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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 173 222 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 23.90% 30.75% 17.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.89% 32.65% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 103 55
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 3
Average hourly rate £23.00 £38.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.86% +2.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
695 680 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.99% 94.18% 90.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 328 253
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 81 76
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £42.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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 -1 64 £320 +0.39% 87
Peterborough 0 34 £340 -9.33% 19
Huntingdon -3 2 £195 -35.00% 1
St Neots - - - -
Ely - - - -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 153 (47.22%) C#
2 131 (40.43%) .NET
3 120 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 114 (35.19%) HTML
5 107 (33.02%) CSS
6 90 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 83 (25.62%) MVC
8 78 (24.07%) E-Commerce
9 67 (20.68%) SQL
10 65 (20.06%) TDD
11 63 (19.44%) jQuery
12 51 (15.74%) ASP.NET
13 49 (15.12%) Oracle
14 48 (14.81%) HTML5
15 47 (14.51%) XML
16 44 (13.58%) Linux
17 41 (12.65%) WCF
18 38 (11.73%) AngularJS
19 37 (11.42%) Python
19 37 (11.42%) PHP
20 36 (11.11%) Java
20 36 (11.11%) OO
21 35 (10.80%) Web Services
21 35 (10.80%) Finance
22 33 (10.19%) .NET Framework
22 33 (10.19%) SQL Server
23 31 (9.57%) CSS3
24 30 (9.26%) MySQL
25 28 (8.64%) Windows
25 28 (8.64%) Scrum

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 24 (7.41%) Apache
2 18 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (4.01%) CMS
4 10 (3.09%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.09%) nginx
5 8 (2.47%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.85%) IIS
6 6 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (1.85%) WordPress
6 6 (1.85%) Node.js
7 5 (1.54%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.23%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.93%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.93%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.62%) Drupal
10 2 (0.62%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (2.47%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.31%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.31%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (2.47%) Tridion
2 3 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.62%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.62%) Magento
4 1 (0.31%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.31%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.78%) HTTP
2 5 (1.54%) Internet
3 2 (0.62%) SSH
3 2 (0.62%) RIP
4 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.31%) Intranet
4 1 (0.31%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.31%) Modbus
4 1 (0.31%) 802.15
4 1 (0.31%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.26%) MySQL
3 13 (4.01%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (4.01%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (2.78%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.47%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.16%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.85%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.54%) Big Data
11 4 (1.23%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.23%) OLAP
12 3 (0.93%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 26 (8.02%) Visual Studio
2 23 (7.10%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.25%) Jasmine
4 11 (3.40%) JIRA
5 10 (3.09%) Selenium
5 10 (3.09%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (3.09%) Subversion
6 8 (2.47%) Mocha
6 8 (2.47%) PHPUnit
6 8 (2.47%) SpecFlow
7 7 (2.16%) QUnit
7 7 (2.16%) WebDriver
8 6 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.54%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.23%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.23%) Ant
10 4 (1.23%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.93%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.93%) WebStorm
11 3 (0.93%) Cucumber
General
1 35 (10.80%) Finance
2 5 (1.54%) Banking
3 3 (0.93%) Retail
3 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.62%) Back Office
4 2 (0.62%) Law
4 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.62%) Advertising
5 1 (0.31%) Games
5 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.31%) Marketing
5 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (40.43%) .NET
2 114 (35.19%) HTML
3 107 (33.02%) CSS
4 63 (19.44%) jQuery
5 51 (15.74%) ASP.NET
6 48 (14.81%) HTML5
7 47 (14.51%) XML
8 41 (12.65%) WCF
9 38 (11.73%) AngularJS
10 35 (10.80%) Web Services
11 33 (10.19%) .NET Framework
12 31 (9.57%) CSS3
13 27 (8.33%) XSLT
14 22 (6.79%) Laravel
14 22 (6.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 19 (5.86%) XHTML
16 17 (5.25%) Ajax
16 17 (5.25%) RESTful
16 17 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (4.63%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.70%) User Experience
2 11 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.09%) Visualisation
4 9 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.47%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.23%) Statistics
6 4 (1.23%) Graphic Design
6 4 (1.23%) Informatics
6 4 (1.23%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.93%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.93%) Streaming Media
7 3 (0.93%) IPTV
7 3 (0.93%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.62%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.31%) NHS
9 1 (0.31%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.31%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.58%) Linux
2 28 (8.64%) Windows
3 12 (3.70%) Android
4 10 (3.09%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.09%) UNIX
5 2 (0.62%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.62%) Debian
6 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.31%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (25.62%) MVC
3 78 (24.07%) E-Commerce
4 65 (20.06%) TDD
5 36 (11.11%) OO
6 28 (8.64%) Scrum
7 25 (7.72%) Unit Testing
8 23 (7.10%) Multithreading
8 23 (7.10%) SOA
9 22 (6.79%) BDD
10 21 (6.48%) OOP
10 21 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (6.48%) OOD
11 20 (6.17%) Data Mapping
12 14 (4.32%) Web Development
13 13 (4.01%) Pair Programming
13 13 (4.01%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (3.70%) Android Development
14 12 (3.70%) Software Engineering
15 10 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 153 (47.22%) C#
2 120 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 67 (20.68%) SQL
4 37 (11.42%) Python
4 37 (11.42%) PHP
5 36 (11.11%) Java
6 17 (5.25%) C++
7 13 (4.01%) PHP5
8 12 (3.70%) Perl
9 10 (3.09%) C
10 9 (2.78%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.47%) VB
12 6 (1.85%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.54%) Scala
13 5 (1.54%) VB6
14 4 (1.23%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.93%) ECMAScript
15 3 (0.93%) Ruby
15 3 (0.93%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.93%) Dart
Qualifications
1 15 (4.63%) Degree
2 1 (0.31%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.09%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (3.09%) Varnish
2 4 (1.23%) Docker
3 3 (0.93%) HDFS
Vendors
1 49 (15.12%) Oracle
2 9 (2.78%) Google
2 9 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.78%) Twitter
3 3 (0.93%) hybris
3 3 (0.93%) Perforce
4 2 (0.62%) Telerik
4 2 (0.62%) Intershop
4 2 (0.62%) Zend
4 2 (0.62%) Adobe
4 2 (0.62%) Temenos
4 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
4 2 (0.62%) Demandware
4 2 (0.62%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.31%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.31%) Apple
5 1 (0.31%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.31%) ATG
5 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
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