The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems 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 Systems Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Developer
Rank - 217 216
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 0 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 9
Average daily rate
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- £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -
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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
5410 6712 7236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.93% 92.59% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3919 4916 5256
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 147 173
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Systems Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Systems 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 Systems Developer across the City of London region.

Systems Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Systems 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 Systems Developer across the City of London region.

Systems Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Systems 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 Systems Developer in their job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) ATG
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Adobe
4 2 (22.22%) ArcGIS
4 2 (22.22%) WinForms
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) ArcSDE
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Systems 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 Systems Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) ArcGIS
1 2 (22.22%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) SNMP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) Ajax
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Flex
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) BlazeDS
3 2 (22.22%) WinForms
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (22.22%) OO
1 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) Korn
5 1 (11.11%) Groovy
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) ATG
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco