The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
London / City of London
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 944 904 1449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.36% 28.19% 28.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.05% 29.52% 29.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 779 1228
Median daily rate £475 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £33.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +63.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
- +13.19%

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
2772 3062 4915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.03% 95.48% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2195 2417 3762
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 73
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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 Developer across the City of London region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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 Developer across the City of London region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 846 (42.38%) Agile Software Development
2 662 (33.17%) Java
3 644 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 568 (28.46%) HTML
5 559 (28.01%) TDD
6 544 (27.25%) Finance
7 484 (24.25%) SQL
8 481 (24.10%) CSS
9 431 (21.59%) C#
10 401 (20.09%) Banking
11 395 (19.79%) .NET
12 367 (18.39%) AngularJS
13 349 (17.48%) SQL Server
14 304 (15.23%) HTML5
15 289 (14.48%) Scrum
16 257 (12.88%) BDD
17 250 (12.53%) MVC
18 234 (11.72%) Web Services
19 212 (10.62%) OO
20 203 (10.17%) REST
21 198 (9.92%) CSS3
22 194 (9.72%) Python
23 193 (9.67%) Front Office
23 193 (9.67%) Git (software)
24 192 (9.62%) jQuery
25 181 (9.07%) Front End Development
26 177 (8.87%) RESTful
27 176 (8.82%) React
28 174 (8.72%) Microsoft
29 172 (8.62%) Investment Banking

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 92 (4.61%) Apache Spark
2 59 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 50 (2.51%) Apache
4 45 (2.25%) CMS
5 41 (2.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 31 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
6 31 (1.55%) IIS
7 26 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
8 20 (1.00%) Drupal
9 19 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
10 17 (0.85%) Confluence
10 17 (0.85%) Tomcat
10 17 (0.85%) Umbraco
11 16 (0.80%) JBoss
11 16 (0.80%) WordPress
12 12 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.55%) Apache Pig
13 11 (0.55%) SAS
14 10 (0.50%) Apache Solr
14 10 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 78 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.00%) Photoshop
3 14 (0.70%) MS Office
4 9 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.10%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.050%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.050%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.050%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 43 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.60%) Magento
4 7 (0.35%) Endur
5 6 (0.30%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.20%) RMDS
7 4 (0.20%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
7 4 (0.20%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.10%) FastStats
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.10%) Sage X3
9 2 (0.10%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.050%) Adobe Campaign
10 1 (0.050%) FastStats PeopleStage
10 1 (0.050%) OpenCart
10 1 (0.050%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 136 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.70%) GitHub
4 25 (1.25%) IaaS
5 23 (1.15%) PaaS
6 11 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (0.45%) SaaS
7 9 (0.45%) TestFlight
8 7 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.30%) Office 365
10 4 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.15%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.15%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.15%) Slack
12 2 (0.10%) Force.com
12 2 (0.10%) Google Play
12 2 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 76 (3.81%) HTTP
2 35 (1.75%) RTSP
3 28 (1.40%) Internet
3 28 (1.40%) MQTT
4 18 (0.90%) SSL
5 14 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.45%) DNS
6 9 (0.45%) Intranet
7 7 (0.35%) Network Security
7 7 (0.35%) RTP
8 5 (0.25%) AMQP
8 5 (0.25%) snoop
9 4 (0.20%) DMARC
10 3 (0.15%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.15%) FTP
10 3 (0.15%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.10%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.10%) LDAP
11 2 (0.10%) SMTP
11 2 (0.10%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 143 (7.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 108 (5.41%) Big Data
4 106 (5.31%) MongoDB
5 102 (5.11%) NoSQL
6 97 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
7 96 (4.81%) Hadoop
7 96 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 81 (4.06%) MySQL
9 74 (3.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 63 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 55 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 48 (2.40%) Relational Database
13 44 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
14 33 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
15 32 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
16 28 (1.40%) HBase
17 23 (1.15%) Oracle Database
18 22 (1.10%) QlikView
18 22 (1.10%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 193 (9.67%) Git (software)
2 131 (6.56%) Jenkins
3 83 (4.16%) JIRA
4 76 (3.81%) Maven
5 64 (3.21%) Subversion
6 55 (2.76%) Grunt
6 55 (2.76%) gulp
6 55 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 51 (2.56%) Selenium
8 48 (2.40%) Jasmine
9 47 (2.35%) JUnit
10 43 (2.15%) Cucumber
11 41 (2.05%) Mockito
11 41 (2.05%) Visual Studio
12 39 (1.95%) webpack
13 36 (1.80%) WebDriver
14 33 (1.65%) NUnit
15 32 (1.60%) Karma Test Runner
16 29 (1.45%) Bower
16 29 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 544 (27.25%) Finance
2 401 (20.09%) Banking
3 193 (9.67%) Front Office
4 172 (8.62%) Investment Banking
5 61 (3.06%) Marketing
6 51 (2.56%) Retail
7 48 (2.40%) Back Office
8 34 (1.70%) Financial Institution
9 30 (1.50%) Advertising
10 27 (1.35%) Games
10 27 (1.35%) Telecoms
11 14 (0.70%) Publishing
12 11 (0.55%) Legal
13 10 (0.50%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.30%) Electronics
14 6 (0.30%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.15%) Automotive
15 3 (0.15%) Law
15 3 (0.15%) Music Industry
16 2 (0.10%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 568 (28.46%) HTML
2 481 (24.10%) CSS
3 395 (19.79%) .NET
4 367 (18.39%) AngularJS
5 304 (15.23%) HTML5
6 234 (11.72%) Web Services
7 203 (10.17%) REST
8 198 (9.92%) CSS3
9 192 (9.62%) jQuery
10 177 (8.87%) RESTful
11 176 (8.82%) React
12 161 (8.07%) Node.js
13 158 (7.92%) ASP.NET
14 157 (7.87%) Spring
15 137 (6.86%) JSON
16 127 (6.36%) XML
17 90 (4.51%) Sass
18 89 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
19 80 (4.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 77 (3.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 113 (5.66%) User Experience
2 108 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 101 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (4.11%) Derivative
5 76 (3.81%) Computer Science
6 71 (3.56%) Fixed Income
7 66 (3.31%) Equities
8 65 (3.26%) Mobile App
9 58 (2.91%) Fintech
10 37 (1.85%) Algorithms
11 36 (1.80%) Market Risk
12 35 (1.75%) Video on Demand
13 34 (1.70%) Public Cloud
14 26 (1.30%) Data Structures
15 24 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
16 23 (1.15%) Credit Risk
16 23 (1.15%) Management Information System
17 21 (1.05%) Streaming Video
18 20 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
19 17 (0.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 162 (8.12%) Linux
2 111 (5.56%) Unix
3 98 (4.91%) Windows
4 87 (4.36%) Apple iOS
5 71 (3.56%) Android
6 14 (0.70%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.40%) CentOS
9 6 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.20%) Solaris
10 4 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.20%) webOS
10 4 (0.20%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
10 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.10%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.050%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 846 (42.38%) Agile Software Development
2 559 (28.01%) TDD
3 289 (14.48%) Scrum
4 257 (12.88%) BDD
5 250 (12.53%) MVC
6 212 (10.62%) OO
7 181 (9.07%) Front End Development
8 168 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
9 158 (7.92%) Multithreading
10 139 (6.96%) Web Development
11 138 (6.91%) Microservices
12 134 (6.71%) Pair Programming
13 126 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
14 118 (5.91%) DevOps
15 116 (5.81%) Unit Testing
16 114 (5.71%) Analytics
17 113 (5.66%) Software Engineering
18 101 (5.06%) Low Latency
19 89 (4.46%) ETL
20 85 (4.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 662 (33.17%) Java
2 644 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 484 (24.25%) SQL
4 431 (21.59%) C#
5 194 (9.72%) Python
6 152 (7.62%) Scala
7 125 (6.26%) C++
8 120 (6.01%) T-SQL
9 114 (5.71%) PHP
10 56 (2.81%) C
11 45 (2.25%) ES6
12 44 (2.20%) Ruby
13 41 (2.05%) Shell Script
13 41 (2.05%) VBA
14 40 (2.00%) PL/SQL
15 38 (1.90%) PowerShell
16 36 (1.80%) Apple Swift
17 31 (1.55%) Objective-C
18 24 (1.20%) Bash Shell
18 24 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 96 (4.81%) Degree
2 33 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.40%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.25%) PhD
5 4 (0.20%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.10%) CFA
6 2 (0.10%) MBA
6 2 (0.10%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.050%) AAT
7 1 (0.050%) ACCA
7 1 (0.050%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.050%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.51%) QA
2 14 (0.70%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.65%) MiFID
4 11 (0.55%) SDET
5 7 (0.35%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.20%) SLA
7 2 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.10%) HL7
7 2 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.10%) IFRS
7 2 (0.10%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.050%) DICOM
8 1 (0.050%) WAI
8 1 (0.050%) WCAG
System Software
1 67 (3.36%) Docker
2 18 (0.90%) HDFS
3 9 (0.45%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.15%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.050%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (1.25%) Puppet
2 12 (0.60%) Kubernetes
3 9 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.30%) Ansible
5 5 (0.25%) Oozie
6 4 (0.20%) SCOM
6 4 (0.20%) Terraform
7 3 (0.15%) Mesos
8 2 (0.10%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.050%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.050%) Control-M
9 1 (0.050%) Grafana
9 1 (0.050%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.050%) logstash
9 1 (0.050%) Marathon
9 1 (0.050%) MOM
9 1 (0.050%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.050%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.050%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 174 (8.72%) Microsoft
2 137 (6.86%) Oracle
3 39 (1.95%) Adobe
4 31 (1.55%) Sybase
5 23 (1.15%) Tableau
5 23 (1.15%) TIBCO
6 22 (1.10%) SAP
7 19 (0.95%) Netezza
7 19 (0.95%) Zend
8 16 (0.80%) ServiceNow
8 16 (0.80%) Teradata
9 15 (0.75%) Cognos
9 15 (0.75%) Google
10 14 (0.70%) IBM
10 14 (0.70%) New Relic
11 13 (0.65%) hybris
12 12 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (0.55%) Red Hat
14 10 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
14 10 (0.50%) Xamarin
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