The median contractor rate for a Developer was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 123 153 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.03% 26.29% 27.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.74% 27.92% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 88 142
Median daily rate £369 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 541 548 763
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.48% 94.16% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 313 444
Median daily rate £340 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £155 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 30 86
Median hourly rate £18.96 £35.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.82% +94.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.02 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 26 June 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
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 26 June 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 -1 54 £413 +10.00% 98
Peterborough +3 14 £300 -14.28% 16
Huntingdon -6 5 £280 -41.66% 3
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 89 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (36.80%) .NET
3 79 (34.20%) C#
4 73 (31.60%) JavaScript
5 69 (29.87%) CSS
6 64 (27.71%) HTML
7 59 (25.54%) TDD
8 57 (24.68%) Node.js
9 55 (23.81%) SQL
10 45 (19.48%) Java
11 39 (16.88%) E-Commerce
12 35 (15.15%) HTML5
12 35 (15.15%) AngularJS
13 33 (14.29%) Python
14 32 (13.85%) SQL Server
14 32 (13.85%) Microsoft
15 30 (12.99%) Git (software)
16 28 (12.12%) MVC
17 27 (11.69%) XML
18 26 (11.26%) jQuery
19 23 (9.96%) CSS3
20 22 (9.52%) REST
20 22 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
21 21 (9.09%) User Experience
21 21 (9.09%) Degree
21 21 (9.09%) Windows
22 19 (8.23%) Pair Programming
23 18 (7.79%) .NET Framework
23 18 (7.79%) Web Services
23 18 (7.79%) RESTful

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 7 (3.03%) CMS
2 5 (2.16%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (2.16%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (1.73%) Drupal
4 3 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.30%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.30%) WordPress
5 2 (0.87%) Anypoint
5 2 (0.87%) Apache
5 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.87%) Moodle
5 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.43%) IIS
6 1 (0.43%) JBoss
6 1 (0.43%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.43%) SAS
6 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (2.16%) OmniGraffle
1 5 (2.16%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.60%) SDL Web 8
3 4 (1.73%) Magento
4 3 (1.30%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.03%) GitHub
4 4 (1.73%) SaaS
5 2 (0.87%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudSearch
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.43%) PaaS
6 1 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.60%) Internet
2 4 (1.73%) Intranet
2 4 (1.73%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.87%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.87%) SSL
5 1 (0.43%) HTTP
5 1 (0.43%) MQTT
5 1 (0.43%) NFC
5 1 (0.43%) RS-232
5 1 (0.43%) SMPP
5 1 (0.43%) Wireless
5 1 (0.43%) X.509
5 1 (0.43%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (3.90%) MongoDB
3 9 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.46%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.03%) MySQL
6 6 (2.60%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.73%) Power BI
9 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.87%) Big Data
10 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.87%) PouchDB
10 2 (0.87%) Redis
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.43%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.43%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 30 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.06%) gulp
3 12 (5.19%) Jenkins
3 12 (5.19%) NUnit
3 12 (5.19%) Visual Studio
4 10 (4.33%) Mercurial
5 8 (3.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (3.03%) Grunt
6 7 (3.03%) Subversion
6 7 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.60%) Jasmine
7 6 (2.60%) Moq
8 5 (2.16%) IntelliJ
8 5 (2.16%) Selenium
8 5 (2.16%) WebStorm
9 4 (1.73%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.73%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.73%) Mocha
9 4 (1.73%) MSTest
9 4 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 17 (7.36%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.63%) Electronics
3 7 (3.03%) Finance
3 7 (3.03%) Retail
4 4 (1.73%) Advertising
5 3 (1.30%) Banking
5 3 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.87%) Games
6 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.87%) Marketing
6 2 (0.87%) Publishing
7 1 (0.43%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (36.80%) .NET
2 69 (29.87%) CSS
3 64 (27.71%) HTML
4 57 (24.68%) Node.js
5 35 (15.15%) AngularJS
5 35 (15.15%) HTML5
6 27 (11.69%) XML
7 26 (11.26%) jQuery
8 23 (9.96%) CSS3
9 22 (9.52%) REST
10 18 (7.79%) .NET Framework
10 18 (7.79%) RESTful
10 18 (7.79%) Web Services
11 17 (7.36%) KnockoutJS
11 17 (7.36%) Spring
11 17 (7.36%) XSLT
12 16 (6.93%) ASP.NET
13 14 (6.06%) Angular 2
13 14 (6.06%) WCF
14 13 (5.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.09%) User Experience
2 14 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.16%) Graphic Design
6 4 (1.73%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.73%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.30%) Life Science
8 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.87%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.87%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.87%) Smart City
8 2 (0.87%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.43%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.43%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.43%) SCORM
9 1 (0.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.09%) Windows
2 17 (7.36%) Linux
3 8 (3.46%) Android
4 4 (1.73%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.30%) HPUX
6 2 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.87%) Unix
7 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (25.54%) TDD
3 39 (16.88%) E-Commerce
4 28 (12.12%) MVC
5 22 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (8.23%) Pair Programming
7 16 (6.93%) Web Development
8 15 (6.49%) Front End Development
8 15 (6.49%) OO
9 14 (6.06%) BDD
9 14 (6.06%) Scrum
10 13 (5.63%) Mathematics
11 12 (5.19%) Unit Testing
12 11 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (4.33%) CRM
14 8 (3.46%) Workflow
15 7 (3.03%) Android Development
15 7 (3.03%) Migration
15 7 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 79 (34.20%) C#
2 73 (31.60%) JavaScript
3 55 (23.81%) SQL
4 45 (19.48%) Java
5 33 (14.29%) Python
6 17 (7.36%) C
7 14 (6.06%) Embedded C
8 13 (5.63%) PHP
9 11 (4.76%) C++
10 9 (3.90%) TypeScript
11 8 (3.46%) ES6
12 7 (3.03%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.16%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.73%) ABAP
14 4 (1.73%) Dart
14 4 (1.73%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.73%) Scala
15 3 (1.30%) ECMAScript
16 2 (0.87%) Groovy
16 2 (0.87%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (9.09%) Degree
2 8 (3.46%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.30%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.43%) PhD
4 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.87%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) GxP
2 1 (0.43%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 15 (6.49%) Docker
2 2 (0.87%) Firmware
3 1 (0.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) CloudHub
1 1 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.43%) Oozie
1 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.63%) Oracle
3 8 (3.46%) SAP
4 5 (2.16%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.30%) HP
5 3 (1.30%) Intel
5 3 (1.30%) Tableau
5 3 (1.30%) Zend
6 2 (0.87%) Cognos
6 2 (0.87%) Google
6 2 (0.87%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.87%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.43%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.43%) IBM
7 1 (0.43%) Informatica
7 1 (0.43%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.43%) Mercator
7 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.43%) Twitter
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