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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5554 6201 6287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 26.01% 26.54% 26.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.34% 28.05% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4385 4652 4674
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 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 11
Median hourly rate £34.88 £27.78 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.53% -38.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £19.89 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £80.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.50%
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
20317 22109 22210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.15% 94.61% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14745 15413 15473
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.11% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 376 404
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 1055 £465 +3.33% 363
Croydon -1 60 £400 -1.53% 4
Canary Wharf -1 34 £500 -
Bromley -6 19 £444 +61.36% 5
Westminster -6 13 £425 +1.19% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -1 11 £403 +7.33% 6
Uxbridge +3 8 £306 -18.33% 6
Wimbledon 0 7 £400 +18.51%
Feltham -2 6 £528 +35.38%
Docklands, London -6 6 £293 -51.25%
Harrow -4 5 £355 - 3
Osterley -5 4 £515 +5.10%
Hammersmith +3 3 £425 +12.21% 2
Romford - 3 £400 -
Brentford +5 2 - - 2
Surbiton -1 2 - -
Hounslow -3 2 £350 +2.94% 1
Ruislip - 2 £225 - 4
Chiswick -3 1 £375 -11.76%
Ealing -3 1 £375 -
Twickenham -5 1 - - 3
Hayes - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £450 -
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 4596 (40.08%) Agile Software Development
2 4128 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 3662 (31.93%) Java
4 3582 (31.23%) HTML
5 3141 (27.39%) CSS
6 2831 (24.69%) TDD
7 2626 (22.90%) SQL
8 2414 (21.05%) Finance
9 2372 (20.68%) C#
10 2112 (18.42%) .NET
11 2087 (18.20%) HTML5
12 2026 (17.67%) AngularJS
13 1654 (14.42%) SQL Server
14 1620 (14.13%) Scrum
15 1517 (13.23%) Banking
16 1465 (12.77%) CSS3
17 1411 (12.30%) OO
18 1342 (11.70%) MVC
19 1334 (11.63%) Git (software)
20 1316 (11.48%) Front End Development
21 1286 (11.21%) Web Services
22 1280 (11.16%) BDD
23 1267 (11.05%) jQuery
24 1177 (10.26%) Oracle
25 1138 (9.92%) Spring
26 1084 (9.45%) Node.js
27 1082 (9.43%) REST
28 1059 (9.23%) Linux
29 1021 (8.90%) Web Development
30 989 (8.62%) Continuous Integration

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
1 425 (3.71%) CMS
2 261 (2.28%) Tomcat
3 251 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 236 (2.06%) Apache
5 235 (2.05%) Apache Spark
6 171 (1.49%) Drupal
7 157 (1.37%) WordPress
8 154 (1.34%) WebSphere
9 146 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
10 128 (1.12%) IIS
11 114 (0.99%) Confluence
12 108 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 98 (0.85%) Jetty
13 98 (0.85%) WebLogic
14 95 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
15 88 (0.77%) Umbraco
16 85 (0.74%) JBoss
17 84 (0.73%) nginx
18 82 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
19 77 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 419 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 136 (1.19%) Photoshop
3 91 (0.79%) MS Office
4 35 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 30 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 27 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 16 (0.14%) MS Visio
9 14 (0.12%) MS Project
10 12 (0.10%) InfoPath
11 6 (0.052%) Adobe Captivate
11 6 (0.052%) GIMP
11 6 (0.052%) SPSS
12 5 (0.044%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.035%) InDesign
13 4 (0.035%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.017%) PaintShop Pro
15 1 (0.009%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.009%) Mathematica
15 1 (0.009%) Stata
Business Applications
1 134 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 82 (0.72%) Magento
3 67 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
3 67 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 46 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 44 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
6 35 (0.31%) RMDS
7 31 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
8 30 (0.26%) ION MarketView
9 27 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
10 25 (0.22%) Markit EDM
11 18 (0.16%) Eloqua
12 16 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
12 16 (0.14%) Endur
13 15 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
14 13 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
15 12 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
16 10 (0.087%) Misys Equation
16 10 (0.087%) Oracle General Ledger
17 9 (0.078%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 510 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
2 316 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 243 (2.12%) GitHub
4 96 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
5 68 (0.59%) SaaS
6 56 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 50 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 43 (0.37%) Heroku
8 43 (0.37%) Office 365
9 42 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 39 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
11 38 (0.33%) Google Analytics
11 38 (0.33%) Google Play
12 30 (0.26%) PaaS
13 29 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
13 29 (0.25%) Google App Engine
14 27 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
15 20 (0.17%) Force.com
16 14 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
17 13 (0.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 309 (2.69%) HTTP
2 120 (1.05%) Internet
3 72 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 51 (0.44%) Intranet
5 41 (0.36%) SSL
6 38 (0.33%) DNS
7 35 (0.31%) Network Security
8 30 (0.26%) LDAP
9 28 (0.24%) SNMP
10 25 (0.22%) HTTPS
11 17 (0.15%) AMQP
12 16 (0.14%) Firewall
13 15 (0.13%) FTP
14 11 (0.096%) DVB
15 10 (0.087%) Bluetooth
15 10 (0.087%) SSH
16 9 (0.078%) VPN
17 7 (0.061%) Multicast
17 7 (0.061%) SAN
18 6 (0.052%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1654 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 709 (6.18%) MySQL
3 680 (5.93%) NoSQL
4 666 (5.81%) MongoDB
5 625 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 529 (4.61%) Relational Database
7 510 (4.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 443 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
9 416 (3.63%) Big Data
10 399 (3.48%) Hadoop
11 355 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
12 327 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 297 (2.59%) Oracle Database
14 283 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
15 238 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
16 234 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
17 191 (1.67%) RDBMS
18 175 (1.53%) Apache Hive
19 174 (1.52%) QlikView
20 123 (1.07%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1334 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 587 (5.12%) Maven
3 550 (4.80%) Jenkins
4 469 (4.09%) Subversion
5 438 (3.82%) JIRA
6 409 (3.57%) Grunt
7 398 (3.47%) JUnit
8 312 (2.72%) gulp
9 307 (2.68%) Cucumber
10 266 (2.32%) Visual Studio
11 217 (1.89%) Selenium
12 211 (1.84%) Jasmine
13 200 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
14 199 (1.74%) Mockito
15 171 (1.49%) Gradle
16 163 (1.42%) TeamCity
17 148 (1.29%) Mocha
18 143 (1.25%) Eclipse
19 142 (1.24%) NUnit
20 111 (0.97%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2414 (21.05%) Finance
2 1517 (13.23%) Banking
3 814 (7.10%) Front Office
4 596 (5.20%) Investment Banking
5 352 (3.07%) Retail
6 279 (2.43%) Marketing
7 180 (1.57%) Games
8 155 (1.35%) Telecoms
9 147 (1.28%) Publishing
10 144 (1.26%) Financial Institution
11 118 (1.03%) Back Office
12 106 (0.92%) Advertising
13 84 (0.73%) Manufacturing
14 83 (0.72%) Law
15 79 (0.69%) Electronics
16 57 (0.50%) Legal
17 38 (0.33%) Retail Banking
18 28 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
19 18 (0.16%) Automotive
20 11 (0.096%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3582 (31.23%) HTML
2 3141 (27.39%) CSS
3 2112 (18.42%) .NET
4 2087 (18.20%) HTML5
5 2026 (17.67%) AngularJS
6 1465 (12.77%) CSS3
7 1286 (11.21%) Web Services
8 1267 (11.05%) jQuery
9 1138 (9.92%) Spring
10 1084 (9.45%) Node.js
11 1082 (9.43%) REST
12 888 (7.74%) ASP.NET
13 885 (7.72%) XML
14 840 (7.32%) RESTful
15 737 (6.43%) React
16 732 (6.38%) Sass
17 550 (4.80%) JSON
18 509 (4.44%) SOAP
19 470 (4.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 459 (4.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 691 (6.03%) User Experience
2 518 (4.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 493 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 405 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 378 (3.30%) Derivative
6 320 (2.79%) Computer Science
7 289 (2.52%) Fixed Income
8 213 (1.86%) Equities
9 190 (1.66%) Algorithms
10 182 (1.59%) Visualisation
11 168 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 148 (1.29%) Mathematics
13 143 (1.25%) Fintech
14 140 (1.22%) Data Structures
15 131 (1.14%) iPad
16 128 (1.12%) Hedge funds
17 104 (0.91%) NHS
18 85 (0.74%) Digital Media
19 77 (0.67%) Data Integration
20 76 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1059 (9.23%) Linux
2 691 (6.03%) Unix
3 481 (4.19%) Windows
4 409 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 375 (3.27%) Android
6 78 (0.68%) Mac OS X
7 72 (0.63%) Windows Server
8 37 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (0.32%) Solaris
9 36 (0.31%) AIX
10 35 (0.31%) Windows Phone
11 31 (0.27%) Mac OS
12 22 (0.19%) Ubuntu
13 21 (0.18%) CentOS
14 19 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 14 (0.12%) Windows 7
18 9 (0.078%) webOS
18 9 (0.078%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4596 (40.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2831 (24.69%) TDD
3 1620 (14.13%) Scrum
4 1411 (12.30%) OO
5 1342 (11.70%) MVC
6 1316 (11.48%) Front End Development
7 1280 (11.16%) BDD
8 1021 (8.90%) Web Development
9 989 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
10 873 (7.61%) E-Commerce
11 741 (6.46%) Multithreading
12 730 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
13 699 (6.10%) Pair Programming
14 640 (5.58%) Unit Testing
15 564 (4.92%) Software Engineering
16 483 (4.21%) ETL
17 478 (4.17%) SDLC
18 453 (3.95%) Open Source
19 448 (3.91%) OOP
20 445 (3.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4128 (36.00%) JavaScript
2 3662 (31.93%) Java
3 2626 (22.90%) SQL
4 2372 (20.68%) C#
5 973 (8.48%) Python
6 737 (6.43%) PHP
7 709 (6.18%) C++
8 672 (5.86%) Scala
9 498 (4.34%) Ruby
10 491 (4.28%) T-SQL
11 298 (2.60%) PL/SQL
12 245 (2.14%) VBA
13 232 (2.02%) Objective-C
14 201 (1.75%) ES6
15 196 (1.71%) Perl
16 181 (1.58%) C
17 173 (1.51%) Apple Swift
18 167 (1.46%) Shell Script
19 161 (1.40%) Groovy
20 137 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 547 (4.77%) Degree
2 324 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 176 (1.53%) SC Cleared
4 86 (0.75%) DV Cleared
5 61 (0.53%) PhD
6 38 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (0.12%) MCSD
9 11 (0.096%) MCPD
10 8 (0.070%) BC Cleared
10 8 (0.070%) ISEB
10 8 (0.070%) MCSE
11 7 (0.061%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.061%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 6 (0.052%) MCSA
13 5 (0.044%) SAS Certification
14 4 (0.035%) CISSP
14 4 (0.035%) IBM Certification
14 4 (0.035%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.035%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (2.05%) QA
2 83 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 36 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 28 (0.24%) WAI
5 20 (0.17%) MiFID
6 18 (0.16%) SDET
6 18 (0.16%) Solvency II
7 14 (0.12%) HL7
7 14 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.11%) SLA
8 13 (0.11%) WCAG
9 8 (0.070%) SEPA
10 5 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.035%) Basel II
11 4 (0.035%) FATCA
12 3 (0.026%) IAS 39
12 3 (0.026%) NEBOSH
13 2 (0.017%) GAAP
13 2 (0.017%) GLP
13 2 (0.017%) ISO20022
System Software
1 249 (2.17%) Docker
2 52 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 47 (0.41%) HDFS
4 20 (0.17%) Varnish
5 19 (0.17%) Apache Flume
5 19 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 11 (0.096%) vSphere
9 5 (0.044%) Platform Symphony
10 3 (0.026%) GlusterFS
10 3 (0.026%) iptables
10 3 (0.026%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.017%) Firmware
11 2 (0.017%) NFS
11 2 (0.017%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.009%) Snort
12 1 (0.009%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.009%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 71 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
2 69 (0.60%) Puppet
3 40 (0.35%) Control-M
4 39 (0.34%) Ansible
5 29 (0.25%) Kibana
6 24 (0.21%) Kubernetes
7 18 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
8 16 (0.14%) logstash
8 16 (0.14%) Oozie
9 12 (0.10%) Ambari
9 12 (0.10%) yum
10 11 (0.096%) Graphite
10 11 (0.096%) Mesos
10 11 (0.096%) Oracle Identity Management
11 9 (0.078%) CloudHub
11 9 (0.078%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (0.078%) Netcool
11 9 (0.078%) SCCM
11 9 (0.078%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.070%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 1177 (10.26%) Oracle
2 866 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 194 (1.69%) Adobe
4 190 (1.66%) ServiceNow
5 185 (1.61%) Google
6 162 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
7 154 (1.34%) Sybase
8 141 (1.23%) IBM
9 124 (1.08%) SAP
10 105 (0.92%) TIBCO
11 101 (0.88%) Informatica
11 101 (0.88%) Tableau
12 97 (0.85%) Sitecore
13 81 (0.71%) Zend
14 74 (0.65%) ATG
15 73 (0.64%) Apple
16 66 (0.58%) Atlassian
17 62 (0.54%) hybris
18 61 (0.53%) ION Trading
18 61 (0.53%) Murex
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 320 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £3400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £420 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Analytix
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ninesharp
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: From £480 to £500 per day DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
The Brooke
Rate: £34,164 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £375 - £475 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £380 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago