Period
to 17 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 17 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 Developer
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 40 41
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 10 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.11% 1.53% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 1.66% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
Southampton median daily rate £450 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £385 £343 £450
90th Percentile £533 £545 £560
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

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 455 422 458
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 92.14% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 274 299
Southampton median daily rate £425 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -1.96% +5.52%
10th Percentile £249 £170 £175
90th Percentile £565 £575 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 44
Southampton median hourly rate £15.08 £44.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.73% +214.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.83 £10.43
90th Percentile £33.25 £50.49 £25.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -19.52%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Southampton over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) React
3 4 (40.00%) Angular 2
3 4 (40.00%) Java 8
4 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (30.00%) Life Science
4 3 (30.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 3 (30.00%) DBS Check
4 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (30.00%) Talend
4 3 (30.00%) GitHub
4 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (30.00%) Data Privacy
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) 21 CFR Part 11

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) Angular 2
2 4 (40.00%) React
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (30.00%) Data Privacy
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) SOLID
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) Java 8
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (30.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Talend
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle