Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 74 77
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 +17
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 11 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.79% 0.70% 1.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.03% 4.35% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £318 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.36% -25.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £238 £193 £291
90th Percentile £353 £448 £581
East of England median daily rate £365 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +4.29% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.78% - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.75 £45.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +76.47% +2.00%

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 273 184 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.64% 16.21% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 80 132
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £369 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.81% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £200 £191 £187
90th Percentile £525 £551 £550
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 30
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.50 £40.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.25% +233.33% -37.66%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.63 £8.75
90th Percentile £47.70 £47.50 £31.53
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £30.48 £21.50
% change year-on-year -40.94% +41.74% +19.44%

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 17 December 2017. 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 -7 8 £288 -9.45% 25
Computer Science Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 11 (100.00%) Degree
1 11 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) QA
4 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (27.27%) Electronics
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Bluetooth
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++
5 2 (18.18%) ColdFusion
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Life Science
5 2 (18.18%) JIRA
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium

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 (18.18%) ColdFusion
2 1 (9.09%) Smallworld
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (18.18%) Bluetooth
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (9.09%) GIS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
1 2 (18.18%) Buildbot
1 2 (18.18%) CMake
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA Agile
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) QA Automation Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) GIS Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
3 1 (9.09%) QA Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
2 2 (18.18%) Life Science
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Device Driver Development
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) QA Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Active Listening
4 1 (9.09%) Bioinformatics
4 1 (9.09%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (9.09%) OpenUP
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Physics
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++
5 1 (9.09%) Magik
5 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (9.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Twitter
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Huawei
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle