The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Developer
Rank 205 193 219
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.077% 0.064% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.069% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate £393 £525 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.23% +61.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -17.50%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Systems Developer
London

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Systems Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 8 (57.14%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) Ajax
6 3 (21.43%) QA
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) JSON
7 2 (14.29%) JIRA
7 2 (14.29%) ArcSDE
7 2 (14.29%) Derivative
7 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Apache Flex
7 2 (14.29%) Lua
7 2 (14.29%) FitNesse
7 2 (14.29%) Release Management
7 2 (14.29%) BlazeDS
7 2 (14.29%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (14.29%) ArcSDE
1 2 (14.29%) ArcGIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Markit EDM
1 1 (7.14%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 1 (7.14%) Rolfe and Nolan
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) FTP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) SNMP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
1 1 (7.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) FitNesse
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) Ajax
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) Apache Flex
4 2 (14.29%) BlazeDS
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) WinForms
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Derivative
1 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.14%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) OpenVMS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Release Management
3 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Practice Management
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
4 1 (7.14%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Lua
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.14%) R
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) Groovy
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Ab Initio
3 1 (7.14%) ION Trading
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.14%) thinkFolio
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