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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 175 184 175
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 10 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.32% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.35% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 16
Average daily rate
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£363 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £515 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.30% -
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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
4703 5480 5394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.02% 93.20% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3606 3857 3988
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 88 133
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.75 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 16 (53.33%) .NET
2 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (46.67%) HTML
3 13 (43.33%) C#
3 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
4 12 (40.00%) CSS
5 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 10 (33.33%) Web Services
7 8 (26.67%) Windows
7 8 (26.67%) SQL
7 8 (26.67%) Java
7 8 (26.67%) WCF
8 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (20.00%) HTML5
9 6 (20.00%) Mobile App
10 5 (16.67%) Finance
10 5 (16.67%) VB
10 5 (16.67%) XML
10 5 (16.67%) Android
10 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (16.67%) TDD
10 5 (16.67%) VB6
10 5 (16.67%) jQuery
11 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
11 4 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (13.33%) PHP
11 4 (13.33%) SOAP
11 4 (13.33%) OO
11 4 (13.33%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 2 (6.67%) CMS
1 2 (6.67%) Node.js
1 2 (6.67%) Sitefinity
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (3.33%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (3.33%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.33%) OLTP
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) MariaDB
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Xcode
3 1 (3.33%) JsTestDriver
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) .NET
2 14 (46.67%) HTML
3 12 (40.00%) CSS
4 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (33.33%) Web Services
5 8 (26.67%) WCF
6 6 (20.00%) HTML5
7 5 (16.67%) jQuery
7 5 (16.67%) XML
8 4 (13.33%) SOAP
8 4 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
9 3 (10.00%) JSON
9 3 (10.00%) REST
9 3 (10.00%) CSS3
9 3 (10.00%) Ajax
9 3 (10.00%) XSLT
9 3 (10.00%) XHTML
10 2 (6.67%) NHibernate
10 2 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) Streaming Video
2 1 (3.33%) Spread Betting
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) RIA
2 1 (3.33%) iPhone
2 1 (3.33%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) Video on Demand
2 1 (3.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Android
3 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.67%) Solaris
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) UNIX
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) Debian
5 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) TDD
3 4 (13.33%) OO
3 4 (13.33%) MVC
3 4 (13.33%) Android Development
4 3 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.00%) OOD
4 3 (10.00%) ETL
4 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.00%) Content Management
5 2 (6.67%) Web Development
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) Workflow
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Software Deployment
5 2 (6.67%) Kanban
6 1 (3.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) C#
1 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (26.67%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) VB
3 5 (16.67%) VB6
4 4 (13.33%) PHP
5 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.67%) Perl
6 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
7 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.33%) VBA
7 1 (3.33%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) VCP4
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Sybase
3 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.33%) RedDot
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Facebook
3 1 (3.33%) Kony
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