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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 107 97 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.78% 26.08% 27.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.54% 27.79% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 44 73
Average daily rate
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£330 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £397 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 16
Average hourly rate - £41.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
419 349 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.11% 93.82% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 155 176
Average daily rate £370 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 36 88
Average hourly rate £24.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £57.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 81 (34.47%) HTML
2 74 (31.49%) .NET
2 74 (31.49%) CSS
3 72 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (30.64%) jQuery
4 70 (29.79%) C#
5 58 (24.68%) Perl
6 56 (23.83%) PHP
6 56 (23.83%) SQL Server
7 51 (21.70%) SQL
8 50 (21.28%) JavaScript
9 49 (20.85%) Oracle
10 46 (19.57%) XML
11 45 (19.15%) ASP.NET
12 42 (17.87%) MVC
13 39 (16.60%) HTML5
13 39 (16.60%) CSS3
14 38 (16.17%) Tcl
15 36 (15.32%) Microsoft
16 35 (14.89%) OO
17 34 (14.47%) MySQL
17 34 (14.47%) Java
18 31 (13.19%) Open Source
19 30 (12.77%) Python
20 29 (12.34%) AngularJS
21 27 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC
21 27 (11.49%) Scrum
21 27 (11.49%) TDD
22 25 (10.64%) PowerShell
23 24 (10.21%) Linux

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 19 (8.09%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.96%) Apache
3 11 (4.68%) Node.js
4 10 (4.26%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.40%) IIS
6 7 (2.98%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.13%) CMS
8 4 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.28%) WordPress
9 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.85%) Moodle
10 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.85%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.43%) Documentum
11 1 (0.43%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 5 (2.13%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (2.98%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.85%) Shopify
4 1 (0.43%) Zen Cart
4 1 (0.43%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.43%) Magento
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.70%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (1.28%) CloudFront
3 3 (1.28%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.28%) SaaS
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.09%) SMTP
2 11 (4.68%) HTTP
2 11 (4.68%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.13%) ZigBee
4 4 (1.70%) Internet
5 3 (1.28%) 802.15
6 1 (0.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (23.83%) SQL Server
2 34 (14.47%) MySQL
3 14 (5.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.11%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.11%) Big Data
5 9 (3.83%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.13%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.28%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.28%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.28%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.85%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (0.85%) Redis
9 2 (0.85%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.85%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 23 (9.79%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.66%) Visual Studio
3 17 (7.23%) JIRA
3 17 (7.23%) Jenkins
4 15 (6.38%) Ant
5 14 (5.96%) Subversion
5 14 (5.96%) Maven
6 12 (5.11%) NUnit
7 8 (3.40%) Selenium
7 8 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.40%) Jasmine
7 8 (3.40%) MSBuild
8 7 (2.98%) Grunt
9 6 (2.55%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.13%) CruiseControl
11 4 (1.70%) Bower
12 3 (1.28%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (1.28%) Mocha
12 3 (1.28%) WiX
12 3 (1.28%) JUnit
General
1 11 (4.68%) Finance
2 10 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.40%) Banking
4 2 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.43%) Games
5 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.43%) Law
5 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (34.47%) HTML
2 74 (31.49%) .NET
2 74 (31.49%) CSS
3 72 (30.64%) jQuery
4 46 (19.57%) XML
5 45 (19.15%) ASP.NET
6 39 (16.60%) HTML5
6 39 (16.60%) CSS3
7 29 (12.34%) AngularJS
8 27 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (9.79%) OAuth
9 23 (9.79%) OpenID
10 22 (9.36%) Web Services
11 20 (8.51%) XSLT
12 18 (7.66%) REST
13 17 (7.23%) .NET Framework
14 14 (5.96%) WCF
15 13 (5.53%) JSON
16 11 (4.68%) Spring
17 10 (4.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.19%) Open Source
2 10 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.55%) Visualisation
3 6 (2.55%) Kindle
4 4 (1.70%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (1.28%) GIS
5 3 (1.28%) Clustering
6 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.85%) Ontologies
6 2 (0.85%) Graphic Design
6 2 (0.85%) VLE
7 1 (0.43%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.43%) iPad
7 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.43%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.43%) Streaming Music
7 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.43%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.21%) Linux
2 10 (4.26%) Windows
3 9 (3.83%) Ubuntu
4 7 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.13%) Android
5 5 (2.13%) UNIX
6 4 (1.70%) Solaris
6 4 (1.70%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (17.87%) MVC
3 35 (14.89%) OO
4 27 (11.49%) Scrum
4 27 (11.49%) TDD
5 20 (8.51%) Software Engineering
6 11 (4.68%) OOP
7 10 (4.26%) Load Balancing
7 10 (4.26%) Web Development
7 10 (4.26%) DevOps
8 8 (3.40%) Migration
8 8 (3.40%) E-Commerce
8 8 (3.40%) Unit Testing
8 8 (3.40%) BDD
9 7 (2.98%) OOD
10 6 (2.55%) CRM
10 6 (2.55%) Project Planning
10 6 (2.55%) Content Management
10 6 (2.55%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (2.55%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 70 (29.79%) C#
2 58 (24.68%) Perl
3 56 (23.83%) PHP
4 51 (21.70%) SQL
5 50 (21.28%) JavaScript
6 38 (16.17%) Tcl
7 34 (14.47%) Java
8 30 (12.77%) Python
9 25 (10.64%) PowerShell
10 18 (7.66%) C++
11 8 (3.40%) C
12 6 (2.55%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.55%) Ruby
13 5 (2.13%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.70%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.28%) PHP5
15 3 (1.28%) XAML
16 2 (0.85%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.85%) VBScript
16 2 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (7.66%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.55%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.85%) SNOMED CT
2 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.40%) Docker
2 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.85%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (9.79%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 49 (20.85%) Oracle
2 36 (15.32%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.40%) JBoss
4 6 (2.55%) Splunk
5 4 (1.70%) Sun
5 4 (1.70%) Google
5 4 (1.70%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.85%) Adobe
7 2 (0.85%) Sybase
7 2 (0.85%) Zend
7 2 (0.85%) hybris
7 2 (0.85%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.43%) Sencha
8 1 (0.43%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.43%) Perforce
8 1 (0.43%) Cognos
8 1 (0.43%) HP
8 1 (0.43%) ATG
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