Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Applications Developer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 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 Application Developer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 858 835 857
Rank change year-on-year -23 +22 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Applications Developer 31 51 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.048% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.051% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 34
UK median daily rate £513 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +11.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £351 £375 £400
90th Percentile £638 £700 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -21.05% +11.76% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

Senior Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 9 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +23 31 £513 +7.89% 12
London -26 19 £525 +16.67% 5
UK excluding London +33 12 £375 -21.05% 7
South East +20 9 £375 - 4
North of England +59 1 £363 -23.68% 1
West Midlands +36 1 £475 - 1
Midlands +25 1 £475 - 2
North West +21 1 £363 -23.68% 1
East of England - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 22 (70.97%) Java
2 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 14 (45.16%) HTML
4 13 (41.94%) SQL
4 13 (41.94%) HTML5
5 12 (38.71%) CSS
6 10 (32.26%) Data Modelling
6 10 (32.26%) .NET
6 10 (32.26%) C#
6 10 (32.26%) Android
6 10 (32.26%) Android Development
7 9 (29.03%) Bash Shell
8 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
8 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
9 7 (22.58%) PHP
9 7 (22.58%) C++
9 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
9 7 (22.58%) Hibernate
9 7 (22.58%) CSS3
10 6 (19.35%) Sass
10 6 (19.35%) Gradle
10 6 (19.35%) RESTful
10 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
10 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
10 6 (19.35%) Ruby
10 6 (19.35%) TDD
10 6 (19.35%) Finance
10 6 (19.35%) Python
10 6 (19.35%) Mentoring

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 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle TCA
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Firebase
1 5 (16.13%) npm
1 5 (16.13%) SaaS
2 3 (9.68%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon Aurora
1 2 (6.45%) KDB
1 2 (6.45%) Kdb+
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.45%) Redis
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) SQLite
2 1 (3.23%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
1 6 (19.35%) Gradle
1 6 (19.35%) gulp
2 5 (16.13%) Bower
2 5 (16.13%) PostCSS
3 4 (12.90%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (9.68%) Android Studio
4 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.45%) JUnit
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (3.23%) Spock
6 1 (3.23%) webpack
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) General Ledger
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) HTML
2 13 (41.94%) HTML5
3 12 (38.71%) CSS
4 10 (32.26%) .NET
5 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
5 7 (22.58%) CSS3
5 7 (22.58%) Hibernate
6 6 (19.35%) RESTful
6 6 (19.35%) Sass
7 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
7 5 (16.13%) Apache Cordova
7 5 (16.13%) Ionic Framework
7 5 (16.13%) Node.js
8 4 (12.90%) Angular 2
8 4 (12.90%) Spring
9 3 (9.68%) J2EE
9 3 (9.68%) JSON
9 3 (9.68%) REST
9 3 (9.68%) Struts
9 3 (9.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.68%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.45%) Equities
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.45%) TWAP
4 2 (6.45%) VWAP
5 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Android
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Android Development
2 10 (32.26%) Data Modelling
3 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
4 6 (19.35%) TDD
5 5 (16.13%) Change Management
5 5 (16.13%) Data Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Mobile Development
6 4 (12.90%) Open Source
7 3 (9.68%) Dependency Management
7 3 (9.68%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Release Management
7 3 (9.68%) SDLC
7 3 (9.68%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (9.68%) Web Development
7 3 (9.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) Java
2 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) C#
5 9 (29.03%) Bash Shell
6 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
7 7 (22.58%) C++
7 7 (22.58%) PHP
8 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
8 6 (19.35%) Python
8 6 (19.35%) Ruby
9 5 (16.13%) C
9 5 (16.13%) ECMAScript
10 4 (12.90%) Perl
10 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
11 3 (9.68%) TypeScript
12 1 (3.23%) Groovy
12 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Capita
3 1 (3.23%) Civica
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft