The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 31 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 6 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.45% 3.85% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 3.99% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £332 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £383 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
Senior Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
241 276 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 98.37% 96.50% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 169 176
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £37.50 £35.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Kent region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer across the Kent region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -5 3 £420 +15.86% 1
West Malling - 1 £375 -
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (45.00%) Subversion
3 9 (45.00%) Spring
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) .NET
3 9 (45.00%) MVC
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (45.00%) XML
3 9 (45.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (40.00%) Linux
4 8 (40.00%) UML
4 8 (40.00%) OOP
4 8 (40.00%) RUP
4 8 (40.00%) CSS
4 8 (40.00%) JDBC
4 8 (40.00%) JSP
4 8 (40.00%) Servlets
4 8 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (40.00%) OOD
4 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
4 8 (40.00%) J2EE
4 8 (40.00%) Ant
4 8 (40.00%) C#
4 8 (40.00%) Maven
4 8 (40.00%) AspectJ
4 8 (40.00%) AOP
4 8 (40.00%) JSON

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (45.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Bluemix
1 7 (35.00%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Heroku
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (5.00%) QlikView
4 1 (5.00%) Redis
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Subversion
2 8 (40.00%) Ant
2 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (40.00%) Maven
3 7 (35.00%) JIRA
4 5 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
1 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
1 9 (45.00%) Spring
1 9 (45.00%) XML
2 8 (40.00%) CSS
2 8 (40.00%) J2EE
2 8 (40.00%) JDBC
2 8 (40.00%) JSON
2 8 (40.00%) JSP
2 8 (40.00%) Servlets
3 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (30.00%) CSS3
4 6 (30.00%) HTML5
5 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (25.00%) jQuery
5 5 (25.00%) SignalR
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) MVC
2 8 (40.00%) AOP
2 8 (40.00%) OOD
2 8 (40.00%) OOP
2 8 (40.00%) RUP
2 8 (40.00%) Scrum
2 8 (40.00%) UML
3 7 (35.00%) TDD
4 6 (30.00%) SDLC
4 6 (30.00%) SOLID
5 5 (25.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) DevOps
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (40.00%) AspectJ
4 8 (40.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.00%) Go
7 1 (5.00%) Ruby
7 1 (5.00%) VB
7 1 (5.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) IBM
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Infragistics