The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Developer
Rank 542 531 460
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -71
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 41 44 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.089% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.097% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 45
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£403 £394 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -11.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £17.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +42.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £16.87 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+107.46% -23.31%
Systems 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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46715 45592 39854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.44% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28913 27925 23439
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1846 1926 2117
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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
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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 -20 14 £413 - 7
London 0 10 £365 -7.30% 7
East Midlands -1 5 - - 2
South West +4 4 - - 3
West Midlands -5 3 £275 -31.25% 4
East of England +9 2 £450 +38.46% 6
Yorkshire -9 1 £425 - 1
North West -17 1 - - 7
Systems Developer
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Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 24 (32.00%) SQL
2 21 (28.00%) C#
3 18 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (22.67%) .NET
5 13 (17.33%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (16.00%) Oracle
6 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (14.67%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (14.67%) Visual Studio
7 11 (14.67%) Finance
8 10 (13.33%) Windows
9 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
9 8 (10.67%) ETL
9 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET
9 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
9 8 (10.67%) PHP
10 7 (9.33%) Project Management
10 7 (9.33%) NHS
10 7 (9.33%) C++
10 7 (9.33%) Java
10 7 (9.33%) Linux
10 7 (9.33%) Unit Testing
10 7 (9.33%) Business Analysis
10 7 (9.33%) Web Development
11 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (8.00%) Data Architecture
11 6 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.00%) UNIX

Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.33%) CICS
3 1 (1.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) JBoss
3 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.33%) SAS
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Office
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.33%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (1.33%) Agresso
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.67%) Yammer
1 2 (2.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Intranet
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.33%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (14.67%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
5 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (8.00%) MySQL
6 5 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database
6 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (4.00%) SQLPlus
8 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.33%) DB2
10 1 (1.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.67%) Subversion
3 2 (2.67%) Toad
4 1 (1.33%) MSI
4 1 (1.33%) JUnit
4 1 (1.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.33%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Publishing
3 3 (4.00%) Front Office
3 3 (4.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.67%) .NET
2 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.00%) HTML
3 6 (8.00%) XML
4 4 (5.33%) WPF
4 4 (5.33%) CSS
5 3 (4.00%) Web Services
5 3 (4.00%) Ajax
5 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (2.67%) JSTL
6 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.67%) JSP
6 2 (2.67%) SOAP
6 2 (2.67%) Middleware
7 1 (1.33%) LAMP
7 1 (1.33%) ADO.NET
7 1 (1.33%) Servlets
7 1 (1.33%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) NHS
2 5 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 5 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Market Risk
3 2 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.67%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (2.67%) Derivative
3 2 (2.67%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.33%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) Linux
3 6 (8.00%) UNIX
4 5 (6.67%) VMS
5 3 (4.00%) Windows CE
5 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.67%) OpenVMS
7 1 (1.33%) HPUX
7 1 (1.33%) Solaris
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.67%) ETL
4 7 (9.33%) Project Management
4 7 (9.33%) Unit Testing
4 7 (9.33%) Business Analysis
4 7 (9.33%) Web Development
5 6 (8.00%) Data Architecture
5 6 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (8.00%) MVC
6 4 (5.33%) OOD
6 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.33%) RAD
7 3 (4.00%) Migration
7 3 (4.00%) OO
7 3 (4.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (4.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) SQL
2 21 (28.00%) C#
3 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.67%) PHP
4 7 (9.33%) C++
4 7 (9.33%) Java
5 5 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.33%) C
7 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.00%) VB
7 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.00%) VBA
7 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.33%) JCL
8 1 (1.33%) VBScript
8 1 (1.33%) COBOL
8 1 (1.33%) Perl
8 1 (1.33%) Python
8 1 (1.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) GMP
3 1 (1.33%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (2.67%) SCOrch
1 2 (2.67%) SCSM
2 1 (1.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Oracle
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.00%) HP
3 3 (4.00%) JDA
3 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.00%) Northgate
3 3 (4.00%) RedPrairie
4 2 (2.67%) Trayport
4 2 (2.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (2.67%) Sybase
4 2 (2.67%) BMC
5 1 (1.33%) Informatica
5 1 (1.33%) Murex
5 1 (1.33%) Lotus
5 1 (1.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.33%) Cognos
5 1 (1.33%) IBM
5 1 (1.33%) Zend
5 1 (1.33%) DevExpress
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