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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 386 385 396
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 22 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.10% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 5
Average daily rate £456 £418 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.22% -7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £345 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -
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
19750 19818 20801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.67% 94.52% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13971 14054 14059
Average daily rate £450 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 331 405
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +45 4 £456 +17.67% 2
Westminster - 1 £456 - 1
Greenwich - 1 £456 -
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Java
3 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (42.86%) CSS
4 12 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 11 (39.29%) Spring
5 11 (39.29%) C#
6 10 (35.71%) .NET
6 10 (35.71%) OOP
6 10 (35.71%) OO
7 9 (32.14%) SQL
7 9 (32.14%) HTML
7 9 (32.14%) AngularJS
8 8 (28.57%) Scrum
9 7 (25.00%) Windows
9 7 (25.00%) SOA
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (25.00%) TDD
9 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 7 (25.00%) RESTful
9 7 (25.00%) Scala
9 7 (25.00%) REST
10 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
10 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
10 6 (21.43%) Node.js
10 6 (21.43%) Hibernate
10 6 (21.43%) MySQL
10 6 (21.43%) Oracle
11 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
11 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (21.43%) Node.js
2 4 (14.29%) Apache
2 4 (14.29%) JBoss
3 2 (7.14%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) Heroku
1 4 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) MariaDB
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.57%) Hazelcast
5 1 (3.57%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (3.57%) MS Access
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MSTest
1 5 (17.86%) NUnit
2 4 (14.29%) JUnit
2 4 (14.29%) Mockito
2 4 (14.29%) Selenium
3 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.14%) JProfiler
4 2 (7.14%) Maven
4 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.29%) Back Office
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) CSS
2 11 (39.29%) Spring
3 10 (35.71%) .NET
4 9 (32.14%) AngularJS
4 9 (32.14%) HTML
5 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (25.00%) REST
5 7 (25.00%) RESTful
6 6 (21.43%) Hibernate
7 5 (17.86%) Akka
8 4 (14.29%) Backbone.js
8 4 (14.29%) HTML5
8 4 (14.29%) jQuery
8 4 (14.29%) Struts
8 4 (14.29%) WCF
9 3 (10.71%) CSS3
9 3 (10.71%) J2EE
9 3 (10.71%) XML
10 2 (7.14%) Express
10 2 (7.14%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
1 2 (7.14%) Interactive TV
1 2 (7.14%) MPEG
1 2 (7.14%) STB
1 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
1 2 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) CentOS
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 10 (35.71%) OO
3 10 (35.71%) OOP
4 8 (28.57%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) SOA
5 7 (25.00%) TDD
6 5 (17.86%) BDD
6 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
7 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 4 (14.29%) MVC
7 4 (14.29%) Product Management
8 3 (10.71%) Kanban
8 3 (10.71%) Open Source
8 3 (10.71%) Refactoring
8 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (7.14%) High Availability
9 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (39.29%) C#
4 9 (32.14%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) Scala
6 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
6 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
7 4 (14.29%) Ruby
8 2 (7.14%) ANSI C
8 2 (7.14%) C
8 2 (7.14%) C++
8 2 (7.14%) PHP
9 1 (3.57%) Groovy
9 1 (3.57%) Perl
9 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) vCloud
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) OpenTV
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Zend
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £456.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £456.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago