The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 338 338 338
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 73 76 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.34% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 49 48
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £320
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -10.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £44.00 £86.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21896 22402 24433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.40% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15020 15258 15837
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 470 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Applications Developer
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 16 £475 +18.75% 9
Bromley - 3 £320 -
Uxbridge - 1 £623 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hayes - - - -
Ruislip - - - - 1
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 54 (39.42%) JavaScript
1 54 (39.42%) .NET
2 52 (37.96%) C#
2 52 (37.96%) HTML
3 49 (35.77%) Java
3 49 (35.77%) SQL
4 39 (28.47%) CSS
5 33 (24.09%) SQL Server
6 32 (23.36%) MVC
7 29 (21.17%) ASP.NET
8 27 (19.71%) Oracle
9 26 (18.98%) Spring
10 23 (16.79%) Web Services
11 20 (14.60%) XML
12 18 (13.14%) TDD
12 18 (13.14%) jQuery
13 15 (10.95%) Ajax
13 15 (10.95%) Finance
13 15 (10.95%) OO
14 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
14 14 (10.22%) Mobile App
15 13 (9.49%) Relational Database
15 13 (9.49%) Hibernate
15 13 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (8.03%) HTML5
16 11 (8.03%) Web Application Development
16 11 (8.03%) Jenkins
16 11 (8.03%) PL/SQL
17 10 (7.30%) J2EE
17 10 (7.30%) MySQL

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (5.84%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.11%) IIS
3 4 (2.92%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.46%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.46%) Apache
5 2 (1.46%) Drupal
5 2 (1.46%) WordPress
5 2 (1.46%) Moodle
5 2 (1.46%) Confluence
5 2 (1.46%) Node.js
6 1 (0.73%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.73%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (3.65%) MS Office
1 5 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.46%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.73%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.73%) Summit
3 1 (0.73%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 1 (0.73%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.73%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.92%) SaaS
3 2 (1.46%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) Internet
2 3 (2.19%) VPN
3 2 (1.46%) SSL
3 2 (1.46%) NFC
4 1 (0.73%) FTP
4 1 (0.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.09%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.49%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.30%) MySQL
4 7 (5.11%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.38%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.65%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.92%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.19%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (2.19%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.46%) DTS
9 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.46%) Essbase
10 1 (0.73%) KDB
Development Applications
1 11 (8.03%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.57%) Maven
2 9 (6.57%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.84%) NUnit
3 8 (5.84%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.11%) JUnit
5 5 (3.65%) Mockito
6 4 (2.92%) DbUnit
6 4 (2.92%) PHPUnit
6 4 (2.92%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.92%) TestNG
6 4 (2.92%) Ant
6 4 (2.92%) JIRA
7 3 (2.19%) Subversion
7 3 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.46%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (1.46%) ERwin
8 2 (1.46%) Trac
9 1 (0.73%) PhoneGap
General
1 15 (10.95%) Finance
2 9 (6.57%) Banking
3 7 (5.11%) Law
4 4 (2.92%) Legal
4 4 (2.92%) Games
4 4 (2.92%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.19%) Front Office
5 3 (2.19%) Advertising
6 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.73%) Electronics
7 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (39.42%) .NET
2 52 (37.96%) HTML
3 39 (28.47%) CSS
4 29 (21.17%) ASP.NET
5 26 (18.98%) Spring
6 23 (16.79%) Web Services
7 20 (14.60%) XML
8 18 (13.14%) jQuery
9 15 (10.95%) Ajax
10 13 (9.49%) Hibernate
11 11 (8.03%) HTML5
12 10 (7.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (7.30%) Java EE
12 10 (7.30%) J2EE
13 9 (6.57%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (6.57%) Fluent NHibernate
14 8 (5.84%) Razor View Engine
14 8 (5.84%) XSLT
15 7 (5.11%) XHTML
15 7 (5.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.22%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.38%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.38%) Open Source
3 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.92%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.19%) LIMS
4 3 (2.19%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.19%) iPad
4 3 (2.19%) iPhone
5 2 (1.46%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.46%) DTV
5 2 (1.46%) Psychology
5 2 (1.46%) VLE
5 2 (1.46%) Derivative
6 1 (0.73%) Statistics
6 1 (0.73%) Animation
6 1 (0.73%) STB
6 1 (0.73%) Physics
6 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.30%) UNIX
1 10 (7.30%) Android
1 10 (7.30%) Apple iOS
2 9 (6.57%) Linux
3 8 (5.84%) Windows
4 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.46%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.46%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.73%) CentOS
5 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.73%) AIX
5 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.36%) MVC
2 18 (13.14%) TDD
3 15 (10.95%) OO
4 13 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (8.03%) Web Application Development
6 9 (6.57%) Data Modelling
7 8 (5.84%) Scrum
8 7 (5.11%) Software Engineering
8 7 (5.11%) Analytics
9 6 (4.38%) Android Development
9 6 (4.38%) BDD
9 6 (4.38%) Unit Testing
9 6 (4.38%) Project Management
9 6 (4.38%) Change Management
10 5 (3.65%) SOA
10 5 (3.65%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.65%) ITIL
10 5 (3.65%) Migration
10 5 (3.65%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (3.65%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 54 (39.42%) JavaScript
2 52 (37.96%) C#
3 49 (35.77%) Java
3 49 (35.77%) SQL
4 11 (8.03%) PL/SQL
5 8 (5.84%) Python
5 8 (5.84%) Objective-C
5 8 (5.84%) PHP
6 7 (5.11%) VB
7 6 (4.38%) Perl
8 5 (3.65%) C
8 5 (3.65%) C++
8 5 (3.65%) PHP5
9 4 (2.92%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.19%) Scala
11 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.46%) Google Apps Script
12 1 (0.73%) VBScript
12 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (5.84%) Degree
2 4 (2.92%) OCPJP
3 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (19.71%) Oracle
2 14 (10.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.92%) RedDot
3 4 (2.92%) Zend
4 3 (2.19%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.46%) Google
5 2 (1.46%) HP
5 2 (1.46%) Lotus
5 2 (1.46%) Apple
5 2 (1.46%) Open Text
5 2 (1.46%) Cisco
5 2 (1.46%) Sybase
5 2 (1.46%) SAP
6 1 (0.73%) JBoss
6 1 (0.73%) IBM
6 1 (0.73%) Sun
6 1 (0.73%) Murex
6 1 (0.73%) Informatica
6 1 (0.73%) ILOG
6 1 (0.73%) DataSynapse
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