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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 90 106 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.81% 31.83% 29.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.01% 34.64% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 49 81
Average daily rate
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£330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 12
Average hourly rate - £40.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
346 306 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 91.53% 91.89% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 146 177
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 78
Average hourly rate £24.50 £39.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.17% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £51.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 71 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (31.19%) .NET
3 67 (30.73%) HTML
4 64 (29.36%) C#
5 62 (28.44%) jQuery
6 60 (27.52%) CSS
7 55 (25.23%) Perl
8 53 (24.31%) SQL
9 48 (22.02%) PHP
9 48 (22.02%) SQL Server
10 43 (19.72%) XML
11 42 (19.27%) Oracle
12 41 (18.81%) JavaScript
13 35 (16.06%) ASP.NET
14 34 (15.60%) Python
15 33 (15.14%) OO
15 33 (15.14%) Microsoft
15 33 (15.14%) Tcl
16 32 (14.68%) Java
16 32 (14.68%) MySQL
17 31 (14.22%) MVC
17 31 (14.22%) HTML5
17 31 (14.22%) CSS3
18 29 (13.30%) Open Source
19 27 (12.39%) Scrum
19 27 (12.39%) Software Engineering
20 25 (11.47%) PowerShell
20 25 (11.47%) AngularJS
21 24 (11.01%) Linux
22 23 (10.55%) TDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 17 (7.80%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.42%) Apache
3 10 (4.59%) WebLogic
3 10 (4.59%) Node.js
4 8 (3.67%) JBoss
5 7 (3.21%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.21%) CMS
6 6 (2.75%) IIS
7 5 (2.29%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.83%) WordPress
9 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.92%) Moodle
10 2 (0.92%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.46%) Content Management Server
11 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.46%) Documentum
11 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.46%) Simulink
3 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.46%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.21%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.92%) Shopify
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.46%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.46%) Magento
4 1 (0.46%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.38%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.38%) CloudFront
4 2 (0.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.46%) GitHub
5 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.80%) SMTP
2 13 (5.96%) HTTP
2 13 (5.96%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.21%) ZigBee
4 5 (2.29%) 802.15
5 4 (1.83%) Internet
6 2 (0.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.02%) SQL Server
2 32 (14.68%) MySQL
3 14 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (5.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (5.50%) Big Data
5 12 (5.50%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.13%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.29%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.38%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.38%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.92%) Triplestore
10 2 (0.92%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (10.55%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.72%) Jenkins
3 17 (7.80%) JIRA
4 16 (7.34%) Visual Studio
5 15 (6.88%) Ant
6 12 (5.50%) NUnit
6 12 (5.50%) Maven
7 11 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (4.59%) Subversion
9 8 (3.67%) Jasmine
10 7 (3.21%) MSBuild
10 7 (3.21%) Selenium
11 6 (2.75%) Grunt
12 5 (2.29%) CruiseControl
12 5 (2.29%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.38%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (1.38%) Bower
13 3 (1.38%) Mocha
14 2 (0.92%) Moq
14 2 (0.92%) WiX
General
1 10 (4.59%) Finance
2 8 (3.67%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.21%) Banking
4 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.46%) Advertising
5 1 (0.46%) Games
5 1 (0.46%) Law
5 1 (0.46%) Retail
5 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (31.19%) .NET
2 67 (30.73%) HTML
3 62 (28.44%) jQuery
4 60 (27.52%) CSS
5 43 (19.72%) XML
6 35 (16.06%) ASP.NET
7 31 (14.22%) HTML5
7 31 (14.22%) CSS3
8 25 (11.47%) AngularJS
9 21 (9.63%) OpenID
9 21 (9.63%) OAuth
10 19 (8.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (8.72%) Web Services
10 19 (8.72%) XSLT
10 19 (8.72%) .NET Framework
11 15 (6.88%) REST
12 12 (5.50%) JSON
13 11 (5.05%) LAMP
13 11 (5.05%) Twisted
14 10 (4.59%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.30%) Open Source
2 12 (5.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.75%) Kindle
3 6 (2.75%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.38%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.38%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (1.38%) GIS
4 3 (1.38%) Clustering
5 2 (0.92%) VLE
5 2 (0.92%) Ontologies
5 2 (0.92%) Graphic Design
5 2 (0.92%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.46%) User Experience
6 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.46%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.46%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.01%) Linux
2 11 (5.05%) Ubuntu
3 10 (4.59%) Windows
4 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.83%) Solaris
6 4 (1.83%) UNIX
7 3 (1.38%) Android
7 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.92%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (15.14%) OO
3 31 (14.22%) MVC
4 27 (12.39%) Scrum
4 27 (12.39%) Software Engineering
5 23 (10.55%) TDD
6 12 (5.50%) Load Balancing
6 12 (5.50%) DevOps
7 10 (4.59%) Unit Testing
8 9 (4.13%) OOP
9 7 (3.21%) OOD
9 7 (3.21%) Content Management
10 6 (2.75%) Project Planning
10 6 (2.75%) Web Development
10 6 (2.75%) Migration
10 6 (2.75%) E-Commerce
10 6 (2.75%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (2.75%) Kanban
10 6 (2.75%) BDD
10 6 (2.75%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (29.36%) C#
2 55 (25.23%) Perl
3 53 (24.31%) SQL
4 48 (22.02%) PHP
5 41 (18.81%) JavaScript
6 34 (15.60%) Python
7 33 (15.14%) Tcl
8 32 (14.68%) Java
9 25 (11.47%) PowerShell
10 18 (8.26%) C++
11 10 (4.59%) C
12 7 (3.21%) Embedded C
13 6 (2.75%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.75%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.29%) Ruby
15 3 (1.38%) PHP5
16 2 (0.92%) SPARQL
16 2 (0.92%) VBScript
16 2 (0.92%) VB
16 2 (0.92%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (9.17%) Degree
2 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.75%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.92%) SNOMED CT
2 2 (0.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.59%) Docker
2 2 (0.92%) Varnish
2 2 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (9.63%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 42 (19.27%) Oracle
2 33 (15.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.75%) Splunk
4 4 (1.83%) Atlassian
4 4 (1.83%) Sun
5 3 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.38%) Google
6 2 (0.92%) Adobe
6 2 (0.92%) Sybase
6 2 (0.92%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.46%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.46%) SAP
7 1 (0.46%) HP
7 1 (0.46%) Zend
7 1 (0.46%) Perforce
7 1 (0.46%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.46%) Sencha
7 1 (0.46%) Facebook
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