The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 355 351 329
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 60 68 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.29% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 62
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £261 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £550 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +21.21%
Applications Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22807 23225 22545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.32% 93.09% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16133 16016 15014
Average daily rate £425 £430 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 401 529
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -3.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £43.16 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 23 October 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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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
City of London +14 15 £413 +3.12% 7
Harrow - 1 - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 59 (44.70%) Java
2 57 (43.18%) JavaScript
3 53 (40.15%) HTML
4 43 (32.58%) SQL
5 40 (30.30%) CSS
6 39 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (28.79%) .NET
8 37 (28.03%) C#
9 34 (25.76%) MVC
10 30 (22.73%) Web Services
11 29 (21.97%) SQL Server
11 29 (21.97%) Finance
12 26 (19.70%) TDD
12 26 (19.70%) Spring
13 25 (18.94%) Oracle
13 25 (18.94%) ASP.NET
14 19 (14.39%) RESTful
15 18 (13.64%) HTML5
16 16 (12.12%) jQuery
16 16 (12.12%) Android
16 16 (12.12%) Maven
16 16 (12.12%) XML
17 15 (11.36%) Mobile App
18 14 (10.61%) PL/SQL
19 13 (9.85%) PHP
19 13 (9.85%) SOAP
19 13 (9.85%) UNIX
19 13 (9.85%) Data Modelling
19 13 (9.85%) REST
20 12 (9.09%) Apple iOS

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.82%) IIS
2 7 (5.30%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.03%) Node.js
5 2 (1.52%) WordPress
5 2 (1.52%) Drupal
5 2 (1.52%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.76%) Confluence
6 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
2 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.76%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.76%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.76%) Summit
2 1 (0.76%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.27%) SaaS
3 2 (1.52%) GitHub
3 2 (1.52%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.30%) HTTP
2 5 (3.79%) Internet
3 2 (1.52%) NFC
3 2 (1.52%) SSL
4 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.06%) MySQL
3 7 (5.30%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.30%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.79%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.79%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.76%) DTS
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.76%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.76%) KDB
8 1 (0.76%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 16 (12.12%) Maven
2 12 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.58%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.58%) Visual Studio
3 10 (7.58%) JUnit
4 7 (5.30%) PHPUnit
4 7 (5.30%) NUnit
4 7 (5.30%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.03%) Mockito
5 4 (3.03%) Subversion
5 4 (3.03%) Ant
6 3 (2.27%) TestNG
6 3 (2.27%) DbUnit
6 3 (2.27%) Mocha
6 3 (2.27%) Yeoman
6 3 (2.27%) Grunt
6 3 (2.27%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.27%) Bower
7 2 (1.52%) MSTest
7 2 (1.52%) Hudson
General
1 29 (21.97%) Finance
2 9 (6.82%) Banking
3 7 (5.30%) Front Office
4 6 (4.55%) Games
5 3 (2.27%) Advertising
6 2 (1.52%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Electronics
7 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (40.15%) HTML
2 40 (30.30%) CSS
3 38 (28.79%) .NET
4 30 (22.73%) Web Services
5 26 (19.70%) Spring
6 25 (18.94%) ASP.NET
7 19 (14.39%) RESTful
8 18 (13.64%) HTML5
9 16 (12.12%) jQuery
9 16 (12.12%) XML
10 13 (9.85%) SOAP
10 13 (9.85%) REST
11 11 (8.33%) Hibernate
12 10 (7.58%) Ajax
13 9 (6.82%) XHTML
14 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (6.06%) J2EE
15 7 (5.30%) JDBC
15 7 (5.30%) XSLT
15 7 (5.30%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.36%) Mobile App
2 9 (6.82%) User Experience
3 8 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.06%) Open Source
4 5 (3.79%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.03%) Animation
5 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.27%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.52%) iPad
7 2 (1.52%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.52%) iPhone
7 2 (1.52%) Psychology
7 2 (1.52%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.52%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.76%) DTV
8 1 (0.76%) LIMS
8 1 (0.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.12%) Android
2 13 (9.85%) UNIX
3 12 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 12 (9.09%) Windows
4 10 (7.58%) Linux
5 4 (3.03%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.76%) AIX
7 1 (0.76%) CentOS
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.76%) MVC
3 26 (19.70%) TDD
4 13 (9.85%) Data Modelling
5 12 (9.09%) BDD
5 12 (9.09%) Scrum
6 11 (8.33%) OO
6 11 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (7.58%) Unit Testing
7 10 (7.58%) SOA
7 10 (7.58%) Android Development
8 9 (6.82%) Migration
8 9 (6.82%) Web Development
9 8 (6.06%) Pair Programming
9 8 (6.06%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.30%) Change Management
10 7 (5.30%) Risk Management
10 7 (5.30%) Domain-Driven Design
10 7 (5.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (5.30%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (44.70%) Java
2 57 (43.18%) JavaScript
3 43 (32.58%) SQL
4 37 (28.03%) C#
5 14 (10.61%) PL/SQL
6 13 (9.85%) PHP
7 9 (6.82%) PHP5
8 8 (6.06%) Objective-C
9 7 (5.30%) Python
10 6 (4.55%) Scala
11 5 (3.79%) Perl
11 5 (3.79%) Bash Shell
12 4 (3.03%) Ruby
12 4 (3.03%) C
12 4 (3.03%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.27%) VB
13 3 (2.27%) VBA
14 2 (1.52%) Google Apps Script
14 2 (1.52%) VB6
14 2 (1.52%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) OCPJP
3 3 (2.27%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (18.94%) Oracle
2 7 (5.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.30%) Zend
3 6 (4.55%) RedDot
4 4 (3.03%) SAP
5 3 (2.27%) Sybase
6 2 (1.52%) Google
6 2 (1.52%) Open Text
6 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.76%) IBM
7 1 (0.76%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.76%) Murex
7 1 (0.76%) HP
7 1 (0.76%) Informatica
7 1 (0.76%) ILOG
7 1 (0.76%) Lotus
7 1 (0.76%) Perforce
7 1 (0.76%) Syclo
7 1 (0.76%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.76%) Kony
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