The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 101 114 92
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 56 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.74% 1.14% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.21% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 32
Median daily rate £435 £450 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £39.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.73% -1.87%
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
3043 3960 3064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.50% 93.91% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2000 2384 1795
Median daily rate £400 £382 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 191 177
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 2 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +14 42 £450 - 50
Cheshire +7 6 £375 -17.12% 5
Lancashire +5 5 £368 - 6
Merseyside -2 1 - - 3
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 90 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (52.11%) Java
3 64 (45.07%) TDD
4 62 (43.66%) JavaScript
5 56 (39.44%) Scrum
6 44 (30.99%) BDD
7 40 (28.17%) HTML
8 38 (26.76%) .NET
9 37 (26.06%) SQL
10 36 (25.35%) C#
10 36 (25.35%) CSS
11 34 (23.94%) Spring
11 34 (23.94%) Git (software)
12 31 (21.83%) RESTful
13 29 (20.42%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (19.01%) MVC
15 26 (18.31%) ASP.NET
16 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
16 25 (17.61%) Microservices
17 23 (16.20%) Finance
18 22 (15.49%) OO
19 21 (14.79%) Web Services
19 21 (14.79%) Pair Programming
20 20 (14.08%) Hibernate
20 20 (14.08%) Scala
21 19 (13.38%) JSON
21 19 (13.38%) jQuery
22 18 (12.68%) OOP
22 18 (12.68%) SOA
22 18 (12.68%) HTML5

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.34%) Apache
2 4 (2.82%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.41%) JBoss
3 2 (1.41%) Jetty
3 2 (1.41%) nginx
3 2 (1.41%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.70%) CICS
4 1 (0.70%) CMS
4 1 (0.70%) Drupal
4 1 (0.70%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.70%) SAS
4 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.15%) GitHub
2 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.82%) PaaS
2 4 (2.82%) SaaS
3 3 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.70%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) HTTP
1 6 (4.23%) HTTPS
1 6 (4.23%) LDAP
2 2 (1.41%) AMQP
3 1 (0.70%) FTP
3 1 (0.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.15%) NoSQL
3 12 (8.45%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.93%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.93%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.52%) MySQL
6 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.11%) Redis
7 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.70%) BODI
9 1 (0.70%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (23.94%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.27%) Mercurial
3 15 (10.56%) Jenkins
4 14 (9.86%) Cucumber
5 8 (5.63%) JIRA
6 7 (4.93%) Subversion
7 6 (4.23%) Selenium
7 6 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.82%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.82%) JUnit
8 4 (2.82%) Maven
9 3 (2.11%) Babel
9 3 (2.11%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.11%) Gradle
9 3 (2.11%) TestNG
10 2 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.41%) Xcode
11 1 (0.70%) ERwin
11 1 (0.70%) Rational Robot
General
1 23 (16.20%) Finance
2 4 (2.82%) Banking
3 3 (2.11%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.11%) Games
3 3 (2.11%) Publishing
4 1 (0.70%) Advertising
4 1 (0.70%) Back Office
4 1 (0.70%) Marketing
4 1 (0.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (28.17%) HTML
2 38 (26.76%) .NET
3 36 (25.35%) CSS
4 34 (23.94%) Spring
5 31 (21.83%) RESTful
6 26 (18.31%) ASP.NET
7 21 (14.79%) Web Services
8 20 (14.08%) Hibernate
9 19 (13.38%) jQuery
9 19 (13.38%) JSON
10 18 (12.68%) HTML5
11 16 (11.27%) .NET Framework
12 15 (10.56%) AngularJS
12 15 (10.56%) Entity Framework
12 15 (10.56%) XML
13 14 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (9.15%) CSS3
14 13 (9.15%) J2EE
14 13 (9.15%) NHibernate
15 12 (8.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (6.34%) User Experience
3 7 (4.93%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.82%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.11%) NHS
6 2 (1.41%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.70%) Fintech
7 1 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.70%) iSeries
7 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.70%) Replication
7 1 (0.70%) RIA
7 1 (0.70%) SCADA
7 1 (0.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.63%) Android
2 7 (4.93%) Linux
3 4 (2.82%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.11%) VME
5 2 (1.41%) Unix
6 1 (0.70%) OS/2
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.70%) Windows
6 1 (0.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (45.07%) TDD
3 56 (39.44%) Scrum
4 44 (30.99%) BDD
5 29 (20.42%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (19.01%) MVC
7 25 (17.61%) Microservices
8 22 (15.49%) OO
9 21 (14.79%) Pair Programming
10 18 (12.68%) OOP
10 18 (12.68%) SOA
11 17 (11.97%) Kanban
11 17 (11.97%) Project Management
12 16 (11.27%) Software Delivery
13 13 (9.15%) Open Source
13 13 (9.15%) Software Engineering
14 8 (5.63%) Android Development
14 8 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (5.63%) Web Development
15 7 (4.93%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (52.11%) Java
2 62 (43.66%) JavaScript
3 37 (26.06%) SQL
4 36 (25.35%) C#
5 20 (14.08%) Scala
6 17 (11.97%) Groovy
7 16 (11.27%) Clojure
8 13 (9.15%) Ruby
9 8 (5.63%) Python
10 7 (4.93%) PL/SQL
11 6 (4.23%) PHP
11 6 (4.23%) VB
12 5 (3.52%) Lua
13 4 (2.82%) COBOL
13 4 (2.82%) Objective-C
14 3 (2.11%) C++
14 3 (2.11%) F#
14 3 (2.11%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.41%) Apple Swift
15 2 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.41%) Degree
2 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.11%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (9.86%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (4.23%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.82%) Puppet
3 1 (0.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
1 10 (7.04%) Oracle
2 3 (2.11%) Apigee
2 3 (2.11%) IBM
3 2 (1.41%) Talend
3 2 (1.41%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.70%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.70%) Axway
4 1 (0.70%) Endeca
4 1 (0.70%) FatWire
4 1 (0.70%) hybris
4 1 (0.70%) Hyperion
4 1 (0.70%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (0.70%) Informatica
4 1 (0.70%) PayPal
4 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.70%) Tableau
4 1 (0.70%) WorldPay
4 1 (0.70%) Zend
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
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