The median contractor rate for a Applications Developer was £228 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 26 April 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.

Application Developer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 61 55
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.75% 0.48% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.50% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Median daily rate £228 £500 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.50% +73.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £500 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £500 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year +7.09% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 490 604 704
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 91.42% 96.79% 97.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 359 359
Median daily rate £350 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 43 75
Median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +159.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in Cambridgeshire

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in Cambridgeshire

Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer in Cambridgeshire

Applications 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 Applications Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 April 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 +6 2 - - 4
Peterborough +3 2 £228 - 4
Applications Developer
East of England

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, Applications 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 Applications Developer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (33.33%) NUnit
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Memory Management
4 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) RxJava
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
4 1 (16.67%) Material Design
4 1 (16.67%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) Android Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Memory Management
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle