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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 133 144 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.00% 28.07% 26.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.30% 29.39% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 97 95
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -14.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.76% +6.41%
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
330 490 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.29% 95.52% 96.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 316 308
Median daily rate £400 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £240 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 36 47
Median hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £15.77 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 77 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (32.41%) JavaScript
3 55 (25.46%) Java
4 52 (24.07%) HTML
5 51 (23.61%) SQL
6 47 (21.76%) CSS
7 45 (20.83%) .NET
8 43 (19.91%) C#
9 33 (15.28%) SQL Server
10 31 (14.35%) ASP.NET
10 31 (14.35%) AngularJS
11 30 (13.89%) Git (software)
11 30 (13.89%) jQuery
12 29 (13.43%) TDD
12 29 (13.43%) Python
13 27 (12.50%) Android
13 27 (12.50%) REST
14 26 (12.04%) HTML5
15 25 (11.57%) Mobile App
16 24 (11.11%) MVC
17 23 (10.65%) Microsoft
17 23 (10.65%) .NET Framework
17 23 (10.65%) Android Development
18 21 (9.72%) Web Development
18 21 (9.72%) Salesforce.com
19 20 (9.26%) Linux
20 19 (8.80%) Web Services
20 19 (8.80%) MySQL
20 19 (8.80%) T-SQL
20 19 (8.80%) Mercurial

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 10 (4.63%) Drupal
2 9 (4.17%) CMS
3 8 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.85%) IIS
6 3 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.93%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.46%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.46%) Apache
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.46%) Documentum
8 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.46%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.46%) SAS
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.85%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (1.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.46%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (3.24%) SDL Web 8
2 5 (2.31%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.31%) GitHub
1 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (2.31%) Wireless
3 4 (1.85%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.93%) 802.15
5 2 (0.93%) AMQP
5 2 (0.93%) HTTP
5 2 (0.93%) Internet
5 2 (0.93%) SSL
5 2 (0.93%) X.509
5 2 (0.93%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.80%) MySQL
3 15 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (5.09%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.63%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (3.24%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.31%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.39%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.39%) QlikView
13 2 (0.93%) Big Data
13 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 30 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.80%) Mercurial
3 13 (6.02%) Visual Studio
4 10 (4.63%) Xcode
5 6 (2.78%) Android Studio
6 5 (2.31%) IntelliJ
6 5 (2.31%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.31%) JUnit
6 5 (2.31%) WebStorm
7 4 (1.85%) Maven
7 4 (1.85%) Subversion
7 4 (1.85%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.39%) JMeter
8 3 (1.39%) Mockito
8 3 (1.39%) Selenium
9 2 (0.93%) Mocha
9 2 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (3.24%) Finance
2 5 (2.31%) Advertising
2 5 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.39%) Games
4 3 (1.39%) Marketing
5 2 (0.93%) Legal
5 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Electronics
6 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Publishing
6 1 (0.46%) Retail
6 1 (0.46%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (24.07%) HTML
2 47 (21.76%) CSS
3 45 (20.83%) .NET
4 31 (14.35%) AngularJS
4 31 (14.35%) ASP.NET
5 30 (13.89%) jQuery
6 27 (12.50%) REST
7 26 (12.04%) HTML5
8 23 (10.65%) .NET Framework
9 19 (8.80%) Web Services
10 17 (7.87%) XML
11 16 (7.41%) Spring
12 14 (6.48%) CSS3
12 14 (6.48%) Node.js
13 13 (6.02%) JSON
14 11 (5.09%) Ajax
14 11 (5.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (4.63%) Android SDK
16 9 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (4.17%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.57%) Mobile App
2 14 (6.48%) User Experience
3 11 (5.09%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.24%) Graphic Design
5 6 (2.78%) Biology
6 5 (2.31%) Informatics
7 4 (1.85%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.85%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.39%) Oculus Rift
8 3 (1.39%) PlayStation
9 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.93%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.93%) iPad
9 2 (0.93%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.93%) Ontologies
10 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.46%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.50%) Android
2 20 (9.26%) Linux
3 18 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 9 (4.17%) Windows
5 7 (3.24%) Unix
6 3 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (13.43%) TDD
3 24 (11.11%) MVC
4 23 (10.65%) Android Development
5 21 (9.72%) Web Development
6 18 (8.33%) Scrum
7 16 (7.41%) iOS Development
8 15 (6.94%) OO
9 12 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (5.09%) Front End Development
10 11 (5.09%) Multithreading
11 10 (4.63%) Analytics
11 10 (4.63%) Memory Management
11 10 (4.63%) SOA
12 9 (4.17%) API Design
12 9 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (4.17%) Open Source
12 9 (4.17%) Unit Testing
13 8 (3.70%) Mobile Development
13 8 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 70 (32.41%) JavaScript
2 55 (25.46%) Java
3 51 (23.61%) SQL
4 43 (19.91%) C#
5 29 (13.43%) Python
6 19 (8.80%) T-SQL
7 18 (8.33%) C++
8 17 (7.87%) C
9 16 (7.41%) PHP
10 13 (6.02%) Objective-C
11 11 (5.09%) Apex Code
12 8 (3.70%) PL/SQL
13 7 (3.24%) Perl
13 7 (3.24%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.39%) Dart
14 3 (1.39%) ECMAScript
14 3 (1.39%) XAML
15 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.93%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (7.87%) Degree
2 6 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.46%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Oozie
Vendors
1 23 (10.65%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.72%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (6.94%) Oracle
4 5 (2.31%) JD Edwards
5 4 (1.85%) Zend
6 3 (1.39%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.93%) VMware
8 1 (0.46%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.46%) Citrix
8 1 (0.46%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.46%) Informatica
8 1 (0.46%) Intel
8 1 (0.46%) OpenText
8 1 (0.46%) RedDot
8 1 (0.46%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.46%) Xamarin
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