The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Docklands, 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 9 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 25 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 14.53% 29.93% 17.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.34% 31.43% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 30
Average daily rate £541 £550 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.59% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £200 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
153 140 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 88.95% 95.24% 90.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 93 158
Average daily rate £500 £488 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Average hourly rate £22.63 £10.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.47% -65.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £10.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £10.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Developer
London

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, 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 26 (56.52%) Java
2 20 (43.48%) SQL
3 19 (41.30%) Oracle
4 18 (39.13%) Banking
5 15 (32.61%) Linux
6 12 (26.09%) Finance
7 11 (23.91%) Investment Banking
7 11 (23.91%) Python
8 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
9 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
9 9 (19.57%) Sybase
9 9 (19.57%) Perl
10 8 (17.39%) C#
10 8 (17.39%) C++
10 8 (17.39%) Front Office
10 8 (17.39%) Spring
10 8 (17.39%) Derivative
10 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (17.39%) Multithreading
11 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
11 7 (15.22%) TIBCO
11 7 (15.22%) JMS
12 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (13.04%) UNIX
12 6 (13.04%) Information Security
12 6 (13.04%) Puppet
13 5 (10.87%) 29West
13 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 5 (10.87%) SAS
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.17%) Node.js
3 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.17%) Mule
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (4.35%) RMDS
3 1 (2.17%) IntelliMatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.70%) Base SAS
4 4 (8.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (8.70%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.17%) Big Data
7 1 (2.17%) Redis
7 1 (2.17%) Sqoop
7 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.17%) Spotfire
7 1 (2.17%) OLAP
7 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.87%) ANTLR
2 5 (10.87%) Subversion
2 5 (10.87%) Maven
2 5 (10.87%) JUnit
2 5 (10.87%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
3 3 (6.52%) NUnit
3 3 (6.52%) CruiseControl
3 3 (6.52%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.17%) LLVM
4 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
General
1 18 (39.13%) Banking
2 12 (26.09%) Finance
3 11 (23.91%) Investment Banking
4 8 (17.39%) Front Office
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) Spring
2 7 (15.22%) JMS
3 5 (10.87%) XACML
4 3 (6.52%) HTML
4 3 (6.52%) .NET
4 3 (6.52%) J2EE
5 2 (4.35%) CSS
5 2 (4.35%) Struts
5 2 (4.35%) XML
5 2 (4.35%) WPF
5 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.17%) REST
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Avro
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Wicket
6 1 (2.17%) JRuby
6 1 (2.17%) HTML5
6 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.17%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Derivative
2 6 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (10.87%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (10.87%) N-Tier
4 4 (8.70%) Data Integration
5 3 (6.52%) Credit Risk
6 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.35%) Fixed Income
6 2 (4.35%) Equities
6 2 (4.35%) Market Risk
7 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
7 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.17%) CUDA
7 1 (2.17%) Open Source
7 1 (2.17%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (2.17%) Statistics
7 1 (2.17%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (2.17%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) UNIX
3 3 (6.52%) Solaris
4 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (17.39%) Multithreading
2 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (13.04%) Information Security
3 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (10.87%) Migration
3 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
3 5 (10.87%) TDD
3 5 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (10.87%) ETL
3 5 (10.87%) SOA
4 4 (8.70%) OO
4 4 (8.70%) Data Management
4 4 (8.70%) Scrum
4 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (8.70%) Low Latency
5 3 (6.52%) Analytics
5 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.35%) Web Development
6 2 (4.35%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) Java
2 20 (43.48%) SQL
3 11 (23.91%) Python
4 9 (19.57%) Perl
5 8 (17.39%) C#
5 8 (17.39%) C++
6 5 (10.87%) Ruby
6 5 (10.87%) Lua
7 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.35%) VBA
8 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.17%) VC++
9 1 (2.17%) VB
9 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) COREP
1 1 (2.17%) FINREP
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Control-M
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Oracle
2 9 (19.57%) Sybase
3 7 (15.22%) TIBCO
4 5 (10.87%) 29West
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.35%) Adobe
6 1 (2.17%) Actimize
6 1 (2.17%) JBoss
6 1 (2.17%) SunGard