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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Application Developer
Rank 568 540 576
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Applications Developer 20 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.033% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.036% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 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 £293 £321 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-10.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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
51988 44191 56201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.28% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31587 25300 30909
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 2072 2201 2627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%

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 17 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 17 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 -27 18 £400 -11.11% 7
London -32 8 £438 -20.45%
South East -11 6 £288 -8.00% 3
East Sussex - 6 £288 -
Glasgow +9 2 £340 -2.85% 1
Scotland -20 2 £340 -2.85% 1
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £350 -
Nottingham - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
East of England - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Romford - - - -
Staines - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Woking - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Coventry - - - -

Senior Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 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 (57.14%) Java
2 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 14 (40.00%) SQL
4 13 (37.14%) Oracle
5 12 (34.29%) XML
6 11 (31.43%) Web Services
6 11 (31.43%) .NET
6 11 (31.43%) J2EE
6 11 (31.43%) HTML
6 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (31.43%) Spring
7 10 (28.57%) CSS
8 8 (22.86%) Windows
9 7 (20.00%) OO
9 7 (20.00%) JSON
10 6 (17.14%) Multithreading
10 6 (17.14%) C#
10 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
10 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
10 6 (17.14%) MVC
11 5 (14.29%) MySQL
11 5 (14.29%) ITIL
11 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 5 (14.29%) Ajax
11 5 (14.29%) jQuery
11 5 (14.29%) Android
11 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
11 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
11 5 (14.29%) Windows Phone
11 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database

Senior Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 (11.43%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Drupal
3 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
3 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Infinispan
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.86%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
1 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) PhoneGap
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Front Office
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) XML
2 11 (31.43%) HTML
2 11 (31.43%) .NET
2 11 (31.43%) J2EE
2 11 (31.43%) Web Services
2 11 (31.43%) Spring
3 10 (28.57%) CSS
4 7 (20.00%) JSON
5 5 (14.29%) Ajax
5 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 5 (14.29%) jQuery
6 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (11.43%) WCF
6 4 (11.43%) Java EE
6 4 (11.43%) iOS SDK
7 3 (8.57%) LINQ
8 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.71%) WinForms
9 1 (2.86%) SOAP
9 1 (2.86%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.43%) iPhone
3 1 (2.86%) Social Media
3 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Android
2 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Phone
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) OO
3 6 (17.14%) MVC
3 6 (17.14%) Multithreading
4 5 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) RAD
6 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.57%) Release Management
6 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Time Management
7 2 (5.71%) OOP
7 2 (5.71%) Content Management
8 1 (2.86%) SEO
8 1 (2.86%) TDD
8 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) Java
2 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 14 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
4 6 (17.14%) C#
5 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
5 4 (11.43%) Perl
6 3 (8.57%) VBA
6 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.71%) PHP
8 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) SAP
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Adobe
2 4 (11.43%) ServiceNow
3 3 (8.57%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.86%) Apple
4 1 (2.86%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) Sencha
4 1 (2.86%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) Sybase