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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1061 1302 1593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.85% 28.12% 27.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.48% 29.54% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 1105 1264
Median daily rate £463 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £52.12 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
3267 4408 5489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.00% 95.21% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2598 3473 4019
Median daily rate £475 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 68 110
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £24.04 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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.

1 970 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
2 749 (35.02%) Java
3 734 (34.32%) JavaScript
4 654 (30.58%) HTML
5 620 (28.99%) TDD
6 608 (28.42%) Finance
7 573 (26.79%) CSS
8 531 (24.82%) SQL
9 451 (21.08%) AngularJS
10 437 (20.43%) C#
11 410 (19.17%) HTML5
12 408 (19.07%) .NET
13 396 (18.51%) Banking
14 337 (15.76%) Scrum
15 331 (15.47%) SQL Server
16 330 (15.43%) BDD
17 291 (13.60%) CSS3
18 249 (11.64%) Web Services
19 240 (11.22%) Node.js
20 236 (11.03%) jQuery
21 232 (10.85%) MVC
22 231 (10.80%) Front End Development
23 224 (10.47%) OO
24 216 (10.10%) Git (software)
25 208 (9.72%) REST
26 196 (9.16%) Web Development
27 183 (8.56%) Oracle
28 177 (8.27%) Python
29 170 (7.95%) ASP.NET
30 169 (7.90%) Amazon AWS

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 78 (3.65%) Apache Spark
2 62 (2.90%) CMS
3 57 (2.66%) SharePoint
4 42 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 34 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 33 (1.54%) WebSphere
7 32 (1.50%) Tomcat
8 30 (1.40%) Apache
9 29 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 27 (1.26%) Drupal
11 22 (1.03%) JBoss
12 20 (0.94%) WordPress
13 19 (0.89%) SAS
14 18 (0.84%) Mule
15 17 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
16 16 (0.75%) nginx
17 15 (0.70%) Umbraco
18 13 (0.61%) Mule ESB
19 12 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
19 12 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 68 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 18 (0.84%) Photoshop
3 14 (0.65%) MS Office
4 9 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.094%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.094%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.094%) MS Project
9 1 (0.047%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.047%) GIMP
9 1 (0.047%) InDesign
9 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.047%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 41 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.79%) Magento
3 8 (0.37%) Markit EDM
4 7 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 6 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.14%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.14%) RMDS
7 3 (0.14%) Unica
8 2 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.094%) Endur
8 2 (0.094%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.047%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.047%) MetaTrader
9 1 (0.047%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.047%) ProductWriter
9 1 (0.047%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.047%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 169 (7.90%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.59%) GitHub
4 23 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (0.65%) TestFlight
6 13 (0.61%) Force.com
7 12 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (0.47%) Office 365
9 9 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.33%) SaaS
11 5 (0.23%) Google Compute Engine
12 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.19%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.19%) Google Play
12 4 (0.19%) IaaS
13 3 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.14%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.094%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.094%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.95%) HTTP
2 30 (1.40%) Network Security
3 23 (1.08%) MQTT
3 23 (1.08%) RTSP
4 16 (0.75%) Internet
5 7 (0.33%) SSL
6 5 (0.23%) Intranet
6 5 (0.23%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.19%) FTP
8 3 (0.14%) Bluetooth
8 3 (0.14%) SNMP
9 2 (0.094%) AMQP
9 2 (0.094%) DNS
9 2 (0.094%) RIP
10 1 (0.047%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.047%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.047%) LDAP
10 1 (0.047%) MRTG
10 1 (0.047%) snoop
10 1 (0.047%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (15.47%) SQL Server
2 144 (6.73%) MongoDB
3 132 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 122 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
5 118 (5.52%) MySQL
6 108 (5.05%) Big Data
7 101 (4.72%) NoSQL
7 101 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 88 (4.11%) Hadoop
9 72 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 64 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
11 63 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 55 (2.57%) Oracle Database
13 51 (2.38%) Relational Database
14 50 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
15 35 (1.64%) SQLite
16 28 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
17 26 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
18 23 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 23 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 216 (10.10%) Git (software)
2 105 (4.91%) Maven
3 91 (4.25%) Jenkins
4 73 (3.41%) gulp
5 70 (3.27%) Subversion
6 69 (3.23%) Grunt
7 57 (2.66%) JIRA
7 57 (2.66%) JUnit
8 54 (2.52%) Cucumber
9 48 (2.24%) IntelliJ
9 48 (2.24%) Selenium
10 47 (2.20%) Visual Studio
11 41 (1.92%) Eclipse
12 39 (1.82%) TeamCity
13 35 (1.64%) Bower
14 34 (1.59%) Jasmine
15 32 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
16 30 (1.40%) Gradle
17 25 (1.17%) WebDriver
18 20 (0.94%) Vagrant
General
1 608 (28.42%) Finance
2 396 (18.51%) Banking
3 154 (7.20%) Investment Banking
4 142 (6.64%) Front Office
5 86 (4.02%) Marketing
6 66 (3.09%) Retail
7 50 (2.34%) Games
8 46 (2.15%) Financial Institution
9 44 (2.06%) Advertising
10 29 (1.36%) Back Office
11 25 (1.17%) Legal
12 18 (0.84%) Law
13 16 (0.75%) Telecoms
14 13 (0.61%) Publishing
15 7 (0.33%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.23%) Electronics
17 4 (0.19%) Interactive Media
18 3 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
19 2 (0.094%) Retail Banking
20 1 (0.047%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 654 (30.58%) HTML
2 573 (26.79%) CSS
3 451 (21.08%) AngularJS
4 410 (19.17%) HTML5
5 408 (19.07%) .NET
6 291 (13.60%) CSS3
7 249 (11.64%) Web Services
8 240 (11.22%) Node.js
9 236 (11.03%) jQuery
10 208 (9.72%) REST
11 170 (7.95%) ASP.NET
12 163 (7.62%) Spring
13 155 (7.25%) React
14 147 (6.87%) XML
15 128 (5.98%) JSON
16 118 (5.52%) RESTful
17 114 (5.33%) Sass
18 92 (4.30%) SOAP
19 89 (4.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 83 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 157 (7.34%) User Experience
2 105 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (4.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 89 (4.16%) Computer Science
5 81 (3.79%) Mobile App
6 77 (3.60%) Derivative
7 58 (2.71%) Fixed Income
8 52 (2.43%) Equities
9 50 (2.34%) Mathematics
10 39 (1.82%) Public Cloud
11 32 (1.50%) Algorithms
11 32 (1.50%) Visualisation
12 31 (1.45%) Digital Media
13 30 (1.40%) Fintech
14 27 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
14 27 (1.26%) NHS
15 25 (1.17%) Video on Demand
15 25 (1.17%) Virtual Team
16 20 (0.94%) Management Information System
17 19 (0.89%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 151 (7.06%) Linux
2 118 (5.52%) Unix
3 89 (4.16%) Apple iOS
4 76 (3.55%) Android
5 72 (3.37%) Windows
6 8 (0.37%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.28%) Solaris
9 5 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.094%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.094%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.094%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.047%) AIX
12 1 (0.047%) CentOS
12 1 (0.047%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 970 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
2 620 (28.99%) TDD
3 337 (15.76%) Scrum
4 330 (15.43%) BDD
5 232 (10.85%) MVC
6 231 (10.80%) Front End Development
7 224 (10.47%) OO
8 196 (9.16%) Web Development
9 163 (7.62%) E-Commerce
10 160 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
11 156 (7.29%) Pair Programming
12 139 (6.50%) Multithreading
13 136 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
14 122 (5.70%) Unit Testing
15 117 (5.47%) DevOps
16 108 (5.05%) ETL
17 106 (4.96%) Open Source
18 105 (4.91%) OOP
19 91 (4.25%) Analytics
19 91 (4.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 749 (35.02%) Java
2 734 (34.32%) JavaScript
3 531 (24.82%) SQL
4 437 (20.43%) C#
5 177 (8.27%) Python
6 159 (7.43%) PHP
7 150 (7.01%) Scala
8 103 (4.82%) T-SQL
9 91 (4.25%) C++
10 87 (4.07%) Ruby
11 61 (2.85%) PL/SQL
12 53 (2.48%) Objective-C
13 45 (2.10%) Apple Swift
14 44 (2.06%) C
15 41 (1.92%) VBA
16 40 (1.87%) Shell Script
17 32 (1.50%) Perl
18 28 (1.31%) Clojure
19 25 (1.17%) Apex Code
20 24 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 97 (4.53%) Degree
2 41 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 29 (1.36%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.37%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.28%) PhD
6 3 (0.14%) IBM Certification
7 2 (0.094%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.094%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.094%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.094%) ISEB
7 2 (0.094%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.047%) HND
8 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (2.95%) QA
2 13 (0.61%) SDET
3 10 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.47%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.19%) SLA
5 3 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.094%) FATCA
6 2 (0.094%) MiFID
6 2 (0.094%) WCAG
7 1 (0.047%) HL7
7 1 (0.047%) WAI
System Software
1 42 (1.96%) Docker
2 19 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.65%) HDFS
4 12 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.047%) Ceph
6 1 (0.047%) GridGain
6 1 (0.047%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.047%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (1.78%) Puppet
2 26 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (0.79%) Ansible
4 13 (0.61%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.23%) Control-M
6 3 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.094%) Dollar Universe
7 2 (0.094%) Mesos
7 2 (0.094%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.047%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.047%) Kibana
8 1 (0.047%) Legato
8 1 (0.047%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.047%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.047%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.047%) SCCM
8 1 (0.047%) Terraform
8 1 (0.047%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 183 (8.56%) Oracle
2 150 (7.01%) Microsoft
3 49 (2.29%) Google
4 40 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
5 34 (1.59%) Adobe
6 31 (1.45%) Tableau
7 29 (1.36%) Sybase
8 28 (1.31%) Netezza
9 23 (1.08%) Apple
9 23 (1.08%) ServiceNow
10 19 (0.89%) Informatica
10 19 (0.89%) SAP
11 18 (0.84%) New Relic
12 17 (0.79%) IBM
13 15 (0.70%) Zend
14 13 (0.61%) Sitecore
14 13 (0.61%) Teradata
15 12 (0.56%) hybris
15 12 (0.56%) VMware
16 9 (0.42%) Murex
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £575 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 56 minutes ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £300 to £350 p/day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Generous Daily Rate - Negotiable - DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £450 Per Day plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £560.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £451 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago