Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 77 77
Rank change year-on-year +12 0 +12
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 21 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.75% 0.81% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.91% 4.12% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £269 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.84% -40.28% +5.88%
10th Percentile £356 £214 £425
90th Percentile £503 £347 £475
East of England median daily rate £400 £300 £250
% change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00% -30.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £41.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.75 -
% change year-on-year +4.29% - -

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 212 267 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.67% 19.78% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 128 85
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £254 £200 £174
90th Percentile £538 £566 £480
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 24
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.33% +145.90% +27.08%
10th Percentile £9.74 £11.38 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.85 £47.75 £46.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year -11.98% -0.59% -4.78%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in Cambridgeshire

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science Degree in Cambridgeshire

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor 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 16 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 +4 20 £400 +48.84% 45
Peterborough - 1 - - 1
Computer Science Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 21 (100.00%) Degree
2 19 (90.48%) Computer Science
3 13 (61.90%) C++
4 10 (47.62%) Linux
4 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
5 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (38.10%) C
6 7 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (28.57%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) Unix
8 5 (23.81%) Docker
8 5 (23.81%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (19.05%) Kubernetes
9 4 (19.05%) GitHub
9 4 (19.05%) JIRA
9 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (19.05%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) OO
9 4 (19.05%) Python
9 4 (19.05%) .NET
9 4 (19.05%) C#
9 4 (19.05%) Java
9 4 (19.05%) Perl
10 3 (14.29%) MySQL
10 3 (14.29%) Oracle
10 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
10 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
10 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (14.29%) Electronics

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 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.76%) ColdFusion
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) GitHub
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Slack
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (4.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
1 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.76%) Flink
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Redis
3 1 (4.76%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
1 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
2 3 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) GCC
3 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (14.29%) Electronics
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
1 7 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) C++ Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Backend Developer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Release Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Software Release Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Software Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) Node.js
2 3 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) Kafka
3 2 (9.52%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) Django
4 1 (4.76%) Flask
4 1 (4.76%) React
4 1 (4.76%) RESTful
4 1 (4.76%) STL
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (90.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 3 (14.29%) Life Science
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Unix
3 4 (19.05%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (19.05%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) Microservices
5 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) CAD
6 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Customer-Centricity
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) Informatics
6 2 (9.52%) OOP
6 2 (9.52%) PLM
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) UML
7 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C++
2 8 (38.10%) C
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) C#
4 4 (19.05%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) Perl
4 4 (19.05%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.76%) ES6
7 1 (4.76%) Go
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby
7 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) KVM
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.76%) Mesos
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Packer
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Rancher
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Tableau
2 1 (4.76%) VMware