The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
England / East of England
Rank 93 78 101
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 34 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.56% 1.86% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.93% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 13
Median daily rate £538 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £576 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
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 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
2090 2277 2462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.70% 96.04% 96.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1248 1344 1435
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 197 230
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 28 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 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
Hertfordshire +4 17 £543 +14.21% 14
Bedfordshire -6 6 £425 -
Cambridgeshire +2 4 - - 15
Essex -13 4 £350 -30.00% 11
Suffolk -6 2 £375 +17.18%
Norfolk +6 1 - -
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 of England region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 56 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (63.29%) Java
3 41 (51.90%) TDD
4 24 (30.38%) BDD
5 20 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (22.78%) E-Commerce
7 16 (20.25%) Scrum
8 15 (18.99%) .NET
9 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
9 14 (17.72%) C#
9 14 (17.72%) HTML
10 13 (16.46%) Software Engineering
10 13 (16.46%) MVC
10 13 (16.46%) DevOps
11 12 (15.19%) Mentoring
11 12 (15.19%) SQL
11 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
12 11 (13.92%) Degree
12 11 (13.92%) CSS
12 11 (13.92%) Microservices
12 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
13 10 (12.66%) Node.js
13 10 (12.66%) Automated Testing
13 10 (12.66%) jQuery
14 9 (11.39%) Computer Science
14 9 (11.39%) Spring
14 9 (11.39%) Adobe
14 9 (11.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 9 (11.39%) Apple iOS
14 9 (11.39%) Android

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 9 (11.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (6.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.53%) JBoss
3 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.27%) Apache
4 1 (1.27%) Drupal
4 1 (1.27%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.27%) SilverStripe
4 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.53%) IaaS
3 2 (2.53%) PaaS
3 2 (2.53%) SaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.33%) Big Data
3 5 (6.33%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.80%) MySQL
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.27%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.86%) Subversion
3 6 (7.59%) JIRA
4 4 (5.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.06%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (5.06%) Selenium
4 4 (5.06%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (3.80%) Ant
5 3 (3.80%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.80%) Maven
6 2 (2.53%) EasyMock
6 2 (2.53%) Gradle
6 2 (2.53%) JUnit
7 1 (1.27%) PVCS
7 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Games
2 2 (2.53%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.99%) .NET
2 14 (17.72%) HTML
3 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
3 11 (13.92%) CSS
4 10 (12.66%) jQuery
4 10 (12.66%) Node.js
5 9 (11.39%) Spring
6 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET
7 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
7 6 (7.59%) HTML5
8 5 (6.33%) RESTful
8 5 (6.33%) Web Services
8 5 (6.33%) XML
9 4 (5.06%) J2EE
9 4 (5.06%) Java EE
9 4 (5.06%) REST
10 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.80%) Entity Framework
10 3 (3.80%) LINQ
10 3 (3.80%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (11.39%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.06%) User Experience
3 2 (2.53%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.53%) iPad
3 2 (2.53%) NHS
4 1 (1.27%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.27%) BeagleBone
4 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) Android
1 9 (11.39%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.33%) Linux
3 3 (3.80%) Windows
4 2 (2.53%) Unix
5 1 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (51.90%) TDD
3 24 (30.38%) BDD
4 20 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (22.78%) E-Commerce
6 16 (20.25%) Scrum
7 13 (16.46%) DevOps
7 13 (16.46%) MVC
7 13 (16.46%) Software Engineering
8 12 (15.19%) Mentoring
9 11 (13.92%) Microservices
10 10 (12.66%) Automated Testing
11 9 (11.39%) Front End Development
12 8 (10.13%) Android Development
12 8 (10.13%) iOS Development
13 7 (8.86%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (7.59%) Web Development
15 5 (6.33%) Open Source
15 5 (6.33%) Pair Programming
15 5 (6.33%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 50 (63.29%) Java
2 14 (17.72%) C#
2 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.19%) SQL
4 7 (8.86%) PHP
5 4 (5.06%) C++
6 3 (3.80%) Haskell
6 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.53%) Clojure
7 2 (2.53%) F#
7 2 (2.53%) Go
7 2 (2.53%) Python
7 2 (2.53%) Rust
7 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) Groovy
8 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.27%) XPath
8 1 (1.27%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Ansible
2 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Adobe
2 8 (10.13%) Oracle
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.06%) Talend
4 3 (3.80%) Zend
5 1 (1.27%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.27%) Google
5 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.27%) Sun
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