The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 145 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.066% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£266 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £316 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.57% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2824 2234 2863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.74% 94.06% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1651 1128 1417
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 228 362
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Senior Software 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 Software Developer across the East of England region.

Senior Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Senior Software 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 Software Developer across the East of England region.

Senior Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Senior Software 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 Software Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hertfordshire -1 2 £266 - 2
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 4
Essex - - - -
Senior Software Developer
England

Senior Software Developer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Dojo
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Erlang
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) JPA
1 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) Dojo
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (50.00%) JPA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Erlang