Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Academic Degree
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 26 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 +2
Contract jobs citing Degree 83 68 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.87% 6.14% 5.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.64% 37.36% 31.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 33
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £340 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £233 £234
90th Percentile £450 £558 £502
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% -18.42%
10th Percentile £15.23 £14.63 £20.63
90th Percentile £49.75 £44.50 £55.88
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £33.34
% change year-on-year +100.00% -40.00% +105.14%

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 280 182 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.80% 16.43% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 79 137
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £187 £189 £209
90th Percentile £554 £530 £543
East of England median daily rate £386 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +6.55% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 32
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.73 £40.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.68% +233.33% -42.86%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.63 £9.15
90th Percentile £47.60 £47.50 £58.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £28.56 £21.50
% change year-on-year -36.97% +32.84% +8.86%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Cambridgeshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Cambridgeshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Cambridgeshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Cambridgeshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Cambridgeshire

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 Degree within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 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 +4 70 £338 -3.57% 160
Huntingdon - 3 £175 - 1
Peterborough -14 2 - - 15
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Degree.

1 28 (33.73%) Wireless
2 26 (31.33%) Computer Science
3 21 (25.30%) C
3 21 (25.30%) Python
4 20 (24.10%) Linux
5 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (21.69%) Electronics
7 16 (19.28%) Telecoms
7 16 (19.28%) C++
8 15 (18.07%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (16.87%) Software Engineering
10 13 (15.66%) HTML
10 13 (15.66%) Embedded C
11 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
11 12 (14.46%) CSS
11 12 (14.46%) ITIL
11 12 (14.46%) Test Scripting
12 11 (13.25%) Windows
13 10 (12.05%) Embedded C++
13 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
13 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
13 10 (12.05%) Test Automation
13 10 (12.05%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (10.84%) Device Driver Development
14 9 (10.84%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
14 9 (10.84%) User Experience
14 9 (10.84%) Signal Processing
14 9 (10.84%) R
14 9 (10.84%) AngularJS
14 9 (10.84%) Embedded Linux

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 6 (7.23%) CMS
2 2 (2.41%) Apache
2 2 (2.41%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (33.73%) Wireless
2 15 (18.07%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.23%) Bluetooth
4 6 (7.23%) Firewall
5 4 (4.82%) DNS
5 4 (4.82%) LAN
5 4 (4.82%) VoIP
5 4 (4.82%) WAN
6 3 (3.61%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (3.61%) SAN
7 2 (2.41%) 3GPP
7 2 (2.41%) DHCP
7 2 (2.41%) LTE
7 2 (2.41%) NAS
7 2 (2.41%) Skype
7 2 (2.41%) SNMP
7 2 (2.41%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.41%) VPN
7 2 (2.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) DB2
2 1 (1.20%) MySQL
2 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.82%) JIRA
2 4 (4.82%) Subversion
3 3 (3.61%) Bower
3 3 (3.61%) Grunt
3 3 (3.61%) Jasmine
3 3 (3.61%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (3.61%) Selenium
4 2 (2.41%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.41%) Buildbot
4 2 (2.41%) CMake
4 2 (2.41%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (2.41%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.20%) RSpec
5 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (21.69%) Electronics
2 16 (19.28%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.61%) Advertising
5 2 (2.41%) Military
6 1 (1.20%) Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (18.07%) Developer
2 12 (14.46%) Embedded Engineer
3 11 (13.25%) Software Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Test Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) C Software Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Embedded C Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Audio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.66%) HTML
2 12 (14.46%) CSS
3 9 (10.84%) AngularJS
4 6 (7.23%) Sass
4 6 (7.23%) Web Services
5 4 (4.82%) Ajax
5 4 (4.82%) CSS3
5 4 (4.82%) HTML5
5 4 (4.82%) jQuery
5 4 (4.82%) TensorFlow
6 3 (3.61%) .NET
6 3 (3.61%) Backbone.js
6 3 (3.61%) LESS
6 3 (3.61%) React
6 3 (3.61%) RESTful
6 3 (3.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (3.61%) XML
6 3 (3.61%) XSLT
7 2 (2.41%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (2.41%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.84%) Device Driver
2 9 (10.84%) User Experience
3 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.43%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (6.02%) CMDB
5 3 (3.61%) iPhone
5 3 (3.61%) Life Science
5 3 (3.61%) NHS
5 3 (3.61%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.41%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.41%) iSeries
6 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.41%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.41%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.20%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.20%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.10%) Linux
2 11 (13.25%) Windows
3 9 (10.84%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.87%) Software Engineering
3 12 (14.46%) ITIL
3 12 (14.46%) Test Scripting
4 10 (12.05%) Test Automation
5 9 (10.84%) Device Driver Development
5 9 (10.84%) Signal Processing
6 8 (9.64%) Mathematics
7 7 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.43%) Digital Signal Processing
8 6 (7.23%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.23%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (6.02%) Change Management
9 5 (6.02%) Information Security
9 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.02%) Statistics
9 5 (6.02%) Visualisation
10 4 (4.82%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.82%) Data Visualisation
10 4 (4.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) C
1 21 (25.30%) Python
2 16 (19.28%) C++
3 13 (15.66%) Embedded C
4 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.05%) Embedded C++
6 9 (10.84%) R
7 8 (9.64%) Java
8 7 (8.43%) Tcl
9 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.82%) C#
11 3 (3.61%) Assembly Language
11 3 (3.61%) Perl
11 3 (3.61%) SQL
11 3 (3.61%) TypeScript
11 3 (3.61%) VBScript
12 2 (2.41%) RPG
13 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.20%) PHP
13 1 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.61%) CCNA
4 3 (3.61%) ISEB
4 3 (3.61%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.41%) CBAP
5 2 (2.41%) CCNP
5 2 (2.41%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (2.41%) IIBA
5 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.41%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.20%) CISM
6 1 (1.20%) CISSP
6 1 (1.20%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.20%) GCED
6 1 (1.20%) MBA
6 1 (1.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) Def Stans
2 2 (2.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.20%) GMP
3 1 (1.20%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 8 (9.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.20%) Docker
4 1 (1.20%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.20%) vSphere
4 1 (1.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.20%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.20%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.23%) Cisco
3 3 (3.61%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.61%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.41%) Apple
4 2 (2.41%) HP
4 2 (2.41%) IBM
4 2 (2.41%) SAP
4 2 (2.41%) Twitter
4 2 (2.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.20%) Adobe
5 1 (1.20%) Citrix
5 1 (1.20%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.20%) Google
5 1 (1.20%) Huawei
5 1 (1.20%) NetApp
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle
5 1 (1.20%) ProCurve
5 1 (1.20%) Progress
5 1 (1.20%) webMethods