Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Developer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 53 78
Rank change year-on-year -8 +25 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.43% 0.79% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.83% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Cambridge median daily rate £500 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +25.00% -9.68%
10th Percentile £475 £414 £327
90th Percentile £525 £471 £505
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £500 £438 £380
% change year-on-year +14.29% +15.13% -10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Contract vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 654 600 913
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.10% 94.94% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 309 600
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £200 £210 £250
90th Percentile £551 £549 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 59 64
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% +30.00%
10th Percentile £15.43 £13.92 £13.30
90th Percentile £52.25 £50.50 £56.13
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +36.36% +34.15% -16.33%

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in Cambridge

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Developer in Cambridge

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Microsoft 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 Cambridge region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) COM
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) X++
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (33.33%) Data Lake Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Lake
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) COM
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SAP