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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 128 170 152
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 151 101 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.62% 1.07% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.13% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 65 70
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £329 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £411 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +9.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -6.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.69%
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
8851 8939 8414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.10% 94.66% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5334 4996 4610
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 427 461
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Surrey +20 40 £475 +11.76% 27
Kent 0 19 £330 -34.00% 5
Berkshire -9 18 £475 -2.56% 16
West Sussex -17 18 £525 +21.03% 6
Buckinghamshire +10 17 £358 -4.02% 4
Hampshire -1 16 £350 - 25
East Sussex +14 10 £481 +1.31% 7
Oxfordshire -4 6 £413 -8.07% 8
Sussex - 3 £475 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 137 (49.28%) Java
2 121 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (36.69%) JavaScript
3 102 (36.69%) HTML
4 88 (31.65%) CSS
5 86 (30.94%) TDD
6 80 (28.78%) .NET
7 73 (26.26%) C#
7 73 (26.26%) Spring
8 63 (22.66%) SQL
9 61 (21.94%) AngularJS
10 58 (20.86%) MVC
11 57 (20.50%) Scrum
12 55 (19.78%) Web Services
13 47 (16.91%) BDD
14 44 (15.83%) REST
14 44 (15.83%) jQuery
14 44 (15.83%) HTML5
14 44 (15.83%) Linux
14 44 (15.83%) SQL Server
15 42 (15.11%) XML
16 40 (14.39%) ASP.NET
17 39 (14.03%) ASP.NET Web API
18 38 (13.67%) Maven
19 36 (12.95%) Microsoft
19 36 (12.95%) RESTful
20 33 (11.87%) Unit Testing
20 33 (11.87%) Subversion
21 30 (10.79%) Oracle
21 30 (10.79%) CSS3

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 18 (6.47%) Tomcat
2 17 (6.12%) JBoss
3 15 (5.40%) Node.js
4 9 (3.24%) Apache
5 8 (2.88%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.52%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.52%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.16%) CMS
8 4 (1.44%) Confluence
8 4 (1.44%) WordPress
9 3 (1.08%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.08%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.08%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.72%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.36%) Mule
11 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.16%) OpenText Process Suite
2 2 (0.72%) BigMachines
2 2 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.72%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.72%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.80%) Bluemix
2 4 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.44%) SaaS
3 3 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.72%) PaaS
5 1 (0.36%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.36%) Google Play
5 1 (0.36%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.63%) HTTP
2 11 (3.96%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.44%) tcpdump
4 3 (1.08%) SSL
5 2 (0.72%) CTI
6 1 (0.36%) AMQP
6 1 (0.36%) Internet
6 1 (0.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.83%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.55%) MySQL
3 18 (6.47%) MongoDB
4 16 (5.76%) NoSQL
5 15 (5.40%) Oracle Database
6 14 (5.04%) Relational Database
7 13 (4.68%) Big Data
8 11 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.52%) Riak
10 7 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.16%) QlikView
11 6 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.80%) CouchDB
12 5 (1.80%) DB2
12 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 38 (13.67%) Maven
2 33 (11.87%) Subversion
3 29 (10.43%) Jenkins
4 26 (9.35%) Eclipse
5 25 (8.99%) Git (software)
6 22 (7.91%) JUnit
7 21 (7.55%) Ant
8 16 (5.76%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (5.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (4.32%) JIRA
11 11 (3.96%) Mockito
11 11 (3.96%) Visual Studio
12 9 (3.24%) JMeter
13 8 (2.88%) Selenium
14 7 (2.52%) Hamcrest
15 6 (2.16%) Toad
16 5 (1.80%) Cucumber
16 5 (1.80%) Gradle
16 5 (1.80%) SpecFlow
17 4 (1.44%) Grunt
General
1 28 (10.07%) Finance
2 14 (5.04%) Banking
3 7 (2.52%) Retail
4 3 (1.08%) Publishing
4 3 (1.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.72%) Automotive
5 2 (0.72%) Back Office
5 2 (0.72%) Electronics
5 2 (0.72%) Front Office
5 2 (0.72%) Law
5 2 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Games
6 1 (0.36%) Local Government
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (36.69%) HTML
2 88 (31.65%) CSS
3 80 (28.78%) .NET
4 73 (26.26%) Spring
5 61 (21.94%) AngularJS
6 55 (19.78%) Web Services
7 44 (15.83%) HTML5
7 44 (15.83%) jQuery
7 44 (15.83%) REST
8 42 (15.11%) XML
9 40 (14.39%) ASP.NET
10 39 (14.03%) ASP.NET Web API
11 36 (12.95%) RESTful
12 30 (10.79%) CSS3
13 27 (9.71%) JMS
14 26 (9.35%) J2EE
15 25 (8.99%) Hibernate
15 25 (8.99%) JSP
16 24 (8.63%) JSON
17 23 (8.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.40%) User Experience
2 14 (5.04%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.96%) Visualisation
4 10 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.16%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.08%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.08%) Animation
7 3 (1.08%) Blog
7 3 (1.08%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.08%) NHS
7 3 (1.08%) Replication
7 3 (1.08%) Statistics
7 3 (1.08%) Tandem
8 2 (0.72%) CMDB
8 2 (0.72%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.72%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.83%) Linux
2 14 (5.04%) Windows
3 13 (4.68%) Unix
4 9 (3.24%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.80%) Android
7 3 (1.08%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.08%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (30.94%) TDD
3 58 (20.86%) MVC
4 57 (20.50%) Scrum
5 47 (16.91%) BDD
6 33 (11.87%) Unit Testing
7 28 (10.07%) OO
8 27 (9.71%) Web Development
9 26 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (7.91%) UML
11 21 (7.55%) SDLC
11 21 (7.55%) SOLID
12 19 (6.83%) Open Source
12 19 (6.83%) SOA
13 16 (5.76%) E-Commerce
13 16 (5.76%) Mentoring
13 16 (5.76%) OOP
13 16 (5.76%) Software Architecture
14 15 (5.40%) Multithreading
15 13 (4.68%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 137 (49.28%) Java
2 102 (36.69%) JavaScript
3 73 (26.26%) C#
4 63 (22.66%) SQL
5 19 (6.83%) Python
6 17 (6.12%) PHP
7 16 (5.76%) T-SQL
8 14 (5.04%) PL/SQL
9 13 (4.68%) Scala
10 9 (3.24%) C++
11 8 (2.88%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.52%) Ruby
13 6 (2.16%) AspectJ
13 6 (2.16%) Jython
13 6 (2.16%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 4 (1.44%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.44%) CoffeeScript
14 4 (1.44%) VBA
15 3 (1.08%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (9.35%) Security Cleared
2 24 (8.63%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.40%) Degree
4 5 (1.80%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.36%) MCP
5 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (0.72%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) Kibana
2 1 (0.36%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.36%) Control-M
2 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (12.95%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.79%) Oracle
3 6 (2.16%) Google
3 6 (2.16%) Tableau
4 5 (1.80%) IBM
5 3 (1.08%) ESRI
5 3 (1.08%) hybris
5 3 (1.08%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.08%) SAP
5 3 (1.08%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.72%) BMC
6 2 (0.72%) Informatica
6 2 (0.72%) Siebel
6 2 (0.72%) Teradata
6 2 (0.72%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.36%) Apple
7 1 (0.36%) ATG
7 1 (0.36%) QNX
7 1 (0.36%) Temenos
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