The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Developer
Rank 184 199 199
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 8 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.033% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.036% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate
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£463 £424 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.14% -26.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £33.86
% change year-on-year
- +18.13%
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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
5035 5529 5961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.79% 92.49% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4139 4385
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 69 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Technical Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Technical Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Technical 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 Technical Developer across the City of London region.

Technical Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Technical 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 Technical Developer across the City of London region.

Technical Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Technical 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 Technical Developer in their job title.

1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) DevOps
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) Java
4 6 (42.86%) Functional Programming
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Advertising
6 2 (14.29%) LAMP
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Tandem
6 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Ruby
6 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (14.29%) QA
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Technical 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 Technical Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Markit EDM
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 2 (14.29%) SonarQube
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Fiddler
2 1 (7.14%) MSTest
2 1 (7.14%) Moq
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) NUnit
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) LAMP
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) Django
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Tandem
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) Derivative
2 1 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps
2 6 (42.86%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) Functional Programming
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Static Code Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
5 1 (7.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (14.29%) CA LISA
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) CA
2 2 (14.29%) AppDynamics
2 2 (14.29%) Pega
2 2 (14.29%) Coverity
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft