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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 132 100 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.27% 26.04% 24.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.28% 27.62% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 56 56
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 19
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
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
436 362 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.36% 94.27% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 159 216
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £246 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 50 105
Average hourly rate £25.50 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 94 (37.90%) C#
1 94 (37.90%) HTML
1 94 (37.90%) .NET
2 80 (32.26%) CSS
3 75 (30.24%) jQuery
4 72 (29.03%) JavaScript
5 66 (26.61%) SQL Server
6 64 (25.81%) MVC
7 59 (23.79%) PHP
8 58 (23.39%) ASP.NET
9 50 (20.16%) OO
10 45 (18.15%) MySQL
11 44 (17.74%) SQL
11 44 (17.74%) Microsoft
12 40 (16.13%) Web Services
13 39 (15.73%) Oracle
14 38 (15.32%) XML
15 36 (14.52%) Perl
15 36 (14.52%) Java
15 36 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (14.52%) HTML5
16 35 (14.11%) CSS3
17 34 (13.71%) ASP.NET MVC
18 31 (12.50%) Linux
19 30 (12.10%) TDD
20 27 (10.89%) Scrum
21 26 (10.48%) WCF
21 26 (10.48%) Python
21 26 (10.48%) AngularJS
22 25 (10.08%) Apache

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 25 (10.08%) Apache
2 16 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.44%) WordPress
4 9 (3.63%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.23%) IIS
5 8 (3.23%) Node.js
5 8 (3.23%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.61%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.81%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.40%) concrete5
10 1 (0.40%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.40%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (1.21%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.21%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
2 1 (0.40%) Simulink
2 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.21%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.21%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (1.21%) CloudFront
3 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.81%) SaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Office 365
4 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.45%) SMTP
2 9 (3.63%) HTTP
3 7 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.61%) Internet
5 3 (1.21%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.81%) Wireless
7 1 (0.40%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (26.61%) SQL Server
2 45 (18.15%) MySQL
3 16 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (6.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.44%) Big Data
5 11 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (4.03%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.21%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.21%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.81%) Triplestore
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.81%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.81%) Redis
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (9.27%) Visual Studio
2 20 (8.06%) Git (software)
3 17 (6.85%) JIRA
4 13 (5.24%) Subversion
4 13 (5.24%) Jenkins
5 12 (4.84%) NUnit
6 11 (4.44%) Maven
7 10 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (3.23%) MSBuild
8 8 (3.23%) Ant
8 8 (3.23%) Selenium
9 6 (2.42%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.02%) CruiseControl
11 4 (1.61%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.61%) Grunt
12 3 (1.21%) WiX
12 3 (1.21%) JUnit
13 2 (0.81%) Firebug
13 2 (0.81%) Fiddler
13 2 (0.81%) IntelliJ
General
1 12 (4.84%) Finance
2 10 (4.03%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.23%) Banking
4 5 (2.02%) Games
5 4 (1.61%) Advertising
5 4 (1.61%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.81%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Law
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (37.90%) HTML
1 94 (37.90%) .NET
2 80 (32.26%) CSS
3 75 (30.24%) jQuery
4 58 (23.39%) ASP.NET
5 40 (16.13%) Web Services
6 38 (15.32%) XML
7 36 (14.52%) HTML5
8 35 (14.11%) CSS3
9 34 (13.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (10.48%) WCF
10 26 (10.48%) AngularJS
11 25 (10.08%) .NET Framework
12 22 (8.87%) REST
13 21 (8.47%) Ajax
14 16 (6.45%) OpenID
14 16 (6.45%) OAuth
15 15 (6.05%) XHTML
16 13 (5.24%) XSLT
16 13 (5.24%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.06%) Open Source
2 12 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.42%) Kindle
3 6 (2.42%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.02%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.21%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (1.21%) GIS
6 2 (0.81%) Clustering
6 2 (0.81%) Ontologies
6 2 (0.81%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.40%) Streaming Music
7 1 (0.40%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.40%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.40%) NHS
7 1 (0.40%) Firmware
7 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.40%) Kinect
7 1 (0.40%) iPad
7 1 (0.40%) Blog
7 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.50%) Linux
2 18 (7.26%) Ubuntu
3 16 (6.45%) Windows
3 16 (6.45%) Android
4 15 (6.05%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.02%) UNIX
7 3 (1.21%) Solaris
8 2 (0.81%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.40%) Debian
9 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (25.81%) MVC
2 50 (20.16%) OO
3 36 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (12.10%) TDD
5 27 (10.89%) Scrum
6 19 (7.66%) OOP
7 17 (6.85%) Software Engineering
8 14 (5.65%) Android Development
9 13 (5.24%) iOS Development
10 10 (4.03%) Web Development
11 9 (3.63%) Migration
12 8 (3.23%) OOD
12 8 (3.23%) BDD
13 7 (2.82%) Load Balancing
13 7 (2.82%) CRM
13 7 (2.82%) E-Commerce
13 7 (2.82%) DevOps
14 6 (2.42%) Project Planning
14 6 (2.42%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (2.42%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 94 (37.90%) C#
2 72 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 59 (23.79%) PHP
4 44 (17.74%) SQL
5 36 (14.52%) Perl
5 36 (14.52%) Java
6 26 (10.48%) Python
7 21 (8.47%) C++
7 21 (8.47%) Tcl
8 19 (7.66%) PHP5
9 17 (6.85%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.63%) C
10 9 (3.63%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.02%) Embedded C
11 5 (2.02%) Ruby
12 4 (1.61%) XAML
13 2 (0.81%) SPARQL
13 2 (0.81%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (7.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.42%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.81%) SNOMED CT
2 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.02%) Docker
2 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.81%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (6.45%) OpenSSO
2 11 (4.44%) Nagios
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 44 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 39 (15.73%) Oracle
3 7 (2.82%) JBoss
4 6 (2.42%) Splunk
5 3 (1.21%) Sun
5 3 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.21%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.21%) hybris
6 2 (0.81%) Sencha
6 2 (0.81%) ATG
6 2 (0.81%) Perforce
6 2 (0.81%) Adobe
6 2 (0.81%) Sybase
6 2 (0.81%) Zend
7 1 (0.40%) Facebook
7 1 (0.40%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.40%) Cognos
7 1 (0.40%) Unisys
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.40%) Google
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