The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 10.64% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 11.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.52 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+92.60% -46.66%
Senior Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gatwick 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
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 89.36% 94.00% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 31
Average daily rate £325 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £413 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Developer across the Gatwick region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) OOP
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
3 3 (37.50%) MSBuild
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) VB6
4 2 (25.00%) VB

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (37.50%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
1 3 (37.50%) UML
1 3 (37.50%) OOP
1 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (25.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle