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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 21 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.87% 1.57% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +20.00%
Senior Developer
Cheshire

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
111 117 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 96.52% 92.13% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 88 46
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 21
Median hourly rate £15.15 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.42% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Chester region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 9 (81.82%) SOAP
3 7 (63.64%) JDBC
3 7 (63.64%) XML
3 7 (63.64%) J2EE
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) JAXB
3 7 (63.64%) WSDL
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Spring
3 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 7 (63.64%) AOP
3 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Integration Testing
3 7 (63.64%) JAX-WS
3 7 (63.64%) Kanban
3 7 (63.64%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Waterfall
4 6 (54.55%) BDD
4 6 (54.55%) RESTful
4 6 (54.55%) JSON
5 3 (27.27%) Apache Camel
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 1 (9.09%) .NET
7 1 (9.09%) XSLT
7 1 (9.09%) Unix
7 1 (9.09%) Linux
7 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 9 (81.82%) SOAP
3 7 (63.64%) J2EE
3 7 (63.64%) JAXB
3 7 (63.64%) JAX-WS
3 7 (63.64%) JDBC
3 7 (63.64%) Spring
3 7 (63.64%) WSDL
3 7 (63.64%) XML
4 6 (54.55%) JSON
4 6 (54.55%) RESTful
5 3 (27.27%) Apache Camel
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) DHTML
6 1 (9.09%) HTML
6 1 (9.09%) MDX
6 1 (9.09%) POJO
6 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) AOP
1 7 (63.64%) Integration Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Kanban
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
1 7 (63.64%) System Integration Testing
1 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Waterfall
2 6 (54.55%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) IBM
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle