The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 84 73 84
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 12 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.74% 1.39% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.50% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
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£338 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +18.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
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
1488 1468 1463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 91.80% 92.56% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 758 654
Average daily rate £350 £301 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £115 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 98 136
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 22 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +10 4 £325 -23.52% 8
Derbyshire -2 4 £350 -31.70% 3
Northamptonshire -4 3 £315 -28.40% 3
Nottinghamshire -5 1 - - 9
Lincolnshire - - - - 2
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title.

1 10 (40.00%) HTML
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) C#
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle
4 6 (24.00%) OO
4 6 (24.00%) HTML5
4 6 (24.00%) CSS3
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (20.00%) Spring
5 5 (20.00%) Java EE
5 5 (20.00%) jQuery
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.00%) XML
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.00%) C++
5 5 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) VB
6 4 (16.00%) .NET
6 4 (16.00%) Validation
6 4 (16.00%) LAMP
6 4 (16.00%) QA
6 4 (16.00%) WordPress
6 4 (16.00%) TDD
7 3 (12.00%) WinForms
7 3 (12.00%) Maven
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (12.00%) SCCM

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) WordPress
2 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) Drupal
2 2 (8.00%) Joomla!
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) Data Mart
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) PowerCenter
4 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (4.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Maven
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) MSI
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) JMeter
3 1 (4.00%) NUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) HTML
2 8 (32.00%) CSS
3 6 (24.00%) HTML5
3 6 (24.00%) CSS3
4 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 5 (20.00%) Spring
4 5 (20.00%) Java EE
4 5 (20.00%) jQuery
4 5 (20.00%) XML
5 4 (16.00%) .NET
5 4 (16.00%) LAMP
6 3 (12.00%) WinForms
6 3 (12.00%) WPF
6 3 (12.00%) J2EE
6 3 (12.00%) MFC
7 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (8.00%) JSP
7 2 (8.00%) Struts
7 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) DTV
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (12.00%) Windows Vista
1 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
1 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) OO
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Validation
3 4 (16.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.00%) OOP
4 3 (12.00%) Line Management
5 2 (8.00%) Memory Management
5 2 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (8.00%) SEO
5 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (28.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) C++
3 5 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) VB
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) ABAP
6 1 (4.00%) VBA
6 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Twitter
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) Adobe
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Zend
4 1 (4.00%) Perforce
4 1 (4.00%) Informatica
4 1 (4.00%) Lotus
4 1 (4.00%) Talend
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