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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 56 106 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.28% 32.82% 17.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.01% 34.75% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 62 37
Average daily rate
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£310 £328 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.34% +7.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £251 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £424 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £40.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.13% +15.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
311 305 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.99% 94.43% 91.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 171 155
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 62
Average hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 51 (45.13%) HTML
2 46 (40.71%) JavaScript
3 44 (38.94%) CSS
4 35 (30.97%) C#
5 26 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (22.12%) MVC
7 24 (21.24%) Python
8 22 (19.47%) .NET
8 22 (19.47%) HTML5
9 20 (17.70%) SQL
9 20 (17.70%) Linux
10 19 (16.81%) PHP
11 18 (15.93%) jQuery
12 17 (15.04%) XML
13 16 (14.16%) Software Engineering
14 15 (13.27%) MySQL
15 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
16 13 (11.50%) C++
16 13 (11.50%) Java
16 13 (11.50%) OO
16 13 (11.50%) AngularJS
17 12 (10.62%) Scrum
17 12 (10.62%) CSS3
18 11 (9.73%) Microsoft Azure
18 11 (9.73%) OOP
18 11 (9.73%) Laravel
19 10 (8.85%) User Experience
19 10 (8.85%) Windows
19 10 (8.85%) ASP.NET
19 10 (8.85%) Web Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 9 (7.96%) CMS
2 6 (5.31%) Apache
3 5 (4.42%) WordPress
4 4 (3.54%) nginx
5 3 (2.65%) Node.js
5 3 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.88%) Drupal
7 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.88%) Liferay
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.88%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Tridion
1 2 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.77%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.31%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.31%) HTTP
1 6 (5.31%) Internet
2 2 (1.77%) 802.15
2 2 (1.77%) SSH
2 2 (1.77%) ZigBee
2 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) Intranet
3 1 (0.88%) RIP
3 1 (0.88%) Modbus
3 1 (0.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.27%) MySQL
2 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.88%) Big Data
6 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.88%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.31%) JIRA
3 4 (3.54%) Selenium
3 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.54%) PHPUnit
3 4 (3.54%) Ant
3 4 (3.54%) Subversion
3 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.65%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.65%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.77%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.88%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.88%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.88%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.88%) Xcode
6 1 (0.88%) NUnit
6 1 (0.88%) Maven
6 1 (0.88%) JUnit
General
1 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
1 3 (2.65%) Banking
2 2 (1.77%) Retail
2 2 (1.77%) Finance
3 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (45.13%) HTML
2 44 (38.94%) CSS
3 22 (19.47%) .NET
3 22 (19.47%) HTML5
4 18 (15.93%) jQuery
5 17 (15.04%) XML
6 13 (11.50%) AngularJS
7 12 (10.62%) CSS3
8 11 (9.73%) Laravel
9 10 (8.85%) ASP.NET
9 10 (8.85%) Web Services
10 8 (7.08%) Symfony
10 8 (7.08%) RESTful
11 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (6.19%) Google Maps API
11 7 (6.19%) WinForms
12 6 (5.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (5.31%) REST
13 5 (4.42%) JSON
13 5 (4.42%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) User Experience
2 6 (5.31%) Visualisation
3 5 (4.42%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.54%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.65%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.65%) Streaming Media
5 3 (2.65%) IPTV
6 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.77%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.88%) Open Source
7 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.88%) iPad
7 1 (0.88%) Statistics
7 1 (0.88%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.70%) Linux
2 10 (8.85%) Windows
3 7 (6.19%) Android
3 7 (6.19%) Apple iOS
4 6 (5.31%) UNIX
5 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.12%) MVC
3 16 (14.16%) Software Engineering
4 13 (11.50%) OO
5 12 (10.62%) Scrum
6 11 (9.73%) OOP
7 8 (7.08%) SOA
7 8 (7.08%) TDD
8 7 (6.19%) Web Application Development
8 7 (6.19%) Android Development
9 6 (5.31%) Manual Testing
9 6 (5.31%) Content Management
9 6 (5.31%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.42%) Analytics
11 4 (3.54%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.54%) iOS Development
11 4 (3.54%) OOD
11 4 (3.54%) Project Planning
11 4 (3.54%) Web Development
11 4 (3.54%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 46 (40.71%) JavaScript
2 35 (30.97%) C#
3 24 (21.24%) Python
4 20 (17.70%) SQL
5 19 (16.81%) PHP
6 13 (11.50%) C++
6 13 (11.50%) Java
7 8 (7.08%) C
8 7 (6.19%) Perl
9 5 (4.42%) PHP5
9 5 (4.42%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.77%) VBA
11 2 (1.77%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.77%) Scala
11 2 (1.77%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.77%) Ruby
12 1 (0.88%) Groovy
12 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.88%) Dart
Qualifications
1 6 (5.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.42%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 7 (6.19%) Google
2 6 (5.31%) Oracle
2 6 (5.31%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.54%) Perforce
3 4 (3.54%) Twitter
4 2 (1.77%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.77%) Temenos
4 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.88%) Apple
5 1 (0.88%) Zend
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe
5 1 (0.88%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.88%) SAP
5 1 (0.88%) Facebook
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago