The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Postgraduate over the 3 months to 28 July 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postgraduate
Rank 44 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.55% 0.40% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.45% 2.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £525 £375
% change year-on-year
-52.38% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50
Postgraduate
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
58 95 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.89% 18.81% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 55 40
Median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 12
Median hourly rate £17.50 £48.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.91% +130.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £15.77 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £60.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Postgraduate as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Postgraduate
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Postgraduate also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Biology
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Python Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) Biology
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
1 2 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle