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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Developer
Rank 544 494 510
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 39 71 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 38
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £231 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £560 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.51% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 £62.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% -26.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 -
% change year-on-year
-24.32% -
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
47194 44670 49324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.21% 92.82% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29171 27141 28355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1876 1959 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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
London -4 13 £475 +5.55% 6
South East -28 11 £350 - 4
South West -31 5 - - 3
North West -13 3 £350 - 7
East of England -27 3 £363 +3.57% 2
West Midlands - 2 £375 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £263 - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 2
Systems Developer
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Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 32 (32.65%) SQL
2 31 (31.63%) SQL Server
3 28 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 26 (26.53%) .NET
5 25 (25.51%) C#
6 22 (22.45%) Java
7 20 (20.41%) HTML
8 18 (18.37%) CSS
9 17 (17.35%) ASP.NET
9 17 (17.35%) XML
9 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
10 15 (15.31%) Oracle
10 15 (15.31%) MS Excel
11 14 (14.29%) Windows
12 13 (13.27%) E-Commerce
12 13 (13.27%) jQuery
13 12 (12.24%) Retail
13 12 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (12.24%) OO
13 12 (12.24%) T-SQL
14 10 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (10.20%) VB.NET
14 10 (10.20%) Visual Studio
15 9 (9.18%) MySQL
15 9 (9.18%) PHP
15 9 (9.18%) PL/SQL
15 9 (9.18%) CRM
15 9 (9.18%) SharePoint
15 9 (9.18%) Finance

Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (9.18%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.12%) ArcGIS
2 6 (6.12%) ArcSDE
3 5 (5.10%) Apache
3 5 (5.10%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.10%) CICS
4 4 (4.08%) IIS
5 3 (3.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.02%) SAS
7 1 (1.02%) Moodle
Applications
1 15 (15.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.12%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (5.10%) MS Office
4 2 (2.04%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.02%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Agresso
2 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.02%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.02%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) Internet
2 3 (3.06%) HTTP
2 3 (3.06%) DNS
3 2 (2.04%) SSL
3 2 (2.04%) SNMP
3 2 (2.04%) LTE
3 2 (2.04%) SMPP
3 2 (2.04%) FTP
4 1 (1.02%) Wireless
4 1 (1.02%) 2G
4 1 (1.02%) SSH
4 1 (1.02%) Network Security
4 1 (1.02%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.02%) 3G
4 1 (1.02%) Telnet
4 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.02%) LAN
4 1 (1.02%) WAN
4 1 (1.02%) Intranet
4 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (31.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (9.18%) MySQL
5 8 (8.16%) DB2
6 6 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.08%) MS Access
8 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.02%) DTS
10 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.06%) Subversion
3 3 (3.06%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.02%) Xcode
General
1 12 (12.24%) Retail
2 9 (9.18%) Marketing
2 9 (9.18%) Finance
3 4 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.06%) Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Front Office
6 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.53%) .NET
2 20 (20.41%) HTML
3 18 (18.37%) CSS
4 17 (17.35%) XML
4 17 (17.35%) ASP.NET
5 13 (13.27%) jQuery
6 8 (8.16%) JSON
6 8 (8.16%) CSS3
6 8 (8.16%) Ajax
7 7 (7.14%) HTML5
8 6 (6.12%) Apache Flex
8 6 (6.12%) BlazeDS
8 6 (6.12%) Web Services
9 4 (4.08%) JDBC
9 4 (4.08%) WCF
9 4 (4.08%) Spring
10 3 (3.06%) SOAP
10 3 (3.06%) LAMP
11 2 (2.04%) WinForms
11 2 (2.04%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) NHS
2 5 (5.10%) GIS
3 3 (3.06%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.04%) iPad
4 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.02%) iPhone
5 1 (1.02%) Open Source
5 1 (1.02%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.02%) SCORM
5 1 (1.02%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.02%) Physics
5 1 (1.02%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (5.10%) UNIX
3 4 (4.08%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.08%) Linux
4 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.04%) Android
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.27%) E-Commerce
2 12 (12.24%) OO
3 9 (9.18%) CRM
3 9 (9.18%) Configuration Management
4 8 (8.16%) Web Development
5 7 (7.14%) Email Marketing
6 6 (6.12%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (6.12%) MVC
6 6 (6.12%) Migration
7 5 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.10%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.08%) Data Analysis
8 4 (4.08%) UML
8 4 (4.08%) OOP
8 4 (4.08%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.08%) Change Control
9 3 (3.06%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (3.06%) Change Management
9 3 (3.06%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (2.04%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.65%) SQL
2 28 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 25 (25.51%) C#
4 22 (22.45%) Java
5 12 (12.24%) T-SQL
6 10 (10.20%) VB.NET
7 9 (9.18%) PHP
7 9 (9.18%) PL/SQL
8 7 (7.14%) Python
9 5 (5.10%) C++
9 5 (5.10%) COBOL
10 4 (4.08%) Perl
10 4 (4.08%) VBA
10 4 (4.08%) VB
11 2 (2.04%) JCL
11 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.02%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.16%) Degree
3 7 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) HNC
4 2 (2.04%) HND
5 1 (1.02%) PhD
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.02%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) SCCM
2 1 (1.02%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.31%) Oracle
3 9 (9.18%) Adobe
4 6 (6.12%) Sage
4 6 (6.12%) IBM
4 6 (6.12%) Zoho
5 5 (5.10%) ATG
5 5 (5.10%) VMware
6 3 (3.06%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.04%) Cisco
7 2 (2.04%) RedPrairie
8 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.02%) Huawei
8 1 (1.02%) Greenplum
8 1 (1.02%) Pega
8 1 (1.02%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (1.02%) webMethods
8 1 (1.02%) BT
8 1 (1.02%) Nortel
8 1 (1.02%) BEA
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