Period
to 4 July 2020

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 4 July 2020 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
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 29 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10 +3
Contract jobs citing Degree 26 61 73
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.53% 5.49% 6.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.81% 30.50% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 32
Median daily rate £500 £420 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% +5.99% +17.41%
10th Percentile £388 £156 £295
90th Percentile £566 £635 £488
East of England median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.47% -52.50%
East of England median hourly rate £33.25 £40.00 £23.98
% change year-on-year -16.88% +66.84% -26.23%

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 114 200 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 24.26% 18.00% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 98 95
Median daily rate £463 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £209 £263
90th Percentile £650 £675 £575
East of England median daily rate £474 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.28% +12.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 39
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% -58.62%
10th Percentile £14.75 £14.08 £11.15
90th Percentile £43.80 £38.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% +48.48% -46.34%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Cambridgeshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Daily rate trend for Degree in Cambridgeshire

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Degree in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Degree in Cambridgeshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Hourly rate trend 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 4 July 2020. 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 +13 19 £519 +22.06% 80
Peterborough +5 6 £475 +13.10% 3
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Degree.

1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Azure
3 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (23.08%) Python
4 5 (19.23%) Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (19.23%) Office 365
5 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
5 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (15.38%) AWS
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 4 (15.38%) Data Science
5 4 (15.38%) Test Management
5 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 4 (15.38%) Android
5 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 4 (15.38%) Information Security
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Windows
5 4 (15.38%) C#
5 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) .NET
5 4 (15.38%) CSS
5 4 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (15.38%) Finance

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 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Adobe XD
1 3 (11.54%) InVision
1 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
1 3 (11.54%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (11.54%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Azure
2 5 (19.23%) Office 365
3 4 (15.38%) AWS
4 3 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (11.54%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (11.54%) SaaS
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (3.85%) GCP
5 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
5 1 (3.85%) PaaS
5 1 (3.85%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
1 3 (11.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Axure RP
1 3 (11.54%) Balsamiq
2 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.85%) GCC
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) MSTest
2 1 (3.85%) Ranorex
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
1 4 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (11.54%) Azure Engineer
1 3 (11.54%) Designer
1 3 (11.54%) Developer
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365 Engineer
1 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
1 3 (11.54%) Senior Designer
1 3 (11.54%) Senior Security Engineer
1 3 (11.54%) Senior User Experience Researcher
1 3 (11.54%) Senior UX Designer
1 3 (11.54%) Senior Windows Engineer
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience Researcher
1 3 (11.54%) UX Designer
1 3 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Architect
2 2 (7.69%) Change Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Data Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Data Scientist
2 2 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
1 4 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) Node.js
2 2 (7.69%) Pandas
2 2 (7.69%) React
2 2 (7.69%) WS-I
3 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.85%) Matplotlib
3 1 (3.85%) NetworkX
3 1 (3.85%) PySpark
3 1 (3.85%) scikit-learn
3 1 (3.85%) Seaborn
3 1 (3.85%) SQLAlchemy
3 1 (3.85%) XGBoost
3 1 (3.85%) XHTML
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Blog
2 3 (11.54%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (11.54%) User Experience
3 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.69%) e-Learning
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.85%) Life Science
4 1 (3.85%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Android
2 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (15.38%) Data Science
4 4 (15.38%) Information Security
4 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (15.38%) TDD
4 4 (15.38%) Test Management
5 3 (11.54%) Analytics
5 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (11.54%) Open Source
5 3 (11.54%) Qualitative Research
5 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) SIEM
5 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.54%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Python
2 4 (15.38%) C#
2 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
3 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.69%) C
5 1 (3.85%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) Kotlin
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) R
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) APMG
1 3 (11.54%) Postgraduate
1 3 (11.54%) SANS
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.69%) PhD
2 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.69%) PMP
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) AICPA
1 3 (11.54%) COBIT
1 3 (11.54%) NIST
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP ALM
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.85%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Adobe
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco
2 3 (11.54%) JD Edwards
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.85%) Databricks
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Saba
3 1 (3.85%) Siemens
3 1 (3.85%) Tableau