The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 75 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 61 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.11% 0.88% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 0.93% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 26 32
Median daily rate £450 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £384
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +7.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 - -
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2731 3132 3020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.50% 95.49% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1784 1991 1933
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 223 173
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Developer across the South West region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer across the South West region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Bristol +15 30 £500 +17.64% 11
Devon - 10 £400 - 5
Dorset +4 7 £430 - 9
Wiltshire +2 6 £300 -14.28% 1
Gloucestershire +4 5 £450 +10.42% 3
Somerset +11 1 £410 +5.80% 3
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 50 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (45.92%) SQL
3 33 (33.67%) Java
4 32 (32.65%) HTML
5 31 (31.63%) Web Services
6 27 (27.55%) .NET
7 26 (26.53%) C#
8 24 (24.49%) JavaScript
8 24 (24.49%) XML
9 23 (23.47%) SQL Server
10 22 (22.45%) E-Commerce
10 22 (22.45%) Finance
10 22 (22.45%) TDD
11 21 (21.43%) Spring
12 20 (20.41%) CSS
13 19 (19.39%) MVC
14 18 (18.37%) Scrum
15 17 (17.35%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (16.33%) Objective-C
16 16 (16.33%) SOAP
16 16 (16.33%) ASP.NET
16 16 (16.33%) Integration Testing
17 15 (15.31%) C++
17 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
17 15 (15.31%) Mobile App
18 14 (14.29%) Hibernate
18 14 (14.29%) OO
18 14 (14.29%) JSON
19 13 (13.27%) Marketing
19 13 (13.27%) Degree

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (7.14%) IIS
1 7 (7.14%) Mule
2 6 (6.12%) SAS
3 5 (5.10%) Mule ESB
4 4 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.08%) OpenROAD
5 3 (3.06%) CMS
5 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.06%) WordPress
6 2 (2.04%) Apache
6 2 (2.04%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.04%) Moodle
6 2 (2.04%) nginx
7 1 (1.02%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.02%) Confluence
7 1 (1.02%) Drupal
7 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.02%) Joomla!
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.02%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) Revit
Business Applications
1 11 (11.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (5.10%) Google Play
3 5 (5.10%) TestFlight
4 2 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) ASN.1
1 1 (1.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.47%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.27%) SQLite
3 9 (9.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (8.16%) MySQL
5 7 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.10%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (5.10%) CouchDB
6 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (4.08%) Ingres
7 4 (4.08%) QlikView
7 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.04%) Big Data
9 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.02%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Git (software)
1 11 (11.22%) JIRA
2 9 (9.18%) Maven
2 9 (9.18%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.10%) JUnit
4 5 (5.10%) Mechanoid
4 5 (5.10%) Robolectric
4 5 (5.10%) Robotium
4 5 (5.10%) Subversion
5 4 (4.08%) Gradle
5 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.06%) IntelliJ
6 3 (3.06%) Mockito
6 3 (3.06%) PhantomJS
7 2 (2.04%) Ant
7 2 (2.04%) Bower
7 2 (2.04%) Grunt
7 2 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 22 (22.45%) Finance
2 13 (13.27%) Marketing
3 12 (12.24%) Electronics
4 11 (11.22%) Manufacturing
4 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.06%) Banking
6 2 (2.04%) Retail
6 2 (2.04%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.02%) Back Office
7 1 (1.02%) Games
7 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.65%) HTML
2 31 (31.63%) Web Services
3 27 (27.55%) .NET
4 24 (24.49%) XML
5 21 (21.43%) Spring
6 20 (20.41%) CSS
7 16 (16.33%) ASP.NET
7 16 (16.33%) SOAP
8 14 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 14 (14.29%) JSON
9 13 (13.27%) AngularJS
10 10 (10.20%) jQuery
10 10 (10.20%) Spring MVC
11 9 (9.18%) REST
12 8 (8.16%) HTML5
13 7 (7.14%) Apache Camel
13 7 (7.14%) JPA
13 7 (7.14%) WCF
14 6 (6.12%) Cocoa Touch
15 5 (5.10%) ActionBarSherlock
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.16%) User Experience
3 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.04%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.04%) SCORM
6 1 (1.02%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.02%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.02%) Social Media
6 1 (1.02%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.02%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.24%) Apple iOS
2 9 (9.18%) Android
3 8 (8.16%) Windows
4 5 (5.10%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.06%) Linux
6 2 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.45%) E-Commerce
2 22 (22.45%) TDD
3 19 (19.39%) MVC
4 18 (18.37%) Scrum
5 17 (17.35%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (16.33%) Integration Testing
7 14 (14.29%) OO
8 12 (12.24%) iOS Development
9 11 (11.22%) Digital Marketing
9 11 (11.22%) Programme Management
9 11 (11.22%) Software Engineering
10 9 (9.18%) Android Development
10 9 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (9.18%) Web Development
11 8 (8.16%) ETL
11 8 (8.16%) OOP
11 8 (8.16%) SDLC
11 8 (8.16%) Usability Testing
12 7 (7.14%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 45 (45.92%) SQL
2 33 (33.67%) Java
3 26 (26.53%) C#
4 24 (24.49%) JavaScript
5 16 (16.33%) Objective-C
6 15 (15.31%) C++
7 12 (12.24%) Ruby
8 10 (10.20%) Apple Swift
9 9 (9.18%) Python
10 8 (8.16%) C
11 7 (7.14%) MATLAB
11 7 (7.14%) T-SQL
12 6 (6.12%) PHP
12 6 (6.12%) R
13 3 (3.06%) VBA
14 2 (2.04%) ActionScript
14 2 (2.04%) ActionScript 3.0
14 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
14 2 (2.04%) VB
14 2 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Degree
1 13 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.22%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.02%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Ansible
1 1 (1.02%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.22%) SAP
3 8 (8.16%) Oracle
4 5 (5.10%) Apple
4 5 (5.10%) Google
5 4 (4.08%) IFS
6 2 (2.04%) Adobe
7 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.02%) Autodesk
7 1 (1.02%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.02%) Facebook
7 1 (1.02%) IBM
7 1 (1.02%) Sencha
7 1 (1.02%) Zend
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