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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 85 90 111
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 39 43 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.54% 1.61% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.68% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 16
Average daily rate £438 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £460 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £44.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £40.29
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -0.70%
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
2451 2567 2894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.61% 96.40% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1423 1615
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 243 206
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bedfordshire +15 16 £575 +53.33% 6
Cambridgeshire +8 8 £363 -19.44% 15
Essex -7 8 £400 -5.88% 5
Hertfordshire +1 6 £450 +12.50% 8
Norfolk - 1 - - 2
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (51.16%) C#
2 43 (50.00%) SOA
3 42 (48.84%) .NET
4 40 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (44.19%) Java
6 30 (34.88%) HTML
7 28 (32.56%) TDD
7 28 (32.56%) SQL
8 25 (29.07%) REST
9 24 (27.91%) Middleware
10 23 (26.74%) Microservices
11 22 (25.58%) MVC
11 22 (25.58%) OO
12 21 (24.42%) JavaScript
12 21 (24.42%) ASP.NET
12 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
13 20 (23.26%) User Stories
14 19 (22.09%) Git (software)
14 19 (22.09%) CSS
14 19 (22.09%) Software Engineering
15 17 (19.77%) SOAP
15 17 (19.77%) Web Services
15 17 (19.77%) Finance
16 16 (18.60%) Spring
16 16 (18.60%) Scrum
16 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (17.44%) WPF
17 15 (17.44%) JBoss
18 14 (16.28%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 15 (17.44%) JBoss
2 10 (11.63%) Node.js
3 6 (6.98%) Confluence
4 2 (2.33%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.33%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (2.33%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.33%) NServiceBus
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.16%) CMS
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.16%) Magento
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) HTTP
2 7 (8.14%) SSL
2 7 (8.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) MongoDB
1 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.47%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.30%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (9.30%) CouchDB
4 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.49%) MySQL
5 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.33%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.33%) Big Data
6 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.33%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.16%) DB2
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.16%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (22.09%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.63%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.47%) Subversion
4 6 (6.98%) JIRA
4 6 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.65%) NUnit
6 3 (3.49%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.33%) EasyMock
7 2 (2.33%) Mockito
8 1 (1.16%) AccuRev
8 1 (1.16%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.16%) Grunt
8 1 (1.16%) JMeter
8 1 (1.16%) Selenium
8 1 (1.16%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.16%) Xcode
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Financial Institution
3 6 (6.98%) Retail
4 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.33%) Automotive
6 1 (1.16%) Electronics
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (48.84%) .NET
2 30 (34.88%) HTML
3 25 (29.07%) REST
4 24 (27.91%) Middleware
5 21 (24.42%) ASP.NET
6 19 (22.09%) CSS
7 17 (19.77%) SOAP
7 17 (19.77%) Web Services
8 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (18.60%) Spring
9 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (17.44%) WPF
10 14 (16.28%) HTML5
10 14 (16.28%) WCF
11 11 (12.79%) jQuery
12 10 (11.63%) CSS3
12 10 (11.63%) JSON
13 9 (10.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (9.30%) Ajax
14 8 (9.30%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.47%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.81%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.28%) Windows
2 9 (10.47%) Linux
2 9 (10.47%) Unix
3 7 (8.14%) Mac OS X
4 6 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Android
5 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.00%) SOA
2 40 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (32.56%) TDD
4 23 (26.74%) Microservices
5 22 (25.58%) MVC
5 22 (25.58%) OO
6 20 (23.26%) User Stories
7 19 (22.09%) Software Engineering
8 16 (18.60%) Scrum
9 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (11.63%) Reverse Engineering
11 9 (10.47%) Kanban
12 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
13 7 (8.14%) BDD
14 6 (6.98%) API Design
14 6 (6.98%) Mentoring
14 6 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
15 5 (5.81%) Coaching
15 5 (5.81%) Low Latency
15 5 (5.81%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (51.16%) C#
2 38 (44.19%) Java
3 28 (32.56%) SQL
4 21 (24.42%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.14%) Scala
6 5 (5.81%) Ruby
7 4 (4.65%) Python
8 3 (3.49%) C++
9 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.16%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.16%) PHP
10 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.16%) MCP
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (9.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 8 (9.30%) MOM
2 8 (9.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.79%) DevExpress
3 7 (8.14%) Oracle
4 6 (6.98%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.65%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.65%) WSO2
6 2 (2.33%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.33%) Google
7 1 (1.16%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
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