The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 61 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.66% 0.97% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £335 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.29 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +3.22%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
708 377 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.53% 91.73% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 186 194
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 71 62
Average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Developer
East of England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £375 -
Wickford - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - - 2
Colchester - - - -
Harlow - - - - 1
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) Java
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) PL/SQL
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) Web Services
2 11 (78.57%) UNIX
2 11 (78.57%) Web Development
2 11 (78.57%) Relational Database
3 10 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (71.43%) JAX-RPC
3 10 (71.43%) Mac OS X
3 10 (71.43%) MySQL
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle
4 9 (64.29%) JBoss
4 9 (64.29%) Struts
4 9 (64.29%) Spring
4 9 (64.29%) Hibernate
4 9 (64.29%) Scrum
4 9 (64.29%) Struts2
5 8 (57.14%) JPA
5 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
6 7 (50.00%) WebLogic
6 7 (50.00%) Linux
6 7 (50.00%) TDD
7 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
8 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
8 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (21.43%) Data Virtualisation

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) Relational Database
2 10 (71.43%) MySQL
3 3 (21.43%) DTS
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) XDoclet
4 1 (7.14%) Moq
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) Web Services
3 10 (71.43%) JAX-RPC
4 9 (64.29%) Struts
4 9 (64.29%) Spring
4 9 (64.29%) Hibernate
4 9 (64.29%) Struts2
5 8 (57.14%) JPA
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) J2EE
7 2 (14.29%) COM+
7 2 (14.29%) EJB
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) XSLT
8 1 (7.14%) REST
8 1 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (7.14%) JAAS
8 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) UNIX
2 10 (71.43%) Mac OS X
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Web Development
2 9 (64.29%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Data Virtualisation
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) MVC
8 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (7.14%) Web Design
8 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) PL/SQL
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) VB
5 2 (14.29%) VB6
6 1 (7.14%) Perl
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 9 (64.29%) JBoss