The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Specialist 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 Development Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Specialist
Rank - 412 419
Contract jobs requiring a Development Specialist 0 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.044% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.047% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 2
Average daily rate
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- £550 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
22357 23435 23860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.26% 92.91% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15602 16136 15765
Average daily rate £425 £433 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 417 578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Development Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Development Specialist in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Development Specialist 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 Development Specialist in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence

Development Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Development Specialist 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 Development Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle