The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 330 364 337
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 103 69 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.29% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.31% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 43 62
Median daily rate £425 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £302 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £596 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +6.25%
Software 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
21060 22365 21816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.04% 94.77% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15089 15697 14981
Median daily rate £455 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.24% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 374 411
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +37 23 £475 -5.00% 22
Croydon - 3 £365 - 1
Westminster - 2 £425 -
Docklands, London +12 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £470 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £560 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £338 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 107 (49.77%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (44.65%) Java
3 84 (39.07%) JavaScript
3 84 (39.07%) TDD
4 83 (38.60%) C#
5 81 (37.67%) .NET
6 55 (25.58%) SQL
7 53 (24.65%) HTML
8 52 (24.19%) Scrum
9 51 (23.72%) Software Engineering
10 47 (21.86%) SQL Server
10 47 (21.86%) ASP.NET
11 46 (21.40%) MVC
12 45 (20.93%) CSS
13 44 (20.47%) jQuery
14 41 (19.07%) Finance
15 40 (18.60%) HTML5
16 38 (17.67%) .NET Framework
17 37 (17.21%) BDD
18 34 (15.81%) OO
19 32 (14.88%) Windows
19 32 (14.88%) Linux
20 31 (14.42%) Ruby
21 30 (13.95%) Banking
22 28 (13.02%) ASP.NET MVC
22 28 (13.02%) Scala
23 26 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
23 26 (12.09%) OOP
23 26 (12.09%) C++
24 25 (11.63%) Spring

Software Developer 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 9 (4.19%) Apache Spark
1 9 (4.19%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.72%) GlassFish
3 7 (3.26%) CMS
3 7 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.26%) IIS
4 6 (2.79%) Confluence
5 4 (1.86%) Apache
6 3 (1.40%) EPiServer CMS
6 3 (1.40%) Jetty
6 3 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.40%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.93%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.93%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.93%) LiveCycle
7 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.47%) JBoss
8 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (1.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.47%) PaintShop Pro
2 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.86%) GitHub
3 4 (1.86%) PaaS
4 3 (1.40%) Heroku
4 3 (1.40%) SaaS
5 2 (0.93%) IaaS
6 1 (0.47%) AdWords
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.47%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.47%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.47%) Google Play
6 1 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.05%) HTTP
2 6 (2.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.86%) Internet
4 3 (1.40%) AMQP
4 3 (1.40%) DVB
5 2 (0.93%) LDAP
5 2 (0.93%) Softphone
5 2 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (21.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.23%) MySQL
3 20 (9.30%) NoSQL
4 16 (7.44%) Hadoop
5 10 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.33%) Big Data
7 5 (2.33%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.86%) Redis
9 3 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.40%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.40%) OrientDB
9 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (8.84%) Visual Studio
2 18 (8.37%) Selenium
3 13 (6.05%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.12%) JUnit
5 10 (4.65%) NUnit
6 9 (4.19%) Cucumber
6 9 (4.19%) Mockito
7 8 (3.72%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.72%) JProfiler
8 7 (3.26%) MSTest
8 7 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.79%) JIRA
9 6 (2.79%) Subversion
9 6 (2.79%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.33%) Gradle
11 4 (1.86%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.86%) Maven
12 3 (1.40%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.93%) Capybara
General
1 41 (19.07%) Finance
2 30 (13.95%) Banking
3 10 (4.65%) Back Office
3 10 (4.65%) Marketing
4 6 (2.79%) Front Office
4 6 (2.79%) Legal
4 6 (2.79%) Retail
5 5 (2.33%) Advertising
6 4 (1.86%) Electronics
6 4 (1.86%) Law
7 3 (1.40%) Games
7 3 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.93%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (37.67%) .NET
2 53 (24.65%) HTML
3 47 (21.86%) ASP.NET
4 45 (20.93%) CSS
5 44 (20.47%) jQuery
6 40 (18.60%) HTML5
7 38 (17.67%) .NET Framework
8 28 (13.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (11.63%) AngularJS
9 25 (11.63%) Spring
10 24 (11.16%) REST
10 24 (11.16%) RESTful
10 24 (11.16%) Web Services
11 21 (9.77%) XML
12 20 (9.30%) Node.js
13 17 (7.91%) CSS3
13 17 (7.91%) Java EE
13 17 (7.91%) WCF
14 14 (6.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (6.05%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.51%) User Experience
3 8 (3.72%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.79%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.79%) Fat Client
5 6 (2.79%) Interactive TV
5 6 (2.79%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.86%) Derivative
7 4 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.86%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.40%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.40%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.40%) MPEG
8 3 (1.40%) Wiki
9 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.88%) Linux
1 32 (14.88%) Windows
2 18 (8.37%) Unix
3 5 (2.33%) AIX
3 5 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.86%) Android
5 3 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.47%) CentOS
7 1 (0.47%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.47%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.47%) VMS
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (49.77%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (39.07%) TDD
3 52 (24.19%) Scrum
4 51 (23.72%) Software Engineering
5 46 (21.40%) MVC
6 37 (17.21%) BDD
7 34 (15.81%) OO
8 26 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (12.09%) OOP
9 25 (11.63%) Unit Testing
10 23 (10.70%) SDLC
11 19 (8.84%) Multithreading
12 16 (7.44%) DevOps
13 13 (6.05%) Kanban
13 13 (6.05%) Mentoring
13 13 (6.05%) OOD
14 12 (5.58%) Data Modelling
14 12 (5.58%) Open Source
15 11 (5.12%) Microservices
15 11 (5.12%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 96 (44.65%) Java
2 84 (39.07%) JavaScript
3 83 (38.60%) C#
4 55 (25.58%) SQL
5 31 (14.42%) Ruby
6 28 (13.02%) Scala
7 26 (12.09%) C++
8 20 (9.30%) Python
9 18 (8.37%) C
10 16 (7.44%) T-SQL
11 12 (5.58%) VB.NET
12 11 (5.12%) Perl
13 8 (3.72%) Go
14 7 (3.26%) PHP
14 7 (3.26%) PL/SQL
14 7 (3.26%) PowerShell
14 7 (3.26%) VB
14 7 (3.26%) VBA
15 6 (2.79%) ANSI C
16 5 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (7.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.65%) Degree
2 10 (4.65%) DV Cleared
3 9 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.65%) QA
2 9 (4.19%) SDET
3 5 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.47%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (2.79%) Docker
2 4 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.93%) Ceph
3 2 (0.93%) etcd
3 2 (0.93%) vSphere
4 1 (0.47%) flannel
4 1 (0.47%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (2.33%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.40%) Puppet
3 2 (0.93%) WMI
4 1 (0.47%) Consul
4 1 (0.47%) Grafana
4 1 (0.47%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.47%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.47%) Mesos
4 1 (0.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.47%) rkt
Vendors
1 24 (11.16%) Oracle
2 23 (10.70%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.58%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.79%) OpenTV
5 5 (2.33%) Apple
5 5 (2.33%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.33%) EPiServer
5 5 (2.33%) Sybase
6 3 (1.40%) Google
6 3 (1.40%) VMware
7 2 (0.93%) Adobe
7 2 (0.93%) IBM
7 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.93%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.47%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.47%) HP
8 1 (0.47%) Intel
8 1 (0.47%) Lotus
8 1 (0.47%) Tableau
8 1 (0.47%) Twitter
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