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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 67 53 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.96% 16.93% 28.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.56% 17.55% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 41
Average daily rate £370 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 17
Average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +11.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
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
361 302 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.78% 96.49% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 181 132
Average daily rate £400 £368 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 35
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.88 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 95 (45.02%) JavaScript
2 81 (38.39%) HTML
3 61 (28.91%) Java
3 61 (28.91%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (27.96%) CSS
5 51 (24.17%) SQL
6 46 (21.80%) jQuery
7 45 (21.33%) C#
8 41 (19.43%) HTML5
9 40 (18.96%) Git (software)
10 38 (18.01%) Python
11 37 (17.54%) .NET
12 36 (17.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 35 (16.59%) TDD
14 33 (15.64%) CSS3
15 30 (14.22%) REST
15 30 (14.22%) Front End Development
16 29 (13.74%) MVC
17 28 (13.27%) RESTful
18 27 (12.80%) OO
19 26 (12.32%) SQL Server
19 26 (12.32%) Spring
20 25 (11.85%) ASP.NET
20 25 (11.85%) User Experience
21 24 (11.37%) Ajax
22 23 (10.90%) Web Services
22 23 (10.90%) XML
22 23 (10.90%) Node.js
23 21 (9.95%) WCF
24 19 (9.00%) PHP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 23 (10.90%) Node.js
2 16 (7.58%) JBoss
3 11 (5.21%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.37%) ColdFusion
5 3 (1.42%) CMS
5 3 (1.42%) WordPress
6 2 (0.95%) Apache
6 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.47%) Drupal
7 1 (0.47%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.21%) Adobe Illustrator
1 11 (5.21%) Photoshop
2 10 (4.74%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (4.74%) SDL Web 8
2 5 (2.37%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.95%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.95%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.47%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.42%) SaaS
3 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.47%) GitHub
4 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.32%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.84%) HTTP
3 2 (0.95%) 802.15
3 2 (0.95%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.95%) Internet
3 2 (0.95%) SSL
3 2 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.95%) Wireless
3 2 (0.95%) X.509
3 2 (0.95%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.53%) NoSQL
3 16 (7.58%) MongoDB
4 13 (6.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (4.74%) MySQL
8 8 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (3.79%) CouchDB
8 8 (3.79%) Oracle Database
8 8 (3.79%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.42%) DB2
12 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (18.96%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.53%) IntelliJ
3 17 (8.06%) Mercurial
3 17 (8.06%) WebStorm
4 10 (4.74%) Selenium
5 8 (3.79%) Grunt
6 7 (3.32%) gulp
6 7 (3.32%) Jasmine
7 6 (2.84%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.84%) Maven
8 5 (2.37%) JUnit
8 5 (2.37%) PhantomJS
9 4 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.90%) Mockito
10 3 (1.42%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.42%) Lombardi
10 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.95%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.95%) RSpec
11 2 (0.95%) Subversion
General
1 19 (9.00%) Finance
2 7 (3.32%) Electronics
3 6 (2.84%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.90%) Marketing
5 3 (1.42%) Publishing
5 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.95%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (38.39%) HTML
2 59 (27.96%) CSS
3 46 (21.80%) jQuery
4 41 (19.43%) HTML5
5 37 (17.54%) .NET
6 36 (17.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 33 (15.64%) CSS3
8 30 (14.22%) REST
9 28 (13.27%) RESTful
10 26 (12.32%) Spring
11 25 (11.85%) ASP.NET
12 24 (11.37%) Ajax
13 23 (10.90%) Web Services
13 23 (10.90%) XML
14 21 (9.95%) WCF
15 19 (9.00%) NumPy
15 19 (9.00%) SciPy
16 16 (7.58%) PhoneGap
17 13 (6.16%) AngularJS
18 11 (5.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.85%) User Experience
2 18 (8.53%) Mobile App
3 17 (8.06%) N-Tier
4 14 (6.64%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.74%) Graphic Design
6 6 (2.84%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.37%) Life Science
8 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.42%) Biology
9 3 (1.42%) Fintech
9 3 (1.42%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.42%) Semantic Web
9 3 (1.42%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.95%) iPad
11 1 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.47%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.47%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.47%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.37%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.90%) Android
2 4 (1.90%) Linux
3 3 (1.42%) Windows
4 1 (0.47%) AIX
4 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (28.91%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (16.59%) TDD
3 30 (14.22%) Front End Development
4 29 (13.74%) MVC
5 27 (12.80%) OO
6 19 (9.00%) UX Design
7 18 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (7.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (7.11%) SOA
8 15 (7.11%) Unit Testing
9 14 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (6.16%) BDD
10 13 (6.16%) Microservices
10 13 (6.16%) Web Development
11 11 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (4.74%) Functional Testing
13 9 (4.27%) DevOps
13 9 (4.27%) Mentoring
13 9 (4.27%) Scrum
14 8 (3.79%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 95 (45.02%) JavaScript
2 61 (28.91%) Java
3 51 (24.17%) SQL
4 45 (21.33%) C#
5 38 (18.01%) Python
6 19 (9.00%) PHP
7 14 (6.64%) TypeScript
8 13 (6.16%) Dart
8 13 (6.16%) ECMAScript
9 8 (3.79%) C++
10 7 (3.32%) Perl
11 6 (2.84%) C
11 6 (2.84%) Ruby
11 6 (2.84%) Scala
11 6 (2.84%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.90%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.90%) Groovy
13 3 (1.42%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.95%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.95%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 13 (6.16%) Degree
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.47%) PhD
2 1 (0.47%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.47%) GMP
1 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (3.79%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 8 (3.79%) MOM
2 1 (0.47%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (7.58%) Oracle
2 12 (5.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.84%) IBM
4 5 (2.37%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.90%) Zend
6 3 (1.42%) DevExpress
6 3 (1.42%) Perforce
6 3 (1.42%) SAP
7 2 (0.95%) Netezza
7 2 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.95%) Siebel
8 1 (0.47%) Adobe
8 1 (0.47%) Facebook
8 1 (0.47%) Google
8 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.47%) Teradata
8 1 (0.47%) Twitter
8 1 (0.47%) WorldPay
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