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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 74 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 15 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.15% 1.19% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.27% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 2
Average daily rate
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£369 £380 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% +4.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £315 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.29 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +0.71%
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
1202 1103 740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.32% 93.71% 90.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 581 419
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 55 69
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.73 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £22.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 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
Milton Keynes -6 9 £423 +11.18% 5
High Wycombe - 1 £160 - 1
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (50.00%) .NET
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) C#
3 10 (41.67%) MVC
4 7 (29.17%) Scrum
4 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 7 (29.17%) Web Development
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) HTML
5 6 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
6 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
6 5 (20.83%) CSS
6 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
6 5 (20.83%) WPF
6 5 (20.83%) Banking
6 5 (20.83%) MVVM
6 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
7 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (16.67%) Objective-C
7 4 (16.67%) WinForms
7 4 (16.67%) iOS Development
7 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (12.50%) Open Source
8 3 (12.50%) Web Application Development
8 3 (12.50%) User Experience
8 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.50%) Adobe
8 3 (12.50%) MVS

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 2 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) QlikView
3 1 (4.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) Xcode
3 2 (8.33%) Axure RP
4 1 (4.17%) NUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.17%) Moq
General
1 5 (20.83%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Publishing
4 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.83%) CSS
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
3 5 (20.83%) WPF
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (16.67%) WinForms
5 3 (12.50%) XML
5 3 (12.50%) J2EE
5 3 (12.50%) WCF
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 3 (12.50%) jQuery
6 2 (8.33%) PhoneGap
6 2 (8.33%) iOS SDK
6 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
6 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (12.50%) iPad
2 3 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 2 (8.33%) iPhone
3 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.33%) Online Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.17%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.17%) W3C
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.50%) MVS
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) MVC
3 7 (29.17%) Scrum
3 7 (29.17%) Web Development
4 5 (20.83%) MVVM
5 4 (16.67%) iOS Development
6 3 (12.50%) Web Application Development
6 3 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
7 2 (8.33%) Use Case
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (8.33%) Software Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
8 1 (4.17%) Analytics
8 1 (4.17%) Master Data Management
8 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) Objective-C
5 3 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
7 1 (4.17%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.50%) Adobe
2 2 (8.33%) Apple
2 2 (8.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.17%) MobileIron
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Cognos
3 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.17%) Zend