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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 11 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.08% 1.03% 10.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 1.08% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 15
Median daily rate - £325 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £44.05 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-62.54% +17.46%

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
44 93 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 91.67% 95.88% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 89
Median daily rate £370 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £100 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £42.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) MapReduce

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 (33.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) COM+
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) Kendo UI
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat