The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1480 1584 1556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.15% 26.78% 27.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.27% 28.59% 29.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1266 1257 1274
Average daily rate
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£463 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -20.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £15.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £126.79 £60.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
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
4733 5540 5243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.22% 93.68% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 4003 3913
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £30.83 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 January 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 977 (31.42%) Agile Software Development
2 929 (29.88%) Java
3 861 (27.69%) SQL
4 826 (26.57%) HTML
5 818 (26.31%) JavaScript
6 768 (24.70%) C#
7 670 (21.55%) Finance
8 652 (20.97%) .NET
9 625 (20.10%) CSS
10 550 (17.69%) TDD
11 522 (16.79%) SQL Server
12 486 (15.63%) Banking
13 412 (13.25%) HTML5
14 381 (12.25%) jQuery
15 374 (12.03%) OO
16 357 (11.48%) MVC
17 331 (10.65%) Oracle
18 318 (10.23%) Microsoft
19 313 (10.07%) Front Office
20 308 (9.91%) Linux
21 287 (9.23%) C++
22 281 (9.04%) XML
22 281 (9.04%) Scrum
23 278 (8.94%) ASP.NET
24 276 (8.88%) AngularJS
25 271 (8.72%) Web Services
26 257 (8.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 249 (8.01%) UNIX
28 245 (7.88%) E-Commerce
29 243 (7.82%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 115 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 109 (3.51%) Node.js
3 106 (3.41%) CMS
4 57 (1.83%) Tomcat
5 52 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 43 (1.38%) Apache
7 40 (1.29%) Drupal
8 38 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 33 (1.06%) Adobe CQ
10 32 (1.03%) JBoss
11 31 (1.00%) WordPress
11 31 (1.00%) SAS
12 26 (0.84%) IIS
13 25 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
14 24 (0.77%) WebSphere
14 24 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
15 21 (0.68%) Umbraco
16 20 (0.64%) WebLogic
17 19 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
18 17 (0.55%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 140 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 47 (1.51%) MS Office
3 30 (0.96%) Photoshop
4 18 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 14 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.29%) Fireworks
7 8 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.23%) PowerPivot
9 5 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.13%) ImageReady
11 2 (0.064%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.032%) MS Project
12 1 (0.032%) SPSS
12 1 (0.032%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.032%) Doxygen
12 1 (0.032%) GIMP
12 1 (0.032%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.032%) MODO
Business Applications
1 74 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (1.25%) Markit EDM
3 26 (0.84%) Magento
4 15 (0.48%) RMDS
5 13 (0.42%) ION MarketView
6 12 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
7 11 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
8 10 (0.32%) IntelliMatch
9 7 (0.23%) SunGard GMI
10 6 (0.19%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
12 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (0.13%) SAP BPC
12 4 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 4 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
12 4 (0.13%) SAP HR
12 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
13 3 (0.096%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (0.71%) Force.com
4 14 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.35%) SaaS
5 11 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.23%) Office 365
6 7 (0.23%) GitHub
7 6 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.064%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 2 (0.064%) MailChimp
8 2 (0.064%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.032%) Heroku
9 1 (0.032%) PaaS
9 1 (0.032%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.032%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.032%) Yammer
9 1 (0.032%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.032%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 47 (1.51%) HTTP
2 37 (1.19%) Internet
3 21 (0.68%) Intranet
4 14 (0.45%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.26%) SSL
6 7 (0.23%) LDAP
6 7 (0.23%) AMQP
7 6 (0.19%) Multicast
8 5 (0.16%) VPN
8 5 (0.16%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.13%) SSH
10 2 (0.064%) DVB
10 2 (0.064%) DNS
10 2 (0.064%) Firewall
11 1 (0.032%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.032%) VoIP
11 1 (0.032%) FTP
11 1 (0.032%) SNMP
11 1 (0.032%) DSL
11 1 (0.032%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 522 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 257 (8.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 190 (6.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 188 (6.05%) Data Warehouse
5 143 (4.60%) MySQL
6 141 (4.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 132 (4.25%) Relational Database
8 117 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 80 (2.57%) MongoDB
10 75 (2.41%) QlikView
11 74 (2.38%) Big Data
12 71 (2.28%) Oracle Database
13 66 (2.12%) NoSQL
14 63 (2.03%) Hadoop
15 52 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
16 48 (1.54%) OLAP
17 46 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
18 42 (1.35%) RDBMS
19 38 (1.22%) DB2
20 28 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 217 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 144 (4.63%) Subversion
3 84 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 84 (2.70%) Maven
4 80 (2.57%) JUnit
5 66 (2.12%) Selenium
5 66 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 66 (2.12%) Jenkins
6 61 (1.96%) TeamCity
6 61 (1.96%) JIRA
7 56 (1.80%) Cucumber
8 51 (1.64%) Grunt
9 50 (1.61%) Jasmine
10 37 (1.19%) Ant
10 37 (1.19%) NUnit
11 36 (1.16%) WebDriver
12 31 (1.00%) Mockito
12 31 (1.00%) Eclipse
12 31 (1.00%) Xcode
13 30 (0.96%) CruiseControl
General
1 670 (21.55%) Finance
2 486 (15.63%) Banking
3 313 (10.07%) Front Office
4 229 (7.37%) Investment Banking
5 83 (2.67%) Retail
6 69 (2.22%) Marketing
7 67 (2.16%) Advertising
8 44 (1.42%) Legal
9 43 (1.38%) Games
10 37 (1.19%) Publishing
11 34 (1.09%) Back Office
12 29 (0.93%) Telecoms
13 25 (0.80%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.39%) Law
15 10 (0.32%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.29%) French Language
17 7 (0.23%) German Language
18 6 (0.19%) Retail Banking
19 5 (0.16%) Billing
20 4 (0.13%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 826 (26.57%) HTML
2 652 (20.97%) .NET
3 625 (20.10%) CSS
4 412 (13.25%) HTML5
5 381 (12.25%) jQuery
6 281 (9.04%) XML
7 278 (8.94%) ASP.NET
8 276 (8.88%) AngularJS
9 271 (8.72%) Web Services
10 238 (7.66%) Spring
11 219 (7.04%) CSS3
12 182 (5.85%) RESTful
13 164 (5.28%) REST
14 144 (4.63%) JSON
15 143 (4.60%) Hibernate
16 142 (4.57%) WCF
17 140 (4.50%) WPF
18 132 (4.25%) J2EE
19 121 (3.89%) Ajax
20 118 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 192 (6.18%) Derivative
2 187 (6.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 182 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
4 121 (3.89%) Fixed Income
5 118 (3.80%) User Experience
6 104 (3.35%) Computer Science
7 85 (2.73%) Mobile App
8 64 (2.06%) Equities
9 55 (1.77%) Algorithms
10 48 (1.54%) Mathematics
11 45 (1.45%) Visualisation
12 43 (1.38%) Data Structures
13 42 (1.35%) Open Source
14 36 (1.16%) Market Risk
14 36 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
15 30 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
15 30 (0.96%) NHS
16 28 (0.90%) Data Integration
17 26 (0.84%) Credit Derivative
17 26 (0.84%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 308 (9.91%) Linux
2 249 (8.01%) UNIX
3 127 (4.08%) Windows
4 122 (3.92%) Apple iOS
5 90 (2.89%) Android
6 30 (0.96%) Mac OS X
7 18 (0.58%) Solaris
8 11 (0.35%) Windows Phone
9 9 (0.29%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.19%) CentOS
11 6 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.16%) VMS
13 3 (0.096%) OpenVMS
14 2 (0.064%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.064%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.064%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.064%) Debian
15 1 (0.032%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 977 (31.42%) Agile Software Development
2 550 (17.69%) TDD
3 374 (12.03%) OO
4 357 (11.48%) MVC
5 281 (9.04%) Scrum
6 245 (7.88%) E-Commerce
7 243 (7.82%) Multithreading
8 241 (7.75%) BDD
9 220 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
10 193 (6.21%) ETL
11 171 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
12 166 (5.34%) Data Modelling
13 150 (4.82%) Low Latency
14 135 (4.34%) Unit Testing
15 133 (4.28%) Web Development
15 133 (4.28%) CRM
16 120 (3.86%) Responsive Web Design
17 118 (3.80%) OOP
18 115 (3.70%) Analytics
19 100 (3.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 929 (29.88%) Java
2 861 (27.69%) SQL
3 818 (26.31%) JavaScript
4 768 (24.70%) C#
5 287 (9.23%) C++
6 236 (7.59%) PHP
7 187 (6.01%) T-SQL
8 153 (4.92%) Python
9 136 (4.37%) VBA
10 115 (3.70%) PL/SQL
11 96 (3.09%) Scala
12 71 (2.28%) Ruby
13 64 (2.06%) Apex Code
14 60 (1.93%) Shell Script
15 59 (1.90%) C
16 57 (1.83%) Objective-C
17 53 (1.70%) VB
18 37 (1.19%) Perl
19 33 (1.06%) VB.NET
20 22 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 179 (5.76%) Degree
2 41 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 16 (0.51%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.42%) PhD
4 13 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.23%) MCITP
6 4 (0.13%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.13%) Siebel Certification
7 3 (0.096%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.096%) SAS Certification
7 3 (0.096%) MCTS
8 2 (0.064%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.064%) IBM Certification
8 2 (0.064%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.032%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.032%) MCT
9 1 (0.032%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.032%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.032%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.032%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (1.83%) QA
2 12 (0.39%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.16%) COREP
5 4 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.13%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.096%) Basel III
7 2 (0.064%) EMIR
7 2 (0.064%) WCAG
7 2 (0.064%) WAI
7 2 (0.064%) HL7
7 2 (0.064%) SLA
8 1 (0.032%) FATCA
8 1 (0.032%) FINREP
8 1 (0.032%) CRD IV
System Software
1 6 (0.19%) HDFS
2 5 (0.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.16%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.096%) Docker
4 2 (0.064%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.064%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.032%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.032%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.032%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (0.55%) Puppet
2 11 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.23%) Control-M
4 7 (0.23%) yum
4 7 (0.23%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.096%) Oozie
5 3 (0.096%) Ansible
6 2 (0.064%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.064%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.064%) SCOM
7 1 (0.032%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.032%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.032%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.032%) Ambari
7 1 (0.032%) Graphite
7 1 (0.032%) Kibana
7 1 (0.032%) logstash
7 1 (0.032%) StatsD
7 1 (0.032%) Mesos
Vendors
1 331 (10.65%) Oracle
2 318 (10.23%) Microsoft
3 96 (3.09%) Sybase
4 84 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 65 (2.09%) TIBCO
6 54 (1.74%) Business Objects
7 47 (1.51%) Adobe
8 38 (1.22%) Zend
8 38 (1.22%) Google
9 34 (1.09%) Sitecore
10 33 (1.06%) IBM
11 31 (1.00%) SAP
12 26 (0.84%) Informatica
13 24 (0.77%) Tableau
14 23 (0.74%) EPiServer
15 22 (0.71%) Cognos
16 20 (0.64%) ION Trading
16 20 (0.64%) Siebel
17 15 (0.48%) ATG
17 15 (0.48%) hybris
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