The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridge region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 27 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing Degree 18 36 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.00% 9.68% 10.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.03% 46.15% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 29
Average daily rate £375 £269 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -13.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £398 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Average hourly rate £39.25 £38.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -14.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £22.20 £43.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -23.07%
Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
58 78 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.11% 20.97% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 46
Average daily rate £363 £303 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.83% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £240 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £29.95 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.53% -30.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £12.50 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £38.50 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Degree
Cambridgeshire

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 24 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (39.02%) Computer Science
2 12 (29.27%) Linux
3 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
4 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) C
5 8 (19.51%) UNIX
6 7 (17.07%) Java
6 7 (17.07%) Perl
6 7 (17.07%) SQL
7 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
7 6 (14.63%) Subversion
8 5 (12.20%) Ruby
8 5 (12.20%) Electronics
8 5 (12.20%) Finance
8 5 (12.20%) Project Management
8 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
9 4 (9.76%) CGI
9 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.76%) Assembly Language
9 4 (9.76%) Python
9 4 (9.76%) Windows
9 4 (9.76%) OOD
9 4 (9.76%) CSS
9 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
9 4 (9.76%) C++
9 4 (9.76%) HTML
9 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.76%) E-Learning
9 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.76%) Ruby on Rails

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Project
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.44%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.32%) RTSP
2 3 (7.32%) DLNA
3 2 (4.88%) Intranet
3 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.44%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Subversion
2 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Bazaar
3 1 (2.44%) Hudson
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (12.20%) Electronics
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Advertising
3 2 (4.88%) Publishing
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Software Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Author
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Author
5 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Support
5 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Junior
6 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) CSS
1 4 (9.76%) HTML
1 4 (9.76%) CGI
1 4 (9.76%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (7.32%) Middleware
3 2 (4.88%) Qt
4 1 (2.44%) CSS3
4 1 (2.44%) jQuery
4 1 (2.44%) Ajax
4 1 (2.44%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) XML
4 1 (2.44%) XSLT
4 1 (2.44%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Open Source
2 4 (9.76%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (9.76%) E-Learning
3 3 (7.32%) Interactive TV
3 3 (7.32%) MPEG
3 3 (7.32%) DTV
3 3 (7.32%) IPTV
3 3 (7.32%) Informatics
4 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.88%) Physics
4 2 (4.88%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.44%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.44%) Animation
5 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.44%) iPhone
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) W3C
5 1 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.44%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Linux
2 8 (19.51%) UNIX
3 4 (9.76%) Windows
4 3 (7.32%) Solaris
5 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.44%) Debian
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Android
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
2 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) Project Management
4 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
4 4 (9.76%) OOD
4 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) DRM
5 3 (7.32%) Change Control
5 3 (7.32%) PRINCE
5 3 (7.32%) TDD
6 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.88%) CRM
6 2 (4.88%) UML
6 2 (4.88%) OOP
6 2 (4.88%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.88%) Matrix Management
6 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) C
2 7 (17.07%) Java
2 7 (17.07%) Perl
2 7 (17.07%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) Ruby
4 4 (9.76%) C++
4 4 (9.76%) Python
4 4 (9.76%) Assembly Language
4 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.32%) Embedded C
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (2.44%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) PMP
1 3 (7.32%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.32%) Sun
1 3 (7.32%) CA
2 2 (4.88%) Sybase
2 2 (4.88%) Marketo
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) Apple
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