The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 428 415 397
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 5 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.037% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.040% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 23
Average daily rate
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£438 £439 £402
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +9.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £390 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £452 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
Senior Software 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
22279 22522 23553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.56% 92.61% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15699 15363 16156
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 420 457
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.15 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Senior Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Senior Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sidcup - 1 £375 -
City of London - 1 £401 - 5
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) MVC
3 8 (47.06%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) SOA
3 8 (47.06%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) HTML5
3 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
4 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 6 (35.29%) XML
5 6 (35.29%) CSS3
5 6 (35.29%) jQuery
5 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
5 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
6 5 (29.41%) Mobile Development
6 5 (29.41%) Apache Camel
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (29.41%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) Selenium
6 5 (29.41%) PhoneGap
6 5 (29.41%) Talend
6 5 (29.41%) C#
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 5 (29.41%) Ant

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
1 5 (29.41%) JBoss
1 5 (29.41%) MQSeries
1 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.88%) HBase
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Impala
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) QlikView
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (29.41%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (29.41%) Ant
2 5 (29.41%) JUnit
2 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium
3 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
4 2 (11.76%) FitNesse
5 1 (5.88%) ReSharper
5 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.88%) NUnit
5 1 (5.88%) NCover
5 1 (5.88%) Moq
5 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (5.88%) Spock
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) HTML5
1 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
2 6 (35.29%) CSS3
2 6 (35.29%) jQuery
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) JSON
3 5 (29.41%) PhoneGap
3 5 (29.41%) Apache Camel
4 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
4 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 3 (17.65%) WCF
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.76%) REST
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (11.76%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.88%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.88%) Animation
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) MVC
3 8 (47.06%) SOA
4 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
6 5 (29.41%) Mobile Development
6 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (29.41%) UML
6 5 (29.41%) OOP
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
8 2 (11.76%) Scrum
8 2 (11.76%) DevOps
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.88%) Change Control
9 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
9 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
9 1 (5.88%) Analytics
9 1 (5.88%) User Stories
9 1 (5.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Python
2 6 (35.29%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) Scala
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) Erlang
5 1 (5.88%) Groovy
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) XAML
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) vCloud
1 1 (5.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Oozie
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
1 5 (29.41%) Talend
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
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