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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 6244 6341 5848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 27.08% 26.14% 27.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.36% 28.09% 29.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4902 4680 4333
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 £313 £300 £288
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 17 31 32
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £125.00 £42.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 1581 £450 - 496
Canary Wharf -1 24 £475 -13.63%
Docklands, London +7 15 £450 -11.76%
Hammersmith +1 12 £375 +15.38% 1
Bromley -3 8 £325 -18.75% 5
Brentford -1 7 £247 -45.11% 3
Westminster -7 7 £425 +13.33%
Enfield +2 6 £250 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -7 6 £325 +46.06% 2
Croydon -14 6 £360 -1.36% 6
Uxbridge +3 5 £275 -5.17% 5
Isleworth - 5 £378 - 1
Harrow -4 4 £325 - 2
Hounslow -2 3 £400 -19.19% 4
Ealing -1 2 £413 +17.85% 1
Wembley -2 2 £500 +25.00%
Twickenham - 2 £413 -
South Croydon - 2 £212 -
Southwark -1 1 £275 -
Chiswick -2 1 - - 1
Wimbledon - 1 - - 4
Pinner - 1 £340 -
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Dagenham - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Coulsdon - - - -
Barnet - - - - 1
Bexley - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
New Malden - - - - 1
Orpington - - - - 1
Upminster - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4261 (33.24%) Agile Software Development
2 3974 (31.00%) HTML
3 3959 (30.88%) JavaScript
4 3853 (30.06%) Java
5 3209 (25.03%) SQL
6 3205 (25.00%) CSS
7 2704 (21.09%) C#
8 2504 (19.53%) TDD
9 2490 (19.42%) .NET
10 2265 (17.67%) Finance
11 2147 (16.75%) HTML5
12 1894 (14.77%) SQL Server
13 1838 (14.34%) OO
14 1829 (14.27%) Banking
15 1663 (12.97%) MVC
16 1642 (12.81%) jQuery
17 1618 (12.62%) Oracle
18 1381 (10.77%) Scrum
19 1361 (10.62%) XML
20 1340 (10.45%) Linux
21 1336 (10.42%) CSS3
22 1326 (10.34%) Web Services
23 1266 (9.88%) AngularJS
24 1178 (9.19%) Git (software)
25 1091 (8.51%) ASP.NET
26 1082 (8.44%) PHP
27 1077 (8.40%) Microsoft
28 1058 (8.25%) Front Office
28 1058 (8.25%) BDD
29 1033 (8.06%) C++

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 619 (4.83%) Node.js
2 503 (3.92%) CMS
3 469 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 329 (2.57%) Apache
5 249 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 201 (1.57%) Drupal
7 193 (1.51%) WebLogic
8 184 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 162 (1.26%) JBoss
10 159 (1.24%) WebSphere
11 157 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 155 (1.21%) Adobe CQ
13 144 (1.12%) IIS
14 126 (0.98%) WordPress
15 119 (0.93%) SAS
16 103 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
17 94 (0.73%) Confluence
18 91 (0.71%) Umbraco
19 87 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
20 76 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 484 (3.78%) MS Excel
2 159 (1.24%) Photoshop
3 121 (0.94%) MS Office
4 66 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
5 47 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 40 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 32 (0.25%) PowerPivot
8 31 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
9 21 (0.16%) MS Project
10 17 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 17 (0.13%) Fireworks
11 15 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 8 (0.062%) Acrobat
12 8 (0.062%) Doxygen
13 5 (0.039%) Adobe Captivate
14 4 (0.031%) Adobe After Effects
15 3 (0.023%) OmniGraffle
16 2 (0.016%) GIMP
16 2 (0.016%) AutoCAD
16 2 (0.016%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 265 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 115 (0.90%) Magento
3 71 (0.55%) Markit EDM
4 61 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 43 (0.34%) ION MarketView
6 38 (0.30%) RMDS
7 36 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
8 35 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 32 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
10 29 (0.23%) Google Analytics
11 27 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
12 23 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
13 20 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 20 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
13 20 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
14 19 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
15 18 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
15 18 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
15 18 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
16 17 (0.13%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 151 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 140 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (0.66%) GitHub
4 77 (0.60%) Force.com
5 60 (0.47%) SaaS
6 56 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 54 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 51 (0.40%) PaaS
9 31 (0.24%) Office 365
10 26 (0.20%) Heroku
11 24 (0.19%) Amazon S3
12 16 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (0.086%) Joyent
13 11 (0.086%) MailChimp
14 10 (0.078%) Google App Engine
15 9 (0.070%) Amazon EMR
16 8 (0.062%) Basecamp
17 5 (0.039%) SuccessFactors
17 5 (0.039%) OpenShift
18 4 (0.031%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 313 (2.44%) HTTP
2 139 (1.08%) Internet
3 123 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 80 (0.62%) Intranet
5 59 (0.46%) SSL
6 51 (0.40%) DNS
7 45 (0.35%) LDAP
8 33 (0.26%) VPN
9 24 (0.19%) HTTPS
10 18 (0.14%) Firewall
11 16 (0.12%) SNMP
11 16 (0.12%) SSH
12 14 (0.11%) AMQP
12 14 (0.11%) FTP
13 12 (0.094%) Multicast
14 11 (0.086%) VoIP
14 11 (0.086%) Extranet
15 10 (0.078%) SAN
16 8 (0.062%) DSL
16 8 (0.062%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1894 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 792 (6.18%) MySQL
3 673 (5.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 621 (4.84%) Relational Database
5 596 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
6 542 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 485 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 398 (3.10%) MongoDB
9 373 (2.91%) Oracle Database
10 364 (2.84%) NoSQL
11 349 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 330 (2.57%) Big Data
13 277 (2.16%) QlikView
14 269 (2.10%) Hadoop
15 228 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
16 186 (1.45%) RDBMS
17 167 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
18 160 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
19 151 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
20 138 (1.08%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1178 (9.19%) Git (software)
2 750 (5.85%) Subversion
3 447 (3.49%) Maven
4 357 (2.78%) JUnit
5 352 (2.75%) Visual Studio
6 327 (2.55%) Jenkins
7 324 (2.53%) JIRA
8 303 (2.36%) Cucumber
9 265 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 249 (1.94%) Grunt
11 246 (1.92%) Selenium
12 234 (1.83%) Jasmine
13 226 (1.76%) NUnit
14 191 (1.49%) Eclipse
15 190 (1.48%) Xcode
16 176 (1.37%) TeamCity
17 148 (1.15%) Ant
18 127 (0.99%) Mockito
19 105 (0.82%) SpecFlow
20 104 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 2265 (17.67%) Finance
2 1829 (14.27%) Banking
3 1058 (8.25%) Front Office
4 953 (7.43%) Investment Banking
5 381 (2.97%) Retail
6 318 (2.48%) Marketing
7 228 (1.78%) Games
8 186 (1.45%) Advertising
9 173 (1.35%) Publishing
10 126 (0.98%) Telecoms
10 126 (0.98%) Legal
11 111 (0.87%) Back Office
12 107 (0.83%) Financial Institution
13 49 (0.38%) Law
14 44 (0.34%) Manufacturing
15 35 (0.27%) Billing
16 29 (0.23%) Automotive
17 26 (0.20%) Electronics
18 18 (0.14%) Retail Banking
19 17 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3974 (31.00%) HTML
2 3205 (25.00%) CSS
3 2490 (19.42%) .NET
4 2147 (16.75%) HTML5
5 1642 (12.81%) jQuery
6 1361 (10.62%) XML
7 1336 (10.42%) CSS3
8 1326 (10.34%) Web Services
9 1266 (9.88%) AngularJS
10 1091 (8.51%) ASP.NET
11 1001 (7.81%) Spring
12 718 (5.60%) RESTful
13 675 (5.27%) JSON
14 656 (5.12%) REST
15 606 (4.73%) Hibernate
16 582 (4.54%) Ajax
17 570 (4.45%) WCF
18 562 (4.38%) Backbone.js
19 561 (4.38%) J2EE
20 493 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 662 (5.16%) User Experience
2 657 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 627 (4.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 451 (3.52%) Derivative
5 440 (3.43%) Fixed Income
6 435 (3.39%) Computer Science
7 405 (3.16%) Open Source
8 324 (2.53%) Mobile App
9 236 (1.84%) Equities
10 215 (1.68%) Data Structures
11 211 (1.65%) Visualisation
12 205 (1.60%) Algorithms
13 183 (1.43%) iPad
14 170 (1.33%) iPhone
15 157 (1.22%) Social Media
16 155 (1.21%) Mathematics
17 142 (1.11%) Credit Risk
18 137 (1.07%) Market Risk
19 127 (0.99%) Digital Media
20 120 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1340 (10.45%) Linux
2 1004 (7.83%) UNIX
3 618 (4.82%) Windows
4 562 (4.38%) Apple iOS
5 459 (3.58%) Android
6 142 (1.11%) Mac OS X
7 78 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 58 (0.45%) Solaris
9 45 (0.35%) CentOS
10 44 (0.34%) Windows Phone
11 42 (0.33%) Ubuntu
12 36 (0.28%) SUSE
13 35 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 29 (0.23%) Windows 7
15 24 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
16 18 (0.14%) Windows 8
17 16 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (0.12%) AIX
19 12 (0.094%) Oracle Linux
19 12 (0.094%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4261 (33.24%) Agile Software Development
2 2504 (19.53%) TDD
3 1838 (14.34%) OO
4 1663 (12.97%) MVC
5 1381 (10.77%) Scrum
6 1058 (8.25%) BDD
7 956 (7.46%) E-Commerce
8 868 (6.77%) Multithreading
9 841 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
10 766 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
11 692 (5.40%) Web Development
12 657 (5.13%) ETL
13 556 (4.34%) Responsive Web Design
14 522 (4.07%) Data Modelling
14 522 (4.07%) Unit Testing
15 489 (3.81%) Analytics
16 488 (3.81%) CRM
17 481 (3.75%) Software Engineering
18 465 (3.63%) OOP
19 441 (3.44%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3959 (30.88%) JavaScript
2 3853 (30.06%) Java
3 3209 (25.03%) SQL
4 2704 (21.09%) C#
5 1082 (8.44%) PHP
6 1033 (8.06%) C++
7 888 (6.93%) Python
8 596 (4.65%) Ruby
9 576 (4.49%) T-SQL
10 556 (4.34%) PL/SQL
11 376 (2.93%) Scala
12 362 (2.82%) VBA
13 315 (2.46%) Objective-C
14 260 (2.03%) Shell Script
15 231 (1.80%) Perl
15 231 (1.80%) C
16 173 (1.35%) Apex Code
17 162 (1.26%) Groovy
18 159 (1.24%) VB.NET
19 141 (1.10%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 814 (6.35%) Degree
2 244 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 132 (1.03%) SC Cleared
4 52 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (0.27%) DV Cleared
5 34 (0.27%) PhD
6 23 (0.18%) Sun Certification
7 15 (0.12%) MCITP
8 14 (0.11%) ISEB
8 14 (0.11%) MCTS
9 10 (0.078%) BC Cleared
9 10 (0.078%) Siebel Certification
9 10 (0.078%) Oracle Certification
9 10 (0.078%) OCPJP
10 9 (0.070%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.055%) SAS Certification
12 5 (0.039%) MCSD
13 4 (0.031%) MCSA
13 4 (0.031%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.031%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 416 (3.25%) QA
2 33 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 15 (0.12%) SLA
4 10 (0.078%) Basel III
5 9 (0.070%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (0.070%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.062%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.055%) WCAG
7 7 (0.055%) COREP
8 6 (0.047%) Solvency II
8 6 (0.047%) ISO 8583
8 6 (0.047%) WAI
9 5 (0.039%) GAAP
10 4 (0.031%) EMIR
11 3 (0.023%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.023%) FINREP
11 3 (0.023%) HL7
12 2 (0.016%) SNOMED CT
12 2 (0.016%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.008%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 53 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 37 (0.29%) Varnish
3 32 (0.25%) HDFS
4 31 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (0.15%) Docker
6 17 (0.13%) Apache Flume
7 11 (0.086%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (0.070%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.047%) vCloud
11 5 (0.039%) vSphere
12 3 (0.023%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.016%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.016%) Platform Symphony
13 2 (0.016%) GridGain
14 1 (0.008%) NFS
14 1 (0.008%) NDS
14 1 (0.008%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.008%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.008%) RACF
Systems Management
1 144 (1.12%) Puppet
2 106 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (0.30%) Vagrant
4 26 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
4 26 (0.20%) Ansible
5 25 (0.20%) Control-M
6 17 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
7 14 (0.11%) Oozie
8 12 (0.094%) Kibana
8 12 (0.094%) Graylog2
9 11 (0.086%) Capistrano
9 11 (0.086%) logstash
10 8 (0.062%) yum
10 8 (0.062%) HP UCMDB
11 6 (0.047%) Data Guard
11 6 (0.047%) SCOM
12 5 (0.039%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (0.039%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.031%) StatsD
13 4 (0.031%) Salt
Vendors
1 1618 (12.62%) Oracle
2 1077 (8.40%) Microsoft
3 289 (2.25%) Zend
4 273 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 270 (2.11%) Sybase
6 222 (1.73%) Adobe
7 209 (1.63%) Google
8 198 (1.54%) TIBCO
9 179 (1.40%) Business Objects
10 159 (1.24%) Informatica
11 150 (1.17%) SAP
12 140 (1.09%) IBM
13 108 (0.84%) Sitecore
14 107 (0.83%) Cognos
15 95 (0.74%) Tableau
16 86 (0.67%) Twitter
17 77 (0.60%) Perforce
18 74 (0.58%) Facebook
19 71 (0.55%) EPiServer
20 66 (0.51%) Siebel
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £80000 - £110000 per annum + or £600pd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 Per Day
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London
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Eames Consulting
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Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
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LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday