The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Southampton region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 34 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.87% 1.59% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.64% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £375 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £413 £378
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.02 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+22.15% +80.10%
Senior Developer
Hampshire

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
219 366 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 95.22% 97.08% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 252 256
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -58.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £27.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Southampton region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) MVC
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) JMeter
2 5 (45.45%) N-Tier
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
2 5 (45.45%) Mockito
2 5 (45.45%) Hamcrest
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (36.36%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) Apache
4 3 (27.27%) OOP
4 3 (27.27%) LAMP
4 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) WordPress
4 3 (27.27%) REST
4 3 (27.27%) Symfony
4 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 3 (27.27%) JSON
4 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Blog
4 3 (27.27%) Subversion

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) WordPress
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Hamcrest
1 5 (45.45%) JMeter
1 5 (45.45%) Mockito
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) PHPUnit
3 3 (27.27%) Subversion
4 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) JSON
1 3 (27.27%) LAMP
1 3 (27.27%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (27.27%) REST
1 3 (27.27%) RESTful
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
1 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
1 3 (27.27%) Symfony
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) Lucene
3 1 (9.09%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) N-Tier
2 3 (27.27%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) OOP
4 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Change Control
6 1 (9.09%) OOD
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft