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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 75 106 110
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 66 45 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.34% 1.36% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 1.43% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 33 30
Median daily rate £450 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £487 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
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
2663 3150 3186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.37% 95.19% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1713 1992 2053
Median daily rate £360 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 224 179
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +32.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 33 £500 +25.00% 16
Devon +5 12 £381 -20.98%
Wiltshire +11 8 £325 -16.12% 2
Gloucestershire +7 7 £450 -2.70% 3
Somerset +18 2 £430 +14.66% 7
Dorset +4 2 - - 9
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 49 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (41.05%) SQL
3 33 (34.74%) Web Services
4 28 (29.47%) .NET
4 28 (29.47%) HTML
5 25 (26.32%) E-Commerce
6 24 (25.26%) Java
6 24 (25.26%) SQL Server
6 24 (25.26%) TDD
7 23 (24.21%) JavaScript
7 23 (24.21%) C#
7 23 (24.21%) XML
8 18 (18.95%) CSS
8 18 (18.95%) SOAP
9 17 (17.89%) ASP.NET
9 17 (17.89%) Finance
10 16 (16.84%) MVC
10 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
10 16 (16.84%) Spring
10 16 (16.84%) AngularJS
11 15 (15.79%) iOS Development
11 15 (15.79%) Apple iOS
11 15 (15.79%) Scrum
12 14 (14.74%) SQLite
13 13 (13.68%) Integration Testing
13 13 (13.68%) Security Cleared
13 13 (13.68%) Git (software)
13 13 (13.68%) Objective-C
13 13 (13.68%) Mobile App
14 12 (12.63%) Business Intelligence

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 8 (8.42%) IIS
2 5 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.21%) Mule
3 4 (4.21%) OpenROAD
3 4 (4.21%) WordPress
4 3 (3.16%) CMS
4 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.11%) Apache
5 2 (2.11%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.11%) Moodle
5 2 (2.11%) Mule ESB
5 2 (2.11%) nginx
5 2 (2.11%) SAS
5 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.05%) Confluence
6 1 (1.05%) Drupal
6 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.05%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 8 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.05%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.32%) TestFlight
4 5 (5.26%) Google Play
5 4 (4.21%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (4.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (2.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) Internet
1 1 (1.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.74%) SQLite
3 10 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (9.47%) MySQL
5 8 (8.42%) MongoDB
5 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (6.32%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (6.32%) CouchDB
7 6 (6.32%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (6.32%) QlikView
7 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (4.21%) Ingres
9 2 (2.11%) Big Data
9 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (9.47%) Visual Studio
4 6 (6.32%) Maven
4 6 (6.32%) Subversion
5 5 (5.26%) JIRA
5 5 (5.26%) Mechanoid
5 5 (5.26%) Robolectric
5 5 (5.26%) Robotium
6 4 (4.21%) Gradle
7 3 (3.16%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.11%) Ant
8 2 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.11%) Bower
8 2 (2.11%) Grunt
8 2 (2.11%) gulp
8 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.11%) JUnit
8 2 (2.11%) Selenium
9 1 (1.05%) Apache Ivy
General
1 17 (17.89%) Finance
2 8 (8.42%) Marketing
3 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.26%) Electronics
4 5 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.21%) Banking
6 2 (2.11%) Retail
6 2 (2.11%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.05%) Games
7 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.74%) Web Services
2 28 (29.47%) .NET
2 28 (29.47%) HTML
3 23 (24.21%) XML
4 18 (18.95%) CSS
4 18 (18.95%) SOAP
5 17 (17.89%) ASP.NET
6 16 (16.84%) AngularJS
6 16 (16.84%) Spring
7 12 (12.63%) JSON
7 12 (12.63%) REST
8 11 (11.58%) Hibernate
9 8 (8.42%) HTML5
10 7 (7.37%) Cocoa Touch
10 7 (7.37%) Spring MVC
10 7 (7.37%) WCF
11 6 (6.32%) .NET Framework
11 6 (6.32%) Cocoa
11 6 (6.32%) jQuery
12 5 (5.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Mobile App
2 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.47%) Visualisation
3 8 (8.42%) User Experience
4 4 (4.21%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.11%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.11%) SCORM
6 1 (1.05%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.05%) Social Media
6 1 (1.05%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.05%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.79%) Apple iOS
2 11 (11.58%) Android
3 8 (8.42%) Windows
4 5 (5.26%) Linux
5 4 (4.21%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.32%) E-Commerce
3 24 (25.26%) TDD
4 16 (16.84%) MVC
5 15 (15.79%) iOS Development
5 15 (15.79%) Scrum
6 13 (13.68%) Integration Testing
7 12 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (12.63%) Software Engineering
8 11 (11.58%) Android Development
8 11 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (11.58%) OO
8 11 (11.58%) Unit Testing
8 11 (11.58%) Web Development
9 9 (9.47%) ETL
10 8 (8.42%) Data Visualisation
10 8 (8.42%) ETL Development
10 8 (8.42%) SDLC
10 8 (8.42%) Usability Testing
11 7 (7.37%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 39 (41.05%) SQL
2 24 (25.26%) Java
3 23 (24.21%) C#
3 23 (24.21%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.68%) Objective-C
5 11 (11.58%) Apple Swift
5 11 (11.58%) C++
6 8 (8.42%) Ruby
7 7 (7.37%) PHP
7 7 (7.37%) Python
8 5 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.16%) C
9 3 (3.16%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.16%) VB
10 2 (2.11%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.11%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (2.11%) R
10 2 (2.11%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.11%) VB6
10 2 (2.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (13.68%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.58%) Degree
3 10 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.16%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Ansible
2 1 (1.05%) Oozie
2 1 (1.05%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.32%) IFS
2 6 (6.32%) Oracle
3 5 (5.26%) Google
3 5 (5.26%) SAP
4 3 (3.16%) Adobe
5 2 (2.11%) Apple
6 1 (1.05%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.05%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.05%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.05%) Facebook
6 1 (1.05%) IBM
6 1 (1.05%) OpenText
6 1 (1.05%) Sencha
6 1 (1.05%) Zend
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