Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Programmer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 23 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.

Programmer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 58 78
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.14% 0.16% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Cambridge median daily rate - - £450
Cambridgeshire median daily rate - - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £48.00 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £48.00 - -

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 666 600 903
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 95.09% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 304 589
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +5.92%
10th Percentile £200 £208 £244
90th Percentile £549 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 63 62
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% +27.45%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.93 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £57.88
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +11.94% +63.41% -18.00%

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Cambridge

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programmer in Cambridge

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programmer in Cambridge

Programmer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) CMake
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (100.00%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Buildbot
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver Development
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

Programmer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) Buildbot
1 1 (100.00%) CMake
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture