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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 104 84 101
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 35 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.07% 1.47% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.59% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 19
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£378 £365 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% +17.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £319 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
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
3046 2082 2931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.41% 93.03% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1980 1326 1723
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 164 246
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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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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
Bristol 0 21 £400 +10.34% 21
Gloucestershire -16 5 £413 +10.00% 10
Wiltshire -14 2 £450 +28.57% 6
Somerset -18 2 £353 +3.84% 8
Cornwall - - - -
Devon - - - - 7
Dorset - - - - 8
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 54 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (42.53%) PHP
3 31 (35.63%) Java
3 31 (35.63%) Zend
3 31 (35.63%) Unit Testing
4 30 (34.48%) MVC
5 21 (24.14%) Symfony
6 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
7 19 (21.84%) HTML
8 18 (20.69%) C#
8 18 (20.69%) .NET
8 18 (20.69%) J2EE
9 17 (19.54%) SQL
9 17 (19.54%) CSS
9 17 (19.54%) Spring
10 16 (18.39%) SQL Server
10 16 (18.39%) Web Services
10 16 (18.39%) jQuery
11 14 (16.09%) Hibernate
12 13 (14.94%) XML
12 13 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET
14 11 (12.64%) TDD
15 10 (11.49%) Finance
15 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
16 9 (10.34%) Scrum
17 8 (9.20%) MySQL
17 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 8 (9.20%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.45%) CMS
2 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.30%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (2.30%) Escenic
3 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.30%) IIS
3 2 (2.30%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.15%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.15%) FileNet
4 1 (1.15%) CICS
4 1 (1.15%) SAS
4 1 (1.15%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.15%) Drupal
4 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) MySQL
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.75%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.75%) Big Data
3 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.30%) SQLite
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.30%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.15%) DB2
6 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (6.90%) Maven
2 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.60%) Ant
3 4 (4.60%) Subversion
4 3 (3.45%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.45%) JUnit
4 3 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (3.45%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (3.45%) Selenium
5 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.15%) NUnit
6 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.15%) Moq
6 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.15%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.15%) MSTest
6 1 (1.15%) PHPUnit
General
1 10 (11.49%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.45%) Retail
3 3 (3.45%) Electronics
3 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.14%) Symfony
2 19 (21.84%) HTML
3 18 (20.69%) .NET
3 18 (20.69%) J2EE
4 17 (19.54%) CSS
4 17 (19.54%) Spring
5 16 (18.39%) Web Services
5 16 (18.39%) jQuery
6 14 (16.09%) Hibernate
7 13 (14.94%) XML
8 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET
9 8 (9.20%) HTML5
10 7 (8.05%) CSS3
10 7 (8.05%) Zend Framework
11 6 (6.90%) SOAP
11 6 (6.90%) Struts
12 4 (4.60%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (4.60%) Ajax
12 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
12 4 (4.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) User Experience
2 3 (3.45%) DTV
2 3 (3.45%) Replication
3 2 (2.30%) iPhone
3 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) Open Source
3 2 (2.30%) iPad
3 2 (2.30%) E-Learning
3 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.15%) VSAM
4 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.75%) UNIX
2 3 (3.45%) Linux
3 2 (2.30%) Android
3 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.63%) Unit Testing
3 30 (34.48%) MVC
4 13 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (12.64%) TDD
6 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.34%) Scrum
8 7 (8.05%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.90%) OO
10 5 (5.75%) Migration
10 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.60%) Web Development
11 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.60%) BDD
11 4 (4.60%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (4.60%) Automated Testing
12 3 (3.45%) Programme Management
12 3 (3.45%) ITIL
12 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2
12 3 (3.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (42.53%) PHP
2 31 (35.63%) Java
3 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
4 18 (20.69%) C#
5 17 (19.54%) SQL
6 7 (8.05%) PHP5
7 6 (6.90%) VB
7 6 (6.90%) VB.NET
8 5 (5.75%) C
9 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.45%) Python
10 3 (3.45%) Perl
10 3 (3.45%) Lua
11 2 (2.30%) Ruby
11 2 (2.30%) Apex Code
11 2 (2.30%) Scala
11 2 (2.30%) C++
11 2 (2.30%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.15%) JCL
12 1 (1.15%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 31 (35.63%) Zend
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle
3 3 (3.45%) SAP
4 2 (2.30%) JBoss
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.15%) IBM
5 1 (1.15%) Teradata
5 1 (1.15%) Informatica
5 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
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