The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 36 52
Rank change year-on-year +2 +16  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.77% 0.71% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.75% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £600 - £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.48% +14.66%  

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 242 266 404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 93.44% 93.99% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 185 282
Median daily rate £375 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 20
Median hourly rate £16.38 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.16% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £13.30 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) ATG
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) F#
2 2 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) React
2 2 (33.33%) Aurelia

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 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (33.33%) Aurelia
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) React
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) F#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) ATG