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 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 344 355 306
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -49
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 68 69 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.30% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 45 62
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£425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £263 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £565 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.00
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
22006 23242 21227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.23% 93.27% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15809 16053 14146
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 385 524
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 November 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 24 November 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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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 +18 20 £425 +9.67% 3
Harrow - 1 - - 2
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 60 (41.38%) Java
1 60 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 58 (40.00%) HTML
3 46 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (30.34%) CSS
5 43 (29.66%) SQL
6 40 (27.59%) C#
7 38 (26.21%) .NET
8 37 (25.52%) MVC
9 34 (23.45%) Finance
10 33 (22.76%) Web Services
11 29 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 28 (19.31%) SQL Server
12 28 (19.31%) TDD
13 26 (17.93%) Spring
14 24 (16.55%) Oracle
15 21 (14.48%) HTML5
16 19 (13.10%) XML
16 19 (13.10%) RESTful
17 18 (12.41%) Android
18 17 (11.72%) jQuery
18 17 (11.72%) Maven
18 17 (11.72%) Apple iOS
19 16 (11.03%) PHP
20 15 (10.34%) Windows
20 15 (10.34%) OO
21 14 (9.66%) UNIX
21 14 (9.66%) Linux
21 14 (9.66%) Mobile App
22 13 (8.97%) Android Development

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (5.52%) Tomcat
2 7 (4.83%) IIS
3 6 (4.14%) Node.js
4 5 (3.45%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.38%) Drupal
5 2 (1.38%) WordPress
5 2 (1.38%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.69%) Confluence
6 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.69%) JBoss
6 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.69%) Summit
2 1 (0.69%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.07%) SaaS
3 2 (1.38%) GitHub
3 2 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.38%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.83%) HTTP
2 4 (2.76%) Internet
3 2 (1.38%) NFC
3 2 (1.38%) SSL
4 1 (0.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.90%) MySQL
3 7 (4.83%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.83%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (4.83%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.69%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.69%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (11.72%) Maven
2 12 (8.28%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.59%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.21%) JUnit
4 9 (6.21%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.83%) PHPUnit
5 7 (4.83%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.14%) NUnit
7 5 (3.45%) Subversion
7 5 (3.45%) Grunt
7 5 (3.45%) Bower
8 4 (2.76%) Mockito
8 4 (2.76%) Ant
9 3 (2.07%) TestNG
9 3 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.07%) DbUnit
9 3 (2.07%) Mocha
9 3 (2.07%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.07%) Yeoman
10 2 (1.38%) Hudson
General
1 34 (23.45%) Finance
2 13 (8.97%) Banking
3 11 (7.59%) Front Office
4 7 (4.83%) Games
5 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.38%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.38%) Legal
5 2 (1.38%) Advertising
5 2 (1.38%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (40.00%) HTML
2 44 (30.34%) CSS
3 38 (26.21%) .NET
4 33 (22.76%) Web Services
5 29 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 26 (17.93%) Spring
7 21 (14.48%) HTML5
8 19 (13.10%) RESTful
8 19 (13.10%) XML
9 17 (11.72%) jQuery
10 13 (8.97%) REST
10 13 (8.97%) SOAP
11 12 (8.28%) WCF
12 11 (7.59%) XHTML
13 9 (6.21%) Ajax
13 9 (6.21%) Hibernate
13 9 (6.21%) XSLT
14 8 (5.52%) J2EE
14 8 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (5.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.66%) Mobile App
2 13 (8.97%) User Experience
3 9 (6.21%) Open Source
4 5 (3.45%) New Media
4 5 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.76%) Animation
5 4 (2.76%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.07%) iPad
6 3 (2.07%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.07%) Equities
7 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.38%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.38%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.38%) iPhone
7 2 (1.38%) Psychology
7 2 (1.38%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.38%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.41%) Android
2 17 (11.72%) Apple iOS
3 15 (10.34%) Windows
4 14 (9.66%) UNIX
4 14 (9.66%) Linux
5 2 (1.38%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.38%) Solaris
6 1 (0.69%) AIX
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.69%) CentOS
6 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (25.52%) MVC
3 28 (19.31%) TDD
4 15 (10.34%) OO
5 13 (8.97%) Scrum
5 13 (8.97%) BDD
5 13 (8.97%) Android Development
6 12 (8.28%) iOS Development
7 11 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (7.59%) Data Modelling
8 10 (6.90%) SOA
8 10 (6.90%) Web Development
9 9 (6.21%) Migration
9 9 (6.21%) Functional Programming
10 8 (5.52%) Pair Programming
10 8 (5.52%) Content Management
10 8 (5.52%) Risk Management
10 8 (5.52%) Configuration Management
10 8 (5.52%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.83%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 60 (41.38%) Java
1 60 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 43 (29.66%) SQL
3 40 (27.59%) C#
4 16 (11.03%) PHP
5 13 (8.97%) PL/SQL
6 12 (8.28%) Python
6 12 (8.28%) Objective-C
7 9 (6.21%) PHP5
8 7 (4.83%) VB6
8 7 (4.83%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.83%) VB
9 6 (4.14%) C++
9 6 (4.14%) Perl
9 6 (4.14%) Ruby
9 6 (4.14%) Scala
9 6 (4.14%) VBA
10 5 (3.45%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.07%) C
12 2 (1.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (8.28%) Degree
2 4 (2.76%) OCPJP
2 4 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.07%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (16.55%) Oracle
2 7 (4.83%) Zend
3 6 (4.14%) RedDot
4 5 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.07%) Sybase
5 3 (2.07%) SAP
5 3 (2.07%) IBM
5 3 (2.07%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.38%) Google
6 2 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.38%) Perforce
6 2 (1.38%) Open Text
6 2 (1.38%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.69%) Kony
7 1 (0.69%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.69%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.69%) Twitter
7 1 (0.69%) Murex
7 1 (0.69%) ILOG
7 1 (0.69%) Lotus
London
People Source
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago