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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 78 105 88
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 53 30 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.95% 1.03% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.12% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 23
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.64%
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
2535 2676 2064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.27% 92.15% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1438 1487 1071
Average daily rate £375 £373 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +7.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 223 245
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -22.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.54 £39.50 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 +12 19 £450 - 7
Cambridgeshire +11 14 £425 +28.30% 21
Hertfordshire -12 13 £425 +13.33% 14
Bedfordshire - 4 £344 - 4
Suffolk 0 2 £315 -30.00% 1
Norfolk - 1 £410 - 1
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.74%) SQL
3 29 (37.18%) JavaScript
4 28 (35.90%) Java
5 27 (34.62%) HTML
6 24 (30.77%) TDD
7 23 (29.49%) C#
8 22 (28.21%) Web Services
8 22 (28.21%) CSS
9 19 (24.36%) XML
10 18 (23.08%) .NET
10 18 (23.08%) Linux
11 17 (21.79%) MVC
12 16 (20.51%) Scrum
13 15 (19.23%) UNIX
13 15 (19.23%) Relational Database
14 14 (17.95%) E-Commerce
15 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
16 12 (15.38%) SOAP
16 12 (15.38%) J2EE
16 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
16 12 (15.38%) Spring
17 11 (14.10%) jQuery
18 10 (12.82%) Eclipse
18 10 (12.82%) OO
18 10 (12.82%) HTML5
18 10 (12.82%) REST
18 10 (12.82%) EclipseLink
19 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
19 9 (11.54%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (8.97%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.69%) CMS
2 6 (7.69%) JBoss
2 6 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (5.13%) Apache Pig
4 4 (5.13%) GlassFish
5 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.56%) Node.js
7 1 (1.28%) Mule
7 1 (1.28%) Confluence
7 1 (1.28%) IIS
7 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Internet
1 4 (5.13%) HTTP
1 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.85%) SSL
3 2 (2.56%) iBeacon
4 1 (1.28%) LDAP
4 1 (1.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) Relational Database
2 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.41%) MySQL
5 4 (5.13%) Apache Hive
5 4 (5.13%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.56%) CorVu
7 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.56%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (2.56%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.56%) QlikView
8 1 (1.28%) Big Data
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Eclipse
2 9 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.69%) Ant
4 5 (6.41%) Maven
4 5 (6.41%) SoapUI
5 4 (5.13%) Subversion
5 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.85%) Selenium
6 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.85%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.85%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.85%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (2.56%) ProC
7 2 (2.56%) Xcode
7 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.56%) JIRA
7 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.28%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.28%) Hudson
General
1 8 (10.26%) Marketing
2 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.85%) Automotive
4 2 (2.56%) Finance
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Billing
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.62%) HTML
2 22 (28.21%) Web Services
2 22 (28.21%) CSS
3 19 (24.36%) XML
4 18 (23.08%) .NET
5 12 (15.38%) SOAP
5 12 (15.38%) J2EE
5 12 (15.38%) Spring
6 11 (14.10%) jQuery
7 10 (12.82%) HTML5
7 10 (12.82%) REST
7 10 (12.82%) EclipseLink
8 9 (11.54%) Ajax
8 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET
8 9 (11.54%) TopLink
9 8 (10.26%) Hibernate
9 8 (10.26%) Struts
9 8 (10.26%) XHTML
10 6 (7.69%) JAX-RS
10 6 (7.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Clustering
2 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.56%) User Experience
3 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) Streaming Media
4 1 (1.28%) IPTV
4 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.28%) iPad
4 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.28%) MPEG
4 1 (1.28%) Replication
4 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Linux
2 15 (19.23%) UNIX
3 9 (11.54%) Windows
4 7 (8.97%) Solaris
5 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.85%) Android
6 3 (3.85%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.77%) TDD
3 17 (21.79%) MVC
4 16 (20.51%) Scrum
5 14 (17.95%) E-Commerce
6 10 (12.82%) OO
7 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.26%) B2C
8 8 (10.26%) User Stories
9 7 (8.97%) Open Source
9 7 (8.97%) SOA
10 6 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.69%) Coaching
11 5 (6.41%) BDD
11 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.13%) Workflow
12 4 (5.13%) Content Management
12 4 (5.13%) Web Design
12 4 (5.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.74%) SQL
2 29 (37.18%) JavaScript
3 28 (35.90%) Java
4 23 (29.49%) C#
5 6 (7.69%) C++
6 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.13%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.13%) C
7 4 (5.13%) PHP
8 3 (3.85%) Python
8 3 (3.85%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.85%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.56%) VB6
9 2 (2.56%) VB
9 2 (2.56%) Perl
10 1 (1.28%) Erlang
10 1 (1.28%) Ruby
10 1 (1.28%) Scala
10 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Degree
1 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) OCP
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Puppet
1 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.97%) Oracle
3 5 (6.41%) Adobe
3 5 (6.41%) IBM
4 4 (5.13%) FatWire
5 3 (3.85%) Zend
6 2 (2.56%) Perforce
6 2 (2.56%) NetCracker
6 2 (2.56%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.56%) SAP
6 2 (2.56%) Cognos
6 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.28%) Google
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