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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
UK / England
Rank 102 91 107
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 949 1136 955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.27% 2.38% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 2.51% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 858 721
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
Median hourly rate £43.25 £44.10 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +17.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £37.00 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £44.10 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-62.58% +17.60%

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
39661 45341 45243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.08% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26048 29636 28290
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1399 1520 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -8 614 £525 - 304
South East 0 100 £413 +3.12% 96
North West +8 52 £406 -4.41% 66
West Midlands +9 47 £381 -6.44% 42
Yorkshire -3 37 £400 -5.88% 47
East of England -11 33 £525 +5.00% 39
South West 0 29 £419 +7.71% 35
East Midlands +12 28 £425 +30.76% 32
North East -23 4 £450 +28.57% 9
Midlands - 1 - -
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 1241 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
2 963 (45.19%) Java
3 765 (35.90%) JavaScript
4 761 (35.71%) TDD
5 610 (28.63%) HTML
6 550 (25.81%) CSS
7 464 (21.77%) .NET
8 458 (21.49%) SQL
9 444 (20.84%) C#
10 431 (20.23%) Scrum
11 398 (18.68%) Finance
12 395 (18.54%) Git (software)
13 392 (18.40%) BDD
14 387 (18.16%) AngularJS
15 365 (17.13%) Spring
16 331 (15.53%) MVC
17 315 (14.78%) SQL Server
18 308 (14.45%) Banking
19 301 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
20 294 (13.80%) REST
21 286 (13.42%) Web Services
22 270 (12.67%) OO
23 269 (12.62%) HTML5
24 251 (11.78%) jQuery
25 250 (11.73%) Jenkins
26 246 (11.54%) E-Commerce
27 227 (10.65%) Microservices
28 220 (10.32%) Linux
28 220 (10.32%) ASP.NET
29 209 (9.81%) Python

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 78 (3.66%) Apache Spark
2 54 (2.53%) CMS
3 49 (2.30%) Apache
4 46 (2.16%) Tomcat
5 44 (2.06%) WebSphere
6 42 (1.97%) Confluence
7 40 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 39 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
9 36 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
10 34 (1.60%) WebLogic
11 29 (1.36%) Drupal
12 24 (1.13%) SharePoint
12 24 (1.13%) Umbraco
13 21 (0.99%) JBoss
14 16 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
15 15 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 15 (0.70%) Apache Solr
15 15 (0.70%) IIS
16 14 (0.66%) Mule
17 12 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 56 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.52%) MS Office
3 8 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.094%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.094%) MS Project
5 1 (0.047%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.047%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 25 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.28%) Endur
6 6 (0.28%) Magento
7 5 (0.23%) RMDS
8 3 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.094%) BASE24
9 2 (0.094%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.094%) SAP Hybris
10 1 (0.047%) BondVision
10 1 (0.047%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.047%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.047%) Global One
10 1 (0.047%) Remedy AR System
10 1 (0.047%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.047%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.047%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 170 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
2 159 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (3.47%) GitHub
4 23 (1.08%) PaaS
5 22 (1.03%) SaaS
6 19 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.42%) TestFlight
10 7 (0.33%) Google Play
10 7 (0.33%) Heroku
11 6 (0.28%) Google App Engine
11 6 (0.28%) IaaS
12 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.19%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.14%) Office 365
14 2 (0.094%) Firebase
14 2 (0.094%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 106 (4.97%) HTTP
2 34 (1.60%) RTSP
3 27 (1.27%) MQTT
4 21 (0.99%) Internet
5 12 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.38%) Intranet
6 8 (0.38%) RTP
7 7 (0.33%) AMQP
8 6 (0.28%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.28%) SSH
8 6 (0.28%) SSL
9 4 (0.19%) Multicast
9 4 (0.19%) Network Security
10 3 (0.14%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.14%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.14%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.14%) LDAP
11 2 (0.094%) ATM
11 2 (0.094%) NGN
11 2 (0.094%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 133 (6.24%) Big Data
3 130 (6.10%) MySQL
4 125 (5.87%) NoSQL
5 121 (5.68%) MongoDB
6 120 (5.63%) Relational Database
7 96 (4.50%) Hadoop
8 79 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
9 71 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 69 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
11 66 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
12 56 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
13 53 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 41 (1.92%) Oracle Database
15 39 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
16 33 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
17 30 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 23 (1.08%) HBase
19 21 (0.99%) Apache Hive
19 21 (0.99%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 395 (18.54%) Git (software)
2 250 (11.73%) Jenkins
3 157 (7.37%) Maven
4 127 (5.96%) JUnit
5 115 (5.40%) JIRA
6 106 (4.97%) Subversion
7 92 (4.32%) Cucumber
8 88 (4.13%) Selenium
9 84 (3.94%) Mockito
10 68 (3.19%) Gradle
11 67 (3.14%) Grunt
11 67 (3.14%) gulp
12 63 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
13 61 (2.86%) TeamCity
14 47 (2.21%) Jasmine
15 41 (1.92%) Eclipse
16 37 (1.74%) Ant
16 37 (1.74%) Visual Studio
17 34 (1.60%) NUnit
18 32 (1.50%) WebDriver
General
1 398 (18.68%) Finance
2 308 (14.45%) Banking
3 125 (5.87%) Investment Banking
4 109 (5.11%) Front Office
5 82 (3.85%) Retail
6 48 (2.25%) Games
7 38 (1.78%) Back Office
8 30 (1.41%) Advertising
8 30 (1.41%) Telecoms
9 27 (1.27%) Marketing
10 17 (0.80%) Publishing
11 16 (0.75%) Legal
12 11 (0.52%) Electronics
13 10 (0.47%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.28%) Automotive
15 6 (0.28%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.23%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.19%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.19%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 610 (28.63%) HTML
2 550 (25.81%) CSS
3 464 (21.77%) .NET
4 387 (18.16%) AngularJS
5 365 (17.13%) Spring
6 294 (13.80%) REST
7 286 (13.42%) Web Services
8 269 (12.62%) HTML5
9 251 (11.78%) jQuery
10 220 (10.32%) ASP.NET
11 206 (9.67%) Node.js
11 206 (9.67%) RESTful
12 205 (9.62%) XML
13 193 (9.06%) CSS3
14 168 (7.88%) JSON
15 167 (7.84%) Hibernate
16 151 (7.09%) React
17 138 (6.48%) SOAP
18 125 (5.87%) .NET Framework
19 119 (5.58%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 138 (6.48%) User Experience
2 104 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 84 (3.94%) Computer Science
4 80 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 64 (3.00%) Derivative
7 49 (2.30%) Fixed Income
8 48 (2.25%) Fintech
9 46 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
10 41 (1.92%) Video on Demand
11 39 (1.83%) Equities
12 33 (1.55%) Algorithms
12 33 (1.55%) Public Cloud
13 31 (1.45%) Data Structures
14 26 (1.22%) iPad
15 25 (1.17%) Equity Derivative
16 23 (1.08%) Market Risk
16 23 (1.08%) Streaming Video
17 20 (0.94%) Social Media
18 19 (0.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 220 (10.32%) Linux
2 156 (7.32%) Unix
3 111 (5.21%) Android
4 106 (4.97%) Apple iOS
5 68 (3.19%) Windows
6 37 (1.74%) Mac OS X
7 12 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.52%) Mac OS
9 10 (0.47%) Solaris
10 9 (0.42%) Windows Server
11 7 (0.33%) HPUX
12 5 (0.23%) VME
13 4 (0.19%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.094%) MVS
14 2 (0.094%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.094%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.047%) CentOS
15 1 (0.047%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.047%) webOS
15 1 (0.047%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1241 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
2 761 (35.71%) TDD
3 431 (20.23%) Scrum
4 392 (18.40%) BDD
5 331 (15.53%) MVC
6 301 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
7 270 (12.67%) OO
8 246 (11.54%) E-Commerce
9 227 (10.65%) Microservices
10 198 (9.29%) Pair Programming
11 182 (8.54%) DevOps
12 178 (8.35%) Front End Development
12 178 (8.35%) Web Development
13 151 (7.09%) Mentoring
14 150 (7.04%) Software Engineering
15 147 (6.90%) Unit Testing
16 135 (6.34%) Multithreading
17 106 (4.97%) SDLC
18 98 (4.60%) Kanban
19 96 (4.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 963 (45.19%) Java
2 765 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 458 (21.49%) SQL
4 444 (20.84%) C#
5 209 (9.81%) Python
6 204 (9.57%) Scala
7 156 (7.32%) PHP
8 83 (3.89%) T-SQL
9 81 (3.80%) Ruby
10 66 (3.10%) C++
11 65 (3.05%) Objective-C
12 64 (3.00%) C
13 57 (2.67%) Apple Swift
13 57 (2.67%) PL/SQL
14 56 (2.63%) ES6
15 54 (2.53%) Shell Script
16 39 (1.83%) Groovy
17 32 (1.50%) Perl
18 30 (1.41%) Go
19 29 (1.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 121 (5.68%) Degree
2 82 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 42 (1.97%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.70%) DV Cleared
5 14 (0.66%) Sun Certification
6 12 (0.56%) DBS Check
7 10 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.094%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.094%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.094%) MBA
10 1 (0.047%) ISEB
10 1 (0.047%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.047%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.047%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.25%) QA
2 16 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (0.61%) FATCA
3 13 (0.61%) MiFID
4 9 (0.42%) EMIR
4 9 (0.42%) SLA
5 8 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.38%) WAI
6 7 (0.33%) SDET
7 6 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.14%) WCAG
9 2 (0.094%) Basel III
9 2 (0.094%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.094%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.094%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.094%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.047%) Basel II
10 1 (0.047%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.047%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 149 (6.99%) Docker
2 12 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (0.47%) HDFS
4 6 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.14%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.094%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.047%) Firmware
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.047%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.047%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (2.06%) Puppet
2 42 (1.97%) Ansible
3 28 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (0.84%) Kubernetes
5 11 (0.52%) Terraform
6 8 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
7 7 (0.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 5 (0.23%) HockeyApp
9 4 (0.19%) Consul
9 4 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.19%) Kibana
9 4 (0.19%) Oozie
9 4 (0.19%) Packer
10 3 (0.14%) Ambari
10 3 (0.14%) Capistrano
10 3 (0.14%) Control-M
10 3 (0.14%) OpenAM
10 3 (0.14%) OpenIDM
11 2 (0.094%) Grafana
11 2 (0.094%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 183 (8.59%) Oracle
2 170 (7.98%) Microsoft
3 36 (1.69%) Google
3 36 (1.69%) TIBCO
4 29 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
5 26 (1.22%) SAP
5 26 (1.22%) Solace
6 25 (1.17%) IBM
7 24 (1.13%) ATG
8 23 (1.08%) Apple
9 21 (0.99%) Adobe
10 20 (0.94%) MuleSoft
11 19 (0.89%) Xamarin
12 18 (0.84%) hybris
12 18 (0.84%) Zend
13 14 (0.66%) Atlassian
13 14 (0.66%) Red Hat
14 13 (0.61%) Fidessa
15 12 (0.56%) Apigee
16 11 (0.52%) Sitecore
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