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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Developer
Rank 605 625 583
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 32 24 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.043% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.045% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 32
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £277 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £559 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £309 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.55% -17.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.25

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
50613 53074 51044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 33356 31218
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1520 2029 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.38 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 2 July 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 25 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 2 July 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 +12 30 £400 +6.66% 25
London 0 10 £450 +16.12% 12
Yorkshire - 6 £413 - 2
East Midlands - 6 £350 - 1
Leicestershire - 6 £350 -
Leicester - 5 £350 -
North West -2 4 £350 +53.84% 4
West Yorkshire - 4 £425 -
Manchester 0 3 £325 +42.85% 2
City of London +43 2 £466 -18.91% 3
South East -2 2 £450 +22.86% 2
West Midlands -17 2 £400 +45.45%
Birmingham - 2 £400 -
Sheffield - 2 £400 -
Halifax - 2 £400 -
Leeds - 2 £425 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
East of England +20 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £450 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £400 -
Cheshire - 1 £400 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Systems Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 41 (52.56%) SQL
2 25 (32.05%) SQL Server
3 17 (21.79%) .NET
4 16 (20.51%) Finance
5 15 (19.23%) C#
5 15 (19.23%) XML
6 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (15.38%) Linux
7 12 (15.38%) Oracle
7 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
9 10 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
9 10 (12.82%) Visual Studio
9 10 (12.82%) T-SQL
9 10 (12.82%) IBM
9 10 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
10 9 (11.54%) HTML
10 9 (11.54%) Java
10 9 (11.54%) Python
10 9 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (10.26%) iSeries
11 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
11 8 (10.26%) MS Office
12 7 (8.97%) MySQL

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 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.41%) Apache
2 5 (6.41%) CMS
3 2 (2.56%) Captiva
3 2 (2.56%) Documentum
3 2 (2.56%) IIS
3 2 (2.56%) SAS
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.28%) Drupal
4 1 (1.28%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.28%) JBoss
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.26%) MS Office
3 5 (6.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.56%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.56%) Simulink
5 1 (1.28%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.28%) Exstream
3 1 (1.28%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) SAN
1 5 (6.41%) SSL
2 3 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (1.28%) DVB
3 1 (1.28%) LDAP
3 1 (1.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.05%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (8.97%) MS Access
6 7 (8.97%) MySQL
7 6 (7.69%) DB2
7 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
8 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (2.56%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (2.56%) KDB
11 2 (2.56%) PowerPivot
11 2 (2.56%) SAP BI
12 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (1.28%) Data Mart
12 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.56%) Subversion
4 1 (1.28%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.28%) JUnit
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (20.51%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.56%) Front Office
3 2 (2.56%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.56%) Norwegian Language
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.79%) .NET
2 15 (19.23%) XML
3 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 9 (11.54%) HTML
5 6 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 5 (6.41%) CGI
6 5 (6.41%) jQuery
6 5 (6.41%) SAX
7 4 (5.13%) Entity Framework
8 3 (3.85%) CSS
8 3 (3.85%) MDX
8 3 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.85%) Web Services
9 2 (2.56%) Ajax
9 2 (2.56%) Classic ASP
9 2 (2.56%) EJB
9 2 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (2.56%) Spring
10 1 (1.28%) JNI
10 1 (1.28%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.26%) iSeries
3 5 (6.41%) Replication
4 3 (3.85%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.56%) NHS
5 2 (2.56%) Wiki
6 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.28%) AS400
6 1 (1.28%) Clustering
6 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.28%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.28%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.28%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.28%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.28%) STB
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) Linux
2 7 (8.97%) Windows
3 6 (7.69%) Unix
4 5 (6.41%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.28%) AIX
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.28%) uClinux
6 1 (1.28%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
5 6 (7.69%) CRM
5 6 (7.69%) DevOps
5 6 (7.69%) ETL
5 6 (7.69%) ITIL
5 6 (7.69%) Migration
6 5 (6.41%) Change Management
7 4 (5.13%) Analytics
7 4 (5.13%) Content Management
7 4 (5.13%) Database Optimisation
7 4 (5.13%) MVC
7 4 (5.13%) OO
7 4 (5.13%) Project Management
7 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.85%) Document Management
8 3 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 41 (52.56%) SQL
2 15 (19.23%) C#
3 10 (12.82%) T-SQL
4 9 (11.54%) Java
4 9 (11.54%) Python
5 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.97%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 5 (6.41%) PHP
8 5 (6.41%) RPG IV
8 5 (6.41%) VB
8 5 (6.41%) VBA
9 4 (5.13%) C++
10 3 (3.85%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.85%) RPG
10 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.56%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.56%) Perl
12 1 (1.28%) C
12 1 (1.28%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.85%) MCSD
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) HND
4 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.28%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) Oracle
2 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.82%) IBM
4 5 (6.41%) IFS
5 4 (5.13%) Northgate
6 3 (3.85%) SAP
7 2 (2.56%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.28%) HP
8 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.28%) Sun
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