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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Developer
Rank 554 495 522
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 38 75 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.15% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.16% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 18
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£390 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £430 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £33.25 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.76% +112.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £42.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-21.76% +112.50%

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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Systems Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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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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 -64 36 £390 +20.00% 21
South East -32 16 £450 +28.57% 2
London +2 9 £428 +0.58% 6
North West -7 8 £223 - 4
Manchester - 7 £175 - 3
Berkshire -4 5 £375 -11.76%
City of London -3 3 £428 +0.58% 1
Yorkshire -10 2 £305 - 1
Buckinghamshire -17 2 £350 +14.28% 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £350 - 1
Scotland - 2 - -
East of England -14 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -15 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Gosport - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 3
North East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 2
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Wales - - - -

Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 53 (50.96%) SQL
2 44 (42.31%) .NET
3 41 (39.42%) C#
3 41 (39.42%) SQL Server
4 28 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 25 (24.04%) HTML
6 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
7 22 (21.15%) CSS
7 22 (21.15%) XML
8 21 (20.19%) Oracle
9 19 (18.27%) ASP.NET
10 18 (17.31%) Windows
11 17 (16.35%) Finance
12 15 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (14.42%) Visual Studio
13 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
13 14 (13.46%) SharePoint
13 14 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (13.46%) jQuery
14 13 (12.50%) VB.NET
15 12 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (10.58%) MongoDB
17 10 (9.62%) Data Architecture
17 10 (9.62%) T-SQL
17 10 (9.62%) Migration
17 10 (9.62%) MVC
18 9 (8.65%) PL/SQL
18 9 (8.65%) MS Office
18 9 (8.65%) Data Warehouse
18 9 (8.65%) JSON

Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.85%) Lync
3 4 (3.85%) Node.js
3 4 (3.85%) IIS
4 3 (2.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.96%) JBoss
5 1 (0.96%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.65%) MS Office
3 4 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.92%) MS Project
6 1 (0.96%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.96%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Agresso
2 2 (1.92%) Adaptiv
2 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.92%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) Intranet
2 2 (1.92%) Internet
2 2 (1.92%) SMPP
3 1 (0.96%) 2G
3 1 (0.96%) LTE
3 1 (0.96%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.96%) 3G
3 1 (0.96%) Telnet
3 1 (0.96%) SNMP
3 1 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (39.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (10.58%) MongoDB
4 9 (8.65%) Relational Database
4 9 (8.65%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (5.77%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.85%) MySQL
8 4 (3.85%) MS Access
8 4 (3.85%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.88%) SQLPlus
10 2 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (14.42%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (4.81%) Toad
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (3.85%) Subversion
3 4 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.88%) JIRA
4 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.88%) MSI
5 2 (1.92%) Moq
5 2 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.92%) NSubstitute
5 2 (1.92%) NUnit
6 1 (0.96%) Xcode
General
1 17 (16.35%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.81%) Banking
2 5 (4.81%) Retail
3 3 (2.88%) Marketing
3 3 (2.88%) Publishing
3 3 (2.88%) Legal
4 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.96%) Law
5 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.96%) Front Office
5 1 (0.96%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (42.31%) .NET
2 25 (24.04%) HTML
3 22 (21.15%) XML
3 22 (21.15%) CSS
4 19 (18.27%) ASP.NET
5 14 (13.46%) jQuery
6 9 (8.65%) JSON
7 8 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 8 (7.69%) Ajax
8 7 (6.73%) Web Services
9 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (4.81%) HTML5
10 5 (4.81%) XSLT
11 4 (3.85%) REST
11 4 (3.85%) CSS3
11 4 (3.85%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.85%) ExpressJS
12 3 (2.88%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (2.88%) WCF
12 3 (2.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.77%) Data Extraction
3 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.88%) Market Risk
5 3 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.92%) NHS
6 2 (1.92%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.92%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.92%) User Experience
7 1 (0.96%) iPhone
7 1 (0.96%) iPad
7 1 (0.96%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.96%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.96%) Physics
7 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.96%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.96%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.31%) Windows
2 6 (5.77%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.81%) Linux
3 5 (4.81%) VMS
4 4 (3.85%) UNIX
5 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.92%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.96%) Android
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.96%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (9.62%) MVC
3 10 (9.62%) Migration
3 10 (9.62%) Data Architecture
4 8 (7.69%) OO
4 8 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 7 (6.73%) CRM
6 6 (5.77%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.77%) Data Analysis
6 6 (5.77%) Data Migration
7 5 (4.81%) Web Development
7 5 (4.81%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (4.81%) Business Analysis
7 5 (4.81%) Project Management
7 5 (4.81%) ETL
7 5 (4.81%) UML
8 4 (3.85%) Data Protection
8 4 (3.85%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 53 (50.96%) SQL
2 41 (39.42%) C#
3 28 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 10 (9.62%) T-SQL
6 9 (8.65%) PL/SQL
7 7 (6.73%) Java
8 6 (5.77%) C++
9 5 (4.81%) PHP
9 5 (4.81%) VB
9 5 (4.81%) VBA
10 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.92%) Perl
11 2 (1.92%) C
12 1 (0.96%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.96%) XPath
12 1 (0.96%) PHP5
12 1 (0.96%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) Degree
2 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) HNC
3 2 (1.92%) HND
4 1 (0.96%) PhD
4 1 (0.96%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) SLA
3 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.96%) GMP
4 1 (0.96%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.19%) Oracle
3 6 (5.77%) Northgate
4 3 (2.88%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.88%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.88%) HP
5 2 (1.92%) Sage
5 2 (1.92%) SunGard
5 2 (1.92%) Zoho
5 2 (1.92%) Infoflex
6 1 (0.96%) Twitter
6 1 (0.96%) ATG
6 1 (0.96%) Huawei
6 1 (0.96%) Greenplum
6 1 (0.96%) Trayport
6 1 (0.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (0.96%) Nortel
6 1 (0.96%) Citrix
6 1 (0.96%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.96%) Informatica
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