The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 29 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 88 95 102
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 60 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.84% 0.98% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.07% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 17 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -14.47%
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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 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
3062 2158 2484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.01% 91.67% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1988 1348 1408
Average daily rate £375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 184 197
Average hourly rate £23.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £34.43 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 29 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucestershire - 20 £478 - 7
Bristol -6 18 £406 +16.07% 10
Wiltshire -7 7 £325 - 6
Somerset -11 7 £330 -17.50%
Dorset +1 2 - - 6
Devon - 2 - - 2
Cornwall - - - -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 40 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.69%) JavaScript
3 33 (33.67%) HTML
3 33 (33.67%) SQL
4 31 (31.63%) Java
4 31 (31.63%) MVC
5 30 (30.61%) C#
5 30 (30.61%) PHP
6 28 (28.57%) .NET
7 25 (25.51%) XML
8 23 (23.47%) Web Services
9 22 (22.45%) jQuery
10 20 (20.41%) CSS
11 19 (19.39%) ASP.NET
11 19 (19.39%) Zend
12 18 (18.37%) Doctrine
13 17 (17.35%) Unit Testing
13 17 (17.35%) Security Cleared
13 17 (17.35%) E-Commerce
14 16 (16.33%) J2EE
14 16 (16.33%) TDD
14 16 (16.33%) DV Cleared
15 15 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (15.31%) Spring
16 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 14 (14.29%) Symfony
17 13 (13.27%) HTML5
17 13 (13.27%) Oracle
17 13 (13.27%) Hibernate
18 12 (12.24%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (9.18%) CMS
2 5 (5.10%) Apache
3 4 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.06%) IIS
4 3 (3.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.04%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.02%) SAS
6 1 (1.02%) JBoss
6 1 (1.02%) FileNet
6 1 (1.02%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
2 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.04%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.04%) SAP ECC
2 2 (2.04%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.24%) Oracle Database
3 11 (11.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (9.18%) MySQL
6 8 (8.16%) Oracle9i Database
6 8 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.06%) SQLite
10 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (2.04%) SAP BW
11 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Maven
2 9 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (9.18%) Ant
3 8 (8.16%) Visual Studio
4 7 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (7.14%) ClearCase
4 7 (7.14%) Apache Ivy
4 7 (7.14%) Subversion
5 6 (6.12%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.08%) JUnit
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (3.06%) PHPUnit
7 3 (3.06%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.04%) Selenium
9 1 (1.02%) jMock
9 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.02%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.02%) PVCS
General
1 9 (9.18%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Marketing
3 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.08%) Electronics
3 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.02%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (33.67%) HTML
2 28 (28.57%) .NET
3 25 (25.51%) XML
4 23 (23.47%) Web Services
5 22 (22.45%) jQuery
6 20 (20.41%) CSS
7 19 (19.39%) ASP.NET
8 18 (18.37%) Doctrine
9 16 (16.33%) J2EE
10 15 (15.31%) Spring
11 14 (14.29%) Symfony
12 13 (13.27%) Hibernate
12 13 (13.27%) HTML5
13 12 (12.24%) WCF
14 9 (9.18%) JSON
15 8 (8.16%) Spring MVC
15 8 (8.16%) CSS3
16 6 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 5 (5.10%) .NET Framework
17 5 (5.10%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.10%) User Experience
2 4 (4.08%) DTV
3 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.06%) Open Source
4 2 (2.04%) iPad
4 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.04%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.04%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.04%) iPhone
5 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) UNIX
2 5 (5.10%) Linux
3 3 (3.06%) Windows
3 3 (3.06%) Android
3 3 (3.06%) CentOS
4 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.04%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.63%) MVC
3 17 (17.35%) E-Commerce
3 17 (17.35%) Unit Testing
4 16 (16.33%) TDD
5 15 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (12.24%) Scrum
7 11 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (11.22%) OO
8 8 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (7.14%) Release Management
10 6 (6.12%) Automated Testing
10 6 (6.12%) Web Development
10 6 (6.12%) OOD
10 6 (6.12%) SOA
11 5 (5.10%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.10%) BDD
12 4 (4.08%) Programme Management
12 4 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (4.08%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.69%) JavaScript
2 33 (33.67%) SQL
3 31 (31.63%) Java
4 30 (30.61%) C#
4 30 (30.61%) PHP
5 10 (10.20%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.14%) Perl
6 7 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 7 (7.14%) Lua
6 7 (7.14%) Python
7 6 (6.12%) PHP5
7 6 (6.12%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.12%) C++
8 5 (5.10%) Ruby
9 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.04%) VB
10 2 (2.04%) ABAP
10 2 (2.04%) C
10 2 (2.04%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (17.35%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) Sun Certification
3 3 (3.06%) OCPJP
4 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.02%) MCITP
5 1 (1.02%) SSCP
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Shibboleth
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 19 (19.39%) Zend
2 13 (13.27%) Oracle
3 8 (8.16%) SAP
4 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.06%) Sun
5 3 (3.06%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.04%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.02%) IBM
7 1 (1.02%) Trapeze
7 1 (1.02%) Teradata
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