The table below looks at the statistics for the Web 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 Web Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 35 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 13 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.89% 2.96% 5.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 3.15% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 15
Average daily rate
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£333 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £296 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £35.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year
-12.14% +69.69%
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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
419 349 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.11% 93.82% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 155 176
Average daily rate £370 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 36 88
Average hourly rate £24.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £57.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Developer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Web Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Developer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Web Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Developer across the Cambridge region.

Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Web 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 Web Developer in their job title.

1 19 (70.37%) PHP
2 18 (66.67%) CSS
2 18 (66.67%) jQuery
3 17 (62.96%) HTML
4 13 (48.15%) Perl
4 13 (48.15%) Oracle
4 13 (48.15%) HTML5
4 13 (48.15%) Tcl
5 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 12 (44.44%) CSS3
6 10 (37.04%) Open Source
7 8 (29.63%) MySQL
7 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
8 7 (25.93%) REST
8 7 (25.93%) OpenID
8 7 (25.93%) OpenSSO
8 7 (25.93%) OAuth
9 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (18.52%) Node.js
10 4 (14.81%) Internet
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.81%) C#
10 4 (14.81%) XML
10 4 (14.81%) DOM
10 4 (14.81%) OO
10 4 (14.81%) XHTML
11 3 (11.11%) Apache
11 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
11 3 (11.11%) SMTP
11 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Web 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 Web Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) Node.js
2 3 (11.11%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Subversion
1 3 (11.11%) Jasmine
1 3 (11.11%) Grunt
2 2 (7.41%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (7.41%) Firebug
2 2 (7.41%) Fiddler
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Mocha
3 1 (3.70%) Bower
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) CSS
1 18 (66.67%) jQuery
2 17 (62.96%) HTML
3 13 (48.15%) HTML5
4 12 (44.44%) CSS3
5 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
6 7 (25.93%) REST
6 7 (25.93%) OpenID
6 7 (25.93%) OAuth
7 4 (14.81%) XML
7 4 (14.81%) DOM
7 4 (14.81%) XHTML
8 3 (11.11%) .NET
8 3 (11.11%) LAMP
8 3 (11.11%) LESS
9 2 (7.41%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (7.41%) ExpressJS
9 2 (7.41%) Laravel
9 2 (7.41%) Symfony
9 2 (7.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Open Source
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) OO
3 3 (11.11%) SEO
3 3 (11.11%) Scrum
3 3 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.41%) SOA
5 1 (3.70%) MVC
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) TDD
5 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) PHP
2 13 (48.15%) Perl
2 13 (48.15%) Tcl
3 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (7.41%) Java
7 1 (3.70%) Python
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Google