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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
England / East Midlands
Rank 64 80 82
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 28 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.95% 1.24% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 1.30% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 5
Median daily rate £425 £325 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £265 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £44.10 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-62.58% +17.60%

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
1374 1535 1504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.88% 95.52% 96.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 889 815
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 65 96
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.13 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 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 +15 16 £425 +14.09% 11
Derbyshire +6 6 £381 +1.66% 3
Leicestershire -2 3 £380 +40.74% 15
Northamptonshire -11 3 £450 +11.11% 1
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 44 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (46.43%) PHP
3 35 (41.67%) HTML
3 35 (41.67%) CSS
4 34 (40.48%) JavaScript
5 32 (38.10%) Git (software)
6 26 (30.95%) C#
7 25 (29.76%) .NET
8 24 (28.57%) OO
8 24 (28.57%) OO PHP
9 22 (26.19%) Jenkins
10 21 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 21 (25.00%) Linux
10 21 (25.00%) Symfony
11 20 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (23.81%) Web Development
11 20 (23.81%) HTTP
12 19 (22.62%) Configuration Management
12 19 (22.62%) Mentoring
13 16 (19.05%) BDD
13 16 (19.05%) MVC
13 16 (19.05%) Unix
14 15 (17.86%) Mac OS X
15 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 14 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (16.67%) Behat
16 13 (15.48%) Web Design
16 13 (15.48%) SQL
16 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
17 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET

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 4 (4.76%) Apache
1 4 (4.76%) CMS
1 4 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (3.57%) CICS
3 2 (2.38%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.19%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.76%) MySQL
6 3 (3.57%) DB2
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.38%) Big Data
7 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.38%) SQLite
8 1 (1.19%) GIS
8 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.19%) Power BI
8 1 (1.19%) QlikView
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 22 (26.19%) Jenkins
3 8 (9.52%) PHPUnit
4 6 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.14%) Grunt
4 6 (7.14%) gulp
4 6 (7.14%) Jasmine
4 6 (7.14%) Mocha
4 6 (7.14%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.38%) Android Studio
5 2 (2.38%) Gradle
5 2 (2.38%) JUnit
5 2 (2.38%) Robolectric
5 2 (2.38%) Robotium
5 2 (2.38%) Selenium
5 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 6 (7.14%) Banking
1 6 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Advertising
2 1 (1.19%) Electronics
2 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.19%) Marketing
2 1 (1.19%) Retail
2 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (41.67%) CSS
1 35 (41.67%) HTML
2 25 (29.76%) .NET
3 21 (25.00%) Symfony
4 14 (16.67%) Behat
5 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 10 (11.90%) AngularJS
6 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (11.90%) jQuery
6 10 (11.90%) SOAP
7 9 (10.71%) .NET Framework
7 9 (10.71%) Web Services
8 8 (9.52%) Doctrine
8 8 (9.52%) JMS
9 7 (8.33%) CSS3
9 7 (8.33%) Sass
9 7 (8.33%) XHTML
9 7 (8.33%) XML
9 7 (8.33%) XSD
9 7 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Fintech
2 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) Blog
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Linux
2 16 (19.05%) Unix
3 15 (17.86%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.76%) Android
5 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.57%) OO
2 24 (28.57%) OO PHP
3 20 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (23.81%) Web Development
4 19 (22.62%) Configuration Management
4 19 (22.62%) Mentoring
5 16 (19.05%) BDD
5 16 (19.05%) MVC
6 14 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (15.48%) Web Design
8 12 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (13.10%) Visualisation
10 10 (11.90%) Line Management
10 10 (11.90%) TDD
11 8 (9.52%) Front End Development
12 6 (7.14%) Case Management
12 6 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (7.14%) Progressive Enhancement
13 5 (5.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.43%) PHP
2 34 (40.48%) JavaScript
3 26 (30.95%) C#
4 13 (15.48%) SQL
5 9 (10.71%) T-SQL
6 7 (8.33%) Java
7 3 (3.57%) COBOL
7 3 (3.57%) JCL
7 3 (3.57%) Python
8 2 (2.38%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.38%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.38%) R
8 2 (2.38%) Scala
9 1 (1.19%) C++
9 1 (1.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.19%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.52%) DBS Check
3 4 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (7.14%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.76%) Sitecore
2 4 (4.76%) Zend
3 1 (1.19%) ESRI
3 1 (1.19%) SAP