The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank - 27 20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington - 0.78% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.83% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region. 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
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
200 121 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 90.91% 94.53% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 58 53
Average daily rate £475 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £280 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 6 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £22.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Developer across the Warrington region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region that cited Senior 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 Developer in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Open Source
1 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) RESTful
3 5 (62.50%) JSON
3 5 (62.50%) Ruby
3 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
3 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
4 4 (50.00%) Scala
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) XHTML
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) EPoS
6 1 (12.50%) Mercator
6 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (12.50%) SEO

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region that cited Senior 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Hudson
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) RESTful
1 5 (62.50%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) XHTML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) SEO
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (62.50%) Ruby
4 4 (50.00%) Scala
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Mercator