Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 49 67
Rank change year-on-year +9 +18 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.50% 1.77% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.88% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Southampton median daily rate £388 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +20.00% -25.93%
10th Percentile £321 £333 £363
90th Percentile £525 £513 £401
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -6.25%
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 439 479 673
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.80% 94.11% 97.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 334 454
Southampton median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £170 £206 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £497
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 68
Southampton median hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £15.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.14% -12.31% -4.52%
10th Percentile £12.85 £11.00 £10.96
90th Percentile £48.84 £25.50 £45.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.14 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.44% +25.00% -

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 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 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) WPF
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (28.57%) RESTful
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement

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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) NuGet
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) Kafka
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) WPF
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Microservices
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) SOLID
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com