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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postgraduate
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.80% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £569 -
% change year-on-year
-48.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 -
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
61 29 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.35% 9.27% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 20
Average daily rate £325 £368 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +13.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £170 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £543 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Average hourly rate £60.00 £46.75 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% +152.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Postgraduate
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate.

1 5 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Biology
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (80.00%) Parallel Computing
2 4 (80.00%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Validation
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Life Science
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Programmer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Biology
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Life Science
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Bioinformatics
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (80.00%) Parallel Computing
2 4 (80.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) Python