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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 27 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs citing Degree 18 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.34% 11.91% 11.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.51% 62.32% 58.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £358 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Average hourly rate £60.00 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+287.09% -22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £14.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+120.33% -50.83%
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 69 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.70% 19.11% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 35
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £262 £163
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 6 1 16
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.50 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £15.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 1 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 16 (32.65%) Computer Science
2 11 (22.45%) jQuery
2 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.45%) C#
2 11 (22.45%) .NET
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
3 10 (20.41%) Scrum
3 10 (20.41%) Finance
3 10 (20.41%) Big Data
4 9 (18.37%) TDD
4 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
5 8 (16.33%) Java
5 8 (16.33%) OO
5 8 (16.33%) Python
6 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 7 (14.29%) C++
6 7 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 7 (14.29%) SolidWorks
6 7 (14.29%) CAD
6 7 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 6 (12.24%) Django
7 6 (12.24%) Visualisation
7 6 (12.24%) Splunk
7 6 (12.24%) D3.js
7 6 (12.24%) IIS
7 6 (12.24%) SQL
7 6 (12.24%) Oracle
7 6 (12.24%) XML

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.24%) IIS
3 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.12%) Apache
5 2 (4.08%) SAS
6 1 (2.04%) Lync
6 1 (2.04%) WordPress
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) MS Project
3 1 (2.04%) Simulink
3 1 (2.04%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Zen Cart
1 1 (2.04%) osCommerce
1 1 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) SAN
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) DHCP
2 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) LAN
2 2 (4.08%) WAN
2 2 (4.08%) IPv6
2 2 (4.08%) MPLS
3 1 (2.04%) VLAN
3 1 (2.04%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) Big Data
3 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.16%) Selenium
2 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.12%) Maven
4 2 (4.08%) JUnit
5 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.04%) NUnit
5 1 (2.04%) Hudson
5 1 (2.04%) TestNG
5 1 (2.04%) MSTest
5 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Electronics
3 3 (6.12%) Publishing
4 2 (4.08%) Advertising
4 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.04%) Automotive
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Design Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Python Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Python/Django Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Principal Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.12%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Mechanical Design Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Mechanical Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Network Support Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Server Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Network Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Network Support
7 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) jQuery
1 11 (22.45%) .NET
2 6 (12.24%) Django
2 6 (12.24%) D3.js
2 6 (12.24%) XML
2 6 (12.24%) SVG
3 5 (10.20%) HTML
4 4 (8.16%) J2EE
4 4 (8.16%) J2SE
5 3 (6.12%) CSS
5 3 (6.12%) Web Services
5 3 (6.12%) Dojo
6 2 (4.08%) HTML5
6 2 (4.08%) Swing
6 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.04%) XML-RPC
7 1 (2.04%) LAMP
7 1 (2.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (2.04%) OSGi
7 1 (2.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 6 (12.24%) Visualisation
4 5 (10.20%) Clustering
4 5 (10.20%) Open Source
5 3 (6.12%) GIS
5 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Biometrics
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) UNIX
1 5 (10.20%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Solaris
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
4 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) Scrum
3 9 (18.37%) TDD
4 8 (16.33%) OO
5 7 (14.29%) CAD
5 7 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
7 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Multithreading
7 4 (8.16%) Test Strategy
7 4 (8.16%) BDD
7 4 (8.16%) UML
7 4 (8.16%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (8.16%) ITIL
8 3 (6.12%) Regression Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) C#
2 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.33%) Java
3 8 (16.33%) Python
4 7 (14.29%) C++
5 6 (12.24%) SQL
6 4 (8.16%) Perl
7 3 (6.12%) C
8 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.04%) PHP
9 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) PMP
1 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.04%) ISEB
2 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.04%) PhD
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) CDISC
2 1 (2.04%) GCP
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
1 2 (4.08%) SCOM
1 2 (4.08%) SCVMM
1 2 (4.08%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 7 (14.29%) SolidWorks
2 6 (12.24%) Splunk
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Atlassian
3 4 (8.16%) Sun
4 3 (6.12%) JBoss
5 2 (4.08%) Juniper
5 2 (4.08%) HP
5 2 (4.08%) Nortel
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) Zend
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Rate: £30196 - £38088 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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OHO Group
Rate: £200 - £350 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago