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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1085 1528 1570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.89% 27.94% 26.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.47% 29.40% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 1294 1213
Median daily rate £463 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.48% +7.00%
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
3342 5198 5552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.13% 95.04% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2672 4058 3999
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 79 102
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £31.00 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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.

1 938 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 738 (34.71%) Java
3 713 (33.54%) JavaScript
4 631 (29.68%) HTML
5 617 (29.02%) Finance
6 606 (28.50%) TDD
7 569 (26.76%) CSS
8 527 (24.79%) SQL
9 459 (21.59%) C#
10 445 (20.93%) AngularJS
11 430 (20.23%) .NET
12 407 (19.14%) Banking
13 401 (18.86%) HTML5
14 343 (16.13%) SQL Server
15 327 (15.38%) Scrum
16 310 (14.58%) BDD
17 281 (13.22%) CSS3
18 251 (11.81%) Web Services
19 242 (11.38%) Front End Development
20 237 (11.15%) Node.js
21 233 (10.96%) MVC
22 226 (10.63%) jQuery
23 216 (10.16%) OO
24 201 (9.45%) REST
25 197 (9.27%) Git (software)
26 196 (9.22%) Oracle
27 195 (9.17%) Web Development
28 187 (8.80%) Spring
29 173 (8.14%) ASP.NET
30 162 (7.62%) Continuous Integration

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 68 (3.20%) CMS
2 63 (2.96%) Apache Spark
3 57 (2.68%) SharePoint
4 39 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
5 37 (1.74%) Tomcat
5 37 (1.74%) WebSphere
6 34 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 28 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 26 (1.22%) Drupal
9 23 (1.08%) JBoss
10 22 (1.03%) Apache
11 19 (0.89%) WordPress
12 18 (0.85%) nginx
12 18 (0.85%) SAS
12 18 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
13 17 (0.80%) Mule
13 17 (0.80%) Umbraco
14 15 (0.71%) Jetty
14 15 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
15 14 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 66 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.75%) MS Office
2 16 (0.75%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.094%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.094%) MS Project
8 1 (0.047%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.047%) GIMP
8 1 (0.047%) InDesign
8 1 (0.047%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 41 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.52%) Magento
3 9 (0.42%) Markit EDM
4 7 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.19%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.19%) Unica
7 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.094%) Endur
8 2 (0.094%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 2 (0.094%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.094%) Loan IQ
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%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 157 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.46%) GitHub
4 26 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (0.56%) Force.com
7 12 (0.56%) TestFlight
8 11 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (0.47%) Office 365
10 6 (0.28%) PaaS
10 6 (0.28%) SaaS
11 5 (0.24%) Google Compute Engine
11 5 (0.24%) Heroku
12 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.19%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.19%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.19%) Google Play
13 3 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.02%) HTTP
2 30 (1.41%) Network Security
3 9 (0.42%) Internet
4 6 (0.28%) SSL
5 5 (0.24%) FTP
5 5 (0.24%) SNMP
6 4 (0.19%) DNS
6 4 (0.19%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.14%) Intranet
7 3 (0.14%) SAN
8 2 (0.094%) AMQP
8 2 (0.094%) Firewall
8 2 (0.094%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.094%) MQTT
8 2 (0.094%) RIP
8 2 (0.094%) RTSP
9 1 (0.047%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.047%) Broadband
9 1 (0.047%) MRTG
9 1 (0.047%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 137 (6.44%) MongoDB
3 127 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 114 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
5 113 (5.32%) NoSQL
6 110 (5.17%) MySQL
7 101 (4.75%) Big Data
8 94 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 79 (3.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 74 (3.48%) Hadoop
11 63 (2.96%) Relational Database
11 63 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 58 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
13 57 (2.68%) Oracle Database
14 47 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
15 32 (1.51%) QlikView
16 31 (1.46%) SQLite
17 28 (1.32%) Apache Hive
17 28 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
18 27 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 197 (9.27%) Git (software)
2 106 (4.99%) Maven
3 74 (3.48%) gulp
4 70 (3.29%) Subversion
5 68 (3.20%) Jenkins
6 65 (3.06%) Grunt
7 55 (2.59%) JUnit
8 53 (2.49%) Cucumber
9 52 (2.45%) JIRA
10 51 (2.40%) Selenium
11 50 (2.35%) IntelliJ
12 45 (2.12%) Visual Studio
13 43 (2.02%) Eclipse
14 40 (1.88%) TeamCity
15 35 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
16 31 (1.46%) Bower
17 29 (1.36%) Jasmine
18 27 (1.27%) Gradle
19 26 (1.22%) WebDriver
20 18 (0.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 617 (29.02%) Finance
2 407 (19.14%) Banking
3 146 (6.87%) Investment Banking
4 141 (6.63%) Front Office
5 77 (3.62%) Marketing
6 65 (3.06%) Retail
7 50 (2.35%) Games
8 48 (2.26%) Financial Institution
9 41 (1.93%) Advertising
10 30 (1.41%) Back Office
11 20 (0.94%) Law
12 19 (0.89%) Legal
13 16 (0.75%) Telecoms
14 14 (0.66%) Publishing
15 5 (0.24%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.19%) Electronics
16 4 (0.19%) Interactive Media
17 3 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.094%) Retail Banking
19 1 (0.047%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 631 (29.68%) HTML
2 569 (26.76%) CSS
3 445 (20.93%) AngularJS
4 430 (20.23%) .NET
5 401 (18.86%) HTML5
6 281 (13.22%) CSS3
7 251 (11.81%) Web Services
8 237 (11.15%) Node.js
9 226 (10.63%) jQuery
10 201 (9.45%) REST
11 187 (8.80%) Spring
12 173 (8.14%) ASP.NET
13 142 (6.68%) React
13 142 (6.68%) XML
14 115 (5.41%) Sass
15 111 (5.22%) RESTful
16 109 (5.13%) JSON
17 94 (4.42%) SOAP
18 85 (4.00%) Ajax
19 81 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 153 (7.20%) User Experience
2 109 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 93 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 81 (3.81%) Derivative
5 81 (3.81%) Mobile App
6 63 (2.96%) Fixed Income
7 53 (2.49%) Equities
8 47 (2.21%) Mathematics
9 34 (1.60%) Algorithms
10 32 (1.51%) Visualisation
11 31 (1.46%) Digital Media
12 27 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
13 26 (1.22%) Fintech
14 21 (0.99%) Data Structures
14 21 (0.99%) NHS
14 21 (0.99%) Virtual Team
15 18 (0.85%) Hedge funds
15 18 (0.85%) Public Cloud
16 17 (0.80%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 159 (7.48%) Linux
2 120 (5.64%) Unix
3 89 (4.19%) Apple iOS
4 82 (3.86%) Android
5 72 (3.39%) Windows
6 12 (0.56%) Solaris
7 8 (0.38%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.33%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.28%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.19%) AIX
11 4 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.094%) CentOS
13 2 (0.094%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.094%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.094%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.094%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.094%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.047%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 938 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 606 (28.50%) TDD
3 327 (15.38%) Scrum
4 310 (14.58%) BDD
5 242 (11.38%) Front End Development
6 233 (10.96%) MVC
7 216 (10.16%) OO
8 195 (9.17%) Web Development
9 162 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
10 156 (7.34%) E-Commerce
11 145 (6.82%) Pair Programming
12 142 (6.68%) Multithreading
13 131 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
14 119 (5.60%) Unit Testing
15 105 (4.94%) DevOps
16 100 (4.70%) OOP
17 99 (4.66%) ETL
18 92 (4.33%) CRM
19 90 (4.23%) Open Source
20 84 (3.95%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 738 (34.71%) Java
2 713 (33.54%) JavaScript
3 527 (24.79%) SQL
4 459 (21.59%) C#
5 147 (6.91%) Python
6 145 (6.82%) PHP
7 139 (6.54%) Scala
8 94 (4.42%) T-SQL
9 86 (4.05%) Ruby
10 83 (3.90%) C++
11 63 (2.96%) PL/SQL
12 55 (2.59%) Objective-C
13 44 (2.07%) Apple Swift
14 43 (2.02%) Shell Script
15 41 (1.93%) VBA
16 31 (1.46%) Perl
17 26 (1.22%) Clojure
17 26 (1.22%) VB.NET
18 24 (1.13%) Apex Code
18 24 (1.13%) Go
Qualifications
1 94 (4.42%) Degree
2 46 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.52%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.47%) PhD
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%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.094%) CISSP
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
8 1 (0.047%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (2.87%) QA
2 13 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.47%) SDET
4 8 (0.38%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.14%) FATCA
5 3 (0.14%) SLA
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%) WAI
System Software
1 42 (1.98%) Docker
2 15 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.52%) HDFS
4 9 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.19%) vSphere
6 2 (0.094%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.094%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.094%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.047%) Ceph
7 1 (0.047%) Firmware
7 1 (0.047%) GridGain
7 1 (0.047%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.047%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (1.55%) Puppet
2 29 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.89%) Ansible
4 12 (0.56%) 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%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.094%) Netcool
8 2 (0.094%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.047%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.047%) Legato
9 1 (0.047%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.047%) Netcool/Webtop
9 1 (0.047%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.047%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.047%) SCCM
9 1 (0.047%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 196 (9.22%) Oracle
2 149 (7.01%) Microsoft
3 52 (2.45%) Google
4 37 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
5 36 (1.69%) Adobe
6 34 (1.60%) Sybase
7 31 (1.46%) Tableau
8 24 (1.13%) Apple
8 24 (1.13%) IBM
9 22 (1.03%) Informatica
9 22 (1.03%) ServiceNow
10 20 (0.94%) Netezza
11 16 (0.75%) New Relic
11 16 (0.75%) Sitecore
12 14 (0.66%) SAP
13 13 (0.61%) Teradata
13 13 (0.61%) Zend
14 11 (0.52%) Murex
14 11 (0.52%) VMware
15 10 (0.47%) ATG
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