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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 85 134 114
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 87 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.16% 0.79% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 0.84% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 23 13
Average daily rate £425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £40.57
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -1.40%
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
3793 3688 2913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.28% 94.25% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2285 1963 1534
Average daily rate £400 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 222 208
Average hourly rate £18.80 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.22 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 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
Manchester +13 37 £450 +12.50% 51
Cheshire +19 34 £476 +19.06% 6
Lancashire +10 10 £368 -20.54% 4
Merseyside - 6 £325 - 3
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 84 (59.57%) Java
2 74 (52.48%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (41.13%) JavaScript
4 52 (36.88%) HTML
5 40 (28.37%) CSS
6 39 (27.66%) TDD
7 37 (26.24%) Spring
8 33 (23.40%) Scrum
9 31 (21.99%) XML
9 31 (21.99%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (21.28%) MVC
11 28 (19.86%) Finance
12 25 (17.73%) HTTP
12 25 (17.73%) .NET
13 24 (17.02%) SOAP
13 24 (17.02%) MySQL
13 24 (17.02%) Web Services
13 24 (17.02%) Hibernate
14 23 (16.31%) Oracle
15 21 (14.89%) C#
15 21 (14.89%) jQuery
16 20 (14.18%) SOA
17 19 (13.48%) Data Modelling
17 19 (13.48%) REST
18 18 (12.77%) HTML5
18 18 (12.77%) SQL Server
19 17 (12.06%) Linux
19 17 (12.06%) Web Design
19 17 (12.06%) Kanban
19 17 (12.06%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (7.09%) Tomcat
2 7 (4.96%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.26%) Apache
3 6 (4.26%) JBoss
4 4 (2.84%) Confluence
4 4 (2.84%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (2.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (2.13%) Node.js
6 2 (1.42%) CMS
6 2 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.71%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.71%) IIS
7 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.96%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.80%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.09%) Amazon Kinesis
2 10 (7.09%) Amazon S3
2 10 (7.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 7 (4.96%) GitHub
3 7 (4.96%) Veeva
4 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.73%) HTTP
2 5 (3.55%) Internet
3 4 (2.84%) Network Security
4 1 (0.71%) DNS
4 1 (0.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.02%) MySQL
2 18 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 15 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (7.80%) Relational Database
5 10 (7.09%) Amazon Redshift
5 10 (7.09%) MongoDB
5 10 (7.09%) Star Schema
6 9 (6.38%) Neo4j
7 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.42%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.71%) GIS
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (9.22%) Talend Open Studio
2 12 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.09%) ERwin
3 10 (7.09%) JIRA
3 10 (7.09%) Subversion
4 8 (5.67%) Maven
5 6 (4.26%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.26%) Mercurial
5 6 (4.26%) Selenium
6 5 (3.55%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.84%) Checkstyle
7 4 (2.84%) FindBugs
7 4 (2.84%) JUnit
7 4 (2.84%) Mockito
7 4 (2.84%) SonarQube
8 3 (2.13%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.42%) Gradle
9 2 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (19.86%) Finance
2 9 (6.38%) Banking
3 7 (4.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.42%) Retail
4 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.71%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Electronics
5 1 (0.71%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (36.88%) HTML
2 40 (28.37%) CSS
3 37 (26.24%) Spring
4 31 (21.99%) XML
5 25 (17.73%) .NET
6 24 (17.02%) Hibernate
6 24 (17.02%) SOAP
6 24 (17.02%) Web Services
7 21 (14.89%) jQuery
8 19 (13.48%) REST
9 18 (12.77%) HTML5
10 17 (12.06%) CSS3
11 16 (11.35%) J2EE
11 16 (11.35%) RESTful
12 15 (10.64%) JSON
13 11 (7.80%) Ajax
13 11 (7.80%) JDBC
13 11 (7.80%) JSP
13 11 (7.80%) Spring MVC
14 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.51%) Data Integration
2 9 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.96%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.26%) iPad
5 5 (3.55%) Digital Media
5 5 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.55%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.84%) NHS
6 4 (2.84%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.84%) User Experience
7 3 (2.13%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.71%) iSeries
8 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.71%) Replication
8 1 (0.71%) Tandem
8 1 (0.71%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.06%) Linux
2 15 (10.64%) Unix
3 9 (6.38%) Mac OS X
4 6 (4.26%) VME
5 5 (3.55%) Android
6 4 (2.84%) Windows
7 3 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (52.48%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (27.66%) TDD
3 33 (23.40%) Scrum
4 31 (21.99%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (21.28%) MVC
6 20 (14.18%) SOA
7 19 (13.48%) Data Modelling
8 17 (12.06%) Kanban
8 17 (12.06%) Web Design
9 16 (11.35%) BDD
9 16 (11.35%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (10.64%) ETL
11 14 (9.93%) Web Development
12 13 (9.22%) Pair Programming
13 12 (8.51%) OO
14 11 (7.80%) E-Commerce
14 11 (7.80%) Mentoring
15 10 (7.09%) Automated Testing
15 10 (7.09%) OOP
16 9 (6.38%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (59.57%) Java
2 58 (41.13%) JavaScript
3 21 (14.89%) C#
4 15 (10.64%) SQL
5 10 (7.09%) Scala
6 7 (4.96%) Groovy
6 7 (4.96%) PHP
7 6 (4.26%) Clojure
7 6 (4.26%) COBOL
8 4 (2.84%) C
8 4 (2.84%) C++
8 4 (2.84%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.13%) VB
10 2 (1.42%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.42%) Ruby
10 2 (1.42%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.42%) XAML
11 1 (0.71%) VB6
11 1 (0.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (5.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.13%) Degree
2 3 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.09%) Docker
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.71%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 23 (16.31%) Oracle
2 13 (9.22%) Talend
3 11 (7.80%) IBM
4 9 (6.38%) SAP
5 8 (5.67%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (5.67%) ServiceNow
6 7 (4.96%) Concur
6 7 (4.96%) Infor
7 5 (3.55%) hybris
7 5 (3.55%) Perforce
8 4 (2.84%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.42%) Google
9 2 (1.42%) Micro Focus
9 2 (1.42%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.42%) Zend
10 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.71%) Axway
10 1 (0.71%) BroadVision
10 1 (0.71%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.71%) webMethods
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