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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
London / City of London
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 943 853 1444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.43% 28.43% 28.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.95% 29.70% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 717 1232
Median daily rate £475 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.71%

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
2778 2872 4792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.53% 95.73% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2203 2248 3700
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 76
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £53.00 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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.

1 911 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
2 680 (33.48%) Java
3 660 (32.50%) JavaScript
4 591 (29.10%) TDD
5 587 (28.90%) HTML
6 558 (27.47%) Finance
7 501 (24.67%) SQL
7 501 (24.67%) CSS
8 449 (22.11%) C#
9 413 (20.33%) Banking
10 408 (20.09%) .NET
11 404 (19.89%) AngularJS
12 378 (18.61%) SQL Server
13 327 (16.10%) HTML5
14 323 (15.90%) Scrum
15 274 (13.49%) BDD
16 259 (12.75%) MVC
17 257 (12.65%) Web Services
18 220 (10.83%) jQuery
19 219 (10.78%) CSS3
20 217 (10.68%) Git (software)
21 216 (10.64%) OO
22 205 (10.09%) Python
23 204 (10.04%) REST
24 196 (9.65%) Front End Development
25 189 (9.31%) Microsoft
26 184 (9.06%) RESTful
27 182 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
27 182 (8.96%) Node.js
28 181 (8.91%) Front Office

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
1 100 (4.92%) Apache Spark
2 57 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 47 (2.31%) CMS
4 46 (2.26%) Apache
5 43 (2.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 38 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
7 29 (1.43%) IIS
8 25 (1.23%) Drupal
9 19 (0.94%) JBoss
10 18 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
10 18 (0.89%) WebSphere
11 16 (0.79%) Umbraco
12 14 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (0.69%) WordPress
13 13 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
13 13 (0.64%) SAS
14 12 (0.59%) Tomcat
15 11 (0.54%) Apache Pig
16 9 (0.44%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.39%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 78 (3.84%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.84%) Photoshop
3 16 (0.79%) MS Office
4 6 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.098%) Doxygen
6 2 (0.098%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.049%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.049%) MS Project
7 1 (0.049%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 50 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.69%) Magento
4 6 (0.30%) Endur
4 6 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.25%) RMDS
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.15%) ION MarketView
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.15%) SAP hybris
7 3 (0.15%) Workday HCM
8 2 (0.098%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.098%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.098%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.098%) Sage X3
8 2 (0.098%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.049%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 152 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (1.97%) GitHub
4 26 (1.28%) IaaS
5 24 (1.18%) PaaS
6 13 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (0.49%) TestFlight
8 8 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.39%) SaaS
9 7 (0.34%) Force.com
10 6 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.25%) Office 365
12 3 (0.15%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.15%) Google Play
13 2 (0.098%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.098%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.098%) FinancialForce.com
13 2 (0.098%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.098%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 81 (3.99%) HTTP
2 36 (1.77%) RTSP
3 30 (1.48%) Internet
4 29 (1.43%) MQTT
5 17 (0.84%) SSL
6 15 (0.74%) Network Security
7 10 (0.49%) DNS
8 9 (0.44%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.34%) Intranet
9 7 (0.34%) RTP
10 5 (0.25%) AMQP
11 4 (0.20%) DMARC
11 4 (0.20%) FTP
11 4 (0.20%) snoop
12 2 (0.098%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.098%) DKIM
12 2 (0.098%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.098%) LDAP
12 2 (0.098%) SMTP
13 1 (0.049%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 378 (18.61%) SQL Server
2 155 (7.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 124 (6.11%) Big Data
4 120 (5.91%) MongoDB
5 110 (5.42%) NoSQL
6 106 (5.22%) Hadoop
7 103 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 99 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
9 93 (4.58%) MySQL
10 82 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
11 65 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
12 61 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 55 (2.71%) Relational Database
14 45 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
15 43 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
16 34 (1.67%) Oracle Database
17 32 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
18 29 (1.43%) HBase
19 26 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
20 24 (1.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 217 (10.68%) Git (software)
2 120 (5.91%) Jenkins
3 75 (3.69%) JIRA
4 74 (3.64%) Maven
5 71 (3.50%) Subversion
6 61 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 57 (2.81%) Grunt
7 57 (2.81%) gulp
8 50 (2.46%) Selenium
9 48 (2.36%) Cucumber
10 46 (2.26%) Jasmine
10 46 (2.26%) JUnit
11 43 (2.12%) Visual Studio
12 37 (1.82%) webpack
13 36 (1.77%) Bower
13 36 (1.77%) Karma Test Runner
14 35 (1.72%) WebDriver
15 33 (1.62%) Mockito
16 32 (1.58%) NUnit
17 29 (1.43%) Mocha
General
1 558 (27.47%) Finance
2 413 (20.33%) Banking
3 181 (8.91%) Front Office
4 177 (8.71%) Investment Banking
5 79 (3.89%) Marketing
6 59 (2.90%) Retail
7 49 (2.41%) Back Office
8 48 (2.36%) Financial Institution
9 34 (1.67%) Advertising
9 34 (1.67%) Games
10 29 (1.43%) Telecoms
11 13 (0.64%) Legal
12 10 (0.49%) Law
13 9 (0.44%) Publishing
14 8 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.34%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.30%) Electronics
17 3 (0.15%) Automotive
18 2 (0.098%) Multimedia
19 1 (0.049%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 587 (28.90%) HTML
2 501 (24.67%) CSS
3 408 (20.09%) .NET
4 404 (19.89%) AngularJS
5 327 (16.10%) HTML5
6 257 (12.65%) Web Services
7 220 (10.83%) jQuery
8 219 (10.78%) CSS3
9 204 (10.04%) REST
10 184 (9.06%) RESTful
11 182 (8.96%) Node.js
12 169 (8.32%) ASP.NET
13 165 (8.12%) React
14 150 (7.39%) Spring
15 136 (6.70%) JSON
15 136 (6.70%) XML
16 90 (4.43%) Sass
17 89 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC
18 88 (4.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 86 (4.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 134 (6.60%) User Experience
2 110 (5.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 101 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
4 92 (4.53%) Computer Science
5 74 (3.64%) Fixed Income
6 73 (3.59%) Derivative
7 66 (3.25%) Equities
8 57 (2.81%) Mobile App
9 55 (2.71%) Mathematics
10 44 (2.17%) Fintech
11 36 (1.77%) Market Risk
11 36 (1.77%) Public Cloud
11 36 (1.77%) Visualisation
12 34 (1.67%) Video on Demand
13 31 (1.53%) Algorithms
14 25 (1.23%) Management Information System
15 24 (1.18%) Virtual Team
16 20 (0.98%) Streaming Video
17 19 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
17 19 (0.94%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 149 (7.34%) Linux
2 106 (5.22%) Windows
3 105 (5.17%) Unix
4 93 (4.58%) Apple iOS
5 67 (3.30%) Android
6 16 (0.79%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.54%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.34%) CentOS
9 6 (0.30%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.20%) Solaris
10 4 (0.20%) webOS
10 4 (0.20%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.20%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
11 3 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.049%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.049%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 911 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
2 591 (29.10%) TDD
3 323 (15.90%) Scrum
4 274 (13.49%) BDD
5 259 (12.75%) MVC
6 216 (10.64%) OO
7 196 (9.65%) Front End Development
8 182 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
9 161 (7.93%) Web Development
10 153 (7.53%) Pair Programming
11 152 (7.48%) Multithreading
12 143 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
13 130 (6.40%) DevOps
14 124 (6.11%) Microservices
15 123 (6.06%) Software Engineering
15 123 (6.06%) Unit Testing
16 109 (5.37%) E-Commerce
17 102 (5.02%) Analytics
18 95 (4.68%) OOP
19 93 (4.58%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 680 (33.48%) Java
2 660 (32.50%) JavaScript
3 501 (24.67%) SQL
4 449 (22.11%) C#
5 205 (10.09%) Python
6 169 (8.32%) Scala
7 134 (6.60%) PHP
8 129 (6.35%) T-SQL
9 120 (5.91%) C++
10 59 (2.90%) C
11 49 (2.41%) Ruby
12 43 (2.12%) PL/SQL
12 43 (2.12%) VBA
13 42 (2.07%) Apple Swift
14 41 (2.02%) ES6
15 37 (1.82%) Shell Script
16 36 (1.77%) Objective-C
17 30 (1.48%) TypeScript
18 26 (1.28%) PowerShell
19 25 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 104 (5.12%) Degree
2 42 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 35 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.25%) DV Cleared
4 5 (0.25%) PhD
5 2 (0.098%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.098%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.098%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.049%) AAT
6 1 (0.049%) ACCA
6 1 (0.049%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.049%) ISEB
6 1 (0.049%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.049%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (2.66%) QA
2 13 (0.64%) SDET
3 11 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.34%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.30%) MiFID
6 5 (0.25%) SLA
7 2 (0.098%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.098%) HL7
7 2 (0.098%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.098%) WCAG
8 1 (0.049%) DICOM
8 1 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.049%) WAI
System Software
1 72 (3.55%) Docker
2 18 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.74%) HDFS
4 7 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.049%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.049%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.049%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (1.72%) Puppet
2 15 (0.74%) Kubernetes
3 11 (0.54%) Ansible
4 8 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.20%) Oozie
5 4 (0.20%) SCOM
6 3 (0.15%) Mesos
6 3 (0.15%) Terraform
7 2 (0.098%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.049%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.049%) Grafana
8 1 (0.049%) Legato
8 1 (0.049%) logstash
8 1 (0.049%) Marathon
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.049%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.049%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 189 (9.31%) Microsoft
2 141 (6.94%) Oracle
3 37 (1.82%) Adobe
3 37 (1.82%) Google
4 34 (1.67%) Sybase
5 25 (1.23%) SAP
5 25 (1.23%) Tableau
6 24 (1.18%) Netezza
6 24 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (0.98%) Zend
8 19 (0.94%) TIBCO
9 18 (0.89%) New Relic
9 18 (0.89%) Teradata
10 15 (0.74%) Apple
11 14 (0.69%) hybris
11 14 (0.69%) IBM
12 13 (0.64%) ServiceNow
12 13 (0.64%) VMware
13 12 (0.59%) Cognos
14 11 (0.54%) Sitecore
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