The first table below looks at the demand for PowerHouse 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 PowerHouse over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Cognos PowerHouse
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PowerHouse 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £218 £230
% change year-on-year
- -5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
181 193 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.59% 50.00% 64.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 91 167
Average daily rate £336 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.08% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 37
Average hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PowerHouse
Cambridgeshire

PowerHouse
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

PowerHouse Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PowerHouse
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing PowerHouse 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 PowerHouse.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) STL
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Software Architecture

PowerHouse
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing PowerHouse 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 PowerHouse. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Python Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB