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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 82 62 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.20% 16.49% 18.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.70% 17.03% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 35
Median daily rate £350 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
- +13.71%

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
296 364 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.57% 96.81% 96.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 233 176
Median daily rate £350 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 26 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £16.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £51.50 £45.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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 43 (26.22%) C#
1 43 (26.22%) Java
2 40 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (21.95%) .NET
4 35 (21.34%) JavaScript
5 32 (19.51%) SQL
6 31 (18.90%) HTML
6 31 (18.90%) SQL Server
6 31 (18.90%) Python
7 26 (15.85%) Degree
8 25 (15.24%) Git (software)
8 25 (15.24%) Microsoft
8 25 (15.24%) C
9 23 (14.02%) Embedded C
9 23 (14.02%) MVC
10 20 (12.20%) Web Development
10 20 (12.20%) Telecoms
10 20 (12.20%) AngularJS
11 19 (11.59%) CSS
11 19 (11.59%) REST
12 18 (10.98%) HTML5
12 18 (10.98%) Android
12 18 (10.98%) jQuery
12 18 (10.98%) TDD
13 17 (10.37%) Software Engineering
13 17 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (10.37%) Android Development
14 15 (9.15%) Node.js
14 15 (9.15%) WCF
14 15 (9.15%) Web Services

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 6 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.05%) Moodle
3 3 (1.83%) Apache
3 3 (1.83%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.83%) CMS
4 2 (1.22%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.22%) IIS
5 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.61%) Drupal
5 1 (0.61%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.61%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.61%) Mule
5 1 (0.61%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.61%) nginx
5 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.61%) SAS
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.83%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.22%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.61%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.83%) SaaS
5 2 (1.22%) GitHub
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.05%) Wireless
2 3 (1.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.32%) MongoDB
2 12 (7.32%) NoSQL
3 11 (6.71%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (6.71%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.10%) Big Data
4 10 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.88%) MySQL
6 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.83%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.22%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.22%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.22%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.22%) HBase
8 2 (1.22%) Spotfire
8 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (15.24%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.93%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.10%) Selenium
4 9 (5.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (5.49%) Subversion
4 9 (5.49%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.88%) Cucumber
5 8 (4.88%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (4.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (3.66%) Android Studio
7 6 (3.66%) JIRA
7 6 (3.66%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.83%) JMeter
8 3 (1.83%) JUnit
8 3 (1.83%) Mockito
8 3 (1.83%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.22%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.22%) WebStorm
10 1 (0.61%) Maven
10 1 (0.61%) NetBeans
General
1 20 (12.20%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.93%) Electronics
3 11 (6.71%) Finance
4 9 (5.49%) Advertising
5 5 (3.05%) Marketing
6 3 (1.83%) Banking
6 3 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.22%) Billing
8 1 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (21.95%) .NET
2 31 (18.90%) HTML
3 20 (12.20%) AngularJS
4 19 (11.59%) CSS
4 19 (11.59%) REST
5 18 (10.98%) HTML5
5 18 (10.98%) jQuery
6 15 (9.15%) Node.js
6 15 (9.15%) WCF
6 15 (9.15%) Web Services
7 13 (7.93%) Android SDK
8 12 (7.32%) ASP.NET
8 12 (7.32%) JSON
9 11 (6.71%) WPF
10 10 (6.10%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (5.49%) RESTful
12 8 (4.88%) .NET Framework
12 8 (4.88%) Django
12 8 (4.88%) XML
13 7 (4.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.71%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.10%) Data Structures
3 8 (4.88%) User Experience
4 6 (3.66%) e-Learning
5 4 (2.44%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.83%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (1.83%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.83%) SCORM
7 2 (1.22%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.22%) iPad
7 2 (1.22%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.22%) SCADA
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.98%) Android
2 14 (8.54%) Linux
3 8 (4.88%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.88%) Windows
4 4 (2.44%) Unix
5 2 (1.22%) HPUX
5 2 (1.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (14.02%) MVC
3 20 (12.20%) Web Development
4 18 (10.98%) TDD
5 17 (10.37%) Android Development
5 17 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (10.37%) Software Engineering
6 15 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (8.54%) Scrum
8 13 (7.93%) BDD
9 12 (7.32%) ETL
10 11 (6.71%) Mathematics
10 11 (6.71%) Open Source
11 9 (5.49%) Front End Development
11 9 (5.49%) Regression Testing
12 8 (4.88%) Analytics
13 7 (4.27%) Memory Management
13 7 (4.27%) Multithreading
13 7 (4.27%) OO
13 7 (4.27%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.22%) C#
1 43 (26.22%) Java
2 35 (21.34%) JavaScript
3 32 (19.51%) SQL
4 31 (18.90%) Python
5 25 (15.24%) C
6 23 (14.02%) Embedded C
7 13 (7.93%) PHP
8 5 (3.05%) C++
9 4 (2.44%) Scala
9 4 (2.44%) XAML
10 3 (1.83%) Ruby
10 3 (1.83%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.22%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.22%) Groovy
11 2 (1.22%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.61%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (15.85%) Degree
2 4 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.22%) PhD
4 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.22%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) CDISC
2 1 (0.61%) HL7
2 1 (0.61%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.83%) Docker
2 2 (1.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 25 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.88%) Oracle
2 8 (4.88%) Talend
3 4 (2.44%) SAP
4 2 (1.22%) Adobe
4 2 (1.22%) Google
4 2 (1.22%) Hortonworks
4 2 (1.22%) HP
4 2 (1.22%) Intel
4 2 (1.22%) VMware
5 1 (0.61%) Apple
5 1 (0.61%) Embarcadero
5 1 (0.61%) OpenText
5 1 (0.61%) RedDot
5 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.61%) Siemens
5 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.61%) Teradata
5 1 (0.61%) Xamarin
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