The median contractor rate for a Microsoft Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 27 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.

Microsoft Developer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 - 74
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.02% - 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £425 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £361
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 544 560 755
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.67% 94.28% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 319 440
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 £200 £155 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 31 85
Median hourly rate £19.38 £27.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.52% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.91 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Developer in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 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 - 3 £425 -
Microsoft Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) CRM
2 4 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) Advertising
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) COM
3 3 (50.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) BODI
5 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
5 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Sqoop
5 1 (16.67%) Oozie
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Ab Initio

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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (16.67%) BODI
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) DataStage
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) Power BI
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) Sqoop
General
1 3 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) COM
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Ab Initio
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica