Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 19 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 64 59
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 9 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.29% 0.29% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.31% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Swindon median daily rate £350 £383 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.50% -1.29% +19.23%
10th Percentile £325 £333 £350
90th Percentile £381 £418 £438
Wiltshire median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 652 646 821
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.28% 95.14% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 472 601
Swindon median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% - -1.84%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Wiltshire median daily rate £418 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +11.33% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 30
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.45% -12.51%
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.50 £11.24
90th Percentile £30.85 £24.55 £41.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -25.68% +74.12% -2.02%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Swindon

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Developer in Swindon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Swindon

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Swindon region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (55.56%) Web Development
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) OOP
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) NUnit
4 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Web Application Development
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) Selenium
6 1 (11.11%) ReSharper
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Ext JS

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) NUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) FxCop
2 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
2 1 (11.11%) ReSharper
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) Ext JS
5 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) QuickFIX
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Web Development
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) OOP
4 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Web Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) MVVM
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Sencha