The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Application Developer
Rank 573 533 553
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Applications Developer 6 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.038% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.041% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 9
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£450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £357 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £473 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+31.75% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47542 44396 47499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.88% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30198 27395 27354
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1944 1931 2369
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

Senior Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Applications Developer across the England region.

Senior Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Applications Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Senior Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Applications Developer across the England region.

Senior Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Applications Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 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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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
London +17 4 £450 - 2
West Midlands -23 1 £500 +25.78%
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 2
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
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Senior Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Java
4 6 (42.86%) CSS3
5 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
5 5 (35.71%) User Experience
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Bower
6 4 (28.57%) Grunt
6 4 (28.57%) Jasmine
6 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 4 (28.57%) HTML5
6 4 (28.57%) Mocha
7 3 (21.43%) Android
7 3 (21.43%) HTML5 Canvas
7 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
7 3 (21.43%) D3.js
7 3 (21.43%) Yeoman
7 3 (21.43%) Android Development
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (21.43%) Banking
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Animation
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle

Senior Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Bower
1 4 (28.57%) Grunt
1 4 (28.57%) Jasmine
1 4 (28.57%) Mocha
2 3 (21.43%) Yeoman
3 2 (14.29%) JUnit
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) FishEye
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) Ant
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) CSS3
4 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 4 (28.57%) HTML5
6 3 (21.43%) HTML5 Canvas
6 3 (21.43%) D3.js
7 2 (14.29%) JMS
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) WCF
7 2 (14.29%) Silverlight
7 2 (14.29%) JSON
7 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 2 (14.29%) Ajax
7 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 2 (14.29%) Spring
7 2 (14.29%) REST
8 1 (7.14%) MCollective
8 1 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Animation
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
2 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Android Development
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) System Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Build Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) PHP5
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Sencha
2 1 (7.14%) Google