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 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Developer
Rank 538 446 503
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +57
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 52 57 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 48 30
Average daily rate £400 £430 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £309 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £508 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -17.50%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -17 31 £390 -22.00% 14
South East -25 9 £419 +16.31% 5
West Midlands - 3 £463 - 5
East of England - 3 £388 - 1
East Midlands -8 2 £275 +12.24% 1
South West -20 2 - - 5
North West - 2 £335 - 3
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 51 (46.36%) .NET
2 44 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 43 (39.09%) SQL
4 39 (35.45%) C#
5 30 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 29 (26.36%) Windows
7 26 (23.64%) Microsoft
8 22 (20.00%) XML
9 21 (19.09%) Java
10 19 (17.27%) JavaScript
10 19 (17.27%) WCF
11 18 (16.36%) PHP
11 18 (16.36%) Visual Studio
12 17 (15.45%) Web Services
13 16 (14.55%) VB.NET
13 16 (14.55%) HTML
13 16 (14.55%) Degree
14 15 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (13.64%) CSS
14 15 (13.64%) OO
14 15 (13.64%) MS Excel
15 14 (12.73%) N-Tier
15 14 (12.73%) MySQL
16 13 (11.82%) Migration
16 13 (11.82%) Oracle
16 13 (11.82%) SharePoint
17 12 (10.91%) Retail
17 12 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 11 (10.00%) Ajax
18 11 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (11.82%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.36%) IIS
3 6 (5.45%) ArcGIS
3 6 (5.45%) ArcSDE
4 5 (4.55%) CICS
5 4 (3.64%) Apache
6 3 (2.73%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.82%) Papyrus
8 1 (0.91%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.91%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.91%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.91%) CMS
8 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (6.36%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.82%) Exstream
3 1 (0.91%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 1 (0.91%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.91%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.91%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) Internet
2 3 (2.73%) DNS
3 2 (1.82%) FTP
3 2 (1.82%) HTTP
4 1 (0.91%) SSH
4 1 (0.91%) LDAP
4 1 (0.91%) Intranet
4 1 (0.91%) SNMP
4 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.91%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (12.73%) MySQL
4 12 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 9 (8.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (8.18%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (6.36%) DB2
9 6 (5.45%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.82%) DTS
12 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.91%) MS Access
12 1 (0.91%) Informix
12 1 (0.91%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (16.36%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.64%) Subversion
2 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (1.82%) JIRA
4 2 (1.82%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.91%) Maven
5 1 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.91%) JUnit
5 1 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (10.91%) Retail
2 10 (9.09%) Finance
3 4 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.82%) Front Office
4 2 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Banking
5 1 (0.91%) International Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Automotive
5 1 (0.91%) Law
5 1 (0.91%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (46.36%) .NET
2 30 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 22 (20.00%) XML
4 19 (17.27%) WCF
5 17 (15.45%) Web Services
6 16 (14.55%) HTML
7 15 (13.64%) CSS
8 11 (10.00%) Ajax
9 8 (7.27%) jQuery
9 8 (7.27%) JSON
10 7 (6.36%) .NET Framework
11 6 (5.45%) XSLT
11 6 (5.45%) BlazeDS
11 6 (5.45%) Apache Flex
11 6 (5.45%) WF
11 6 (5.45%) CSS3
12 5 (4.55%) HTML5
12 5 (4.55%) WPF
13 4 (3.64%) LAMP
13 4 (3.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) N-Tier
2 7 (6.36%) NHS
3 5 (4.55%) GIS
4 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.73%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.82%) iPad
6 2 (1.82%) AS400
6 2 (1.82%) Derivative
6 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.91%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.91%) iSeries
7 1 (0.91%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.91%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.91%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.91%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.36%) Windows
2 10 (9.09%) Linux
3 9 (8.18%) UNIX
4 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.73%) OpenVMS
6 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.82%) Android
6 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.64%) OO
2 13 (11.82%) Migration
3 10 (9.09%) Workflow
3 10 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 10 (9.09%) ERP
4 9 (8.18%) MVC
4 9 (8.18%) OOD
4 9 (8.18%) Project Management
5 8 (7.27%) CRM
5 8 (7.27%) Web Development
6 7 (6.36%) Scrum
6 7 (6.36%) SOA
7 6 (5.45%) E-Commerce
7 6 (5.45%) OOP
7 6 (5.45%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (5.45%) Software Engineering
7 6 (5.45%) Software Distribution
8 5 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.55%) Release Management
8 5 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.09%) SQL
2 39 (35.45%) C#
3 21 (19.09%) Java
4 19 (17.27%) JavaScript
5 18 (16.36%) PHP
6 16 (14.55%) VB.NET
7 10 (9.09%) Python
8 9 (8.18%) VB
9 8 (7.27%) PL/SQL
10 7 (6.36%) PowerShell
10 7 (6.36%) T-SQL
10 7 (6.36%) C++
11 6 (5.45%) C
11 6 (5.45%) PHP5
12 5 (4.55%) X++
12 5 (4.55%) COBOL
12 5 (4.55%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 3 (2.73%) VB6
13 3 (2.73%) VBA
13 3 (2.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (14.55%) Degree
2 8 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) MCTS
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) HL7
2 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.91%) EMIR
System Software
1 6 (5.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.36%) SCCM
2 3 (2.73%) SCOM
3 2 (1.82%) Puppet
4 1 (0.91%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.82%) Oracle
3 9 (8.18%) VMware
4 8 (7.27%) Adobe
5 6 (5.45%) IBM
6 2 (1.82%) RedPrairie
6 2 (1.82%) HP
6 2 (1.82%) Apple
6 2 (1.82%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.82%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.82%) SAP
6 2 (1.82%) JBoss
6 2 (1.82%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.91%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.91%) Pega
7 1 (0.91%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.91%) Sage
7 1 (0.91%) i2
7 1 (0.91%) webMethods
7 1 (0.91%) BEA
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