The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Developer
Rank 21 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 22 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.03% 2.85% 3.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.43% 3.20% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 14
Average daily rate £285 £303 £249
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.78% +21.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £285 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £343 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +75.00%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
342 344 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.70% 89.12% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 146 230
Average daily rate £338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 60 59
Average hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Web Developer
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (56.00%) PHP
3 13 (52.00%) CSS
3 13 (52.00%) C#
3 13 (52.00%) HTML
4 12 (48.00%) MySQL
5 11 (44.00%) MVC
5 11 (44.00%) WCF
6 9 (36.00%) REST
7 8 (32.00%) Web Services
8 7 (28.00%) jQuery
9 6 (24.00%) .NET
10 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 5 (20.00%) Open Source
11 4 (16.00%) HTML5
11 4 (16.00%) CSS3
11 4 (16.00%) XML
11 4 (16.00%) Games
12 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
12 3 (12.00%) Tcl
12 3 (12.00%) Oracle
12 3 (12.00%) Perl
12 3 (12.00%) Online Betting
12 3 (12.00%) Informatics
12 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
12 3 (12.00%) Ruby
12 3 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (12.00%) Degree
13 2 (8.00%) Ajax
13 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development

Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) concrete5
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SMTP
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Firebug
2 1 (4.00%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (16.00%) Games
2 3 (12.00%) Online Betting
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Electronics
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) CSS
1 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 11 (44.00%) WCF
3 9 (36.00%) REST
4 8 (32.00%) Web Services
5 7 (28.00%) jQuery
6 6 (24.00%) .NET
7 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (16.00%) HTML5
8 4 (16.00%) CSS3
8 4 (16.00%) XML
9 3 (12.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (8.00%) Ajax
10 2 (8.00%) OAuth
10 2 (8.00%) OpenID
10 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
10 2 (8.00%) XSLT
11 1 (4.00%) LAMP
11 1 (4.00%) XHTML
11 1 (4.00%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (12.00%) Informatics
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) MVC
2 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (8.00%) SEO
3 1 (4.00%) Scrum
3 1 (4.00%) OO
3 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (4.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (56.00%) PHP
3 13 (52.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) Tcl
4 3 (12.00%) Perl
4 3 (12.00%) Ruby
5 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle