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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 85 98 108
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1345 1139 1047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.70% 2.19% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 2.31% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 906 796
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £356 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
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
47211 49401 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.99% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31129 32106 30344
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1529 1897 1992
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +7 848 £500 - 286
South East -5 103 £450 +12.50% 82
North West +32 84 £435 -8.42% 78
East Midlands +43 76 £425 +13.33% 45
South West +31 66 £450 +12.50% 42
Yorkshire -3 59 £438 +14.75% 47
West Midlands -5 44 £438 +30.59% 31
East of England -22 41 £460 +8.23% 38
North East -30 20 £425 -14.27% 7
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1397 (55.48%) Agile Software Development
2 1106 (43.92%) Java
3 933 (37.05%) TDD
4 859 (34.11%) JavaScript
5 775 (30.78%) HTML
6 666 (26.45%) CSS
7 552 (21.92%) SQL
8 541 (21.49%) Scrum
9 539 (21.41%) Finance
10 504 (20.02%) BDD
11 485 (19.26%) C#
12 476 (18.90%) AngularJS
13 470 (18.67%) .NET
14 464 (18.43%) Git (software)
15 446 (17.71%) HTML5
16 437 (17.36%) Spring
17 405 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
18 354 (14.06%) Web Services
19 347 (13.78%) REST
20 341 (13.54%) MVC
21 329 (13.07%) SQL Server
22 325 (12.91%) OO
23 322 (12.79%) Banking
23 322 (12.79%) CSS3
24 281 (11.16%) jQuery
25 271 (10.76%) Pair Programming
26 266 (10.56%) RESTful
27 257 (10.21%) Node.js
28 254 (10.09%) Oracle
28 254 (10.09%) Jenkins

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 95 (3.77%) Tomcat
2 87 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
3 56 (2.22%) Apache
4 50 (1.99%) Apache Spark
5 47 (1.87%) WebSphere
6 43 (1.71%) CMS
7 38 (1.51%) SharePoint
8 35 (1.39%) JBoss
9 32 (1.27%) Confluence
9 32 (1.27%) Drupal
10 25 (0.99%) IIS
11 24 (0.95%) nginx
12 23 (0.91%) Mule
13 22 (0.87%) Jetty
14 19 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
15 18 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
15 18 (0.71%) WebLogic
16 17 (0.68%) Mule ESB
16 17 (0.68%) WordPress
17 16 (0.64%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 65 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 23 (0.91%) Photoshop
3 13 (0.52%) MS Office
4 4 (0.16%) GIMP
5 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.12%) MS Project
5 3 (0.12%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.079%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.079%) SPSS
7 1 (0.040%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.040%) Revit
Business Applications
1 26 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.52%) Magento
4 11 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.20%) RMDS
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.16%) SAP hybris
8 3 (0.12%) Endur
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.079%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.079%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.040%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.040%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.040%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.040%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 162 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (3.89%) GitHub
4 20 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (0.79%) TestFlight
5 18 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (0.60%) SaaS
7 14 (0.56%) PaaS
8 13 (0.52%) Google Play
9 12 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.44%) Office 365
11 8 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (0.32%) Bluemix
11 8 (0.32%) IaaS
11 8 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
12 6 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.24%) Heroku
13 5 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.20%) iTunes
14 4 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 105 (4.17%) HTTP
2 22 (0.87%) Internet
2 22 (0.87%) MQTT
2 22 (0.87%) RTSP
3 12 (0.48%) HTTPS
4 9 (0.36%) AMQP
4 9 (0.36%) Network Security
5 7 (0.28%) FTP
5 7 (0.28%) LDAP
6 6 (0.24%) Intranet
7 4 (0.16%) SSL
8 2 (0.079%) SNMP
8 2 (0.079%) SSH
8 2 (0.079%) Telnet
9 1 (0.040%) DHCP
9 1 (0.040%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.040%) LAN
9 1 (0.040%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.040%) VoIP
9 1 (0.040%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 329 (13.07%) SQL Server
2 168 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 167 (6.63%) MySQL
4 156 (6.20%) NoSQL
5 152 (6.04%) Relational Database
6 138 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
7 102 (4.05%) Hadoop
8 93 (3.69%) Big Data
9 90 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 79 (3.14%) Oracle Database
11 76 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
12 73 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 61 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
13 61 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
14 54 (2.14%) SQLite
15 46 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 36 (1.43%) Apache Hive
17 35 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
18 31 (1.23%) RDBMS
19 30 (1.19%) HBase
Development Applications
1 464 (18.43%) Git (software)
2 254 (10.09%) Jenkins
3 221 (8.78%) Maven
4 188 (7.47%) JUnit
5 136 (5.40%) JIRA
6 132 (5.24%) Subversion
7 129 (5.12%) Cucumber
8 118 (4.69%) gulp
9 102 (4.05%) Grunt
10 89 (3.53%) Eclipse
10 89 (3.53%) Mockito
11 82 (3.26%) Selenium
12 73 (2.90%) Visual Studio
12 73 (2.90%) WebDriver
13 62 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
14 58 (2.30%) TeamCity
15 55 (2.18%) Jasmine
16 50 (1.99%) Mercurial
17 49 (1.95%) Ant
17 49 (1.95%) IntelliJ
General
1 539 (21.41%) Finance
2 322 (12.79%) Banking
3 117 (4.65%) Front Office
4 108 (4.29%) Retail
5 107 (4.25%) Investment Banking
6 63 (2.50%) Marketing
7 39 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 36 (1.43%) Advertising
9 29 (1.15%) Games
10 28 (1.11%) Financial Institution
11 25 (0.99%) Manufacturing
11 25 (0.99%) Publishing
12 21 (0.83%) Electronics
13 12 (0.48%) Back Office
14 10 (0.40%) Law
15 8 (0.32%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.16%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.12%) Dutch Language
17 3 (0.12%) Legal
18 2 (0.079%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 775 (30.78%) HTML
2 666 (26.45%) CSS
3 476 (18.90%) AngularJS
4 470 (18.67%) .NET
5 446 (17.71%) HTML5
6 437 (17.36%) Spring
7 354 (14.06%) Web Services
8 347 (13.78%) REST
9 322 (12.79%) CSS3
10 281 (11.16%) jQuery
11 266 (10.56%) RESTful
12 257 (10.21%) Node.js
13 247 (9.81%) XML
14 224 (8.90%) JSON
15 199 (7.90%) ASP.NET
16 198 (7.86%) SOAP
17 167 (6.63%) Hibernate
18 161 (6.39%) React
18 161 (6.39%) Sass
19 119 (4.73%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 183 (7.27%) User Experience
2 122 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 80 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
5 73 (2.90%) Derivative
6 65 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 64 (2.54%) Computer Science
8 48 (1.91%) Visualisation
9 46 (1.83%) Fixed Income
10 43 (1.71%) Fintech
11 35 (1.39%) Mathematics
12 31 (1.23%) Social Media
12 31 (1.23%) Video on Demand
13 29 (1.15%) Algorithms
14 27 (1.07%) Virtual Team
15 26 (1.03%) Data Structures
16 25 (0.99%) Equities
17 22 (0.87%) Market Risk
17 22 (0.87%) N-Tier
17 22 (0.87%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 236 (9.37%) Linux
2 139 (5.52%) Unix
3 123 (4.88%) Apple iOS
4 116 (4.61%) Android
5 84 (3.34%) Windows
6 32 (1.27%) Mac OS X
7 17 (0.68%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.24%) VME
11 5 (0.20%) AIX
11 5 (0.20%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.16%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.16%) VxWorks
13 3 (0.12%) Solaris
14 2 (0.079%) CentOS
14 2 (0.079%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.079%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.040%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1397 (55.48%) Agile Software Development
2 933 (37.05%) TDD
3 541 (21.49%) Scrum
4 504 (20.02%) BDD
5 405 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
6 341 (13.54%) MVC
7 325 (12.91%) OO
8 271 (10.76%) Pair Programming
9 249 (9.89%) E-Commerce
10 218 (8.66%) Front End Development
11 212 (8.42%) Web Development
12 187 (7.43%) Microservices
12 187 (7.43%) Open Source
13 179 (7.11%) Unit Testing
14 157 (6.24%) DevOps
15 153 (6.08%) OOP
16 150 (5.96%) Software Engineering
17 147 (5.84%) Multithreading
18 142 (5.64%) Mentoring
19 125 (4.96%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1106 (43.92%) Java
2 859 (34.11%) JavaScript
3 552 (21.92%) SQL
4 485 (19.26%) C#
5 245 (9.73%) Scala
6 218 (8.66%) Python
7 201 (7.98%) PHP
8 97 (3.85%) Clojure
9 93 (3.69%) Ruby
10 88 (3.49%) Groovy
11 85 (3.38%) Objective-C
12 82 (3.26%) C++
12 82 (3.26%) T-SQL
13 78 (3.10%) Apple Swift
14 73 (2.90%) PL/SQL
15 71 (2.82%) C
16 57 (2.26%) ES6
17 36 (1.43%) Shell Script
18 33 (1.31%) Perl
19 26 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 130 (5.16%) Security Cleared
2 124 (4.92%) Degree
3 80 (3.18%) SC Cleared
4 28 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 19 (0.75%) DBS Check
6 12 (0.48%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.32%) MCSA
8 8 (0.32%) MCSE
9 5 (0.20%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.12%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.079%) PhD
12 1 (0.040%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.040%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.040%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.040%) MCP
12 1 (0.040%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.07%) QA
2 26 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 18 (0.71%) WAI
4 10 (0.40%) SDET
5 8 (0.32%) FATCA
6 7 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.12%) MiFID
9 2 (0.079%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.079%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.040%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.040%) WCAG
System Software
1 123 (4.88%) Docker
2 46 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (0.48%) HDFS
4 9 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.32%) Apache Flume
5 8 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.20%) etcd
7 4 (0.16%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.16%) Ceph
7 4 (0.16%) flannel
7 4 (0.16%) GlusterFS
7 4 (0.16%) Varnish
8 3 (0.12%) Time Sharing Option
8 3 (0.12%) vSphere
9 2 (0.079%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.040%) iptables
10 1 (0.040%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 59 (2.34%) Puppet
2 18 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.52%) Kubernetes
4 12 (0.48%) Ansible
5 8 (0.32%) Control-M
6 6 (0.24%) Oozie
6 6 (0.24%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.20%) Packer
7 5 (0.20%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 4 (0.16%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.16%) rkt
9 3 (0.12%) Kibana
9 3 (0.12%) OpenAM
9 3 (0.12%) OpenIDM
9 3 (0.12%) TIBCO Hawk
10 2 (0.079%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.079%) CloudHub
10 2 (0.079%) Consul
Vendors
1 254 (10.09%) Oracle
2 194 (7.70%) Microsoft
3 43 (1.71%) SAP
4 37 (1.47%) Zend
5 31 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
6 30 (1.19%) Google
7 29 (1.15%) IBM
8 25 (0.99%) MuleSoft
9 21 (0.83%) TIBCO
10 19 (0.75%) hybris
11 18 (0.71%) Apple
12 17 (0.68%) VMware
13 15 (0.60%) ATG
14 13 (0.52%) Endeca
14 13 (0.52%) Facebook
14 13 (0.52%) Murex
15 12 (0.48%) Adobe
16 11 (0.44%) Informatica
16 11 (0.44%) Solace
16 11 (0.44%) Tableau
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Coded People
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On application
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £325 - £450 per day + Rolling Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: Up to £380 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £560.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £490 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago