The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Senior Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank - 210 191
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.034% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.036% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £475 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £416 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.90% +28.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior Programmer
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
3263 5618 5417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.49% 94.82% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2626 4357 3958
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 91 91
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.34 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Senior Programmer in the job title.

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Programmer
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 Programmer across the City of London region.

Senior Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Senior Programmer
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 Programmer across the City of London region.

Senior Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Senior Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Programming
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

Senior Programmer 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Programming
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java