The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Application Developer
Rank 572 493 569
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +76
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Applications Developer 18 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.023% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.025% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
Average daily rate £400 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £318 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-10.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Applications Developer
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -21 8 £475 -13.63%
South East -8 6 £288 -8.00% 2
Yorkshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
Senior Applications Developer
UK

Senior Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (67.74%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 13 (41.94%) Oracle
3 13 (41.94%) XML
4 12 (38.71%) J2EE
5 11 (35.48%) HTML
5 11 (35.48%) Web Services
5 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (35.48%) Spring
6 10 (32.26%) SQL
6 10 (32.26%) CSS
7 9 (29.03%) .NET
8 8 (25.81%) Windows
9 7 (22.58%) OO
9 7 (22.58%) JSON
10 6 (19.35%) Multithreading
10 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
10 6 (19.35%) C#
10 6 (19.35%) MVC
10 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
11 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
11 5 (16.13%) Windows Phone
11 5 (16.13%) MySQL
11 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
11 5 (16.13%) Android
11 5 (16.13%) jQuery
11 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
11 5 (16.13%) Ajax
12 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (12.90%) Java EE

Senior Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.23%) Drupal
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) SSL
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
1 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
2 5 (16.13%) MySQL
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.23%) SQLite
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Infinispan
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
1 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) JUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.23%) PhoneGap
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Front Office
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) XML
2 12 (38.71%) J2EE
3 11 (35.48%) HTML
3 11 (35.48%) Web Services
3 11 (35.48%) Spring
4 10 (32.26%) CSS
5 9 (29.03%) .NET
6 7 (22.58%) JSON
7 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
7 5 (16.13%) jQuery
7 5 (16.13%) Ajax
8 4 (12.90%) Java EE
8 4 (12.90%) iOS SDK
8 4 (12.90%) WCF
8 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (9.68%) LINQ
10 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.45%) WinForms
11 1 (3.23%) Middleware
11 1 (3.23%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.90%) iPhone
3 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) Social Media
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Phone
2 5 (16.13%) Android
2 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) OO
3 6 (19.35%) Multithreading
3 6 (19.35%) MVC
4 4 (12.90%) Scrum
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.45%) Content Management
6 2 (6.45%) OOP
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) SEO
7 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.23%) Android Development
7 1 (3.23%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.23%) Change Control
7 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 6 (19.35%) C#
5 4 (12.90%) Perl
6 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.45%) PHP
7 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) ServiceNow
2 4 (12.90%) SAP
2 4 (12.90%) Adobe
3 3 (9.68%) Business Objects
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Sun
5 1 (3.23%) Apple
5 1 (3.23%) Sybase
5 1 (3.23%) JBoss
5 1 (3.23%) Sencha
5 1 (3.23%) Google