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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 342 374 299
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -75
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 72 57 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.23% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.25% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 74
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £289 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £86.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +32.35%
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
22500 23238 24253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.90% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15318 15932 15951
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +16 18 £450 -7.73% 10
Uxbridge - 1 £623 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Ruislip - - - - 3
Chiswick - - - -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (43.20%) JavaScript
2 50 (40.00%) Java
3 49 (39.20%) HTML
4 47 (37.60%) SQL
5 45 (36.00%) .NET
6 44 (35.20%) C#
7 36 (28.80%) CSS
7 36 (28.80%) MVC
8 28 (22.40%) Oracle
8 28 (22.40%) SQL Server
8 28 (22.40%) Spring
9 26 (20.80%) ASP.NET
9 26 (20.80%) Web Services
10 24 (19.20%) Finance
11 20 (16.00%) XML
12 19 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (15.20%) TDD
13 17 (13.60%) jQuery
14 15 (12.00%) Maven
15 14 (11.20%) Hibernate
15 14 (11.20%) Jenkins
16 13 (10.40%) HTML5
16 13 (10.40%) Android
16 13 (10.40%) UNIX
16 13 (10.40%) PL/SQL
17 12 (9.60%) OO
17 12 (9.60%) Microsoft
17 12 (9.60%) RESTful
17 12 (9.60%) Ajax
17 12 (9.60%) Banking

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (7.20%) IIS
2 7 (5.60%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.80%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.40%) Node.js
5 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.60%) Drupal
5 2 (1.60%) WordPress
5 2 (1.60%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.80%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.80%) Apache
6 1 (0.80%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.00%) MS Office
3 3 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.60%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.80%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.80%) Summit
3 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.80%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.20%) SaaS
3 2 (1.60%) GitHub
3 2 (1.60%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) Internet
1 5 (4.00%) HTTP
2 3 (2.40%) VPN
3 2 (1.60%) SSL
3 2 (1.60%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.20%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.40%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.40%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.40%) MySQL
4 7 (5.60%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (5.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (5.60%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.60%) DTS
9 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.80%) KDB
10 1 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.80%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 15 (12.00%) Maven
2 14 (11.20%) Jenkins
3 11 (8.80%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.80%) Visual Studio
4 9 (7.20%) JUnit
5 8 (6.40%) NUnit
6 7 (5.60%) PHPUnit
6 7 (5.60%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.80%) Subversion
8 4 (3.20%) DbUnit
8 4 (3.20%) Mockito
8 4 (3.20%) Ant
8 4 (3.20%) TestNG
9 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.40%) Mocha
9 3 (2.40%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.40%) Grunt
9 3 (2.40%) Yeoman
9 3 (2.40%) Bower
10 2 (1.60%) Hudson
General
1 24 (19.20%) Finance
2 12 (9.60%) Banking
3 6 (4.80%) Games
4 4 (3.20%) Law
4 4 (3.20%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.40%) Front Office
5 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.40%) Advertising
6 2 (1.60%) Retail
7 1 (0.80%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.80%) Electronics
7 1 (0.80%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (39.20%) HTML
2 45 (36.00%) .NET
3 36 (28.80%) CSS
4 28 (22.40%) Spring
5 26 (20.80%) ASP.NET
5 26 (20.80%) Web Services
6 20 (16.00%) XML
7 17 (13.60%) jQuery
8 14 (11.20%) Hibernate
9 13 (10.40%) HTML5
10 12 (9.60%) RESTful
10 12 (9.60%) Ajax
11 10 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (8.00%) SOAP
12 9 (7.20%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (7.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (6.40%) Fluent NHibernate
13 8 (6.40%) REST
13 8 (6.40%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (6.40%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.80%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.40%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.60%) Open Source
4 4 (3.20%) Animation
5 3 (2.40%) Derivative
5 3 (2.40%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.40%) LIMS
5 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.60%) Equities
6 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.60%) Psychology
6 2 (1.60%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.60%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.80%) IPTV
7 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.80%) DataPower
7 1 (0.80%) iPhone
7 1 (0.80%) Physics
7 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.80%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.40%) Android
1 13 (10.40%) UNIX
2 11 (8.80%) Windows
3 10 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 9 (7.20%) Linux
5 3 (2.40%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.80%) CentOS
7 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.80%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.80%) MVC
2 19 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (15.20%) TDD
3 12 (9.60%) OO
4 11 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (8.80%) Scrum
4 11 (8.80%) BDD
5 9 (7.20%) Unit Testing
5 9 (7.20%) Data Modelling
6 8 (6.40%) Android Development
6 8 (6.40%) Web Application Development
7 7 (5.60%) Software Engineering
7 7 (5.60%) Change Management
8 6 (4.80%) Analytics
8 6 (4.80%) Migration
8 6 (4.80%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.80%) Web Development
9 5 (4.00%) Content Management
9 5 (4.00%) Data Migration
9 5 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 54 (43.20%) JavaScript
2 50 (40.00%) Java
3 47 (37.60%) SQL
4 44 (35.20%) C#
5 13 (10.40%) PL/SQL
6 10 (8.00%) PHP
6 10 (8.00%) PHP5
7 6 (4.80%) Python
8 5 (4.00%) VB
8 5 (4.00%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.20%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.20%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.20%) C
10 3 (2.40%) Scala
10 3 (2.40%) C++
10 3 (2.40%) Perl
11 2 (1.60%) Google Apps Script
11 2 (1.60%) VBA
11 2 (1.60%) Ruby
12 1 (0.80%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (7.20%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) OCPJP
3 3 (2.40%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (22.40%) Oracle
2 12 (9.60%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.60%) Zend
4 5 (4.00%) RedDot
5 3 (2.40%) Sybase
6 2 (1.60%) Open Text
6 2 (1.60%) HP
6 2 (1.60%) Cisco
6 2 (1.60%) SAP
6 2 (1.60%) Google
7 1 (0.80%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.80%) IBM
7 1 (0.80%) Sun
7 1 (0.80%) Murex
7 1 (0.80%) Informatica
7 1 (0.80%) ILOG
7 1 (0.80%) Lotus
7 1 (0.80%) Apple
7 1 (0.80%) Syclo
7 1 (0.80%) Xamarin
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