The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 31 July 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 England 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Developer
Rank 525 478 521
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 41 61 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.14% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 29
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £213 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £62.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45701 43157 49006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28204 25919 28009
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1841 1967 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Systems Developer
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Systems Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Systems Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Systems Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Systems Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Systems Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Systems Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Systems Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Systems Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Systems Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -13 16 £350 - 3
London -4 13 £475 -5.00% 6
South West - 4 - - 3
North West 0 3 £350 - 5
West Midlands - 3 £265 - 3
East of England -22 2 £363 +3.57% 2
Yorkshire - - - - 6
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
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Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 30 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 29 (30.53%) SQL
3 27 (28.42%) JavaScript
4 26 (27.37%) .NET
5 23 (24.21%) C#
6 22 (23.16%) Java
7 20 (21.05%) HTML
8 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 17 (17.89%) CSS
9 17 (17.89%) XML
10 16 (16.84%) Oracle
11 15 (15.79%) ASP.NET
12 14 (14.74%) MS Excel
13 13 (13.68%) E-Commerce
14 12 (12.63%) OO
14 12 (12.63%) Windows
14 12 (12.63%) VB.NET
14 12 (12.63%) Retail
14 12 (12.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (12.63%) jQuery
15 11 (11.58%) Visual Studio
15 11 (11.58%) Finance
16 10 (10.53%) T-SQL
16 10 (10.53%) CRM
17 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (9.47%) Marketing
17 9 (9.47%) Security Cleared
17 9 (9.47%) SharePoint
17 9 (9.47%) PHP
17 9 (9.47%) PL/SQL

Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 9 (9.47%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.32%) ArcGIS
2 6 (6.32%) ArcSDE
3 5 (5.26%) CICS
3 5 (5.26%) Apache
3 5 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.16%) IIS
4 3 (3.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.05%) JCAPS
6 1 (1.05%) Moodle
Applications
1 14 (14.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.32%) MS Office
2 6 (6.32%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.11%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.05%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Agresso
1 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.11%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.05%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) Internet
2 3 (3.16%) HTTP
2 3 (3.16%) DNS
3 2 (2.11%) SSL
3 2 (2.11%) SNMP
3 2 (2.11%) LTE
3 2 (2.11%) SMPP
3 2 (2.11%) FTP
4 1 (1.05%) Wireless
4 1 (1.05%) 2G
4 1 (1.05%) SSH
4 1 (1.05%) Network Security
4 1 (1.05%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.05%) 3G
4 1 (1.05%) Telnet
4 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.05%) LAN
4 1 (1.05%) WAN
4 1 (1.05%) Intranet
4 1 (1.05%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (8.42%) DB2
4 8 (8.42%) MySQL
5 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.11%) MS Access
6 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.05%) QlikView
7 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.05%) DTS
Development Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.21%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.21%) Subversion
3 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 3 (3.16%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.05%) Xcode
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (12.63%) Retail
2 11 (11.58%) Finance
3 9 (9.47%) Marketing
4 4 (4.21%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.11%) Front Office
6 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.05%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.37%) .NET
2 20 (21.05%) HTML
3 17 (17.89%) CSS
3 17 (17.89%) XML
4 15 (15.79%) ASP.NET
5 12 (12.63%) jQuery
6 8 (8.42%) CSS3
6 8 (8.42%) JSON
6 8 (8.42%) Ajax
7 7 (7.37%) HTML5
8 6 (6.32%) Web Services
8 6 (6.32%) Apache Flex
8 6 (6.32%) BlazeDS
9 5 (5.26%) WCF
10 4 (4.21%) Spring
10 4 (4.21%) JDBC
10 4 (4.21%) SOAP
11 3 (3.16%) XSLT
11 3 (3.16%) LAMP
11 3 (3.16%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) NHS
2 5 (5.26%) GIS
3 3 (3.16%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.16%) iPad
3 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.05%) iPhone
5 1 (1.05%) Open Source
5 1 (1.05%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.05%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.05%) SCORM
5 1 (1.05%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.63%) Windows
2 5 (5.26%) Linux
2 5 (5.26%) UNIX
3 3 (3.16%) Android
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.68%) E-Commerce
2 12 (12.63%) OO
3 10 (10.53%) CRM
4 9 (9.47%) Configuration Management
5 8 (8.42%) Web Development
6 7 (7.37%) Email Marketing
6 7 (7.37%) MVC
7 6 (6.32%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (5.26%) OOP
8 5 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.21%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.21%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.21%) Migration
9 4 (4.21%) UML
9 4 (4.21%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.21%) Change Control
10 3 (3.16%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (3.16%) Workflow
10 3 (3.16%) Change Management
10 3 (3.16%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.53%) SQL
2 27 (28.42%) JavaScript
3 23 (24.21%) C#
4 22 (23.16%) Java
5 12 (12.63%) VB.NET
6 10 (10.53%) T-SQL
7 9 (9.47%) PHP
7 9 (9.47%) PL/SQL
8 8 (8.42%) Python
9 5 (5.26%) C++
9 5 (5.26%) COBOL
10 4 (4.21%) Perl
11 3 (3.16%) VB
12 2 (2.11%) VBA
12 2 (2.11%) JCL
12 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.05%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.05%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.42%) Degree
2 8 (8.42%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) HNC
3 1 (1.05%) HND
3 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Control-M
1 2 (2.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.84%) Oracle
3 9 (9.47%) Adobe
4 6 (6.32%) IBM
4 6 (6.32%) Sage
4 6 (6.32%) Zoho
5 5 (5.26%) ATG
5 5 (5.26%) VMware
6 2 (2.11%) Cisco
6 2 (2.11%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.05%) Nortel
7 1 (1.05%) BEA
7 1 (1.05%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.05%) Huawei
7 1 (1.05%) thinkFolio
7 1 (1.05%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.05%) Pega
7 1 (1.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
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Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Rate: From £29,529 to £32,073 per annum (Grade G)
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Ealing
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
South West England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 21 days ago