Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £171 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Application Support
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 69 105
Rank change year-on-year -9 +36 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 18 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.29% 1.16% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.23% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 4
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £171 £180 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.14% -34.55% -
10th Percentile £126 £153 £191
90th Percentile £286 £256 £323
East of England median daily rate £220 £261 £350
% change year-on-year -15.55% -25.57% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £32.34 £30.00
% change year-on-year -45.88% +7.78% +22.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 1312 1058 1515
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.71% 94.38% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 508 891
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £200 £169 £226
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 100 131
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £27.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.14% +35.37% -16.33%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £46.88
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £21.88 £20.94
% change year-on-year -17.71% +4.49% +4.68%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured Applications Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Cambridgeshire

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Support in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in Cambridgeshire

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support in Cambridgeshire

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in Cambridgeshire

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +4 15 £168 - 1
Cambridge -11 1 - -
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Applications Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) SLA
3 9 (50.00%) Java
4 8 (44.44%) WebLogic
5 7 (38.89%) JBoss
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
6 5 (27.78%) SOAP
6 5 (27.78%) Web Services
6 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
6 5 (27.78%) REST
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL V3
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
8 3 (16.67%) Apache
8 3 (16.67%) J2EE
8 3 (16.67%) IIS
8 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
8 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
9 2 (11.11%) FMCG
9 2 (11.11%) Windows
9 2 (11.11%) Linux
9 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 2 (11.11%) SMS
9 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
10 1 (5.56%) Lotus
10 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (5.56%) LDAP

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 8 (44.44%) WebLogic
2 7 (38.89%) JBoss
3 3 (16.67%) Apache
3 3 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SMS
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) REST
1 5 (27.78%) SOAP
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) FMCG
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL V3
3 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) MVVM
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Lotus
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com