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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5988 5799 5485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 26.81% 24.87% 25.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.02% 26.85% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4385 4230 4086
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 £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 33
Average hourly rate £31.19 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.70% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.01 £30.50 £25.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £91.25 £172.00 £71.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
20637 21595 20089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.39% 92.63% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14170 15017 13598
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £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 369 377 407
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 1478 £450 - 651
Canary Wharf 0 40 £520 -16.80%
Docklands, London +9 31 £614 +19.75% 1
Croydon +8 19 £375 +25.00% 7
Feltham - 14 £408 - 4
Twickenham - 12 £338 - 4
Isleworth -1 10 - - 2
Bromley -1 9 £275 -38.88% 3
Hammersmith -5 8 £448 +27.85% 3
Hounslow 0 7 £340 -20.93% 2
Uxbridge -8 7 £375 +56.25% 5
Wembley +4 6 £338 - 1
Harrow +3 6 £325 -4.41% 2
Wimbledon +1 5 £338 +5.46%
Kingston Upon Thames -4 5 £375 -6.25% 8
Osterley +3 4 £490 +5.37%
Hackney - 4 £394 -
Brentford -7 3 £310 -23.87% 3
Sidcup - 3 £350 - 1
South Croydon - 3 £212 -
Chiswick +2 2 - -
Chessington - 2 £325 -
Westminster -2 1 £550 +57.14%
New Malden -5 1 £275 -
Mayfair - 1 £625 -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3845 (33.22%) Agile Software Development
2 3738 (32.30%) Java
3 3508 (30.31%) JavaScript
4 3398 (29.36%) HTML
5 3131 (27.05%) SQL
6 2771 (23.94%) CSS
7 2603 (22.49%) C#
8 2390 (20.65%) .NET
9 2302 (19.89%) Finance
10 2261 (19.54%) TDD
11 2112 (18.25%) SQL Server
12 1910 (16.50%) HTML5
13 1719 (14.85%) Banking
14 1585 (13.70%) OO
15 1474 (12.74%) jQuery
16 1435 (12.40%) Oracle
17 1326 (11.46%) MVC
18 1270 (10.97%) AngularJS
19 1239 (10.71%) CSS3
20 1218 (10.52%) Scrum
21 1166 (10.08%) Web Services
22 1117 (9.65%) XML
23 1065 (9.20%) Linux
24 1044 (9.02%) Front Office
25 1015 (8.77%) ASP.NET
26 953 (8.23%) Microsoft
27 924 (7.98%) BDD
28 912 (7.88%) Investment Banking
29 877 (7.58%) Git (software)
30 856 (7.40%) C++

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 586 (5.06%) Node.js
2 411 (3.55%) CMS
3 401 (3.46%) SharePoint
4 240 (2.07%) Tomcat
5 213 (1.84%) Apache
6 211 (1.82%) WebLogic
7 154 (1.33%) JBoss
8 151 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
9 143 (1.24%) Drupal
10 140 (1.21%) WebSphere
10 140 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 107 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
11 107 (0.92%) IIS
11 107 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
12 103 (0.89%) SAS
13 100 (0.86%) WordPress
14 99 (0.86%) Apache Spark
15 96 (0.83%) Umbraco
16 88 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
17 81 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 428 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 135 (1.17%) Photoshop
3 100 (0.86%) MS Office
4 47 (0.41%) PowerPivot
5 42 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 37 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 33 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 31 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
9 19 (0.16%) InfoPath
10 16 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 11 (0.095%) MS Project
11 11 (0.095%) Fireworks
12 9 (0.078%) Adobe Captivate
13 8 (0.069%) Adobe After Effects
14 5 (0.043%) InDesign
15 4 (0.035%) Acrobat
16 3 (0.026%) ImageReady
16 3 (0.026%) OmniGraffle
17 2 (0.017%) HipChat
18 1 (0.009%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 170 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 88 (0.76%) Markit EDM
3 87 (0.75%) Magento
4 50 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
5 42 (0.36%) ION MarketView
6 38 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 37 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
8 25 (0.22%) RMDS
8 25 (0.22%) Endur
9 20 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
10 18 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
10 18 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
11 16 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
11 16 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
12 14 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
12 14 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
12 14 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
13 13 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
13 13 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
13 13 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 234 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 122 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (0.92%) GitHub
4 65 (0.56%) SaaS
5 54 (0.47%) Office 365
6 46 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 44 (0.38%) Heroku
8 43 (0.37%) Force.com
9 42 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (0.18%) Google Analytics
10 21 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 14 (0.12%) PaaS
11 14 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 13 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (0.086%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (0.086%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 10 (0.086%) Amazon EMR
14 9 (0.078%) Adobe Analytics
15 7 (0.060%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.060%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 243 (2.10%) HTTP
2 152 (1.31%) Internet
3 69 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 53 (0.46%) LDAP
5 49 (0.42%) Intranet
6 40 (0.35%) SSL
7 27 (0.23%) VPN
8 22 (0.19%) FTP
9 21 (0.18%) DNS
10 20 (0.17%) HTTPS
11 18 (0.16%) AMQP
12 16 (0.14%) Bluetooth
13 13 (0.11%) Kerberos
13 13 (0.11%) X.509
14 12 (0.10%) SNMP
15 10 (0.086%) SSH
16 9 (0.078%) Reverse Proxy
17 8 (0.069%) Firewall
18 7 (0.060%) SMTP
18 7 (0.060%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2112 (18.25%) SQL Server
2 806 (6.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 694 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 636 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 621 (5.37%) Relational Database
6 587 (5.07%) MySQL
7 524 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 388 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 348 (3.01%) MongoDB
10 345 (2.98%) Big Data
11 341 (2.95%) Oracle Database
12 320 (2.77%) Hadoop
13 274 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
14 268 (2.32%) NoSQL
15 247 (2.13%) QlikView
16 234 (2.02%) RDBMS
17 157 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
18 154 (1.33%) OLAP
19 143 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
20 142 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 877 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 591 (5.11%) Subversion
3 439 (3.79%) Maven
4 349 (3.02%) Visual Studio
5 291 (2.51%) JUnit
6 288 (2.49%) Grunt
7 273 (2.36%) Jenkins
8 251 (2.17%) JIRA
9 249 (2.15%) Cucumber
10 228 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 199 (1.72%) Selenium
12 191 (1.65%) Jasmine
13 187 (1.62%) Eclipse
14 179 (1.55%) NUnit
15 155 (1.34%) TeamCity
16 143 (1.24%) Ant
17 131 (1.13%) Mockito
18 125 (1.08%) Xcode
19 94 (0.81%) Bower
20 79 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 2302 (19.89%) Finance
2 1719 (14.85%) Banking
3 1044 (9.02%) Front Office
4 912 (7.88%) Investment Banking
5 330 (2.85%) Retail
6 254 (2.19%) Marketing
7 189 (1.63%) Advertising
8 178 (1.54%) Games
9 130 (1.12%) Publishing
10 129 (1.11%) Back Office
11 101 (0.87%) Legal
12 95 (0.82%) Telecoms
13 88 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 88 (0.76%) Law
14 37 (0.32%) Manufacturing
15 33 (0.29%) Retail Banking
16 28 (0.24%) Automotive
17 25 (0.22%) Electronics
18 21 (0.18%) Multimedia
19 18 (0.16%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3398 (29.36%) HTML
2 2771 (23.94%) CSS
3 2390 (20.65%) .NET
4 1910 (16.50%) HTML5
5 1474 (12.74%) jQuery
6 1270 (10.97%) AngularJS
7 1239 (10.71%) CSS3
8 1166 (10.08%) Web Services
9 1117 (9.65%) XML
10 1015 (8.77%) ASP.NET
11 851 (7.35%) Spring
12 709 (6.13%) REST
13 668 (5.77%) RESTful
14 598 (5.17%) JSON
15 567 (4.90%) J2EE
16 555 (4.80%) WCF
17 511 (4.42%) .NET Framework
18 499 (4.31%) Hibernate
19 482 (4.16%) Ajax
20 463 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 619 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
2 566 (4.89%) User Experience
3 536 (4.63%) Derivative
4 520 (4.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 390 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 383 (3.31%) Mobile App
7 374 (3.23%) Fixed Income
8 309 (2.67%) Equities
9 276 (2.38%) Open Source
10 192 (1.66%) Visualisation
11 182 (1.57%) Algorithms
12 157 (1.36%) Data Structures
13 143 (1.24%) Equity Derivative
14 135 (1.17%) Mathematics
15 131 (1.13%) Hedge funds
16 127 (1.10%) iPhone
17 126 (1.09%) iPad
18 115 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
19 98 (0.85%) Social Media
20 93 (0.80%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1065 (9.20%) Linux
2 843 (7.28%) UNIX
3 536 (4.63%) Apple iOS
4 486 (4.20%) Windows
5 461 (3.98%) Android
6 120 (1.04%) Mac OS X
7 59 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (0.41%) Solaris
9 33 (0.29%) Windows Phone
10 25 (0.22%) CentOS
11 23 (0.20%) Windows 8
11 23 (0.20%) Ubuntu
12 22 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (0.19%) SUSE
13 17 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
14 14 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (0.11%) Windows 7
15 13 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
16 10 (0.086%) AIX
17 8 (0.069%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3845 (33.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2261 (19.54%) TDD
3 1585 (13.70%) OO
4 1326 (11.46%) MVC
5 1218 (10.52%) Scrum
6 924 (7.98%) BDD
7 850 (7.34%) Multithreading
8 826 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 756 (6.53%) Continuous Integration
10 730 (6.31%) E-Commerce
11 694 (6.00%) ETL
12 592 (5.12%) Unit Testing
13 589 (5.09%) Web Development
14 502 (4.34%) Data Modelling
15 447 (3.86%) Software Engineering
16 446 (3.85%) OOP
17 444 (3.84%) Low Latency
18 427 (3.69%) Responsive Web Design
19 410 (3.54%) iOS Development
20 405 (3.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3738 (32.30%) Java
2 3508 (30.31%) JavaScript
3 3131 (27.05%) SQL
4 2603 (22.49%) C#
5 856 (7.40%) C++
6 775 (6.70%) Python
7 699 (6.04%) PHP
8 591 (5.11%) T-SQL
9 458 (3.96%) Ruby
10 450 (3.89%) PL/SQL
11 415 (3.59%) VBA
12 374 (3.23%) Scala
13 251 (2.17%) Objective-C
14 235 (2.03%) Perl
15 208 (1.80%) Shell Script
16 204 (1.76%) VB.NET
17 189 (1.63%) C
18 171 (1.48%) VB
19 122 (1.05%) Apex Code
20 104 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 714 (6.17%) Degree
2 301 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 171 (1.48%) SC Cleared
4 66 (0.57%) DV Cleared
5 48 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (0.23%) Sun Certification
7 19 (0.16%) ISEB
8 16 (0.14%) PhD
9 13 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
9 13 (0.11%) OCPJP
10 12 (0.10%) MCITP
11 11 (0.095%) Siebel Certification
12 10 (0.086%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.078%) HND
14 8 (0.069%) CTC Cleared
15 7 (0.060%) SAS Certification
16 6 (0.052%) IBM Certification
16 6 (0.052%) ISTQB
17 5 (0.043%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 4 (0.035%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 284 (2.45%) QA
2 46 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 17 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (0.095%) Solvency II
5 9 (0.078%) EMIR
6 8 (0.069%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.060%) ISO 8583
7 7 (0.060%) WAI
7 7 (0.060%) COREP
8 6 (0.052%) HL7
9 5 (0.043%) WCAG
9 5 (0.043%) SLA
9 5 (0.043%) FINREP
10 4 (0.035%) GAAP
10 4 (0.035%) Basel III
11 3 (0.026%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.017%) CRD IV
12 2 (0.017%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.017%) GxP
12 2 (0.017%) COBIT
System Software
1 60 (0.52%) HDFS
2 40 (0.35%) Varnish
3 35 (0.30%) Apache Flume
4 30 (0.26%) Active Directory
5 27 (0.23%) Docker
6 20 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.052%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.052%) Oracle Clusterware
9 4 (0.035%) vCloud
9 4 (0.035%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.026%) Firmware
10 3 (0.026%) vSphere
10 3 (0.026%) Platform Symphony
11 2 (0.017%) GridGain
11 2 (0.017%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (0.017%) Xen
11 2 (0.017%) XenServer
12 1 (0.009%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.009%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 100 (0.86%) Puppet
2 60 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (0.36%) Vagrant
4 38 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
5 29 (0.25%) Control-M
6 27 (0.23%) Ansible
7 25 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
8 19 (0.16%) Oozie
9 18 (0.16%) HP UCMDB
10 15 (0.13%) Kibana
11 12 (0.10%) Salt
12 11 (0.095%) yum
12 11 (0.095%) Capistrano
13 8 (0.069%) logstash
14 6 (0.052%) Oracle RMAN
14 6 (0.052%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 6 (0.052%) Data Guard
14 6 (0.052%) Oracle Flashback
15 5 (0.043%) StatsD
15 5 (0.043%) Graylog
Vendors
1 1435 (12.40%) Oracle
2 953 (8.23%) Microsoft
3 257 (2.22%) Sybase
4 216 (1.87%) Adobe
5 196 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 193 (1.67%) TIBCO
7 189 (1.63%) IBM
8 169 (1.46%) Google
9 161 (1.39%) Business Objects
10 152 (1.31%) Tableau
11 133 (1.15%) Sitecore
12 125 (1.08%) Informatica
13 113 (0.98%) Cognos
14 109 (0.94%) SAP
15 108 (0.93%) Zend
16 81 (0.70%) EPiServer
17 75 (0.65%) Red Hat
18 63 (0.54%) Siebel
18 63 (0.54%) Twitter
18 63 (0.54%) hybris
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