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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 345 345 301
Rank change year-on-year
0 -44
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 63 68 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.29% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.31% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 41 71
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £303 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.70% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.98%
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
20567 21903 20424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.35% 92.65% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14117 15218 13827
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 381 411
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +7 13 £380 -1.93% 6
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (42.62%) .NET
2 45 (36.89%) SQL Server
3 43 (35.25%) JavaScript
4 42 (34.43%) HTML
5 39 (31.97%) CSS
6 38 (31.15%) Java
6 38 (31.15%) C#
6 38 (31.15%) SQL
7 30 (24.59%) Finance
8 27 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (21.31%) ASP.NET
10 25 (20.49%) XML
11 23 (18.85%) Oracle
12 22 (18.03%) Web Services
12 22 (18.03%) MVC
13 18 (14.75%) Linux
13 18 (14.75%) WCF
13 18 (14.75%) jQuery
13 18 (14.75%) Apple iOS
14 17 (13.93%) .NET Framework
14 17 (13.93%) Windows
15 16 (13.11%) Visual Studio
15 16 (13.11%) Android
15 16 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (13.11%) TDD
15 16 (13.11%) HTML5
15 16 (13.11%) Mobile App
16 15 (12.30%) OO
16 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
17 13 (10.66%) Ajax

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (6.56%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.10%) CMS
3 4 (3.28%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.28%) IIS
3 4 (3.28%) Apache
3 4 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.28%) Sitefinity
4 3 (2.46%) Node.js
4 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.82%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.82%) Confluence
6 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.82%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.82%) JBoss
6 1 (0.82%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.82%) FileNet
6 1 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 10 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.10%) MS Office
3 3 (2.46%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.64%) MS Project
5 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.82%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.64%) Maximo
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle iStore
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.82%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (0.82%) Heroku
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) Internet
2 2 (1.64%) Intranet
3 1 (0.82%) HTTP
3 1 (0.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (36.89%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.02%) MySQL
5 8 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.10%) OLTP
6 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.28%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.64%) DB2
9 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.82%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.82%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.82%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (13.11%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.56%) Subversion
2 8 (6.56%) Ant
2 8 (6.56%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.92%) Maven
4 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.46%) Mercurial
4 3 (2.46%) NUnit
5 2 (1.64%) JIRA
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.64%) JDeveloper
5 2 (1.64%) ERwin
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.64%) Grunt
5 2 (1.64%) Bower
6 1 (0.82%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.82%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.82%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.82%) JsTestDriver
General
1 30 (24.59%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Front Office
3 9 (7.38%) Banking
4 5 (4.10%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.28%) Law
6 3 (2.46%) Legal
6 3 (2.46%) Marketing
7 2 (1.64%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.64%) French Language
7 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.82%) Games
8 1 (0.82%) Advertising
8 1 (0.82%) Automotive
8 1 (0.82%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (42.62%) .NET
2 42 (34.43%) HTML
3 39 (31.97%) CSS
4 26 (21.31%) ASP.NET
5 25 (20.49%) XML
6 22 (18.03%) Web Services
7 18 (14.75%) WCF
7 18 (14.75%) jQuery
8 17 (13.93%) .NET Framework
9 16 (13.11%) HTML5
10 13 (10.66%) Ajax
11 12 (9.84%) AngularJS
11 12 (9.84%) Spring
12 11 (9.02%) XHTML
13 10 (8.20%) JSP
13 10 (8.20%) REST
14 9 (7.38%) CSS3
14 9 (7.38%) Struts
14 9 (7.38%) WPF
15 8 (6.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.11%) Mobile App
2 11 (9.02%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.74%) User Experience
4 6 (4.92%) Open Source
5 5 (4.10%) New Media
6 4 (3.28%) iPad
6 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.46%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.46%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.46%) iPhone
7 3 (2.46%) Derivative
7 3 (2.46%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.64%) Equities
8 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.64%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.82%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.75%) Linux
1 18 (14.75%) Apple iOS
2 17 (13.93%) Windows
3 16 (13.11%) Android
4 12 (9.84%) UNIX
5 11 (9.02%) Solaris
6 3 (2.46%) Windows Phone
6 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.64%) Debian
8 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.82%) CentOS
8 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.03%) MVC
3 16 (13.11%) TDD
4 15 (12.30%) OO
5 13 (10.66%) iOS Development
6 10 (8.20%) Android Development
7 9 (7.38%) Content Management
8 8 (6.56%) Workflow
8 8 (6.56%) Web Application Development
9 7 (5.74%) Mobile Development
9 7 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.74%) Scrum
10 6 (4.92%) Web Development
11 5 (4.10%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.10%) SOA
11 5 (4.10%) Kanban
12 4 (3.28%) Practice Management
12 4 (3.28%) Migration
12 4 (3.28%) ETL
12 4 (3.28%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 43 (35.25%) JavaScript
2 38 (31.15%) Java
2 38 (31.15%) C#
2 38 (31.15%) SQL
3 12 (9.84%) Python
3 12 (9.84%) Perl
3 12 (9.84%) PL/SQL
4 11 (9.02%) PHP
4 11 (9.02%) Objective-C
5 9 (7.38%) VB
6 8 (6.56%) VB6
7 7 (5.74%) C++
8 6 (4.92%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.10%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.10%) VBA
10 3 (2.46%) Ruby
11 2 (1.64%) C
11 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.64%) Scala
11 2 (1.64%) Go
Qualifications
1 11 (9.02%) Degree
2 6 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.46%) OCPJP
4 2 (1.64%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.82%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.82%) Puppet
2 1 (0.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (18.85%) Oracle
2 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.20%) Sybase
4 6 (4.92%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.28%) Google
5 4 (3.28%) IBM
5 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.28%) Facebook
5 4 (3.28%) Twitter
5 4 (3.28%) Xamarin
6 3 (2.46%) Adobe
6 3 (2.46%) Sun
7 2 (1.64%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.64%) Solace
8 1 (0.82%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.82%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.82%) Apple
8 1 (0.82%) EMC
8 1 (0.82%) Unisys
8 1 (0.82%) FatWire
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