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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
London / City of London
Rank 34 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 163 128 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.61% 4.27% 3.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.87% 4.46% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 111 164
Median daily rate £550 £525 £528
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -0.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £37.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-55.40% -17.77%

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
2778 2872 4792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.53% 95.73% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2203 2248 3700
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 76
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £53.00 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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.

1 230 (63.19%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (51.92%) Java
3 172 (47.25%) TDD
4 138 (37.91%) Finance
5 114 (31.32%) Banking
6 109 (29.95%) HTML
7 102 (28.02%) JavaScript
8 93 (25.55%) CSS
9 87 (23.90%) SQL
10 84 (23.08%) Scrum
11 80 (21.98%) BDD
12 71 (19.51%) C#
13 70 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
14 68 (18.68%) .NET
15 67 (18.41%) AngularJS
16 65 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
17 64 (17.58%) HTML5
18 63 (17.31%) OO
19 62 (17.03%) Pair Programming
19 62 (17.03%) Multithreading
20 61 (16.76%) Front Office
21 60 (16.48%) Spring
22 59 (16.21%) SQL Server
23 55 (15.11%) REST
24 54 (14.84%) Jenkins
24 54 (14.84%) Git (software)
24 54 (14.84%) Python
25 53 (14.56%) Web Services
26 52 (14.29%) Scala
27 49 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure

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 25 (6.87%) Apache Spark
2 10 (2.75%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (1.92%) Apache
4 6 (1.65%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.37%) Mule
5 5 (1.37%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.10%) FileNet
6 4 (1.10%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.82%) Drupal
7 3 (0.82%) IIS
7 3 (0.82%) JBoss
7 3 (0.82%) Mule ESB
7 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.55%) CMS
8 2 (0.55%) Confluence
8 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (3.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.37%) RMDS
2 2 (0.55%) Endur
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 65 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 13 (3.57%) GitHub
4 10 (2.75%) TestFlight
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.27%) Google Play
5 1 (0.27%) IaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Office 365
5 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.44%) HTTP
2 33 (9.07%) RTSP
3 26 (7.14%) MQTT
4 10 (2.75%) Internet
5 7 (1.92%) RTP
6 3 (0.82%) SSL
7 2 (0.55%) Intranet
7 2 (0.55%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.27%) AMQP
8 1 (0.27%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.27%) DKIM
8 1 (0.27%) DMARC
8 1 (0.27%) Multicast
8 1 (0.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (16.21%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.71%) MySQL
3 36 (9.89%) Big Data
4 32 (8.79%) MongoDB
5 31 (8.52%) NoSQL
6 23 (6.32%) Hadoop
7 19 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (4.95%) SQLite
9 15 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (2.75%) Azure SQL Database
11 10 (2.75%) CouchDB
11 10 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (2.47%) Relational Database
12 9 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (1.92%) HBase
15 6 (1.65%) KDB
15 6 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 54 (14.84%) Git (software)
1 54 (14.84%) Jenkins
2 28 (7.69%) Maven
3 18 (4.95%) Subversion
4 17 (4.67%) JUnit
5 15 (4.12%) Selenium
6 14 (3.85%) Cucumber
7 11 (3.02%) gulp
7 11 (3.02%) Vagrant
8 10 (2.75%) WebDriver
9 9 (2.47%) Ant
9 9 (2.47%) Hudson
9 9 (2.47%) JIRA
9 9 (2.47%) Mockito
10 8 (2.20%) NUnit
11 7 (1.92%) Grunt
12 5 (1.37%) Build Forge
12 5 (1.37%) Gradle
12 5 (1.37%) MSTest
12 5 (1.37%) webpack
General
1 138 (37.91%) Finance
2 114 (31.32%) Banking
3 61 (16.76%) Front Office
4 35 (9.62%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.30%) Back Office
6 8 (2.20%) Retail
7 5 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.10%) Marketing
9 3 (0.82%) Advertising
9 3 (0.82%) Games
10 2 (0.55%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (29.95%) HTML
2 93 (25.55%) CSS
3 68 (18.68%) .NET
4 67 (18.41%) AngularJS
5 64 (17.58%) HTML5
6 60 (16.48%) Spring
7 55 (15.11%) REST
8 53 (14.56%) Web Services
9 49 (13.46%) CSS3
10 47 (12.91%) jQuery
10 47 (12.91%) JSON
11 35 (9.62%) RESTful
12 33 (9.07%) Kafka
13 31 (8.52%) XML
14 27 (7.42%) Protocol Buffers
15 26 (7.14%) ASP.NET
15 26 (7.14%) Node.js
15 26 (7.14%) React
16 21 (5.77%) WPF
17 20 (5.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.44%) User Experience
2 31 (8.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 31 (8.52%) Mobile App
3 27 (7.42%) Derivative
3 27 (7.42%) Public Cloud
3 27 (7.42%) Video on Demand
4 25 (6.87%) Fixed Income
5 20 (5.49%) Streaming Video
6 18 (4.95%) Market Risk
7 15 (4.12%) Equities
8 13 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (3.57%) Computer Science
8 13 (3.57%) Mathematics
9 11 (3.02%) Algorithms
10 9 (2.47%) Data Structures
11 8 (2.20%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.92%) Credit Derivative
12 7 (1.92%) Fintech
12 7 (1.92%) MPEG
13 5 (1.37%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.16%) Linux
2 30 (8.24%) Apple iOS
3 24 (6.59%) Android
4 17 (4.67%) Unix
5 15 (4.12%) Windows
6 3 (0.82%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.27%) CentOS
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (63.19%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (47.25%) TDD
3 84 (23.08%) Scrum
4 80 (21.98%) BDD
5 70 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (17.31%) OO
7 62 (17.03%) Multithreading
7 62 (17.03%) Pair Programming
8 40 (10.99%) DevOps
8 40 (10.99%) E-Commerce
9 37 (10.16%) Microservices
10 34 (9.34%) High Availability
11 30 (8.24%) MVC
11 30 (8.24%) Unit Testing
12 26 (7.14%) Risk Management
13 24 (6.59%) Kanban
14 23 (6.32%) iOS Development
15 22 (6.04%) Test Automation
16 20 (5.49%) Analytics
16 20 (5.49%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 189 (51.92%) Java
2 102 (28.02%) JavaScript
3 87 (23.90%) SQL
4 71 (19.51%) C#
5 54 (14.84%) Python
6 52 (14.29%) Scala
7 31 (8.52%) C
8 27 (7.42%) T-SQL
9 20 (5.49%) Apple Swift
10 18 (4.95%) PHP
11 16 (4.40%) Objective-C
12 14 (3.85%) Haskell
13 12 (3.30%) C++
14 9 (2.47%) Clojure
14 9 (2.47%) Groovy
15 8 (2.20%) Go
15 8 (2.20%) PL/SQL
15 8 (2.20%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.65%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.65%) Jython
Qualifications
1 13 (3.57%) Degree
2 11 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.82%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 15 (4.12%) Docker
2 6 (1.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (1.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (5.49%) Puppet
2 8 (2.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 30 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.77%) Oracle
3 13 (3.57%) TIBCO
4 8 (2.20%) VMware
5 7 (1.92%) Brightcove
6 5 (1.37%) Apple
6 5 (1.37%) Reuters
7 4 (1.10%) Cognos
7 4 (1.10%) Infragistics
7 4 (1.10%) Lotus
7 4 (1.10%) WorldPay
8 3 (0.82%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.82%) Google
8 3 (0.82%) IBM
8 3 (0.82%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.82%) Solace
9 2 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.55%) OpenLink
9 2 (0.55%) Zend
10 1 (0.27%) Tableau
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