Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in Peterborough during the 6 months to 22 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
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 82 42 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 22.34% 18.50% 19.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.91% 19.09% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 24 65
Peterborough median daily rate £356 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.65% -4.17% -3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £200
90th Percentile £451 £375 £428
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £363 £369 £363
% change year-on-year -1.69% +1.72% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Peterborough median hourly rate - £44.50 -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £41.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough. 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
Peterborough
Contract vacancies in Peterborough with a recognized job title 343 220 225
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.46% 96.92% 98.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 106 123
Peterborough median daily rate £351 £315 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -5.97% +8.06%
10th Percentile £170 £104 £115
90th Percentile £475 £488 £575
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 41
Peterborough median hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +10.42% -20.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.17 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.25 £45.25 £24.25
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +10.29% +65.85% -18.00%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Peterborough.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Peterborough

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Peterborough

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Peterborough over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Peterborough

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Peterborough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Peterborough

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Peterborough region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (42.68%) Git (software)
3 34 (41.46%) .NET
4 31 (37.80%) JavaScript
5 30 (36.59%) jQuery
6 29 (35.37%) SQL
7 27 (32.93%) JSON
8 26 (31.71%) Java
9 23 (28.05%) AngularJS
10 22 (26.83%) XML
11 21 (25.61%) CSS
12 20 (24.39%) J2EE
12 20 (24.39%) TDD
13 19 (23.17%) C#
13 19 (23.17%) Retail
13 19 (23.17%) Spring
13 19 (23.17%) Node.js
14 18 (21.95%) API Development
14 18 (21.95%) HTML
14 18 (21.95%) Oracle
15 17 (20.73%) SDLC
16 16 (19.51%) CSS3
17 15 (18.29%) HTML5
17 15 (18.29%) Finance
18 14 (17.07%) RESTful
19 13 (15.85%) Maven
19 13 (15.85%) JIRA
19 13 (15.85%) JBoss
19 13 (15.85%) Enterprise Software
20 12 (14.63%) Docker

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 13 (15.85%) JBoss
2 11 (13.41%) Tomcat
3 8 (9.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (8.54%) Confluence
5 3 (3.66%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.22%) CMS
6 1 (1.22%) Magnolia
6 1 (1.22%) Mule
6 1 (1.22%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.66%) npm
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.22%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 8 (9.76%) Cognos Report Studio
2 8 (9.76%) Oracle Database
2 8 (9.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.66%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.44%) Big Data
6 1 (1.22%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.22%) DB2
6 1 (1.22%) Power BI
6 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (42.68%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.85%) JIRA
2 13 (15.85%) Maven
3 11 (13.41%) JUnit
4 10 (12.20%) SoapUI
5 7 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.10%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.10%) TeamCity
7 4 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.44%) gulp
8 2 (2.44%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.22%) Android Studio
9 1 (1.22%) NUnit
9 1 (1.22%) Subversion
9 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.22%) webpack
General
1 19 (23.17%) Retail
2 15 (18.29%) Finance
3 1 (1.22%) Advertising
3 1 (1.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (41.46%) .NET
2 30 (36.59%) jQuery
3 27 (32.93%) JSON
4 23 (28.05%) AngularJS
5 22 (26.83%) XML
6 21 (25.61%) CSS
7 20 (24.39%) J2EE
8 19 (23.17%) Node.js
8 19 (23.17%) Spring
9 18 (21.95%) HTML
10 16 (19.51%) CSS3
11 15 (18.29%) HTML5
12 14 (17.07%) RESTful
13 12 (14.63%) SOAP
14 11 (13.41%) .NET Framework
14 11 (13.41%) Sass
14 11 (13.41%) Web Services
15 8 (9.76%) WCF
16 7 (8.54%) NHibernate
17 4 (4.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.32%) User Experience
3 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.22%) Android
1 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.39%) TDD
3 18 (21.95%) API Development
4 17 (20.73%) SDLC
5 12 (14.63%) Front End Development
5 12 (14.63%) Scrum
5 12 (14.63%) SOA
6 11 (13.41%) Defect Management
7 9 (10.98%) Kanban
8 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.54%) Microservices
8 7 (8.54%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.66%) Data Analysis
10 3 (3.66%) ETL
10 3 (3.66%) MVC
11 2 (2.44%) High Availability
11 2 (2.44%) Pair Programming
11 2 (2.44%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (2.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.80%) JavaScript
2 29 (35.37%) SQL
3 26 (31.71%) Java
4 19 (23.17%) C#
5 8 (9.76%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.88%) Scala
7 1 (1.22%) AWK
7 1 (1.22%) C++
7 1 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.22%) Perl
7 1 (1.22%) PHP
7 1 (1.22%) Python
7 1 (1.22%) R
7 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Oracle
2 11 (13.41%) Adobe
3 9 (10.98%) Cognos
4 8 (9.76%) IBM
5 7 (8.54%) Atlassian
5 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.88%) Google
6 4 (4.88%) NGA Human Resources
6 4 (4.88%) Northgate
7 3 (3.66%) Twitter
8 1 (1.22%) Monetate
8 1 (1.22%) Qubit