The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 27 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.85% 0.69% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.03% 0.75% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-48.38% -8.82%
Senior Developer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
273 267 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 95.45% 92.07% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 124 84
Average daily rate £298 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 34
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.83% -33.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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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
Leicester +3 4 £350 - 4
Loughborough - 2 £325 -
Market Harborough - - - -
Senior Developer
East Midlands

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (38.46%) C#
1 5 (38.46%) C++
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) MFC
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Spring
3 3 (23.08%) Java EE
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
3 3 (23.08%) WinForms
3 3 (23.08%) WPF
3 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) CSS3
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) Zend
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) WordPress
4 2 (15.38%) LAMP
4 2 (15.38%) SEO
4 2 (15.38%) JSON

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (15.38%) WordPress
1 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) DNN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) PowerCenter
3 1 (7.69%) Data Mart
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
2 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) MFC
3 3 (23.08%) Spring
3 3 (23.08%) Java EE
3 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
3 3 (23.08%) WinForms
3 3 (23.08%) WPF
3 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) CSS3
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) LAMP
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
4 2 (15.38%) Ajax
4 2 (15.38%) JSP
4 2 (15.38%) Struts
4 2 (15.38%) XSLT
4 2 (15.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) SEO
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
1 5 (38.46%) C++
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Zend
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Lotus
3 1 (7.69%) Perforce