The median contractor rate for a Systems Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Developer
UK / England
Rank 563 572 555
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 22 43 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.053% 0.088% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.092% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 16
Median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £350 £409
% change year-on-year +27.85% -14.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Systems Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Systems Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +22 12 £450 +16.12% 7
London +21 6 £540 +16.75% 6
West Midlands - 3 £193 - 1
South West +1 1 - - 4
Systems Developer
UK

Systems Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Systems 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 England region featuring Systems Developer in the job title.

1 21 (43.75%) SQL
2 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
2 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 11 (22.92%) Linux
5 10 (20.83%) Unix
5 10 (20.83%) HTML
5 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 9 (18.75%) Windows
6 9 (18.75%) Finance
6 9 (18.75%) Relational Database
7 8 (16.67%) jQuery
7 8 (16.67%) .NET
7 8 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (14.58%) Shell Script
8 7 (14.58%) Migration
8 7 (14.58%) Data Analysis
8 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
8 7 (14.58%) Waterfall
9 6 (12.50%) HTML5
9 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 6 (12.50%) SDLC
9 6 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (12.50%) SQLPlus
9 6 (12.50%) RDBMS
9 6 (12.50%) Java
10 5 (10.42%) C#
10 5 (10.42%) SQL Server

Systems Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.08%) Tuxedo
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) LDAP
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
2 1 (2.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 8 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
4 6 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 6 (12.50%) SQLPlus
5 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
6 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (2.08%) Data Mart
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) ProC
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Advertising
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) HTML
2 8 (16.67%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) jQuery
3 6 (12.50%) HTML5
4 5 (10.42%) Middleware
4 5 (10.42%) XML
5 4 (8.33%) REST
5 4 (8.33%) Web Services
6 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.17%) XSD
8 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.08%) JSON
8 1 (2.08%) Node.js
8 1 (2.08%) ODBC
8 1 (2.08%) Regular Expression
8 1 (2.08%) Spring Boot
8 1 (2.08%) WCF
8 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) NHS
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.08%) Life Science
3 1 (2.08%) LIMS
3 1 (2.08%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Unix
3 9 (18.75%) Windows
4 5 (10.42%) AIX
5 3 (6.25%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
3 7 (14.58%) Data Analysis
3 7 (14.58%) Migration
3 7 (14.58%) Waterfall
4 6 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (12.50%) SDLC
5 5 (10.42%) Data Extraction
6 4 (8.33%) Data Engineering
6 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (6.25%) Open Source
7 3 (6.25%) Scrum
7 3 (6.25%) Software Delivery
8 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.17%) CRM
8 2 (4.17%) ETL
9 1 (2.08%) EAI
9 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) SQL
2 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 7 (14.58%) Shell Script
5 6 (12.50%) Java
6 5 (10.42%) C#
7 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.17%) Perl
8 2 (4.17%) Python
9 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.08%) C
9 1 (2.08%) Groovy
9 1 (2.08%) Korn
9 1 (2.08%) VB
9 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (2.08%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.08%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.42%) Splunk
4 2 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe
5 1 (2.08%) Google
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) JDA
5 1 (2.08%) LabWare
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