Period
to 12 November 2019

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 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 59 42
Rank change year-on-year +15 -17 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 15 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.67% 1.31% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 1.38% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 8
Southampton median daily rate £475 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.58% -13.89%
10th Percentile £463 £400 £321
90th Percentile £585 £534 £525
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £478 £441
% change year-on-year -0.52% +8.34% -4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 531 509 445
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.65% 95.32% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 349 276
Southampton median daily rate £429 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £275 £300 £159
90th Percentile £631 £564 £574
Hampshire median daily rate £429 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.82% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 24
Southampton median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -37.50% +71.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £12.83
90th Percentile £50.00 £42.90 £48.09
Hampshire median hourly rate £31.50 £27.45 £23.07
% change year-on-year +14.74% +19.00% -7.72%

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 12 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 12 November 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 13 (86.67%) Azure
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (80.00%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) MVC
3 11 (73.33%) QA
3 11 (73.33%) Umbraco
3 11 (73.33%) TeamCity
3 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (73.33%) PaaS
3 11 (73.33%) BDD
3 11 (73.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (73.33%) Redis
3 11 (73.33%) SpecFlow
3 11 (73.33%) Jasmine
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (73.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (73.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (73.33%) webpack
3 11 (73.33%) gulp
3 11 (73.33%) Swagger
3 11 (73.33%) Babel
3 11 (73.33%) .NET Core
4 2 (13.33%) JMeter
4 2 (13.33%) VMS
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) Load Testing

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 11 (73.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.67%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 13 (86.67%) Azure
2 11 (73.33%) PaaS
3 2 (13.33%) IaaS
3 2 (13.33%) Loggly
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) Redis
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Babel
1 11 (73.33%) gulp
1 11 (73.33%) Jasmine
1 11 (73.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 11 (73.33%) SpecFlow
1 11 (73.33%) TeamCity
1 11 (73.33%) webpack
2 2 (13.33%) JMeter
3 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
1 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (73.33%) .NET Core
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (73.33%) Swagger
3 2 (13.33%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) BDD
2 11 (73.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 11 (73.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (73.33%) MVC
2 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Component Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Vision
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Image Processing
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) New Relic
2 1 (6.67%) ESRI
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Thunderhead