The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Senior Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 130 138 141
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 12 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.033% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.034% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £310 £380
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 - -
Senior Software 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
2794 2931 3050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 96.05% 95.97% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1789 1794 1869
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 168 192
Median hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.49 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Senior Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Senior Software 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 Software Developer across the South West region.

Senior Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Senior Software 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 Software Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Devon - 7 £450 -
Bristol - 2 £325 - 4
Somerset - 2 £475 - 1
Gloucestershire +7 1 - -
Senior Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 16 (80.00%) C#
2 15 (75.00%) HTML
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 14 (70.00%) CSS
4 13 (65.00%) OO
4 13 (65.00%) Python
4 13 (65.00%) Scrum
5 12 (60.00%) Ruby
6 11 (55.00%) C++
7 10 (50.00%) Java
7 10 (50.00%) C
7 10 (50.00%) Degree
7 10 (50.00%) QA
8 9 (45.00%) R
8 9 (45.00%) SAS
8 9 (45.00%) Objective-C
8 9 (45.00%) MATLAB
9 8 (40.00%) Apple
9 8 (40.00%) OOP
9 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
9 8 (40.00%) JIRA
9 8 (40.00%) DevOps
9 8 (40.00%) Line Management
9 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
9 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
10 7 (35.00%) .NET
10 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
11 6 (30.00%) Electronics
11 6 (30.00%) SQL Server

Senior Software 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 9 (45.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) ASN.1
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) GCC
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (30.00%) Electronics
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (25.00%) Marketing
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) HTML
2 14 (70.00%) CSS
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
4 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (20.00%) jQuery
5 4 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (15.00%) JSON
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.00%) XML
8 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
8 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
8 1 (5.00%) Middleware
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (5.00%) RESTful
8 1 (5.00%) Spring
8 1 (5.00%) WCF
8 1 (5.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) OO
2 13 (65.00%) Scrum
3 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 8 (40.00%) DevOps
3 8 (40.00%) Line Management
3 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (40.00%) OOP
4 6 (30.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (25.00%) MVC
5 5 (25.00%) OOD
5 5 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 4 (20.00%) BDD
7 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.00%) High Availability
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 13 (65.00%) Python
4 12 (60.00%) Ruby
5 11 (55.00%) C++
6 10 (50.00%) C
6 10 (50.00%) Java
7 9 (45.00%) MATLAB
7 9 (45.00%) Objective-C
7 9 (45.00%) R
8 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (15.00%) Perl
10 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
11 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
11 1 (5.00%) VBA
11 1 (5.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Apple
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Autodesk
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