Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 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.

Academic Degree
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 17 34
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17 +9
Contract jobs citing Degree 94 83 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.40% 7.82% 4.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.69% 45.11% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 20
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £388 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +16.10% -16.56%
10th Percentile £297 £256 £261
90th Percentile £488 £585 £479
East of England median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14% -7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +72.04% -5.10%
10th Percentile £16.04 £14.63 £17.48
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £28.43
East of England median hourly rate £37.88 £35.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year +8.21% -7.28% +7.09%

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 279 184 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.97% 17.34% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 76 111
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +7.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £211 £132 £206
90th Percentile £575 £575 £488
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 39 26
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.62 £40.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.96% +233.33% -
10th Percentile £11.50 £14.55 £8.75
90th Percentile £46.15 £47.50 £60.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £24.63
% change year-on-year -50.00% +42.13% +17.65%

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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 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 -1 68 £338 -18.18% 270
Peterborough -5 4 £396 +44.09% 27
Huntingdon - 1 - - 2
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 28 (29.79%) C
1 28 (29.79%) Python
2 23 (24.47%) Linux
3 22 (23.40%) Wireless
4 21 (22.34%) Telecoms
5 19 (20.21%) Computer Science
6 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
6 17 (18.09%) Windows
7 16 (17.02%) C++
7 16 (17.02%) ITIL
7 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (13.83%) Test Scripting
8 13 (13.83%) Software Engineering
8 13 (13.83%) Electronics
8 13 (13.83%) Change Management
8 13 (13.83%) Configuration Management
8 13 (13.83%) Microsoft Office
8 13 (13.83%) Embedded C
9 12 (12.77%) Information Management
9 12 (12.77%) Programme Management
10 10 (10.64%) Data Management
10 10 (10.64%) CMDB
10 10 (10.64%) Management Information System
10 10 (10.64%) Test Automation
10 10 (10.64%) Def Stans
11 9 (9.57%) Process Improvement
11 9 (9.57%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (9.57%) ISO 9001
11 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (9.57%) SQL

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 3 (3.19%) CMS
1 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.06%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.06%) Documentum
2 1 (1.06%) IIS
2 1 (1.06%) Smallworld
Applications
1 13 (13.83%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (9.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (5.32%) Acrobat
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.26%) GitHub
4 2 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.40%) Wireless
2 8 (8.51%) Bluetooth
3 6 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.26%) DNS
4 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.13%) 3GPP
5 2 (2.13%) DHCP
5 2 (2.13%) Firewall
5 2 (2.13%) LTE
5 2 (2.13%) NAS
5 2 (2.13%) SAN
5 2 (2.13%) Skype
5 2 (2.13%) SNMP
5 2 (2.13%) VPN
6 1 (1.06%) Broadband
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (1.06%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.06%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.06%) SMS
6 1 (1.06%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.19%) MySQL
3 2 (2.13%) DB2
4 1 (1.06%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.06%) GIS
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.32%) JIRA
2 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.26%) Subversion
3 3 (3.19%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.13%) Hudson
4 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.06%) Bower
5 1 (1.06%) Grunt
5 1 (1.06%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.06%) JMeter
5 1 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.06%) MSTest
5 1 (1.06%) Selenium
5 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (22.34%) Telecoms
2 13 (13.83%) Electronics
3 9 (9.57%) Military
4 7 (7.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (5.32%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.13%) Law
6 2 (2.13%) Publishing
7 1 (1.06%) Advertising
7 1 (1.06%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (17.02%) Analyst
1 16 (17.02%) Developer
2 10 (10.64%) Software Developer
3 9 (9.57%) Configuration Analyst
3 9 (9.57%) Configuration Management Analyst
3 9 (9.57%) Data Analyst
4 8 (8.51%) Embedded Developer
4 8 (8.51%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Embedded Software Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Design Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Senior Design Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Analogue Design Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Analogue Layout Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Senior Analogue Design Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) HTML
2 4 (4.26%) .NET
3 3 (3.19%) CSS
3 3 (3.19%) TensorFlow
3 3 (3.19%) Web Services
3 3 (3.19%) XML
4 2 (2.13%) HTML5
4 2 (2.13%) MXNet
4 2 (2.13%) Torch
5 1 (1.06%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.06%) CSS3
5 1 (1.06%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.06%) NumPy
5 1 (1.06%) Pandas
5 1 (1.06%) POSIX
5 1 (1.06%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.06%) Sass
5 1 (1.06%) scikit-learn
5 1 (1.06%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.64%) CMDB
2 10 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.26%) Device Driver
4 4 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (4.26%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.19%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.13%) Biotechnology
6 2 (2.13%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.13%) iPad
6 2 (2.13%) iPhone
6 2 (2.13%) iSeries
6 2 (2.13%) Life Science
6 2 (2.13%) User Experience
7 1 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.06%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.47%) Linux
2 17 (18.09%) Windows
3 4 (4.26%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (4.26%) Unix
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (17.02%) ITIL
2 13 (13.83%) Change Management
2 13 (13.83%) Configuration Management
2 13 (13.83%) Software Engineering
2 13 (13.83%) Test Scripting
3 12 (12.77%) Information Management
3 12 (12.77%) Programme Management
4 10 (10.64%) Data Management
4 10 (10.64%) Test Automation
5 9 (9.57%) Customer Requirements
5 9 (9.57%) PDM
5 9 (9.57%) Process Improvement
6 8 (8.51%) Validation
7 7 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (7.45%) Physics
8 6 (6.38%) Customer-Centricity
8 6 (6.38%) OO
8 6 (6.38%) Signal Processing
9 5 (5.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.79%) C
1 28 (29.79%) Python
2 16 (17.02%) C++
3 13 (13.83%) Embedded C
4 9 (9.57%) SQL
5 8 (8.51%) Java
5 8 (8.51%) Perl
6 7 (7.45%) Assembly Language
6 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.45%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.32%) C#
7 5 (5.32%) Embedded C++
7 5 (5.32%) R
8 4 (4.26%) Tcl
9 3 (3.19%) VBScript
10 2 (2.13%) RPG
10 2 (2.13%) VB
10 2 (2.13%) VBA
11 1 (1.06%) Magik
11 1 (1.06%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.26%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.19%) ISEB
4 3 (3.19%) MBA
5 2 (2.13%) CBAP
5 2 (2.13%) IIBA
5 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.06%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.06%) CIPD
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.06%) CISM
6 1 (1.06%) CISSP
6 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.06%) GCED
6 1 (1.06%) MCITP
6 1 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) Def Stans
2 9 (9.57%) ISO 9001
3 5 (5.32%) QA
4 2 (2.13%) GDPR
5 1 (1.06%) GMP
5 1 (1.06%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 2 (2.13%) Docker
3 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.13%) vSphere
4 1 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.06%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (1.06%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (1.06%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.06%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.06%) Rancher
1 1 (1.06%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.38%) Adobe
3 4 (4.26%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.19%) Cisco
4 3 (3.19%) EMC
4 3 (3.19%) HP
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle
4 3 (3.19%) VMware
5 2 (2.13%) IBM
5 2 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (1.06%) Apple
6 1 (1.06%) Citrix
6 1 (1.06%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.06%) NetApp
6 1 (1.06%) ProCurve
6 1 (1.06%) Progress
6 1 (1.06%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.06%) Siemens
6 1 (1.06%) Twitter
6 1 (1.06%) webMethods