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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 126 129 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.20% 25.80% 28.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.06% 26.99% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 100 99
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £36.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+15.75% +5.03%
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
340 478 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.97% 95.60% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 331 297
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £245 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 37
Median hourly rate £38.50 £32.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +32.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.33 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £44.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 77 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (37.56%) JavaScript
3 52 (26.40%) HTML
3 52 (26.40%) Java
3 52 (26.40%) SQL
4 47 (23.86%) .NET
4 47 (23.86%) CSS
5 43 (21.83%) C#
6 32 (16.24%) Git (software)
6 32 (16.24%) AngularJS
7 31 (15.74%) jQuery
8 30 (15.23%) SQL Server
9 29 (14.72%) ASP.NET
10 28 (14.21%) Python
10 28 (14.21%) HTML5
10 28 (14.21%) REST
11 26 (13.20%) TDD
12 24 (12.18%) Android
13 23 (11.68%) .NET Framework
13 23 (11.68%) Linux
13 23 (11.68%) Mobile App
14 21 (10.66%) MVC
15 20 (10.15%) C++
15 20 (10.15%) Android Development
15 20 (10.15%) Mercurial
16 17 (8.63%) CSS3
16 17 (8.63%) Web Development
16 17 (8.63%) Degree
16 17 (8.63%) Scrum
16 17 (8.63%) C

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 9 (4.57%) Drupal
2 8 (4.06%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.55%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.54%) CMS
5 2 (1.02%) IIS
5 2 (1.02%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.02%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.02%) WordPress
6 1 (0.51%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.51%) Apache
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.51%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (2.54%) OmniGraffle
2 5 (2.54%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (4.06%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (2.03%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.02%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.54%) GitHub
1 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (2.03%) Bluetooth
2 4 (2.03%) Wireless
3 2 (1.02%) AMQP
3 2 (1.02%) Internet
3 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) 802.15
4 1 (0.51%) HTTP
4 1 (0.51%) SSL
4 1 (0.51%) X.509
4 1 (0.51%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.23%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.12%) MySQL
3 14 (7.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (5.58%) NoSQL
5 10 (5.08%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (4.06%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.55%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.54%) Data Mining
9 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.52%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.52%) QlikView
12 2 (1.02%) Big Data
12 2 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (16.24%) Git (software)
2 20 (10.15%) Mercurial
3 16 (8.12%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.08%) Xcode
5 6 (3.05%) Android Studio
5 6 (3.05%) IntelliJ
5 6 (3.05%) WebStorm
6 5 (2.54%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.54%) JUnit
6 5 (2.54%) Selenium
7 4 (2.03%) Maven
7 4 (2.03%) Subversion
7 4 (2.03%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.52%) JMeter
8 3 (1.52%) Mockito
9 2 (1.02%) Mocha
9 2 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (3.55%) Finance
2 5 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.02%) Advertising
4 2 (1.02%) Electronics
4 2 (1.02%) Games
4 2 (1.02%) Legal
4 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.02%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.51%) Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Publishing
5 1 (0.51%) Retail
5 1 (0.51%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (26.40%) HTML
2 47 (23.86%) .NET
2 47 (23.86%) CSS
3 32 (16.24%) AngularJS
4 31 (15.74%) jQuery
5 29 (14.72%) ASP.NET
6 28 (14.21%) HTML5
6 28 (14.21%) REST
7 23 (11.68%) .NET Framework
8 17 (8.63%) CSS3
8 17 (8.63%) Web Services
9 16 (8.12%) Spring
10 14 (7.11%) Node.js
10 14 (7.11%) XML
11 13 (6.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (6.09%) JSON
13 11 (5.58%) Ajax
14 10 (5.08%) Android SDK
15 9 (4.57%) iOS SDK
15 9 (4.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.68%) Mobile App
2 14 (7.11%) User Experience
3 11 (5.58%) Data Structures
4 8 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.06%) Graphic Design
5 7 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.05%) Biology
7 5 (2.54%) Informatics
8 4 (2.03%) Digital Media
8 4 (2.03%) iPad
8 4 (2.03%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.02%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.02%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.02%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.02%) Oculus Rift
9 2 (1.02%) Ontologies
9 2 (1.02%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.18%) Android
2 23 (11.68%) Linux
3 16 (8.12%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.06%) Windows
5 7 (3.55%) Unix
6 2 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (13.20%) TDD
3 21 (10.66%) MVC
4 20 (10.15%) Android Development
5 17 (8.63%) Scrum
5 17 (8.63%) Web Development
6 15 (7.61%) iOS Development
6 15 (7.61%) OO
6 15 (7.61%) Unit Testing
7 13 (6.60%) Front End Development
8 12 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (5.58%) Multithreading
10 10 (5.08%) Analytics
10 10 (5.08%) Memory Management
10 10 (5.08%) SOA
11 9 (4.57%) API Design
11 9 (4.57%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (4.57%) Open Source
11 9 (4.57%) Software Engineering
11 9 (4.57%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 74 (37.56%) JavaScript
2 52 (26.40%) Java
2 52 (26.40%) SQL
3 43 (21.83%) C#
4 28 (14.21%) Python
5 20 (10.15%) C++
6 17 (8.63%) C
7 16 (8.12%) T-SQL
8 14 (7.11%) PHP
9 12 (6.09%) Objective-C
10 8 (4.06%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.06%) TypeScript
11 7 (3.55%) Perl
12 5 (2.54%) Apex Code
13 4 (2.03%) Dart
13 4 (2.03%) ECMAScript
13 4 (2.03%) XAML
14 3 (1.52%) Embedded C
15 2 (1.02%) Apple Swift
15 2 (1.02%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 17 (8.63%) Degree
2 4 (2.03%) DV Cleared
2 4 (2.03%) PhD
2 4 (2.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) Oozie
Vendors
1 16 (8.12%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.11%) Oracle
3 8 (4.06%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.03%) JD Edwards
4 4 (2.03%) Zend
5 2 (1.02%) VMware
6 1 (0.51%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.51%) Citrix
6 1 (0.51%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.51%) Informatica
6 1 (0.51%) Intel
6 1 (0.51%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
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