The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 29 44 64
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 218 244 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.44% 4.11% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.73% 4.34% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 225 135
Median daily rate £530 £538 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.39% +10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £390 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.98%
Senior Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3237 5622 5549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.60% 94.71% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2623 4375 4031
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 91 96
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £30.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Developer across the City of London region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer across the City of London region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Senior 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 City of London region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 254 (58.26%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (46.10%) Finance
3 190 (43.58%) TDD
4 189 (43.35%) Java
5 134 (30.73%) Banking
6 131 (30.05%) JavaScript
7 129 (29.59%) HTML
8 124 (28.44%) C#
9 121 (27.75%) SQL
10 115 (26.38%) CSS
11 111 (25.46%) AngularJS
12 99 (22.71%) .NET
13 98 (22.48%) HTML5
14 79 (18.12%) Scrum
15 73 (16.74%) BDD
16 69 (15.83%) CSS3
17 68 (15.60%) Spring
18 66 (15.14%) Pair Programming
19 64 (14.68%) OO
20 63 (14.45%) Multithreading
21 60 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
21 60 (13.76%) SQL Server
22 54 (12.39%) Web Services
23 52 (11.93%) Front Office
24 49 (11.24%) Investment Banking
24 49 (11.24%) User Experience
25 47 (10.78%) Mentoring
25 47 (10.78%) Oracle
26 42 (9.63%) E-Commerce
26 42 (9.63%) Derivative

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 13 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.06%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.06%) Mule
2 9 (2.06%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.38%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.15%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.92%) CMS
6 4 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.92%) Mule ESB
7 3 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.46%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.46%) IIS
8 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.23%) JBoss
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.23%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 13 (2.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.38%) MS Office
3 3 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.69%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 3 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.46%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.46%) Endur
3 2 (0.46%) Unica
4 1 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.23%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.23%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 38 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (2.29%) TestFlight
4 6 (1.38%) Office 365
5 4 (0.92%) GitHub
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.23%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.23%) Google Play
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
6 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (0.23%) Broadband
2 1 (0.23%) FTP
2 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (13.76%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.42%) MySQL
3 27 (6.19%) SQLite
4 24 (5.50%) MongoDB
5 23 (5.28%) Oracle Database
6 17 (3.90%) Big Data
6 17 (3.90%) NoSQL
7 14 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (2.98%) Hadoop
9 12 (2.75%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.52%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (2.29%) Azure SQL Database
11 10 (2.29%) CouchDB
12 9 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.61%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (8.26%) Maven
2 30 (6.88%) Git (software)
3 28 (6.42%) Eclipse
4 25 (5.73%) IntelliJ
5 18 (4.13%) JUnit
6 17 (3.90%) Cucumber
6 17 (3.90%) Selenium
7 16 (3.67%) Jenkins
8 13 (2.98%) gulp
9 10 (2.29%) JIRA
10 9 (2.06%) WebDriver
11 8 (1.83%) Grunt
11 8 (1.83%) Mockito
11 8 (1.83%) Subversion
11 8 (1.83%) TeamCity
12 7 (1.61%) NUnit
13 6 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (1.15%) EasyMock
14 5 (1.15%) Jasmine
14 5 (1.15%) Vagrant
General
1 201 (46.10%) Finance
2 134 (30.73%) Banking
3 52 (11.93%) Front Office
4 49 (11.24%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.90%) Financial Institution
6 16 (3.67%) Marketing
7 6 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.92%) Games
8 4 (0.92%) Publishing
9 3 (0.69%) Electronics
9 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.69%) Retail
10 1 (0.23%) Back Office
10 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (29.59%) HTML
2 115 (26.38%) CSS
3 111 (25.46%) AngularJS
4 99 (22.71%) .NET
5 98 (22.48%) HTML5
6 69 (15.83%) CSS3
7 68 (15.60%) Spring
8 54 (12.39%) Web Services
9 42 (9.63%) jQuery
9 42 (9.63%) Node.js
9 42 (9.63%) REST
10 33 (7.57%) WPF
11 30 (6.88%) React
12 28 (6.42%) ASP.NET
12 28 (6.42%) Sass
13 21 (4.82%) RESTful
13 21 (4.82%) SOAP
14 18 (4.13%) WCF
14 18 (4.13%) XML
15 17 (3.90%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.24%) User Experience
2 42 (9.63%) Derivative
3 40 (9.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 39 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (7.34%) Mobile App
6 23 (5.28%) Mathematics
7 22 (5.05%) Equities
8 18 (4.13%) Computer Science
8 18 (4.13%) Fixed Income
9 10 (2.29%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.61%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.92%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (0.92%) Fintech
11 4 (0.92%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.92%) NHS
12 3 (0.69%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.69%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.69%) Swaptions
13 2 (0.46%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.19%) Linux
2 25 (5.73%) Android
3 21 (4.82%) Unix
4 18 (4.13%) Windows
5 17 (3.90%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.92%) Solaris
7 3 (0.69%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (58.26%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (43.58%) TDD
3 79 (18.12%) Scrum
4 73 (16.74%) BDD
5 66 (15.14%) Pair Programming
6 64 (14.68%) OO
7 63 (14.45%) Multithreading
8 60 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (10.78%) Mentoring
10 42 (9.63%) E-Commerce
11 37 (8.49%) Front End Development
12 36 (8.26%) MVC
13 34 (7.80%) Web Development
14 31 (7.11%) Unit Testing
15 29 (6.65%) Open Source
16 25 (5.73%) Garbage Collection
17 24 (5.50%) Android Development
17 24 (5.50%) Kanban
18 23 (5.28%) Low Latency
19 22 (5.05%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 189 (43.35%) Java
2 131 (30.05%) JavaScript
3 124 (28.44%) C#
4 121 (27.75%) SQL
5 38 (8.72%) PL/SQL
6 35 (8.03%) Python
7 28 (6.42%) Scala
8 15 (3.44%) Apple Swift
9 14 (3.21%) Objective-C
9 14 (3.21%) PHP
10 13 (2.98%) Shell Script
10 13 (2.98%) VBA
11 12 (2.75%) Groovy
12 11 (2.52%) Ruby
12 11 (2.52%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.06%) C++
14 8 (1.83%) Clojure
14 8 (1.83%) Jython
14 8 (1.83%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (3.21%) Degree
2 6 (1.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.46%) PhD
5 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.06%) QA
2 3 (0.69%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.46%) WCAG
4 1 (0.23%) FATCA
4 1 (0.23%) MiFID
4 1 (0.23%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (1.15%) HDFS
2 4 (0.92%) Docker
3 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (2.52%) Puppet
2 2 (0.46%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.23%) Ansible
3 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 47 (10.78%) Oracle
2 25 (5.73%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.52%) DevExpress
4 6 (1.38%) Sybase
5 5 (1.15%) SAP
6 4 (0.92%) Adobe
6 4 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.92%) Tableau
7 3 (0.69%) Apple
7 3 (0.69%) Teradata
7 3 (0.69%) VMware
8 2 (0.46%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.46%) Google
8 2 (0.46%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.46%) RedDot
8 2 (0.46%) Twitter
8 2 (0.46%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.23%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.23%) Splunk
9 1 (0.23%) Zend
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