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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 34 46 60
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 207 187 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.02% 4.04% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.34% 4.24% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 172 157
Median daily rate £550 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
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
3267 4408 5489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.00% 95.21% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2598 3473 4019
Median daily rate £475 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 68 110
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £24.04 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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.

1 275 (61.94%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (47.75%) TDD
3 210 (47.30%) Java
4 208 (46.85%) Finance
5 128 (28.83%) JavaScript
6 126 (28.38%) Banking
7 124 (27.93%) HTML
8 118 (26.58%) SQL
9 116 (26.13%) CSS
10 106 (23.87%) C#
11 105 (23.65%) BDD
12 100 (22.52%) AngularJS
13 98 (22.07%) HTML5
14 87 (19.59%) Scrum
15 83 (18.69%) Pair Programming
15 83 (18.69%) CSS3
16 79 (17.79%) .NET
17 72 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
18 70 (15.77%) OO
19 68 (15.32%) Web Services
19 68 (15.32%) Multithreading
20 67 (15.09%) Python
21 65 (14.64%) Continuous Integration
22 57 (12.84%) Spring
22 57 (12.84%) SQL Server
23 56 (12.61%) User Experience
24 53 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
25 51 (11.49%) Node.js
25 51 (11.49%) Front Office
26 49 (11.04%) REST

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 18 (4.05%) Apache Spark
2 14 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.25%) Oracle Coherence
4 8 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (1.58%) Apache
6 6 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.35%) Mule
6 6 (1.35%) Mule ESB
6 6 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.90%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.68%) IIS
9 2 (0.45%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.45%) Confluence
9 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.23%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.68%) MS Office
3 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.68%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 3 (0.68%) RMDS
3 2 (0.45%) Endur
4 1 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.23%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 72 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.15%) TestFlight
4 8 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.58%) GitHub
6 6 (1.35%) Office 365
7 1 (0.23%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.23%) Google Play
7 1 (0.23%) IaaS
7 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.31%) HTTP
2 23 (5.18%) MQTT
2 23 (5.18%) RTSP
3 6 (1.35%) Internet
4 2 (0.45%) Intranet
4 2 (0.45%) SSL
5 1 (0.23%) AMQP
5 1 (0.23%) FTP
5 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.56%) MongoDB
2 38 (8.56%) MySQL
3 31 (6.98%) SQLite
4 25 (5.63%) Big Data
5 19 (4.28%) Oracle Database
6 18 (4.05%) Hadoop
6 18 (4.05%) NoSQL
7 14 (3.15%) Azure SQL Database
7 14 (3.15%) CouchDB
7 14 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (2.48%) Oracle Database 12c
9 11 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.58%) HBase
11 5 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (9.91%) Git (software)
2 41 (9.23%) Maven
3 38 (8.56%) Jenkins
4 25 (5.63%) Eclipse
5 22 (4.95%) IntelliJ
6 17 (3.83%) JUnit
7 14 (3.15%) Subversion
8 12 (2.70%) Cucumber
9 11 (2.48%) gulp
10 9 (2.03%) JIRA
10 9 (2.03%) Selenium
10 9 (2.03%) Vagrant
10 9 (2.03%) WebDriver
11 8 (1.80%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.35%) Jasmine
13 5 (1.13%) Grunt
14 4 (0.90%) Hudson
14 4 (0.90%) Mocha
14 4 (0.90%) Mockito
14 4 (0.90%) MSBuild
General
1 208 (46.85%) Finance
2 126 (28.38%) Banking
3 51 (11.49%) Front Office
4 39 (8.78%) Investment Banking
5 21 (4.73%) Financial Institution
6 13 (2.93%) Marketing
7 5 (1.13%) Retail
8 4 (0.90%) Back Office
9 3 (0.68%) Games
10 2 (0.45%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (27.93%) HTML
2 116 (26.13%) CSS
3 100 (22.52%) AngularJS
4 98 (22.07%) HTML5
5 83 (18.69%) CSS3
6 79 (17.79%) .NET
7 68 (15.32%) Web Services
8 57 (12.84%) Spring
9 51 (11.49%) Node.js
10 49 (11.04%) REST
11 41 (9.23%) jQuery
12 39 (8.78%) JSON
13 36 (8.11%) React
14 29 (6.53%) Kafka
15 24 (5.41%) Sass
16 23 (5.18%) ASP.NET
16 23 (5.18%) Protocol Buffers
16 23 (5.18%) XML
17 22 (4.95%) SOAP
18 21 (4.73%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.61%) User Experience
2 43 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (8.78%) Derivative
4 37 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 27 (6.08%) Mathematics
6 24 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 24 (5.41%) Video on Demand
7 23 (5.18%) Public Cloud
8 22 (4.95%) Computer Science
9 19 (4.28%) Fixed Income
10 14 (3.15%) Equities
11 12 (2.70%) Streaming Video
12 10 (2.25%) Virtual Team
13 8 (1.80%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.80%) Market Risk
14 6 (1.35%) Hedge funds
14 6 (1.35%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 5 (1.13%) Credit Derivative
15 5 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
16 4 (0.90%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.98%) Linux
2 26 (5.86%) Android
3 25 (5.63%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.93%) Unix
5 12 (2.70%) Windows
6 3 (0.68%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (61.94%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (47.75%) TDD
3 105 (23.65%) BDD
4 87 (19.59%) Scrum
5 83 (18.69%) Pair Programming
6 70 (15.77%) OO
7 68 (15.32%) Multithreading
8 65 (14.64%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (9.91%) E-Commerce
10 42 (9.46%) Mentoring
11 39 (8.78%) DevOps
12 37 (8.33%) Unit Testing
13 31 (6.98%) Open Source
14 30 (6.76%) High Availability
15 29 (6.53%) Garbage Collection
16 28 (6.31%) Web Development
17 26 (5.86%) Low Latency
18 25 (5.63%) Android Development
18 25 (5.63%) Front End Development
19 24 (5.41%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 210 (47.30%) Java
2 128 (28.83%) JavaScript
3 118 (26.58%) SQL
4 106 (23.87%) C#
5 67 (15.09%) Python
6 41 (9.23%) Scala
7 27 (6.08%) C
8 25 (5.63%) PL/SQL
9 21 (4.73%) Apple Swift
9 21 (4.73%) Objective-C
10 20 (4.50%) PHP
11 16 (3.60%) T-SQL
12 14 (3.15%) C++
12 14 (3.15%) Groovy
13 13 (2.93%) Clojure
14 10 (2.25%) Go
14 10 (2.25%) Jython
14 10 (2.25%) Ruby
15 8 (1.80%) VBA
16 6 (1.35%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 15 (3.38%) Degree
2 7 (1.58%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.45%) PhD
5 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.58%) QA
2 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.23%) FATCA
3 1 (0.23%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (1.80%) Docker
2 7 (1.58%) HDFS
3 6 (1.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (4.50%) Puppet
2 5 (1.13%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.23%) Ansible
3 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 36 (8.11%) Oracle
2 26 (5.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.35%) VMware
4 5 (1.13%) Apple
5 3 (0.68%) Google
5 3 (0.68%) Reuters
5 3 (0.68%) Solace
5 3 (0.68%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.45%) Adobe
6 2 (0.45%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.45%) SAP
6 2 (0.45%) Tableau
6 2 (0.45%) Teradata
7 1 (0.23%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.23%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.23%) IBM
7 1 (0.23%) Twitter
7 1 (0.23%) Zend
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