Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 57 56
Rank change year-on-year -23 -1 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 17 25 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.19% 2.22% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 2.35% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 29
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £380 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +15.15% -17.50%
10th Percentile £313 £296 £313
90th Percentile £513 £550 £515
East of England median daily rate £500 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +8.70% +8.24% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year +73.08% - -

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 1335 1065 1488
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.75% 94.41% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 504 877
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £200 £171 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 107 128
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +63.41% -18.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.05 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £47.06
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £20.94
% change year-on-year -19.55% +6.88% +4.68%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Developer in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Cambridgeshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor 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 23 November 2017. 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 -9 12 £375 -25.00% 22
Peterborough -10 3 £380 +38.18% 4
Senior Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) Maven
5 5 (29.41%) Web Services
5 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
5 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
6 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
6 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
6 4 (23.53%) jQuery
6 4 (23.53%) Mule
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 4 (23.53%) C#
6 4 (23.53%) Python
6 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) MuleSoft
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) JIRA
7 3 (17.65%) SOA
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) RESTful
7 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (11.76%) Node.js
8 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software

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 4 (23.53%) Mule
2 2 (11.76%) Confluence
2 2 (11.76%) JBoss
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
2 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 6 (35.29%) Maven
3 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 3 (17.65%) JIRA
5 2 (11.76%) JUnit
5 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
5 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
5 2 (11.76%) Subversion
6 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
6 1 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (5.88%) Mocha
6 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) jQuery
3 3 (17.65%) RESTful
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) Django
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE
4 2 (11.76%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) Node.js
4 2 (11.76%) NumPy
4 2 (11.76%) React
4 2 (11.76%) SciPy
4 2 (11.76%) SOAP
4 2 (11.76%) Spring
4 2 (11.76%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.88%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (11.76%) Life Science
2 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) SOA
3 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
4 2 (11.76%) API Development
4 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
4 2 (11.76%) Kanban
4 2 (11.76%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.76%) SOLID
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Microservices
5 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) C
5 2 (11.76%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Cython
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) MuleSoft
2 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Coveo
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Sitecore