Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Developer was £530 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Technical Developer
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 549 528
Rank change year-on-year -43 -21 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 42 58 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.091% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 37 36
London median daily rate £530 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.58% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £456 £385 £325
90th Percentile £683 £643 £644
England median daily rate £475 £463 £440
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.11% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £60.00 -
England median hourly rate - £60.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Technical Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Technical Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Developer in London

Technical Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Developer in London

Technical Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Developer in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Developer in London

Technical Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Developer in London

Technical 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 Technical Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -8 8 £578 -2.86% 1
South London - 1 £800 -
Technical Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Developer in the job title.

1 25 (59.52%) Java
2 17 (40.48%) SQL
3 16 (38.10%) .NET
4 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (33.33%) Banking
6 12 (28.57%) Selenium
7 11 (26.19%) Finance
8 10 (23.81%) VBA
8 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
8 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
8 10 (23.81%) Cucumber
8 10 (23.81%) DevOps
9 7 (16.67%) RESTful
9 7 (16.67%) Spring
9 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 7 (16.67%) Node.js
10 6 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 6 (14.29%) Web Services
10 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 5 (11.90%) C#
11 5 (11.90%) HTML
11 5 (11.90%) Oracle
11 5 (11.90%) Scrum
11 5 (11.90%) CMS
11 5 (11.90%) JSON
11 5 (11.90%) TDD
11 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (9.52%) Docker
12 4 (9.52%) Puppet

Technical 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 5 (11.90%) CMS
2 3 (7.14%) Apache
2 3 (7.14%) NServiceBus
3 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.76%) Big Data
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.38%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Selenium
2 10 (23.81%) Cucumber
3 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 3 (7.14%) Subversion
5 2 (4.76%) JUnit
5 2 (4.76%) Maven
5 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.38%) MorphX
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.38%) Xcode
General
1 14 (33.33%) Banking
2 11 (26.19%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) .NET
2 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 7 (16.67%) Node.js
2 7 (16.67%) RESTful
2 7 (16.67%) Spring
3 6 (14.29%) Web Services
4 5 (11.90%) HTML
4 5 (11.90%) JSON
5 4 (9.52%) CSS
5 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
5 4 (9.52%) jQuery
5 4 (9.52%) JSON Schema
5 4 (9.52%) Spring Boot
5 4 (9.52%) Swagger
6 3 (7.14%) Akka
6 3 (7.14%) Angular 2
6 3 (7.14%) Kafka
6 3 (7.14%) Reactive Extensions
6 3 (7.14%) Redux
6 3 (7.14%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.14%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) DevOps
2 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
3 5 (11.90%) Scrum
3 5 (11.90%) TDD
4 4 (9.52%) API Design
4 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (9.52%) Microservices
5 3 (7.14%) BDD
5 3 (7.14%) Complex Event Processing
5 3 (7.14%) Content Management
5 3 (7.14%) CQRS
5 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.14%) Web Development
6 2 (4.76%) Machine Learning
6 2 (4.76%) MVC
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.76%) SEO
6 2 (4.76%) UML
6 2 (4.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) Java
2 17 (40.48%) SQL
3 10 (23.81%) VBA
4 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.90%) C#
6 4 (9.52%) PHP
6 4 (9.52%) Ruby
7 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.14%) Scala
8 1 (2.38%) BeanShell
8 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.38%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) Ansible
2 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.38%) hybris
4 1 (2.38%) SAP