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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 31 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 20 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.90% 2.00% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 2.09% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 7
Average daily rate £500 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+17.33% +0.57%
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
492 431 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.91% 95.99% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 241 331
Average daily rate £400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 60 67
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.60 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(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 - 10 £555 - 1
Basildon +1 2 - -
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 24 (61.54%) Java
2 21 (53.85%) HTML
3 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (46.15%) CSS
5 17 (43.59%) SOA
6 16 (41.03%) SQL
7 13 (33.33%) OO
7 13 (33.33%) Unix
7 13 (33.33%) TDD
8 12 (30.77%) HTML5
8 12 (30.77%) Windows
9 11 (28.21%) Finance
9 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
10 10 (25.64%) Scrum
10 10 (25.64%) .NET
10 10 (25.64%) J2EE
10 10 (25.64%) C#
10 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
10 10 (25.64%) CSS3
10 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (23.08%) WCF
11 9 (23.08%) WPF
11 9 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (23.08%) REST
11 9 (23.08%) Kanban
11 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
11 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 9 (23.08%) Web Design
11 9 (23.08%) CMS
11 9 (23.08%) MVC

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (23.08%) CMS
2 3 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) HTTP
2 7 (17.95%) SSL
2 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.13%) Neo4j
3 2 (5.13%) WebFOCUS
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
2 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 8 (20.51%) Subversion
4 4 (10.26%) Ant
5 2 (5.13%) AccuRev
6 1 (2.56%) Checkstyle
6 1 (2.56%) FindBugs
6 1 (2.56%) JUnit
6 1 (2.56%) TestDirector
6 1 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Financial Institution
3 6 (15.38%) Marketing
4 4 (10.26%) Automotive
5 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (5.13%) Banking
6 2 (5.13%) Retail
6 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) HTML
2 18 (46.15%) CSS
3 12 (30.77%) HTML5
4 10 (25.64%) .NET
4 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET
4 10 (25.64%) CSS3
4 10 (25.64%) J2EE
5 9 (23.08%) REST
5 9 (23.08%) WCF
5 9 (23.08%) WPF
6 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (20.51%) Middleware
7 7 (17.95%) Ajax
7 7 (17.95%) XML
8 6 (15.38%) JSON
8 6 (15.38%) XHTML
9 5 (12.82%) JSP
10 4 (10.26%) Django
10 4 (10.26%) Hibernate
10 4 (10.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
1 1 (2.56%) Oculus Rift
1 1 (2.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Unix
2 12 (30.77%) Windows
3 8 (20.51%) Linux
4 7 (17.95%) Mac OS X
5 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.56%) Android
7 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) SOA
3 13 (33.33%) OO
3 13 (33.33%) TDD
4 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (25.64%) Scrum
5 9 (23.08%) Kanban
5 9 (23.08%) MVC
5 9 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (23.08%) User Stories
5 9 (23.08%) Web Design
6 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
7 6 (15.38%) API Design
7 6 (15.38%) B2C
7 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 5 (12.82%) Coaching
9 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (10.26%) Critical Success Factor
9 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.13%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) SQL
3 10 (25.64%) C#
4 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.82%) Ruby
5 5 (12.82%) Scala
6 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.69%) C++
7 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (20.51%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) DevExpress
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) FatWire
4 3 (7.69%) Adobe
5 2 (5.13%) IBM
5 2 (5.13%) WSO2
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.56%) Rally
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