The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 45 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 32 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.85% 0.98% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 1.05% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 6
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£369 £475 £466
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.36% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £333 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.52 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+92.60% -46.66%
Senior Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
787 759 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.59% 93.13% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 432 297
Average daily rate £363 £351 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.27% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 75 81
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £40.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -1 9 £413 -13.15% 7
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title.

1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) C#
3 16 (39.02%) TDD
4 15 (36.59%) E-Commerce
5 13 (31.71%) .NET
5 13 (31.71%) Java
6 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
6 11 (26.83%) MVC
7 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
8 8 (19.51%) Hadoop
8 8 (19.51%) Apache Hive
8 8 (19.51%) Apache Pig
8 8 (19.51%) Scrum
8 8 (19.51%) SQL
9 7 (17.07%) Jasmine
9 7 (17.07%) MapReduce
10 6 (14.63%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (14.63%) Spring
10 6 (14.63%) HTML
10 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
11 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (12.20%) WPF
11 5 (12.20%) RESTful
11 5 (12.20%) REST
11 5 (12.20%) BDD
11 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
11 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
12 4 (9.76%) HTML5
12 4 (9.76%) WCF

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Senior Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.51%) Apache Pig
2 4 (9.76%) Apache
3 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.32%) JBoss
4 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Hadoop
1 8 (19.51%) Apache Hive
2 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
2 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.76%) MySQL
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (7.32%) RavenDB
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.44%) Impala
6 1 (2.44%) Big Data
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.07%) Jasmine
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (7.32%) Maven
4 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.44%) ANTLR
5 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
1 3 (7.32%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) .NET
2 6 (14.63%) HTML
2 6 (14.63%) Spring
2 6 (14.63%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (12.20%) RESTful
3 5 (12.20%) REST
3 5 (12.20%) WPF
4 4 (9.76%) SOAP
4 4 (9.76%) Web Services
4 4 (9.76%) HTML5
4 4 (9.76%) LINQ
4 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
4 4 (9.76%) WCF
5 3 (7.32%) Backbone.js
5 3 (7.32%) XML
5 3 (7.32%) ADO.NET
5 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.32%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) N-Tier
1 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.88%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
2 1 (2.44%) iPad
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) UNIX
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) TDD
3 15 (36.59%) E-Commerce
4 11 (26.83%) MVC
5 8 (19.51%) Scrum
6 7 (17.07%) MapReduce
7 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.20%) BDD
9 3 (7.32%) Android Development
9 3 (7.32%) Time Management
9 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
10 2 (4.88%) EAI
10 2 (4.88%) UML
10 2 (4.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) C#
2 13 (31.71%) Java
3 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.51%) SQL
5 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.44%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.88%) Google
1 2 (4.88%) MuleSoft
2 1 (2.44%) SAP