The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheltenham region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 16 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.73% 1.15% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 1.25% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £713
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -11.76%
Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99 80 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 90.00% 91.95% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 36 68
Average daily rate £355 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £713
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.60 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £50.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
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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
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 10 July 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 5 (83.33%) Hibernate
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) DTV
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) Java EE
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (50.00%) Electronics
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Lua
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (33.33%) Ant
2 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
1 5 (83.33%) Hibernate
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) Java EE
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica