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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 28 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing Degree 15 37 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.08% 11.01% 12.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.59% 62.71% 61.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 27
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £297 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £359 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £14.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+103.38% -49.13%
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
61 59 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.58% 17.56% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 43
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.80% -22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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
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 22 October 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 18 (36.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (26.00%) jQuery
2 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.00%) C#
2 13 (26.00%) .NET
2 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.00%) Scrum
4 10 (20.00%) Big Data
5 9 (18.00%) Finance
5 9 (18.00%) TDD
5 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (16.00%) Python
6 8 (16.00%) SQL
6 8 (16.00%) Java
6 8 (16.00%) OO
7 7 (14.00%) XML
7 7 (14.00%) C++
7 7 (14.00%) HTML
7 7 (14.00%) WebLogic
7 7 (14.00%) CAD
7 7 (14.00%) SolidWorks
7 7 (14.00%) Performance Testing
7 7 (14.00%) Mathematics
7 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (12.00%) Visualisation
8 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (12.00%) Django
8 6 (12.00%) Splunk
8 6 (12.00%) D3.js

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (14.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.00%) IIS
3 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.00%) JBoss
4 3 (6.00%) Apache
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.00%) SAS
6 1 (2.00%) WordPress
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Simulink
2 1 (2.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) osCommerce
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
1 1 (2.00%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) SAN
1 4 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (4.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) MPLS
2 2 (4.00%) DHCP
2 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.00%) DNS
2 2 (4.00%) LAN
2 2 (4.00%) WAN
2 2 (4.00%) IPv6
3 1 (2.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.00%) Big Data
3 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.00%) Selenium
2 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.00%) Maven
4 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.00%) JUnit
5 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.00%) NUnit
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.00%) TestNG
5 1 (2.00%) Hudson
5 1 (2.00%) MSTest
5 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
2 5 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Publishing
4 3 (6.00%) Electronics
5 2 (4.00%) Advertising
5 2 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.00%) Automotive
6 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Design Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Python Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Python/Django Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Principal Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Mechanical Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Network Support Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Server Support Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Server Support
6 2 (4.00%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Tester
6 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) jQuery
1 13 (26.00%) .NET
2 7 (14.00%) XML
2 7 (14.00%) HTML
3 6 (12.00%) Django
3 6 (12.00%) D3.js
3 6 (12.00%) SVG
4 5 (10.00%) CSS
5 4 (8.00%) J2SE
5 4 (8.00%) J2EE
6 3 (6.00%) Web Services
6 3 (6.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (6.00%) Dojo
6 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.00%) HTML5
7 2 (4.00%) Swing
7 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.00%) LAMP
8 1 (2.00%) XML-RPC
8 1 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (12.00%) Visualisation
4 5 (10.00%) Clustering
4 5 (10.00%) Open Source
5 3 (6.00%) GIS
5 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.00%) Biometrics
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) UNIX
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Solaris
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.00%) Scrum
3 9 (18.00%) TDD
4 8 (16.00%) OO
5 7 (14.00%) CAD
5 7 (14.00%) Performance Testing
6 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (8.00%) BDD
8 4 (8.00%) Multithreading
8 4 (8.00%) Web Development
8 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (8.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
8 4 (8.00%) UML
8 4 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (8.00%) ITIL
9 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) C#
2 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.00%) Python
3 8 (16.00%) SQL
3 8 (16.00%) Java
4 7 (14.00%) C++
5 4 (8.00%) Perl
6 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.00%) C
7 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) ISEB
1 1 (2.00%) PhD
1 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) CDISC
2 1 (2.00%) GCP
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
1 2 (4.00%) SCOM
1 2 (4.00%) SCVMM
1 2 (4.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) SolidWorks
3 6 (12.00%) Splunk
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle
4 4 (8.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (8.00%) Sun
5 2 (4.00%) Juniper
5 2 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) Nortel
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) Zend
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
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Cambridge University Press
Posted: 7 days ago
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Cambridge University Press
Rate: £31,916 per annum pro rata
Posted: 8 days ago
Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom
EMBL
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Posted: 15 days ago