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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 28 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing Degree 27 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.38% 9.76% 9.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.13% 55.22% 47.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 18
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £271 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £379 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 11
Average hourly rate £53.75 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.82% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £36.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £41.80 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% -23.80%
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
69 67 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.75% 17.68% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 33 33
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £218 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 28
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 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 22 August 2014.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (40.38%) Computer Science
2 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Scrum
2 10 (19.23%) .NET
2 10 (19.23%) jQuery
2 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 10 (19.23%) Big Data
3 9 (17.31%) Software Engineering
3 9 (17.31%) C#
3 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
3 9 (17.31%) Linux
3 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.31%) TDD
4 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 7 (13.46%) C
5 7 (13.46%) Java
5 7 (13.46%) WebLogic
5 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
5 7 (13.46%) OO
5 7 (13.46%) Python
5 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
5 7 (13.46%) SolidWorks
5 7 (13.46%) CAD
5 7 (13.46%) Mathematics
5 7 (13.46%) Performance Testing
6 6 (11.54%) Django
6 6 (11.54%) Visualisation
6 6 (11.54%) D3.js
6 6 (11.54%) Splunk
6 6 (11.54%) Manufacturing

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (13.46%) WebLogic
2 6 (11.54%) IIS
3 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.77%) Apache
4 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.92%) SAS
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.92%) Lync
5 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Project
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Zen Cart
1 1 (1.92%) osCommerce
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.69%) SAN
2 4 (7.69%) Internet
3 3 (5.77%) DLNA
3 3 (5.77%) RTSP
4 2 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (3.85%) Firewall
4 2 (3.85%) IPv6
4 2 (3.85%) DNS
4 2 (3.85%) WAN
4 2 (3.85%) DHCP
4 2 (3.85%) LAN
4 2 (3.85%) MPLS
5 1 (1.92%) VLAN
5 1 (1.92%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) Big Data
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.77%) Maven
2 3 (5.77%) Selenium
3 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.92%) JUnit
3 1 (1.92%) NUnit
3 1 (1.92%) MSTest
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 6 (11.54%) Electronics
3 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.62%) Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Publishing
5 2 (3.85%) Advertising
5 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Design Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Python Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Python/Django Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.77%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Mechanical Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Mechanical Design Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Server Specialist
8 2 (3.85%) Network Support Specialist
8 2 (3.85%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) .NET
1 10 (19.23%) jQuery
2 6 (11.54%) Django
2 6 (11.54%) D3.js
2 6 (11.54%) SVG
3 5 (9.62%) XML
4 4 (7.69%) J2SE
4 4 (7.69%) J2EE
5 3 (5.77%) HTML
5 3 (5.77%) Web Services
5 3 (5.77%) Middleware
5 3 (5.77%) Dojo
6 2 (3.85%) HTML5
6 2 (3.85%) CSS
6 2 (3.85%) Swing
7 1 (1.92%) XML-RPC
7 1 (1.92%) LAMP
7 1 (1.92%) Ember.js
7 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.92%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (40.38%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.46%) Mathematics
3 6 (11.54%) Visualisation
4 5 (9.62%) Clustering
4 5 (9.62%) Open Source
5 4 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (5.77%) MPEG
6 3 (5.77%) DTV
6 3 (5.77%) GIS
6 3 (5.77%) Interactive TV
6 3 (5.77%) IPTV
7 1 (1.92%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Solaris
2 4 (7.69%) UNIX
3 3 (5.77%) Windows
3 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Scrum
2 9 (17.31%) Software Engineering
2 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.31%) TDD
3 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
3 7 (13.46%) OO
3 7 (13.46%) CAD
3 7 (13.46%) Performance Testing
4 5 (9.62%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 4 (7.69%) Project Management
5 4 (7.69%) ITIL
5 4 (7.69%) UML
5 4 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (5.77%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) C#
2 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.46%) C
3 7 (13.46%) Java
3 7 (13.46%) Python
4 6 (11.54%) C++
5 4 (7.69%) SQL
5 4 (7.69%) Perl
6 3 (5.77%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.85%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) PMP
1 3 (5.77%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) CDISC
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
1 2 (3.85%) SCOM
1 2 (3.85%) SCVMM
1 2 (3.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
1 7 (13.46%) SolidWorks
2 6 (11.54%) Splunk
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle
4 4 (7.69%) Atlassian
4 4 (7.69%) Sun
5 3 (5.77%) JBoss
5 3 (5.77%) CA
6 2 (3.85%) Juniper
6 2 (3.85%) HP
6 2 (3.85%) Nortel
7 1 (1.92%) SAP
7 1 (1.92%) Apple
7 1 (1.92%) Zend
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