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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1099 1650 1519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.23% 27.86% 26.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.74% 29.36% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 1380 1191
Median daily rate £459 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £104.40 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.10% +132.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £37.48 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+9.73% +10.22%
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
3257 5619 5464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.51% 94.87% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2633 4360 3966
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 91 95
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £25.34 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

1 910 (42.82%) Agile Software Development
2 756 (35.58%) Java
3 703 (33.08%) JavaScript
4 663 (31.20%) Finance
5 616 (28.99%) TDD
5 616 (28.99%) HTML
6 562 (26.45%) CSS
7 544 (25.60%) SQL
8 451 (21.22%) C#
9 432 (20.33%) Banking
10 425 (20.00%) .NET
11 410 (19.29%) AngularJS
12 392 (18.45%) HTML5
13 336 (15.81%) SQL Server
14 311 (14.64%) Scrum
15 296 (13.93%) BDD
16 280 (13.18%) CSS3
17 241 (11.34%) Front End Development
18 230 (10.82%) Web Services
19 229 (10.78%) REST
20 219 (10.31%) MVC
21 218 (10.26%) Node.js
22 217 (10.21%) jQuery
23 212 (9.98%) OO
24 198 (9.32%) Oracle
25 197 (9.27%) Spring
26 185 (8.71%) Linux
27 180 (8.47%) Web Development
28 171 (8.05%) Front Office
29 170 (8.00%) Git (software)

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 79 (3.72%) CMS
2 52 (2.45%) SharePoint
3 43 (2.02%) Apache Spark
4 41 (1.93%) Tomcat
5 31 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 29 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
6 29 (1.36%) WebSphere
7 25 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
8 24 (1.13%) Umbraco
9 22 (1.04%) Drupal
10 21 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
11 20 (0.94%) Mule
11 20 (0.94%) WordPress
12 19 (0.89%) JBoss
13 16 (0.75%) Jetty
13 16 (0.75%) nginx
13 16 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (0.71%) Apache
14 15 (0.71%) WebLogic
15 14 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 69 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 20 (0.94%) Photoshop
3 18 (0.85%) MS Office
4 9 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.24%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.094%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.094%) MS Project
10 1 (0.047%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.047%) GIMP
10 1 (0.047%) InDesign
10 1 (0.047%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 34 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.56%) Magento
3 11 (0.52%) Markit EDM
4 7 (0.33%) Eloqua
4 7 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.33%) Unica
5 5 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.14%) Endur
6 3 (0.14%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.094%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 2 (0.094%) Loan IQ
7 2 (0.094%) Maximo
7 2 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.047%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.047%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.047%) Global One
8 1 (0.047%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 132 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (1.13%) GitHub
5 15 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.52%) TestFlight
8 10 (0.47%) Office 365
9 8 (0.38%) Force.com
10 7 (0.33%) Google App Engine
10 7 (0.33%) SaaS
11 5 (0.24%) Google Compute Engine
11 5 (0.24%) Heroku
11 5 (0.24%) PaaS
12 4 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.19%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.19%) Google Play
13 3 (0.14%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.14%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.69%) HTTP
2 25 (1.18%) Network Security
3 9 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.28%) SSL
5 5 (0.24%) Intranet
5 5 (0.24%) SNMP
6 4 (0.19%) DNS
6 4 (0.19%) FTP
6 4 (0.19%) Internet
7 3 (0.14%) SAN
8 2 (0.094%) AMQP
8 2 (0.094%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.094%) Firewall
8 2 (0.094%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.094%) RIP
9 1 (0.047%) Broadband
9 1 (0.047%) Extranet
9 1 (0.047%) LDAP
9 1 (0.047%) Multicast
9 1 (0.047%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (15.81%) SQL Server
2 148 (6.96%) NoSQL
3 133 (6.26%) MongoDB
4 122 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 117 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
6 107 (5.04%) MySQL
7 94 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 94 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 85 (4.00%) Big Data
9 75 (3.53%) Relational Database
10 66 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 61 (2.87%) Hadoop
12 56 (2.64%) Oracle Database
13 51 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
14 42 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
15 37 (1.74%) QlikView
16 31 (1.46%) SQLite
17 30 (1.41%) Apache Hive
18 28 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
19 26 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 170 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 101 (4.75%) Maven
3 70 (3.29%) gulp
4 68 (3.20%) Grunt
5 64 (3.01%) Subversion
6 62 (2.92%) Jenkins
7 58 (2.73%) JIRA
7 58 (2.73%) JUnit
8 53 (2.49%) Cucumber
8 53 (2.49%) Selenium
9 45 (2.12%) Visual Studio
10 43 (2.02%) Eclipse
10 43 (2.02%) IntelliJ
11 41 (1.93%) TeamCity
12 31 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (1.18%) Jasmine
14 24 (1.13%) Bower
15 23 (1.08%) WebDriver
16 21 (0.99%) SpecFlow
17 19 (0.89%) Gradle
General
1 663 (31.20%) Finance
2 432 (20.33%) Banking
3 171 (8.05%) Front Office
4 144 (6.78%) Investment Banking
5 77 (3.62%) Marketing
6 55 (2.59%) Games
7 54 (2.54%) Retail
8 40 (1.88%) Advertising
9 33 (1.55%) Financial Institution
10 25 (1.18%) Back Office
11 20 (0.94%) Telecoms
12 19 (0.89%) Legal
13 18 (0.85%) Law
14 15 (0.71%) Publishing
15 8 (0.38%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.33%) 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
1 616 (28.99%) HTML
2 562 (26.45%) CSS
3 425 (20.00%) .NET
4 410 (19.29%) AngularJS
5 392 (18.45%) HTML5
6 280 (13.18%) CSS3
7 230 (10.82%) Web Services
8 229 (10.78%) REST
9 218 (10.26%) Node.js
10 217 (10.21%) jQuery
11 197 (9.27%) Spring
12 168 (7.91%) ASP.NET
13 144 (6.78%) XML
14 138 (6.49%) React
15 119 (5.60%) Sass
16 106 (4.99%) JSON
17 99 (4.66%) RESTful
18 95 (4.47%) SOAP
19 86 (4.05%) Backbone.js
20 78 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 136 (6.40%) User Experience
2 131 (6.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 102 (4.80%) Derivative
4 99 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
5 87 (4.09%) Mobile App
6 72 (3.39%) Computer Science
7 68 (3.20%) Fixed Income
8 62 (2.92%) Equities
9 42 (1.98%) Mathematics
10 34 (1.60%) Algorithms
11 31 (1.46%) Visualisation
12 26 (1.22%) Digital Media
12 26 (1.22%) Fintech
13 25 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (1.04%) Data Structures
14 22 (1.04%) Virtual Team
15 21 (0.99%) NHS
16 16 (0.75%) Data Integration
16 16 (0.75%) Hedge funds
17 14 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 185 (8.71%) Linux
2 127 (5.98%) Unix
3 82 (3.86%) Android
4 79 (3.72%) Apple iOS
5 70 (3.29%) Windows
6 11 (0.52%) Solaris
7 8 (0.38%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.33%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.28%) AIX
9 6 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.19%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.094%) CentOS
11 2 (0.094%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.094%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.094%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.094%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.047%) SUSE
12 1 (0.047%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 910 (42.82%) Agile Software Development
2 616 (28.99%) TDD
3 311 (14.64%) Scrum
4 296 (13.93%) BDD
5 241 (11.34%) Front End Development
6 219 (10.31%) MVC
7 212 (9.98%) OO
8 180 (8.47%) Web Development
9 160 (7.53%) E-Commerce
9 160 (7.53%) Pair Programming
10 155 (7.29%) Multithreading
11 150 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
12 139 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
13 106 (4.99%) Unit Testing
14 97 (4.56%) ETL
15 93 (4.38%) SDLC
16 92 (4.33%) OOP
17 85 (4.00%) Analytics
18 83 (3.91%) Open Source
19 82 (3.86%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 756 (35.58%) Java
2 703 (33.08%) JavaScript
3 544 (25.60%) SQL
4 451 (21.22%) C#
5 145 (6.82%) Python
6 125 (5.88%) PHP
7 115 (5.41%) Scala
8 98 (4.61%) C++
9 93 (4.38%) T-SQL
10 81 (3.81%) Ruby
11 70 (3.29%) PL/SQL
12 49 (2.31%) Objective-C
13 44 (2.07%) VBA
14 43 (2.02%) Shell Script
15 37 (1.74%) Apple Swift
16 28 (1.32%) Perl
17 26 (1.22%) VB.NET
18 23 (1.08%) Go
18 23 (1.08%) VB
19 22 (1.04%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 93 (4.38%) Degree
2 33 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 17 (0.80%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.71%) PhD
5 9 (0.42%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.14%) IBM Certification
6 3 (0.14%) ISEB
6 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.094%) CISSP
7 2 (0.094%) MCSD
7 2 (0.094%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.047%) CISA
8 1 (0.047%) CISM
8 1 (0.047%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.047%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (2.54%) QA
2 16 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.52%) Solvency II
4 7 (0.33%) SDET
5 3 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.14%) FATCA
6 2 (0.094%) WCAG
7 1 (0.047%) Basel III
7 1 (0.047%) HL7
7 1 (0.047%) MiFID
7 1 (0.047%) SEPA
7 1 (0.047%) SLA
7 1 (0.047%) WAI
System Software
1 36 (1.69%) Docker
2 9 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.33%) HDFS
4 6 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.19%) vSphere
6 2 (0.094%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.094%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.047%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.047%) Ceph
7 1 (0.047%) Firmware
7 1 (0.047%) GridGain
7 1 (0.047%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (1.08%) Puppet
3 14 (0.66%) Ansible
4 8 (0.38%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.24%) Control-M
6 4 (0.19%) Mesos
7 3 (0.14%) Ambari
8 2 (0.094%) Consul
8 2 (0.094%) Dollar Universe
8 2 (0.094%) Netcool
8 2 (0.094%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.047%) Kibana
9 1 (0.047%) Legato
9 1 (0.047%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.047%) Netcool/Webtop
9 1 (0.047%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.047%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.047%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.047%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.047%) SCCM
Vendors
1 198 (9.32%) Oracle
2 138 (6.49%) Microsoft
3 48 (2.26%) Google
4 39 (1.84%) Adobe
5 36 (1.69%) Sybase
6 34 (1.60%) Tableau
7 29 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (1.08%) IBM
9 21 (0.99%) ServiceNow
10 18 (0.85%) Apple
10 18 (0.85%) Informatica
11 17 (0.80%) Sitecore
12 16 (0.75%) SAP
13 15 (0.71%) DevExpress
13 15 (0.71%) Murex
13 15 (0.71%) Teradata
14 14 (0.66%) Netezza
15 12 (0.56%) Zend
16 11 (0.52%) ATG
16 11 (0.52%) Splunk
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