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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 56 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 8 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.12% 1.54% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.64% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
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£450 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £401 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.29 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +0.71%
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
685 671 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.80% 93.98% 89.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 323 245
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 77 76
Average hourly rate £13.50 £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.30% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £42.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +5 6 £425 +3.03% 16
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
St Neots - - - -
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) C#
3 17 (60.71%) E-Commerce
4 15 (53.57%) TDD
5 13 (46.43%) .NET
6 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (39.29%) BDD
7 10 (35.71%) MVC
8 8 (28.57%) Finance
9 7 (25.00%) MSMQ
9 7 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (21.43%) SOA
10 6 (21.43%) C
11 5 (17.86%) SQL
11 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
11 5 (17.86%) C++
11 5 (17.86%) HTML
11 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
11 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
11 5 (17.86%) WCF
11 5 (17.86%) Degree
12 4 (14.29%) JIRA
12 4 (14.29%) QA
12 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (14.29%) Scrum
12 4 (14.29%) XML
12 4 (14.29%) Python
12 4 (14.29%) Linux
13 3 (10.71%) OO
13 3 (10.71%) Perl

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1 (3.57%) JBoss
1 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.57%) Mule
1 1 (3.57%) Confluence
1 1 (3.57%) Node.js
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) Impala
2 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) JIRA
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
2 3 (10.71%) SpecFlow
2 3 (10.71%) Jasmine
2 3 (10.71%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) Hudson
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) MSMQ
2 7 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (17.86%) HTML
3 5 (17.86%) WCF
4 4 (14.29%) XML
5 3 (10.71%) Web Services
5 3 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.14%) REST
7 1 (3.57%) Catalyst
7 1 (3.57%) DBIx::Class
7 1 (3.57%) Moose
7 1 (3.57%) CSS
7 1 (3.57%) SOAP
7 1 (3.57%) XSLT
7 1 (3.57%) jQuery
7 1 (3.57%) OAuth
7 1 (3.57%) JMS
7 1 (3.57%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
1 3 (10.71%) Streaming Media
1 3 (10.71%) IPTV
1 3 (10.71%) Informatics
2 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Statistics
2 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) E-Commerce
3 15 (53.57%) TDD
4 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (39.29%) BDD
5 10 (35.71%) MVC
6 6 (21.43%) SOA
7 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
8 4 (14.29%) Scrum
9 3 (10.71%) Web Development
9 3 (10.71%) OO
9 3 (10.71%) Pair Programming
9 3 (10.71%) Bioinformatics
9 3 (10.71%) Coaching
9 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
10 2 (7.14%) DNA
11 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) C#
2 6 (21.43%) C
3 5 (17.86%) C++
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) Java
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Perforce
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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