The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1543 1954 1878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 26.23% 27.50% 24.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.50% 29.69% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1210 1546 1490
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £42.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% +2.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5414 6582 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.04% 92.63% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3942 4842 5241
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 168 170
Average hourly rate £18.48 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Developer
London

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 24 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 919 (29.59%) Java
2 910 (29.30%) SQL
3 818 (26.34%) C#
4 792 (25.50%) JavaScript
5 778 (25.05%) HTML
6 731 (23.54%) .NET
7 692 (22.28%) Finance
8 655 (21.09%) SQL Server
9 648 (20.86%) CSS
10 637 (20.51%) Banking
11 563 (18.13%) TDD
12 478 (15.39%) Agile Software Development
13 420 (13.52%) jQuery
14 404 (13.01%) HTML5
15 395 (12.72%) Oracle
16 390 (12.56%) MVC
17 375 (12.07%) ASP.NET
18 365 (11.75%) OO
19 353 (11.37%) Front Office
20 322 (10.37%) Web Services
20 322 (10.37%) Investment Banking
21 316 (10.17%) Spring
22 290 (9.34%) XML
23 286 (9.21%) C++
24 279 (8.98%) Linux
25 277 (8.92%) Scrum
26 275 (8.85%) Microsoft
27 270 (8.69%) Multithreading
28 269 (8.66%) CSS3
29 255 (8.21%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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
1 131 (4.22%) SharePoint
2 96 (3.09%) Node.js
3 92 (2.96%) CMS
4 51 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 50 (1.61%) Apache
5 50 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
6 47 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 45 (1.45%) IIS
8 33 (1.06%) Umbraco
9 32 (1.03%) WebLogic
10 31 (1.00%) Drupal
10 31 (1.00%) WebSphere
11 28 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
11 28 (0.90%) Tomcat
12 27 (0.87%) SAS
13 22 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
14 19 (0.61%) Apache Solr
14 19 (0.61%) WordPress
15 18 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
16 15 (0.48%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 131 (4.22%) MS Excel
2 36 (1.16%) Photoshop
3 15 (0.48%) MS Office
4 12 (0.39%) PowerPivot
5 11 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.19%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.064%) Gephi
9 2 (0.064%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.064%) SPSS
10 1 (0.032%) MS Project
10 1 (0.032%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.032%) Maya
10 1 (0.032%) InDesign
10 1 (0.032%) GIMP
10 1 (0.032%) FastStats
10 1 (0.032%) Houdini
10 1 (0.032%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 48 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.16%) Markit EDM
3 22 (0.71%) Magento
4 12 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 12 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 10 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
6 9 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
7 8 (0.26%) Global One
8 7 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.19%) Murex MxG2000
10 5 (0.16%) RMDS
10 5 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
11 4 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
11 4 (0.13%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 40 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (0.80%) Force.com
3 19 (0.61%) SaaS
4 16 (0.52%) PaaS
5 13 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (0.39%) GitHub
7 7 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.16%) IaaS
10 4 (0.13%) Heroku
11 3 (0.097%) Office 365
12 1 (0.032%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.032%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 68 (2.19%) HTTP
2 39 (1.26%) Internet
3 25 (0.80%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.39%) SSL
5 11 (0.35%) LDAP
5 11 (0.35%) Intranet
6 8 (0.26%) HTTPS
7 7 (0.23%) FTP
8 6 (0.19%) Multicast
8 6 (0.19%) NFC
9 4 (0.13%) DNS
9 4 (0.13%) VPN
10 3 (0.097%) VoIP
10 3 (0.097%) AMQP
11 2 (0.064%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.064%) RTSP
11 2 (0.064%) Firewall
11 2 (0.064%) SMTP
11 2 (0.064%) Extranet
11 2 (0.064%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 655 (21.09%) SQL Server
2 255 (8.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 209 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 202 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 195 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
6 155 (4.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 153 (4.93%) MySQL
8 150 (4.83%) Relational Database
9 106 (3.41%) MongoDB
10 98 (3.16%) Oracle Database
11 87 (2.80%) NoSQL
12 75 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
13 65 (2.09%) QlikView
14 64 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
15 53 (1.71%) OLAP
16 50 (1.61%) RDBMS
16 50 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
17 43 (1.38%) Big Data
18 41 (1.32%) Hadoop
19 35 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 166 (5.34%) Git (software)
2 153 (4.93%) Subversion
3 111 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 100 (3.22%) Maven
5 90 (2.90%) JUnit
6 70 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 67 (2.16%) JIRA
8 57 (1.84%) NUnit
9 55 (1.77%) Selenium
9 55 (1.77%) Jenkins
10 50 (1.61%) Cucumber
11 48 (1.55%) Eclipse
12 43 (1.38%) Xcode
13 40 (1.29%) TeamCity
14 39 (1.26%) Jasmine
15 37 (1.19%) WebDriver
16 33 (1.06%) Ant
16 33 (1.06%) Mockito
17 25 (0.80%) Grunt
18 22 (0.71%) Mercurial
General
1 692 (22.28%) Finance
2 637 (20.51%) Banking
3 353 (11.37%) Front Office
4 322 (10.37%) Investment Banking
5 94 (3.03%) Retail
6 85 (2.74%) Marketing
7 56 (1.80%) Legal
8 51 (1.64%) Advertising
9 43 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 43 (1.38%) Back Office
10 33 (1.06%) Games
11 21 (0.68%) Billing
