The median contractor rate for an Applications Developer was £468 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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.

Application Developer
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 340 303 300
Rank change year-on-year -37 -3  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 78 122 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.57% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.60% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 84 86
Median daily rate £468 £448 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.46% +8.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £338 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £338
% change year-on-year +3.89% +14.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £190.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +583.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19415 20367 22175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13846 14783 15457
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 225 377
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -5.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in London

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in London

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Developer in London

Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer in London

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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
City of London -9 8 £433 +8.12% 8
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 76 (44.97%) JavaScript
2 64 (37.87%) Java
2 64 (37.87%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (33.73%) SQL
4 46 (27.22%) Finance
5 44 (26.04%) HTML
6 43 (25.44%) CSS
7 41 (24.26%) TDD
8 36 (21.30%) AngularJS
9 35 (20.71%) .NET
10 30 (17.75%) Oracle
10 30 (17.75%) React
11 29 (17.16%) Android
11 29 (17.16%) C#
12 25 (14.79%) HTML5
12 25 (14.79%) Apple iOS
13 24 (14.20%) Mobile Development
13 24 (14.20%) Android Development
14 23 (13.61%) Scrum
14 23 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (13.02%) Mobile App
15 22 (13.02%) Linux
16 21 (12.43%) Banking
16 21 (12.43%) Node.js
17 20 (11.83%) CSS3
17 20 (11.83%) iOS Development
18 19 (11.24%) Computer Science
18 19 (11.24%) Unix
19 18 (10.65%) Pair Programming
19 18 (10.65%) Open Source

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 12 (7.10%) WebLogic
2 8 (4.73%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (4.73%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.96%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (2.37%) IIS
5 4 (2.37%) Tuxedo
6 3 (1.78%) Apache
6 3 (1.78%) Apache Qpid
6 3 (1.78%) Confluence
6 3 (1.78%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.59%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.59%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.37%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.59%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle iStore
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.59%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.51%) Google Play
3 7 (4.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (4.14%) Heroku
3 7 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.78%) Office 365
4 3 (1.78%) SaaS
5 2 (1.18%) GitHub
5 2 (1.18%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.59%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.78%) AMQP
1 3 (1.78%) VoIP
1 3 (1.78%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.18%) HTTP
2 2 (1.18%) Skype
2 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.59%) DNS
3 1 (0.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.59%) Intranet
3 1 (0.59%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.59%) LDAP
3 1 (0.59%) SSL
3 1 (0.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.73%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.55%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.96%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.37%) DataStage
5 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.78%) dBASE
6 3 (1.78%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.78%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.78%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (1.78%) PowerCenter
7 2 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.18%) KDB
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (10.06%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.51%) JIRA
3 10 (5.92%) Gradle
4 9 (5.33%) Android Studio
4 9 (5.33%) Ant
5 8 (4.73%) Jasmine
5 8 (4.73%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.14%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (3.55%) ERwin
7 6 (3.55%) Mocha
8 5 (2.96%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.37%) RSpec
9 4 (2.37%) webpack
10 3 (1.78%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.78%) CMake
10 3 (1.78%) GoogleTest
10 3 (1.78%) gulp
10 3 (1.78%) Selenium
10 3 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (27.22%) Finance
2 21 (12.43%) Banking
3 15 (8.88%) Front Office
4 10 (5.92%) Marketing
5 6 (3.55%) Games
6 3 (1.78%) Advertising
6 3 (1.78%) Electronics
6 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.18%) Music Industry
7 2 (1.18%) Retail
8 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.59%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.59%) iGaming
8 1 (0.59%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (26.04%) HTML
2 43 (25.44%) CSS
3 36 (21.30%) AngularJS
4 35 (20.71%) .NET
5 30 (17.75%) React
6 25 (14.79%) HTML5
7 21 (12.43%) Node.js
8 20 (11.83%) CSS3
9 14 (8.28%) J2EE
10 13 (7.69%) Redux
10 13 (7.69%) Spring
10 13 (7.69%) XML
11 11 (6.51%) jQuery
12 10 (5.92%) Reactive Extensions
12 10 (5.92%) RxJS
12 10 (5.92%) Web Services
13 9 (5.33%) ASP.NET
14 8 (4.73%) EJB
14 8 (4.73%) JMS
14 8 (4.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.02%) Mobile App
2 19 (11.24%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.69%) User Experience
4 10 (5.92%) Virtual Team
5 9 (5.33%) Data Structures
5 9 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.37%) Equities
7 3 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.18%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.59%) Clustering
9 1 (0.59%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.59%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.59%) PDA
9 1 (0.59%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.16%) Android
2 25 (14.79%) Apple iOS
3 22 (13.02%) Linux
4 19 (11.24%) Unix
5 8 (4.73%) Windows
6 4 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.78%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.59%) AIX
9 1 (0.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (37.87%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (24.26%) TDD
3 24 (14.20%) Android Development
3 24 (14.20%) Mobile Development
4 23 (13.61%) Scrum
5 20 (11.83%) iOS Development
6 18 (10.65%) Open Source
6 18 (10.65%) Pair Programming
7 17 (10.06%) MVC
8 16 (9.47%) DevOps
8 16 (9.47%) Extreme Programming
9 15 (8.88%) Web Development
10 13 (7.69%) Data Modelling
11 12 (7.10%) OO
12 11 (6.51%) Test Automation
13 10 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (5.92%) ETL
14 8 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (4.73%) Kanban
14 8 (4.73%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 76 (44.97%) JavaScript
2 64 (37.87%) Java
3 57 (33.73%) SQL
4 29 (17.16%) C#
5 17 (10.06%) Python
6 16 (9.47%) PL/SQL
7 14 (8.28%) Ruby
8 13 (7.69%) Apple Swift
8 13 (7.69%) C++
8 13 (7.69%) Objective-C
8 13 (7.69%) TypeScript
9 9 (5.33%) Shell Script
9 9 (5.33%) VBA
10 7 (4.14%) C
10 7 (4.14%) ES6
10 7 (4.14%) Perl
11 5 (2.96%) PHP
12 4 (2.37%) Go
13 3 (1.78%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.73%) Degree
2 7 (4.14%) OCPJP
2 7 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.78%) Postgraduate
3 3 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (1.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.18%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.18%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.59%) CEH
5 1 (0.59%) CFA
5 1 (0.59%) CISM
5 1 (0.59%) CISSP
5 1 (0.59%) CRISC
5 1 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.96%) QA
2 4 (2.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.37%) Docker
1 4 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.59%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (4.14%) Terraform
2 6 (3.55%) logstash
3 4 (2.37%) Control-M
4 3 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.18%) Ansible
5 2 (1.18%) HockeyApp
6 1 (0.59%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.59%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (17.75%) Oracle
2 17 (10.06%) Google
3 16 (9.47%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.37%) Apple
4 4 (2.37%) Informatica
4 4 (2.37%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.37%) Teradata
5 3 (1.78%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.18%) Appcelerator
6 2 (1.18%) IBM
6 2 (1.18%) SAP
7 1 (0.59%) Adobe
7 1 (0.59%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.59%) CA
7 1 (0.59%) Citrix
7 1 (0.59%) Cognos
7 1 (0.59%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.59%) Reuters
7 1 (0.59%) Serena
7 1 (0.59%) Unisys
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