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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 156 167 172
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 107 113 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.22% 1.16% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.22% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 81 48
Median daily rate £463 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.02 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+22.15% +80.10%
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
8278 9272 8687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.04% 94.81% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4990 5586 4794
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 £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 428 424
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +16 25 £525 +23.52% 16
East Sussex +27 20 £525 +62.79% 2
Hampshire +5 15 £400 +14.35% 20
Oxfordshire -4 15 £413 - 9
Buckinghamshire +21 12 £400 - 17
Berkshire -10 7 £425 -15.00% 21
Kent +7 6 £400 +3.22% 5
West Sussex -12 5 £378 +0.66% 2
Middlesex +1 2 £500 +42.85%
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 121 (47.45%) Java
2 107 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (32.94%) HTML
4 81 (31.76%) JavaScript
5 76 (29.80%) TDD
6 73 (28.63%) Spring
7 70 (27.45%) CSS
8 69 (27.06%) .NET
9 63 (24.71%) AngularJS
10 60 (23.53%) C#
11 59 (23.14%) SQL
11 59 (23.14%) MVC
12 58 (22.75%) Scrum
13 47 (18.43%) BDD
14 44 (17.25%) jQuery
14 44 (17.25%) Git (software)
15 41 (16.08%) SQL Server
15 41 (16.08%) Linux
16 40 (15.69%) HTML5
17 39 (15.29%) REST
18 37 (14.51%) JUnit
19 35 (13.73%) ASP.NET
20 33 (12.94%) Subversion
21 30 (11.76%) Web Services
22 29 (11.37%) Maven
23 28 (10.98%) XML
23 28 (10.98%) Security Cleared
23 28 (10.98%) Jenkins
24 27 (10.59%) ASP.NET Web API
24 27 (10.59%) 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 27 (10.59%) Tomcat
2 13 (5.10%) JBoss
3 12 (4.71%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (3.92%) Apache
5 5 (1.96%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.57%) CMS
6 4 (1.57%) Confluence
6 4 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.57%) WordPress
7 3 (1.18%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.18%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.18%) IIS
7 3 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.18%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.78%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.78%) Documentum
8 2 (0.78%) GemFire
8 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.75%) Bluemix
3 7 (2.75%) IBM Cloud
4 6 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.57%) GitHub
5 4 (1.57%) PaaS
6 2 (0.78%) Office 365
6 2 (0.78%) SaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.39%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.92%) HTTP
2 3 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.78%) Internet
3 2 (0.78%) SSL
4 1 (0.39%) AMQP
4 1 (0.39%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.08%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.02%) MySQL
3 21 (8.24%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.14%) Big Data
5 8 (3.14%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.75%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.75%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.35%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.96%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.96%) CouchDB
8 5 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.57%) HBase
9 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.78%) DB2
11 2 (0.78%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 44 (17.25%) Git (software)
2 37 (14.51%) JUnit
3 33 (12.94%) Subversion
4 29 (11.37%) Maven
5 28 (10.98%) Jenkins
6 27 (10.59%) Eclipse
7 20 (7.84%) JIRA
8 18 (7.06%) Mockito
9 15 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (5.10%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (5.10%) Visual Studio
11 12 (4.71%) Cucumber
11 12 (4.71%) Selenium
12 11 (4.31%) Ant
13 9 (3.53%) Hamcrest
14 7 (2.75%) Gradle
14 7 (2.75%) JMeter
15 5 (1.96%) CruiseControl
15 5 (1.96%) GitLab
15 5 (1.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (8.24%) Finance
2 17 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (1.57%) Retail
4 3 (1.18%) Back Office
4 3 (1.18%) Publishing
4 3 (1.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.78%) Games
5 2 (0.78%) Law
6 1 (0.39%) Advertising
6 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.39%) Automotive
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Front Office
6 1 (0.39%) Local Government
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (32.94%) HTML
2 73 (28.63%) Spring
3 70 (27.45%) CSS
4 69 (27.06%) .NET
5 63 (24.71%) AngularJS
6 44 (17.25%) jQuery
7 40 (15.69%) HTML5
8 39 (15.29%) REST
9 35 (13.73%) ASP.NET
10 30 (11.76%) Web Services
11 28 (10.98%) XML
12 27 (10.59%) ASP.NET Web API
12 27 (10.59%) CSS3
12 27 (10.59%) JSON
13 24 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (9.41%) J2EE
14 21 (8.24%) RESTful
15 20 (7.84%) JSP
16 17 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
16 17 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.31%) User Experience
2 8 (3.14%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.35%) N-Tier
4 5 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.57%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.18%) Blog
6 3 (1.18%) Tandem
6 3 (1.18%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.18%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.78%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.78%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.78%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.78%) Fintech
7 2 (0.78%) iPad
7 2 (0.78%) Online Games
7 2 (0.78%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.78%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 41 (16.08%) Linux
2 11 (4.31%) Windows
3 10 (3.92%) Unix
4 5 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.57%) Android
6 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (29.80%) TDD
3 59 (23.14%) MVC
4 58 (22.75%) Scrum
5 47 (18.43%) BDD
6 26 (10.20%) Unit Testing
7 21 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (8.24%) Web Development
8 20 (7.84%) SOLID
9 19 (7.45%) E-Commerce
9 19 (7.45%) OO
9 19 (7.45%) OOP
9 19 (7.45%) Pair Programming
9 19 (7.45%) SDLC
10 18 (7.06%) Front End Development
11 17 (6.67%) Mentoring
12 16 (6.27%) Kanban
12 16 (6.27%) Multithreading
13 14 (5.49%) SOA
14 13 (5.10%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 121 (47.45%) Java
2 81 (31.76%) JavaScript
3 60 (23.53%) C#
4 59 (23.14%) SQL
5 22 (8.63%) Scala
6 17 (6.67%) PHP
7 14 (5.49%) C++
8 11 (4.31%) Python
8 11 (4.31%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.14%) AspectJ
10 7 (2.75%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.35%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.96%) Groovy
13 4 (1.57%) Ruby
14 3 (1.18%) C
14 3 (1.18%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (1.18%) VB
14 3 (1.18%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (10.98%) Security Cleared
2 21 (8.24%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.06%) Degree
4 8 (3.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.39%) MCTS
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.75%) Docker
2 2 (0.78%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.78%) HDFS
3 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.18%) Ansible
1 3 (1.18%) Packer
2 2 (0.78%) Kibana
2 2 (0.78%) Oozie
3 1 (0.39%) Control-M
3 1 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (8.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.06%) Oracle
3 8 (3.14%) IBM
4 5 (1.96%) Google
5 3 (1.18%) ESRI
5 3 (1.18%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.78%) hybris
6 2 (0.78%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.78%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.39%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.39%) Informatica
7 1 (0.39%) QNX
7 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.39%) SAP
7 1 (0.39%) Talend
7 1 (0.39%) Temenos
7 1 (0.39%) Zend
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