The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Developer
Rank 415 413 391
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 18 8 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.036% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.038% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 20
Average daily rate £463 £488 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £369 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £575 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Systems 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
21798 21233 22125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15763 14581 15377
Average daily rate £463 £446 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 379 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +42 3 £500 -13.04%
Bromley -16 1 £450 -
Systems Developer
England

Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (31.25%) XML
3 9 (28.13%) Linux
4 8 (25.00%) Python
4 8 (25.00%) C#
5 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
5 7 (21.88%) Windows
6 6 (18.75%) .NET
6 6 (18.75%) MySQL
6 6 (18.75%) Finance
6 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
6 6 (18.75%) DevOps
7 5 (15.63%) iSeries
7 5 (15.63%) ITIL
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle
8 4 (12.50%) DB2
8 4 (12.50%) MS Office
8 4 (12.50%) SAX
8 4 (12.50%) SAN
8 4 (12.50%) Apache
8 4 (12.50%) SSL
8 4 (12.50%) IBM
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.50%) Change Management
8 4 (12.50%) Front Office
8 4 (12.50%) CGI
8 4 (12.50%) Validation
8 4 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS

Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (12.50%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) Captiva
2 3 (9.38%) Documentum
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) ProjectWise
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) SAN
1 4 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) MySQL
3 4 (12.50%) DB2
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (9.38%) MS Access
4 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.25%) KDB
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.13%) DTS
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.13%) PVCS
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Front Office
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) XML
2 6 (18.75%) .NET
3 4 (12.50%) CGI
3 4 (12.50%) SAX
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
4 3 (9.38%) HTML
5 2 (6.25%) Classic ASP
5 2 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.13%) Ajax
6 1 (3.13%) Dojo
6 1 (3.13%) JSON
6 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
6 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) iSeries
2 3 (9.38%) Grid Computing
3 2 (6.25%) CMDB
3 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.13%) AS400
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (9.38%) Unix
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) DevOps
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Change Management
3 4 (12.50%) SDLC
3 4 (12.50%) Validation
4 3 (9.38%) Document Management
4 3 (9.38%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.25%) Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (6.25%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) OOP
5 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.13%) CAD
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) Python
3 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
4 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 4 (12.50%) RPG IV
6 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.13%) C++
8 1 (3.13%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) RPG
8 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.13%) VB
8 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) IBM
1 4 (12.50%) IFS
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) BMC
3 1 (3.13%) DevExpress