The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 19 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.00% 1.87% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.94% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £37.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-55.40% -17.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
92 103 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 92.00% 96.26% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 74 56
Median daily rate £365 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £269 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 17
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +24.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.79 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Chester region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) MDX
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) DHTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft