The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 148 159 155
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 119 85 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.25% 0.93% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.01% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 46 55
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£400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £43.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -16.00%
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
8817 8439 7857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.30% 91.98% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5214 4587 4048
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 410 548
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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
West Sussex +10 24 £385 - 5
Oxfordshire +1 23 £413 +17.85% 19
Berkshire +7 19 £450 +28.57% 28
Kent +3 16 £463 +42.30% 9
Hampshire 0 10 £363 -27.50% 22
Surrey -16 10 £398 +6.00% 20
Buckinghamshire -10 7 £388 +3.33% 9
East Sussex +1 4 £323 - 2
Middlesex -4 2 £350 -12.50%
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 97 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (41.75%) JavaScript
3 67 (32.52%) HTML
4 64 (31.07%) SQL
4 64 (31.07%) CSS
5 60 (29.13%) .NET
6 54 (26.21%) TDD
7 51 (24.76%) Java
8 50 (24.27%) C#
8 50 (24.27%) jQuery
9 47 (22.82%) MVC
10 41 (19.90%) Scrum
11 40 (19.42%) SQL Server
12 39 (18.93%) Web Services
13 37 (17.96%) ASP.NET
14 35 (16.99%) Oracle
15 33 (16.02%) HTML5
16 29 (14.08%) AngularJS
17 28 (13.59%) OO
17 28 (13.59%) Microsoft
17 28 (13.59%) CSS3
18 26 (12.62%) Web Development
19 25 (12.14%) Finance
20 24 (11.65%) WCF
20 24 (11.65%) UNIX
21 23 (11.17%) OOP
21 23 (11.17%) PHP
21 23 (11.17%) SOA
21 23 (11.17%) Spring
22 22 (10.68%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 12 (5.83%) WebSphere
2 10 (4.85%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.37%) Node.js
4 7 (3.40%) Apache
5 6 (2.91%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.91%) JBoss
5 6 (2.91%) CMS
6 5 (2.43%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.94%) IIS
7 4 (1.94%) Confluence
8 3 (1.46%) Oracle Spatial
8 3 (1.46%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.97%) Zimbra
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.49%) WildFly
10 1 (0.49%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.49%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 9 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.94%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.94%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) MS Project
3 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.97%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (2.91%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.97%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.97%) HFM
4 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.97%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.49%) GitHub
3 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.85%) HTTP
2 7 (3.40%) Internet
3 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.49%) DNS
4 1 (0.49%) SSL
4 1 (0.49%) Intranet
4 1 (0.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.42%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.25%) MySQL
2 17 (8.25%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (5.83%) DB2
3 12 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (5.83%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.34%) Big Data
5 8 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.91%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.94%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.94%) QlikView
8 4 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.46%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.46%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.97%) OLAP
10 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 19 (9.22%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (5.83%) Subversion
3 12 (5.83%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.34%) Visual Studio
5 10 (4.85%) JUnit
6 9 (4.37%) TeamCity
7 8 (3.88%) Eclipse
7 8 (3.88%) Maven
8 7 (3.40%) JIRA
9 5 (2.43%) ANTLR
9 5 (2.43%) VisualVM
9 5 (2.43%) YourKit
10 4 (1.94%) MSBuild
10 4 (1.94%) NUnit
10 4 (1.94%) PHPUnit
11 3 (1.46%) Mockito
11 3 (1.46%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.97%) Grunt
12 2 (0.97%) Selenium
General
1 25 (12.14%) Finance
2 7 (3.40%) Retail
3 6 (2.91%) Marketing
3 6 (2.91%) Banking
4 5 (2.43%) Publishing
4 5 (2.43%) Games
5 4 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.46%) Electronics
7 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.97%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (32.52%) HTML
2 64 (31.07%) CSS
3 60 (29.13%) .NET
4 50 (24.27%) jQuery
5 39 (18.93%) Web Services
6 37 (17.96%) ASP.NET
7 33 (16.02%) HTML5
8 29 (14.08%) AngularJS
9 28 (13.59%) CSS3
10 24 (11.65%) WCF
11 23 (11.17%) Spring
12 22 (10.68%) XML
12 22 (10.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (9.71%) .NET Framework
14 17 (8.25%) J2EE
15 16 (7.77%) RESTful
16 15 (7.28%) REST
17 14 (6.80%) Entity Framework
17 14 (6.80%) Ajax
18 13 (6.31%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.85%) Computer Science
2 10 (4.85%) DataPower
3 8 (3.88%) GIS
3 8 (3.88%) User Experience
4 6 (2.91%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.43%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.94%) NHS
7 3 (1.46%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.46%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.46%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.97%) Replication
8 2 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.97%) Google Search Appliance
9 1 (0.49%) iPad
9 1 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.49%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.65%) UNIX
2 22 (10.68%) Linux
3 14 (6.80%) Windows
4 10 (4.85%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.40%) Solaris
6 6 (2.91%) AIX
7 4 (1.94%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.46%) MVS
8 3 (1.46%) Android
8 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.49%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (26.21%) TDD
3 47 (22.82%) MVC
4 41 (19.90%) Scrum
5 28 (13.59%) OO
6 26 (12.62%) Web Development
7 23 (11.17%) OOP
7 23 (11.17%) SOA
8 21 (10.19%) BDD
9 17 (8.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (7.28%) Open Source
11 14 (6.80%) Low Latency
12 13 (6.31%) Software Engineering
12 13 (6.31%) ETL
12 13 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (6.31%) E-Commerce
13 12 (5.83%) Web Design
13 12 (5.83%) Multithreading
14 11 (5.34%) SDLC
15 10 (4.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (41.75%) JavaScript
2 64 (31.07%) SQL
3 51 (24.76%) Java
4 50 (24.27%) C#
5 23 (11.17%) PHP
6 16 (7.77%) Shell Script
7 13 (6.31%) Python
8 10 (4.85%) Ruby
8 10 (4.85%) C++
9 9 (4.37%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.88%) Objective-C
11 7 (3.40%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.40%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.91%) Perl
13 4 (1.94%) C
13 4 (1.94%) C++/CLI
13 4 (1.94%) Scala
14 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.97%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.97%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.88%) Degree
3 6 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.94%) OCPJWCD
4 4 (1.94%) OCPJP
4 4 (1.94%) OCMJD
5 3 (1.46%) PhD
5 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.97%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.49%) MCTS
7 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.94%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) HL7
2 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.97%) Puppet
1 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.97%) Ansible
2 1 (0.49%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 35 (16.99%) Oracle
2 28 (13.59%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.28%) Ab Initio
4 14 (6.80%) Zend
5 10 (4.85%) IBM
6 6 (2.91%) TIBCO
7 5 (2.43%) Informatica
8 4 (1.94%) Adobe
8 4 (1.94%) Sun
9 3 (1.46%) Progress
9 3 (1.46%) Perforce
9 3 (1.46%) hybris
9 3 (1.46%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.97%) Pega
10 2 (0.97%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.97%) Google
10 2 (0.97%) BEA
10 2 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.97%) SAP
11 1 (0.49%) Cognos
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