The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Programmer
Rank 399 395 379
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 5 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.062% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.067% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £410 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £350 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Senior Programmer
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
20300 20960 19771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.11% 92.90% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14079 14727 13313
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 375 441
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Programmer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Programmer Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Programmer in their job title.

1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
1 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Panasonic
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Erlang
1 2 (33.33%) VHDL
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Bluetooth
1 2 (33.33%) CAD
1 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
1 2 (33.33%) Motorola
1 2 (33.33%) Nokia
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) JCL
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) SAS
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
1 2 (33.33%) Bluetooth
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Base SAS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (33.33%) VHDL
2 1 (16.67%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) CAD
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
1 2 (33.33%) Erlang
1 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) JCL
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) CDISC
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Panasonic
1 2 (33.33%) Motorola
1 2 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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