The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex 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 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
Rank 47 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.33% 4.26% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 4.42% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 5
Median daily rate £350 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% +46.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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
360 452 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.49% 96.17% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 254 231
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 52 61
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £63.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Essex region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 26 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Essex region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Java
3 10 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (71.43%) DevOps
4 9 (64.29%) Mentoring
4 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (64.29%) Android
4 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
4 9 (64.29%) Degree
4 9 (64.29%) TDD
4 9 (64.29%) Adobe
4 9 (64.29%) Apple iOS
4 9 (64.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (57.14%) Android Development
5 8 (57.14%) iOS Development
6 2 (14.29%) C++
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
7 1 (7.14%) PVCS
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.14%) Web Services
7 1 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (7.14%) Unix
7 1 (7.14%) Windows
7 1 (7.14%) Linux
7 1 (7.14%) SOA
7 1 (7.14%) HTML

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 9 (64.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) PVCS
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) Qt
1 1 (7.14%) WCF
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) BeagleBone
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Android
1 9 (64.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (71.43%) DevOps
2 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 9 (64.29%) Mentoring
3 9 (64.29%) TDD
4 8 (57.14%) Android Development
4 8 (57.14%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.14%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Sun