The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 221 212 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 26.63% 27.82% 21.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.41% 29.53% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 101 93
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 20
Average hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +18.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £26.25 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
778 718 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.73% 94.23% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 309 323
Average daily rate £350 £364 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 58 142
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -30.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £50.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 130 £350 +16.66% 70
Peterborough -2 31 £310 -17.33% 10
St Neots - 3 £250 - 1
Huntingdon 0 2 £250 -23.07% 7
Chatteris - - - -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

1 178 (41.40%) .NET
2 172 (40.00%) C#
3 160 (37.21%) HTML
4 131 (30.47%) CSS
5 127 (29.53%) JavaScript
6 125 (29.07%) jQuery
7 122 (28.37%) SQL Server
8 118 (27.44%) ASP.NET
9 102 (23.72%) MVC
10 94 (21.86%) SQL
11 83 (19.30%) Oracle
12 77 (17.91%) HTML5
13 69 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
13 69 (16.05%) PHP
14 66 (15.35%) Microsoft
15 60 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
16 58 (13.49%) CSS3
17 57 (13.26%) Perl
17 57 (13.26%) OO
18 50 (11.63%) XML
19 49 (11.40%) Visual Studio
20 45 (10.47%) Java
21 43 (10.00%) TDD
22 42 (9.77%) MySQL
23 40 (9.30%) WCF
24 38 (8.84%) .NET Framework
24 38 (8.84%) E-Commerce
24 38 (8.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 36 (8.37%) Web Services
26 33 (7.67%) Tcl

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 21 (4.88%) Apache
2 19 (4.42%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.02%) WebLogic
4 12 (2.79%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.56%) IIS
6 10 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (2.33%) Node.js
7 8 (1.86%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.63%) CMS
9 4 (0.93%) SAS
10 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.70%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.47%) WordPress
11 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.47%) Documentum
11 2 (0.47%) Kentico
11 2 (0.47%) Moodle
11 2 (0.47%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.23%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (1.63%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.40%) DOC1
3 4 (0.93%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.23%) Simulink
5 1 (0.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.47%) Magento
3 2 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.47%) Tridion
3 2 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.23%) SyteLine
4 1 (0.23%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.23%) Zen Cart
4 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.70%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.70%) CloudFront
4 2 (0.47%) SaaS
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) Force.com
5 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.42%) SMTP
2 11 (2.56%) HTTP
3 9 (2.09%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.40%) Internet
5 4 (0.93%) ZigBee
6 3 (0.70%) Intranet
7 2 (0.47%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (28.37%) SQL Server
2 42 (9.77%) MySQL
3 38 (8.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (4.42%) Hadoop
8 18 (4.19%) MongoDB
9 16 (3.72%) NoSQL
9 16 (3.72%) Big Data
10 15 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (3.26%) Relational Database
12 12 (2.79%) RavenDB
13 11 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (2.09%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (1.86%) Oracle Database
16 4 (0.93%) Redis
16 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 49 (11.40%) Visual Studio
2 31 (7.21%) Git (software)
3 20 (4.65%) Subversion
4 18 (4.19%) JIRA
4 18 (4.19%) NUnit
5 16 (3.72%) Jenkins
6 14 (3.26%) Maven
7 13 (3.02%) Ant
7 13 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (3.02%) Grunt
8 11 (2.56%) Bower
9 9 (2.09%) Selenium
10 8 (1.86%) MSBuild
11 7 (1.63%) Moq
11 7 (1.63%) Jasmine
12 6 (1.40%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.16%) JUnit
13 5 (1.16%) CruiseControl
14 4 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
14 4 (0.93%) MSTest
General
1 25 (5.81%) Finance
2 10 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.86%) Banking
4 7 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.16%) Advertising
6 4 (0.93%) Games
7 2 (0.47%) Back Office
7 2 (0.47%) Retail
7 2 (0.47%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Law
8 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (41.40%) .NET
2 160 (37.21%) HTML
3 131 (30.47%) CSS
4 125 (29.07%) jQuery
5 118 (27.44%) ASP.NET
6 77 (17.91%) HTML5
7 60 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 58 (13.49%) CSS3
9 50 (11.63%) XML
10 40 (9.30%) WCF
11 38 (8.84%) .NET Framework
12 36 (8.37%) Web Services
13 33 (7.67%) AngularJS
14 32 (7.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 23 (5.35%) OAuth
15 23 (5.35%) OpenID
15 23 (5.35%) REST
16 19 (4.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 19 (4.42%) XSLT
17 18 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.21%) Open Source
2 13 (3.02%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.09%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.63%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.40%) Kindle
6 4 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (0.93%) GIS
7 3 (0.70%) Clustering
7 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.70%) iPad
7 3 (0.70%) RIA
8 2 (0.47%) VLE
8 2 (0.47%) Ontologies
8 2 (0.47%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.47%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.47%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.47%) W3C
9 1 (0.23%) Firmware
9 1 (0.23%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.98%) Linux
2 22 (5.12%) Windows
3 12 (2.79%) UNIX
4 11 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.86%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.63%) Android
6 7 (1.63%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.16%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.93%) Solaris
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.23%) Debian
10 1 (0.23%) Gentoo
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (23.72%) MVC
2 69 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (13.26%) OO
4 43 (10.00%) TDD
5 38 (8.84%) E-Commerce
6 32 (7.44%) Scrum
7 27 (6.28%) Unit Testing
8 25 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (5.12%) Migration
10 20 (4.65%) Software Engineering
11 17 (3.95%) OOP
12 16 (3.72%) Web Development
13 15 (3.49%) Responsive Web Design
14 14 (3.26%) CRM
15 13 (3.02%) Workflow
16 12 (2.79%) OOD
17 10 (2.33%) Multithreading
17 10 (2.33%) BDD
18 9 (2.09%) DevOps
18 9 (2.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 172 (40.00%) C#
2 127 (29.53%) JavaScript
3 94 (21.86%) SQL
4 69 (16.05%) PHP
5 57 (13.26%) Perl
6 45 (10.47%) Java
7 33 (7.67%) Tcl
8 29 (6.74%) PowerShell
8 29 (6.74%) Python
9 25 (5.81%) C++
10 13 (3.02%) T-SQL
11 12 (2.79%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.09%) C
12 9 (2.09%) PHP5
13 6 (1.40%) Ruby
13 6 (1.40%) VB
14 5 (1.16%) VBScript
15 4 (0.93%) Embedded C
15 4 (0.93%) Korn
16 3 (0.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.40%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.47%) QA
2 2 (0.47%) SNOMED CT
2 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.40%) Docker
2 5 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.47%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (5.35%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 83 (19.30%) Oracle
2 66 (15.35%) Microsoft
3 8 (1.86%) JBoss
4 7 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.40%) ATG
5 6 (1.40%) Splunk
6 4 (0.93%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.93%) Google
6 4 (0.93%) Sun
7 3 (0.70%) Zend
7 3 (0.70%) Cognos
7 3 (0.70%) Adobe
7 3 (0.70%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.70%) hybris
8 2 (0.47%) Sencha
8 2 (0.47%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.47%) Sybase
8 2 (0.47%) Progress
8 2 (0.47%) Unisys
8 2 (0.47%) Perforce
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