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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 51 56 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 208 240 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.45% 3.34% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.72% 3.60% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 198 126
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%
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
5598 6659 6481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.93% 92.58% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 4859 4739
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 127 155
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.35 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014, 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.

1 157 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (32.73%) JavaScript
3 123 (31.70%) C#
4 121 (31.19%) HTML
5 117 (30.15%) Java
6 111 (28.61%) SQL
7 96 (24.74%) CSS
8 95 (24.48%) Banking
9 92 (23.71%) TDD
10 91 (23.45%) .NET
11 80 (20.62%) Finance
12 78 (20.10%) MVC
13 72 (18.56%) HTML5
14 63 (16.24%) Front Office
15 60 (15.46%) OO
16 57 (14.69%) Scrum
17 54 (13.92%) jQuery
18 53 (13.66%) WPF
18 53 (13.66%) AngularJS
19 50 (12.89%) ASP.NET
19 50 (12.89%) Multithreading
20 49 (12.63%) Investment Banking
21 47 (12.11%) Web Services
22 46 (11.86%) Oracle
23 45 (11.60%) CSS3
24 44 (11.34%) Spring
25 43 (11.08%) XML
25 43 (11.08%) WCF
26 42 (10.82%) SQL Server
27 41 (10.57%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 13 (3.35%) CMS
1 13 (3.35%) Node.js
2 9 (2.32%) Oracle Coherence
3 8 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.55%) SAS
5 5 (1.29%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.29%) WordPress
5 5 (1.29%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.03%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.03%) Drupal
7 3 (0.77%) Apache
7 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.77%) Confluence
8 2 (0.52%) Mule
8 2 (0.52%) IIS
8 2 (0.52%) JBoss
8 2 (0.52%) Jetty
Applications
1 17 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.52%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.80%) RMDS
3 4 (1.03%) Markit EDM
3 4 (1.03%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.52%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.52%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.26%) Brady Trinity
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.03%) Force.com
2 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.77%) GitHub
4 2 (0.52%) Basecamp
4 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.32%) Internet
2 8 (2.06%) HTTP
3 5 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.26%) SSL
4 1 (0.26%) SNMP
4 1 (0.26%) LDAP
4 1 (0.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.82%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.70%) Relational Database
3 16 (4.12%) NoSQL
4 13 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (3.35%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.32%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.06%) MySQL
7 8 (2.06%) QlikView
8 7 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.29%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.03%) Redis
10 4 (1.03%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.77%) Big Data
11 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.77%) KDB
Development Applications
1 17 (4.38%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.87%) JUnit
2 15 (3.87%) Subversion
2 15 (3.87%) Maven
3 12 (3.09%) JIRA
4 11 (2.84%) TeamCity
5 10 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (2.58%) Jasmine
6 9 (2.32%) Selenium
6 9 (2.32%) CruiseControl
7 8 (2.06%) Ant
7 8 (2.06%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.80%) NUnit
9 6 (1.55%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.55%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.55%) Hudson
9 6 (1.55%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.55%) MSBuild
9 6 (1.55%) Grunt
10 5 (1.29%) Bower
General
1 95 (24.48%) Banking
2 80 (20.62%) Finance
3 63 (16.24%) Front Office
4 49 (12.63%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.29%) Back Office
5 5 (1.29%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.29%) Games
6 3 (0.77%) Retail
6 3 (0.77%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.77%) Marketing
7 2 (0.52%) Legal
7 2 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (31.19%) HTML
2 96 (24.74%) CSS
3 91 (23.45%) .NET
4 72 (18.56%) HTML5
5 54 (13.92%) jQuery
6 53 (13.66%) WPF
6 53 (13.66%) AngularJS
7 50 (12.89%) ASP.NET
8 47 (12.11%) Web Services
9 45 (11.60%) CSS3
10 44 (11.34%) Spring
11 43 (11.08%) WCF
11 43 (11.08%) XML
12 31 (7.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (6.96%) RESTful
13 27 (6.96%) Ajax
14 25 (6.44%) REST
14 25 (6.44%) Backbone.js
15 21 (5.41%) JSON
16 20 (5.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 29 (7.47%) User Experience
3 26 (6.70%) Fixed Income
4 18 (4.64%) Derivative
5 12 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.58%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.06%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.06%) Open Source
8 7 (1.80%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.80%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.55%) Market Risk
9 6 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.55%) Mobile Banking
9 6 (1.55%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.29%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.03%) iPad
11 4 (1.03%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.03%) Physics
12 3 (0.77%) Grid Computing
12 3 (0.77%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.96%) Linux
2 18 (4.64%) Apple iOS
3 17 (4.38%) UNIX
4 10 (2.58%) Windows
5 6 (1.55%) Android
6 4 (1.03%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.77%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.26%) AIX
8 1 (0.26%) CentOS
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (23.71%) TDD
3 78 (20.10%) MVC
4 60 (15.46%) OO
5 57 (14.69%) Scrum
6 50 (12.89%) Multithreading
7 41 (10.57%) BDD
8 38 (9.79%) E-Commerce
9 27 (6.96%) Low Latency
10 26 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (5.93%) Unit Testing
12 20 (5.15%) Mentoring
13 19 (4.90%) MVVM
13 19 (4.90%) Web Development
14 18 (4.64%) Analytics
15 17 (4.38%) iOS Development
16 16 (4.12%) Kanban
17 15 (3.87%) Migration
17 15 (3.87%) Responsive Web Design
18 14 (3.61%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 127 (32.73%) JavaScript
2 123 (31.70%) C#
3 117 (30.15%) Java
4 111 (28.61%) SQL
5 23 (5.93%) PHP
6 22 (5.67%) PL/SQL
6 22 (5.67%) Ruby
7 20 (5.15%) C++
8 17 (4.38%) Python
9 16 (4.12%) T-SQL
10 14 (3.61%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.84%) Perl
12 10 (2.58%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.32%) Objective-C
14 8 (2.06%) Scala
14 8 (2.06%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.80%) C
16 6 (1.55%) VBA
17 5 (1.29%) Apex Code
18 4 (1.03%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 20 (5.15%) Degree
2 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.03%) Puppet
2 1 (0.26%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 46 (11.86%) Oracle
2 19 (4.90%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.58%) Zend
4 9 (2.32%) Sybase
5 8 (2.06%) Google
6 6 (1.55%) TIBCO
7 5 (1.29%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.03%) 29West
8 4 (1.03%) ION Trading
8 4 (1.03%) IBM
9 3 (0.77%) Apple
9 3 (0.77%) DataSynapse
9 3 (0.77%) Red Gate
10 2 (0.52%) Informatica
10 2 (0.52%) Reuters
10 2 (0.52%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.52%) SAP
10 2 (0.52%) Adobe
10 2 (0.52%) Calypso
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