The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 29 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing Degree 19 41 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.22% 11.02% 11.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.36% 60.29% 58.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 24
Average daily rate
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£356 £300 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £271 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £379 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 12
Average hourly rate £60.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £16.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.76%
Degree
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
67 68 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.89% 18.28% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 33 35
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £261 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 21
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the Cambridge region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Cambridge region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Degree.

1 17 (32.69%) Computer Science
2 11 (21.15%) jQuery
2 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.15%) C#
2 11 (21.15%) .NET
2 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
3 10 (19.23%) Scrum
3 10 (19.23%) Finance
3 10 (19.23%) Big Data
4 9 (17.31%) TDD
4 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
5 8 (15.38%) Java
5 8 (15.38%) OO
5 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 7 (13.46%) Performance Testing
6 7 (13.46%) Mathematics
6 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
6 7 (13.46%) WebLogic
6 7 (13.46%) Python
6 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
6 7 (13.46%) SolidWorks
6 7 (13.46%) CAD
7 6 (11.54%) SVG
7 6 (11.54%) IIS
7 6 (11.54%) C++
7 6 (11.54%) SQL
7 6 (11.54%) Linux
7 6 (11.54%) Oracle
7 6 (11.54%) XML
7 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.46%) WebLogic
2 6 (11.54%) IIS
3 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.77%) Apache
4 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.85%) SAS
6 1 (1.92%) Lync
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Zen Cart
1 1 (1.92%) osCommerce
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Internet
1 4 (7.69%) SAN
2 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) MPLS
3 2 (3.85%) IPv6
3 2 (3.85%) DHCP
3 2 (3.85%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) WAN
3 2 (3.85%) LAN
3 2 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.92%) DLNA
4 1 (1.92%) VLAN
4 1 (1.92%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.92%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) Big Data
3 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.69%) Selenium
2 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.77%) Maven
4 2 (3.85%) JUnit
5 1 (1.92%) Hudson
5 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.92%) TestNG
5 1 (1.92%) MSTest
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.92%) NUnit
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Electronics
4 3 (5.77%) Publishing
5 2 (3.85%) Advertising
5 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Design Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Software Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 6 (11.54%) Python Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Python/Django Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Mechanical Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Network Support
6 2 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) C++ Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Server Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) jQuery
1 11 (21.15%) .NET
2 6 (11.54%) SVG
2 6 (11.54%) XML
2 6 (11.54%) Django
2 6 (11.54%) D3.js
3 5 (9.62%) HTML
4 4 (7.69%) J2SE
4 4 (7.69%) J2EE
5 3 (5.77%) Dojo
5 3 (5.77%) CSS
5 3 (5.77%) Web Services
6 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.85%) Swing
6 2 (3.85%) HTML5
7 1 (1.92%) Ember.js
7 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.92%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.92%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.46%) Mathematics
3 6 (11.54%) Visualisation
4 5 (9.62%) Open Source
4 5 (9.62%) Clustering
5 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.77%) GIS
6 2 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.92%) Statistics
7 1 (1.92%) IPTV
7 1 (1.92%) Interactive TV
7 1 (1.92%) MPEG
7 1 (1.92%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.92%) DTV
7 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) UNIX
3 4 (7.69%) Solaris
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (5.77%) Windows
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.23%) Scrum
3 9 (17.31%) TDD
4 8 (15.38%) OO
5 7 (13.46%) Performance Testing
5 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
5 7 (13.46%) CAD
6 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.62%) Load Balancing
8 4 (7.69%) ITIL
8 4 (7.69%) UML
8 4 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Multithreading
8 4 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (7.69%) BDD
8 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.77%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) C#
2 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.38%) Java
4 7 (13.46%) Python
5 6 (11.54%) C++
5 6 (11.54%) SQL
6 5 (9.62%) C
7 4 (7.69%) Perl
8 3 (5.77%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.85%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.92%) PHP
10 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) PMP
1 3 (5.77%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.92%) PhD
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
2 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) CDISC
2 1 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
1 2 (3.85%) SCOM
1 2 (3.85%) SCVMM
1 2 (3.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
1 7 (13.46%) SolidWorks
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) Splunk
3 4 (7.69%) Sun
3 4 (7.69%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.77%) JBoss
5 2 (3.85%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) Nortel
5 2 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (1.92%) Zend
6 1 (1.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.92%) CA
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