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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 359 348 347
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 66 75 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.34% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 43 44
Average daily rate
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£419 £400 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £289
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £27.78 - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
21633 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
City of London -16 10 £400 -15.78% 9
Croydon - 3 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £375 -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 57 (43.18%) SQL
2 55 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 53 (40.15%) .NET
4 40 (30.30%) Java
5 38 (28.79%) C#
6 34 (25.76%) JavaScript
7 32 (24.24%) HTML
7 32 (24.24%) XML
8 31 (23.48%) CSS
9 30 (22.73%) Finance
9 30 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (19.70%) Web Services
11 25 (18.94%) Android
12 24 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 23 (17.42%) Mobile App
14 22 (16.67%) Oracle
15 20 (15.15%) ASP.NET
15 20 (15.15%) PL/SQL
15 20 (15.15%) OO
15 20 (15.15%) MVC
16 19 (14.39%) TDD
16 19 (14.39%) Apple iOS
17 18 (13.64%) .NET Framework
18 17 (12.88%) REST
19 16 (12.12%) Android Development
19 16 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
19 16 (12.12%) MS Excel
20 15 (11.36%) Windows
20 15 (11.36%) Degree
21 14 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (6.06%) IIS
3 6 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.79%) Apache
4 5 (3.79%) CMS
5 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.03%) Sitefinity
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.52%) JBoss
7 2 (1.52%) Node.js
8 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.76%) SAS
8 1 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.76%) FileNet
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.76%) Mule
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.27%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.52%) MS Office
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Maximo
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle iStore
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.76%) Endur
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) Google App Engine
1 3 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Heroku
2 1 (0.76%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.27%) Internet
2 2 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (10.61%) MySQL
3 14 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.55%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.27%) SQLite
8 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.27%) SQLPlus
8 3 (2.27%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 3 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.52%) OLTP
9 2 (1.52%) DB2
9 2 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 12 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (7.58%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.58%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.06%) Ant
4 6 (4.55%) Subversion
5 4 (3.03%) Rational Rose
5 4 (3.03%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.27%) Android Studio
6 3 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.27%) Toad
6 3 (2.27%) ERwin
7 2 (1.52%) Xcode
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.52%) JDeveloper
7 2 (1.52%) Maven
7 2 (1.52%) JIRA
7 2 (1.52%) Selenium
8 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.76%) StyleCop
General
1 30 (22.73%) Finance
2 11 (8.33%) Front Office
3 10 (7.58%) Banking
4 7 (5.30%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.79%) French Language
5 5 (3.79%) Retail
5 5 (3.79%) Law
6 4 (3.03%) Automotive
7 3 (2.27%) Back Office
7 3 (2.27%) Marketing
8 2 (1.52%) Advertising
8 2 (1.52%) Games
9 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (40.15%) .NET
2 32 (24.24%) HTML
2 32 (24.24%) XML
3 31 (23.48%) CSS
4 26 (19.70%) Web Services
5 20 (15.15%) ASP.NET
6 18 (13.64%) .NET Framework
7 17 (12.88%) REST
8 14 (10.61%) WCF
9 13 (9.85%) jQuery
9 13 (9.85%) Ajax
9 13 (9.85%) JSON
10 11 (8.33%) Spring
10 11 (8.33%) JSP
11 10 (7.58%) SOAP
11 10 (7.58%) XHTML
11 10 (7.58%) iOS SDK
12 9 (6.82%) HTML5
12 9 (6.82%) Struts
13 8 (6.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.42%) Mobile App
2 12 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 11 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.06%) Derivative
5 7 (5.30%) Fixed Income
5 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.27%) iPad
6 3 (2.27%) iPhone
7 2 (1.52%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.52%) NHS
7 2 (1.52%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.76%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) W3C
8 1 (0.76%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.76%) Equities
8 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.94%) Android
2 19 (14.39%) Apple iOS
3 15 (11.36%) Windows
4 12 (9.09%) Linux
5 10 (7.58%) UNIX
6 7 (5.30%) Solaris
7 3 (2.27%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (15.15%) MVC
2 20 (15.15%) OO
3 19 (14.39%) TDD
4 16 (12.12%) Android Development
5 11 (8.33%) Workflow
6 9 (6.82%) iOS Development
6 9 (6.82%) SDLC
7 8 (6.06%) Mobile Development
7 8 (6.06%) Scrum
7 8 (6.06%) Content Management
7 8 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (6.06%) Mobile Application Development
8 7 (5.30%) Web Application Development
8 7 (5.30%) Open Source
8 7 (5.30%) UML
8 7 (5.30%) OOP
8 7 (5.30%) Data Modelling
8 7 (5.30%) Migration
9 5 (3.79%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (43.18%) SQL
2 40 (30.30%) Java
3 38 (28.79%) C#
4 34 (25.76%) JavaScript
5 20 (15.15%) PL/SQL
6 13 (9.85%) Perl
7 11 (8.33%) Python
8 10 (7.58%) VB.NET
9 9 (6.82%) T-SQL
9 9 (6.82%) PHP
10 8 (6.06%) VB
11 6 (4.55%) VBA
12 5 (3.79%) Objective-C
12 5 (3.79%) C++
13 4 (3.03%) VB6
14 3 (2.27%) PHP5
15 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.76%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.76%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 15 (11.36%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) OCPJP
2 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.27%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.76%) MCAD
5 1 (0.76%) MCSD
5 1 (0.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) COBIT
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.79%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.76%) Puppet
3 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.67%) Oracle
3 10 (7.58%) Sybase
4 9 (6.82%) Xamarin
5 7 (5.30%) Google
6 6 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (3.03%) Facebook
7 4 (3.03%) IBM
8 3 (2.27%) Twitter
8 3 (2.27%) Zend
8 3 (2.27%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.27%) Adobe
8 3 (2.27%) Sun
9 2 (1.52%) Murex
9 2 (1.52%) ILOG
10 1 (0.76%) Apple
10 1 (0.76%) FatWire
10 1 (0.76%) Teradata
10 1 (0.76%) GUPTA
10 1 (0.76%) DevExpress
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