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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Developer
Rank 555 503 540
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 57 83 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 44
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 -
% change year-on-year
-24.32% -

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
(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 -35 49 £350 -12.50% 33
London -9 17 £425 -2.68% 7
South East -8 7 £363 +11.53% 2
South West -39 7 £303 - 4
North West -3 6 £350 - 8
East of England -20 5 £275 -21.42% 6
Wales - 5 £295 - 1
South Wales - 4 £310 -
Manchester - 4 £350 - 6
Cardiff - 4 £310 -
West Midlands - 3 £375 - 2
East Midlands +2 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +2 2 £263 -25.00% 1
Surrey -6 2 £375 +76.47%
Norfolk - 2 £275 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £303 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £225 - 1
Somerset - 2 - -
Southampton -10 1 - - 1
Hampshire -15 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 £450 - 3
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Rugby - 1 - -
Salisbury - - - -
Luton - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Norwich - - - - 1

Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 41 (35.65%) SQL
2 33 (28.70%) SQL Server
3 30 (26.09%) .NET
4 29 (25.22%) C#
5 27 (23.48%) JavaScript
6 23 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 22 (19.13%) HTML
8 20 (17.39%) CSS
9 17 (14.78%) Java
9 17 (14.78%) XML
9 17 (14.78%) Windows
10 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET
10 16 (13.91%) VB.NET
11 15 (13.04%) Retail
12 14 (12.17%) T-SQL
12 14 (12.17%) E-Commerce
13 13 (11.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (11.30%) jQuery
14 12 (10.43%) Finance
14 12 (10.43%) SharePoint
14 12 (10.43%) Oracle
14 12 (10.43%) MS Excel
15 11 (9.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (8.70%) Security Cleared
16 10 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (8.70%) CRM
16 10 (8.70%) OO
17 9 (7.83%) DB2
17 9 (7.83%) MySQL
17 9 (7.83%) PHP

Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 12 (10.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.22%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.35%) CICS
3 5 (4.35%) Apache
4 4 (3.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.48%) IIS
4 4 (3.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.87%) SAS
6 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.87%) Moodle
Applications
1 12 (10.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.09%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (3.48%) MS Office
4 2 (1.74%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.87%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Agresso
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.87%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) Internet
2 4 (3.48%) Intranet
3 3 (2.61%) HTTP
3 3 (2.61%) DNS
4 2 (1.74%) LTE
4 2 (1.74%) FTP
4 2 (1.74%) SSL
4 2 (1.74%) SNMP
4 2 (1.74%) SMPP
5 1 (0.87%) Telnet
5 1 (0.87%) Wireless
5 1 (0.87%) 2G
5 1 (0.87%) 3G
5 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.87%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.87%) LAN
5 1 (0.87%) WAN
5 1 (0.87%) SSH
5 1 (0.87%) Network Security
5 1 (0.87%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (28.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (9.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (7.83%) DB2
5 9 (7.83%) MySQL
6 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.48%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.61%) MS Access
8 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.74%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.87%) DTS
10 1 (0.87%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.48%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.61%) Subversion
3 3 (2.61%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (1.74%) Toad
4 2 (1.74%) MSI
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.87%) NUnit
5 1 (0.87%) Xcode
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.87%) NSubstitute
5 1 (0.87%) Moq
General
1 15 (13.04%) Retail
2 12 (10.43%) Finance
3 9 (7.83%) Marketing
4 5 (4.35%) Banking
5 2 (1.74%) Front Office
5 2 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.87%) Law
6 1 (0.87%) Legal
6 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.87%) Advertising
6 1 (0.87%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.09%) .NET
2 22 (19.13%) HTML
3 20 (17.39%) CSS
4 17 (14.78%) XML
5 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET
6 13 (11.30%) jQuery
7 6 (5.22%) Ajax
7 6 (5.22%) Web Services
8 5 (4.35%) XSLT
8 5 (4.35%) JSON
8 5 (4.35%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.48%) HTML5
9 4 (3.48%) WCF
9 4 (3.48%) Spring
9 4 (3.48%) JDBC
10 3 (2.61%) LAMP
10 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.61%) REST
10 3 (2.61%) CSS3
11 2 (1.74%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 5 (4.35%) Data Extraction
1 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.48%) NHS
3 3 (2.61%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.61%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.74%) iPad
4 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.87%) Biometrics
5 1 (0.87%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (0.87%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.87%) SCORM
5 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.87%) Physics
5 1 (0.87%) iPhone
5 1 (0.87%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.87%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.78%) Windows
2 7 (6.09%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.22%) UNIX
3 6 (5.22%) Linux
4 3 (2.61%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.74%) Android
6 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.17%) E-Commerce
2 10 (8.70%) CRM
2 10 (8.70%) OO
3 9 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (6.96%) Migration
5 7 (6.09%) Configuration Management
5 7 (6.09%) MVC
5 7 (6.09%) Email Marketing
6 5 (4.35%) UML
6 5 (4.35%) Data Analysis
6 5 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 5 (4.35%) Web Development
6 5 (4.35%) Data Architecture
7 4 (3.48%) System Testing
7 4 (3.48%) Data Modelling
7 4 (3.48%) OOP
8 3 (2.61%) Change Management
8 3 (2.61%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.61%) Information Management
8 3 (2.61%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (35.65%) SQL
2 29 (25.22%) C#
3 27 (23.48%) JavaScript
4 17 (14.78%) Java
5 16 (13.91%) VB.NET
6 14 (12.17%) T-SQL
7 9 (7.83%) PHP
8 6 (5.22%) PL/SQL
8 6 (5.22%) C++
8 6 (5.22%) VB
9 5 (4.35%) VBA
9 5 (4.35%) COBOL
10 4 (3.48%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.48%) Perl
11 3 (2.61%) C
12 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.74%) JCL
13 1 (0.87%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.87%) Python
13 1 (0.87%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.22%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.22%) Degree
3 2 (1.74%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) HNC
3 2 (1.74%) HND
4 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.87%) PhD
4 1 (0.87%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) SCCM
2 1 (0.87%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.43%) Oracle
3 7 (6.09%) IBM
4 6 (5.22%) Zoho
4 6 (5.22%) Sage
5 5 (4.35%) ATG
5 5 (4.35%) VMware
6 3 (2.61%) Adobe
6 3 (2.61%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.61%) Northgate
7 2 (1.74%) RedPrairie
7 2 (1.74%) Infoflex
7 2 (1.74%) Cisco
8 1 (0.87%) BT
8 1 (0.87%) webMethods
8 1 (0.87%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.87%) Nortel
8 1 (0.87%) BEA
8 1 (0.87%) Sybase
8 1 (0.87%) Huawei
Southampton, Hampshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application - Fixed Term
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £360.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £220 - £230 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £32000.00 - £34614.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago