The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Systems Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Developer
Rank 608 630 573
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -57
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 44 43 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.074% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.078% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 32
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £700 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £349
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 - £35.00

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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Systems Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Systems Developer in the job title.

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 September 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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 43 £375 -11.76% 31
London +3 13 £400 -17.94% 8
South East +20 12 £338 -20.58% 4
Berkshire +11 8 £375 -21.05%
Yorkshire +18 5 £236 -47.66% 6
North West - 5 £300 -
Manchester - 5 £300 -
Hampshire +12 3 £300 -22.58% 1
East of England +7 3 £375 - 5
East Midlands - 3 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire +8 2 £236 -47.66% 4
Leicester - 2 £350 -
Leicestershire - 2 £350 -
Bracknell - 2 £375 -
Hook - 2 £300 -
Cambridgeshire +21 1 - -
Cambridge +19 1 - -
South West +9 1 £325 -18.75% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £450 -
North East - 1 £450 -
Essex - 1 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2
Derby - 1 - -
Harlow - 1 £375 -
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £450 -
Wakefield - 1 £215 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -

Systems Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Systems Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Systems Developer in the job title.

1 46 (58.97%) SQL
2 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 21 (26.92%) Finance
4 19 (24.36%) .NET
5 16 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (17.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (16.67%) C#
8 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
8 12 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (14.10%) Oracle
10 10 (12.82%) T-SQL
10 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
11 9 (11.54%) Unix
11 9 (11.54%) Java
11 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
12 8 (10.26%) Linux
12 8 (10.26%) MS Access
12 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
12 8 (10.26%) Shell Script
12 8 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (10.26%) Relational Database
13 7 (8.97%) Management Information System
13 7 (8.97%) Migration
13 7 (8.97%) CRM
13 7 (8.97%) HTML
13 7 (8.97%) MySQL
13 7 (8.97%) XML
13 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET

Systems Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.41%) SAS
1 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
1 5 (6.41%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (5.13%) CMS
2 4 (5.13%) Confluence
3 2 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.28%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.28%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.97%) MS Office
3 5 (6.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.28%) HipChat
5 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.28%) Exstream
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.28%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Firewall
2 3 (3.85%) HTTP
2 3 (3.85%) SSH
3 2 (2.56%) FTP
3 2 (2.56%) Telnet
4 1 (1.28%) DNS
4 1 (1.28%) DVB
4 1 (1.28%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.28%) OpenVPN
4 1 (1.28%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (17.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (10.26%) MS Access
4 8 (10.26%) Relational Database
5 7 (8.97%) MySQL
5 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (8.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.56%) Base SAS
8 2 (2.56%) DB2
8 2 (2.56%) SAP BI
9 1 (1.28%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.28%) OLAP
9 1 (1.28%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.13%) JIRA
3 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.28%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (1.28%) Maven
4 1 (1.28%) ProC
4 1 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 21 (26.92%) Finance
2 12 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.97%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Advertising
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Front Office
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) .NET
2 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET
2 7 (8.97%) HTML
2 7 (8.97%) XML
3 6 (7.69%) CSS
4 5 (6.41%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.13%) J2EE
5 4 (5.13%) jQuery
5 4 (5.13%) SOAP
5 4 (5.13%) Web Services
6 3 (3.85%) Entity Framework
6 3 (3.85%) HTML5
6 3 (3.85%) MDX
6 3 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (2.56%) LINQ
7 2 (2.56%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.56%) WinForms
8 1 (1.28%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.85%) AS400
2 3 (3.85%) Credit Risk
2 3 (3.85%) NHS
2 3 (3.85%) Replication
3 2 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
4 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.28%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.28%) FMCG
4 1 (1.28%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.28%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.28%) STB
4 1 (1.28%) TWAP
4 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.28%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Unix
2 8 (10.26%) Linux
3 3 (3.85%) Windows
4 2 (2.56%) Solaris
5 1 (1.28%) AIX
5 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.28%) uClinux
5 1 (1.28%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (8.97%) CRM
4 7 (8.97%) Migration
5 6 (7.69%) Web Development
5 6 (7.69%) Workflow
6 5 (6.41%) ETL
6 5 (6.41%) ITIL
7 4 (5.13%) API Testing
7 4 (5.13%) Content Management
7 4 (5.13%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.13%) Logistics
7 4 (5.13%) Scrum
7 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.85%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.85%) Database Tuning
8 3 (3.85%) DevOps
8 3 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.97%) SQL
2 13 (16.67%) C#
3 10 (12.82%) T-SQL
4 9 (11.54%) Java
5 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.26%) Shell Script
6 6 (7.69%) PHP
7 4 (5.13%) Python
7 4 (5.13%) VB
7 4 (5.13%) VBA
8 3 (3.85%) Perl
9 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.56%) C
9 2 (2.56%) C++
9 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.28%) Korn
10 1 (1.28%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.28%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Docker
1 1 (1.28%) Platform Symphony
1 1 (1.28%) Postfix
1 1 (1.28%) Squid
1 1 (1.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Puppet
2 1 (1.28%) Ansible
2 1 (1.28%) Kibana
2 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.28%) logstash
2 1 (1.28%) Rancher
2 1 (1.28%) RSA Archer
2 1 (1.28%) Terraform
2 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Oracle
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.41%) Northgate
4 3 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.56%) SAP
5 2 (2.56%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.28%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.28%) Cognos
6 1 (1.28%) HP
6 1 (1.28%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.28%) IBM
6 1 (1.28%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.28%) Sage
6 1 (1.28%) Sonatype
6 1 (1.28%) Tableau
6 1 (1.28%) VMware
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