The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 108 95 110
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 32 31 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.14% 1.23% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.32% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 2
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£425 £363 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £307 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
Senior Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2604 2356 1793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.47% 93.57% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1716 1509 917
Average daily rate £350 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 122 112
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £10.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.00 £34.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer across the Yorkshire region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
West Yorkshire -11 24 £400 +18.51% 27
South Yorkshire -7 5 £425 +6.25% 5
North Yorkshire +6 3 £340 +23.63% 8
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) Java
3 20 (30.77%) SQL
3 20 (30.77%) TDD
4 19 (29.23%) .NET
5 17 (26.15%) C#
6 16 (24.62%) MVC
7 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 13 (20.00%) MongoDB
8 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (16.92%) NoSQL
9 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
9 11 (16.92%) PHP
10 10 (15.38%) T-SQL
10 10 (15.38%) HTML
10 10 (15.38%) Python
10 10 (15.38%) Finance
10 10 (15.38%) Scrum
10 10 (15.38%) jQuery
10 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
11 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
12 8 (12.31%) Hibernate
12 8 (12.31%) Kanban
12 8 (12.31%) REST
13 7 (10.77%) Neo4j
13 7 (10.77%) Subversion
13 7 (10.77%) Spring
13 7 (10.77%) J2EE
13 7 (10.77%) CSS
14 6 (9.23%) Web Services

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 4 (6.15%) Apache
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.08%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.54%) Node.js
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.54%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.54%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Firewall
1 2 (3.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 11 (16.92%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.77%) Neo4j
4 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (9.23%) Big Data
4 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (9.23%) Hadoop
4 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.62%) MySQL
7 2 (3.08%) DB2
7 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.08%) Pentaho
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Subversion
2 6 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.15%) JUnit
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (4.62%) Maven
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.08%) JMeter
6 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.08%) QUnit
7 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.54%) Capybara
7 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.54%) IntelliJ
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.23%) .NET
2 10 (15.38%) HTML
2 10 (15.38%) jQuery
3 8 (12.31%) Hibernate
3 8 (12.31%) REST
4 7 (10.77%) Spring
4 7 (10.77%) J2EE
4 7 (10.77%) CSS
5 6 (9.23%) Web Services
5 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET
5 6 (9.23%) .NET Framework
5 6 (9.23%) Entity Framework
5 6 (9.23%) Symfony
6 5 (7.69%) JSON
6 5 (7.69%) RESTful
6 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (7.69%) Mustache
6 5 (7.69%) Doctrine
7 4 (6.15%) XML
7 4 (6.15%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Open Source
1 3 (4.62%) NHS
2 2 (3.08%) Smartcard
2 2 (3.08%) PKI
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.54%) iPhone
3 1 (1.54%) User Experience
3 1 (1.54%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.54%) AS400
3 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) UNIX
2 3 (4.62%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.08%) Windows
3 2 (3.08%) CentOS
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) TDD
3 16 (24.62%) MVC
4 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (15.38%) Scrum
5 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 8 (12.31%) Kanban
7 5 (7.69%) BDD
8 4 (6.15%) CRM
8 4 (6.15%) Pair Programming
8 4 (6.15%) Web Design
8 4 (6.15%) DevOps
8 4 (6.15%) User Stories
8 4 (6.15%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.62%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (4.62%) Inmon Methodology
9 3 (4.62%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 3 (4.62%) Software Delivery
9 3 (4.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) Java
2 20 (30.77%) SQL
3 17 (26.15%) C#
4 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.92%) PHP
5 10 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 10 (15.38%) Python
6 6 (9.23%) PL/SQL
7 5 (7.69%) PHP5
7 5 (7.69%) Ruby
7 5 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 4 (6.15%) VB
8 4 (6.15%) VB6
9 3 (4.62%) Scala
10 1 (1.54%) Groovy
10 1 (1.54%) Clojure
10 1 (1.54%) RPG IV
10 1 (1.54%) XAML
10 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.54%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) MCAD
2 3 (4.62%) MCSD
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) OpenIDM
2 1 (1.54%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.54%) Salt
2 1 (1.54%) Graylog
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle
2 6 (9.23%) Zend
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco
3 2 (3.08%) Adobe
3 2 (3.08%) VMware
3 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.08%) Splunk
4 1 (1.54%) Akamai
4 1 (1.54%) New Relic
4 1 (1.54%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.54%) OpenText
4 1 (1.54%) Vignette
4 1 (1.54%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Express / Group
Rate: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago