Period
to 10 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 10 April 2021 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.

Computer Science Degree
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
10 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 68 73
Rank change year-on-year +30 +5 +3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 6 3 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.39% 0.38% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.17% 1.69% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
10th Percentile £175 " £131
25th Percentile £191 " £188
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £325 £400 £363
Median % change year-on-year -18.75% +10.34% -3.33%
75th Percentile £519 " £374
90th Percentile £598 " £426
East of England median daily rate £500 £396 £368
% change year-on-year +26.18% +7.82% -7.26%

Computer Science 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 contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 116 178 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 26.91% 22.56% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 109 101
10th Percentile £169 £274 £230
25th Percentile £258 £363 £340
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £438 £475 £425
Median % change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% +13.33%
75th Percentile £553 £588 £575
90th Percentile £724 £652 £675
East of England median daily rate £449 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -0.28% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 22
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.75 £13.04
25th Percentile £14.38 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year -6.06% -2.94% +13.33%
75th Percentile £19.00 £32.00 £22.69
90th Percentile £20.00 £48.83 £50.38
East of England median hourly rate £35.77 £22.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year +56.75% +14.10% +23.08%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Cambridgeshire

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in Cambridgeshire

Computer Science Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 10 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Computer Science Degree in Cambridgeshire

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Computer Science Degree in Cambridgeshire

Computer Science Degree
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 Computer Science Degree within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 10 April 2021. 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 +26 5 £200 -50.00% 14
Peterborough - 1 £450 -
Computer Science Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 10 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Master's Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) SANS
3 2 (33.33%) Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Product Management
3 2 (33.33%) Trend Micro
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Sophos
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Kafka

Computer Science Degree
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 1 (16.67%) Apache Airflow
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
1 1 (16.67%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (16.67%) AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) Logic Apps
2 1 (16.67%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (16.67%) Azkaban
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Power BI
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Engagement Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Core
1 1 (16.67%) Kafka
1 1 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
1 1 (16.67%) Spark Streaming
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) WinForms
1 1 (16.67%) WPF
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Product Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Informatics
4 1 (16.67%) Information Management
4 1 (16.67%) MVVM
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Operations Research
4 1 (16.67%) Parallel Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Scala
2 1 (16.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Master's Degree
3 2 (33.33%) SANS
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Sophos
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec
1 2 (33.33%) Trend Micro