The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 51 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 9 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.55% 1.72% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.80% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £375 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
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
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
550 721 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.83% 95.37% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 375 327
Median daily rate £413 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 90 71
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.00 £40.00
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 Cambridgeshire

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

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cambridge +2 5 £375 -10.44% 8
Peterborough - 1 £300 - 2
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 11 (55.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) .NET
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
4 7 (35.00%) MVC
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) OO
5 6 (30.00%) SOA
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) Python
6 5 (25.00%) CSS
6 5 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) TDD
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (20.00%) Node.js
8 3 (15.00%) CSS3
8 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (15.00%) Microservices
8 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
8 3 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
8 3 (15.00%) CouchDB
8 3 (15.00%) HTML5
8 3 (15.00%) DevExpress
8 3 (15.00%) Spring
8 3 (15.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 3 (15.00%) WCF

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 4 (20.00%) Node.js
2 3 (15.00%) JBoss
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (10.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (15.00%) CouchDB
1 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) JMeter
2 1 (5.00%) NUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (25.00%) CSS
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (15.00%) CSS3
6 3 (15.00%) HTML5
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery
6 3 (15.00%) Middleware
6 3 (15.00%) Spring
6 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (15.00%) WCF
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 3 (15.00%) WPF
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.00%) Express
8 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (5.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) OO
2 6 (30.00%) SOA
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Microservices
5 3 (15.00%) Workflow
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) ETL
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Programming
7 1 (5.00%) Android Development
7 1 (5.00%) BDD
7 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) SDLC
7 1 (5.00%) SOLID
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) Scala
6 1 (5.00%) Apple Swift
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 3 (15.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) DevExpress
2 2 (10.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft