Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 73 83
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 +16
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 11 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.03% 0.92% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.89% 4.17% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £396 £263 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.95% -40.00% +34.62%
10th Percentile £345 £219 £328
90th Percentile £425 £316 £471
East of England median daily rate £413 £330 £410
% change year-on-year +25.04% -19.51% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £10.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £26.75 £10.00 £24.94
% change year-on-year +167.50% -59.90% -

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 225 264 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.01% 22.07% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 134 104
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £352 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.46% -10.82% +12.86%
10th Percentile £228 £168 £164
90th Percentile £538 £543 £488
East of England median daily rate £400 £399 £375
% change year-on-year +0.31% +6.33% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 20
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.00 £36.25 £14.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.62% +146.60% +17.60%
10th Percentile £9.75 £10.13 £9.00
90th Percentile £22.85 £47.00 £49.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £27.61
% change year-on-year -26.09% -16.70% +30.13%

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 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 20 July 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 10 £396 +50.95% 23
Computer Science Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
3 6 (54.55%) C++
4 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) GitHub
6 2 (18.18%) Docker
6 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
6 2 (18.18%) JIRA
6 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) CAD
6 2 (18.18%) Law
6 2 (18.18%) PLM
6 2 (18.18%) Windchill
7 1 (9.09%) Data Management
7 1 (9.09%) Subversion
7 1 (9.09%) Validation

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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) GitHub
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) IPsec
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 1 (9.09%) Firebird
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Redis
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (18.18%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C++ Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Release Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XHTML
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) CentOS
2 1 (9.09%) Debian
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) CAD
3 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 2 (18.18%) PLM
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Data Science
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
4 1 (9.09%) Microservices
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) OWASP
4 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (9.09%) Qualitative Research
4 1 (9.09%) Quantitative Research
4 1 (9.09%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) ES6
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) Rancher
1 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) VMware