The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 149 99 172
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +73
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 98 189 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.27% 2.01% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 2.12% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 137 71
Median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £334 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +20.00%
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
7239 8931 9282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.53% 94.76% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4207 5169 5065
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 506 510
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.89 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 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
Hampshire +21 20 £500 +26.98% 19
Buckinghamshire +8 15 £400 +11.88% 6
Oxfordshire -4 15 £488 +2.63% 6
Berkshire -2 13 £375 -16.66% 14
East Sussex +8 10 £363 -14.70% 11
West Sussex -16 10 £488 -11.29% 7
Kent 0 8 £375 +11.94%
Surrey -16 6 £385 -8.33% 16
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 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 South East region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 99 (51.03%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (44.33%) Java
3 70 (36.08%) JavaScript
4 59 (30.41%) .NET
5 58 (29.90%) TDD
6 53 (27.32%) HTML
7 52 (26.80%) Git (software)
8 51 (26.29%) CSS
9 50 (25.77%) C#
10 49 (25.26%) SQL
11 48 (24.74%) Spring
12 46 (23.71%) AngularJS
13 45 (23.20%) MVC
14 42 (21.65%) Scrum
15 38 (19.59%) Linux
16 34 (17.53%) JUnit
16 34 (17.53%) jQuery
17 30 (15.46%) BDD
17 30 (15.46%) XML
18 29 (14.95%) ASP.NET
19 28 (14.43%) Microsoft
19 28 (14.43%) Unit Testing
20 27 (13.92%) REST
20 27 (13.92%) Jenkins
20 27 (13.92%) Python
21 26 (13.40%) SQL Server
22 22 (11.34%) Subversion
23 21 (10.82%) Web Development
23 21 (10.82%) J2EE
23 21 (10.82%) Oracle

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 15 (7.73%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.15%) Apache
3 9 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (4.12%) Apache Spark
5 6 (3.09%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (3.09%) GemFire
5 6 (3.09%) JBoss
5 6 (3.09%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (2.06%) Oracle Spatial
7 4 (2.06%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.55%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.55%) Confluence
8 3 (1.55%) Documentum
8 3 (1.55%) IIS
8 3 (1.55%) nginx
8 3 (1.55%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.03%) CMS
9 2 (1.03%) Drupal
9 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.03%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.09%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.06%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.52%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (7.22%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.64%) GitHub
4 6 (3.09%) PaaS
5 2 (1.03%) Office 365
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.12%) HTTP
2 4 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.55%) Internet
4 2 (1.03%) AMQP
5 1 (0.52%) Firewall
5 1 (0.52%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.52%) LAN
5 1 (0.52%) SSL
5 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.73%) MongoDB
3 11 (5.67%) Big Data
3 11 (5.67%) Hadoop
3 11 (5.67%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.15%) MySQL
4 10 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (4.64%) Apache Hive
5 9 (4.64%) HBase
5 9 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.61%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.58%) OLTP
7 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.06%) GIS
8 4 (2.06%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.03%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (26.80%) Git (software)
2 34 (17.53%) JUnit
3 27 (13.92%) Jenkins
4 22 (11.34%) Subversion
5 20 (10.31%) Maven
6 18 (9.28%) Eclipse
7 14 (7.22%) Ant
8 13 (6.70%) Cucumber
8 13 (6.70%) Mockito
8 13 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (6.19%) Gradle
9 12 (6.19%) JIRA
10 10 (5.15%) TeamCity
11 8 (4.12%) Selenium
11 8 (4.12%) Visual Studio
12 6 (3.09%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (2.58%) GitLab
14 4 (2.06%) gulp
14 4 (2.06%) Jasmine
15 3 (1.55%) Grunt
General
1 17 (8.76%) Finance
2 8 (4.12%) Banking
3 5 (2.58%) Games
3 5 (2.58%) Retail
4 4 (2.06%) Advertising
5 3 (1.55%) Back Office
6 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (30.41%) .NET
2 53 (27.32%) HTML
3 51 (26.29%) CSS
4 48 (24.74%) Spring
5 46 (23.71%) AngularJS
6 34 (17.53%) jQuery
7 30 (15.46%) XML
8 29 (14.95%) ASP.NET
9 27 (13.92%) REST
10 21 (10.82%) J2EE
11 18 (9.28%) Hibernate
11 18 (9.28%) JSON
11 18 (9.28%) Web Services
12 17 (8.76%) HTML5
13 15 (7.73%) CSS3
14 14 (7.22%) Java EE
14 14 (7.22%) Spring Boot
15 13 (6.70%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (6.70%) SOAP
15 13 (6.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.61%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.58%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.58%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.06%) User Experience
3 4 (2.06%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.55%) Internet of Things
4 3 (1.55%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.03%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.03%) iPhone
5 2 (1.03%) Online Games
5 2 (1.03%) Replication
5 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.52%) Fintech
6 1 (0.52%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.52%) iPad
6 1 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.59%) Linux
2 14 (7.22%) Unix
3 12 (6.19%) Windows
4 8 (4.12%) Android
5 6 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.55%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (51.03%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (29.90%) TDD
3 45 (23.20%) MVC
4 42 (21.65%) Scrum
5 30 (15.46%) BDD
6 28 (14.43%) Unit Testing
7 21 (10.82%) Web Development
8 20 (10.31%) OO
9 17 (8.76%) Front End Development
10 15 (7.73%) SDLC
11 12 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (5.67%) E-Commerce
12 11 (5.67%) High Availability
12 11 (5.67%) Integration Testing
12 11 (5.67%) Kanban
12 11 (5.67%) Project Management
13 10 (5.15%) Migration
13 10 (5.15%) Software Engineering
14 9 (4.64%) SOA
14 9 (4.64%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 86 (44.33%) Java
2 70 (36.08%) JavaScript
3 50 (25.77%) C#
4 49 (25.26%) SQL
5 27 (13.92%) Python
6 18 (9.28%) Scala
7 12 (6.19%) Perl
8 11 (5.67%) C++
8 11 (5.67%) PHP
9 10 (5.15%) XPath
10 8 (4.12%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.61%) Apex Code
11 7 (3.61%) Groovy
12 6 (3.09%) Ruby
12 6 (3.09%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.06%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.55%) C
14 3 (1.55%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.55%) VB
14 3 (1.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (9.79%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.28%) Degree
3 6 (3.09%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.58%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.52%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.58%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.22%) Docker
2 6 (3.09%) HDFS
3 3 (1.55%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (3.61%) Ansible
1 7 (3.61%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 5 (2.58%) Puppet
3 3 (1.55%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.55%) Oozie
3 3 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.55%) Packer
4 1 (0.52%) Ambari
4 1 (0.52%) Grafana
4 1 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.52%) Kibana
Vendors
1 28 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.82%) Oracle
3 7 (3.61%) IBM
3 7 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (3.61%) Sophos
4 6 (3.09%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.55%) ATG
5 3 (1.55%) Google
5 3 (1.55%) SAP
6 2 (1.03%) Adobe
6 2 (1.03%) Informatica
6 2 (1.03%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.03%) Talend
7 1 (0.52%) Apple
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco
7 1 (0.52%) Cognos
7 1 (0.52%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.52%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.52%) Teradata
7 1 (0.52%) webMethods
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