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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Developer
Rank 585 586 580
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 36 59 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 38
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £293 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £700 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.25

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
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 28 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 9 December 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 -15 31 £363 -19.44% 16
London +10 14 £388 -44.64% 8
Yorkshire +21 7 £208 -53.88%
South East +17 3 £525 +35.48% 3
Edinburgh +20 2 £350 -29.64%
Scotland +10 2 £350 -29.64%
South West +5 2 £325 -18.75% 3
South Wales +4 2 - -
Wales -6 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £238 -
West Yorkshire +21 1 £215 -52.22%
Hampshire +20 1 - - 2
Cardiff +14 1 - -
North West +3 1 £350 - 1
Wakefield -1 1 £215 -21.81%
Berkshire -6 1 £525 +16.66%
North East -25 1 £450 -
Tyne and Wear -32 1 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -35 1 £450 -
Bristol - 1 £325 - 2
Warwickshire - 1 £125 -
Manchester - 1 £350 -
Belfast - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £350 -
Farnborough - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

Systems Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 44 (50.00%) SQL
2 25 (28.41%) .NET
3 23 (26.14%) SQL Server
4 18 (20.45%) Finance
5 15 (17.05%) Microsoft
6 14 (15.91%) Oracle
6 14 (15.91%) C#
6 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
7 13 (14.77%) XML
7 13 (14.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (13.64%) Java
8 12 (13.64%) Migration
9 11 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 11 (12.50%) T-SQL
9 11 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (12.50%) Relational Database
10 10 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (11.36%) Unix
11 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
11 9 (10.23%) HTML
11 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET
12 8 (9.09%) CRM
12 8 (9.09%) Retail
13 7 (7.95%) Web Development
13 7 (7.95%) .NET Framework
13 7 (7.95%) MS Access
13 7 (7.95%) Web Services
13 7 (7.95%) Workflow
13 7 (7.95%) Jenkins

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 4 (4.55%) CMS
1 4 (4.55%) Confluence
1 4 (4.55%) SAS
1 4 (4.55%) WebSphere
1 4 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.27%) GeoServer
2 2 (2.27%) IIS
2 2 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.14%) Apache
3 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.14%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.14%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.82%) MS Office
3 4 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.14%) EngageOne
5 1 (1.14%) HipChat
5 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.14%) Exstream
4 1 (1.14%) Markit EDM
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.14%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) Firewall
2 3 (3.41%) SSH
3 2 (2.27%) FTP
3 2 (2.27%) HTTP
3 2 (2.27%) Telnet
4 1 (1.14%) DNS
4 1 (1.14%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.14%) OpenVPN
4 1 (1.14%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 11 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.95%) MS Access
5 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.68%) MySQL
7 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.27%) Base SAS
9 2 (2.27%) Data Mart
9 2 (2.27%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (2.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (1.14%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.14%) Power BI
10 1 (1.14%) PowerPivot
10 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.55%) JIRA
3 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.14%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.14%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.14%) Maven
5 1 (1.14%) ProC
5 1 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (20.45%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.09%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) Advertising
5 2 (2.27%) Banking
5 2 (2.27%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.14%) Back Office
6 1 (1.14%) Billing
6 1 (1.14%) Electronics
6 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.41%) .NET
2 13 (14.77%) XML
3 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET
3 9 (10.23%) HTML
4 7 (7.95%) .NET Framework
4 7 (7.95%) Web Services
5 6 (6.82%) CSS
6 5 (5.68%) J2EE
7 4 (4.55%) HTML5
7 4 (4.55%) SOAP
8 3 (3.41%) Entity Framework
8 3 (3.41%) MDX
8 3 (3.41%) REST
9 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (2.27%) jQuery
9 2 (2.27%) LINQ
9 2 (2.27%) LINQ to SQL
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (2.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.41%) AS400
2 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.27%) NHS
3 2 (2.27%) Replication
3 2 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.14%) FMCG
4 1 (1.14%) Life Science
4 1 (1.14%) LIMS
4 1 (1.14%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.14%) TWAP
4 1 (1.14%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Unix
2 4 (4.55%) Linux
3 2 (2.27%) Solaris
3 2 (2.27%) Windows
4 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (13.64%) Migration
2 10 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (9.09%) CRM
4 7 (7.95%) Web Development
4 7 (7.95%) Workflow
5 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.68%) Content Management
6 5 (5.68%) ITIL
6 5 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.68%) Scrum
7 4 (4.55%) API Testing
7 4 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.55%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.55%) Logistics
7 4 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.55%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.41%) ETL
8 3 (3.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (15.91%) C#
2 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.64%) Java
4 11 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.82%) PHP
6 5 (5.68%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.55%) VB
8 3 (3.41%) Python
8 3 (3.41%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.27%) Perl
10 1 (1.14%) C
10 1 (1.14%) C++
10 1 (1.14%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Docker
1 1 (1.14%) Postfix
1 1 (1.14%) Squid
1 1 (1.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Ansible
1 4 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (1.14%) Kibana
2 1 (1.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.14%) logstash
2 1 (1.14%) Rancher
2 1 (1.14%) RSA Archer
2 1 (1.14%) Terraform
2 1 (1.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.91%) Oracle
3 4 (4.55%) Northgate
4 3 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.27%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.14%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.14%) Adobe
6 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.14%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.14%) HP
6 1 (1.14%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.14%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.14%) JDA
6 1 (1.14%) LabWare
6 1 (1.14%) Sage
6 1 (1.14%) SAP
6 1 (1.14%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.14%) Sonatype
6 1 (1.14%) Tableau
6 1 (1.14%) VMware
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