The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 1 August 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 Halifax 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 20 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.76% 0.56% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.10% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-46.66% -11.76%
Job Titles Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
157 164 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 93.45% 91.62% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 110 165
Average daily rate £425 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £24.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +37.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Developer
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Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 8 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 8 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (75.00%) Workflow
2 6 (75.00%) Workflow Management
2 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (75.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) AIX
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) ClearCase
2 6 (75.00%) DB2
2 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 6 (75.00%) ClearQuest
2 6 (75.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) MS Access
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Finance

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 6 (75.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) DB2
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) MS Access
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) ClearCase
1 6 (75.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (75.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) AIX
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (75.00%) Workflow
2 6 (75.00%) Workflow Management
2 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Business Objects