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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 109 126 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.47% 18.39% 28.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.06% 18.98% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 63 75
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 17
Average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £41.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
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
572 664 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.95% 96.93% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 367 234
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 56 56
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.56 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.96% -52.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.74 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.45 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 64 £370 +22.31% 88
Peterborough 0 9 £300 -20.00% 11
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 122 (37.54%) JavaScript
2 103 (31.69%) Java
3 97 (29.85%) HTML
4 85 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (23.08%) C#
5 75 (23.08%) SQL
6 73 (22.46%) CSS
7 63 (19.38%) jQuery
8 58 (17.85%) .NET
9 56 (17.23%) Web Services
10 52 (16.00%) MVC
10 52 (16.00%) Git (software)
11 50 (15.38%) HTML5
12 47 (14.46%) Python
13 45 (13.85%) REST
14 42 (12.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 42 (12.92%) TDD
14 42 (12.92%) Spring
15 41 (12.62%) SQL Server
16 40 (12.31%) CSS3
17 36 (11.08%) Front End Development
18 33 (10.15%) User Experience
18 33 (10.15%) OO
19 32 (9.85%) Middleware
19 32 (9.85%) RESTful
20 31 (9.54%) Node.js
21 30 (9.23%) ASP.NET
22 29 (8.92%) XML
22 29 (8.92%) Ajax
23 27 (8.31%) Unit Testing

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 31 (9.54%) Node.js
2 24 (7.38%) Mule
3 20 (6.15%) WebLogic
4 16 (4.92%) JBoss
5 12 (3.69%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (2.77%) Apache
6 9 (2.77%) Apache Pig
7 6 (1.85%) ColdFusion
8 4 (1.23%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.92%) CMS
9 3 (0.92%) WordPress
10 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.31%) Drupal
11 1 (0.31%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.31%) IIS
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (4.62%) Adobe Illustrator
1 15 (4.62%) Photoshop
2 14 (4.31%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (0.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (4.31%) SDL Web 8
2 5 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.92%) BigMachines
4 3 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.92%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.31%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.23%) SaaS
3 3 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.62%) GitHub
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.31%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.85%) HTTP
3 5 (1.54%) Internet
4 3 (0.92%) Wireless
5 2 (0.62%) 802.15
5 2 (0.62%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.62%) Skype
5 2 (0.62%) SSL
5 2 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.62%) X.509
5 2 (0.62%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.77%) NoSQL
2 22 (6.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (6.15%) MongoDB
4 16 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (4.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (4.00%) MySQL
7 12 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (3.08%) Big Data
10 9 (2.77%) Apache Hive
10 9 (2.77%) Hadoop
11 8 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (2.46%) CouchDB
11 8 (2.46%) Oracle Database
11 8 (2.46%) Relational Database
12 7 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 52 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 26 (8.00%) Mercurial
3 22 (6.77%) IntelliJ
4 21 (6.46%) WebStorm
5 13 (4.00%) Grunt
6 12 (3.69%) Jasmine
7 11 (3.38%) gulp
8 10 (3.08%) Selenium
8 10 (3.08%) Visual Studio
9 9 (2.77%) Maven
9 9 (2.77%) PhantomJS
10 8 (2.46%) JUnit
11 7 (2.15%) Lombardi
11 7 (2.15%) Mockito
12 6 (1.85%) Jenkins
13 4 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.92%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.92%) RSpec
14 3 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 25 (7.69%) Finance
2 13 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.08%) Electronics
4 5 (1.54%) Marketing
5 4 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.92%) Publishing
7 2 (0.62%) Advertising
7 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.62%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (29.85%) HTML
2 73 (22.46%) CSS
3 63 (19.38%) jQuery
4 58 (17.85%) .NET
5 56 (17.23%) Web Services
6 50 (15.38%) HTML5
7 45 (13.85%) REST
8 42 (12.92%) Spring
8 42 (12.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 40 (12.31%) CSS3
10 32 (9.85%) Middleware
10 32 (9.85%) RESTful
11 30 (9.23%) ASP.NET
12 29 (8.92%) Ajax
12 29 (8.92%) XML
13 23 (7.08%) WCF
14 22 (6.77%) NumPy
14 22 (6.77%) SciPy
15 20 (6.15%) PhoneGap
16 16 (4.92%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.15%) User Experience
2 23 (7.08%) Mobile App
3 19 (5.85%) N-Tier
4 16 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.31%) Graphic Design
6 7 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.15%) Semantic Web
7 6 (1.85%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.54%) Life Science
9 4 (1.23%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.92%) Biology
10 3 (0.92%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.92%) Fintech
10 3 (0.92%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.62%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.62%) iPad
11 2 (0.62%) Physics
12 1 (0.31%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.31%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.31%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.15%) Windows
2 6 (1.85%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.54%) Android
3 5 (1.54%) Linux
4 2 (0.62%) AIX
4 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.62%) Solaris
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (16.00%) MVC
3 42 (12.92%) TDD
4 36 (11.08%) Front End Development
5 33 (10.15%) OO
6 27 (8.31%) Unit Testing
7 23 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (7.08%) E-Commerce
7 23 (7.08%) UX Design
8 20 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (6.15%) Responsive Web Design
9 17 (5.23%) Scrum
9 17 (5.23%) SOA
10 15 (4.62%) Microservices
11 14 (4.31%) BDD
11 14 (4.31%) Web Development
12 13 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (3.69%) QMS
13 12 (3.69%) Quality Management
13 12 (3.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 122 (37.54%) JavaScript
2 103 (31.69%) Java
3 75 (23.08%) C#
3 75 (23.08%) SQL
4 47 (14.46%) Python
5 22 (6.77%) PHP
6 18 (5.54%) TypeScript
7 17 (5.23%) Dart
7 17 (5.23%) ECMAScript
8 16 (4.92%) C++
8 16 (4.92%) T-SQL
9 15 (4.62%) C
10 10 (3.08%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.77%) Perl
11 9 (2.77%) Scala
12 8 (2.46%) Ruby
13 5 (1.54%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.23%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.23%) Embedded C++
14 4 (1.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (4.31%) Degree
2 1 (0.31%) PhD
2 1 (0.31%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.62%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) GMP
System Software
1 8 (2.46%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.92%) Firmware
3 1 (0.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 8 (2.46%) MOM
2 2 (0.62%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (6.46%) Microsoft
1 21 (6.46%) Oracle
2 10 (3.08%) IBM
3 6 (1.85%) SAP
4 5 (1.54%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.23%) MuleSoft
5 4 (1.23%) Perforce
5 4 (1.23%) Zend
6 3 (0.92%) DevExpress
6 3 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.92%) Siebel
7 2 (0.62%) Adobe
7 2 (0.62%) Netezza
7 2 (0.62%) OpenText
8 1 (0.31%) Facebook
8 1 (0.31%) Fiserv
8 1 (0.31%) Google
8 1 (0.31%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.31%) Teradata
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