The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Development Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Specialist
Rank 432 430 434
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Development Specialist 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.009% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £525 £590 £795
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.01% -25.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £600 £425
% change year-on-year
-39.58% +41.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 - -
Development Specialist
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
20547 21624 22839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.17% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 15330 16456
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 343 446
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Development Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Development Specialist in the job title.

Development Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Development Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Development Specialist across the London region.

Development Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

Development Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Development Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in London

Development Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Development Specialist across the London region.

Development Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in London

Development Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Development Specialist 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 Development Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Concurrent Programming
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Microservices
4 2 (28.57%) JUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Content Development
4 2 (28.57%) XHTML
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Taxonomies
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium

Development Specialist 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 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Mockito
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Gradle
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
2 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Ajax
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) XHTML
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
4 1 (14.29%) JMS
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Spring Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
4 1 (14.29%) WebSockets
4 1 (14.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (28.57%) Taxonomies
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) Concurrent Programming
2 2 (28.57%) Content Development
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Information Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Microservices
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Clojure
3 1 (14.29%) Groovy
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) MuleSoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) Zend