The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 34 37 37
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 9 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.25% 2.56% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.36% 2.65% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Median daily rate £380 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.18% -8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -29.31% +16.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 268 264 296
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 96.75% 96.70% 97.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 142 188
Median daily rate £315 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.54% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.57% +141.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.88 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Leicestershire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Leicestershire

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Leicester +3 9 £380 - 7
Senior Developer
East Midlands

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leicestershire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 10 (62.50%) CSS
3 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (43.75%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) MVC
5 7 (43.75%) .NET
5 7 (43.75%) Ember.js
5 7 (43.75%) RESTful
6 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (37.50%) Front End Development
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 6 (37.50%) TDD
7 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
7 5 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (31.25%) React
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (25.00%) Analytics
8 4 (25.00%) Refactoring
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
9 3 (18.75%) SOAP
9 3 (18.75%) Web Services
9 3 (18.75%) XML

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) CSS
1 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
3 7 (43.75%) .NET
3 7 (43.75%) Ember.js
3 7 (43.75%) RESTful
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (31.25%) React
5 5 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (18.75%) Ajax
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
6 3 (18.75%) SOAP
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) XHTML
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) XSD
6 3 (18.75%) XSLT
7 2 (12.50%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
1 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) MVC
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (37.50%) Front End Development
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Analytics
4 4 (25.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft