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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 46 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 207 171 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.85% 2.94% 3.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 3.19% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 142 215
Average daily rate
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£550 £495 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £376 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £384 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.49% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.02 £20.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+80.10% -48.38%
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
5002 5361 6717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 92.21% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3918 3876 4904
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 91 148
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £35.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 205 (47.24%) C#
2 199 (45.85%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (38.02%) SQL
4 148 (34.10%) Java
5 134 (30.88%) .NET
6 133 (30.65%) TDD
7 116 (26.73%) JavaScript
8 115 (26.50%) Finance
9 108 (24.88%) HTML
10 99 (22.81%) Banking
11 94 (21.66%) Front Office
12 92 (21.20%) Multithreading
13 91 (20.97%) SQL Server
14 80 (18.43%) HTML5
15 77 (17.74%) OO
16 69 (15.90%) WPF
17 65 (14.98%) BDD
18 64 (14.75%) CSS
18 64 (14.75%) MVC
19 55 (12.67%) XML
20 54 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
21 53 (12.21%) Scrum
22 52 (11.98%) WCF
23 49 (11.29%) AngularJS
23 49 (11.29%) ASP.NET
24 48 (11.06%) Web Services
25 47 (10.83%) Spring
26 46 (10.60%) Investment Banking
27 45 (10.37%) Derivative
28 44 (10.14%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (2.76%) JBoss
2 9 (2.07%) Apache
3 8 (1.84%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.61%) NServiceBus
5 6 (1.38%) Node.js
5 6 (1.38%) MQSeries
5 6 (1.38%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.38%) CMS
6 4 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (0.92%) IIS
6 4 (0.92%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.92%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.69%) Drupal
7 3 (0.69%) Jetty
7 3 (0.69%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.69%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.46%) WMQI
8 2 (0.46%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 18 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.92%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.69%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (2.53%) Markit EDM
2 9 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.92%) RMDS
4 3 (0.69%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.23%) Magento
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.23%) Endur
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.69%) SaaS
4 2 (0.46%) Heroku
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.92%) HTTP
2 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.23%) Internet
3 1 (0.23%) Firewall
3 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.53%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (7.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 28 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (4.61%) Relational Database
8 14 (3.23%) MySQL
9 13 (3.00%) NoSQL
10 11 (2.53%) Hadoop
10 11 (2.53%) OLAP
11 10 (2.30%) KDB
11 10 (2.30%) Big Data
12 9 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (2.07%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.84%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.84%) DB2
14 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (1.15%) OLTP
16 4 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (5.53%) Subversion
1 24 (5.53%) Maven
2 23 (5.30%) Git (software)
3 20 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (4.38%) JUnit
4 19 (4.38%) Jenkins
5 15 (3.46%) TeamCity
6 11 (2.53%) Mockito
6 11 (2.53%) NUnit
7 10 (2.30%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.84%) Ant
8 8 (1.84%) JIRA
9 7 (1.61%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.15%) ClearCase
10 5 (1.15%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.15%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (0.92%) CruiseControl
11 4 (0.92%) Gradle
12 3 (0.69%) Grunt
General
1 115 (26.50%) Finance
2 99 (22.81%) Banking
3 94 (21.66%) Front Office
4 46 (10.60%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.69%) Retail
6 7 (1.61%) Advertising
6 7 (1.61%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.15%) Marketing
8 4 (0.92%) Back Office
8 4 (0.92%) Legal
9 3 (0.69%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (30.88%) .NET
2 108 (24.88%) HTML
3 80 (18.43%) HTML5
4 69 (15.90%) WPF
5 64 (14.75%) CSS
6 55 (12.67%) XML
7 52 (11.98%) WCF
8 49 (11.29%) ASP.NET
8 49 (11.29%) AngularJS
9 48 (11.06%) Web Services
10 47 (10.83%) Spring
11 39 (8.99%) SOAP
12 35 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 34 (7.83%) .NET Framework
14 33 (7.60%) REST
15 32 (7.37%) jQuery
16 28 (6.45%) Entity Framework
17 24 (5.53%) Hibernate
18 23 (5.30%) JSON
19 22 (5.07%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.37%) Derivative
2 39 (8.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (6.91%) Mobile App
4 19 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.15%) Equity Derivative
6 16 (3.69%) Market Risk
7 15 (3.46%) Credit Risk
8 13 (3.00%) Fixed Income
9 12 (2.76%) Equities
9 12 (2.76%) Data Structures
10 10 (2.30%) User Experience
11 8 (1.84%) Credit Derivative
12 7 (1.61%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.38%) Grid Computing
14 5 (1.15%) Mathematics
14 5 (1.15%) Physics
14 5 (1.15%) Computer Science
15 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.69%) Hedge funds
16 3 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (10.14%) Linux
2 39 (8.99%) UNIX
3 25 (5.76%) Windows
3 25 (5.76%) Apple iOS
4 20 (4.61%) Android
5 1 (0.23%) Solaris
5 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (45.85%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (30.65%) TDD
3 92 (21.20%) Multithreading
4 77 (17.74%) OO
5 65 (14.98%) BDD
6 64 (14.75%) MVC
7 54 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (12.21%) Scrum
9 40 (9.22%) SOA
10 39 (8.99%) Unit Testing
11 34 (7.83%) Low Latency
12 27 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (5.76%) E-Commerce
14 24 (5.53%) Web Development
15 23 (5.30%) Responsive Web Design
16 22 (5.07%) iOS Development
17 21 (4.84%) Greeks
18 20 (4.61%) Performance Tuning
18 20 (4.61%) MVVM
18 20 (4.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 205 (47.24%) C#
2 165 (38.02%) SQL
3 148 (34.10%) Java
4 116 (26.73%) JavaScript
5 30 (6.91%) C++
6 26 (5.99%) T-SQL
7 18 (4.15%) PL/SQL
8 16 (3.69%) PHP
9 13 (3.00%) Python
9 13 (3.00%) Ruby
10 12 (2.76%) Objective-C
11 11 (2.53%) Perl
12 9 (2.07%) Scala
13 8 (1.84%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.84%) C
14 7 (1.61%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.15%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.15%) VBA
16 4 (0.92%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (4.38%) Degree
2 10 (2.30%) PhD
3 7 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.46%) OCP
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.15%) QA
2 3 (0.69%) COREP
3 2 (0.46%) FINREP
3 2 (0.46%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.46%) GridGain
2 1 (0.23%) HDFS
2 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) BladeLogic
1 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.46%) yum
1 2 (0.46%) Puppet
1 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.23%) MOM
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 44 (10.14%) Oracle
1 44 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.30%) Sybase
3 9 (2.07%) Charles River
4 8 (1.84%) TIBCO
5 7 (1.61%) IBM
6 4 (0.92%) Cognos
6 4 (0.92%) Apple
6 4 (0.92%) DevExpress
6 4 (0.92%) Coverity
7 3 (0.69%) Tableau
7 3 (0.69%) Google
7 3 (0.69%) Zend
7 3 (0.69%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.69%) Teradata
7 3 (0.69%) ION Trading
7 3 (0.69%) WorldPay
7 3 (0.69%) Informatica
7 3 (0.69%) Adobe
8 2 (0.46%) SAP
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Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates and expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £401 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago