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 22 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
22 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 126 104 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.90% 25.87% 25.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.96% 27.66% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 56 59
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 16
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
407 376 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.35% 93.53% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 168 211
Average daily rate £365 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £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 31 49 96
Average hourly rate £25.25 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.66% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
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 22 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 22 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.

1 100 (40.49%) C#
2 94 (38.06%) .NET
3 92 (37.25%) HTML
4 79 (31.98%) CSS
5 74 (29.96%) jQuery
6 72 (29.15%) JavaScript
7 66 (26.72%) SQL Server
7 66 (26.72%) MVC
8 58 (23.48%) PHP
8 58 (23.48%) ASP.NET
9 48 (19.43%) OO
10 44 (17.81%) Microsoft
11 43 (17.41%) SQL
11 43 (17.41%) MySQL
12 40 (16.19%) Web Services
13 37 (14.98%) XML
13 37 (14.98%) Oracle
14 35 (14.17%) HTML5
14 35 (14.17%) CSS3
15 34 (13.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 34 (13.77%) Java
15 34 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
16 33 (13.36%) Perl
17 31 (12.55%) TDD
18 30 (12.15%) Linux
19 27 (10.93%) Scrum
19 27 (10.93%) WCF
20 26 (10.53%) AngularJS
21 25 (10.12%) .NET Framework
22 24 (9.72%) Apache

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 24 (9.72%) Apache
2 15 (6.07%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.45%) WordPress
4 9 (3.64%) Node.js
5 8 (3.24%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.24%) IIS
5 8 (3.24%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.21%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.40%) Content Management Server
9 1 (0.40%) Documentum
9 1 (0.40%) concrete5
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Photoshop
1 3 (1.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.40%) Simulink
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.24%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.24%) 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%) SaaS
3 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.07%) SMTP
2 8 (3.24%) HTTP
3 7 (2.83%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.62%) Internet
5 3 (1.21%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.81%) Wireless
7 1 (0.40%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (26.72%) SQL Server
2 43 (17.41%) MySQL
3 16 (6.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (6.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.45%) Big Data
5 11 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.24%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
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%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.40%) SQLite
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (9.31%) Visual Studio
2 18 (7.29%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.48%) JIRA
4 13 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 12 (4.86%) NUnit
5 12 (4.86%) Subversion
6 10 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (4.05%) Maven
7 8 (3.24%) MSBuild
7 8 (3.24%) Selenium
8 7 (2.83%) Ant
9 6 (2.43%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.02%) CruiseControl
11 4 (1.62%) Grunt
11 4 (1.62%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.21%) JUnit
12 3 (1.21%) WiX
13 2 (0.81%) Bower
13 2 (0.81%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (0.81%) Moq
General
1 11 (4.45%) Finance
2 10 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.24%) Banking
4 5 (2.02%) Games
5 4 (1.62%) Online Betting
5 4 (1.62%) Advertising
6 2 (0.81%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Law
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (38.06%) .NET
2 92 (37.25%) HTML
3 79 (31.98%) CSS
4 74 (29.96%) jQuery
5 58 (23.48%) ASP.NET
6 40 (16.19%) Web Services
7 37 (14.98%) XML
8 35 (14.17%) HTML5
8 35 (14.17%) CSS3
9 34 (13.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (10.93%) WCF
11 26 (10.53%) AngularJS
12 25 (10.12%) .NET Framework
13 23 (9.31%) REST
14 21 (8.50%) Ajax
15 15 (6.07%) OAuth
15 15 (6.07%) OpenID
15 15 (6.07%) XHTML
16 13 (5.26%) LAMP
17 12 (4.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.29%) Open Source
2 12 (4.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.43%) Kindle
3 6 (2.43%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.02%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.62%) Kinect
6 3 (1.21%) GIS
7 2 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.81%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.40%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.40%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.40%) Clustering
8 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.40%) RIA
8 1 (0.40%) Blog
8 1 (0.40%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.40%) Streaming Music
8 1 (0.40%) NHS
8 1 (0.40%) Firmware
8 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.15%) Linux
2 18 (7.29%) Ubuntu
3 16 (6.48%) Windows
3 16 (6.48%) Android
4 15 (6.07%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.62%) UNIX
8 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.81%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.81%) Solaris
8 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.40%) Debian
9 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (26.72%) MVC
2 48 (19.43%) OO
3 34 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (12.55%) TDD
5 27 (10.93%) Scrum
6 19 (7.69%) OOP
7 18 (7.29%) Software Engineering
8 14 (5.67%) Android Development
9 13 (5.26%) iOS Development
10 10 (4.05%) Web Development
11 9 (3.64%) Migration
12 8 (3.24%) BDD
13 7 (2.83%) OOD
13 7 (2.83%) E-Commerce
13 7 (2.83%) CRM
13 7 (2.83%) DevOps
14 6 (2.43%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (2.43%) Kanban
14 6 (2.43%) Load Balancing
15 5 (2.02%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 100 (40.49%) C#
2 72 (29.15%) JavaScript
3 58 (23.48%) PHP
4 43 (17.41%) SQL
5 34 (13.77%) Java
6 33 (13.36%) Perl
7 23 (9.31%) Python
8 20 (8.10%) C++
8 20 (8.10%) Tcl
9 18 (7.29%) PHP5
10 16 (6.48%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.64%) T-SQL
12 8 (3.24%) C
13 7 (2.83%) XAML
14 5 (2.02%) Embedded C
15 4 (1.62%) Ruby
16 2 (0.81%) VBScript
16 2 (0.81%) VB
16 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.81%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (7.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.43%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.40%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.02%) Docker
2 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (6.07%) OpenSSO
2 11 (4.45%) Nagios
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 44 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.98%) Oracle
3 7 (2.83%) JBoss
4 6 (2.43%) Splunk
5 3 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.21%) hybris
6 2 (0.81%) Sencha
6 2 (0.81%) Adobe
6 2 (0.81%) Sun
6 2 (0.81%) Zend
6 2 (0.81%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.81%) ATG
6 2 (0.81%) Perforce
7 1 (0.40%) Google
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.40%) Unisys
7 1 (0.40%) Sybase
7 1 (0.40%) Cognos
7 1 (0.40%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.40%) Facebook
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