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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 138 173 175
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 12 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.51% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.53% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 26
Average daily rate £425 £455 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% +13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £365 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.42% -12.30%
Applications Developer
London

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
3006 4882 5549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.43% 95.02% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2364 3744 3993
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 84 90
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.01 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 11 (44.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (36.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) Android
2 9 (36.00%) Apple iOS
3 8 (32.00%) Finance
3 8 (32.00%) Android Development
3 8 (32.00%) iOS Development
4 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) Banking
6 5 (20.00%) Apple Swift
6 5 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) TDD
7 4 (16.00%) Xcode
7 4 (16.00%) CSS
7 4 (16.00%) HTML
7 4 (16.00%) Windows
7 4 (16.00%) jQuery
8 3 (12.00%) Time Management
8 3 (12.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (12.00%) XMPP
8 3 (12.00%) Maven
8 3 (12.00%) RESTful
8 3 (12.00%) C#
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (12.00%) Objective-C
9 2 (8.00%) Equities

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (8.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) InfoPath
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Heroku
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) MS Access
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Xcode
2 3 (12.00%) Maven
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.00%) MSTest
4 1 (4.00%) NUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Front Office
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) CSS
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
1 4 (16.00%) jQuery
2 3 (12.00%) RESTful
2 3 (12.00%) XMPP
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) Android SDK
3 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
3 2 (8.00%) iOS SDK
3 2 (8.00%) JDBC
3 2 (8.00%) JMS
3 2 (8.00%) Spring
4 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (4.00%) CSS3
4 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.00%) Equities
2 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.00%) BYOD
3 1 (4.00%) Derivative
3 1 (4.00%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (4.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.00%) Social Network
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Android
1 9 (36.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Android Development
1 8 (32.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (12.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (12.00%) Time Management
4 2 (8.00%) BDD
4 2 (8.00%) Garbage Collection
4 2 (8.00%) Memory Management
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (8.00%) MVC
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) SDLC
4 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Workflow
5 1 (4.00%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Apple Swift
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.00%) C++
5 2 (8.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) Scala
5 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Splunk
2 1 (4.00%) Sun
2 1 (4.00%) Sybase
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