The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft 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 Microsoft 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
Microsoft Developer
Rank 65 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.86% 0.14% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.15% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
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%
Microsoft Developer
East of England

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Cambridgeshire region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

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

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Peterborough - - - -
Microsoft Developer
East of England

Microsoft Developer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in their job title.

1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (88.89%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) ERP
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript

Microsoft 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 Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft