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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
England / London
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5595 5811 5564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.27% 27.10% 26.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.87% 28.52% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4359 4413 4222
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £47.83 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.53% +19.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.56 £19.00 £24.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £69.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%

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
18124 20377 20176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.02% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12990 14443 14183
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 307 337
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +1 945 £475 -5.00% 397
Canary Wharf -1 34 £575 +17.34%
Croydon -2 30 £438 +5.42% 4
Kingston Upon Thames -2 15 £375 -21.05% 25
West End 0 13 £425 +3.03% 88
Wimbledon +1 11 £325 -27.77% 2
Westminster -3 11 £475 +11.76% 2
Heathrow 0 10 £360 +2.85%
Bromley 0 10 £450 +38.46% 1
Docklands, London -4 10 £546 -12.60%
Twickenham +1 7 £345 -13.75% 4
Hounslow +3 5 £450 -7.69% 4
Lewisham - 4 £300 -
Harrow +7 3 £400 +6.66% 1
Hayes +4 3 £388 -
Uxbridge -1 3 £400 - 1
Greenwich -1 3 £425 -6.18% 1
Hammersmith -7 3 £388 -18.42% 2
Chiswick +2 2 £110 -75.55%
Barnet - 2 £400 -
Southwark - 2 £340 - 3
Feltham +5 1 - - 2
Brentford +3 1 - - 4
Edgware +1 1 £425 +2.40%
Hackney -5 1 £325 -3.70% 2
Enfield - 1 £300 - 1
Surbiton - 1 - - 2
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 4593 (40.04%) Agile Software Development
2 4090 (35.66%) JavaScript
3 3655 (31.87%) Java
4 3466 (30.22%) HTML
5 3020 (26.33%) CSS
6 2621 (22.85%) TDD
7 2454 (21.39%) SQL
8 2428 (21.17%) Finance
9 2103 (18.33%) C#
10 2038 (17.77%) AngularJS
11 1870 (16.30%) .NET
12 1864 (16.25%) HTML5
13 1729 (15.07%) Banking
14 1463 (12.76%) Scrum
15 1449 (12.63%) SQL Server
16 1293 (11.27%) Front End Development
17 1285 (11.20%) Git (software)
18 1280 (11.16%) CSS3
19 1278 (11.14%) OO
20 1209 (10.54%) BDD
21 1197 (10.44%) Web Services
22 1190 (10.37%) REST
23 1139 (9.93%) MVC
24 1115 (9.72%) Python
25 1108 (9.66%) jQuery
26 1104 (9.63%) Node.js
27 1069 (9.32%) Spring
28 1032 (9.00%) React
29 1026 (8.95%) Linux
30 951 (8.29%) Oracle

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
1 406 (3.54%) Apache Spark
2 402 (3.50%) CMS
3 293 (2.55%) SharePoint
4 253 (2.21%) Apache
5 231 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
6 225 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 219 (1.91%) Drupal
8 201 (1.75%) Confluence
9 154 (1.34%) WebSphere
10 153 (1.33%) Tomcat
11 120 (1.05%) WordPress
12 107 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
13 100 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 97 (0.85%) Apache Solr
15 86 (0.75%) WebLogic
16 79 (0.69%) IIS
17 74 (0.65%) JBoss
18 67 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
19 62 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
20 59 (0.51%) Mule
Applications
1 379 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 107 (0.93%) Photoshop
3 72 (0.63%) MS Office
4 48 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 27 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 15 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 12 (0.10%) MS Project
9 10 (0.087%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.052%) 3ds Max
10 6 (0.052%) GIMP
11 5 (0.044%) InVision
12 4 (0.035%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.026%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
13 3 (0.026%) SketchUp
14 2 (0.017%) Doxygen
14 2 (0.017%) InDesign
14 2 (0.017%) Weka
Business Applications
1 180 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 70 (0.61%) Magento
3 62 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 57 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 42 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
6 40 (0.35%) ION MarketView
7 35 (0.31%) RMDS
8 20 (0.17%) Endur
9 17 (0.15%) Markit EDM
10 16 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
10 16 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
11 15 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
11 15 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
12 14 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
13 11 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
14 10 (0.087%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 10 (0.087%) Oracle Receivables
14 10 (0.087%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 10 (0.087%) SAP CRM
14 10 (0.087%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 638 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 442 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 268 (2.34%) GitHub
4 92 (0.80%) SaaS
5 87 (0.76%) PaaS
6 78 (0.68%) Office 365
7 77 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
8 68 (0.59%) IaaS
9 63 (0.55%) Heroku
10 37 (0.32%) Amazon S3
10 37 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
11 35 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
12 33 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
13 32 (0.28%) Force.com
14 31 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
15 24 (0.21%) Google Play
16 23 (0.20%) Google Analytics
17 22 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
18 17 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
19 14 (0.12%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 314 (2.74%) HTTP
2 158 (1.38%) Internet
3 68 (0.59%) Intranet
4 63 (0.55%) SSL
5 60 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 44 (0.38%) Firewall
7 40 (0.35%) RTSP
8 33 (0.29%) Network Security
9 32 (0.28%) AMQP
10 29 (0.25%) DNS
10 29 (0.25%) MQTT
11 26 (0.23%) FTP
12 24 (0.21%) HTTPS
13 21 (0.18%) LDAP
14 18 (0.16%) Kerberos
15 16 (0.14%) Skype
15 16 (0.14%) SMTP
16 15 (0.13%) Extranet
17 12 (0.10%) SSH
17 12 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1449 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 640 (5.58%) Big Data
3 589 (5.14%) MySQL
4 490 (4.27%) Hadoop
5 487 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 449 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
7 442 (3.85%) NoSQL
8 435 (3.79%) MongoDB
9 422 (3.68%) Relational Database
10 391 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 283 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
12 252 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 235 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
14 220 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
15 211 (1.84%) Oracle Database
16 197 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
17 146 (1.27%) QlikView
18 139 (1.21%) HBase
19 136 (1.19%) Apache Hive
20 116 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1285 (11.20%) Git (software)
2 640 (5.58%) Jenkins
3 534 (4.66%) JIRA
4 472 (4.12%) Maven
5 418 (3.64%) Subversion
6 329 (2.87%) Cucumber
7 307 (2.68%) JUnit
8 274 (2.39%) Jasmine
9 269 (2.35%) Selenium
10 266 (2.32%) Grunt
11 262 (2.28%) gulp
12 229 (2.00%) Visual Studio
13 218 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
14 208 (1.81%) TeamCity
15 204 (1.78%) Mockito
16 158 (1.38%) Gradle
17 153 (1.33%) webpack
18 141 (1.23%) Mocha
19 129 (1.12%) WebDriver
20 127 (1.11%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2428 (21.17%) Finance
2 1729 (15.07%) Banking
3 786 (6.85%) Front Office
4 734 (6.40%) Investment Banking
5 450 (3.92%) Retail
6 325 (2.83%) Marketing
7 215 (1.87%) Games
8 175 (1.53%) Back Office
9 158 (1.38%) Telecoms
10 156 (1.36%) Advertising
11 142 (1.24%) Publishing
12 128 (1.12%) Financial Institution
13 85 (0.74%) Manufacturing
14 75 (0.65%) Legal
15 72 (0.63%) Electronics
16 62 (0.54%) Retail Banking
17 47 (0.41%) Law
18 46 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
19 26 (0.23%) Automotive
20 24 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3466 (30.22%) HTML
2 3020 (26.33%) CSS
3 2038 (17.77%) AngularJS
4 1870 (16.30%) .NET
5 1864 (16.25%) HTML5
6 1280 (11.16%) CSS3
7 1197 (10.44%) Web Services
8 1190 (10.37%) REST
9 1108 (9.66%) jQuery
10 1104 (9.63%) Node.js
11 1069 (9.32%) Spring
12 1032 (9.00%) React
13 866 (7.55%) XML
14 844 (7.36%) RESTful
15 739 (6.44%) JSON
16 694 (6.05%) ASP.NET
17 608 (5.30%) Sass
18 522 (4.55%) SOAP
19 409 (3.57%) Hibernate
20 403 (3.51%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 637 (5.55%) User Experience
2 517 (4.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 461 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
4 443 (3.86%) Computer Science
5 411 (3.58%) Fixed Income
6 336 (2.93%) Derivative
7 300 (2.62%) Mobile App
8 264 (2.30%) Fintech
9 261 (2.28%) Equities
10 218 (1.90%) Algorithms
11 161 (1.40%) Data Structures
12 126 (1.10%) Market Risk
13 118 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
14 112 (0.98%) Management Information System
15 93 (0.81%) Credit Risk
16 86 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
17 80 (0.70%) Video on Demand
17 80 (0.70%) Virtual Team
18 69 (0.60%) iPad
19 68 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1026 (8.95%) Linux
2 677 (5.90%) Unix
3 487 (4.25%) Windows
4 458 (3.99%) Apple iOS
5 399 (3.48%) Android
6 48 (0.42%) Windows Server
7 45 (0.39%) Mac OS X
8 43 (0.37%) Solaris
9 35 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 29 (0.25%) Mac OS
11 27 (0.24%) CentOS
12 26 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (0.19%) Windows Phone
14 20 (0.17%) AIX
15 14 (0.12%) Windows 10
15 14 (0.12%) Windows XP
16 12 (0.10%) webOS
16 12 (0.10%) Windows Phone 7
17 8 (0.070%) HPUX
18 7 (0.061%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4593 (40.04%) Agile Software Development
2 2621 (22.85%) TDD
3 1463 (12.76%) Scrum
4 1293 (11.27%) Front End Development
5 1278 (11.14%) OO
6 1209 (10.54%) BDD
7 1139 (9.93%) MVC
8 941 (8.20%) Web Development
9 814 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
10 765 (6.67%) E-Commerce
11 691 (6.02%) Software Engineering
12 682 (5.95%) Microservices
13 643 (5.61%) DevOps
14 636 (5.54%) Multithreading
15 604 (5.27%) Business Intelligence
16 550 (4.80%) Unit Testing
17 528 (4.60%) SDLC
18 511 (4.46%) Pair Programming
19 498 (4.34%) Analytics
20 458 (3.99%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4090 (35.66%) JavaScript
2 3655 (31.87%) Java
3 2454 (21.39%) SQL
4 2103 (18.33%) C#
5 1115 (9.72%) Python
6 795 (6.93%) C++
7 741 (6.46%) Scala
8 709 (6.18%) PHP
9 447 (3.90%) Ruby
10 421 (3.67%) T-SQL
11 281 (2.45%) ES6
12 249 (2.17%) Shell Script
13 248 (2.16%) C
14 241 (2.10%) PL/SQL
15 223 (1.94%) Objective-C
16 215 (1.87%) Perl
17 211 (1.84%) Apple Swift
18 210 (1.83%) VBA
19 157 (1.37%) PowerShell
20 133 (1.16%) Go
Qualifications
1 561 (4.89%) Degree
2 333 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 228 (1.99%) SC Cleared
4 67 (0.58%) PhD
5 53 (0.46%) DV Cleared
6 36 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 22 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (0.14%) BC Cleared
8 16 (0.14%) Sun Certification
9 11 (0.096%) CTC Cleared
9 11 (0.096%) MBA
10 7 (0.061%) SAS Certification
11 6 (0.052%) CCA
11 6 (0.052%) ISEB
11 6 (0.052%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.052%) OCPJP
11 6 (0.052%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (0.044%) MCPD
12 5 (0.044%) MCTS
13 4 (0.035%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 369 (3.22%) QA
2 82 (0.71%) MiFID
3 72 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 55 (0.48%) SDET
5 28 (0.24%) EMIR
5 28 (0.24%) SLA
6 26 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
7 23 (0.20%) FATCA
8 21 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
9 19 (0.17%) PCI DSS
10 12 (0.10%) IFRS
11 11 (0.096%) IFRS 9
12 10 (0.087%) WAI
13 9 (0.078%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 9 (0.078%) Solvency II
14 7 (0.061%) Basel III
14 7 (0.061%) WCAG
15 6 (0.052%) CRD IV
15 6 (0.052%) HL7
16 4 (0.035%) PMO
System Software
1 516 (4.50%) Docker
2 72 (0.63%) HDFS
3 42 (0.37%) Apache Flume
4 32 (0.28%) Active Directory
4 32 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 11 (0.096%) Shibboleth
7 8 (0.070%) Varnish
8 7 (0.061%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (0.052%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 5 (0.044%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.026%) Corosync
11 3 (0.026%) NFS
11 3 (0.026%) Squid
11 3 (0.026%) Time Sharing Option
11 3 (0.026%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.026%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.017%) Firmware
12 2 (0.017%) GlusterFS
12 2 (0.017%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 142 (1.24%) Puppet
2 140 (1.22%) Ansible
3 121 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (0.49%) Terraform
5 38 (0.33%) Kubernetes
6 33 (0.29%) Oozie
7 27 (0.24%) Kibana
8 23 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
9 22 (0.19%) Control-M
10 20 (0.17%) Mesos
11 17 (0.15%) OpenAM
12 12 (0.10%) HP Fortify
12 12 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (0.10%) logstash
12 12 (0.10%) WMI
13 11 (0.096%) SCOM
14 8 (0.070%) CA Single Sign-On
14 8 (0.070%) Oracle Identity Management
14 8 (0.070%) Tivoli
15 7 (0.061%) Salt
Vendors
1 951 (8.29%) Oracle
2 850 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 267 (2.33%) Adobe
4 224 (1.95%) ServiceNow
5 195 (1.70%) SAP
6 174 (1.52%) Google
7 168 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
8 160 (1.39%) Sybase
9 118 (1.03%) IBM
9 118 (1.03%) TIBCO
10 115 (1.00%) Tableau
11 109 (0.95%) Sitecore
12 104 (0.91%) hybris
13 87 (0.76%) Zend
14 76 (0.66%) Solace
15 75 (0.65%) ION Trading
16 72 (0.63%) Atlassian
16 72 (0.63%) Reuters
17 70 (0.61%) MuleSoft
18 63 (0.55%) Bloomberg
London
Contingency Team
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oliver Thomas Group
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Contingency Team
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £175 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Energon People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
KPRS
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £601 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
keytree
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £300.00 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £620.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Exposed Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lennon Wright
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago