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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Developer
Rank 204 197 216
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.12% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.13% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-17.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- +51.04%
Systems Developer
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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
5390 5418 6450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.31% 92.44% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4154 4014 4769
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £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 94 75 161
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.46 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.34% -7.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £32.03 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015, 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 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) VBA
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) MS Access
5 1 (14.29%) Cognos
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) EAI
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) JSP

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) MS Access
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) JSP
2 1 (14.29%) Servlets
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XSD
2 1 (14.29%) FpML
2 1 (14.29%) DAO
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) JSTL
2 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Fund Management
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Code Coverage
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) RAD
3 1 (14.29%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) VBA
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) Go
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos
2 1 (14.29%) IBM