The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Application Developer
Rank 602 574 540
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Applications Developer 21 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.037% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.039% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 22
Average daily rate £400 £520 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £368 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £538 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £381 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +13.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 19 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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 21 £400 -23.07% 17
West Midlands - 9 £400 - 1
Telford - 7 £400 - 1
Shropshire - 7 £400 - 1
London -11 6 £550 +5.76% 7
North East - 2 £325 -
South East - 2 £400 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £325 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £325 -
North West -9 1 - - 2
Manchester -14 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 £400 - 2
East Sussex - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £405 -
City of London - 1 - - 1
Brighton - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £405 -
East Midlands - 1 £405 -

Senior Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (37.04%) HTML
4 17 (31.48%) Java
5 15 (27.78%) Mobile App
6 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
6 13 (24.07%) HTML5
6 13 (24.07%) SQL
7 12 (22.22%) CSS
7 12 (22.22%) Linux
7 12 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 11 (20.37%) User Experience
8 11 (20.37%) .NET
8 11 (20.37%) Finance
9 10 (18.52%) C#
9 10 (18.52%) Shell Script
9 10 (18.52%) Android
10 9 (16.67%) Open Source
10 9 (16.67%) Apple iOS
10 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 9 (16.67%) MVC
11 8 (14.81%) Scrum
11 8 (14.81%) TDD
11 8 (14.81%) Web Services
11 8 (14.81%) Android Development
11 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (12.96%) RESTful
12 7 (12.96%) jQuery
12 7 (12.96%) MuleSoft

Senior Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (12.96%) Node.js
2 6 (11.11%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.56%) Apache
3 3 (5.56%) IIS
3 3 (5.56%) JBoss
3 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.70%) CICS
4 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.85%) InDesign
2 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.56%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.56%) CloudFront
4 3 (5.56%) GitHub
5 2 (3.70%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) FTP
1 2 (3.70%) SSL
1 2 (3.70%) WinSCP
2 1 (1.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) MariaDB
3 3 (5.56%) DB2
4 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (3.70%) Easytrieve
4 2 (3.70%) MS Access
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.85%) GIS
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.11%) Maven
2 6 (11.11%) Vagrant
3 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
3 4 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (7.41%) Subversion
3 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.56%) Ant
4 3 (5.56%) Grunt
4 3 (5.56%) Jasmine
4 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.56%) Mocha
4 3 (5.56%) Selenium
4 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.70%) Mockito
5 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.70%) Toad
6 1 (1.85%) MSTest
6 1 (1.85%) NUnit
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.04%) HTML
2 13 (24.07%) HTML5
3 12 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 12 (22.22%) CSS
4 11 (20.37%) .NET
5 8 (14.81%) Web Services
6 7 (12.96%) ELK Stack
6 7 (12.96%) jQuery
6 7 (12.96%) RESTful
6 7 (12.96%) Sensu
6 7 (12.96%) SOAP
7 6 (11.11%) Android SDK
7 6 (11.11%) CSS3
7 6 (11.11%) J2EE
7 6 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (11.11%) REST
8 5 (9.26%) D3.js
8 5 (9.26%) XML
9 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
9 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 11 (20.37%) User Experience
3 4 (7.41%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) BYOD
5 2 (3.70%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.70%) VSAM
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
2 10 (18.52%) Android
3 9 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 5 (9.26%) Windows
5 3 (5.56%) BlackBerry OS
5 3 (5.56%) Unix
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Phone
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (3.70%) MVS
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.67%) MVC
2 9 (16.67%) Open Source
3 8 (14.81%) Android Development
3 8 (14.81%) Scrum
3 8 (14.81%) TDD
4 7 (12.96%) Service Management
4 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.26%) DevOps
5 5 (9.26%) iOS Development
5 5 (9.26%) Migration
5 5 (9.26%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.41%) OO
7 3 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (5.56%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (5.56%) OOP
7 3 (5.56%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (5.56%) Web Development
8 2 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 17 (31.48%) Java
3 13 (24.07%) SQL
4 10 (18.52%) C#
4 10 (18.52%) Shell Script
5 6 (11.11%) Ruby
6 5 (9.26%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.56%) C++
7 3 (5.56%) Python
8 2 (3.70%) Assembly Language
8 2 (3.70%) CLIST
8 2 (3.70%) COBOL
8 2 (3.70%) JCL
8 2 (3.70%) Jython
8 2 (3.70%) Perl
8 2 (3.70%) REXX
8 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.70%) VBA
8 2 (3.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (1.85%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (1.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Uchiwa
2 6 (11.11%) Grafana
2 6 (11.11%) Graphite
2 6 (11.11%) Packer
2 6 (11.11%) Puppet
2 6 (11.11%) Terraform
3 3 (5.56%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) MuleSoft
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle
3 6 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 6 (11.11%) ForgeRock
3 6 (11.11%) Google
4 5 (9.26%) Adobe
5 3 (5.56%) MobileIron
6 2 (3.70%) CA
6 2 (3.70%) ESRI
6 2 (3.70%) hybris
6 2 (3.70%) IBM
6 2 (3.70%) Micro Focus
6 2 (3.70%) WSO2
7 1 (1.85%) Apple
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