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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 25 45 83
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 233 220 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.03% 4.05% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.39% 4.26% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 208 114
Median daily rate £538 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £630 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.69%
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
3152 5161 5667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.14% 95.10% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2573 3937 4242
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 94 73
Median hourly rate £21.78 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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.

1 206 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (44.95%) Java
3 163 (43.35%) Finance
4 159 (42.29%) TDD
5 122 (32.45%) HTML
6 120 (31.91%) JavaScript
7 119 (31.65%) C#
8 116 (30.85%) Banking
9 105 (27.93%) SQL
9 105 (27.93%) .NET
10 102 (27.13%) CSS
11 97 (25.80%) AngularJS
12 81 (21.54%) HTML5
13 75 (19.95%) Spring
14 73 (19.41%) Scrum
15 69 (18.35%) SQL Server
16 68 (18.09%) BDD
17 67 (17.82%) Pair Programming
18 64 (17.02%) Multithreading
19 59 (15.69%) OO
20 52 (13.83%) Front Office
21 51 (13.56%) MVC
22 50 (13.30%) CSS3
23 48 (12.77%) Investment Banking
24 47 (12.50%) Mentoring
25 45 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
26 44 (11.70%) jQuery
27 42 (11.17%) Oracle
28 39 (10.37%) WPF
29 38 (10.11%) ASP.NET

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 35 (9.31%) Node.js
2 12 (3.19%) Oracle Coherence
3 9 (2.39%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.86%) Apache Pig
5 7 (1.86%) CMS
6 6 (1.60%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.60%) Mule
6 6 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.33%) IIS
7 5 (1.33%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.06%) Apache
9 3 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.80%) Drupal
9 3 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.80%) JBoss
10 2 (0.53%) Jetty
10 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.53%) WMQI
Applications
1 11 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.86%) MS Office
3 4 (1.06%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Eloqua
1 3 (0.80%) ION MarketView
1 3 (0.80%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 3 (0.80%) RMDS
1 3 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.53%) Misys Midas
2 2 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.53%) Unica
3 1 (0.27%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.27%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.27%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.72%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.80%) GitHub
4 3 (0.80%) Office 365
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.27%) IaaS
5 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.60%) HTTP
2 1 (0.27%) Broadband
2 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (18.35%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.18%) NoSQL
3 24 (6.38%) MySQL
4 20 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (5.05%) Relational Database
6 16 (4.26%) Big Data
7 15 (3.99%) Oracle Database
7 15 (3.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (3.72%) Hadoop
8 14 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (2.93%) MS Access
10 11 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (2.66%) MongoDB
11 10 (2.66%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (2.39%) RDBMS
13 8 (2.13%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.86%) PerformancePoint
14 7 (1.86%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 31 (8.24%) Maven
2 27 (7.18%) Eclipse
3 22 (5.85%) Git (software)
3 22 (5.85%) IntelliJ
4 20 (5.32%) Selenium
5 15 (3.99%) Cucumber
5 15 (3.99%) NUnit
5 15 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (3.72%) gulp
6 14 (3.72%) Jenkins
7 12 (3.19%) Jasmine
7 12 (3.19%) JUnit
8 11 (2.93%) Visual Studio
9 9 (2.39%) JIRA
9 9 (2.39%) WebDriver
10 7 (1.86%) Grunt
10 7 (1.86%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (1.86%) NSubstitute
10 7 (1.86%) Subversion
11 6 (1.60%) Mockito
General
1 163 (43.35%) Finance
2 116 (30.85%) Banking
3 52 (13.83%) Front Office
4 48 (12.77%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.66%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.13%) Publishing
7 6 (1.60%) Games
7 6 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.33%) Marketing
9 4 (1.06%) Back Office
10 3 (0.80%) Electronics
10 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.80%) Retail
11 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (32.45%) HTML
2 105 (27.93%) .NET
3 102 (27.13%) CSS
4 97 (25.80%) AngularJS
5 81 (21.54%) HTML5
6 75 (19.95%) Spring
7 50 (13.30%) CSS3
8 44 (11.70%) jQuery
9 39 (10.37%) WPF
10 38 (10.11%) ASP.NET
11 30 (7.98%) RESTful
12 29 (7.71%) WCF
13 26 (6.91%) Sass
14 25 (6.65%) Hibernate
14 25 (6.65%) REST
15 24 (6.38%) Web Services
16 23 (6.12%) J2EE
17 22 (5.85%) .NET Framework
18 19 (5.05%) Struts
19 18 (4.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 34 (9.04%) Derivative
3 29 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (6.91%) User Experience
5 21 (5.59%) Equities
6 19 (5.05%) Fixed Income
7 10 (2.66%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.86%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.60%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.60%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.33%) Fintech
11 4 (1.06%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.06%) NHS
12 3 (0.80%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.80%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.53%) Animation
13 2 (0.53%) iPad
13 2 (0.53%) iPhone
13 2 (0.53%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.65%) Linux
2 23 (6.12%) Windows
3 20 (5.32%) Unix
4 11 (2.93%) Android
5 6 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.06%) Solaris
7 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (42.29%) TDD
3 73 (19.41%) Scrum
4 68 (18.09%) BDD
5 67 (17.82%) Pair Programming
6 64 (17.02%) Multithreading
7 59 (15.69%) OO
8 51 (13.56%) MVC
9 47 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 45 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (9.31%) Front End Development
12 31 (8.24%) Web Development
13 25 (6.65%) Kanban
14 24 (6.38%) Automated Testing
14 24 (6.38%) OOP
14 24 (6.38%) Unit Testing
15 22 (5.85%) E-Commerce
16 21 (5.59%) Low Latency
16 21 (5.59%) MVVM
17 19 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 169 (44.95%) Java
2 120 (31.91%) JavaScript
3 119 (31.65%) C#
4 105 (27.93%) SQL
5 31 (8.24%) PL/SQL
6 21 (5.59%) T-SQL
7 15 (3.99%) Scala
8 14 (3.72%) PHP
9 12 (3.19%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.66%) Python
10 10 (2.66%) VBA
11 8 (2.13%) Groovy
11 8 (2.13%) TypeScript
12 7 (1.86%) C++
13 6 (1.60%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.60%) Ruby
14 4 (1.06%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.06%) Perl
15 3 (0.80%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (3.99%) Degree
2 3 (0.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.80%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.53%) WCAG
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) MiFID
3 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (1.60%) HDFS
2 2 (0.53%) Docker
3 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (0.80%) Puppet
2 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.27%) Ambari
3 1 (0.27%) Ansible
3 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 42 (11.17%) Oracle
2 22 (5.85%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.93%) DevExpress
4 9 (2.39%) Sybase
5 7 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.33%) SAP
7 4 (1.06%) Twitter
8 3 (0.80%) Adobe
8 3 (0.80%) DataSynapse
8 3 (0.80%) ION Trading
8 3 (0.80%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.80%) Tableau
9 2 (0.53%) Apple
9 2 (0.53%) ATG
9 2 (0.53%) Misys
9 2 (0.53%) RedDot
9 2 (0.53%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.53%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.53%) Zend
10 1 (0.27%) Zuora
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