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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 1 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 115 78 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.95% 23.78% 14.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.02% 25.08% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 45 27
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 2
Median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.09
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.00%

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
338 311 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.85% 94.82% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 187 191
Median daily rate £350 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £288 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 21 18
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £24.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 48 (25.13%) C#
2 46 (24.08%) Java
3 42 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (21.47%) .NET
5 34 (17.80%) JavaScript
5 34 (17.80%) SQL
6 33 (17.28%) HTML
6 33 (17.28%) SQL Server
7 26 (13.61%) Microsoft
8 25 (13.09%) MVC
8 25 (13.09%) jQuery
9 24 (12.57%) Android
9 24 (12.57%) Git (software)
10 23 (12.04%) TDD
10 23 (12.04%) Python
11 22 (11.52%) Android Development
12 21 (10.99%) CSS
12 21 (10.99%) Web Development
13 19 (9.95%) C
13 19 (9.95%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (9.95%) REST
14 18 (9.42%) AngularJS
14 18 (9.42%) Software Engineering
15 17 (8.90%) Degree
15 17 (8.90%) HTML5
16 16 (8.38%) ASP.NET
16 16 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (7.85%) Web Services
17 15 (7.85%) PHP
17 15 (7.85%) Continuous Integration

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 5 (2.62%) CMS
1 5 (2.62%) Moodle
1 5 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.57%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.57%) Drupal
2 3 (1.57%) IIS
3 2 (1.05%) Apache
3 2 (1.05%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.52%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.52%) Mule
4 1 (0.52%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.52%) nginx
4 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.52%) SAS
4 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.05%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.05%) SaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.14%) Wireless
2 4 (2.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.52%) 802.15
4 1 (0.52%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.52%) HTTP
4 1 (0.52%) Internet
4 1 (0.52%) SSL
4 1 (0.52%) X.509
4 1 (0.52%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.81%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.28%) MongoDB
3 12 (6.28%) MySQL
3 12 (6.28%) NoSQL
3 12 (6.28%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (5.24%) Big Data
6 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.57%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.05%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.05%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.05%) HBase
9 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (12.57%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.28%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.24%) Selenium
3 10 (5.24%) Visual Studio
4 9 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (4.19%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (3.66%) Cucumber
6 7 (3.66%) Mercurial
6 7 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (3.66%) Subversion
7 6 (3.14%) Android Studio
8 5 (2.62%) JIRA
9 3 (1.57%) JMeter
9 3 (1.57%) JUnit
9 3 (1.57%) Mockito
9 3 (1.57%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.57%) Xcode
10 2 (1.05%) gulp
10 2 (1.05%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.05%) WebStorm
General
1 11 (5.76%) Finance
1 11 (5.76%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.24%) Advertising
3 6 (3.14%) Marketing
4 4 (2.09%) Electronics
5 3 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.05%) Banking
6 2 (1.05%) Billing
6 2 (1.05%) Games
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.47%) .NET
2 33 (17.28%) HTML
3 25 (13.09%) jQuery
4 21 (10.99%) CSS
5 19 (9.95%) REST
6 18 (9.42%) AngularJS
7 17 (8.90%) HTML5
8 16 (8.38%) ASP.NET
9 15 (7.85%) WCF
9 15 (7.85%) Web Services
10 14 (7.33%) Node.js
11 13 (6.81%) Android SDK
12 11 (5.76%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (5.76%) JSON
13 10 (5.24%) WPF
13 10 (5.24%) XML
14 9 (4.71%) .NET Framework
14 9 (4.71%) Django
15 7 (3.66%) iOS SDK
15 7 (3.66%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.76%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.24%) Data Structures
3 8 (4.19%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.14%) Data Integration
4 6 (3.14%) e-Learning
4 6 (3.14%) User Experience
5 5 (2.62%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.57%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (1.57%) SCORM
7 2 (1.05%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.05%) HTC Vive
7 2 (1.05%) iPad
7 2 (1.05%) Oculus Rift
7 2 (1.05%) PlayStation
7 2 (1.05%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.05%) SCADA
7 2 (1.05%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.52%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.57%) Android
2 15 (7.85%) Apple iOS
3 13 (6.81%) Linux
4 8 (4.19%) Windows
5 4 (2.09%) Unix
6 2 (1.05%) HPUX
6 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (13.09%) MVC
3 23 (12.04%) TDD
4 22 (11.52%) Android Development
5 21 (10.99%) Web Development
6 18 (9.42%) Software Engineering
7 16 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (6.81%) ETL
9 13 (6.81%) Scrum
10 12 (6.28%) BDD
11 11 (5.76%) Open Source
12 9 (4.71%) Regression Testing
13 8 (4.19%) iOS Development
14 7 (3.66%) Analytics
14 7 (3.66%) Front End Development
14 7 (3.66%) High Availability
14 7 (3.66%) Memory Management
14 7 (3.66%) Mobile Development
14 7 (3.66%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 48 (25.13%) C#
2 46 (24.08%) Java
3 34 (17.80%) JavaScript
3 34 (17.80%) SQL
4 23 (12.04%) Python
5 19 (9.95%) C
6 15 (7.85%) PHP
7 14 (7.33%) Embedded C
8 10 (5.24%) Apex Code
9 9 (4.71%) C++
10 8 (4.19%) Objective-C
11 6 (3.14%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.09%) Scala
12 4 (2.09%) XAML
13 3 (1.57%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.57%) Ruby
14 2 (1.05%) Groovy
14 2 (1.05%) Perl
14 2 (1.05%) VBA
15 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (8.90%) Degree
2 6 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.05%) PhD
4 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.05%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) CDISC
2 1 (0.52%) HL7
2 1 (0.52%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.57%) Docker
2 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 26 (13.61%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.95%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (4.19%) Oracle
3 8 (4.19%) Talend
4 3 (1.57%) SAP
5 2 (1.05%) Adobe
5 2 (1.05%) Google
5 2 (1.05%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.05%) HP
5 2 (1.05%) Intel
5 2 (1.05%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.05%) VMware
5 2 (1.05%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.52%) Apple
6 1 (0.52%) Embarcadero
6 1 (0.52%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.52%) OpenText
6 1 (0.52%) RedDot
6 1 (0.52%) Siemens
6 1 (0.52%) Teradata
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