Period
to 7 April 2020

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 165 219 230
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.63% 21.37% 20.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.88% 22.77% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 145 129
Median daily rate £463 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £351 £330 £294
90th Percentile £585 £550 £493
East of England median daily rate £438 £438 £425
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -9.64%
East of England median hourly rate £21.57 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year -49.25% +19.72% -5.33%

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 754 962 1,071
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.25% 93.85% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 523 503
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £248 £200 £225
90th Percentile £618 £613 £560
East of England median daily rate £425 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 98 104
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -23.08% -22.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £11.59
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.63 £48.20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% -11.43% -15.68%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Cambridgeshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Developer in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Developer in Cambridgeshire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Developer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Developer in Cambridgeshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Developer in Cambridgeshire.

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 7 April 2020. 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 0 123 £475 +5.56% 103
Peterborough -1 24 £450 +12.50% 19
Huntingdon -6 3 £450 +15.38% 3
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 66 (40.00%) .NET
2 62 (37.58%) JavaScript
3 57 (34.55%) C#
4 53 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (29.09%) AWS
6 41 (24.85%) Node.js
7 38 (23.03%) SQL
8 37 (22.42%) React
9 32 (19.39%) MVC
10 31 (18.79%) TDD
10 31 (18.79%) Docker
11 27 (16.36%) Microservices
11 27 (16.36%) CSS
12 26 (15.76%) ASP.NET
13 23 (13.94%) Web Services
13 23 (13.94%) HTML
14 22 (13.33%) SQL Server
14 22 (13.33%) Python
15 21 (12.73%) Java
16 20 (12.12%) Kubernetes
17 19 (11.52%) Git (software)
17 19 (11.52%) Web Development
18 18 (10.91%) Security Cleared
18 18 (10.91%) Scrum
18 18 (10.91%) Software Engineering
18 18 (10.91%) Redux
19 16 (9.70%) .NET Framework
19 16 (9.70%) Amazon S3
19 16 (9.70%) Greenfield Project
19 16 (9.70%) User Experience

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 9 (5.45%) IIS
2 6 (3.64%) nginx
3 5 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.82%) Anypoint
5 2 (1.21%) WordPress
6 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.61%) CMS
6 1 (0.61%) Drupal
6 1 (0.61%) Mule
6 1 (0.61%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 48 (29.09%) AWS
2 16 (9.70%) Amazon S3
3 13 (7.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 13 (7.88%) Azure
3 13 (7.88%) CloudFront
4 8 (4.85%) Serverless
5 7 (4.24%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (3.03%) Loggly
6 5 (3.03%) SaaS
7 4 (2.42%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.21%) GCP
10 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.61%) AWS Step Functions
10 1 (0.61%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.42%) HTTP
2 2 (1.21%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.03%) BigQuery
4 5 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.03%) MySQL
5 3 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.82%) Power BI
5 3 (1.82%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.21%) Big Data
6 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.61%) QlikView
7 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.61%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.61%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (11.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.85%) Mocha
2 8 (4.85%) webpack
3 7 (4.24%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.64%) Bitbucket
4 6 (3.64%) Selenium
4 6 (3.64%) Vagrant
5 5 (3.03%) Android Studio
5 5 (3.03%) Travis CI
5 5 (3.03%) Xcode
6 3 (1.82%) ER Studio
6 3 (1.82%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.21%) Babel
7 2 (1.21%) Grunt
7 2 (1.21%) JIRA
8 1 (0.61%) git-flow
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.61%) ProC
8 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.61%) tSQLt
General
1 8 (4.85%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (4.24%) Finance
3 5 (3.03%) Retail
4 4 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.82%) Electronics
5 3 (1.82%) Games
5 3 (1.82%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.82%) Publishing
5 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.21%) Law
6 2 (1.21%) Legal
6 2 (1.21%) Marketing
6 2 (1.21%) Military
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (40.00%) .NET
2 41 (24.85%) Node.js
3 37 (22.42%) React
4 27 (16.36%) CSS
5 26 (15.76%) ASP.NET
6 23 (13.94%) HTML
6 23 (13.94%) Web Services
7 18 (10.91%) Redux
8 16 (9.70%) .NET Framework
9 13 (7.88%) HTML5
10 12 (7.27%) CSS3
11 11 (6.67%) .NET Core
12 10 (6.06%) JSON
12 10 (6.06%) REST
12 10 (6.06%) Sass
12 10 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (5.45%) GraphQL
13 9 (5.45%) Spring Boot
14 8 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (4.24%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.70%) Greenfield Project
1 16 (9.70%) User Experience
2 7 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.82%) Life Science
6 2 (1.21%) Biotechnology
6 2 (1.21%) Blog
6 2 (1.21%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.61%) AS400
7 1 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.61%) iSeries
7 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.06%) Linux
2 8 (4.85%) Android
3 5 (3.03%) Mac OS
4 4 (2.42%) Unix
5 3 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (19.39%) MVC
3 31 (18.79%) TDD
4 27 (16.36%) Microservices
5 19 (11.52%) Web Development
6 18 (10.91%) Scrum
6 18 (10.91%) Software Engineering
7 16 (9.70%) DevOps
8 15 (9.09%) Front End Development
9 12 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.45%) OOP
11 9 (5.45%) SOLID
12 8 (4.85%) Open Source
12 8 (4.85%) Test Automation
13 7 (4.24%) BDD
13 7 (4.24%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 7 (4.24%) ETL
13 7 (4.24%) Machine Learning
14 6 (3.64%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 62 (37.58%) JavaScript
2 57 (34.55%) C#
3 38 (23.03%) SQL
4 22 (13.33%) Python
5 21 (12.73%) Java
6 16 (9.70%) TypeScript
7 7 (4.24%) C++
8 3 (1.82%) C
8 3 (1.82%) PHP
8 3 (1.82%) Ruby
8 3 (1.82%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.82%) XAML
9 2 (1.21%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (1.21%) ES6
9 2 (1.21%) Scala
10 1 (0.61%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.61%) RPG IV
10 1 (0.61%) RPG/400
10 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.64%) Degree
4 5 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.82%) PhD
6 2 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (18.79%) Docker
2 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (12.12%) Kubernetes
2 10 (6.06%) Terraform
3 3 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.21%) WSUS
5 1 (0.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (3.64%) MuleSoft
1 6 (3.64%) New Relic
2 5 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.03%) Oracle
2 5 (3.03%) SnapLogic
2 5 (3.03%) Tableau
3 4 (2.42%) SAP
4 2 (1.21%) Facebook
4 2 (1.21%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.21%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.21%) YouTube
5 1 (0.61%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.61%) Cognos
5 1 (0.61%) Google
5 1 (0.61%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com