The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - - 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £316 £360
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -12.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
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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
339 323 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.88% 97.00% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 209 143
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 48 68
Average hourly rate £27.00 £13.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.36% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Senior Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Senior Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Southampton