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 30 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
30 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 100 106 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.58% 28.80% 27.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.58% 30.81% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 48 72
Average daily rate
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£330 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £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 - £40.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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
391 344 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 92.22% 93.48% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 158 168
Average daily rate £360 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 37 87
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £60.00 £42.50
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 30 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 30 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 73 (31.60%) HTML
2 72 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (29.87%) jQuery
4 68 (29.44%) .NET
5 67 (29.00%) CSS
6 63 (27.27%) C#
7 60 (25.97%) Perl
8 54 (23.38%) PHP
9 52 (22.51%) SQL
10 50 (21.65%) SQL Server
11 49 (21.21%) XML
12 48 (20.78%) Oracle
13 45 (19.48%) JavaScript
14 38 (16.45%) ASP.NET
14 38 (16.45%) Tcl
15 37 (16.02%) HTML5
15 37 (16.02%) CSS3
16 35 (15.15%) Microsoft
16 35 (15.15%) OO
17 34 (14.72%) Python
17 34 (14.72%) Java
17 34 (14.72%) MVC
18 33 (14.29%) MySQL
19 31 (13.42%) Open Source
20 28 (12.12%) Scrum
21 27 (11.69%) AngularJS
22 26 (11.26%) PowerShell
23 25 (10.82%) Linux
23 25 (10.82%) Git (software)
24 24 (10.39%) TDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (8.23%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.06%) Apache
3 10 (4.33%) WebLogic
3 10 (4.33%) Node.js
4 8 (3.46%) IIS
5 7 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.60%) CMS
7 4 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.30%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.30%) WordPress
9 2 (0.87%) Moodle
9 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.87%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.43%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.43%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.43%) Simulink
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.87%) Shopify
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.43%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.43%) Magento
4 1 (0.43%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.73%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (1.30%) CloudFront
3 3 (1.30%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.30%) SaaS
4 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.23%) SMTP
2 13 (5.63%) HTTP
2 13 (5.63%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.60%) ZigBee
4 4 (1.73%) Internet
4 4 (1.73%) 802.15
5 1 (0.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (21.65%) SQL Server
2 33 (14.29%) MySQL
3 14 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (5.19%) Big Data
5 12 (5.19%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.90%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.30%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.30%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.30%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.87%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.87%) Redis
9 2 (0.87%) Triplestore
9 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 25 (10.82%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.23%) Jenkins
3 18 (7.79%) Visual Studio
4 17 (7.36%) JIRA
5 16 (6.93%) Ant
6 14 (6.06%) Subversion
6 14 (6.06%) Maven
7 12 (5.19%) NUnit
8 8 (3.46%) Jasmine
8 8 (3.46%) MSBuild
8 8 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (3.46%) Selenium
9 7 (3.03%) Grunt
10 6 (2.60%) Eclipse
11 5 (2.16%) CruiseControl
12 4 (1.73%) Bower
13 3 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (1.30%) WiX
13 3 (1.30%) Mocha
13 3 (1.30%) JUnit
General
1 11 (4.76%) Finance
2 10 (4.33%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.46%) Banking
4 2 (0.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.43%) Law
5 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.43%) Advertising
5 1 (0.43%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (31.60%) HTML
2 69 (29.87%) jQuery
3 68 (29.44%) .NET
4 67 (29.00%) CSS
5 49 (21.21%) XML
6 38 (16.45%) ASP.NET
7 37 (16.02%) HTML5
7 37 (16.02%) CSS3
8 27 (11.69%) AngularJS
9 23 (9.96%) OpenID
9 23 (9.96%) OAuth
10 21 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (9.09%) XSLT
11 20 (8.66%) Web Services
12 17 (7.36%) .NET Framework
12 17 (7.36%) REST
13 15 (6.49%) JSON
14 13 (5.63%) WCF
15 11 (4.76%) Twisted
15 11 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.42%) Open Source
2 10 (4.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.60%) Kindle
3 6 (2.60%) Visualisation
4 4 (1.73%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.30%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.30%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (1.30%) GIS
5 3 (1.30%) Clustering
6 2 (0.87%) VLE
6 2 (0.87%) Ontologies
6 2 (0.87%) Graphic Design
6 2 (0.87%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.43%) Streaming Music
7 1 (0.43%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.43%) NHS
7 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.82%) Linux
2 11 (4.76%) Ubuntu
3 10 (4.33%) Windows
4 7 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.16%) UNIX
5 5 (2.16%) Android
6 4 (1.73%) Solaris
6 4 (1.73%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.87%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (15.15%) OO
3 34 (14.72%) MVC
4 28 (12.12%) Scrum
5 24 (10.39%) TDD
6 23 (9.96%) Software Engineering
7 12 (5.19%) Load Balancing
7 12 (5.19%) DevOps
8 10 (4.33%) OOP
9 8 (3.46%) OOD
9 8 (3.46%) Unit Testing
9 8 (3.46%) Web Development
10 7 (3.03%) Project Planning
10 7 (3.03%) Content Management
10 7 (3.03%) Migration
10 7 (3.03%) E-Commerce
11 6 (2.60%) Line Management
11 6 (2.60%) Kanban
11 6 (2.60%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (2.60%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 63 (27.27%) C#
2 60 (25.97%) Perl
3 54 (23.38%) PHP
4 52 (22.51%) SQL
5 45 (19.48%) JavaScript
6 38 (16.45%) Tcl
7 34 (14.72%) Python
7 34 (14.72%) Java
8 26 (11.26%) PowerShell
9 19 (8.23%) C++
10 9 (3.90%) C
11 6 (2.60%) Embedded C
11 6 (2.60%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.60%) Ruby
12 4 (1.73%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.30%) XAML
13 3 (1.30%) PHP5
14 2 (0.87%) SPARQL
14 2 (0.87%) VBScript
14 2 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (7.79%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.60%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.87%) SNOMED CT
2 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.33%) Docker
2 2 (0.87%) Varnish
2 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (9.96%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 48 (20.78%) Oracle
2 35 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.46%) JBoss
4 6 (2.60%) Splunk
5 4 (1.73%) Sun
5 4 (1.73%) Google
5 4 (1.73%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.87%) Adobe
7 2 (0.87%) Sybase
7 2 (0.87%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.43%) Cognos
8 1 (0.43%) HP
8 1 (0.43%) ATG
8 1 (0.43%) Perforce
8 1 (0.43%) Zend
8 1 (0.43%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.43%) hybris
8 1 (0.43%) Sencha
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