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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 347 333 293
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -40
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 52 51 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.23% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.25% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 53
Average daily rate
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£388 £461 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +15.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £529 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.30% -
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
19643 20190 18456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13788 13644 12573
Average daily rate £446 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 387 425
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +6 10 £363 -23.68% 10
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 45 (37.50%) .NET
2 44 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 43 (35.83%) HTML
4 39 (32.50%) Java
5 37 (30.83%) SQL Server
6 36 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (29.17%) C#
8 34 (28.33%) CSS
9 30 (25.00%) Finance
10 27 (22.50%) SQL
11 26 (21.67%) ASP.NET
12 23 (19.17%) Web Services
13 22 (18.33%) TDD
14 21 (17.50%) HTML5
15 18 (15.00%) Apple iOS
16 17 (14.17%) XML
16 17 (14.17%) Oracle
17 16 (13.33%) Windows
18 15 (12.50%) MVC
18 15 (12.50%) Linux
18 15 (12.50%) jQuery
18 15 (12.50%) Android
18 15 (12.50%) Mobile App
19 14 (11.67%) iOS Development
19 14 (11.67%) OO
19 14 (11.67%) Visual Studio
19 14 (11.67%) Objective-C
20 13 (10.83%) Front Office
20 13 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008
20 13 (10.83%) WCF

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.33%) CMS
2 4 (3.33%) Node.js
2 4 (3.33%) Sitefinity
3 3 (2.50%) Apache
3 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.67%) IIS
4 2 (1.67%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.83%) JBoss
5 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.83%) FileNet
Applications
1 7 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Office
3 3 (2.50%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.67%) MS Project
5 1 (0.83%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle iStore
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.83%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) Internet
2 3 (2.50%) HTTP
3 2 (1.67%) Intranet
4 1 (0.83%) VPN
4 1 (0.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (30.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (7.50%) MySQL
5 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.50%) OLTP
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.83%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.83%) KDB
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.83%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.83%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.83%) DB2
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (11.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.83%) Maven
3 5 (4.17%) Subversion
3 5 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.33%) NUnit
5 3 (2.50%) Ant
5 3 (2.50%) Grunt
5 3 (2.50%) Bower
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.67%) Selenium
6 2 (1.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.67%) JDeveloper
6 2 (1.67%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.83%) MSTest
7 1 (0.83%) Moq
7 1 (0.83%) Mockito
7 1 (0.83%) Mocha
7 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
General
1 30 (25.00%) Finance
2 13 (10.83%) Front Office
3 11 (9.17%) Banking
4 5 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.50%) Legal
6 2 (1.67%) Law
6 2 (1.67%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.83%) Games
7 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (37.50%) .NET
2 43 (35.83%) HTML
3 34 (28.33%) CSS
4 26 (21.67%) ASP.NET
5 23 (19.17%) Web Services
6 21 (17.50%) HTML5
7 17 (14.17%) XML
8 15 (12.50%) jQuery
9 13 (10.83%) WCF
10 12 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 9 (7.50%) REST
11 9 (7.50%) CSS3
11 9 (7.50%) AngularJS
12 8 (6.67%) Ajax
13 7 (5.83%) Spring
13 7 (5.83%) RESTful
14 6 (5.00%) Cocoa
14 6 (5.00%) WPF
14 6 (5.00%) XHTML
14 6 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 9 (7.50%) User Experience
3 7 (5.83%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.00%) iPad
4 6 (5.00%) New Media
5 5 (4.17%) iPhone
6 4 (3.33%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.67%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.67%) Open Source
8 2 (1.67%) Equities
8 2 (1.67%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.83%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.83%) Derivative
9 1 (0.83%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.00%) Apple iOS
2 16 (13.33%) Windows
3 15 (12.50%) Android
3 15 (12.50%) Linux
4 8 (6.67%) Solaris
4 8 (6.67%) UNIX
5 4 (3.33%) Windows Phone
6 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.67%) Debian
8 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.83%) CentOS
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.33%) TDD
3 15 (12.50%) MVC
4 14 (11.67%) OO
4 14 (11.67%) iOS Development
5 10 (8.33%) Android Development
6 9 (7.50%) Scrum
6 9 (7.50%) Web Development
7 8 (6.67%) Content Management
7 8 (6.67%) SOA
7 8 (6.67%) Functional Programming
8 7 (5.83%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.00%) Workflow
9 6 (5.00%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.00%) Pair Programming
9 6 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.17%) Integration Testing
10 5 (4.17%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (4.17%) User Stories
10 5 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.67%) JavaScript
2 39 (32.50%) Java
3 35 (29.17%) C#
4 27 (22.50%) SQL
5 14 (11.67%) Objective-C
6 12 (10.00%) PHP
7 10 (8.33%) Perl
8 9 (7.50%) VB
9 8 (6.67%) Python
9 8 (6.67%) VB6
10 7 (5.83%) PL/SQL
10 7 (5.83%) C++
11 5 (4.17%) T-SQL
11 5 (4.17%) Ruby
11 5 (4.17%) Scala
12 4 (3.33%) VBA
13 2 (1.67%) ABAP
13 2 (1.67%) C
13 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.83%) LINC
Qualifications
1 12 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) VCP4
3 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
1 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (14.17%) Oracle
2 10 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.00%) Sybase
4 5 (4.17%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.33%) Facebook
5 4 (3.33%) Twitter
5 4 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.50%) Adobe
7 2 (1.67%) SAP
7 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.67%) Perforce
7 2 (1.67%) IBM
8 1 (0.83%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.83%) Kony
8 1 (0.83%) RedDot
8 1 (0.83%) VMware
8 1 (0.83%) Zend
8 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.83%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.83%) Unisys
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