12 20 (0.64%) Telecoms
13 19 (0.61%) Publishing
14 11 (0.35%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.32%) Law
16 7 (0.23%) German Language
17 6 (0.19%) French Language
18 5 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
19 4 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 778 (25.05%) HTML
2 731 (23.54%) .NET
3 648 (20.86%) CSS
4 420 (13.52%) jQuery
5 404 (13.01%) HTML5
6 375 (12.07%) ASP.NET
7 322 (10.37%) Web Services
8 316 (10.17%) Spring
9 290 (9.34%) XML
10 269 (8.66%) CSS3
11 195 (6.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 191 (6.15%) AngularJS
13 181 (5.83%) Hibernate
14 169 (5.44%) WCF
15 160 (5.15%) Ajax
16 145 (4.67%) .NET Framework
17 141 (4.54%) JSON
17 141 (4.54%) WPF
18 135 (4.35%) J2EE
19 123 (3.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 219 (7.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 165 (5.31%) Fixed Income
3 150 (4.83%) Derivative
4 135 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 86 (2.77%) Mobile App
6 70 (2.25%) Credit Risk
7 63 (2.03%) Open Source
8 60 (1.93%) Market Risk
9 55 (1.77%) Equities
10 45 (1.45%) Mathematics
11 43 (1.38%) iPhone
12 41 (1.32%) iPad
13 34 (1.09%) Data Integration
14 33 (1.06%) Hedge funds
15 25 (0.80%) Digital Media
16 24 (0.77%) Visualisation
17 23 (0.74%) Grid Computing
17 23 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
18 22 (0.71%) Credit Derivative
19 21 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 279 (8.98%) Linux
2 238 (7.66%) UNIX
3 178 (5.73%) Windows
4 119 (3.83%) Apple iOS
5 84 (2.70%) Android
6 26 (0.84%) Mac OS X
7 25 (0.80%) Solaris
8 12 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.29%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.19%) AIX
12 5 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
13 4 (0.13%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.097%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.097%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.097%) CentOS
14 3 (0.097%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.097%) Windows Phone 7
15 2 (0.064%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 563 (18.13%) TDD
2 478 (15.39%) Agile Software Development
3 390 (12.56%) MVC
4 365 (11.75%) OO
5 277 (8.92%) Scrum
6 270 (8.69%) Multithreading
7 246 (7.92%) E-Commerce
8 233 (7.50%) BDD
9 225 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
10 193 (6.21%) ETL
11 174 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
12 154 (4.96%) Analytics
13 152 (4.89%) Unit Testing
14 147 (4.73%) Low Latency
15 120 (3.86%) Software Engineering
16 116 (3.73%) Web Development
17 109 (3.51%) Data Modelling
18 104 (3.35%) iOS Development
19 103 (3.32%) Responsive Web Design
20 89 (2.87%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 919 (29.59%) Java
2 910 (29.30%) SQL
3 818 (26.34%) C#
4 792 (25.50%) JavaScript
5 286 (9.21%) C++
6 212 (6.83%) PHP
7 208 (6.70%) Python
8 188 (6.05%) T-SQL
9 117 (3.77%) PL/SQL
10 103 (3.32%) Ruby
11 99 (3.19%) Perl
12 97 (3.12%) Scala
13 96 (3.09%) VBA
14 82 (2.64%) Objective-C
15 72 (2.32%) Shell Script
16 64 (2.06%) C
17 51 (1.64%) Apex Code
18 47 (1.51%) VB
19 36 (1.16%) VB.NET
20 34 (1.09%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 221 (7.12%) Degree
2 62 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 27 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 23 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (0.64%) DV Cleared
6 16 (0.52%) ISEB
7 15 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 14 (0.45%) PhD
9 11 (0.35%) MCTS
10 9 (0.29%) MCITP
11 5 (0.16%) MCSE
11 5 (0.16%) MCSD
11 5 (0.16%) Sun Certification
12 4 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.097%) MCP
14 2 (0.064%) OCPJP
14 2 (0.064%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (0.064%) Oracle Certification
15 1 (0.032%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (2.80%) QA
2 16 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.48%) Basel III
4 11 (0.35%) WAI
5 9 (0.29%) CRD IV
6 8 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.097%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.064%) Basel II
8 2 (0.064%) SLA
9 1 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.032%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.032%) WCAG
9 1 (0.032%) HL7
9 1 (0.032%) Section 508
9 1 (0.032%) COREP
9 1 (0.032%) EMIR
9 1 (0.032%) AIFMD
System Software
1 10 (0.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.16%) HDFS
3 4 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
3 4 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.097%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.097%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.064%) Varnish
5 2 (0.064%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.032%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.032%) Squid
Systems Management
1 21 (0.68%) Control-M
2 14 (0.45%) Puppet
3 11 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.16%) Oozie
5 4 (0.13%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.097%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.064%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.064%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.064%) WMI
7 2 (0.064%) CA Endevor
7 2 (0.064%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.032%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.032%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.032%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.032%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.032%) Salt
Vendors
1 395 (12.72%) Oracle
2 275 (8.85%) Microsoft
3 132 (4.25%) Sybase
4 69 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 65 (2.09%) Business Objects
6 60 (1.93%) TIBCO
7 58 (1.87%) Zend
8 50 (1.61%) Adobe
9 41 (1.32%) Cognos
10 39 (1.26%) JBoss
11 33 (1.06%) Informatica
12 32 (1.03%) Sitecore
13 27 (0.87%) IBM
14 23 (0.74%) Murex
14 23 (0.74%) EPiServer
14 23 (0.74%) 29West
15 21 (0.68%) Tableau
16 19 (0.61%) Apple
16 19 (0.61%) Google
16 19 (0.61%) Twitter
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