Period
to 29 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 30 45
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1 23 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Southampton 0.26% 5.23% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 5.37% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 23 2
Median daily rate - £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.64% +25.71%
Hampshire median daily rate £513 £473 £475
% change year-on-year +8.47% -0.53% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £57.50 -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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 368 428 406
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 97.27% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 265 276
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £250 £221 £303
90th Percentile £625 £598 £575
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 21
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +46.67% +29.31%
10th Percentile £13.32 £11.99 £12.23
90th Percentile £45.75 £50.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year +32.50% +17.40% +4.65%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Southampton

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in Southampton.

Daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Southampton

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in Southampton.

Hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Southampton

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript