The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 95 107 122
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1173 1005 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.41% 1.98% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 2.09% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 785 645
Median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.34% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £40.00 £24.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £51.70 £44.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +33.33%
Senior Developer
UK

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
46209 48121 46401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30544 30820 29000
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1354 1845 1896
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +12 745 £513 +7.32% 291
South East +9 133 £475 +16.92% 95
Yorkshire +45 88 £450 +28.57% 43
North West +37 83 £450 +8.43% 42
East of England -6 33 £465 +3.33% 34
South West -7 30 £425 +3.03% 41
West Midlands -22 29 £366 -2.33% 19
North East -45 12 £450 -14.28% 7
East Midlands +6 11 £450 +1.40% 29
Midlands -9 1 £600 -
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 England region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 1285 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1168 (48.20%) Java
3 872 (35.99%) TDD
4 846 (34.92%) JavaScript
5 786 (32.44%) HTML
6 626 (25.84%) CSS
7 537 (22.16%) Finance
8 527 (21.75%) Scrum
9 514 (21.21%) SQL
10 501 (20.68%) C#
11 496 (20.47%) Spring
12 468 (19.31%) .NET
13 431 (17.79%) AngularJS
14 429 (17.71%) HTML5
15 393 (16.22%) BDD
16 383 (15.81%) Git (software)
17 366 (15.11%) Oracle
18 362 (14.94%) MVC
19 357 (14.73%) Web Services
20 345 (14.24%) Continuous Integration
21 326 (13.45%) OO
22 325 (13.41%) REST
23 314 (12.96%) Banking
24 295 (12.17%) RESTful
25 294 (12.13%) CSS3
26 291 (12.01%) SQL Server
27 273 (11.27%) E-Commerce
28 271 (11.18%) Maven
28 271 (11.18%) jQuery
29 245 (10.11%) Pair Programming

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 128 (5.28%) Tomcat
2 62 (2.56%) Apache
3 56 (2.31%) CMS
4 45 (1.86%) JBoss
5 40 (1.65%) Confluence
6 38 (1.57%) WebSphere
7 34 (1.40%) SharePoint
8 33 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
9 32 (1.32%) Jetty
10 27 (1.11%) Apache Spark
11 23 (0.95%) WordPress
12 21 (0.87%) Mule
13 20 (0.83%) OpenStack
13 20 (0.83%) WebLogic
14 19 (0.78%) Drupal
14 19 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
15 17 (0.70%) nginx
16 16 (0.66%) Apache Pig
16 16 (0.66%) Apache TomEE
17 15 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 63 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 20 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 15 (0.62%) MS Office
4 7 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.12%) MS Project
6 3 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.083%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.083%) GIMP
7 2 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.083%) SPSS
8 1 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.041%) Revit
Business Applications
1 40 (1.65%) Payment Gateway
2 38 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.33%) Magento
5 7 (0.29%) Eloqua
5 7 (0.29%) SAP MDM
6 6 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
7 5 (0.21%) BigMachines
8 3 (0.12%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.083%) OpenText Process Suite
9 2 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.083%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.083%) Revive Adserver
9 2 (0.083%) RMDS
9 2 (0.083%) Temenos T24
9 2 (0.083%) Unica
10 1 (0.041%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 161 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (3.10%) GitHub
4 32 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
7 21 (0.87%) Google Analytics
8 19 (0.78%) Amazon S3
8 19 (0.78%) SaaS
9 13 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
10 12 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
11 10 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 9 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (0.37%) Heroku
13 8 (0.33%) Bluemix
13 8 (0.33%) TestFlight
14 7 (0.29%) Veeva
14 7 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.25%) Office 365
15 6 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (4.62%) HTTP
2 26 (1.07%) Internet
3 19 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.37%) SSL
5 7 (0.29%) Network Security
6 6 (0.25%) tcpdump
7 5 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.21%) Intranet
7 5 (0.21%) LDAP
8 4 (0.17%) DNS
8 4 (0.17%) FTP
8 4 (0.17%) VPN
9 3 (0.12%) CTI
10 2 (0.083%) AMQP
10 2 (0.083%) DSL
10 2 (0.083%) DVB
10 2 (0.083%) SNMP
10 2 (0.083%) VoIP
11 1 (0.041%) Broadband
11 1 (0.041%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (12.01%) SQL Server
2 192 (7.92%) MySQL
3 161 (6.64%) Relational Database
4 156 (6.44%) NoSQL
5 148 (6.11%) MongoDB
6 99 (4.09%) Oracle Database
7 80 (3.30%) Hadoop
8 72 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
8 72 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 69 (2.85%) Big Data
10 64 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 61 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
12 57 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 49 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
14 40 (1.65%) RDBMS
15 37 (1.53%) Neo4j
16 36 (1.49%) Apache Hive
17 32 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
17 32 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 28 (1.16%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 383 (15.81%) Git (software)
2 271 (11.18%) Maven
3 193 (7.97%) Jenkins
3 193 (7.97%) JUnit
4 168 (6.93%) JIRA
5 165 (6.81%) Subversion
6 123 (5.08%) Mockito
7 96 (3.96%) Selenium
8 85 (3.51%) Cucumber
8 85 (3.51%) Eclipse
9 74 (3.05%) Grunt
10 73 (3.01%) gulp
11 66 (2.72%) Visual Studio
12 58 (2.39%) Gradle
13 52 (2.15%) IntelliJ
14 51 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
15 48 (1.98%) TeamCity
16 45 (1.86%) Ant
17 35 (1.44%) Xcode
18 34 (1.40%) Mercurial
General
1 537 (22.16%) Finance
2 314 (12.96%) Banking
3 145 (5.98%) Front Office
4 124 (5.12%) Investment Banking
5 117 (4.83%) Retail
6 76 (3.14%) Marketing
7 54 (2.23%) Telecoms
8 43 (1.77%) Electronics
9 41 (1.69%) Manufacturing
10 39 (1.61%) Publishing
11 31 (1.28%) Financial Institution
12 24 (0.99%) Games
13 21 (0.87%) Back Office
13 21 (0.87%) Law
14 15 (0.62%) Advertising
15 8 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.29%) Legal
17 5 (0.21%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.17%) Local Government
19 3 (0.12%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 786 (32.44%) HTML
2 626 (25.84%) CSS
3 496 (20.47%) Spring
4 468 (19.31%) .NET
5 431 (17.79%) AngularJS
6 429 (17.71%) HTML5
7 357 (14.73%) Web Services
8 325 (13.41%) REST
9 295 (12.17%) RESTful
10 294 (12.13%) CSS3
11 271 (11.18%) jQuery
12 241 (9.95%) XML
13 205 (8.46%) Hibernate
14 197 (8.13%) Node.js
15 188 (7.76%) ASP.NET
16 186 (7.68%) SOAP
17 185 (7.64%) J2EE
18 176 (7.26%) JSON
19 123 (5.08%) Sass
20 110 (4.54%) React
Miscellaneous
1 130 (5.37%) User Experience
2 104 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (4.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 94 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
5 91 (3.76%) Derivative
6 74 (3.05%) Mobile App
7 63 (2.60%) Computer Science
7 63 (2.60%) iPad
8 45 (1.86%) Fixed Income
9 41 (1.69%) Equities
10 38 (1.57%) Social Media
11 34 (1.40%) Mathematics
12 29 (1.20%) Fintech
13 28 (1.16%) Visualisation
14 27 (1.11%) N-Tier
15 20 (0.83%) Virtual Team
16 19 (0.78%) Digital Media
17 18 (0.74%) Data Integration
17 18 (0.74%) iPhone
18 17 (0.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 241 (9.95%) Linux
2 181 (7.47%) Unix
3 97 (4.00%) Windows
4 93 (3.84%) Apple iOS
5 77 (3.18%) Android
6 37 (1.53%) Mac OS X
7 16 (0.66%) Windows Server
8 11 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.25%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.25%) Solaris
9 6 (0.25%) VME
10 5 (0.21%) AIX
10 5 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (0.17%) VxWorks
12 3 (0.12%) CentOS
12 3 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.083%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.083%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.041%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1285 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
2 872 (35.99%) TDD
3 527 (21.75%) Scrum
4 393 (16.22%) BDD
5 362 (14.94%) MVC
6 345 (14.24%) Continuous Integration
7 326 (13.45%) OO
8 273 (11.27%) E-Commerce
9 245 (10.11%) Pair Programming
10 181 (7.47%) Unit Testing
11 178 (7.35%) Multithreading
12 177 (7.30%) Web Development
13 168 (6.93%) Front End Development
14 167 (6.89%) Software Engineering
15 164 (6.77%) Open Source
16 154 (6.36%) OOP
17 150 (6.19%) SOA
18 143 (5.90%) Mentoring
19 142 (5.86%) Kanban
20 128 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1168 (48.20%) Java
2 846 (34.92%) JavaScript
3 514 (21.21%) SQL
4 501 (20.68%) C#
5 184 (7.59%) Scala
6 163 (6.73%) Python
7 133 (5.49%) PHP
8 113 (4.66%) Ruby
9 100 (4.13%) PL/SQL
10 86 (3.55%) C++
11 72 (2.97%) Groovy
11 72 (2.97%) Objective-C
12 71 (2.93%) T-SQL
13 56 (2.31%) Clojure
13 56 (2.31%) Shell Script
14 50 (2.06%) Apple Swift
15 43 (1.77%) C
16 34 (1.40%) Perl
17 33 (1.36%) TypeScript
18 22 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 127 (5.24%) Degree
2 86 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 52 (2.15%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (0.37%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.12%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.083%) PhD
8 2 (0.083%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.041%) MCP
9 1 (0.041%) MCSA
9 1 (0.041%) MCSE
9 1 (0.041%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (1.98%) QA
2 20 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 19 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.21%) WCAG
5 3 (0.12%) MiFID
5 3 (0.12%) WAI
6 2 (0.083%) FATCA
6 2 (0.083%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.041%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (2.43%) Docker
2 33 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (0.41%) HDFS
4 9 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.21%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.17%) Varnish
8 3 (0.12%) vSphere
9 2 (0.083%) Platform Symphony
9 2 (0.083%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.041%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.041%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.041%) etcd
10 1 (0.041%) iptables
Systems Management
1 52 (2.15%) Puppet
2 15 (0.62%) Consul
2 15 (0.62%) Packer
3 14 (0.58%) Graphite
3 14 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.58%) Terraform
4 10 (0.41%) Uchiwa
5 9 (0.37%) Grafana
6 6 (0.25%) Ambari
6 6 (0.25%) Control-M
7 4 (0.17%) Kibana
7 4 (0.17%) Oozie
8 3 (0.12%) Ansible
8 3 (0.12%) TIBCO Hawk
9 2 (0.083%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 2 (0.083%) MOM
9 2 (0.083%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.041%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.041%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.041%) WMI
Vendors
1 366 (15.11%) Oracle
2 184 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 60 (2.48%) Google
4 58 (2.39%) SAP
5 38 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
6 36 (1.49%) ATG
7 32 (1.32%) Apple
8 29 (1.20%) IBM
9 27 (1.11%) Endeca
9 27 (1.11%) hybris
10 26 (1.07%) Tableau
11 22 (0.91%) DevExpress
11 22 (0.91%) TIBCO
11 22 (0.91%) Zend
12 21 (0.87%) Adobe
12 21 (0.87%) MuleSoft
13 20 (0.83%) Informatica
13 20 (0.83%) Sybase
14 17 (0.70%) Murex
15 16 (0.66%) CyberSource
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Rate: £400-550/day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ninesharp
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Initial 3 month contract, market rates, great team
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Rate: £350-450/day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Rate: Up to £800 per day + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Competitive 6 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400-450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Intelletec
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Success Appointments
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago