The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 60 80
Rank change year-on-year -13 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 17 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.68% 1.58% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.64% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Median daily rate £394 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.61% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £358 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £418 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £429 £400
% change year-on-year -3.79% +7.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +26.92% -22.61%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 979 913 1187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 96.64% 96.31% 96.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 481 601
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 29 40
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -31.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Milton Keynes -8 12 £394 +12.50% 2
Senior Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (61.76%) Java
3 16 (47.06%) Git (software)
4 12 (35.29%) RESTful
4 12 (35.29%) REST
5 11 (32.35%) Spring
5 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
6 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 10 (29.41%) CSS
7 9 (26.47%) Finance
8 8 (23.53%) Banking
8 8 (23.53%) Web Services
8 8 (23.53%) HTML
8 8 (23.53%) Scrum
8 8 (23.53%) Android
8 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
9 7 (20.59%) Maven
9 7 (20.59%) XML
10 6 (17.65%) SOAP
10 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
10 6 (17.65%) Docker
10 6 (17.65%) Microservices
11 5 (14.71%) Hazelcast
11 5 (14.71%) Play Framework
11 5 (14.71%) Front End Development
11 5 (14.71%) HTML5
11 5 (14.71%) Scala
11 5 (14.71%) Ajax
11 5 (14.71%) Java EE
11 5 (14.71%) JIRA

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 1 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) JBoss
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.94%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) OpenShift
1 3 (8.82%) PaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 5 (14.71%) Hazelcast
3 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.88%) Big Data
4 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
3 7 (20.59%) Maven
4 5 (14.71%) JIRA
5 3 (8.82%) git-flow
6 2 (5.88%) Gradle
6 2 (5.88%) Selenium
7 1 (2.94%) Ant
7 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.94%) Hudson
7 1 (2.94%) JUnit
7 1 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.94%) Mocha
7 1 (2.94%) Mockito
7 1 (2.94%) Protractor
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) REST
1 12 (35.29%) RESTful
2 11 (32.35%) Spring
3 10 (29.41%) CSS
4 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
4 8 (23.53%) HTML
4 8 (23.53%) Web Services
5 7 (20.59%) XML
6 6 (17.65%) SOAP
7 5 (14.71%) Ajax
7 5 (14.71%) Grails
7 5 (14.71%) HTML5
7 5 (14.71%) Java EE
7 5 (14.71%) Play Framework
8 4 (11.76%) CSS3
8 4 (11.76%) JSON
8 4 (11.76%) Swagger
9 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
9 3 (8.82%) JSP
9 3 (8.82%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Fintech
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Android
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) Scrum
3 6 (17.65%) Microservices
4 5 (14.71%) Front End Development
4 5 (14.71%) SOA
4 5 (14.71%) TDD
4 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.76%) API Development
6 3 (8.82%) Android Development
6 3 (8.82%) CRM
6 3 (8.82%) OO
6 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.88%) BDD
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.88%) MVC
7 2 (5.88%) Planning Poker
7 2 (5.88%) UML
7 2 (5.88%) User Stories
7 2 (5.88%) Workflow
8 1 (2.94%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) Java
2 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.71%) Scala
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) Groovy
4 3 (8.82%) Python
5 2 (5.88%) Apex Code
5 2 (5.88%) C
5 2 (5.88%) ECMAScript
5 2 (5.88%) ES6
5 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) C#
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Marathon
1 1 (2.94%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) IBM
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com