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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 145 162 156
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 119 85 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.30% 0.95% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.03% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 47 52
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£385 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £303
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 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -4.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £31.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
Senior Developer
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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
8443 8253 7814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.38% 92.48% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4908 4500 3983
Average daily rate £375 £350 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £210
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 411 421 591
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 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 7 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 +11 21 £380 - 8
Oxfordshire -1 20 £440 +25.71% 24
Berkshire +14 18 £400 +18.95% 32
Kent +7 15 £500 +81.81% 5
Hampshire +3 14 £350 -30.00% 28
Surrey -17 10 £398 +6.00% 26
Buckinghamshire -7 9 £388 +3.33% 7
East Sussex - 5 £325 - 5
Thames Valley - 2 - -
Middlesex +3 1 £350 -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 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 92 (44.02%) JavaScript
1 92 (44.02%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (33.97%) .NET
3 69 (33.01%) HTML
3 69 (33.01%) CSS
4 67 (32.06%) SQL
5 56 (26.79%) C#
5 56 (26.79%) TDD
6 54 (25.84%) jQuery
7 51 (24.40%) Java
8 46 (22.01%) MVC
9 45 (21.53%) ASP.NET
10 42 (20.10%) SQL Server
11 40 (19.14%) Web Services
12 38 (18.18%) Scrum
13 33 (15.79%) HTML5
14 31 (14.83%) Oracle
15 29 (13.88%) XML
15 29 (13.88%) Microsoft
15 29 (13.88%) WCF
16 28 (13.40%) OO
17 27 (12.92%) Web Development
18 26 (12.44%) AngularJS
18 26 (12.44%) PHP
19 25 (11.96%) Linux
19 25 (11.96%) SOA
19 25 (11.96%) CSS3
20 23 (11.00%) .NET Framework
21 22 (10.53%) BDD
22 21 (10.05%) Twitter Bootstrap

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

For the 6 months to 7 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 (5.74%) Node.js
2 11 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 11 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.78%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.83%) JBoss
4 8 (3.83%) Apache
5 7 (3.35%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.35%) CMS
6 6 (2.87%) IIS
7 5 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.91%) Confluence
9 3 (1.44%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.96%) Zimbra
10 2 (0.96%) SAS
10 2 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.48%) WildFly
11 1 (0.48%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 9 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.39%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.91%) MS Office
4 3 (1.44%) Fireworks
4 3 (1.44%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.96%) MS Project
5 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.39%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.44%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.96%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (0.96%) Unica
4 2 (0.96%) HFM
5 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.44%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.44%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.48%) SaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.78%) HTTP
2 7 (3.35%) Internet
3 2 (0.96%) SMS
3 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.48%) DNS
4 1 (0.48%) SSL
4 1 (0.48%) Intranet
4 1 (0.48%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.10%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.61%) MySQL
3 17 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (6.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (5.74%) Big Data
5 12 (5.74%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (4.31%) DB2
7 8 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (3.35%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.87%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.91%) QlikView
10 4 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.91%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.44%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.44%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.96%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 21 (10.05%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.66%) Visual Studio
3 15 (7.18%) Subversion
3 15 (7.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (6.70%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.78%) JUnit
6 8 (3.83%) Maven
7 7 (3.35%) JIRA
8 6 (2.87%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.87%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.39%) MSBuild
10 4 (1.91%) Mockito
10 4 (1.91%) VisualVM
10 4 (1.91%) YourKit
10 4 (1.91%) ANTLR
10 4 (1.91%) NUnit
10 4 (1.91%) PHPUnit
11 3 (1.44%) Ant
11 3 (1.44%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.96%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (10.05%) Finance
2 9 (4.31%) Publishing
2 9 (4.31%) Marketing
3 8 (3.83%) Retail
4 7 (3.35%) Banking
5 5 (2.39%) Games
6 4 (1.91%) Electronics
7 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.96%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (33.97%) .NET
2 69 (33.01%) HTML
2 69 (33.01%) CSS
3 54 (25.84%) jQuery
4 45 (21.53%) ASP.NET
5 40 (19.14%) Web Services
6 33 (15.79%) HTML5
7 29 (13.88%) WCF
7 29 (13.88%) XML
8 26 (12.44%) AngularJS
9 25 (11.96%) CSS3
10 23 (11.00%) .NET Framework
11 21 (10.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 20 (9.57%) Spring
13 17 (8.13%) Ajax
13 17 (8.13%) REST
14 15 (7.18%) JSON
14 15 (7.18%) RESTful
14 15 (7.18%) J2EE
15 13 (6.22%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.31%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.31%) User Experience
3 8 (3.83%) Visualisation
4 7 (3.35%) DataPower
5 6 (2.87%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.39%) GIS
7 4 (1.91%) NHS
7 4 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.44%) Replication
8 3 (1.44%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.44%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.96%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.96%) Google Search Appliance
9 2 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.48%) iPad
10 1 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.96%) Linux
2 21 (10.05%) UNIX
3 13 (6.22%) Windows
4 11 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.87%) Android
6 5 (2.39%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.91%) Solaris
8 3 (1.44%) MVS
8 3 (1.44%) AIX
8 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.48%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (44.02%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (26.79%) TDD
3 46 (22.01%) MVC
4 38 (18.18%) Scrum
5 28 (13.40%) OO
6 27 (12.92%) Web Development
7 25 (11.96%) SOA
8 22 (10.53%) BDD
9 21 (10.05%) OOP
10 16 (7.66%) Responsive Web Design
11 15 (7.18%) Software Engineering
12 14 (6.70%) Open Source
12 14 (6.70%) ETL
12 14 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (6.22%) Low Latency
14 12 (5.74%) E-Commerce
15 11 (5.26%) Web Design
15 11 (5.26%) Unit Testing
16 10 (4.78%) Project Management
17 9 (4.31%) UML
Programming Languages
1 92 (44.02%) JavaScript
2 67 (32.06%) SQL
3 56 (26.79%) C#
4 51 (24.40%) Java
5 26 (12.44%) PHP
6 13 (6.22%) Shell Script
7 11 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 11 (5.26%) Python
8 10 (4.78%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.78%) Ruby
9 9 (4.31%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.35%) C++
10 7 (3.35%) Objective-C
11 6 (2.87%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.39%) Scala
12 5 (2.39%) Perl
13 3 (1.44%) VB
14 2 (0.96%) XQuery
14 2 (0.96%) VB6
14 2 (0.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (8.61%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.78%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.83%) Degree
4 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.44%) OCPJWCD
4 3 (1.44%) OCPJP
4 3 (1.44%) OCMJD
5 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.96%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.48%) MCTS
6 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.39%) QA
2 2 (0.96%) HL7
2 2 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.96%) Puppet
1 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.96%) Ansible
2 1 (0.48%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (14.83%) Oracle
2 29 (13.88%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.18%) Zend
4 12 (5.74%) Ab Initio
5 7 (3.35%) IBM
6 5 (2.39%) Informatica
6 5 (2.39%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.91%) Adobe
8 3 (1.44%) Sun
8 3 (1.44%) Progress
8 3 (1.44%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.44%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.96%) Google
9 2 (0.96%) hybris
9 2 (0.96%) Epiphany
9 2 (0.96%) Pega
9 2 (0.96%) Chordiant
9 2 (0.96%) BEA
9 2 (0.96%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.96%) PeopleSoft
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