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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 78 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 46 53 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.04% 2.04% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 2.15% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 39
Median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £563 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +20.00%
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
2151 2461 2776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.30% 94.91% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1430 1771
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 261 191
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +10.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 December 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
Hertfordshire +16 18 £525 - 13
Cambridgeshire -8 11 £525 +23.52% 15
Essex -11 10 £350 -30.00% 2
Suffolk +3 5 £400 -4.76% 4
Bedfordshire +3 1 £400 +11.11% 2
Norfolk - 1 - -
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 55 (61.80%) Java
2 53 (59.55%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (38.20%) TDD
4 23 (25.84%) SQL
5 22 (24.72%) C#
5 22 (24.72%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (22.47%) BDD
7 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
8 18 (20.22%) E-Commerce
9 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
10 16 (17.98%) HTML
10 16 (17.98%) MVC
11 15 (16.85%) .NET
12 14 (15.73%) AngularJS
13 13 (14.61%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (14.61%) Software Engineering
13 13 (14.61%) CSS
13 13 (14.61%) Degree
14 12 (13.48%) ASP.NET
14 12 (13.48%) Spring
14 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (12.36%) DevOps
15 11 (12.36%) Python
15 11 (12.36%) jQuery
16 10 (11.24%) JIRA
16 10 (11.24%) Open Source
16 10 (11.24%) Linux
16 10 (11.24%) OO
16 10 (11.24%) XML
16 10 (11.24%) Mentoring

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 6 (6.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 6 (6.74%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.37%) JBoss
2 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.37%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.25%) Apache
3 2 (2.25%) IIS
3 2 (2.25%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.12%) CMS
4 1 (1.12%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.62%) GitHub
3 4 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.25%) IaaS
4 2 (2.25%) SaaS
5 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) FTP
1 1 (1.12%) Network Security
1 1 (1.12%) SSH
1 1 (1.12%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.87%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (7.87%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.49%) Big Data
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.37%) MySQL
6 3 (3.37%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.12%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.12%) DTS
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.12%) OLAP
7 1 (1.12%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) JIRA
2 9 (10.11%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.87%) Ant
3 7 (7.87%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.87%) JUnit
3 7 (7.87%) Maven
4 6 (6.74%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.74%) Selenium
5 5 (5.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (5.62%) Subversion
6 4 (4.49%) JBehave
6 4 (4.49%) SoapUI
6 4 (4.49%) SpecFlow
6 4 (4.49%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (4.49%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.49%) TestNG
6 4 (4.49%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.37%) Grunt
8 2 (2.25%) Gradle
General
1 9 (10.11%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Retail
3 6 (6.74%) Games
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) HTML
2 15 (16.85%) .NET
3 14 (15.73%) AngularJS
4 13 (14.61%) CSS
5 12 (13.48%) ASP.NET
5 12 (13.48%) Spring
6 11 (12.36%) jQuery
7 10 (11.24%) XML
8 9 (10.11%) Web Services
9 8 (8.99%) REST
9 8 (8.99%) SOAP
10 7 (7.87%) Swing
11 6 (6.74%) .NET Framework
11 6 (6.74%) AWT
11 6 (6.74%) Entity Framework
11 6 (6.74%) J2EE
12 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (5.62%) Hibernate
12 5 (5.62%) HTML5
12 5 (5.62%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.74%) Informatics
3 5 (5.62%) Biology
4 4 (4.49%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.49%) User Experience
5 2 (2.25%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.12%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.12%) BeagleBone
6 1 (1.12%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.12%) Fintech
6 1 (1.12%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.12%) iPad
6 1 (1.12%) NHS
6 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) Linux
2 6 (6.74%) Android
2 6 (6.74%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.74%) Unix
3 1 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (59.55%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.20%) TDD
3 22 (24.72%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (22.47%) BDD
5 18 (20.22%) E-Commerce
6 16 (17.98%) MVC
7 13 (14.61%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (14.61%) Software Engineering
8 11 (12.36%) DevOps
9 10 (11.24%) Mentoring
9 10 (11.24%) OO
9 10 (11.24%) Open Source
10 8 (8.99%) Test Automation
11 7 (7.87%) Automated Testing
11 7 (7.87%) Front End Development
11 7 (7.87%) Pair Programming
11 7 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (7.87%) Web Development
12 6 (6.74%) Analytics
12 6 (6.74%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 55 (61.80%) Java
2 23 (25.84%) SQL
3 22 (24.72%) C#
4 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
5 11 (12.36%) Python
6 9 (10.11%) Perl
7 6 (6.74%) C
8 5 (5.62%) C++
8 5 (5.62%) Haskell
8 5 (5.62%) PHP
9 4 (4.49%) Ruby
10 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.25%) Clojure
11 2 (2.25%) Go
11 2 (2.25%) Rust
11 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.25%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.12%) F#
12 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.25%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) QA
2 5 (5.62%) SDET
3 1 (1.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Ansible
1 3 (3.37%) Puppet
2 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (6.74%) Adobe
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle
2 4 (4.49%) Talend
3 3 (3.37%) Zend
4 2 (2.25%) hybris
4 2 (2.25%) Sun
5 1 (1.12%) CA
5 1 (1.12%) Google
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.12%) Telerik
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