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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
England / East of England
Rank 85 75 98
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 37 51 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.70% 2.20% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 2.31% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 10
Median daily rate £525 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £339 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £37.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-55.40% -17.77%

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
2071 2208 2488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.39% 95.34% 96.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1189 1324 1507
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 221 205
Median hourly rate £31.45 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.52% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 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
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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 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 +9 17 £525 +35.48% 14
Essex -22 8 £350 -30.00% 7
Cambridgeshire -13 7 £550 +7.31% 9
Suffolk -10 3 £375 -2.59% 3
Norfolk +7 2 - - 4
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (68.29%) Java
2 52 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (45.12%) TDD
4 26 (31.71%) BDD
5 23 (28.05%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (23.17%) E-Commerce
7 18 (21.95%) C#
7 18 (21.95%) HTML
8 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
9 15 (18.29%) SQL
9 15 (18.29%) .NET
10 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
10 14 (17.07%) Scrum
10 14 (17.07%) Software Engineering
11 12 (14.63%) MVC
11 12 (14.63%) CSS
11 12 (14.63%) DevOps
12 11 (13.41%) Mentoring
12 11 (13.41%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (13.41%) AngularJS
12 11 (13.41%) Jenkins
12 11 (13.41%) jQuery
12 11 (13.41%) Spring
13 10 (12.20%) Degree
13 10 (12.20%) Finance
13 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET
14 9 (10.98%) JIRA
14 9 (10.98%) Git (software)
15 8 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (9.76%) MongoDB

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 7 (8.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 7 (8.54%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.66%) JBoss
2 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.44%) IaaS
4 2 (2.44%) PaaS
4 2 (2.44%) SaaS
5 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) FTP
1 1 (1.22%) SSH
1 1 (1.22%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (9.76%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.88%) Big Data
5 3 (3.66%) MySQL
5 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.22%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.22%) DTS
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.22%) OLAP
6 1 (1.22%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.22%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.98%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.98%) JIRA
3 8 (9.76%) Subversion
4 6 (7.32%) Ant
4 6 (7.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (7.32%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.32%) Maven
4 6 (7.32%) Selenium
5 5 (6.10%) JUnit
6 4 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (4.88%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.66%) Gradle
8 2 (2.44%) EasyMock
8 2 (2.44%) JBehave
8 2 (2.44%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.44%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.44%) TestNG
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Games
2 5 (6.10%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.95%) HTML
2 15 (18.29%) .NET
3 12 (14.63%) CSS
4 11 (13.41%) AngularJS
4 11 (13.41%) jQuery
4 11 (13.41%) Spring
5 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET
6 7 (8.54%) HTML5
6 7 (8.54%) Swing
6 7 (8.54%) Web Services
6 7 (8.54%) XML
7 6 (7.32%) AWT
7 6 (7.32%) J2EE
7 6 (7.32%) Node.js
8 5 (6.10%) Regular Expression
8 5 (6.10%) REST
8 5 (6.10%) RESTful
8 5 (6.10%) SOAP
9 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (8.54%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.88%) Data Integration
2 4 (4.88%) User Experience
3 3 (3.66%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.66%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.44%) Informatics
4 2 (2.44%) iPad
4 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.44%) NHS
5 1 (1.22%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.22%) BeagleBone
5 1 (1.22%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.22%) Fintech
5 1 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.54%) Android
1 7 (8.54%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.10%) Linux
3 1 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.22%) Unix
3 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (45.12%) TDD
3 26 (31.71%) BDD
4 23 (28.05%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (23.17%) E-Commerce
6 14 (17.07%) Scrum
6 14 (17.07%) Software Engineering
7 12 (14.63%) DevOps
7 12 (14.63%) MVC
8 11 (13.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (13.41%) Mentoring
9 8 (9.76%) Automated Testing
9 8 (9.76%) Pair Programming
9 8 (9.76%) Web Development
10 6 (7.32%) Android Development
10 6 (7.32%) Front End Development
10 6 (7.32%) iOS Development
10 6 (7.32%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.10%) Microservices
11 5 (6.10%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 56 (68.29%) Java
2 18 (21.95%) C#
3 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.29%) SQL
5 7 (8.54%) PHP
6 5 (6.10%) C++
6 5 (6.10%) Haskell
7 4 (4.88%) Python
8 3 (3.66%) Clojure
8 3 (3.66%) Go
8 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.66%) Rust
8 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.44%) F#
9 2 (2.44%) Perl
9 2 (2.44%) Ruby
9 2 (2.44%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.22%) C
10 1 (1.22%) XPath
10 1 (1.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Ansible
1 4 (4.88%) Puppet
2 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (8.54%) Adobe
1 7 (8.54%) Oracle
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.88%) Talend
4 3 (3.66%) Zend
5 2 (2.44%) hybris
5 2 (2.44%) Sun
6 1 (1.22%) CA
6 1 (1.22%) Google
Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago