The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 64 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 32 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.01% 1.00% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.05% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 9
Median daily rate £425 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £313 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £413 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.52 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.82% +92.60%
Senior Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1534 1531 1374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.12% 95.63% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 941 918 708
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 82 126
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.08 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Nottinghamshire +5 21 £415 +16.90% 12
Northamptonshire -5 2 £425 +6.25% 2
Leicestershire - 2 - - 8
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 East Midlands region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
2 24 (51.06%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (48.94%) PHP
3 23 (48.94%) Jenkins
4 21 (44.68%) BDD
5 19 (40.43%) Zend
5 19 (40.43%) Cucumber
6 18 (38.30%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (38.30%) Docker
6 18 (38.30%) WebDriver
6 18 (38.30%) Behat
6 18 (38.30%) Git (software)
7 17 (36.17%) HTML
8 16 (34.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (34.04%) AngularJS
8 16 (34.04%) Zend Framework
9 15 (31.91%) CSS
9 15 (31.91%) Front End Development
10 13 (27.66%) MVC
11 12 (25.53%) LESS
11 12 (25.53%) CSS3
11 12 (25.53%) .NET
11 12 (25.53%) Protractor
11 12 (25.53%) Case Management
12 11 (23.40%) gulp
12 11 (23.40%) Grunt
12 11 (23.40%) SQL
12 11 (23.40%) Unix
12 11 (23.40%) OO

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 18 (38.30%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (19.15%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.64%) SSDT
5 2 (4.26%) PowerCenter
6 1 (2.13%) DB2
6 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.13%) MySQL
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (48.94%) Jenkins
2 19 (40.43%) Cucumber
3 18 (38.30%) Git (software)
3 18 (38.30%) WebDriver
4 12 (25.53%) Protractor
5 11 (23.40%) Grunt
5 11 (23.40%) gulp
6 9 (19.15%) JIRA
7 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (8.51%) Maven
9 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
10 2 (4.26%) Ant
10 2 (4.26%) jMock
10 2 (4.26%) JUnit
10 2 (4.26%) Subversion
11 1 (2.13%) Cobertura
11 1 (2.13%) JBehave
11 1 (2.13%) Mockito
11 1 (2.13%) Selenium
11 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) Behat
2 17 (36.17%) HTML
3 16 (34.04%) AngularJS
3 16 (34.04%) Zend Framework
4 15 (31.91%) CSS
5 12 (25.53%) .NET
5 12 (25.53%) CSS3
5 12 (25.53%) LESS
6 9 (19.15%) Doctrine
6 9 (19.15%) Gherkin
6 9 (19.15%) Twig
7 5 (10.64%) Spring
7 5 (10.64%) Web Services
8 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
8 4 (8.51%) RESTful
9 3 (6.38%) HTML5
9 3 (6.38%) jQuery
9 3 (6.38%) WinForms
9 3 (6.38%) WPF
10 2 (4.26%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.26%) Social Media
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Unix
2 9 (19.15%) Linux
2 9 (19.15%) Mac OS X
3 3 (6.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (44.68%) BDD
4 16 (34.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (31.91%) Front End Development
6 13 (27.66%) MVC
7 12 (25.53%) Case Management
8 11 (23.40%) OO
8 11 (23.40%) Open Source
9 10 (21.28%) Service Design
10 9 (19.15%) OO PHP
11 6 (12.77%) Line Management
12 5 (10.64%) OOP
12 5 (10.64%) Scrum
13 4 (8.51%) DevOps
13 4 (8.51%) SDLC
13 4 (8.51%) TDD
14 3 (6.38%) B2B
14 3 (6.38%) B2C
14 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
2 23 (48.94%) PHP
3 11 (23.40%) SQL
4 10 (21.28%) C#
4 10 (21.28%) Java
5 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) DBS Check
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) WAI
2 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (38.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Zend
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
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