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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 18 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 37 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.92% 9.14% 8.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 53.03% 41.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 20
Average daily rate
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£388 £298 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.25% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+37.25% -26.08%
Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
74 66 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.85% 17.23% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 30 43
Average daily rate £325 £328 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £210 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 32
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £37.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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 29 July 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 29 July 2014.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) C
2 10 (18.18%) C#
2 10 (18.18%) .NET
2 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 9 (16.36%) jQuery
3 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.36%) Big Data
3 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
3 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.55%) Scrum
4 8 (14.55%) Java
4 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.55%) Linux
5 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.73%) C++
5 7 (12.73%) Python
5 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.73%) SolidWorks
5 7 (12.73%) TDD
5 7 (12.73%) CAD
6 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
6 6 (10.91%) Electronics
6 6 (10.91%) SVG
6 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
6 6 (10.91%) IIS
6 6 (10.91%) Splunk
6 6 (10.91%) D3.js
6 6 (10.91%) Visualisation

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (10.91%) IIS
2 5 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.45%) Apache
5 1 (1.82%) SAS
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.82%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Project
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.27%) SAN
3 3 (5.45%) RTSP
3 3 (5.45%) DLNA
4 2 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (3.64%) Internet
4 2 (3.64%) MPLS
4 2 (3.64%) Firewall
4 2 (3.64%) DNS
4 2 (3.64%) IPv6
4 2 (3.64%) LAN
4 2 (3.64%) WAN
4 2 (3.64%) DHCP
5 1 (1.82%) VLAN
5 1 (1.82%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
1 9 (16.36%) Big Data
2 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.45%) Maven
2 3 (5.45%) Selenium
3 2 (3.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) MSTest
4 1 (1.82%) Bazaar
4 1 (1.82%) JUnit
4 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) NUnit
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
2 6 (10.91%) Electronics
3 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.09%) Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Advertising
4 3 (5.45%) Publishing
5 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Software Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Design Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Python Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Python/Django Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Mechanical Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Mechanical Design Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Network Support
6 2 (3.64%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) .NET
2 9 (16.36%) jQuery
3 6 (10.91%) Django
3 6 (10.91%) D3.js
3 6 (10.91%) SVG
4 4 (7.27%) XML
5 3 (5.45%) Middleware
5 3 (5.45%) Web Services
5 3 (5.45%) Dojo
6 2 (3.64%) HTML
6 2 (3.64%) J2EE
6 2 (3.64%) CSS
6 2 (3.64%) Swing
6 2 (3.64%) J2SE
7 1 (1.82%) LAMP
7 1 (1.82%) Ember.js
7 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.82%) HTML5
7 1 (1.82%) OSGi
7 1 (1.82%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.91%) Visualisation
3 5 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 4 (7.27%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (5.45%) IPTV
5 3 (5.45%) Interactive TV
5 3 (5.45%) DTV
5 3 (5.45%) GIS
5 3 (5.45%) MPEG
6 2 (3.64%) Clustering
6 2 (3.64%) Open Source
7 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.82%) iPhone
7 1 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.82%) VHDL
7 1 (1.82%) Verilog
7 1 (1.82%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) UNIX
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.64%) Solaris
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.82%) Debian
5 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.55%) Scrum
4 7 (12.73%) TDD
4 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.73%) CAD
5 5 (9.09%) OO
5 5 (9.09%) Project Management
5 5 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 4 (7.27%) ITIL
6 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Web Development
7 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.45%) PRINCE
7 3 (5.45%) DRM
7 3 (5.45%) Validation
7 3 (5.45%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) C
1 10 (18.18%) C#
2 8 (14.55%) Java
2 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.73%) C++
3 7 (12.73%) Python
4 4 (7.27%) Embedded C
4 4 (7.27%) SQL
5 3 (5.45%) Assembly Language
5 3 (5.45%) Perl
6 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) PMP
1 3 (5.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) CDISC
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) SCCM
1 2 (3.64%) SCOM
1 2 (3.64%) SCVMM
1 2 (3.64%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
1 7 (12.73%) SolidWorks
2 6 (10.91%) Splunk
3 3 (5.45%) JBoss
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) CA
4 2 (3.64%) Sun
4 2 (3.64%) HP
4 2 (3.64%) Nortel
4 2 (3.64%) Juniper
4 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.82%) Apple
5 1 (1.82%) SAP
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