The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 108 104 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.34% 22.37% 31.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.40% 23.42% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 87 98
Median daily rate £375 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £259 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -39.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £15.00 £36.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +11.02%
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
344 444 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.63% 95.48% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 319 270
Median daily rate £413 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 37 25
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +60.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £15.77 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridge region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 30 June 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 Cambridge region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 75 (42.37%) JavaScript
2 71 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (31.07%) SQL
4 53 (29.94%) HTML
5 51 (28.81%) .NET
6 48 (27.12%) Java
7 47 (26.55%) CSS
8 45 (25.42%) C#
9 35 (19.77%) jQuery
10 34 (19.21%) ASP.NET
11 33 (18.64%) Git (software)
12 31 (17.51%) AngularJS
13 30 (16.95%) REST
13 30 (16.95%) SQL Server
14 28 (15.82%) HTML5
15 27 (15.25%) Python
16 23 (12.99%) MVC
16 23 (12.99%) .NET Framework
17 21 (11.86%) Mercurial
18 20 (11.30%) Mobile App
19 18 (10.17%) Scrum
19 18 (10.17%) OO
19 18 (10.17%) Linux
19 18 (10.17%) TDD
19 18 (10.17%) Android
19 18 (10.17%) Android Development
20 17 (9.60%) CSS3
20 17 (9.60%) Visual Studio
20 17 (9.60%) Microsoft
21 16 (9.04%) Oracle

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 8 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.39%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.82%) Drupal
4 4 (2.26%) CMS
5 2 (1.13%) IIS
5 2 (1.13%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.13%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.13%) WordPress
6 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.56%) Documentum
6 1 (0.56%) JBoss
6 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.56%) SAS
6 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (3.39%) OmniGraffle
2 6 (3.39%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (5.08%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (2.26%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.26%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.69%) GitHub
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.82%) Bluetooth
2 4 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.69%) Internet
3 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.13%) 802.15
4 2 (1.13%) HTTP
4 2 (1.13%) SSL
4 2 (1.13%) Wireless
4 2 (1.13%) X.509
4 2 (1.13%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.56%) AMQP
5 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (6.78%) MongoDB
3 12 (6.78%) MySQL
3 12 (6.78%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.52%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.82%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.26%) QlikView
9 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.13%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.56%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 33 (18.64%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.86%) Mercurial
3 17 (9.60%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.65%) IntelliJ
4 10 (5.65%) WebStorm
5 7 (3.95%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.95%) Selenium
6 6 (3.39%) Android Studio
6 6 (3.39%) JUnit
6 6 (3.39%) Maven
7 5 (2.82%) Mockito
8 4 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.26%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.69%) Subversion
9 3 (1.69%) Xcode
10 2 (1.13%) JMeter
10 2 (1.13%) NUnit
10 2 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (5.65%) Finance
2 5 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (1.69%) Electronics
4 2 (1.13%) Advertising
4 2 (1.13%) Legal
4 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.13%) Marketing
4 2 (1.13%) Publishing
5 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (29.94%) HTML
2 51 (28.81%) .NET
3 47 (26.55%) CSS
4 35 (19.77%) jQuery
5 34 (19.21%) ASP.NET
6 31 (17.51%) AngularJS
7 30 (16.95%) REST
8 28 (15.82%) HTML5
9 23 (12.99%) .NET Framework
10 17 (9.60%) CSS3
11 16 (9.04%) Spring
11 16 (9.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (9.04%) Web Services
12 15 (8.47%) XML
13 13 (7.34%) Ajax
13 13 (7.34%) JSON
14 12 (6.78%) Node.js
14 12 (6.78%) RESTful
15 11 (6.21%) WPF
16 10 (5.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.30%) Mobile App
2 14 (7.91%) User Experience
3 10 (5.65%) Data Structures
4 8 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.52%) Graphic Design
5 5 (2.82%) iPad
6 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.69%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.69%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.13%) Biology
7 2 (1.13%) Informatics
7 2 (1.13%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.13%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.13%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.56%) Equities
8 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.17%) Android
1 18 (10.17%) Linux
2 11 (6.21%) Windows
3 9 (5.08%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.69%) Unix
5 2 (1.13%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (12.99%) MVC
3 18 (10.17%) Android Development
3 18 (10.17%) OO
3 18 (10.17%) Scrum
3 18 (10.17%) TDD
4 16 (9.04%) Unit Testing
4 16 (9.04%) Web Development
5 15 (8.47%) Front End Development
6 13 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (7.34%) SOA
7 11 (6.21%) Multithreading
8 10 (5.65%) Analytics
8 10 (5.65%) Memory Management
8 10 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (5.08%) UX Design
10 8 (4.52%) iOS Development
10 8 (4.52%) Software Engineering
11 7 (3.95%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 75 (42.37%) JavaScript
2 55 (31.07%) SQL
3 48 (27.12%) Java
4 45 (25.42%) C#
5 27 (15.25%) Python
6 15 (8.47%) T-SQL
7 13 (7.34%) C
8 12 (6.78%) C++
9 11 (6.21%) TypeScript
10 10 (5.65%) PHP
11 8 (4.52%) PL/SQL
12 6 (3.39%) Dart
12 6 (3.39%) ECMAScript
13 5 (2.82%) Objective-C
13 5 (2.82%) Perl
14 4 (2.26%) Groovy
14 4 (2.26%) Scala
14 4 (2.26%) XAML
15 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.69%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 14 (7.91%) Degree
2 4 (2.26%) PhD
3 2 (1.13%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Docker
1 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 17 (9.60%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.04%) Oracle
3 4 (2.26%) JD Edwards
3 4 (2.26%) Zend
4 3 (1.69%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.13%) VMware
6 1 (0.56%) Citrix
6 1 (0.56%) Facebook
6 1 (0.56%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.56%) Intel
6 1 (0.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.56%) Twitter
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