The median contractor rate for a Senior Applications Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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 Application Developer
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 628 627
Rank change year-on-year +35 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Applications Developer 14 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.043% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.046% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 9
Median daily rate £475 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £370 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £700 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -23.68% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Applications Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Applications Developer in the UK

Senior Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Applications Developer in the UK

Senior Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Applications Developer over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Applications Developer in the UK

Senior Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Applications Developer in the UK

Senior Applications Developer
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 14 £475 - 9
London -3 12 £475 -26.92% 2
South East +30 1 - - 4
Cheshire +17 1 £363 -23.68%
North West +15 1 £363 -23.68%
Chester +9 1 £363 -23.68%
Milton Keynes -16 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -17 1 - -

Senior Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Senior Applications 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 featuring Senior Applications Developer in the job title.

1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) Java
3 21 (53.85%) TDD
4 17 (43.59%) Pair Programming
4 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
4 17 (43.59%) Mobile Development
5 16 (41.03%) HTML
5 16 (41.03%) CSS
5 16 (41.03%) Extreme Programming
6 14 (35.90%) HTML5
6 14 (35.90%) CSS3
7 13 (33.33%) Finance
7 13 (33.33%) .NET
8 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
8 11 (28.21%) Open Source
8 11 (28.21%) React
9 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
9 10 (25.64%) Redux
9 10 (25.64%) Banking
9 10 (25.64%) Web Development
10 9 (23.08%) Front Office
10 9 (23.08%) Google
10 9 (23.08%) Android
10 9 (23.08%) Reactive Extensions
10 9 (23.08%) Google Play
10 9 (23.08%) Virtual Team
10 9 (23.08%) RxJS
10 9 (23.08%) Gradle
10 9 (23.08%) Android Studio
10 9 (23.08%) TypeScript

Senior Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (2.56%) Apache
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Google Play
2 2 (5.13%) GitHub
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Skype
1 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) KDB
2 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Android Studio
1 9 (23.08%) Gradle
2 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.13%) gulp
3 2 (5.13%) Jasmine
3 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.13%) webpack
4 1 (2.56%) git-flow
4 1 (2.56%) Grunt
4 1 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) Mocha
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Banking
3 9 (23.08%) Front Office
4 6 (15.38%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) CSS
1 16 (41.03%) HTML
2 14 (35.90%) CSS3
2 14 (35.90%) HTML5
3 13 (33.33%) .NET
4 11 (28.21%) React
5 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
5 10 (25.64%) Redux
6 9 (23.08%) Reactive Extensions
6 9 (23.08%) RxJS
7 3 (7.69%) Spring
8 2 (5.13%) RESTful
8 2 (5.13%) Sass
8 2 (5.13%) XML
9 1 (2.56%) Apache Camel
9 1 (2.56%) HTML5 Canvas
9 1 (2.56%) Laravel
9 1 (2.56%) Spring Boot
9 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.56%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
2 9 (23.08%) User Experience
2 9 (23.08%) Virtual Team
3 5 (12.82%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) CCTV
5 1 (2.56%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Android
2 7 (17.95%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.56%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) TDD
3 17 (43.59%) Mobile Development
3 17 (43.59%) Pair Programming
4 16 (41.03%) Extreme Programming
5 11 (28.21%) Open Source
6 10 (25.64%) Web Development
7 9 (23.08%) Android Development
8 7 (17.95%) iOS Development
9 3 (7.69%) Front End Development
9 3 (7.69%) OO
9 3 (7.69%) Scrum
9 3 (7.69%) Web Application Development
10 2 (5.13%) BDD
10 2 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.13%) Kanban
10 2 (5.13%) MVC
10 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.56%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Java
2 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.08%) TypeScript
4 7 (17.95%) Apple Swift
4 7 (17.95%) Objective-C
5 5 (12.82%) C#
5 5 (12.82%) SQL
6 3 (7.69%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Google
2 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.56%) Bloomberg
2 1 (2.56%) Capita
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Reuters
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