The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £415 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 71 77
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 36 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.40% 1.35% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 1.40% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 13
Median daily rate £415 £390 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.41% -16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £274 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.48% +14.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1445 1572 1620
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.46% 96.32% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 922 888
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 63 99
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +20 15 £420 -3.44% 15
Leicestershire +3 9 £380 +38.18% 9
Derbyshire - 7 £438 - 1
Northamptonshire -4 3 £450 +11.11% 3
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 23 (38.33%) HTML
3 23 (38.33%) CSS
4 18 (30.00%) C#
4 18 (30.00%) .NET
5 17 (28.33%) PHP
6 14 (23.33%) AngularJS
7 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
8 12 (20.00%) SQL
8 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 10 (16.67%) Banking
9 10 (16.67%) MVC
9 10 (16.67%) Front End Development
10 9 (15.00%) Behat
10 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (15.00%) Finance
10 9 (15.00%) TDD
10 9 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (15.00%) BDD
11 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (13.33%) Web Development
11 8 (13.33%) T-SQL
11 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
12 7 (11.67%) Docker
12 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
12 7 (11.67%) Sass
12 7 (11.67%) Ember.js

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 4 (6.67%) CMS
1 4 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (5.00%) Apache
2 3 (5.00%) CICS
3 2 (3.33%) SAS
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.67%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.67%) MySQL
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (5.00%) DB2
6 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.33%) Big Data
7 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.67%) GIS
8 1 (1.67%) Power BI
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (10.00%) Grunt
2 6 (10.00%) gulp
2 6 (10.00%) Jasmine
2 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.00%) Mocha
2 6 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (5.00%) PHPUnit
4 2 (3.33%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) JIRA
5 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (16.67%) Banking
2 9 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.33%) CSS
1 23 (38.33%) HTML
2 18 (30.00%) .NET
3 14 (23.33%) AngularJS
4 9 (15.00%) Behat
5 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET
5 7 (11.67%) CSS3
5 7 (11.67%) Ember.js
5 7 (11.67%) RESTful
5 7 (11.67%) Sass
5 7 (11.67%) Symfony
6 6 (10.00%) jQuery
6 6 (10.00%) SOAP
6 6 (10.00%) Twig
7 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (8.33%) React
7 5 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (5.00%) Ajax
8 3 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (5.00%) Unix
3 2 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 10 (16.67%) MVC
4 9 (15.00%) BDD
4 9 (15.00%) TDD
4 9 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 8 (13.33%) Web Development
6 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.00%) OO
6 6 (10.00%) OO PHP
6 6 (10.00%) Progressive Enhancement
7 4 (6.67%) Analytics
7 4 (6.67%) Microservices
7 4 (6.67%) Refactoring
7 4 (6.67%) Scrum
7 4 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (6.67%) Web Design
8 3 (5.00%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 18 (30.00%) C#
3 17 (28.33%) PHP
4 12 (20.00%) SQL
5 8 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.67%) VBA
7 3 (5.00%) COBOL
7 3 (5.00%) Java
7 3 (5.00%) JCL
8 2 (3.33%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.67%) Python
9 1 (1.67%) R
9 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) DBS Check
1 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) WAI
2 5 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.67%) ESRI
3 1 (1.67%) Zend
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