Period
to 18 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Systems Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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.

System Developer
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 805 768 808
Rank change year-on-year -37 +40 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 43 88 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.094% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.099% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 49 49
England median daily rate £425 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +23.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £277 £238 £275
90th Percentile £568 £625 £478
UK median daily rate £418 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +1.39% +10.00% -6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
England median hourly rate £30.24 - £17.50
10th Percentile £19.97 - £15.40
90th Percentile £41.21 - £20.40
UK median hourly rate £30.24 £37.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -19.37% +114.29% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88,711 89,110 93,100
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.90% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,299 59,345 61,334
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,720 2,647 3,013
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.63 £18.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.67% +0.95% +3.83%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.90 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.90 £46.75
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -

Systems Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Systems Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Developer in England

Systems Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Systems Developer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Developer in England

Systems Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Developer in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Developer in England

Systems Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Developer in England

Systems Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Developer in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Systems Developer in England

Systems Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 19 £500 -14.60% 7
North of England -14 10 £424 +42.52% 18
South West -30 6 £425 +6.18% 4
East Midlands +5 5 £400 -
Midlands -21 5 £400 - 4
North East - 5 £375 - 5
Yorkshire - 5 £425 - 4
South East -40 2 £338 -18.18% 7
East of England +6 1 - - 13
Systems Developer
UK

Systems Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, Systems Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Systems Developer in the job title.

1 21 (48.84%) C#
2 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
2 19 (44.19%) Finance
3 18 (41.86%) .NET
4 16 (37.21%) SQL
5 14 (32.56%) Oracle
6 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
7 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
9 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (20.93%) Python
11 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
11 8 (18.60%) Workflow
12 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (16.28%) DevOps
13 6 (13.95%) HTML5
13 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (13.95%) Banking
13 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (13.95%) HTML
14 5 (11.63%) Middleware
14 5 (11.63%) Internet
14 5 (11.63%) ActionScript
14 5 (11.63%) IIS
14 5 (11.63%) CSS
14 5 (11.63%) XML
14 5 (11.63%) Linux
14 5 (11.63%) OOP
14 5 (11.63%) OOD
14 5 (11.63%) Derivative

Systems Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (11.63%) IIS
1 5 (11.63%) nginx
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.65%) K2 blackpearl
4 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (6.98%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (4.65%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (2.33%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) G Suite
2 2 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Internet
1 5 (11.63%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (4.65%) Power BI
6 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.33%) MS Access
7 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.30%) Jasmine
2 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.65%) MSBuild
3 2 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 19 (44.19%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) General Ledger
4 3 (6.98%) Front Office
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.33%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.95%) HTML
3 6 (13.95%) HTML5
4 5 (11.63%) CreateJS
4 5 (11.63%) CSS
4 5 (11.63%) CSS3
4 5 (11.63%) JSON
4 5 (11.63%) lodash
4 5 (11.63%) Middleware
4 5 (11.63%) XML
5 4 (9.30%) jQuery
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (6.98%) Flash
6 3 (6.98%) RESTful
6 3 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (4.65%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (4.65%) SAP Smart Forms
7 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Derivative
2 4 (9.30%) Equities
2 4 (9.30%) Fixed Income
2 4 (9.30%) RIA
3 2 (4.65%) Exotic Derivative
3 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (2.33%) LIMS
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Unix
3 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.60%) Workflow
3 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (16.28%) DevOps
4 5 (11.63%) Asynchronous Programming
4 5 (11.63%) BDD
4 5 (11.63%) OOD
4 5 (11.63%) OOP
4 5 (11.63%) Scrum
4 5 (11.63%) TDD
4 5 (11.63%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (9.30%) Logistics
5 4 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (9.30%) SOA
5 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery
6 3 (6.98%) MVC
6 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.98%) Visualisation
7 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) C#
2 16 (37.21%) SQL
3 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.93%) Python
5 5 (11.63%) ActionScript
5 5 (11.63%) ActionScript 3.0
5 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
5 5 (11.63%) TypeScript
6 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
6 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
6 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.98%) Java
8 2 (4.65%) VBA
9 1 (2.33%) Clojure
9 1 (2.33%) Haskell
9 1 (2.33%) Perl
9 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.33%) VB
9 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) AWS Certification
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) MiFID
2 1 (2.33%) GDPR
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Docker
1 5 (11.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) HAProxy
2 2 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle
2 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) Dynatrace
4 2 (4.65%) Google
4 2 (4.65%) New Relic
5 1 (2.33%) Capita
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (2.33%) LabWare
5 1 (2.33%) Orchard
5 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.33%) Tableau