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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
England / South East
Rank 146 108 161
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +53
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 91 159 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.24% 1.90% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 2.01% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 124 66
Median daily rate £400 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £345 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £423 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £37.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-55.40% -17.77%

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
6821 7896 8507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.22% 94.22% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3941 4626 4618
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 412 416
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.48 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +11 16 £488 +21.87% 18
Berkshire -5 16 £325 -26.76% 18
West Sussex -4 14 £488 -9.58% 5
Buckinghamshire -6 14 £376 +5.98% 16
East Sussex +2 10 £363 -14.20% 4
Oxfordshire -2 9 £475 +5.55% 11
Surrey -2 6 £463 +10.11% 15
Kent -11 4 £450 +28.57% 2
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 101 (52.88%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (43.46%) Java
3 72 (37.70%) JavaScript
4 67 (35.08%) .NET
5 54 (28.27%) SQL
5 54 (28.27%) Git (software)
6 53 (27.75%) C#
7 52 (27.23%) HTML
8 50 (26.18%) CSS
9 49 (25.65%) TDD
10 44 (23.04%) Spring
10 44 (23.04%) MVC
11 43 (22.51%) AngularJS
12 39 (20.42%) Scrum
13 36 (18.85%) Linux
13 36 (18.85%) jQuery
14 30 (15.71%) Unit Testing
15 29 (15.18%) Jenkins
15 29 (15.18%) REST
15 29 (15.18%) XML
15 29 (15.18%) SQL Server
15 29 (15.18%) Microsoft
16 27 (14.14%) JUnit
16 27 (14.14%) Python
17 26 (13.61%) Web Development
18 24 (12.57%) ASP.NET
18 24 (12.57%) BDD
19 21 (10.99%) Subversion
19 21 (10.99%) Oracle
19 21 (10.99%) J2EE

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 (7.85%) Tomcat
2 13 (6.81%) Apache
3 10 (5.24%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (4.71%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.19%) Apache Spark
6 7 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (3.14%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (3.14%) GemFire
7 6 (3.14%) JBoss
8 4 (2.09%) Confluence
8 4 (2.09%) Oracle Spatial
8 4 (2.09%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.57%) Documentum
9 3 (1.57%) IIS
9 3 (1.57%) nginx
10 2 (1.05%) ATG Dynamo
10 2 (1.05%) CMS
10 2 (1.05%) ColdFusion
10 2 (1.05%) SAS
10 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.05%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.05%) MS Office
2 2 (1.05%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.14%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.09%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.52%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.28%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.71%) GitHub
4 6 (3.14%) PaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.24%) HTTP
2 3 (1.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.05%) AMQP
3 2 (1.05%) Firewall
3 2 (1.05%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.05%) Internet
4 1 (0.52%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.52%) LAN
4 1 (0.52%) SSL
4 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.28%) Big Data
2 12 (6.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (5.76%) Hadoop
4 10 (5.24%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.24%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.71%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.66%) Apache Hive
6 7 (3.66%) HBase
7 6 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.62%) MySQL
8 5 (2.62%) OLTP
9 4 (2.09%) GIS
9 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.57%) Hazelcast
10 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 54 (28.27%) Git (software)
2 29 (15.18%) Jenkins
3 27 (14.14%) JUnit
4 21 (10.99%) Subversion
5 20 (10.47%) Maven
6 16 (8.38%) Eclipse
7 15 (7.85%) Ant
8 14 (7.33%) JIRA
9 12 (6.28%) Gradle
10 11 (5.76%) TeamCity
11 10 (5.24%) Cucumber
11 10 (5.24%) Mockito
12 9 (4.71%) Selenium
12 9 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (3.66%) Visual Studio
14 5 (2.62%) gulp
14 5 (2.62%) Octopus Deploy
15 4 (2.09%) GitLab
15 4 (2.09%) Jasmine
16 3 (1.57%) Grunt
General
1 18 (9.42%) Finance
2 6 (3.14%) Retail
3 5 (2.62%) Banking
4 4 (2.09%) Advertising
4 4 (2.09%) Back Office
4 4 (2.09%) Games
5 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (35.08%) .NET
2 52 (27.23%) HTML
3 50 (26.18%) CSS
4 44 (23.04%) Spring
5 43 (22.51%) AngularJS
6 36 (18.85%) jQuery
7 29 (15.18%) REST
7 29 (15.18%) XML
8 24 (12.57%) ASP.NET
9 21 (10.99%) J2EE
9 21 (10.99%) Web Services
10 19 (9.95%) JSON
11 17 (8.90%) Hibernate
12 16 (8.38%) HTML5
12 16 (8.38%) Java EE
13 15 (7.85%) SOAP
14 13 (6.81%) CSS3
14 13 (6.81%) Middleware
15 12 (6.28%) Spring MVC
15 12 (6.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.66%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.09%) User Experience
3 4 (2.09%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.57%) Taxonomies
4 3 (1.57%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.05%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.05%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.05%) iPhone
5 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.05%) Replication
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.52%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Online Games
6 1 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.85%) Linux
2 13 (6.81%) Unix
3 11 (5.76%) Windows
4 10 (5.24%) Android
5 6 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.57%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.05%) MVS
8 1 (0.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (52.88%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (25.65%) TDD
3 44 (23.04%) MVC
4 39 (20.42%) Scrum
5 30 (15.71%) Unit Testing
6 26 (13.61%) Web Development
7 24 (12.57%) BDD
8 19 (9.95%) Front End Development
9 16 (8.38%) OO
10 14 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (6.81%) SOA
12 11 (5.76%) High Availability
12 11 (5.76%) Integration Testing
12 11 (5.76%) Project Management
12 11 (5.76%) SDLC
13 9 (4.71%) E-Commerce
13 9 (4.71%) Migration
13 9 (4.71%) Open Source
13 9 (4.71%) Software Engineering
14 8 (4.19%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (43.46%) Java
2 72 (37.70%) JavaScript
3 54 (28.27%) SQL
4 53 (27.75%) C#
5 27 (14.14%) Python
6 15 (7.85%) Scala
7 12 (6.28%) T-SQL
8 11 (5.76%) Perl
9 10 (5.24%) PHP
10 9 (4.71%) C++
10 9 (4.71%) XPath
11 8 (4.19%) Apex Code
12 7 (3.66%) Groovy
12 7 (3.66%) Ruby
12 7 (3.66%) Shell Script
13 6 (3.14%) VB
13 6 (3.14%) VB.NET
14 5 (2.62%) PL/SQL
15 4 (2.09%) C
16 3 (1.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (8.38%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.33%) Degree
3 6 (3.14%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.57%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.52%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.62%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 17 (8.90%) Docker
2 6 (3.14%) HDFS
3 3 (1.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.52%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.66%) Ansible
1 7 (3.66%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 5 (2.62%) Puppet
3 3 (1.57%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.57%) 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
4 1 (0.52%) Oozie
Vendors
1 29 (15.18%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.99%) Oracle
3 8 (4.19%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (3.66%) IBM
4 7 (3.66%) Sophos
5 6 (3.14%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.62%) ATG
7 4 (2.09%) Google
7 4 (2.09%) SAP
8 2 (1.05%) Adobe
8 2 (1.05%) VMware
9 1 (0.52%) Apple
9 1 (0.52%) Cisco
9 1 (0.52%) Cognos
9 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.52%) Informatica
9 1 (0.52%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.52%) Teradata
9 1 (0.52%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.52%) webMethods
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