The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 125 109 92
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 26 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.71% 0.83% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.89% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 15
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£400 £440 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £290 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £522 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.64%
Senior Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3434 2914 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.21% 92.48% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1959 1574 1032
Average daily rate £378 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 195 177
Average hourly rate £16.92 £16.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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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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
Manchester -4 14 £388 +21.09% 46
Cheshire -12 8 £400 -13.97% 22
Lancashire +4 3 £463 +5.11% 4
Merseyside - 1 £438 - 2
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 33 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (46.38%) Java
3 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 25 (36.23%) Spring
5 22 (31.88%) SQL
6 19 (27.54%) C#
6 19 (27.54%) .NET
7 18 (26.09%) Oracle
7 18 (26.09%) HTML
8 17 (24.64%) Finance
8 17 (24.64%) TDD
9 16 (23.19%) CSS
10 15 (21.74%) J2EE
11 14 (20.29%) Scrum
12 11 (15.94%) Hibernate
12 11 (15.94%) MVC
12 11 (15.94%) Open Source
12 11 (15.94%) Mentoring
13 10 (14.49%) jQuery
13 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
13 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
14 9 (13.04%) JUnit
14 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
14 9 (13.04%) Selenium
14 9 (13.04%) Git (software)
14 9 (13.04%) Scala
14 9 (13.04%) JAX-RS
14 9 (13.04%) Relational Database
15 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
15 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (10.14%) Node.js
2 5 (7.25%) JBoss
2 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.80%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Spatial
4 3 (4.35%) ArcGIS
4 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.90%) CMS
5 2 (2.90%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.45%) Liferay
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.45%) SAS
6 1 (1.45%) CICS
6 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.45%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.90%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) HTTP
2 4 (5.80%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.14%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.25%) RavenDB
4 5 (7.25%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.80%) Informix
5 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.35%) MySQL
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.45%) Redis
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) JUnit
1 9 (13.04%) Selenium
1 9 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.59%) Maven
3 5 (7.25%) Ant
3 5 (7.25%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.80%) Mockito
5 3 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.45%) Calabash
7 1 (1.45%) Appium
7 1 (1.45%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.45%) Mocha
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.45%) Introscope
7 1 (1.45%) Subversion
7 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.23%) Spring
2 19 (27.54%) .NET
3 18 (26.09%) HTML
4 16 (23.19%) CSS
5 15 (21.74%) J2EE
6 11 (15.94%) Hibernate
7 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
7 10 (14.49%) jQuery
8 9 (13.04%) JAX-RS
9 8 (11.59%) XML
9 8 (11.59%) JSON
10 7 (10.14%) Spring MVC
10 7 (10.14%) Web Services
10 7 (10.14%) AngularJS
10 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (8.70%) RESTful
12 5 (7.25%) Apache Wicket
12 5 (7.25%) Apache Camel
12 5 (7.25%) SOAP
12 5 (7.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) NHS
2 3 (4.35%) GIS
2 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.90%) User Experience
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.90%) Blog
3 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.45%) Derivative
4 1 (1.45%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Linux
2 4 (5.80%) Windows
3 3 (4.35%) UNIX
3 3 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.90%) Android
4 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.64%) TDD
3 14 (20.29%) Scrum
4 11 (15.94%) MVC
4 11 (15.94%) Open Source
4 11 (15.94%) Mentoring
5 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.70%) OO
6 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.25%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (7.25%) Pair Programming
7 5 (7.25%) Web Design
7 5 (7.25%) Integration Testing
7 5 (7.25%) SDLC
8 4 (5.80%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.80%) Kanban
8 4 (5.80%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (46.38%) Java
2 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 22 (31.88%) SQL
4 19 (27.54%) C#
5 9 (13.04%) Scala
6 7 (10.14%) Ruby
6 7 (10.14%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.80%) Python
8 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.90%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.45%) Groovy
10 1 (1.45%) R
10 1 (1.45%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.45%) REXX
10 1 (1.45%) JCL
10 1 (1.45%) COBOL
10 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Oracle
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) IBM
4 3 (4.35%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.35%) ESRI
4 3 (4.35%) Talend
5 2 (2.90%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.90%) Informatica
5 2 (2.90%) Tableau
6 1 (1.45%) Vertica
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.45%) Kony
6 1 (1.45%) Apigee
6 1 (1.45%) Perforce
6 1 (1.45%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.45%) Compuware
6 1 (1.45%) HP
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