Period
to 19 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 223 269 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.80% 24.08% 21.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.80% 25.31% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 149 148
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £292 £225 £254
90th Percentile £486 £496 £506
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 19
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.64% +10.67% -13.04%
10th Percentile £18.50 £37.15 £9.00
90th Percentile £50.90 £47.50 £48.00
East of England median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.33% - -8.54%

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 1,023 1,063 1,175
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 95.17% 96.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 511 705
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £415 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £213 £140 £207
90th Percentile £563 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 131 93
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.00% -23.08% +91.18%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.63 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +1.19% +13.51%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 19 April 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 0 132 £350 -5.08% 204
Peterborough -2 27 £365 +16.80% 15
Huntingdon +9 4 £275 -8.33% 5
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 89 (39.91%) JavaScript
2 85 (38.12%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (33.18%) Node.js
4 73 (32.74%) .NET
5 71 (31.84%) C#
6 59 (26.46%) TDD
7 53 (23.77%) CSS
7 53 (23.77%) AngularJS
8 46 (20.63%) SQL
9 45 (20.18%) JSON
10 44 (19.73%) HTML
11 43 (19.28%) Python
12 42 (18.83%) Docker
13 40 (17.94%) MVC
14 39 (17.49%) Git (software)
15 35 (15.70%) Java
16 34 (15.25%) Linux
17 33 (14.80%) Web Services
17 33 (14.80%) jQuery
18 30 (13.45%) HTML5
19 29 (13.00%) REST
20 26 (11.66%) React
20 26 (11.66%) XML
21 25 (11.21%) SQL Server
22 24 (10.76%) E-Commerce
22 24 (10.76%) NoSQL
22 24 (10.76%) RESTful
23 23 (10.31%) MongoDB
23 23 (10.31%) Sass
23 23 (10.31%) Greenfield Project

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 11 (4.93%) CMS
2 7 (3.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (2.69%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (2.69%) Mule
3 6 (2.69%) Predix
3 6 (2.69%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.24%) Drupal
5 3 (1.35%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.35%) JBoss
5 3 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.35%) WordPress
6 2 (0.90%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.45%) Apache
7 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.45%) Luigi
7 1 (0.45%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.45%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (1.35%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.90%) Acrobat
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.45%) GIMP
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.90%) Raiser's Edge
2 1 (0.45%) CiviCRM
2 1 (0.45%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.48%) npm
4 6 (2.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (1.79%) Data Lake Analytics
6 3 (1.35%) Azure Machine Learning
6 3 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.90%) GitHub
8 1 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.45%) Office 365
8 1 (0.45%) PaaS
8 1 (0.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.59%) Bluetooth
1 8 (3.59%) Wireless
2 3 (1.35%) SMS
3 2 (0.90%) Internet
3 2 (0.90%) WEP
3 2 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.45%) Junos
4 1 (0.45%) OpenFlow
4 1 (0.45%) VLAN
4 1 (0.45%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.76%) NoSQL
3 23 (10.31%) MongoDB
4 16 (7.17%) MySQL
4 16 (7.17%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (5.83%) Relational Database
7 12 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (3.59%) Big Data
9 8 (3.59%) Data Lake
9 8 (3.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (3.14%) Geospatial Data
10 7 (3.14%) Redis
11 5 (2.24%) Power BI
12 4 (1.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.79%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.79%) SAP Data Services
12 4 (1.79%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 39 (17.49%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.83%) Jasmine
2 13 (5.83%) JIRA
3 12 (5.38%) Mercurial
3 12 (5.38%) Visual Studio
4 10 (4.48%) gulp
5 9 (4.04%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.04%) Mocha
6 8 (3.59%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (3.59%) Vagrant
7 7 (3.14%) Bower
7 7 (3.14%) JUnit
7 7 (3.14%) Maven
7 7 (3.14%) Subversion
8 5 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.79%) IntelliJ
9 4 (1.79%) Mockito
9 4 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.79%) webpack
9 4 (1.79%) WebStorm
General
1 17 (7.62%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.38%) Finance
3 8 (3.59%) Games
4 7 (3.14%) Law
5 5 (2.24%) Advertising
6 3 (1.35%) Electronics
6 3 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.35%) Publishing
7 2 (0.90%) Billing
7 2 (0.90%) Marketing
7 2 (0.90%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (33.18%) Node.js
2 73 (32.74%) .NET
3 53 (23.77%) AngularJS
3 53 (23.77%) CSS
4 45 (20.18%) JSON
5 44 (19.73%) HTML
6 33 (14.80%) jQuery
6 33 (14.80%) Web Services
7 30 (13.45%) HTML5
8 29 (13.00%) REST
9 26 (11.66%) React
9 26 (11.66%) XML
10 24 (10.76%) RESTful
11 23 (10.31%) Sass
12 22 (9.87%) CSS3
13 18 (8.07%) ASP.NET
14 16 (7.17%) LESS
15 15 (6.73%) .NET Framework
15 15 (6.73%) Angular 2
16 13 (5.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.31%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (6.73%) User Experience
3 9 (4.04%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.14%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.69%) Enterprise Cloud
6 6 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.24%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.79%) Fintech
9 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.35%) LIMS
10 2 (0.90%) Life Science
10 2 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.90%) Vector Graphics
11 1 (0.45%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.25%) Linux
2 18 (8.07%) Windows
3 6 (2.69%) CentOS
3 6 (2.69%) Unix
4 3 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.45%) Debian
6 1 (0.45%) FreeNAS
6 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (38.12%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (26.46%) TDD
3 40 (17.94%) MVC
4 24 (10.76%) E-Commerce
5 21 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (9.42%) OO
5 21 (9.42%) Web Development
6 20 (8.97%) Microservices
7 18 (8.07%) Software Engineering
8 17 (7.62%) Front End Development
9 16 (7.17%) DevOps
10 13 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (5.38%) OWASP
11 12 (5.38%) Scrum
11 12 (5.38%) SDLC
12 11 (4.93%) ETL
12 11 (4.93%) SOA
13 10 (4.48%) Content Management
13 10 (4.48%) Open Source
14 9 (4.04%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 89 (39.91%) JavaScript
2 71 (31.84%) C#
3 46 (20.63%) SQL
4 43 (19.28%) Python
5 35 (15.70%) Java
6 18 (8.07%) C++
7 13 (5.83%) PHP
8 12 (5.38%) C
9 11 (4.93%) ES6
10 10 (4.48%) Perl
11 9 (4.04%) Scala
12 7 (3.14%) Embedded C
13 6 (2.69%) Assembly Language
13 6 (2.69%) Bash Shell
14 5 (2.24%) Java 8
15 4 (1.79%) Groovy
15 4 (1.79%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.35%) AWK
16 3 (1.35%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (8.52%) Degree
2 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.35%) PhD
5 1 (0.45%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.45%) MCPD
5 1 (0.45%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.90%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (18.83%) Docker
2 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (6.73%) Kubernetes
2 10 (4.48%) Puppet
3 6 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.90%) Ansible
4 2 (0.90%) Mesos
5 1 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (6.28%) Oracle
2 11 (4.93%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.59%) Sitecore
4 6 (2.69%) Coveo
4 6 (2.69%) Mapbox
5 5 (2.24%) SAP
6 4 (1.79%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (1.35%) Adobe
7 3 (1.35%) IBM
8 2 (0.90%) Google
9 1 (0.45%) Cisco
9 1 (0.45%) Juniper
9 1 (0.45%) Monetate
9 1 (0.45%) Qubit
9 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.45%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.45%) Telerik
9 1 (0.45%) Xamarin