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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 85 66 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.29% 17.23% 32.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.43% 18.23% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 58 83
Median daily rate £371 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £416 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £12.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.00% -66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £12.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +11.11%
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
348 362 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.34% 94.52% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 250 217
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 35
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.92% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 64 (43.24%) JavaScript
2 51 (34.46%) HTML
3 48 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (30.41%) SQL
4 45 (30.41%) .NET
5 43 (29.05%) CSS
6 39 (26.35%) C#
7 36 (24.32%) Java
8 32 (21.62%) jQuery
9 28 (18.92%) ASP.NET
10 26 (17.57%) Python
11 25 (16.89%) Git (software)
12 24 (16.22%) HTML5
12 24 (16.22%) AngularJS
13 23 (15.54%) REST
14 20 (13.51%) .NET Framework
14 20 (13.51%) SQL Server
15 18 (12.16%) MVC
15 18 (12.16%) Oracle
16 16 (10.81%) Linux
16 16 (10.81%) OO
16 16 (10.81%) CSS3
16 16 (10.81%) Front End Development
17 15 (10.14%) Scrum
17 15 (10.14%) TDD
17 15 (10.14%) Unit Testing
18 14 (9.46%) Spring
18 14 (9.46%) C++
19 13 (8.78%) Visual Studio
19 13 (8.78%) Microsoft

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 11 (7.43%) Node.js
2 5 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.38%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.70%) CMS
4 3 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.03%) JBoss
4 3 (2.03%) WordPress
5 2 (1.35%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.68%) Drupal
6 1 (0.68%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.68%) SAS
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (3.38%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.38%) OmniGraffle
1 5 (3.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (4.73%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (2.03%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.68%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.68%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.68%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.35%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.05%) Bluetooth
2 5 (3.38%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (2.70%) Internet
3 4 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.03%) 802.15
4 3 (2.03%) HTTP
4 3 (2.03%) SSL
4 3 (2.03%) X.509
4 3 (2.03%) ZigBee
5 2 (1.35%) Wireless
6 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (7.43%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.76%) MySQL
5 9 (6.08%) MongoDB
5 9 (6.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.73%) Data Mining
6 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (4.05%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.05%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.70%) QlikView
8 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.03%) Big Data
9 3 (2.03%) CouchDB
9 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (16.89%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.78%) Visual Studio
3 12 (8.11%) Mercurial
4 8 (5.41%) IntelliJ
4 8 (5.41%) WebStorm
5 7 (4.73%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.05%) Selenium
7 5 (3.38%) Maven
8 4 (2.70%) JUnit
9 3 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.03%) Mockito
9 3 (2.03%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.03%) Xcode
10 2 (1.35%) Android Studio
10 2 (1.35%) NUnit
10 2 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.35%) Subversion
11 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.68%) JMeter
11 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (8.78%) Finance
2 4 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.03%) Electronics
4 2 (1.35%) Advertising
4 2 (1.35%) Legal
4 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.35%) Marketing
4 2 (1.35%) Publishing
4 2 (1.35%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (34.46%) HTML
2 45 (30.41%) .NET
3 43 (29.05%) CSS
4 32 (21.62%) jQuery
5 28 (18.92%) ASP.NET
6 24 (16.22%) AngularJS
6 24 (16.22%) HTML5
7 23 (15.54%) REST
8 20 (13.51%) .NET Framework
9 16 (10.81%) CSS3
10 14 (9.46%) Spring
11 13 (8.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (8.11%) Web Services
12 12 (8.11%) WPF
13 11 (7.43%) Ajax
13 11 (7.43%) JSON
13 11 (7.43%) RESTful
13 11 (7.43%) XML
14 9 (6.08%) WCF
15 8 (5.41%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.78%) User Experience
2 11 (7.43%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.05%) Graphic Design
4 5 (3.38%) iPad
5 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.70%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.03%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.03%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.03%) Life Science
6 3 (2.03%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.35%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.68%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.68%) Biology
8 1 (0.68%) CUDA
8 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.68%) NHS
8 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.81%) Linux
2 8 (5.41%) Android
2 8 (5.41%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.73%) Windows
4 2 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.16%) MVC
3 16 (10.81%) Front End Development
3 16 (10.81%) OO
4 15 (10.14%) Scrum
4 15 (10.14%) TDD
4 15 (10.14%) Unit Testing
5 11 (7.43%) Web Development
6 10 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (6.76%) SOA
6 10 (6.76%) Software Engineering
7 9 (6.08%) Analytics
7 9 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (5.41%) Android Development
8 8 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (4.73%) E-Commerce
9 7 (4.73%) ETL
9 7 (4.73%) iOS Development
9 7 (4.73%) UX Design
10 6 (4.05%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 64 (43.24%) JavaScript
2 45 (30.41%) SQL
3 39 (26.35%) C#
4 36 (24.32%) Java
5 26 (17.57%) Python
6 14 (9.46%) C++
7 12 (8.11%) C
8 11 (7.43%) T-SQL
9 9 (6.08%) PHP
9 9 (6.08%) TypeScript
10 7 (4.73%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.38%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.38%) Dart
11 5 (3.38%) ECMAScript
11 5 (3.38%) Objective-C
11 5 (3.38%) Perl
12 4 (2.70%) XAML
13 3 (2.03%) Embedded C
13 3 (2.03%) Groovy
13 3 (2.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (8.11%) Degree
2 4 (2.70%) PhD
3 2 (1.35%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Docker
1 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.03%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 3 (2.03%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (12.16%) Oracle
2 13 (8.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.70%) Zend
4 3 (2.03%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.35%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.35%) VMware
6 1 (0.68%) Citrix
6 1 (0.68%) Facebook
6 1 (0.68%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.68%) IBM
6 1 (0.68%) Intel
6 1 (0.68%) Netezza
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.68%) Siebel
6 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.68%) Twitter
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