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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 192 207 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.68% 27.60% 23.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.41% 29.32% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 79 92
Average daily rate
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£325 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £222 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 18
Average hourly rate £9.00 £41.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.04% +22.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
727 706 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.44% 94.13% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 293 295
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 57 119
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 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 September 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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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 0 109 £330 +10.00% 92
Peterborough -1 28 £310 -17.33% 18
Huntingdon 0 2 £250 -23.07% 5
St Neots - 2 £250 -
Chatteris - - - -
Ely - - - -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 159 (39.26%) .NET
2 148 (36.54%) HTML
3 147 (36.30%) C#
4 120 (29.63%) CSS
5 118 (29.14%) jQuery
6 115 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
7 114 (28.15%) JavaScript
8 107 (26.42%) ASP.NET
9 103 (25.43%) SQL Server
10 94 (23.21%) SQL
11 87 (21.48%) MVC
12 81 (20.00%) Oracle
13 75 (18.52%) HTML5
14 63 (15.56%) PHP
15 62 (15.31%) Perl
16 56 (13.83%) ASP.NET MVC
17 51 (12.59%) XML
17 51 (12.59%) Microsoft
18 50 (12.35%) CSS3
19 47 (11.60%) Visual Studio
20 44 (10.86%) OO
21 39 (9.63%) Java
21 39 (9.63%) MySQL
22 38 (9.38%) Tcl
23 37 (9.14%) E-Commerce
23 37 (9.14%) TDD
23 37 (9.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 36 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
25 35 (8.64%) AngularJS
26 32 (7.90%) Open Source

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 19 (4.69%) Apache
1 19 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.21%) WebLogic
3 11 (2.72%) Node.js
4 9 (2.22%) IIS
4 9 (2.22%) CMS
5 8 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.98%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.73%) SAS
7 6 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.74%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.74%) WordPress
9 2 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.49%) Documentum
9 2 (0.49%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.49%) Moodle
9 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.49%) Kentico
10 1 (0.25%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (1.48%) Photoshop
1 6 (1.48%) DOC1
2 4 (0.99%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.25%) Simulink
4 1 (0.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.49%) Shopify
3 2 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.49%) Tridion
3 2 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.25%) SyteLine
4 1 (0.25%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.25%) Magento
4 1 (0.25%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.74%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.74%) CloudFront
3 3 (0.74%) SaaS
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) Force.com
5 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.69%) SMTP
2 10 (2.47%) HTTP
2 10 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.48%) Internet
4 5 (1.23%) ZigBee
5 3 (0.74%) 802.15
5 3 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (25.43%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.63%) MySQL
3 37 (9.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (4.94%) MongoDB
8 19 (4.69%) Hadoop
9 17 (4.20%) NoSQL
10 16 (3.95%) Big Data
11 14 (3.46%) Relational Database
12 13 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (2.96%) RavenDB
13 12 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (2.72%) Oracle Database
15 10 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (2.22%) RDBMS
17 8 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
18 6 (1.48%) Redis
19 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 47 (11.60%) Visual Studio
2 32 (7.90%) Git (software)
3 20 (4.94%) Subversion
4 18 (4.44%) JIRA
5 17 (4.20%) NUnit
5 17 (4.20%) Jenkins
6 15 (3.70%) Grunt
6 15 (3.70%) Ant
7 14 (3.46%) Maven
8 12 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (2.96%) Bower
9 9 (2.22%) Selenium
10 8 (1.98%) MSBuild
10 8 (1.98%) Jasmine
11 7 (1.73%) Moq
12 6 (1.48%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.23%) CruiseControl
13 5 (1.23%) PHPUnit
14 4 (0.99%) JUnit
14 4 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (5.68%) Finance
2 10 (2.47%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.98%) Banking
4 7 (1.73%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.49%) Advertising
5 2 (0.49%) Retail
6 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.25%) Publishing
6 1 (0.25%) Games
6 1 (0.25%) Back Office
6 1 (0.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (39.26%) .NET
2 148 (36.54%) HTML
3 120 (29.63%) CSS
4 118 (29.14%) jQuery
5 107 (26.42%) ASP.NET
6 75 (18.52%) HTML5
7 56 (13.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 51 (12.59%) XML
9 50 (12.35%) CSS3
10 36 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 35 (8.64%) AngularJS
12 28 (6.91%) WCF
12 28 (6.91%) .NET Framework
13 27 (6.67%) Web Services
14 23 (5.68%) OpenID
14 23 (5.68%) OAuth
15 20 (4.94%) XSLT
16 17 (4.20%) REST
17 15 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 15 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.90%) Open Source
2 13 (3.21%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.73%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.48%) Kindle
5 6 (1.48%) Mobile App
6 4 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (0.99%) GIS
7 3 (0.74%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.74%) Clustering
7 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.74%) User Experience
8 2 (0.49%) Ontologies
8 2 (0.49%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.49%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.49%) VLE
8 2 (0.49%) W3C
8 2 (0.49%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.25%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.25%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.90%) Linux
2 18 (4.44%) Windows
3 11 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (2.47%) UNIX
5 9 (2.22%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.23%) Android
6 5 (1.23%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.23%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.99%) Solaris
7 4 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.25%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.25%) Debian
9 1 (0.25%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (21.48%) MVC
3 44 (10.86%) OO
4 37 (9.14%) E-Commerce
4 37 (9.14%) TDD
5 31 (7.65%) Scrum
6 28 (6.91%) Unit Testing
7 27 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (5.93%) Migration
9 21 (5.19%) Software Engineering
10 15 (3.70%) Web Development
11 14 (3.46%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (2.96%) CRM
13 11 (2.72%) OOP
13 11 (2.72%) Workflow
14 10 (2.47%) BDD
14 10 (2.47%) DevOps
15 9 (2.22%) Load Balancing
15 9 (2.22%) ETL
15 9 (2.22%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 147 (36.30%) C#
2 114 (28.15%) JavaScript
3 94 (23.21%) SQL
4 63 (15.56%) PHP
5 62 (15.31%) Perl
6 39 (9.63%) Java
7 38 (9.38%) Tcl
8 31 (7.65%) PowerShell
9 30 (7.41%) Python
10 21 (5.19%) C++
11 16 (3.95%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.22%) C
13 7 (1.73%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.73%) Ruby
14 5 (1.23%) VBScript
14 5 (1.23%) VB
14 5 (1.23%) Embedded C
15 4 (0.99%) Korn
15 4 (0.99%) PHP5
16 3 (0.74%) LINC
Qualifications
1 21 (5.19%) Degree
2 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.48%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.49%) QA
2 2 (0.49%) SNOMED CT
2 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (1.73%) Docker
2 5 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.49%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (5.68%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 81 (20.00%) Oracle
2 51 (12.59%) Microsoft
3 8 (1.98%) JBoss
4 7 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.48%) Splunk
6 5 (1.23%) ATG
7 4 (0.99%) Google
7 4 (0.99%) Sun
7 4 (0.99%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.74%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.74%) Zend
8 3 (0.74%) Adobe
8 3 (0.74%) Unisys
9 2 (0.49%) Cognos
9 2 (0.49%) Progress
9 2 (0.49%) Sybase
9 2 (0.49%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.49%) hybris
10 1 (0.25%) Sencha
10 1 (0.25%) Twitter
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