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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1055 995 1617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.97% 28.76% 28.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.52% 30.07% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 848 1354
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £26.32 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +9.45%
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
3056 3309 5472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.50% 95.64% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 2624 4179
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 108
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 1011 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
2 738 (34.60%) Java
3 734 (34.41%) JavaScript
4 658 (30.85%) HTML
5 628 (29.44%) TDD
6 571 (26.77%) Finance
7 558 (26.16%) CSS
8 517 (24.24%) SQL
9 453 (21.24%) AngularJS
10 447 (20.96%) C#
11 438 (20.53%) Banking
12 429 (20.11%) .NET
13 380 (17.82%) HTML5
14 356 (16.69%) SQL Server
15 326 (15.28%) Scrum
16 293 (13.74%) BDD
17 286 (13.41%) Web Services
18 275 (12.89%) MVC
19 257 (12.05%) CSS3
20 237 (11.11%) Git (software)
21 236 (11.06%) jQuery
22 227 (10.64%) REST
23 226 (10.60%) OO
24 219 (10.27%) Front End Development
25 214 (10.03%) Python
26 212 (9.94%) Node.js
27 201 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
28 186 (8.72%) Investment Banking
29 182 (8.53%) Web Development
30 179 (8.39%) ASP.NET

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
1 101 (4.74%) Apache Spark
2 53 (2.48%) CMS
2 53 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
3 48 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 47 (2.20%) Apache
5 36 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 26 (1.22%) JBoss
7 25 (1.17%) Drupal
7 25 (1.17%) WebSphere
8 20 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (0.80%) Umbraco
10 14 (0.66%) WordPress
11 13 (0.61%) IIS
11 13 (0.61%) Mule
11 13 (0.61%) SAS
12 12 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
13 11 (0.52%) Apache Solr
13 11 (0.52%) Confluence
13 11 (0.52%) Mule ESB
14 10 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 74 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 20 (0.94%) Photoshop
3 13 (0.61%) MS Office
4 10 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.094%) Camtasia
8 2 (0.094%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.094%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.047%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.047%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.047%) InDesign
9 1 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.047%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 45 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.89%) Magento
3 8 (0.38%) Endur
3 8 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.23%) RMDS
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.094%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.094%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.094%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.094%) Shopify
7 2 (0.094%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.047%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.047%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.047%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.047%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.047%) SAP Bank Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 178 (8.35%) Amazon AWS
2 127 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (1.78%) GitHub
4 18 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (0.84%) TestFlight
5 15 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (0.52%) SaaS
7 10 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.42%) IaaS
9 8 (0.38%) Force.com
10 7 (0.33%) PaaS
11 6 (0.28%) Office 365
12 5 (0.23%) Google App Engine
12 5 (0.23%) Google Compute Engine
13 4 (0.19%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.19%) Google Play
14 3 (0.14%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.094%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.094%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 78 (3.66%) HTTP
2 32 (1.50%) RTSP
3 29 (1.36%) Internet
3 29 (1.36%) MQTT
4 19 (0.89%) Network Security
5 14 (0.66%) SSL
6 7 (0.33%) DNS
7 6 (0.28%) Intranet
8 5 (0.23%) AMQP
8 5 (0.23%) FTP
9 4 (0.19%) DMARC
9 4 (0.19%) SNMP
9 4 (0.19%) snoop
9 4 (0.19%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.14%) RTP
11 2 (0.094%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.094%) DKIM
11 2 (0.094%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.094%) LDAP
11 2 (0.094%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (16.69%) SQL Server
2 142 (6.66%) MongoDB
3 134 (6.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 128 (6.00%) Big Data
5 115 (5.39%) Hadoop
6 114 (5.34%) MySQL
7 109 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
7 109 (5.11%) NoSQL
8 100 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 84 (3.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 63 (2.95%) Relational Database
11 59 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 58 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
13 48 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
14 39 (1.83%) SQLite
15 36 (1.69%) Oracle Database
15 36 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
16 29 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
17 25 (1.17%) HBase
18 24 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 237 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 130 (6.09%) Jenkins
3 81 (3.80%) Maven
3 81 (3.80%) Subversion
4 70 (3.28%) Grunt
5 66 (3.09%) gulp
6 63 (2.95%) JIRA
7 55 (2.58%) JUnit
7 55 (2.58%) Selenium
8 49 (2.30%) Cucumber
9 44 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 44 (2.06%) Visual Studio
10 40 (1.88%) Jasmine
11 39 (1.83%) Bower
12 37 (1.73%) TeamCity
13 33 (1.55%) Gradle
14 32 (1.50%) Karma Test Runner
15 31 (1.45%) webpack
16 30 (1.41%) Vagrant
16 30 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 571 (26.77%) Finance
2 438 (20.53%) Banking
3 186 (8.72%) Investment Banking
4 171 (8.02%) Front Office
5 96 (4.50%) Marketing
6 67 (3.14%) Retail
7 55 (2.58%) Back Office
8 51 (2.39%) Financial Institution
9 46 (2.16%) Games
10 40 (1.88%) Advertising
11 31 (1.45%) Telecoms
12 23 (1.08%) Legal
13 12 (0.56%) Law
13 12 (0.56%) Publishing
14 9 (0.42%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.38%) Electronics
16 6 (0.28%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.094%) Interactive Media
17 2 (0.094%) Pharmaceutical
18 1 (0.047%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 658 (30.85%) HTML
2 558 (26.16%) CSS
3 453 (21.24%) AngularJS
4 429 (20.11%) .NET
5 380 (17.82%) HTML5
6 286 (13.41%) Web Services
7 257 (12.05%) CSS3
8 236 (11.06%) jQuery
9 227 (10.64%) REST
10 212 (9.94%) Node.js
11 179 (8.39%) ASP.NET
12 177 (8.30%) React
13 176 (8.25%) RESTful
14 149 (6.99%) XML
15 147 (6.89%) Spring
16 142 (6.66%) JSON
17 103 (4.83%) Sass
18 96 (4.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 94 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
20 92 (4.31%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 165 (7.74%) User Experience
2 100 (4.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 99 (4.64%) Computer Science
4 96 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 73 (3.42%) Derivative
6 71 (3.33%) Fixed Income
7 69 (3.23%) Equities
8 67 (3.14%) Mobile App
9 56 (2.63%) Mathematics
10 48 (2.25%) Public Cloud
11 38 (1.78%) Visualisation
12 37 (1.73%) Algorithms
12 37 (1.73%) Fintech
13 32 (1.50%) Market Risk
13 32 (1.50%) Video on Demand
14 28 (1.31%) Virtual Team
15 25 (1.17%) NHS
16 24 (1.13%) Management Information System
17 23 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
18 21 (0.98%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 147 (6.89%) Linux
2 105 (4.92%) Unix
3 101 (4.74%) Apple iOS
4 82 (3.84%) Windows
5 79 (3.70%) Android
6 11 (0.52%) Mac OS X
6 11 (0.52%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.23%) Solaris
9 4 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.19%) webOS
9 4 (0.19%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.19%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
10 3 (0.14%) CentOS
10 3 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1011 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
2 628 (29.44%) TDD
3 326 (15.28%) Scrum
4 293 (13.74%) BDD
5 275 (12.89%) MVC
6 226 (10.60%) OO
7 219 (10.27%) Front End Development
8 201 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
9 182 (8.53%) Web Development
10 154 (7.22%) Pair Programming
11 153 (7.17%) E-Commerce
12 146 (6.84%) DevOps
13 140 (6.56%) Multithreading
14 134 (6.28%) Unit Testing
15 128 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
15 128 (6.00%) Software Engineering
16 125 (5.86%) Microservices
17 105 (4.92%) Open Source
18 104 (4.88%) ETL
19 94 (4.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 738 (34.60%) Java
2 734 (34.41%) JavaScript
3 517 (24.24%) SQL
4 447 (20.96%) C#
5 214 (10.03%) Python
6 177 (8.30%) Scala
7 146 (6.84%) PHP
8 123 (5.77%) T-SQL
9 102 (4.78%) C++
10 67 (3.14%) Ruby
11 57 (2.67%) C
12 50 (2.34%) Apple Swift
12 50 (2.34%) Objective-C
13 44 (2.06%) PL/SQL
14 42 (1.97%) VBA
15 35 (1.64%) ES6
16 31 (1.45%) Shell Script
17 28 (1.31%) Perl
18 27 (1.27%) TypeScript
19 26 (1.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 102 (4.78%) Degree
2 43 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 35 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.23%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.094%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.094%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.094%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.094%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.094%) PhD
6 1 (0.047%) ISEB
6 1 (0.047%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (2.86%) QA
2 15 (0.70%) SDET
3 12 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.33%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.19%) MiFID
5 4 (0.19%) SLA
6 3 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.094%) FATCA
7 2 (0.094%) HL7
7 2 (0.094%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.094%) WCAG
8 1 (0.047%) DICOM
8 1 (0.047%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.047%) WAI
System Software
1 71 (3.33%) Docker
2 21 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.61%) HDFS
4 8 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.047%) Ceph
5 1 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.047%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.047%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (1.88%) Puppet
2 22 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.89%) Ansible
4 16 (0.75%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.19%) SCOM
6 3 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.14%) Oozie
7 2 (0.094%) Mesos
7 2 (0.094%) Terraform
8 1 (0.047%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.047%) Grafana
8 1 (0.047%) Legato
8 1 (0.047%) logstash
8 1 (0.047%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.047%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.047%) SCCM
8 1 (0.047%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.047%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 177 (8.30%) Microsoft
2 154 (7.22%) Oracle
3 50 (2.34%) Google
4 38 (1.78%) Adobe
4 38 (1.78%) Sybase
5 31 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (1.17%) Netezza
7 24 (1.13%) Tableau
8 22 (1.03%) SAP
9 20 (0.94%) Teradata
9 20 (0.94%) TIBCO
10 19 (0.89%) Zend
11 18 (0.84%) Apple
11 18 (0.84%) IBM
12 17 (0.80%) New Relic
13 16 (0.75%) VMware
14 14 (0.66%) ServiceNow
15 12 (0.56%) Cognos
16 11 (0.52%) DevExpress
16 11 (0.52%) hybris
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