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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Application Developer
Rank 597 610 621
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Applications Developer 24 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.062% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.065% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 11
Median daily rate £418 £563 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.77% +8.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £378 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate - £563 £406
% change year-on-year
- +38.46%
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
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 10 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 8 December 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 24 £418 -25.77% 4
London +9 21 £418 -24.09% 2
City of London +3 10 £416 -
South East +18 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +16 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -

Senior Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 33 (67.35%) JavaScript
2 31 (63.27%) Finance
3 30 (61.22%) HTML
3 30 (61.22%) CSS
4 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (59.18%) HTML5
5 27 (55.10%) CSS3
6 26 (53.06%) AngularJS
7 16 (32.65%) Banking
8 15 (30.61%) Java
9 14 (28.57%) React
10 13 (26.53%) OO
11 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
11 12 (24.49%) Web Development
12 11 (22.45%) jQuery
13 10 (20.41%) Marketing
13 10 (20.41%) User Experience
14 9 (18.37%) Ember.js
14 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
14 9 (18.37%) Open Source
14 9 (18.37%) Degree
14 9 (18.37%) Virtual Team
15 7 (14.29%) Visualisation
15 7 (14.29%) Jasmine
15 7 (14.29%) Node.js
15 7 (14.29%) webpack
16 6 (12.24%) Grunt
16 6 (12.24%) gulp
16 6 (12.24%) ES6
16 6 (12.24%) Cross-Browser Compatibility

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 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) InfoPath
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) GitHub
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.04%) Google Play
3 1 (2.04%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) DHCP
1 1 (2.04%) FTP
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.08%) KDB
2 2 (4.08%) Kdb+
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.04%) MS Access
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 7 (14.29%) webpack
3 6 (12.24%) Grunt
3 6 (12.24%) gulp
3 6 (12.24%) Maven
3 6 (12.24%) Mocha
3 6 (12.24%) Selenium
3 6 (12.24%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (12.24%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.04%) LabVIEW
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (63.27%) Finance
2 16 (32.65%) Banking
3 10 (20.41%) Marketing
4 4 (8.16%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Front Office
5 1 (2.04%) Games
5 1 (2.04%) Local Government
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (61.22%) CSS
1 30 (61.22%) HTML
2 29 (59.18%) HTML5
3 27 (55.10%) CSS3
4 26 (53.06%) AngularJS
5 14 (28.57%) React
6 11 (22.45%) jQuery
7 9 (18.37%) Ember.js
8 7 (14.29%) Node.js
9 6 (12.24%) Chai
9 6 (12.24%) WebSockets
10 5 (10.20%) .NET
11 4 (8.16%) Apache Flex
11 4 (8.16%) D3.js
11 4 (8.16%) Flash
11 4 (8.16%) JSON
11 4 (8.16%) RESTful
11 4 (8.16%) Web Services
11 4 (8.16%) XML
12 3 (6.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
2 10 (20.41%) User Experience
3 9 (18.37%) Virtual Team
4 7 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Fintech
5 2 (4.08%) iPhone
5 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.04%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.04%) Derivative
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.04%) Equities
6 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.04%) Index Arbitrage
6 1 (2.04%) iPad
6 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (2.04%) Social Gaming
6 1 (2.04%) TWAP
6 1 (2.04%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Android
1 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) OO
3 12 (24.49%) Web Development
4 9 (18.37%) Open Source
5 6 (12.24%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 6 (12.24%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.20%) TDD
7 4 (8.16%) BDD
7 4 (8.16%) Kanban
7 4 (8.16%) Scrum
7 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Analytics
8 3 (6.12%) AOP
8 3 (6.12%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (6.12%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Low Latency
8 3 (6.12%) Mobile Development
8 3 (6.12%) Multithreading
8 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) JavaScript
2 15 (30.61%) Java
3 6 (12.24%) C#
3 6 (12.24%) ES6
4 2 (4.08%) Objective-C
4 2 (4.08%) PHP
4 2 (4.08%) Scala
4 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.08%) VB
5 1 (2.04%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.04%) C++
5 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.04%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) SQL
5 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.04%) VB6
5 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) Cloudera
1 2 (4.08%) Google
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle
1 2 (4.08%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe
2 1 (2.04%) Kony
2 1 (2.04%) Northgate
2 1 (2.04%) PTC
2 1 (2.04%) SAP
2 1 (2.04%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.04%) Zend