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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 264 221 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.13% 26.63% 27.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.08% 28.41% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 139 100
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £41.50 £47.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £34.70 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £49.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.48 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
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
798 778 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.10% 93.73% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 457 307
Average daily rate £380 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 80 57
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £40.90 £50.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 145 £365 +4.28% 78
Peterborough +1 30 £300 -3.22% 15
Huntingdon -2 2 £550 +120.00% 2
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 169 (36.19%) C#
2 161 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 153 (32.76%) .NET
4 138 (29.55%) Java
4 138 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (24.20%) MVC
5 113 (24.20%) HTML
6 100 (21.41%) SQL
7 98 (20.99%) E-Commerce
8 90 (19.27%) CSS
9 80 (17.13%) TDD
10 77 (16.49%) SQL Server
11 76 (16.27%) Web Services
12 68 (14.56%) ASP.NET
13 67 (14.35%) XML
14 61 (13.06%) jQuery
15 56 (11.99%) Spring
16 51 (10.92%) Oracle
16 51 (10.92%) HTML5
17 50 (10.71%) Middleware
18 46 (9.85%) Git (software)
19 45 (9.64%) WCF
20 44 (9.42%) Finance
21 41 (8.78%) Scrum
21 41 (8.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 39 (8.35%) REST
23 38 (8.14%) MySQL
24 37 (7.92%) SOAP
24 37 (7.92%) Ajax
25 36 (7.71%) OO

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 33 (7.07%) Node.js
2 27 (5.78%) BizTalk Server
3 26 (5.57%) Apache Pig
4 24 (5.14%) Apache
5 23 (4.93%) Tomcat
5 23 (4.93%) WebLogic
6 21 (4.50%) CMS
7 18 (3.85%) Mule
8 14 (3.00%) JBoss
9 12 (2.57%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (2.36%) Drupal
11 9 (1.93%) Apache Solr
12 8 (1.71%) Oracle Application Server
12 8 (1.71%) SharePoint
13 7 (1.50%) WordPress
14 6 (1.28%) WebSphere
14 6 (1.28%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.86%) IIS
16 2 (0.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 16 (3.43%) Photoshop
2 10 (2.14%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (2.14%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (2.57%) Tridion
2 6 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.86%) Magento
4 3 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.43%) TrackWise
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.43%) Office 365
4 2 (0.43%) GitHub
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.21%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.93%) HTTP
2 4 (0.86%) Internet
3 3 (0.64%) LDAP
4 2 (0.43%) Intranet
4 2 (0.43%) AMQP
5 1 (0.21%) SMPP
5 1 (0.21%) GSM
5 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.14%) MySQL
3 28 (6.00%) NoSQL
4 26 (5.57%) Apache Hive
4 26 (5.57%) MongoDB
4 26 (5.57%) Hadoop
5 23 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (2.36%) Relational Database
10 10 (2.14%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.93%) RavenDB
12 8 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.71%) Impala
12 8 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (1.71%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.50%) Big Data
14 6 (1.28%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 46 (9.85%) Git (software)
2 31 (6.64%) Jasmine
3 18 (3.85%) Mercurial
3 18 (3.85%) Selenium
4 17 (3.64%) IntelliJ
4 17 (3.64%) Grunt
5 15 (3.21%) WebStorm
6 11 (2.36%) Oracle Forms
6 11 (2.36%) Maven
7 10 (2.14%) gulp
8 9 (1.93%) Visual Studio
8 9 (1.93%) Jenkins
8 9 (1.93%) PhantomJS
9 8 (1.71%) Eclipse
9 8 (1.71%) JIRA
10 7 (1.50%) NUnit
10 7 (1.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (1.28%) Lombardi
11 6 (1.28%) RSpec
12 5 (1.07%) SpecFlow
General
1 44 (9.42%) Finance
2 14 (3.00%) Retail
3 11 (2.36%) Banking
4 10 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.71%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.71%) Marketing
6 4 (0.86%) Publishing
7 3 (0.64%) Back Office
7 3 (0.64%) Electronics
8 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.21%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (32.76%) .NET
2 113 (24.20%) HTML
3 90 (19.27%) CSS
4 76 (16.27%) Web Services
5 68 (14.56%) ASP.NET
6 67 (14.35%) XML
7 61 (13.06%) jQuery
8 56 (11.99%) Spring
9 51 (10.92%) HTML5
10 50 (10.71%) Middleware
11 45 (9.64%) WCF
12 41 (8.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 39 (8.35%) REST
14 37 (7.92%) Ajax
14 37 (7.92%) SOAP
15 36 (7.71%) RESTful
16 35 (7.49%) CSS3
17 25 (5.35%) WPF
17 25 (5.35%) XSLT
18 24 (5.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.35%) User Experience
2 21 (4.50%) Mobile App
3 12 (2.57%) Graphic Design
3 12 (2.57%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.36%) N-Tier
5 10 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.28%) Semantic Web
7 5 (1.07%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.86%) Life Science
8 4 (0.86%) Biology
8 4 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.64%) DTV
10 2 (0.43%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.43%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.43%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.21%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.21%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.21%) Social Media
11 1 (0.21%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.85%) Linux
2 19 (4.07%) Android
3 18 (3.85%) Windows
4 12 (2.57%) Apple iOS
4 12 (2.57%) UNIX
5 3 (0.64%) AIX
6 2 (0.43%) Solaris
6 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.43%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (24.20%) MVC
3 98 (20.99%) E-Commerce
4 80 (17.13%) TDD
5 41 (8.78%) Scrum
6 36 (7.71%) OO
7 29 (6.21%) Web Development
8 27 (5.78%) Unit Testing
9 22 (4.71%) SOA
10 20 (4.28%) BDD
10 20 (4.28%) Mentoring
11 19 (4.07%) MapReduce
11 19 (4.07%) Android Development
11 19 (4.07%) Responsive Web Design
11 19 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (3.64%) UX Design
14 16 (3.43%) Software Engineering
15 15 (3.21%) Enterprise Architecture
15 15 (3.21%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 169 (36.19%) C#
2 161 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 138 (29.55%) Java
4 100 (21.41%) SQL
5 28 (6.00%) Python
6 25 (5.35%) PHP
7 20 (4.28%) T-SQL
8 14 (3.00%) ECMAScript
8 14 (3.00%) C++
8 14 (3.00%) TypeScript
8 14 (3.00%) Dart
9 11 (2.36%) Scala
10 10 (2.14%) Ruby
11 8 (1.71%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.50%) Perl
12 7 (1.50%) Delphi
12 7 (1.50%) Pascal
13 5 (1.07%) C
14 4 (0.86%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.86%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (3.64%) Degree
2 2 (0.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.43%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.71%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) CDISC
2 1 (0.21%) GMP
2 1 (0.21%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 7 (1.50%) HDFS
2 4 (0.86%) Docker
3 3 (0.64%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.64%) MOM
1 3 (0.64%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (0.43%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 51 (10.92%) Oracle
2 29 (6.21%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.43%) Sitecore
3 16 (3.43%) MuleSoft
4 10 (2.14%) Google
5 7 (1.50%) IBM
6 5 (1.07%) SAP
6 5 (1.07%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.07%) hybris
7 4 (0.86%) Demandware
7 4 (0.86%) Adobe
7 4 (0.86%) Apple
7 4 (0.86%) Intershop
8 3 (0.64%) Zend
8 3 (0.64%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.64%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.43%) WorldPay
9 2 (0.43%) Telerik
9 2 (0.43%) Terracotta
10 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
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