The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 14 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 17 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.04% - 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.97% - 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 1
Average daily rate
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£478 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -14.47%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
142 59 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 92.21% 100.00% 86.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 27 32
Average daily rate £450 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 21
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £30.50 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 15 (65.22%) Java
3 12 (52.17%) Maven
4 11 (47.83%) HTML
4 11 (47.83%) DV Cleared
4 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
5 10 (43.48%) Web Services
6 9 (39.13%) J2EE
7 7 (30.43%) Perl
7 7 (30.43%) PHP
7 7 (30.43%) Ant
7 7 (30.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (30.43%) UNIX
7 7 (30.43%) OO
7 7 (30.43%) Python
7 7 (30.43%) ClearCase
7 7 (30.43%) Spring
7 7 (30.43%) Lua
7 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (30.43%) Subversion
7 7 (30.43%) Finance
7 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
7 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (30.43%) Release Management
7 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (30.43%) Apache Ivy
8 6 (26.09%) jQuery
8 6 (26.09%) Scrum
8 6 (26.09%) CSS

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (8.70%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Maven
2 7 (30.43%) Apache Ivy
2 7 (30.43%) Ant
2 7 (30.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (30.43%) ClearCase
2 7 (30.43%) Subversion
3 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
4 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
2 3 (13.04%) Electronics
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) Web Services
3 9 (39.13%) J2EE
4 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
4 7 (30.43%) Spring
5 6 (26.09%) CSS
5 6 (26.09%) .NET
5 6 (26.09%) XML
5 6 (26.09%) jQuery
6 5 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (21.74%) XSD
6 5 (21.74%) DHTML
6 5 (21.74%) XSLT
6 5 (21.74%) Spring MVC
6 5 (21.74%) WCF
7 2 (8.70%) LINQ
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.35%) XSL
8 1 (4.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) OO
1 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) Release Management
1 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (26.09%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) TDD
3 5 (21.74%) MVC
3 5 (21.74%) OOD
3 5 (21.74%) BDD
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.35%) System Testing
6 1 (4.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 15 (65.22%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) Lua
3 7 (30.43%) Python
3 7 (30.43%) Perl
3 7 (30.43%) PHP
4 6 (26.09%) C#
5 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
6 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
7 3 (13.04%) C++
7 3 (13.04%) Ruby
7 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
8 2 (8.70%) VB
8 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) DV Cleared
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Sun Certification
2 3 (13.04%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) Sun