The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Senior Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank 442 - 421
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 2 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% - 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% - 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 12
Median daily rate £588 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £578 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
21639 21166 22460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.78% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15693 14534 15669
Median daily rate £463 £446 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 382 406
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Senior Programmer in the job title.

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
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 Programmer within the London region over the 3 months to 3 May 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 - 1 £575 -
Senior Programmer
England

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Senior Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS

Senior Programmer 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 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Gatling
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
2 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Front Office
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (16.67%) JAX-RS
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSD
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Programming
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) ION Trading
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft