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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Developer
Rank 600 624 599
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 47 35 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.061% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.064% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 20
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £395 £338
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +17.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
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
51191 54614 52615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33346 34728 31784
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2049 2054
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 August 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 August 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 +18 47 £375 -6.30% 26
South East +19 12 £375 -10.44% 3
London -24 11 £450 +9.09% 7
North West +18 8 £325 +42.85% 3
Berkshire +9 8 £375 -21.05%
Manchester 0 8 £325 +42.85%
East Midlands - 6 £350 -
Leicestershire - 5 £350 -
Leicester - 5 £350 -
Hampshire +4 4 £375 -3.22%
Yorkshire -1 4 £425 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £425 - 1
East of England +19 3 £375 +26.05% 6
West Midlands - 2 £400 - 4
Birmingham - 2 £400 - 2
Leeds - 2 £425 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £375 -
Hook - 2 £300 -
South West +10 1 £325 +8.33%
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - - 1
Derby - 1 - -
Harlow - 1 £375 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 - -

Systems Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 49 (56.98%) SQL
2 28 (32.56%) SQL Server
3 20 (23.26%) Finance
3 20 (23.26%) .NET
4 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
6 13 (15.12%) Linux
6 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
6 13 (15.12%) Oracle
6 13 (15.12%) Telecoms
7 12 (13.95%) MySQL
7 12 (13.95%) T-SQL
7 12 (13.95%) C#
8 11 (12.79%) MS Access
8 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (12.79%) Relational Database
9 10 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (11.63%) HTML
9 10 (11.63%) MS Office
10 9 (10.47%) Management Information System
10 9 (10.47%) Visual Studio
10 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
11 8 (9.30%) PHP
11 8 (9.30%) Java
11 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET
11 8 (9.30%) XML
11 8 (9.30%) ITIL
11 8 (9.30%) CRM
11 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence

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 (6.98%) Apache
2 5 (5.81%) CMS
2 5 (5.81%) SAS
3 2 (2.33%) Captiva
3 2 (2.33%) Documentum
3 2 (2.33%) IIS
3 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.16%) Confluence
4 1 (1.16%) Drupal
4 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.16%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.63%) MS Office
3 5 (5.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.16%) HipChat
5 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.16%) ProjectWise
5 1 (1.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.16%) Exstream
4 1 (1.16%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.16%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) SAN
1 5 (5.81%) SSL
2 3 (3.49%) HTTP
2 3 (3.49%) SSH
3 2 (2.33%) FTP
3 2 (2.33%) Telnet
4 1 (1.16%) DNS
4 1 (1.16%) DVB
4 1 (1.16%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.16%) OpenVPN
4 1 (1.16%) SMS
4 1 (1.16%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (13.95%) MySQL
5 11 (12.79%) MS Access
5 11 (12.79%) Relational Database
6 7 (8.14%) DB2
6 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (2.33%) Base SAS
10 2 (2.33%) SAP BI
11 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (1.16%) Data Mart
11 1 (1.16%) OLAP
11 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.16%) JIRA
3 1 (1.16%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (1.16%) Maven
3 1 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 20 (23.26%) Finance
2 13 (15.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.33%) Advertising
3 2 (2.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Front Office
4 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.26%) .NET
2 10 (11.63%) HTML
3 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET
3 8 (9.30%) XML
4 7 (8.14%) CSS
5 6 (6.98%) Web Services
6 5 (5.81%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.81%) CGI
6 5 (5.81%) jQuery
6 5 (5.81%) SAX
7 3 (3.49%) HTML5
7 3 (3.49%) MDX
7 3 (3.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (2.33%) Classic ASP
8 2 (2.33%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.33%) LINQ
8 2 (2.33%) LINQ to SQL
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.16%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.98%) iSeries
3 3 (3.49%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.49%) Replication
4 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.16%) AS400
5 1 (1.16%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.16%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.16%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.16%) FMCG
5 1 (1.16%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.16%) STB
5 1 (1.16%) TWAP
5 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.16%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) Linux
2 7 (8.14%) Unix
3 6 (6.98%) Windows
4 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.33%) Solaris
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.16%) AIX
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.16%) uClinux
6 1 (1.16%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (9.30%) CRM
3 8 (9.30%) ITIL
3 8 (9.30%) Migration
3 8 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (8.14%) DevOps
4 7 (8.14%) Web Development
5 6 (6.98%) Workflow
6 5 (5.81%) Change Management
6 5 (5.81%) ETL
6 5 (5.81%) Project Management
7 4 (4.65%) Content Management
7 4 (4.65%) OO
7 4 (4.65%) OOP
7 4 (4.65%) Scrum
8 3 (3.49%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.49%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.49%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (56.98%) SQL
2 12 (13.95%) C#
2 12 (13.95%) T-SQL
3 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.30%) Java
4 8 (9.30%) PHP
4 8 (9.30%) Python
5 7 (8.14%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.98%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.98%) VB
7 5 (5.81%) RPG IV
7 5 (5.81%) VBA
8 3 (3.49%) C++
8 3 (3.49%) Perl
8 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.16%) Korn
10 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.16%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.16%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.16%) Degree
4 1 (1.16%) HND
4 1 (1.16%) MCSD
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.16%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Docker
1 1 (1.16%) Platform Symphony
1 1 (1.16%) Postfix
1 1 (1.16%) Squid
1 1 (1.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Ansible
1 1 (1.16%) Kibana
1 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.16%) logstash
1 1 (1.16%) Puppet
1 1 (1.16%) Rancher
1 1 (1.16%) RSA Archer
1 1 (1.16%) Terraform
1 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.12%) Oracle
3 6 (6.98%) IBM
3 6 (6.98%) Northgate
4 5 (5.81%) IFS
5 2 (2.33%) SAP
5 2 (2.33%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.16%) Cognos
6 1 (1.16%) HP
6 1 (1.16%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.16%) Sage
6 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.16%) Sonatype
6 1 (1.16%) Tableau
6 1 (1.16%) VMware
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