The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Cambridgeshire 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
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 226 105 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.35% 17.50% 32.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.28% 19.41% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 53 155
Average daily rate £330 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 21
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £46.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
679 541 755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.17% 90.17% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 246 369
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 76 95
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -40.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Developer
East of England

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 119 £310 -1.97% 100
Peterborough +1 36 £375 +7.14% 14
Huntingdon +6 2 £300 -4.00% 1
St Neots - - - -
Ely - - - -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 162 (44.02%) C#
2 149 (40.49%) JavaScript
3 143 (38.86%) .NET
4 140 (38.04%) HTML
5 124 (33.70%) CSS
6 107 (29.08%) ASP.NET
7 102 (27.72%) MVC
8 96 (26.09%) SQL Server
9 90 (24.46%) jQuery
10 82 (22.28%) OO
11 76 (20.65%) SQL
12 75 (20.38%) PHP
13 74 (20.11%) Agile Software Development
14 58 (15.76%) HTML5
15 57 (15.49%) TDD
15 57 (15.49%) Oracle
16 51 (13.86%) Linux
17 50 (13.59%) Java
18 49 (13.32%) ASP.NET MVC
19 47 (12.77%) MySQL
20 45 (12.23%) Microsoft
21 44 (11.96%) Visual Studio
22 43 (11.68%) E-Commerce
23 41 (11.14%) Web Services
24 40 (10.87%) Ajax
25 39 (10.60%) Apache
26 38 (10.33%) Subversion
27 34 (9.24%) WCF
27 34 (9.24%) CSS3
28 32 (8.70%) XML

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 39 (10.60%) Apache
2 31 (8.42%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 13 (3.53%) WordPress
5 10 (2.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (2.17%) Node.js
7 6 (1.63%) IIS
7 6 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.09%) CMS
9 3 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.82%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.27%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.27%) concrete5
10 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (2.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.90%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.54%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.63%) Magento
3 4 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) SaaS
1 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.17%) Wireless
2 5 (1.36%) SNMP
3 4 (1.09%) Internet
4 3 (0.82%) SMTP
5 2 (0.54%) HTTP
5 2 (0.54%) Intranet
6 1 (0.27%) LDAP
6 1 (0.27%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 47 (12.77%) MySQL
3 22 (5.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.53%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (2.72%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.90%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.09%) RavenDB
10 4 (1.09%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.82%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (0.54%) Informix
12 2 (0.54%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 44 (11.96%) Visual Studio
2 38 (10.33%) Subversion
3 19 (5.16%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.90%) NUnit
6 6 (1.63%) ReSharper
6 6 (1.63%) JUnit
6 6 (1.63%) MSTest
7 5 (1.36%) PhoneGap
7 5 (1.36%) Grunt
7 5 (1.36%) Bower
7 5 (1.36%) Maven
8 4 (1.09%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.54%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.54%) JIRA
9 2 (0.54%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.27%) Firebug
10 1 (0.27%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.27%) Selenium
General
1 28 (7.61%) Finance
2 5 (1.36%) Legal
2 5 (1.36%) Games
3 4 (1.09%) Marketing
3 4 (1.09%) Advertising
3 4 (1.09%) Banking
3 4 (1.09%) Online Betting
4 3 (0.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.54%) Electronics
5 2 (0.54%) Back Office
6 1 (0.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.27%) Billing
6 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (38.86%) .NET
2 140 (38.04%) HTML
3 124 (33.70%) CSS
4 107 (29.08%) ASP.NET
5 90 (24.46%) jQuery
6 58 (15.76%) HTML5
7 49 (13.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (11.14%) Web Services
9 40 (10.87%) Ajax
10 34 (9.24%) WCF
10 34 (9.24%) CSS3
11 32 (8.70%) XML
12 29 (7.88%) XHTML
13 17 (4.62%) .NET Framework
14 14 (3.80%) LAMP
14 14 (3.80%) AngularJS
14 14 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 12 (3.26%) CGI
15 12 (3.26%) RabbitMQ
15 12 (3.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.26%) Computer Science
2 10 (2.72%) Mobile App
2 10 (2.72%) Open Source
3 8 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 6 (1.63%) Visualisation
4 6 (1.63%) iPad
4 6 (1.63%) Informatics
4 6 (1.63%) Wiki
5 5 (1.36%) Blog
6 4 (1.09%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.09%) W3C
6 4 (1.09%) Kinect
7 3 (0.82%) RIA
7 3 (0.82%) LIMS
8 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.54%) Robotics
9 1 (0.27%) GPGPU
9 1 (0.27%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (13.86%) Linux
2 24 (6.52%) UNIX
3 22 (5.98%) Apple iOS
4 21 (5.71%) Android
5 19 (5.16%) Windows
6 12 (3.26%) Ubuntu
7 8 (2.17%) Solaris
8 2 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.54%) Debian
8 2 (0.54%) CentOS
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (27.72%) MVC
2 82 (22.28%) OO
3 74 (20.11%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (15.49%) TDD
5 43 (11.68%) E-Commerce
6 31 (8.42%) Unit Testing
7 24 (6.52%) Software Engineering
7 24 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (5.98%) OOP
9 19 (5.16%) Multithreading
10 18 (4.89%) Web Development
10 18 (4.89%) OOD
10 18 (4.89%) iOS Development
11 17 (4.62%) CQRS
12 16 (4.35%) Android Development
13 13 (3.53%) Scrum
14 11 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (2.99%) Pair Programming
15 10 (2.72%) Workflow
15 10 (2.72%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 162 (44.02%) C#
2 149 (40.49%) JavaScript
3 76 (20.65%) SQL
4 75 (20.38%) PHP
5 50 (13.59%) Java
6 28 (7.61%) C++
6 28 (7.61%) PHP5
7 26 (7.07%) Perl
8 22 (5.98%) C
9 21 (5.71%) Python
10 13 (3.53%) Ruby
11 9 (2.45%) Embedded C
12 8 (2.17%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.90%) Tcl
14 6 (1.63%) MATLAB
15 5 (1.36%) VB
15 5 (1.36%) Delphi
15 5 (1.36%) XAML
16 4 (1.09%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (7.88%) Degree
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.90%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) JTAG
2 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 12 (3.26%) Nagios
2 3 (0.82%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 57 (15.49%) Oracle
2 45 (12.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.17%) Sun
4 6 (1.63%) Sybase
5 5 (1.36%) Adobe
5 5 (1.36%) ATG
6 4 (1.09%) Perforce
7 3 (0.82%) Zend
7 3 (0.82%) hybris
7 3 (0.82%) Cognos
7 3 (0.82%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.27%) Sencha
8 1 (0.27%) iRise
8 1 (0.27%) Facebook
8 1 (0.27%) Progress
8 1 (0.27%) SAP
8 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.27%) i2
8 1 (0.27%) Unisys
8 1 (0.27%) Metastorm
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