The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 39 29 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing Degree 38 50 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.65% 6.17% 8.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.95% 43.48% 48.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 15
Average daily rate
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£344 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £269 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £427 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £55.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.53 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +27.71%
Degree
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
141 115 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.24% 14.18% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 65 48
Average daily rate £330 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £120 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +20.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.25 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -13 26 £325 -16.12% 104
Peterborough -2 3 - - 4
Huntingdon - 2 £440 -
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 19 (27.94%) Computer Science
2 16 (23.53%) Project Management
3 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.59%) Java
5 12 (17.65%) C#
5 12 (17.65%) ITIL
5 12 (17.65%) Windows
6 10 (14.71%) SQL
6 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
7 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
7 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
7 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (11.76%) Scrum
8 8 (11.76%) C++
8 8 (11.76%) .NET
8 8 (11.76%) C
9 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
9 7 (10.29%) Wireless
9 7 (10.29%) MVC
10 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (8.82%) ISEB
10 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
10 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
10 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
11 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
11 5 (7.35%) XML
11 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (7.35%) Change Management
11 5 (7.35%) Finance
11 5 (7.35%) Legal

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (2.94%) Drupal
1 2 (2.94%) Lync
1 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.47%) Moodle
2 1 (1.47%) Confluence
2 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.47%) IIS
2 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.94%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Office 365
2 3 (4.41%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (2.94%) SaaS
4 1 (1.47%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) Wireless
2 3 (4.41%) LAN
2 3 (4.41%) VoIP
2 3 (4.41%) WAN
2 3 (4.41%) DHCP
2 3 (4.41%) VPN
2 3 (4.41%) DNS
2 3 (4.41%) Firewall
3 2 (2.94%) MGCP
3 2 (2.94%) H.323
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (2.94%) NGN
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (2.94%) Network Security
3 2 (2.94%) LDAP
4 1 (1.47%) ATM
4 1 (1.47%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.47%) ISDN
4 1 (1.47%) Frame Relay
4 1 (1.47%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.41%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.94%) Maven
2 2 (2.94%) NUnit
3 1 (1.47%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.47%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.47%) MSTest
3 1 (1.47%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.47%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
1 5 (7.35%) Legal
2 2 (2.94%) Retail
2 2 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Avionics
3 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Developer
2 12 (17.65%) Analyst
3 8 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.29%) Architect
5 5 (7.35%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Systems Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Graduate
7 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.94%) IT Graduate
8 2 (2.94%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Android Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Unified Communications Specialist
8 2 (2.94%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) .NET
2 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.35%) XML
4 4 (5.88%) CSS
4 4 (5.88%) WPF
5 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.41%) jQuery
5 3 (4.41%) HTML
5 3 (4.41%) Web Services
6 2 (2.94%) XSLT
6 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.94%) WinForms
6 2 (2.94%) Spring
6 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.94%) WCF
6 2 (2.94%) LINQ
6 2 (2.94%) Ajax
7 1 (1.47%) Catalyst
7 1 (1.47%) DBIx::Class
7 1 (1.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Kindle
3 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Statistics
3 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.47%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) PMI
4 1 (1.47%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.47%) LIMS
4 1 (1.47%) Social Media
4 1 (1.47%) iPad
4 1 (1.47%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Android
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) UNIX
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) Project Management
2 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.65%) ITIL
4 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
5 8 (11.76%) Scrum
6 7 (10.29%) MVC
6 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.35%) Change Management
8 5 (7.35%) Migration
9 4 (5.88%) Information Security
9 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.88%) ERP
9 4 (5.88%) Software Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.41%) Resource Management
10 3 (4.41%) Multithreading
10 3 (4.41%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (4.41%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.59%) Java
2 12 (17.65%) C#
3 10 (14.71%) SQL
4 8 (11.76%) C++
4 8 (11.76%) C
5 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.88%) Python
7 3 (4.41%) MATLAB
7 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.47%) VBA
9 1 (1.47%) VBScript
9 1 (1.47%) Perl
9 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.47%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.47%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.47%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) ISEB
2 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.88%) HND
3 4 (5.88%) CCNA
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.41%) SSCP
5 2 (2.94%) CISM
5 2 (2.94%) CCVP
5 2 (2.94%) CISSP
5 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.47%) MCSE
6 1 (1.47%) MCSA
6 1 (1.47%) CCIE
6 1 (1.47%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.88%) COBIT
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.47%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.47%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.47%) NDS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.47%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle
2 4 (5.88%) SAP
2 4 (5.88%) Cisco
2 4 (5.88%) VMware
3 3 (4.41%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.94%) McAfee
4 2 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (1.47%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.47%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.47%) BT
5 1 (1.47%) Perforce
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) EMC
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix
5 1 (1.47%) Juniper
5 1 (1.47%) Nokia
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