The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 34 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 23 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.57% 2.09% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.72% 2.31% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£463 £390 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.58% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £384 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.49% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.02 £20.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+80.10% -48.38%
Senior Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
619 433 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.97% 90.59% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 215 198
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 59 63
Average hourly rate £29.50 £24.12 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% +50.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £41.95 £38.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Developer across the Essex region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer across the Essex region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea +7 9 £583 +49.35%
Brentwood - 2 £450 - 1
Basildon -9 1 - -
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title.

1 29 (69.05%) Java
2 28 (66.67%) HTML
3 25 (59.52%) CSS
4 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (40.48%) HTML5
5 17 (40.48%) REST
6 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
7 15 (35.71%) CSS3
8 14 (33.33%) Ajax
8 14 (33.33%) CMS
8 14 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (30.95%) B2C
9 13 (30.95%) Linux
9 13 (30.95%) XHTML
9 13 (30.95%) Web Design
10 12 (28.57%) SQL
11 11 (26.19%) OO
11 11 (26.19%) XML
12 10 (23.81%) UNIX
12 10 (23.81%) J2EE
12 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (21.43%) Marketing
13 9 (21.43%) TDD
14 8 (19.05%) Spring
14 8 (19.05%) JPA
14 8 (19.05%) SOAP
14 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
14 8 (19.05%) MVC
14 8 (19.05%) JAX-RS
14 8 (19.05%) User Stories

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (33.33%) CMS
2 7 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (14.29%) JBoss
4 5 (11.90%) WebLogic
4 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
5 4 (9.52%) GlassFish
5 4 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.38%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) HTTP
2 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.52%) SSL
4 3 (7.14%) iBeacon
5 2 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.52%) Neo4j
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.90%) Ant
3 4 (9.52%) Subversion
3 4 (9.52%) Maven
3 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.14%) Xcode
5 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (21.43%) Marketing
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) HTML
2 25 (59.52%) CSS
3 17 (40.48%) HTML5
3 17 (40.48%) REST
4 15 (35.71%) CSS3
5 14 (33.33%) Ajax
6 13 (30.95%) XHTML
7 11 (26.19%) XML
8 10 (23.81%) J2EE
9 8 (19.05%) SOAP
9 8 (19.05%) Spring
9 8 (19.05%) JAX-RS
9 8 (19.05%) JPA
9 8 (19.05%) EclipseLink
10 7 (16.67%) JSON
10 7 (16.67%) Spring MVC
10 7 (16.67%) Web Services
11 6 (14.29%) Struts
11 6 (14.29%) Django
11 6 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 10 (23.81%) UNIX
3 7 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (11.90%) Windows
5 4 (9.52%) Solaris
6 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 3 (7.14%) Android
7 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 13 (30.95%) Web Design
3 13 (30.95%) B2C
4 11 (26.19%) OO
5 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (21.43%) TDD
7 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
7 8 (19.05%) MVC
7 8 (19.05%) User Stories
8 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 6 (14.29%) Kanban
8 6 (14.29%) Scrum
8 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 5 (11.90%) SOA
9 5 (11.90%) Open Source
10 3 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (7.14%) Coaching
10 3 (7.14%) Android Development
10 3 (7.14%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) Java
2 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 12 (28.57%) SQL
4 7 (16.67%) Ruby
4 7 (16.67%) Scala
5 3 (7.14%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.76%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) VB
7 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.38%) VB6
7 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Puppet
1 6 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Adobe
1 7 (16.67%) FatWire
2 2 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (2.38%) VMware
3 1 (2.38%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) WSO2