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 23 January 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
23 Jan 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 5523 5779 5605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 28.34% 27.99% 26.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.84% 29.44% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4281 4405 4355
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 £620 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 12
Median hourly rate £43.25 £48.92 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% +26.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £25.69 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.20 £100.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.71%

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
18510 19632 19967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.97% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13242 13846 14179
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 345
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +0.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £38.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 0 957 £475 -5.00% 360
Canary Wharf +1 37 £563 +9.75%
Croydon -8 29 £444 +6.28% 4
Kingston Upon Thames 0 14 £375 -21.05% 7
Docklands, London 0 14 £546 -8.95%
Bromley -1 14 £450 +38.46%
Westminster -2 14 £475 +10.65% 1
Wimbledon - 10 £325 -
Uxbridge -3 5 £400 +39.13% 4
Greenford - 5 £413 -
Hounslow - 5 - - 4
Feltham -1 4 £413 +10.00%
Harrow - 4 £388 - 3
Lewisham - 4 £300 -
Twickenham +1 3 £425 +9.67% 5
Greenwich -1 3 £425 -5.55% 1
Hammersmith -4 2 £513 +10.81% 1
Barnet - 2 £400 - 1
Hillingdon - 2 £375 - 1
Southwark - 2 £200 - 1
Brentford +9 1 - - 4
Edgware +1 1 £425 +2.40%
Paddington 0 1 £355 -25.26%
Chiswick -2 1 - -
Bexley - 1 £325 -
Bexleyheath - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 £300 -
Hayes - 1 £388 -
Surbiton - 1 - - 3
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4716 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
2 4202 (36.39%) JavaScript
3 3691 (31.97%) Java
4 3592 (31.11%) HTML
5 3148 (27.26%) CSS
6 2667 (23.10%) TDD
7 2431 (21.05%) SQL
8 2338 (20.25%) Finance
9 2062 (17.86%) C#
10 2052 (17.77%) AngularJS
11 1947 (16.86%) HTML5
12 1864 (16.14%) .NET
13 1672 (14.48%) Banking
14 1523 (13.19%) Scrum
15 1489 (12.90%) SQL Server
16 1350 (11.69%) CSS3
17 1345 (11.65%) Front End Development
18 1303 (11.28%) Git (software)
19 1289 (11.16%) BDD
20 1270 (11.00%) OO
21 1266 (10.96%) Web Services
22 1259 (10.90%) REST
23 1226 (10.62%) MVC
24 1210 (10.48%) jQuery
25 1163 (10.07%) Node.js
26 1098 (9.51%) Spring
27 1071 (9.28%) Python
28 1024 (8.87%) React
29 1015 (8.79%) Linux
30 997 (8.63%) Web Development

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
1 415 (3.59%) CMS
2 405 (3.51%) Apache Spark
3 274 (2.37%) SharePoint
4 262 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
5 255 (2.21%) Apache
6 248 (2.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 237 (2.05%) Drupal
8 192 (1.66%) Confluence
9 169 (1.46%) Tomcat
10 167 (1.45%) WebSphere
11 122 (1.06%) WordPress
12 115 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
13 102 (0.88%) Apache Solr
14 86 (0.74%) JBoss
14 86 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 83 (0.72%) IIS
16 68 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
16 68 (0.59%) WebLogic
17 65 (0.56%) Umbraco
18 62 (0.54%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 368 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 106 (0.92%) Photoshop
3 70 (0.61%) MS Office
4 50 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 23 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 12 (0.10%) MS Project
9 8 (0.069%) GIMP
10 6 (0.052%) 3ds Max
10 6 (0.052%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.052%) SketchUp
11 5 (0.043%) PaintShop Pro
12 4 (0.035%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.026%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
13 3 (0.026%) InDesign
13 3 (0.026%) SPSS
14 2 (0.017%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 169 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 87 (0.75%) Magento
3 63 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 52 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 37 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 35 (0.30%) RMDS
7 28 (0.24%) ION MarketView
8 23 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
9 20 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
10 18 (0.16%) Markit EDM
10 18 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
11 15 (0.13%) Endur
11 15 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
11 15 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
12 13 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
13 11 (0.095%) Adobe Campaign
14 10 (0.087%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 10 (0.087%) Oracle Receivables
14 10 (0.087%) SAP CRM
14 10 (0.087%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 672 (5.82%) Amazon AWS
2 396 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 281 (2.43%) GitHub
4 83 (0.72%) PaaS
4 83 (0.72%) SaaS
5 76 (0.66%) Office 365
6 74 (0.64%) Heroku
7 69 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
8 66 (0.57%) IaaS
9 45 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
10 38 (0.33%) Force.com
11 33 (0.29%) Amazon S3
12 29 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
13 28 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
14 27 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
15 26 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
16 23 (0.20%) Google Analytics
17 21 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
17 21 (0.18%) Google Play
18 13 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 304 (2.63%) HTTP
2 157 (1.36%) Internet
3 63 (0.55%) TCP/IP
4 58 (0.50%) Intranet
5 54 (0.47%) SSL
6 46 (0.40%) RTSP
7 44 (0.38%) Firewall
8 33 (0.29%) MQTT
8 33 (0.29%) Network Security
9 32 (0.28%) DNS
10 27 (0.23%) AMQP
10 27 (0.23%) FTP
11 26 (0.23%) HTTPS
12 22 (0.19%) LDAP
13 20 (0.17%) Kerberos
14 17 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (0.13%) VPN
16 14 (0.12%) Skype
17 12 (0.10%) SMTP
18 10 (0.087%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1489 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 632 (5.47%) MySQL
3 622 (5.39%) Big Data
4 524 (4.54%) Hadoop
5 497 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 472 (4.09%) MongoDB
7 471 (4.08%) NoSQL
8 456 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
9 403 (3.49%) Relational Database
10 396 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 325 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
12 256 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 243 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
14 235 (2.04%) Oracle Database
15 218 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
16 200 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
17 141 (1.22%) HBase
18 140 (1.21%) Apache Hive
19 132 (1.14%) QlikView
20 117 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1303 (11.28%) Git (software)
2 640 (5.54%) Jenkins
3 520 (4.50%) JIRA
4 469 (4.06%) Maven
5 419 (3.63%) Subversion
6 362 (3.14%) Cucumber
7 309 (2.68%) JUnit
8 297 (2.57%) Grunt
9 280 (2.42%) Selenium
10 275 (2.38%) Jasmine
11 271 (2.35%) gulp
12 204 (1.77%) Visual Studio
13 194 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
14 189 (1.64%) Mockito
15 177 (1.53%) TeamCity
16 156 (1.35%) Gradle
17 154 (1.33%) Mocha
18 148 (1.28%) WebDriver
19 147 (1.27%) webpack
20 123 (1.07%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2338 (20.25%) Finance
2 1672 (14.48%) Banking
3 728 (6.30%) Investment Banking
4 707 (6.12%) Front Office
5 454 (3.93%) Retail
6 336 (2.91%) Marketing
7 225 (1.95%) Games
8 185 (1.60%) Back Office
9 166 (1.44%) Advertising
10 151 (1.31%) Telecoms
11 139 (1.20%) Publishing
12 115 (1.00%) Financial Institution
13 91 (0.79%) Manufacturing
14 67 (0.58%) Electronics
15 63 (0.55%) Legal
16 56 (0.48%) Retail Banking
17 53 (0.46%) Law
18 43 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
19 26 (0.23%) Automotive
20 23 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3592 (31.11%) HTML
2 3148 (27.26%) CSS
3 2052 (17.77%) AngularJS
4 1947 (16.86%) HTML5
5 1864 (16.14%) .NET
6 1350 (11.69%) CSS3
7 1266 (10.96%) Web Services
8 1259 (10.90%) REST
9 1210 (10.48%) jQuery
10 1163 (10.07%) Node.js
11 1098 (9.51%) Spring
12 1024 (8.87%) React
13 895 (7.75%) XML
14 877 (7.60%) RESTful
15 737 (6.38%) ASP.NET
16 736 (6.37%) JSON
17 650 (5.63%) Sass
18 537 (4.65%) SOAP
19 440 (3.81%) J2EE
20 422 (3.65%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 647 (5.60%) User Experience
2 449 (3.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 442 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
4 430 (3.72%) Computer Science
5 351 (3.04%) Fixed Income
6 299 (2.59%) Derivative
7 298 (2.58%) Mobile App
8 231 (2.00%) Visualisation
9 229 (1.98%) Fintech
10 228 (1.97%) Equities
11 191 (1.65%) Algorithms
12 159 (1.38%) Data Structures
13 136 (1.18%) Mathematics
14 123 (1.07%) Market Risk
15 117 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
16 107 (0.93%) Management Information System
17 89 (0.77%) Video on Demand
18 83 (0.72%) Virtual Team
19 82 (0.71%) Credit Risk
20 76 (0.66%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1015 (8.79%) Linux
2 633 (5.48%) Unix
3 507 (4.39%) Windows
4 464 (4.02%) Apple iOS
5 402 (3.48%) Android
6 64 (0.55%) Windows Server
7 50 (0.43%) Mac OS X
8 36 (0.31%) Solaris
9 34 (0.29%) CentOS
10 26 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 23 (0.20%) AIX
12 22 (0.19%) Windows Phone
13 21 (0.18%) Mac OS
14 18 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (0.11%) Windows 10
16 13 (0.11%) Windows XP
17 12 (0.10%) webOS
17 12 (0.10%) Windows Phone 7
18 10 (0.087%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4716 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
2 2667 (23.10%) TDD
3 1523 (13.19%) Scrum
4 1345 (11.65%) Front End Development
5 1289 (11.16%) BDD
6 1270 (11.00%) OO
7 1226 (10.62%) MVC
8 997 (8.63%) Web Development
9 820 (7.10%) E-Commerce
10 804 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
11 673 (5.83%) Software Engineering
12 629 (5.45%) Microservices
13 626 (5.42%) DevOps
14 620 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
15 614 (5.32%) Multithreading
16 595 (5.15%) Unit Testing
17 571 (4.95%) Pair Programming
18 513 (4.44%) SDLC
19 483 (4.18%) ETL
20 470 (4.07%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4202 (36.39%) JavaScript
2 3691 (31.97%) Java
3 2431 (21.05%) SQL
4 2062 (17.86%) C#
5 1071 (9.28%) Python
6 822 (7.12%) Scala
7 786 (6.81%) PHP
8 695 (6.02%) C++
9 464 (4.02%) Ruby
10 445 (3.85%) T-SQL
11 271 (2.35%) ES6
12 254 (2.20%) PL/SQL
13 238 (2.06%) C
14 226 (1.96%) Objective-C
15 219 (1.90%) Shell Script
16 214 (1.85%) Apple Swift
17 199 (1.72%) VBA
18 195 (1.69%) Perl
19 127 (1.10%) Go
19 127 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 528 (4.57%) Degree
2 385 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 270 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 65 (0.56%) DV Cleared
5 56 (0.48%) PhD
6 50 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 24 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (0.15%) BC Cleared
9 12 (0.10%) Sun Certification
10 9 (0.078%) CTC Cleared
11 8 (0.069%) ISEB
11 8 (0.069%) SAS Certification
12 7 (0.061%) Oracle Certification
13 6 (0.052%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.052%) MCP
14 5 (0.043%) MCAD
14 5 (0.043%) MCPD
14 5 (0.043%) MCSD
15 4 (0.035%) CLAS
15 4 (0.035%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 350 (3.03%) QA
2 68 (0.59%) SDET
3 67 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 53 (0.46%) MiFID
5 23 (0.20%) FATCA
6 22 (0.19%) EMIR
6 22 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 21 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
8 20 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
9 16 (0.14%) SLA
9 16 (0.14%) WAI
10 11 (0.095%) Solvency II
11 9 (0.078%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 9 (0.078%) WCAG
12 7 (0.061%) Basel III
12 7 (0.061%) HL7
13 6 (0.052%) CRD IV
14 3 (0.026%) GAAP
14 3 (0.026%) GCP
14 3 (0.026%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 520 (4.50%) Docker
2 69 (0.60%) HDFS
3 48 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 43 (0.37%) Apache Flume
5 38 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 10 (0.087%) Shibboleth
7 10 (0.087%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (0.069%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (0.069%) Varnish
9 6 (0.052%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 4 (0.035%) Corosync
10 4 (0.035%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.035%) Squid
11 3 (0.026%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.017%) Firmware
12 2 (0.017%) GlusterFS
12 2 (0.017%) Time Sharing Option
12 2 (0.017%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.017%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 160 (1.39%) Puppet
2 139 (1.20%) Ansible
3 124 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (0.60%) Terraform
5 40 (0.35%) Kubernetes
6 30 (0.26%) Oozie
7 27 (0.23%) Kibana
8 20 (0.17%) Mesos
9 19 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
9 19 (0.16%) logstash
10 15 (0.13%) Control-M
10 15 (0.13%) OpenAM
11 14 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
12 13 (0.11%) HP Fortify
13 12 (0.10%) Grafana
14 11 (0.095%) Consul
14 11 (0.095%) SCOM
15 10 (0.087%) WMI
16 9 (0.078%) CA Single Sign-On
16 9 (0.078%) Nagios
Vendors
1 964 (8.35%) Oracle
2 828 (7.17%) Microsoft
3 285 (2.47%) Adobe
4 207 (1.79%) ServiceNow
5 195 (1.69%) SAP
6 174 (1.51%) Google
7 162 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
8 152 (1.32%) Sybase
9 129 (1.12%) IBM
10 119 (1.03%) hybris
11 115 (1.00%) Tableau
12 114 (0.99%) Sitecore
13 105 (0.91%) Zend
14 102 (0.88%) TIBCO
15 80 (0.69%) MuleSoft
16 79 (0.68%) Solace
17 75 (0.65%) Apple
18 63 (0.55%) Reuters
19 62 (0.54%) ION Trading
19 62 (0.54%) Teradata
London
Premier Media
Rate: £250.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £0.00 - £420.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day 6 Month initial duration
Posted: 56 minutes ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Salt
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day tbc
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Thomas Group
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Avance Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £500 / Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £40.26 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago