Period
to 13 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 100 61
Rank change year-on-year -12 -39 +56
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 28 49 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.03% 1.56% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.64% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 63
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £319 £339 £350
90th Percentile £500 £485 £488
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +18.79%

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 2,579 2,993 3,145
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.10% 95.05% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,655 1,839 1,976
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £392
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.98% +4.60%
10th Percentile £231 £220 £225
90th Percentile £538 £550 £556
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 161 126
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.61% +3.65%
10th Percentile £10.31 £9.75 £8.76
90th Percentile £28.00 £45.00 £41.25
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.06% +3.88% +0.11%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +2 13 £425 - 20
Leicestershire +4 7 £340 -8.11% 19
Northamptonshire -16 4 £475 +26.67% 4
Derbyshire +13 2 £373 -6.88% 4
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (46.43%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 11 (39.29%) HTML
3 11 (39.29%) CSS
4 8 (28.57%) .NET
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 8 (28.57%) HTML5
4 8 (28.57%) CSS3
5 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.00%) C#
5 7 (25.00%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) Microservices
6 6 (21.43%) MVC
6 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 6 (21.43%) Web Services
6 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 5 (17.86%) BDD
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle
7 5 (17.86%) Spring
7 5 (17.86%) Web Development
7 5 (17.86%) React
7 5 (17.86%) Docker
8 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
8 4 (14.29%) Front End Development
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server

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 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (7.14%) PaaS
3 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.14%) DB2
3 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.57%) InfluxDB
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) Redis
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) JUnit
2 4 (14.29%) Selenium
3 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.71%) QUnit
4 2 (7.14%) Maven
4 2 (7.14%) NetBeans
5 1 (3.57%) Gradle
5 1 (3.57%) Grunt
5 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.57%) PHPUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.57%) Advertising
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Billing
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) CSS
1 11 (39.29%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) CSS3
2 8 (28.57%) HTML5
3 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 6 (21.43%) Web Services
5 5 (17.86%) React
5 5 (17.86%) Spring
6 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (14.29%) jQuery
6 4 (14.29%) Node.js
7 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (10.71%) Backbone.js
7 3 (10.71%) Ember.js
7 3 (10.71%) Java EE
7 3 (10.71%) REST
7 3 (10.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Android
1 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Microservices
2 7 (25.00%) Scrum
2 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (21.43%) MVC
3 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 5 (17.86%) BDD
4 5 (17.86%) Web Development
5 4 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 3 (10.71%) TDD
7 2 (7.14%) Analytics
7 2 (7.14%) API Design
7 2 (7.14%) Build Automation
7 2 (7.14%) Dependency Management
7 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (10.71%) Groovy
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.57%) ES6
7 1 (3.57%) Java 8
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) Scala
7 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Twitter
3 2 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.57%) Zend