The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 191 184 207
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 10 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.33% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £551
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -16.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4928 5422 6818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.03% 92.15% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3860 3920 4993
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 91 145
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Developer across the City of London region.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer across the City of London region.

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Applications Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Developer in their job title.

1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
2 8 (44.44%) Web Services
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) HTML
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) WCF
4 6 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (22.22%) C#
6 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (22.22%) SDLC
7 3 (16.67%) HTML5
7 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
7 3 (16.67%) ETL
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) PHP
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) IIS
7 3 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Applications Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.56%) JBoss
4 1 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (5.56%) CMS
4 1 (5.56%) Confluence
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Endur
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) OLAP
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (5.56%) Android Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.56%) Xcode
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Front Office
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
2 8 (44.44%) Web Services
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (16.67%) jQuery
5 3 (16.67%) HTML5
5 3 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) WinForms
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.11%) JSP
6 2 (11.11%) Struts
6 2 (11.11%) Spring
6 2 (11.11%) Ajax
6 2 (11.11%) XSLT
6 2 (11.11%) XHTML
6 2 (11.11%) CSS3
6 2 (11.11%) WPF
6 2 (11.11%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.56%) Equities
3 1 (5.56%) Derivative
3 1 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (5.56%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Android
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) SDLC
4 3 (16.67%) Content Management
4 3 (16.67%) ETL
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Android Development
5 2 (11.11%) Kanban
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
6 1 (5.56%) ETL Development
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
4 4 (22.22%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) PHP
6 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.11%) VB
6 2 (11.11%) VB6
7 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.56%) Apple Swift
7 1 (5.56%) VBA
7 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.56%) C
7 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) MCAD
2 1 (5.56%) MCSD
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Sybase
3 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.56%) Facebook
4 1 (5.56%) FatWire
4 1 (5.56%) GUPTA
4 1 (5.56%) Zend