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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 94 99 104
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 42 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.57% 0.89% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 0.95% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 5
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£375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
2482 2308 1919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.75% 93.78% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1561 1402 944
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 114 146
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.39 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £29.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 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
West Yorkshire +12 33 £375 +3.44% 32
South Yorkshire +2 5 £438 +40.00% 4
North Yorkshire +1 4 £340 +23.63% 11
East Yorkshire - - - -
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 53 (70.67%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (44.00%) MVC
2 33 (44.00%) C#
3 32 (42.67%) Java
3 32 (42.67%) .NET
4 27 (36.00%) TDD
5 25 (33.33%) SQL
6 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 19 (25.33%) jQuery
8 18 (24.00%) SQL Server
9 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 14 (18.67%) PHP
12 13 (17.33%) Hibernate
12 13 (17.33%) Scrum
12 13 (17.33%) Unit Testing
13 12 (16.00%) REST
13 12 (16.00%) J2EE
13 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
14 11 (14.67%) Finance
14 11 (14.67%) HTML
14 11 (14.67%) Subversion
14 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (13.33%) WCF
15 10 (13.33%) Kanban
15 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (12.00%) JSON
16 9 (12.00%) NoSQL
16 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
16 9 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (8.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 4 (5.33%) Apache
3 3 (4.00%) CMS
3 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.33%) Node.js
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.33%) CICS
5 1 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.33%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (2.67%) HTTP
3 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (12.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (8.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (8.00%) Pentaho
5 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.67%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (2.67%) Neo4j
8 2 (2.67%) DB2
8 2 (2.67%) OLAP
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.33%) Redis
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Subversion
2 9 (12.00%) JUnit
2 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.00%) QUnit
3 6 (8.00%) JMeter
3 6 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.00%) Maven
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.33%) Selenium
6 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.33%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.33%) Capybara
6 1 (1.33%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (42.67%) .NET
2 19 (25.33%) jQuery
3 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (17.33%) Hibernate
5 12 (16.00%) J2EE
5 12 (16.00%) REST
6 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (14.67%) HTML
7 10 (13.33%) WCF
8 9 (12.00%) JSON
8 9 (12.00%) Web Services
8 9 (12.00%) XML
8 9 (12.00%) Mustache
9 8 (10.67%) CSS
9 8 (10.67%) JPA
9 8 (10.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (10.67%) .NET Framework
10 7 (9.33%) Symfony
10 7 (9.33%) Ajax
10 7 (9.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Smartcard
1 6 (8.00%) PKI
2 3 (4.00%) Open Source
2 3 (4.00%) NHS
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.33%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) CentOS
2 4 (5.33%) Linux
3 3 (4.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (4.00%) UNIX
4 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (70.67%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (44.00%) MVC
3 27 (36.00%) TDD
4 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (17.33%) Unit Testing
5 13 (17.33%) Scrum
6 10 (13.33%) Kanban
7 8 (10.67%) CRM
8 7 (9.33%) Workflow
9 6 (8.00%) BDD
9 6 (8.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.00%) Coaching
10 4 (5.33%) User Stories
10 4 (5.33%) DevOps
10 4 (5.33%) Time Management
10 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.33%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (5.33%) Web Development
10 4 (5.33%) Web Design
10 4 (5.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.00%) C#
2 32 (42.67%) Java
3 25 (33.33%) SQL
4 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 14 (18.67%) PHP
6 9 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 9 (12.00%) Python
7 6 (8.00%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.67%) Ruby
8 5 (6.67%) PHP5
9 4 (5.33%) VB6
9 4 (5.33%) VB
9 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.00%) Scala
11 1 (1.33%) Clojure
11 1 (1.33%) RPG IV
11 1 (1.33%) Groovy
11 1 (1.33%) XAML
11 1 (1.33%) RPG
11 1 (1.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.00%) MCAD
2 3 (4.00%) MCSD
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) OpenIDM
2 1 (1.33%) Salt
2 1 (1.33%) Graylog
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (8.00%) Zend
2 6 (8.00%) Splunk
2 6 (8.00%) Cisco
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.33%) Vignette
4 1 (1.33%) SAP
4 1 (1.33%) Akamai
4 1 (1.33%) OpenText
4 1 (1.33%) VMware
4 1 (1.33%) New Relic
4 1 (1.33%) SaltStack