Period
to 18 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior Applications Developer was £494 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 January 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 Application Developer
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 375 374 350
Rank change year-on-year -1 -24 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Applications Developer 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.019% 0.030% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.032% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
South East median daily rate £494 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.13% - -
England median daily rate £563 £513 £450
% change year-on-year +9.76% +13.89% -16.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,096 15,538 14,506
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 94.23% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,065 9,299 8,578
South East median daily rate £434 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £556
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 587 566 741
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.31
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £47.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £18.39
% change year-on-year +1.77% -0.05% +0.16%

Senior Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Applications Developer in the South East

Senior Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Applications Developer in the South East

Senior Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Applications Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Applications Developer in the South East

Senior Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Applications Developer in the South East

Senior Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Applications Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Berkshire - 2 £494 - 2
Thames Valley - 2 £494 - 6
Hampshire - 1 - -
Senior Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, Senior Applications 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 South East region featuring Senior Applications Developer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) CppUnit
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) GoogleTest
2 1 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) MvvmCross
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle

Senior Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (33.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (33.33%) CppUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) GoogleTest
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) MvvmCross
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) PDM
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Xamarin