The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems 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 Systems Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Developer
Rank 395 377 380
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 13 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.055% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 20
Average daily rate
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£463 £488 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £320 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £62.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21746 22451 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.46% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14852 15280 15911
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 468 651
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Systems Developer
England

Systems Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Systems Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Systems Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Systems Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Systems Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Systems Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Systems Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Systems Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Systems 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 Systems Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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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
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
City of London - - - - 3
Ealing - - - - 1
Systems Developer
England

Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Systems 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 Systems Developer in their job title.

1 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (39.58%) C#
3 17 (35.42%) SQL
4 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 15 (31.25%) .NET
6 12 (25.00%) Java
7 11 (22.92%) XML
7 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (20.83%) jQuery
8 10 (20.83%) HTML
8 10 (20.83%) T-SQL
9 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 9 (18.75%) Oracle
10 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 8 (16.67%) CSS
10 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 8 (16.67%) Retail
10 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (16.67%) Web Development
11 7 (14.58%) Ajax
11 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (14.58%) OO
11 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
11 7 (14.58%) CSS3
12 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (12.50%) HTML5
12 6 (12.50%) PHP
12 6 (12.50%) Python
12 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
12 6 (12.50%) OOA/OOD

Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.50%) ArcSDE
1 6 (12.50%) ArcGIS
2 3 (6.25%) Apache
2 3 (6.25%) CICS
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Agresso
2 2 (4.17%) Markit EDM
3 1 (2.08%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (4.17%) FTP
3 1 (2.08%) SSH
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) SNMP
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.08%) SSL
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (8.33%) MySQL
7 4 (8.33%) DB2
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.08%) QlikView
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (4.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) Xcode
General
1 8 (16.67%) Retail
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.17%) Front Office
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) .NET
2 11 (22.92%) XML
3 10 (20.83%) jQuery
3 10 (20.83%) HTML
4 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 8 (16.67%) CSS
5 7 (14.58%) Ajax
5 7 (14.58%) CSS3
6 6 (12.50%) HTML5
6 6 (12.50%) BlazeDS
6 6 (12.50%) JSON
6 6 (12.50%) Apache Flex
7 3 (6.25%) WinForms
7 3 (6.25%) LAMP
8 1 (2.08%) REST
8 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.08%) WCF
8 1 (2.08%) WPF
8 1 (2.08%) Symfony
8 1 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) GIS
2 4 (8.33%) NHS
3 3 (6.25%) iPad
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) iPhone
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Derivative
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Android
3 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 8 (16.67%) Web Development
2 7 (14.58%) OO
3 6 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.25%) Migration
5 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.17%) Change Management
6 2 (4.17%) MVC
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.17%) Investment Management
6 2 (4.17%) Release Management
6 2 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.08%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) C#
2 17 (35.42%) SQL
3 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 12 (25.00%) Java
5 10 (20.83%) T-SQL
6 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
7 6 (12.50%) PHP
7 6 (12.50%) Python
8 3 (6.25%) COBOL
8 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.17%) Perl
10 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.08%) Groovy
10 1 (2.08%) Korn
10 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.08%) VB
10 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) Adobe
3 5 (10.42%) ATG
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.33%) IBM
5 3 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) thinkFolio
6 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco
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