Period
to

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 29 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 of England
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 118 102 64
Rank change year-on-year -16 -38 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 26 17 59
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.04% 0.87% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.95% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 53
10th Percentile £425 £406 £405
25th Percentile £444 £456 £472
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £510 £513
Median % change year-on-year +2.94% -0.49% -2.38%
75th Percentile £575 £584 £531
90th Percentile £591 £609 £550
England median daily rate £625 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
10th Percentile £53.43 - -
25th Percentile £54.83 - -
Median hourly rate £59.31 - -
75th Percentile £63.44 - -
90th Percentile £64.63 - -
England median hourly rate £72.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +101.39% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 2,273 1,794 1,881
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.59% 92.00% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,379 1,026 1,159
10th Percentile £182 £150 £185
25th Percentile £319 £250 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £413 £425
Median % change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% -5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £524 £525
90th Percentile £675 £600 £588
England median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 250 119
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £12.90
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +17.19% -13.51% +15.63%
75th Percentile £49.50 £25.00 £30.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £48.75 £55.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +14.29% +6.36% +5.03%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in the East of England

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Senior Developer in the East of England

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in the East of England over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in the East of England

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in the East of England

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 29 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
Essex -2 13 £563 -2.17% 2
Cambridgeshire -19 8 £412 -28.43% 13
Hertfordshire -4 4 £525 +4.17% 10
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 3
Senior Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 of England region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 15 (57.69%) Agile
2 14 (53.85%) Java
3 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 11 (42.31%) React
4 10 (38.46%) Scrum
5 9 (34.62%) AWS
6 8 (30.77%) Node.js
6 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 8 (30.77%) JIRA
7 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (26.92%) Spring
7 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
7 7 (26.92%) DevOps
7 7 (26.92%) Social Skills
8 6 (23.08%) TypeScript
8 6 (23.08%) Microservices
8 6 (23.08%) Spring Boot
8 6 (23.08%) Docker
8 6 (23.08%) HTML
8 6 (23.08%) CSS
8 6 (23.08%) Selenium
8 6 (23.08%) Azure
8 6 (23.08%) Confluence
8 6 (23.08%) HTML5
9 5 (19.23%) REST
9 5 (19.23%) Spring Batch
9 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
9 5 (19.23%) C#
9 5 (19.23%) TDD
9 5 (19.23%) JUnit

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (23.08%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Magento
1 2 (7.69%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) AWS
2 6 (23.08%) Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (7.69%) Akamai
3 2 (7.69%) GitHub
3 2 (7.69%) Power Platform
3 2 (7.69%) SAP Commerce Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (3.85%) Apigee
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Power BI
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) JIRA
2 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
3 6 (23.08%) Selenium
4 5 (19.23%) JUnit
5 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 4 (15.38%) JMeter
5 4 (15.38%) LoadRunner
5 4 (15.38%) SoapUI
5 4 (15.38%) webpack
6 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
6 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 2 (7.69%) Cypress.io
6 2 (7.69%) ESLint
6 2 (7.69%) Gradle
6 2 (7.69%) Grunt
6 2 (7.69%) Maven
6 2 (7.69%) PhpStorm
6 2 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (3.85%) Checkstyle
7 1 (3.85%) Mockito
General
1 7 (26.92%) Social Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) React
2 8 (30.77%) Node.js
3 7 (26.92%) Spring
4 6 (23.08%) CSS
4 6 (23.08%) HTML
4 6 (23.08%) HTML5
4 6 (23.08%) Spring Boot
5 5 (19.23%) Jest
5 5 (19.23%) REST
5 5 (19.23%) Spring Batch
6 4 (15.38%) CSS3
6 4 (15.38%) JMS
6 4 (15.38%) JSON
6 4 (15.38%) JWT
6 4 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (15.38%) RESTful
6 4 (15.38%) SOAP
6 4 (15.38%) Web Services
7 3 (11.54%) OAuth2
7 3 (11.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Cloud Native
2 2 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) IoT
3 1 (3.85%) Legacy Applications
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile
2 10 (38.46%) Scrum
3 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (26.92%) DevOps
5 6 (23.08%) Microservices
6 5 (19.23%) TDD
6 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
7 4 (15.38%) CI/CD
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 4 (15.38%) Functional Programming
7 4 (15.38%) OO
7 4 (15.38%) Open Source
8 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
8 3 (11.54%) OOP
8 3 (11.54%) Pair Programming
8 3 (11.54%) SDLC
8 3 (11.54%) Wireframes
9 2 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) TypeScript
4 5 (19.23%) C#
5 4 (15.38%) PHP
6 3 (11.54%) ES6
6 3 (11.54%) Python
7 2 (7.69%) C
7 2 (7.69%) Groovy
7 2 (7.69%) SQL
8 1 (3.85%) C++
8 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Accessibility
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) AppDynamics
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe
2 2 (7.69%) Coveo
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
2 2 (7.69%) Xerox