The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 184 171 203
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +32
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 24 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.47% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.51% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 15
Average daily rate £388 £313 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £299 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £434 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.71% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -2.18%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5949 5913 7379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.22% 92.94% 91.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4317 4345 5208
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £283 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 120 173
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.51 £135.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Applications Developer
London

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014, 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 21 (60.00%) .NET
2 20 (57.14%) C#
3 12 (34.29%) SQL
4 9 (25.71%) OO
5 8 (22.86%) TDD
6 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (20.00%) Finance
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
7 6 (17.14%) HTML
7 6 (17.14%) Oracle
7 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
7 6 (17.14%) Multithreading
7 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
8 5 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
8 5 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (14.29%) MVVM
8 5 (14.29%) WPF
8 5 (14.29%) XML
8 5 (14.29%) Java
8 5 (14.29%) MVC
8 5 (14.29%) Law
9 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
9 4 (11.43%) CSS
9 4 (11.43%) VB
9 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
9 4 (11.43%) Banking
9 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking
9 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
9 4 (11.43%) iOS Development
10 3 (8.57%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 (5.71%) IIS
1 2 (5.71%) Moodle
2 1 (2.86%) Node.js
2 1 (2.86%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) VPN
2 1 (2.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) Sqoop
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.86%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) WiX
2 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.86%) Mockito
2 1 (2.86%) JProfiler
2 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Ant
2 1 (2.86%) JUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Rational Rose
2 1 (2.86%) MSI
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Law
3 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Legal
4 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.86%) Games
5 1 (2.86%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) HTML
2 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
3 5 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
3 5 (14.29%) WPF
3 5 (14.29%) XML
4 4 (11.43%) CSS
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.57%) Cocoa
5 3 (8.57%) XSLT
6 2 (5.71%) J2EE
6 2 (5.71%) Web Services
6 2 (5.71%) WinForms
6 2 (5.71%) LAMP
6 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.71%) Spring
6 2 (5.71%) JSON
6 2 (5.71%) jQuery
6 2 (5.71%) Yii
6 2 (5.71%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
1 3 (8.57%) iPad
1 3 (8.57%) iPhone
2 2 (5.71%) VLE
2 2 (5.71%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.86%) Online Games
3 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.86%) Derivative
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) OO
2 8 (22.86%) TDD
3 6 (17.14%) Multithreading
4 5 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (14.29%) MVVM
4 5 (14.29%) MVC
5 4 (11.43%) iOS Development
6 2 (5.71%) UML
6 2 (5.71%) Data Management
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) System Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (5.71%) Web Application Development
6 2 (5.71%) Android Development
7 1 (2.86%) OO PHP
7 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Load Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) C#
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) VB
6 3 (8.57%) Objective-C
6 3 (8.57%) C++
6 3 (8.57%) PHP
7 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.86%) Erlang
8 1 (2.86%) PHP5
8 1 (2.86%) VB6
8 1 (2.86%) Python
8 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.86%) VBScript
8 1 (2.86%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) DataSynapse
2 1 (2.86%) Sybase
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco
2 1 (2.86%) Sun
2 1 (2.86%) Apple