The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 29 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 50 64 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.17% 9.03% 6.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.48% 49.61% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 23
Average daily rate
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£381 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £271 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £425 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.50 £16.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.53 £26.25 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+27.71% -21.05%
Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
115 129 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.18% 18.19% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 47 66
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 35
Average hourly rate £19.25 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Degree
East of England

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Degree Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Degree
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 Degree within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -7 36 £388 +30.25% 92
Peterborough -1 9 £125 -64.28% 1
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 3
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 29 (35.80%) Computer Science
2 19 (23.46%) Finance
3 16 (19.75%) .NET
4 15 (18.52%) C#
4 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
5 14 (17.28%) Project Management
6 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
7 12 (14.81%) TDD
7 12 (14.81%) Scrum
8 11 (13.58%) Software Engineering
8 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
8 11 (13.58%) Java
8 11 (13.58%) OO
8 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
9 10 (12.35%) C
9 10 (12.35%) jQuery
10 9 (11.11%) SQL
10 9 (11.11%) Oracle
10 9 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 9 (11.11%) Windows
10 9 (11.11%) Linux
10 9 (11.11%) Big Data
11 8 (9.88%) C++
11 8 (9.88%) Python
12 7 (8.64%) IIS
12 7 (8.64%) CAD
12 7 (8.64%) SolidWorks
13 6 (7.41%) Performance Testing
13 6 (7.41%) Django

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Degree 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 Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.64%) IIS
2 6 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.17%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (4.94%) Apache
4 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.23%) Lync
5 1 (1.23%) SAS
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) MS Office
3 4 (4.94%) MS Project
4 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.23%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.23%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.23%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.94%) SAN
3 3 (3.70%) DLNA
3 3 (3.70%) Internet
3 3 (3.70%) RTSP
4 2 (2.47%) MPLS
4 2 (2.47%) Firewall
4 2 (2.47%) WAN
4 2 (2.47%) DHCP
4 2 (2.47%) DNS
4 2 (2.47%) IPv6
4 2 (2.47%) LAN
4 2 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.23%) VLAN
5 1 (1.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) Big Data
3 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.94%) Selenium
2 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.70%) Subversion
3 3 (3.70%) Maven
4 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.23%) MSTest
5 1 (1.23%) Bazaar
5 1 (1.23%) Behat
5 1 (1.23%) JUnit
5 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.23%) JIRA
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.23%) NUnit
General
1 19 (23.46%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.41%) Electronics
3 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.17%) Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Advertising
4 3 (3.70%) Publishing
5 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Developer
2 10 (12.35%) Software Engineer
3 7 (8.64%) Analyst
3 7 (8.64%) Project Manager
3 7 (8.64%) Python Developer
3 7 (8.64%) Design Engineer
4 6 (7.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (7.41%) Python/Django Developer
5 5 (6.17%) C# Developer
6 3 (3.70%) Software Developer
6 3 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (3.70%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Mechanical Design Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Mechanical Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) C++ Developer
6 3 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (2.47%) Hardware Engineer
7 2 (2.47%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 2 (2.47%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) .NET
2 10 (12.35%) jQuery
3 6 (7.41%) Django
3 6 (7.41%) CSS
3 6 (7.41%) SVG
3 6 (7.41%) D3.js
4 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.94%) Web Services
4 4 (4.94%) XML
5 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.70%) HTML
5 3 (3.70%) SOAP
5 3 (3.70%) Middleware
5 3 (3.70%) SAML
5 3 (3.70%) Dojo
6 2 (2.47%) LAMP
6 2 (2.47%) J2EE
6 2 (2.47%) Swing
6 2 (2.47%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (35.80%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.41%) Visualisation
3 5 (6.17%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.17%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.94%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.70%) Open Source
5 3 (3.70%) MPEG
5 3 (3.70%) GIS
5 3 (3.70%) DTV
5 3 (3.70%) IPTV
5 3 (3.70%) Interactive TV
6 2 (2.47%) Clustering
6 2 (2.47%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.23%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.23%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.23%) iPhone
7 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.23%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Windows
1 9 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) UNIX
3 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.47%) Debian
4 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.47%) Solaris
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.23%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.23%) Android
5 1 (1.23%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.28%) Project Management
3 12 (14.81%) TDD
3 12 (14.81%) Scrum
4 11 (13.58%) Software Engineering
4 11 (13.58%) OO
5 9 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 7 (8.64%) CAD
7 6 (7.41%) Performance Testing
7 6 (7.41%) MVC
7 6 (7.41%) ITIL
8 5 (6.17%) BDD
8 5 (6.17%) UML
8 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.94%) Web Development
9 4 (4.94%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.94%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.94%) Kanban
9 4 (4.94%) PRINCE
9 4 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.52%) C#
2 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.58%) Java
4 10 (12.35%) C
5 9 (11.11%) SQL
6 8 (9.88%) C++
6 8 (9.88%) Python
7 4 (4.94%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.70%) Perl
8 3 (3.70%) PHP
8 3 (3.70%) Assembly Language
8 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.23%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.23%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.23%) PHP5
10 1 (1.23%) Ruby
10 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) PMP
1 5 (6.17%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.23%) HNC
3 1 (1.23%) ISEB
3 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
1 1 (1.23%) CDISC
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) SCCM
1 2 (2.47%) SCOM
1 2 (2.47%) SCVMM
1 2 (2.47%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) Oracle
3 7 (8.64%) SolidWorks
4 6 (7.41%) Splunk
5 3 (3.70%) JBoss
5 3 (3.70%) CA
6 2 (2.47%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.47%) Juniper
6 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.47%) HP
6 2 (2.47%) Nortel
6 2 (2.47%) SAP
6 2 (2.47%) Unisys
6 2 (2.47%) Sun
6 2 (2.47%) Marketo
7 1 (1.23%) Adobe
7 1 (1.23%) Siebel
7 1 (1.23%) Apple
7 1 (1.23%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.23%) Zend
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