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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 170 128 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.20% 22.82% 20.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.14% 23.93% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 76 75
Median daily rate £350 £363 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 13
Median hourly rate £41.50 £44.38 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +1.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%

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
546 535 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 96.98% 95.37% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 316 422
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £260 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 52 58
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +57.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +1 115 £350 -4.10% 92
Peterborough +2 11 £275 -9.09% 14
Huntingdonshire - 1 - -
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 103 (31.31%) C#
2 100 (30.40%) .NET
3 81 (24.62%) Java
4 75 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (19.76%) SQL
6 62 (18.84%) JavaScript
6 62 (18.84%) TDD
7 60 (18.24%) E-Commerce
8 57 (17.33%) HTML
9 51 (15.50%) SQL Server
10 46 (13.98%) XML
11 44 (13.37%) Python
12 42 (12.77%) Linux
12 42 (12.77%) MVC
13 41 (12.46%) jQuery
14 39 (11.85%) Web Development
15 38 (11.55%) REST
16 36 (10.94%) CSS
17 32 (9.73%) HTML5
17 32 (9.73%) Git (software)
18 31 (9.42%) XSLT
19 30 (9.12%) Web Services
20 29 (8.81%) Microsoft
20 29 (8.81%) Android
20 29 (8.81%) AngularJS
21 28 (8.51%) Software Engineering
22 27 (8.21%) ASP.NET
22 27 (8.21%) PHP
23 26 (7.90%) Android Development
23 26 (7.90%) 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 12 (3.65%) WordPress
2 10 (3.04%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.43%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.82%) Apache
4 6 (1.82%) CMS
5 5 (1.52%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.52%) IIS
5 5 (1.52%) Moodle
6 4 (1.22%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.22%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.91%) Drupal
8 2 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.30%) Mule
9 1 (0.30%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.30%) nginx
9 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.52%) Shopify
2 4 (1.22%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.30%) Magento
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.30%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (6.69%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.65%) IaaS
4 10 (3.04%) PaaS
5 6 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.91%) SaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.30%) GitHub
7 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.13%) TCP/IP
1 7 (2.13%) Wireless
2 6 (1.82%) HTTP
3 4 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.61%) LDAP
5 1 (0.30%) 802.15
5 1 (0.30%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.30%) FTP
5 1 (0.30%) Internet
5 1 (0.30%) Network Security
5 1 (0.30%) SSH
5 1 (0.30%) SSL
5 1 (0.30%) Telnet
5 1 (0.30%) X.509
5 1 (0.30%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.50%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.90%) MongoDB
3 23 (6.99%) Relational Database
4 21 (6.38%) NoSQL
5 19 (5.78%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (3.95%) MySQL
7 12 (3.65%) Big Data
8 11 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.74%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.82%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.22%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.22%) Data Lake
12 4 (1.22%) HBase
12 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.91%) DB2
13 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.61%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 32 (9.73%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.17%) Jenkins
3 16 (4.86%) Visual Studio
4 13 (3.95%) Selenium
5 11 (3.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (3.04%) Subversion
7 9 (2.74%) Android Studio
7 9 (2.74%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.74%) Mercurial
8 8 (2.43%) Talend Open Studio
9 7 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.82%) JUnit
11 5 (1.52%) JIRA
11 5 (1.52%) Mockito
11 5 (1.52%) Moq
11 5 (1.52%) NUnit
12 4 (1.22%) gulp
12 4 (1.22%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.22%) WebStorm
12 4 (1.22%) Xcode
General
1 16 (4.86%) Manufacturing
2 13 (3.95%) Finance
3 11 (3.34%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.04%) Advertising
5 7 (2.13%) Marketing
6 6 (1.82%) Retail
7 4 (1.22%) Games
7 4 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.91%) Electronics
9 2 (0.61%) Banking
9 2 (0.61%) Billing
9 2 (0.61%) Military
10 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (30.40%) .NET
2 57 (17.33%) HTML
3 46 (13.98%) XML
4 41 (12.46%) jQuery
5 38 (11.55%) REST
6 36 (10.94%) CSS
7 32 (9.73%) HTML5
8 31 (9.42%) XSLT
9 30 (9.12%) Web Services
10 29 (8.81%) AngularJS
11 27 (8.21%) ASP.NET
12 26 (7.90%) Node.js
13 21 (6.38%) JSON
13 21 (6.38%) WCF
14 19 (5.78%) .NET Framework
15 17 (5.17%) Android SDK
16 16 (4.86%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (4.86%) WPF
17 14 (4.26%) CSS3
17 14 (4.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.26%) Mobile App
2 12 (3.65%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.04%) Data Structures
3 10 (3.04%) User Experience
4 7 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.13%) Digital Media
5 6 (1.82%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.82%) e-Learning
6 4 (1.22%) Biology
7 3 (0.91%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.91%) HTC Vive
7 3 (0.91%) iPad
7 3 (0.91%) Oculus Rift
7 3 (0.91%) PlayStation
7 3 (0.91%) SCORM
7 3 (0.91%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.61%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.61%) Life Science
8 2 (0.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.77%) Linux
2 29 (8.81%) Android
3 16 (4.86%) Apple iOS
4 13 (3.95%) Windows
5 12 (3.65%) Unix
6 6 (1.82%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.82%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.91%) HPUX
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (18.84%) TDD
3 60 (18.24%) E-Commerce
4 42 (12.77%) MVC
5 39 (11.85%) Web Development
6 28 (8.51%) Software Engineering
7 26 (7.90%) Android Development
8 23 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (5.78%) Unit Testing
10 18 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (5.47%) Scrum
11 16 (4.86%) BDD
12 15 (4.56%) Front End Development
12 15 (4.56%) Open Source
13 13 (3.95%) ETL
14 10 (3.04%) Mobile Development
15 9 (2.74%) iOS Development
15 9 (2.74%) OO
15 9 (2.74%) Regression Testing
16 8 (2.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 103 (31.31%) C#
2 81 (24.62%) Java
3 65 (19.76%) SQL
4 62 (18.84%) JavaScript
5 44 (13.37%) Python
6 27 (8.21%) PHP
7 20 (6.08%) C
8 19 (5.78%) C++
9 14 (4.26%) Embedded C
10 13 (3.95%) Apex Code
11 11 (3.34%) Objective-C
12 9 (2.74%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.74%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.43%) Scala
14 7 (2.13%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.52%) Ruby
15 5 (1.52%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.22%) Perl
16 4 (1.22%) XAML
16 4 (1.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (6.08%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.47%) Degree
3 13 (3.95%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.22%) PhD
5 2 (0.61%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.22%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) CDISC
2 1 (0.30%) HL7
2 1 (0.30%) SDET
System Software
1 19 (5.78%) Docker
2 4 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.22%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 29 (8.81%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.99%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (6.08%) Oracle
4 8 (2.43%) Adobe
4 8 (2.43%) Talend
5 4 (1.22%) Hortonworks
5 4 (1.22%) VMware
6 3 (0.91%) Cognos
6 3 (0.91%) HP
6 3 (0.91%) Intel
6 3 (0.91%) SAP
6 3 (0.91%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.61%) Apple
7 2 (0.61%) Google
7 2 (0.61%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.30%) Embarcadero
8 1 (0.30%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.30%) OpenText
8 1 (0.30%) RedDot
8 1 (0.30%) Teradata
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