The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 43 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.49% 0.28% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 0.30% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £600 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.52 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+92.60% -46.66%
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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 Southampton 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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
322 333 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 96.12% 94.07% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 245 180
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 9 48
Average hourly rate £13.50 £27.63 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.13% +97.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.13 £42.75 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Developer across the Southampton region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer across the Southampton region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) QlikView
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) MS Project
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) NHS
4 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (28.57%) Matrix Management
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) PHPUnit

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (28.57%) MS Project
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (42.86%) QlikView
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (28.57%) GeoQlik
2 2 (28.57%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) PHPUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) Symfony
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Dashboard Development
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Matrix Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) EAI
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Siebel