The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Applications Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Application Developer
Rank 634 609 600
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Applications Developer 14 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.033% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.035% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 5
Median daily rate £400 £388 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £351 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £501 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £371 -
% change year-on-year
+17.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50931 51412 49753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.74% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33245 31720 30748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1466 2048 2093
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £40.15 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Senior Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Applications Developer in the job title.

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 26 May 2016.

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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 11 £475 +22.58% 12
Cheshire -1 5 £475 +22.58%
North West -18 5 £475 +22.58% 1
Chester - 5 £475 -
Edinburgh -9 3 £388 - 1
Scotland -13 3 £388 - 1
London -18 3 £400 -3.03% 5
Yorkshire +8 1 £325 -8.45% 3
West Yorkshire -2 1 £325 -8.45% 3
South East -8 1 £350 - 2
Bingley - 1 £325 -
Essex - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

Senior Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Senior Applications 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 featuring Senior Applications Developer in the job title.

1 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
2 14 (32.56%) C#
2 14 (32.56%) .NET
2 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
3 12 (27.91%) Finance
3 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
4 11 (25.58%) Service Management
4 11 (25.58%) Java
4 11 (25.58%) XML
4 11 (25.58%) Linux
5 10 (23.26%) HTML
5 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
5 10 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (23.26%) HTML5
5 10 (23.26%) Sensu
5 10 (23.26%) MuleSoft
5 10 (23.26%) ELK Stack
5 10 (23.26%) Uchiwa
6 9 (20.93%) Grafana
6 9 (20.93%) ForgeRock
6 9 (20.93%) Graphite
6 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (20.93%) Atlassian
6 9 (20.93%) SQL
6 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
6 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
7 8 (18.60%) CSS
7 8 (18.60%) J2EE
7 8 (18.60%) MVC

Senior Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 8 (18.60%) OpenStack
2 4 (9.30%) Node.js
3 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.65%) Apache
4 2 (4.65%) CICS
4 2 (4.65%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.33%) CMS
5 1 (2.33%) GeoServer
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (18.60%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (6.98%) Amazon S3
4 3 (6.98%) CloudFront
4 3 (6.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) FTP
1 2 (4.65%) SSL
1 2 (4.65%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) MS Access
3 4 (9.30%) MariaDB
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.98%) DB2
4 3 (6.98%) SSDT
5 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (4.65%) Easytrieve
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.33%) GIS
6 1 (2.33%) MySQL
6 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.93%) Visual Studio
3 8 (18.60%) Vagrant
4 4 (9.30%) Maven
4 4 (9.30%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (6.98%) Grunt
5 3 (6.98%) Jasmine
5 3 (6.98%) Mocha
5 3 (6.98%) Selenium
5 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.98%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.33%) Ant
7 1 (2.33%) Babel
7 1 (2.33%) Bower
7 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.33%) JIRA
7 1 (2.33%) UltraEdit
7 1 (2.33%) webpack
7 1 (2.33%) Xcode
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Legal
4 2 (4.65%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Games
5 1 (2.33%) International Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) .NET
2 11 (25.58%) XML
3 10 (23.26%) ELK Stack
3 10 (23.26%) HTML
3 10 (23.26%) HTML5
3 10 (23.26%) Sensu
4 8 (18.60%) CSS
4 8 (18.60%) J2EE
4 8 (18.60%) JSON
4 8 (18.60%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (16.28%) CSS3
5 7 (16.28%) Spring
5 7 (16.28%) Web Services
6 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
6 6 (13.95%) jQuery
6 6 (13.95%) RESTful
7 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
7 5 (11.63%) SOAP
8 4 (9.30%) JAX-WS
8 4 (9.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
1 4 (9.30%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.65%) VSAM
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Windows
3 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.65%) Android
4 2 (4.65%) MVS
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
2 11 (25.58%) Service Management
3 8 (18.60%) MVC
4 6 (13.95%) DevOps
5 5 (11.63%) OO
5 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
6 4 (9.30%) AOP
6 4 (9.30%) BDD
6 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.30%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Kanban
6 4 (9.30%) Migration
6 4 (9.30%) Open Source
6 4 (9.30%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (9.30%) TDD
6 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Web Development
7 3 (6.98%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
2 14 (32.56%) C#
3 11 (25.58%) Java
4 9 (20.93%) SQL
5 8 (18.60%) Ruby
6 7 (16.28%) Shell Script
6 7 (16.28%) VB.NET
7 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
7 5 (11.63%) VBA
8 2 (4.65%) Assembly Language
8 2 (4.65%) C++
8 2 (4.65%) CLIST
8 2 (4.65%) COBOL
8 2 (4.65%) ECMAScript
8 2 (4.65%) JCL
8 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.65%) Perl
8 2 (4.65%) REXX
8 2 (4.65%) VB
8 2 (4.65%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Uchiwa
2 9 (20.93%) Grafana
2 9 (20.93%) Graphite
3 8 (18.60%) Packer
3 8 (18.60%) Puppet
3 8 (18.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) MuleSoft
2 9 (20.93%) Atlassian
2 9 (20.93%) ForgeRock
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.60%) Google
4 4 (9.30%) WSO2
5 3 (6.98%) Adobe
5 3 (6.98%) IBM
6 2 (4.65%) CA
6 2 (4.65%) hybris
6 2 (4.65%) Micro Focus
7 1 (2.33%) Apple
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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