Period
to 12 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 41 45
Rank change year-on-year -18 +4 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 7 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.31% 1.48% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.58% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
Southampton median daily rate £475 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -13.89% +20.00%
10th Percentile £400 £321 £333
90th Percentile £534 £525 £513
Hampshire median daily rate £478 £441 £463
% change year-on-year +8.34% -4.70% +23.33%
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 509 444 483
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.32% 94.07% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 275 338
Southampton median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £300 £157 £206
90th Percentile £564 £574 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 42
Southampton median hourly rate £15.00 £24.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +71.43% -6.98%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.83 £11.06
90th Percentile £42.90 £48.09 £25.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £27.45 £23.07 £25.00
% change year-on-year +19.00% -7.72% +29.03%

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 4 (57.14%) Java 8
3 3 (42.86%) React
3 3 (42.86%) DBS Check
3 3 (42.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (42.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 3 (42.86%) Talend
3 3 (42.86%) GitHub
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Data Privacy
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Life Science
4 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 2 (28.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) React
2 2 (28.57%) Angular 2
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
4 2 (28.57%) Data Privacy
4 2 (28.57%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SOLID
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Java 8
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (42.86%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (28.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Talend
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle