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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 50 78 77
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 210 153 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.86% 2.47% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.16% 2.67% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 119 127
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £501
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.29 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +0.71%
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
5050 5730 5834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.81% 92.36% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3819 4169 4278
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £279
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 75 80 119
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.41 £39.55 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 27 April 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 27 April 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.

1 170 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (39.45%) C#
3 147 (36.48%) SQL
4 139 (34.49%) Java
5 124 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 116 (28.78%) .NET
7 109 (27.05%) HTML
8 105 (26.05%) Finance
9 103 (25.56%) TDD
10 92 (22.83%) Banking
11 88 (21.84%) SQL Server
12 79 (19.60%) Front Office
12 79 (19.60%) CSS
13 65 (16.13%) MVC
13 65 (16.13%) HTML5
14 57 (14.14%) Multithreading
15 55 (13.65%) Web Services
15 55 (13.65%) OO
16 54 (13.40%) WCF
17 53 (13.15%) WPF
18 49 (12.16%) Derivative
19 47 (11.66%) BDD
20 46 (11.41%) ASP.NET
20 46 (11.41%) AngularJS
21 44 (10.92%) jQuery
22 43 (10.67%) Oracle
23 42 (10.42%) Scrum
24 41 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
25 39 (9.68%) Investment Banking
26 38 (9.43%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 18 (4.47%) Node.js
2 12 (2.98%) CMS
3 9 (2.23%) JBoss
4 6 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.24%) IIS
5 5 (1.24%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.99%) WordPress
6 4 (0.99%) Confluence
7 3 (0.74%) EPiServer CMS
7 3 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.74%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.74%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.74%) Apache
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.50%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.50%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (2.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.50%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (5.46%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.50%) RMDS
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.25%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 1 (0.25%) Magento
4 1 (0.25%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.74%) SaaS
4 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.49%) HTTP
2 3 (0.74%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.74%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) Firewall
3 1 (0.25%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (21.84%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (3.72%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.23%) Big Data
6 13 (3.23%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.98%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.73%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.99%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.49%) OLAP
12 6 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.24%) DB2
13 5 (1.24%) QlikView
14 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (4.71%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.97%) Maven
3 12 (2.98%) TeamCity
4 11 (2.73%) NUnit
5 10 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (2.23%) Subversion
6 9 (2.23%) Jasmine
6 9 (2.23%) Grunt
7 8 (1.99%) Bower
8 7 (1.74%) JUnit
8 7 (1.74%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.74%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.49%) JIRA
10 5 (1.24%) Ant
10 5 (1.24%) Hudson
10 5 (1.24%) MSTest
10 5 (1.24%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (1.24%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.24%) QUnit
11 4 (0.99%) SpecFlow
General
1 105 (26.05%) Finance
2 92 (22.83%) Banking
3 79 (19.60%) Front Office
4 39 (9.68%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.98%) Retail
6 7 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.49%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.24%) Back Office
8 5 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.24%) Marketing
8 5 (1.24%) Games
9 3 (0.74%) Advertising
10 2 (0.50%) Automotive
10 2 (0.50%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (28.78%) .NET
2 109 (27.05%) HTML
3 79 (19.60%) CSS
4 65 (16.13%) HTML5
5 55 (13.65%) Web Services
6 54 (13.40%) WCF
7 53 (13.15%) WPF
8 46 (11.41%) ASP.NET
8 46 (11.41%) AngularJS
9 44 (10.92%) jQuery
10 38 (9.43%) XML
11 34 (8.44%) JSON
12 31 (7.69%) REST
12 31 (7.69%) CSS3
13 29 (7.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (7.20%) Spring
14 28 (6.95%) J2EE
15 23 (5.71%) .NET Framework
16 22 (5.46%) RESTful
17 18 (4.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.16%) Derivative
2 24 (5.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 23 (5.71%) Equity Derivative
4 20 (4.96%) Mobile App
5 17 (4.22%) User Experience
5 17 (4.22%) Equities
6 12 (2.98%) Mathematics
6 12 (2.98%) iPhone
7 11 (2.73%) Market Risk
7 11 (2.73%) Fixed Income
8 9 (2.23%) iPad
8 9 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.74%) Visualisation
10 6 (1.49%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.49%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.49%) Statistics
11 5 (1.24%) Physics
11 5 (1.24%) Social Media
12 4 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (0.99%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.96%) Linux
1 24 (5.96%) Apple iOS
2 21 (5.21%) Windows
3 18 (4.47%) UNIX
4 9 (2.23%) Android
5 4 (0.99%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.25%) AIX
6 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (25.56%) TDD
3 65 (16.13%) MVC
4 57 (14.14%) Multithreading
5 55 (13.65%) OO
6 47 (11.66%) BDD
7 42 (10.42%) Scrum
8 41 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (6.70%) Web Development
10 25 (6.20%) Unit Testing
11 23 (5.71%) E-Commerce
11 23 (5.71%) iOS Development
12 21 (5.21%) Low Latency
13 19 (4.71%) MVVM
13 19 (4.71%) Responsive Web Design
13 19 (4.71%) SOA
14 17 (4.22%) Data Modelling
15 15 (3.72%) Workflow
15 15 (3.72%) Analytics
16 12 (2.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 159 (39.45%) C#
2 147 (36.48%) SQL
3 139 (34.49%) Java
4 124 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 22 (5.46%) VBA
6 19 (4.71%) T-SQL
7 14 (3.47%) PHP
7 14 (3.47%) C++
7 14 (3.47%) Objective-C
8 13 (3.23%) Python
8 13 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 13 (3.23%) C
9 12 (2.98%) Scala
9 12 (2.98%) Ruby
10 7 (1.74%) VB
10 7 (1.74%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.24%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.99%) Perl
13 3 (0.74%) VBScript
14 2 (0.50%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 23 (5.71%) Degree
2 6 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.74%) Siebel Certification
4 2 (0.50%) OCP
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.99%) QA
2 3 (0.74%) COREP
3 2 (0.50%) FINREP
3 2 (0.50%) Basel III
3 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.74%) HDFS
2 2 (0.50%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.50%) Puppet
2 2 (0.50%) Oozie
3 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.25%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 43 (10.67%) Oracle
2 22 (5.46%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.72%) Sybase
4 7 (1.74%) Charles River
4 7 (1.74%) TIBCO
5 6 (1.49%) Tableau
6 5 (1.24%) EPiServer
7 4 (0.99%) Google
7 4 (0.99%) ATG
8 3 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.74%) Siebel
9 2 (0.50%) IBM
9 2 (0.50%) Murex
9 2 (0.50%) Cognos
9 2 (0.50%) Informatica
9 2 (0.50%) FatWire
10 1 (0.25%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.25%) Apple
10 1 (0.25%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.25%) Adobe
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Posted: 18 hours ago
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Rate: £500 - £575 per day + depending on experience
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
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Rate: £400 - £575 per annum
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Rate: £325 - £475 per day + Dependant on XP
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Rate: £400 - £500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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Rate: £450 - £475 per day
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