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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 92 120 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.72% 28.99% 17.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.97% 31.17% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 76 41
Median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £39.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +12.29%
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
279 385 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.21% 93.00% 91.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 252 203
Median daily rate £350 £388 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £283 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 21
Median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 63 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (23.72%) C#
3 50 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 49 (22.79%) Java
5 46 (21.40%) SQL
6 44 (20.47%) .NET
7 38 (17.67%) SQL Server
8 33 (15.35%) HTML
9 32 (14.88%) TDD
10 30 (13.95%) Git (software)
11 28 (13.02%) jQuery
12 27 (12.56%) MVC
12 27 (12.56%) Microsoft
13 25 (11.63%) Python
13 25 (11.63%) CSS
13 25 (11.63%) REST
14 24 (11.16%) C
15 23 (10.70%) Android
15 23 (10.70%) Degree
16 22 (10.23%) Web Development
16 22 (10.23%) Salesforce.com
16 22 (10.23%) Web Services
16 22 (10.23%) AngularJS
17 21 (9.77%) ASP.NET
18 20 (9.30%) Software Engineering
19 18 (8.37%) Android Development
19 18 (8.37%) Open Source
20 17 (7.91%) HTML5
20 17 (7.91%) Apple iOS
20 17 (7.91%) XML

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 (3.72%) Drupal
2 6 (2.79%) CMS
2 6 (2.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.86%) IIS
4 3 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.40%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.93%) Apache
5 2 (0.93%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.93%) Moodle
5 2 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.47%) Mule
6 1 (0.47%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.93%) MS Office
2 2 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (0.93%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
1 3 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (1.40%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.33%) GitHub
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.47%) Office 365
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.26%) Wireless
2 4 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.93%) AMQP
3 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.47%) 802.15
4 1 (0.47%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.47%) HTTP
4 1 (0.47%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) SSL
4 1 (0.47%) X.509
4 1 (0.47%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.51%) MongoDB
2 14 (6.51%) MySQL
3 13 (6.05%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.58%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.72%) Big Data
7 7 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.93%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.93%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.44%) Mercurial
3 11 (5.12%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (3.72%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.72%) Selenium
4 8 (3.72%) Xcode
5 7 (3.26%) JUnit
5 7 (3.26%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (2.79%) Android Studio
7 5 (2.33%) JIRA
7 5 (2.33%) JMeter
7 5 (2.33%) Mockito
7 5 (2.33%) Subversion
8 4 (1.86%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.86%) IntelliJ
8 4 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.86%) WebStorm
9 3 (1.40%) Maven
9 3 (1.40%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (4.65%) Advertising
1 10 (4.65%) Finance
2 8 (3.72%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.79%) Marketing
4 3 (1.40%) Electronics
4 3 (1.40%) Games
4 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.93%) Billing
6 1 (0.47%) Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (20.47%) .NET
2 33 (15.35%) HTML
3 28 (13.02%) jQuery
4 25 (11.63%) CSS
4 25 (11.63%) REST
5 22 (10.23%) AngularJS
5 22 (10.23%) Web Services
6 21 (9.77%) ASP.NET
7 17 (7.91%) HTML5
7 17 (7.91%) XML
8 16 (7.44%) WCF
9 14 (6.51%) JSON
9 14 (6.51%) Node.js
10 12 (5.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (5.58%) Spring
11 11 (5.12%) .NET Framework
12 9 (4.19%) Android SDK
13 8 (3.72%) iOS SDK
13 8 (3.72%) RESTful
14 7 (3.26%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.44%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.58%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.12%) Data Structures
4 9 (4.19%) User Experience
5 6 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.79%) Biology
5 6 (2.79%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.33%) Informatics
7 3 (1.40%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.40%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.40%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.40%) HTC Vive
7 3 (1.40%) Oculus Rift
7 3 (1.40%) PlayStation
8 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.93%) iPad
8 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.93%) Ontologies
8 2 (0.93%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.93%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.70%) Android
2 17 (7.91%) Apple iOS
3 14 (6.51%) Linux
4 9 (4.19%) Windows
5 7 (3.26%) Unix
6 3 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (14.88%) TDD
3 27 (12.56%) MVC
4 22 (10.23%) Web Development
5 20 (9.30%) Software Engineering
6 18 (8.37%) Android Development
6 18 (8.37%) Open Source
7 17 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (7.44%) OO
9 14 (6.51%) iOS Development
10 13 (6.05%) ETL
11 12 (5.58%) BDD
12 11 (5.12%) Scrum
13 10 (4.65%) Regression Testing
14 9 (4.19%) High Availability
14 9 (4.19%) Memory Management
14 9 (4.19%) Multithreading
15 7 (3.26%) Front End Development
15 7 (3.26%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (23.72%) C#
2 50 (23.26%) JavaScript
3 49 (22.79%) Java
4 46 (21.40%) SQL
5 25 (11.63%) Python
6 24 (11.16%) C
7 13 (6.05%) Embedded C
7 13 (6.05%) Objective-C
7 13 (6.05%) PHP
8 12 (5.58%) Apex Code
8 12 (5.58%) C++
9 9 (4.19%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.79%) Perl
11 4 (1.86%) Scala
12 3 (1.40%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.40%) Groovy
12 3 (1.40%) XAML
13 2 (0.93%) XPath
14 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (10.70%) Degree
2 6 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.86%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) PhD
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) CDISC
2 1 (0.47%) HL7
2 1 (0.47%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (1.86%) Docker
2 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.47%) Oozie
Vendors
1 27 (12.56%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.23%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (3.26%) Talend
4 5 (2.33%) Oracle
5 3 (1.40%) JD Edwards
5 3 (1.40%) SAP
6 2 (0.93%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.93%) VMware
6 2 (0.93%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.47%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.47%) Adobe
7 1 (0.47%) Google
7 1 (0.47%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.47%) Informatica
7 1 (0.47%) OpenText
7 1 (0.47%) RedDot
7 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.47%) Siemens
7 1 (0.47%) Teradata
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