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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 12 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 11 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 11.11% 15.79% 27.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.83% 16.84% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 20
Average daily rate
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£513 £525 £546
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
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 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
93 196 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 93.94% 93.78% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 158 69
Average daily rate £550 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £390 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £54.25 £21.00 £54.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.30% -61.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 15 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) Finance
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) Banking
4 9 (30.00%) Multithreading
4 9 (30.00%) Oracle
4 9 (30.00%) CSS
5 8 (26.67%) Web Services
5 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 7 (23.33%) .NET
6 7 (23.33%) XML
6 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (20.00%) REST
7 6 (20.00%) Linux
7 6 (20.00%) HTML
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.67%) JUnit
9 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
9 4 (13.33%) C#
9 4 (13.33%) VBScript
9 4 (13.33%) VB
9 4 (13.33%) ActiveX
9 4 (13.33%) XSD
9 4 (13.33%) XSL
9 4 (13.33%) IIS
9 4 (13.33%) Windows
9 4 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (13.33%) VB6
9 4 (13.33%) Spring

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Node.js
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (3.33%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.33%) SAS
3 1 (3.33%) Documentum
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) MS Access
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (3.33%) Big Data
5 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.33%) Base SAS
5 1 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) IDOL
5 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) JUnit
2 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.67%) Maven
2 2 (6.67%) VisualVM
2 2 (6.67%) YourKit
3 1 (3.33%) jMock
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (10.00%) Front Office
5 1 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) CSS
2 8 (26.67%) Web Services
3 7 (23.33%) .NET
3 7 (23.33%) XML
4 6 (20.00%) REST
4 6 (20.00%) HTML
5 4 (13.33%) ActiveX
5 4 (13.33%) XSD
5 4 (13.33%) XSL
5 4 (13.33%) Spring
6 3 (10.00%) Ajax
6 3 (10.00%) JMS
6 3 (10.00%) SOAP
7 2 (6.67%) J2EE
7 2 (6.67%) JSON
7 2 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (6.67%) Apache Flex
7 2 (6.67%) WCF
7 2 (6.67%) WPF
7 2 (6.67%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.67%) Equities
3 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) Market Risk
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (13.33%) Low Latency
4 3 (10.00%) TDD
4 3 (10.00%) Workflow
4 3 (10.00%) SOA
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) Code Coverage
5 2 (6.67%) ETL
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
5 2 (6.67%) Data Management
5 2 (6.67%) BPMN
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.33%) MVVM
6 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.33%) C#
4 4 (13.33%) VBScript
4 4 (13.33%) VB
4 4 (13.33%) VB6
5 3 (10.00%) Python
5 3 (10.00%) VBA
6 2 (6.67%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) Scala
7 1 (3.33%) LINC
7 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.33%) Tcl
7 1 (3.33%) VC++
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) COREP
1 1 (3.33%) FINREP
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) TIBCO
2 2 (6.67%) Jaspersoft
2 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.33%) Tableau
3 1 (3.33%) Vertica
3 1 (3.33%) Unisys
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) Fidessa
3 1 (3.33%) EMC
3 1 (3.33%) Interwoven
3 1 (3.33%) Informatica
3 1 (3.33%) Business Objects