Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 76 65
Rank change year-on-year -12 -11 +39
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 3 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.25% 1.30% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 1.39% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 10
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £172 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +104.08% -6.03% -16.09%
10th Percentile £325 £127 £153
90th Percentile £375 £282 £450
East of England median daily rate £275 £220 £270
% change year-on-year +25.00% -18.52% -22.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £170.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +871.43% - -
East of England median hourly rate £170.00 £26.00 £32.34
% change year-on-year +553.85% -19.59% +7.78%

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 1,132 1,292 1,039
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.10% 93.62% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 654 521
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £250 £200 £174
90th Percentile £575 £525 £508
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 132 90
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £33.50 £27.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.76% +23.22% +32.62%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.25 £10.46
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.13 £46.83
East of England median hourly rate £17.43 £18.00 £20.32
% change year-on-year -3.19% -11.42% -4.38%

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 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 23 October 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
Cambridge -10 2 £350 +55.56% 1
Applications Support
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Applications Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) HipChat
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) Derivative
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix

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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM