The median contractor rate for a Applications Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Developer
London / City of London
Rank 148 148 166
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 7 10 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.30% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.32% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 26
Median daily rate £388 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £370 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.23 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year +21.88% -  

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 2871 3173 4972
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.22% 95.40% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2239 2525 3747
Median daily rate £500 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 78
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +11.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £45.40 £26.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 13 (48.15%) Banking
2 13 (48.15%) HTML
2 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
2 13 (48.15%) CSS
3 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (40.74%) HTML5
4 11 (40.74%) CSS3
5 10 (37.04%) AngularJS
6 9 (33.33%) OO
6 9 (33.33%) .NET
7 7 (25.93%) jQuery
8 5 (18.52%) Web Development
8 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
8 5 (18.52%) MVC
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
8 5 (18.52%) Java
8 5 (18.52%) React
9 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
9 4 (14.81%) Android
9 4 (14.81%) Open Source
9 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (14.81%) C#
9 4 (14.81%) SQL
9 4 (14.81%) Web Services
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
9 4 (14.81%) TDD
10 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (11.11%) Software Architecture

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (7.41%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) IaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DMARC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 13 (48.15%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Front Office
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) CSS
1 13 (48.15%) HTML
2 11 (40.74%) CSS3
2 11 (40.74%) HTML5
3 10 (37.04%) AngularJS
4 9 (33.33%) .NET
5 7 (25.93%) jQuery
6 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
6 5 (18.52%) React
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (14.81%) Web Services
8 3 (11.11%) Ember.js
8 3 (11.11%) REST
9 2 (7.41%) OSGi
10 1 (3.70%) Apache Felix
10 1 (3.70%) Apache Sling
10 1 (3.70%) D3.js
10 1 (3.70%) PhoneGap
10 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (3.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (18.52%) MVC
3 5 (18.52%) Web Development
4 4 (14.81%) Open Source
4 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) Android Development
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) Mobile Development
5 3 (11.11%) Software Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.70%) 3D Modelling
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.70%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.70%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.70%) Scalability Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (18.52%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Apple Swift
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe
2 1 (3.70%) Apple
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) iManage
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.70%) Workday
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