The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 23 43
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 3 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.46% 3.64% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 3.76% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +26.92% -18.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 200 213 345
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.56% 96.82% 98.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 137 245
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 34
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.65 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £19.41 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Kafka
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) ATG
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
1 3 (60.00%) Kafka
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ATG