The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 62 58 74
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 181 229 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.07% 3.22% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 3.48% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 186 134
Average daily rate
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£488 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £375 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -11.76%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5428 6572 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.03% 92.50% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3959 4830 5240
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 169 170
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.66 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Developer
London

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 25 July 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title.

1 118 (35.44%) Java
2 105 (31.53%) SQL
3 103 (30.93%) C#
4 95 (28.53%) .NET
5 89 (26.73%) Banking
6 84 (25.23%) TDD
7 74 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 73 (21.92%) HTML
9 70 (21.02%) CSS
10 66 (19.82%) Finance
11 64 (19.22%) MVC
12 56 (16.82%) Scrum
12 56 (16.82%) ASP.NET
13 55 (16.52%) SQL Server
14 52 (15.62%) Agile Software Development
15 51 (15.32%) Front Office
16 50 (15.02%) Web Services
17 48 (14.41%) Spring
18 47 (14.11%) OO
19 41 (12.31%) Investment Banking
19 41 (12.31%) Multithreading
20 39 (11.71%) XML
21 37 (11.11%) Oracle
21 37 (11.11%) WCF
22 36 (10.81%) HTML5
23 34 (10.21%) jQuery
24 32 (9.61%) ASP.NET MVC
24 32 (9.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 31 (9.31%) Hibernate
26 30 (9.01%) E-Commerce

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
1 11 (3.30%) CMS
1 11 (3.30%) Apache Solr
2 8 (2.40%) IIS
3 6 (1.80%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (1.80%) Node.js
4 5 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (1.50%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.50%) SAS
5 4 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (1.20%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.90%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.90%) Mule
7 2 (0.60%) Drupal
7 2 (0.60%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.60%) Apache
7 2 (0.60%) Kentico
7 2 (0.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.20%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.90%) Murex MxG2000
3 2 (0.60%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.30%) Endur
4 1 (0.30%) Brady Trinity
4 1 (0.30%) RMDS
4 1 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.30%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.50%) SaaS
2 5 (1.50%) PaaS
2 5 (1.50%) IaaS
3 3 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.30%) Force.com
5 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.40%) HTTP
2 5 (1.50%) Internet
3 4 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.60%) LDAP
5 1 (0.30%) SMTP
5 1 (0.30%) SSL
5 1 (0.30%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (16.52%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.51%) NoSQL
2 25 (7.51%) Relational Database
3 23 (6.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.60%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (3.30%) MongoDB
7 11 (3.30%) QlikView
8 10 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.00%) MySQL
8 10 (3.00%) RDBMS
8 10 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (2.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (2.10%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.80%) CouchDB
12 5 (1.50%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 20 (6.01%) Subversion
1 20 (6.01%) Maven
2 15 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (3.90%) Ant
3 13 (3.90%) JUnit
4 11 (3.30%) Git (software)
5 10 (3.00%) Visual Studio
6 9 (2.70%) NUnit
6 9 (2.70%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.40%) Apache Ivy
7 8 (2.40%) JIRA
8 5 (1.50%) CruiseControl
8 5 (1.50%) Bugzilla
8 5 (1.50%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.20%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.90%) Xcode
10 3 (0.90%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.90%) Selenium
10 3 (0.90%) jMock
10 3 (0.90%) JMeter
General
1 89 (26.73%) Banking
2 66 (19.82%) Finance
3 51 (15.32%) Front Office
4 41 (12.31%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.40%) Advertising
6 7 (2.10%) Marketing
7 5 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.50%) Games
8 4 (1.20%) Back Office
8 4 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.60%) Retail
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (28.53%) .NET
2 73 (21.92%) HTML
3 70 (21.02%) CSS
4 56 (16.82%) ASP.NET
5 50 (15.02%) Web Services
6 48 (14.41%) Spring
7 39 (11.71%) XML
8 37 (11.11%) WCF
9 36 (10.81%) HTML5
10 34 (10.21%) jQuery
11 32 (9.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 31 (9.31%) Hibernate
13 27 (8.11%) JSON
14 26 (7.81%) WPF
14 26 (7.81%) REST
14 26 (7.81%) CSS3
15 21 (6.31%) RESTful
16 20 (6.01%) J2EE
17 19 (5.71%) JMS
18 18 (5.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (4.50%) Fixed Income
3 14 (4.20%) Derivative
4 13 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.60%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.40%) Open Source
6 8 (2.40%) Mathematics
6 8 (2.40%) Equities
6 8 (2.40%) Data Integration
7 7 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.50%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (1.50%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (1.50%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.20%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.20%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.20%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.20%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.90%) iPhone
10 3 (0.90%) Physics
10 3 (0.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.41%) Linux
2 24 (7.21%) UNIX
3 18 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 17 (5.11%) Windows
5 12 (3.60%) Android
6 5 (1.50%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.20%) AIX
7 4 (1.20%) Solaris
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.30%) CentOS
9 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (25.23%) TDD
2 64 (19.22%) MVC
3 56 (16.82%) Scrum
4 52 (15.62%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (14.11%) OO
6 41 (12.31%) Multithreading
7 30 (9.01%) E-Commerce
8 29 (8.71%) Unit Testing
8 29 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (8.71%) BDD
9 21 (6.31%) Low Latency
9 21 (6.31%) Data Modelling
10 16 (4.80%) OOP
10 16 (4.80%) MVVM
11 15 (4.50%) iOS Development
11 15 (4.50%) CRM
11 15 (4.50%) SOA
12 14 (4.20%) ETL
12 14 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (3.90%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 118 (35.44%) Java
2 105 (31.53%) SQL
3 103 (30.93%) C#
4 74 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 21 (6.31%) T-SQL
5 21 (6.31%) Ruby
6 16 (4.80%) PL/SQL
7 15 (4.50%) PHP
7 15 (4.50%) Python
8 13 (3.90%) C++
9 12 (3.60%) Objective-C
10 11 (3.30%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.30%) Scala
11 8 (2.40%) Perl
12 7 (2.10%) C
13 6 (1.80%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.50%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.90%) XAML
16 2 (0.60%) VBA
16 2 (0.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (6.91%) Degree
2 8 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (2.40%) MCTS
2 8 (2.40%) MCITP
3 3 (0.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.60%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) OCP
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.00%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.60%) HDFS
2 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Puppet
1 1 (0.30%) Oozie
Vendors
1 37 (11.11%) Oracle
2 26 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.80%) Sybase
4 5 (1.50%) Business Objects
4 5 (1.50%) Zend
4 5 (1.50%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.20%) IBM
5 4 (1.20%) TIBCO
5 4 (1.20%) JBoss
5 4 (1.20%) Adobe
5 4 (1.20%) Murex
6 3 (0.90%) Apple
6 3 (0.90%) Cognos
6 3 (0.90%) MKS
6 3 (0.90%) Google
6 3 (0.90%) 29West
7 2 (0.60%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.60%) Syncfusion
7 2 (0.60%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.60%) Teradata
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
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Rate: £525 - £600 per day
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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