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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5992 6581 6633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 27.65% 28.96% 27.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.16% 30.43% 29.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4682 5091 5164
Median daily rate £455 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £608 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 24
Median hourly rate £43.25 £30.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.16% -20.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £19.90 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £76.00 £72.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +11.11%
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
20547 21624 22839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.17% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 15330 16456
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 343 446
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +1 1069 £475 - 332
Canary Wharf -2 35 £500 -6.97%
Bromley +2 29 £450 +38.46% 3
Docklands, London +6 21 £525 -4.54%
Westminster 0 19 £425 -2.85%
Croydon -27 19 £413 +10.00% 1
Uxbridge +2 17 £380 +35.71% 2
Feltham 0 8 £396 +5.66% 1
Hammersmith 0 7 £463 +36.02% 7
Greenford - 7 £413 -
Kingston Upon Thames +3 6 £370 +10.44% 14
Hillingdon +1 5 £375 -
Southwark +1 5 £438 -
Wimbledon - 4 £325 -
Brentford +10 3 £300 -9.09%
Twickenham +3 3 £350 -9.67% 5
Chiswick +2 3 £425 -4.49% 2
Hounslow -4 3 £450 +12.50% 4
Lewisham - 2 £325 -
Mayfair - 2 £550 -
Paddington +1 1 £355 -25.26%
Barking -2 1 £350 +7.69%
Harrow -5 1 £275 +30.95% 2
Northwood - 1 - -
Bexley - 1 £325 -
Bexleyheath - 1 - -
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 5012 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4588 (38.05%) JavaScript
3 3993 (33.11%) HTML
4 3823 (31.71%) Java
5 3495 (28.98%) CSS
6 2818 (23.37%) TDD
7 2570 (21.31%) SQL
8 2398 (19.89%) Finance
9 2341 (19.41%) AngularJS
10 2250 (18.66%) HTML5
11 2164 (17.95%) C#
12 1959 (16.25%) .NET
13 1679 (13.92%) Banking
14 1577 (13.08%) Scrum
15 1544 (12.80%) Front End Development
16 1543 (12.80%) SQL Server
17 1540 (12.77%) CSS3
18 1400 (11.61%) Git (software)
19 1374 (11.39%) MVC
20 1372 (11.38%) jQuery
21 1370 (11.36%) Web Services
22 1348 (11.18%) REST
23 1343 (11.14%) BDD
24 1342 (11.13%) OO
25 1261 (10.46%) Node.js
26 1178 (9.77%) Web Development
27 1124 (9.32%) Spring
28 1118 (9.27%) React
29 1104 (9.16%) Oracle
30 1075 (8.92%) Python

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
1 444 (3.68%) CMS
2 393 (3.26%) Apache Spark
3 310 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
4 284 (2.36%) SharePoint
5 254 (2.11%) Apache
6 245 (2.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 238 (1.97%) Drupal
8 194 (1.61%) Tomcat
9 191 (1.58%) WebSphere
10 189 (1.57%) Confluence
11 152 (1.26%) WordPress
12 126 (1.04%) JBoss
13 115 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
14 107 (0.89%) Apache Solr
15 80 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 79 (0.66%) WebLogic
17 78 (0.65%) Mule
18 77 (0.64%) Umbraco
19 73 (0.61%) IIS
20 68 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 378 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 129 (1.07%) Photoshop
3 51 (0.42%) MS Office
4 43 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 38 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 22 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 15 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 15 (0.12%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.100%) InfoPath
9 7 (0.058%) PaintShop Pro
10 6 (0.050%) SketchUp
10 6 (0.050%) SPSS
11 5 (0.041%) MS Project
12 4 (0.033%) Adobe Captivate
12 4 (0.033%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.033%) InDesign
13 3 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.025%) GIMP
13 3 (0.025%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.017%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 162 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 103 (0.85%) Magento
3 60 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 57 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 35 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 34 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 30 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 30 (0.25%) RMDS
8 27 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
9 22 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
10 20 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
11 19 (0.16%) Endur
12 15 (0.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
13 14 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
14 13 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
14 13 (0.11%) Markit EDM
15 11 (0.091%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 11 (0.091%) Oracle Receivables
15 11 (0.091%) Payment Gateway
15 11 (0.091%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 642 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
2 366 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 263 (2.18%) GitHub
4 88 (0.73%) SaaS
5 76 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 70 (0.58%) Office 365
7 68 (0.56%) Heroku
8 55 (0.46%) PaaS
9 51 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 47 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 42 (0.35%) Google Play
12 40 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
13 38 (0.32%) IaaS
14 33 (0.27%) Amazon S3
14 33 (0.27%) Force.com
15 27 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
16 24 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
17 23 (0.19%) Google Analytics
18 18 (0.15%) TestFlight
19 16 (0.13%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 306 (2.54%) HTTP
2 170 (1.41%) Internet
3 48 (0.40%) Intranet
4 46 (0.38%) SSL
5 43 (0.36%) Firewall
6 41 (0.34%) RTSP
7 38 (0.32%) TCP/IP
8 35 (0.29%) Network Security
9 33 (0.27%) MQTT
10 27 (0.22%) LDAP
11 26 (0.22%) DNS
12 25 (0.21%) FTP
13 22 (0.18%) AMQP
13 22 (0.18%) HTTPS
13 22 (0.18%) Kerberos
14 17 (0.14%) DVB
15 13 (0.11%) Skype
15 13 (0.11%) SMTP
16 12 (0.100%) VPN
17 11 (0.091%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1543 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 687 (5.70%) MySQL
3 581 (4.82%) Big Data
4 563 (4.67%) MongoDB
5 556 (4.61%) Hadoop
6 526 (4.36%) NoSQL
7 518 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 512 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
9 474 (3.93%) Relational Database
10 404 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 369 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
12 268 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 267 (2.21%) Oracle Database
14 235 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
15 210 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
16 202 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
17 141 (1.17%) Apache Hive
18 134 (1.11%) QlikView
19 131 (1.09%) RDBMS
20 122 (1.01%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1400 (11.61%) Git (software)
2 646 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 499 (4.14%) JIRA
4 487 (4.04%) Maven
5 457 (3.79%) Subversion
6 373 (3.09%) Grunt
7 353 (2.93%) Cucumber
7 353 (2.93%) JUnit
8 333 (2.76%) gulp
9 272 (2.26%) Jasmine
10 260 (2.16%) Selenium
11 244 (2.02%) Visual Studio
12 206 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 197 (1.63%) TeamCity
14 178 (1.48%) Mockito
15 174 (1.44%) Gradle
16 155 (1.29%) Mocha
17 147 (1.22%) webpack
18 145 (1.20%) Eclipse
18 145 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 2398 (19.89%) Finance
2 1679 (13.92%) Banking
3 708 (5.87%) Investment Banking
4 650 (5.39%) Front Office
5 477 (3.96%) Retail
6 361 (2.99%) Marketing
7 218 (1.81%) Games
8 174 (1.44%) Advertising
9 168 (1.39%) Telecoms
10 159 (1.32%) Back Office
11 153 (1.27%) Publishing
12 122 (1.01%) Financial Institution
13 84 (0.70%) Manufacturing
14 62 (0.51%) Electronics
15 53 (0.44%) Legal
16 49 (0.41%) Retail Banking
17 45 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
18 43 (0.36%) Law
19 26 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
20 23 (0.19%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3993 (33.11%) HTML
2 3495 (28.98%) CSS
3 2341 (19.41%) AngularJS
4 2250 (18.66%) HTML5
5 1959 (16.25%) .NET
6 1540 (12.77%) CSS3
7 1372 (11.38%) jQuery
8 1370 (11.36%) Web Services
9 1348 (11.18%) REST
10 1261 (10.46%) Node.js
11 1124 (9.32%) Spring
12 1118 (9.27%) React
13 976 (8.09%) XML
14 937 (7.77%) RESTful
15 844 (7.00%) ASP.NET
16 762 (6.32%) JSON
17 699 (5.80%) Sass
18 571 (4.74%) SOAP
19 478 (3.96%) J2EE
20 473 (3.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 759 (6.29%) User Experience
2 470 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 429 (3.56%) Computer Science
4 405 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 328 (2.72%) Mobile App
6 301 (2.50%) Fixed Income
7 273 (2.26%) Derivative
8 241 (2.00%) Visualisation
9 210 (1.74%) Algorithms
10 206 (1.71%) Equities
11 186 (1.54%) Fintech
12 165 (1.37%) Data Structures
13 143 (1.19%) Mathematics
14 121 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
14 121 (1.00%) Market Risk
15 98 (0.81%) Credit Risk
16 94 (0.78%) Hedge funds
17 90 (0.75%) Data Integration
18 89 (0.74%) Digital Media
18 89 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1004 (8.33%) Linux
2 648 (5.37%) Unix
3 525 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 482 (4.00%) Windows
5 454 (3.77%) Android
6 68 (0.56%) Windows Server
7 53 (0.44%) Mac OS X
8 31 (0.26%) Solaris
9 28 (0.23%) Windows Phone
10 24 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (0.19%) AIX
11 23 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (0.15%) Ubuntu
13 17 (0.14%) webOS
13 17 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
13 17 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (0.13%) CentOS
14 16 (0.13%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.075%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (0.075%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5012 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2818 (23.37%) TDD
3 1577 (13.08%) Scrum
4 1544 (12.80%) Front End Development
5 1374 (11.39%) MVC
6 1343 (11.14%) BDD
7 1342 (11.13%) OO
8 1178 (9.77%) Web Development
9 890 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
10 887 (7.36%) E-Commerce
11 689 (5.71%) Software Engineering
12 673 (5.58%) Unit Testing
13 662 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
14 617 (5.12%) DevOps
15 583 (4.83%) Multithreading
16 572 (4.74%) Pair Programming
17 548 (4.54%) Microservices
18 538 (4.46%) ETL
19 528 (4.38%) Open Source
20 516 (4.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4588 (38.05%) JavaScript
2 3823 (31.71%) Java
3 2570 (21.31%) SQL
4 2164 (17.95%) C#
5 1075 (8.92%) Python
6 854 (7.08%) PHP
7 839 (6.96%) Scala
8 669 (5.55%) C++
9 495 (4.11%) Ruby
10 471 (3.91%) T-SQL
11 305 (2.53%) PL/SQL
12 295 (2.45%) ES6
13 265 (2.20%) Objective-C
14 239 (1.98%) Apple Swift
15 231 (1.92%) C
16 197 (1.63%) Shell Script
17 190 (1.58%) Perl
18 187 (1.55%) VBA
19 142 (1.18%) TypeScript
20 113 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 544 (4.51%) Degree
2 395 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 256 (2.12%) SC Cleared
4 92 (0.76%) DV Cleared
5 56 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
6 29 (0.24%) PhD
7 28 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (0.11%) BC Cleared
9 11 (0.091%) Sun Certification
10 9 (0.075%) MCP
11 7 (0.058%) CTC Cleared
11 7 (0.058%) MCAD
11 7 (0.058%) MCPD
11 7 (0.058%) MCSD
12 6 (0.050%) ISEB
12 6 (0.050%) SAS Certification
13 5 (0.041%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.041%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.033%) MCTS
15 3 (0.025%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 340 (2.82%) QA
2 70 (0.58%) SDET
3 63 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 42 (0.35%) MiFID
5 28 (0.23%) WAI
6 25 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
7 23 (0.19%) FATCA
8 18 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 13 (0.11%) SLA
10 11 (0.091%) GCP
10 11 (0.091%) Solvency II
11 9 (0.075%) WCAG
12 7 (0.058%) Basel III
12 7 (0.058%) Dodd-Frank
13 6 (0.050%) CRD IV
13 6 (0.050%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 5 (0.041%) EMIR
14 5 (0.041%) HL7
15 4 (0.033%) GAAP
16 3 (0.025%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 449 (3.72%) Docker
2 66 (0.55%) HDFS
3 61 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 41 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 38 (0.32%) Apache Flume
6 13 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 12 (0.100%) Varnish
8 11 (0.091%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (0.075%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (0.058%) GlusterFS
10 7 (0.058%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 6 (0.050%) Ceph
11 6 (0.050%) Platform Symphony
12 5 (0.041%) etcd
12 5 (0.041%) flannel
13 4 (0.033%) Hyper-V
13 4 (0.033%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.033%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.017%) Firmware
14 2 (0.017%) Squid
Systems Management
1 167 (1.38%) Puppet
2 138 (1.14%) Ansible
2 138 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (0.48%) Terraform
4 47 (0.39%) Kubernetes
5 26 (0.22%) Kibana
6 23 (0.19%) Control-M
7 21 (0.17%) logstash
8 18 (0.15%) Mesos
8 18 (0.15%) Oozie
9 17 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Management
10 14 (0.12%) HP Fortify
10 14 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
11 12 (0.100%) Hadoop YARN
11 12 (0.100%) Nagios
11 12 (0.100%) OpenAM
12 11 (0.091%) Consul
13 10 (0.083%) BladeLogic
13 10 (0.083%) Grafana
13 10 (0.083%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1104 (9.16%) Oracle
2 864 (7.17%) Microsoft
3 315 (2.61%) Adobe
4 228 (1.89%) Google
5 199 (1.65%) ServiceNow
6 190 (1.58%) SAP
7 173 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
8 161 (1.34%) Sybase
9 155 (1.29%) IBM
10 116 (0.96%) Sitecore
11 106 (0.88%) Tableau
12 105 (0.87%) Zend
13 100 (0.83%) hybris
14 91 (0.75%) TIBCO
15 90 (0.75%) MuleSoft
16 86 (0.71%) Apple
17 83 (0.69%) Atlassian
18 71 (0.59%) Teradata
19 69 (0.57%) Informatica
20 66 (0.55%) Xamarin
London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
24 Seven
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
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London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Universal Music Publishing Mgb Ltd
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London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £475 - £560 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £425 - £500 per annum
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ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 / Day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450- £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £595 - £645 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450-£600
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Remote working
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £440 - £450 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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London
Creative Personnel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Digitech Resourcing Ltd
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