Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019.

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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 96 65
Rank change year-on-year +8 -31 +49
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 48 43 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.95% 1.43% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.51% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 31 51
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.11%
10th Percentile £363 £344 £356
90th Percentile £603 £475 £480
England median daily rate £525 £525 £488
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -15.79% +23.38% -13.58%

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 2,341 2,857 3,045
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.30% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,503 1,765 1,909
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £223 £216 £200
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 166 138
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £26.00 £47.50 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +1.08% -

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 2019.

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 2019. 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 +23 27 £425 -2.86% 20
Northamptonshire -2 13 £550 +18.92% 9
Leicestershire +4 6 £475 +26.67% 20
Derbyshire +8 1 £425 - 10
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 38 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (45.83%) SQL
3 21 (43.75%) C#
4 20 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 19 (39.58%) Oracle
6 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (35.42%) T-SQL
7 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
8 16 (33.33%) .NET
8 16 (33.33%) TDD
8 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (31.25%) PL/SQL
10 14 (29.17%) Java
10 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
10 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
10 14 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (29.17%) Microservices
11 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (27.08%) AngularJS
11 13 (27.08%) Spring
11 13 (27.08%) HTML
11 13 (27.08%) CSS
12 10 (20.83%) WinForms
12 10 (20.83%) Windows
12 10 (20.83%) WCF
12 10 (20.83%) WPF
12 10 (20.83%) Docker
12 10 (20.83%) DevOps

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 (2.08%) CMS
1 1 (2.08%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.17%) PaaS
3 2 (4.17%) SaaS
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (8.33%) MySQL
5 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (2.08%) InfluxDB
6 1 (2.08%) ObjectStore
6 1 (2.08%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (2.08%) QlikView
6 1 (2.08%) Redis
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
3 9 (18.75%) Maven
4 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.25%) JUnit
5 2 (4.17%) Gradle
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.08%) Grunt
6 1 (2.08%) Xcode
General
1 8 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Advertising
2 1 (2.08%) Billing
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 16 (33.33%) .NET
3 13 (27.08%) AngularJS
3 13 (27.08%) CSS
3 13 (27.08%) HTML
3 13 (27.08%) Spring
4 10 (20.83%) React
4 10 (20.83%) WCF
4 10 (20.83%) WinForms
4 10 (20.83%) WPF
5 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 9 (18.75%) CSS3
5 9 (18.75%) HTML5
5 9 (18.75%) jQuery
6 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 6 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 6 (12.50%) Node.js
6 6 (12.50%) Spring Boot
7 5 (10.42%) .NET Core
7 5 (10.42%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.75%) Mobile App
3 8 (16.67%) Robotics
4 6 (12.50%) EPoS
5 2 (4.17%) Clustering
5 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) TDD
3 14 (29.17%) Microservices
4 10 (20.83%) DevOps
4 10 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (18.75%) MVC
6 8 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Web Development
7 6 (12.50%) OO
8 3 (6.25%) API Design
8 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.25%) Scrum
8 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.17%) Analytics
9 2 (4.17%) BDD
9 2 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (4.17%) Front End Development
9 2 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) SQL
2 21 (43.75%) C#
3 17 (35.42%) T-SQL
4 15 (31.25%) PL/SQL
5 14 (29.17%) Java
5 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.58%) Java 8
7 4 (8.33%) PHP
8 3 (6.25%) ES6
8 3 (6.25%) Python
9 2 (4.17%) Groovy
9 2 (4.17%) Scala
10 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.08%) PHP 4
10 1 (2.08%) PHP 7
10 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Kubernetes
1 5 (10.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Oracle
2 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) IBM
3 1 (2.08%) Xamarin