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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 32 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.68% 3.31% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 3.51% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 7
Median daily rate - £413 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
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
278 456 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.29% 94.21% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 283 252
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 53
Median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 (50.00%) Python
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) OO
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (31.25%) GitHub
4 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
4 5 (31.25%) Open Source Development
4 5 (31.25%) Degree
4 5 (31.25%) Informatics
4 5 (31.25%) Biology
4 5 (31.25%) Open Source
4 5 (31.25%) Perl
4 5 (31.25%) C
4 5 (31.25%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) Unix
5 4 (25.00%) JSF
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (18.75%) Workflow
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) C#
7 2 (12.50%) HTML
7 2 (12.50%) IIS
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 2 (12.50%) SOAP

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 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) NServiceBus
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
2 4 (25.00%) JSF
3 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 2 (12.50%) JSON
4 2 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) HTML5
5 1 (6.25%) Node.js
5 1 (6.25%) RESTful
5 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (31.25%) Biology
1 5 (31.25%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) OO
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) Open Source
3 5 (31.25%) Open Source Development
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) OOD
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Service Design
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) C
4 5 (31.25%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) Perl
5 3 (18.75%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Google
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle