The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 108 84 84
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 30 32 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.97% 1.44% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.54% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 39
Average daily rate £350 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £610 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.29 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2863 2078 2902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.86% 93.60% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 1056 1409
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 248 287
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -7 10 £325 -16.12% 9
Hertfordshire -16 9 £395 -7.05% 8
Suffolk 0 5 £400 +28.00% 1
Essex -17 5 £335 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £325 - 5
Norfolk - - - - 1
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 44 (55.70%) HTML
2 43 (54.43%) CSS
3 34 (43.04%) C#
4 33 (41.77%) OO
5 32 (40.51%) JavaScript
5 32 (40.51%) MVC
6 31 (39.24%) .NET
7 30 (37.97%) Java
7 30 (37.97%) TDD
8 29 (36.71%) ASP.NET
9 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (29.11%) Linux
11 22 (27.85%) Web Services
11 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
11 22 (27.85%) SQL
12 21 (26.58%) E-Commerce
13 20 (25.32%) MySQL
13 20 (25.32%) Web Development
13 20 (25.32%) HTML5
14 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (21.52%) Ajax
15 17 (21.52%) jQuery
15 17 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (20.25%) Unit Testing
16 16 (20.25%) CSS3
17 15 (18.99%) Subversion
17 15 (18.99%) Oracle
17 15 (18.99%) CQRS
18 14 (17.72%) Git (software)
18 14 (17.72%) XML

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (15.19%) Apache
2 7 (8.86%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.86%) CMS
2 7 (8.86%) Node.js
3 4 (5.06%) Mule
4 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.27%) Kentico
6 1 (1.27%) Drupal
6 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.53%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.53%) Internet
2 2 (2.53%) HTTP
3 1 (1.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.85%) SQL Server
2 20 (25.32%) MySQL
3 11 (13.92%) Relational Database
4 10 (12.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.33%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.33%) RavenDB
5 5 (6.33%) Neo4j
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.80%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.80%) DTS
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.27%) JasperReports
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Subversion
2 14 (17.72%) Git (software)
3 12 (15.19%) Visual Studio
4 8 (10.13%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.33%) TeamCity
5 5 (6.33%) NUnit
6 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.53%) MSTest
7 2 (2.53%) Moq
7 2 (2.53%) CruiseControl
7 2 (2.53%) Ant
7 2 (2.53%) Grunt
7 2 (2.53%) XDoclet
8 1 (1.27%) JUnit
8 1 (1.27%) WiX
8 1 (1.27%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (11.39%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Marketing
3 3 (3.80%) Legal
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (55.70%) HTML
2 43 (54.43%) CSS
3 31 (39.24%) .NET
4 29 (36.71%) ASP.NET
5 22 (27.85%) Web Services
6 20 (25.32%) HTML5
7 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (21.52%) Ajax
8 17 (21.52%) jQuery
9 16 (20.25%) CSS3
10 14 (17.72%) XML
11 12 (15.19%) XHTML
12 11 (13.92%) Hibernate
13 10 (12.66%) Spring
13 10 (12.66%) JAX-RPC
13 10 (12.66%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (11.39%) Struts
14 9 (11.39%) Struts2
15 8 (10.13%) Smarty
15 8 (10.13%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.13%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.33%) Blog
4 4 (5.06%) W3C
5 3 (3.80%) Clustering
6 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.53%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.53%) Open Source
7 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.11%) Linux
2 14 (17.72%) UNIX
3 10 (12.66%) Mac OS X
4 7 (8.86%) Windows
5 3 (3.80%) Solaris
6 2 (2.53%) CentOS
7 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.77%) OO
2 32 (40.51%) MVC
3 30 (37.97%) TDD
4 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (26.58%) E-Commerce
6 20 (25.32%) Web Development
7 17 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (20.25%) Unit Testing
9 15 (18.99%) CQRS
10 10 (12.66%) Domain-Driven Design
10 10 (12.66%) Scrum
11 8 (10.13%) Validation
11 8 (10.13%) OOP
11 8 (10.13%) Multithreading
11 8 (10.13%) Statistical Analysis
12 7 (8.86%) OOD
13 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
13 5 (6.33%) Pair Programming
14 4 (5.06%) Software Engineering
14 4 (5.06%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.04%) C#
2 32 (40.51%) JavaScript
3 30 (37.97%) Java
4 22 (27.85%) SQL
5 13 (16.46%) PHP
6 11 (13.92%) PL/SQL
7 8 (10.13%) PHP5
8 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.06%) Ruby
9 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.06%) Perl
9 4 (5.06%) C++
9 4 (5.06%) Delphi
10 3 (3.80%) VB
10 3 (3.80%) VB6
11 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.53%) C
12 1 (1.27%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.27%) XAML
12 1 (1.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) MCP
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
1 4 (5.06%) Section 508
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) Oracle
2 9 (11.39%) JBoss
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.06%) Stellent
4 4 (5.06%) Endeca
4 4 (5.06%) Yahoo!
4 4 (5.06%) hybris
4 4 (5.06%) Interwoven
5 3 (3.80%) Sun
5 3 (3.80%) Sybase
5 3 (3.80%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) Apple
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