The table below looks at the statistics for the Real Time 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 Real Time Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Real-Time Developer
Rank 410 412 403
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Real Time Developer 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.019% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.020% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £600 £625 £478
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +30.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Real Time 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
20096 20019 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 94.48% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14251 14165 14161
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 344 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Real Time Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Real Time Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Real Time Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Real Time Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Real Time Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Real Time Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Real Time Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Real Time 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 Real Time Developer in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Front Office
3 2 (40.00%) Sybase
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) STL
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Equities
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Garbage Collection
4 1 (20.00%) Fintech

Real Time Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Real Time 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 Real Time Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (20.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (20.00%) Equities
1 1 (20.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (20.00%) Garbage Collection
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sybase