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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Developer
Rank 398 388 387
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 13 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.055% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 24
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£450 £475 £521
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £322 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -
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
22045 23287 24756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.54% 92.78% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14996 15957 16253
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 446 630
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 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 20 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 - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
City of London - - - - 3
Ealing - - - -
Systems Developer
England

Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 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 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 18 (39.13%) C#
3 16 (34.78%) SQL
4 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
5 13 (28.26%) .NET
6 12 (26.09%) Java
7 11 (23.91%) XML
8 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (21.74%) jQuery
9 9 (19.57%) Oracle
9 9 (19.57%) HTML
9 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
10 8 (17.39%) CSS
10 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
10 8 (17.39%) Web Development
10 8 (17.39%) Retail
11 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (15.22%) Ajax
11 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
11 7 (15.22%) OO
11 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
11 7 (15.22%) CSS3
12 6 (13.04%) HTML5
12 6 (13.04%) BlazeDS
12 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (13.04%) Python
12 6 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
12 6 (13.04%) Adobe

Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 (13.04%) ArcGIS
1 6 (13.04%) ArcSDE
2 3 (6.52%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) CICS
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Agresso
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) FTP
3 1 (2.17%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) SNMP
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.17%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (8.70%) DB2
6 4 (8.70%) MySQL
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (2.17%) Xcode
General
1 8 (17.39%) Retail
2 4 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Front Office
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) .NET
2 11 (23.91%) XML
3 10 (21.74%) jQuery
4 9 (19.57%) HTML
5 8 (17.39%) CSS
6 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
6 7 (15.22%) Ajax
6 7 (15.22%) CSS3
7 6 (13.04%) JSON
7 6 (13.04%) Apache Flex
7 6 (13.04%) HTML5
7 6 (13.04%) BlazeDS
8 3 (6.52%) LAMP
9 2 (4.35%) WinForms
10 1 (2.17%) Spring
10 1 (2.17%) JDBC
10 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (2.17%) WCF
10 1 (2.17%) WPF
10 1 (2.17%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) GIS
2 4 (8.70%) NHS
3 3 (6.52%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.35%) iPad
4 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Biometrics
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.17%) Physics
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Android
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
1 8 (17.39%) Web Development
2 7 (15.22%) OO
3 6 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Migration
5 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.35%) Change Management
6 2 (4.35%) MVC
6 2 (4.35%) Release Management
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.17%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.17%) Data Mapping
7 1 (2.17%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.17%) Pattern Recognition
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) C#
2 16 (34.78%) SQL
3 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
4 12 (26.09%) Java
5 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
6 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
7 6 (13.04%) Python
8 5 (10.87%) PHP
9 3 (6.52%) COBOL
10 2 (4.35%) Perl
10 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.17%) VB
11 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
11 1 (2.17%) Korn
11 1 (2.17%) Groovy
11 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) PhD
3 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Adobe
3 5 (10.87%) ATG
4 4 (8.70%) IBM
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.52%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco