Period
to 17 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 235 327 355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.92% 22.92% 31.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.25% 24.44% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 226 184
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £363 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -1.69% +2.08%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £550 £486 £475
East of England median daily rate £435 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +12.26% +3.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 17
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.00 £41.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.02% - +1.84%
10th Percentile £40.13 £25.63 £37.50
90th Percentile £52.88 £48.00 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% -

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 1,338 1,081
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.73% 93.76% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 660 518
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £250 £200 £172
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 143 103
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +36.36% +34.15%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.50 £10.55
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.75 £47.35
East of England median hourly rate £17.40 £18.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year -3.33% -19.55% +6.55%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 0 151 £425 +17.24% 231
Peterborough -3 33 £400 +13.96% 43
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 88 (37.45%) JavaScript
2 86 (36.60%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (27.66%) Java
4 63 (26.81%) HTML
5 56 (23.83%) CSS
6 45 (19.15%) Test Automation
7 43 (18.30%) C#
8 41 (17.45%) Git (software)
9 39 (16.60%) Web Services
10 35 (14.89%) SQL
11 34 (14.47%) Linux
11 34 (14.47%) Python
11 34 (14.47%) HTML5
11 34 (14.47%) REST
12 33 (14.04%) .NET
13 31 (13.19%) React
14 28 (11.91%) PHP
15 27 (11.49%) Front End Development
15 27 (11.49%) CSS3
16 25 (10.64%) Software Engineering
16 25 (10.64%) jQuery
17 24 (10.21%) JIRA
17 24 (10.21%) Symfony
17 24 (10.21%) Web Development
18 22 (9.36%) Unit Testing
18 22 (9.36%) Node.js
18 22 (9.36%) Jenkins
19 21 (8.94%) MVC
20 20 (8.51%) MySQL
20 20 (8.51%) Oracle

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 18 (7.66%) Mule
2 10 (4.26%) Confluence
3 8 (3.40%) CMS
4 7 (2.98%) Apache
4 7 (2.98%) Drupal
5 5 (2.13%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.13%) WordPress
6 3 (1.28%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.28%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.28%) Oracle BPEL
7 2 (0.85%) JBoss
7 2 (0.85%) nginx
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.85%) WildFly
8 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.43%) IIS
8 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.70%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.85%) Doxygen
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.85%) Windchill
3 1 (0.43%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 10 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.85%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.26%) Dynamics 365
2 8 (3.40%) GitHub
2 8 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.28%) SaaS
4 3 (1.28%) Slack
5 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.85%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.85%) Apigee
5 2 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.85%) npm
5 2 (0.85%) Office 365
5 2 (0.85%) Serverless
6 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.28%) Wireless
2 2 (0.85%) Firewall
2 2 (0.85%) HTTP
2 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.43%) DNS
3 1 (0.43%) Internet
3 1 (0.43%) IPFIX
3 1 (0.43%) Junos
3 1 (0.43%) Network Security
3 1 (0.43%) OpenFlow
3 1 (0.43%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.43%) Skype
3 1 (0.43%) SNMP
3 1 (0.43%) Unicast
3 1 (0.43%) VLAN
3 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.51%) MySQL
2 18 (7.66%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.83%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.40%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.40%) Redis
5 7 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.98%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.28%) Big Data
7 3 (1.28%) Cognos Report Studio
7 3 (1.28%) QlikView
7 3 (1.28%) Spotfire
7 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.85%) GIS
8 2 (0.85%) OLAP
8 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (17.45%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.21%) JIRA
3 22 (9.36%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.68%) Visual Studio
5 10 (4.26%) Selenium
6 8 (3.40%) JUnit
7 6 (2.55%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.55%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (2.13%) git-flow
9 4 (1.70%) Hudson
9 4 (1.70%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.70%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (1.70%) Maven
10 3 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.28%) GitLab
10 3 (1.28%) gulp
10 3 (1.28%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.28%) Protractor
10 3 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.85%) VisualVM
General
1 17 (7.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (3.83%) Finance
3 6 (2.55%) Electronics
3 6 (2.55%) Law
4 5 (2.13%) Publishing
5 4 (1.70%) Legal
6 2 (0.85%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.85%) Automotive
6 2 (0.85%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Billing
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (26.81%) HTML
2 56 (23.83%) CSS
3 39 (16.60%) Web Services
4 34 (14.47%) HTML5
4 34 (14.47%) REST
5 33 (14.04%) .NET
6 31 (13.19%) React
7 27 (11.49%) CSS3
8 25 (10.64%) jQuery
9 24 (10.21%) Symfony
10 22 (9.36%) Node.js
11 20 (8.51%) AngularJS
12 19 (8.09%) ASP.NET
13 17 (7.23%) J2EE
13 17 (7.23%) JSON
14 15 (6.38%) SOAP
15 14 (5.96%) RESTful
16 13 (5.53%) Spring
17 11 (4.68%) Spring Boot
18 10 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.81%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (4.68%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.98%) Algorithms
3 7 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (1.70%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.70%) User Experience
5 3 (1.28%) Life Science
5 3 (1.28%) VHDL
6 2 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.85%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.85%) Vector Graphics
6 2 (0.85%) Verilog
7 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.43%) State Machine
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.47%) Linux
2 7 (2.98%) Windows
3 3 (1.28%) Unix
4 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.43%) Android
5 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.43%) CentOS
5 1 (0.43%) Debian
5 1 (0.43%) Fedora
5 1 (0.43%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (0.43%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (0.43%) ThreadX
5 1 (0.43%) VMS
5 1 (0.43%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (36.60%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (19.15%) Test Automation
3 27 (11.49%) Front End Development
4 25 (10.64%) Software Engineering
5 24 (10.21%) Web Development
6 22 (9.36%) Unit Testing
7 21 (8.94%) MVC
8 19 (8.09%) Bioinformatics
9 17 (7.23%) E-Commerce
9 17 (7.23%) Microservices
9 17 (7.23%) OO
10 16 (6.81%) Scrum
11 14 (5.96%) TDD
12 12 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (4.68%) Biology
14 10 (4.26%) CRM
14 10 (4.26%) Machine Learning
14 10 (4.26%) Statistics
15 9 (3.83%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 88 (37.45%) JavaScript
2 65 (27.66%) Java
3 43 (18.30%) C#
4 35 (14.89%) SQL
5 34 (14.47%) Python
6 28 (11.91%) PHP
7 13 (5.53%) C
8 12 (5.11%) C++
9 9 (3.83%) Java 8
10 8 (3.40%) MATLAB
11 7 (2.98%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.13%) Perl
12 5 (2.13%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.13%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.70%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.70%) ES6
13 4 (1.70%) Ruby
13 4 (1.70%) Scala
14 3 (1.28%) JSX
14 3 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (4.68%) Degree
2 9 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.85%) PhD
5 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.11%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) IEC 62304
2 2 (0.85%) MISRA
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 8 (3.40%) Docker
2 6 (2.55%) Firmware
3 1 (0.43%) KVM
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (3.83%) Ansible
2 6 (2.55%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.13%) Puppet
4 3 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.28%) Salt
4 3 (1.28%) Terraform
5 1 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.43%) Nagios
5 1 (0.43%) Nmap
5 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (8.51%) Oracle
2 17 (7.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.83%) MuleSoft
4 5 (2.13%) Tableau
4 5 (2.13%) Talend
5 4 (1.70%) Facebook
6 3 (1.28%) Cognos
6 3 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.85%) WSO2
8 1 (0.43%) Altera
8 1 (0.43%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.43%) Informatica
8 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.43%) Juniper
8 1 (0.43%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 1 (0.43%) NetApp
8 1 (0.43%) Pega
8 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.43%) VMware