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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Developer
Rank 557 541 501
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 36 58 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 50
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£403 £400 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £445 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £360
% change year-on-year
- +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +11.11%

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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 -21 34 £403 +0.62% 22
South East -16 12 £413 -1.49% 3
London -18 7 £365 -6.41% 4
East Midlands +8 5 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £413 -
South West +6 4 - - 2
City of London +19 3 £338 -14.01% 2
Berkshire +5 3 £488 +14.70% 1
Dorset - 3 - -
East of England +18 2 £450 +16.12% 4
West Midlands -16 2 £275 -40.54% 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £350 -
Hertfordshire +8 1 £550 +37.50% 2
Surrey +2 1 - - 2
Scotland +1 1 £475 +53.72%
Somerset 0 1 - -
Wales -2 1 £225 -47.05% 1
Edinburgh -5 1 £475 +53.72%
Manchester -6 1 - - 1
North West -17 1 - - 2
South Wales - 1 £225 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 -
Luton - 1 £350 -
Birmingham - 1 £275 - 1
Bournemouth - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 1

Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 24 (35.82%) SQL
2 17 (25.37%) C#
2 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
3 16 (23.88%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (19.40%) .NET
5 11 (16.42%) Oracle
5 11 (16.42%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.93%) Finance
7 9 (13.43%) Visual Studio
7 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
8 8 (11.94%) PHP
8 8 (11.94%) Java
8 8 (11.94%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
9 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
9 7 (10.45%) Web Development
9 7 (10.45%) C++
9 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
9 7 (10.45%) XML
9 7 (10.45%) Windows
9 7 (10.45%) Linux
9 7 (10.45%) NHS
10 6 (8.96%) UNIX
10 6 (8.96%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (8.96%) ETL
10 6 (8.96%) MS Office
10 6 (8.96%) HTML
10 6 (8.96%) PL/SQL
10 6 (8.96%) MySQL

Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) IIS
3 2 (2.99%) SAS
4 1 (1.49%) CICS
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.49%) JBoss
4 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Office
2 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) ResourceLink
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.49%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.49%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.49%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.99%) Office 365
1 2 (2.99%) Yammer
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Intranet
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.96%) MySQL
4 6 (8.96%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.48%) SQLPlus
6 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.49%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.99%) Toad
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.49%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.49%) JUnit
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Front Office
3 2 (2.99%) Publishing
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) .NET
2 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
2 7 (10.45%) XML
3 6 (8.96%) HTML
4 4 (5.97%) CSS
5 3 (4.48%) Ajax
5 3 (4.48%) WPF
5 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (4.48%) Web Services
6 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.99%) JSTL
6 2 (2.99%) JSP
6 2 (2.99%) SOAP
7 1 (1.49%) Servlets
7 1 (1.49%) EJB
7 1 (1.49%) J2EE
7 1 (1.49%) ADO.NET
7 1 (1.49%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) NHS
2 5 (7.46%) Digital Media
2 5 (7.46%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (2.99%) Derivative
3 2 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.99%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Windows
1 7 (10.45%) Linux
2 6 (8.96%) UNIX
3 5 (7.46%) VMS
4 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.48%) Windows CE
5 2 (2.99%) OpenVMS
6 1 (1.49%) HPUX
6 1 (1.49%) Solaris
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.45%) Web Development
3 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
4 6 (8.96%) ETL
5 5 (7.46%) Project Management
5 5 (7.46%) MVC
5 5 (7.46%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.97%) OOD
6 4 (5.97%) RAD
6 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.97%) Data Architecture
6 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.97%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (4.48%) Data Transformation
7 3 (4.48%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.48%) OO
7 3 (4.48%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.48%) Migration
7 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.82%) SQL
2 17 (25.37%) C#
3 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.94%) PHP
4 8 (11.94%) Java
5 7 (10.45%) C++
6 6 (8.96%) PL/SQL
6 6 (8.96%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.97%) C
8 3 (4.48%) VB
8 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.99%) VBA
9 2 (2.99%) VBScript
9 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.49%) Golang
10 1 (1.49%) Python
10 1 (1.49%) JCL
10 1 (1.49%) VB6
10 1 (1.49%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) GMP
3 1 (1.49%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (2.99%) SCOrch
1 2 (2.99%) SCSM
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
2 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Oracle
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.48%) JDA
3 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.48%) Northgate
3 3 (4.48%) HP
3 3 (4.48%) RedPrairie
4 2 (2.99%) Trayport
4 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
4 2 (2.99%) BMC
4 2 (2.99%) Sybase
5 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.49%) Cognos
5 1 (1.49%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.49%) Informatica
5 1 (1.49%) Zend
5 1 (1.49%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.49%) Lotus
5 1 (1.49%) Murex
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