The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 20 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.84% 2.17% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 2.26% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £325 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.72% +2.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.80% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £36.02 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+22.15% +80.10%
Senior Developer
Gloucestershire

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
109 133 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 91.60% 96.38% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 90 56
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% -67.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Cheltenham region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Ergonomics
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Lua
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) COM+
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) WSDL
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Ergonomics
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Lua
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian