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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 149 137 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.44% 26.40% 20.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.38% 28.54% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 77 88
Average daily rate
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£348 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 7
Average hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
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
697 480 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.61% 92.49% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 232 336
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 56 86
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -41.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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
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 30 January 2015. 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 -5 52 £318 -5.92% 98
Peterborough -6 28 £375 +25.00% 19
Huntingdon +2 3 £195 -33.26%
St Neots - - - - 2
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 146 (44.79%) C#
2 140 (42.94%) .NET
3 116 (35.58%) JavaScript
4 114 (34.97%) HTML
5 104 (31.90%) SQL
6 94 (28.83%) CSS
7 92 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
8 85 (26.07%) jQuery
9 78 (23.93%) MVC
10 69 (21.17%) Oracle
11 62 (19.02%) ASP.NET
12 59 (18.10%) TDD
13 55 (16.87%) PHP
14 51 (15.64%) E-Commerce
14 51 (15.64%) HTML5
15 44 (13.50%) OO
16 41 (12.58%) Linux
16 41 (12.58%) Python
16 41 (12.58%) MySQL
17 40 (12.27%) Perl
17 40 (12.27%) Finance
17 40 (12.27%) AngularJS
18 35 (10.74%) XML
19 33 (10.12%) Unit Testing
20 32 (9.82%) Visual Studio
20 32 (9.82%) SQL Server
21 31 (9.51%) .NET Framework
22 29 (8.90%) WCF
23 28 (8.59%) Oracle Database
24 27 (8.28%) Windows

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 27 (8.28%) Apache
2 13 (3.99%) CMS
3 10 (3.07%) nginx
4 7 (2.15%) SAS
4 7 (2.15%) Node.js
5 6 (1.84%) IIS
6 5 (1.53%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.23%) WordPress
7 4 (1.23%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.61%) Liferay
9 2 (0.61%) Moodle
9 2 (0.61%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.61%) JBoss
10 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.31%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.61%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.61%) Shopify
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Agresso
3 1 (0.31%) Tridion
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.31%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.61%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) GitHub
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.37%) HTTP
2 7 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.84%) Internet
4 5 (1.53%) 802.15
4 5 (1.53%) ZigBee
5 4 (1.23%) SMTP
6 3 (0.92%) RIP
6 3 (0.92%) Intranet
7 2 (0.61%) SSH
8 1 (0.31%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.31%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.58%) MySQL
2 32 (9.82%) SQL Server
3 28 (8.59%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (3.07%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.45%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.15%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.15%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.53%) OLAP
11 4 (1.23%) Redis
12 3 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (9.82%) Visual Studio
2 26 (7.98%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.83%) Jasmine
4 18 (5.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (3.99%) PHPUnit
6 11 (3.37%) Ant
7 10 (3.07%) Mocha
7 10 (3.07%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.76%) Grunt
9 7 (2.15%) JIRA
9 7 (2.15%) Bower
9 7 (2.15%) QUnit
10 6 (1.84%) Subversion
11 5 (1.53%) Maven
12 4 (1.23%) Yeoman
13 2 (0.61%) Moq
13 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
13 2 (0.61%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.61%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 40 (12.27%) Finance
2 5 (1.53%) Banking
3 4 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.92%) Retail
5 2 (0.61%) Games
5 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.31%) Back Office
6 1 (0.31%) Law
6 1 (0.31%) Advertising
6 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (42.94%) .NET
2 114 (34.97%) HTML
3 94 (28.83%) CSS
4 85 (26.07%) jQuery
5 62 (19.02%) ASP.NET
6 51 (15.64%) HTML5
7 40 (12.27%) AngularJS
8 35 (10.74%) XML
9 31 (9.51%) .NET Framework
10 29 (8.90%) WCF
11 27 (8.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 26 (7.98%) CSS3
13 25 (7.67%) Web Services
14 20 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (5.83%) RabbitMQ
15 19 (5.83%) Laravel
15 19 (5.83%) KnockoutJS
15 19 (5.83%) XHTML
16 18 (5.52%) LAMP
17 15 (4.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.29%) Open Source
3 10 (3.07%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.84%) Informatics
4 6 (1.84%) Algorithms
4 6 (1.84%) Statistics
5 5 (1.53%) User Experience
5 5 (1.53%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.53%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.53%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.23%) Blog
6 4 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.92%) Streaming Media
7 3 (0.92%) IPTV
7 3 (0.92%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.61%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.61%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.61%) VLE
8 2 (0.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (12.58%) Linux
2 27 (8.28%) Windows
3 10 (3.07%) Android
4 9 (2.76%) UNIX
5 7 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.84%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.61%) Debian
8 1 (0.31%) Solaris
8 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (23.93%) MVC
3 59 (18.10%) TDD
4 51 (15.64%) E-Commerce
5 44 (13.50%) OO
6 33 (10.12%) Unit Testing
7 25 (7.67%) Scrum
8 22 (6.75%) OOD
8 22 (6.75%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (6.13%) Multithreading
10 19 (5.83%) Software Engineering
11 18 (5.52%) SOA
12 16 (4.91%) OOP
13 14 (4.29%) BDD
13 14 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (3.99%) Content Management
15 12 (3.68%) Web Development
16 11 (3.37%) Migration
16 11 (3.37%) Pair Programming
17 10 (3.07%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 146 (44.79%) C#
2 116 (35.58%) JavaScript
3 104 (31.90%) SQL
4 55 (16.87%) PHP
5 41 (12.58%) Python
6 40 (12.27%) Perl
7 22 (6.75%) Java
8 21 (6.44%) C++
9 19 (5.83%) Tcl
10 18 (5.52%) PL/SQL
11 17 (5.21%) C
12 12 (3.68%) PowerShell
13 10 (3.07%) PHP5
13 10 (3.07%) VB.NET
14 9 (2.76%) VB
15 7 (2.15%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.84%) VB6
17 5 (1.53%) Embedded C
18 4 (1.23%) Shell Script
19 3 (0.92%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (5.21%) Degree
2 1 (0.31%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.53%) QA
2 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (3.37%) Varnish
2 6 (1.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.45%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 69 (21.17%) Oracle
2 12 (3.68%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.76%) Twitter
4 4 (1.23%) Perforce
5 3 (0.92%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.61%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.61%) Google
6 2 (0.61%) SAP
6 2 (0.61%) Unisys
6 2 (0.61%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.61%) Temenos
6 2 (0.61%) Adobe
7 1 (0.31%) Progress
7 1 (0.31%) HP
7 1 (0.31%) Sun
7 1 (0.31%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.31%) Facebook
7 1 (0.31%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.31%) Zend
7 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
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