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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
England / London
Rank 71 66 69
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 605 692 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.13% 3.28% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 3.45% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 550 499
Median daily rate £525 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £47.25 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £44.10 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-62.58% +17.60%

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
18312 20065 20017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.11% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13122 14196 14113
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 305 329
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +3 157 £550 +4.76% 66
Canary Wharf -3 3 £563 -19.70%
Wimbledon - 3 £550 -
Westminster 0 2 £425 -5.13% 1
Croydon -12 2 £550 +46.66%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £375 - 3
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 829 (59.43%) Agile Software Development
2 682 (48.89%) Java
3 546 (39.14%) TDD
4 482 (34.55%) JavaScript
5 392 (28.10%) HTML
6 350 (25.09%) CSS
7 322 (23.08%) Finance
8 296 (21.22%) SQL
9 286 (20.50%) Banking
10 274 (19.64%) Scrum
11 267 (19.14%) BDD
12 260 (18.64%) Spring
13 255 (18.28%) Git (software)
13 255 (18.28%) AngularJS
14 222 (15.91%) .NET
15 218 (15.63%) C#
16 206 (14.77%) REST
17 203 (14.55%) HTML5
18 188 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
19 187 (13.41%) E-Commerce
20 175 (12.54%) Web Services
21 174 (12.47%) Pair Programming
22 172 (12.33%) OO
23 167 (11.97%) MVC
23 167 (11.97%) Node.js
24 166 (11.90%) Microservices
25 165 (11.83%) Jenkins
26 162 (11.61%) Scala
27 153 (10.97%) jQuery
27 153 (10.97%) SQL Server

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 57 (4.09%) Apache Spark
2 36 (2.58%) Oracle Coherence
3 32 (2.29%) Confluence
4 28 (2.01%) Drupal
5 25 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 23 (1.65%) CMS
7 22 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 22 (1.58%) Tomcat
8 21 (1.51%) WebLogic
9 19 (1.36%) Apache
10 14 (1.00%) Apache Solr
10 14 (1.00%) SharePoint
11 11 (0.79%) Apache Pig
11 11 (0.79%) Mule
12 9 (0.65%) DataSynapse
13 8 (0.57%) IIS
13 8 (0.57%) JBoss
13 8 (0.57%) MQSeries
13 8 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 28 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.50%) MS Office
3 4 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.072%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.072%) MS Project
4 1 (0.072%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.072%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.43%) Endur
3 6 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.36%) RMDS
5 4 (0.29%) Magento
6 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.072%) BASE24
8 1 (0.072%) BondVision
8 1 (0.072%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.072%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.072%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.072%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.072%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.072%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 128 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (6.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (3.66%) GitHub
4 13 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.79%) PaaS
7 8 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.57%) SaaS
7 8 (0.57%) TestFlight
8 7 (0.50%) Google Play
8 7 (0.50%) Heroku
9 5 (0.36%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.22%) IaaS
11 2 (0.14%) Firebase
11 2 (0.14%) Force.com
11 2 (0.14%) Office 365
11 2 (0.14%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.14%) Slack
12 1 (0.072%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 65 (4.66%) HTTP
2 34 (2.44%) RTSP
3 27 (1.94%) MQTT
4 16 (1.15%) Internet
5 9 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.57%) RTP
7 5 (0.36%) Intranet
8 4 (0.29%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.29%) Multicast
9 3 (0.22%) AMQP
9 3 (0.22%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.22%) SSH
10 2 (0.14%) DSL
10 2 (0.14%) LDAP
10 2 (0.14%) Network Security
10 2 (0.14%) NGN
10 2 (0.14%) Skype
10 2 (0.14%) SMTP
10 2 (0.14%) SSL
10 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (10.97%) SQL Server
2 100 (7.17%) Big Data
3 91 (6.52%) NoSQL
4 86 (6.16%) MySQL
5 85 (6.09%) MongoDB
6 80 (5.73%) Hadoop
7 57 (4.09%) Relational Database
8 45 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 38 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
9 38 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
10 35 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 29 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 25 (1.79%) Oracle Database
12 25 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
13 20 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (1.36%) SQLite
15 16 (1.15%) Apache Hive
15 16 (1.15%) HBase
15 16 (1.15%) KDB
15 16 (1.15%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 255 (18.28%) Git (software)
2 165 (11.83%) Jenkins
3 120 (8.60%) Maven
4 87 (6.24%) JUnit
5 84 (6.02%) JIRA
6 69 (4.95%) Selenium
7 66 (4.73%) Mockito
7 66 (4.73%) Subversion
8 62 (4.44%) Cucumber
9 60 (4.30%) Grunt
10 56 (4.01%) gulp
11 49 (3.51%) TeamCity
