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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 32 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 193 152 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.98% 4.44% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 4.64% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 139 201
Median daily rate £550 £525 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +20.00%
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
3088 3278 5554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.69% 95.68% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2455 2600 4251
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 108
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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.

1 248 (62.31%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (49.50%) Java
3 185 (46.48%) TDD
4 159 (39.95%) Finance
5 111 (27.89%) JavaScript
5 111 (27.89%) HTML
5 111 (27.89%) Banking
6 102 (25.63%) CSS
7 92 (23.12%) SQL
8 87 (21.86%) AngularJS
9 81 (20.35%) Continuous Integration
10 79 (19.85%) Web Services
10 79 (19.85%) Scrum
11 77 (19.35%) C#
12 75 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
12 75 (18.84%) HTML5
13 74 (18.59%) BDD
14 64 (16.08%) CSS3
14 64 (16.08%) Git (software)
14 64 (16.08%) .NET
14 64 (16.08%) Python
15 63 (15.83%) Pair Programming
16 62 (15.58%) REST
17 60 (15.08%) OO
18 59 (14.82%) Front Office
19 58 (14.57%) Multithreading
20 56 (14.07%) Jenkins
21 55 (13.82%) Microsoft Azure
22 52 (13.07%) User Experience
23 51 (12.81%) SQL Server

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 23 (5.78%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.26%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (1.76%) Apache
3 7 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.51%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.26%) Mule
5 5 (1.26%) Mule ESB
6 4 (1.01%) FileNet
6 4 (1.01%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.75%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.75%) Confluence
7 3 (0.75%) Drupal
7 3 (0.75%) IIS
7 3 (0.75%) JBoss
7 3 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.75%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.26%) RMDS
3 4 (1.01%) Endur
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 75 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (13.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.52%) TestFlight
4 12 (3.02%) GitHub
5 10 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.50%) Office 365
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.25%) Google Play
7 1 (0.25%) IaaS
7 1 (0.25%) PaaS
7 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.79%) HTTP
2 28 (7.04%) RTSP
3 26 (6.53%) MQTT
4 10 (2.51%) Internet
5 3 (0.75%) SSL
6 2 (0.50%) Intranet
6 2 (0.50%) RTP
7 1 (0.25%) AMQP
7 1 (0.25%) DKIM
7 1 (0.25%) DMARC
7 1 (0.25%) FTP
7 1 (0.25%) Multicast
7 1 (0.25%) SMTP
7 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 45 (11.31%) MySQL
3 43 (10.80%) MongoDB
4 36 (9.05%) Big Data
5 33 (8.29%) SQLite
6 23 (5.78%) NoSQL
7 21 (5.28%) Hadoop
8 18 (4.52%) Azure SQL Database
8 18 (4.52%) CouchDB
9 17 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (2.26%) Relational Database
14 7 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.76%) HBase
14 7 (1.76%) Oracle Database
14 7 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (1.51%) Neo4j
15 6 (1.51%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 64 (16.08%) Git (software)
2 56 (14.07%) Jenkins
3 28 (7.04%) Maven
4 19 (4.77%) JUnit
4 19 (4.77%) Subversion
5 14 (3.52%) Selenium
6 13 (3.27%) Cucumber
6 13 (3.27%) Vagrant
7 11 (2.76%) gulp
8 10 (2.51%) Hudson
8 10 (2.51%) WebDriver
9 9 (2.26%) JIRA
10 8 (2.01%) Grunt
10 8 (2.01%) Mockito
10 8 (2.01%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.76%) Ant
12 6 (1.51%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.26%) CruiseControl
13 5 (1.26%) Gradle
13 5 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 159 (39.95%) Finance
2 111 (27.89%) Banking
3 59 (14.82%) Front Office
4 36 (9.05%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.02%) Marketing
6 11 (2.76%) Back Office
6 11 (2.76%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.01%) Retail
8 3 (0.75%) Games
9 2 (0.50%) Advertising
9 2 (0.50%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (27.89%) HTML
2 102 (25.63%) CSS
3 87 (21.86%) AngularJS
4 79 (19.85%) Web Services
5 75 (18.84%) HTML5
6 64 (16.08%) .NET
6 64 (16.08%) CSS3
7 62 (15.58%) REST
8 50 (12.56%) Spring
9 47 (11.81%) JSON
10 46 (11.56%) jQuery
11 34 (8.54%) React
12 32 (8.04%) Kafka
12 32 (8.04%) Node.js
13 29 (7.29%) RESTful
14 28 (7.04%) XML
15 27 (6.78%) Protocol Buffers
15 27 (6.78%) SOAP
16 21 (5.28%) Cocoa
17 20 (5.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.07%) User Experience
2 41 (10.30%) Mobile App
3 29 (7.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 27 (6.78%) Public Cloud
4 27 (6.78%) Video on Demand
5 25 (6.28%) Derivative
6 24 (6.03%) Fixed Income
7 22 (5.53%) Mathematics
8 19 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (4.77%) Computer Science
9 17 (4.27%) Market Risk
10 15 (3.77%) Streaming Video
11 14 (3.52%) Equities
12 13 (3.27%) Algorithms
13 9 (2.26%) N-Tier
13 9 (2.26%) Virtual Team
14 7 (1.76%) Credit Derivative
15 6 (1.51%) Hedge funds
16 5 (1.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 5 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.29%) Linux
2 32 (8.04%) Apple iOS
3 25 (6.28%) Android
4 16 (4.02%) Unix
5 12 (3.02%) Windows
6 3 (0.75%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.75%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (62.31%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (46.48%) TDD
3 81 (20.35%) Continuous Integration
4 79 (19.85%) Scrum
5 74 (18.59%) BDD
6 63 (15.83%) Pair Programming
7 60 (15.08%) OO
8 58 (14.57%) Multithreading
9 49 (12.31%) E-Commerce
10 45 (11.31%) DevOps
11 37 (9.30%) Unit Testing
12 36 (9.05%) High Availability
13 33 (8.29%) Microservices
14 32 (8.04%) MVC
15 30 (7.54%) iOS Development
16 29 (7.29%) Test Automation
17 28 (7.04%) Open Source
18 26 (6.53%) Progressive Enhancement
18 26 (6.53%) Risk Management
18 26 (6.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 197 (49.50%) Java
2 111 (27.89%) JavaScript
3 92 (23.12%) SQL
4 77 (19.35%) C#
5 64 (16.08%) Python
6 49 (12.31%) Scala
7 30 (7.54%) C
8 27 (6.78%) Apple Swift
9 25 (6.28%) Objective-C
9 25 (6.28%) T-SQL
10 18 (4.52%) PHP
11 13 (3.27%) Haskell
12 12 (3.02%) Groovy
13 11 (2.76%) Clojure
13 11 (2.76%) PL/SQL
14 10 (2.51%) C++
15 8 (2.01%) Jython
16 7 (1.76%) Go
16 7 (1.76%) Ruby
17 5 (1.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (3.27%) Degree
1 13 (3.27%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.76%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.25%) FATCA
2 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 16 (4.02%) Docker
2 5 (1.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (1.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (6.03%) Puppet
2 9 (2.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (6.53%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.28%) Oracle
3 12 (3.02%) TIBCO
4 10 (2.51%) VMware
5 5 (1.26%) Apple
5 5 (1.26%) Reuters
6 4 (1.01%) Cognos
6 4 (1.01%) Lotus
6 4 (1.01%) Solace
7 3 (0.75%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.75%) Google
7 3 (0.75%) IBM
7 3 (0.75%) OpenLink
7 3 (0.75%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.50%) Adobe
8 2 (0.50%) Brightcove
8 2 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.50%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.50%) Tableau
9 1 (0.25%) Hyperion
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