The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 36 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.88% 0.19% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.20% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £438 £525 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £525 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £525 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -
Microsoft 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
323 499 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.44% 95.78% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 320 321
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 46
Median hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.77 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridge region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Cambridge region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Sqoop
3 1 (33.33%) Oozie
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) BODI
3 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) DataStage

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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) BODI
1 1 (33.33%) DataStage
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) Sqoop
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica