The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 75 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 13 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.00% 1.34% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.44% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 6
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£425 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £298 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £380 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -14.47%
Senior Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1225 974 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.16% 93.12% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 494 318
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 78 77
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £10.00 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £28.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
Milton Keynes -11 13 £425 +21.42% 1
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 11 (52.38%) .NET
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) C#
4 8 (38.10%) CSS
5 7 (33.33%) jQuery
6 6 (28.57%) HTML
6 6 (28.57%) MVC
7 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
7 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (19.05%) WinForms
8 4 (19.05%) TDD
8 4 (19.05%) WPF
8 4 (19.05%) MVVM
9 3 (14.29%) SQL
9 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 3 (14.29%) Finance
9 3 (14.29%) Objective-C
9 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
9 3 (14.29%) CSS3
9 3 (14.29%) iOS Development
9 3 (14.29%) Coaching
10 2 (9.52%) C
10 2 (9.52%) PHP
10 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
10 2 (9.52%) MSMQ
10 2 (9.52%) CRM
10 2 (9.52%) Siebel
10 2 (9.52%) SOA

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) Xcode
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) CSS
3 7 (33.33%) jQuery
4 6 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (19.05%) WinForms
5 4 (19.05%) WPF
6 3 (14.29%) CSS3
6 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.52%) Ajax
7 2 (9.52%) Laravel
7 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
7 2 (9.52%) Symfony
7 2 (9.52%) iOS SDK
7 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
7 2 (9.52%) MSMQ
8 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.76%) REST
8 1 (4.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) iPhone
2 2 (9.52%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (9.52%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) W3C
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (19.05%) TDD
3 4 (19.05%) MVVM
4 3 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 3 (14.29%) Coaching
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (9.52%) Web Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
5 2 (9.52%) SEO
5 2 (9.52%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) OOP
6 1 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Objective-C
4 2 (9.52%) PHP5
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 2 (9.52%) C
5 1 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Siebel
1 2 (9.52%) Apple
2 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe