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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 18 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.03% - 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% - 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
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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
105 47 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 90.52% 97.92% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 24 19
Average daily rate £375 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £205 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £471 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 6
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.59% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.10 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (70.00%) Spring
3 6 (60.00%) Maven
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) J2EE
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) Electronics
6 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) Subversion
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (30.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (30.00%) Marketing
6 3 (30.00%) Spring MVC
6 3 (30.00%) Lua
6 3 (30.00%) Release Management
6 3 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (30.00%) Struts

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (30.00%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (30.00%) Ant
2 3 (30.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (30.00%) ClearCase
2 3 (30.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Electronics
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (70.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) J2EE
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) Struts
5 3 (30.00%) Spring MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (20.00%) DHTML
6 2 (20.00%) XSLT
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) XSD
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (10.00%) XSL
7 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MVC
1 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) TDD
1 3 (30.00%) Release Management
1 3 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (30.00%) OO
1 3 (30.00%) BDD
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) System Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Lua
4 2 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle