Period
to 23 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

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.

Developer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 213 278 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.19% 22.03% 28.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.26% 23.48% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 178 179
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £499 £500 £480
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 11
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.00 £39.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.39% -3.66% +6.49%
10th Percentile £41.88 £25.63 £37.50
90th Percentile £50.63 £44.88 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.02% +18.57% -6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 1,106 1,184 1,072
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.45% 93.82% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 596 564
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £200 £158
90th Percentile £575 £522 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 136 90
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £28.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.13% +15.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £11.04 £12.13 £10.09
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.83
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £18.00 £20.32
% change year-on-year -3.78% -11.42% -1.44%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Cambridgeshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Cambridgeshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Cambridgeshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Cambridgeshire

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 Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 141 £400 +6.67% 161
Peterborough -8 27 £400 +18.52% 27
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 82 (38.50%) JavaScript
2 69 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (28.17%) Java
4 57 (26.76%) HTML
5 56 (26.29%) CSS
6 43 (20.19%) C#
7 40 (18.78%) HTML5
8 39 (18.31%) REST
8 39 (18.31%) Web Services
9 38 (17.84%) Test Automation
10 37 (17.37%) .NET
11 36 (16.90%) Git (software)
12 31 (14.55%) CSS3
12 31 (14.55%) React
12 31 (14.55%) Front End Development
13 29 (13.62%) JSON
14 28 (13.15%) SQL
15 25 (11.74%) Python
15 25 (11.74%) Node.js
16 23 (10.80%) Web Development
16 23 (10.80%) MVC
16 23 (10.80%) AngularJS
17 22 (10.33%) Microservices
17 22 (10.33%) Linux
17 22 (10.33%) PHP
18 20 (9.39%) Unit Testing
18 20 (9.39%) Software Engineering
18 20 (9.39%) ASP.NET
18 20 (9.39%) E-Commerce
19 19 (8.92%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (7.98%) Mule
2 12 (5.63%) CMS
3 8 (3.76%) Apache
3 8 (3.76%) Drupal
4 6 (2.82%) WordPress
5 4 (1.88%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.41%) Confluence
6 3 (1.41%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.94%) nginx
7 2 (0.94%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.47%) IIS
8 1 (0.47%) JBoss
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Chatbot
2 3 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.41%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.94%) Doxygen
3 2 (0.94%) Windchill
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.94%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.69%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.35%) GitHub
4 3 (1.41%) Office 365
4 3 (1.41%) Slack
5 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.94%) npm
5 2 (0.94%) SaaS
5 2 (0.94%) Serverless
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.94%) Firewall
1 2 (0.94%) HTTP
1 2 (0.94%) WEP
2 1 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.47%) DNS
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) IPFIX
2 1 (0.47%) Junos
2 1 (0.47%) Network Security
2 1 (0.47%) OpenFlow
2 1 (0.47%) Skype
2 1 (0.47%) Unicast
2 1 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.98%) MySQL
1 17 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.23%) MongoDB
2 9 (4.23%) Redis
3 7 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.88%) DB2
5 4 (1.88%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.94%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.94%) QlikView
7 2 (0.94%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.94%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (16.90%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.98%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.69%) Selenium
4 9 (4.23%) JIRA
5 6 (2.82%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.82%) git-flow
5 6 (2.82%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (2.35%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.35%) JUnit
6 5 (2.35%) Mockito
7 4 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.88%) Maven
7 4 (1.88%) Protractor
8 3 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (1.41%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.41%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (1.41%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.41%) Mocha
8 3 (1.41%) WebStorm
General
1 7 (3.29%) Finance
2 6 (2.82%) Multimedia
3 5 (2.35%) Electronics
4 2 (0.94%) Advertising
4 2 (0.94%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.94%) Automotive
4 2 (0.94%) Publishing
4 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.47%) Back Office
5 1 (0.47%) Banking
5 1 (0.47%) Billing
5 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.47%) Games
5 1 (0.47%) Law
5 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (26.76%) HTML
2 56 (26.29%) CSS
3 40 (18.78%) HTML5
4 39 (18.31%) REST
4 39 (18.31%) Web Services
5 37 (17.37%) .NET
6 31 (14.55%) CSS3
6 31 (14.55%) React
7 29 (13.62%) JSON
8 25 (11.74%) Node.js
9 23 (10.80%) AngularJS
10 20 (9.39%) ASP.NET
11 19 (8.92%) jQuery
12 16 (7.51%) Symfony
13 15 (7.04%) J2EE
14 11 (5.16%) SOAP
14 11 (5.16%) XML
15 10 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (4.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (6.57%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.29%) User Experience
5 6 (2.82%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.82%) Vector Graphics
6 5 (2.35%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.41%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.41%) VHDL
8 2 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.94%) Life Science
8 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.94%) Verilog
9 1 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.47%) Online Games
9 1 (0.47%) Social Media
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.33%) Linux
2 6 (2.82%) Windows
3 3 (1.41%) CentOS
4 2 (0.94%) Unix
5 1 (0.47%) Android
5 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.47%) Debian
5 1 (0.47%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (0.47%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (0.47%) ThreadX
5 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.47%) VMS
5 1 (0.47%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (17.84%) Test Automation
3 31 (14.55%) Front End Development
4 23 (10.80%) MVC
4 23 (10.80%) Web Development
5 22 (10.33%) Microservices
6 20 (9.39%) E-Commerce
6 20 (9.39%) Software Engineering
6 20 (9.39%) Unit Testing
7 17 (7.98%) TDD
8 13 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (5.63%) CRM
9 12 (5.63%) OO
9 12 (5.63%) Scrum
10 10 (4.69%) API Development
10 10 (4.69%) Content Management
11 9 (4.23%) Test Scripting
11 9 (4.23%) Use Case
12 8 (3.76%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (3.76%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 82 (38.50%) JavaScript
2 60 (28.17%) Java
3 43 (20.19%) C#
4 28 (13.15%) SQL
5 25 (11.74%) Python
6 22 (10.33%) PHP
7 9 (4.23%) C
7 9 (4.23%) C++
8 7 (3.29%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.82%) Scala
10 5 (2.35%) Java 8
10 5 (2.35%) Perl
10 5 (2.35%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.41%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.41%) Groovy
11 3 (1.41%) JSX
12 2 (0.94%) ES6
12 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.94%) Ruby
13 1 (0.47%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (6.57%) Degree
2 9 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.16%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.47%) MISRA
System Software
1 7 (3.29%) Docker
2 2 (0.94%) Firmware
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.35%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.88%) Puppet
3 2 (0.94%) Ansible
3 2 (0.94%) Terraform
4 1 (0.47%) Nagios
4 1 (0.47%) Nmap
4 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.47%) Salt
4 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (8.92%) Microsoft
1 19 (8.92%) Oracle
2 8 (3.76%) MuleSoft
3 4 (1.88%) Facebook
3 4 (1.88%) IBM
4 3 (1.41%) Tableau
5 2 (0.94%) Apigee
5 2 (0.94%) Cognos
5 2 (0.94%) SAP
5 2 (0.94%) WSO2
6 1 (0.47%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco
6 1 (0.47%) Google
6 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.47%) Juniper
6 1 (0.47%) NetApp
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.47%) UiPath
6 1 (0.47%) VMware