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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 121 109 105
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 24 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.70% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.75% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 12
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£431 £453 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.69% +34.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £536 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £402 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.06% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £31.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
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
3442 2807 2314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.38% 93.60% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1998 1514 1101
Average daily rate £375 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 163 174
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 July 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 July 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 -6 10 £378 +16.15% 34
Cheshire -7 6 £463 -6.09% 21
Lancashire +5 3 £450 - 2
Merseyside - 2 £438 -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.19%) Java
2 27 (42.19%) JavaScript
3 22 (34.38%) SQL
4 21 (32.81%) Spring
5 17 (26.56%) Oracle
6 16 (25.00%) HTML
6 16 (25.00%) C#
6 16 (25.00%) Finance
7 14 (21.88%) TDD
7 14 (21.88%) J2EE
7 14 (21.88%) CSS
8 13 (20.31%) .NET
9 11 (17.19%) Scrum
10 10 (15.63%) MVC
10 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
10 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
11 9 (14.06%) jQuery
11 9 (14.06%) JAX-RS
12 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
12 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 8 (12.50%) JSON
12 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
12 8 (12.50%) Relational Database
12 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
13 7 (10.94%) Hibernate
14 6 (9.38%) Pair Programming
14 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
14 6 (9.38%) ETL
14 6 (9.38%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (7.81%) JBoss
1 5 (7.81%) Node.js
2 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.69%) ArcGIS
4 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.56%) SAS
5 1 (1.56%) CICS
5 1 (1.56%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (3.13%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) HTTP
2 4 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.25%) Informix
4 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.69%) MySQL
6 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.13%) RavenDB
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.56%) QlikView
7 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.56%) DB2
7 1 (1.56%) OLAP
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.38%) JUnit
2 6 (9.38%) Selenium
3 5 (7.81%) Maven
3 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.25%) Mockito
4 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (4.69%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.13%) Ant
7 1 (1.56%) Calabash
7 1 (1.56%) Grunt
7 1 (1.56%) Bower
7 1 (1.56%) Appium
7 1 (1.56%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.56%) Mocha
7 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.81%) Spring
2 16 (25.00%) HTML
3 14 (21.88%) J2EE
3 14 (21.88%) CSS
4 13 (20.31%) .NET
5 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
6 9 (14.06%) jQuery
6 9 (14.06%) JAX-RS
7 8 (12.50%) JSON
8 7 (10.94%) Hibernate
9 6 (9.38%) Web Services
9 6 (9.38%) RESTful
10 5 (7.81%) AngularJS
10 5 (7.81%) Apache Camel
10 5 (7.81%) XML
10 5 (7.81%) SOAP
10 5 (7.81%) WCF
11 4 (6.25%) JDBC
11 4 (6.25%) Servlets
11 4 (6.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) GIS
1 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.13%) NHS
2 2 (3.13%) Blog
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.56%) Replication
3 1 (1.56%) Derivative
3 1 (1.56%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
3 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Mac OS X
2 3 (4.69%) UNIX
2 3 (4.69%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Android
3 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.88%) TDD
3 11 (17.19%) Scrum
4 10 (15.63%) MVC
5 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 6 (9.38%) Open Source
6 6 (9.38%) ETL
6 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.38%) Pair Programming
6 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.81%) OO
7 5 (7.81%) Integration Testing
7 5 (7.81%) SDLC
8 4 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (6.25%) BDD
8 4 (6.25%) Kanban
8 4 (6.25%) Project Management
8 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) Java
1 27 (42.19%) JavaScript
2 22 (34.38%) SQL
3 16 (25.00%) C#
4 6 (9.38%) Scala
5 5 (7.81%) Ruby
6 4 (6.25%) Python
7 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.56%) COBOL
8 1 (1.56%) PHP
8 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.56%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.56%) REXX
8 1 (1.56%) JCL
8 1 (1.56%) Groovy
8 1 (1.56%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) Degree
3 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.81%) IBM
4 3 (4.69%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.69%) ESRI
4 3 (4.69%) Talend
5 2 (3.13%) Apigee
5 2 (3.13%) Hyperion
5 2 (3.13%) Informatica
5 2 (3.13%) Tableau
6 1 (1.56%) Vertica
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.56%) Kony
6 1 (1.56%) Perforce
6 1 (1.56%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.56%) Compuware
6 1 (1.56%) HP
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