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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 347 337 321
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 64 69 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.32% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 38 55
Average daily rate
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£406 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £332 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Average hourly rate £27.78 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.63 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-6.62% +16.54%
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
21502 21611 21671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.96% 92.91% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15015 14996 14673
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 £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 391 462
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £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 1 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 1 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 -12 8 £400 -13.51% 7
Croydon - 3 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
Wimbledon - 1 £375 -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 50 (43.10%) SQL Server
2 49 (42.24%) .NET
3 47 (40.52%) SQL
4 36 (31.03%) Java
5 34 (29.31%) C#
5 34 (29.31%) XML
6 33 (28.45%) JavaScript
7 31 (26.72%) HTML
7 31 (26.72%) CSS
8 27 (23.28%) Finance
9 26 (22.41%) Web Services
10 25 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
12 23 (19.83%) Oracle
13 21 (18.10%) Mobile App
13 21 (18.10%) ASP.NET
13 21 (18.10%) MVC
14 20 (17.24%) .NET Framework
14 20 (17.24%) Android
15 19 (16.38%) OO
16 16 (13.79%) PL/SQL
16 16 (13.79%) Apple iOS
17 15 (12.93%) SQL Server 2008
17 15 (12.93%) TDD
18 14 (12.07%) WCF
18 14 (12.07%) Windows
18 14 (12.07%) REST
19 13 (11.21%) BizTalk Server
19 13 (11.21%) MS Excel
19 13 (11.21%) Visual Studio

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 13 (11.21%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (7.76%) IIS
3 6 (5.17%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.31%) Apache
4 5 (4.31%) CMS
5 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.45%) Sitefinity
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.86%) Confluence
8 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.86%) Node.js
8 1 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.86%) FileNet
8 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Maximo
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle iStore
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Google App Engine
1 3 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.86%) Heroku
2 1 (0.86%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.86%) Office 365
2 1 (0.86%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) Internet
2 2 (1.72%) Intranet
3 1 (0.86%) HTTP
3 1 (0.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (43.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (10.34%) MySQL
4 8 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (5.17%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.59%) SQLPlus
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.72%) OLTP
8 2 (1.72%) DB2
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (11.21%) Visual Studio
1 13 (11.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (6.90%) Ant
3 6 (5.17%) Subversion
3 6 (5.17%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.45%) Rational Rose
5 3 (2.59%) Toad
5 3 (2.59%) ERwin
5 3 (2.59%) NUnit
5 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.72%) JIRA
6 2 (1.72%) Android Studio
6 2 (1.72%) Xcode
6 2 (1.72%) JDeveloper
6 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.86%) Maven
7 1 (0.86%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.86%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.86%) MSTest
General
1 27 (23.28%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Front Office
2 10 (8.62%) Banking
3 9 (7.76%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.31%) French Language
4 5 (4.31%) Law
5 4 (3.45%) Automotive
6 3 (2.59%) Marketing
6 3 (2.59%) Retail
7 2 (1.72%) Advertising
7 2 (1.72%) Games
8 1 (0.86%) Legal
8 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (42.24%) .NET
2 34 (29.31%) XML
3 31 (26.72%) HTML
3 31 (26.72%) CSS
4 26 (22.41%) Web Services
5 21 (18.10%) ASP.NET
6 20 (17.24%) .NET Framework
7 14 (12.07%) WCF
7 14 (12.07%) REST
8 13 (11.21%) JSON
8 13 (11.21%) Ajax
9 12 (10.34%) jQuery
10 11 (9.48%) JSP
11 10 (8.62%) J2EE
11 10 (8.62%) XHTML
11 10 (8.62%) Spring
11 10 (8.62%) iOS SDK
12 9 (7.76%) HTML5
12 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (7.76%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.10%) Mobile App
2 11 (9.48%) Client/Server
2 11 (9.48%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.03%) Derivative
4 7 (6.03%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.59%) iPhone
5 3 (2.59%) iPad
6 2 (1.72%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.72%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.72%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.72%) W3C
7 1 (0.86%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.86%) Equities
7 1 (0.86%) User Experience
7 1 (0.86%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.24%) Android
2 16 (13.79%) Apple iOS
3 14 (12.07%) Windows
4 12 (10.34%) Linux
5 7 (6.03%) Solaris
6 6 (5.17%) UNIX
7 3 (2.59%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.10%) MVC
3 19 (16.38%) OO
4 15 (12.93%) TDD
5 12 (10.34%) Android Development
6 10 (8.62%) Workflow
7 8 (6.90%) Web Application Development
7 8 (6.90%) SDLC
7 8 (6.90%) Mobile Development
8 7 (6.03%) iOS Development
8 7 (6.03%) Mobile Application Development
8 7 (6.03%) Open Source
8 7 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.03%) Migration
8 7 (6.03%) Scrum
8 7 (6.03%) Content Management
8 7 (6.03%) OOP
9 6 (5.17%) UML
9 6 (5.17%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 47 (40.52%) SQL
2 36 (31.03%) Java
3 34 (29.31%) C#
4 33 (28.45%) JavaScript
5 16 (13.79%) PL/SQL
6 11 (9.48%) Python
7 10 (8.62%) VB.NET
7 10 (8.62%) Perl
8 7 (6.03%) PHP
9 6 (5.17%) C++
9 6 (5.17%) VB
10 5 (4.31%) VBA
10 5 (4.31%) Objective-C
10 5 (4.31%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.59%) VB6
11 3 (2.59%) PHP5
12 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.86%) XPath
12 1 (0.86%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.86%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (10.34%) Degree
2 6 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.45%) OCPJP
4 3 (2.59%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.86%) MCAD
6 1 (0.86%) MCSD
6 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.86%) Puppet
3 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.83%) Oracle
3 10 (8.62%) Sybase
4 7 (6.03%) Google
5 6 (5.17%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (5.17%) Xamarin
6 4 (3.45%) Facebook
6 4 (3.45%) Sun
7 3 (2.59%) Adobe
7 3 (2.59%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.59%) Twitter
8 2 (1.72%) IBM
8 2 (1.72%) Zend
9 1 (0.86%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.86%) Apple
9 1 (0.86%) FatWire
9 1 (0.86%) Teradata
9 1 (0.86%) GUPTA
9 1 (0.86%) EMC
9 1 (0.86%) Business Objects
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