The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 124 109 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.22% 17.99% 19.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.31% 18.60% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 62 75
Median daily rate £350 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
- +13.19%

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
490 586 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.70% 96.70% 97.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 355 364
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 48 54
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.55 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £44.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridgeshire region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 77 £350 -4.76% 87
Peterborough +1 11 £360 +8.67% 11
Huntingdon - 2 £300 - 3
March - 1 £400 -
Huntingdonshire - 1 - -
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 102 (35.42%) C#
2 95 (32.99%) .NET
3 70 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (23.96%) Java
5 63 (21.88%) E-Commerce
6 62 (21.53%) JavaScript
7 60 (20.83%) TDD
8 56 (19.44%) SQL
9 55 (19.10%) HTML
10 49 (17.01%) SQL Server
11 48 (16.67%) Python
12 44 (15.28%) MVC
13 42 (14.58%) XML
14 40 (13.89%) CSS
14 40 (13.89%) Web Development
15 36 (12.50%) REST
15 36 (12.50%) Linux
16 35 (12.15%) jQuery
17 33 (11.46%) HTML5
18 32 (11.11%) Git (software)
18 32 (11.11%) AngularJS
18 32 (11.11%) XSLT
19 28 (9.72%) Node.js
20 27 (9.38%) PHP
20 27 (9.38%) Degree
20 27 (9.38%) Software Engineering
21 26 (9.03%) C
21 26 (9.03%) ASP.NET
21 26 (9.03%) Microsoft
22 25 (8.68%) MongoDB

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (4.51%) WordPress
2 6 (2.08%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.74%) Apache
3 5 (1.74%) Moodle
4 4 (1.39%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.39%) CMS
4 4 (1.39%) IIS
5 3 (1.04%) Drupal
6 2 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.35%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.35%) Mule
7 1 (0.35%) nginx
7 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.35%) SAS
7 1 (0.35%) SilverStripe
7 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Shopify
2 4 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.69%) Magento
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.17%) IaaS
4 10 (3.47%) PaaS
5 6 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.39%) SaaS
7 3 (1.04%) GitHub
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.74%) HTTP
2 5 (1.74%) Wireless
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.68%) MongoDB
3 18 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 18 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.51%) Big Data
5 11 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.47%) MySQL
7 8 (2.78%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.74%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.39%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.39%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.39%) HBase
12 2 (0.69%) Power BI
12 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.90%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.86%) Selenium
3 14 (4.86%) Visual Studio
4 10 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (3.47%) Cucumber
4 10 (3.47%) Subversion
5 9 (3.13%) Android Studio
6 8 (2.78%) Moq
6 8 (2.78%) NUnit
6 8 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (2.43%) Mercurial
7 7 (2.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (2.08%) JIRA
9 4 (1.39%) gulp
9 4 (1.39%) JUnit
9 4 (1.39%) Mockito
10 3 (1.04%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.04%) WebStorm
11 2 (0.69%) Grunt
General
1 20 (6.94%) Telecoms
2 14 (4.86%) Electronics
2 14 (4.86%) Manufacturing
3 12 (4.17%) Finance
4 7 (2.43%) Advertising
4 7 (2.43%) Retail
5 6 (2.08%) Marketing
6 3 (1.04%) Banking
6 3 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.69%) Billing
7 2 (0.69%) Games
8 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (32.99%) .NET
2 55 (19.10%) HTML
3 42 (14.58%) XML
4 40 (13.89%) CSS
5 36 (12.50%) REST
6 35 (12.15%) jQuery
7 33 (11.46%) HTML5
8 32 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 32 (11.11%) XSLT
9 28 (9.72%) Node.js
10 26 (9.03%) ASP.NET
11 21 (7.29%) WCF
11 21 (7.29%) Web Services
12 20 (6.94%) .NET Framework
13 19 (6.60%) CSS3
13 19 (6.60%) JSON
14 18 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (5.90%) Android SDK
15 17 (5.90%) WPF
16 12 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.82%) Computer Science
1 11 (3.82%) User Experience
2 10 (3.47%) Data Structures
3 9 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.08%) e-Learning
5 5 (1.74%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.04%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.04%) iPad
6 3 (1.04%) SCORM
7 2 (0.69%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.69%) Life Science
7 2 (0.69%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.69%) SCADA
8 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.35%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.50%) Linux
2 22 (7.64%) Android
3 13 (4.51%) Windows
4 8 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.43%) Unix
6 6 (2.08%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.08%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.04%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (21.88%) E-Commerce
3 60 (20.83%) TDD
4 44 (15.28%) MVC
5 40 (13.89%) Web Development
6 27 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 25 (8.68%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (7.29%) Android Development
9 19 (6.60%) Front End Development
10 18 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (6.25%) Scrum
11 16 (5.56%) BDD
11 16 (5.56%) Unit Testing
12 14 (4.86%) Open Source
13 13 (4.51%) ETL
14 12 (4.17%) Mathematics
15 9 (3.13%) OO
15 9 (3.13%) Regression Testing
16 8 (2.78%) Analytics
17 7 (2.43%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 102 (35.42%) C#
2 69 (23.96%) Java
3 62 (21.53%) JavaScript
4 56 (19.44%) SQL
5 48 (16.67%) Python
6 27 (9.38%) PHP
7 26 (9.03%) C
8 24 (8.33%) Embedded C
9 8 (2.78%) C++
9 8 (2.78%) Scala
10 6 (2.08%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.08%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.74%) Ruby
11 5 (1.74%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.39%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.39%) XAML
13 3 (1.04%) Groovy
14 2 (0.69%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (9.38%) Degree
2 5 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.39%) PhD
4 2 (0.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) CDISC
2 1 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (6.25%) Docker
2 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.74%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 26 (9.03%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.56%) Oracle
3 8 (2.78%) Adobe
3 8 (2.78%) Talend
4 4 (1.39%) Hortonworks
4 4 (1.39%) SAP
5 3 (1.04%) Cognos
5 3 (1.04%) HP
5 3 (1.04%) Intel
6 2 (0.69%) Apple
6 2 (0.69%) Google
6 2 (0.69%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.69%) Tableau
6 2 (0.69%) VMware
6 2 (0.69%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.35%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.35%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.35%) Teradata
7 1 (0.35%) Zend
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