The median contractor rate for an Applications Developer was £433 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Application Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 144 192
Rank change year-on-year -14 +48  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 8 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.62% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.65% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 14
Median daily rate £433 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.48% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £326 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £700 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £338
% change year-on-year +4.30% +13.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3118 3240 5517
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.47% 95.77% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2387 2631 4253
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 38 98
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.60% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in the City of London

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in the City of London

Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer in the City of London

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Applications 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 across the City of London region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) Android
4 4 (26.67%) Android Development
5 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) Unix
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
6 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Ruby
6 2 (13.33%) Node.js
6 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) CSS3
6 2 (13.33%) PhoneGap
6 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
6 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
6 2 (13.33%) Mobile App

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Pig
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (6.67%) Heroku
2 1 (6.67%) MailChimp
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) HBase
2 1 (6.67%) IBM BigInsights
2 1 (6.67%) Impala
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Redis
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.67%) Front Office
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (13.33%) CSS3
2 2 (13.33%) HTML5
2 2 (13.33%) Node.js
2 2 (13.33%) PhoneGap
3 1 (6.67%) Angular 2
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
3 1 (6.67%) D3.js
3 1 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (6.67%) GraphX
3 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.67%) OSGi
3 1 (6.67%) React
3 1 (6.67%) React Native
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) Sass
3 1 (6.67%) Sidekiq
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Android Development
2 4 (26.67%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (6.67%) Fund Accounting
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
5 1 (6.67%) MapReduce
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
5 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) CFA
2 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Control-M
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (6.67%) logstash
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Apple
1 1 (6.67%) Google
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Serena
1 1 (6.67%) SimCorp
1 1 (6.67%) Twitter
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