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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 341 352 298
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -54
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 61 53 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.23% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.25% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 30 70
Average daily rate
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£413 £391 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +7.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £309
% change year-on-year
+8.52% +4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +18.93%
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
20188 21161 20446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.06% 92.87% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 14901 13771
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 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 380 457
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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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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
City of London +9 8 £393 +2.95% 5
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
Wimbledon - 1 £375 - 1
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 52 (44.07%) SQL Server
2 51 (43.22%) .NET
3 43 (36.44%) SQL
4 40 (33.90%) Java
5 37 (31.36%) JavaScript
6 35 (29.66%) C#
6 35 (29.66%) HTML
7 34 (28.81%) XML
8 33 (27.97%) CSS
9 26 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (21.19%) Finance
11 24 (20.34%) Web Services
12 22 (18.64%) Oracle
12 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
13 21 (17.80%) Android
13 21 (17.80%) ASP.NET
13 21 (17.80%) Mobile App
14 20 (16.95%) MVC
15 19 (16.10%) .NET Framework
16 18 (15.25%) OO
17 17 (14.41%) Apple iOS
18 16 (13.56%) Visual Studio
18 16 (13.56%) Degree
19 15 (12.71%) jQuery
19 15 (12.71%) Ajax
19 15 (12.71%) Linux
20 14 (11.86%) PL/SQL
20 14 (11.86%) TDD
20 14 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
20 14 (11.86%) Computer Science

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 13 (11.02%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (6.78%) IIS
3 5 (4.24%) CMS
3 5 (4.24%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.39%) Sitefinity
4 4 (3.39%) Apache
4 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.54%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.85%) FileNet
7 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.85%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.85%) Node.js
7 1 (0.85%) Confluence
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) MS Office
3 3 (2.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.54%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.69%) MS Project
4 2 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Maximo
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle iStore
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (2.54%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.85%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (0.85%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.85%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Heroku
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) Internet
2 2 (1.69%) Intranet
3 1 (0.85%) SSH
3 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (44.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (11.02%) MySQL
4 12 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.08%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.24%) OLTP
7 5 (4.24%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.69%) DB2
10 1 (0.85%) KDB
10 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.85%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 16 (13.56%) Visual Studio
2 13 (11.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (8.47%) Ant
4 8 (6.78%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.93%) Subversion
6 5 (4.24%) Maven
7 4 (3.39%) Rational Rose
8 3 (2.54%) NUnit
8 3 (2.54%) ERwin
8 3 (2.54%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.54%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.69%) Android Studio
9 2 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.69%) JDeveloper
9 2 (1.69%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.69%) Xcode
9 2 (1.69%) JIRA
9 2 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.85%) ReSharper
General
1 25 (21.19%) Finance
2 9 (7.63%) Banking
2 9 (7.63%) Front Office
3 8 (6.78%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.24%) French Language
5 4 (3.39%) Automotive
5 4 (3.39%) Law
6 3 (2.54%) Marketing
7 2 (1.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.85%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (43.22%) .NET
2 35 (29.66%) HTML
3 34 (28.81%) XML
4 33 (27.97%) CSS
5 24 (20.34%) Web Services
6 21 (17.80%) ASP.NET
7 19 (16.10%) .NET Framework
8 15 (12.71%) jQuery
8 15 (12.71%) Ajax
9 14 (11.86%) WCF
9 14 (11.86%) REST
10 13 (11.02%) HTML5
11 12 (10.17%) JSP
11 12 (10.17%) JSON
11 12 (10.17%) Spring
12 11 (9.32%) XHTML
12 11 (9.32%) AngularJS
13 10 (8.47%) Struts
13 10 (8.47%) J2EE
14 9 (7.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.80%) Mobile App
2 14 (11.86%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.93%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.08%) Fixed Income
4 6 (5.08%) Derivative
5 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.54%) iPhone
6 3 (2.54%) iPad
7 2 (1.69%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.69%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.69%) User Experience
7 2 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.85%) Physics
8 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.85%) W3C
8 1 (0.85%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.80%) Android
2 17 (14.41%) Apple iOS
3 15 (12.71%) Linux
4 12 (10.17%) Windows
5 11 (9.32%) UNIX
6 10 (8.47%) Solaris
7 3 (2.54%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.69%) Debian
9 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.85%) CentOS
9 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (16.95%) MVC
3 18 (15.25%) OO
4 14 (11.86%) TDD
5 13 (11.02%) Android Development
6 10 (8.47%) Workflow
7 9 (7.63%) Mobile Development
8 8 (6.78%) Web Application Development
8 8 (6.78%) iOS Development
8 8 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.93%) Content Management
9 7 (5.93%) OOP
9 7 (5.93%) Mobile Application Development
9 7 (5.93%) Open Source
10 6 (5.08%) SDLC
10 6 (5.08%) SOA
10 6 (5.08%) Data Modelling
10 6 (5.08%) ITSM
10 6 (5.08%) Migration
10 6 (5.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 43 (36.44%) SQL
2 40 (33.90%) Java
3 37 (31.36%) JavaScript
4 35 (29.66%) C#
5 14 (11.86%) PL/SQL
6 13 (11.02%) Perl
7 12 (10.17%) Python
8 9 (7.63%) VB.NET
8 9 (7.63%) PHP
9 6 (5.08%) C++
9 6 (5.08%) VB
10 5 (4.24%) Objective-C
10 5 (4.24%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.24%) VBA
11 3 (2.54%) VB6
12 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.69%) PHP5
13 1 (0.85%) XPath
13 1 (0.85%) LINC
13 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (13.56%) Degree
2 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.39%) OCPJP
3 4 (3.39%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.54%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) MCAD
6 1 (0.85%) MCSD
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (18.64%) Oracle
1 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.17%) Sybase
3 7 (5.93%) Google
4 6 (5.08%) Xamarin
5 5 (4.24%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (3.39%) Facebook
6 4 (3.39%) Sun
7 3 (2.54%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.54%) Adobe
7 3 (2.54%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.54%) Twitter
8 2 (1.69%) IBM
8 2 (1.69%) Zend
9 1 (0.85%) VMware
9 1 (0.85%) Teradata
9 1 (0.85%) FatWire
9 1 (0.85%) Unisys
9 1 (0.85%) EMC
9 1 (0.85%) Apple
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