The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 108 125 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.49% 20.29% 20.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.95% 20.83% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 62 73
Median daily rate £350 £361 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.11% +11.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +68.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £18.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.50 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +18.05%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 492 600 643
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 93.36% 97.40% 97.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 358 314
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 44 62
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +136.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +2 73 £363 -0.68% 84
Peterborough -4 13 £370 +9.62% 10
Huntingdon -3 3 £300 - 2
March - 1 £400 -
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 98 (33.33%) C#
2 92 (31.29%) .NET
3 70 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 70 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (22.79%) HTML
4 67 (22.79%) Java
5 60 (20.41%) SQL
6 51 (17.35%) E-Commerce
7 50 (17.01%) SQL Server
8 49 (16.67%) CSS
8 49 (16.67%) TDD
9 48 (16.33%) MVC
10 43 (14.63%) jQuery
11 41 (13.95%) Python
12 40 (13.61%) Web Development
12 40 (13.61%) HTML5
13 37 (12.59%) XML
14 36 (12.24%) REST
15 35 (11.90%) Git (software)
16 30 (10.20%) Node.js
16 30 (10.20%) AngularJS
16 30 (10.20%) Linux
16 30 (10.20%) Microsoft
17 28 (9.52%) Degree
17 28 (9.52%) ASP.NET
17 28 (9.52%) C
17 28 (9.52%) PHP
18 26 (8.84%) XSLT
18 26 (8.84%) Embedded C
18 26 (8.84%) MongoDB

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 14 (4.76%) WordPress
2 6 (2.04%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.04%) CMS
2 6 (2.04%) Moodle
3 5 (1.70%) Apache
3 5 (1.70%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.36%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.36%) Drupal
4 4 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.02%) IIS
6 2 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.68%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.34%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.34%) Mule
7 1 (0.34%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.34%) nginx
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.34%) SilverStripe
7 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.68%) MS Office
2 2 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (2.04%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.70%) Shopify
3 4 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.36%) Magento
3 4 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.02%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.72%) IaaS
3 8 (2.72%) PaaS
4 6 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.70%) SaaS
6 3 (1.02%) GitHub
7 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.36%) Wireless
2 3 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.68%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.68%) Internet
3 2 (0.68%) Intranet
4 1 (0.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.34%) Network Security
4 1 (0.34%) NFC
4 1 (0.34%) RS-232
4 1 (0.34%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.84%) MongoDB
3 18 (6.12%) NoSQL
3 18 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (5.44%) Relational Database
5 13 (4.42%) Big Data
6 12 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (3.74%) MySQL
8 8 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.04%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.70%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.36%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.36%) Data Lake
12 4 (1.36%) HBase
13 3 (1.02%) Power BI
14 2 (0.68%) Redis
14 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 35 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.78%) Jenkins
2 17 (5.78%) Visual Studio
3 13 (4.42%) Selenium
4 11 (3.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (3.74%) Mercurial
4 11 (3.74%) NUnit
5 9 (3.06%) Android Studio
5 9 (3.06%) Cucumber
5 9 (3.06%) Subversion
6 8 (2.72%) Moq
6 8 (2.72%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (2.38%) IntelliJ
7 7 (2.38%) WebStorm
8 6 (2.04%) gulp
8 6 (2.04%) JIRA
8 6 (2.04%) JUnit
8 6 (2.04%) Mockito
8 6 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.36%) Grunt
General
1 23 (7.82%) Telecoms
2 16 (5.44%) Electronics
3 13 (4.42%) Finance
4 11 (3.74%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.06%) Retail
6 7 (2.38%) Advertising
6 7 (2.38%) Marketing
7 4 (1.36%) Banking
8 3 (1.02%) Games
8 3 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.68%) Billing
9 2 (0.68%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (31.29%) .NET
2 67 (22.79%) HTML
3 49 (16.67%) CSS
4 43 (14.63%) jQuery
5 40 (13.61%) HTML5
6 37 (12.59%) XML
7 36 (12.24%) REST
8 30 (10.20%) AngularJS
8 30 (10.20%) Node.js
9 28 (9.52%) ASP.NET
10 26 (8.84%) XSLT
11 24 (8.16%) CSS3
12 23 (7.82%) .NET Framework
12 23 (7.82%) WCF
13 19 (6.46%) Web Services
13 19 (6.46%) WPF
14 18 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (6.12%) JSON
15 17 (5.78%) Android SDK
16 12 (4.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.76%) User Experience
2 13 (4.42%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.08%) Data Structures
3 12 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.04%) e-Learning
5 5 (1.70%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.02%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.02%) iPad
6 3 (1.02%) Life Science
6 3 (1.02%) SCORM
7 2 (0.68%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.68%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.68%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.68%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.68%) SCADA
7 2 (0.68%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.34%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.20%) Linux
2 23 (7.82%) Android
3 14 (4.76%) Windows
4 10 (3.40%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.04%) Unix
6 4 (1.36%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.02%) HPUX
8 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (17.35%) E-Commerce
3 49 (16.67%) TDD
4 48 (16.33%) MVC
5 40 (13.61%) Web Development
6 25 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (8.50%) Software Engineering
7 22 (7.48%) Android Development
7 22 (7.48%) Front End Development
8 21 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (6.12%) BDD
9 18 (6.12%) Scrum
9 18 (6.12%) Unit Testing
10 16 (5.44%) Open Source
11 14 (4.76%) ETL
12 13 (4.42%) Mathematics
13 12 (4.08%) Analytics
14 11 (3.74%) OO
15 10 (3.40%) Multithreading
15 10 (3.40%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (33.33%) C#
2 70 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 67 (22.79%) Java
4 60 (20.41%) SQL
5 41 (13.95%) Python
6 28 (9.52%) C
6 28 (9.52%) PHP
7 26 (8.84%) Embedded C
8 10 (3.40%) C++
8 10 (3.40%) Scala
9 6 (2.04%) Objective-C
10 5 (1.70%) Groovy
10 5 (1.70%) Ruby
11 4 (1.36%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.36%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.36%) XAML
12 3 (1.02%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.68%) ABAP
13 2 (0.68%) ECMAScript
13 2 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (9.52%) Degree
2 5 (1.70%) PhD
3 4 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.36%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) CDISC
2 1 (0.34%) GxP
2 1 (0.34%) HL7
2 1 (0.34%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 12 (4.08%) Docker
2 2 (0.68%) Firmware
2 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.34%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.70%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.42%) Oracle
3 8 (2.72%) Adobe
3 8 (2.72%) SAP
3 8 (2.72%) Talend
4 4 (1.36%) Hortonworks
4 4 (1.36%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.02%) Cognos
5 3 (1.02%) HP
5 3 (1.02%) Intel
5 3 (1.02%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.68%) Apple
6 2 (0.68%) Tableau
6 2 (0.68%) VMware
6 2 (0.68%) Zend
7 1 (0.34%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.34%) Google
7 1 (0.34%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.34%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.34%) Teradata
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