The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 66 69 77
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 773 699 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.49% 2.97% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 3.13% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 608 489
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £46.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.98%
Senior Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21038 22323 22486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.03% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15053 15655 15400
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 367 417
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.15 £52.17 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer across the London region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 215 £525 -2.32% 83
Croydon -2 13 £431 +43.75% 3
Westminster - 4 £425 - 1
Osterley - 4 £515 -
Canary Wharf 0 2 £588 +23.68%
Romford - 2 £415 -
Teddington - 2 £413 -
Docklands, London +13 1 - -
Bromley -2 1 £438 - 1
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 London region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 909 (56.01%) Agile Software Development
2 779 (48.00%) Java
3 654 (40.30%) TDD
4 565 (34.81%) JavaScript
5 521 (32.10%) HTML
6 444 (27.36%) Finance
7 413 (25.45%) CSS
8 366 (22.55%) Scrum
9 361 (22.24%) AngularJS
10 344 (21.20%) SQL
11 326 (20.09%) HTML5
12 306 (18.85%) BDD
13 293 (18.05%) Banking
14 275 (16.94%) C#
15 269 (16.57%) Spring
16 263 (16.20%) Git (software)
17 257 (15.83%) Web Services
18 251 (15.47%) .NET
18 251 (15.47%) Oracle
19 238 (14.66%) REST
20 230 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
21 224 (13.80%) OO
22 222 (13.68%) CSS3
23 217 (13.37%) E-Commerce
24 192 (11.83%) RESTful
25 184 (11.34%) Maven
26 182 (11.21%) SQL Server
27 179 (11.03%) Pair Programming
28 178 (10.97%) MVC
29 177 (10.91%) Node.js

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 78 (4.81%) Tomcat
2 48 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (1.91%) CMS
4 29 (1.79%) Apache Spark
5 25 (1.54%) Apache
5 25 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 23 (1.42%) Jetty
6 23 (1.42%) WebSphere
7 21 (1.29%) Confluence
8 19 (1.17%) Mule
9 18 (1.11%) nginx
10 16 (0.99%) Apache TomEE
10 16 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
11 15 (0.92%) WebLogic
12 14 (0.86%) JBoss
13 11 (0.68%) Apache Pig
13 11 (0.68%) Mule ESB
13 11 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (0.68%) WordPress
14 9 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 43 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.74%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.68%) MS Office
4 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.18%) MS Project
5 2 (0.12%) GIMP
5 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.12%) SPSS
6 1 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 36 (2.22%) Payment Gateway
2 25 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.31%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.31%) Magento
6 4 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.18%) BigMachines
7 3 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.18%) Endur
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.12%) Revive Adserver
8 2 (0.12%) Unica
9 1 (0.062%) MetaTrader
9 1 (0.062%) Misys Midas
9 1 (0.062%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.062%) SAP hybris
9 1 (0.062%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 113 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (2.40%) GitHub
4 22 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
5 19 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (1.05%) Google Analytics
7 12 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (0.62%) TestFlight
9 9 (0.55%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.49%) Office 365
10 8 (0.49%) SaaS
11 7 (0.43%) Google Play
12 6 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.25%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.25%) iTunes
14 3 (0.18%) Boomi
14 3 (0.18%) Heroku
15 2 (0.12%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.76%) HTTP
2 13 (0.80%) Internet
3 6 (0.37%) AMQP
4 4 (0.25%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.25%) SSL
5 3 (0.18%) Intranet
5 3 (0.18%) LDAP
5 3 (0.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.12%) SNMP
6 2 (0.12%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.12%) VoIP
6 2 (0.12%) VPN
7 1 (0.062%) Broadband
7 1 (0.062%) DNS
7 1 (0.062%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 132 (8.13%) MySQL
3 122 (7.52%) NoSQL
4 117 (7.21%) Relational Database
5 115 (7.09%) MongoDB
6 89 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
7 86 (5.30%) Hadoop
8 69 (4.25%) Oracle Database
9 65 (4.00%) Big Data
10 52 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 48 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
12 45 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
13 43 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
14 38 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 36 (2.22%) Apache Hive
16 35 (2.16%) SQLite
17 30 (1.85%) Neo4j
18 26 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 25 (1.54%) QlikView
19 25 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 263 (16.20%) Git (software)
2 184 (11.34%) Maven
3 139 (8.56%) JUnit
4 137 (8.44%) Jenkins
5 99 (6.10%) Subversion
6 98 (6.04%) JIRA
7 86 (5.30%) gulp
8 85 (5.24%) Mockito
9 81 (4.99%) Cucumber
10 64 (3.94%) Grunt
11 63 (3.88%) Selenium
12 57 (3.51%) Eclipse
13 55 (3.39%) IntelliJ
14 44 (2.71%) TeamCity
15 40 (2.46%) Jasmine
16 34 (2.09%) Gradle
16 34 (2.09%) WebDriver
17 32 (1.97%) Visual Studio
17 32 (1.97%) Xcode
18 31 (1.91%) Mocha
General
1 444 (27.36%) Finance
2 293 (18.05%) Banking
3 132 (8.13%) Front Office
4 123 (7.58%) Investment Banking
5 71 (4.37%) Retail
6 67 (4.13%) Marketing
7 40 (2.46%) Telecoms
8 28 (1.73%) Electronics
8 28 (1.73%) Financial Institution
8 28 (1.73%) Publishing
9 25 (1.54%) Manufacturing
10 19 (1.17%) Games
11 13 (0.80%) Law
12 12 (0.74%) Back Office
13 9 (0.55%) Advertising
14 4 (0.25%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.18%) Legal
16 1 (0.062%) Automotive
16 1 (0.062%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.062%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 521 (32.10%) HTML
2 413 (25.45%) CSS
3 361 (22.24%) AngularJS
4 326 (20.09%) HTML5
5 269 (16.57%) Spring
6 257 (15.83%) Web Services
7 251 (15.47%) .NET
8 238 (14.66%) REST
9 222 (13.68%) CSS3
10 192 (11.83%) RESTful
11 177 (10.91%) Node.js
12 176 (10.84%) jQuery
13 132 (8.13%) XML
14 124 (7.64%) Sass
15 119 (7.33%) SOAP
16 118 (7.27%) JSON
17 113 (6.96%) React
18 109 (6.72%) J2EE
19 101 (6.22%) Hibernate
20 88 (5.42%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 126 (7.76%) User Experience
2 97 (5.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 95 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (5.24%) Derivative
5 54 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 54 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 51 (3.14%) iPad
7 48 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
8 45 (2.77%) Fixed Income
9 36 (2.22%) Social Media
10 34 (2.09%) Equities
11 33 (2.03%) Mathematics
12 29 (1.79%) Fintech
13 23 (1.42%) Visualisation
14 20 (1.23%) Virtual Team
15 18 (1.11%) iPhone
16 17 (1.05%) Market Risk
17 16 (0.99%) Data Structures
18 13 (0.80%) Hedge funds
18 13 (0.80%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 128 (7.89%) Linux
2 115 (7.09%) Unix
3 84 (5.18%) Apple iOS
4 69 (4.25%) Android
5 53 (3.27%) Windows
6 21 (1.29%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.49%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.37%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.37%) Solaris
9 5 (0.31%) AIX
9 5 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.25%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.12%) CentOS
11 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.062%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.062%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 909 (56.01%) Agile Software Development
2 654 (40.30%) TDD
3 366 (22.55%) Scrum
4 306 (18.85%) BDD
5 230 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
6 224 (13.80%) OO
7 217 (13.37%) E-Commerce
8 179 (11.03%) Pair Programming
9 178 (10.97%) MVC
10 158 (9.74%) Front End Development
11 141 (8.69%) Multithreading
12 135 (8.32%) Web Development
13 113 (6.96%) Unit Testing
14 108 (6.65%) Open Source
15 106 (6.53%) Mentoring
16 99 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
17 94 (5.79%) Kanban
18 90 (5.55%) Software Engineering
19 83 (5.11%) DevOps
20 78 (4.81%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 779 (48.00%) Java
2 565 (34.81%) JavaScript
3 344 (21.20%) SQL
4 275 (16.94%) C#
5 145 (8.93%) Scala
6 139 (8.56%) Python
7 79 (4.87%) PHP
8 70 (4.31%) PL/SQL
9 65 (4.00%) Ruby
10 54 (3.33%) Objective-C
11 46 (2.83%) Apple Swift
12 42 (2.59%) T-SQL
13 39 (2.40%) ES6
13 39 (2.40%) Groovy
14 36 (2.22%) C++
15 35 (2.16%) Clojure
16 30 (1.85%) Shell Script
17 29 (1.79%) TypeScript
18 22 (1.36%) Jython
19 20 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 86 (5.30%) Degree
2 45 (2.77%) Security Cleared
3 20 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.31%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.12%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.12%) PhD
7 1 (0.062%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.062%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (1.60%) QA
2 12 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.25%) MiFID
5 4 (0.25%) WAI
6 2 (0.12%) FATCA
6 2 (0.12%) WCAG
7 1 (0.062%) Solvency II
System Software
1 49 (3.02%) Docker
2 9 (0.55%) HDFS
3 6 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.31%) etcd
5 4 (0.25%) Ceph
5 4 (0.25%) flannel
5 4 (0.25%) GlusterFS
5 4 (0.25%) Varnish
6 3 (0.18%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.12%) vSphere
8 1 (0.062%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.062%) iptables
8 1 (0.062%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (1.91%) Puppet
2 6 (0.37%) Control-M
2 6 (0.37%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.31%) Ambari
4 4 (0.25%) HAProxy
4 4 (0.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (0.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (0.25%) rkt
5 3 (0.18%) Ansible
5 3 (0.18%) CloudHub
5 3 (0.18%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (0.12%) Graphite
6 2 (0.12%) Oozie
6 2 (0.12%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.062%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.062%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.062%) Nagios
7 1 (0.062%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.062%) WMI
Vendors
1 251 (15.47%) Oracle
2 97 (5.98%) Microsoft
3 39 (2.40%) Google
4 31 (1.91%) SAP
5 30 (1.85%) ATG
6 29 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (1.48%) Endeca
8 21 (1.29%) Apple
9 20 (1.23%) Adobe
10 18 (1.11%) MuleSoft
11 17 (1.05%) hybris
11 17 (1.05%) Tableau
12 16 (0.99%) CyberSource
12 16 (0.99%) DevExpress
12 16 (0.99%) Murex
13 15 (0.92%) Sybase
14 14 (0.86%) TIBCO
15 12 (0.74%) ION Trading
16 11 (0.68%) Facebook
17 10 (0.62%) Twitter
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