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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 175 152 148
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 86 90 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.86% 0.96% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.05% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 71 45
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.29 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +0.71%
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
9125 8569 7745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.48% 91.87% 92.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5036 4744 3880
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 448 606
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.63 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Berkshire +13 21 £450 +34.32% 25
Buckinghamshire -3 15 £369 -2.96% 9
Hampshire -11 14 £350 -22.22% 21
Surrey -12 13 £400 -2.43% 24
Oxfordshire -19 9 £406 +25.00% 25
West Sussex -14 5 £425 +54.54% 5
East Sussex -9 4 £475 +65.21% 4
Kent -5 1 £388 +6.89% 8
Sussex - 1 £450 - 1
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 78 (43.58%) JavaScript
2 76 (42.46%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (39.66%) .NET
4 65 (36.31%) C#
5 63 (35.20%) CSS
6 56 (31.28%) HTML
7 48 (26.82%) ASP.NET
8 45 (25.14%) SQL
9 43 (24.02%) Web Services
9 43 (24.02%) TDD
9 43 (24.02%) jQuery
10 42 (23.46%) MVC
11 38 (21.23%) Scrum
12 34 (18.99%) WCF
13 33 (18.44%) OO
13 33 (18.44%) Java
14 32 (17.88%) XML
15 31 (17.32%) HTML5
16 28 (15.64%) SQL Server
17 26 (14.53%) Linux
18 25 (13.97%) Web Development
18 25 (13.97%) Git (software)
19 24 (13.41%) BDD
19 24 (13.41%) PHP
20 23 (12.85%) Microsoft
21 22 (12.29%) AngularJS
22 19 (10.61%) CSS3
23 18 (10.06%) .NET Framework
23 18 (10.06%) Visual Studio
24 17 (9.50%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 15 (8.38%) Apache
1 15 (8.38%) Node.js
2 14 (7.82%) CMS
2 14 (7.82%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (3.91%) Umbraco
4 7 (3.91%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (3.35%) Zimbra
5 6 (3.35%) IIS
6 5 (2.79%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.79%) Drupal
6 5 (2.79%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.23%) JBoss
7 4 (2.23%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.68%) SAS
8 3 (1.68%) Sitefinity
9 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.12%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.56%) Mule
10 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.35%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.68%) Fireworks
2 3 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.23%) Magento
3 2 (1.12%) Unica
4 1 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.15%) Internet
2 3 (1.68%) HTTP
3 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.12%) DNS
3 2 (1.12%) SSL
3 2 (1.12%) Firewall
3 2 (1.12%) SMS
4 1 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.64%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.15%) Big Data
3 10 (5.59%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.03%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.91%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.79%) MySQL
8 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.23%) DB2
8 4 (2.23%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.68%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (1.12%) SQLite
10 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 25 (13.97%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.06%) Visual Studio
3 15 (8.38%) Subversion
4 13 (7.26%) Jenkins
5 11 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.91%) PHPUnit
7 4 (2.23%) NUnit
7 4 (2.23%) Maven
7 4 (2.23%) JUnit
7 4 (2.23%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.68%) ClearCase
8 3 (1.68%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.68%) Moq
9 2 (1.12%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.12%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.12%) Hudson
9 2 (1.12%) Gerrit
9 2 (1.12%) PowerBuilder
General
1 17 (9.50%) Publishing
2 16 (8.94%) Finance
3 9 (5.03%) Banking
4 6 (3.35%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.35%) Marketing
5 4 (2.23%) Electronics
6 3 (1.68%) Retail
7 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (39.66%) .NET
2 63 (35.20%) CSS
3 56 (31.28%) HTML
4 48 (26.82%) ASP.NET
5 43 (24.02%) Web Services
5 43 (24.02%) jQuery
6 34 (18.99%) WCF
7 32 (17.88%) XML
8 31 (17.32%) HTML5
9 22 (12.29%) AngularJS
10 19 (10.61%) CSS3
11 18 (10.06%) .NET Framework
12 16 (8.94%) RESTful
13 15 (8.38%) Ajax
14 13 (7.26%) JSON
15 12 (6.70%) REST
16 11 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 10 (5.59%) Backbone.js
17 10 (5.59%) KnockoutJS
17 10 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.15%) Visualisation
2 10 (5.59%) Open Source
2 10 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.47%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.35%) Google Search Appliance
4 6 (3.35%) User Experience
5 5 (2.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.68%) iPad
6 3 (1.68%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.68%) Replication
7 2 (1.12%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.12%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.12%) iPhone
7 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.56%) DataPower
8 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.53%) Linux
2 14 (7.82%) UNIX
3 11 (6.15%) Apple iOS
4 9 (5.03%) Windows
5 7 (3.91%) Android
6 3 (1.68%) MVS
6 3 (1.68%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.12%) Solaris
8 1 (0.56%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.56%) AIX
8 1 (0.56%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (42.46%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (24.02%) TDD
3 42 (23.46%) MVC
4 38 (21.23%) Scrum
5 33 (18.44%) OO
6 25 (13.97%) Web Development
7 24 (13.41%) BDD
8 17 (9.50%) SOA
9 15 (8.38%) OOP
10 14 (7.82%) E-Commerce
11 13 (7.26%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (6.70%) Workflow
12 12 (6.70%) ETL
13 11 (6.15%) Unit Testing
14 10 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (5.59%) Process Management
15 9 (5.03%) Software Engineering
16 8 (4.47%) CRM
16 8 (4.47%) Analytics
16 8 (4.47%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 78 (43.58%) JavaScript
2 65 (36.31%) C#
3 45 (25.14%) SQL
4 33 (18.44%) Java
5 24 (13.41%) PHP
6 13 (7.26%) C++
7 11 (6.15%) PowerShell
8 10 (5.59%) Python
8 10 (5.59%) Objective-C
9 8 (4.47%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.91%) Shell Script
11 6 (3.35%) Ruby
11 6 (3.35%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.35%) Scala
12 5 (2.79%) PHP5
12 5 (2.79%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.68%) Perl
14 2 (1.12%) C
14 2 (1.12%) XAML
15 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (8.94%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.82%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.23%) Degree
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.23%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.68%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Nagios
1 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 23 (12.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.26%) Oracle
3 8 (4.47%) Google
3 8 (4.47%) Sitecore
4 6 (3.35%) Zend
4 6 (3.35%) Ab Initio
5 5 (2.79%) Twitter
6 3 (1.68%) Adobe
6 3 (1.68%) Informatica
7 2 (1.12%) Apple
7 2 (1.12%) SAP
7 2 (1.12%) Epiphany
7 2 (1.12%) Chordiant
7 2 (1.12%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.56%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.56%) Talend
8 1 (0.56%) IBM
8 1 (0.56%) Telerik
8 1 (0.56%) Tableau
8 1 (0.56%) Facebook
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