Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £415 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 197 248 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.45% 20.56% 25.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.37% 22.08% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 133 176
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £415 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% -6.67% +7.91%
10th Percentile £285 £253 £233
90th Percentile £475 £498 £478
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 16
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £30.75 £39.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.15% +44.44% -28.00%
10th Percentile £18.50 £27.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £49.88 £49.50 £45.63
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £31.70
% change year-on-year -6.25% +26.18% -16.58%

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 1,017 1,123 1,197
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 93.12% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 573 699
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £420 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £240 £163 £184
90th Percentile £575 £501 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 134 77
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.50 £19.90 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.09% -46.93% +87.50%
10th Percentile £11.27 £11.29 £10.05
90th Percentile £46.50 £47.35 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% -12.50% -

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 21 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 July 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 £425 +6.25% 158
Peterborough -13 20 £400 +28.00% 24
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 76 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (37.56%) JavaScript
3 62 (31.47%) CSS
4 60 (30.46%) HTML
5 51 (25.89%) Java
6 46 (23.35%) HTML5
6 46 (23.35%) Node.js
7 43 (21.83%) C#
8 42 (21.32%) Web Services
9 37 (18.78%) .NET
9 37 (18.78%) JSON
10 36 (18.27%) REST
10 36 (18.27%) CSS3
11 35 (17.77%) AngularJS
11 35 (17.77%) SQL
12 33 (16.75%) Test Automation
13 30 (15.23%) Web Development
13 30 (15.23%) MVC
14 29 (14.72%) Git (software)
15 28 (14.21%) Python
16 27 (13.71%) Linux
17 24 (12.18%) TDD
18 23 (11.68%) React
19 22 (11.17%) Microservices
19 22 (11.17%) Greenfield Project
19 22 (11.17%) RESTful
20 21 (10.66%) E-Commerce
21 19 (9.64%) Microsoft
21 19 (9.64%) Software Engineering
22 18 (9.14%) ASP.NET

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 16 (8.12%) Mule
2 11 (5.58%) CMS
3 7 (3.55%) Apache
3 7 (3.55%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (3.55%) Drupal
3 7 (3.55%) WordPress
4 6 (3.05%) Predix
5 5 (2.54%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.52%) Confluence
7 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.02%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.51%) IIS
8 1 (0.51%) Luigi
8 1 (0.51%) nginx
8 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.03%) Chatbot
2 3 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.52%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.02%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.02%) Windchill
4 1 (0.51%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 10 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.02%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.08%) Dynamics 365
2 10 (5.08%) npm
3 6 (3.05%) GitHub
4 3 (1.52%) Office 365
5 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.02%) Slack
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.51%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.52%) WEP
2 2 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (1.02%) Junos
2 2 (1.02%) OpenFlow
2 2 (1.02%) VLAN
3 1 (0.51%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) HTTP
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) IPFIX
3 1 (0.51%) Network Security
3 1 (0.51%) SMS
3 1 (0.51%) Wideband
3 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.63%) MySQL
2 16 (8.12%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (7.61%) SQL Server
4 13 (6.60%) Redis
5 12 (6.09%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.57%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.05%) Geospatial Data
8 6 (3.05%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.03%) DB2
9 4 (2.03%) Snowflake Schema
10 3 (1.52%) Big Data
10 3 (1.52%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.52%) OLAP
10 3 (1.52%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (14.72%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.09%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.06%) gulp
3 8 (4.06%) JIRA
4 6 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (3.05%) Bower
4 6 (3.05%) JUnit
4 6 (3.05%) Mockito
4 6 (3.05%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (2.54%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.54%) Jasmine
5 5 (2.54%) Selenium
5 5 (2.54%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.03%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.03%) git-flow
6 4 (2.03%) IntelliJ
6 4 (2.03%) Maven
6 4 (2.03%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.03%) Protractor
6 4 (2.03%) WebStorm
General
1 11 (5.58%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.57%) Games
3 7 (3.55%) Finance
4 5 (2.54%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.03%) Law
6 3 (1.52%) Advertising
7 2 (1.02%) Billing
7 2 (1.02%) Electronics
7 2 (1.02%) Marketing
8 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.51%) Automotive
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (31.47%) CSS
2 60 (30.46%) HTML
3 46 (23.35%) HTML5
3 46 (23.35%) Node.js
4 42 (21.32%) Web Services
5 37 (18.78%) .NET
5 37 (18.78%) JSON
6 36 (18.27%) CSS3
6 36 (18.27%) REST
7 35 (17.77%) AngularJS
8 23 (11.68%) React
9 22 (11.17%) RESTful
10 18 (9.14%) ASP.NET
11 17 (8.63%) jQuery
12 16 (8.12%) Sass
13 13 (6.60%) J2EE
14 12 (6.09%) Spring
14 12 (6.09%) XML
15 11 (5.58%) Angular 2
15 11 (5.58%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.17%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (9.14%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (6.60%) User Experience
4 7 (3.55%) Enterprise Cloud
5 5 (2.54%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.54%) Vector Graphics
6 4 (2.03%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.03%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.52%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.02%) Life Science
8 2 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.51%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.51%) Online Games
9 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.51%) Verilog
9 1 (0.51%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.71%) Linux
2 7 (3.55%) Windows
3 6 (3.05%) CentOS
4 3 (1.52%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.02%) Debian
5 2 (1.02%) Unix
6 1 (0.51%) Android
6 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.51%) FreeNAS
6 1 (0.51%) VMS
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (16.75%) Test Automation
3 30 (15.23%) MVC
3 30 (15.23%) Web Development
4 24 (12.18%) TDD
5 22 (11.17%) Microservices
6 21 (10.66%) E-Commerce
7 19 (9.64%) Software Engineering
8 16 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (8.12%) OO
9 15 (7.61%) Front End Development
10 14 (7.11%) Unit Testing
11 13 (6.60%) OWASP
12 12 (6.09%) CRM
12 12 (6.09%) Open Source
13 11 (5.58%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (5.08%) DevOps
15 9 (4.57%) BDD
15 9 (4.57%) Test Scripting
15 9 (4.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 74 (37.56%) JavaScript
2 51 (25.89%) Java
3 43 (21.83%) C#
4 35 (17.77%) SQL
5 28 (14.21%) Python
6 11 (5.58%) ES6
7 10 (5.08%) PHP
8 8 (4.06%) C
8 8 (4.06%) C++
9 7 (3.55%) Scala
10 5 (2.54%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.54%) Java 8
10 5 (2.54%) Perl
11 4 (2.03%) Groovy
12 3 (1.52%) JSX
12 3 (1.52%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.52%) VBA
13 2 (1.02%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (7.11%) Degree
2 10 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.02%) PhD
5 1 (0.51%) MCPD
5 1 (0.51%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) IEC 62304
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.51%) MISRA
System Software
1 15 (7.61%) Docker
2 2 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (4.06%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.03%) Puppet
3 2 (1.02%) Ansible
4 1 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.51%) Nagios
4 1 (0.51%) Nmap
4 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (9.64%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.60%) Oracle
3 6 (3.05%) Mapbox
4 5 (2.54%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.03%) Facebook
5 4 (2.03%) IBM
5 4 (2.03%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.02%) Adobe
6 2 (1.02%) Cisco
6 2 (1.02%) Juniper
7 1 (0.51%) Apigee
7 1 (0.51%) Google
7 1 (0.51%) Ivanti
7 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.51%) SAP
7 1 (0.51%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.51%) Telerik
7 1 (0.51%) UiPath
7 1 (0.51%) WSO2
7 1 (0.51%) Xamarin