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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1568 1492 1913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 27.59% 26.07% 27.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.88% 28.22% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1304 1188 1512
Average daily rate
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£463 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
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 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 16
Average hourly rate £33.15 £29.50 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.37% -32.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £17.10 £29.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £144.75 £41.90 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -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
5247 5287 6553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.31% 92.38% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4037 3878 4847
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 77 165
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £32.03 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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
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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 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 1039 (33.27%) Agile Software Development
2 948 (30.36%) SQL
3 932 (29.84%) Java
4 855 (27.38%) C#
5 823 (26.35%) JavaScript
6 771 (24.69%) HTML
7 768 (24.59%) .NET
8 762 (24.40%) Finance
9 674 (21.58%) SQL Server
10 644 (20.62%) TDD
11 592 (18.96%) CSS
12 519 (16.62%) Banking
13 418 (13.38%) HTML5
14 384 (12.30%) jQuery
15 379 (12.14%) MVC
16 360 (11.53%) OO
17 356 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
18 350 (11.21%) AngularJS
19 339 (10.85%) Oracle
20 318 (10.18%) Microsoft
21 317 (10.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 315 (10.09%) ASP.NET
23 311 (9.96%) Web Services
24 309 (9.89%) Front Office
25 288 (9.22%) Scrum
26 270 (8.65%) BDD
27 261 (8.36%) Data Warehouse
28 259 (8.29%) Multithreading
29 258 (8.26%) XML
30 257 (8.23%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 121 (3.87%) SharePoint
2 117 (3.75%) CMS
2 117 (3.75%) Node.js
3 64 (2.05%) Tomcat
4 46 (1.47%) Apache
5 44 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 43 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 41 (1.31%) Umbraco
8 39 (1.25%) JBoss
9 37 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
10 36 (1.15%) WebSphere
11 33 (1.06%) Apache Spark
12 32 (1.02%) Drupal
13 27 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
14 26 (0.83%) WordPress
14 26 (0.83%) SAS
14 26 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
15 25 (0.80%) IIS
16 24 (0.77%) WebLogic
17 23 (0.74%) Kentico
Applications
1 160 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 29 (0.93%) MS Office
3 23 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 20 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
5 19 (0.61%) PowerPivot
6 17 (0.54%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.35%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.19%) MS Project
11 5 (0.16%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.13%) ImageReady
12 4 (0.13%) Mingle
13 3 (0.096%) HipChat
13 3 (0.096%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.032%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 68 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (1.09%) Markit EDM
3 24 (0.77%) Cognos TM1
4 23 (0.74%) Magento
5 20 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 14 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
8 9 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
9 7 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.19%) ION MarketView
11 5 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
12 4 (0.13%) BASE24
12 4 (0.13%) RMDS
12 4 (0.13%) Endur
12 4 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (0.13%) SunGard GMI
13 3 (0.096%) GoldMine
13 3 (0.096%) Loan IQ
13 3 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 61 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (0.64%) SaaS
3 20 (0.64%) Office 365
4 15 (0.48%) GitHub
5 13 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.42%) Force.com
6 11 (0.35%) Heroku
7 9 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.13%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.096%) Taleo
9 3 (0.096%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.096%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.064%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.064%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.064%) PaaS
10 2 (0.064%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.064%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.064%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.064%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 59 (1.89%) HTTP
2 45 (1.44%) Internet
3 13 (0.42%) AMQP
4 9 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.26%) Intranet
6 7 (0.22%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.19%) SSL
7 6 (0.19%) LDAP
8 3 (0.096%) NFC
8 3 (0.096%) Multicast
9 2 (0.064%) Skype
9 2 (0.064%) FTP
9 2 (0.064%) Extranet
9 2 (0.064%) X.509
9 2 (0.064%) Firewall
9 2 (0.064%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.032%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.032%) SMTP
10 1 (0.032%) SAN
10 1 (0.032%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 674 (21.58%) SQL Server
2 317 (10.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 261 (8.36%) Data Warehouse
4 249 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 190 (6.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 180 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 154 (4.93%) MySQL
8 138 (4.42%) Relational Database
9 96 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 90 (2.88%) MongoDB
11 87 (2.79%) Hadoop
11 87 (2.79%) OLAP
12 86 (2.75%) Big Data
13 78 (2.50%) NoSQL
14 76 (2.43%) Oracle Database
15 69 (2.21%) QlikView
16 42 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
17 36 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
18 34 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
18 34 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 216 (6.92%) Git (software)
2 174 (5.57%) Subversion
3 105 (3.36%) Maven
4 97 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 92 (2.95%) Jenkins
6 75 (2.40%) Visual Studio
7 73 (2.34%) TeamCity
8 71 (2.27%) JIRA
9 69 (2.21%) JUnit
10 57 (1.83%) Cucumber
11 55 (1.76%) Jasmine
11 55 (1.76%) Grunt
12 51 (1.63%) Selenium
13 40 (1.28%) NUnit
14 31 (0.99%) Bower
15 29 (0.93%) Eclipse
15 29 (0.93%) WebDriver
16 28 (0.90%) SpecFlow
17 24 (0.77%) Mockito
17 24 (0.77%) Ant
General
1 762 (24.40%) Finance
2 519 (16.62%) Banking
3 309 (9.89%) Front Office
4 231 (7.40%) Investment Banking
5 104 (3.33%) Retail
6 60 (1.92%) Marketing
7 47 (1.50%) Advertising
8 45 (1.44%) Legal
9 38 (1.22%) Telecoms
10 34 (1.09%) Back Office
10 34 (1.09%) Financial Institution
11 32 (1.02%) Games
12 27 (0.86%) Publishing
13 17 (0.54%) Law
14 16 (0.51%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.32%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.26%) Automotive
17 6 (0.19%) General Ledger
18 4 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
18 4 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 771 (24.69%) HTML
2 768 (24.59%) .NET
3 592 (18.96%) CSS
4 418 (13.38%) HTML5
5 384 (12.30%) jQuery
6 350 (11.21%) AngularJS
7 315 (10.09%) ASP.NET
8 311 (9.96%) Web Services
9 258 (8.26%) XML
10 234 (7.49%) Spring
11 221 (7.08%) CSS3
12 192 (6.15%) WCF
13 188 (6.02%) REST
14 177 (5.67%) RESTful
15 164 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC
16 163 (5.22%) .NET Framework
17 161 (5.16%) WPF
18 146 (4.67%) Hibernate
19 143 (4.58%) JSON
20 119 (3.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 165 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
2 164 (5.25%) Derivative
3 158 (5.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 132 (4.23%) User Experience
5 112 (3.59%) Mobile App
6 86 (2.75%) Fixed Income
7 68 (2.18%) Computer Science
8 56 (1.79%) Credit Risk
9 52 (1.67%) Visualisation
10 49 (1.57%) Equities
11 47 (1.50%) Data Structures
12 46 (1.47%) Algorithms
13 42 (1.34%) Mathematics
14 41 (1.31%) Market Risk
15 35 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
16 33 (1.06%) NHS
17 26 (0.83%) Client/Server
18 23 (0.74%) Interest Rate Derivative
19 21 (0.67%) Data Integration
20 20 (0.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 257 (8.23%) Linux
2 179 (5.73%) UNIX
3 133 (4.26%) Windows
4 119 (3.81%) Apple iOS
5 95 (3.04%) Android
6 19 (0.61%) Mac OS X
7 12 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.16%) Solaris
11 3 (0.096%) AIX
11 3 (0.096%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.064%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.064%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.064%) CentOS
13 1 (0.032%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.032%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.032%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.032%) zOS
13 1 (0.032%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1039 (33.27%) Agile Software Development
2 644 (20.62%) TDD
3 379 (12.14%) MVC
4 360 (11.53%) OO
5 356 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
6 288 (9.22%) Scrum
7 270 (8.65%) BDD
8 259 (8.29%) Multithreading
9 230 (7.36%) ETL
10 203 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
11 197 (6.31%) E-Commerce
12 157 (5.03%) Unit Testing
13 140 (4.48%) Data Modelling
14 139 (4.45%) Web Development
15 138 (4.42%) Low Latency
16 116 (3.71%) SDLC
17 114 (3.65%) CRM
18 97 (3.11%) Responsive Web Design
19 95 (3.04%) iOS Development
20 94 (3.01%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 948 (30.36%) SQL
2 932 (29.84%) Java
3 855 (27.38%) C#
4 823 (26.35%) JavaScript
5 219 (7.01%) T-SQL
6 207 (6.63%) C++
7 178 (5.70%) PHP
8 157 (5.03%) Python
9 150 (4.80%) Scala
10 139 (4.45%) VBA
11 100 (3.20%) PL/SQL
12 67 (2.15%) Ruby
13 58 (1.86%) Objective-C
14 55 (1.76%) VB.NET
15 42 (1.34%) VB
15 42 (1.34%) Shell Script
16 34 (1.09%) Perl
17 32 (1.02%) C
18 25 (0.80%) Apex Code
19 23 (0.74%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 134 (4.29%) Degree
2 70 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 35 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 16 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.32%) PhD
7 6 (0.19%) MCSE
8 5 (0.16%) MCSD
9 4 (0.13%) OCP
9 4 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.096%) MCITP
11 2 (0.064%) MCPD
11 2 (0.064%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.032%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.032%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.032%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.032%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.032%) MCAD
12 1 (0.032%) ISEB
12 1 (0.032%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (2.27%) QA
2 26 (0.83%) Solvency II
3 17 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.29%) SLA
5 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.13%) COREP
6 3 (0.096%) Basel III
7 2 (0.064%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.064%) FINREP
7 2 (0.064%) EMIR
7 2 (0.064%) COBIT
7 2 (0.064%) Basel II
8 1 (0.032%) WCAG
8 1 (0.032%) WAI
8 1 (0.032%) HL7
8 1 (0.032%) CRD IV
System Software
1 14 (0.45%) HDFS
2 9 (0.29%) Apache Flume
2 9 (0.29%) Docker
3 6 (0.19%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.19%) Varnish
4 5 (0.16%) GridGain
5 2 (0.064%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.032%) XenApp
6 1 (0.032%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.032%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.032%) vCloud
6 1 (0.032%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.032%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.032%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 31 (0.99%) Puppet
2 28 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.42%) Vagrant
4 12 (0.38%) Control-M
5 11 (0.35%) yum
6 9 (0.29%) Oozie
7 7 (0.22%) Ansible
8 5 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
9 4 (0.13%) Nagios
10 3 (0.096%) CA LISA
10 3 (0.096%) Oracle EDQ
11 2 (0.064%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.064%) Salt
11 2 (0.064%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.064%) TeamSite
11 2 (0.064%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.032%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.032%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.032%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 339 (10.85%) Oracle
2 318 (10.18%) Microsoft
3 65 (2.08%) Sybase
4 64 (2.05%) IBM
5 59 (1.89%) Cognos
6 55 (1.76%) Business Objects
7 52 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
8 45 (1.44%) Adobe
9 40 (1.28%) TIBCO
10 39 (1.25%) Sitecore
11 33 (1.06%) Tableau
12 31 (0.99%) EPiServer
13 26 (0.83%) Informatica
13 26 (0.83%) Google
13 26 (0.83%) Zend
14 25 (0.80%) SAP
15 24 (0.77%) DevExpress
16 22 (0.70%) Bloomberg
17 16 (0.51%) HP
18 15 (0.48%) Hyperion
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £600 per day 6 month contract
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £480 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £350 to £420 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £340 - £400 per day + £Market Rates
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago