The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 118 69 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.42% 18.02% 35.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.60% 20.23% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 38 105
Average daily rate £311 £316 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £37.50 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
341 341 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.68% 89.03% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 144 229
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 60 58
Average hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Developer
Cambridgeshire

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 71 (35.50%) C#
2 67 (33.50%) HTML
3 63 (31.50%) JavaScript
4 57 (28.50%) CSS
5 46 (23.00%) .NET
6 45 (22.50%) PHP
6 45 (22.50%) OO
7 42 (21.00%) MVC
8 40 (20.00%) SQL
9 37 (18.50%) Java
10 36 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (18.00%) jQuery
11 34 (17.00%) MySQL
11 34 (17.00%) Linux
12 33 (16.50%) SQL Server
13 32 (16.00%) ASP.NET
14 30 (15.00%) Web Services
15 28 (14.00%) Apache
16 27 (13.50%) TDD
17 25 (12.50%) Microsoft
18 24 (12.00%) Perl
18 24 (12.00%) Software Engineering
18 24 (12.00%) Ajax
19 23 (11.50%) HTML5
20 22 (11.00%) Oracle
21 21 (10.50%) C++
21 21 (10.50%) CSS3
22 20 (10.00%) Subversion
23 19 (9.50%) Android
24 18 (9.00%) PHP5

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (14.00%) Apache
2 15 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.50%) WordPress
4 9 (4.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (4.50%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.00%) Node.js
6 3 (1.50%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.00%) IIS
8 1 (0.50%) CMS
8 1 (0.50%) concrete5
Applications
1 5 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.50%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.50%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) SaaS
1 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.00%) Wireless
2 5 (2.50%) SNMP
3 4 (2.00%) Internet
4 3 (1.50%) SMTP
5 2 (1.00%) HTTP
6 1 (0.50%) Intranet
6 1 (0.50%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.00%) MySQL
2 33 (16.50%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.50%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.50%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (1.50%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.50%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.50%) Informix
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.50%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.50%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.50%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (10.00%) Subversion
2 10 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.50%) PhoneGap
5 3 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.50%) Maven
6 2 (1.00%) Ant
6 2 (1.00%) JUnit
6 2 (1.00%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.00%) Grunt
6 2 (1.00%) Bower
7 1 (0.50%) Robotium
7 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.50%) MSTest
7 1 (0.50%) Bazaar
7 1 (0.50%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.50%) JMeter
7 1 (0.50%) NUnit
General
1 16 (8.00%) Finance
2 5 (2.50%) Games
3 4 (2.00%) Advertising
3 4 (2.00%) Online Betting
4 3 (1.50%) Marketing
4 3 (1.50%) Legal
4 3 (1.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.00%) Electronics
5 2 (1.00%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Retail
6 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (33.50%) HTML
2 57 (28.50%) CSS
3 46 (23.00%) .NET
4 36 (18.00%) jQuery
5 32 (16.00%) ASP.NET
6 30 (15.00%) Web Services
7 24 (12.00%) Ajax
8 23 (11.50%) HTML5
9 21 (10.50%) CSS3
10 17 (8.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (8.50%) WCF
11 14 (7.00%) AngularJS
12 13 (6.50%) XML
12 13 (6.50%) XHTML
13 12 (6.00%) CGI
13 12 (6.00%) LAMP
14 11 (5.50%) REST
15 9 (4.50%) .NET Framework
16 8 (4.00%) J2EE
16 8 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (4.00%) Open Source
2 7 (3.50%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.00%) Kinect
3 4 (2.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.50%) Device Driver
4 3 (1.50%) Informatics
5 2 (1.00%) Robotics
6 1 (0.50%) Clustering
6 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.50%) NHS
6 1 (0.50%) W3C
6 1 (0.50%) Firmware
6 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.50%) iPad
6 1 (0.50%) Blog
6 1 (0.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.00%) Linux
2 19 (9.50%) Android
3 17 (8.50%) UNIX
3 17 (8.50%) Apple iOS
4 12 (6.00%) Ubuntu
5 11 (5.50%) Windows
6 8 (4.00%) Solaris
7 2 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.50%) CentOS
8 1 (0.50%) Debian
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.50%) OO
2 42 (21.00%) MVC
3 36 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (13.50%) TDD
5 24 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 15 (7.50%) E-Commerce
6 15 (7.50%) Android Development
7 13 (6.50%) iOS Development
7 13 (6.50%) OOP
8 12 (6.00%) OOD
9 11 (5.50%) Multithreading
10 10 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (5.00%) Scrum
11 9 (4.50%) CQRS
12 8 (4.00%) Web Development
12 8 (4.00%) Pair Programming
13 6 (3.00%) CRM
14 5 (2.50%) Project Planning
15 4 (2.00%) Unit Testing
15 4 (2.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 71 (35.50%) C#
2 63 (31.50%) JavaScript
3 45 (22.50%) PHP
4 40 (20.00%) SQL
5 37 (18.50%) Java
6 24 (12.00%) Perl
7 21 (10.50%) C++
8 18 (9.00%) PHP5
9 16 (8.00%) Python
10 15 (7.50%) C
11 9 (4.50%) Embedded C
12 7 (3.50%) Tcl
12 7 (3.50%) T-SQL
12 7 (3.50%) Ruby
13 5 (2.50%) MATLAB
14 4 (2.00%) XAML
15 2 (1.00%) ActionScript
15 2 (1.00%) PowerHouse
15 2 (1.00%) X++
15 2 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (6.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.00%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 11 (5.50%) Nagios
2 3 (1.50%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.00%) Oracle
3 8 (4.00%) Sun
4 6 (3.00%) Sybase
5 4 (2.00%) Adobe
5 4 (2.00%) Perforce
6 3 (1.50%) Zend
6 3 (1.50%) hybris
7 2 (1.00%) ATG
8 1 (0.50%) Open Text
8 1 (0.50%) Google
8 1 (0.50%) Sencha
8 1 (0.50%) Facebook
8 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.50%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.50%) SAP
8 1 (0.50%) Cognos
8 1 (0.50%) Unisys
Cambridge
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Rate: £300 - £470 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Yoh Company
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 20 days ago