Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £424 per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 22 January 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 52 61
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 12 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.72% 2.12% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 2.26% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 15
Lancashire median daily rate £424 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.08% +2.63% +18.75%
10th Percentile £411 £307 £423
90th Percentile £498 £583 £512
North West median daily rate £425 £435 £450
% change year-on-year -2.30% -3.33% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Lancashire median hourly rate - £38.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.05% -
North West median hourly rate - £34.01 £37.00
% change year-on-year - -8.07% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Contract vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 422 532 909
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 93.83% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 376 622
Lancashire median daily rate £408 £400 £437
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% -8.52% +16.60%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £211
90th Percentile £584 £575 £625
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 53 97
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.00 £39.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.14% +6.00% +38.05%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.04 £19.40
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £55.30
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.40
% change year-on-year - -18.22% +29.70%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Lancashire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Developer in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Lancashire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Lancashire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Lancashire

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Lancashire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Lancashire

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Blackpool +12 5 £423 -23.18%
Blackburn +5 1 £500 +61.29% 1
Carnforth 0 1 £350 -
Senior Developer
North West

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Lancashire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Web Services
2 8 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) JUnit
2 8 (66.67%) Apache CXF
2 8 (66.67%) Apache Camel
3 3 (25.00%) Tableau
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (16.67%) PowerPivot
4 2 (16.67%) Information Governance
4 2 (16.67%) Complex ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Master's Degree
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
5 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) Degree

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) PowerPivot
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Web Services
2 8 (66.67%) Apache Camel
2 8 (66.67%) Apache CXF
3 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Complex ETL
2 2 (16.67%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) Information Governance
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
3 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Tableau
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft