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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 189 183 177
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 12 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.32% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.35% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 18
Average daily rate
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£378 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
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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
5096 5792 5931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.01% 92.57% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3863 4236 4342
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 81 121
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.16 £42.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 (66.67%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
3 12 (50.00%) HTML
4 11 (45.83%) C#
4 11 (45.83%) CSS
5 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 10 (41.67%) Web Services
5 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 10 (41.67%) SQL
6 9 (37.50%) WCF
7 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (25.00%) Finance
9 6 (25.00%) VB
9 6 (25.00%) TDD
9 6 (25.00%) VB6
10 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
10 5 (20.83%) HTML5
10 5 (20.83%) Java
10 5 (20.83%) XML
10 5 (20.83%) ETL
11 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (16.67%) MVC
11 4 (16.67%) Windows
11 4 (16.67%) Linux
11 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
11 4 (16.67%) CSS3
11 4 (16.67%) Sitecore
11 4 (16.67%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (12.50%) CMS
2 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Sitefinity
3 1 (4.17%) Confluence
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) MariaDB
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) Maven
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.17%) JsTestDriver
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Xcode
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) HTML
3 11 (45.83%) CSS
4 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 10 (41.67%) Web Services
5 9 (37.50%) WCF
6 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
6 5 (20.83%) HTML5
6 5 (20.83%) XML
7 4 (16.67%) CSS3
7 4 (16.67%) jQuery
7 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework
8 3 (12.50%) WPF
8 3 (12.50%) WF
8 3 (12.50%) Ajax
8 3 (12.50%) XSLT
8 3 (12.50%) XHTML
9 2 (8.33%) SOAP
9 2 (8.33%) NHibernate
9 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) User Experience
1 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.17%) Spread Betting
1 1 (4.17%) RIA
1 1 (4.17%) Hedge funds
1 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Solaris
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (4.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.83%) ETL
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (12.50%) Content Management
5 3 (12.50%) Kanban
5 3 (12.50%) Workflow
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
6 2 (8.33%) Coaching
7 1 (4.17%) DevOps
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Development
7 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) VB
3 6 (25.00%) VB6
4 5 (20.83%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 3 (12.50%) Perl
6 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.17%) Ruby
8 1 (4.17%) VBA
8 1 (4.17%) PHP
8 1 (4.17%) C
8 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) MCAD
1 1 (4.17%) MCSD
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Sitecore
2 3 (12.50%) Sybase
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Facebook
4 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.17%) FatWire
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
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