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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 108 86 95
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 38 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.25% 1.46% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.56% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 32
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£388 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £41.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -11.76%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2808 2243 2864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.55% 93.85% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1649 1129 1420
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 240 367
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Hertfordshire +2 12 £360 -12.72% 7
Suffolk -12 12 £450 +80.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -18 6 £360 -22.78% 10
Bedfordshire -18 5 £400 +8.10% 11
Essex 0 3 £450 +12.50% 2
Norfolk - - - - 2
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 43 (63.24%) .NET
2 41 (60.29%) C#
3 40 (58.82%) ASP.NET
4 35 (51.47%) MVC
5 30 (44.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (38.24%) SQL Server
7 25 (36.76%) SQL
8 23 (33.82%) WCF
8 23 (33.82%) TDD
9 21 (30.88%) Java
10 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
11 18 (26.47%) HTML
12 17 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (22.06%) Web Services
13 15 (22.06%) CSS
13 15 (22.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (22.06%) Scrum
14 14 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (17.65%) Oracle
15 12 (17.65%) jQuery
15 12 (17.65%) QA
16 11 (16.18%) HTML5
16 11 (16.18%) XML
16 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce
17 10 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
18 9 (13.24%) WPF
18 9 (13.24%) OO
18 9 (13.24%) Hibernate
19 8 (11.76%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (10.29%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.41%) Mule
3 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.94%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.47%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) LDAP
2 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (22.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (20.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (10.29%) MySQL
5 7 (10.29%) Relational Database
6 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
7 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.47%) JasperReports
9 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.47%) DTS
9 1 (1.47%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio
1 5 (7.35%) Jasmine
2 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.41%) MSTest
3 3 (4.41%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (4.41%) WiX
3 3 (4.41%) MSBuild
3 3 (4.41%) QUnit
3 3 (4.41%) Subversion
3 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.94%) Maven
4 2 (2.94%) WebLogic Workshop
4 2 (2.94%) JUnit
4 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.94%) Moq
5 1 (1.47%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.47%) Ant
5 1 (1.47%) JIRA
5 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (7.35%) Retail
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (63.24%) .NET
2 40 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 30 (44.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (33.82%) WCF
5 18 (26.47%) HTML
6 15 (22.06%) CSS
6 15 (22.06%) Web Services
7 12 (17.65%) jQuery
8 11 (16.18%) XML
8 11 (16.18%) HTML5
9 9 (13.24%) Hibernate
9 9 (13.24%) WPF
10 7 (10.29%) Spring
11 6 (8.82%) LINQ
12 5 (7.35%) .NET Framework
12 5 (7.35%) JPA
12 5 (7.35%) Ajax
12 5 (7.35%) SOAP
12 5 (7.35%) CSS3
13 4 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Blog
2 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.41%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.94%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.94%) Replication
4 2 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Wiki
5 1 (1.47%) W3C
5 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) UNIX
2 4 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 3 (4.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.47%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.47%) Debian
4 1 (1.47%) Gentoo
4 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) MVC
2 23 (33.82%) TDD
3 15 (22.06%) Scrum
4 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce
6 9 (13.24%) OO
7 8 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.29%) Web Development
9 5 (7.35%) CQRS
9 5 (7.35%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (7.35%) UML
9 5 (7.35%) Migration
10 4 (5.88%) Web Design
10 4 (5.88%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.88%) OOD
10 4 (5.88%) Multithreading
10 4 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (4.41%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 41 (60.29%) C#
2 25 (36.76%) SQL
3 21 (30.88%) Java
4 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.29%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.29%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.35%) Ruby
6 5 (7.35%) PHP
7 4 (5.88%) C++
7 4 (5.88%) Delphi
8 3 (4.41%) XAML
8 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.94%) C
10 1 (1.47%) Erlang
10 1 (1.47%) Groovy
10 1 (1.47%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) Section 508
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Oracle
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) JBoss
4 2 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) Sybase
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
5 1 (1.47%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.47%) Apple
5 1 (1.47%) Stellent
5 1 (1.47%) Endeca
5 1 (1.47%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.47%) hybris
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