The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet 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
Internet
Rank 27 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs citing Internet 11 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.44% 1.43% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.03% 8.70% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
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£363 £413 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.17% +8.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £348
% change year-on-year
+10.37% -2.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +22.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 46 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.06% 16.43% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 26
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £380 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 23
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +97.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £45.00 £48.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Internet across the Cambridge region.

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Cambridge region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 19 (82.61%) Python
2 18 (78.26%) HTML
3 16 (69.57%) SQL
3 16 (69.57%) Linux
3 16 (69.57%) JIRA
4 15 (65.22%) Perforce
5 13 (56.52%) XML
6 10 (43.48%) QA
6 10 (43.48%) Manual Testing
7 9 (39.13%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (39.13%) C
7 9 (39.13%) C++
7 9 (39.13%) Client/Server
8 7 (30.43%) Scrum
8 7 (30.43%) Streaming Media
9 5 (21.74%) IPTV
9 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Product Management
10 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
11 3 (13.04%) DNS
11 3 (13.04%) DHCP
11 3 (13.04%) .NET
11 3 (13.04%) Java
11 3 (13.04%) Firewall
11 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
12 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
12 2 (8.70%) Content Management
12 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
12 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
12 2 (8.70%) LAMP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DHCP
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
3 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Firebug
2 1 (4.35%) Fiddler
2 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Grunt
2 1 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.70%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Test Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Software Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Information Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) LAMP
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) LESS
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.35%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) DOM
5 1 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Client/Server
2 7 (30.43%) Streaming Media
3 5 (21.74%) IPTV
4 2 (8.70%) Open Source
4 2 (8.70%) Internet of Things
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Manual Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
4 4 (17.39%) Product Management
5 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) Content Management
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) DSDM
6 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) Python
2 16 (69.57%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) C
3 9 (39.13%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) CCIE
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Perforce
2 1 (4.35%) F5
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint