The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank - 238 236
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 0 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.11% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.12% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Average daily rate
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- £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.76% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £41.25
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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
8314 8244 7570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.89% 91.80% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4710 4537 3853
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 424 589
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Software 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 Software Developer across the South East region.

Senior Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Software 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 Software Developer across the South East region.

Senior Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) XSL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Moq
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSL
4 1 (20.00%) Google Maps API
4 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) DHTML
4 1 (20.00%) DOM
4 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (20.00%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter
2 1 (20.00%) Google