The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 36 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.40% 1.62% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.71% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £375 £419 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +26.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.69%
Senior Developer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
342 350 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.53% 94.59% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 235 214
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 39
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% -45.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridge region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Cambridge region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) C#
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) MVC
2 6 (40.00%) SOA
2 6 (40.00%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) WCF
5 3 (20.00%) WPF
5 3 (20.00%) DevExpress
5 3 (20.00%) CouchDB
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (20.00%) Node.js
5 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (20.00%) Microservices
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 3 (20.00%) Spring
5 3 (20.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 3 (20.00%) JBoss
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) N-Tier

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (20.00%) JBoss
1 3 (20.00%) Node.js
2 2 (13.33%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (20.00%) CouchDB
1 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) Middleware
3 3 (20.00%) Spring
3 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (20.00%) WCF
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) WPF
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
1 6 (40.00%) OO
1 6 (40.00%) SOA
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Microservices
3 3 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Android Development
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
4 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 3 (20.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) DevExpress