Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 18 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 West > Dorset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 42 45
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 3 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.02% 2.01% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 2.08% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Dorset median daily rate £430 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.86% +55.56%
South West median daily rate £425 £450 £403
% change year-on-year -5.56% +11.80% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year -7.61% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Contract vacancies in Dorset with a recognized job title 290 433 412
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.31% 96.65% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 293 211
Dorset median daily rate £418 £363 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.17% -0.82% +8.70%
10th Percentile £200 £195 £163
90th Percentile £488 £513 £525
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 63
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £15.88 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.74% -58.21% +127.27%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.75 £11.35
90th Percentile £48.75 £32.12 £44.75
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +26.00% -9.09% +37.50%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Dorset

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Dorset

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 6 months to 18 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
Bournemouth +7 2 £430 - 2
Senior Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Dorset region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) Grunt
1 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
1 1 (33.33%) webpack
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) React
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle