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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 6722 7039 6588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 27.25% 27.77% 26.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.54% 29.82% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5046 5150 4820
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 39
Average hourly rate £39.00 £50.00 £21.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +129.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £24.50 £12.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.00 £95.00 £40.10
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
22759 23606 23181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.27% 93.13% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16008 16286 15420
Average daily rate £425 £433 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 403 548
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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 1630 £450 - 543
Canary Wharf -1 33 £450 -30.76%
Docklands, London +4 19 £450 -24.36% 1
Hammersmith +3 18 £375 +15.38%
Croydon -1 15 £438 +19.86% 9
Bromley 0 14 £350 - 10
Kingston Upon Thames +1 8 £378 +1.68% 4
Westminster 0 5 £425 +54.54% 1
Hounslow -2 4 £475 +1.33% 9
Twickenham +3 3 £356 +34.43% 1
Harrow +3 3 £175 -46.15% 7
Enfield - 3 £250 - 2
Wimbledon 0 2 £325 +8.33% 3
Greenford -4 2 - - 1
Ilford -8 2 £375 +57.89%
Uxbridge -12 2 £325 -23.52% 2
Isleworth - 2 £370 - 1
Paddington +10 1 - -
Romford +8 1 £550 +37.50%
Chiswick 0 1 - - 1
Hackney - 1 - -
Ruislip - 1 - - 1
Pinner - 1 £340 - 2
Teddington - 1 £450 -
Beckenham - 1 £325 - 1
Bexley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 2
Coulsdon - - - -
Erith - - - -
Dagenham - - - - 1
Edgware - - - - 1
Barnet - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hornchurch - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Northwood - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - - 1
Wembley - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - - 1
Upminster - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 4263 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
2 4071 (31.55%) JavaScript
3 4006 (31.04%) HTML
4 3674 (28.47%) Java
5 3249 (25.18%) CSS
6 3076 (23.84%) SQL
7 2824 (21.88%) C#
8 2600 (20.15%) .NET
9 2504 (19.40%) TDD
10 2217 (17.18%) Finance
11 2108 (16.33%) HTML5
12 1921 (14.89%) SQL Server
13 1876 (14.54%) OO
14 1861 (14.42%) Banking
15 1752 (13.58%) MVC
16 1703 (13.20%) jQuery
17 1544 (11.96%) Oracle
18 1414 (10.96%) Web Services
19 1410 (10.93%) XML
20 1406 (10.90%) Linux
21 1375 (10.65%) Scrum
22 1282 (9.93%) ASP.NET
23 1281 (9.93%) CSS3
24 1219 (9.45%) Git (software)
25 1170 (9.07%) AngularJS
26 1159 (8.98%) PHP
27 1065 (8.25%) E-Commerce
28 1056 (8.18%) Microsoft
29 1052 (8.15%) BDD
30 1046 (8.11%) Spring

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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
1 575 (4.46%) Node.js
2 553 (4.29%) CMS
3 439 (3.40%) SharePoint
4 339 (2.63%) Apache
5 236 (1.83%) Tomcat
6 195 (1.51%) IIS
7 190 (1.47%) Drupal
8 178 (1.38%) JBoss
9 173 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 172 (1.33%) WebLogic
11 163 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
12 160 (1.24%) WebSphere
13 139 (1.08%) Umbraco
13 139 (1.08%) Adobe CQ
14 125 (0.97%) WordPress
15 121 (0.94%) SAS
16 119 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
17 93 (0.72%) Confluence
18 92 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
18 92 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 480 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 171 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 88 (0.68%) MS Office
4 66 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
5 45 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 36 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 31 (0.24%) PowerPivot
8 27 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
9 23 (0.18%) Fireworks
10 21 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 17 (0.13%) MS Project
12 13 (0.10%) InfoPath
13 12 (0.093%) Doxygen
14 7 (0.054%) Acrobat
15 5 (0.039%) Adobe Captivate
16 4 (0.031%) GIMP
17 3 (0.023%) Maya
17 3 (0.023%) SPSS
18 2 (0.015%) AutoCAD
18 2 (0.015%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 255 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 134 (1.04%) Magento
3 73 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 62 (0.48%) Markit EDM
5 47 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
6 41 (0.32%) RMDS
6 41 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 38 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 35 (0.27%) Google Analytics
9 34 (0.26%) ION MarketView
10 31 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
11 25 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
12 23 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 21 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
14 19 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
15 18 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
16 17 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
16 17 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
17 14 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
17 14 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 155 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 136 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 93 (0.72%) GitHub
4 91 (0.71%) Force.com
5 75 (0.58%) SaaS
6 56 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 52 (0.40%) PaaS
7 52 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
8 27 (0.21%) Office 365
9 25 (0.19%) Heroku
10 18 (0.14%) Amazon S3
11 16 (0.12%) Google App Engine
12 11 (0.085%) MailChimp
13 9 (0.070%) Joyent
14 8 (0.062%) Basecamp
15 6 (0.046%) Amazon SQS
16 5 (0.039%) Google Compute Engine
17 4 (0.031%) SuccessFactors
18 3 (0.023%) Amazon ELB
18 3 (0.023%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 355 (2.75%) HTTP
2 178 (1.38%) Internet
3 131 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 86 (0.67%) Intranet
5 62 (0.48%) SSL
6 56 (0.43%) DNS
7 45 (0.35%) LDAP
8 33 (0.26%) HTTPS
8 33 (0.26%) VPN
9 23 (0.18%) Firewall
10 22 (0.17%) SSH
11 21 (0.16%) FTP
12 18 (0.14%) Multicast
13 15 (0.12%) AMQP
14 14 (0.11%) NFC
14 14 (0.11%) VoIP
14 14 (0.11%) Extranet
15 13 (0.10%) SAN
15 13 (0.10%) SNMP
16 12 (0.093%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1921 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 863 (6.69%) MySQL
3 670 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 620 (4.80%) Relational Database
5 570 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 556 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
7 543 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 378 (2.93%) MongoDB
9 364 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 362 (2.81%) Oracle Database
11 354 (2.74%) NoSQL
12 261 (2.02%) Big Data
13 249 (1.93%) QlikView
14 212 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
15 198 (1.53%) Hadoop
16 184 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
17 180 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
18 156 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
19 147 (1.14%) RDBMS
20 142 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1219 (9.45%) Git (software)
2 813 (6.30%) Subversion
3 388 (3.01%) Maven
4 364 (2.82%) Visual Studio
5 323 (2.50%) JUnit
6 313 (2.43%) Cucumber
7 304 (2.36%) JIRA
8 290 (2.25%) Jenkins
9 249 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 234 (1.81%) Selenium
11 215 (1.67%) Jasmine
12 209 (1.62%) NUnit
13 200 (1.55%) TeamCity
14 195 (1.51%) Eclipse
15 190 (1.47%) Xcode
16 170 (1.32%) Grunt
17 136 (1.05%) Ant
18 134 (1.04%) Hudson
19 118 (0.91%) WebDriver
20 108 (0.84%) Mockito
General
1 2217 (17.18%) Finance
2 1861 (14.42%) Banking
3 1034 (8.01%) Front Office
4 984 (7.62%) Investment Banking
5 430 (3.33%) Retail
6 322 (2.50%) Marketing
7 238 (1.84%) Games
8 200 (1.55%) Publishing
9 157 (1.22%) Advertising
10 139 (1.08%) Back Office
11 138 (1.07%) Telecoms
12 126 (0.98%) Financial Institution
13 118 (0.91%) Legal
14 52 (0.40%) Manufacturing
15 35 (0.27%) Billing
16 27 (0.21%) Electronics
17 24 (0.19%) Retail Banking
18 23 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
18 23 (0.18%) Law
19 17 (0.13%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4006 (31.04%) HTML
2 3249 (25.18%) CSS
3 2600 (20.15%) .NET
4 2108 (16.33%) HTML5
5 1703 (13.20%) jQuery
6 1414 (10.96%) Web Services
7 1410 (10.93%) XML
8 1282 (9.93%) ASP.NET
9 1281 (9.93%) CSS3
10 1170 (9.07%) AngularJS
11 1046 (8.11%) Spring
12 754 (5.84%) JSON
13 713 (5.52%) RESTful
14 652 (5.05%) Ajax
15 633 (4.91%) REST
16 610 (4.73%) Backbone.js
17 608 (4.71%) WCF
18 586 (4.54%) Hibernate
19 558 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC
20 529 (4.10%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 657 (5.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 637 (4.94%) User Experience
3 632 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 489 (3.79%) Computer Science
5 438 (3.39%) Open Source
6 417 (3.23%) Fixed Income
7 373 (2.89%) Derivative
8 365 (2.83%) Mobile App
9 220 (1.70%) Visualisation
10 216 (1.67%) iPad
11 215 (1.67%) Data Structures
12 209 (1.62%) Equities
13 201 (1.56%) iPhone
14 199 (1.54%) Algorithms
15 176 (1.36%) Credit Risk
16 162 (1.26%) Market Risk
17 159 (1.23%) Social Media
18 148 (1.15%) Mathematics
19 126 (0.98%) Digital Media
20 125 (0.97%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1406 (10.90%) Linux
2 1006 (7.80%) UNIX
3 688 (5.33%) Windows
4 617 (4.78%) Apple iOS
5 527 (4.08%) Android
6 159 (1.23%) Mac OS X
7 72 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 61 (0.47%) Solaris
9 52 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 45 (0.35%) Windows Phone
11 40 (0.31%) CentOS
12 29 (0.22%) Ubuntu
13 28 (0.22%) Windows 7
14 27 (0.21%) AIX
15 25 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
16 24 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
16 24 (0.19%) SUSE
17 23 (0.18%) Windows 8
18 16 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
19 14 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4263 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
2 2504 (19.40%) TDD
3 1876 (14.54%) OO
4 1752 (13.58%) MVC
5 1375 (10.65%) Scrum
6 1065 (8.25%) E-Commerce
7 1052 (8.15%) BDD
8 885 (6.86%) Multithreading
9 841 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
10 751 (5.82%) Web Development
11 721 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
12 646 (5.01%) ETL
13 588 (4.56%) Unit Testing
14 541 (4.19%) Responsive Web Design
15 521 (4.04%) Software Engineering
16 490 (3.80%) iOS Development
17 472 (3.66%) Low Latency
17 472 (3.66%) OOP
18 463 (3.59%) Analytics
19 449 (3.48%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4071 (31.55%) JavaScript
2 3674 (28.47%) Java
3 3076 (23.84%) SQL
4 2824 (21.88%) C#
5 1159 (8.98%) PHP
6 1022 (7.92%) C++
7 883 (6.84%) Python
8 634 (4.91%) Ruby
9 539 (4.18%) T-SQL
10 481 (3.73%) PL/SQL
11 371 (2.87%) Scala
12 363 (2.81%) Objective-C
13 286 (2.22%) VBA
14 270 (2.09%) C
15 258 (2.00%) Shell Script
16 231 (1.79%) Perl
17 174 (1.35%) Groovy
18 164 (1.27%) Apex Code
19 152 (1.18%) VB.NET
20 140 (1.08%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 862 (6.68%) Degree
2 223 (1.73%) Security Cleared
3 129 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 50 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (0.25%) DV Cleared
6 31 (0.24%) PhD
7 14 (0.11%) MCSD
8 12 (0.093%) MCTS
9 10 (0.077%) MCITP
10 9 (0.070%) Sun Certification
11 8 (0.062%) BC Cleared
12 7 (0.054%) ISEB
12 7 (0.054%) MCSE
13 4 (0.031%) MCSA
13 4 (0.031%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.031%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.031%) OCPJP
13 4 (0.031%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.023%) MCPD
14 3 (0.023%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 457 (3.54%) QA
2 22 (0.17%) SLA
3 20 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.11%) Basel III
5 10 (0.077%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.077%) WCAG
6 9 (0.070%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.054%) WAI
7 7 (0.054%) Solvency II
7 7 (0.054%) COREP
8 5 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.023%) GAAP
9 3 (0.023%) SNOMED CT
9 3 (0.023%) FINREP
9 3 (0.023%) EMIR
10 2 (0.015%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.015%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.015%) HL7
11 1 (0.008%) ISO/IEC 7816
11 1 (0.008%) Section 508
System Software
1 60 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 30 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (0.21%) Varnish
4 14 (0.11%) HDFS
5 8 (0.062%) Apache Flume
6 7 (0.054%) Docker
6 7 (0.054%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.046%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.046%) vCloud
8 5 (0.039%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.039%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.023%) Cronacle
9 3 (0.023%) Platform Symphony
9 3 (0.023%) GridGain
9 3 (0.023%) KVM
10 2 (0.015%) vSphere
10 2 (0.015%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.008%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.008%) Postfix
11 1 (0.008%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 137 (1.06%) Puppet
2 99 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (0.28%) Vagrant
4 31 (0.24%) Control-M
5 25 (0.19%) Oozie
6 21 (0.16%) Capistrano
7 19 (0.15%) Ansible
8 12 (0.093%) Graylog2
9 11 (0.085%) WMI
10 10 (0.077%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (0.062%) logstash
12 7 (0.054%) YUM
12 7 (0.054%) SCOM
13 6 (0.046%) Hadoop YARN
14 5 (0.039%) Kibana
14 5 (0.039%) Nagios
15 4 (0.031%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 3 (0.023%) Tivoli
16 3 (0.023%) SCVMM
16 3 (0.023%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 1544 (11.96%) Oracle
2 1056 (8.18%) Microsoft
3 313 (2.43%) Zend
4 274 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
5 270 (2.09%) Sybase
6 241 (1.87%) Adobe
7 230 (1.78%) Google
8 191 (1.48%) Business Objects
9 155 (1.20%) TIBCO
10 145 (1.12%) SAP
10 145 (1.12%) Informatica
11 131 (1.02%) IBM
12 127 (0.98%) Cognos
13 116 (0.90%) Sitecore
14 98 (0.76%) EPiServer
15 91 (0.71%) ATG
16 84 (0.65%) Facebook
17 81 (0.63%) Perforce
18 78 (0.60%) Tableau
19 76 (0.59%) Twitter
West London
London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
Rate: From £45,360 to £48,069 per annum Grade P07
Posted: 29 minutes ago
North London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Nakama
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £270 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Mind
Rate: £43,012 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Gonnadoo
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago