The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 153 152 127
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 85 78 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.93% 0.92% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.99% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 55 65
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -11.76%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8433 7851 9010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.92% 92.74% 91.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4584 4045 4124
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 547 641
Average hourly rate £16.14 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.05% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Developer
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Surrey +2 24 £375 - 16
Berkshire +2 18 £350 -9.67% 17
Buckinghamshire -8 12 £375 +15.38% 6
Hampshire -12 11 £500 +39.37% 25
Middlesex +3 7 £400 +4.91% 1
Kent +1 6 £325 -7.14% 3
Oxfordshire -3 2 £350 - 2
East Sussex -8 2 - - 5
West Sussex -6 1 - - 1
Isle of Wight - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 69 (39.43%) MVC
2 68 (38.86%) Java
3 63 (36.00%) HTML
4 61 (34.86%) .NET
5 57 (32.57%) CSS
6 54 (30.86%) JavaScript
7 53 (30.29%) C#
7 53 (30.29%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (28.00%) Spring
9 48 (27.43%) jQuery
10 43 (24.57%) SQL Server
11 42 (24.00%) XML
11 42 (24.00%) Scrum
12 39 (22.29%) ASP.NET
13 38 (21.71%) TDD
14 36 (20.57%) OO
15 35 (20.00%) SQL
16 34 (19.43%) Hibernate
17 31 (17.71%) WCF
18 30 (17.14%) Oracle
19 27 (15.43%) Microsoft
20 26 (14.86%) Ajax
21 25 (14.29%) Web Services
21 25 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
22 24 (13.71%) HTML5
22 24 (13.71%) MySQL
22 24 (13.71%) Finance
22 24 (13.71%) JSON
23 20 (11.43%) Maven
24 19 (10.86%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (6.29%) Apache ServiceMix
2 10 (5.71%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.71%) CMS
3 9 (5.14%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.00%) Confluence
4 7 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (2.86%) IIS
6 4 (2.29%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.29%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.71%) SAS
8 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.14%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.14%) Apache
8 2 (1.14%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (1.14%) Escenic
8 2 (1.14%) Node.js
8 2 (1.14%) Drupal
8 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Force.com
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.29%) HTTP
2 2 (1.14%) SAN
3 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (24.57%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.71%) MySQL
3 13 (7.43%) Big Data
4 12 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (6.29%) Oracle Database
6 9 (5.14%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.86%) DB2
9 5 (2.86%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.29%) HBase
10 4 (2.29%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (2.29%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.71%) Base SAS
11 3 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.71%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (11.43%) Maven
2 16 (9.14%) Subversion
3 15 (8.57%) NUnit
3 15 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (8.00%) TestNG
4 14 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 14 (8.00%) DbUnit
4 14 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 13 (7.43%) Mockito
6 12 (6.86%) Eclipse
7 11 (6.29%) Git (software)
8 9 (5.14%) JUnit
9 8 (4.57%) JIRA
9 8 (4.57%) MSTest
10 7 (4.00%) Grunt
11 4 (2.29%) Selenium
12 2 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (1.14%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.14%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.14%) JBehave
General
1 24 (13.71%) Finance
2 4 (2.29%) Banking
3 3 (1.71%) Publishing
3 3 (1.71%) Front Office
3 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.14%) Legal
4 2 (1.14%) Retail
4 2 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (0.57%) Billing
5 1 (0.57%) Games
5 1 (0.57%) Military
5 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.57%) Advertising
5 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.57%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (36.00%) HTML
2 61 (34.86%) .NET
3 57 (32.57%) CSS
4 49 (28.00%) Spring
5 48 (27.43%) jQuery
6 42 (24.00%) XML
7 39 (22.29%) ASP.NET
8 34 (19.43%) Hibernate
9 31 (17.71%) WCF
10 26 (14.86%) Ajax
11 25 (14.29%) Web Services
11 25 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (13.71%) HTML5
12 24 (13.71%) JSON
13 19 (10.86%) J2EE
14 18 (10.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 18 (10.29%) CSS3
15 15 (8.57%) NHibernate
15 15 (8.57%) .NET Framework
16 13 (7.43%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.57%) Open Source
2 11 (6.29%) N-Tier
3 5 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.86%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.71%) FMCG
4 3 (1.71%) NHS
4 3 (1.71%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.14%) iPad
5 2 (1.14%) Tandem
5 2 (1.14%) iPhone
5 2 (1.14%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.57%) DataPower
6 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.57%) IPTV
6 1 (0.57%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.57%) Linux
2 10 (5.71%) UNIX
3 8 (4.57%) Windows
4 5 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.14%) Android
5 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.14%) Solaris
6 1 (0.57%) Debian
6 1 (0.57%) AIX
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (39.43%) MVC
2 53 (30.29%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (24.00%) Scrum
4 38 (21.71%) TDD
5 36 (20.57%) OO
6 19 (10.86%) Unit Testing
7 18 (10.29%) E-Commerce
8 17 (9.71%) OOP
8 17 (9.71%) SOA
9 14 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (7.43%) Web Development
10 13 (7.43%) Project Management
11 12 (6.86%) BDD
12 11 (6.29%) Multithreading
12 11 (6.29%) Data Modelling
13 10 (5.71%) CRM
14 8 (4.57%) B2C
14 8 (4.57%) Validation
15 7 (4.00%) SEO
15 7 (4.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (38.86%) Java
2 54 (30.86%) JavaScript
3 53 (30.29%) C#
4 35 (20.00%) SQL
5 13 (7.43%) Groovy
6 11 (6.29%) PHP
7 10 (5.71%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.43%) C++
9 5 (2.86%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.29%) Scala
10 4 (2.29%) Python
10 4 (2.29%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.71%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.71%) Perl
11 3 (1.71%) R
12 2 (1.14%) VB
12 2 (1.14%) C
12 2 (1.14%) VB6
12 2 (1.14%) PHP5
12 2 (1.14%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 5 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.29%) Degree
3 3 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.14%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (17.14%) Oracle
2 27 (15.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.29%) Atomikos
4 8 (4.57%) JBoss
5 7 (4.00%) Google
5 7 (4.00%) hybris
6 6 (3.43%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.29%) Sybase
8 3 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.71%) Tableau
8 3 (1.71%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.14%) Sencha
9 2 (1.14%) Zend
9 2 (1.14%) SAP
10 1 (0.57%) Adobe
10 1 (0.57%) Intel
10 1 (0.57%) Apple
10 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.57%) Perforce
10 1 (0.57%) Ab Initio
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