The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 61 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.93% 0.65% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.69% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £309 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.36% -17.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Software 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
689 577 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 91.74% 94.28% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 252 330
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 68 114
Average hourly rate £16.50 £37.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +20.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Senior Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Senior Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Senior Software 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 Software Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 1 £400 - 2
St Neots - - - -
Senior Software Developer
East of England

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) C
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) Perl
2 6 (85.71%) Bioinformatics
2 6 (85.71%) Informatics
2 6 (85.71%) Web Development
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) DNA
3 5 (71.43%) Data Structures
3 5 (71.43%) Algorithms
3 5 (71.43%) Statistics
3 5 (71.43%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Perforce
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Postgraduate
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Informatics
2 5 (71.43%) Data Structures
2 5 (71.43%) Algorithms
2 5 (71.43%) Statistics
2 5 (71.43%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (14.29%) Streaming Media
3 1 (14.29%) IPTV
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Bioinformatics
1 6 (85.71%) Web Development
2 5 (71.43%) DNA
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Perforce
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