The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Developer
Rank 616 595 554
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 42 36 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.064% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.068% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 39
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53058 52916 51575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32091 31451
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2122 2107
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
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

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

Systems Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Systems Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Systems Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Systems Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Systems Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Systems Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Systems Developer
Top 24 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England -23 40 £400 -3.03% 22
London +5 18 £463 -5.12% 4
South East -27 5 £388 -6.06% 6
Yorkshire - 5 £415 - 2
East Midlands +5 4 £263 - 1
City of London +41 3 £500 -13.04%
North West -3 3 £230 - 4
South Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £375 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £200 -
Manchester -7 2 £225 - 2
Leeds - 2 £455 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £455 -
Northampton - 2 £200 -
South West +6 1 - -
Berkshire +4 1 - - 1
Birmingham -1 1 £400 +45.45%
West Midlands -7 1 £400 +45.45%
Bromley -16 1 £450 -
Leicestershire - 1 £325 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £425 - 1
Bristol - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 47 (50.54%) SQL
2 33 (35.48%) SQL Server
3 20 (21.51%) Microsoft
4 18 (19.35%) Finance
4 18 (19.35%) C#
4 18 (19.35%) XML
5 17 (18.28%) .NET
5 17 (18.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (15.05%) Visual Studio
7 14 (15.05%) MS Excel
7 14 (15.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (13.98%) SharePoint
8 13 (13.98%) T-SQL
9 11 (11.83%) Relational Database
9 11 (11.83%) MS Office
9 11 (11.83%) Unix
9 11 (11.83%) Windows
9 11 (11.83%) Linux
10 10 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET
10 10 (10.75%) Oracle
10 10 (10.75%) Java
10 10 (10.75%) VBA
10 10 (10.75%) IBM
10 10 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (9.68%) HTML
11 9 (9.68%) MySQL

Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 13 (13.98%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.53%) Apache
3 5 (5.38%) Documentum
4 4 (4.30%) IIS
4 4 (4.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.23%) Captiva
6 2 (2.15%) CMS
6 2 (2.15%) Confluence
6 2 (2.15%) SAS
7 1 (1.08%) Drupal
7 1 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.08%) JBoss
7 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (15.05%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.83%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.15%) Simulink
4 1 (1.08%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.08%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (1.08%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) SAN
1 5 (5.38%) SSL
2 3 (3.23%) HTTP
3 1 (1.08%) LDAP
3 1 (1.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 17 (18.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (15.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (11.83%) Relational Database
6 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (9.68%) MS Access
6 9 (9.68%) MySQL
7 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (6.45%) DB2
8 6 (6.45%) OLAP
9 5 (5.38%) PerformancePoint
9 5 (5.38%) QlikView
10 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
10 3 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (2.15%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (2.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 14 (15.05%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.38%) Subversion
3 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.15%) JIRA
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.08%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.08%) JUnit
6 1 (1.08%) PVCS
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.08%) Toad
6 1 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (19.35%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.30%) Front Office
4 2 (2.15%) Back Office
4 2 (2.15%) Norwegian Language
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Law
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.35%) XML
2 17 (18.28%) .NET
3 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET
4 9 (9.68%) HTML
5 6 (6.45%) jQuery
6 5 (5.38%) CGI
6 5 (5.38%) SAX
7 4 (4.30%) CSS
8 3 (3.23%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.23%) EJB
8 3 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.23%) Web Services
9 2 (2.15%) Ajax
9 2 (2.15%) Classic ASP
9 2 (2.15%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.15%) JSP
10 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.08%) Dojo
10 1 (1.08%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.08%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) iSeries
2 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.38%) Statistics
3 5 (5.38%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.30%) CMDB
4 4 (4.30%) NHS
5 3 (3.23%) Grid Computing
5 3 (3.23%) Replication
6 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.15%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.15%) Wiki
7 1 (1.08%) AS400
7 1 (1.08%) Clustering
7 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) Linux
1 11 (11.83%) Unix
1 11 (11.83%) Windows
2 5 (5.38%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.23%) AIX
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (9.68%) ITIL
3 8 (8.60%) Data Modelling
3 8 (8.60%) Project Management
4 6 (6.45%) Data Management
4 6 (6.45%) DevOps
4 6 (6.45%) ETL
4 6 (6.45%) Mentoring
4 6 (6.45%) Validation
5 5 (5.38%) Business Analysis
5 5 (5.38%) Change Management
5 5 (5.38%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (5.38%) MVC
5 5 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (4.30%) Analytics
6 4 (4.30%) Database Tuning
6 4 (4.30%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (4.30%) OO
6 4 (4.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 47 (50.54%) SQL
2 18 (19.35%) C#
3 13 (13.98%) T-SQL
4 10 (10.75%) Java
4 10 (10.75%) VBA
5 9 (9.68%) Python
6 8 (8.60%) Shell Script
7 7 (7.53%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.45%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.45%) C++
8 6 (6.45%) VB
9 5 (5.38%) PHP
9 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.38%) RPG IV
10 4 (4.30%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.23%) RPG
11 3 (3.23%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.23%) VC++
12 2 (2.15%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) Degree
4 3 (3.23%) MCSD
5 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.15%) MCP
6 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) HND
6 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.08%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (21.51%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.75%) IBM
2 10 (10.75%) Oracle
3 6 (6.45%) Tableau
4 5 (5.38%) IFS
5 4 (4.30%) BMC
5 4 (4.30%) SAP
6 3 (3.23%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.08%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.08%) Northgate
7 1 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.08%) Sun
7 1 (1.08%) WSO2
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