Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £171 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 71 84
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 17 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.31% 0.56% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.59% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 3
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £171 £155 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.16% -43.64% +77.42%
10th Percentile £135 £151 £263
90th Percentile £250 £210 £328
East of England median daily rate £200 £248 £350
% change year-on-year -19.19% -29.29% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £26.00 £33.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -22.39% +11.67% +140.00%

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 1,225 1,022 1,284
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.30% 95.60% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 451 743
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £355 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -7.79% +9.22%
10th Percentile £230 £163 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +6.45% -0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 120 117
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +47.06% -34.62%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.98 £9.00
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.19
% change year-on-year -2.50% -9.86% +10.94%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 +1 15 £170 - 1
Cambridge -9 1 - - 8
Applications Support
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 (70.59%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Java
3 10 (58.82%) ITIL
4 9 (52.94%) SLA
5 8 (47.06%) Finance
5 8 (47.06%) JBoss
5 8 (47.06%) WebLogic
6 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
7 6 (35.29%) REST
7 6 (35.29%) ITIL V3
7 6 (35.29%) SOAP
7 6 (35.29%) Web Services
8 5 (29.41%) .NET
9 4 (23.53%) J2EE
9 4 (23.53%) Oracle
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 3 (17.65%) IIS
10 3 (17.65%) Apache
10 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
10 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
11 2 (11.76%) FMCG
11 2 (11.76%) SMS
11 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
12 1 (5.88%) Lotus
12 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (5.88%) C#
12 1 (5.88%) LDAP
12 1 (5.88%) CRM
12 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery

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 (47.06%) JBoss
1 8 (47.06%) WebLogic
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) REST
1 6 (35.29%) SOAP
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) LDAP
4 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL V3
3 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) MVVM
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Lotus
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com