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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 94 93 116
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 44 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.51% 1.38% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.43% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 25
Median daily rate £389 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.75% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £358 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Median hourly rate £44.05 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £40.57
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -1.40%
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
2794 3000 3067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 96.15% 95.97% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1787 1849 1877
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 175 189
Median hourly rate £36.00 £20.12 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.90% +11.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -1 15 £375 - 16
Gloucestershire 0 13 £375 -9.09% 7
Devon +10 8 £450 -
Somerset +14 3 £475 - 8
Wiltshire -1 2 £435 - 4
Dorset -5 2 £550 - 7
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 40 (46.51%) HTML
1 40 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (41.86%) Java
2 36 (41.86%) SQL
3 34 (39.53%) CSS
4 33 (38.37%) JavaScript
5 31 (36.05%) C#
6 23 (26.74%) .NET
6 23 (26.74%) OO
7 22 (25.58%) MVC
8 21 (24.42%) Scrum
9 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
10 19 (22.09%) TDD
11 18 (20.93%) Spring
11 18 (20.93%) Ruby
11 18 (20.93%) Python
12 17 (19.77%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (18.60%) Finance
14 15 (17.44%) JIRA
14 15 (17.44%) Manufacturing
14 15 (17.44%) Electronics
14 15 (17.44%) C++
14 15 (17.44%) SAP
15 14 (16.28%) Telecoms
15 14 (16.28%) Programme Management
15 14 (16.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 14 (16.28%) Marketing
15 14 (16.28%) Digital Marketing
16 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
16 13 (15.12%) BDD

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 9 (10.47%) SAS
2 6 (6.98%) Mule
2 6 (6.98%) Mule ESB
3 4 (4.65%) Apache
3 4 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.49%) Node.js
5 2 (2.33%) IIS
5 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.33%) WordPress
6 1 (1.16%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.16%) CMS
6 1 (1.16%) Drupal
6 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.16%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.16%) Liferay
6 1 (1.16%) Sakai
6 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) CATIA
1 1 (1.16%) Revit
Business Applications
1 14 (16.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (6.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) ASN.1
1 1 (1.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.49%) MySQL
3 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.16%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.16%) MS Access
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.16%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (17.44%) JIRA
2 11 (12.79%) Subversion
3 10 (11.63%) Maven
4 7 (8.14%) JUnit
5 6 (6.98%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.81%) Cucumber
6 5 (5.81%) Selenium
6 5 (5.81%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.65%) Mockito
7 4 (4.65%) PhantomJS
8 3 (3.49%) Bower
8 3 (3.49%) ClearCase
8 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.49%) Grunt
8 3 (3.49%) gulp
8 3 (3.49%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.33%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (18.60%) Finance
2 15 (17.44%) Electronics
2 15 (17.44%) Manufacturing
3 14 (16.28%) Marketing
3 14 (16.28%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.16%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (46.51%) HTML
2 34 (39.53%) CSS
3 23 (26.74%) .NET
4 18 (20.93%) Spring
5 13 (15.12%) ASP.NET
5 13 (15.12%) Web Services
5 13 (15.12%) XML
6 12 (13.95%) jQuery
7 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (11.63%) Hibernate
8 9 (10.47%) JPA
8 9 (10.47%) JSON
9 8 (9.30%) .NET Framework
10 7 (8.14%) AngularJS
10 7 (8.14%) Spring MVC
10 7 (8.14%) WCF
11 6 (6.98%) Apache Camel
11 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (6.98%) Spring Integration
12 4 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.16%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Linux
1 4 (4.65%) Unix
2 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.33%) Windows
4 1 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.74%) OO
3 22 (25.58%) MVC
4 21 (24.42%) Scrum
5 19 (22.09%) TDD
6 17 (19.77%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (16.28%) Digital Marketing
7 14 (16.28%) Programme Management
8 13 (15.12%) BDD
9 11 (12.79%) DevOps
9 11 (12.79%) Mentoring
9 11 (12.79%) Software Engineering
10 10 (11.63%) Web Development
11 9 (10.47%) OOP
12 8 (9.30%) Data Analysis
12 8 (9.30%) Integration Testing
12 8 (9.30%) Line Management
12 8 (9.30%) UML
13 7 (8.14%) E-Commerce
13 7 (8.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.86%) Java
1 36 (41.86%) SQL
2 33 (38.37%) JavaScript
3 31 (36.05%) C#
4 18 (20.93%) Python
4 18 (20.93%) Ruby
5 15 (17.44%) C++
6 12 (13.95%) C
7 11 (12.79%) Objective-C
8 9 (10.47%) MATLAB
8 9 (10.47%) R
9 6 (6.98%) Perl
10 5 (5.81%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.65%) Embedded C++
12 3 (3.49%) ECMAScript
12 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
12 3 (3.49%) TypeScript
12 3 (3.49%) VB.NET
13 2 (2.33%) Delphi
13 2 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) Degree
1 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.16%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) SAP
2 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.79%) Oracle
4 9 (10.47%) Apple
5 1 (1.16%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.16%) Cognos
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