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 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
England / East Midlands
Rank 79 79 74
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 14 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.96% 1.13% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.18% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 6
Median daily rate £363 £325 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -26.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £474
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 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
1394 1444 1406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.28% 95.69% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 828 827 775
Median daily rate £360 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 72 95
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +11 6 £425 - 16
Leicestershire -2 3 £363 +31.81% 3
Northamptonshire -16 3 £350 -12.50% 2
Derbyshire +3 2 £325 -13.33% 4
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 East Midlands region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 52 (60.47%) PHP
1 52 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (46.51%) Jenkins
3 37 (43.02%) JavaScript
4 36 (41.86%) OO
4 36 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (41.86%) Git (software)
4 36 (41.86%) OO PHP
5 31 (36.05%) CSS
5 31 (36.05%) HTML
6 30 (34.88%) Relational Database
7 27 (31.40%) Linux
7 27 (31.40%) Symfony
8 25 (29.07%) HTTP
8 25 (29.07%) Docker
9 24 (27.91%) BDD
10 23 (26.74%) C#
11 22 (25.58%) Unix
11 22 (25.58%) Configuration Management
11 22 (25.58%) Behat
12 21 (24.42%) Mentoring
12 21 (24.42%) Mac OS X
12 21 (24.42%) .NET
12 21 (24.42%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (23.26%) Doctrine
14 19 (22.09%) Security Cleared
14 19 (22.09%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (20.93%) MVC
15 18 (20.93%) Web Development
15 18 (20.93%) Front End Development

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 12 (13.95%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.65%) Apache
2 4 (4.65%) Confluence
3 3 (3.49%) CICS
3 3 (3.49%) CMS
3 3 (3.49%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.33%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.16%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Photoshop
1 4 (4.65%) Pixelmator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.07%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.88%) Relational Database
2 19 (22.09%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
4 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.49%) DB2
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.33%) MySQL
6 2 (2.33%) Power BI
6 2 (2.33%) SQLite
7 1 (1.16%) Big Data
7 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.16%) QlikView
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 40 (46.51%) Jenkins
2 36 (41.86%) Git (software)
3 11 (12.79%) Cucumber
3 11 (12.79%) PHPUnit
3 11 (12.79%) WebDriver
4 5 (5.81%) Grunt
4 5 (5.81%) gulp
4 5 (5.81%) JIRA
4 5 (5.81%) Protractor
5 2 (2.33%) Android Studio
5 2 (2.33%) Gradle
5 2 (2.33%) JUnit
5 2 (2.33%) Robolectric
5 2 (2.33%) Robotium
6 1 (1.16%) Selenium
6 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Banking
2 2 (2.33%) Electronics
2 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.33%) Marketing
2 2 (2.33%) Retail
2 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.05%) CSS
1 31 (36.05%) HTML
2 27 (31.40%) Symfony
3 22 (25.58%) Behat
4 21 (24.42%) .NET
5 20 (23.26%) Doctrine
6 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
6 12 (13.95%) Zend Framework
7 11 (12.79%) JMS
8 10 (11.63%) AngularJS
8 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (10.47%) .NET Framework
9 9 (10.47%) SOAP
9 9 (10.47%) Web Services
10 8 (9.30%) jQuery
11 7 (8.14%) Ajax
11 7 (8.14%) XHTML
11 7 (8.14%) XML
11 7 (8.14%) XSD
11 7 (8.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Visualisation
2 5 (5.81%) User Experience
3 4 (4.65%) Fintech
4 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.33%) Social Media
6 1 (1.16%) Blog
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.16%) DataPower
6 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.40%) Linux
2 22 (25.58%) Unix
3 21 (24.42%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.33%) Android
4 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
2 36 (41.86%) OO
2 36 (41.86%) OO PHP
3 24 (27.91%) BDD
4 22 (25.58%) Configuration Management
5 21 (24.42%) Mentoring
5 21 (24.42%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (20.93%) Front End Development
6 18 (20.93%) MVC
6 18 (20.93%) Web Development
7 13 (15.12%) Case Management
7 13 (15.12%) Line Management
7 13 (15.12%) Web Design
8 12 (13.95%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (8.14%) TDD
10 6 (6.98%) Open Source
11 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.65%) Integration Testing
12 4 (4.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 52 (60.47%) PHP
2 37 (43.02%) JavaScript
3 23 (26.74%) C#
4 13 (15.12%) SQL
5 8 (9.30%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.98%) Java
7 3 (3.49%) COBOL
7 3 (3.49%) JCL
7 3 (3.49%) Python
8 2 (2.33%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.33%) R
8 2 (2.33%) Scala
9 1 (1.16%) C++
9 1 (1.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (22.09%) Security Cleared
2 13 (15.12%) DBS Check
3 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.65%) WAI
System Software
1 25 (29.07%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Zend
2 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.49%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.16%) ESRI