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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 60 49 67
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 181 265 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.09% 3.69% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 4.00% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 214 131
Average daily rate
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£475 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
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
5419 6628 7304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.51% 92.32% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3970 4833 5221
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 132 182
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £28.50 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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.

1 155 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (30.20%) SQL
3 104 (29.63%) C#
4 101 (28.77%) Java
5 98 (27.92%) JavaScript
6 97 (27.64%) HTML
7 91 (25.93%) .NET
7 91 (25.93%) TDD
8 87 (24.79%) Banking
9 84 (23.93%) CSS
10 73 (20.80%) MVC
11 63 (17.95%) Finance
12 57 (16.24%) Scrum
13 56 (15.95%) ASP.NET
13 56 (15.95%) HTML5
14 55 (15.67%) OO
15 50 (14.25%) Front Office
16 49 (13.96%) Web Services
17 48 (13.68%) SQL Server
18 47 (13.39%) Spring
19 45 (12.82%) Oracle
20 44 (12.54%) E-Commerce
21 43 (12.25%) Investment Banking
21 43 (12.25%) Multithreading
22 42 (11.97%) XML
23 41 (11.68%) jQuery
23 41 (11.68%) WCF
24 39 (11.11%) BDD
25 37 (10.54%) WPF
26 35 (9.97%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (3.13%) Node.js
2 10 (2.85%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (2.85%) CMS
2 10 (2.85%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (1.99%) SAS
4 5 (1.42%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (1.14%) IIS
5 4 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.85%) Mule
6 3 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.85%) Drupal
7 2 (0.57%) Apache
7 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.57%) Confluence
7 2 (0.57%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.28%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 19 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.85%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.28%) MS Office
4 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.42%) RMDS
3 2 (0.57%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.28%) Brady Trinity
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.14%) GitHub
3 3 (0.85%) Force.com
3 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.57%) SaaS
4 2 (0.57%) PaaS
4 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.56%) Internet
2 8 (2.28%) HTTP
3 4 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.28%) SSL
4 1 (0.28%) LDAP
4 1 (0.28%) SMTP
4 1 (0.28%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 18 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 16 (4.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (4.27%) Oracle Database
6 14 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.85%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.56%) MySQL
9 9 (2.56%) QlikView
9 9 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.71%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.14%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.85%) KDB
Development Applications
1 17 (4.84%) Maven
2 15 (4.27%) Subversion
3 14 (3.99%) JUnit
4 12 (3.42%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (2.56%) TeamCity
6 9 (2.56%) JIRA
6 9 (2.56%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.28%) Ant
7 8 (2.28%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.99%) Grunt
9 6 (1.71%) NUnit
9 6 (1.71%) CruiseControl
9 6 (1.71%) Hudson
10 5 (1.42%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.42%) Selenium
10 5 (1.42%) jMock
10 5 (1.42%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.42%) Bower
11 4 (1.14%) Jasmine
General
1 87 (24.79%) Banking
2 63 (17.95%) Finance
3 50 (14.25%) Front Office
4 43 (12.25%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.99%) Marketing
6 6 (1.71%) Advertising
7 5 (1.42%) Games
7 5 (1.42%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.14%) Back Office
8 4 (1.14%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.57%) Retail
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (27.64%) HTML
2 91 (25.93%) .NET
3 84 (23.93%) CSS
4 56 (15.95%) ASP.NET
4 56 (15.95%) HTML5
5 49 (13.96%) Web Services
6 47 (13.39%) Spring
7 42 (11.97%) XML
8 41 (11.68%) WCF
8 41 (11.68%) jQuery
9 37 (10.54%) WPF
10 35 (9.97%) AngularJS
11 33 (9.40%) CSS3
12 31 (8.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (7.69%) REST
14 25 (7.12%) RESTful
15 24 (6.84%) Hibernate
16 21 (5.98%) Ajax
17 19 (5.41%) JSON
18 18 (5.13%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (5.98%) User Experience
3 20 (5.70%) Fixed Income
4 14 (3.99%) Derivative
5 13 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.56%) Open Source
7 8 (2.28%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.99%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.71%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.71%) Market Risk
10 5 (1.42%) Data Integration
10 5 (1.42%) Equities
10 5 (1.42%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.14%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (1.14%) Online Banking
11 4 (1.14%) Physics
12 3 (0.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.26%) Linux
2 17 (4.84%) Apple iOS
2 17 (4.84%) UNIX
3 16 (4.56%) Windows
4 8 (2.28%) Android
4 8 (2.28%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.14%) AIX
6 3 (0.85%) Solaris
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.28%) CentOS
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (25.93%) TDD
3 73 (20.80%) MVC
4 57 (16.24%) Scrum
5 55 (15.67%) OO
6 44 (12.54%) E-Commerce
7 43 (12.25%) Multithreading
8 39 (11.11%) BDD
9 26 (7.41%) Unit Testing
10 25 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (6.84%) Low Latency
12 20 (5.70%) Mentoring
13 18 (5.13%) MVVM
14 16 (4.56%) Analytics
14 16 (4.56%) OOP
15 15 (4.27%) Web Development
16 14 (3.99%) SOA
16 14 (3.99%) ETL
16 14 (3.99%) iOS Development
17 13 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 106 (30.20%) SQL
2 104 (29.63%) C#
3 101 (28.77%) Java
4 98 (27.92%) JavaScript
5 25 (7.12%) Ruby
6 20 (5.70%) T-SQL
7 18 (5.13%) PHP
7 18 (5.13%) PL/SQL
8 16 (4.56%) C++
9 15 (4.27%) Python
10 11 (3.13%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.85%) Scala
12 9 (2.56%) Objective-C
13 8 (2.28%) Perl
14 7 (1.99%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.71%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.42%) C
17 4 (1.14%) ActionScript
17 4 (1.14%) VBA
18 3 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (4.84%) Degree
2 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (1.42%) MCTS
2 5 (1.42%) MCITP
3 3 (0.85%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) OCP
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.42%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Oozie
2 1 (0.28%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 45 (12.82%) Oracle
2 24 (6.84%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.56%) Zend
4 7 (1.99%) Sybase
5 5 (1.42%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.42%) TIBCO
5 5 (1.42%) IBM
6 4 (1.14%) JBoss
6 4 (1.14%) 29West
7 3 (0.85%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.85%) Apple
7 3 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.85%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.85%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.57%) Google
8 2 (0.57%) Reuters
8 2 (0.57%) ION Trading
8 2 (0.57%) Adobe
8 2 (0.57%) Calypso
9 1 (0.28%) Fidessa
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