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 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 35 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 34 50 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.72% 8.33% 9.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.82% 43.10% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 43
Average daily rate £375 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £398 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £39.25 £38.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -14.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £22.20 £43.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £23.63 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
114 116 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.81% 19.33% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 56 85
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £261 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 22
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.45 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -32.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.95 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -9 22 £375 +39.53% 171
Peterborough -25 2 £375 - 5
St Neots - - - -
Ely - - - - 2
Huntingdon - - - - 2
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (30.00%) CSS
1 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.75%) Computer Science
3 20 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (21.25%) Linux
5 16 (20.00%) SQL
5 16 (20.00%) C#
5 16 (20.00%) OO
6 14 (17.50%) .NET
6 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
7 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
7 13 (16.25%) MVC
8 12 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 11 (13.75%) Oracle
9 11 (13.75%) HTML
9 11 (13.75%) TDD
10 10 (12.50%) Java
10 10 (12.50%) C
11 9 (11.25%) UNIX
12 8 (10.00%) Windows
12 8 (10.00%) Perl
12 8 (10.00%) SharePoint
12 8 (10.00%) Finance
12 8 (10.00%) Unit Testing
12 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (8.75%) SAML
13 7 (8.75%) Python
13 7 (8.75%) C++
13 7 (8.75%) SOAP
13 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET Web API

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.50%) CMS
4 1 (1.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.50%) MS Project
3 2 (2.50%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.25%) InDesign
4 1 (1.25%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.25%) MS Office
4 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.25%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.75%) DLNA
2 3 (3.75%) RTSP
2 3 (3.75%) Intranet
3 2 (2.50%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.50%) SAN
3 2 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) Extranet
4 1 (1.25%) Firewall
4 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Subversion
2 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.75%) Maven
4 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.25%) Bazaar
5 1 (1.25%) Hudson
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.25%) NUnit
5 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Electronics
3 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.75%) Avionics
4 3 (3.75%) Advertising
5 2 (2.50%) Legal
5 2 (2.50%) Publishing
5 2 (2.50%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (36.25%) Developer
2 11 (13.75%) Software Engineer
3 7 (8.75%) C# Developer
4 6 (7.50%) Analyst
4 6 (7.50%) Web Developer
4 6 (7.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) DBA
6 4 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.00%) Author
6 4 (5.00%) Technical Author
6 4 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (5.00%) Designer
7 3 (3.75%) Java Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) User Experience Designer
7 3 (3.75%) .NET Applications Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) CSS
2 14 (17.50%) .NET
3 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
4 11 (13.75%) HTML
5 7 (8.75%) SAML
5 7 (8.75%) SOAP
5 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (6.25%) jQuery
7 4 (5.00%) CGI
7 4 (5.00%) Web Services
7 4 (5.00%) Ajax
7 4 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.75%) CSS3
8 3 (3.75%) WCF
8 3 (3.75%) Spring
8 3 (3.75%) Middleware
8 3 (3.75%) JDBC
9 2 (2.50%) XHTML
9 2 (2.50%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.75%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.50%) Wiki
2 6 (7.50%) Informatics
3 5 (6.25%) Graphic Design
3 5 (6.25%) E-Learning
4 4 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (5.00%) Open Source
5 3 (3.75%) IPTV
5 3 (3.75%) Interactive TV
5 3 (3.75%) DTV
5 3 (3.75%) LIMS
5 3 (3.75%) MPEG
6 2 (2.50%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.50%) W3C
6 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.50%) Animation
6 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.50%) Physics
7 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.25%) Linux
2 9 (11.25%) UNIX
3 8 (10.00%) Windows
4 3 (3.75%) Solaris
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.25%) Android
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.00%) OO
3 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
4 13 (16.25%) MVC
5 11 (13.75%) TDD
6 8 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.50%) Project Management
7 6 (7.50%) Web Development
8 5 (6.25%) CRM
8 5 (6.25%) Change Control
9 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.00%) OOD
9 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.00%) PRINCE
9 4 (5.00%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.75%) Information Architecture
10 3 (3.75%) Multithreading
10 3 (3.75%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (20.00%) SQL
2 16 (20.00%) C#
3 10 (12.50%) Java
3 10 (12.50%) C
4 8 (10.00%) Perl
5 7 (8.75%) Python
5 7 (8.75%) C++
6 6 (7.50%) Assembly Language
7 5 (6.25%) Ruby
8 4 (5.00%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.75%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.50%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.25%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) PMP
1 3 (3.75%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.25%) HNC
3 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.25%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.25%) Puppet
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Oracle
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.00%) Marketo
3 4 (5.00%) Sun
4 3 (3.75%) iRise
4 3 (3.75%) CA
4 3 (3.75%) EMC
4 3 (3.75%) Adobe
5 2 (2.50%) Sybase
5 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.50%) VMware
6 1 (1.25%) Apple
6 1 (1.25%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.25%) NetApp
6 1 (1.25%) SAP
6 1 (1.25%) HP
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £12.50 - 14.50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago