The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 6444 6372 7067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 27.17% 26.62% 28.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.37% 28.73% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4946 4600 5159
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 29
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £22.12 £24.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £150.00 £67.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.48 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
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
21943 22179 23245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15426 15072 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 0 1511 £490 +8.88% 447
Croydon +2 59 £350 -20.00% 7
Canary Wharf -1 41 £500 +11.11%
Docklands, London +3 28 £633 +15.00%
Bromley +1 25 £380 +8.57% 4
Kingston Upon Thames +2 22 £350 -6.66% 5
Romford 0 12 £250 -50.00% 2
Hammersmith -1 10 £340 -20.00% 1
Uxbridge +9 9 £450 -5.01% 8
Twickenham +1 8 £338 +56.97% 3
Chiswick - 8 £425 -
Brentford +2 5 £413 -5.71% 1
Ealing - 5 £320 - 5
Hounslow +5 4 £385 -14.44% 1
Hillingdon +1 4 £325 +44.44%
Harrow -2 3 £205 -20.38% 2
Wimbledon -2 3 £325 +4.00% 1
Enfield - 3 - - 2
Sidcup - 3 £400 -
Paddington - 3 £575 - 1
Osterley +1 2 £505 +3.06%
Feltham - 2 £350 - 1
West Drayton +4 1 £413 +10.73%
Southwark +1 1 £325 +4.00%
Westminster 0 1 £480 +28.00%
Ilford 0 1 £313 -16.66%
Isleworth -2 1 £325 -13.90% 2
Mayfair -2 1 £625 +66.66%
New Malden - 1 £300 -
Surbiton - 1 £300 - 1
Clapham - 1 £400 -
Woodford Green - 1 £325 -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4342 (35.03%) Agile Software Development
2 3911 (31.55%) JavaScript
3 3613 (29.15%) HTML
4 3540 (28.56%) Java
5 3304 (26.66%) SQL
6 3066 (24.74%) CSS
7 2863 (23.10%) C#
8 2615 (21.10%) Finance
9 2600 (20.98%) TDD
10 2552 (20.59%) .NET
11 2338 (18.86%) SQL Server
12 1996 (16.10%) HTML5
13 1859 (15.00%) Banking
14 1621 (13.08%) jQuery
15 1563 (12.61%) OO
16 1455 (11.74%) AngularJS
17 1449 (11.69%) MVC
18 1427 (11.51%) Scrum
19 1392 (11.23%) Oracle
20 1290 (10.41%) CSS3
21 1285 (10.37%) Web Services
22 1143 (9.22%) Git (software)
23 1137 (9.17%) XML
24 1121 (9.04%) ASP.NET
25 1089 (8.79%) Linux
26 1080 (8.71%) Microsoft
27 1055 (8.51%) BDD
28 994 (8.02%) Front Office
29 985 (7.95%) Investment Banking
30 945 (7.62%) Continuous Integration

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 650 (5.24%) Node.js
2 488 (3.94%) CMS
3 324 (2.61%) SharePoint
4 277 (2.23%) Tomcat
5 265 (2.14%) Apache
6 215 (1.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 203 (1.64%) JBoss
8 200 (1.61%) Drupal
9 166 (1.34%) IIS
10 149 (1.20%) WebLogic
11 140 (1.13%) Apache Spark
12 139 (1.12%) Confluence
13 128 (1.03%) Umbraco
14 126 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
15 125 (1.01%) WebSphere
16 124 (1.00%) WordPress
17 121 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
18 118 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
19 113 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
20 109 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 525 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 167 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 95 (0.77%) MS Office
4 52 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 51 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 43 (0.35%) MS Visio
7 39 (0.31%) PowerPivot
8 28 (0.23%) InfoPath
9 27 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
10 20 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 18 (0.15%) Maya
12 11 (0.089%) Adobe Captivate
13 10 (0.081%) MS Project
14 7 (0.056%) Fireworks
14 7 (0.056%) InDesign
14 7 (0.056%) Mingle
15 5 (0.040%) Adobe After Effects
16 4 (0.032%) S-PLUS
17 3 (0.024%) HipChat
18 1 (0.008%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 170 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 98 (0.79%) Magento
3 60 (0.48%) Markit EDM
4 43 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 29 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
6 26 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 26 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
7 21 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
8 17 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 16 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
10 13 (0.10%) Global One
10 13 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
11 12 (0.097%) Maximo
12 11 (0.089%) BusinessWorks
13 10 (0.081%) Endur
13 10 (0.081%) Odoo
14 9 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
14 9 (0.073%) ION MarketView
15 8 (0.065%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 8 (0.065%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 291 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 142 (1.15%) GitHub
3 136 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (0.49%) SaaS
5 47 (0.38%) Office 365
6 45 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 44 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 42 (0.34%) Heroku
9 39 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
10 36 (0.29%) Force.com
11 27 (0.22%) Google Analytics
12 21 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
13 16 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 16 (0.13%) SmartFocus
14 15 (0.12%) PaaS
15 11 (0.089%) Google App Engine
16 9 (0.073%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (0.073%) AWS CloudFormation
17 8 (0.065%) Taleo
17 8 (0.065%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 283 (2.28%) HTTP
2 173 (1.40%) Internet
3 51 (0.41%) TCP/IP
3 51 (0.41%) Intranet
4 42 (0.34%) SSL
5 37 (0.30%) LDAP
6 32 (0.26%) FTP
7 22 (0.18%) AMQP
8 18 (0.15%) HTTPS
9 14 (0.11%) Kerberos
9 14 (0.11%) SAN
10 12 (0.097%) SMTP
11 11 (0.089%) SNMP
11 11 (0.089%) VPN
12 10 (0.081%) Reverse Proxy
13 9 (0.073%) OpenLDAP
13 9 (0.073%) DNS
14 8 (0.065%) Bluetooth
14 8 (0.065%) 3G
14 8 (0.065%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2338 (18.86%) SQL Server
2 907 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 762 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 751 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
5 685 (5.53%) MySQL
6 568 (4.58%) Relational Database
7 558 (4.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 510 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 464 (3.74%) MongoDB
10 382 (3.08%) NoSQL
11 370 (2.99%) Oracle Database
12 347 (2.80%) Hadoop
13 344 (2.78%) Big Data
14 337 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
15 266 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
16 228 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
17 221 (1.78%) QlikView
18 181 (1.46%) RDBMS
19 177 (1.43%) OLAP
20 156 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1143 (9.22%) Git (software)
2 672 (5.42%) Subversion
3 501 (4.04%) Maven
4 451 (3.64%) Jenkins
5 369 (2.98%) Visual Studio
6 344 (2.78%) JIRA
7 332 (2.68%) Grunt
8 323 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 284 (2.29%) JUnit
10 278 (2.24%) Cucumber
11 215 (1.73%) NUnit
11 215 (1.73%) Selenium
12 202 (1.63%) TeamCity
13 192 (1.55%) Jasmine
14 156 (1.26%) Eclipse
15 141 (1.14%) Xcode
16 134 (1.08%) Mockito
17 114 (0.92%) Gradle
18 105 (0.85%) gulp
19 99 (0.80%) Ant
General
1 2615 (21.10%) Finance
2 1859 (15.00%) Banking
3 994 (8.02%) Front Office
4 985 (7.95%) Investment Banking
5 440 (3.55%) Retail
6 274 (2.21%) Marketing
7 195 (1.57%) Publishing
8 146 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 141 (1.14%) Games
10 136 (1.10%) Financial Institution
11 125 (1.01%) Advertising
12 121 (0.98%) Legal
13 116 (0.94%) Back Office
14 79 (0.64%) Law
15 37 (0.30%) Retail Banking
16 27 (0.22%) Automotive
17 21 (0.17%) Electronics
18 20 (0.16%) Manufacturing
19 17 (0.14%) Multimedia
20 14 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3613 (29.15%) HTML
2 3066 (24.74%) CSS
3 2552 (20.59%) .NET
4 1996 (16.10%) HTML5
5 1621 (13.08%) jQuery
6 1455 (11.74%) AngularJS
7 1290 (10.41%) CSS3
8 1285 (10.37%) Web Services
9 1137 (9.17%) XML
10 1121 (9.04%) ASP.NET
11 941 (7.59%) Spring
12 793 (6.40%) REST
13 706 (5.70%) RESTful
14 698 (5.63%) JSON
15 601 (4.85%) .NET Framework
16 593 (4.78%) J2EE
17 551 (4.45%) WCF
18 541 (4.36%) ASP.NET MVC
19 521 (4.20%) WPF
20 487 (3.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 626 (5.05%) User Experience
2 610 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 525 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 484 (3.90%) Derivative
5 459 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 368 (2.97%) Computer Science
7 310 (2.50%) Fixed Income
8 232 (1.87%) Equities
9 207 (1.67%) Credit Risk
10 195 (1.57%) Visualisation
11 181 (1.46%) Market Risk
12 176 (1.42%) Data Structures
13 170 (1.37%) Algorithms
14 136 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
15 135 (1.09%) Mathematics
16 129 (1.04%) iPhone
17 124 (1.00%) Hedge funds
18 117 (0.94%) NHS
19 114 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
20 105 (0.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1089 (8.79%) Linux
2 793 (6.40%) UNIX
3 624 (5.03%) Apple iOS
4 572 (4.61%) Windows
5 517 (4.17%) Android
6 63 (0.51%) Mac OS X
7 62 (0.50%) CentOS
8 57 (0.46%) Solaris
8 57 (0.46%) Ubuntu
9 39 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (0.17%) Windows Phone
12 18 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (0.14%) Windows 8
14 16 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
15 11 (0.089%) Mac OS
16 9 (0.073%) Windows Phone 8
17 7 (0.056%) VMS
17 7 (0.056%) AIX
18 6 (0.048%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4342 (35.03%) Agile Software Development
2 2600 (20.98%) TDD
3 1563 (12.61%) OO
4 1449 (11.69%) MVC
5 1427 (11.51%) Scrum
6 1055 (8.51%) BDD
7 945 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
8 907 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 888 (7.16%) Multithreading
10 881 (7.11%) E-Commerce
11 791 (6.38%) ETL
12 781 (6.30%) Unit Testing
13 630 (5.08%) Web Development
14 598 (4.82%) SDLC
15 519 (4.19%) Software Engineering
16 489 (3.95%) iOS Development
17 465 (3.75%) Responsive Web Design
18 447 (3.61%) Pair Programming
18 447 (3.61%) Data Modelling
19 428 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3911 (31.55%) JavaScript
2 3540 (28.56%) Java
3 3304 (26.66%) SQL
4 2863 (23.10%) C#
5 915 (7.38%) C++
6 798 (6.44%) PHP
7 778 (6.28%) Python
8 718 (5.79%) T-SQL
9 585 (4.72%) Scala
10 468 (3.78%) Ruby
11 426 (3.44%) PL/SQL
12 329 (2.65%) Objective-C
13 313 (2.53%) VBA
14 233 (1.88%) Perl
15 229 (1.85%) Shell Script
16 200 (1.61%) C
17 187 (1.51%) VB.NET
18 165 (1.33%) Groovy
19 150 (1.21%) VB
20 115 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 593 (4.78%) Degree
2 419 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 254 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 99 (0.80%) DV Cleared
5 34 (0.27%) PhD
6 33 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (0.15%) Sun Certification
8 17 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
9 10 (0.081%) ISEB
10 7 (0.056%) Oracle Certification
10 7 (0.056%) BC Cleared
11 6 (0.048%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.040%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.040%) OCPJP
12 5 (0.040%) MCSD
12 5 (0.040%) HND
13 4 (0.032%) MCSE
13 4 (0.032%) OCP
14 3 (0.024%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 2 (0.016%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 361 (2.91%) QA
2 55 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 36 (0.29%) Solvency II
4 25 (0.20%) SLA
5 12 (0.097%) WAI
6 10 (0.081%) COBIT
6 10 (0.081%) WCAG
6 10 (0.081%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (0.081%) COREP
7 9 (0.073%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.073%) HL7
8 7 (0.056%) EMIR
9 6 (0.048%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.040%) FINREP
11 3 (0.024%) ISO 8583
11 3 (0.024%) MiFID
11 3 (0.024%) COSO
12 2 (0.016%) Basel II
12 2 (0.016%) GAAP
12 2 (0.016%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 110 (0.89%) Docker
2 73 (0.59%) HDFS
3 42 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 41 (0.33%) Varnish
5 31 (0.25%) Apache Flume
6 23 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (0.12%) GridGain
8 10 (0.081%) vCloud
9 8 (0.065%) Platform Symphony
10 6 (0.048%) vSphere
11 5 (0.040%) Squid
12 4 (0.032%) Hyper-V
12 4 (0.032%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.032%) GlusterFS
13 3 (0.024%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (0.016%) Xen
14 2 (0.016%) Oracle Clusterware
15 1 (0.008%) XenApp
15 1 (0.008%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.008%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 133 (1.07%) Puppet
2 64 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (0.47%) Vagrant
4 37 (0.30%) Control-M
5 35 (0.28%) Ansible
6 27 (0.22%) Salt
7 24 (0.19%) Oozie
8 22 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
9 16 (0.13%) ZABBIX
9 16 (0.13%) Kibana
9 16 (0.13%) Rundeck
10 15 (0.12%) logstash
10 15 (0.12%) CloudHub
11 12 (0.097%) Graphite
11 12 (0.097%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 11 (0.089%) Nagios
12 11 (0.089%) yum
12 11 (0.089%) Apache Shiro
13 9 (0.073%) Hadoop YARN
14 8 (0.065%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 1392 (11.23%) Oracle
2 1080 (8.71%) Microsoft
3 327 (2.64%) Adobe
4 271 (2.19%) Sybase
5 193 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
6 185 (1.49%) IBM
6 185 (1.49%) Google
7 157 (1.27%) TIBCO
8 136 (1.10%) Informatica
9 125 (1.01%) Zend
9 125 (1.01%) Sitecore
10 116 (0.94%) SAP
11 108 (0.87%) Tableau
12 107 (0.86%) Cognos
13 81 (0.65%) ServiceNow
14 79 (0.64%) EPiServer
15 78 (0.63%) Apple
16 74 (0.60%) hybris
17 52 (0.42%) Red Hat
18 51 (0.41%) Twitter
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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IT Rockstars Recruitment
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