The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
North West / Lancashire
Rank 35 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 6 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.26% 1.04% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 1.10% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Median daily rate £550 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.16% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £433 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £433 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £37.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-55.40% -17.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
245 365 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.45% 95.05% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 246 272
Median daily rate £350 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £750 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 46 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +39.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £69.07 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Blackpool - 4 £550 -
Preston -4 1 £325 - 3
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Lancashire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) TDD
2 6 (50.00%) COBOL
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) VME
4 4 (33.33%) StarTeam
4 4 (33.33%) ICL
4 4 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (33.33%) High Availability
4 4 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (16.67%) RESTful
6 2 (16.67%) Microservices
6 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 1 (8.33%) Aurelia
7 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
7 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
7 1 (8.33%) EJS

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (8.33%) CICS
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) IDMS
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) StarTeam
2 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (8.33%) Rational Robot
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) Aurelia
3 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Durandal
3 1 (8.33%) EJS
3 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) Jinja
3 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (8.33%) LESS
3 1 (8.33%) Pug
3 1 (8.33%) React
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) VME
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) High Availability
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Microservices
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Android Development
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) COBOL
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) JCL
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) HP
1 4 (33.33%) ICL
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle