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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 95 89 112
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 32 54 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.29% 1.82% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.91% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 31
Median daily rate £465 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.34% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +33.33%
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
2378 2828 2812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.00% 95.38% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1689 1622
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 245 230
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.85 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +12 13 £475 +15.15% 21
Hertfordshire +15 10 £458 -8.50% 8
Bedfordshire +6 4 £590 +74.81% 3
Essex -10 4 £463 +2.77% 2
Suffolk -5 1 - - 1
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 41 (53.25%) C#
2 40 (51.95%) .NET
3 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (33.77%) SOA
5 24 (31.17%) Java
6 23 (29.87%) SQL
7 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
9 19 (24.68%) SOAP
9 19 (24.68%) MVC
10 18 (23.38%) REST
11 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET
11 17 (22.08%) HTML
12 16 (20.78%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (19.48%) Microservices
13 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
13 15 (19.48%) Web Services
14 14 (18.18%) CSS
15 13 (16.88%) Finance
15 13 (16.88%) Software Engineering
15 13 (16.88%) OO
15 13 (16.88%) jQuery
15 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (15.58%) User Stories
16 12 (15.58%) TDD
17 10 (12.99%) Reverse Engineering
17 10 (12.99%) WPF
17 10 (12.99%) Middleware
18 9 (11.69%) E-Commerce

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 8 (10.39%) JBoss
2 6 (7.79%) Confluence
3 4 (5.19%) NServiceBus
4 2 (2.60%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.60%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.60%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.30%) CMS
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.30%) Magento
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (1.30%) GitHub
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.60%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.60%) Big Data
4 2 (2.60%) CouchDB
4 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.60%) MySQL
4 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.30%) DB2
5 1 (1.30%) DTS
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.30%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Git (software)
1 6 (7.79%) JIRA
1 6 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.19%) NUnit
4 3 (3.90%) Grunt
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.60%) EasyMock
5 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.60%) Mockito
6 1 (1.30%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.30%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.30%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.30%) Selenium
6 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.30%) Subversion
6 1 (1.30%) Xcode
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (51.95%) .NET
2 19 (24.68%) SOAP
3 18 (23.38%) REST
4 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET
4 17 (22.08%) HTML
5 16 (20.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (19.48%) Web Services
7 14 (18.18%) CSS
8 13 (16.88%) jQuery
9 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (12.99%) Middleware
10 10 (12.99%) WPF
11 9 (11.69%) AngularJS
11 9 (11.69%) HTML5
11 9 (11.69%) XML
12 8 (10.39%) .NET Framework
12 8 (10.39%) WCF
13 7 (9.09%) Sass
14 6 (7.79%) CSS3
14 6 (7.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (6.49%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.19%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) Biology
4 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.30%) Informatics
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Windows
2 6 (7.79%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Android
3 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.77%) SOA
3 19 (24.68%) MVC
4 15 (19.48%) Microservices
5 13 (16.88%) OO
5 13 (16.88%) Software Engineering
6 12 (15.58%) TDD
6 12 (15.58%) User Stories
7 10 (12.99%) Reverse Engineering
8 9 (11.69%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.79%) Scrum
11 5 (6.49%) BDD
11 5 (6.49%) Data Modelling
11 5 (6.49%) ETL
11 5 (6.49%) Front End Development
11 5 (6.49%) Low Latency
11 5 (6.49%) Unit Testing
12 4 (5.19%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 41 (53.25%) C#
2 24 (31.17%) Java
3 23 (29.87%) SQL
4 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.09%) Python
6 2 (2.60%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.60%) PHP
6 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.60%) Scala
6 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.30%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.30%) C
7 1 (1.30%) C++
7 1 (1.30%) Perl
7 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) Degree
1 1 (1.30%) MCP
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
1 1 (1.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.60%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (2.60%) MOM
2 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle
3 6 (7.79%) DevExpress
3 6 (7.79%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.19%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.60%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.60%) Google
5 2 (2.60%) WSO2
6 1 (1.30%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (1.30%) SAP
6 1 (1.30%) Telerik
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