The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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.

Degree
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 21 19
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2  
Contract jobs citing Degree 40 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 12.66% 6.51% 5.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.50% 39.71% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 12
Median daily rate £400 £323 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.03% -2.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £299 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £386 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +2.30% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.29% +295.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £42.50 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £12.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £31.85
% change year-on-year -31.25% +25.58%  

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 64 68 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 20.25% 16.39% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 22
Median daily rate £400 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.78% +5.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 7
Median hourly rate £30.00 £60.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +179.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £47.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.80 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Cambridge

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Cambridge

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Cambridge over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Cambridge

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Cambridge

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Cambridge over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Degree.

1 29 (39.73%) C
2 27 (36.99%) Embedded C
3 26 (35.62%) Python
4 24 (32.88%) Computer Science
5 21 (28.77%) Electronics
6 19 (26.03%) Telecoms
6 19 (26.03%) Software Engineering
7 16 (21.92%) Regression Testing
7 16 (21.92%) Mathematics
8 11 (15.07%) Wireless
9 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
10 8 (10.96%) Project Management
11 7 (9.59%) MS Office
11 7 (9.59%) Automated Testing
11 7 (9.59%) Test Scripting
12 6 (8.22%) QA
12 6 (8.22%) Digital Signal Processing
12 6 (8.22%) Signal Processing
12 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
12 6 (8.22%) VPN
12 6 (8.22%) Tcl
12 6 (8.22%) Apple
12 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
13 5 (6.85%) Remedy
13 5 (6.85%) Linux
13 5 (6.85%) Scrum
13 5 (6.85%) Office Automation
13 5 (6.85%) Smartphone
14 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing

Degree
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 (2.74%) CMS
2 1 (1.37%) Drupal
2 1 (1.37%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.37%) SAS
2 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Office
2 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (1.37%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) Wireless
2 6 (8.22%) VPN
3 3 (4.11%) Firewall
3 3 (4.11%) Internet
4 2 (2.74%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.74%) DHCP
4 2 (2.74%) DNS
4 2 (2.74%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.74%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.74%) SAN
4 2 (2.74%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.37%) Broadband
5 1 (1.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) Data Mining
1 2 (2.74%) Spotfire
2 1 (1.37%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.37%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (1.37%) GIS
2 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.37%) Power BI
2 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (28.77%) Electronics
2 19 (26.03%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.48%) Finance
3 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.74%) Law
4 2 (2.74%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Local Government
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Developer
2 15 (20.55%) Embedded Developer
2 15 (20.55%) Python Developer
3 12 (16.44%) Embedded Engineer
4 9 (12.33%) C Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Embedded C Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Embedded C Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Test Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Data Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Audio Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) SAP Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Support Specialist
8 3 (4.11%) Data Migration Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Migration Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Rollout Manager
8 3 (4.11%) SAP Data Manager
8 3 (4.11%) SAP Data Migration Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) HTML
2 2 (2.74%) CSS
3 1 (1.37%) .NET
3 1 (1.37%) CSS3
3 1 (1.37%) HTML5
3 1 (1.37%) NumPy
3 1 (1.37%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.88%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.85%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.74%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) iPad
4 2 (2.74%) Life Science
4 2 (2.74%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Linux
2 3 (4.11%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Software Engineering
2 16 (21.92%) Mathematics
2 16 (21.92%) Regression Testing
3 8 (10.96%) Project Management
4 7 (9.59%) Automated Testing
4 7 (9.59%) Test Scripting
5 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.22%) Digital Signal Processing
5 6 (8.22%) Signal Processing
6 5 (6.85%) Office Automation
6 5 (6.85%) Scrum
7 4 (5.48%) ERP
7 4 (5.48%) Migration
8 3 (4.11%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.11%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.11%) Logistics
8 3 (4.11%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (4.11%) OOP
8 3 (4.11%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.74%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.73%) C
2 27 (36.99%) Embedded C
3 26 (35.62%) Python
4 6 (8.22%) Tcl
5 3 (4.11%) C++
5 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.74%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.74%) Java
6 2 (2.74%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.74%) Perl
7 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.37%) R
7 1 (1.37%) Scala
7 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.74%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.74%) PMP
3 1 (1.37%) HNC
3 1 (1.37%) HND
3 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.37%) MCSA
3 1 (1.37%) MCSE
3 1 (1.37%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (1.37%) PhD
3 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.37%) PMO
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) Docker
3 2 (2.74%) Firmware
3 2 (2.74%) KVM
3 2 (2.74%) LXC
4 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Kibana
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (1.37%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Apple
3 5 (6.85%) Remedy
4 4 (5.48%) SAP
5 3 (4.11%) VMware
6 2 (2.74%) Brocade
6 2 (2.74%) CA
6 2 (2.74%) Riverbed
6 2 (2.74%) Vyatta
7 1 (1.37%) Cadence
7 1 (1.37%) Dell
7 1 (1.37%) EMC
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle
7 1 (1.37%) Workday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
University Of Cambridge
Rate: From £25,298 to £38,183 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago