7 (15.56%) C#
13 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
13 6 (13.33%) Windows
13 6 (13.33%) OO
13 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (13.33%) JIRA
13 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (13.33%) Docker
13 6 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (11.11%) Bitbucket
14 5 (11.11%) Release Management
14 5 (11.11%) Spring
14 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (6.67%) Apache Qpid
1 3 (6.67%) Confluence
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) AMQP
1 3 (6.67%) VoIP
1 3 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.44%) dBASE
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) GIS
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.33%) JIRA
3 5 (11.11%) Bitbucket
4 4 (8.89%) Maven
5 3 (6.67%) CMake
5 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.67%) GoogleTest
5 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.44%) JUnit
6 2 (4.44%) Mockito
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.22%) Valgrind
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 9 (20.00%) Web Services
3 8 (17.78%) CSS
3 8 (17.78%) HTML
4 5 (11.11%) J2EE
4 5 (11.11%) Spring
5 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.67%) RESTful
7 2 (4.44%) REST
7 2 (4.44%) SOAP
7 2 (4.44%) Spring MVC
7 2 (4.44%) XML
8 1 (2.22%) .NET
8 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.22%) CSS3
8 1 (2.22%) Dojo
8 1 (2.22%) HTML5
8 1 (2.22%) JDBC
8 1 (2.22%) jQuery
8 1 (2.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) User Experience
2 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
3 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.89%) Digital Media
4 4 (8.89%) Graphic Design
4 4 (8.89%) iPhone
5 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.44%) CCTV
6 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Android
2 8 (17.78%) Apple iOS
3 6 (13.33%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Scrum
3 6 (13.33%) OO
3 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.11%) Release Management
4 5 (11.11%) UML
5 4 (8.89%) Automated Testing
5 4 (8.89%) MVC
5 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.67%) BDD
6 3 (6.67%) Data Management
6 3 (6.67%) Mobile Development
6 3 (6.67%) Project Management
6 3 (6.67%) Time Management
7 2 (4.44%) Android Development
7 2 (4.44%) ETL
7 2 (4.44%) OOD
7 2 (4.44%) TDD
7 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.22%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) Java
2 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.00%) SQL
4 7 (15.56%) C#
5 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 5 (11.11%) C++
7 4 (8.89%) Python
8 3 (6.67%) Ada
8 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.67%) Perl
8 3 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) Varnish
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Google
3 2 (4.44%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.22%) Apple
4 1 (2.22%) Capita
4 1 (2.22%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.22%) OpenText
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