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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1024 1491 1597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.35% 27.17% 25.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.92% 28.41% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 1211 1263
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Median hourly rate £43.79 £27.37 £117.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.97% -76.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.63 £19.29 £59.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.20 £73.50 £175.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +8.57%
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
3312 5248 5997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.93% 95.63% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2681 3979 4378
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 81 87
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £29.74 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 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
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 May 2016.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 744 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 690 (36.22%) Java
3 641 (33.65%) Finance
4 542 (28.45%) TDD
5 535 (28.08%) JavaScript
6 512 (26.88%) SQL
7 471 (24.72%) HTML
8 465 (24.41%) C#
9 432 (22.68%) CSS
10 423 (22.20%) .NET
11 412 (21.63%) Banking
12 357 (18.74%) SQL Server
13 300 (15.75%) AngularJS
14 292 (15.33%) HTML5
15 271 (14.23%) Scrum
16 250 (13.12%) BDD
17 219 (11.50%) Front Office
18 203 (10.66%) Oracle
19 196 (10.29%) jQuery
20 193 (10.13%) CSS3
21 191 (10.03%) Multithreading
21 191 (10.03%) Linux
21 191 (10.03%) Pair Programming
21 191 (10.03%) Spring
22 190 (9.97%) Front End Development
23 188 (9.87%) MVC
24 181 (9.50%) OO
24 181 (9.50%) REST
25 172 (9.03%) ASP.NET
26 165 (8.66%) Web Services

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
1 133 (6.98%) Node.js
2 74 (3.88%) CMS
3 44 (2.31%) Oracle Coherence
4 35 (1.84%) SharePoint
5 33 (1.73%) Apache Spark
6 32 (1.68%) Tomcat
7 26 (1.36%) Umbraco
8 23 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 21 (1.10%) Apache
9 21 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 20 (1.05%) Drupal
11 18 (0.94%) IIS
12 17 (0.89%) Jetty
13 16 (0.84%) WordPress
14 15 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
15 14 (0.73%) Apache Pig
15 14 (0.73%) SAS
16 13 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
16 13 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
16 13 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 72 (3.78%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.26%) MS Office
3 16 (0.84%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.10%) MS Project
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.052%) GIMP
8 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.052%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 23 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.05%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.52%) Magento
4 7 (0.37%) Eloqua
5 6 (0.31%) ION MarketView
5 6 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.31%) Unica
6 5 (0.26%) Workday HCM
7 3 (0.16%) Endur
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.16%) RMDS
8 2 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.10%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.10%) Maximo
8 2 (0.10%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 75 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (0.63%) GitHub
5 8 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.42%) PaaS
6 7 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.31%) Force.com
8 5 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.26%) Heroku
8 5 (0.26%) IaaS
8 5 (0.26%) Office 365
9 4 (0.21%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.16%) Lucidchart
10 3 (0.16%) SaaS
11 2 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.052%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.052%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.052%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.47%) HTTP
2 18 (0.94%) TCP/IP
3 12 (0.63%) Network Security
4 7 (0.37%) SSL
5 5 (0.26%) Intranet
6 4 (0.21%) DNS
6 4 (0.21%) FTP
6 4 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.16%) Firewall
7 3 (0.16%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.16%) LDAP
7 3 (0.16%) SAN
8 2 (0.10%) Internet
8 2 (0.10%) RIP
8 2 (0.10%) SNMP
8 2 (0.10%) SWIFTNet
9 1 (0.052%) AMQP
9 1 (0.052%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.052%) Broadband
9 1 (0.052%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (18.74%) SQL Server
2 163 (8.56%) NoSQL
3 133 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 115 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 113 (5.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 113 (5.93%) MongoDB
6 109 (5.72%) Data Warehouse
7 97 (5.09%) Relational Database
8 91 (4.78%) MySQL
9 86 (4.51%) Big Data
10 82 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 66 (3.46%) Oracle Database
12 58 (3.04%) Hadoop
13 56 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
14 43 (2.26%) RDBMS
14 43 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
15 36 (1.89%) Apache Hive
16 34 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
17 33 (1.73%) QlikView
18 31 (1.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 130 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 71 (3.73%) Maven
3 69 (3.62%) Subversion
4 64 (3.36%) JIRA
5 58 (3.04%) Jenkins
6 45 (2.36%) Cucumber
6 45 (2.36%) JUnit
7 41 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 39 (2.05%) Selenium
9 38 (1.99%) gulp
10 36 (1.89%) Visual Studio
11 34 (1.78%) SpecFlow
12 33 (1.73%) Jasmine
13 32 (1.68%) Eclipse
13 32 (1.68%) Grunt
14 30 (1.57%) NUnit
15 29 (1.52%) TeamCity
16 26 (1.36%) IntelliJ
17 18 (0.94%) WebDriver
18 17 (0.89%) Mockito
General
1 641 (33.65%) Finance
2 412 (21.63%) Banking
3 219 (11.50%) Front Office
4 160 (8.40%) Investment Banking
5 38 (1.99%) Marketing
6 35 (1.84%) Games
7 29 (1.52%) Retail
8 26 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.15%) Financial Institution
10 21 (1.10%) Publishing
11 18 (0.94%) Back Office
12 13 (0.68%) Legal
13 11 (0.58%) Advertising
14 8 (0.42%) Electronics
14 8 (0.42%) Law
15 6 (0.31%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.21%) Arabic Language
17 3 (0.16%) Interactive Media
18 2 (0.10%) Billing
18 2 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 471 (24.72%) HTML
2 432 (22.68%) CSS
3 423 (22.20%) .NET
4 300 (15.75%) AngularJS
5 292 (15.33%) HTML5
6 196 (10.29%) jQuery
7 193 (10.13%) CSS3
8 191 (10.03%) Spring
9 181 (9.50%) REST
10 172 (9.03%) ASP.NET
11 165 (8.66%) Web Services
12 128 (6.72%) XML
13 99 (5.20%) RESTful
14 95 (4.99%) WPF
15 92 (4.83%) React
15 92 (4.83%) Sass
16 89 (4.67%) JSON
17 83 (4.36%) .NET Framework
18 78 (4.09%) ASP.NET MVC
19 77 (4.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 150 (7.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 115 (6.04%) Derivative
3 97 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
4 81 (4.25%) Equities
5 74 (3.88%) User Experience
6 73 (3.83%) Computer Science
6 73 (3.83%) Fixed Income
7 50 (2.62%) Mobile App
8 38 (1.99%) Data Structures
9 37 (1.94%) Algorithms
10 33 (1.73%) Mathematics
11 29 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
12 25 (1.31%) Credit Risk
12 25 (1.31%) Fintech
13 22 (1.15%) Management Information System
13 22 (1.15%) Visualisation
14 20 (1.05%) Grid Computing
15 19 (1.00%) NHS
16 18 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
17 17 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 191 (10.03%) Linux
2 130 (6.82%) Unix
3 84 (4.41%) Windows
4 47 (2.47%) Apple iOS
5 45 (2.36%) Android
6 12 (0.63%) Solaris
7 11 (0.58%) Windows Server
8 10 (0.52%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.37%) AIX
10 5 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.21%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.10%) CentOS
13 2 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.052%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.052%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.052%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 744 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 542 (28.45%) TDD
3 271 (14.23%) Scrum
4 250 (13.12%) BDD
5 191 (10.03%) Multithreading
5 191 (10.03%) Pair Programming
6 190 (9.97%) Front End Development
7 188 (9.87%) MVC
8 181 (9.50%) OO
9 159 (8.35%) Web Development
10 151 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
11 130 (6.82%) SDLC
12 120 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
13 102 (5.35%) Low Latency
14 92 (4.83%) E-Commerce
15 89 (4.67%) ETL
16 88 (4.62%) Unit Testing
17 71 (3.73%) Analytics
18 66 (3.46%) Kanban
19 63 (3.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 690 (36.22%) Java
2 535 (28.08%) JavaScript
3 512 (26.88%) SQL
4 465 (24.41%) C#
5 130 (6.82%) C++
6 118 (6.19%) T-SQL
7 117 (6.14%) Python
8 95 (4.99%) PHP
9 92 (4.83%) Scala
10 61 (3.20%) VBA
11 59 (3.10%) PL/SQL
12 48 (2.52%) Ruby
13 45 (2.36%) Shell Script
14 30 (1.57%) Perl
15 28 (1.47%) Objective-C
15 28 (1.47%) VB
15 28 (1.47%) VB.NET
16 26 (1.36%) C
17 21 (1.10%) Apple Swift
18 20 (1.05%) XAML
Qualifications
1 120 (6.30%) Degree
2 21 (1.10%) PhD
2 21 (1.10%) Security Cleared
3 9 (0.47%) DV Cleared
4 5 (0.26%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.16%) HND
5 3 (0.16%) ISEB
5 3 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.10%) CISSP
6 2 (0.10%) HNC
6 2 (0.10%) MCSD
6 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.052%) CISA
7 1 (0.052%) CISM
7 1 (0.052%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.052%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.052%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (1.84%) QA
2 13 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.47%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.21%) WCAG
5 3 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.10%) HL7
7 1 (0.052%) Basel III
7 1 (0.052%) FATCA
7 1 (0.052%) MiFID
7 1 (0.052%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.052%) SEPA
7 1 (0.052%) WAI
System Software
1 25 (1.31%) Docker
2 7 (0.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.37%) HDFS
3 4 (0.21%) vSphere
4 3 (0.16%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.052%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.052%) Firmware
6 1 (0.052%) GridGain
6 1 (0.052%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.052%) LXC
6 1 (0.052%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.47%) Control-M
3 8 (0.42%) Puppet
4 4 (0.21%) Ambari
5 3 (0.16%) Ansible
5 3 (0.16%) Mesos
6 2 (0.10%) Netcool
6 2 (0.10%) SCCM
6 2 (0.10%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.052%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.052%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.052%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.052%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.052%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.052%) Netcool/Webtop
7 1 (0.052%) Oozie
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 203 (10.66%) Oracle
2 127 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 49 (2.57%) Sybase
4 30 (1.57%) Adobe
5 28 (1.47%) DataSynapse
6 27 (1.42%) Tableau
7 25 (1.31%) SAP
8 22 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (1.05%) IBM
10 19 (1.00%) ServiceNow
10 19 (1.00%) Sitecore
11 16 (0.84%) Google
12 15 (0.79%) DevExpress
13 13 (0.68%) Informatica
14 11 (0.58%) Murex
14 11 (0.58%) Zend
15 9 (0.47%) Cognos
15 9 (0.47%) Reuters
15 9 (0.47%) Splunk
15 9 (0.47%) Teradata
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Client Server
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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TEKsystems
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £750 - £850 per annum
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Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
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MPower+
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
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Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
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Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £500 day
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Venturi
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day +
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Oscar
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
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Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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McGregor Boyall
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Talent International
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Oscar
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