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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1563 1823 1616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 27.96% 27.41% 26.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.12% 29.35% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1338 1462 1283
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 12
Average hourly rate £34.00 £23.25 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.23% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £15.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £113.36 £48.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -5.71%
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
5189 6212 5579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.83% 93.41% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4020 4517 4147
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 110 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £34.30 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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.

1 995 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
2 931 (29.48%) Java
3 891 (28.21%) SQL
4 848 (26.85%) HTML
5 835 (26.44%) JavaScript
6 770 (24.38%) C#
7 663 (20.99%) Finance
8 649 (20.55%) .NET
8 649 (20.55%) CSS
9 563 (17.83%) TDD
10 537 (17.00%) SQL Server
11 505 (15.99%) Banking
12 432 (13.68%) HTML5
13 385 (12.19%) jQuery
14 372 (11.78%) MVC
15 371 (11.75%) OO
16 369 (11.68%) Oracle
17 324 (10.26%) Linux
18 317 (10.04%) Front Office
19 312 (9.88%) Microsoft
20 302 (9.56%) XML
21 296 (9.37%) ASP.NET
22 294 (9.31%) Web Services
23 290 (9.18%) C++
24 289 (9.15%) Scrum
25 278 (8.80%) AngularJS
26 265 (8.39%) Multithreading
27 262 (8.30%) E-Commerce
28 259 (8.20%) UNIX
29 258 (8.17%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 122 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 118 (3.74%) Node.js
3 99 (3.13%) CMS
4 56 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 51 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 47 (1.49%) Apache
7 43 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 40 (1.27%) Drupal
9 33 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
9 33 (1.04%) SAS
10 32 (1.01%) JBoss
11 30 (0.95%) WordPress
12 29 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
13 28 (0.89%) IIS
14 24 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
15 22 (0.70%) Umbraco
15 22 (0.70%) WebSphere
16 21 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
17 20 (0.63%) WebLogic
18 18 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 142 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 45 (1.42%) MS Office
3 35 (1.11%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.32%) PowerPivot
7 9 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.19%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.095%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.095%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.032%) MODO
10 1 (0.032%) GIMP
10 1 (0.032%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.032%) InDesign
10 1 (0.032%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.032%) Houdini
10 1 (0.032%) Maya
10 1 (0.032%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 73 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.14%) Markit EDM
3 23 (0.73%) Magento
4 16 (0.51%) RMDS
5 14 (0.44%) ION MarketView
6 11 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
7 9 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (0.22%) SunGard GMI
10 6 (0.19%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
11 4 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
11 4 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
11 4 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 4 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
11 4 (0.13%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (0.60%) Force.com
4 11 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.32%) GitHub
6 7 (0.22%) Office 365
7 6 (0.19%) SaaS
8 5 (0.16%) PaaS
9 4 (0.13%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.063%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.063%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.063%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 2 (0.063%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.063%) Heroku
11 1 (0.032%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.032%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 53 (1.68%) HTTP
2 36 (1.14%) Internet
3 26 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.66%) Intranet
5 10 (0.32%) LDAP
6 8 (0.25%) SSL
6 8 (0.25%) Multicast
7 7 (0.22%) AMQP
8 5 (0.16%) VPN
9 4 (0.13%) SSH
10 3 (0.095%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.063%) FTP
11 2 (0.063%) DNS
11 2 (0.063%) DVB
11 2 (0.063%) Firewall
11 2 (0.063%) NFC
12 1 (0.032%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.032%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.032%) IMAP
12 1 (0.032%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 537 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 246 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 185 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
4 179 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 144 (4.56%) MySQL
6 138 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 131 (4.15%) Relational Database
8 114 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 90 (2.85%) MongoDB
10 81 (2.56%) NoSQL
10 81 (2.56%) Oracle Database
11 75 (2.37%) Big Data
12 71 (2.25%) QlikView
13 62 (1.96%) Hadoop
14 55 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
15 49 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
16 43 (1.36%) OLAP
17 36 (1.14%) DB2
17 36 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
18 35 (1.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 211 (6.68%) Git (software)
2 147 (4.65%) Subversion
3 94 (2.98%) Visual Studio
4 90 (2.85%) Maven
5 79 (2.50%) JUnit
6 75 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 69 (2.18%) JIRA
8 65 (2.06%) Selenium
9 59 (1.87%) Jenkins
10 58 (1.84%) Cucumber
11 54 (1.71%) TeamCity
12 51 (1.61%) Jasmine
13 44 (1.39%) Grunt
14 43 (1.36%) NUnit
15 38 (1.20%) Xcode
16 37 (1.17%) WebDriver
17 33 (1.04%) Eclipse
18 30 (0.95%) Mockito
19 29 (0.92%) Ant
20 28 (0.89%) SpecFlow
General
1 663 (20.99%) Finance
2 505 (15.99%) Banking
3 317 (10.04%) Front Office
4 243 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 84 (2.66%) Retail
6 67 (2.12%) Marketing
7 64 (2.03%) Advertising
8 44 (1.39%) Games
9 41 (1.30%) Legal
10 35 (1.11%) Publishing
11 30 (0.95%) Telecoms
12 29 (0.92%) Back Office
13 23 (0.73%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.38%) Law
15 10 (0.32%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.28%) French Language
17 7 (0.22%) Billing
18 6 (0.19%) German Language
19 5 (0.16%) Electronics
20 4 (0.13%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 848 (26.85%) HTML
2 649 (20.55%) .NET
2 649 (20.55%) CSS
3 432 (13.68%) HTML5
4 385 (12.19%) jQuery
5 302 (9.56%) XML
6 296 (9.37%) ASP.NET
7 294 (9.31%) Web Services
8 278 (8.80%) AngularJS
9 258 (8.17%) Spring
10 233 (7.38%) CSS3
11 187 (5.92%) RESTful
12 150 (4.75%) REST
13 148 (4.69%) Hibernate
14 146 (4.62%) JSON
15 143 (4.53%) WCF
16 141 (4.46%) WPF
17 137 (4.34%) J2EE
18 132 (4.18%) ASP.NET MVC
19 116 (3.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 178 (5.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 178 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
2 177 (5.60%) Derivative
3 141 (4.46%) Fixed Income
4 120 (3.80%) User Experience
5 110 (3.48%) Computer Science
6 87 (2.75%) Mobile App
7 65 (2.06%) Equities
8 62 (1.96%) Algorithms
9 49 (1.55%) Mathematics
10 45 (1.42%) Market Risk
11 42 (1.33%) Data Structures
11 42 (1.33%) Open Source
12 38 (1.20%) Visualisation
13 33 (1.04%) iPhone
14 32 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
15 31 (0.98%) Data Integration
15 31 (0.98%) Credit Risk
16 30 (0.95%) NHS
16 30 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 324 (10.26%) Linux
2 259 (8.20%) UNIX
3 144 (4.56%) Windows
4 134 (4.24%) Apple iOS
5 87 (2.75%) Android
6 28 (0.89%) Mac OS X
7 23 (0.73%) Solaris
8 12 (0.38%) Windows Phone
9 11 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.22%) CentOS
13 6 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.16%) VMS
15 4 (0.13%) Debian
16 3 (0.095%) OpenVMS
16 3 (0.095%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.063%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.063%) CoreOS
18 1 (0.032%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 995 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
2 563 (17.83%) TDD
3 372 (11.78%) MVC
4 371 (11.75%) OO
5 289 (9.15%) Scrum
6 265 (8.39%) Multithreading
7 262 (8.30%) E-Commerce
8 250 (7.92%) BDD
9 209 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
10 201 (6.36%) ETL
11 167 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
12 159 (5.03%) Low Latency
13 149 (4.72%) Data Modelling
14 141 (4.46%) Web Development
15 130 (4.12%) Unit Testing
15 130 (4.12%) CRM
16 118 (3.74%) Analytics
17 112 (3.55%) Responsive Web Design
18 104 (3.29%) iOS Development
19 103 (3.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 931 (29.48%) Java
2 891 (28.21%) SQL
3 835 (26.44%) JavaScript
4 770 (24.38%) C#
5 290 (9.18%) C++
6 232 (7.35%) PHP
7 190 (6.02%) T-SQL
8 154 (4.88%) Python
9 135 (4.27%) PL/SQL
10 122 (3.86%) VBA
11 101 (3.20%) Scala
12 76 (2.41%) Ruby
13 71 (2.25%) Objective-C
14 70 (2.22%) Shell Script
15 68 (2.15%) C
16 56 (1.77%) Apex Code
17 54 (1.71%) VB
18 39 (1.23%) Perl
19 34 (1.08%) VB.NET
20 27 (0.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 195 (6.17%) Degree
2 37 (1.17%) Security Cleared
3 16 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (0.47%) PhD
5 14 (0.44%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.19%) MCTS
6 6 (0.19%) MCITP
7 4 (0.13%) Siebel Certification
8 3 (0.095%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.095%) SAS Certification
9 2 (0.063%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.063%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.063%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.063%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.032%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.032%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.032%) MCPD
10 1 (0.032%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.032%) ISEB
10 1 (0.032%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (2.03%) QA
2 9 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.16%) COREP
5 4 (0.13%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.095%) WAI
6 3 (0.095%) HL7
6 3 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.063%) Basel III
7 2 (0.063%) EMIR
7 2 (0.063%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.032%) FATCA
8 1 (0.032%) FINREP
8 1 (0.032%) Basel II
8 1 (0.032%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.19%) HDFS
3 4 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.095%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.095%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.095%) Docker
5 2 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.063%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.032%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.032%) Varnish
6 1 (0.032%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.032%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (0.66%) Puppet
2 13 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.22%) Control-M
5 6 (0.19%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.095%) Oozie
8 2 (0.063%) Oracle EDQ
8 2 (0.063%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.063%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.063%) SCOM
8 2 (0.063%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.063%) yum
8 2 (0.063%) Ansible
9 1 (0.032%) logstash
9 1 (0.032%) Salt
9 1 (0.032%) Kibana
9 1 (0.032%) Mesos
9 1 (0.032%) Graphite
9 1 (0.032%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 369 (11.68%) Oracle
2 312 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 104 (3.29%) Sybase
4 82 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
5 67 (2.12%) TIBCO
6 52 (1.65%) Business Objects
7 48 (1.52%) Zend
8 43 (1.36%) Adobe
9 36 (1.14%) Google
10 32 (1.01%) IBM
11 31 (0.98%) SAP
12 28 (0.89%) Informatica
13 27 (0.85%) Cognos
13 27 (0.85%) Sitecore
14 24 (0.76%) Tableau
15 21 (0.66%) ION Trading
16 20 (0.63%) EPiServer
17 18 (0.57%) Siebel
18 17 (0.54%) ATG
18 17 (0.54%) hybris
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