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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Developer
UK
Rank 565 588 566
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 26 47 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.092% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.097% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 21
Median daily rate £425 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £244 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.25

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
43111 48652 48908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.72% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28160 31322 30069
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1627 1881
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 28 February 2017.

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 13 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 28 February 2017. 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 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 -1 25 £425 +6.25% 16
London +18 12 £425 - 4
South East +11 9 £421 +1.93% 2
Surrey - 5 £475 - 1
Redhill - 4 £475 - 1
Hampshire +6 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 3 £193 - 3
Coventry - 2 £193 - 1
South West -6 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Belfast - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

Systems Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 24 (40.00%) SQL
2 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (23.33%) .NET
4 13 (21.67%) Oracle
5 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (18.33%) Finance
6 11 (18.33%) PL/SQL
6 11 (18.33%) XML
6 11 (18.33%) Unix
6 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
6 11 (18.33%) Relational Database
7 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
8 9 (15.00%) C#
8 9 (15.00%) HTML
8 9 (15.00%) Java
8 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (11.67%) Retail
9 7 (11.67%) Windows
9 7 (11.67%) Linux
9 7 (11.67%) jQuery
10 6 (10.00%) HTML5
10 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
10 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
10 6 (10.00%) RDBMS
10 6 (10.00%) Migration
11 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (8.33%) SQLPlus

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 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 4 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (5.00%) Confluence
3 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.33%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.67%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) EngageOne
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (3.33%) LDAP
3 1 (1.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.33%) SQLPlus
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.33%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (3.33%) MS Access
7 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.67%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.67%) GIS
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.00%) JIRA
3 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.67%) ProC
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Advertising
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) .NET
2 11 (18.33%) XML
3 9 (15.00%) HTML
4 7 (11.67%) jQuery
5 6 (10.00%) HTML5
6 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.33%) J2EE
7 4 (6.67%) REST
7 4 (6.67%) SOAP
7 4 (6.67%) Web Services
8 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.33%) EJB
8 2 (3.33%) Entity Framework
8 2 (3.33%) JSP
8 2 (3.33%) Middleware
8 2 (3.33%) XSD
8 2 (3.33%) XSLT
9 1 (1.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.00%) AS400
1 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.67%) Life Science
2 1 (1.67%) LIMS
2 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.67%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Unix
2 7 (11.67%) Linux
2 7 (11.67%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) AIX
4 3 (5.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (10.00%) Migration
3 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (8.33%) SDLC
5 4 (6.67%) API Testing
5 4 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 4 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.67%) Logistics
5 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (5.00%) MVC
6 3 (5.00%) Open Source
6 3 (5.00%) Scrum
6 3 (5.00%) Software Delivery
6 3 (5.00%) Web Development
7 2 (3.33%) Data Engineering
7 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.00%) SQL
2 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.33%) PL/SQL
4 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 9 (15.00%) C#
5 9 (15.00%) Java
6 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.00%) Python
8 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.33%) VB
8 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.67%) C
9 1 (1.67%) C++
9 1 (1.67%) Groovy
9 1 (1.67%) Korn
9 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Ansible
1 3 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Oracle
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.33%) Splunk
4 1 (1.67%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe
4 1 (1.67%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.67%) JDA
4 1 (1.67%) LabWare
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow