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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 91 105 112
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1232 1030 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.47% 2.00% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 2.11% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 822 668
Median daily rate £498 £456 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.04% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £45.75 £40.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.37% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.15 £37.93 £24.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.35 £50.50 £44.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.98%
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
47342 48920 45504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.83% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31086 31590 28112
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 £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1402 1847 1880
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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
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 24 July 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 +4 789 £500 - 301
South East -3 119 £475 +22.97% 88
North West +60 90 £475 +8.57% 57
Yorkshire +39 80 £450 +38.46% 43
South West +12 42 £435 +5.45% 44
West Midlands -14 37 £450 +20.00% 29
East of England -23 33 £465 +3.33% 33
East Midlands +12 25 £415 +12.92% 26
North East -34 14 £500 -4.76% 3
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1378 (54.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1194 (46.95%) Java
3 928 (36.49%) TDD
4 896 (35.23%) JavaScript
5 819 (32.21%) HTML
6 657 (25.84%) CSS
7 550 (21.63%) Finance
8 549 (21.59%) Scrum
9 531 (20.88%) SQL
10 506 (19.90%) C#
11 491 (19.31%) Spring
12 478 (18.80%) .NET
13 477 (18.76%) AngularJS
14 458 (18.01%) HTML5
15 439 (17.26%) BDD
16 412 (16.20%) Git (software)
17 372 (14.63%) Web Services
18 370 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
19 369 (14.51%) Oracle
19 369 (14.51%) MVC
20 354 (13.92%) REST
21 340 (13.37%) OO
22 326 (12.82%) Banking
23 321 (12.62%) CSS3
24 317 (12.47%) SQL Server
25 294 (11.56%) E-Commerce
26 292 (11.48%) RESTful
27 289 (11.36%) jQuery
28 264 (10.38%) Maven
29 256 (10.07%) Linux

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
1 126 (4.95%) Tomcat
2 62 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 60 (2.36%) CMS
4 57 (2.24%) Apache
5 46 (1.81%) JBoss
6 41 (1.61%) Confluence
7 39 (1.53%) SharePoint
8 37 (1.45%) WebSphere
9 35 (1.38%) Apache Spark
10 27 (1.06%) Mule
11 25 (0.98%) Jetty
12 23 (0.90%) nginx
13 21 (0.83%) WordPress
14 20 (0.79%) OpenStack
14 20 (0.79%) WebLogic
15 18 (0.71%) IIS
15 18 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
16 17 (0.67%) Mule ESB
17 16 (0.63%) Apache Pig
17 16 (0.63%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 64 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 24 (0.94%) Photoshop
3 12 (0.47%) MS Office
4 5 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.12%) MS Project
6 3 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.079%) GIMP
7 2 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.079%) SPSS
8 1 (0.039%) Revit
Business Applications
1 40 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 37 (1.45%) Payment Gateway
3 19 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.31%) Magento
5 7 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.28%) SAP MDM
6 6 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
6 6 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.20%) Eloqua
7 5 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.16%) Endur
9 3 (0.12%) BigMachines
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 2 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.079%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.079%) Revive Adserver
10 2 (0.079%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.079%) Unica
11 1 (0.039%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.039%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 165 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (3.50%) GitHub
4 30 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (0.75%) Amazon S3
7 19 (0.75%) Google Analytics
8 15 (0.59%) SaaS
9 12 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
9 12 (0.47%) TestFlight
10 11 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
11 10 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 10 (0.39%) Google Play
11 10 (0.39%) Office 365
12 9 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (0.31%) Bluemix
14 7 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (0.28%) Veeva
15 6 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 122 (4.80%) HTTP
2 22 (0.87%) Internet
3 11 (0.43%) HTTPS
4 9 (0.35%) LDAP
5 8 (0.31%) Network Security
5 8 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.28%) SSL
7 6 (0.24%) AMQP
7 6 (0.24%) tcpdump
8 4 (0.16%) DNS
9 3 (0.12%) CTI
9 3 (0.12%) FTP
9 3 (0.12%) Intranet
10 2 (0.079%) SNMP
10 2 (0.079%) VoIP
10 2 (0.079%) VPN
11 1 (0.039%) ASN.1
11 1 (0.039%) Broadband
11 1 (0.039%) DVB
11 1 (0.039%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (12.47%) SQL Server
2 195 (7.67%) MySQL
3 182 (7.16%) Relational Database
4 167 (6.57%) MongoDB
5 150 (5.90%) NoSQL
6 115 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
7 103 (4.05%) Oracle Database
8 92 (3.62%) Hadoop
9 77 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 73 (2.87%) Big Data
11 72 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
12 61 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 61 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 58 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
14 43 (1.69%) SQLite
15 42 (1.65%) Neo4j
16 40 (1.57%) Apache Hive
17 37 (1.45%) RDBMS
17 37 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 32 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 412 (16.20%) Git (software)
2 264 (10.38%) Maven
3 206 (8.10%) JUnit
4 205 (8.06%) Jenkins
5 164 (6.45%) JIRA
6 154 (6.06%) Subversion
7 125 (4.92%) Mockito
8 120 (4.72%) Cucumber
9 100 (3.93%) gulp
10 91 (3.58%) Selenium
11 88 (3.46%) Eclipse
12 85 (3.34%) Grunt
12 85 (3.34%) Visual Studio
13 59 (2.32%) IntelliJ
14 55 (2.16%) TeamCity
15 53 (2.08%) Gradle
15 53 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
16 44 (1.73%) WebDriver
17 43 (1.69%) Jasmine
18 41 (1.61%) Ant
General
1 550 (21.63%) Finance
2 326 (12.82%) Banking
3 144 (5.66%) Front Office
4 125 (4.92%) Investment Banking
5 120 (4.72%) Retail
6 84 (3.30%) Marketing
7 56 (2.20%) Telecoms
8 45 (1.77%) Electronics
9 43 (1.69%) Manufacturing
10 36 (1.42%) Publishing
11 28 (1.10%) Financial Institution
12 25 (0.98%) Games
13 21 (0.83%) Advertising
14 20 (0.79%) Law
15 15 (0.59%) Back Office
16 8 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.28%) Legal
18 4 (0.16%) Local Government
18 4 (0.16%) Retail Banking
19 3 (0.12%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 819 (32.21%) HTML
2 657 (25.84%) CSS
3 491 (19.31%) Spring
4 478 (18.80%) .NET
5 477 (18.76%) AngularJS
6 458 (18.01%) HTML5
7 372 (14.63%) Web Services
8 354 (13.92%) REST
9 321 (12.62%) CSS3
10 292 (11.48%) RESTful
11 289 (11.36%) jQuery
12 247 (9.71%) XML
13 225 (8.85%) Node.js
14 208 (8.18%) Hibernate
15 199 (7.83%) JSON
16 194 (7.63%) SOAP
17 188 (7.39%) ASP.NET
18 180 (7.08%) J2EE
19 137 (5.39%) React
20 136 (5.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 160 (6.29%) User Experience
2 121 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 97 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 96 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
5 92 (3.62%) Derivative
6 80 (3.15%) Mobile App
7 71 (2.79%) Computer Science
8 60 (2.36%) iPad
9 47 (1.85%) Fixed Income
10 38 (1.49%) Social Media
11 37 (1.45%) Equities
11 37 (1.45%) Mathematics
11 37 (1.45%) Visualisation
12 32 (1.26%) Fintech
13 24 (0.94%) Digital Media
13 24 (0.94%) N-Tier
14 23 (0.90%) Virtual Team
15 21 (0.83%) Data Structures
16 18 (0.71%) iPhone
16 18 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 256 (10.07%) Linux
2 171 (6.72%) Unix
3 101 (3.97%) Apple iOS
4 96 (3.78%) Windows
5 87 (3.42%) Android
6 41 (1.61%) Mac OS X
7 17 (0.67%) Windows Server
8 11 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.31%) VME
10 6 (0.24%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.24%) Solaris
11 5 (0.20%) AIX
11 5 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.20%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.16%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.16%) VxWorks
13 3 (0.12%) CentOS
13 3 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.079%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.039%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1378 (54.19%) Agile Software Development
2 928 (36.49%) TDD
3 549 (21.59%) Scrum
4 439 (17.26%) BDD
5 370 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
6 369 (14.51%) MVC
7 340 (13.37%) OO
8 294 (11.56%) E-Commerce
9 253 (9.95%) Pair Programming
10 207 (8.14%) Front End Development
11 200 (7.86%) Web Development
12 196 (7.71%) Open Source
13 176 (6.92%) Unit Testing
14 175 (6.88%) Multithreading
15 170 (6.69%) Software Engineering
16 158 (6.21%) OOP
17 154 (6.06%) Mentoring
18 148 (5.82%) Kanban
19 146 (5.74%) SOA
20 143 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1194 (46.95%) Java
2 896 (35.23%) JavaScript
3 531 (20.88%) SQL
4 506 (19.90%) C#
5 219 (8.61%) Scala
6 187 (7.35%) Python
7 146 (5.74%) PHP
8 118 (4.64%) Ruby
9 97 (3.81%) PL/SQL
10 87 (3.42%) C++
11 85 (3.34%) Groovy
12 78 (3.07%) T-SQL
13 75 (2.95%) Objective-C
14 71 (2.79%) Clojure
15 59 (2.32%) Apple Swift
16 54 (2.12%) Shell Script
17 46 (1.81%) C
18 37 (1.45%) ES6
19 35 (1.38%) TypeScript
20 32 (1.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 133 (5.23%) Degree
2 118 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 74 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 22 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (0.39%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.35%) DBS Check
7 8 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.16%) MCSA
8 4 (0.16%) MCSE
9 2 (0.079%) PhD
10 1 (0.039%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.039%) MCP
10 1 (0.039%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.039%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (2.08%) QA
2 20 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.39%) WAI
5 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.16%) MiFID
7 3 (0.12%) SDET
7 3 (0.12%) WCAG
8 2 (0.079%) FATCA
8 2 (0.079%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.039%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (3.19%) Docker
2 39 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (0.35%) HDFS
3 9 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.20%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.20%) etcd
6 4 (0.16%) Ceph
6 4 (0.16%) flannel
6 4 (0.16%) GlusterFS
6 4 (0.16%) Varnish
7 3 (0.12%) vSphere
8 2 (0.079%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.039%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.039%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.039%) iptables
9 1 (0.039%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 62 (2.44%) Puppet
2 16 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (0.59%) Consul
3 15 (0.59%) Packer
4 14 (0.55%) Terraform
5 11 (0.43%) Graphite
6 10 (0.39%) Uchiwa
7 9 (0.35%) Grafana
8 6 (0.24%) Control-M
8 6 (0.24%) Kubernetes
8 6 (0.24%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.20%) Ambari
9 5 (0.20%) Oozie
10 4 (0.16%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.16%) rkt
10 4 (0.16%) TIBCO Hawk
11 3 (0.12%) Ansible
11 3 (0.12%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 369 (14.51%) Oracle
2 192 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 65 (2.56%) Google
4 61 (2.40%) SAP
5 38 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 32 (1.26%) ATG
7 29 (1.14%) Apple
7 29 (1.14%) Zend
8 27 (1.06%) IBM
9 25 (0.98%) Endeca
9 25 (0.98%) hybris
9 25 (0.98%) MuleSoft
10 22 (0.87%) Adobe
11 21 (0.83%) TIBCO
12 18 (0.71%) Informatica
12 18 (0.71%) Talend
13 17 (0.67%) Murex
13 17 (0.67%) Tableau
14 16 (0.63%) CyberSource
14 16 (0.63%) DevExpress
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South West London
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London
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London
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Randstad Technologies
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McGregor Boyall
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