The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 43 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.78% 2.51% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 2.63% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -14.47%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton 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
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
243 190 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 94.19% 95.48% 96.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 95 98
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £480 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £17.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -12.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £15.00 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Senior Developer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Senior 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 Developer in their job title.

1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Product Management
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Back Office
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Servlets
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) JPA

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Senior 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Servlets
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Product Management
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET