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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 22 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Degree 21 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.69% 4.95% 8.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.43% 53.57% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
Average daily rate £350 £431 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.84% +34.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £594 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £32.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +17.27%
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 28 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.53% 9.24% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 22
Average daily rate £325 £380 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +21.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £287 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £543 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Average hourly rate £60.00 £46.75 £27.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% +72.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 31 (57.41%) Computer Science
2 26 (48.15%) Linux
3 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (33.33%) Python
5 17 (31.48%) Scrum
6 13 (24.07%) Finance
7 11 (20.37%) Project Management
7 11 (20.37%) Java
7 11 (20.37%) SQL
8 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
8 10 (18.52%) C#
8 10 (18.52%) Bioinformatics
8 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 10 (18.52%) JIRA
8 10 (18.52%) Time Management
8 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
9 9 (16.67%) Life Science
9 9 (16.67%) Puppet
9 9 (16.67%) Perl
10 8 (14.81%) .NET
10 8 (14.81%) HTML
10 8 (14.81%) CSS
10 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
10 8 (14.81%) Software Testing
10 8 (14.81%) MVC
10 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
11 7 (12.96%) Biology
11 7 (12.96%) jQuery
11 7 (12.96%) Electronics
11 7 (12.96%) SQL Server

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (5.56%) Drupal
1 3 (5.56%) MS Project Server
2 2 (3.70%) Apache
2 2 (3.70%) ColdFusion
2 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) FTP
2 3 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (1.85%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 5 (9.26%) MySQL
4 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.70%) Big Data
6 2 (3.70%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.85%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
1 10 (18.52%) JIRA
2 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.56%) IntelliJ
2 3 (5.56%) Maven
3 2 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.85%) RSpec
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Developer
2 7 (12.96%) Administrator
3 6 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (9.26%) Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Tester
7 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) ColdFusion Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) .NET
1 8 (14.81%) CSS
1 8 (14.81%) HTML
2 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
2 7 (12.96%) jQuery
3 4 (7.41%) RESTful
3 4 (7.41%) Web Services
4 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.56%) CSS3
4 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.56%) HTML5
4 3 (5.56%) Spring
4 3 (5.56%) XML
5 2 (3.70%) Ajax
5 2 (3.70%) Django
5 2 (3.70%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (3.70%) NumPy
5 2 (3.70%) SciPy
5 2 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (57.41%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.67%) Life Science
3 7 (12.96%) Biology
4 6 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (9.26%) Device Driver
6 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
7 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
7 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
7 3 (5.56%) Private Cloud
7 3 (5.56%) Proteomics
8 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.70%) User Experience
8 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.85%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Linux
2 6 (11.11%) Android
2 6 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (11.11%) Windows
3 5 (9.26%) Unix
4 3 (5.56%) Solaris
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) AIX
5 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Scrum
3 11 (20.37%) Project Management
4 10 (18.52%) Bioinformatics
4 10 (18.52%) Software Engineering
4 10 (18.52%) Time Management
5 8 (14.81%) MVC
5 8 (14.81%) Software Testing
5 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 6 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 6 (11.11%) TDD
7 5 (9.26%) Business Analysis
7 5 (9.26%) OO
7 5 (9.26%) Process Management
8 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Document Management
8 4 (7.41%) Kanban
8 4 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.33%) Python
2 11 (20.37%) Java
2 11 (20.37%) SQL
3 10 (18.52%) C#
3 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.67%) Perl
5 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
6 7 (12.96%) C++
7 6 (11.11%) C
8 3 (5.56%) R
9 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.70%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.85%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) APMP
1 3 (5.56%) PhD
2 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Docker
1 6 (11.11%) GPFS
1 6 (11.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) Puppet
2 6 (11.11%) Ganglia
2 6 (11.11%) Nagios
3 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.85%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) IBM
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle
1 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 5 (9.26%) WorldPay
3 3 (5.56%) VMware
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.70%) Sun
5 1 (1.85%) SAP
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