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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
England / South West
Rank 111 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 27 46 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 1.57% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.63% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 56
Median daily rate £419 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.37% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £475 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £44.10 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £44.10 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-62.58% +17.60%

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
2570 2824 3067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.11% 96.15% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1666 1865 1943
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 168 150
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +4 12 £488 +30.00% 17
Dorset +8 5 £394 +12.50% 3
Somerset 0 2 £395 -18.92% 5
Gloucestershire -5 2 £350 -9.67% 6
Devon -13 2 £335 -21.17% 1
Cornwall - 2 £845 -
Wiltshire -4 1 - - 4
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
1 36 (48.00%) C#
2 32 (42.67%) JavaScript
2 32 (42.67%) .NET
3 31 (41.33%) HTML
4 28 (37.33%) CSS
5 26 (34.67%) SQL Server
5 26 (34.67%) SQL
6 22 (29.33%) TDD
6 22 (29.33%) MVC
6 22 (29.33%) ASP.NET
6 22 (29.33%) AngularJS
7 20 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (24.00%) Java
8 18 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
8 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (22.67%) Web Services
9 17 (22.67%) E-Commerce
10 14 (18.67%) Finance
11 13 (17.33%) Scrum
12 11 (14.67%) High Availability
12 11 (14.67%) Big Data
12 11 (14.67%) Mobile App
12 11 (14.67%) MySQL
13 10 (13.33%) MongoDB
13 10 (13.33%) Web Design
13 10 (13.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 10 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (12.00%) Xamarin
14 9 (12.00%) PostgreSQL

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 5 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (6.67%) IIS
2 4 (5.33%) OpenROAD
3 3 (4.00%) WordPress
4 2 (2.67%) Mule
4 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.33%) Apache
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.33%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.33%) SilverStripe
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.33%) Magento
2 1 (1.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.67%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.67%) PaaS
4 2 (2.67%) SaaS
5 1 (1.33%) GitHub
5 1 (1.33%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.33%) TestFlight
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) Intranet
2 1 (1.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (34.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.67%) Big Data
2 11 (14.67%) MySQL
3 10 (13.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 9 (12.00%) NoSQL
4 9 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.33%) Ingres
6 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.67%) QlikView
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.33%) JUnit
3 4 (5.33%) Mockito
4 3 (4.00%) Subversion
5 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.33%) Gradle
6 1 (1.33%) Hudson
6 1 (1.33%) Maven
6 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.33%) Sahi
6 1 (1.33%) Selenium
6 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.33%) WATIR
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Banking
2 3 (4.00%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (42.67%) .NET
2 31 (41.33%) HTML
3 28 (37.33%) CSS
4 22 (29.33%) AngularJS
4 22 (29.33%) ASP.NET
5 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (22.67%) Web Services
7 9 (12.00%) XML
8 8 (10.67%) .NET Framework
8 8 (10.67%) JSON
8 8 (10.67%) WCF
9 7 (9.33%) jQuery
9 7 (9.33%) REST
9 7 (9.33%) SOAP
10 6 (8.00%) HTML5
11 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (6.67%) J2EE
11 5 (6.67%) React
11 5 (6.67%) Spring
12 4 (5.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) User Experience
3 2 (2.67%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.33%) Blog
4 1 (1.33%) CCTV
4 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.67%) Linux
2 5 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.33%) Unix
4 3 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.33%) MVC
2 22 (29.33%) TDD
3 17 (22.67%) E-Commerce
4 13 (17.33%) Scrum
5 11 (14.67%) High Availability
6 10 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (13.33%) Web Design
7 8 (10.67%) CRM
8 7 (9.33%) BDD
8 7 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.33%) OO
8 7 (9.33%) SDLC
8 7 (9.33%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.00%) Web Development
10 5 (6.67%) DevOps
10 5 (6.67%) iOS Development
10 5 (6.67%) OOP
10 5 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.00%) C#
2 32 (42.67%) JavaScript
3 26 (34.67%) SQL
4 18 (24.00%) Java
5 7 (9.33%) PL/SQL
6 6 (8.00%) Python
7 4 (5.33%) Ruby
7 4 (5.33%) Scala
8 3 (4.00%) C++
8 3 (4.00%) PHP
8 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.67%) Clojure
9 2 (2.67%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.33%) ABAP
10 1 (1.33%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.33%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.33%) VB
10 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.33%) VB6
10 1 (1.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
2 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) ISO 14001
1 2 (2.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Basel II
2 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.67%) Ansible
3 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.33%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Xamarin
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (2.67%) IFS
4 2 (2.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) Adobe
5 1 (1.33%) Capita
5 1 (1.33%) Google
5 1 (1.33%) IBM
5 1 (1.33%) OpenText
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.33%) Telerik
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