The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 49 76 53
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 195 153 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.84% 2.59% 3.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.12% 2.76% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 125 149
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -14.47%
Senior Developer
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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
4733 5540 5243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.22% 93.68% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 4003 3913
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £30.83 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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.

1 162 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (36.90%) JavaScript
3 139 (35.37%) HTML
4 138 (35.11%) C#
5 134 (34.10%) Java
6 124 (31.55%) SQL
7 96 (24.43%) CSS
8 94 (23.92%) .NET
9 93 (23.66%) TDD
10 88 (22.39%) Finance
11 80 (20.36%) HTML5
12 76 (19.34%) Banking
13 67 (17.05%) MVC
14 62 (15.78%) Front Office
15 59 (15.01%) SQL Server
16 56 (14.25%) AngularJS
17 54 (13.74%) WPF
18 51 (12.98%) Scrum
19 48 (12.21%) OO
19 48 (12.21%) jQuery
20 47 (11.96%) BDD
21 45 (11.45%) ASP.NET
21 45 (11.45%) Oracle
22 44 (11.20%) CSS3
23 43 (10.94%) WCF
24 42 (10.69%) Web Services
25 37 (9.41%) XML
25 37 (9.41%) Multithreading
26 35 (8.91%) Investment Banking
27 33 (8.40%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (4.07%) Node.js
2 15 (3.82%) CMS
3 8 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.78%) WordPress
5 6 (1.53%) JBoss
6 5 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (1.27%) IIS
7 4 (1.02%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.76%) Oracle 10gAS
8 3 (0.76%) Drupal
8 3 (0.76%) EPiServer CMS
8 3 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.51%) SAS
10 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.25%) Jetty
10 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.25%) Alfresco
Applications
1 16 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (3.56%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.78%) RMDS
3 4 (1.02%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.51%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.25%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.02%) SaaS
4 3 (0.76%) Force.com
5 2 (0.51%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.53%) Internet
1 6 (1.53%) HTTP
2 1 (0.25%) SNMP
2 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.25%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (15.01%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.85%) Relational Database
3 17 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.80%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.80%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.29%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.29%) Big Data
7 8 (2.04%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.27%) MySQL
9 4 (1.02%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.02%) QlikView
9 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.76%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 22 (5.60%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.33%) Maven
3 12 (3.05%) JUnit
3 12 (3.05%) TeamCity
4 11 (2.80%) JIRA
5 10 (2.54%) Subversion
5 10 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (2.29%) Hudson
6 9 (2.29%) Cucumber
6 9 (2.29%) NUnit
6 9 (2.29%) Ant
7 8 (2.04%) CruiseControl
7 8 (2.04%) Jasmine
7 8 (2.04%) Selenium
8 7 (1.78%) Grunt
9 6 (1.53%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.27%) MSTest
10 5 (1.27%) MSBuild
10 5 (1.27%) Bower
11 4 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 88 (22.39%) Finance
2 76 (19.34%) Banking
3 62 (15.78%) Front Office
4 35 (8.91%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.80%) Retail
6 5 (1.27%) Games
7 4 (1.02%) Back Office
7 4 (1.02%) Marketing
8 3 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.51%) Legal
9 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.51%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (35.37%) HTML
2 96 (24.43%) CSS
3 94 (23.92%) .NET
4 80 (20.36%) HTML5
5 56 (14.25%) AngularJS
6 54 (13.74%) WPF
7 48 (12.21%) jQuery
8 45 (11.45%) ASP.NET
9 44 (11.20%) CSS3
10 43 (10.94%) WCF
11 42 (10.69%) Web Services
12 37 (9.41%) XML
13 30 (7.63%) Spring
14 25 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (6.11%) JSON
16 23 (5.85%) RESTful
16 23 (5.85%) REST
16 23 (5.85%) Backbone.js
17 22 (5.60%) J2EE
18 19 (4.83%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.87%) Derivative
2 24 (6.11%) User Experience
3 23 (5.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (4.33%) Fixed Income
5 13 (3.31%) Equity Derivative
6 11 (2.80%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.29%) Credit Risk
7 9 (2.29%) Market Risk
8 8 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.04%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.78%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.53%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.53%) Equities
10 6 (1.53%) Open Source
10 6 (1.53%) iPhone
11 5 (1.27%) iPad
11 5 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (1.02%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.60%) Linux
2 15 (3.82%) UNIX
2 15 (3.82%) Windows
3 14 (3.56%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.78%) Android
5 6 (1.53%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.25%) AIX
7 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (23.66%) TDD
3 67 (17.05%) MVC
4 51 (12.98%) Scrum
5 48 (12.21%) OO
6 47 (11.96%) BDD
7 37 (9.41%) Multithreading
8 33 (8.40%) E-Commerce
9 25 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (5.34%) Unit Testing
11 19 (4.83%) Kanban
12 18 (4.58%) Web Development
13 17 (4.33%) Migration
14 16 (4.07%) MVVM
15 15 (3.82%) User Stories
15 15 (3.82%) Mentoring
16 14 (3.56%) Responsive Web Design
16 14 (3.56%) Analytics
17 13 (3.31%) OOP
17 13 (3.31%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 145 (36.90%) JavaScript
2 138 (35.11%) C#
3 134 (34.10%) Java
4 124 (31.55%) SQL
5 22 (5.60%) PHP
6 19 (4.83%) C++
6 19 (4.83%) Ruby
7 17 (4.33%) VBA
7 17 (4.33%) Python
8 15 (3.82%) PL/SQL
9 14 (3.56%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.29%) Scala
10 9 (2.29%) C
11 7 (1.78%) Objective-C
11 7 (1.78%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.53%) Perl
12 6 (1.53%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.27%) Apex Code
13 5 (1.27%) VB
13 5 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (6.36%) Degree
2 4 (1.02%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.76%) Siebel Certification
4 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.53%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.51%) Basel III
3 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.76%) HDFS
2 2 (0.51%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (1.02%) Puppet
2 3 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.51%) Oozie
4 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.25%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 45 (11.45%) Oracle
2 16 (4.07%) Sybase
2 16 (4.07%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.04%) Zend
4 7 (1.78%) Google
5 6 (1.53%) TIBCO
6 5 (1.27%) EPiServer
6 5 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.02%) ION Trading
7 4 (1.02%) ATG
7 4 (1.02%) 29West
8 3 (0.76%) Red Gate
8 3 (0.76%) Siebel
9 2 (0.51%) Informatica
9 2 (0.51%) SAP
9 2 (0.51%) FatWire
9 2 (0.51%) Tableau
9 2 (0.51%) Twitter
9 2 (0.51%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
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