Period
to 19 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 19 September 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 39 40
Rank change year-on-year -30 +1 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 2 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.38% 1.32% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 1.37% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
Southampton median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +14.46% +3.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £50.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 515 437 414
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.91% 96.04% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 268 282
Southampton median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £305 £170 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £524
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 28
Southampton median hourly rate £15.16 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.20% +48.15% +8.00%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.30 £10.85
90th Percentile £43.25 £48.09 £21.45
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +42.86%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Southampton

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Southampton

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Southampton region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) CQRS
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Angular 2
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Angular 2
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) CQRS
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft