The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 139 184 205
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.12% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate £456 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -
Senior Software 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
2945 4817 5628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.49% 94.95% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2309 3708 4014
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 75 94
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Software 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 Software Developer across the City of London region.

Senior Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SOA
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) MSTest
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) NUnit
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 3 (37.50%) OOP
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) Back Office
4 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (37.50%) Struts
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MSTest
1 4 (50.00%) NUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) Struts
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Express
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) JSP
5 1 (12.50%) LINQ
5 1 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (12.50%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (12.50%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) SOA
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) OOP
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (12.50%) UML
6 1 (12.50%) Web Design
6 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) vCloud
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
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