The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Systems Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Developer
Rank 638 623 606
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Developer 3 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.016% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.017% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Median daily rate £400 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £309
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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
52739 52999 51576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.73% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34376 32174 31581
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 2137 2130
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Senior Systems Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Systems Developer in the job title.

Senior Systems Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Systems Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Systems Developer within the UK.

Senior Systems Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Systems Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Systems Developer within the UK.

Senior Systems Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Systems Developer
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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 -30 3 £400 +14.28% 5
London -17 2 £400 +14.28% 1
South West -2 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -

Senior Systems Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Senior Systems 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 Systems Developer in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (26.67%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (26.67%) QlikView
6 4 (26.67%) CMDB
6 4 (26.67%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (26.67%) PerformancePoint
6 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
6 4 (26.67%) Tableau
6 4 (26.67%) VBA
6 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 4 (26.67%) C#
6 4 (26.67%) MS Office
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) BMC
6 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
6 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
6 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (26.67%) XML
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (20.00%) Statistics

Senior Systems 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.67%) CloudFront
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (26.67%) PerformancePoint
4 4 (26.67%) QlikView
5 3 (20.00%) OLAP
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Grunt
2 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Mocha
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Back Office
3 2 (13.33%) Law
3 2 (13.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (13.33%) XSLT
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) D3.js
4 1 (6.67%) Flash
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) RequireJS
4 1 (6.67%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) CMDB
1 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Statistics
3 2 (13.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Data Cleansing
1 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) VBA
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (13.33%) XPath
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) BMC
2 4 (26.67%) Tableau
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle