The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 44 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.47% 0.29% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.30% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£450 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-48.38% -8.82%
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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 Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
406 334 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 94.64% 95.98% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 229 219
Average daily rate £413 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £254 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -16.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
2 6 (66.67%) X.509
2 6 (66.67%) WSDL
2 6 (66.67%) SSL
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) SAML
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 6 (66.67%) LDAP
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) Validation
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Subversion
2 6 (66.67%) Spring
2 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 6 (66.67%) JAX-WS
2 6 (66.67%) Confluence
2 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) COBOL
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 6 (66.67%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) CICS
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LDAP
1 6 (66.67%) SSL
1 6 (66.67%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Subversion
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
1 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Front Office
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
1 6 (66.67%) WSDL
1 6 (66.67%) SAML
1 6 (66.67%) Spring
1 6 (66.67%) JAX-WS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) LAMP
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
2 6 (66.67%) Validation
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) COBOL
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) JCL
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore