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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Developer
Rank 587 550 515
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 26 46 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.087% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.094% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 28
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£395 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £283 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £492 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £36.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +31.81%

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
50665 48981 46333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32010 29890 26848
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1968 2163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 19 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 7 July 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 -41 23 £388 -3.12% 35
London -13 12 £488 +8.33% 8
City of London -4 5 £575 +27.77% 4
South East -26 5 £366 +1.03% 5
Berkshire +11 2 - - 1
East of England 0 2 £298 -25.62% 2
Oxfordshire -18 2 £366 -18.61% 1
Wales - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £298 - 1
Reading +2 1 - - 1
West Midlands +1 1 £275 -30.37% 9
South West -13 1 £475 - 2
Oxford -19 1 £413 -8.33% 1
North West -21 1 £228 - 1
Luton - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £228 -
Bristol - 1 £475 - 2
Coventry - 1 £275 -

Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 27 (38.57%) SQL
2 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 12 (17.14%) C#
3 12 (17.14%) PHP
4 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.71%) Finance
5 10 (14.29%) XML
5 10 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 10 (14.29%) MySQL
5 10 (14.29%) Oracle
5 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (12.86%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
7 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio
7 8 (11.43%) NHS
7 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.00%) MS Office
8 7 (10.00%) .NET
9 6 (8.57%) HTML
9 6 (8.57%) Windows
9 6 (8.57%) Linux
9 6 (8.57%) OO
9 6 (8.57%) MVC
9 6 (8.57%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
10 5 (7.14%) Digital Media
10 5 (7.14%) SDLC

Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3 (4.29%) Apache
1 3 (4.29%) IIS
2 2 (2.86%) Drupal
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) SAS
3 1 (1.43%) CICS
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.43%) Node.js
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle iProcurement
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle Cash Management
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.86%) HFM
3 1 (1.43%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.43%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.43%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (1.43%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) SaaS
2 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.43%) Office 365
3 1 (1.43%) Yammer
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.29%) MySQL
2 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (12.86%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.57%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.86%) MS Access
8 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.86%) Essbase
9 1 (1.43%) Hyperion Smart View
9 1 (1.43%) Cognos Query Studio
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.43%) DB2
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.29%) Subversion
3 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.43%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.43%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.43%) JUnit
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Front Office
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.43%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.43%) Back Office
4 1 (1.43%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) XML
2 7 (10.00%) .NET
3 6 (8.57%) HTML
4 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.71%) CSS
6 3 (4.29%) LAMP
6 3 (4.29%) WPF
6 3 (4.29%) Symfony
6 3 (4.29%) Web Services
6 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.86%) SOAP
7 2 (2.86%) Laravel
7 2 (2.86%) JSP
7 2 (2.86%) ADO.NET
7 2 (2.86%) JSTL
7 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.86%) Ajax
8 1 (1.43%) MyBatis
8 1 (1.43%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) NHS
2 5 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 5 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Grid Computing
4 2 (2.86%) Wiki
4 2 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.43%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.43%) Derivative
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
1 6 (8.57%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) UNIX
3 3 (4.29%) Windows CE
4 2 (2.86%) Solaris
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (8.57%) MVC
2 6 (8.57%) OO
3 5 (7.14%) Web Development
3 5 (7.14%) ETL
3 5 (7.14%) SDLC
4 4 (5.71%) Business Analysis
4 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
4 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
4 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
4 4 (5.71%) OOD
4 4 (5.71%) Project Management
5 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
5 3 (4.29%) Workflow
5 3 (4.29%) ITIL
5 3 (4.29%) OO PHP
5 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.29%) Data Transformation
5 3 (4.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.57%) SQL
2 12 (17.14%) C#
2 12 (17.14%) PHP
3 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.14%) VB
5 5 (7.14%) C++
5 5 (7.14%) Java
6 4 (5.71%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.71%) VBA
6 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.29%) PHP5
7 3 (4.29%) VBScript
7 3 (4.29%) Perl
8 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.86%) C
8 2 (2.86%) VB6
8 2 (2.86%) Python
9 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.43%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Control-M
1 2 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (2.86%) Puppet
1 2 (2.86%) SCOrch
1 2 (2.86%) SCSM
2 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Sybase
3 3 (4.29%) JDA
3 3 (4.29%) Zend
3 3 (4.29%) RedPrairie
4 2 (2.86%) Murex
4 2 (2.86%) BMC
4 2 (2.86%) Hyperion
4 2 (2.86%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.43%) Sun
5 1 (1.43%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.43%) Cognos
5 1 (1.43%) IBM
5 1 (1.43%) Lumesse
5 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.43%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.43%) Lotus
5 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.43%) OpenText
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