The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5837 6275 6376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 26.37% 26.64% 26.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.75% 28.11% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4543 4749 4704
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 14
Median hourly rate £50.50 £28.89 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.80% -35.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.14 £20.39 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £80.00 £120.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £36.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+15.75% +5.03%
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
21038 22323 22486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.03% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15053 15655 15400
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 367 417
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.15 £52.17 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 1083 £450 -5.26% 388
Croydon -2 70 £410 +7.89% 8
Canary Wharf 0 42 £400 -20.00%
Bromley -1 22 £450 +18.42% 6
Kingston Upon Thames +1 19 £383 +3.37% 6
Westminster -8 15 £425 +1.19%
Uxbridge +7 12 £360 - 2
Feltham -2 10 £528 +35.38%
Wimbledon 0 9 £400 +23.07%
Docklands, London -4 5 £384 -36.83%
Osterley -2 4 £515 +11.95%
Paddington +8 3 £463 -19.56%
Chiswick +1 3 £288 -32.35% 1
Brentford +1 3 £400 -3.03% 1
Clapham 0 3 £450 +12.50%
Romford -1 3 £400 +66.66% 1
Twickenham -1 3 £500 +45.45% 3
Teddington - 3 £419 - 1
Hayes - 3 £300 - 2
Southwark -1 2 £475 +46.15% 1
Hammersmith -3 2 £406 +17.75% 5
Harrow -10 2 £360 +75.60% 2
Ruislip - 2 £225 - 2
Hillingdon -2 1 £375 +15.38%
Surbiton -3 1 - - 2
Ilford - 1 - - 1
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 4829 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
2 4382 (37.06%) JavaScript
3 3779 (31.96%) HTML
4 3742 (31.65%) Java
5 3333 (28.19%) CSS
6 2876 (24.33%) TDD
7 2647 (22.39%) SQL
8 2381 (20.14%) Finance
9 2323 (19.65%) C#
10 2227 (18.84%) HTML5
11 2178 (18.42%) AngularJS
12 2123 (17.96%) .NET
13 1655 (14.00%) SQL Server
14 1654 (13.99%) Scrum
15 1547 (13.08%) CSS3
16 1518 (12.84%) Banking
17 1472 (12.45%) Front End Development
18 1429 (12.09%) OO
19 1412 (11.94%) MVC
20 1378 (11.66%) Git (software)
21 1351 (11.43%) jQuery
22 1319 (11.16%) BDD
23 1295 (10.95%) Web Services
24 1224 (10.35%) Oracle
25 1188 (10.05%) Node.js
26 1161 (9.82%) REST
27 1151 (9.74%) Spring
28 1113 (9.41%) Web Development
29 1077 (9.11%) Linux
30 985 (8.33%) Continuous Integration

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 420 (3.55%) CMS
2 279 (2.36%) Apache Spark
3 278 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 260 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 224 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
6 220 (1.86%) Apache
7 173 (1.46%) Drupal
8 166 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 165 (1.40%) WebSphere
10 162 (1.37%) WordPress
11 129 (1.09%) Confluence
12 113 (0.96%) JBoss
13 105 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
14 104 (0.88%) WebLogic
15 102 (0.86%) IIS
15 102 (0.86%) nginx
16 91 (0.77%) Mule
17 89 (0.75%) Umbraco
18 80 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
19 77 (0.65%) Jetty
Applications
1 403 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 157 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 76 (0.64%) MS Office
4 48 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 35 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 29 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 18 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 11 (0.093%) MS Project
11 7 (0.059%) SPSS
12 6 (0.051%) GIMP
13 5 (0.042%) Adobe Captivate
14 4 (0.034%) InDesign
14 4 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.034%) PaintShop Pro
15 3 (0.025%) Fireworks
16 2 (0.017%) Acrobat
16 2 (0.017%) SketchUp
17 1 (0.008%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 141 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 83 (0.70%) Magento
3 70 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 63 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
5 59 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
6 44 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
7 42 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
8 31 (0.26%) RMDS
9 27 (0.23%) ION MarketView
10 18 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
10 18 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
11 16 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
11 16 (0.14%) Eloqua
11 16 (0.14%) Markit EDM
11 16 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
12 12 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
13 11 (0.093%) Endur
13 11 (0.093%) Oracle General Ledger
14 9 (0.076%) Oracle BPM
14 9 (0.076%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 539 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
2 347 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 247 (2.09%) GitHub
4 102 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
5 62 (0.52%) SaaS
6 57 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 57 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 46 (0.39%) Google Play
7 46 (0.39%) Office 365
8 45 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 44 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 33 (0.28%) Google Analytics
11 32 (0.27%) Google App Engine
11 32 (0.27%) Heroku
12 29 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
12 29 (0.25%) PaaS
13 28 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
14 17 (0.14%) Force.com
15 16 (0.14%) CloudFront
16 13 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 311 (2.63%) HTTP
2 113 (0.96%) Internet
3 47 (0.40%) Network Security
4 42 (0.36%) Intranet
5 38 (0.32%) TCP/IP
6 33 (0.28%) SSL
7 32 (0.27%) DNS
8 26 (0.22%) LDAP
9 24 (0.20%) SNMP
10 22 (0.19%) AMQP
11 20 (0.17%) HTTPS
12 18 (0.15%) Firewall
13 11 (0.093%) DVB
13 11 (0.093%) FTP
13 11 (0.093%) SSH
14 9 (0.076%) Kerberos
14 9 (0.076%) Skype
15 8 (0.068%) Bluetooth
15 8 (0.068%) VPN
16 7 (0.059%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1655 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 739 (6.25%) MySQL
3 676 (5.72%) MongoDB
4 665 (5.62%) NoSQL
5 604 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 527 (4.46%) Relational Database
7 473 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 473 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 462 (3.91%) Hadoop
9 447 (3.78%) Big Data
10 335 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
11 304 (2.57%) Oracle Database
11 304 (2.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 293 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 235 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
14 222 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
15 176 (1.49%) Apache Hive
16 164 (1.39%) RDBMS
17 159 (1.34%) QlikView
18 113 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1378 (11.66%) Git (software)
2 584 (4.94%) Maven
3 563 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 473 (4.00%) Subversion
5 445 (3.76%) JIRA
6 442 (3.74%) Grunt
7 411 (3.48%) JUnit
8 363 (3.07%) gulp
9 317 (2.68%) Cucumber
10 302 (2.55%) Visual Studio
11 227 (1.92%) Jasmine
12 222 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
13 217 (1.84%) Selenium
14 190 (1.61%) Mockito
15 187 (1.58%) TeamCity
16 174 (1.47%) Gradle
17 169 (1.43%) Mocha
18 168 (1.42%) Eclipse
19 132 (1.12%) NUnit
20 122 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2381 (20.14%) Finance
2 1518 (12.84%) Banking
3 721 (6.10%) Front Office
4 582 (4.92%) Investment Banking
5 392 (3.32%) Retail
6 308 (2.61%) Marketing
7 183 (1.55%) Games
8 161 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 148 (1.25%) Publishing
10 143 (1.21%) Financial Institution
11 129 (1.09%) Back Office
12 112 (0.95%) Advertising
13 85 (0.72%) Manufacturing
14 83 (0.70%) Electronics
15 81 (0.69%) Law
16 51 (0.43%) Legal
17 35 (0.30%) Retail Banking
18 30 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
19 16 (0.14%) Automotive
20 10 (0.085%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3779 (31.96%) HTML
2 3333 (28.19%) CSS
3 2227 (18.84%) HTML5
4 2178 (18.42%) AngularJS
5 2123 (17.96%) .NET
6 1547 (13.08%) CSS3
7 1351 (11.43%) jQuery
8 1295 (10.95%) Web Services
9 1188 (10.05%) Node.js
10 1161 (9.82%) REST
11 1151 (9.74%) Spring
12 904 (7.65%) XML
13 903 (7.64%) ASP.NET
14 857 (7.25%) React
15 854 (7.22%) RESTful
16 757 (6.40%) Sass
17 588 (4.97%) JSON
18 528 (4.47%) SOAP
19 499 (4.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 487 (4.12%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 782 (6.61%) User Experience
2 502 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
3 490 (4.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 412 (3.48%) Mobile App
5 352 (2.98%) Derivative
6 321 (2.72%) Computer Science
7 292 (2.47%) Fixed Income
8 198 (1.67%) Algorithms
8 198 (1.67%) Visualisation
9 196 (1.66%) Equities
10 169 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
11 160 (1.35%) Fintech
12 141 (1.19%) Data Structures
13 129 (1.09%) iPad
14 128 (1.08%) Mathematics
15 126 (1.07%) Hedge funds
16 109 (0.92%) Digital Media
17 93 (0.79%) NHS
18 91 (0.77%) Data Integration
19 74 (0.63%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1077 (9.11%) Linux
2 674 (5.70%) Unix
3 469 (3.97%) Apple iOS
4 461 (3.90%) Windows
5 406 (3.43%) Android
6 77 (0.65%) Mac OS X
7 68 (0.58%) Windows Server
8 37 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (0.31%) Solaris
9 35 (0.30%) Windows Phone
10 32 (0.27%) AIX
11 29 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 24 (0.20%) Mac OS
13 22 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (0.14%) CentOS
16 15 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 11 (0.093%) webOS
17 11 (0.093%) Windows Phone 7
18 10 (0.085%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4829 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
2 2876 (24.33%) TDD
3 1654 (13.99%) Scrum
4 1472 (12.45%) Front End Development
5 1429 (12.09%) OO
6 1412 (11.94%) MVC
7 1319 (11.16%) BDD
8 1113 (9.41%) Web Development
9 985 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 875 (7.40%) E-Commerce
11 734 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
12 669 (5.66%) Multithreading
13 655 (5.54%) Unit Testing
14 637 (5.39%) Pair Programming
15 587 (4.96%) Software Engineering
16 535 (4.53%) ETL
17 486 (4.11%) Analytics
18 483 (4.09%) Open Source
19 476 (4.03%) OOP
20 458 (3.87%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4382 (37.06%) JavaScript
2 3742 (31.65%) Java
3 2647 (22.39%) SQL
4 2323 (19.65%) C#
5 976 (8.26%) Python
6 791 (6.69%) PHP
7 726 (6.14%) Scala
8 681 (5.76%) C++
9 494 (4.18%) Ruby
10 480 (4.06%) T-SQL
11 331 (2.80%) PL/SQL
12 258 (2.18%) Objective-C
13 246 (2.08%) ES6
14 214 (1.81%) VBA
15 201 (1.70%) Apple Swift
16 188 (1.59%) Perl
17 178 (1.51%) Shell Script
18 173 (1.46%) C
19 149 (1.26%) Groovy
20 140 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 525 (4.44%) Degree
2 387 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 218 (1.84%) SC Cleared
4 101 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 55 (0.47%) PhD
6 49 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 37 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (0.12%) MCSD
9 12 (0.10%) MCPD
10 7 (0.059%) BC Cleared
10 7 (0.059%) ISEB
10 7 (0.059%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.059%) MCP
10 7 (0.059%) MCSE
11 6 (0.051%) CTC Cleared
11 6 (0.051%) DBS Check
11 6 (0.051%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 5 (0.042%) MCAD
12 5 (0.042%) MCSA
12 5 (0.042%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (2.00%) QA
2 67 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 40 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 35 (0.30%) WAI
5 28 (0.24%) SDET
6 22 (0.19%) MiFID
7 21 (0.18%) Solvency II
8 12 (0.10%) HL7
8 12 (0.10%) WCAG
9 10 (0.085%) SLA
10 9 (0.076%) PCI DSS
11 8 (0.068%) GCP
12 7 (0.059%) SEPA
13 5 (0.042%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.034%) FATCA
14 4 (0.034%) GAAP
15 3 (0.025%) ISO20022
15 3 (0.025%) NEBOSH
16 2 (0.017%) Basel II
16 2 (0.017%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 287 (2.43%) Docker
2 57 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 51 (0.43%) HDFS
4 27 (0.23%) Apache Flume
5 16 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (0.14%) Varnish
6 15 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 9 (0.076%) vSphere
10 8 (0.068%) GlusterFS
11 7 (0.059%) Platform Symphony
12 6 (0.051%) Ceph
12 6 (0.051%) etcd
13 5 (0.042%) flannel
14 3 (0.025%) iptables
14 3 (0.025%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.025%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.017%) Hyper-V
15 2 (0.017%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 86 (0.73%) Puppet
2 71 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (0.48%) Ansible
4 39 (0.33%) Kubernetes
5 36 (0.30%) Control-M
6 29 (0.25%) Kibana
7 17 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
8 15 (0.13%) Ambari
8 15 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
9 14 (0.12%) logstash
10 12 (0.10%) Oozie
11 11 (0.093%) CloudHub
11 11 (0.093%) Mesos
12 10 (0.085%) Tivoli
12 10 (0.085%) yum
13 9 (0.076%) Netcool
13 9 (0.076%) SCCM
14 8 (0.068%) Grafana
14 8 (0.068%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (0.068%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 1224 (10.35%) Oracle
2 860 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 256 (2.17%) Adobe
4 226 (1.91%) Google
5 185 (1.56%) ServiceNow
6 158 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
7 152 (1.29%) IBM
8 146 (1.23%) Sybase
9 131 (1.11%) SAP
10 105 (0.89%) TIBCO
11 100 (0.85%) Tableau
12 96 (0.81%) Informatica
13 90 (0.76%) Sitecore
14 87 (0.74%) Apple
15 77 (0.65%) Zend
16 76 (0.64%) Atlassian
17 67 (0.57%) ATG
18 65 (0.55%) hybris
19 64 (0.54%) Murex
20 63 (0.53%) MuleSoft
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £310 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East London
Energon People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day TBC
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
Salt
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nakama
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + DOE
Posted: 12 hours ago