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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 98 98 88
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 46 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.34% 1.21% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.29% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 17
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£398 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.65% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £298 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.57 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
3160 2562 2180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.10% 93.71% 91.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1718 1309 1069
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 204 182
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 0 24 £353 -2.08% 47
Cheshire +4 10 £400 +3.22% 15
Lancashire -6 10 £406 +4.83% 4
Merseyside - - - - 4
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 56 (62.92%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (49.44%) JavaScript
3 40 (44.94%) Java
4 39 (43.82%) HTML
5 35 (39.33%) CSS
6 28 (31.46%) Scrum
6 28 (31.46%) TDD
7 26 (29.21%) MVC
7 26 (29.21%) .NET
8 25 (28.09%) C#
8 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
9 24 (26.97%) jQuery
10 20 (22.47%) ASP.NET
11 19 (21.35%) SQL
11 19 (21.35%) Oracle
11 19 (21.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (20.22%) SQL Server
13 17 (19.10%) Spring
14 16 (17.98%) Mentoring
15 15 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (16.85%) PHP
15 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
16 14 (15.73%) OO
16 14 (15.73%) XML
16 14 (15.73%) Finance
17 13 (14.61%) Visual Studio
17 13 (14.61%) Ruby
17 13 (14.61%) Open Source
17 13 (14.61%) RavenDB
18 12 (13.48%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (12.36%) Node.js
2 6 (6.74%) Orchard CMS
2 6 (6.74%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.74%) CMS
3 5 (5.62%) Apache Solr
3 5 (5.62%) Apache
3 5 (5.62%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.37%) JBoss
4 3 (3.37%) ArcGIS
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.12%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.12%) CICS
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.87%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) Magento
2 3 (3.37%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.12%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.61%) RavenDB
3 10 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (7.87%) MySQL
5 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (6.74%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.49%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 4 (4.49%) Cognos Report Studio
7 4 (4.49%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Cognos Transformer
8 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.12%) DB2
9 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.61%) Visual Studio
3 9 (10.11%) Maven
4 6 (6.74%) Ant
4 6 (6.74%) JUnit
4 6 (6.74%) Selenium
4 6 (6.74%) Jasmine
5 4 (4.49%) Grunt
5 4 (4.49%) PhantomJS
5 4 (4.49%) Bower
5 4 (4.49%) CasperJS
6 3 (3.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (3.37%) NUnit
6 3 (3.37%) Subversion
7 2 (2.25%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.25%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (2.25%) QUnit
8 1 (1.12%) Hudson
8 1 (1.12%) Trac
General
1 14 (15.73%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Retail
4 3 (3.37%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Games
6 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (43.82%) HTML
2 35 (39.33%) CSS
3 26 (29.21%) .NET
4 24 (26.97%) jQuery
5 20 (22.47%) ASP.NET
6 19 (21.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (19.10%) Spring
8 14 (15.73%) XML
9 12 (13.48%) Web Services
9 12 (13.48%) RESTful
10 11 (12.36%) AngularJS
11 10 (11.24%) LINQ
11 10 (11.24%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (10.11%) Ajax
12 9 (10.11%) Hibernate
12 9 (10.11%) J2EE
13 8 (8.99%) Spring MVC
13 8 (8.99%) Sass
14 7 (7.87%) HTML5
14 7 (7.87%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Open Source
2 9 (10.11%) NHS
3 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.74%) User Experience
4 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.37%) GIS
6 2 (2.25%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.25%) Blog
6 2 (2.25%) Derivative
7 1 (1.12%) W3C
7 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) Linux
2 4 (4.49%) Windows
3 3 (3.37%) UNIX
3 3 (3.37%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (62.92%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.46%) TDD
2 28 (31.46%) Scrum
3 26 (29.21%) MVC
4 16 (17.98%) Mentoring
5 15 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (15.73%) OO
7 11 (12.36%) E-Commerce
8 9 (10.11%) Web Design
9 8 (8.99%) Project Management
9 8 (8.99%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (7.87%) Web Development
10 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.87%) Kanban
10 7 (7.87%) BDD
10 7 (7.87%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (7.87%) OOP
10 7 (7.87%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.74%) Workflow
11 6 (6.74%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 44 (49.44%) JavaScript
2 40 (44.94%) Java
3 25 (28.09%) C#
4 19 (21.35%) SQL
5 15 (16.85%) PHP
6 13 (14.61%) Ruby
7 10 (11.24%) T-SQL
8 8 (8.99%) Python
8 8 (8.99%) Scala
9 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.25%) SPARQL
10 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.12%) JCL
11 1 (1.12%) R
11 1 (1.12%) COBOL
11 1 (1.12%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.12%) REXX
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Degree
2 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 19 (21.35%) Oracle
2 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.49%) Cognos
4 3 (3.37%) TIBCO
4 3 (3.37%) ESRI
5 2 (2.25%) Talend
5 2 (2.25%) Sybase
5 2 (2.25%) Informatica
5 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.12%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.12%) IBM
6 1 (1.12%) Kony
6 1 (1.12%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.12%) Tableau
6 1 (1.12%) Vertica
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