The median contractor rate for a Senior Applications Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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 Application Developer
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 612 603
Rank change year-on-year +55 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Applications Developer 26 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.053% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.055% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 22
Median daily rate £475 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £399 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +17.18% +9.58%  
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 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Applications Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Applications Developer in the UK

Senior Applications Developer
Top 14 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 27 March 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 +48 26 £475 +18.75% 12
London +49 22 £475 -9.52% 5
City of London - 2 £388 - 1
North West +25 1 £450 -
South East +11 1 £488 +30.00% 1
West Midlands +5 1 - - 1
South West +4 1 - - 1
Birmingham +1 1 - -
Woking - 1 £488 -
Chippenham - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £450 -
Merseyside - 1 £450 -
Surrey - 1 £488 -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (56.82%) HTML
2 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
2 25 (56.82%) CSS
3 23 (52.27%) HTML5
4 22 (50.00%) CSS3
5 19 (43.18%) Finance
6 18 (40.91%) AngularJS
7 17 (38.64%) Java
8 15 (34.09%) TDD
9 13 (29.55%) Banking
9 13 (29.55%) .NET
9 13 (29.55%) React
10 12 (27.27%) Pair Programming
11 11 (25.00%) Web Development
11 11 (25.00%) Computer Science
11 11 (25.00%) Mobile Development
12 10 (22.73%) Redux
12 10 (22.73%) Degree
12 10 (22.73%) Open Source
12 10 (22.73%) Extreme Programming
13 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
13 9 (20.45%) Jasmine
14 8 (18.18%) GitHub
14 8 (18.18%) TypeScript
14 8 (18.18%) Reactive Extensions
14 8 (18.18%) RxJS
14 8 (18.18%) User Experience
14 8 (18.18%) Virtual Team
14 8 (18.18%) OO

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 (2.27%) Apache
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) GitHub
2 4 (9.09%) Google Play
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Skype
1 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
1 9 (20.45%) Jasmine
2 7 (15.91%) Grunt
2 7 (15.91%) gulp
2 7 (15.91%) Maven
2 7 (15.91%) Mocha
2 7 (15.91%) Selenium
2 7 (15.91%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (15.91%) TeamCity
2 7 (15.91%) webpack
3 4 (9.09%) Android Studio
3 4 (9.09%) Gradle
3 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA
5 1 (2.27%) LabVIEW
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 13 (29.55%) Banking
3 8 (18.18%) Front Office
4 6 (13.64%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Electronics
5 1 (2.27%) Games
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (56.82%) CSS
1 25 (56.82%) HTML
2 23 (52.27%) HTML5
3 22 (50.00%) CSS3
4 18 (40.91%) AngularJS
5 13 (29.55%) .NET
5 13 (29.55%) React
6 10 (22.73%) Redux
7 8 (18.18%) Reactive Extensions
7 8 (18.18%) RxJS
8 7 (15.91%) Chai
8 7 (15.91%) WebSockets
9 6 (13.64%) jQuery
9 6 (13.64%) Node.js
10 4 (9.09%) Apache Flex
10 4 (9.09%) D3.js
10 4 (9.09%) Flash
11 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
12 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (18.18%) User Experience
2 8 (18.18%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.27%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) CCTV
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.27%) iPhone
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.36%) Android
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) TDD
3 12 (27.27%) Pair Programming
4 11 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 11 (25.00%) Web Development
5 10 (22.73%) Extreme Programming
5 10 (22.73%) Open Source
6 8 (18.18%) OO
7 7 (15.91%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 6 (13.64%) iOS Development
9 5 (11.36%) Android Development
9 5 (11.36%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (11.36%) Visualisation
10 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (6.82%) MVC
11 3 (6.82%) Web Application Development
12 2 (4.55%) BDD
12 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.55%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
2 17 (38.64%) Java
3 8 (18.18%) TypeScript
4 7 (15.91%) C#
5 6 (13.64%) Apple Swift
5 6 (13.64%) Objective-C
6 5 (11.36%) ES6
6 5 (11.36%) SQL
7 2 (4.55%) C++
7 2 (4.55%) Scala
8 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.27%) Python
8 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Google
2 2 (4.55%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.27%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.27%) Capita
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Reuters
3 1 (2.27%) SAP
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