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The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

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
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 86 70 68
Rank change year-on-year -16 -2 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 8 6 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.59% 0.57% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.60% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
10th Percentile £365 £349 £225
25th Percentile £413 £358 £244
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £375 £310
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% +20.97% -27.06%
75th Percentile £498 £417 £356
90th Percentile £528 £471 £368
England median daily rate £625 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% -

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 1,262 1,000 798
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.32% 94.52% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 949 656 453
10th Percentile £180 £125 £131
25th Percentile £313 £250 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £438 £375 £375
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% - -3.23%
75th Percentile £520 £475 £475
90th Percentile £606 £588 £550
England median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 68 61
10th Percentile £11.93 £9.52 £9.52
25th Percentile £15.00 £11.50 £11.61
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.70 £14.20
Median % change year-on-year +36.05% +3.56% +1.39%
75th Percentile £33.75 £24.08 £17.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.83 £37.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £19.60
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.17% +4.04%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Senior Developer in the East Midlands

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in the East Midlands

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in the East Midlands.

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 27 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Leicestershire -8 3 £450 +20.00% 11
Nottinghamshire +11 2 £481 - 12
Derbyshire -9 1 £495 +7.03% 3
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 2
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following 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 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (25.00%) Adyen
2 2 (25.00%) Serverless
2 2 (25.00%) Microservices
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) XSLT
2 2 (25.00%) XML Schema
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Serverless
2 1 (12.50%) Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) CircleCI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) XML Schema
2 2 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Core
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (25.00%) Microservices
1 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Adyen
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle