The median contractor rate for a Applications Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 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.

Application Developer
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 327 292
Rank change year-on-year +15 -35  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 90 99 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.44% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.47% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 71 83
Median daily rate £425 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +1.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.23 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year +21.88% -  

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 18483 21200 20424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.05% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13146 15201 14093
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 281 378
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 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
City of London -11 7 £388 -3.12% 6
West End of London - 2 £98 - 2
Feltham - 1 - -
Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 84 (41.58%) JavaScript
2 80 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (36.63%) HTML
3 74 (36.63%) CSS
4 69 (34.16%) Finance
5 57 (28.22%) SQL
6 56 (27.72%) Java
7 50 (24.75%) .NET
8 44 (21.78%) C#
9 42 (20.79%) HTML5
9 42 (20.79%) AngularJS
10 39 (19.31%) CSS3
11 36 (17.82%) TDD
12 30 (14.85%) Oracle
12 30 (14.85%) Git (software)
13 27 (13.37%) Android
13 27 (13.37%) Apple iOS
13 27 (13.37%) React
14 25 (12.38%) SQL Server
15 23 (11.39%) Banking
15 23 (11.39%) MVC
16 22 (10.89%) User Experience
17 21 (10.40%) Mobile App
18 20 (9.90%) Web Development
19 19 (9.41%) Microsoft
19 19 (9.41%) OO
19 19 (9.41%) Node.js
20 18 (8.91%) Visualisation
20 18 (8.91%) Computer Science
20 18 (8.91%) jQuery

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 11 (5.45%) WebLogic
2 6 (2.97%) Apache
3 5 (2.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (2.48%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (1.98%) IIS
4 4 (1.98%) Tuxedo
4 4 (1.98%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.49%) Apache Qpid
5 3 (1.49%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.49%) Confluence
5 3 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.50%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.99%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.46%) GitHub
3 8 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.48%) Google Play
5 4 (1.98%) IaaS
5 4 (1.98%) PaaS
6 2 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.99%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.99%) SaaS
7 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.50%) Heroku
7 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.48%) HTTP
2 4 (1.98%) DMARC
2 4 (1.98%) Internet
3 3 (1.49%) AMQP
3 3 (1.49%) VoIP
3 3 (1.49%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.99%) DKIM
4 2 (0.99%) Skype
4 2 (0.99%) SMTP
5 1 (0.50%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.50%) DNS
5 1 (0.50%) Intranet
5 1 (0.50%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.50%) LDAP
5 1 (0.50%) SSL
5 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.47%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.97%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.48%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.98%) DataStage
7 3 (1.49%) dBASE
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.49%) Pentaho
7 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (14.85%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.43%) Jasmine
3 14 (6.93%) Sonatype Nexus
4 13 (6.44%) JIRA
5 12 (5.94%) Visual Studio
6 10 (4.95%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.95%) Mocha
7 9 (4.46%) gulp
7 9 (4.46%) webpack
8 8 (3.96%) Grunt
9 7 (3.47%) Maven
9 7 (3.47%) Selenium
9 7 (3.47%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.97%) Ant
10 6 (2.97%) Mercurial
10 6 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (2.48%) Android Studio
11 5 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.98%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.98%) Gradle
General
1 69 (34.16%) Finance
2 23 (11.39%) Banking
3 13 (6.44%) Front Office
4 9 (4.46%) Marketing
5 7 (3.47%) Games
6 5 (2.48%) Retail
7 4 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.49%) Advertising
8 3 (1.49%) Back Office
9 2 (0.99%) Electronics
9 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Law
10 1 (0.50%) Legal
10 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.50%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (36.63%) CSS
1 74 (36.63%) HTML
2 50 (24.75%) .NET
3 42 (20.79%) AngularJS
3 42 (20.79%) HTML5
4 39 (19.31%) CSS3
5 27 (13.37%) React
6 19 (9.41%) Node.js
7 18 (8.91%) ASP.NET
7 18 (8.91%) jQuery
8 13 (6.44%) D3.js
9 12 (5.94%) Redux
9 12 (5.94%) RESTful
9 12 (5.94%) XML
10 11 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (5.45%) JSON
10 11 (5.45%) Sass
10 11 (5.45%) Web Services
11 9 (4.46%) J2EE
11 9 (4.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.89%) User Experience
2 21 (10.40%) Mobile App
3 18 (8.91%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.45%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.98%) Equities
7 3 (1.49%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.99%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.99%) FMCG
8 2 (0.99%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.50%) CMDB
9 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.50%) iPhone
9 1 (0.50%) Life Science
9 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.50%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.50%) Robotics
9 1 (0.50%) Social Gaming
9 1 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.37%) Android
1 27 (13.37%) Apple iOS
2 16 (7.92%) Linux
3 14 (6.93%) Unix
4 6 (2.97%) Windows
5 4 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.49%) AIX
7 1 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.50%) webOS
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (17.82%) TDD
3 23 (11.39%) MVC
4 20 (9.90%) Web Development
5 19 (9.41%) OO
6 18 (8.91%) Scrum
6 18 (8.91%) Visualisation
7 16 (7.92%) Android Development
7 16 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (7.92%) Mobile Development
7 16 (7.92%) Open Source
7 16 (7.92%) SDLC
7 16 (7.92%) Web Application Development
8 15 (7.43%) iOS Development
9 13 (6.44%) Pair Programming
10 12 (5.94%) Data Visualisation
11 11 (5.45%) ETL
11 11 (5.45%) Extreme Programming
12 10 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (4.46%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 84 (41.58%) JavaScript
2 57 (28.22%) SQL
3 56 (27.72%) Java
4 44 (21.78%) C#
5 17 (8.42%) PL/SQL
6 15 (7.43%) Python
7 14 (6.93%) ES6
8 12 (5.94%) Apple Swift
8 12 (5.94%) Objective-C
9 11 (5.45%) VBA
10 9 (4.46%) C++
10 9 (4.46%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.96%) TypeScript
12 7 (3.47%) Ruby
13 6 (2.97%) Perl
14 5 (2.48%) VB
14 5 (2.48%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.98%) C
15 4 (1.98%) PHP
15 4 (1.98%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (6.44%) Degree
1 13 (6.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.97%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.48%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.98%) OCPJP
5 2 (0.99%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.48%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 5 (2.48%) Docker
2 4 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (1.98%) Control-M
2 2 (0.99%) Ansible
2 2 (0.99%) HP Fortify
2 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.50%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.50%) Puppet
3 1 (0.50%) Terraform
3 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (14.85%) Oracle
2 19 (9.41%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.45%) Google
4 7 (3.47%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.48%) Adobe
6 4 (1.98%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.98%) SAP
6 4 (1.98%) Teradata
7 3 (1.49%) IBM
8 2 (0.99%) Appcelerator
8 2 (0.99%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.99%) Facebook
9 1 (0.50%) Apple
9 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.50%) CA
9 1 (0.50%) Citrix
9 1 (0.50%) HP
9 1 (0.50%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.50%) Tableau
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