The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 32 38 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 16 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.98% 2.56% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.20% 2.75% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
Average daily rate £433 £406 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £438 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+17.33% +0.57%
Senior Developer
North West

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
381 400 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.78% 93.02% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 258 118
Average daily rate £413 £378 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% +25.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 22 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.45 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.34% +64.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.38 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £37.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

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 12 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fleetwood - 9 £433 -
Blackpool - 4 £300 -
Chorley - 1 - - 1
Lytham St Annes - 1 £300 -
Preston - 1 - -
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 21 (84.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) HTML
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Linux
3 12 (48.00%) REST
4 11 (44.00%) Unix
4 11 (44.00%) Mac OS X
5 10 (40.00%) HTTP
6 9 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (36.00%) MongoDB
6 9 (36.00%) Web Design
7 8 (32.00%) Hibernate
7 8 (32.00%) JAX-RS
7 8 (32.00%) Neo4j
8 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (28.00%) CSS
9 6 (24.00%) XHTML
10 5 (20.00%) .NET
10 5 (20.00%) SQL
10 5 (20.00%) C++
10 5 (20.00%) Ruby
10 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 4 (16.00%) Subversion
11 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
11 4 (16.00%) HTML5
11 4 (16.00%) Python
11 4 (16.00%) Scrum
11 4 (16.00%) C#
11 4 (16.00%) JavaScript

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) HTTP
2 3 (12.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (32.00%) Neo4j
3 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.00%) MySQL
5 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Rational Robot
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) REST
3 8 (32.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (32.00%) JAX-RS
4 7 (28.00%) CSS
5 6 (24.00%) XHTML
6 5 (20.00%) .NET
7 4 (16.00%) HTML5
8 3 (12.00%) Middleware
8 3 (12.00%) SOAP
9 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
9 2 (8.00%) Web Services
9 2 (8.00%) XML
10 1 (4.00%) CSS3
10 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
10 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
10 1 (4.00%) JPA
10 1 (4.00%) WPF
10 1 (4.00%) XSD
10 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) Mac OS X
2 11 (44.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (36.00%) Web Design
3 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Extreme Programming
5 3 (12.00%) Pair Programming
6 2 (8.00%) BDD
6 2 (8.00%) Open Source
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (4.00%) Coaching
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.00%) High Availability
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) OWASP
7 1 (4.00%) SDLC
7 1 (4.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) C++
2 5 (20.00%) Ruby
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) C
4 2 (8.00%) COBOL
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Scala
5 1 (4.00%) VB
5 1 (4.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Fujitsu
1 2 (8.00%) Micro Focus
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) SaltStack