The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Application Developer
Rank 577 536 579
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Applications Developer 19 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.031% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.033% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 3
Average daily rate £400 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £320 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £338 -
% change year-on-year
-7.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51854 44815 56131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.45% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31590 25634 30843
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2065 2206 2587
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Senior Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Applications Developer within the UK.

Senior Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Senior Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Applications Developer within the UK.

Senior Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Applications Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -44 17 £400 -11.11% 4
London -17 8 £475 -13.63%
South East -12 6 £288 -8.00% 1
East Sussex - 6 £288 -
Glasgow 0 2 £340 -2.85% 2
Scotland -3 2 £340 -2.85% 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £350 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
Nottingham - 1 £350 -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Romford - - - -
Staines - - - -
Woking - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Chertsey - - - -

Senior Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 20 (58.82%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
3 13 (38.24%) Oracle
4 12 (35.29%) XML
5 11 (32.35%) .NET
5 11 (32.35%) J2EE
5 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (29.41%) Spring
6 10 (29.41%) HTML
6 10 (29.41%) Web Services
7 9 (26.47%) CSS
8 6 (17.65%) Windows
8 6 (17.65%) OO
8 6 (17.65%) C#
8 6 (17.65%) VB.NET
8 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 6 (17.65%) JSON
8 6 (17.65%) Multithreading
8 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
9 5 (14.71%) MVC
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.71%) ITIL
9 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
10 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
10 4 (11.76%) MySQL
10 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
10 4 (11.76%) Perl
10 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g

Senior Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.94%) Drupal
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SSL
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.76%) MySQL
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Front Office
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) XML
2 11 (32.35%) .NET
2 11 (32.35%) J2EE
3 10 (29.41%) Spring
3 10 (29.41%) HTML
3 10 (29.41%) Web Services
4 9 (26.47%) CSS
5 6 (17.65%) JSON
6 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
7 4 (11.76%) WCF
7 4 (11.76%) Ajax
7 4 (11.76%) Java EE
7 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (11.76%) jQuery
8 3 (8.82%) LINQ
9 2 (5.88%) WinForms
9 2 (5.88%) iOS SDK
10 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) iPhone
3 1 (2.94%) Statistics
3 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Android
2 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Phone
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.65%) OO
2 6 (17.65%) Multithreading
3 5 (14.71%) MVC
3 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Project Management
4 4 (11.76%) Scrum
5 3 (8.82%) Release Management
5 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.82%) RAD
6 2 (5.88%) OOP
6 2 (5.88%) Content Management
6 2 (5.88%) Time Management
6 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.94%) System Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.94%) Fund Accounting
7 1 (2.94%) Change Control
7 1 (2.94%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) VB.NET
4 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
4 4 (11.76%) Perl
5 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.82%) VBA
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) ServiceNow
4 3 (8.82%) Business Objects
5 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 2 (5.88%) Adobe
6 1 (2.94%) Sun
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