Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 62 118
Rank change year-on-year -39 +56 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 48 99 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.51% 3.05% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 3.18% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 61 18
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £343 £350 £316
90th Percentile £489 £488 £524
England median daily rate £525 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +9.32% +1.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.27% +18.79% +28.83%

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 3031 3115 3068
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 95.88% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1946 1847
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £213
90th Percentile £550 £556 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 128 183
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £31.35
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Nottinghamshire -25 25 £425 - 11
Leicestershire -6 13 £370 +2.07% 7
Northamptonshire +10 7 £425 +18.88% 9
Derbyshire -4 4 - - 3
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 East Midlands region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 27 (56.25%) .NET
2 25 (52.08%) C#
3 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 20 (41.67%) SQL
5 19 (39.58%) MVC
6 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 11 (22.92%) Java
10 10 (20.83%) Unit Testing
11 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
12 8 (16.67%) CSS
12 8 (16.67%) Spring
12 8 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (14.58%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (14.58%) Microservices
13 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
13 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
13 7 (14.58%) HTML
14 6 (12.50%) jQuery
14 6 (12.50%) Spring Boot
14 6 (12.50%) TypeScript
14 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (10.42%) React
15 5 (10.42%) Angular 2
15 5 (10.42%) Sitecore
15 5 (10.42%) HTML5
15 5 (10.42%) T-SQL

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 3 (6.25%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.08%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.08%) JBoss
2 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.33%) Subversion
4 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.08%) Grunt
5 1 (2.08%) gulp
5 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.08%) JIRA
5 1 (2.08%) JUnit
5 1 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.08%) Maven
5 1 (2.08%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (2.08%) Xcode
General
1 3 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Advertising
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (56.25%) .NET
2 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (16.67%) CSS
5 8 (16.67%) Spring
6 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
6 7 (14.58%) HTML
6 7 (14.58%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (12.50%) jQuery
7 6 (12.50%) Spring Boot
8 5 (10.42%) Angular 2
8 5 (10.42%) HTML5
8 5 (10.42%) React
9 4 (8.33%) RESTful
10 3 (6.25%) CSS3
10 3 (6.25%) Entity Framework
10 3 (6.25%) Node.js
10 3 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) iPad
3 1 (2.08%) iPhone
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) MVC
2 10 (20.83%) Unit Testing
3 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.58%) Microservices
5 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.42%) ETL
5 5 (10.42%) TDD
6 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (6.25%) Front End Development
7 3 (6.25%) OO
7 3 (6.25%) OOP
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.25%) Scrum
7 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.25%) SOLID
7 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.17%) Coaching
8 2 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) C#
2 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 20 (41.67%) SQL
4 11 (22.92%) Java
5 6 (12.50%) TypeScript
6 5 (10.42%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.17%) Apple Swift
8 2 (4.17%) PHP
9 1 (2.08%) Go
9 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.08%) Python
9 1 (2.08%) Scala
9 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.25%) Adobe
4 2 (4.17%) Google
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Informatica
5 1 (2.08%) Tableau