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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 120 107 92
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 32 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.83% 0.81% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.88% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 14
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£406 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.57 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.29 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
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
3583 2941 2210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.80% 91.93% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1937 1587 1046
Average daily rate £388 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 188 171
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.67 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 7 May 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 7 May 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 -8 16 £425 +32.81% 40
Cheshire -4 13 £400 -5.88% 11
Lancashire +1 3 £463 -1.59% 8
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 39 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (45.45%) Java
3 33 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 26 (33.77%) Spring
5 25 (32.47%) HTML
6 23 (29.87%) .NET
6 23 (29.87%) C#
6 23 (29.87%) CSS
7 22 (28.57%) SQL
8 21 (27.27%) TDD
9 20 (25.97%) Oracle
10 18 (23.38%) Finance
11 16 (20.78%) Scrum
11 16 (20.78%) MVC
11 16 (20.78%) jQuery
12 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
12 15 (19.48%) J2EE
13 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET
14 13 (16.88%) Open Source
15 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (15.58%) RESTful
15 12 (15.58%) XML
15 12 (15.58%) Hibernate
15 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
16 11 (14.29%) Web Services
16 11 (14.29%) Git (software)
17 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (12.99%) Selenium
17 10 (12.99%) JUnit
17 10 (12.99%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 8 (10.39%) Node.js
2 6 (7.79%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.49%) JBoss
3 5 (6.49%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (5.19%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (3.90%) CMS
5 3 (3.90%) ArcGIS
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (3.90%) Orchard CMS
6 2 (2.60%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.60%) Apache
7 1 (1.30%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.30%) SAS
7 1 (1.30%) CICS
7 1 (1.30%) Liferay
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.60%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) HTTP
2 4 (5.19%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (9.09%) RavenDB
4 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.49%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.19%) Informix
7 3 (3.90%) MySQL
7 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.30%) DB2
9 1 (1.30%) OLAP
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.99%) Selenium
2 10 (12.99%) JUnit
3 9 (11.69%) Visual Studio
3 9 (11.69%) Maven
4 6 (7.79%) Ant
5 5 (6.49%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.19%) Mockito
7 3 (3.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (3.90%) NUnit
7 3 (3.90%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.30%) Introscope
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.30%) Subversion
9 1 (1.30%) JIRA
9 1 (1.30%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.30%) Mocha
9 1 (1.30%) Bower
General
1 18 (23.38%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.77%) Spring
2 25 (32.47%) HTML
3 23 (29.87%) .NET
3 23 (29.87%) CSS
4 16 (20.78%) jQuery
5 15 (19.48%) J2EE
6 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (15.58%) RESTful
7 12 (15.58%) XML
7 12 (15.58%) Hibernate
8 11 (14.29%) Web Services
9 9 (11.69%) JSON
9 9 (11.69%) JAX-RS
9 9 (11.69%) AngularJS
10 8 (10.39%) LINQ
10 8 (10.39%) Spring MVC
11 6 (7.79%) Apache Wicket
11 6 (7.79%) Struts
12 5 (6.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Open Source
2 5 (6.49%) NHS
3 4 (5.19%) User Experience
4 3 (3.90%) GIS
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.60%) Blog
6 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.30%) Derivative
6 1 (1.30%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) Windows
3 3 (3.90%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.90%) UNIX
4 1 (1.30%) zOS
4 1 (1.30%) Android
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.27%) TDD
3 16 (20.78%) Scrum
3 16 (20.78%) MVC
4 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
5 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (11.69%) OO
7 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.79%) Pair Programming
9 6 (7.79%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (7.79%) Web Design
9 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.49%) Project Management
10 5 (6.49%) Integration Testing
10 5 (6.49%) Kanban
10 5 (6.49%) BDD
11 4 (5.19%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (5.19%) Web Development
11 4 (5.19%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 35 (45.45%) Java
2 33 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 23 (29.87%) C#
4 22 (28.57%) SQL
5 9 (11.69%) Ruby
5 9 (11.69%) Scala
6 7 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.49%) Python
8 2 (2.60%) SPARQL
8 2 (2.60%) PHP
8 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.30%) REXX
9 1 (1.30%) JCL
9 1 (1.30%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.30%) COBOL
9 1 (1.30%) Groovy
9 1 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
1 8 (10.39%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 20 (25.97%) Oracle
2 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.49%) IBM
4 3 (3.90%) ESRI
4 3 (3.90%) TIBCO
4 3 (3.90%) Talend
5 2 (2.60%) Tableau
5 2 (2.60%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.60%) Informatica
6 1 (1.30%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.30%) Perforce
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.30%) Cognos
6 1 (1.30%) Compuware
6 1 (1.30%) HP
6 1 (1.30%) Apigee
6 1 (1.30%) Kony
6 1 (1.30%) Vertica
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