The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 70 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 10 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.77% 1.06% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.14% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 9
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £429 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-46.66% -11.76%
Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1202 966 909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.04% 93.33% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 485 409
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 79 72
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Developer
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 9 £400 +11.11% 2
High Wycombe - 1 £160 -
Marlow - - - - 1
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (46.15%) Oracle
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) C#
3 10 (38.46%) TDD
4 9 (34.62%) WCF
4 9 (34.62%) Java
4 9 (34.62%) OO
5 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 8 (30.77%) .NET
5 8 (30.77%) Scrum
5 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (26.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 7 (26.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
6 7 (26.92%) NUnit
6 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
6 7 (26.92%) SCCM
6 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
6 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
6 7 (26.92%) N-Tier
6 7 (26.92%) SOA
7 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (23.08%) CSS
7 6 (23.08%) HTML
7 6 (23.08%) Finance
8 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
8 5 (19.23%) SQL

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (26.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
2 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.69%) DTS
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.85%) QlikView
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Big Data
5 1 (3.85%) PowerCenter
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
2 7 (26.92%) NUnit
3 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.85%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) WCF
2 8 (30.77%) .NET
3 7 (26.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (23.08%) HTML
4 6 (23.08%) CSS
5 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
5 5 (19.23%) Spring
5 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
6 4 (15.38%) Web Services
6 4 (15.38%) Middleware
6 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 4 (15.38%) jQuery
7 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (11.54%) HTML5
8 2 (7.69%) Dojo
8 2 (7.69%) CSS3
8 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (7.69%) J2EE
8 2 (7.69%) JSP
8 2 (7.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.69%) Tandem
3 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) TDD
2 9 (34.62%) OO
3 8 (30.77%) Scrum
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
4 7 (26.92%) SOA
5 4 (15.38%) ERP
5 4 (15.38%) Change Control
6 3 (11.54%) ETL
6 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) Web Design
7 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Analytics
8 1 (3.85%) Master Data Management
8 1 (3.85%) CRM
8 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) Java
3 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Oracle
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Business Objects
4 2 (7.69%) JBoss
5 1 (3.85%) Cognos
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com