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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 6154 6423 6670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 26.97% 27.58% 27.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.46% 29.02% 28.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4777 4973 4941
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 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 20
Median hourly rate £48.25 £35.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.85% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.96 £16.75 £23.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.95 £44.25 £152.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
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
21623 22132 23409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.03% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15359 15628 16259
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 346 449
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 1053 £463 -2.63% 375
Croydon -10 44 £420 +20.00% 3
Canary Wharf -2 35 £450 -14.28%
Westminster 0 27 £425 -2.85% 2
Bromley 0 22 £450 +38.46% 8
Feltham +12 20 £425 +21.42%
Docklands, London +7 17 £525 -19.23%
Uxbridge +3 16 £351 +26.57% 7
Kingston Upon Thames 0 15 £363 +20.83% 10
Twickenham -3 5 £500 +50.94% 6
Teddington - 5 £419 -
Brentford +6 4 £350 -13.84%
Southwark 0 4 £463 +42.30%
Hammersmith -7 4 £450 +32.35% 1
Paddington +2 3 £475 -17.39%
Clapham -1 3 £450 +28.57%
Ilford -3 3 £400 +20.75%
Chiswick - 3 £288 -
Edgware - 3 - -
Hillingdon 0 2 £375 +15.38%
Wimbledon 0 2 £325 -
Hayes - 2 £300 -
Romford 0 1 £325 +30.00%
Hounslow -1 1 - -
Osterley -2 1 £515 -6.36%
Barking -3 1 £350 +7.69%
Greenford - 1 - -
Morden - 1 £170 -
Mayfair - 1 £550 -
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4873 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4483 (38.18%) JavaScript
3 3932 (33.48%) HTML
4 3723 (31.70%) Java
5 3470 (29.55%) CSS
6 2800 (23.84%) TDD
7 2499 (21.28%) SQL
8 2314 (19.71%) HTML5
9 2263 (19.27%) Finance
10 2262 (19.26%) AngularJS
11 2168 (18.46%) C#
12 2016 (17.17%) .NET
13 1599 (13.62%) CSS3
14 1591 (13.55%) Scrum
15 1519 (12.94%) SQL Server
16 1510 (12.86%) Front End Development
17 1462 (12.45%) Banking
18 1435 (12.22%) MVC
19 1406 (11.97%) jQuery
20 1373 (11.69%) OO
21 1360 (11.58%) Git (software)
22 1328 (11.31%) BDD
23 1273 (10.84%) Web Services
24 1241 (10.57%) Node.js
25 1205 (10.26%) REST
26 1160 (9.88%) Web Development
27 1133 (9.65%) Oracle
28 1107 (9.43%) Spring
29 1056 (8.99%) Linux
30 1002 (8.53%) React

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
1 442 (3.76%) CMS
2 326 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 287 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 283 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 239 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 232 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 228 (1.94%) Apache
8 216 (1.84%) Drupal
9 204 (1.74%) WebSphere
10 174 (1.48%) Confluence
11 159 (1.35%) WordPress
12 128 (1.09%) JBoss
13 118 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
14 91 (0.77%) WebLogic
15 87 (0.74%) nginx
16 86 (0.73%) IIS
16 86 (0.73%) Mule
17 83 (0.71%) Apache Solr
18 81 (0.69%) Umbraco
19 79 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 366 (3.12%) MS Excel
2 149 (1.27%) Photoshop
3 55 (0.47%) MS Office
4 40 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 33 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 27 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 19 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 15 (0.13%) MS Visio
9 14 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 10 (0.085%) MS Project
11 8 (0.068%) PaintShop Pro
12 7 (0.060%) SPSS
13 6 (0.051%) GIMP
13 6 (0.051%) SketchUp
14 5 (0.043%) InDesign
15 4 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
15 4 (0.034%) Fireworks
15 4 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
16 2 (0.017%) Doxygen
16 2 (0.017%) InVision
Business Applications
1 155 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 98 (0.83%) Magento
3 61 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 53 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 36 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 35 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
7 31 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
8 27 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
8 27 (0.23%) RMDS
9 23 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
10 18 (0.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 18 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
11 16 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
12 14 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
13 12 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
13 12 (0.10%) Markit EDM
14 10 (0.085%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 10 (0.085%) Oracle General Ledger
15 8 (0.068%) ION MarketView
15 8 (0.068%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 610 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 356 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 260 (2.21%) GitHub
4 94 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
5 85 (0.72%) SaaS
6 51 (0.43%) Office 365
7 48 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
8 47 (0.40%) Heroku
9 44 (0.37%) Google Play
10 42 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
11 40 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
12 33 (0.28%) Amazon S3
13 31 (0.26%) PaaS
14 29 (0.25%) Force.com
15 28 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
16 21 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
17 20 (0.17%) Google Analytics
18 17 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
19 14 (0.12%) TestFlight
20 13 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 312 (2.66%) HTTP
2 144 (1.23%) Internet
3 53 (0.45%) Network Security
4 48 (0.41%) Intranet
5 46 (0.39%) Firewall
6 43 (0.37%) SSL
7 34 (0.29%) LDAP
7 34 (0.29%) TCP/IP
8 32 (0.27%) DNS
9 31 (0.26%) RTSP
10 27 (0.23%) MQTT
11 23 (0.20%) AMQP
12 21 (0.18%) HTTPS
13 20 (0.17%) DVB
14 16 (0.14%) FTP
14 16 (0.14%) Kerberos
15 15 (0.13%) Skype
15 15 (0.13%) SNMP
16 13 (0.11%) ICMP
16 13 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1519 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 751 (6.40%) MySQL
3 594 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 574 (4.89%) NoSQL
5 501 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 491 (4.18%) Hadoop
7 484 (4.12%) Big Data
8 477 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
9 438 (3.73%) Relational Database
10 408 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 393 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
12 259 (2.21%) Oracle Database
13 255 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 231 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
15 215 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
16 207 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
17 142 (1.21%) RDBMS
18 138 (1.18%) Apache Hive
19 119 (1.01%) Redis
20 111 (0.95%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1360 (11.58%) Git (software)
2 587 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 551 (4.69%) Maven
4 456 (3.88%) JIRA
5 439 (3.74%) Grunt
6 419 (3.57%) Subversion
7 367 (3.13%) gulp
8 355 (3.02%) JUnit
9 327 (2.78%) Cucumber
10 279 (2.38%) Visual Studio
11 252 (2.15%) Jasmine
12 244 (2.08%) Selenium
13 196 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 184 (1.57%) TeamCity
15 172 (1.46%) Gradle
16 171 (1.46%) Eclipse
17 160 (1.36%) Mocha
18 151 (1.29%) Mockito
19 134 (1.14%) WebDriver
20 129 (1.10%) IntelliJ
General
1 2263 (19.27%) Finance
2 1462 (12.45%) Banking
3 599 (5.10%) Front Office
4 585 (4.98%) Investment Banking
5 421 (3.59%) Retail
6 338 (2.88%) Marketing
7 174 (1.48%) Games
8 154 (1.31%) Publishing
9 148 (1.26%) Advertising
10 144 (1.23%) Telecoms
11 120 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 117 (1.00%) Back Office
13 79 (0.67%) Manufacturing
14 64 (0.55%) Electronics
15 57 (0.49%) Law
15 57 (0.49%) Legal
16 37 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
17 34 (0.29%) Retail Banking
18 19 (0.16%) Automotive
19 12 (0.10%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3932 (33.48%) HTML
2 3470 (29.55%) CSS
3 2314 (19.71%) HTML5
4 2262 (19.26%) AngularJS
5 2016 (17.17%) .NET
6 1599 (13.62%) CSS3
7 1406 (11.97%) jQuery
8 1273 (10.84%) Web Services
9 1241 (10.57%) Node.js
10 1205 (10.26%) REST
11 1107 (9.43%) Spring
12 1002 (8.53%) React
13 930 (7.92%) XML
14 871 (7.42%) RESTful
15 855 (7.28%) ASP.NET
16 732 (6.23%) Sass
17 671 (5.71%) JSON
18 530 (4.51%) SOAP
19 471 (4.01%) J2EE
20 454 (3.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 755 (6.43%) User Experience
2 488 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
3 389 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 385 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 369 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 277 (2.36%) Derivative
7 259 (2.21%) Fixed Income
8 220 (1.87%) Algorithms
9 178 (1.52%) Visualisation
10 171 (1.46%) Fintech
11 163 (1.39%) Equities
12 155 (1.32%) Data Structures
13 144 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
14 133 (1.13%) Mathematics
15 106 (0.90%) Digital Media
16 100 (0.85%) Hedge funds
17 99 (0.84%) iPad
18 89 (0.76%) Market Risk
19 85 (0.72%) Data Integration
19 85 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1056 (8.99%) Linux
2 644 (5.48%) Unix
3 516 (4.39%) Apple iOS
4 494 (4.21%) Windows
5 457 (3.89%) Android
6 74 (0.63%) Windows Server
7 42 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 36 (0.31%) Windows Phone
9 34 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (0.26%) AIX
11 28 (0.24%) Mac OS
12 24 (0.20%) Solaris
12 24 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (0.20%) Ubuntu
14 20 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (0.15%) CentOS
16 16 (0.14%) webOS
16 16 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
17 12 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
17 12 (0.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4873 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2800 (23.84%) TDD
3 1591 (13.55%) Scrum
4 1510 (12.86%) Front End Development
5 1435 (12.22%) MVC
6 1373 (11.69%) OO
7 1328 (11.31%) BDD
8 1160 (9.88%) Web Development
9 937 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
10 841 (7.16%) E-Commerce
11 667 (5.68%) Unit Testing
12 645 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
13 589 (5.02%) Software Engineering
14 581 (4.95%) Pair Programming
15 565 (4.81%) Multithreading
16 544 (4.63%) Open Source
17 528 (4.50%) ETL
18 520 (4.43%) DevOps
19 478 (4.07%) OOP
20 476 (4.05%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4483 (38.18%) JavaScript
2 3723 (31.70%) Java
3 2499 (21.28%) SQL
4 2168 (18.46%) C#
5 996 (8.48%) Python
6 878 (7.48%) PHP
7 797 (6.79%) Scala
8 644 (5.48%) C++
9 533 (4.54%) Ruby
10 437 (3.72%) T-SQL
11 313 (2.67%) PL/SQL
12 284 (2.42%) ES6
13 282 (2.40%) Objective-C
14 239 (2.04%) C
15 230 (1.96%) Apple Swift
16 186 (1.58%) Shell Script
17 183 (1.56%) Perl
18 162 (1.38%) VBA
19 127 (1.08%) PowerShell
20 115 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 545 (4.64%) Degree
2 397 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 245 (2.09%) SC Cleared
4 91 (0.77%) DV Cleared
5 65 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 41 (0.35%) PhD
7 36 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (0.11%) BC Cleared
9 12 (0.10%) MCP
10 11 (0.094%) MCPD
11 10 (0.085%) MCSD
12 8 (0.068%) ISEB
13 7 (0.060%) MCAD
14 6 (0.051%) DBS Check
14 6 (0.051%) Sun Certification
15 5 (0.043%) CTC Cleared
15 5 (0.043%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.043%) SAS Certification
16 4 (0.034%) ITIL Certification
17 3 (0.026%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (2.50%) QA
2 56 (0.48%) SDET
3 55 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 41 (0.35%) WAI
5 32 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
6 29 (0.25%) MiFID
7 14 (0.12%) SLA
7 14 (0.12%) Solvency II
8 12 (0.10%) FATCA
9 11 (0.094%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.094%) WCAG
10 9 (0.077%) GCP
11 7 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.034%) GAAP
13 3 (0.026%) NEBOSH
13 3 (0.026%) SEPA
14 2 (0.017%) GLP
14 2 (0.017%) HL7
14 2 (0.017%) ISO 8583
14 2 (0.017%) ISO20022
System Software
1 356 (3.03%) Docker
2 79 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 54 (0.46%) HDFS
4 33 (0.28%) Apache Flume
5 27 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 16 (0.14%) Varnish
8 14 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (0.085%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (0.068%) GlusterFS
10 8 (0.068%) Platform Symphony
11 6 (0.051%) Ceph
12 5 (0.043%) etcd
12 5 (0.043%) flannel
12 5 (0.043%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.034%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.026%) iptables
15 2 (0.017%) Hyper-V
15 2 (0.017%) Squid
15 2 (0.017%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 137 (1.17%) Puppet
2 105 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 95 (0.81%) Ansible
4 44 (0.37%) Kubernetes
5 35 (0.30%) Control-M
6 34 (0.29%) Kibana
7 30 (0.26%) Terraform
8 19 (0.16%) logstash
9 15 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
10 13 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
11 12 (0.10%) Mesos
11 12 (0.10%) Nagios
12 11 (0.094%) BladeLogic
12 11 (0.094%) Grafana
12 11 (0.094%) HP Fortify
13 10 (0.085%) Hadoop YARN
13 10 (0.085%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 8 (0.068%) Ambari
14 8 (0.068%) OpenAM
14 8 (0.068%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1133 (9.65%) Oracle
2 802 (6.83%) Microsoft
3 298 (2.54%) Adobe
4 201 (1.71%) Google
5 196 (1.67%) ServiceNow
6 167 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
7 155 (1.32%) IBM
8 147 (1.25%) Sybase
9 145 (1.23%) SAP
10 99 (0.84%) Sitecore
11 93 (0.79%) Apple
11 93 (0.79%) Tableau
12 91 (0.77%) Zend
13 90 (0.77%) Atlassian
14 84 (0.72%) hybris
15 81 (0.69%) Informatica
16 78 (0.66%) TIBCO
17 72 (0.61%) MuleSoft
18 61 (0.52%) EPiServer
19 55 (0.47%) Murex
London
Oliver Thomas Group
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Coded People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £250.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £335 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
PCR
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago