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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 347 349 369
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 66 71 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.32% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 42 36
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £345 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £595 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.89 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -16.66%
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
21959 22149 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.50% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15479 15131 15772
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 407 447
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 10 £400 - 3
Croydon - 2 - -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (40.63%) SQL
2 47 (36.72%) Java
3 43 (33.59%) SQL Server
4 39 (30.47%) .NET
5 36 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 36 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (25.78%) HTML
7 31 (24.22%) CSS
8 30 (23.44%) C#
9 29 (22.66%) Finance
10 27 (21.09%) XML
11 26 (20.31%) Web Services
12 25 (19.53%) Android
13 23 (17.97%) Mobile App
14 22 (17.19%) TDD
15 20 (15.63%) Oracle
16 19 (14.84%) PL/SQL
16 19 (14.84%) MVC
16 19 (14.84%) Degree
16 19 (14.84%) Apple iOS
17 18 (14.06%) Android Development
17 18 (14.06%) Microsoft
17 18 (14.06%) OO
18 15 (11.72%) REST
19 14 (10.94%) SDLC
19 14 (10.94%) ASP.NET
20 13 (10.16%) UNIX
20 13 (10.16%) Windows
20 13 (10.16%) Front Office
20 13 (10.16%) JSON

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (7.03%) IIS
2 8 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.69%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.13%) Node.js
4 4 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.56%) JBoss
5 2 (1.56%) Apache
6 1 (0.78%) SAS
6 1 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.78%) CMS
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.78%) Drupal
6 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.78%) Mule
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.78%) Confluence
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Maximo
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Endur
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) Google App Engine
1 3 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Heroku
3 1 (0.78%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.78%) Office 365
3 1 (0.78%) Google Compute Engine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (33.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (8.59%) MySQL
3 10 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.47%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (4.69%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.13%) SQLite
6 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.34%) SQLPlus
7 3 (2.34%) QlikView
7 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.34%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 3 (2.34%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (8.59%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.47%) Ant
3 7 (5.47%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.91%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.13%) Rational Rose
5 4 (3.13%) Subversion
5 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.34%) Android Studio
6 3 (2.34%) Maven
6 3 (2.34%) Toad
6 3 (2.34%) ERwin
6 3 (2.34%) Selenium
7 2 (1.56%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.56%) Xcode
7 2 (1.56%) JIRA
8 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.78%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.78%) MSTest
General
1 29 (22.66%) Finance
2 13 (10.16%) Front Office
3 10 (7.81%) Banking
4 6 (4.69%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.91%) Retail
5 5 (3.91%) Back Office
6 4 (3.13%) Automotive
7 3 (2.34%) French Language
8 2 (1.56%) Law
8 2 (1.56%) Advertising
8 2 (1.56%) Games
9 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.78%) Local Government
9 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (30.47%) .NET
2 33 (25.78%) HTML
3 31 (24.22%) CSS
4 27 (21.09%) XML
5 26 (20.31%) Web Services
6 15 (11.72%) REST
7 14 (10.94%) ASP.NET
8 13 (10.16%) .NET Framework
8 13 (10.16%) JSON
8 13 (10.16%) WCF
9 11 (8.59%) jQuery
9 11 (8.59%) HTML5
9 11 (8.59%) Spring
10 9 (7.03%) Ajax
10 9 (7.03%) XHTML
10 9 (7.03%) JSP
11 8 (6.25%) SOAP
11 8 (6.25%) Struts
11 8 (6.25%) WinForms
11 8 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.97%) Mobile App
2 12 (9.38%) Client/Server
2 12 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.81%) Fixed Income
4 8 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.47%) Derivative
6 4 (3.13%) NHS
6 4 (3.13%) Semantic Web
6 4 (3.13%) Linked Data
7 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.56%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.78%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.78%) User Experience
8 1 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.78%) Life Science
8 1 (0.78%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.78%) W3C
8 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.78%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.53%) Android
2 19 (14.84%) Apple iOS
3 13 (10.16%) UNIX
3 13 (10.16%) Windows
4 10 (7.81%) Linux
5 2 (1.56%) Solaris
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (17.19%) TDD
3 19 (14.84%) MVC
4 18 (14.06%) OO
4 18 (14.06%) Android Development
5 14 (10.94%) SDLC
6 11 (8.59%) iOS Development
6 11 (8.59%) Data Modelling
7 9 (7.03%) Scrum
7 9 (7.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (7.03%) Integration Testing
8 8 (6.25%) Workflow
8 8 (6.25%) SOA
8 8 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
8 8 (6.25%) Mobile Development
8 8 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (5.47%) UML
9 7 (5.47%) Web Development
9 7 (5.47%) Open Source
10 6 (4.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (40.63%) SQL
2 47 (36.72%) Java
3 36 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 30 (23.44%) C#
5 19 (14.84%) PL/SQL
6 10 (7.81%) VB.NET
6 10 (7.81%) Python
7 9 (7.03%) T-SQL
8 8 (6.25%) Perl
8 8 (6.25%) PHP
9 6 (4.69%) VB
10 5 (3.91%) VBA
10 5 (3.91%) C++
10 5 (3.91%) Scala
11 3 (2.34%) VB6
11 3 (2.34%) PHP5
12 2 (1.56%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.78%) XAML
13 1 (0.78%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 19 (14.84%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) OCPJP
2 4 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.34%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.34%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.78%) MCAD
5 1 (0.78%) MCSD
5 1 (0.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) COBIT
2 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.56%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.78%) Puppet
3 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (15.63%) Oracle
2 18 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.59%) Xamarin
4 7 (5.47%) Google
5 6 (4.69%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (4.69%) IBM
6 4 (3.13%) WorldPay
6 4 (3.13%) Sybase
7 3 (2.34%) Sun
7 3 (2.34%) Murex
7 3 (2.34%) ILOG
7 3 (2.34%) Zend
8 2 (1.56%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.56%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.78%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.78%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.78%) Facebook
9 1 (0.78%) Apple
9 1 (0.78%) FatWire
9 1 (0.78%) Teradata
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