The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Advertising in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Advertising 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 terms in our General category for the Cambridgeshire 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
Advertising
Rank 61 54 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing Advertising 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.83% 0.50% 0.76%
As % of the General category 3.23% 1.86% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £380 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £480 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £331 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.60% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -45.45%
General Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
186 161 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 25.80% 26.83% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 74 104
Average daily rate £364 £374 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.74% -3.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £234 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £17.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Advertising
East of England

Advertising
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Advertising across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Advertising Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Advertising
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Advertising Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Advertising
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Advertising across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Advertising Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Advertising
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Advertising Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Advertising
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Advertising within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Cambridge +5 6 £375 -6.25% 5
Peterborough - - - -
Advertising
East of England

Advertising
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

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

1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) UNIX
2 12 (80.00%) Finance
3 10 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 10 (66.67%) Java
3 10 (66.67%) Sybase
4 9 (60.00%) Solaris
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Perl
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) Subversion
6 6 (40.00%) OO
7 5 (33.33%) CGI
7 5 (33.33%) QA
8 4 (26.67%) Sun
9 3 (20.00%) OOD
9 3 (20.00%) Internet
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (20.00%) J2EE
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (20.00%) UML
9 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (20.00%) J2SE
9 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
9 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (20.00%) Clustering
9 3 (20.00%) Degree
10 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM

Advertising
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 10 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) MorphX
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Java Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Java Architect
4 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) CGI
2 3 (20.00%) J2EE
2 3 (20.00%) J2SE
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) UNIX
2 9 (60.00%) Solaris
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) OOD
3 3 (20.00%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) BCP
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) AWK
4 2 (13.33%) Bourne shell
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) C
5 1 (6.67%) sed
5 1 (6.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Sybase
2 4 (26.67%) Sun
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) Atlassian
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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