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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 42 55 44
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 24 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.67% 0.50% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.01% 0.55% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £483 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.55% +35.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £457 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £509 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -25.71%
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
479 547 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.19% 91.78% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 302 193
Average daily rate £425 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £175 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £523 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 91 54
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.18 £37.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 2014. 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
Southend-on-Sea - 9 £499 - 2
Basildon +6 2 £513 +6.21% 1
Chelmsford - - - - 2
Colchester - - - - 3
Harlow - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 28 (82.35%) Java
2 21 (61.76%) HTML
3 18 (52.94%) Spring
4 16 (47.06%) SQL
5 13 (38.24%) Struts
5 13 (38.24%) CSS
5 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (35.29%) MVC
7 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
7 11 (32.35%) Relational Database
8 10 (29.41%) J2EE
8 10 (29.41%) Hibernate
9 9 (26.47%) Java EE
9 9 (26.47%) UNIX
9 9 (26.47%) Linux
9 9 (26.47%) JBoss
9 9 (26.47%) REST
10 8 (23.53%) Spring MVC
10 8 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (23.53%) MySQL
10 8 (23.53%) Oracle
10 8 (23.53%) Scrum
10 8 (23.53%) CMS
10 8 (23.53%) Mac OS X
11 7 (20.59%) JAAS
11 7 (20.59%) Web Design
11 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
11 7 (20.59%) Web Services
11 7 (20.59%) HTTP
11 7 (20.59%) UML

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 (26.47%) JBoss
2 8 (23.53%) CMS
3 6 (17.65%) WebLogic
4 5 (14.71%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (5.88%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) HTTP
2 6 (17.65%) LDAP
3 3 (8.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) Relational Database
2 8 (23.53%) MySQL
3 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
3 5 (14.71%) Neo4j
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) DTS
5 1 (2.94%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) MSTest
2 2 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
2 2 (5.88%) QUnit
2 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) NUnit
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) HTML
2 18 (52.94%) Spring
3 13 (38.24%) Struts
3 13 (38.24%) CSS
4 10 (29.41%) Hibernate
4 10 (29.41%) J2EE
5 9 (26.47%) Java EE
5 9 (26.47%) REST
6 8 (23.53%) Spring MVC
7 7 (20.59%) JAAS
7 7 (20.59%) Web Services
7 7 (20.59%) Struts2
8 6 (17.65%) JAX-RS
8 6 (17.65%) .NET
9 5 (14.71%) XML
9 5 (14.71%) XSLT
9 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
10 4 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (8.82%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (17.65%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) UNIX
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) MVC
3 8 (23.53%) Scrum
4 7 (20.59%) Web Design
4 7 (20.59%) UML
4 7 (20.59%) OO
4 7 (20.59%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (17.65%) TDD
5 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 6 (17.65%) Web Development
6 5 (14.71%) B2C
6 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
6 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.82%) OOP
7 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (5.88%) B2B
8 2 (5.88%) Microservices
9 1 (2.94%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) Java
2 16 (47.06%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
5 6 (17.65%) C#
6 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) FatWire
3 5 (14.71%) Adobe
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