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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 71 90 79
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 84 37 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.72% 1.55% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 1.67% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 9 47
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £405 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
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
2886 2222 2841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.40% 93.17% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1800 1153 1423
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 235 274
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Essex +14 32 £425 -11.91% 7
Hertfordshire -11 18 £450 -10.00% 10
Cambridgeshire -11 16 £488 +14.70% 21
Bedfordshire -7 14 £450 - 2
Norfolk -10 4 £450 -
Suffolk +9 2 £438 - 2
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 60 (49.18%) .NET
2 53 (43.44%) C#
2 53 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (39.34%) Java
4 43 (35.25%) HTML
5 42 (34.43%) MVC
6 41 (33.61%) SQL
7 39 (31.97%) JavaScript
7 39 (31.97%) TDD
8 34 (27.87%) ASP.NET
8 34 (27.87%) CSS
9 29 (23.77%) OO
10 26 (21.31%) Spring
10 26 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (19.67%) WCF
11 24 (19.67%) XML
12 23 (18.85%) SQL Server
13 22 (18.03%) Scrum
14 20 (16.39%) Hibernate
14 20 (16.39%) Linux
14 20 (16.39%) UML
15 19 (15.57%) Web Services
15 19 (15.57%) Oracle
16 18 (14.75%) Unit Testing
16 18 (14.75%) jQuery
17 17 (13.93%) PL/SQL
18 16 (13.11%) Web Development
18 16 (13.11%) Git (software)
19 15 (12.30%) SQL Server 2008
19 15 (12.30%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 14 (11.48%) WebLogic
2 10 (8.20%) JBoss
2 10 (8.20%) Node.js
3 9 (7.38%) CMS
4 7 (5.74%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.74%) Apache
4 7 (5.74%) lighttpd
5 6 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (4.10%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (4.10%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 4 (3.28%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.64%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.82%) WordPress
9 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.82%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.82%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.48%) Internet
2 7 (5.74%) HTTP
3 6 (4.92%) LDAP
4 1 (0.82%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.85%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (10.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (10.66%) Relational Database
4 12 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (9.02%) MySQL
6 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.10%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.10%) Neo4j
7 2 (1.64%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.82%) DTS
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.82%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 16 (13.11%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.48%) Subversion
3 10 (8.20%) Grunt
4 9 (7.38%) Jasmine
5 8 (6.56%) Ant
6 6 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (4.92%) MSTest
7 5 (4.10%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (4.10%) QUnit
8 4 (3.28%) JUnit
9 3 (2.46%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.46%) Maven
9 3 (2.46%) JIRA
9 3 (2.46%) NUnit
9 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.64%) Bower
10 2 (1.64%) Selenium
10 2 (1.64%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.64%) WebLogic Workshop
10 2 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (10.66%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Marketing
3 7 (5.74%) Retail
4 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.82%) Advertising
4 1 (0.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (49.18%) .NET
2 43 (35.25%) HTML
3 34 (27.87%) CSS
3 34 (27.87%) ASP.NET
4 26 (21.31%) Spring
4 26 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (19.67%) WCF
5 24 (19.67%) XML
6 20 (16.39%) Hibernate
7 19 (15.57%) Web Services
8 18 (14.75%) jQuery
9 15 (12.30%) CSS3
9 15 (12.30%) HTML5
10 13 (10.66%) Java EE
10 13 (10.66%) Struts
11 12 (9.84%) J2EE
12 11 (9.02%) .NET Framework
13 10 (8.20%) REST
14 9 (7.38%) AngularJS
14 9 (7.38%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.56%) N-Tier
2 8 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.74%) Open Source
4 5 (4.10%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.28%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.46%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.46%) Statistics
6 3 (2.46%) Informatics
6 3 (2.46%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.64%) Replication
7 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.64%) Social Media
8 1 (0.82%) User Experience
8 1 (0.82%) W3C
8 1 (0.82%) PKI
8 1 (0.82%) Streaming Media
8 1 (0.82%) IPTV
8 1 (0.82%) Derivative
8 1 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.39%) Linux
2 11 (9.02%) UNIX
3 8 (6.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.82%) Debian
4 1 (0.82%) Gentoo
4 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.82%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (34.43%) MVC
3 39 (31.97%) TDD
4 29 (23.77%) OO
5 22 (18.03%) Scrum
6 20 (16.39%) UML
7 18 (14.75%) Unit Testing
8 16 (13.11%) Web Development
9 15 (12.30%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (11.48%) Web Design
11 13 (10.66%) E-Commerce
12 11 (9.02%) SOA
12 11 (9.02%) BDD
13 10 (8.20%) Mentoring
14 9 (7.38%) Configuration Management
15 8 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (4.92%) OOP
17 5 (4.10%) Process Management
17 5 (4.10%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.44%) C#
2 48 (39.34%) Java
3 41 (33.61%) SQL
4 39 (31.97%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.93%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.56%) C
7 6 (4.92%) C++
7 6 (4.92%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.46%) Perl
9 2 (1.64%) PHP
9 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.64%) VBA
9 2 (1.64%) Python
9 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.64%) XAML
9 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.82%) Ruby
10 1 (0.82%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 4 (3.28%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.66%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 19 (15.57%) Oracle
2 9 (7.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.92%) Adobe
3 6 (4.92%) IBM
4 5 (4.10%) FatWire
5 4 (3.28%) BEA
6 2 (1.64%) Google
7 1 (0.82%) VocaLink
7 1 (0.82%) Venda
7 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.82%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.82%) ATG
7 1 (0.82%) Perforce
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