Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Developer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 328 355 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 23.28% 31.28% 29.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.85% 33.21% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 183 321
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £363 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £250
90th Percentile £487 £475 £475
East of England median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.74% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 20
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.84% -3.83%
10th Percentile £25.63 £37.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +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 1320 1069 1514
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.68% 94.19% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 515 889
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £200 £169 £226
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 101 132
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +34.15% -16.33%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £46.88
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.25 £20.94
% change year-on-year -19.10% +6.28% +4.68%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -1 132 £363 -3.33% 62
Peterborough 0 83 £351 +22.09% 16
Huntingdon -9 1 £280 -41.67% 3
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Developer in the job title.

1 153 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (40.85%) .NET
3 102 (31.10%) TDD
4 98 (29.88%) JavaScript
5 97 (29.57%) C#
6 82 (25.00%) Node.js
7 69 (21.04%) SQL
8 68 (20.73%) Java
9 61 (18.60%) CSS
9 61 (18.60%) Git (software)
10 57 (17.38%) Docker
10 57 (17.38%) HTML
10 57 (17.38%) JSON
11 55 (16.77%) E-Commerce
12 48 (14.63%) jQuery
13 46 (14.02%) AngularJS
14 44 (13.41%) XML
15 41 (12.50%) Python
16 33 (10.06%) REST
16 33 (10.06%) RESTful
16 33 (10.06%) SQL Server
17 32 (9.76%) Spring
18 31 (9.45%) Web Services
18 31 (9.45%) Linux
18 31 (9.45%) HTML5
18 31 (9.45%) SDLC
19 30 (9.15%) Microservices
19 30 (9.15%) Finance
19 30 (9.15%) Pair Programming
20 29 (8.84%) 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 (5.18%) Mule
1 17 (5.18%) Tomcat
2 14 (4.27%) JBoss
3 12 (3.66%) Confluence
4 10 (3.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (2.74%) CMS
6 8 (2.44%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.52%) Mule ESB
8 4 (1.22%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.22%) Drupal
9 3 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.61%) SAS
10 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.30%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.30%) Apache
11 1 (0.30%) IIS
11 1 (0.30%) Magnolia
11 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (3.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (0.91%) InfoPath
2 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.52%) ResourceLink
3 4 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.61%) Raiser's Edge
4 2 (0.61%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.30%) CiviCRM
5 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.05%) npm
4 6 (1.83%) GitHub
5 2 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.61%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (0.61%) SaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudSearch
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.57%) Wireless
2 11 (3.35%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.61%) 3G
4 2 (0.61%) 3GPP
4 2 (0.61%) Internet
4 2 (0.61%) LTE
4 2 (0.61%) NAS
4 2 (0.61%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.61%) SSL
5 1 (0.30%) Intranet
5 1 (0.30%) LDAP
5 1 (0.30%) MQTT
5 1 (0.30%) SMS
5 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.30%) X.509
5 1 (0.30%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.30%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (7.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (6.71%) MongoDB
5 16 (4.88%) NoSQL
6 14 (4.27%) MySQL
7 11 (3.35%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.35%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.74%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 9 (2.74%) Cognos Report Studio
9 9 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.52%) Big Data
11 4 (1.22%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.22%) Power BI
12 3 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 61 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.40%) Maven
3 19 (5.79%) JIRA
4 17 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (4.57%) JUnit
6 14 (4.27%) Jenkins
7 13 (3.96%) SoapUI
8 11 (3.35%) Jasmine
9 10 (3.05%) TeamCity
9 10 (3.05%) Visual Studio
10 9 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (2.13%) gulp
11 7 (2.13%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.52%) Grunt
12 5 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (1.52%) MorphX
12 5 (1.52%) NUnit
13 3 (0.91%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.91%) IntelliJ
13 3 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 30 (9.15%) Finance
2 21 (6.40%) Retail
3 11 (3.35%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.83%) Advertising
5 5 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.91%) Publishing
7 1 (0.30%) Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (40.85%) .NET
2 82 (25.00%) Node.js
3 61 (18.60%) CSS
4 57 (17.38%) HTML
4 57 (17.38%) JSON
5 48 (14.63%) jQuery
6 46 (14.02%) AngularJS
7 44 (13.41%) XML
8 33 (10.06%) REST
8 33 (10.06%) RESTful
9 32 (9.76%) Spring
10 31 (9.45%) HTML5
10 31 (9.45%) Web Services
11 27 (8.23%) CSS3
12 25 (7.62%) J2EE
13 18 (5.49%) .NET Framework
13 18 (5.49%) React
13 18 (5.49%) WCF
14 17 (5.18%) Sass
15 16 (4.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (5.79%) User Experience
3 9 (2.74%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.22%) e-Learning
7 3 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.91%) CAN bus
7 3 (0.91%) CMDB
7 3 (0.91%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.91%) Graphic Design
7 3 (0.91%) LIMS
8 2 (0.61%) Life Science
9 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.30%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.30%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.30%) Fintech
9 1 (0.30%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.45%) Linux
2 19 (5.79%) Windows
3 12 (3.66%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.44%) Android
5 4 (1.22%) Unix
6 3 (0.91%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (31.10%) TDD
3 55 (16.77%) E-Commerce
4 31 (9.45%) SDLC
5 30 (9.15%) Microservices
5 30 (9.15%) Pair Programming
6 24 (7.32%) API Development
7 23 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (7.01%) Front End Development
8 19 (5.79%) Scrum
9 18 (5.49%) MVC
10 16 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (4.88%) SOA
11 14 (4.27%) Kanban
11 14 (4.27%) Software Engineering
11 14 (4.27%) Web Development
12 13 (3.96%) Defect Management
13 12 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (3.35%) Data Analysis
14 11 (3.35%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 98 (29.88%) JavaScript
2 97 (29.57%) C#
3 69 (21.04%) SQL
4 68 (20.73%) Java
5 41 (12.50%) Python
6 25 (7.62%) C
7 19 (5.79%) C++
8 17 (5.18%) PHP
9 14 (4.27%) Embedded C
10 13 (3.96%) PL/SQL
11 10 (3.05%) TypeScript
12 7 (2.13%) Assembly Language
12 7 (2.13%) Perl
13 6 (1.83%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.83%) Scala
13 6 (1.83%) X++
14 5 (1.52%) ES6
14 5 (1.52%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.22%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.22%) Cython
Qualifications
1 14 (4.27%) Degree
2 11 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.91%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.22%) Data Quality
1 4 (1.22%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 57 (17.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (2.74%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.30%) CloudHub
2 1 (0.30%) Mesos
Vendors
1 29 (8.84%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.23%) Oracle
3 16 (4.88%) Atlassian
4 11 (3.35%) Adobe
5 10 (3.05%) Cognos
6 9 (2.74%) IBM
7 5 (1.52%) MuleSoft
7 5 (1.52%) NGA Human Resources
7 5 (1.52%) Northgate
8 4 (1.22%) Google
8 4 (1.22%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.22%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.91%) SAP
9 3 (0.91%) Twitter
9 3 (0.91%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.61%) Tableau
11 1 (0.30%) Monetate
11 1 (0.30%) Nintex
11 1 (0.30%) Qubit
11 1 (0.30%) VMware