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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1491 1566 2045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 28.33% 26.62% 27.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.47% 28.89% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1262 1212 1613
Average daily rate
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£486 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.05% -
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 £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
4894 5420 6771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.99% 92.15% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3855 3933 4940
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
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 71 90 147
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £13.03 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 1043 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
2 922 (30.98%) SQL
3 843 (28.33%) Java
4 839 (28.19%) C#
5 773 (25.97%) JavaScript
6 769 (25.84%) Finance
7 742 (24.93%) HTML
8 705 (23.69%) .NET
9 688 (23.12%) SQL Server
10 651 (21.88%) TDD
11 563 (18.92%) CSS
12 556 (18.68%) Banking
13 404 (13.58%) HTML5
14 360 (12.10%) Oracle
15 355 (11.93%) MVC
16 345 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
17 332 (11.16%) AngularJS
18 330 (11.09%) jQuery
19 316 (10.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 314 (10.55%) Web Services
21 313 (10.52%) Front Office
22 304 (10.22%) OO
23 298 (10.01%) Scrum
24 294 (9.88%) ASP.NET
25 287 (9.64%) Microsoft
26 275 (9.24%) Data Warehouse
27 274 (9.21%) Multithreading
28 273 (9.17%) BDD
29 263 (8.84%) XML
29 263 (8.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 122 (4.10%) Node.js
2 99 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 93 (3.13%) CMS
4 57 (1.92%) Apache
5 44 (1.48%) JBoss
6 43 (1.44%) Tomcat
6 43 (1.44%) Oracle Coherence
6 43 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 38 (1.28%) Apache Spark
7 38 (1.28%) Drupal
8 36 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
9 33 (1.11%) Umbraco
10 29 (0.97%) Confluence
11 28 (0.94%) WebSphere
12 27 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
12 27 (0.91%) WebLogic
13 25 (0.84%) WordPress
14 24 (0.81%) IIS
15 20 (0.67%) SAS
16 19 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 145 (4.87%) MS Excel
2 29 (0.97%) MS Office
3 22 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 19 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
5 14 (0.47%) PowerPivot
6 12 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.37%) InfoPath
8 9 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.20%) Mingle
9 6 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.17%) MS Project
11 3 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.10%) HipChat
12 2 (0.067%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.034%) ImageReady
13 1 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 47 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.81%) Markit EDM
3 16 (0.54%) Magento
3 16 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
4 14 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 13 (0.44%) Hyperion Planning
5 13 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.17%) RMDS
7 5 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.13%) ION MarketView
8 4 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.13%) SunGard GMI
9 3 (0.10%) GoldMine
10 2 (0.067%) Unica
10 2 (0.067%) Sage BI
10 2 (0.067%) Loan IQ
10 2 (0.067%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 66 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (0.64%) SaaS
3 19 (0.64%) Office 365
4 18 (0.60%) GitHub
5 12 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.37%) Heroku
7 9 (0.30%) Force.com
8 5 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.17%) PaaS
9 4 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.10%) Taleo
10 3 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.067%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.067%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.067%) Boomi
12 1 (0.034%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.034%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.034%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.034%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 67 (2.25%) HTTP
2 31 (1.04%) Internet
3 11 (0.37%) AMQP
4 8 (0.27%) SSL
4 8 (0.27%) Intranet
5 7 (0.24%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.20%) LDAP
6 6 (0.20%) SMTP
6 6 (0.20%) FTP
7 4 (0.13%) SAN
8 3 (0.10%) NFC
9 2 (0.067%) Extranet
9 2 (0.067%) DSL
9 2 (0.067%) Firewall
9 2 (0.067%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.067%) DNS
9 2 (0.067%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.067%) Skype
10 1 (0.034%) NAS
10 1 (0.034%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 688 (23.12%) SQL Server
2 316 (10.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 275 (9.24%) Data Warehouse
4 263 (8.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 219 (7.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 171 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 143 (4.81%) Relational Database
8 141 (4.74%) MySQL
9 112 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 101 (3.39%) MongoDB
11 87 (2.92%) Oracle Database
12 86 (2.89%) Hadoop
12 86 (2.89%) OLAP
13 82 (2.76%) NoSQL
13 82 (2.76%) Big Data
14 62 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
15 56 (1.88%) QlikView
16 48 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
17 36 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
18 34 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 207 (6.96%) Git (software)
2 185 (6.22%) Subversion
3 126 (4.23%) Maven
4 100 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 99 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 78 (2.62%) JIRA
7 70 (2.35%) JUnit
8 67 (2.25%) Cucumber
9 65 (2.18%) TeamCity
10 64 (2.15%) Visual Studio
11 53 (1.78%) Jasmine
12 52 (1.75%) Selenium
13 44 (1.48%) Grunt
14 38 (1.28%) NUnit
15 36 (1.21%) WebDriver
16 29 (0.97%) Mockito
17 28 (0.94%) SpecFlow
18 27 (0.91%) Eclipse
19 26 (0.87%) Ant
20 25 (0.84%) Xcode
General
1 769 (25.84%) Finance
2 556 (18.68%) Banking
3 313 (10.52%) Front Office
4 260 (8.74%) Investment Banking
5 108 (3.63%) Retail
6 55 (1.85%) Marketing
7 46 (1.55%) Legal
7 46 (1.55%) Advertising
8 35 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 32 (1.08%) Publishing
10 30 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 29 (0.97%) Games
12 21 (0.71%) Back Office
13 17 (0.57%) Law
14 11 (0.37%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.20%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.17%) Automotive
17 4 (0.13%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
18 3 (0.10%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 742 (24.93%) HTML
2 705 (23.69%) .NET
3 563 (18.92%) CSS
4 404 (13.58%) HTML5
5 332 (11.16%) AngularJS
6 330 (11.09%) jQuery
7 314 (10.55%) Web Services
8 294 (9.88%) ASP.NET
9 263 (8.84%) XML
10 233 (7.83%) Spring
11 207 (6.96%) CSS3
12 193 (6.49%) REST
13 182 (6.12%) WPF
14 172 (5.78%) WCF
15 159 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC
16 145 (4.87%) .NET Framework
17 144 (4.84%) RESTful
18 131 (4.40%) JSON
19 125 (4.20%) Hibernate
20 120 (4.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 158 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 154 (5.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 132 (4.44%) Derivative
4 122 (4.10%) User Experience
5 115 (3.86%) Mobile App
6 80 (2.69%) Credit Risk
7 72 (2.42%) Computer Science
8 68 (2.28%) Fixed Income
9 46 (1.55%) Data Structures
10 44 (1.48%) Market Risk
11 41 (1.38%) Mathematics
11 41 (1.38%) Equities
12 37 (1.24%) Equity Derivative
13 36 (1.21%) Algorithms
14 35 (1.18%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 34 (1.14%) Visualisation
15 34 (1.14%) NHS
16 20 (0.67%) N-Tier
17 19 (0.64%) Client/Server
17 19 (0.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 250 (8.40%) Linux
2 177 (5.95%) UNIX
3 147 (4.94%) Windows
4 117 (3.93%) Apple iOS
5 109 (3.66%) Android
6 17 (0.57%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.17%) Solaris
8 5 (0.17%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.067%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.067%) AIX
9 2 (0.067%) CentOS
10 1 (0.034%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.034%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.034%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.034%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.034%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.034%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1043 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
2 651 (21.88%) TDD
3 355 (11.93%) MVC
4 345 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
5 304 (10.22%) OO
6 298 (10.01%) Scrum
7 274 (9.21%) Multithreading
8 273 (9.17%) BDD
9 225 (7.56%) ETL
10 223 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
11 161 (5.41%) E-Commerce
12 159 (5.34%) Unit Testing
13 145 (4.87%) Web Development
13 145 (4.87%) SDLC
14 119 (4.00%) Low Latency
15 110 (3.70%) Data Modelling
15 110 (3.70%) SOA
16 103 (3.46%) Software Engineering
17 97 (3.26%) Pair Programming
18 96 (3.23%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 922 (30.98%) SQL
2 843 (28.33%) Java
3 839 (28.19%) C#
4 773 (25.97%) JavaScript
5 237 (7.96%) T-SQL
6 211 (7.09%) C++
7 170 (5.71%) Scala
8 167 (5.61%) PHP
9 142 (4.77%) Python
10 114 (3.83%) VBA
11 109 (3.66%) PL/SQL
12 78 (2.62%) Ruby
13 63 (2.12%) Objective-C
14 56 (1.88%) Shell Script
15 51 (1.71%) VB.NET
16 41 (1.38%) VB
17 39 (1.31%) Apple Swift
18 36 (1.21%) PowerShell
19 33 (1.11%) Groovy
19 33 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 126 (4.23%) Degree
2 64 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 30 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 19 (0.64%) PhD
5 17 (0.57%) DV Cleared
6 15 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.17%) MCSD
8 4 (0.13%) MCSE
8 4 (0.13%) OCP
8 4 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.067%) MCSA
9 2 (0.067%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.067%) ISEB
9 2 (0.067%) MCPD
9 2 (0.067%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.034%) MCAD
10 1 (0.034%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.034%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.034%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (3.09%) QA
2 30 (1.01%) Solvency II
3 20 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.37%) SLA
5 4 (0.13%) COREP
6 2 (0.067%) FINREP
6 2 (0.067%) Basel II
6 2 (0.067%) COBIT
6 2 (0.067%) HL7
6 2 (0.067%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.034%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.034%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (0.60%) Docker
2 17 (0.57%) HDFS
3 13 (0.44%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.30%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.20%) GridGain
5 6 (0.20%) Varnish
5 6 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.067%) vCloud
6 2 (0.067%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.034%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.034%) XenApp
7 1 (0.034%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.034%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.034%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 33 (1.11%) Puppet
2 19 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.54%) Vagrant
4 9 (0.30%) Oozie
5 8 (0.27%) Control-M
5 8 (0.27%) Ansible
6 5 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.13%) yum
8 3 (0.10%) Nagios
8 3 (0.10%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.10%) Oracle EDQ
9 2 (0.067%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.067%) Salt
9 2 (0.067%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.067%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.067%) CA LISA
10 1 (0.034%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.034%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.034%) MOM
Vendors
1 360 (12.10%) Oracle
2 287 (9.64%) Microsoft
3 72 (2.42%) Sybase
4 55 (1.85%) Cognos
5 54 (1.81%) IBM
6 47 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
7 37 (1.24%) Adobe
8 35 (1.18%) TIBCO
9 30 (1.01%) Google
10 28 (0.94%) SAP
11 26 (0.87%) Sitecore
12 24 (0.81%) Informatica
12 24 (0.81%) Zend
13 22 (0.74%) Tableau
14 21 (0.71%) EPiServer
15 18 (0.60%) Hyperion
16 17 (0.57%) Atlassian
17 16 (0.54%) Bloomberg
18 15 (0.50%) DevExpress
18 15 (0.50%) ServiceNow
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £550 per day 6 month contract
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £225.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Up to £600/day for the right candidate
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £610 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Up to £600/day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £310 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday