The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 166 137 97
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 101 94 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.02% 1.10% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.20% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 59 86
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£425 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -14.47%
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9052 7833 7736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.35% 91.98% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5009 4144 3737
Average daily rate £375 £358 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 453 657
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Developer across the South East region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer across the South East region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
Berkshire -7 27 £434 -1.69% 17
Surrey -5 23 £400 +8.10% 6
Oxfordshire -17 17 £403 +8.78% 20
Buckinghamshire -14 13 £425 +21.42% 3
Hampshire -14 11 £305 -17.65% 19
Kent -2 8 £450 -4.00% 2
East Sussex -2 2 £350 - 9
West Sussex -10 1 £260 -30.66% 5
Isle of Wight - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 3
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 81 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (40.35%) .NET
3 63 (36.84%) C#
3 63 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 55 (32.16%) HTML
5 54 (31.58%) CSS
6 47 (27.49%) jQuery
7 46 (26.90%) MVC
8 39 (22.81%) ASP.NET
9 38 (22.22%) SQL
10 35 (20.47%) TDD
11 34 (19.88%) Java
11 34 (19.88%) XML
12 32 (18.71%) Scrum
13 29 (16.96%) SQL Server
13 29 (16.96%) HTML5
14 28 (16.37%) PHP
14 28 (16.37%) OO
15 26 (15.20%) Web Services
16 24 (14.04%) Oracle
17 23 (13.45%) SOA
17 23 (13.45%) Microsoft
17 23 (13.45%) CSS3
18 22 (12.87%) BDD
18 22 (12.87%) WCF
19 20 (11.70%) Linux
20 19 (11.11%) Git (software)
20 19 (11.11%) RESTful
21 18 (10.53%) .NET Framework
22 17 (9.94%) Continuous Integration

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 15 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.19%) Apache
3 13 (7.60%) CMS
4 12 (7.02%) Node.js
5 5 (2.92%) Drupal
5 5 (2.92%) Umbraco
5 5 (2.92%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.92%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.34%) IIS
6 4 (2.34%) Zimbra
7 3 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.75%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.17%) SAS
8 2 (1.17%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.17%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.17%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.58%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.58%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.58%) MS Project
3 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Magento
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.58%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.17%) PaaS
2 1 (0.58%) SaaS
2 1 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.02%) Internet
2 2 (1.17%) Firewall
2 2 (1.17%) HTTP
2 2 (1.17%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.58%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.68%) MySQL
3 8 (4.68%) Oracle ODI
4 7 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.09%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.09%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.92%) Big Data
5 5 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.34%) Essbase
6 4 (2.34%) DB2
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (2.34%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.75%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.17%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 19 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.02%) Visual Studio
3 11 (6.43%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.43%) PHPUnit
4 10 (5.85%) Subversion
4 10 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 6 (3.51%) Maven
7 5 (2.92%) Grunt
8 4 (2.34%) Toad
9 3 (1.75%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.75%) Ant
9 3 (1.75%) ClearCase
9 3 (1.75%) Selenium
10 2 (1.17%) Zend Studio
10 2 (1.17%) JIRA
10 2 (1.17%) Xcode
10 2 (1.17%) NUnit
10 2 (1.17%) ClearQuest
10 2 (1.17%) Moq
General
1 13 (7.60%) Finance
2 9 (5.26%) Publishing
3 5 (2.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.75%) Banking
5 2 (1.17%) Retail
5 2 (1.17%) Front Office
5 2 (1.17%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Advertising
6 1 (0.58%) Billing
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (40.35%) .NET
2 55 (32.16%) HTML
3 54 (31.58%) CSS
4 47 (27.49%) jQuery
5 39 (22.81%) ASP.NET
6 34 (19.88%) XML
7 29 (16.96%) HTML5
8 26 (15.20%) Web Services
9 23 (13.45%) CSS3
10 22 (12.87%) WCF
11 19 (11.11%) RESTful
12 18 (10.53%) .NET Framework
13 16 (9.36%) AngularJS
13 16 (9.36%) Spring
14 15 (8.77%) Ajax
15 13 (7.60%) JSON
16 12 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 11 (6.43%) Backbone.js
17 11 (6.43%) ASP.NET MVC
18 10 (5.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.94%) Open Source
2 11 (6.43%) User Experience
3 10 (5.85%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.92%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.92%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.34%) Google Search Appliance
8 3 (1.75%) FMCG
8 3 (1.75%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.75%) W3C
8 3 (1.75%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.17%) Clustering
9 2 (1.17%) NHS
9 2 (1.17%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.17%) iPad
9 2 (1.17%) iPhone
10 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.58%) DataPower
10 1 (0.58%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.70%) Linux
2 7 (4.09%) Apple iOS
2 7 (4.09%) Windows
3 6 (3.51%) UNIX
4 3 (1.75%) Android
5 2 (1.17%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.17%) Solaris
5 2 (1.17%) CentOS
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.58%) AIX
6 1 (0.58%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.58%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (26.90%) MVC
3 35 (20.47%) TDD
4 32 (18.71%) Scrum
5 28 (16.37%) OO
6 23 (13.45%) SOA
7 22 (12.87%) BDD
8 17 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (9.36%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.60%) OOP
11 11 (6.43%) Analytics
11 11 (6.43%) Web Development
12 10 (5.85%) Workflow
12 10 (5.85%) Unit Testing
13 9 (5.26%) Software Engineering
14 8 (4.68%) Migration
14 8 (4.68%) Mentoring
14 8 (4.68%) Responsive Web Design
15 7 (4.09%) Data Migration
15 7 (4.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 63 (36.84%) C#
1 63 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 38 (22.22%) SQL
3 34 (19.88%) Java
4 28 (16.37%) PHP
5 13 (7.60%) Python
6 9 (5.26%) C++
7 8 (4.68%) Scala
7 8 (4.68%) PHP5
8 7 (4.09%) Perl
8 7 (4.09%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.51%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.92%) Groovy
10 5 (2.92%) Ruby
11 4 (2.34%) C
11 4 (2.34%) VB
11 4 (2.34%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.75%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.75%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (8.19%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.60%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.34%) Degree
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) QA
1 1 (0.58%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.75%) Varnish
2 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (1.17%) Nagios
2 2 (1.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (14.04%) Oracle
2 23 (13.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.26%) Zend
4 7 (4.09%) Google
5 6 (3.51%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.92%) Twitter
7 2 (1.17%) Apple
7 2 (1.17%) IBM
7 2 (1.17%) Siebel
8 1 (0.58%) Pega
8 1 (0.58%) Facebook
8 1 (0.58%) Atomikos
8 1 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.58%) Adobe
8 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.58%) Remedy
8 1 (0.58%) Telerik
8 1 (0.58%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.58%) GigaSpaces
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