The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 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
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 6376 6693 6533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 27.00% 27.61% 24.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.12% 29.88% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4704 4912 4699
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 47 52
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.51 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.90% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £18.54 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £59.00 £64.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
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%
Developer
England

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the London region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the London region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in London

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 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
(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 0 1546 £475 +5.55% 627
Canary Wharf +1 21 £550 -8.33% 1
Bromley +8 20 £325 +20.37% 10
Croydon +6 18 £300 -18.91% 12
Docklands, London +4 18 £550 +22.22% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +4 8 £375 +25.00% 14
Brentford -10 7 £438 +2.94%
Uxbridge -3 5 £225 -35.71% 1
Wembley +1 4 £400 - 1
Hounslow +1 4 £400 -11.11% 8
Romford 0 4 £450 - 2
Ruislip - 4 £325 - 2
Paddington +5 3 - - 1
Twickenham -2 3 £208 -36.15% 3
Hammersmith +2 2 £372 +14.46% 2
Westminster +1 2 £375 -25.00%
Harrow 0 2 £258 +14.44% 7
Wimbledon -1 2 £250 -33.33% 4
Orpington +3 1 £313 - 4
Chiswick -5 1 - - 1
Mayfair - 1 £375 - 1
Southwark - 1 £313 -
West Drayton - 1 £373 -
Isleworth - 1 £378 - 2
Ilford - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Hornchurch - - - - 1
Barking - - - -
Barnet - - - - 4
Bexley - - - -
Dagenham - - - - 2
Enfield - - - - 2
Erith - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Woodford Green - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - - 3
Thornton Heath - - - -
Mitcham - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Northwood - - - - 1
Clapham - - - -
Ealing - - - - 3
Hackney - - - - 3
Developer
England

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 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 Developer in their job title.

1 3832 (31.43%) JavaScript
2 3772 (30.94%) HTML
3 3447 (28.27%) Java
4 3135 (25.71%) CSS
5 3032 (24.87%) SQL
6 2729 (22.38%) C#
7 2512 (20.60%) .NET
8 2360 (19.36%) TDD
9 2127 (17.44%) SQL Server
10 2112 (17.32%) Finance
11 2102 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
12 1922 (15.76%) HTML5
13 1748 (14.34%) OO
14 1746 (14.32%) Banking
15 1745 (14.31%) jQuery
16 1567 (12.85%) MVC
17 1496 (12.27%) Oracle
18 1372 (11.25%) XML
19 1337 (10.97%) Web Services
20 1300 (10.66%) ASP.NET
21 1249 (10.24%) Scrum
22 1238 (10.15%) CSS3
23 1167 (9.57%) Linux
24 1135 (9.31%) PHP
25 1004 (8.23%) Git (software)
26 1002 (8.22%) Spring
27 996 (8.17%) BDD
28 957 (7.85%) E-Commerce
29 937 (7.68%) AngularJS
30 934 (7.66%) Front Office

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 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 517 (4.24%) CMS
2 485 (3.98%) Node.js
3 448 (3.67%) SharePoint
4 257 (2.11%) Apache
5 192 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 190 (1.56%) IIS
7 185 (1.52%) Drupal
8 173 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 163 (1.34%) Umbraco
10 153 (1.25%) WebLogic
10 153 (1.25%) SAS
11 139 (1.14%) WordPress
12 135 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
13 125 (1.03%) Adobe CQ
14 116 (0.95%) WebSphere
15 100 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
16 96 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
16 96 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
17 76 (0.62%) Apache Solr
18 74 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 433 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 176 (1.44%) Photoshop
3 80 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
4 58 (0.48%) MS Office
5 48 (0.39%) PowerPivot
6 37 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 31 (0.25%) MS Visio
8 21 (0.17%) Fireworks
9 20 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 17 (0.14%) Acrobat
11 16 (0.13%) InfoPath
12 5 (0.041%) Adobe Captivate
12 5 (0.041%) Doxygen
13 4 (0.033%) InDesign
14 3 (0.025%) SPSS
14 3 (0.025%) GIMP
15 2 (0.016%) Gephi
15 2 (0.016%) Maya
16 1 (0.008%) 3ds Max
16 1 (0.008%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 144 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 132 (1.08%) Magento
3 78 (0.64%) Markit EDM
4 60 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
5 59 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 48 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
7 45 (0.37%) Google Analytics
8 39 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 37 (0.30%) RMDS
10 35 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
11 30 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
12 26 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
13 25 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 23 (0.19%) ION MarketView
15 21 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
16 20 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
17 18 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
18 16 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
19 15 (0.12%) Oracle Assets
20 14 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 150 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 120 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 94 (0.77%) SaaS
4 72 (0.59%) Force.com
5 60 (0.49%) GitHub
6 49 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 41 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
8 34 (0.28%) PaaS
9 27 (0.22%) Office 365
10 24 (0.20%) Heroku
11 19 (0.16%) Google App Engine
12 17 (0.14%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.074%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (0.066%) Google Compute Engine
15 7 (0.057%) Amazon ELB
16 6 (0.049%) IaaS
17 5 (0.041%) Joyent
18 3 (0.025%) Route 53
18 3 (0.025%) SuccessFactors
19 2 (0.016%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 325 (2.67%) HTTP
2 181 (1.48%) Internet
3 112 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 61 (0.50%) Intranet
5 45 (0.37%) DNS
6 44 (0.36%) SSL
7 34 (0.28%) LDAP
8 31 (0.25%) HTTPS
9 27 (0.22%) FTP
10 20 (0.16%) VPN
11 18 (0.15%) Multicast
12 17 (0.14%) SSH
12 17 (0.14%) NFC
13 16 (0.13%) SMTP
14 14 (0.11%) Bluetooth
15 13 (0.11%) SAN
15 13 (0.11%) AMQP
16 11 (0.090%) Extranet
16 11 (0.090%) Firewall
17 8 (0.066%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2127 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 825 (6.77%) MySQL
3 711 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 678 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 646 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
6 633 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 585 (4.80%) Relational Database
8 411 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 378 (3.10%) MongoDB
10 376 (3.08%) Oracle Database
11 326 (2.67%) NoSQL
12 236 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
13 228 (1.87%) Big Data
14 222 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
15 202 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
16 193 (1.58%) QlikView
17 183 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
18 178 (1.46%) Hadoop
19 170 (1.39%) RDBMS
20 154 (1.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1004 (8.23%) Git (software)
2 744 (6.10%) Subversion
3 398 (3.26%) Maven
4 359 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 315 (2.58%) JUnit
6 303 (2.49%) Cucumber
7 266 (2.18%) Jenkins
8 248 (2.03%) JIRA
9 222 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 219 (1.80%) TeamCity
11 215 (1.76%) Selenium
12 193 (1.58%) Eclipse
13 168 (1.38%) Xcode
14 156 (1.28%) Jasmine
15 155 (1.27%) NUnit
16 145 (1.19%) Ant
17 136 (1.12%) WebDriver
18 131 (1.07%) Grunt
18 131 (1.07%) Hudson
18 131 (1.07%) Mockito
General
1 2112 (17.32%) Finance
2 1746 (14.32%) Banking
3 934 (7.66%) Front Office
4 915 (7.50%) Investment Banking
5 423 (3.47%) Retail
6 271 (2.22%) Marketing
7 196 (1.61%) Games
8 181 (1.48%) Publishing
9 174 (1.43%) Advertising
10 152 (1.25%) Back Office
11 146 (1.20%) Financial Institution
12 111 (0.91%) Telecoms
13 103 (0.84%) Legal
14 56 (0.46%) Manufacturing
15 44 (0.36%) Billing
16 36 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 33 (0.27%) Retail Banking
18 29 (0.24%) Law
19 27 (0.22%) Electronics
20 21 (0.17%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3772 (30.94%) HTML
2 3135 (25.71%) CSS
3 2512 (20.60%) .NET
4 1922 (15.76%) HTML5
5 1745 (14.31%) jQuery
6 1372 (11.25%) XML
7 1337 (10.97%) Web Services
8 1300 (10.66%) ASP.NET
9 1238 (10.15%) CSS3
10 1002 (8.22%) Spring
11 937 (7.68%) AngularJS
12 750 (6.15%) JSON
13 700 (5.74%) Ajax
14 597 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
15 596 (4.89%) RESTful
16 589 (4.83%) WCF
17 580 (4.76%) Backbone.js
18 560 (4.59%) REST
19 559 (4.58%) Hibernate
20 518 (4.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 545 (4.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 466 (3.82%) Computer Science
3 432 (3.54%) Open Source
4 407 (3.34%) Derivative
5 383 (3.14%) Fixed Income
6 352 (2.89%) Mobile App
7 232 (1.90%) iPad
8 207 (1.70%) Equities
9 190 (1.56%) iPhone
10 187 (1.53%) Credit Risk
11 165 (1.35%) Visualisation
12 149 (1.22%) Social Media
13 148 (1.21%) Market Risk
14 126 (1.03%) W3C
14 126 (1.03%) Mathematics
15 117 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
16 113 (0.93%) Digital Media
16 113 (0.93%) Data Integration
17 102 (0.84%) Client/Server
18 70 (0.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1167 (9.57%) Linux
2 899 (7.37%) UNIX
3 676 (5.54%) Windows
4 563 (4.62%) Apple iOS
5 513 (4.21%) Android
6 112 (0.92%) Mac OS X
7 90 (0.74%) Solaris
8 77 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 48 (0.39%) Windows Phone
10 43 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 42 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
13 28 (0.23%) AIX
14 23 (0.19%) Windows 7
15 20 (0.16%) Windows 8
16 19 (0.16%) CentOS
17 17 (0.14%) SUSE
18 13 (0.11%) Windows XP
19 11 (0.090%) Ubuntu
19 11 (0.090%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2360 (19.36%) TDD
2 2102 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 1748 (14.34%) OO
4 1567 (12.85%) MVC
5 1249 (10.24%) Scrum
6 996 (8.17%) BDD
7 957 (7.85%) E-Commerce
8 784 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
9 778 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
10 724 (5.94%) Multithreading
10 724 (5.94%) Web Development
11 651 (5.34%) ETL
12 624 (5.12%) Unit Testing
13 513 (4.21%) Software Engineering
14 496 (4.07%) Responsive Web Design
15 493 (4.04%) Analytics
16 482 (3.95%) OOP
17 464 (3.81%) iOS Development
18 381 (3.12%) Data Modelling
19 375 (3.08%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3832 (31.43%) JavaScript
2 3447 (28.27%) Java
3 3032 (24.87%) SQL
4 2729 (22.38%) C#
5 1135 (9.31%) PHP
6 926 (7.59%) C++
7 753 (6.18%) Python
8 589 (4.83%) Ruby
9 558 (4.58%) T-SQL
10 459 (3.76%) PL/SQL
11 354 (2.90%) Scala
12 325 (2.67%) Objective-C
13 305 (2.50%) Perl
14 291 (2.39%) C
15 278 (2.28%) VBA
16 230 (1.89%) Shell Script
17 186 (1.53%) Groovy
18 150 (1.23%) Apex Code
19 132 (1.08%) VB.NET
20 130 (1.07%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 797 (6.54%) Degree
2 239 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 149 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 52 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (0.42%) DV Cleared
6 37 (0.30%) PhD
7 22 (0.18%) ISEB
7 22 (0.18%) ISTQB
8 20 (0.16%) MCSD
9 19 (0.16%) MCTS
10 18 (0.15%) MCITP
11 11 (0.090%) MCSE
12 10 (0.082%) Sun Certification
12 10 (0.082%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (0.049%) OCPJP
14 5 (0.041%) MCP
14 5 (0.041%) CFA
14 5 (0.041%) MBA
15 4 (0.033%) MCPD
15 4 (0.033%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 390 (3.20%) QA
2 39 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 20 (0.16%) Basel III
4 16 (0.13%) WAI
5 15 (0.12%) SLA
6 12 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.090%) Solvency II
7 11 (0.090%) CRD IV
8 10 (0.082%) WCAG
9 9 (0.074%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.074%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.041%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.033%) EMIR
12 3 (0.025%) GMP
12 3 (0.025%) GLP
12 3 (0.025%) SNOMED CT
13 2 (0.016%) RosettaNet
13 2 (0.016%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (0.016%) Basel II
13 2 (0.016%) Section 508
System Software
1 67 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 37 (0.30%) Varnish
3 22 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.12%) HDFS
5 6 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.041%) Platform Symphony
6 5 (0.041%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.033%) vCloud
7 4 (0.033%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.025%) Cronacle
8 3 (0.025%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.025%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.016%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.016%) KVM
10 1 (0.008%) GridGain
10 1 (0.008%) Openswan
10 1 (0.008%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.008%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.008%) Squid
10 1 (0.008%) Xen
Systems Management
1 78 (0.64%) Puppet
2 66 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (0.34%) Control-M
4 24 (0.20%) Oozie
5 19 (0.16%) Vagrant
6 18 (0.15%) Capistrano
7 11 (0.090%) Tivoli
7 11 (0.090%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (0.082%) WMI
9 9 (0.074%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (0.066%) Nagios
11 5 (0.041%) Ansible
11 5 (0.041%) Oracle Identity Management
12 4 (0.033%) OpenAM
12 4 (0.033%) StatsD
12 4 (0.033%) Salt
12 4 (0.033%) Graylog2
13 3 (0.025%) SCOM
13 3 (0.025%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.016%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1496 (12.27%) Oracle
2 899 (7.37%) Microsoft
3 270 (2.21%) Zend
4 268 (2.20%) Sybase
5 252 (2.07%) Adobe
6 242 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
7 217 (1.78%) Google
8 208 (1.71%) JBoss
9 189 (1.55%) Business Objects
10 155 (1.27%) SAP
11 152 (1.25%) Cognos
12 135 (1.11%) IBM
13 129 (1.06%) TIBCO
14 126 (1.03%) Sitecore
15 111 (0.91%) Informatica
16 101 (0.83%) ATG
17 79 (0.65%) Facebook
18 75 (0.62%) EPiServer
19 74 (0.61%) 29West
20 73 (0.60%) Apple
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