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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 26 46 69
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 233 229 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.99% 3.91% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.29% 4.13% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 213 133
Median daily rate £533 £505 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.44% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +33.33%
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
3195 5541 5581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.80% 94.69% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2580 4277 4152
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 96 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.82 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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.

1 236 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (44.84%) Finance
3 184 (44.12%) Java
4 175 (41.97%) TDD
5 128 (30.70%) Banking
5 128 (30.70%) HTML
6 126 (30.22%) C#
6 126 (30.22%) JavaScript
7 120 (28.78%) SQL
8 112 (26.86%) CSS
9 102 (24.46%) AngularJS
10 101 (24.22%) .NET
11 91 (21.82%) HTML5
12 75 (17.99%) Scrum
13 72 (17.27%) Spring
14 69 (16.55%) BDD
15 63 (15.11%) Multithreading
16 62 (14.87%) Pair Programming
16 62 (14.87%) SQL Server
17 59 (14.15%) OO
17 59 (14.15%) CSS3
18 54 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
19 53 (12.71%) Front Office
20 51 (12.23%) Oracle
20 51 (12.23%) Investment Banking
21 47 (11.27%) Mentoring
22 45 (10.79%) Web Services
23 43 (10.31%) MVC
24 42 (10.07%) jQuery
25 41 (9.83%) PL/SQL

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 14 (3.36%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.40%) Oracle Coherence
3 9 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (1.92%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.68%) Apache Pig
5 7 (1.68%) Mule
5 7 (1.68%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.44%) CMS
7 5 (1.20%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.96%) Drupal
8 4 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.72%) Apache
9 3 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.72%) IIS
9 3 (0.72%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.48%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.48%) JBoss
10 2 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (3.12%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.44%) MS Office
3 4 (0.96%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.72%) Eloqua
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 3 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.48%) Endur
3 2 (0.48%) Unica
4 1 (0.24%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.24%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.24%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.24%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (1.92%) TestFlight
5 6 (1.44%) Office 365
6 3 (0.72%) GitHub
7 2 (0.48%) SaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.24%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.44%) HTTP
2 1 (0.24%) Broadband
2 1 (0.24%) FTP
2 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (14.87%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.95%) MySQL
3 24 (5.76%) Oracle Database
4 21 (5.04%) NoSQL
4 21 (5.04%) SQLite
5 20 (4.80%) MongoDB
6 17 (4.08%) Big Data
7 16 (3.84%) Relational Database
8 15 (3.60%) Hadoop
8 15 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (2.40%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (2.40%) Oracle Database 12c
10 10 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.92%) Apache Hive
11 8 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (1.92%) CouchDB
11 8 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (7.91%) Maven
2 27 (6.47%) Eclipse
3 25 (6.00%) Git (software)
4 23 (5.52%) IntelliJ
5 16 (3.84%) Cucumber
6 15 (3.60%) Selenium
7 14 (3.36%) Jenkins
7 14 (3.36%) JUnit
8 12 (2.88%) gulp
9 10 (2.40%) JIRA
10 8 (1.92%) Grunt
10 8 (1.92%) Mockito
10 8 (1.92%) Subversion
10 8 (1.92%) WebDriver
11 7 (1.68%) NUnit
11 7 (1.68%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.44%) Jasmine
12 6 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.20%) EasyMock
13 5 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 187 (44.84%) Finance
2 128 (30.70%) Banking
3 53 (12.71%) Front Office
4 51 (12.23%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.12%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.64%) Marketing
7 6 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.20%) Games
8 5 (1.20%) Publishing
9 4 (0.96%) Retail
10 3 (0.72%) Electronics
10 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.24%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (30.70%) HTML
2 112 (26.86%) CSS
3 102 (24.46%) AngularJS
4 101 (24.22%) .NET
5 91 (21.82%) HTML5
6 72 (17.27%) Spring
7 59 (14.15%) CSS3
8 45 (10.79%) Web Services
9 42 (10.07%) jQuery
10 37 (8.87%) Node.js
11 36 (8.63%) REST
12 32 (7.67%) WPF
13 30 (7.19%) ASP.NET
14 27 (6.47%) Sass
15 26 (6.24%) RESTful
16 25 (6.00%) React
17 21 (5.04%) J2EE
18 20 (4.80%) SOAP
19 19 (4.56%) Hibernate
19 19 (4.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.35%) Derivative
2 38 (9.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 34 (8.15%) User Experience
4 33 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (6.47%) Mobile App
6 24 (5.76%) Equities
7 23 (5.52%) Mathematics
8 18 (4.32%) Fixed Income
9 13 (3.12%) Computer Science
10 9 (2.16%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.68%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.20%) Fintech
13 4 (0.96%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (0.96%) NHS
14 3 (0.72%) Credit Risk
14 3 (0.72%) Hedge funds
15 2 (0.48%) Inversion of Control
15 2 (0.48%) Market Risk
15 2 (0.48%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.47%) Linux
2 20 (4.80%) Windows
3 19 (4.56%) Unix
4 18 (4.32%) Android
5 14 (3.36%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.96%) Solaris
7 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (41.97%) TDD
3 75 (17.99%) Scrum
4 69 (16.55%) BDD
5 63 (15.11%) Multithreading
6 62 (14.87%) Pair Programming
7 59 (14.15%) OO
8 54 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (11.27%) Mentoring
10 43 (10.31%) MVC
11 39 (9.35%) E-Commerce
11 39 (9.35%) Front End Development
12 31 (7.43%) Unit Testing
12 31 (7.43%) Web Development
13 27 (6.47%) Kanban
14 23 (5.52%) Garbage Collection
14 23 (5.52%) Low Latency
14 23 (5.52%) OOP
15 21 (5.04%) Automated Testing
16 20 (4.80%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 184 (44.12%) Java
2 126 (30.22%) C#
2 126 (30.22%) JavaScript
3 120 (28.78%) SQL
4 41 (9.83%) PL/SQL
5 23 (5.52%) Python
6 20 (4.80%) Scala
7 15 (3.60%) PHP
8 13 (3.12%) Shell Script
8 13 (3.12%) VBA
9 12 (2.88%) Apple Swift
9 12 (2.88%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.64%) Objective-C
11 10 (2.40%) Groovy
11 10 (2.40%) Ruby
12 8 (1.92%) C++
12 8 (1.92%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.44%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.20%) Clojure
14 5 (1.20%) Jython
Qualifications
1 16 (3.84%) Degree
2 3 (0.72%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.48%) PhD
4 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.20%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.48%) WCAG
4 1 (0.24%) FATCA
4 1 (0.24%) MiFID
4 1 (0.24%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (1.44%) HDFS
2 2 (0.48%) Docker
3 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.44%) Puppet
2 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.24%) Ambari
3 1 (0.24%) Ansible
3 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 51 (12.23%) Oracle
2 23 (5.52%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.64%) DevExpress
4 7 (1.68%) Sybase
5 5 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.20%) SAP
5 5 (1.20%) Tableau
6 4 (0.96%) Adobe
7 3 (0.72%) Apple
7 3 (0.72%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.72%) Teradata
7 3 (0.72%) Twitter
8 2 (0.48%) ATG
8 2 (0.48%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.48%) RedDot
8 2 (0.48%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.48%) Zend
9 1 (0.24%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.24%) Solace
9 1 (0.24%) Zuora
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