The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 133 135 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.55% 28.66% 25.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.24% 30.68% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 102 53
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.56% -2.14%
Developer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
471 440 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.01% 93.42% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 297 155
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 51
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 85 (43.37%) JavaScript
2 65 (33.16%) C#
2 65 (33.16%) HTML
3 59 (30.10%) .NET
3 59 (30.10%) CSS
4 50 (25.51%) SQL
5 49 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (22.45%) Java
6 44 (22.45%) MVC
7 40 (20.41%) SQL Server
8 34 (17.35%) ASP.NET
9 30 (15.31%) XML
9 30 (15.31%) MySQL
10 29 (14.80%) jQuery
10 29 (14.80%) HTML5
11 27 (13.78%) Oracle
12 22 (11.22%) PHP
12 22 (11.22%) Web Services
12 22 (11.22%) Python
12 22 (11.22%) CSS3
13 21 (10.71%) Scrum
14 20 (10.20%) SOAP
14 20 (10.20%) RESTful
15 19 (9.69%) WCF
16 18 (9.18%) Git (software)
16 18 (9.18%) Ajax
16 18 (9.18%) CMS
16 18 (9.18%) User Experience
17 17 (8.67%) Linux
17 17 (8.67%) TDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (9.18%) CMS
2 14 (7.14%) Node.js
3 12 (6.12%) Drupal
4 11 (5.61%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (5.10%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (4.08%) WordPress
7 7 (3.57%) Apache
7 7 (3.57%) Tomcat
8 6 (3.06%) Apache Solr
9 5 (2.55%) SharePoint
10 4 (2.04%) JBoss
10 4 (2.04%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.02%) IIS
12 2 (1.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.51%) Jetty
13 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.51%) MS Office
1 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.51%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.02%) Tridion
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.51%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.02%) Office 365
2 2 (1.02%) GitHub
3 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.51%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.04%) HTTP
2 3 (1.53%) LDAP
3 2 (1.02%) Internet
3 2 (1.02%) AMQP
4 1 (0.51%) SMPP
4 1 (0.51%) GSM
4 1 (0.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.31%) MySQL
3 9 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.55%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.53%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.53%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 18 (9.18%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.12%) Selenium
3 9 (4.59%) Grunt
4 6 (3.06%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.06%) IntelliJ
5 5 (2.55%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.55%) JIRA
5 5 (2.55%) Mercurial
5 5 (2.55%) WebStorm
5 5 (2.55%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.04%) PhantomJS
6 4 (2.04%) gulp
7 3 (1.53%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.53%) RSpec
7 3 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.53%) Subversion
7 3 (1.53%) Maven
8 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (7.14%) Finance
2 10 (5.10%) Banking
2 10 (5.10%) Retail
3 6 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.53%) Publishing
4 3 (1.53%) Marketing
5 2 (1.02%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) Law
6 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (33.16%) HTML
2 59 (30.10%) .NET
2 59 (30.10%) CSS
3 34 (17.35%) ASP.NET
4 30 (15.31%) XML
5 29 (14.80%) jQuery
5 29 (14.80%) HTML5
6 22 (11.22%) CSS3
6 22 (11.22%) Web Services
7 20 (10.20%) SOAP
7 20 (10.20%) RESTful
8 19 (9.69%) WCF
9 18 (9.18%) Ajax
10 17 (8.67%) Spring
11 16 (8.16%) WPF
12 13 (6.63%) XSLT
13 12 (6.12%) .NET Framework
13 12 (6.12%) REST
14 11 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (5.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.18%) User Experience
2 7 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.55%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.04%) Biology
4 4 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.04%) Life Science
4 4 (2.04%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.53%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.02%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.51%) iPad
7 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.51%) LIMS
7 1 (0.51%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.51%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.51%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.67%) Linux
2 15 (7.65%) Windows
3 12 (6.12%) Android
4 9 (4.59%) Apple iOS
4 9 (4.59%) UNIX
5 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (22.45%) MVC
3 21 (10.71%) Scrum
4 17 (8.67%) TDD
5 16 (8.16%) E-Commerce
6 14 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 13 (6.63%) Software Engineering
7 13 (6.63%) Web Development
8 12 (6.12%) Multithreading
8 12 (6.12%) Android Development
9 10 (5.10%) OO
10 9 (4.59%) SOA
10 9 (4.59%) ETL
10 9 (4.59%) Mentoring
10 9 (4.59%) Time Management
11 8 (4.08%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (4.08%) BDD
11 8 (4.08%) iOS Development
11 8 (4.08%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (4.08%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 85 (43.37%) JavaScript
2 65 (33.16%) C#
3 50 (25.51%) SQL
4 44 (22.45%) Java
5 22 (11.22%) PHP
5 22 (11.22%) Python
6 11 (5.61%) C++
7 6 (3.06%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.06%) Ruby
8 5 (2.55%) ECMAScript
8 5 (2.55%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.55%) Dart
9 4 (2.04%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.04%) Perl
10 3 (1.53%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.53%) Scala
11 2 (1.02%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.02%) C
12 1 (0.51%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 7 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (1.02%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.55%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.02%) Varnish
2 2 (1.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.53%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.02%) MOM
Vendors
1 27 (13.78%) Oracle
2 15 (7.65%) Sitecore
3 13 (6.63%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.12%) Google
5 4 (2.04%) Apple
5 4 (2.04%) hybris
5 4 (2.04%) Demandware
5 4 (2.04%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.04%) Intershop
6 3 (1.53%) Zend
7 2 (1.02%) Terracotta
7 2 (1.02%) Telerik
7 2 (1.02%) SAP
8 1 (0.51%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.51%) Twitter
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