The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 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
Developer
Rank 5 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 20 11 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 19.05% 11.34% 20.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.00% 12.64% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 24
Average daily rate
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£613 £650 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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 Docklands, 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
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100 87 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 95.24% 89.69% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 71 121
Average daily rate £500 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.46 £33.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.30% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Docklands, London region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Docklands, London region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

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

1 21 (52.50%) Java
2 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (32.50%) Low Latency
4 12 (30.00%) Multithreading
4 12 (30.00%) Oracle
4 12 (30.00%) Front Office
5 11 (27.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
6 10 (25.00%) SQL
7 9 (22.50%) .NET
7 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
8 8 (20.00%) C#
8 8 (20.00%) Finance
8 8 (20.00%) Fixed Income
9 7 (17.50%) Banking
9 7 (17.50%) Investment Banking
9 7 (17.50%) Spring
9 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
10 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (15.00%) Maven
10 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (15.00%) Degree
10 6 (15.00%) Mathematics
10 6 (15.00%) WPF
10 6 (15.00%) TDD
10 6 (15.00%) Windows
10 6 (15.00%) JMS
11 5 (12.50%) VBA
11 5 (12.50%) OO
11 5 (12.50%) Web Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.50%) Node.js
2 1 (2.50%) JBoss
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.50%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (7.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (5.00%) Cognos Transformer
6 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.50%) Big Data
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.50%) MS Access
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Maven
2 5 (12.50%) JUnit
3 3 (7.50%) VisualVM
3 3 (7.50%) Hudson
3 3 (7.50%) CruiseControl
3 3 (7.50%) jMock
4 2 (5.00%) Subversion
4 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.00%) YourKit
5 1 (2.50%) JProfiler
5 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 12 (30.00%) Front Office
2 8 (20.00%) Finance
3 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 7 (17.50%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 7 (17.50%) Spring
3 6 (15.00%) WPF
3 6 (15.00%) JMS
4 5 (12.50%) Web Services
4 5 (12.50%) J2EE
5 4 (10.00%) WCF
5 4 (10.00%) CSS
5 4 (10.00%) REST
5 4 (10.00%) Task Parallel Library
6 3 (7.50%) Dancer
6 3 (7.50%) DBIx::Class
6 3 (7.50%) Plack
6 3 (7.50%) JDBC
6 3 (7.50%) Spring MVC
7 2 (5.00%) HTML
7 2 (5.00%) XML
7 2 (5.00%) XSD
7 2 (5.00%) XSL
7 2 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 6 (15.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (10.00%) Statistics
4 4 (10.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.50%) Credit Risk
5 3 (7.50%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.50%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.50%) Derivative
6 1 (2.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Low Latency
3 12 (30.00%) Multithreading
4 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
5 6 (15.00%) TDD
6 5 (12.50%) OO
6 5 (12.50%) Scrum
6 5 (12.50%) Data Management
7 4 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (10.00%) MVVM
7 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.00%) Analytics
8 3 (7.50%) MVC
8 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.50%) SOA
8 3 (7.50%) ETL
8 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (5.00%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (12.50%) VBA
5 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.50%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) Python
7 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.50%) VBScript
8 1 (2.50%) VB
8 1 (2.50%) VB6
8 1 (2.50%) LINC
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Tableau
3 3 (7.50%) Sybase
3 3 (7.50%) Adobe
3 3 (7.50%) Cognos
4 1 (2.50%) Vertica
4 1 (2.50%) Unisys
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft