Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 26 26
Rank change year-on-year +11 0 +8
Contract jobs citing Degree 85 73 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.08% 5.41% 5.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.09% 27.34% 32.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 19
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £310 £177 £233
90th Percentile £545 £450 £478
East of England median daily rate £425 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +21.43% +2.94% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 14
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £10.50 £42.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -75.00% +175.41% -56.43%
10th Percentile £8.55 £31.74 £10.09
90th Percentile £37.25 £49.75 £41.00
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +100.00% -46.07%

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 212 267 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.67% 19.78% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 128 85
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £254 £200 £174
90th Percentile £538 £566 £480
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 24
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.33% +145.90% +27.08%
10th Percentile £9.74 £11.38 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.85 £47.75 £46.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year -11.98% -0.59% -4.78%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -2 66 £425 +25.93% 199
Peterborough +11 7 £269 - 11
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 32 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.59%) Linux
3 24 (28.24%) Computer Science
4 23 (27.06%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (24.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
6 19 (22.35%) Software Engineering
7 17 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 15 (17.65%) Mathematics
8 15 (17.65%) Python
8 15 (17.65%) C
8 15 (17.65%) Java
9 14 (16.47%) Git (software)
9 14 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (15.29%) C++
11 12 (14.12%) Electronics
11 12 (14.12%) Project Management
11 12 (14.12%) Life Science
11 12 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (12.94%) Jenkins
12 11 (12.94%) JIRA
13 10 (11.76%) Business Analysis
13 10 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (11.76%) JavaScript
13 10 (11.76%) Numerate Degree
14 9 (10.59%) Change Management
15 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
15 8 (9.41%) Wireless
15 8 (9.41%) Windows
15 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Office

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 (3.53%) Mule
2 2 (2.35%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.35%) CMS
2 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.35%) SAS
3 1 (1.18%) Apache
3 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.18%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.18%) Confluence
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
3 1 (1.18%) nginx
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.35%) Windchill
5 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.18%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) SaaS
2 5 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (5.88%) Office 365
3 4 (4.71%) GitHub
3 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.35%) Slack
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.18%) G Suite
6 1 (1.18%) Google Drive
6 1 (1.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) Wireless
2 4 (4.71%) Bluetooth
2 4 (4.71%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (4.71%) WLAN
3 3 (3.53%) SSL
4 2 (2.35%) Firewall
4 2 (2.35%) Internet
5 1 (1.18%) 802.11
5 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.18%) LAN
5 1 (1.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) MySQL
1 3 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.18%) Flink
3 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.18%) Redis
3 1 (1.18%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.94%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.94%) JIRA
3 4 (4.71%) Selenium
3 4 (4.71%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.53%) Jasmine
4 3 (3.53%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (3.53%) Protractor
4 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.35%) GCC
5 2 (2.35%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.18%) Hudson
6 1 (1.18%) Subversion
6 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (14.12%) Electronics
2 10 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (8.24%) Finance
3 7 (8.24%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.88%) Law
5 4 (4.71%) Marketing
5 4 (4.71%) Retail
5 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.53%) Legal
7 2 (2.35%) Automotive
7 2 (2.35%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (2.35%) Military
7 2 (2.35%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.18%) Back Office
8 1 (1.18%) Banking
8 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (24.71%) Analyst
2 13 (15.29%) Developer
3 10 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) Test Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) IT Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Python Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Security Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.71%) C++ Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Change Manager
9 3 (3.53%) IT Security Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) HTML
2 5 (5.88%) .NET
2 5 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 4 (4.71%) CSS
3 4 (4.71%) Middleware
4 3 (3.53%) HTML5
4 3 (3.53%) LESS
4 3 (3.53%) Node.js
4 3 (3.53%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (3.53%) Sass
5 2 (2.35%) Kafka
5 2 (2.35%) OpenLayers
5 2 (2.35%) React
5 2 (2.35%) XML
6 1 (1.18%) Django
6 1 (1.18%) jQuery
6 1 (1.18%) SOAP
6 1 (1.18%) STL
6 1 (1.18%) Web Services
6 1 (1.18%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.24%) Computer Science
2 12 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.12%) Life Science
3 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
4 7 (8.24%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.71%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.71%) LIMS
5 4 (4.71%) Private Cloud
5 4 (4.71%) User Experience
6 3 (3.53%) CMDB
6 3 (3.53%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.53%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.53%) Raspberry Pi
7 2 (2.35%) Biotechnology
7 2 (2.35%) CAN bus
7 2 (2.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 2 (2.35%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.35%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.35%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.59%) Linux
2 8 (9.41%) Windows
3 6 (7.06%) Unix
4 5 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.71%) Android
5 4 (4.71%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (27.06%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (22.35%) Software Engineering
4 17 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 15 (17.65%) Mathematics
6 14 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (14.12%) Project Management
8 10 (11.76%) Business Analysis
9 9 (10.59%) Change Management
10 7 (8.24%) OO
10 7 (8.24%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 7 (8.24%) Test Scripting
11 6 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (7.06%) CRM
11 6 (7.06%) User Stories
12 5 (5.88%) Analytics
12 5 (5.88%) Data Management
12 5 (5.88%) Information Management
12 5 (5.88%) Scrum
12 5 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) C
1 15 (17.65%) Java
1 15 (17.65%) Python
2 13 (15.29%) C++
3 10 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.24%) Perl
5 6 (7.06%) Bash Shell
5 6 (7.06%) SQL
6 5 (5.88%) C#
6 5 (5.88%) Ruby
7 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.53%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.35%) PHP
10 1 (1.18%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.18%) ES6
10 1 (1.18%) Go
10 1 (1.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (24.71%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (11.76%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (5.88%) ISEB
4 4 (4.71%) Master's Degree
4 4 (4.71%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (3.53%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.53%) MCSE
5 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.35%) CCNP
6 2 (2.35%) CCSP
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.35%) CISSP
6 2 (2.35%) GCIH
6 2 (2.35%) GCWN
6 2 (2.35%) ISSAP
6 2 (2.35%) ISSEP
6 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.35%) PMP
6 2 (2.35%) RHCA
6 2 (2.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) PMO
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.35%) Def Stans
4 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.18%) GDPR
4 1 (1.18%) ISO 13485
4 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) Docker
2 3 (3.53%) Firmware
3 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.18%) KVM
3 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Kubernetes
1 4 (4.71%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.35%) Puppet
3 1 (1.18%) Ansible
3 1 (1.18%) Mesos
3 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.18%) Packer
3 1 (1.18%) Rancher
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle
3 5 (5.88%) Marketo
4 4 (4.71%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.35%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco
5 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.35%) Tableau
5 2 (2.35%) Workday
6 1 (1.18%) Adobe
6 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.18%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.18%) Google
6 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.18%) SAP
6 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.18%) VMware