The median contractor rate for a Developer was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in Docklands, 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
Developer
London / Docklands, London
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 17 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 28.81% 21.43% 27.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.36% 23.08% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 18
Median daily rate £588 £625 £615
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +1.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £684 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, 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
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 56 52 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 94.92% 92.86% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 68
Median daily rate £550 £538 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.32% +10.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £413 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Docklands, London

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Docklands, London

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Docklands, London

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Docklands, London

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Docklands, London region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) Banking
4 15 (44.12%) Risk Management
5 14 (41.18%) Java
5 14 (41.18%) Oracle
6 11 (32.35%) C#
7 10 (29.41%) Front Office
7 10 (29.41%) Finance
7 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (29.41%) Investment Banking
8 9 (26.47%) Degree
8 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
8 9 (26.47%) HTML
9 8 (23.53%) C++
9 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
9 8 (23.53%) OO
10 7 (20.59%) Scrum
10 7 (20.59%) JIRA
10 7 (20.59%) CSS
11 6 (17.65%) .NET
11 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
11 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
11 6 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (17.65%) Oracle Coherence
11 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
11 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
11 6 (17.65%) Multithreading
11 6 (17.65%) Spring
11 6 (17.65%) Confluence

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, 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 6 (17.65%) Confluence
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (8.82%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.88%) CMS
3 2 (5.88%) DataSynapse
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
1 1 (2.94%) Intranet
1 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) Qlik Sense
3 5 (14.71%) QlikView
4 4 (11.76%) Hazelcast
5 3 (8.82%) Big Data
5 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.88%) KDB
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.94%) Data Lake
7 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.94%) Kdb+
7 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.94%) Spotfire
7 1 (2.94%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) JIRA
2 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.71%) Subversion
3 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.94%) EasyMock
5 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.94%) JUnit
5 1 (2.94%) Mockito
5 1 (2.94%) Selenium
5 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (47.06%) Banking
2 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Front Office
2 10 (29.41%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Law
4 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) HTML
2 7 (20.59%) CSS
3 6 (17.65%) .NET
3 6 (17.65%) Spring
4 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
4 5 (14.71%) XML
5 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.76%) LINQ
5 4 (11.76%) WCF
5 4 (11.76%) WPF
6 3 (8.82%) J2EE
6 3 (8.82%) Web Services
7 2 (5.88%) D3.js
7 2 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (5.88%) HTML5
7 2 (5.88%) React
7 2 (5.88%) RESTful
7 2 (5.88%) STL
8 1 (2.94%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
1 6 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Market Risk
3 4 (11.76%) Derivative
3 4 (11.76%) Equities
4 3 (8.82%) Grid Computing
5 2 (5.88%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.94%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.94%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Risk Management
3 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (23.53%) OO
5 7 (20.59%) Scrum
6 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
6 6 (17.65%) Multithreading
7 5 (14.71%) DevOps
7 5 (14.71%) SDLC
7 5 (14.71%) TDD
7 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Analytics
8 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.76%) Low Latency
8 4 (11.76%) Multithreaded Programming
8 4 (11.76%) Web Development
9 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.82%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) Java
3 11 (32.35%) C#
4 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
5 8 (23.53%) C++
6 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
7 5 (14.71%) Python
8 4 (11.76%) VBA
9 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
10 2 (5.88%) Apex Code
10 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
10 2 (5.88%) Scala
11 1 (2.94%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (2.94%) Perl
11 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 3 (8.82%) Basel III
2 3 (8.82%) CRD IV
2 3 (8.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.94%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Cloudera
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.94%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.94%) Nintex
4 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.94%) SunGard
4 1 (2.94%) Sybase
4 1 (2.94%) Tableau