Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 64 113
Rank change year-on-year -31 +49 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 43 90 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.43% 2.83% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 2.96% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 51 26
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £415 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.11% +15.00%
10th Percentile £344 £356 £258
90th Percentile £475 £480 £494
England median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £38.50 £44.55
% change year-on-year +23.38% -13.58% +18.80%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,853 3,042 2,973
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.16% 95.78% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,764 1,909 1,753
East Midlands median daily rate £398 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £200 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 138 155
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £36.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.51
% change year-on-year +1.08% -0.05% +12.18%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in the East Midlands

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in the East Midlands

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in the East Midlands

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in the East Midlands

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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
Nottinghamshire -39 19 £438 -1.69% 20
Leicestershire +1 13 £375 +3.45% 16
Northamptonshire +12 8 £463 +17.09% 9
Derbyshire -3 2 - - 3
Senior Developer
England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 22 (51.16%) JavaScript
2 19 (44.19%) SQL
3 18 (41.86%) .NET
4 16 (37.21%) C#
4 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
6 13 (30.23%) Java
7 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
7 12 (27.91%) MVC
7 12 (27.91%) Microservices
8 11 (25.58%) AngularJS
8 11 (25.58%) CSS
8 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
9 10 (23.26%) HTML
9 10 (23.26%) Spring
10 8 (18.60%) Oracle
10 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
11 7 (16.28%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (16.28%) jQuery
11 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
11 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
12 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
12 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
12 6 (13.95%) HTML5
12 6 (13.95%) TypeScript
12 6 (13.95%) React
12 6 (13.95%) User Experience
12 6 (13.95%) Front End Development
13 5 (11.63%) Spring Boot

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (4.65%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (4.65%) Drupal
1 2 (4.65%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.33%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) GitHub
2 2 (4.65%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.65%) IaaS
2 2 (4.65%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.65%) MariaDB
3 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.63%) JUnit
2 5 (11.63%) Maven
3 4 (9.30%) Subversion
4 3 (6.98%) Bitbucket
4 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.33%) Grunt
6 1 (2.33%) gulp
6 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.33%) JIRA
6 1 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.33%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 4 (9.30%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) .NET
2 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET
3 11 (25.58%) AngularJS
3 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (25.58%) CSS
4 10 (23.26%) HTML
4 10 (23.26%) Spring
5 7 (16.28%) jQuery
5 7 (16.28%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
6 6 (13.95%) HTML5
6 6 (13.95%) React
7 5 (11.63%) Angular 2
7 5 (11.63%) Java EE
7 5 (11.63%) Spring Boot
8 4 (9.30%) CSS3
8 4 (9.30%) Node.js
8 4 (9.30%) RESTful
8 4 (9.30%) Sass
9 3 (6.98%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) User Experience
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Microservices
2 12 (27.91%) MVC
3 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
4 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
5 6 (13.95%) Front End Development
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.98%) OOP
6 3 (6.98%) Scrum
6 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.98%) SOLID
6 3 (6.98%) TDD
6 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.65%) Change Control
7 2 (4.65%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) JavaScript
2 19 (44.19%) SQL
3 16 (37.21%) C#
4 13 (30.23%) Java
5 6 (13.95%) TypeScript
6 4 (9.30%) PHP
7 2 (4.65%) Apple Swift
7 2 (4.65%) Scala
7 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.33%) Go
8 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.33%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) Adobe
4 2 (4.65%) Google
4 2 (4.65%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Informatica
5 1 (2.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.33%) Tableau