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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Developer
Rank 381 364 388
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 31 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 18
Average daily rate £390 £500 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £446 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £525 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -17.50%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 5 £393 -25.23% 6
Canary Wharf - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Systems Developer
England

Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (40.00%) C#
2 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
3 15 (33.33%) SQL
4 14 (31.11%) .NET
5 11 (24.44%) Java
6 10 (22.22%) XML
7 9 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (17.78%) HTML
8 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
8 8 (17.78%) Migration
8 8 (17.78%) Web Development
9 7 (15.56%) Ajax
9 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
9 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
9 7 (15.56%) CSS
9 7 (15.56%) Oracle
9 7 (15.56%) Linux
10 6 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (13.33%) OO
10 6 (13.33%) Windows
10 6 (13.33%) PHP
10 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
10 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 6 (13.33%) Adobe
10 6 (13.33%) Python
10 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (13.33%) Degree
10 6 (13.33%) JSON

Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (13.33%) ArcSDE
1 6 (13.33%) ArcGIS
2 3 (6.67%) Apache
2 3 (6.67%) CICS
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.22%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Markit EDM
1 1 (2.22%) Rolfe and Nolan
1 1 (2.22%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) FTP
3 1 (2.22%) SSH
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) SNMP
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.89%) MySQL
5 4 (8.89%) DB2
5 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
3 2 (4.44%) FitNesse
3 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.89%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (8.89%) Retail
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Front Office
3 1 (2.22%) International Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) .NET
2 10 (22.22%) XML
3 8 (17.78%) HTML
4 7 (15.56%) Ajax
4 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
4 7 (15.56%) CSS
5 6 (13.33%) JSON
5 6 (13.33%) Apache Flex
5 6 (13.33%) jQuery
5 6 (13.33%) BlazeDS
5 6 (13.33%) CSS3
6 5 (11.11%) HTML5
7 3 (6.67%) LAMP
8 2 (4.44%) WinForms
9 1 (2.22%) REST
9 1 (2.22%) Symfony
9 1 (2.22%) SOAP
9 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) GIS
2 4 (8.89%) NHS
3 3 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) AS400
4 2 (4.44%) Derivative
4 2 (4.44%) iPad
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) iSeries
5 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.22%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) UNIX
4 3 (6.67%) OpenVMS
5 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.44%) Android
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Migration
1 8 (17.78%) Web Development
2 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
3 6 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (13.33%) OO
4 5 (11.11%) Release Management
5 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.67%) Project Management
6 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.22%) Software Distribution
8 1 (2.22%) Email Marketing
8 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.22%) High Availability
8 1 (2.22%) Software Architecture
8 1 (2.22%) Fund Management
8 1 (2.22%) System Testing
8 1 (2.22%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) C#
2 15 (33.33%) SQL
3 11 (24.44%) Java
4 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.33%) PHP
5 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 6 (13.33%) Python
6 3 (6.67%) C
6 3 (6.67%) C++
6 3 (6.67%) COBOL
7 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.44%) Lua
7 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.22%) RPG IV
8 1 (2.22%) R
8 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.22%) Korn
8 1 (2.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Adobe
3 5 (11.11%) IBM
4 4 (8.89%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) JBoss
5 2 (4.44%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.44%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.22%) thinkFolio
6 1 (2.22%) ION Trading
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco
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