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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Application Developer
Rank 569 540 510
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Applications Developer 10 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.048% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.052% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 7
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£350 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £308 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
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
47948 46300 40780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.45% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29326 27479 23389
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1938 2165
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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
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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 -20 9 £350 -12.50% 11
London -3 6 £350 -12.50% 1
Edinburgh +4 1 - - 1
West Midlands -4 1 £375 - 3
Scotland -9 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £550 -
North West - 1 £313 -
Staffordshire - 1 £375 -
Manchester - 1 £313 -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Oxford - - - - 1
Preston - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Alfreton - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Blackburn - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Coventry - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -

Senior Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Law
3 3 (27.27%) Practice Management
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) Android
3 3 (27.27%) iPhone
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Objective-C
3 3 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (27.27%) Content Management
3 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
3 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Adobe
3 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
3 3 (27.27%) Information Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) iPhone SDK
3 3 (27.27%) iPad

Senior Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 3 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) iPhone SDK
3 3 (27.27%) iOS SDK
3 3 (27.27%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) Middleware
5 1 (9.09%) LAMP
5 1 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) XSD
5 1 (9.09%) XSLT
5 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) iPhone
1 3 (27.27%) iPad
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Phone
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Practice Management
1 3 (27.27%) Content Management
1 3 (27.27%) Time Management
1 3 (27.27%) Information Architecture
1 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) SOA
2 1 (9.09%) OO
2 1 (9.09%) RAD
2 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Objective-C
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) VCP4
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) SSCP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe
1 3 (27.27%) Facebook
1 3 (27.27%) Twitter
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
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Rate: £330 - £380 per day
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