The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 59 73 64
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 29 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.85% 0.92% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 0.96% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 4
Median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £388 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.69%
Senior Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
955 933 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.00% 94.91% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 580 396
Median daily rate £425 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 46 48
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% -48.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £13.00 £10.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +7 15 £425 - 1
Macclesfield - 5 £488 -
Warrington -12 4 £491 - 3
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 37 (67.27%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (52.73%) Java
3 24 (43.64%) XML
4 21 (38.18%) JavaScript
5 20 (36.36%) Finance
6 18 (32.73%) Web Services
6 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (30.91%) Oracle
7 17 (30.91%) SOAP
7 17 (30.91%) CSS
8 15 (27.27%) HTML
8 15 (27.27%) JSON
9 14 (25.45%) ETL
9 14 (25.45%) Spring
10 13 (23.64%) Scrum
10 13 (23.64%) HTTP
10 13 (23.64%) Talend Open Studio
10 13 (23.64%) Talend
11 12 (21.82%) Data Integration
11 12 (21.82%) Data Modelling
11 12 (21.82%) TDD
12 11 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (20.00%) MVC
12 11 (20.00%) SOA
12 11 (20.00%) SQL
12 11 (20.00%) JDBC
12 11 (20.00%) MySQL
12 11 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (18.18%) Amazon S3
13 10 (18.18%) Amazon Redshift

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.27%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.82%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) JBoss
4 1 (1.82%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 7 (12.73%) SAP MDM
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.18%) Amazon Kinesis
2 10 (18.18%) Amazon S3
2 10 (18.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 7 (12.73%) Veeva
4 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) HTTP
2 5 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) MySQL
1 11 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (18.18%) Amazon Redshift
2 10 (18.18%) Star Schema
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) GIS
5 1 (1.82%) QGIS
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Talend Open Studio
2 10 (18.18%) ERwin
3 6 (10.91%) JIRA
3 6 (10.91%) Maven
4 4 (7.27%) Checkstyle
4 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.27%) FindBugs
4 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.27%) Mockito
4 4 (7.27%) Selenium
4 4 (7.27%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.82%) JUnit
6 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) XML
2 18 (32.73%) Web Services
3 17 (30.91%) CSS
3 17 (30.91%) SOAP
4 15 (27.27%) HTML
4 15 (27.27%) JSON
5 14 (25.45%) Spring
6 11 (20.00%) JDBC
7 10 (18.18%) .NET
8 9 (16.36%) jQuery
9 8 (14.55%) RESTful
10 7 (12.73%) J2EE
11 6 (10.91%) Java EE
11 6 (10.91%) JAXB
11 6 (10.91%) JAX-WS
11 6 (10.91%) WSDL
12 5 (9.09%) CSS3
12 5 (9.09%) HTML5
12 5 (9.09%) WCF
13 4 (7.27%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Data Integration
2 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.27%) N-Tier
5 3 (5.45%) Online Banking
6 2 (3.64%) User Experience
7 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
1 2 (3.64%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.82%) Android
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (67.27%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (25.45%) ETL
4 13 (23.64%) Scrum
5 12 (21.82%) Data Modelling
5 12 (21.82%) TDD
6 11 (20.00%) MVC
6 11 (20.00%) SOA
7 10 (18.18%) Automated Testing
7 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 9 (16.36%) Integration Testing
8 9 (16.36%) ITIL
8 9 (16.36%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (16.36%) Web Design
9 8 (14.55%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (12.73%) BDD
10 7 (12.73%) DRM
10 7 (12.73%) Web Development
11 6 (10.91%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 29 (52.73%) Java
2 21 (38.18%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.00%) SQL
4 7 (12.73%) C#
5 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.64%) C++
6 2 (3.64%) Python
6 2 (3.64%) VB
6 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.64%) XAML
7 1 (1.82%) C
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
1 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Oracle
2 13 (23.64%) Talend
3 9 (16.36%) SAP
4 8 (14.55%) ServiceNow
5 7 (12.73%) Concur
5 7 (12.73%) Infor
5 7 (12.73%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (9.09%) IBM
7 4 (7.27%) Perforce
8 1 (1.82%) Google