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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 98 82 89
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 30 52 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.20% 1.96% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 2.11% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 31 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £335 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -14.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £413 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
2364 2465 2076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.48% 93.12% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 1370 1071
Average daily rate £395 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 216 222
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +13 11 £375 +5.63% 7
Hertfordshire 0 8 £425 +7.59% 12
Cambridgeshire -10 7 £375 +15.38% 15
Bedfordshire -6 3 £375 +11.11% 6
Suffolk 0 1 £288 -17.85% 4
Norfolk - - - - 5
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 50 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (42.86%) C#
3 40 (40.82%) .NET
4 38 (38.78%) Java
5 37 (37.76%) HTML
6 30 (30.61%) TDD
7 28 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 27 (27.55%) SQL
9 26 (26.53%) MVC
10 24 (24.49%) CSS
10 24 (24.49%) E-Commerce
11 20 (20.41%) Linux
12 19 (19.39%) Web Services
12 19 (19.39%) XML
12 19 (19.39%) OO
13 18 (18.37%) Scrum
13 18 (18.37%) J2EE
14 17 (17.35%) Spring
14 17 (17.35%) BDD
15 15 (15.31%) Finance
16 14 (14.29%) UNIX
17 13 (13.27%) SOA
17 13 (13.27%) Hibernate
17 13 (13.27%) Relational Database
17 13 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (12.24%) RabbitMQ
18 12 (12.24%) HTML5
18 12 (12.24%) MSMQ
19 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
19 11 (11.22%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 9 (9.18%) CMS
2 7 (7.14%) Node.js
3 6 (6.12%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.08%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (3.06%) lighttpd
5 3 (3.06%) Apache
5 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.04%) JBoss
6 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.04%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.04%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.02%) Mule
7 1 (1.02%) Confluence
7 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.02%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
3 1 (1.02%) GitHub
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.22%) Internet
2 5 (5.10%) HTTP
3 2 (2.04%) RIP
4 1 (1.02%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) Relational Database
2 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.10%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.04%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.04%) CorVu
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.04%) QlikView
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.02%) DTS
6 1 (1.02%) MySQL
6 1 (1.02%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.12%) Ant
4 5 (5.10%) Subversion
4 5 (5.10%) Selenium
4 5 (5.10%) SpecFlow
4 5 (5.10%) Jasmine
5 4 (4.08%) Grunt
5 4 (4.08%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.08%) JIRA
5 4 (4.08%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.06%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.04%) NUnit
8 1 (1.02%) JUnit
8 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.02%) Maven
8 1 (1.02%) MSTest
8 1 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.02%) Hudson
General
1 15 (15.31%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Marketing
3 2 (2.04%) Banking
3 2 (2.04%) Retail
3 2 (2.04%) Automotive
3 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (40.82%) .NET
2 37 (37.76%) HTML
3 24 (24.49%) CSS
4 19 (19.39%) Web Services
4 19 (19.39%) XML
5 18 (18.37%) J2EE
6 17 (17.35%) Spring
7 13 (13.27%) Hibernate
8 12 (12.24%) MSMQ
8 12 (12.24%) HTML5
8 12 (12.24%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (9.18%) JAX-RS
9 9 (9.18%) Java EE
10 8 (8.16%) Spring MVC
10 8 (8.16%) WCF
10 8 (8.16%) jQuery
10 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET
10 8 (8.16%) REST
10 8 (8.16%) .NET Framework
10 8 (8.16%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) N-Tier
1 6 (6.12%) Informatics
1 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.10%) Data Structures
2 5 (5.10%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.10%) Mathematics
2 5 (5.10%) Open Source
2 5 (5.10%) Statistics
3 3 (3.06%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.06%) Streaming Media
3 3 (3.06%) IPTV
4 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.04%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.04%) User Experience
5 1 (1.02%) iPad
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) W3C
5 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.41%) Linux
2 14 (14.29%) UNIX
3 7 (7.14%) Windows
4 5 (5.10%) Solaris
4 5 (5.10%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.61%) TDD
3 26 (26.53%) MVC
4 24 (24.49%) E-Commerce
5 19 (19.39%) OO
6 18 (18.37%) Scrum
7 17 (17.35%) BDD
8 13 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (13.27%) SOA
9 9 (9.18%) UML
9 9 (9.18%) Web Design
9 9 (9.18%) Web Development
9 9 (9.18%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (8.16%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.14%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.14%) Content Management
11 7 (7.14%) B2C
12 6 (6.12%) Bioinformatics
12 6 (6.12%) Waterfall
13 5 (5.10%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 42 (42.86%) C#
2 38 (38.78%) Java
3 28 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 27 (27.55%) SQL
5 11 (11.22%) C++
6 10 (10.20%) C
7 6 (6.12%) Perl
8 4 (4.08%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.08%) Python
9 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.04%) VB
10 2 (2.04%) VB6
11 1 (1.02%) Ruby
11 1 (1.02%) Groovy
11 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) VCP4
3 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) MCP
3 1 (1.02%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.02%) OCP
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.12%) Adobe
2 6 (6.12%) FatWire
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle
3 5 (5.10%) IBM
4 3 (3.06%) Perforce
5 2 (2.04%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.04%) Cognos
6 1 (1.02%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.02%) ATG
6 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.02%) Venda
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