The first table below looks at the demand for the Development Specialist 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 Development Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Specialist
Rank 195 223 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Contract jobs requiring a Development Specialist 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.028% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.030% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £544 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £475 £388
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5336 6586 7221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.11% 92.64% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3884 4842 5258
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 168 171
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Development Specialist
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Development Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Development Specialist in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Development Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Development Specialist
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 Development Specialist across the City of London region.

Development Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Development Specialist
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Development Specialist 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 Development Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence

Development Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Development Specialist 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 Development Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle