Period
to 27 October 2021

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Developer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 54 - 65
Rank change year-on-year - +65 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 9 0 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.27% - 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
10th Percentile £490 " £421
25th Percentile £550 " £434
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 - £450
75th Percentile £600 " £528
90th Percentile £641 " £583
East of England median daily rate £540 £520 £450
% change year-on-year +3.85% +15.56% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
East of England median hourly rate - - £50.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 638 286 1,107
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.99% 91.37% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 180 660
10th Percentile £148 £224 £206
25th Percentile £272 £313 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £436 £425
Median % change year-on-year -5.44% +2.65% -
75th Percentile £525 £530 £525
90th Percentile £608 £616 £625
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 32 113
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.55 £10.30
25th Percentile £12.50 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.25 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year -16.92% -4.41% -2.86%
75th Percentile £14.75 £35.31 £46.00
90th Percentile £19.30 £48.63 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year -30.00% +24.22% -7.04%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 7 £600 - 18
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Docker
3 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 3 (33.33%) React
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (22.22%) Terraform
4 2 (22.22%) Microservices
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) AWS
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) DOM
4 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
5 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Games
5 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) JMS
5 1 (11.11%) IBM

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (11.11%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (11.11%) Azure
2 1 (11.11%) CloudFront
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
2 1 (11.11%) GitLab
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) React
2 2 (22.22%) DOM
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Core
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) Flask
3 1 (11.11%) JMS
3 1 (11.11%) Kafka
3 1 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (11.11%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
3 1 (11.11%) SQLAlchemy
3 1 (11.11%) Visualforce
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
3 2 (22.22%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Microservices
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 1 (11.11%) Data Privacy
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Event-Driven
4 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Development
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Secure Coding
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Apex Code
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (22.22%) Terraform
3 1 (11.11%) Grafana
3 1 (11.11%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) DocuSign
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com