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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 35 43 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 205 218 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.84% 3.99% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.13% 4.19% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 202 141
Median daily rate £538 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £672 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £380
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.02 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+22.15% +80.10%
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
3342 5198 5552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.13% 95.04% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2672 4058 3999
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 79 102
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £31.00 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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.

1 260 (58.96%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (45.12%) Finance
3 194 (43.99%) Java
4 191 (43.31%) TDD
5 133 (30.16%) Banking
6 128 (29.02%) JavaScript
7 127 (28.80%) HTML
8 122 (27.66%) C#
9 118 (26.76%) SQL
10 117 (26.53%) CSS
11 108 (24.49%) AngularJS
12 99 (22.45%) HTML5
13 91 (20.63%) .NET
14 90 (20.41%) Scrum
15 77 (17.46%) BDD
16 75 (17.01%) CSS3
17 71 (16.10%) Pair Programming
18 68 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
19 67 (15.19%) Multithreading
20 65 (14.74%) OO
21 64 (14.51%) SQL Server
21 64 (14.51%) Spring
22 61 (13.83%) Web Services
23 54 (12.24%) User Experience
24 48 (10.88%) Mentoring
24 48 (10.88%) Front Office
24 48 (10.88%) Node.js
25 47 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
26 45 (10.20%) Investment Banking
27 44 (9.98%) 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 16 (3.63%) Apache Spark
2 13 (2.95%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.49%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.13%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.13%) Mule
5 5 (1.13%) Mule ESB
6 3 (0.68%) Apache
6 3 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.68%) IIS
6 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.45%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.45%) CMS
7 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.23%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.23%) nginx
8 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.13%) 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 8 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.68%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (0.45%) Endur
4 1 (0.23%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.23%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.23%) RMDS
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 47 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.72%) TestFlight
4 10 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.36%) Office 365
6 5 (1.13%) GitHub
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.23%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.23%) Google Play
7 1 (0.23%) IaaS
7 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.59%) HTTP
2 3 (0.68%) Internet
3 2 (0.45%) MQTT
3 2 (0.45%) RTSP
4 1 (0.23%) Broadband
4 1 (0.23%) FTP
4 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (14.51%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.71%) MySQL
3 32 (7.26%) MongoDB
4 30 (6.80%) SQLite
5 21 (4.76%) Big Data
5 21 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 19 (4.31%) NoSQL
7 17 (3.85%) Hadoop
8 16 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (2.72%) Azure SQL Database
9 12 (2.72%) CouchDB
10 11 (2.49%) Oracle Database 12c
10 11 (2.49%) Relational Database
11 10 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (1.36%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (8.16%) Maven
2 35 (7.94%) Git (software)
3 27 (6.12%) Eclipse
4 24 (5.44%) IntelliJ
5 15 (3.40%) JUnit
6 14 (3.17%) Cucumber
6 14 (3.17%) gulp
6 14 (3.17%) Jenkins
7 12 (2.72%) Selenium
7 12 (2.72%) Subversion
8 11 (2.49%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.59%) Grunt
9 7 (1.59%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.59%) Vagrant
10 6 (1.36%) Jasmine
10 6 (1.36%) JIRA
10 6 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.13%) NUnit
12 4 (0.91%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.91%) Xcode
General
1 199 (45.12%) Finance
2 133 (30.16%) Banking
3 48 (10.88%) Front Office
4 45 (10.20%) Investment Banking
5 20 (4.54%) Financial Institution
6 14 (3.17%) Marketing
7 5 (1.13%) Retail
8 4 (0.91%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.68%) Back Office
9 3 (0.68%) Games
9 3 (0.68%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.23%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (28.80%) HTML
2 117 (26.53%) CSS
3 108 (24.49%) AngularJS
4 99 (22.45%) HTML5
5 91 (20.63%) .NET
6 75 (17.01%) CSS3
7 64 (14.51%) Spring
8 61 (13.83%) Web Services
9 48 (10.88%) Node.js
10 44 (9.98%) REST
11 41 (9.30%) jQuery
12 34 (7.71%) React
13 28 (6.35%) Sass
13 28 (6.35%) WPF
14 26 (5.90%) ASP.NET
15 24 (5.44%) RESTful
16 19 (4.31%) WCF
16 19 (4.31%) XML
17 18 (4.08%) SOAP
18 17 (3.85%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.24%) User Experience
2 40 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (8.62%) Derivative
4 33 (7.48%) Mobile App
5 32 (7.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 24 (5.44%) Mathematics
7 20 (4.54%) Computer Science
8 17 (3.85%) Equities
9 16 (3.63%) Fixed Income
10 10 (2.27%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.59%) Market Risk
12 6 (1.36%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.36%) Visualisation
13 5 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (1.13%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.91%) NHS
15 3 (0.68%) Credit Derivative
15 3 (0.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 3 (0.68%) N-Tier
15 3 (0.68%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.35%) Android
2 24 (5.44%) Linux
3 21 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 15 (3.40%) Unix
4 15 (3.40%) Windows
5 4 (0.91%) Solaris
6 3 (0.68%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (58.96%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (43.31%) TDD
3 90 (20.41%) Scrum
4 77 (17.46%) BDD
5 71 (16.10%) Pair Programming
6 68 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
7 67 (15.19%) Multithreading
8 65 (14.74%) OO
9 48 (10.88%) Mentoring
10 42 (9.52%) E-Commerce
11 37 (8.39%) Unit Testing
12 35 (7.94%) Front End Development
13 31 (7.03%) Open Source
14 29 (6.58%) Web Development
15 27 (6.12%) Android Development
15 27 (6.12%) Garbage Collection
15 27 (6.12%) MVC
16 24 (5.44%) Kanban
17 23 (5.22%) Low Latency
18 21 (4.76%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 194 (43.99%) Java
2 128 (29.02%) JavaScript
3 122 (27.66%) C#
4 118 (26.76%) SQL
5 42 (9.52%) Python
6 41 (9.30%) Scala
7 29 (6.58%) PL/SQL
8 18 (4.08%) Apple Swift
8 18 (4.08%) Objective-C
8 18 (4.08%) PHP
9 13 (2.95%) Groovy
9 13 (2.95%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.49%) C++
10 11 (2.49%) Clojure
10 11 (2.49%) Ruby
10 11 (2.49%) VBA
11 9 (2.04%) Jython
12 8 (1.81%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.81%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.36%) Go
Qualifications
1 14 (3.17%) Degree
2 8 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.45%) PhD
5 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.81%) QA
2 3 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) FATCA
4 1 (0.23%) WAI
4 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (1.59%) HDFS
2 6 (1.36%) Docker
3 3 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (3.63%) Puppet
2 4 (0.91%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.23%) Ansible
3 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 41 (9.30%) Oracle
2 28 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.36%) DevExpress
4 5 (1.13%) VMware
5 4 (0.91%) Sybase
6 3 (0.68%) Adobe
6 3 (0.68%) Apple
6 3 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.68%) SAP
6 3 (0.68%) Tableau
7 2 (0.45%) ATG
7 2 (0.45%) DataSynapse
7 2 (0.45%) Google
7 2 (0.45%) Teradata
8 1 (0.23%) Charles River
8 1 (0.23%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.23%) RedDot
8 1 (0.23%) Remedy
8 1 (0.23%) Reuters
8 1 (0.23%) TIBCO
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