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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 62 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 846 705 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.70% 3.06% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% 3.22% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 609 577
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
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
21700 21910 22982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.78% 94.98% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15416 15458 15936
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 348 435
Median hourly rate £17.37 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +12 207 £550 - 84
Canary Wharf -4 8 £475 -12.64%
Westminster -11 8 £425 -11.45%
Croydon - 4 £450 -
Teddington - 4 £413 -
Feltham - 2 £425 -
Docklands, London +10 1 £500 -
Osterley - 1 £515 -
Ilford - 1 £375 -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 927 (57.43%) Agile Software Development
2 743 (46.03%) Java
3 647 (40.09%) TDD
4 539 (33.40%) JavaScript
5 496 (30.73%) HTML
6 446 (27.63%) Finance
7 426 (26.39%) CSS
8 355 (22.00%) Scrum
9 346 (21.44%) AngularJS
10 336 (20.82%) SQL
11 335 (20.76%) BDD
12 331 (20.51%) HTML5
13 293 (18.15%) Banking
14 275 (17.04%) C#
15 252 (15.61%) .NET
16 251 (15.55%) Git (software)
16 251 (15.55%) REST
17 240 (14.87%) Web Services
17 240 (14.87%) Spring
18 233 (14.44%) CSS3
19 230 (14.25%) Continuous Integration
20 209 (12.95%) Node.js
21 190 (11.77%) Pair Programming
22 188 (11.65%) jQuery
23 186 (11.52%) OO
23 186 (11.52%) E-Commerce
24 174 (10.78%) Oracle
25 173 (10.72%) RESTful
26 171 (10.59%) SQL Server
26 171 (10.59%) MVC

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 56 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
2 47 (2.91%) Tomcat
3 34 (2.11%) Apache Spark
4 30 (1.86%) WebSphere
5 27 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 25 (1.55%) Drupal
7 24 (1.49%) Apache
8 19 (1.18%) CMS
8 19 (1.18%) Confluence
9 18 (1.12%) Mule
10 17 (1.05%) nginx
11 15 (0.93%) Mule ESB
11 15 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
12 14 (0.87%) Apache Solr
12 14 (0.87%) Jetty
13 13 (0.81%) JBoss
14 11 (0.68%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
16 9 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 8 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.62%) MS Office
2 10 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.25%) GIMP
4 3 (0.19%) MS Project
5 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.12%) SPSS
6 1 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.062%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.062%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.50%) Magento
6 5 (0.31%) RMDS
7 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.19%) Endur
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 3 (0.19%) SAP hybris
9 2 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.062%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.062%) Global One
10 1 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.062%) Shopify
10 1 (0.062%) SunGard Martini
10 1 (0.062%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 133 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (2.23%) GitHub
4 17 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (0.87%) TestFlight
7 8 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (0.50%) Google Play
7 8 (0.50%) Office 365
7 8 (0.50%) SaaS
8 5 (0.31%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.31%) Heroku
8 5 (0.31%) iTunes
8 5 (0.31%) PaaS
9 4 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.25%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.19%) Boomi
10 3 (0.19%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.59%) HTTP
2 23 (1.43%) MQTT
2 23 (1.43%) RTSP
3 16 (0.99%) Internet
4 8 (0.50%) AMQP
5 6 (0.37%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.31%) Intranet
7 2 (0.12%) FTP
7 2 (0.12%) SNMP
7 2 (0.12%) SSL
8 1 (0.062%) DHCP
8 1 (0.062%) LDAP
8 1 (0.062%) Multicast
8 1 (0.062%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.062%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 123 (7.62%) NoSQL
3 122 (7.56%) MySQL
4 120 (7.43%) MongoDB
5 99 (6.13%) PostgreSQL
6 84 (5.20%) Hadoop
7 78 (4.83%) Big Data
8 76 (4.71%) Relational Database
9 47 (2.91%) Oracle Database
10 43 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 42 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
12 38 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 38 (2.35%) SQLite
13 36 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
14 32 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
15 25 (1.55%) Neo4j
16 24 (1.49%) Apache Hive
17 22 (1.36%) HBase
17 22 (1.36%) Redis
18 21 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 251 (15.55%) Git (software)
2 152 (9.42%) Maven
3 134 (8.30%) Jenkins
4 120 (7.43%) JUnit
5 95 (5.89%) gulp
6 81 (5.02%) Grunt
7 79 (4.89%) Subversion
8 77 (4.77%) JIRA
9 68 (4.21%) Cucumber
10 59 (3.66%) Mockito
11 54 (3.35%) Eclipse
11 54 (3.35%) Selenium
12 49 (3.04%) Jasmine
13 45 (2.79%) IntelliJ
13 45 (2.79%) TeamCity
13 45 (2.79%) WebDriver
14 36 (2.23%) Mocha
15 32 (1.98%) webpack
16 28 (1.73%) Babel
17 24 (1.49%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 446 (27.63%) Finance
2 293 (18.15%) Banking
3 120 (7.43%) Front Office
4 109 (6.75%) Investment Banking
5 62 (3.84%) Retail
6 50 (3.10%) Marketing
7 28 (1.73%) Financial Institution
7 28 (1.73%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.49%) Advertising
9 21 (1.30%) Publishing
10 14 (0.87%) Games
10 14 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.81%) Electronics
12 8 (0.50%) Back Office
13 7 (0.43%) Law
14 5 (0.31%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.12%) Legal
16 1 (0.062%) Automotive
16 1 (0.062%) Local Government
16 1 (0.062%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 496 (30.73%) HTML
2 426 (26.39%) CSS
3 346 (21.44%) AngularJS
4 331 (20.51%) HTML5
5 252 (15.61%) .NET
6 251 (15.55%) REST
7 240 (14.87%) Spring
7 240 (14.87%) Web Services
8 233 (14.44%) CSS3
9 209 (12.95%) Node.js
10 188 (11.65%) jQuery
11 173 (10.72%) RESTful
12 149 (9.23%) JSON
13 145 (8.98%) Sass
14 139 (8.61%) XML
15 137 (8.49%) React
16 124 (7.68%) SOAP
17 85 (5.27%) ASP.NET
18 77 (4.77%) Hibernate
19 65 (4.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 143 (8.86%) User Experience
2 92 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (4.52%) Derivative
4 68 (4.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 67 (4.15%) Mobile App
6 53 (3.28%) Computer Science
7 48 (2.97%) Fixed Income
8 36 (2.23%) Fintech
9 33 (2.04%) Mathematics
10 32 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (1.98%) Video on Demand
11 28 (1.73%) Social Media
12 25 (1.55%) Equities
13 24 (1.49%) Virtual Team
14 23 (1.43%) Algorithms
14 23 (1.43%) Market Risk
14 23 (1.43%) Public Cloud
15 21 (1.30%) iPad
16 20 (1.24%) Hedge funds
17 17 (1.05%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 118 (7.31%) Linux
2 95 (5.89%) Apple iOS
3 86 (5.33%) Android
4 83 (5.14%) Unix
5 47 (2.91%) Windows
6 7 (0.43%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.37%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.31%) AIX
8 5 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.25%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.12%) CentOS
11 2 (0.12%) Solaris
11 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.062%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.062%) webOS
12 1 (0.062%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 927 (57.43%) Agile Software Development
2 647 (40.09%) TDD
3 355 (22.00%) Scrum
4 335 (20.76%) BDD
5 230 (14.25%) Continuous Integration
6 190 (11.77%) Pair Programming
7 186 (11.52%) E-Commerce
7 186 (11.52%) OO
8 171 (10.59%) MVC
9 154 (9.54%) Front End Development
10 131 (8.12%) Web Development
11 130 (8.05%) Multithreading
12 122 (7.56%) DevOps
13 113 (7.00%) Unit Testing
14 111 (6.88%) Microservices
15 98 (6.07%) Open Source
16 93 (5.76%) Software Engineering
17 91 (5.64%) Mentoring
18 79 (4.89%) iOS Development
19 74 (4.58%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 743 (46.03%) Java
2 539 (33.40%) JavaScript
3 336 (20.82%) SQL
4 275 (17.04%) C#
5 168 (10.41%) Python
6 164 (10.16%) Scala
7 91 (5.64%) PHP
8 60 (3.72%) Ruby
9 59 (3.66%) Objective-C
10 56 (3.47%) Apple Swift
11 55 (3.41%) ES6
12 52 (3.22%) PL/SQL
13 47 (2.91%) Clojure
14 45 (2.79%) T-SQL
15 44 (2.73%) C
16 41 (2.54%) C++
17 30 (1.86%) Groovy
18 28 (1.73%) Shell Script
19 21 (1.30%) Haskell
20 20 (1.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 79 (4.89%) Degree
2 42 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.31%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.12%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.12%) PhD
7 1 (0.062%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (1.92%) QA
2 8 (0.50%) FATCA
3 7 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.43%) WAI
4 6 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.31%) SDET
6 3 (0.19%) MiFID
7 1 (0.062%) Solvency II
System Software
1 65 (4.03%) Docker
2 7 (0.43%) HDFS
3 6 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.31%) etcd
5 4 (0.25%) Ceph
5 4 (0.25%) flannel
5 4 (0.25%) GlusterFS
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.25%) Varnish
6 3 (0.19%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.19%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.12%) vSphere
8 1 (0.062%) iptables
8 1 (0.062%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.062%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (2.11%) Puppet
2 10 (0.62%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.43%) Control-M
3 7 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.31%) Ansible
5 4 (0.25%) HAProxy
5 4 (0.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (0.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (0.25%) rkt
6 3 (0.19%) Consul
6 3 (0.19%) OpenAM
6 3 (0.19%) OpenIDM
6 3 (0.19%) Packer
7 2 (0.12%) CloudHub
7 2 (0.12%) Kibana
7 2 (0.12%) Oozie
7 2 (0.12%) Terraform
7 2 (0.12%) TIBCO Hawk
8 1 (0.062%) Nagios
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 174 (10.78%) Oracle
2 102 (6.32%) Microsoft
3 24 (1.49%) MuleSoft
3 24 (1.49%) SAP
4 23 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (1.36%) Google
6 17 (1.05%) Apple
7 16 (0.99%) hybris
8 15 (0.93%) ATG
9 14 (0.87%) Murex
9 14 (0.87%) TIBCO
10 13 (0.81%) Endeca
11 12 (0.74%) Facebook
11 12 (0.74%) Solace
12 11 (0.68%) Sybase
12 11 (0.68%) VMware
13 10 (0.62%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.62%) Tableau
14 9 (0.56%) Adobe
15 8 (0.50%) ION Trading
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