The median contractor rate for a Real Time Developer was £569 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 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.

Real-Time Developer
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 416 423 427
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Real Time Developer 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.038% 0.018% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.019% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Median daily rate £569 £370 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.71% -26.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £392 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
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 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Real Time Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Real Time Developer in London

Real Time Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Real Time Developer in London

Real Time Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Real Time Developer in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Real Time Developer in London

Real Time Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Real Time Developer in London

Real Time 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 Real Time Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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 - 1 £600 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £616 -
Real Time Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Real Time 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 Real Time Developer in the job title.

1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) Banking
4 8 (40.00%) Big Data
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
6 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (30.00%) WPF
6 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
7 4 (20.00%) C++
8 3 (15.00%) Java
9 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (10.00%) Unix
9 2 (10.00%) Apache
9 2 (10.00%) Python
9 2 (10.00%) Grid Computing
9 2 (10.00%) Perl
9 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
9 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.00%) TDD
10 1 (5.00%) Android
10 1 (5.00%) Google Maps API
10 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
10 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (5.00%) KDB
10 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
10 1 (5.00%) D3.js
10 1 (5.00%) Mockito
10 1 (5.00%) Memory Management
10 1 (5.00%) Multithreaded Programming

Real Time 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 2 (10.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) KDB
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Gradle
1 1 (5.00%) JUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Mockito
1 1 (5.00%) Robolectric
General
1 10 (50.00%) Banking
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) WPF
3 1 (5.00%) D3.js
3 1 (5.00%) Google Maps API
3 1 (5.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.00%) Grid Computing
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (5.00%) Android Development
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Data Management
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (5.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.00%) OOP
3 1 (5.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (5.00%) SDLC
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Google
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
1 1 (5.00%) Sybase