The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 28 June 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
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 24 21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 0.79% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.91% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -4.06% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £38.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% -7.73%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 78 110 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 96.30% 87.30% 97.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 57 102
Median daily rate £375 £330 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 9
Median hourly rate £17.35 £13.23 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.19% -68.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.25 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Cheltenham

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Cheltenham

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Cheltenham