The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Developer
Rank 528 495 546
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +51
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 44 71 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.14% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.15% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 27
Average daily rate
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£375 £368 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -13.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £213 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £62.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -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 22 July 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
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 22 July 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 -34 38 £383 +6.25% 32
South East -13 18 £363 +3.57%
London -10 11 £475 -5.00% 9
Berkshire -2 4 £500 +42.85%
North West -7 3 £350 +16.66% 7
South West - 3 - - 2
Wales - 3 £283 -
Bracknell +5 2 £438 -
Cardiff - 2 £283 -
South Wales - 2 £283 -
Somerset - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £265 -
West Midlands - 2 £265 - 2
City of London +19 1 £475 -9.52% 4
Merseyside +3 1 - - 2
Liverpool -3 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire -4 1 £450 -
Surrey -11 1 £375 +76.47%
Warrington - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £450 - 1
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 £350 - 3
East of England - 1 £450 - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 1
Ealing - - - - 1
Channel Islands - - - -
Gwynedd - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -

Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 32 (29.91%) SQL
1 32 (29.91%) SQL Server
2 30 (28.04%) .NET
3 26 (24.30%) C#
3 26 (24.30%) JavaScript
4 24 (22.43%) Java
5 21 (19.63%) HTML
6 19 (17.76%) CSS
6 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
7 17 (15.89%) XML
7 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET
8 15 (14.02%) Oracle
8 15 (14.02%) VB.NET
8 15 (14.02%) E-Commerce
8 15 (14.02%) Retail
9 13 (12.15%) OO
9 13 (12.15%) Finance
10 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
10 12 (11.21%) Visual Studio
10 12 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (11.21%) jQuery
11 11 (10.28%) Windows
12 10 (9.35%) CRM
12 10 (9.35%) SharePoint
12 10 (9.35%) DB2
12 10 (9.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
12 10 (9.35%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (8.41%) Ajax
13 9 (8.41%) JSON

Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 10 (9.35%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.61%) ArcGIS
2 6 (5.61%) Apache
2 6 (5.61%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.61%) ArcSDE
3 5 (4.67%) CICS
4 4 (3.74%) IIS
4 4 (3.74%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.93%) Moodle
6 1 (0.93%) JCAPS
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.61%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (4.67%) MS Office
4 2 (1.87%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.93%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.87%) Agresso
2 2 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.87%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) Internet
2 3 (2.80%) HTTP
2 3 (2.80%) DNS
3 2 (1.87%) FTP
3 2 (1.87%) SSL
3 2 (1.87%) Intranet
4 1 (0.93%) Network Security
4 1 (0.93%) LTE
4 1 (0.93%) SSH
4 1 (0.93%) LAN
4 1 (0.93%) WAN
4 1 (0.93%) SNMP
4 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.93%) Wireless
4 1 (0.93%) SMPP
4 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.91%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (9.35%) DB2
3 10 (9.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (9.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (6.54%) MySQL
5 6 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.74%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.87%) DTS
8 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.93%) QlikView
9 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.93%) MS Access
9 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.74%) Subversion
2 4 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.74%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.80%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.93%) Xcode
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (14.02%) Retail
2 13 (12.15%) Finance
3 8 (7.48%) Marketing
4 4 (3.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.87%) Front Office
6 1 (0.93%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (28.04%) .NET
2 21 (19.63%) HTML
3 19 (17.76%) CSS
4 17 (15.89%) XML
4 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET
5 12 (11.21%) jQuery
6 9 (8.41%) Ajax
6 9 (8.41%) JSON
6 9 (8.41%) CSS3
7 8 (7.48%) HTML5
8 7 (6.54%) WCF
8 7 (6.54%) Web Services
9 6 (5.61%) Apache Flex
9 6 (5.61%) BlazeDS
10 4 (3.74%) JDBC
10 4 (3.74%) SOAP
10 4 (3.74%) XSLT
10 4 (3.74%) Spring
11 3 (2.80%) REST
11 3 (2.80%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) GIS
1 5 (4.67%) NHS
2 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.80%) iPad
2 3 (2.80%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.87%) AS400
3 2 (1.87%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.87%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.93%) Open Source
4 1 (0.93%) iSeries
4 1 (0.93%) iPhone
4 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.93%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.93%) SCORM
4 1 (0.93%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.28%) Windows
2 6 (5.61%) Linux
3 5 (4.67%) UNIX
4 3 (2.80%) Android
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.02%) E-Commerce
2 13 (12.15%) OO
3 10 (9.35%) CRM
4 8 (7.48%) Configuration Management
4 8 (7.48%) MVC
4 8 (7.48%) Web Development
5 7 (6.54%) Email Marketing
5 7 (6.54%) UML
6 6 (5.61%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.67%) Data Analysis
7 5 (4.67%) Data Modelling
7 5 (4.67%) OOP
8 4 (3.74%) Migration
8 4 (3.74%) Software Engineering
8 4 (3.74%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (3.74%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.74%) System Testing
8 4 (3.74%) Change Control
9 3 (2.80%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.91%) SQL
2 26 (24.30%) C#
2 26 (24.30%) JavaScript
3 24 (22.43%) Java
4 15 (14.02%) VB.NET
5 9 (8.41%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.41%) PHP
5 9 (8.41%) PL/SQL
6 8 (7.48%) Python
7 5 (4.67%) C++
7 5 (4.67%) COBOL
8 4 (3.74%) Perl
8 4 (3.74%) VB
9 3 (2.80%) VBA
9 3 (2.80%) C
10 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.87%) JCL
10 2 (1.87%) X++
10 2 (1.87%) VB6
10 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.54%) Degree
4 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) MCTS
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Control-M
1 2 (1.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.02%) Oracle
3 9 (8.41%) Adobe
3 9 (8.41%) IBM
4 6 (5.61%) Zoho
4 6 (5.61%) Sage
5 5 (4.67%) ATG
5 5 (4.67%) VMware
6 2 (1.87%) Cisco
6 2 (1.87%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.93%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.93%) Pega
7 1 (0.93%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.93%) BT
7 1 (0.93%) webMethods
7 1 (0.93%) Software AG
7 1 (0.93%) BEA
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
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Rate: Negotiable (depending on experience)
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Stratford-on-Avon District Council
Rate: From £29,529 to £32,073 per annum (Grade G)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Devon
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Ealing
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
South West England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 11 days ago