The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank - - 109
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.76% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £41.25
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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
2816 2712 1870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.74% 92.81% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 1780 1121
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 185 137
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £15.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior Software 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 Software Developer across the South West region.

Senior Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) DTV

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) SAP