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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Application Developer
Rank 625 641 620
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Applications Developer 28 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.029% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.031% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 11
Median daily rate £525 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £415 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
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
51261 55415 53407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33404 35221 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2084 2091
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 August 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 12 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 August 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 +13 27 £563 +32.35% 10
London +5 19 £700 +40.00% 4
City of London - 13 £700 -
Chester - 6 £475 -
Cheshire - 6 £475 -
North West - 6 £475 - 1
South East +16 1 - - 1
West Midlands -29 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £318 - 1

Senior Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 27 (64.29%) Finance
1 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (47.62%) Java
4 16 (38.10%) HTML
4 16 (38.10%) CSS
4 16 (38.10%) HTML5
5 15 (35.71%) CSS3
5 15 (35.71%) XML
6 14 (33.33%) JSON
6 14 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 13 (30.95%) Computer Science
8 12 (28.57%) Web Development
8 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 12 (28.57%) React
9 11 (26.19%) Waterfall
9 11 (26.19%) SOAP
9 11 (26.19%) Web Services
9 11 (26.19%) J2EE
9 11 (26.19%) Spring
10 10 (23.81%) Banking
10 10 (23.81%) AOP
10 10 (23.81%) Marketing
10 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (23.81%) Integration Testing
10 10 (23.81%) JAX-WS
10 10 (23.81%) JDBC
10 10 (23.81%) WSDL
10 10 (23.81%) JAXB
10 10 (23.81%) BDD

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 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) DHCP
1 1 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) MS Access
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.38%) KDB
3 1 (2.38%) Kdb+
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) webpack
3 1 (2.38%) Babel
3 1 (2.38%) Bower
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) UltraEdit
3 1 (2.38%) Xcode
General
1 27 (64.29%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Banking
2 10 (23.81%) Marketing
3 5 (11.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 2 (4.76%) Local Government
5 1 (2.38%) Front Office
5 1 (2.38%) Games
5 1 (2.38%) International Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) CSS
1 16 (38.10%) HTML
1 16 (38.10%) HTML5
2 15 (35.71%) CSS3
2 15 (35.71%) XML
3 14 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 14 (33.33%) JSON
4 12 (28.57%) React
5 11 (26.19%) J2EE
5 11 (26.19%) SOAP
5 11 (26.19%) Spring
5 11 (26.19%) Web Services
6 10 (23.81%) Ember.js
6 10 (23.81%) JAXB
6 10 (23.81%) JAX-WS
6 10 (23.81%) JDBC
6 10 (23.81%) RESTful
6 10 (23.81%) WSDL
7 6 (14.29%) .NET
8 5 (11.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Computer Science
2 10 (23.81%) User Experience
2 10 (23.81%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.38%) Derivative
4 1 (2.38%) Fintech
4 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Android
2 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 12 (28.57%) Web Development
3 11 (26.19%) Waterfall
4 10 (23.81%) AOP
4 10 (23.81%) BDD
4 10 (23.81%) Integration Testing
4 10 (23.81%) Kanban
4 10 (23.81%) Open Source
4 10 (23.81%) System Integration Testing
4 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.52%) OO
6 3 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 3 (7.14%) RAD
6 3 (7.14%) Release Management
7 2 (4.76%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (4.76%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (4.76%) Front End Development
7 2 (4.76%) Time Management
7 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (47.62%) Java
3 6 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 3 (7.14%) VBA
5 2 (4.76%) ECMAScript
5 2 (4.76%) ES6
5 2 (4.76%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.76%) PHP
5 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.76%) VB
6 1 (2.38%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) SQL
6 1 (2.38%) VB6
6 1 (2.38%) VBScript
6 1 (2.38%) XAML
6 1 (2.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.38%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) IBM
3 1 (2.38%) Northgate
3 1 (2.38%) PTC