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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 64 120 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.39% 33.33% 18.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.39% 35.71% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 72 36
Average daily rate
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£325 £305 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
330 336 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.83% 93.33% 87.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 200 139
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 42 57
Average hourly rate £17.00 £39.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.96% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 52 (45.22%) HTML
2 50 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 46 (40.00%) CSS
4 36 (31.30%) C#
5 29 (25.22%) MVC
6 25 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (20.00%) .NET
8 22 (19.13%) Python
8 22 (19.13%) HTML5
9 20 (17.39%) Linux
10 19 (16.52%) SQL
11 17 (14.78%) Java
11 17 (14.78%) PHP
11 17 (14.78%) jQuery
12 16 (13.91%) MySQL
12 16 (13.91%) XML
12 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET
13 14 (12.17%) SQL Server
14 13 (11.30%) Web Services
14 13 (11.30%) Scrum
14 13 (11.30%) AngularJS
15 12 (10.43%) RESTful
15 12 (10.43%) CSS3
16 11 (9.57%) Laravel
16 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (9.57%) Software Engineering
16 11 (9.57%) OOP
17 10 (8.70%) Windows
17 10 (8.70%) C++
18 9 (7.83%) UNIX

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 8 (6.96%) CMS
2 7 (6.09%) Apache
3 5 (4.35%) WordPress
3 5 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.48%) nginx
5 3 (2.61%) Node.js
6 2 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.87%) Drupal
7 1 (0.87%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.87%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.87%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Tridion
1 2 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.74%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) HTTP
2 4 (3.48%) Internet
3 2 (1.74%) SSH
4 1 (0.87%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.87%) Modbus
4 1 (0.87%) 802.15
4 1 (0.87%) RIP
4 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.91%) MySQL
2 14 (12.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.87%) OLAP
6 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.87%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.35%) JIRA
2 5 (4.35%) Subversion
3 4 (3.48%) Ant
3 4 (3.48%) Selenium
3 4 (3.48%) PHPUnit
4 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.61%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.61%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.74%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.74%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.87%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.87%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.87%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.87%) NUnit
6 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.87%) Maven
6 1 (0.87%) Moq
6 1 (0.87%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
1 2 (1.74%) Banking
1 2 (1.74%) Retail
2 1 (0.87%) Finance
2 1 (0.87%) Law
2 1 (0.87%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (45.22%) HTML
2 46 (40.00%) CSS
3 23 (20.00%) .NET
4 22 (19.13%) HTML5
5 17 (14.78%) jQuery
6 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET
6 16 (13.91%) XML
7 13 (11.30%) Web Services
7 13 (11.30%) AngularJS
8 12 (10.43%) RESTful
8 12 (10.43%) CSS3
9 11 (9.57%) Laravel
9 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (6.96%) Symfony
11 7 (6.09%) WCF
11 7 (6.09%) Google Maps API
11 7 (6.09%) WinForms
11 7 (6.09%) Spring
11 7 (6.09%) REST
12 6 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.83%) User Experience
2 7 (6.09%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.61%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.74%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.74%) Streaming Media
5 2 (1.74%) IPTV
6 1 (0.87%) Statistics
6 1 (0.87%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.87%) iPad
6 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.39%) Linux
2 10 (8.70%) Windows
3 9 (7.83%) UNIX
4 8 (6.96%) Android
5 7 (6.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.87%) Debian
6 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.22%) MVC
2 25 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (11.30%) Scrum
4 11 (9.57%) OOP
4 11 (9.57%) Software Engineering
5 9 (7.83%) OO
5 9 (7.83%) E-Commerce
6 8 (6.96%) SOA
6 8 (6.96%) TDD
6 8 (6.96%) Android Development
7 7 (6.09%) Web Application Development
8 6 (5.22%) Content Management
8 6 (5.22%) Web Development
8 6 (5.22%) Manual Testing
9 5 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.35%) Analytics
9 5 (4.35%) BDD
9 5 (4.35%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.48%) iOS Development
10 4 (3.48%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 36 (31.30%) C#
3 22 (19.13%) Python
4 19 (16.52%) SQL
5 17 (14.78%) Java
5 17 (14.78%) PHP
6 10 (8.70%) C++
7 6 (5.22%) Perl
8 5 (4.35%) C
8 5 (4.35%) PHP5
8 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.61%) Scala
9 3 (2.61%) Ruby
10 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.87%) Dart
10 1 (0.87%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.87%) Groovy
10 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.87%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (6.96%) Oracle
2 7 (6.09%) Google
3 4 (3.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.48%) Twitter
4 2 (1.74%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.74%) hybris
4 2 (1.74%) Demandware
4 2 (1.74%) Temenos
4 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.74%) Perforce
4 2 (1.74%) Telerik
4 2 (1.74%) Intershop
5 1 (0.87%) Zend
5 1 (0.87%) Apple
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