12 44 (3.15%) Gradle
13 34 (2.44%) Jasmine
14 29 (2.08%) Spock
15 24 (1.72%) WebDriver
16 23 (1.65%) Mocha
17 22 (1.58%) NUnit
18 21 (1.51%) webpack
19 19 (1.36%) Vagrant
General
1 322 (23.08%) Finance
2 286 (20.50%) Banking
3 126 (9.03%) Investment Banking
4 103 (7.38%) Front Office
5 57 (4.09%) Retail
6 37 (2.65%) Back Office
6 37 (2.65%) Games
7 23 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.36%) Advertising
9 16 (1.15%) Legal
9 16 (1.15%) Marketing
10 9 (0.65%) Publishing
11 7 (0.50%) Electronics
12 6 (0.43%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.29%) Law
15 3 (0.22%) Automotive
15 3 (0.22%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (28.10%) HTML
2 350 (25.09%) CSS
3 260 (18.64%) Spring
4 255 (18.28%) AngularJS
5 222 (15.91%) .NET
6 206 (14.77%) REST
7 203 (14.55%) HTML5
8 175 (12.54%) Web Services
9 167 (11.97%) Node.js
10 153 (10.97%) jQuery
11 151 (10.82%) CSS3
12 146 (10.47%) RESTful
13 135 (9.68%) JSON
14 124 (8.89%) React
15 123 (8.82%) Hibernate
16 121 (8.67%) XML
17 87 (6.24%) JMS
18 84 (6.02%) ASP.NET
18 84 (6.02%) SOAP
19 83 (5.95%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 106 (7.60%) User Experience
2 68 (4.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 68 (4.87%) Mobile App
3 67 (4.80%) Computer Science
4 58 (4.16%) Derivative
5 45 (3.23%) Fixed Income
6 43 (3.08%) Fintech
7 41 (2.94%) Video on Demand
8 40 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
9 39 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
10 34 (2.44%) Equities
11 31 (2.22%) Algorithms
11 31 (2.22%) Public Cloud
12 23 (1.65%) Market Risk
12 23 (1.65%) Streaming Video
13 22 (1.58%) Data Structures
13 22 (1.58%) Equity Derivative
13 22 (1.58%) Social Media
14 21 (1.51%) iPad
15 17 (1.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 127 (9.10%) Linux
2 109 (7.81%) Unix
3 84 (6.02%) Apple iOS
4 74 (5.30%) Android
5 43 (3.08%) Windows
6 14 (1.00%) Mac OS X
7 9 (0.65%) Mac OS
8 7 (0.50%) Solaris
9 6 (0.43%) HPUX
10 5 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.29%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.072%) CentOS
13 1 (0.072%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.072%) webOS
13 1 (0.072%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.072%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 1 (0.072%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 829 (59.43%) Agile Software Development
2 546 (39.14%) TDD
3 274 (19.64%) Scrum
4 267 (19.14%) BDD
5 188 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
6 187 (13.41%) E-Commerce
7 174 (12.47%) Pair Programming
8 172 (12.33%) OO
9 167 (11.97%) MVC
10 166 (11.90%) Microservices
11 131 (9.39%) DevOps
12 128 (9.18%) Multithreading
13 112 (8.03%) Front End Development
14 107 (7.67%) Web Development
15 101 (7.24%) Software Engineering
16 96 (6.88%) Unit Testing
17 81 (5.81%) Mentoring
18 80 (5.73%) Kanban
18 80 (5.73%) SDLC
19 70 (5.02%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 682 (48.89%) Java
2 482 (34.55%) JavaScript
3 296 (21.22%) SQL
4 218 (15.63%) C#
5 162 (11.61%) Scala
6 147 (10.54%) Python
7 71 (5.09%) PHP
8 56 (4.01%) Objective-C
9 55 (3.94%) C
10 53 (3.80%) Ruby
11 52 (3.73%) Apple Swift
12 51 (3.66%) ES6
12 51 (3.66%) T-SQL
13 47 (3.37%) C++
14 46 (3.30%) Shell Script
15 39 (2.80%) PL/SQL
16 24 (1.72%) Bash Shell
16 24 (1.72%) Go
17 21 (1.51%) Korn
18 19 (1.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 96 (6.88%) Degree
2 28 (2.01%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.36%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.57%) Sun Certification
5 4 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.14%) MBA
7 1 (0.072%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.072%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.072%) ISEB
7 1 (0.072%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.58%) QA
2 15 (1.08%) FATCA
3 11 (0.79%) MiFID
4 9 (0.65%) EMIR
5 8 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.57%) SLA
6 7 (0.50%) SDET
7 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.22%) WCAG
9 2 (0.14%) Basel III
9 2 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.14%) WAI
10 1 (0.072%) Data Quality
System Software
1 99 (7.10%) Docker
2 5 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (0.36%) HDFS
3 1 (0.072%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.072%) Firmware
3 1 (0.072%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.072%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (2.37%) Puppet
2 27 (1.94%) Ansible
3 17 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.72%) Kubernetes
4 10 (0.72%) Terraform
5 7 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (0.36%) HockeyApp
7 4 (0.29%) Consul
7 4 (0.29%) Packer
8 3 (0.22%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.22%) Control-M
8 3 (0.22%) Kibana
8 3 (0.22%) Oozie
8 3 (0.22%) OpenAM
8 3 (0.22%) OpenIDM
9 2 (0.14%) Ambari
9 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.072%) Mesos
10 1 (0.072%) MOM
10 1 (0.072%) Salt
Vendors
1 118 (8.46%) Oracle
2 80 (5.73%) Microsoft
3 33 (2.37%) TIBCO
4 28 (2.01%) Solace
5 25 (1.79%) Google
6 20 (1.43%) Apple
6 20 (1.43%) MuleSoft
7 17 (1.22%) SAP
8 16 (1.15%) ATG
8 16 (1.15%) IBM
9 14 (1.00%) hybris
10 13 (0.93%) Atlassian
10 13 (0.93%) Fidessa
11 10 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.65%) Apigee
12 9 (0.65%) Brightcove
13 8 (0.57%) BEA
13 8 (0.57%) Sybase
13 8 (0.57%) Xamarin
13 8 (0.57%) Zend
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