The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 97 94 82
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 33 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.27% 1.47% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.58% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 21
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£388 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £412 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2460 2657 2170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.47% 93.20% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1477 1130
Average daily rate £400 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 215 237
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
Essex +12 11 £425 +19.71% 7
Hertfordshire 0 11 £388 -1.89% 11
Cambridgeshire -7 6 £375 +15.38% 12
Bedfordshire -6 3 £375 +7.14% 5
Suffolk -4 2 £288 -17.85% 3
Norfolk - - - -
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 47 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (41.18%) C#
3 32 (37.65%) .NET
4 31 (36.47%) Java
4 31 (36.47%) TDD
5 28 (32.94%) HTML
6 25 (29.41%) SQL
7 24 (28.24%) E-Commerce
8 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
9 19 (22.35%) CSS
9 19 (22.35%) Web Services
10 17 (20.00%) J2EE
10 17 (20.00%) MVC
11 16 (18.82%) BDD
11 16 (18.82%) Linux
12 15 (17.65%) XML
13 14 (16.47%) Scrum
13 14 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (15.29%) Finance
14 13 (15.29%) OO
15 12 (14.12%) MSMQ
15 12 (14.12%) SOA
15 12 (14.12%) RabbitMQ
15 12 (14.12%) Relational Database
16 11 (12.94%) Degree
16 11 (12.94%) UNIX
16 11 (12.94%) Spring
17 10 (11.76%) C
17 10 (11.76%) C++
17 10 (11.76%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (9.41%) CMS
2 6 (7.06%) Node.js
3 4 (4.71%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.35%) JBoss
5 2 (2.35%) Apache
5 2 (2.35%) lighttpd
5 2 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.18%) Confluence
6 1 (1.18%) Mule
6 1 (1.18%) IIS
6 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.18%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) Internet
2 3 (3.53%) HTTP
3 2 (2.35%) RIP
4 1 (1.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.35%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.35%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.35%) CorVu
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.35%) QlikView
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) DTS
5 1 (1.18%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.88%) Ant
2 5 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.71%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.71%) JIRA
3 4 (4.71%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.53%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.53%) Jasmine
4 3 (3.53%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.53%) Selenium
4 3 (3.53%) Subversion
5 2 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.35%) Grunt
6 1 (1.18%) Maven
6 1 (1.18%) ProC
6 1 (1.18%) JUnit
6 1 (1.18%) Hudson
6 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (15.29%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Marketing
3 2 (2.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Automotive
3 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Publishing
4 1 (1.18%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (37.65%) .NET
2 28 (32.94%) HTML
3 19 (22.35%) CSS
3 19 (22.35%) Web Services
4 17 (20.00%) J2EE
5 15 (17.65%) XML
6 12 (14.12%) MSMQ
6 12 (14.12%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (12.94%) Spring
8 10 (11.76%) HTML5
9 9 (10.59%) Hibernate
10 8 (9.41%) WCF
11 7 (8.24%) jQuery
11 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET
11 7 (8.24%) SOAP
11 7 (8.24%) AngularJS
12 5 (5.88%) JAX-RS
12 5 (5.88%) TopLink
13 4 (4.71%) Ajax
13 4 (4.71%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Informatics
2 5 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 5 (5.88%) Open Source
2 5 (5.88%) Statistics
2 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 5 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.53%) Streaming Media
3 3 (3.53%) IPTV
3 3 (3.53%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.35%) Clustering
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.35%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.18%) iPad
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.18%) MPEG
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.82%) Linux
2 11 (12.94%) UNIX
3 7 (8.24%) Windows
4 5 (5.88%) Solaris
5 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.47%) TDD
3 24 (28.24%) E-Commerce
4 17 (20.00%) MVC
5 16 (18.82%) BDD
6 14 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (16.47%) Scrum
7 13 (15.29%) OO
8 12 (14.12%) SOA
9 8 (9.41%) Web Development
10 7 (8.24%) Content Management
11 6 (7.06%) Bioinformatics
11 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.88%) Manual Testing
12 5 (5.88%) Web Design
12 5 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (5.88%) DNA
13 4 (4.71%) RUP
13 4 (4.71%) Workflow
13 4 (4.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.18%) C#
2 31 (36.47%) Java
3 25 (29.41%) SQL
4 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.76%) C++
5 10 (11.76%) C
6 6 (7.06%) Perl
7 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.71%) Python
8 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.35%) VB6
9 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.35%) VB
10 1 (1.18%) PHP
10 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.18%) Ruby
10 1 (1.18%) Groovy
10 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) MCP
2 1 (1.18%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.18%) OCP
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.41%) FatWire
3 7 (8.24%) Adobe
4 6 (7.06%) Oracle
5 4 (4.71%) IBM
6 3 (3.53%) Perforce
7 2 (2.35%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.35%) Cognos
7 2 (2.35%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.18%) NetCracker
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