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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 20 29 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing Degree 40 21 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.11% 4.43% 10.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.48% 32.31% 59.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 14
Average daily rate
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£369 £381 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% +27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £289 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.20% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £60.00 £60.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.76% +44.44%
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
92 65 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.66% 13.71% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 41 29
Average daily rate £315 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £120 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 4
Average hourly rate £15.77 £21.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.90% +35.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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 24 (38.10%) Computer Science
2 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (28.57%) Scrum
4 16 (25.40%) Project Management
5 12 (19.05%) Java
5 12 (19.05%) Linux
5 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 11 (17.46%) SQL
7 10 (15.87%) MVC
8 9 (14.29%) Finance
9 8 (12.70%) C#
9 8 (12.70%) MySQL
9 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
10 7 (11.11%) TDD
10 7 (11.11%) ITIL
10 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
11 6 (9.52%) UNIX
11 6 (9.52%) Windows
11 6 (9.52%) C++
11 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
11 6 (9.52%) Perl
11 6 (9.52%) .NET
11 6 (9.52%) Bioinformatics
11 6 (9.52%) JIRA
11 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
12 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
12 5 (7.94%) R
12 5 (7.94%) Proteomics

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (6.35%) Drupal
2 2 (3.17%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.59%) Confluence
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
2 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) SaaS
1 2 (3.17%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) LDAP
1 4 (6.35%) Wireless
2 2 (3.17%) VPN
2 2 (3.17%) LAN
2 2 (3.17%) WAN
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) IOS XR
3 1 (1.59%) DHCP
3 1 (1.59%) VoIP
3 1 (1.59%) ATM
3 1 (1.59%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.59%) ISDN
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) MPLS
3 1 (1.59%) OSPF
3 1 (1.59%) BGP
3 1 (1.59%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.59%) IGRP
3 1 (1.59%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) MySQL
2 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.52%) JIRA
3 4 (6.35%) Maven
4 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.76%) IntelliJ
5 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.59%) RSpec
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Legal
3 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Avionics
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (15.87%) Developer
2 9 (14.29%) Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Graduate
6 4 (6.35%) Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) IT Graduate
7 3 (4.76%) Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.17%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.17%) ColdFusion Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Systems Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Service Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Procurement Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Services Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) .NET
2 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.94%) CSS
2 5 (7.94%) HTML
3 4 (6.35%) Hibernate
3 4 (6.35%) Spring
4 2 (3.17%) WCF
4 2 (3.17%) RESTful
4 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.59%) Catalyst
5 1 (1.59%) DBIx::Class
5 1 (1.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.59%) WPF
5 1 (1.59%) LINQ
5 1 (1.59%) jQuery
5 1 (1.59%) OAuth
5 1 (1.59%) JFC
5 1 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.59%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (38.10%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.94%) Proteomics
4 4 (6.35%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.17%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.59%) Statistics
6 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.59%) Kindle
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) PMI
6 1 (1.59%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.59%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Linux
2 6 (9.52%) UNIX
2 6 (9.52%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) Android
4 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) AIX
5 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) Scrum
3 16 (25.40%) Project Management
4 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 10 (15.87%) MVC
6 7 (11.11%) TDD
6 7 (11.11%) ITIL
6 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.52%) Bioinformatics
7 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.94%) Change Management
8 5 (7.94%) Benchmarking
8 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
8 5 (7.94%) Software Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.35%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.05%) Java
2 11 (17.46%) SQL
3 8 (12.70%) C#
4 6 (9.52%) C++
4 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.52%) Perl
5 5 (7.94%) R
5 5 (7.94%) C
6 3 (4.76%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.59%) Ruby
7 1 (1.59%) VBScript
7 1 (1.59%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) PhD
1 5 (7.94%) ISEB
2 4 (6.35%) HND
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) SSCP
4 2 (3.17%) CCNA
5 1 (1.59%) CISM
5 1 (1.59%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.59%) CISSP
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.59%) MCSE
5 1 (1.59%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.17%) COBIT
4 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.59%) IEC 61508
4 1 (1.59%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.59%) Capistrano
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle
2 3 (4.76%) SAP
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) WorldPay
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco
3 2 (3.17%) VMware
4 1 (1.59%) Google
4 1 (1.59%) EMC
4 1 (1.59%) McAfee
4 1 (1.59%) BT
4 1 (1.59%) Perforce
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