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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 24 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Degree 14 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.38% 8.21% 7.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.42% 41.82% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 12
Average daily rate
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£369 £335 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.07% +10.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £256 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £24.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.97% -34.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -12.69%
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
33 55 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.31% 19.64% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 41
Average daily rate £388 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £178 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 16
Average hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £24.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.66% +50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.50 £37.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Windows
3 7 (19.44%) Java
3 7 (19.44%) .NET
3 7 (19.44%) SAP
3 7 (19.44%) Project Management
4 6 (16.67%) HTML
4 6 (16.67%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 6 (16.67%) XML
4 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
5 5 (13.89%) Publishing
5 5 (13.89%) ITIL
5 5 (13.89%) CSS
5 5 (13.89%) Python
5 5 (13.89%) C#
5 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.89%) Web Development
6 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 4 (11.11%) DNS
6 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (11.11%) VMware
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
7 3 (8.33%) Migration
7 3 (8.33%) Electronics
7 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 3 (8.33%) MVC
7 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (5.56%) Lync
1 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.78%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
1 2 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (5.56%) DHCP
2 2 (5.56%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) SSH
2 2 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (2.78%) 4G
3 1 (2.78%) Wireless
3 1 (2.78%) 2G
3 1 (2.78%) 3G
3 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.78%) Hudson
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) JUnit
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) TestNG
General
1 5 (13.89%) Publishing
2 3 (8.33%) Electronics
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.78%) Automotive
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 6 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) IT Support
4 2 (5.56%) IT Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Tester
4 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Support Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Senior IT Manager
5 1 (2.78%) Wintel Support
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Mechanical Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
2 6 (16.67%) HTML
2 6 (16.67%) XML
3 5 (13.89%) CSS
4 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.33%) jQuery
4 3 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (5.56%) REST
5 2 (5.56%) HTML5
5 2 (5.56%) J2EE
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.56%) LAMP
6 1 (2.78%) WinForms
6 1 (2.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) PMI
3 2 (5.56%) Open Source
3 2 (5.56%) Statistics
3 2 (5.56%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) UNIX
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Project Management
2 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
3 5 (13.89%) Web Development
4 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.33%) Scrum
4 3 (8.33%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) OO
4 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 3 (8.33%) MVC
5 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.56%) DSDM
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Content Management
5 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.89%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) Python
4 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.56%) MATLAB
5 2 (5.56%) Scala
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) VBScript
6 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.56%) MCP
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) PhD
4 1 (2.78%) CCNA
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) GCP
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) CDISC
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) SAP
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) Temenos
5 1 (2.78%) EMC
5 1 (2.78%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) Lotus
5 1 (2.78%) SolidWorks
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
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