Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Developer
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 82 98
Rank change year-on-year +13 +16 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 63 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.66% 1.38% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 1.48% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 18
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - -8.57%
10th Percentile £351 £351 £339
90th Percentile £525 £475 £441
South East median daily rate £470 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +4.44% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £37.01
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2250 1619 2547
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 93.10% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 842 1281
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £228 £213 £225
90th Percentile £525 £543 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 79 108
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.16
90th Percentile £42.56 £39.00 £31.10
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Buckinghamshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Buckinghamshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Buckinghamshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Buckinghamshire

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +10 52 £475 +11.76% 4
Beaconsfield - 1 £300 -
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Senior 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 across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 39 (61.90%) Java
2 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (52.38%) Banking
3 29 (46.03%) Jenkins
4 27 (42.86%) Spring
5 22 (34.92%) Git (software)
5 22 (34.92%) RESTful
6 21 (33.33%) TDD
6 21 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 19 (30.16%) Finance
8 16 (25.40%) Hibernate
8 16 (25.40%) J2EE
8 16 (25.40%) Node.js
8 16 (25.40%) WebSphere
9 15 (23.81%) Tomcat
10 14 (22.22%) Web Services
10 14 (22.22%) PaaS
11 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (20.63%) IBM
11 13 (20.63%) DevOps
12 12 (19.05%) API Development
12 12 (19.05%) OpenShift
13 11 (17.46%) Google
14 10 (15.87%) Retail Banking
14 10 (15.87%) Ruby
14 10 (15.87%) Apache CXF
14 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (15.87%) Pair Programming
14 10 (15.87%) Apache

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 16 (25.40%) WebSphere
2 15 (23.81%) Tomcat
3 10 (15.87%) Apache
3 10 (15.87%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (4.76%) Apache Spark
5 3 (4.76%) Confluence
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.22%) PaaS
2 12 (19.05%) OpenShift
3 10 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (15.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.59%) Google Checkout
4 1 (1.59%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.17%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.59%) Big Data
5 1 (1.59%) Endeca
5 1 (1.59%) MySQL
5 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (46.03%) Jenkins
2 22 (34.92%) Git (software)
3 10 (15.87%) Eclipse
4 8 (12.70%) GitLab
4 8 (12.70%) Maven
5 6 (9.52%) JIRA
6 3 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (4.76%) Mocha
6 3 (4.76%) Protractor
7 2 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.17%) Subversion
8 1 (1.59%) Ant
8 1 (1.59%) GDB
8 1 (1.59%) git-flow
8 1 (1.59%) Hudson
8 1 (1.59%) JUnit
8 1 (1.59%) Mockito
8 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (52.38%) Banking
2 19 (30.16%) Finance
3 10 (15.87%) Automotive
3 10 (15.87%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (42.86%) Spring
2 22 (34.92%) RESTful
3 21 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 16 (25.40%) Hibernate
4 16 (25.40%) J2EE
4 16 (25.40%) Node.js
5 14 (22.22%) Web Services
6 10 (15.87%) Apache CXF
6 10 (15.87%) JDBC
6 10 (15.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (12.70%) HTML
7 8 (12.70%) JSON
8 7 (11.11%) CSS
8 7 (11.11%) Spring MVC
9 6 (9.52%) Ajax
9 6 (9.52%) REST
10 5 (7.94%) CSS3
10 5 (7.94%) HTML5
10 5 (7.94%) IBM Integration Bus
10 5 (7.94%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.76%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.33%) TDD
3 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (20.63%) DevOps
4 12 (19.05%) API Development
5 10 (15.87%) CRM
5 10 (15.87%) Pair Programming
6 9 (14.29%) MVC
6 9 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 9 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
8 7 (11.11%) Microservices
8 7 (11.11%) Scrum
9 5 (7.94%) Android Development
9 5 (7.94%) Front End Development
10 4 (6.35%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (4.76%) ITIL
11 3 (4.76%) Quality Management
11 3 (4.76%) SOA
11 3 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 39 (61.90%) Java
2 10 (15.87%) Go
2 10 (15.87%) Ruby
3 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.94%) SQL
5 4 (6.35%) Scala
6 2 (3.17%) C#
7 1 (1.59%) C++
7 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) IBM
2 11 (17.46%) Google
3 2 (3.17%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.59%) Coremetrics
4 1 (1.59%) hybris
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) PayPal