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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5635 6040 6033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 25.99% 26.69% 25.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.38% 28.24% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4465 4482 4497
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 8
Median hourly rate £43.50 £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.64 £19.50 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £83.75 £164.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +14.06%
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
20584 21391 22193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.95% 94.54% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15002 14791 15616
Median daily rate £463 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 399 404
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 30 May 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 1039 £475 +5.55% 385
Croydon +3 58 £400 +13.47% 4
Canary Wharf -1 32 £513 +2.50%
Bromley -1 29 £444 +61.36% 4
Kingston Upon Thames +6 16 £414 +10.33% 3
Westminster -2 13 £400 -4.76%
Uxbridge +9 9 £328 -12.66% 5
Docklands, London -2 7 £550 -10.20%
Chiswick +1 5 £375 - 1
Harrow -9 5 £355 +22.41% 2
Hammersmith +3 4 £325 -27.37% 2
Wimbledon -2 4 £400 +18.51%
Feltham -4 3 £528 +35.38% 1
Osterley -6 3 £515 +5.10%
Surbiton 0 2 - - 1
Hounslow -3 2 £350 +1.44%
Twickenham -4 2 £150 -53.84% 5
Clapham - 2 £450 -
Romford - 2 £375 -
Brentford +8 1 - -
Wembley +3 1 £425 +20.56% 1
Ealing -4 1 £375 -
Ilford - 1 £450 -
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 4567 (40.02%) Agile Software Development
2 4104 (35.96%) JavaScript
3 3620 (31.72%) Java
4 3509 (30.75%) HTML
5 3072 (26.92%) CSS
6 2847 (24.95%) TDD
7 2620 (22.96%) SQL
8 2424 (21.24%) Finance
9 2392 (20.96%) C#
10 2133 (18.69%) .NET
11 2026 (17.75%) HTML5
12 1984 (17.39%) AngularJS
13 1667 (14.61%) SQL Server
14 1617 (14.17%) Scrum
15 1552 (13.60%) Banking
16 1436 (12.58%) CSS3
17 1430 (12.53%) OO
18 1358 (11.90%) MVC
19 1319 (11.56%) Git (software)
20 1306 (11.44%) BDD
21 1294 (11.34%) Front End Development
22 1275 (11.17%) jQuery
23 1274 (11.16%) Web Services
24 1175 (10.30%) Spring
25 1128 (9.88%) Oracle
26 1075 (9.42%) Node.js
27 1067 (9.35%) Linux
28 1063 (9.31%) REST
29 1031 (9.03%) Python
30 1015 (8.89%) 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 1075 (9.42%) Node.js
2 430 (3.77%) CMS
3 284 (2.49%) Tomcat
4 256 (2.24%) Apache
5 231 (2.02%) Apache Spark
6 215 (1.88%) SharePoint
7 169 (1.48%) Drupal
8 158 (1.38%) WordPress
9 141 (1.24%) IIS
10 140 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
10 140 (1.23%) WebSphere
11 114 (1.00%) Confluence
12 107 (0.94%) WebLogic
13 106 (0.93%) Jetty
14 102 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 93 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
16 90 (0.79%) JBoss
17 85 (0.74%) Umbraco
18 80 (0.70%) nginx
19 78 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 433 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 137 (1.20%) Photoshop
3 102 (0.89%) MS Office
4 34 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 28 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 24 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 18 (0.16%) MS Visio
9 13 (0.11%) MS Project
10 6 (0.053%) GIMP
10 6 (0.053%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.044%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.035%) Adobe Captivate
12 4 (0.035%) SPSS
13 3 (0.026%) InDesign
14 1 (0.009%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.009%) PaintShop Pro
14 1 (0.009%) ProjectWise
14 1 (0.009%) Stata
Business Applications
1 130 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 77 (0.67%) Magento
3 74 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
4 65 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 32 (0.28%) RMDS
6 31 (0.27%) Markit EDM
7 30 (0.26%) ION MarketView
8 26 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
8 26 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
9 24 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
10 23 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
11 22 (0.19%) Endur
12 18 (0.16%) Eloqua
13 14 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
14 13 (0.11%) Misys Equation
14 13 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
15 11 (0.096%) Hyperion Planning
16 9 (0.079%) BigMachines
16 9 (0.079%) Oracle ERP
16 9 (0.079%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 480 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 287 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 253 (2.22%) GitHub
4 82 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
5 60 (0.53%) SaaS
6 51 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 48 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 46 (0.40%) Heroku
9 39 (0.34%) Office 365
10 37 (0.32%) Amazon S3
11 36 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
12 34 (0.30%) Google Analytics
13 33 (0.29%) PaaS
14 31 (0.27%) Google App Engine
15 30 (0.26%) Google Play
16 27 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
17 22 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
18 20 (0.18%) Force.com
19 14 (0.12%) IaaS
20 13 (0.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 331 (2.90%) HTTP
2 120 (1.05%) Internet
3 98 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 51 (0.45%) SSL
5 44 (0.39%) Intranet
6 39 (0.34%) DNS
7 31 (0.27%) Network Security
8 28 (0.25%) HTTPS
9 27 (0.24%) LDAP
10 24 (0.21%) SNMP
11 19 (0.17%) Firewall
12 16 (0.14%) FTP
13 15 (0.13%) Bluetooth
14 13 (0.11%) AMQP
15 12 (0.11%) SSH
16 11 (0.096%) DVB
16 11 (0.096%) VPN
17 9 (0.079%) Wi-Fi
18 8 (0.070%) Multicast
19 7 (0.061%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1667 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 707 (6.20%) MySQL
3 701 (6.14%) MongoDB
4 694 (6.08%) NoSQL
5 635 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 543 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 488 (4.28%) Relational Database
8 418 (3.66%) Big Data
9 406 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
10 378 (3.31%) Hadoop
11 376 (3.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 337 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 299 (2.62%) Oracle Database
14 281 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
15 249 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
16 241 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
17 178 (1.56%) RDBMS
18 172 (1.51%) Apache Hive
19 171 (1.50%) QlikView
20 139 (1.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1319 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 592 (5.19%) Maven
3 528 (4.63%) Jenkins
4 474 (4.15%) Subversion
5 441 (3.86%) JIRA
6 372 (3.26%) Grunt
7 365 (3.20%) JUnit
8 309 (2.71%) Cucumber
9 284 (2.49%) gulp
10 255 (2.23%) Visual Studio
11 229 (2.01%) Jasmine
12 220 (1.93%) Mockito
13 215 (1.88%) Selenium
14 196 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
15 164 (1.44%) TeamCity
16 160 (1.40%) Gradle
17 150 (1.31%) NUnit
18 145 (1.27%) Mocha
19 130 (1.14%) Eclipse
20 122 (1.07%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2424 (21.24%) Finance
2 1552 (13.60%) Banking
3 855 (7.49%) Front Office
4 631 (5.53%) Investment Banking
5 349 (3.06%) Retail
6 267 (2.34%) Marketing
7 189 (1.66%) Games
8 154 (1.35%) Telecoms
9 137 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 137 (1.20%) Publishing
10 113 (0.99%) Back Office
11 103 (0.90%) Advertising
12 84 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 75 (0.66%) Electronics
13 75 (0.66%) Law
14 51 (0.45%) Legal
15 40 (0.35%) Retail Banking
16 23 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
17 16 (0.14%) Automotive
18 13 (0.11%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3509 (30.75%) HTML
2 3072 (26.92%) CSS
3 2133 (18.69%) .NET
4 2026 (17.75%) HTML5
5 1984 (17.39%) AngularJS
6 1436 (12.58%) CSS3
7 1275 (11.17%) jQuery
8 1274 (11.16%) Web Services
9 1175 (10.30%) Spring
10 1063 (9.31%) REST
11 921 (8.07%) ASP.NET
12 838 (7.34%) RESTful
13 818 (7.17%) XML
14 721 (6.32%) Sass
15 686 (6.01%) React
16 524 (4.59%) JSON
17 515 (4.51%) SOAP
18 472 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
19 471 (4.13%) .NET Framework
20 469 (4.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 655 (5.74%) User Experience
2 530 (4.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 491 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 387 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 377 (3.30%) Derivative
6 344 (3.01%) Computer Science
7 282 (2.47%) Fixed Income
8 229 (2.01%) Equities
9 174 (1.52%) Algorithms
10 173 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
10 173 (1.52%) Visualisation
11 163 (1.43%) Fintech
12 155 (1.36%) Data Structures
13 143 (1.25%) iPad
14 140 (1.23%) Mathematics
15 128 (1.12%) Hedge funds
16 102 (0.89%) NHS
17 84 (0.74%) Social Media
18 82 (0.72%) Credit Risk
18 82 (0.72%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1067 (9.35%) Linux
2 729 (6.39%) Unix
3 485 (4.25%) Windows
4 384 (3.36%) Apple iOS
5 334 (2.93%) Android
6 87 (0.76%) Mac OS X
7 64 (0.56%) Windows Server
8 38 (0.33%) Solaris
9 37 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 36 (0.32%) AIX
10 36 (0.32%) Mac OS
11 32 (0.28%) Windows Phone
12 29 (0.25%) CentOS
13 27 (0.24%) Ubuntu
14 15 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 14 (0.12%) Windows 7
15 14 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (0.088%) SUSE
17 9 (0.079%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4567 (40.02%) Agile Software Development
2 2847 (24.95%) TDD
3 1617 (14.17%) Scrum
4 1430 (12.53%) OO
5 1358 (11.90%) MVC
6 1306 (11.44%) BDD
7 1294 (11.34%) Front End Development
8 1015 (8.89%) Web Development
9 961 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
10 851 (7.46%) E-Commerce
11 806 (7.06%) Multithreading
12 738 (6.47%) Pair Programming
13 702 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
14 655 (5.74%) Unit Testing
15 554 (4.85%) Software Engineering
16 503 (4.41%) SDLC
17 451 (3.95%) ETL
17 451 (3.95%) Open Source
18 441 (3.86%) OOP
19 418 (3.66%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4104 (35.96%) JavaScript
2 3620 (31.72%) Java
3 2620 (22.96%) SQL
4 2392 (20.96%) C#
5 1031 (9.03%) Python
6 770 (6.75%) PHP
7 725 (6.35%) C++
8 677 (5.93%) Scala
9 523 (4.58%) T-SQL
10 465 (4.07%) Ruby
11 285 (2.50%) PL/SQL
12 270 (2.37%) VBA
13 212 (1.86%) Objective-C
14 209 (1.83%) Perl
15 184 (1.61%) ES6
16 182 (1.59%) C
17 173 (1.52%) Groovy
17 173 (1.52%) Shell Script
18 165 (1.45%) Apple Swift
19 138 (1.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 589 (5.16%) Degree
2 326 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 179 (1.57%) SC Cleared
4 83 (0.73%) DV Cleared
5 58 (0.51%) PhD
6 44 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 16 (0.14%) MCSD
9 13 (0.11%) MCPD
10 9 (0.079%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.070%) ISEB
12 7 (0.061%) BC Cleared
12 7 (0.061%) MCSE
12 7 (0.061%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 6 (0.053%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (0.053%) MCSA
13 6 (0.053%) SAS Certification
14 5 (0.044%) Sun Certification
15 4 (0.035%) ISTQB
15 4 (0.035%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (1.97%) QA
2 85 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 35 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 25 (0.22%) WAI
5 18 (0.16%) Solvency II
6 17 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.15%) SLA
7 14 (0.12%) HL7
7 14 (0.12%) WCAG
8 12 (0.11%) MiFID
8 12 (0.11%) SDET
9 8 (0.070%) SEPA
10 6 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.035%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 3 (0.026%) Basel II
12 3 (0.026%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.026%) EMIR
12 3 (0.026%) IAS 39
12 3 (0.026%) NEBOSH
13 2 (0.018%) GAAP
System Software
1 249 (2.18%) Docker
2 53 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 50 (0.44%) HDFS
4 22 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (0.18%) Apache Flume
6 20 (0.18%) Varnish
7 17 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 15 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (0.088%) vSphere
10 4 (0.035%) Platform Symphony
11 3 (0.026%) GlusterFS
11 3 (0.026%) iptables
11 3 (0.026%) NFS
12 2 (0.018%) Firmware
12 2 (0.018%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.009%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.009%) etcd
13 1 (0.009%) GridGain
13 1 (0.009%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.009%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 65 (0.57%) Puppet
2 60 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (0.32%) Control-M
4 26 (0.23%) Kibana
4 26 (0.23%) Kubernetes
5 25 (0.22%) Ansible
6 19 (0.17%) Oozie
7 16 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
8 15 (0.13%) Graphite
8 15 (0.13%) logstash
9 13 (0.11%) Ambari
10 11 (0.096%) Mesos
10 11 (0.096%) yum
11 9 (0.079%) CloudHub
11 9 (0.079%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (0.079%) Netcool
11 9 (0.079%) SCCM
12 8 (0.070%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 8 (0.070%) Tivoli
13 7 (0.061%) Grafana
Vendors
1 1128 (9.88%) Oracle
2 886 (7.76%) Microsoft
3 188 (1.65%) ServiceNow
4 180 (1.58%) Adobe
5 170 (1.49%) Google
6 162 (1.42%) Sybase
7 155 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 137 (1.20%) IBM
9 135 (1.18%) SAP
10 103 (0.90%) Tableau
11 97 (0.85%) Sitecore
12 94 (0.82%) TIBCO
13 85 (0.74%) Informatica
13 85 (0.74%) Zend
14 83 (0.73%) ATG
15 67 (0.59%) hybris
16 64 (0.56%) Apple
17 63 (0.55%) Atlassian
18 59 (0.52%) Murex
19 56 (0.49%) ION Trading
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