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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 26 36 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing Degree 53 33 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.25% 3.98% 8.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.81% 28.21% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 19
Average daily rate
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£363 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £299 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £448 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £60.00 £53.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% +26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £33.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.07% +46.66%
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
144 117 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.98% 14.10% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 63 49
Average daily rate £325 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £140 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 7
Average hourly rate £15.77 £19.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.07% +24.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £36.25 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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 +8 42 £356 -5.00% 122
Peterborough -5 2 - - 6
Huntingdon - 2 £440 - 3
Degree
East of England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (34.52%) Computer Science
2 25 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.62%) Scrum
4 17 (20.24%) Project Management
5 16 (19.05%) C#
5 16 (19.05%) Java
5 16 (19.05%) SQL
6 13 (15.48%) .NET
6 13 (15.48%) Software Engineering
7 12 (14.29%) Linux
7 12 (14.29%) MVC
8 11 (13.10%) ASP.NET
8 11 (13.10%) ITIL
9 10 (11.90%) Windows
9 10 (11.90%) MySQL
9 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
9 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (10.71%) TDD
11 8 (9.52%) Finance
11 8 (9.52%) C++
11 8 (9.52%) CSS
11 8 (9.52%) C
11 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
11 8 (9.52%) Git (software)
12 7 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 7 (8.33%) PRINCE2
12 7 (8.33%) UNIX
12 7 (8.33%) HTML
12 7 (8.33%) Change Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (4.76%) Drupal
2 2 (2.38%) ColdFusion
2 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.19%) IIS
3 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.19%) Moodle
3 1 (1.19%) Confluence
3 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.38%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) SaaS
2 2 (2.38%) Office 365
2 2 (2.38%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.19%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) Wireless
2 4 (4.76%) LDAP
3 3 (3.57%) LAN
3 3 (3.57%) VoIP
3 3 (3.57%) WAN
3 3 (3.57%) VPN
3 3 (3.57%) Firewall
4 2 (2.38%) MGCP
4 2 (2.38%) H.323
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (2.38%) NGN
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.19%) IOS XR
5 1 (1.19%) DNS
5 1 (1.19%) MPLS
5 1 (1.19%) OSPF
5 1 (1.19%) BGP
5 1 (1.19%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.19%) IGRP
5 1 (1.19%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) MySQL
2 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.14%) JIRA
3 4 (4.76%) Maven
4 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.38%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.38%) NUnit
4 2 (2.38%) RSpec
4 2 (2.38%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.38%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.19%) MSTest
5 1 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.19%) Subversion
5 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.19%) Selenium
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Legal
2 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Avionics
5 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (20.24%) Developer
2 14 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (8.33%) Architect
3 7 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 7 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 5 (5.95%) Business Analyst
4 5 (5.95%) Graduate
4 5 (5.95%) C# Developer
5 4 (4.76%) Systems Architect
5 4 (4.76%) IT Graduate
5 4 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 3 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 3 (3.57%) Consultant
6 3 (3.57%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (2.38%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.38%) Procurement Specialist
7 2 (2.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.48%) .NET
2 11 (13.10%) ASP.NET
3 8 (9.52%) CSS
4 7 (8.33%) HTML
5 6 (7.14%) XML
6 5 (5.95%) jQuery
7 4 (4.76%) WCF
7 4 (4.76%) WPF
7 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (4.76%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.76%) Spring
8 3 (3.57%) XSLT
8 3 (3.57%) Web Services
8 3 (3.57%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.38%) LINQ
9 2 (2.38%) Ajax
9 2 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.38%) OAuth
9 2 (2.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (34.52%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Proteomics
4 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.38%) iPad
5 2 (2.38%) Kindle
5 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.19%) Statistics
6 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.19%) PMI
6 1 (1.19%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.19%) LIMS
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) User Experience
6 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.29%) Linux
2 10 (11.90%) Windows
3 7 (8.33%) UNIX
4 3 (3.57%) Android
4 3 (3.57%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.38%) AIX
5 2 (2.38%) Solaris
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.62%) Scrum
3 17 (20.24%) Project Management
4 13 (15.48%) Software Engineering
5 12 (14.29%) MVC
6 11 (13.10%) ITIL
7 9 (10.71%) TDD
7 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 7 (8.33%) Change Management
9 6 (7.14%) Bioinformatics
9 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.95%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.95%) Software Testing
10 5 (5.95%) Statistical Analysis
10 5 (5.95%) Data Analysis
10 5 (5.95%) Service Management
10 5 (5.95%) Benchmarking
10 5 (5.95%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.05%) C#
1 16 (19.05%) Java
1 16 (19.05%) SQL
2 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.52%) C++
3 8 (9.52%) C
4 6 (7.14%) Perl
5 5 (5.95%) Python
5 5 (5.95%) R
6 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.38%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (2.38%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.38%) Ruby
8 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.19%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.19%) VBA
8 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) ISEB
2 5 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.95%) PhD
3 4 (4.76%) HND
3 4 (4.76%) CCNA
4 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.57%) SSCP
5 2 (2.38%) CISM
5 2 (2.38%) CCVP
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.38%) CISSP
5 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.19%) MCSE
6 1 (1.19%) MCSA
6 1 (1.19%) CCIE
6 1 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.76%) COBIT
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.19%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.19%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) NDS
3 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (2.38%) Capistrano
1 2 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.19%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle
3 4 (4.76%) Cisco
3 4 (4.76%) VMware
4 3 (3.57%) JD Edwards
4 3 (3.57%) SAP
5 2 (2.38%) McAfee
5 2 (2.38%) Google
5 2 (2.38%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.19%) hybris
6 1 (1.19%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.19%) BT
6 1 (1.19%) ATG
6 1 (1.19%) Perforce
6 1 (1.19%) IBM
6 1 (1.19%) EMC
6 1 (1.19%) Citrix
6 1 (1.19%) Nokia
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