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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 187 167 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 23.85% 28.16% 19.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.41% 30.04% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 82 104
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 8
Average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
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
736 556 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.88% 93.76% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 249 350
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 70 115
Average hourly rate £16.61 £33.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.41% +15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -2 61 £325 -1.88% 75
Peterborough -8 32 £375 +25.00% 6
Huntingdon 0 2 £288 - 2
St Neots - 1 £350 -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 166 (43.92%) C#
2 162 (42.86%) .NET
3 130 (34.39%) HTML
4 121 (32.01%) JavaScript
5 116 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (30.69%) SQL
6 110 (29.10%) CSS
7 103 (27.25%) MVC
8 88 (23.28%) jQuery
9 80 (21.16%) ASP.NET
10 67 (17.72%) TDD
11 61 (16.14%) Oracle
11 61 (16.14%) PHP
11 61 (16.14%) E-Commerce
12 60 (15.87%) SQL Server
13 56 (14.81%) HTML5
14 49 (12.96%) Perl
14 49 (12.96%) OO
15 48 (12.70%) MySQL
15 48 (12.70%) AngularJS
16 45 (11.90%) Python
17 44 (11.64%) Linux
18 42 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
19 41 (10.85%) Finance
20 40 (10.58%) Visual Studio
21 39 (10.32%) XML
22 37 (9.79%) .NET Framework
23 34 (8.99%) WCF
23 34 (8.99%) Unit Testing
23 34 (8.99%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (7.67%) Apache
2 11 (2.91%) Node.js
2 11 (2.91%) CMS
3 8 (2.12%) IIS
3 8 (2.12%) nginx
4 7 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.85%) SAS
5 6 (1.59%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.06%) WordPress
8 3 (0.79%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.79%) JBoss
9 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.53%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.53%) Liferay
9 2 (0.53%) Moodle
10 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (1.59%) DOC1
2 3 (0.79%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.26%) MS Office
4 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.53%) Tridion
2 2 (0.53%) Shopify
2 2 (0.53%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.26%) SyteLine
3 1 (0.26%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.26%) Magento
3 1 (0.26%) Zen Cart
3 1 (0.26%) Agresso
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (0.53%) GitHub
3 2 (0.53%) SaaS
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.26%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.65%) HTTP
2 8 (2.12%) Internet
3 7 (1.85%) SMTP
3 7 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.59%) 802.15
4 6 (1.59%) ZigBee
5 4 (1.06%) Intranet
6 3 (0.79%) RIP
7 2 (0.53%) SSH
8 1 (0.26%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 48 (12.70%) MySQL
3 17 (4.50%) Oracle Database
4 13 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (3.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.17%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (2.91%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.38%) Hadoop
7 9 (2.38%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.59%) Redis
10 5 (1.32%) OLAP
11 4 (1.06%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.06%) Big Data
12 3 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 40 (10.58%) Visual Studio
2 29 (7.67%) Git (software)
3 23 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (5.82%) Jasmine
5 16 (4.23%) JIRA
6 13 (3.44%) Ant
7 12 (3.17%) Jenkins
8 11 (2.91%) PHPUnit
8 11 (2.91%) NUnit
8 11 (2.91%) Subversion
9 10 (2.65%) Mocha
10 9 (2.38%) Grunt
11 8 (2.12%) Maven
12 7 (1.85%) QUnit
12 7 (1.85%) Bower
13 5 (1.32%) Moq
14 4 (1.06%) Eclipse
14 4 (1.06%) Yeoman
15 3 (0.79%) MSBuild
15 3 (0.79%) CruiseControl
General
1 41 (10.85%) Finance
2 6 (1.59%) Banking
3 5 (1.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.79%) Retail
5 2 (0.53%) Games
5 2 (0.53%) Back Office
6 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.26%) Law
6 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (42.86%) .NET
2 130 (34.39%) HTML
3 110 (29.10%) CSS
4 88 (23.28%) jQuery
5 80 (21.16%) ASP.NET
6 56 (14.81%) HTML5
7 48 (12.70%) AngularJS
8 42 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 39 (10.32%) XML
10 37 (9.79%) .NET Framework
11 34 (8.99%) WCF
11 34 (8.99%) CSS3
12 29 (7.67%) Web Services
13 21 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 21 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
14 19 (5.03%) RabbitMQ
14 19 (5.03%) LAMP
15 18 (4.76%) XSLT
16 17 (4.50%) Laravel
17 16 (4.23%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.03%) Open Source
2 18 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.44%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.12%) Data Structures
4 8 (2.12%) Algorithms
5 6 (1.59%) User Experience
5 6 (1.59%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.59%) Informatics
5 6 (1.59%) Statistics
6 5 (1.32%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.06%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.06%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.06%) Blog
8 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.79%) Kindle
8 3 (0.79%) Streaming Media
8 3 (0.79%) IPTV
9 2 (0.53%) Clustering
9 2 (0.53%) VLE
9 2 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 44 (11.64%) Linux
2 28 (7.41%) Windows
3 10 (2.65%) Android
4 8 (2.12%) UNIX
5 7 (1.85%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.79%) Debian
8 2 (0.53%) Solaris
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.26%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.26%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (27.25%) MVC
3 67 (17.72%) TDD
4 61 (16.14%) E-Commerce
5 49 (12.96%) OO
6 34 (8.99%) Unit Testing
6 34 (8.99%) Scrum
7 23 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (5.56%) SOA
8 21 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 19 (5.03%) OOP
9 19 (5.03%) OOD
10 17 (4.50%) Multithreading
11 16 (4.23%) Web Development
11 16 (4.23%) BDD
12 15 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (2.91%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (2.91%) Pair Programming
13 11 (2.91%) Migration
13 11 (2.91%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 166 (43.92%) C#
2 121 (32.01%) JavaScript
3 116 (30.69%) SQL
4 61 (16.14%) PHP
5 49 (12.96%) Perl
6 45 (11.90%) Python
7 32 (8.47%) Java
8 23 (6.08%) Tcl
9 21 (5.56%) C++
10 20 (5.29%) PowerShell
11 19 (5.03%) PL/SQL
12 18 (4.76%) C
13 12 (3.17%) PHP5
14 11 (2.91%) VB.NET
15 8 (2.12%) T-SQL
15 8 (2.12%) VB
16 6 (1.59%) Embedded C
17 5 (1.32%) Ruby
17 5 (1.32%) VB6
18 4 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.32%) QA
2 4 (1.06%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 13 (3.44%) Varnish
2 6 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (2.91%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 61 (16.14%) Oracle
2 24 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.85%) Twitter
4 4 (1.06%) Perforce
5 3 (0.79%) Google
6 2 (0.53%) Adobe
6 2 (0.53%) Sun
6 2 (0.53%) Unisys
6 2 (0.53%) Progress
6 2 (0.53%) Temenos
6 2 (0.53%) SAP
6 2 (0.53%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.53%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.53%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.53%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.53%) Zend
7 1 (0.26%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.26%) Facebook
7 1 (0.26%) Splunk
7 1 (0.26%) Sybase
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