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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 69 64 64
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 751 739 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.52% 3.27% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.71% 3.44% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 608 623
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 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.25 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +12.50%
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
20235 21509 22822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.16% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14421 15222 16429
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 347 443
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +8 191 £550 +7.31% 85
Canary Wharf +4 5 £500 -
Westminster -3 5 £425 -6.79%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £365 - 1
Docklands, London +1 2 - -
Croydon -24 1 - - 1
Harrow - 1 £275 -
Bexley - 1 £325 -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 926 (59.40%) Agile Software Development
2 723 (46.38%) Java
3 625 (40.09%) TDD
4 543 (34.83%) JavaScript
5 484 (31.05%) HTML
6 424 (27.20%) CSS
7 365 (23.41%) Finance
8 331 (21.23%) Scrum
9 325 (20.85%) AngularJS
10 312 (20.01%) SQL
11 304 (19.50%) BDD
12 285 (18.28%) HTML5
13 283 (18.15%) Banking
14 271 (17.38%) Git (software)
15 258 (16.55%) REST
16 246 (15.78%) C#
17 240 (15.39%) Web Services
18 237 (15.20%) Spring
19 235 (15.07%) .NET
20 221 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
21 215 (13.79%) E-Commerce
22 201 (12.89%) CSS3
22 201 (12.89%) Node.js
23 192 (12.32%) MVC
24 190 (12.19%) jQuery
25 180 (11.55%) Pair Programming
26 174 (11.16%) Python
27 171 (10.97%) OO
28 169 (10.84%) Scala
29 168 (10.78%) RESTful

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 55 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
2 48 (3.08%) Apache Spark
3 29 (1.86%) Drupal
4 25 (1.60%) WebSphere
5 24 (1.54%) Confluence
6 23 (1.48%) Tomcat
7 22 (1.41%) SharePoint
8 21 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
9 19 (1.22%) Apache
9 19 (1.22%) CMS
10 17 (1.09%) Apache Solr
10 17 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 15 (0.96%) WebLogic
12 14 (0.90%) JBoss
12 14 (0.90%) Mule
13 13 (0.83%) Mule ESB
14 8 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (0.51%) WordPress
15 7 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 39 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.58%) MS Office
3 5 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.13%) GIMP
4 2 (0.13%) MS Project
4 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.13%) SPSS
5 1 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.064%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.064%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.064%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.064%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 18 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.45%) Magento
4 7 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.45%) RMDS
5 6 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.38%) Endur
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.19%) SAP hybris
8 2 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.064%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.064%) Oracle SCM
9 1 (0.064%) Shopify
9 1 (0.064%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 129 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (2.82%) GitHub
4 18 (1.15%) TestFlight
5 13 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (0.64%) Google Play
7 9 (0.58%) SaaS
8 7 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.45%) PaaS
9 6 (0.38%) Heroku
10 5 (0.32%) iTunes
11 4 (0.26%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.26%) Office 365
12 3 (0.19%) Firebase
12 3 (0.19%) IaaS
13 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.91%) HTTP
2 29 (1.86%) RTSP
3 27 (1.73%) MQTT
4 23 (1.48%) Internet
5 7 (0.45%) AMQP
6 5 (0.32%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.32%) Intranet
6 5 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.19%) Multicast
7 3 (0.19%) RTP
7 3 (0.19%) SSL
8 2 (0.13%) DKIM
8 2 (0.13%) DMARC
8 2 (0.13%) FTP
8 2 (0.13%) NGN
8 2 (0.13%) SMTP
8 2 (0.13%) SNMP
8 2 (0.13%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.064%) DHCP
9 1 (0.064%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (10.01%) SQL Server
2 119 (7.63%) MongoDB
3 111 (7.12%) NoSQL
4 100 (6.41%) Big Data
4 100 (6.41%) MySQL
5 90 (5.77%) Hadoop
6 88 (5.64%) PostgreSQL
7 83 (5.32%) Relational Database
8 46 (2.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 46 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
9 45 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 40 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 39 (2.50%) SQLite
12 34 (2.18%) Oracle Database
13 25 (1.60%) CouchDB
14 22 (1.41%) Neo4j
14 22 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
16 18 (1.15%) HBase
Development Applications
1 271 (17.38%) Git (software)
2 154 (9.88%) Jenkins
3 119 (7.63%) Maven
4 102 (6.54%) JUnit
5 85 (5.45%) gulp
6 77 (4.94%) Grunt
7 76 (4.87%) Cucumber
8 73 (4.68%) JIRA
9 71 (4.55%) Subversion
10 64 (4.11%) Mockito
11 63 (4.04%) Selenium
12 48 (3.08%) Jasmine
13 47 (3.01%) WebDriver
14 42 (2.69%) TeamCity
15 37 (2.37%) webpack
16 34 (2.18%) Mocha
17 30 (1.92%) Eclipse
18 29 (1.86%) Gradle
19 25 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
19 25 (1.60%) Vagrant
General
1 365 (23.41%) Finance
2 283 (18.15%) Banking
3 130 (8.34%) Investment Banking
4 103 (6.61%) Front Office
5 53 (3.40%) Retail
6 37 (2.37%) Marketing
7 32 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 31 (1.99%) Games
9 28 (1.80%) Advertising
10 25 (1.60%) Back Office
11 14 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.71%) Publishing
13 10 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.58%) Electronics
15 6 (0.38%) Law
15 6 (0.38%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.26%) Legal
17 3 (0.19%) Automotive
18 2 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
18 2 (0.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 484 (31.05%) HTML
2 424 (27.20%) CSS
3 325 (20.85%) AngularJS
4 285 (18.28%) HTML5
5 258 (16.55%) REST
6 240 (15.39%) Web Services
7 237 (15.20%) Spring
8 235 (15.07%) .NET
9 201 (12.89%) CSS3
9 201 (12.89%) Node.js
10 190 (12.19%) jQuery
11 168 (10.78%) RESTful
12 154 (9.88%) JSON
13 153 (9.81%) React
14 139 (8.92%) XML
15 134 (8.60%) Sass
16 110 (7.06%) SOAP
17 100 (6.41%) Hibernate
18 88 (5.64%) ASP.NET
19 71 (4.55%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 138 (8.85%) User Experience
2 75 (4.81%) Mobile App
3 66 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 61 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 51 (3.27%) Derivative
7 44 (2.82%) Fixed Income
8 40 (2.57%) Video on Demand
9 36 (2.31%) Fintech
10 35 (2.25%) Mathematics
11 31 (1.99%) Economics
12 29 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
12 29 (1.86%) Virtual Team
13 28 (1.80%) Algorithms
13 28 (1.80%) Equities
14 27 (1.73%) Public Cloud
15 23 (1.48%) Market Risk
16 21 (1.35%) Social Media
17 18 (1.15%) Streaming Video
17 18 (1.15%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 115 (7.38%) Linux
2 107 (6.86%) Apple iOS
3 92 (5.90%) Android
4 79 (5.07%) Unix
5 40 (2.57%) Windows
6 14 (0.90%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.26%) CoreOS
7 4 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.26%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.13%) HPUX
9 2 (0.13%) Solaris
9 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.064%) webOS
10 1 (0.064%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 926 (59.40%) Agile Software Development
2 625 (40.09%) TDD
3 331 (21.23%) Scrum
4 304 (19.50%) BDD
5 221 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
6 215 (13.79%) E-Commerce
7 192 (12.32%) MVC
8 180 (11.55%) Pair Programming
9 171 (10.97%) OO
10 165 (10.58%) Front End Development
11 145 (9.30%) DevOps
12 136 (8.72%) Web Development
13 133 (8.53%) Microservices
14 123 (7.89%) Multithreading
15 116 (7.44%) Unit Testing
16 115 (7.38%) Software Engineering
17 98 (6.29%) Open Source
18 89 (5.71%) iOS Development
19 88 (5.64%) SDLC
20 82 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 723 (46.38%) Java
2 543 (34.83%) JavaScript
3 312 (20.01%) SQL
4 246 (15.78%) C#
5 174 (11.16%) Python
6 169 (10.84%) Scala
7 86 (5.52%) PHP
8 72 (4.62%) Objective-C
9 67 (4.30%) Apple Swift
10 63 (4.04%) ES6
11 60 (3.85%) T-SQL
12 55 (3.53%) Ruby
13 47 (3.01%) C
14 42 (2.69%) Clojure
15 41 (2.63%) PL/SQL
16 39 (2.50%) C++
17 29 (1.86%) Shell Script
18 26 (1.67%) Groovy
18 26 (1.67%) Haskell
19 25 (1.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 84 (5.39%) Degree
2 45 (2.89%) Security Cleared
3 31 (1.99%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.32%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.26%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.19%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.064%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.064%) ISEB
8 1 (0.064%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.31%) QA
2 12 (0.77%) FATCA
3 6 (0.38%) SDET
4 5 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.26%) SLA
5 4 (0.26%) WAI
6 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.13%) Basel III
7 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.13%) WCAG
8 1 (0.064%) MiFID
System Software
1 90 (5.77%) Docker
2 5 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (0.32%) HDFS
3 4 (0.26%) Ceph
3 4 (0.26%) etcd
3 4 (0.26%) flannel
3 4 (0.26%) GlusterFS
3 4 (0.26%) Varnish
4 3 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.19%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.064%) Firmware
6 1 (0.064%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.064%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.064%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 43 (2.76%) Puppet
2 17 (1.09%) Ansible
3 15 (0.96%) Kubernetes
4 11 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.51%) Terraform
6 4 (0.26%) Consul
6 4 (0.26%) Control-M
6 4 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (0.26%) HAProxy
6 4 (0.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (0.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (0.26%) Packer
6 4 (0.26%) rkt
7 3 (0.19%) CloudHub
7 3 (0.19%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.19%) OpenIDM
8 2 (0.13%) Kibana
8 2 (0.13%) Nagios
8 2 (0.13%) TIBCO Hawk
9 1 (0.064%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 138 (8.85%) Oracle
2 102 (6.54%) Microsoft
3 25 (1.60%) MuleSoft
3 25 (1.60%) TIBCO
4 24 (1.54%) Google
5 23 (1.48%) Apple
6 22 (1.41%) SAP
7 20 (1.28%) Solace
8 15 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (0.90%) hybris
10 13 (0.83%) IBM
10 13 (0.83%) VMware
11 12 (0.77%) Atlassian
12 9 (0.58%) Adobe
12 9 (0.58%) Sybase
12 9 (0.58%) Tableau
13 8 (0.51%) ATG
13 8 (0.51%) Cloudera
13 8 (0.51%) Facebook
13 8 (0.51%) Fidessa
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Universal Music Publishing Mgb Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Huxley
Rate: £420 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Remote working
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Rate: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day 3 Month Rolling Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £470 - £560 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Rate: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networkers
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £51 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £651 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago