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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 316 297 317
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 95 108 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.52% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.55% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 71 68
Average daily rate £428 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £315 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.42% -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
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +24 12 £425 -6.59% 8
Croydon - 1 £375 -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 71 (34.13%) JavaScript
2 66 (31.73%) Java
3 63 (30.29%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (29.33%) HTML
5 59 (28.37%) Apple iOS
6 49 (23.56%) iOS Development
7 48 (23.08%) CSS
8 44 (21.15%) SQL
9 43 (20.67%) Android
10 40 (19.23%) Finance
11 39 (18.75%) Android Development
12 38 (18.27%) .NET
13 37 (17.79%) C#
14 35 (16.83%) Mobile App
15 34 (16.35%) HTML5
16 33 (15.87%) AngularJS
17 30 (14.42%) SQL Server
18 29 (13.94%) CSS3
19 28 (13.46%) TDD
20 27 (12.98%) Objective-C
21 24 (11.54%) MVC
21 24 (11.54%) jQuery
21 24 (11.54%) Apple Swift
22 23 (11.06%) Windows
22 23 (11.06%) Banking
23 22 (10.58%) Scrum
24 21 (10.10%) RESTful
25 18 (8.65%) Microsoft
25 18 (8.65%) SDLC
26 17 (8.17%) ASP.NET

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (7.21%) Node.js
2 13 (6.25%) IIS
3 8 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.44%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.96%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.96%) CMS
7 2 (0.96%) Confluence
7 2 (0.96%) Jetty
7 2 (0.96%) Mule
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.48%) Apache
8 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.48%) Captiva
8 1 (0.48%) Documentum
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.37%) MS Office
2 6 (2.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.96%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.96%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Maximo
2 1 (0.48%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.48%) Kondor
2 1 (0.48%) Misys Opics
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.48%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.37%) GitHub
3 4 (1.92%) Heroku
4 3 (1.44%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.44%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.48%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.48%) IaaS
6 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.37%) HTTP
2 2 (0.96%) NFC
3 1 (0.48%) 4G
3 1 (0.48%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.48%) DVB
3 1 (0.48%) Internet
3 1 (0.48%) SMS
3 1 (0.48%) SSL
3 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.77%) MySQL
3 11 (5.29%) MongoDB
3 11 (5.29%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.85%) Big Data
4 8 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.88%) SQLite
7 5 (2.40%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.40%) Redis
7 5 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.44%) QlikView
8 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.96%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (6.73%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.29%) Xcode
3 9 (4.33%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.85%) Maven
4 8 (3.85%) TeamCity
5 6 (2.88%) Grunt
5 6 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.92%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.92%) Gradle
6 4 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.44%) Android Studio
7 3 (1.44%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.44%) JIRA
7 3 (1.44%) Mocha
7 3 (1.44%) NUnit
7 3 (1.44%) Selenium
7 3 (1.44%) Subversion
7 3 (1.44%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.96%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.96%) Mockito
General
1 40 (19.23%) Finance
2 23 (11.06%) Banking
3 13 (6.25%) Marketing
4 10 (4.81%) Retail
5 9 (4.33%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.88%) Front Office
8 5 (2.40%) Games
9 3 (1.44%) Back Office
9 3 (1.44%) Law
10 2 (0.96%) Advertising
10 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (29.33%) HTML
2 48 (23.08%) CSS
3 38 (18.27%) .NET
4 34 (16.35%) HTML5
5 33 (15.87%) AngularJS
6 29 (13.94%) CSS3
7 24 (11.54%) jQuery
8 21 (10.10%) RESTful
9 17 (8.17%) ASP.NET
10 16 (7.69%) Web Services
11 15 (7.21%) XML
12 13 (6.25%) REST
13 11 (5.29%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (4.33%) .NET Framework
14 9 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (4.33%) JSON
15 8 (3.85%) LAMP
15 8 (3.85%) React
15 8 (3.85%) Spring
15 8 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.83%) Mobile App
2 16 (7.69%) User Experience
3 13 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.29%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.81%) Social Media
6 7 (3.37%) iPhone
7 6 (2.88%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.40%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.40%) NHS
8 5 (2.40%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.92%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.92%) Equities
9 4 (1.92%) GPGPU
9 4 (1.92%) Linked Data
9 4 (1.92%) Semantic Web
9 4 (1.92%) Streaming Video
10 3 (1.44%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.44%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.44%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 59 (28.37%) Apple iOS
2 43 (20.67%) Android
3 23 (11.06%) Windows
4 5 (2.40%) Linux
4 5 (2.40%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.44%) Unix
5 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.96%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.48%) AIX
7 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (30.29%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (23.56%) iOS Development
3 39 (18.75%) Android Development
4 28 (13.46%) TDD
5 24 (11.54%) MVC
6 22 (10.58%) Scrum
7 18 (8.65%) SDLC
8 14 (6.73%) OO
9 13 (6.25%) Web Application Development
9 13 (6.25%) Web Development
10 12 (5.77%) Unit Testing
11 11 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (4.33%) Multithreading
12 9 (4.33%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (3.85%) BDD
13 8 (3.85%) SOA
13 8 (3.85%) Validation
14 7 (3.37%) Mobile Application Development
14 7 (3.37%) Mobile Development
14 7 (3.37%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 71 (34.13%) JavaScript
2 66 (31.73%) Java
3 44 (21.15%) SQL
4 37 (17.79%) C#
5 27 (12.98%) Objective-C
6 24 (11.54%) Apple Swift
7 13 (6.25%) Python
8 12 (5.77%) C++
9 11 (5.29%) PHP
10 8 (3.85%) Scala
11 7 (3.37%) ES6
11 7 (3.37%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.37%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.40%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.40%) VBA
13 4 (1.92%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (1.92%) Perl
14 3 (1.44%) C
14 3 (1.44%) VB
14 3 (1.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (5.77%) Degree
2 9 (4.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.88%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.48%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (2.40%) Varnish
2 3 (1.44%) Docker
2 3 (1.44%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.96%) SCCM
2 1 (0.48%) Control-M
2 1 (0.48%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (8.65%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.73%) Oracle
3 6 (2.88%) Google
4 4 (1.92%) IBM
4 4 (1.92%) WorldPay
5 3 (1.44%) Adobe
5 3 (1.44%) Apple
5 3 (1.44%) DataSynapse
5 3 (1.44%) iManage
5 3 (1.44%) Sybase
6 2 (0.96%) ESRI
6 2 (0.96%) OpenTV
6 2 (0.96%) Red Gate
6 2 (0.96%) Sun
6 2 (0.96%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.48%) Infor
7 1 (0.48%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.48%) PayPal
7 1 (0.48%) Splunk
7 1 (0.48%) Trayport
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