The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 90 100 114
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1098 951 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.33% 2.06% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 2.18% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 828 727 561
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £36.00 £32.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £43.50 £39.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.75 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+32.66% +10.29%
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
44601 43533 41830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.45% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29104 27575 25284
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1612 1743 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.77 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +4 689 £525 +7.69% 345
South East +25 130 £400 -0.62% 116
North West -1 62 £425 +13.33% 67
Yorkshire +14 58 £450 +20.00% 53
East of England +20 48 £500 +31.14% 33
West Midlands +12 42 £410 +13.10% 62
South West -22 40 £395 -3.65% 48
East Midlands -4 16 £275 -37.78% 37
North East -19 11 £363 +3.71% 13
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1131 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
2 981 (42.50%) Java
3 872 (37.78%) JavaScript
4 857 (37.13%) HTML
5 716 (31.02%) TDD
6 662 (28.68%) CSS
7 537 (23.27%) C#
8 531 (23.01%) SQL
9 499 (21.62%) .NET
10 481 (20.84%) Finance
11 409 (17.72%) HTML5
12 406 (17.59%) AngularJS
13 396 (17.16%) Scrum
14 387 (16.77%) MVC
15 362 (15.68%) Git (software)
16 341 (14.77%) Spring
17 338 (14.64%) SQL Server
18 333 (14.43%) Web Services
19 325 (14.08%) BDD
20 305 (13.21%) jQuery
21 299 (12.95%) OO
22 289 (12.52%) REST
23 285 (12.35%) Oracle
24 266 (11.53%) Linux
25 264 (11.44%) ASP.NET
26 263 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
27 260 (11.27%) RESTful
28 256 (11.09%) Banking
29 255 (11.05%) CSS3
30 243 (10.53%) XML

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 187 (8.10%) Node.js
2 91 (3.94%) Apache
3 87 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 69 (2.99%) CMS
5 61 (2.64%) JBoss
6 44 (1.91%) Drupal
7 42 (1.82%) SharePoint
8 37 (1.60%) Confluence
9 35 (1.52%) WebLogic
10 33 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
11 31 (1.34%) WebSphere
12 27 (1.17%) Jetty
13 25 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 20 (0.87%) IIS
15 19 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
16 17 (0.74%) Apache Spark
17 16 (0.69%) Mule
18 14 (0.61%) WordPress
19 11 (0.48%) nginx
19 11 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 57 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.17%) Photoshop
3 20 (0.87%) MS Office
4 14 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.22%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.087%) CATIA
9 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.043%) InDesign
9 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.043%) MS Project
9 1 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.043%) PaintShop Pro
9 1 (0.043%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 31 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
3 18 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.65%) Cordys
5 7 (0.30%) Eloqua
5 7 (0.30%) ION MarketView
6 6 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.26%) Endur
6 6 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.26%) RMDS
7 5 (0.22%) BigMachines
7 5 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.17%) Front Arena
9 3 (0.13%) Magento
10 2 (0.087%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.087%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.087%) SAP Retail
10 2 (0.087%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 127 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (2.17%) GitHub
4 21 (0.91%) SaaS
5 15 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
8 9 (0.39%) Heroku
9 8 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.26%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.26%) PaaS
11 5 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.13%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.087%) IaaS
13 2 (0.087%) MailChimp
13 2 (0.087%) Office 365
13 2 (0.087%) Route 53
14 1 (0.043%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 141 (6.11%) HTTP
2 63 (2.73%) TCP/IP
3 41 (1.78%) Internet
4 25 (1.08%) SSL
5 10 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (0.39%) LDAP
6 9 (0.39%) VPN
7 6 (0.26%) FTP
8 5 (0.22%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.22%) Intranet
9 4 (0.17%) Skype
10 3 (0.13%) DNS
10 3 (0.13%) DVB
10 3 (0.13%) RTSP
10 3 (0.13%) VoIP
11 2 (0.087%) DSL
11 2 (0.087%) Firewall
11 2 (0.087%) GPRS
11 2 (0.087%) GSM
11 2 (0.087%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (14.64%) SQL Server
2 184 (7.97%) MySQL
3 170 (7.37%) NoSQL
4 156 (6.76%) MongoDB
5 152 (6.59%) Relational Database
6 108 (4.68%) Big Data
7 99 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
8 90 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 85 (3.68%) Oracle Database
10 79 (3.42%) Hadoop
11 72 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 69 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
13 68 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
14 65 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 58 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
15 58 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
16 48 (2.08%) Neo4j
17 45 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
18 35 (1.52%) RDBMS
19 34 (1.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 362 (15.68%) Git (software)
2 196 (8.49%) Maven
2 196 (8.49%) Subversion
3 161 (6.98%) Jenkins
4 140 (6.07%) JIRA
5 109 (4.72%) JUnit
6 99 (4.29%) Mockito
7 82 (3.55%) Cucumber
8 78 (3.38%) Selenium
9 76 (3.29%) Visual Studio
10 72 (3.12%) Grunt
10 72 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 55 (2.38%) Eclipse
12 54 (2.34%) Gradle
13 52 (2.25%) gulp
14 47 (2.04%) Ant
15 43 (1.86%) Jasmine
16 38 (1.65%) NUnit
17 31 (1.34%) TeamCity
18 25 (1.08%) Xcode
General
1 481 (20.84%) Finance
2 256 (11.09%) Banking
3 146 (6.33%) Front Office
4 104 (4.51%) Investment Banking
5 69 (2.99%) Marketing
6 63 (2.73%) Retail
7 50 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 37 (1.60%) Electronics
9 36 (1.56%) Manufacturing
10 35 (1.52%) Financial Institution
11 33 (1.43%) Publishing
12 31 (1.34%) Games
13 26 (1.13%) Back Office
14 21 (0.91%) Advertising
15 14 (0.61%) Law
16 12 (0.52%) Legal
17 8 (0.35%) Automotive
18 5 (0.22%) Retail Banking
19 4 (0.17%) International Banking
19 4 (0.17%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 857 (37.13%) HTML
2 662 (28.68%) CSS
3 499 (21.62%) .NET
4 409 (17.72%) HTML5
5 406 (17.59%) AngularJS
6 341 (14.77%) Spring
7 333 (14.43%) Web Services
8 305 (13.21%) jQuery
9 289 (12.52%) REST
10 264 (11.44%) ASP.NET
11 260 (11.27%) RESTful
12 255 (11.05%) CSS3
13 243 (10.53%) XML
14 189 (8.19%) Hibernate
15 158 (6.85%) SOAP
16 146 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC
17 142 (6.15%) J2EE
18 138 (5.98%) JSON
19 135 (5.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 133 (5.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 125 (5.42%) User Experience
2 89 (3.86%) Mobile App
3 86 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 69 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 56 (2.43%) Derivative
6 45 (1.95%) iPad
7 39 (1.69%) Equities
8 38 (1.65%) Fixed Income
9 36 (1.56%) Visualisation
10 35 (1.52%) N-Tier
11 33 (1.43%) Data Structures
11 33 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
12 30 (1.30%) Fintech
13 27 (1.17%) Mathematics
14 25 (1.08%) Data Integration
15 22 (0.95%) Algorithms
15 22 (0.95%) Market Risk
16 21 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
16 21 (0.91%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 266 (11.53%) Linux
2 230 (9.97%) Unix
3 117 (5.07%) Apple iOS
4 91 (3.94%) Windows
5 90 (3.90%) Android
6 84 (3.64%) Mac OS X
7 17 (0.74%) CentOS
8 10 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.43%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.43%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.30%) AIX
9 7 (0.30%) Solaris
10 4 (0.17%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.13%) BlackBerry OS
11 3 (0.13%) SUSE
11 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1131 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
2 716 (31.02%) TDD
3 396 (17.16%) Scrum
4 387 (16.77%) MVC
5 325 (14.08%) BDD
6 299 (12.95%) OO
7 263 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
8 205 (8.88%) E-Commerce
9 182 (7.89%) Multithreading
9 182 (7.89%) Unit Testing
10 159 (6.89%) Front End Development
10 159 (6.89%) Pair Programming
11 151 (6.54%) Responsive Web Design
12 146 (6.33%) Web Development
13 139 (6.02%) Software Engineering
14 137 (5.94%) SOA
15 129 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
16 124 (5.37%) Mentoring
17 122 (5.29%) Web Design
18 111 (4.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 981 (42.50%) Java
2 872 (37.78%) JavaScript
3 537 (23.27%) C#
4 531 (23.01%) SQL
5 210 (9.10%) Python
6 163 (7.06%) PHP
7 138 (5.98%) Ruby
8 119 (5.16%) Scala
9 105 (4.55%) C++
10 104 (4.51%) PL/SQL
11 77 (3.34%) T-SQL
12 71 (3.08%) Objective-C
13 60 (2.60%) Groovy
14 59 (2.56%) Shell Script
15 46 (1.99%) Perl
16 45 (1.95%) Apple Swift
17 41 (1.78%) C
18 30 (1.30%) TypeScript
19 24 (1.04%) VB
20 23 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 106 (4.59%) Security Cleared
2 100 (4.33%) Degree
3 47 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 27 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.35%) BC Cleared
7 5 (0.22%) PhD
8 2 (0.087%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.087%) MCP
8 2 (0.087%) MCSE
8 2 (0.087%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.087%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.043%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.043%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.043%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.043%) MCPD
9 1 (0.043%) MCSD
9 1 (0.043%) MCT
9 1 (0.043%) MCTS
9 1 (0.043%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (1.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 35 (1.52%) QA
3 19 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.17%) WCAG
5 3 (0.13%) EMIR
5 3 (0.13%) MiFID
5 3 (0.13%) SEPA
5 3 (0.13%) WAI
6 2 (0.087%) HL7
7 1 (0.043%) Basel III
7 1 (0.043%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.043%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.043%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.043%) SDET
7 1 (0.043%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (1.21%) Docker
2 5 (0.22%) Apache Flume
2 5 (0.22%) HDFS
3 3 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.087%) Platform Symphony
4 2 (0.087%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (0.087%) Varnish
5 1 (0.043%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.043%) Firmware
5 1 (0.043%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.043%) RACF
5 1 (0.043%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.043%) vCloud
5 1 (0.043%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (1.91%) Puppet
2 22 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.69%) Graphite
4 11 (0.48%) MOM
5 9 (0.39%) HP UCMDB
6 8 (0.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 6 (0.26%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.26%) Packer
7 6 (0.26%) Terraform
8 5 (0.22%) Oozie
9 4 (0.17%) Ambari
9 4 (0.17%) Ansible
9 4 (0.17%) Uchiwa
10 3 (0.13%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.13%) Grafana
10 3 (0.13%) logstash
10 3 (0.13%) Nagios
10 3 (0.13%) Opsview
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
11 2 (0.087%) Netcool
Vendors
1 285 (12.35%) Oracle
2 178 (7.71%) Microsoft
3 44 (1.91%) Adobe
4 43 (1.86%) SAP
5 35 (1.52%) Google
6 29 (1.26%) Apple
6 29 (1.26%) Informatica
6 29 (1.26%) Tableau
7 27 (1.17%) TIBCO
7 27 (1.17%) Zend
8 22 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (0.87%) hybris
9 20 (0.87%) IBM
9 20 (0.87%) Sybase
10 18 (0.78%) Atlassian
10 18 (0.78%) ServiceNow
11 17 (0.74%) DevExpress
11 17 (0.74%) Red Hat
12 14 (0.61%) Teradata
13 13 (0.56%) Sitecore
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 400/Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Reed Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £650 - £675 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Blue Glue
Rate: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
First Point
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 - £100 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £350 to £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £350 to £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £350 - £395 per day
Posted: 5 days ago