The median contractor rate for a Systems Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 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.

System Developer
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 601 603
Rank change year-on-year +43 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Developer 32 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.074% 0.073% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.076% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 10
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £400 £309
% change year-on-year -7.37% +29.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 40770 47086 48496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.72% 95.05% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26583 31109 30993
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1252 1361 1876
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 June 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
London +6 6 £450 +5.88% 6
East of England +1 6 £363 - 5
East Midlands -9 5 - - 3
South East +23 4 £438 -2.77% 2
West Midlands +26 3 £350 -12.50% 1
North East - 3 £375 -
South West - 2 £400 - 3
North West +21 1 - - 7
Yorkshire +20 1 £120 -70.00% 1
Systems Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 27 (50.00%) SQL
2 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 19 (35.19%) Unix
3 19 (35.19%) Linux
4 17 (31.48%) Oracle
4 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (27.78%) jQuery
6 14 (25.93%) Relational Database
6 14 (25.93%) Finance
6 14 (25.93%) Java
6 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 13 (24.07%) HTML
8 12 (22.22%) .NET
8 12 (22.22%) Shell Script
8 12 (22.22%) Waterfall
9 11 (20.37%) PL/SQL
10 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
10 10 (18.52%) Oracle Database
10 10 (18.52%) SDLC
11 9 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (16.67%) SQLPlus
11 9 (16.67%) RDBMS
11 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 9 (16.67%) Windows
12 8 (14.81%) AIX
13 7 (12.96%) CSS
13 7 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (12.96%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (12.96%) Degree
14 6 (11.11%) MVC

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 7 (12.96%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (9.26%) Apache Solr
2 5 (9.26%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.41%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.85%) JBoss
5 1 (1.85%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.85%) IntelliMatch
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Boomi
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) LDAP
1 3 (5.56%) Skype
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
2 1 (1.85%) SMS
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) Relational Database
2 10 (18.52%) Oracle Database
3 9 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (16.67%) SQLPlus
4 7 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (3.70%) Big Data
7 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.85%) Power BI
8 1 (1.85%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (1.85%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.70%) ProC
3 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Billing
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) jQuery
2 13 (24.07%) HTML
3 12 (22.22%) .NET
4 7 (12.96%) CSS
5 6 (11.11%) HTML5
5 6 (11.11%) Middleware
6 5 (9.26%) Grails
6 5 (9.26%) IBM Integration Bus
6 5 (9.26%) Lucene
6 5 (9.26%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
7 4 (7.41%) REST
7 4 (7.41%) Web Services
7 4 (7.41%) XML
8 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (5.56%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.70%) JSF
9 2 (3.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) NHS
4 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.85%) Derivative
4 1 (1.85%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.85%) Equities
4 1 (1.85%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Linux
1 19 (35.19%) Unix
2 9 (16.67%) Windows
3 8 (14.81%) AIX
4 3 (5.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 10 (18.52%) SDLC
4 9 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (11.11%) MVC
6 5 (9.26%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Data Extraction
7 4 (7.41%) Migration
7 4 (7.41%) UML
8 3 (5.56%) Coaching
8 3 (5.56%) Data Engineering
8 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.56%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.56%) Project Management
8 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.70%) Scrum
9 2 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) SQL
2 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 14 (25.93%) Java
4 12 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 11 (20.37%) PL/SQL
6 6 (11.11%) C#
7 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.56%) C
9 2 (3.70%) VB
9 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.85%) C++
10 1 (1.85%) JSX
10 1 (1.85%) Perl
10 1 (1.85%) Python
10 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Oracle
2 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.26%) IBM
4 4 (7.41%) Splunk
5 2 (3.70%) SAP
6 1 (1.85%) Blackboard
6 1 (1.85%) Google
6 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
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