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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1055 1569 1561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.74% 27.01% 26.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.19% 28.52% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 1315 1243
Median daily rate £465 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £80.00 £33.15 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.32% -26.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.06%
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
3179 5502 5646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.64% 94.73% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2582 4240 4197
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 96 73
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016, 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.

1 817 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 734 (36.32%) Java
3 660 (32.66%) Finance
4 612 (30.28%) JavaScript
5 587 (29.05%) TDD
6 563 (27.86%) HTML
7 534 (26.42%) SQL
8 518 (25.63%) CSS
9 446 (22.07%) C#
10 421 (20.83%) Banking
11 412 (20.39%) .NET
12 352 (17.42%) AngularJS
13 350 (17.32%) HTML5
14 345 (17.07%) SQL Server
15 289 (14.30%) Scrum
16 277 (13.71%) BDD
17 246 (12.17%) CSS3
18 224 (11.08%) Front End Development
19 221 (10.94%) REST
20 212 (10.49%) Oracle
21 210 (10.39%) Web Services
22 205 (10.14%) OO
23 204 (10.09%) MVC
24 202 (10.00%) jQuery
25 196 (9.70%) Spring
26 192 (9.50%) Front Office
27 191 (9.45%) Linux
28 186 (9.20%) Node.js
29 174 (8.61%) Pair Programming
30 169 (8.36%) ASP.NET

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 76 (3.76%) CMS
2 46 (2.28%) SharePoint
3 39 (1.93%) Tomcat
4 34 (1.68%) Oracle Coherence
5 32 (1.58%) Apache Spark
6 25 (1.24%) WebSphere
7 24 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 24 (1.19%) Umbraco
7 24 (1.19%) WordPress
8 23 (1.14%) Drupal
8 23 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 19 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (0.79%) Apache
11 16 (0.79%) Mule
12 15 (0.74%) IIS
12 15 (0.74%) Jetty
12 15 (0.74%) WebLogic
13 14 (0.69%) Apache Pig
13 14 (0.69%) nginx
Applications
1 75 (3.71%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.09%) MS Office
3 17 (0.84%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.15%) MS Project
6 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.099%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.049%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.049%) GIMP
8 1 (0.049%) InDesign
8 1 (0.049%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.79%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.49%) Magento
4 8 (0.40%) Eloqua
5 7 (0.35%) Unica
6 5 (0.25%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.099%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 2 (0.099%) Maximo
9 2 (0.099%) RMDS
9 2 (0.099%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.049%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.049%) Front Arena
10 1 (0.049%) Loan IQ
10 1 (0.049%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 113 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.09%) GitHub
4 20 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.40%) Office 365
8 7 (0.35%) Force.com
8 7 (0.35%) PaaS
8 7 (0.35%) TestFlight
9 6 (0.30%) SaaS
10 5 (0.25%) Heroku
11 4 (0.20%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.20%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.20%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.20%) IaaS
12 3 (0.15%) Google Play
12 3 (0.15%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.58%) HTTP
2 19 (0.94%) Network Security
3 13 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.30%) SSL
5 5 (0.25%) Intranet
5 5 (0.25%) SNMP
6 4 (0.20%) DNS
7 3 (0.15%) FTP
7 3 (0.15%) Internet
7 3 (0.15%) LDAP
7 3 (0.15%) SAN
8 2 (0.099%) AMQP
8 2 (0.099%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.099%) Firewall
8 2 (0.099%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.099%) RIP
9 1 (0.049%) Multicast
9 1 (0.049%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.049%) Wireless
9 1 (0.049%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 155 (7.67%) NoSQL
3 129 (6.38%) MongoDB
4 122 (6.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 117 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
6 106 (5.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 100 (4.95%) MySQL
8 98 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 91 (4.50%) Relational Database
10 74 (3.66%) Big Data
11 69 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 63 (3.12%) Oracle Database
13 53 (2.62%) Hadoop
13 53 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
14 43 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
15 42 (2.08%) QlikView
16 39 (1.93%) RDBMS
17 36 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
18 33 (1.63%) Apache Hive
19 29 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 153 (7.57%) Git (software)
2 87 (4.30%) Maven
3 63 (3.12%) gulp
4 59 (2.92%) Grunt
4 59 (2.92%) Subversion
5 58 (2.87%) JIRA
6 56 (2.77%) Cucumber
7 53 (2.62%) Jenkins
8 50 (2.47%) JUnit
9 44 (2.18%) Selenium
10 42 (2.08%) Visual Studio
11 40 (1.98%) Eclipse
12 37 (1.83%) IntelliJ
13 30 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 28 (1.39%) TeamCity
15 26 (1.29%) Jasmine
15 26 (1.29%) SpecFlow
16 21 (1.04%) NUnit
16 21 (1.04%) WebDriver
17 20 (0.99%) Bower
General
1 660 (32.66%) Finance
2 421 (20.83%) Banking
3 192 (9.50%) Front Office
4 143 (7.08%) Investment Banking
5 52 (2.57%) Marketing
6 51 (2.52%) Games
7 41 (2.03%) Retail
8 34 (1.68%) Advertising
9 26 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 21 (1.04%) Telecoms
11 20 (0.99%) Back Office
11 20 (0.99%) Legal
12 16 (0.79%) Publishing
13 14 (0.69%) Law
14 6 (0.30%) Electronics
14 6 (0.30%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.25%) Interactive Media
16 4 (0.20%) Arabic Language
17 3 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.099%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 563 (27.86%) HTML
2 518 (25.63%) CSS
3 412 (20.39%) .NET
4 352 (17.42%) AngularJS
5 350 (17.32%) HTML5
6 246 (12.17%) CSS3
7 221 (10.94%) REST
8 210 (10.39%) Web Services
9 202 (10.00%) jQuery
10 196 (9.70%) Spring
11 186 (9.20%) Node.js
12 169 (8.36%) ASP.NET
13 143 (7.08%) XML
14 117 (5.79%) React
15 114 (5.64%) Sass
16 106 (5.24%) JSON
17 92 (4.55%) RESTful
18 83 (4.11%) SOAP
19 82 (4.06%) Backbone.js
20 77 (3.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 147 (7.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 120 (5.94%) Derivative
3 100 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (4.95%) User Experience
4 76 (3.76%) Mobile App
5 71 (3.51%) Equities
6 67 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 67 (3.32%) Fixed Income
7 48 (2.38%) Mathematics
8 34 (1.68%) Algorithms
9 26 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (1.29%) Fintech
10 25 (1.24%) Data Structures
10 25 (1.24%) Visualisation
11 24 (1.19%) NHS
12 20 (0.99%) Digital Media
13 19 (0.94%) Grid Computing
14 17 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
15 16 (0.79%) Credit Risk
15 16 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 191 (9.45%) Linux
2 127 (6.28%) Unix
3 78 (3.86%) Windows
4 68 (3.36%) Android
5 64 (3.17%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.49%) Solaris
7 7 (0.35%) AIX
7 7 (0.35%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.35%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.25%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.099%) CentOS
12 2 (0.099%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.099%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.099%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.049%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.049%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 817 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 587 (29.05%) TDD
3 289 (14.30%) Scrum
4 277 (13.71%) BDD
5 224 (11.08%) Front End Development
6 205 (10.14%) OO
7 204 (10.09%) MVC
8 174 (8.61%) Pair Programming
9 169 (8.36%) Web Development
10 167 (8.26%) Multithreading
11 147 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
12 135 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
13 134 (6.63%) E-Commerce
14 111 (5.49%) SDLC
15 96 (4.75%) Unit Testing
16 93 (4.60%) ETL
17 86 (4.26%) Low Latency
18 82 (4.06%) OOP
19 79 (3.91%) Analytics
20 72 (3.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 734 (36.32%) Java
2 612 (30.28%) JavaScript
3 534 (26.42%) SQL
4 446 (22.07%) C#
5 128 (6.33%) Python
6 110 (5.44%) C++
7 109 (5.39%) PHP
8 104 (5.15%) Scala
9 99 (4.90%) T-SQL
10 80 (3.96%) Ruby
11 68 (3.36%) PL/SQL
12 54 (2.67%) VBA
13 41 (2.03%) Objective-C
14 40 (1.98%) Shell Script
15 31 (1.53%) Perl
16 30 (1.48%) Apple Swift
17 29 (1.43%) VB.NET
18 24 (1.19%) VB
19 19 (0.94%) C
19 19 (0.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 100 (4.95%) Degree
2 28 (1.39%) Security Cleared
3 19 (0.94%) PhD
4 12 (0.59%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.20%) ISEB
6 4 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.15%) IBM Certification
8 2 (0.099%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.099%) CISSP
8 2 (0.099%) MCSD
8 2 (0.099%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.049%) CISA
9 1 (0.049%) CISM
9 1 (0.049%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.13%) QA
2 17 (0.84%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.49%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.30%) SDET
5 3 (0.15%) FATCA
5 3 (0.15%) WCAG
6 2 (0.099%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.099%) HL7
7 1 (0.049%) Basel III
7 1 (0.049%) MiFID
7 1 (0.049%) SEPA
7 1 (0.049%) WAI
System Software
1 29 (1.43%) Docker
2 8 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.40%) HDFS
3 5 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.20%) vSphere
5 2 (0.099%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.099%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.049%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.049%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.049%) Ceph
6 1 (0.049%) Firmware
6 1 (0.049%) GridGain
6 1 (0.049%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (0.84%) Puppet
3 9 (0.45%) Ansible
4 7 (0.35%) Control-M
5 6 (0.30%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.20%) Ambari
6 4 (0.20%) Mesos
7 2 (0.099%) Consul
7 2 (0.099%) Dollar Universe
7 2 (0.099%) Netcool
7 2 (0.099%) SCCM
7 2 (0.099%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.049%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.049%) Kibana
8 1 (0.049%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.049%) Netcool/Webtop
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 212 (10.49%) Oracle
2 140 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 43 (2.13%) Sybase
4 35 (1.73%) Adobe
5 34 (1.68%) Tableau
6 29 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (1.19%) Google
8 23 (1.14%) DataSynapse
9 21 (1.04%) ServiceNow
10 20 (0.99%) IBM
11 18 (0.89%) Informatica
11 18 (0.89%) Sitecore
12 16 (0.79%) Apple
13 15 (0.74%) Murex
14 14 (0.69%) DevExpress
14 14 (0.69%) SAP
15 13 (0.64%) Teradata
16 12 (0.59%) Netezza
17 10 (0.49%) ATG
17 10 (0.49%) Zend
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