Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 21 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.

Web Developer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 50 52
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 5 8 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.71% 1.29% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.36% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 32
Cambridge median daily rate £438 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.38% -1.54%
10th Percentile £394 £322 £200
90th Percentile £485 £375 £475
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £438 £350 £333
% change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26% +3.10%
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 664 589 908
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.18% 95.00% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 301 596
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £200 £208 £248
90th Percentile £540 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 58 62
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £38.38 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +18.08% +27.45%
10th Percentile £15.34 £14.63 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.38 £52.00 £57.88
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +70.73% -17.17%

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in Cambridge

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Developer in Cambridge

Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Web 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 Web Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) Angular 2
4 2 (40.00%) Sass
4 2 (40.00%) LESS
4 2 (40.00%) Node.js
4 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
4 2 (40.00%) React
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

Web 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Mocha
1 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) webpack
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Angular 2
2 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) LESS
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) React
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) Django
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Redux
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP