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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 225 191 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 27.57% 26.24% 22.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.57% 27.84% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 108 81
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 21
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £32.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
761 686 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.26% 94.23% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 312 334
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 82 142
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 29 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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 0 132 £350 +7.69% 78
Peterborough -3 34 £311 -11.07% 23
St Neots - 2 £300 - 2
Huntingdon - 2 £300 - 10
Chatteris - - - -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 200 (45.15%) .NET
2 195 (44.02%) C#
3 168 (37.92%) HTML
4 140 (31.60%) JavaScript
4 140 (31.60%) SQL Server
5 139 (31.38%) ASP.NET
6 129 (29.12%) CSS
7 128 (28.89%) jQuery
8 117 (26.41%) MVC
9 83 (18.74%) Oracle
10 80 (18.06%) SQL
11 76 (17.16%) HTML5
12 75 (16.93%) ASP.NET MVC
13 73 (16.48%) PHP
14 67 (15.12%) OO
15 66 (14.90%) Microsoft
16 65 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
17 60 (13.54%) Visual Studio
18 54 (12.19%) TDD
19 49 (11.06%) MySQL
20 48 (10.84%) CSS3
21 47 (10.61%) Web Services
21 47 (10.61%) XML
22 45 (10.16%) Java
23 42 (9.48%) WCF
24 40 (9.03%) .NET Framework
24 40 (9.03%) Perl
24 40 (9.03%) E-Commerce
25 37 (8.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 36 (8.13%) Linux

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (6.32%) Apache
2 19 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.61%) MS Exchange
4 13 (2.93%) WordPress
5 12 (2.71%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.48%) IIS
7 10 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.81%) Node.js
9 7 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.13%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.90%) CMS
12 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.45%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.45%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.45%) Kentico
13 2 (0.45%) Documentum
14 1 (0.23%) Content Management Server
14 1 (0.23%) K2 blackpearl
14 1 (0.23%) concrete5
Applications
1 6 (1.35%) DOC1
2 5 (1.13%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.23%) Simulink
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (2.48%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.45%) Magento
4 1 (0.23%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.68%) Amazon S3
2 3 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (0.68%) CloudFront
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.45%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) Force.com
4 1 (0.23%) Office 365
4 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.61%) SMTP
2 9 (2.03%) HTTP
3 7 (1.58%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.35%) Internet
5 3 (0.68%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.45%) Wireless
7 1 (0.23%) 802.15
7 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (31.60%) SQL Server
2 49 (11.06%) MySQL
3 37 (8.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (5.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (4.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (4.74%) NoSQL
8 18 (4.06%) Hadoop
9 16 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (3.39%) Big Data
10 15 (3.39%) MongoDB
11 13 (2.93%) Relational Database
12 12 (2.71%) RavenDB
13 10 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (2.03%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
17 3 (0.68%) InterSystems Cache
17 3 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 60 (13.54%) Visual Studio
2 33 (7.45%) Git (software)
3 25 (5.64%) Subversion
4 21 (4.74%) NUnit
5 18 (4.06%) JIRA
6 14 (3.16%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (2.48%) Maven
9 9 (2.03%) Selenium
10 8 (1.81%) Ant
10 8 (1.81%) JUnit
10 8 (1.81%) MSBuild
10 8 (1.81%) Grunt
11 7 (1.58%) MSTest
11 7 (1.58%) Moq
12 6 (1.35%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.35%) Bower
13 5 (1.13%) CruiseControl
14 4 (0.90%) ReSharper
14 4 (0.90%) Jasmine
General
1 29 (6.55%) Finance
2 10 (2.26%) Telecoms
2 10 (2.26%) Banking
3 7 (1.58%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.13%) Advertising
4 5 (1.13%) Games
5 4 (0.90%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.45%) Retail
6 2 (0.45%) Back Office
7 1 (0.23%) Electronics
7 1 (0.23%) Law
7 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (45.15%) .NET
2 168 (37.92%) HTML
3 139 (31.38%) ASP.NET
4 129 (29.12%) CSS
5 128 (28.89%) jQuery
6 76 (17.16%) HTML5
7 75 (16.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 48 (10.84%) CSS3
9 47 (10.61%) Web Services
9 47 (10.61%) XML
10 42 (9.48%) WCF
11 40 (9.03%) .NET Framework
12 28 (6.32%) AngularJS
13 27 (6.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 25 (5.64%) Ajax
15 22 (4.97%) REST
16 21 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 20 (4.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 20 (4.51%) XHTML
18 18 (4.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.74%) Open Source
2 15 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.03%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.58%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.35%) iPad
5 6 (1.35%) Kindle
6 5 (1.13%) Blog
7 4 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (0.90%) GIS
8 3 (0.68%) Device Driver
8 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.68%) RIA
9 2 (0.45%) Ontologies
9 2 (0.45%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.45%) Clustering
9 2 (0.45%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.45%) W3C
10 1 (0.23%) Firmware
10 1 (0.23%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.13%) Linux
2 23 (5.19%) Windows
3 21 (4.74%) Apple iOS
4 19 (4.29%) Ubuntu
5 18 (4.06%) Android
6 11 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.48%) UNIX
7 5 (1.13%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.13%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.68%) Solaris
9 2 (0.45%) Debian
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.23%) Gentoo
10 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (26.41%) MVC
2 67 (15.12%) OO
3 65 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (12.19%) TDD
5 40 (9.03%) E-Commerce
6 31 (7.00%) Scrum
7 25 (5.64%) Unit Testing
7 25 (5.64%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (4.51%) OOP
9 19 (4.29%) Migration
9 19 (4.29%) iOS Development
10 18 (4.06%) Software Engineering
11 16 (3.61%) Web Development
12 15 (3.39%) Android Development
13 14 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (3.16%) CRM
13 14 (3.16%) OOD
14 13 (2.93%) Responsive Web Design
15 12 (2.71%) Workflow
16 10 (2.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 195 (44.02%) C#
2 140 (31.60%) JavaScript
3 80 (18.06%) SQL
4 73 (16.48%) PHP
5 45 (10.16%) Java
6 40 (9.03%) Perl
7 29 (6.55%) C++
8 28 (6.32%) Python
9 24 (5.42%) PowerShell
10 22 (4.97%) PHP5
11 21 (4.74%) Tcl
12 13 (2.93%) T-SQL
12 13 (2.93%) C
13 10 (2.26%) Ruby
14 7 (1.58%) VB
15 5 (1.13%) VBScript
15 5 (1.13%) Embedded C
15 5 (1.13%) Delphi
15 5 (1.13%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.90%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (5.42%) Degree
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.35%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.45%) SNOMED CT
2 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.13%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.13%) Docker
2 2 (0.45%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (3.61%) OpenSSO
2 11 (2.48%) Nagios
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 83 (18.74%) Oracle
2 66 (14.90%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.58%) JBoss
3 7 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (1.35%) ATG
4 6 (1.35%) Splunk
5 3 (0.68%) Sun
5 3 (0.68%) hybris
5 3 (0.68%) Zend
5 3 (0.68%) Atlassian
5 3 (0.68%) EPiServer
5 3 (0.68%) Cognos
6 2 (0.45%) Unisys
6 2 (0.45%) Adobe
6 2 (0.45%) Sybase
6 2 (0.45%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.45%) Perforce
6 2 (0.45%) Sencha
6 2 (0.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.23%) Sage
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Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
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EMBL
Posted: Yesterday
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Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: £300 - £450 per day
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