The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, 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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 25 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.32% 0.93% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.01% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
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£473 - £456
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £402 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.06% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, 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
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
142 99 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 94.04% 91.67% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 72 132
Average daily rate £500 £510 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £393 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.46 £33.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.30% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Developer across the Docklands, London region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (50.00%) Statistics
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (50.00%) WPF
2 4 (50.00%) VBA
2 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) MVVM
2 4 (50.00%) Tableau
2 4 (50.00%) Task Parallel Library
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) API Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Dancer
3 2 (25.00%) DBIx::Class
3 2 (25.00%) Plack
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) SQL

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 1 (12.50%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
1 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Mockito
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) WPF
2 4 (50.00%) Task Parallel Library
3 2 (25.00%) Dancer
3 2 (25.00%) DBIx::Class
3 2 (25.00%) Plack
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Statistics
1 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Market Risk
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (50.00%) MVVM
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (25.00%) API Integration
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) AOP
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) VBA
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) GridGain
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Tableau
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos