The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 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 Cambridge 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 47 38 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.64% 1.08% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.14% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +8.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £289 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
440 351 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.42% 94.86% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 150 201
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 49 102
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Applications Developer
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Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Developer across the Cambridge region.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer across the Cambridge region.

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) PHP5
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Memcached
2 2 (50.00%) Varnish
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (50.00%) Kafka
2 2 (50.00%) Redis
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Pig
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Bower
3 1 (25.00%) Grunt
3 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) LESS
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Mocha
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (50.00%) Redis
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Bower
2 1 (25.00%) Grunt
2 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (25.00%) Mocha
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Memcached
1 2 (50.00%) Kafka
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) LESS
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Google Maps API
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) PHP5
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Varnish
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle