Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Acceptance Criteria over the 6 months to 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Acceptance Criteria
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 59 53
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 +14
Contract jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.59% 0.49% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.56% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.05% +2.35% +46.55%
10th Percentile £312 £428 £413
90th Percentile £523 £549 £438
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £297 £403
% change year-on-year +34.91% -26.34% +38.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

Acceptance Criteria is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 587 534 493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 86.96% 87.54% 83.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 308 228
Cambridge median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £280 £274 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £436 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.06% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 67 68
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +68.00% -37.89%
10th Percentile £17.50 £18.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £55.25 £47.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £26.88
% change year-on-year -56.25% +48.84% -28.33%

Acceptance Criteria
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Acceptance Criteria as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Acceptance Criteria in Cambridge

Acceptance Criteria
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Acceptance Criteria in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Acceptance Criteria in Cambridge

Acceptance Criteria
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Acceptance Criteria in Cambridge over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Acceptance Criteria in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Acceptance Criteria also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria.

1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (50.00%) Primavera
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) SAP CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 2 (50.00%) User Stories
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Order to Cash

Acceptance Criteria
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Primavera
1 2 (50.00%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) CRM Manager
1 2 (50.00%) CRM Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) ERP Manager
1 2 (50.00%) ERP Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) User Stories
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Order to Cash
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (50.00%) SAP