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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
England / London
Rank 67 71 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 661 649 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.40% 3.09% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 3.25% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 515 510
Median daily rate £505 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.46% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £43.25 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £37.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-55.40% -17.77%

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
18459 19969 20051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.10% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13205 14056 14273
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 312 347
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +10 171 £550 +4.76% 66
Canary Wharf +1 3 £525 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £365 - 2
Docklands, London -2 2 - -
Westminster -4 2 £425 -6.79%
Croydon -14 2 £550 +25.71% 3
Bexley - 1 £325 -
Harrow - 1 £275 -
Wimbledon - 1 £550 -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 859 (59.04%) Agile Software Development
2 706 (48.52%) Java
3 566 (38.90%) TDD
4 500 (34.36%) JavaScript
5 429 (29.48%) HTML
6 377 (25.91%) CSS
7 332 (22.82%) Finance
8 307 (21.10%) Scrum
9 304 (20.89%) Banking
10 298 (20.48%) SQL
11 284 (19.52%) BDD
12 266 (18.28%) AngularJS
13 264 (18.14%) Spring
14 262 (18.01%) Git (software)
15 235 (16.15%) HTML5
15 235 (16.15%) REST
16 223 (15.33%) C#
17 217 (14.91%) .NET
18 197 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
19 193 (13.26%) Web Services
20 190 (13.06%) E-Commerce
21 184 (12.65%) Pair Programming
22 180 (12.37%) Node.js
23 177 (12.16%) OO
24 175 (12.03%) CSS3
25 173 (11.89%) Scala
26 165 (11.34%) jQuery
27 163 (11.20%) MVC
28 158 (10.86%) SQL Server
29 152 (10.45%) Jenkins

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 50 (3.44%) Apache Spark
2 31 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (2.06%) Drupal
4 29 (1.99%) Confluence
5 28 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
6 26 (1.79%) WebSphere
7 21 (1.44%) CMS
7 21 (1.44%) WebLogic
8 20 (1.37%) Tomcat
9 18 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 16 (1.10%) Apache
11 14 (0.96%) Apache Solr
12 13 (0.89%) SharePoint
13 12 (0.82%) JBoss
13 12 (0.82%) Mule
14 10 (0.69%) Apache Pig
15 8 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 8 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
16 7 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 26 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.69%) MS Office
3 6 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.14%) GIMP
5 1 (0.069%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.069%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.069%) MS Project
5 1 (0.069%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.41%) RMDS
4 5 (0.34%) Magento
5 4 (0.27%) Endur
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.14%) SAP hybris
8 1 (0.069%) BASE24
8 1 (0.069%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.069%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.069%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.069%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.069%) Shopify
8 1 (0.069%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 127 (8.73%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (3.16%) GitHub
4 14 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (0.69%) TestFlight
6 9 (0.62%) PaaS
7 8 (0.55%) Heroku
8 7 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.48%) SaaS
9 6 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.34%) Google Play
11 4 (0.27%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.21%) IaaS
13 2 (0.14%) Force.com
13 2 (0.14%) Office 365
13 2 (0.14%) Slack
14 1 (0.069%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.069%) AWS OpsWorks
14 1 (0.069%) Datadog
14 1 (0.069%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 65 (4.47%) HTTP
2 34 (2.34%) RTSP
3 27 (1.86%) MQTT
4 21 (1.44%) Internet
5 8 (0.55%) RTP
5 8 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.48%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.41%) Intranet
8 4 (0.27%) AMQP
8 4 (0.27%) Multicast
9 3 (0.21%) SSH
9 3 (0.21%) SSL
10 2 (0.14%) DKIM
10 2 (0.14%) DMARC
10 2 (0.14%) DSL
10 2 (0.14%) NGN
10 2 (0.14%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
10 2 (0.14%) SMTP
10 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.069%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (10.86%) SQL Server
2 97 (6.67%) Big Data
3 92 (6.32%) MySQL
4 90 (6.19%) MongoDB
4 90 (6.19%) NoSQL
5 76 (5.22%) Hadoop
6 56 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 53 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
8 44 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 38 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 37 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
11 35 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 29 (1.99%) Oracle Database
13 22 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (1.44%) SQLite
15 17 (1.17%) CouchDB
15 17 (1.17%) RDBMS
15 17 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (1.10%) Neo4j
17 15 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 262 (18.01%) Git (software)
2 152 (10.45%) Jenkins
3 123 (8.45%) Maven
4 87 (5.98%) JUnit
5 80 (5.50%) JIRA
6 78 (5.36%) Grunt
7 70 (4.81%) Subversion
8 67 (4.60%) gulp
9 66 (4.54%) Selenium
10 65 (4.47%) Cucumber
11 62 (4.26%) Mockito
12 43 (2.96%) Jasmine
13 38 (2.61%) TeamCity
14 35 (2.41%) Gradle
15 33 (2.27%) WebDriver
16 32 (2.20%) Mocha
17 31 (2.13%) webpack
18 26 (1.79%) Vagrant
19 25 (1.72%) Spock
20 20 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 332 (22.82%) Finance
2 304 (20.89%) Banking
3 133 (9.14%) Investment Banking
4 109 (7.49%) Front Office
5 56 (3.85%) Retail
6 35 (2.41%) Back Office
7 34 (2.34%) Games
8 28 (1.92%) Advertising
9 27 (1.86%) Telecoms
10 22 (1.51%) Marketing
11 15 (1.03%) Legal
12 8 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.48%) Publishing
13 7 (0.48%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.41%) Electronics
14 6 (0.41%) Law
15 4 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.21%) Automotive
17 2 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 429 (29.48%) HTML
2 377 (25.91%) CSS
3 266 (18.28%) AngularJS
4 264 (18.14%) Spring
5 235 (16.15%) HTML5
5 235 (16.15%) REST
6 217 (14.91%) .NET
7 193 (13.26%) Web Services
8 180 (12.37%) Node.js
9 175 (12.03%) CSS3
10 165 (11.34%) jQuery
11 146 (10.03%) RESTful
12 131 (9.00%) React
13 130 (8.93%) JSON
14 123 (8.45%) XML
15 116 (7.97%) Hibernate
16 111 (7.63%) Sass
17 92 (6.32%) SOAP
18 83 (5.70%) JMS
19 78 (5.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 109 (7.49%) User Experience
2 75 (5.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 67 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 57 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 56 (3.85%) Derivative
6 45 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
7 43 (2.96%) Fixed Income
8 42 (2.89%) Video on Demand
9 37 (2.54%) Fintech
10 35 (2.41%) Equities
11 33 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
12 31 (2.13%) Economics
13 28 (1.92%) Algorithms
14 27 (1.86%) Public Cloud
15 25 (1.72%) Mathematics
16 23 (1.58%) Market Risk
16 23 (1.58%) Streaming Video
17 22 (1.51%) Data Structures
17 22 (1.51%) Virtual Team
18 21 (1.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 120 (8.25%) Linux
2 92 (6.32%) Apple iOS
3 90 (6.19%) Unix
4 77 (5.29%) Android
5 44 (3.02%) Windows
6 15 (1.03%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.34%) Solaris
8 4 (0.27%) HPUX
8 4 (0.27%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.21%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.069%) CentOS
11 1 (0.069%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.069%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.069%) webOS
11 1 (0.069%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.069%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.069%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 859 (59.04%) Agile Software Development
2 566 (38.90%) TDD
3 307 (21.10%) Scrum
4 284 (19.52%) BDD
5 197 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
6 190 (13.06%) E-Commerce
7 184 (12.65%) Pair Programming
8 177 (12.16%) OO
9 163 (11.20%) MVC
10 150 (10.31%) Microservices
11 130 (8.93%) DevOps
11 130 (8.93%) Front End Development
12 129 (8.87%) Multithreading
13 123 (8.45%) Web Development
14 102 (7.01%) Unit Testing
15 100 (6.87%) Software Engineering
16 83 (5.70%) SDLC
17 75 (5.15%) Kanban
17 75 (5.15%) Open Source
18 74 (5.09%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 706 (48.52%) Java
2 500 (34.36%) JavaScript
3 298 (20.48%) SQL
4 223 (15.33%) C#
5 173 (11.89%) Scala
6 150 (10.31%) Python
7 76 (5.22%) PHP
8 59 (4.05%) ES6
8 59 (4.05%) Objective-C
9 57 (3.92%) Apple Swift
10 51 (3.51%) C
11 48 (3.30%) T-SQL
12 42 (2.89%) Ruby
13 41 (2.82%) C++
14 39 (2.68%) Shell Script
15 37 (2.54%) PL/SQL
16 33 (2.27%) Clojure
17 23 (1.58%) Bash Shell
18 22 (1.51%) Groovy
18 22 (1.51%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 86 (5.91%) Degree
2 38 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (0.41%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.21%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.069%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.069%) ISEB
7 1 (0.069%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.13%) QA
2 13 (0.89%) FATCA
3 7 (0.48%) SDET
4 6 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (0.41%) EMIR
4 6 (0.41%) MiFID
4 6 (0.41%) SLA
5 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.27%) WAI
6 3 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.21%) WCAG
7 2 (0.14%) Basel III
7 2 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.069%) Data Quality
System Software
1 103 (7.08%) Docker
2 6 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (0.41%) HDFS
3 2 (0.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.069%) Firmware
4 1 (0.069%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.069%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 37 (2.54%) Puppet
2 24 (1.65%) Ansible
3 13 (0.89%) Kubernetes
4 10 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.69%) Terraform
5 6 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (0.27%) Consul
6 4 (0.27%) Control-M
6 4 (0.27%) Packer
7 3 (0.21%) Kibana
7 3 (0.21%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.21%) OpenIDM
8 2 (0.14%) Ambari
8 2 (0.14%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.14%) Nagios
9 1 (0.069%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.069%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.069%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.069%) MOM
9 1 (0.069%) Oozie
Vendors
1 111 (7.63%) Oracle
2 91 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 33 (2.27%) TIBCO
4 26 (1.79%) MuleSoft
5 25 (1.72%) Solace
6 21 (1.44%) Apple
6 21 (1.44%) SAP
7 20 (1.37%) Google
8 16 (1.10%) hybris
9 15 (1.03%) IBM
10 14 (0.96%) Fidessa
11 12 (0.82%) ATG
11 12 (0.82%) Atlassian
12 11 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.69%) VMware
14 9 (0.62%) Adobe
14 9 (0.62%) Brightcove
14 9 (0.62%) Sybase
15 7 (0.48%) BEA
15 7 (0.48%) Tableau
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £475 - £565 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, London
Shareforce Ltd - Icon Solutions (UK) Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £595 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Livedrive
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Noir Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £350 to £520 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £450 to £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £475 - £565 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
JP Boden & Co Ltd
Rate: Competitive day rate
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago