Period
to 23 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 6 months to 23 February 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 27 31
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 11 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 3.51% 1.83% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 1.92% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
Luton median daily rate £450 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.76% -2.58% +5.56%
10th Percentile £358 £421 £311
90th Percentile £525 £494 £614
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £463 £414
% change year-on-year -2.76% +11.84% -8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton. 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
Luton
Contract vacancies in Luton with a recognized job title 300 208 315
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 94.98% 96.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 140 224
Luton median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £258 £212 £268
90th Percentile £613 £631 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £436 £425
% change year-on-year -2.58% +2.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 27
Luton median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £45.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -69.04% +234.96%
10th Percentile £13.60 £11.35 £13.60
90th Percentile £43.82 £17.23 £50.68
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.05 £40.00
% change year-on-year +24.48% -69.88% +128.57%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Luton

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Luton

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Luton over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Luton

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 Luton region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (63.64%) SoapUI
3 7 (63.64%) SpecFlow
3 7 (63.64%) SDET
3 7 (63.64%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) Perl
3 7 (63.64%) Python
3 7 (63.64%) Ruby
3 7 (63.64%) Selenium
3 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
3 7 (63.64%) JBehave
3 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
4 6 (54.55%) BDD
4 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
4 6 (54.55%) Confluence
4 6 (54.55%) Feature Driven Development
4 6 (54.55%) TestNG
4 6 (54.55%) TeamCity
4 6 (54.55%) Atlassian
4 6 (54.55%) RIA
4 6 (54.55%) JIRA
4 6 (54.55%) QA
4 6 (54.55%) Maven
4 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
4 6 (54.55%) Ant
4 6 (54.55%) JUnit

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (54.55%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
1 7 (63.64%) JBehave
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
1 7 (63.64%) SoapUI
1 7 (63.64%) SpecFlow
2 6 (54.55%) Ant
2 6 (54.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (54.55%) JIRA
2 6 (54.55%) JUnit
2 6 (54.55%) Maven
2 6 (54.55%) TeamCity
2 6 (54.55%) TestNG
2 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Middleware
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
3 2 (18.18%) LINQ
3 2 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (9.09%) Angular 2
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) Node.js
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) RIA
2 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
3 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
3 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (63.64%) SDET
3 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
4 6 (54.55%) ATDD
4 6 (54.55%) BDD
4 6 (54.55%) Defect Management
4 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
4 6 (54.55%) Feature Driven Development
5 2 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) OOD
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) Perl
2 7 (63.64%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Atlassian
2 2 (18.18%) Google