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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 5612 5564 5369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 26.25% 24.83% 25.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.34% 26.71% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4143 4042 4035
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 £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 24
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.03 £30.00 £19.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.25 £45.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £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 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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 1417 £450 -4.00% 612
Canary Wharf 0 29 £500 -16.66%
Docklands, London +6 26 £615 +13.36% 1
Croydon +11 21 £375 +7.14% 9
Feltham +9 14 £425 - 1
Twickenham - 11 £338 - 4
Hounslow -1 7 £370 -7.50% 1
Bromley -4 6 £275 -38.88% 4
Hammersmith -4 6 £470 +25.33% 1
Uxbridge -7 6 £350 +9.37% 7
Wembley - 6 £360 - 1
Harrow +5 5 £325 -4.41% 4
Wimbledon 0 4 £306 -4.29% 2
Sidcup - 4 £310 - 1
Brentford -10 3 £310 -23.87% 1
South Croydon - 3 £212 -
Chessington - 2 £325 -
Osterley +5 1 £320 -31.18%
Chiswick +1 1 - - 1
Isleworth -1 1 - - 3
Westminster -3 1 £550 +51.72%
Paddington -3 1 £400 - 2
New Malden -3 1 £275 -
Ealing -4 1 - - 2
Edgware - 1 £350 - 1
Enfield - 1 £450 - 4
Hayes - - - -
Coulsdon - - - - 1
Barnet - - - - 4
Beckenham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 18
Mitcham - - - -
Morden - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - - 3
Teddington - - - - 1
Romford - - - - 3
West Drayton - - - - 1
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3856 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
2 3842 (33.06%) Java
3 3531 (30.38%) JavaScript
4 3472 (29.87%) HTML
5 3012 (25.92%) SQL
6 2793 (24.03%) CSS
7 2530 (21.77%) C#
8 2372 (20.41%) .NET
9 2268 (19.51%) Finance
10 2263 (19.47%) TDD
11 1932 (16.62%) HTML5
12 1920 (16.52%) SQL Server
13 1761 (15.15%) Banking
14 1539 (13.24%) OO
15 1472 (12.67%) jQuery
16 1384 (11.91%) Oracle
17 1303 (11.21%) MVC
18 1253 (10.78%) AngularJS
19 1215 (10.45%) Scrum
20 1202 (10.34%) CSS3
21 1195 (10.28%) Web Services
22 1116 (9.60%) XML
23 1111 (9.56%) Linux
24 1050 (9.03%) Front Office
25 949 (8.17%) ASP.NET
26 942 (8.11%) Investment Banking
27 930 (8.00%) Microsoft
27 930 (8.00%) Git (software)
28 929 (7.99%) BDD
29 886 (7.62%) UNIX

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 591 (5.09%) Node.js
2 426 (3.67%) SharePoint
3 416 (3.58%) CMS
4 261 (2.25%) Tomcat
5 243 (2.09%) Apache
6 207 (1.78%) WebLogic
7 160 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 151 (1.30%) JBoss
9 145 (1.25%) Drupal
10 126 (1.08%) WebSphere
11 125 (1.08%) Adobe CQ
12 115 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
13 112 (0.96%) WordPress
14 102 (0.88%) SAS
15 100 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
16 91 (0.78%) IIS
17 85 (0.73%) Apache Spark
18 80 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
18 80 (0.69%) Confluence
19 75 (0.65%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 421 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 136 (1.17%) Photoshop
3 95 (0.82%) MS Office
4 45 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 41 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 38 (0.33%) PowerPivot
7 32 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
8 29 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 19 (0.16%) InfoPath
10 12 (0.10%) Fireworks
10 12 (0.10%) MS Project
11 11 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 9 (0.077%) Adobe Captivate
13 7 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.034%) ImageReady
15 3 (0.026%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.026%) Acrobat
15 3 (0.026%) InDesign
15 3 (0.026%) OmniGraffle
16 1 (0.009%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 188 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 91 (0.78%) Magento
3 90 (0.77%) Markit EDM
4 44 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
5 43 (0.37%) ION MarketView
6 36 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 30 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 28 (0.24%) RMDS
9 26 (0.22%) Endur
10 23 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
10 23 (0.20%) Google Analytics
10 23 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
11 17 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 15 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
12 15 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
13 14 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
13 14 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
13 14 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
14 13 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
14 13 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 121 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 117 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 83 (0.71%) GitHub
4 63 (0.54%) SaaS
5 58 (0.50%) Force.com
6 53 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 44 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 43 (0.37%) Office 365
9 36 (0.31%) Heroku
10 22 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 21 (0.18%) PaaS
12 15 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (0.095%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.086%) Amazon EMR
14 10 (0.086%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (0.069%) Amazon SQS
16 7 (0.060%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 7 (0.060%) ElastiCache
16 7 (0.060%) OpenShift
17 6 (0.052%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 247 (2.13%) HTTP
2 156 (1.34%) Internet
3 80 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 61 (0.52%) Intranet
5 51 (0.44%) LDAP
6 45 (0.39%) SSL
7 30 (0.26%) DNS
8 26 (0.22%) VPN
9 22 (0.19%) HTTPS
10 19 (0.16%) AMQP
11 17 (0.15%) FTP
12 16 (0.14%) SNMP
13 13 (0.11%) Kerberos
13 13 (0.11%) X.509
14 12 (0.10%) SSH
14 12 (0.10%) Bluetooth
15 10 (0.086%) Firewall
16 7 (0.060%) SMTP
17 6 (0.052%) Reverse Proxy
17 6 (0.052%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1920 (16.52%) SQL Server
2 757 (6.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 658 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
4 637 (5.48%) Relational Database
5 596 (5.13%) MySQL
6 574 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 479 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 364 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 363 (3.12%) MongoDB
10 337 (2.90%) Big Data
11 311 (2.68%) Oracle Database
12 305 (2.62%) Hadoop
13 273 (2.35%) NoSQL
14 263 (2.26%) QlikView
15 231 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
16 225 (1.94%) RDBMS
17 150 (1.29%) OLAP
18 145 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
19 144 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
20 132 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 930 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 592 (5.09%) Subversion
3 452 (3.89%) Maven
4 322 (2.77%) JUnit
5 315 (2.71%) Visual Studio
6 279 (2.40%) JIRA
7 277 (2.38%) Cucumber
8 272 (2.34%) Grunt
9 270 (2.32%) Jenkins
10 217 (1.87%) Selenium
11 212 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 206 (1.77%) Jasmine
13 195 (1.68%) NUnit
14 185 (1.59%) Eclipse
15 160 (1.38%) TeamCity
16 151 (1.30%) Ant
17 136 (1.17%) Mockito
18 127 (1.09%) Xcode
19 94 (0.81%) Bower
20 90 (0.77%) WebDriver
General
1 2268 (19.51%) Finance
2 1761 (15.15%) Banking
3 1050 (9.03%) Front Office
4 942 (8.11%) Investment Banking
5 306 (2.63%) Retail
6 262 (2.25%) Marketing
7 204 (1.76%) Games
8 195 (1.68%) Advertising
9 146 (1.26%) Back Office
10 126 (1.08%) Publishing
11 102 (0.88%) Legal
12 88 (0.76%) Telecoms
13 83 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 60 (0.52%) Law
15 38 (0.33%) Manufacturing
16 30 (0.26%) Retail Banking
17 25 (0.22%) Automotive
18 21 (0.18%) Electronics
19 19 (0.16%) French Language
20 18 (0.15%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3472 (29.87%) HTML
2 2793 (24.03%) CSS
3 2372 (20.41%) .NET
4 1932 (16.62%) HTML5
5 1472 (12.67%) jQuery
6 1253 (10.78%) AngularJS
7 1202 (10.34%) CSS3
8 1195 (10.28%) Web Services
9 1116 (9.60%) XML
10 949 (8.17%) ASP.NET
11 876 (7.54%) Spring
12 701 (6.03%) REST
13 670 (5.76%) RESTful
14 558 (4.80%) J2EE
15 554 (4.77%) JSON
16 522 (4.49%) WCF
17 520 (4.47%) Hibernate
18 482 (4.15%) WPF
19 479 (4.12%) Backbone.js
20 468 (4.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 641 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 578 (4.97%) User Experience
3 543 (4.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 541 (4.65%) Derivative
5 393 (3.38%) Fixed Income
6 368 (3.17%) Computer Science
7 328 (2.82%) Mobile App
8 307 (2.64%) Equities
9 289 (2.49%) Open Source
10 203 (1.75%) Visualisation
11 181 (1.56%) Algorithms
12 173 (1.49%) Data Structures
13 142 (1.22%) Mathematics
14 138 (1.19%) iPad
15 132 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
16 120 (1.03%) iPhone
17 119 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
18 115 (0.99%) Social Media
19 112 (0.96%) Hedge funds
20 104 (0.89%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1111 (9.56%) Linux
2 886 (7.62%) UNIX
3 488 (4.20%) Windows
4 479 (4.12%) Apple iOS
5 423 (3.64%) Android
6 137 (1.18%) Mac OS X
7 69 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 50 (0.43%) Solaris
9 34 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 34 (0.29%) Windows Phone
10 30 (0.26%) CentOS
11 24 (0.21%) SUSE
12 23 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (0.16%) Windows 8
14 17 (0.15%) Windows 7
15 16 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
16 14 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (0.11%) AIX
18 11 (0.095%) Windows Mobile
19 7 (0.060%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3856 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2263 (19.47%) TDD
3 1539 (13.24%) OO
4 1303 (11.21%) MVC
5 1215 (10.45%) Scrum
6 929 (7.99%) BDD
7 846 (7.28%) Multithreading
8 791 (6.81%) Business Intelligence
9 746 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
10 743 (6.39%) E-Commerce
11 661 (5.69%) ETL
12 567 (4.88%) Web Development
13 536 (4.61%) Unit Testing
14 515 (4.43%) Data Modelling
15 459 (3.95%) Low Latency
16 454 (3.91%) Responsive Web Design
17 444 (3.82%) Analytics
18 432 (3.72%) OOP
19 423 (3.64%) Software Engineering
20 388 (3.34%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3842 (33.06%) Java
2 3531 (30.38%) JavaScript
3 3012 (25.92%) SQL
4 2530 (21.77%) C#
5 855 (7.36%) C++
6 816 (7.02%) Python
7 754 (6.49%) PHP
8 548 (4.72%) T-SQL
9 527 (4.53%) Ruby
10 449 (3.86%) PL/SQL
11 409 (3.52%) VBA
12 371 (3.19%) Scala
13 250 (2.15%) Perl
14 217 (1.87%) Objective-C
15 209 (1.80%) Shell Script
16 187 (1.61%) C
17 177 (1.52%) VB.NET
18 159 (1.37%) VB
19 139 (1.20%) Apex Code
20 133 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 716 (6.16%) Degree
2 281 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 158 (1.36%) SC Cleared
4 62 (0.53%) DV Cleared
5 50 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (0.19%) ISEB
7 21 (0.18%) Sun Certification
8 15 (0.13%) PhD
9 13 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
9 13 (0.11%) MCITP
9 13 (0.11%) OCPJP
10 11 (0.095%) Siebel Certification
11 10 (0.086%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.060%) HND
12 7 (0.060%) SAS Certification
13 6 (0.052%) BC Cleared
13 6 (0.052%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.052%) IBM Certification
14 5 (0.043%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (0.043%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 315 (2.71%) QA
2 40 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.077%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.069%) EMIR
5 8 (0.069%) COREP
5 8 (0.069%) ISO 8583
6 6 (0.052%) Basel III
6 6 (0.052%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.043%) SLA
7 5 (0.043%) WAI
8 4 (0.034%) CRD IV
8 4 (0.034%) FINREP
8 4 (0.034%) HL7
9 3 (0.026%) GAAP
9 3 (0.026%) WCAG
9 3 (0.026%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.017%) MiFID
10 2 (0.017%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.017%) GxP
System Software
1 53 (0.46%) HDFS
2 43 (0.37%) Varnish
3 33 (0.28%) Apache Flume
4 30 (0.26%) Active Directory
5 27 (0.23%) Docker
6 23 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (0.069%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.052%) Oracle Clusterware
10 4 (0.034%) vCloud
10 4 (0.034%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.026%) Firmware
11 3 (0.026%) vSphere
11 3 (0.026%) Platform Symphony
11 3 (0.026%) GridGain
12 2 (0.017%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.017%) XenServer
12 2 (0.017%) Xen
13 1 (0.009%) NFS
13 1 (0.009%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 118 (1.02%) Puppet
2 72 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (0.34%) Vagrant
4 36 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 32 (0.28%) Control-M
6 30 (0.26%) Ansible
7 22 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
8 16 (0.14%) HP UCMDB
8 16 (0.14%) Kibana
9 14 (0.12%) Oozie
10 11 (0.095%) yum
10 11 (0.095%) Capistrano
11 9 (0.077%) logstash
12 7 (0.060%) Oracle Flashback
12 7 (0.060%) Nagios
12 7 (0.060%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (0.060%) Data Guard
12 7 (0.060%) Graylog
13 6 (0.052%) Salt
14 5 (0.043%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1384 (11.91%) Oracle
2 930 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 265 (2.28%) Sybase
4 218 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
4 218 (1.88%) TIBCO
5 195 (1.68%) Adobe
6 175 (1.51%) IBM
7 168 (1.45%) Google
8 159 (1.37%) Tableau
9 154 (1.33%) Business Objects
10 145 (1.25%) Zend
11 128 (1.10%) Sitecore
12 126 (1.08%) Informatica
13 115 (0.99%) SAP
14 100 (0.86%) Cognos
15 70 (0.60%) Red Hat
15 70 (0.60%) Twitter
16 67 (0.58%) Siebel
16 67 (0.58%) EPiServer
17 62 (0.53%) hybris
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