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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 42 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 8 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.90% 1.73% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 1.89% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
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£394 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +30.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -14.47%
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
399 528 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 94.55% 91.51% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 302 138
Average daily rate £350 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £167 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 68 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £38.50 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
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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
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Hockley - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 32 (80.00%) Java
2 26 (65.00%) HTML
3 20 (50.00%) SQL
4 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (45.00%) Spring
5 18 (45.00%) CSS
6 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 14 (35.00%) MVC
8 13 (32.50%) Struts
9 12 (30.00%) Relational Database
10 11 (27.50%) J2EE
10 11 (27.50%) Hibernate
11 10 (25.00%) Scrum
11 10 (25.00%) Web Services
11 10 (25.00%) UNIX
11 10 (25.00%) Linux
12 9 (22.50%) JBoss
12 9 (22.50%) .NET
12 9 (22.50%) Oracle
12 9 (22.50%) C#
12 9 (22.50%) Java EE
12 9 (22.50%) REST
13 8 (20.00%) Spring MVC
13 8 (20.00%) Web Development
13 8 (20.00%) CMS
13 8 (20.00%) Web Design
13 8 (20.00%) TDD
13 8 (20.00%) MySQL
13 8 (20.00%) OO
13 8 (20.00%) XML

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (22.50%) JBoss
2 8 (20.00%) CMS
3 6 (15.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (5.00%) Umbraco
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) HTTP
2 6 (15.00%) LDAP
3 4 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (20.00%) MySQL
3 5 (12.50%) Neo4j
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.50%) DTS
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) Selenium
2 2 (5.00%) MSTest
2 2 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (5.00%) NUnit
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (5.00%) QUnit
2 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.50%) Ant
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Publishing
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (65.00%) HTML
2 18 (45.00%) Spring
2 18 (45.00%) CSS
3 13 (32.50%) Struts
4 11 (27.50%) J2EE
4 11 (27.50%) Hibernate
5 10 (25.00%) Web Services
6 9 (22.50%) .NET
6 9 (22.50%) Java EE
6 9 (22.50%) REST
7 8 (20.00%) Spring MVC
7 8 (20.00%) XML
8 7 (17.50%) JAX-RS
8 7 (17.50%) JAAS
8 7 (17.50%) Struts2
9 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 5 (12.50%) XSLT
9 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 4 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (15.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) UNIX
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) MVC
3 10 (25.00%) Scrum
4 8 (20.00%) Web Development
4 8 (20.00%) Web Design
4 8 (20.00%) TDD
4 8 (20.00%) OO
5 7 (17.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (17.50%) UML
6 6 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (15.00%) B2C
6 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.50%) OOP
7 3 (7.50%) Content Management
7 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (5.00%) Validation
8 2 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) Java
2 20 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (22.50%) C#
5 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) VB
7 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.50%) VBA
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby
7 1 (2.50%) VB6
7 1 (2.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) OCP
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (2.50%) MCP
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) FatWire
3 5 (12.50%) Adobe
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) IBM
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