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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 93 88 94
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1127 1222 1114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.46% 2.41% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 2.54% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 940 848
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £345 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £608 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £45.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.83 £45.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +20.00%
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
43259 48103 48967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.59% 94.94% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28485 31125 31438
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1507 1882 2044
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -2 751 £500 - 311
South East -49 95 £423 -6.11% 76
North West +8 55 £435 -3.33% 63
East Midlands +30 52 £400 -11.05% 22
East of England 0 46 £425 -5.55% 37
West Midlands +3 44 £375 +14.50% 43
South West +5 40 £481 +20.31% 42
Yorkshire -47 23 £450 -2.70% 48
North East -26 13 £391 +2.96% 7
Midlands - 2 £625 - 1
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 1372 (57.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1018 (42.72%) Java
3 854 (35.84%) TDD
4 843 (35.38%) JavaScript
5 726 (30.47%) HTML
6 646 (27.11%) CSS
7 522 (21.91%) SQL
8 495 (20.77%) Scrum
9 469 (19.68%) Git (software)
10 467 (19.60%) C#
11 465 (19.51%) .NET
12 461 (19.35%) AngularJS
13 457 (19.18%) BDD
14 447 (18.76%) Finance
15 384 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
16 375 (15.74%) Spring
17 364 (15.27%) HTML5
18 358 (15.02%) MVC
19 348 (14.60%) REST
20 347 (14.56%) Web Services
21 322 (13.51%) SQL Server
22 309 (12.97%) OO
23 308 (12.92%) Banking
24 283 (11.88%) E-Commerce
25 281 (11.79%) jQuery
26 271 (11.37%) Jenkins
27 270 (11.33%) CSS3
28 239 (10.03%) Pair Programming
29 237 (9.95%) Node.js
30 235 (9.86%) Front End Development

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 88 (3.69%) Elasticsearch
2 66 (2.77%) Apache Spark
3 53 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 47 (1.97%) Apache
5 42 (1.76%) CMS
6 41 (1.72%) WebSphere
7 38 (1.59%) Confluence
8 37 (1.55%) SharePoint
9 35 (1.47%) Drupal
10 27 (1.13%) JBoss
11 22 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 21 (0.88%) IIS
12 21 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
13 20 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
13 20 (0.84%) WebLogic
14 19 (0.80%) Mule
15 18 (0.76%) Apache Solr
16 15 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 15 (0.63%) nginx
17 14 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 62 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.80%) Photoshop
3 12 (0.50%) MS Office
4 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.13%) MS Project
5 2 (0.084%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.084%) GIMP
5 2 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.084%) SPSS
6 1 (0.042%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.042%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.042%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.042%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 31 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.46%) Magento
5 9 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.29%) RMDS
8 6 (0.25%) Endur
8 6 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.17%) SAP hybris
10 2 (0.084%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.084%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.042%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.042%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.042%) Oracle SCM
11 1 (0.042%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.042%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.042%) SAP IS-U
11 1 (0.042%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 170 (7.13%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (3.94%) GitHub
4 23 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (0.97%) TestFlight
5 19 (0.80%) PaaS
6 16 (0.67%) SaaS
7 15 (0.63%) Google Play
8 13 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.29%) Office 365
12 6 (0.25%) Heroku
12 6 (0.25%) IaaS
13 5 (0.21%) Google App Engine
13 5 (0.21%) iTunes
14 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.13%) Firebase
14 3 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.084%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 116 (4.87%) HTTP
2 29 (1.22%) RTSP
3 27 (1.13%) Internet
3 27 (1.13%) MQTT
4 11 (0.46%) AMQP
4 11 (0.46%) HTTPS
5 9 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.29%) Intranet
6 7 (0.29%) LDAP
7 5 (0.21%) FTP
7 5 (0.21%) SSL
8 4 (0.17%) Network Security
9 3 (0.13%) Multicast
9 3 (0.13%) RTP
10 2 (0.084%) DKIM
10 2 (0.084%) DMARC
10 2 (0.084%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.084%) SMTP
10 2 (0.084%) SNMP
10 2 (0.084%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 164 (6.88%) MongoDB
3 163 (6.84%) Relational Database
4 145 (6.08%) MySQL
4 145 (6.08%) NoSQL
5 136 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
6 126 (5.29%) Big Data
7 107 (4.49%) Hadoop
8 101 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 98 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
10 82 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 66 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
12 56 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
13 54 (2.27%) SQLite
14 51 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 49 (2.06%) Oracle Database
16 40 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
17 30 (1.26%) CouchDB
18 29 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
19 28 (1.17%) HBase
Development Applications
1 469 (19.68%) Git (software)
2 271 (11.37%) Jenkins
3 159 (6.67%) Maven
4 157 (6.59%) JUnit
5 134 (5.62%) Cucumber
6 119 (4.99%) JIRA
7 114 (4.78%) Subversion
8 108 (4.53%) gulp
9 98 (4.11%) Grunt
10 82 (3.44%) Selenium
11 78 (3.27%) Mockito
12 76 (3.19%) WebDriver
13 66 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
14 60 (2.52%) Eclipse
15 57 (2.39%) TeamCity
15 57 (2.39%) Visual Studio
16 56 (2.35%) Jasmine
17 53 (2.22%) Gradle
18 42 (1.76%) webpack
19 38 (1.59%) Ant
General
1 447 (18.76%) Finance
2 308 (12.92%) Banking
3 130 (5.46%) Investment Banking
4 103 (4.32%) Front Office
5 83 (3.48%) Retail
6 51 (2.14%) Marketing
7 48 (2.01%) Advertising
8 47 (1.97%) Games
9 41 (1.72%) Telecoms
10 29 (1.22%) Back Office
11 20 (0.84%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.63%) Electronics
12 15 (0.63%) Publishing
13 14 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.34%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.25%) Law
16 5 (0.21%) Automotive
17 4 (0.17%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.17%) Legal
18 3 (0.13%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 726 (30.47%) HTML
2 646 (27.11%) CSS
3 465 (19.51%) .NET
4 461 (19.35%) AngularJS
5 375 (15.74%) Spring
6 364 (15.27%) HTML5
7 348 (14.60%) REST
8 347 (14.56%) Web Services
9 281 (11.79%) jQuery
10 270 (11.33%) CSS3
11 237 (9.95%) Node.js
12 232 (9.74%) RESTful
13 230 (9.65%) XML
14 224 (9.40%) ASP.NET
15 210 (8.81%) JSON
16 179 (7.51%) React
17 168 (7.05%) Hibernate
17 168 (7.05%) SOAP
18 148 (6.21%) Sass
19 113 (4.74%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 173 (7.26%) User Experience
2 111 (4.66%) Mobile App
3 101 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (2.98%) Computer Science
5 66 (2.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 61 (2.56%) Visualisation
7 58 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
8 51 (2.14%) Derivative
9 44 (1.85%) Fixed Income
10 43 (1.80%) Fintech
11 40 (1.68%) Video on Demand
12 35 (1.47%) Mathematics
13 33 (1.38%) Algorithms
13 33 (1.38%) Virtual Team
14 32 (1.34%) Data Structures
15 31 (1.30%) Economics
16 28 (1.17%) Equities
17 27 (1.13%) Public Cloud
18 23 (0.97%) Market Risk
18 23 (0.97%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 222 (9.32%) Linux
2 142 (5.96%) Unix
3 139 (5.83%) Apple iOS
4 134 (5.62%) Android
5 69 (2.90%) Windows
6 51 (2.14%) Mac OS X
7 12 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.38%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.17%) CoreOS
9 4 (0.17%) Solaris
9 4 (0.17%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.13%) VME
11 2 (0.084%) HPUX
11 2 (0.084%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.084%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.084%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.042%) OS/2
12 1 (0.042%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.042%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1372 (57.57%) Agile Software Development
2 854 (35.84%) TDD
3 495 (20.77%) Scrum
4 457 (19.18%) BDD
5 384 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
6 358 (15.02%) MVC
7 309 (12.97%) OO
8 283 (11.88%) E-Commerce
9 239 (10.03%) Pair Programming
10 235 (9.86%) Front End Development
11 220 (9.23%) Web Development
12 191 (8.02%) Microservices
13 182 (7.64%) DevOps
14 175 (7.34%) Unit Testing
15 172 (7.22%) Software Engineering
16 166 (6.97%) Open Source
17 141 (5.92%) Mentoring
18 136 (5.71%) Multithreading
19 120 (5.04%) iOS Development
19 120 (5.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1018 (42.72%) Java
2 843 (35.38%) JavaScript
3 522 (21.91%) SQL
4 467 (19.60%) C#
5 234 (9.82%) Scala
6 231 (9.69%) Python
7 203 (8.52%) PHP
8 95 (3.99%) T-SQL
9 93 (3.90%) Objective-C
10 86 (3.61%) Apple Swift
11 85 (3.57%) Ruby
12 79 (3.32%) Clojure
13 71 (2.98%) Groovy
14 69 (2.90%) C
14 69 (2.90%) C++
15 64 (2.69%) ES6
16 59 (2.48%) PL/SQL
17 39 (1.64%) Shell Script
18 33 (1.38%) Haskell
18 33 (1.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 133 (5.58%) Security Cleared
2 128 (5.37%) Degree
3 75 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 23 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 23 (0.97%) DBS Check
5 15 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.38%) Sun Certification
8 8 (0.34%) MCSA
8 8 (0.34%) MCSE
9 3 (0.13%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.084%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.042%) ISEB
11 1 (0.042%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.042%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.042%) MCP
11 1 (0.042%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (2.39%) QA
2 25 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (0.63%) WAI
4 12 (0.50%) FATCA
5 11 (0.46%) SDET
6 5 (0.21%) SLA
7 4 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.13%) WCAG
9 2 (0.084%) Basel III
9 2 (0.084%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.084%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.084%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.042%) Basel II
10 1 (0.042%) MiFID
10 1 (0.042%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 154 (6.46%) Docker
2 31 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (0.46%) HDFS
4 8 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.25%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.21%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.17%) Ceph
7 4 (0.17%) etcd
7 4 (0.17%) flannel
7 4 (0.17%) GlusterFS
7 4 (0.17%) Varnish
8 3 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (0.084%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.042%) Firmware
10 1 (0.042%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.042%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.042%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.042%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 58 (2.43%) Puppet
2 31 (1.30%) Ansible
3 21 (0.88%) Kubernetes
4 20 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.34%) Terraform
6 7 (0.29%) Packer
6 7 (0.29%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 6 (0.25%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (0.21%) Oozie
9 4 (0.17%) Consul
9 4 (0.17%) Control-M
9 4 (0.17%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 4 (0.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 4 (0.17%) rkt
10 3 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.13%) Kibana
10 3 (0.13%) OpenAM
10 3 (0.13%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 203 (8.52%) Microsoft
2 190 (7.97%) Oracle
3 37 (1.55%) SAP
3 37 (1.55%) Zend
4 34 (1.43%) Google
5 26 (1.09%) MuleSoft
5 26 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (1.05%) TIBCO
7 24 (1.01%) IBM
8 23 (0.97%) Apple
9 21 (0.88%) Adobe
10 20 (0.84%) Solace
11 18 (0.76%) hybris
12 15 (0.63%) Talend
12 15 (0.63%) VMware
13 14 (0.59%) Xamarin
14 12 (0.50%) Atlassian
14 12 (0.50%) Informatica
14 12 (0.50%) Red Hat
15 10 (0.42%) Tableau
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Universal Music Publishing Mgb Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Remote working
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day 3 Month Rolling Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Mayson Hunt
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £470 - £560 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £51 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networkers
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 2 days ago