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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 84 102 137
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1303 1020 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.56% 2.02% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 2.13% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 785 584
Median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 5
Median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £40.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.00 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.96 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £40.29
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -0.70%
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
48390 47949 46865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.00% 94.73% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31923 29597 29145
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
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 £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1922 1960
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 May 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 May 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 5 May 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 +15 841 £525 +10.52% 302
South East +31 145 £400 - 103
North West +46 86 £450 +12.50% 59
Yorkshire +40 86 £438 +9.37% 56
South West -1 44 £390 -5.45% 35
East of England -1 37 £431 +1.47% 37
West Midlands -22 32 £400 +6.66% 31
East Midlands +10 15 £405 -14.73% 20
North East -28 9 £350 -33.33% 7
Midlands -5 2 £600 +9.09%
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1265 (53.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1130 (47.54%) Java
3 874 (36.77%) JavaScript
4 835 (35.13%) TDD
5 826 (34.75%) HTML
6 643 (27.05%) CSS
7 525 (22.09%) C#
8 517 (21.75%) Finance
9 501 (21.08%) SQL
10 498 (20.95%) Scrum
11 487 (20.49%) .NET
12 483 (20.32%) Spring
13 417 (17.54%) AngularJS
14 399 (16.79%) HTML5
15 388 (16.32%) MVC
16 375 (15.78%) BDD
17 365 (15.36%) Git (software)
18 346 (14.56%) Oracle
19 325 (13.67%) OO
20 318 (13.38%) REST
21 315 (13.25%) Web Services
22 305 (12.83%) SQL Server
23 295 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
24 292 (12.28%) Banking
25 278 (11.70%) jQuery
26 274 (11.53%) CSS3
27 269 (11.32%) RESTful
28 246 (10.35%) Maven
29 245 (10.31%) E-Commerce
30 229 (9.63%) ASP.NET

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
1 200 (8.41%) Node.js
2 120 (5.05%) Tomcat
3 74 (3.11%) Apache
4 62 (2.61%) CMS
5 48 (2.02%) JBoss
6 38 (1.60%) Confluence
7 35 (1.47%) Jetty
7 35 (1.47%) SharePoint
8 32 (1.35%) WebSphere
9 29 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
10 26 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
11 24 (1.01%) Apache Spark
12 22 (0.93%) WordPress
13 21 (0.88%) Drupal
13 21 (0.88%) Mule
14 19 (0.80%) IIS
15 18 (0.76%) nginx
15 18 (0.76%) OpenStack
15 18 (0.76%) WebLogic
16 16 (0.67%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 63 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.01%) MS Office
3 18 (0.76%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.084%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.042%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.042%) MS Project
8 1 (0.042%) PaintShop Pro
8 1 (0.042%) Revit
8 1 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (1.85%) Payment Gateway
2 40 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.46%) Eloqua
5 8 (0.34%) BigMachines
6 7 (0.29%) OpenText Process Suite
6 7 (0.29%) SAP MDM
7 4 (0.17%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.17%) Magento
7 4 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.13%) Front Arena
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 3 (0.13%) RMDS
8 3 (0.13%) Unica
9 2 (0.084%) Misys Midas
9 2 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.084%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.084%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 146 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (2.65%) GitHub
4 26 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (0.97%) Google Analytics
6 19 (0.80%) Amazon S3
6 19 (0.80%) SaaS
7 17 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
9 10 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 9 (0.38%) Heroku
11 7 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (0.29%) Veeva
12 6 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.21%) CloudFront
13 5 (0.21%) PaaS
14 3 (0.13%) IaaS
14 3 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 145 (6.10%) HTTP
2 44 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 28 (1.18%) Internet
4 23 (0.97%) SSL
5 6 (0.25%) FTP
5 6 (0.25%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.25%) LDAP
5 6 (0.25%) tcpdump
5 6 (0.25%) VPN
6 5 (0.21%) DNS
6 5 (0.21%) Network Security
7 4 (0.17%) Intranet
8 3 (0.13%) CTI
8 3 (0.13%) DVB
8 3 (0.13%) RTSP
8 3 (0.13%) VoIP
9 2 (0.084%) DSL
9 2 (0.084%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.084%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.084%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (12.83%) SQL Server
2 211 (8.88%) MySQL
3 169 (7.11%) NoSQL
4 146 (6.14%) Relational Database
5 145 (6.10%) MongoDB
6 94 (3.95%) Oracle Database
7 87 (3.66%) Big Data
8 83 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 80 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 77 (3.24%) Hadoop
11 69 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
12 68 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 56 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
13 56 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
14 44 (1.85%) Neo4j
14 44 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 41 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
16 34 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
17 33 (1.39%) Apache Hive
18 29 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 365 (15.36%) Git (software)
2 246 (10.35%) Maven
3 189 (7.95%) Subversion
4 181 (7.61%) Jenkins
5 164 (6.90%) JUnit
6 151 (6.35%) JIRA
7 117 (4.92%) Mockito
8 103 (4.33%) Selenium
9 81 (3.41%) Cucumber
10 67 (2.82%) Visual Studio
11 65 (2.73%) Grunt
12 63 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
13 62 (2.61%) gulp
14 60 (2.52%) Eclipse
15 53 (2.23%) Gradle
16 49 (2.06%) TeamCity
17 43 (1.81%) NUnit
18 38 (1.60%) Ant
18 38 (1.60%) IntelliJ
19 36 (1.51%) Jasmine
General
1 517 (21.75%) Finance
2 292 (12.28%) Banking
3 148 (6.23%) Front Office
4 131 (5.51%) Investment Banking
5 108 (4.54%) Retail
6 77 (3.24%) Marketing
7 56 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 47 (1.98%) Electronics
9 43 (1.81%) Manufacturing
10 38 (1.60%) Publishing
11 37 (1.56%) Games
12 35 (1.47%) Financial Institution
13 28 (1.18%) Back Office
14 18 (0.76%) Law
15 17 (0.72%) Advertising
16 9 (0.38%) Legal
16 9 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.25%) Billing
18 5 (0.21%) Local Government
18 5 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 826 (34.75%) HTML
2 643 (27.05%) CSS
3 487 (20.49%) .NET
4 483 (20.32%) Spring
5 417 (17.54%) AngularJS
6 399 (16.79%) HTML5
7 318 (13.38%) REST
8 315 (13.25%) Web Services
9 278 (11.70%) jQuery
10 274 (11.53%) CSS3
11 269 (11.32%) RESTful
12 229 (9.63%) ASP.NET
13 224 (9.42%) XML
14 211 (8.88%) Hibernate
15 184 (7.74%) J2EE
16 174 (7.32%) SOAP
17 146 (6.14%) JSON
18 133 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC
19 120 (5.05%) Sass
20 115 (4.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 110 (4.63%) User Experience
2 109 (4.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 98 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (3.20%) Derivative
5 70 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 69 (2.90%) iPad
7 64 (2.69%) Computer Science
8 56 (2.36%) Mobile App
9 47 (1.98%) Fixed Income
10 45 (1.89%) Equities
11 42 (1.77%) Visualisation
12 32 (1.35%) Social Media
13 26 (1.09%) N-Tier
14 24 (1.01%) Fintech
15 21 (0.88%) Data Integration
16 19 (0.80%) iPhone
16 19 (0.80%) Mathematics
17 16 (0.67%) Data Structures
17 16 (0.67%) Market Risk
17 16 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 224 (9.42%) Linux
2 191 (8.04%) Unix
3 103 (4.33%) Windows
4 86 (3.62%) Apple iOS
5 65 (2.73%) Android
6 54 (2.27%) Mac OS X
7 16 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.46%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.29%) Solaris
10 6 (0.25%) CentOS
10 6 (0.25%) VME
11 5 (0.21%) AIX
12 3 (0.13%) SUSE
12 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.13%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.084%) MVS
13 2 (0.084%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.042%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.042%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1265 (53.22%) Agile Software Development
2 835 (35.13%) TDD
3 498 (20.95%) Scrum
4 388 (16.32%) MVC
5 375 (15.78%) BDD
6 325 (13.67%) OO
7 295 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
8 245 (10.31%) E-Commerce
9 220 (9.26%) Pair Programming
10 202 (8.50%) Web Development
11 182 (7.66%) Multithreading
11 182 (7.66%) Unit Testing
12 168 (7.07%) Front End Development
13 166 (6.98%) Software Engineering
14 155 (6.52%) SOA
15 148 (6.23%) Mentoring
16 141 (5.93%) Kanban
17 133 (5.60%) Open Source
18 132 (5.55%) Business Intelligence
19 123 (5.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1130 (47.54%) Java
2 874 (36.77%) JavaScript
3 525 (22.09%) C#
4 501 (21.08%) SQL
5 166 (6.98%) Scala
6 162 (6.82%) Python
7 140 (5.89%) PHP
8 113 (4.75%) Ruby
9 105 (4.42%) PL/SQL
10 85 (3.58%) T-SQL
11 75 (3.16%) C++
12 63 (2.65%) Objective-C
13 62 (2.61%) Groovy
14 55 (2.31%) Shell Script
15 51 (2.15%) C
16 38 (1.60%) Apple Swift
17 36 (1.51%) Perl
17 36 (1.51%) TypeScript
18 35 (1.47%) Clojure
19 27 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 114 (4.80%) Degree
2 101 (4.25%) Security Cleared
3 54 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 16 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.25%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.13%) MCP
9 2 (0.084%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.042%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.042%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.042%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.042%) MCPD
10 1 (0.042%) MCSD
10 1 (0.042%) MCSE
10 1 (0.042%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (1.77%) QA
2 30 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 20 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.21%) MiFID
5 4 (0.17%) WCAG
6 3 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.13%) EMIR
6 3 (0.13%) SEPA
6 3 (0.13%) WAI
7 2 (0.084%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.042%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.042%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.042%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (2.44%) Docker
2 10 (0.42%) HDFS
3 5 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
5 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.084%) Platform Symphony
6 2 (0.084%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.042%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 60 (2.52%) Puppet
2 20 (0.84%) Graphite
3 19 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (0.59%) Packer
4 14 (0.59%) Terraform
5 10 (0.42%) Uchiwa
6 9 (0.38%) Grafana
6 9 (0.38%) MOM
7 8 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 7 (0.29%) Ambari
9 6 (0.25%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.21%) Ansible
10 5 (0.21%) Control-M
11 3 (0.13%) Kibana
12 2 (0.084%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.084%) Nagios
12 2 (0.084%) Oozie
12 2 (0.084%) Opsview
12 2 (0.084%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.084%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 346 (14.56%) Oracle
2 182 (7.66%) Microsoft
3 63 (2.65%) SAP
4 62 (2.61%) Google
5 36 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
6 34 (1.43%) ATG
7 32 (1.35%) Tableau
8 28 (1.18%) Adobe
8 28 (1.18%) hybris
9 27 (1.14%) Apple
9 27 (1.14%) Zend
10 25 (1.05%) DevExpress
10 25 (1.05%) IBM
11 24 (1.01%) Endeca
11 24 (1.01%) TIBCO
12 22 (0.93%) Informatica
13 21 (0.88%) Sybase
14 17 (0.72%) Atlassian
14 17 (0.72%) ServiceNow
15 16 (0.67%) CyberSource
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
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Rate: £625 - £675 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
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Rate: £585 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £3200 - £3500 per month + (Plus Work From Home)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Stott & May
Rate: £380 - £410 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, long term contracts
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Work From Home
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £525 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Arrows Group
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
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London
Randstad Technologies
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Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £750 - £850 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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