The table below looks at the statistics for the Real Time Developer 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 Real Time Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Real-Time Developer
Rank 205 196 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Real Time Developer 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.052% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.056% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£650 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Real Time 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
5406 5340 6577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.33% 92.01% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4192 3896 4823
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 89 172
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.11 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Real Time Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Real Time Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Real Time 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 Real Time Developer across the City of London region.

Real Time Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Real Time Developer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Real Time Developer 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 Real Time Developer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) MTS
1 4 (100.00%) OOD
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 4 (100.00%) eSpeed
1 4 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Business Development
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (100.00%) Tradeweb
1 4 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (75.00%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (75.00%) ION Trading

Real Time Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Real Time Developer 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 Real Time Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) MTS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) OOD
1 4 (100.00%) Business Development
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (100.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 4 (100.00%) eSpeed
1 4 (100.00%) Tradeweb
2 3 (75.00%) ION Trading