The median contractor rate for a Technical Developer was £530 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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.

Technical Developer
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 392 373 401
Rank change year-on-year -19 +28  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 32 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 27
Median daily rate £530 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +13.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £427 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £717 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £450 £443
% change year-on-year -7.77% +1.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.64 -
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 19705 20363 22100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.93% 95.26% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14056 14779 15421
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 245 225 369
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -9.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Technical Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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 +2 7 £500 - 4
Technical Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 38 (59.38%) Java
2 25 (39.06%) SQL
3 21 (32.81%) .NET
4 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (25.00%) Finance
6 15 (23.44%) Banking
6 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
6 15 (23.44%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (20.31%) HTML
7 13 (20.31%) Selenium
7 13 (20.31%) Test Scripting
7 13 (20.31%) Cucumber
8 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
8 12 (18.75%) VBA
9 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
9 11 (17.19%) DevOps
10 10 (15.63%) NoSQL
10 10 (15.63%) Scala
10 10 (15.63%) C#
11 8 (12.50%) HTML5
11 8 (12.50%) QA
12 7 (10.94%) Hedge funds
12 7 (10.94%) BDD
12 7 (10.94%) MongoDB
12 7 (10.94%) Low Latency
12 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (10.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
12 7 (10.94%) Oracle
12 7 (10.94%) XML

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 6 (9.38%) Apache
2 5 (7.81%) NServiceBus
3 2 (3.13%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.56%) Confluence
4 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Force.com
3 1 (1.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) NoSQL
2 7 (10.94%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.81%) Big Data
4 4 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (3.13%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.56%) DB2
7 1 (1.56%) Impala
7 1 (1.56%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.56%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Cucumber
1 13 (20.31%) Selenium
2 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.38%) Subversion
3 5 (7.81%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.56%) Capybara
5 1 (1.56%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.56%) JIRA
5 1 (1.56%) JUnit
5 1 (1.56%) Maven
5 1 (1.56%) NUnit
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Front Office
4 2 (3.13%) Back Office
4 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.81%) .NET
2 13 (20.31%) HTML
3 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
4 8 (12.50%) HTML5
5 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
5 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (10.94%) XML
6 6 (9.38%) Kafka
7 5 (7.81%) Akka
7 5 (7.81%) Angular 2
7 5 (7.81%) CSS
7 5 (7.81%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (7.81%) Reactive Extensions
7 5 (7.81%) Redux
7 5 (7.81%) SignalR
7 5 (7.81%) Web Services
7 5 (7.81%) WebSockets
8 3 (4.69%) J2EE
8 3 (4.69%) Node.js
8 3 (4.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (10.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (10.94%) Hedge funds
3 5 (7.81%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.69%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.13%) Clustering
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.13%) Derivative
5 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.13%) Equities
5 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.56%) AS400
6 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.56%) DataPower
6 1 (1.56%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.56%) iSeries
6 1 (1.56%) LIMS
6 1 (1.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Linux
1 3 (4.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.31%) Test Scripting
3 11 (17.19%) DevOps
4 7 (10.94%) BDD
4 7 (10.94%) Low Latency
5 6 (9.38%) Multithreading
5 6 (9.38%) TDD
6 5 (7.81%) Complex Event Processing
6 5 (7.81%) CQRS
6 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.81%) Functional Programming
6 5 (7.81%) Machine Learning
6 5 (7.81%) Microservices
6 5 (7.81%) Scrum
6 5 (7.81%) SDLC
6 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
7 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.25%) Open Source
7 4 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) Java
2 25 (39.06%) SQL
3 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
4 12 (18.75%) VBA
5 10 (15.63%) C#
5 10 (15.63%) Scala
6 6 (9.38%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.69%) C++
7 3 (4.69%) Python
7 3 (4.69%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.13%) Groovy
8 2 (3.13%) Ruby
9 1 (1.56%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.56%) RPG
9 1 (1.56%) RPG IV
9 1 (1.56%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) EMIR
2 1 (1.56%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.56%) Control-M
2 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Oracle
2 3 (4.69%) hybris
3 2 (3.13%) Calypso
3 2 (3.13%) IBM
3 2 (3.13%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe
4 1 (1.56%) Apigee
4 1 (1.56%) ATG
4 1 (1.56%) Cognos
4 1 (1.56%) Google
4 1 (1.56%) HP
4 1 (1.56%) iManage
4 1 (1.56%) LabWare
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.56%) Reuters
4 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com