Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 26 24
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 +15
Contract jobs citing Degree 76 71 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.85% 5.91% 5.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.55% 29.22% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 27
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £463 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.04% -3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £313 £179 £233
90th Percentile £514 £450 £480
East of England median daily rate £435 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +24.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 6
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £10.50 £40.00 £22.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.75% +77.09% +80.70%
10th Percentile £8.55 £10.00 £10.09
90th Percentile £37.25 £47.00 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -40.30% +67.50% -39.85%

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 220 243 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.82% 20.22% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 118 104
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +16.36%
10th Percentile £251 £192 £164
90th Percentile £544 £550 £488
East of England median daily rate £420 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +8.74% +3.00% -3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 19
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £14.00 £34.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.71% +131.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £9.73 £10.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.00 £45.00 £50.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.75 £20.39 £27.61
% change year-on-year -17.83% -26.17% +30.13%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -6 52 £438 +29.63% 235
Peterborough 0 6 £450 - 11
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
1 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.63%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (23.68%) Computer Science
4 16 (21.05%) Change Management
4 16 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (19.74%) C
5 15 (19.74%) Linux
6 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (15.79%) Management Information System
6 12 (15.79%) Data Management
6 12 (15.79%) Information Management
6 12 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
7 11 (14.47%) Mathematics
7 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
7 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Excel
7 11 (14.47%) Python
8 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (13.16%) Customer Requirements
9 9 (11.84%) Programme Management
9 9 (11.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 9 (11.84%) CMDB
9 9 (11.84%) ITIL
9 9 (11.84%) C++
10 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
10 8 (10.53%) ISO 9001
10 8 (10.53%) Military
10 8 (10.53%) Configuration Management
10 8 (10.53%) PDM

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 4 (5.26%) CMS
2 3 (3.95%) Mule
3 2 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.63%) SAS
4 1 (1.32%) Apache
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.32%) Confluence
4 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (11.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.63%) Windchill
5 1 (1.32%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) SaaS
2 6 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (6.58%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (5.26%) Office 365
5 3 (3.95%) GitHub
5 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Firewall
1 3 (3.95%) Wireless
2 2 (2.63%) SSL
3 1 (1.32%) 802.11
3 1 (1.32%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.32%) Internet
3 1 (1.32%) IPsec
3 1 (1.32%) LAN
3 1 (1.32%) SMS
3 1 (1.32%) VPN
3 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) MySQL
2 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.32%) Big Data
2 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.32%) Firebird
2 1 (1.32%) Flink
2 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.32%) Redis
2 1 (1.32%) Scylla
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.58%) JIRA
3 4 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.63%) GCC
5 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.63%) Subversion
5 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.32%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.32%) Selenium
6 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.32%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (10.53%) Military
2 7 (9.21%) Electronics
2 7 (9.21%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (7.89%) Finance
3 6 (7.89%) Law
4 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.26%) Marketing
5 4 (5.26%) Multimedia
5 4 (5.26%) Retail
6 3 (3.95%) Automotive
6 3 (3.95%) Legal
7 1 (1.32%) Back Office
7 1 (1.32%) Banking
7 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.32%) Local Government
7 1 (1.32%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Analyst
2 10 (13.16%) Data Analyst
2 10 (13.16%) Developer
3 8 (10.53%) Configuration Analyst
3 8 (10.53%) Configuration Management Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Test Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) C++ Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Change Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Author
8 3 (3.95%) Design Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Firewall Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) Middleware
2 3 (3.95%) .NET
2 3 (3.95%) HTML
3 2 (2.63%) Ajax
3 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.63%) CSS
3 2 (2.63%) Node.js
3 2 (2.63%) React
3 2 (2.63%) XHTML
3 2 (2.63%) XML
4 1 (1.32%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.32%) Django
4 1 (1.32%) Flask
4 1 (1.32%) jQuery
4 1 (1.32%) OAuth
4 1 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.32%) REST
4 1 (1.32%) RESTful
4 1 (1.32%) SOAP
4 1 (1.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.68%) Computer Science
2 12 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 12 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (11.84%) CMDB
5 4 (5.26%) Life Science
5 4 (5.26%) Vector Graphics
6 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.95%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 3 (3.95%) User Experience
7 2 (2.63%) Biotechnology
7 2 (2.63%) CAN bus
7 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.63%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.63%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.63%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Linux
2 7 (9.21%) Windows
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.95%) Unix
5 2 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.32%) Android
6 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.32%) CentOS
6 1 (1.32%) Debian
6 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.63%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (21.05%) Change Management
4 12 (15.79%) Data Management
4 12 (15.79%) Information Management
5 11 (14.47%) Mathematics
5 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
5 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
6 10 (13.16%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (11.84%) ITIL
7 9 (11.84%) Programme Management
8 8 (10.53%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.53%) PDM
8 8 (10.53%) Process Improvement
9 7 (9.21%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 6 (7.89%) Analytics
10 6 (7.89%) Business Analysis
10 6 (7.89%) Project Management
10 6 (7.89%) User Stories
10 6 (7.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.74%) C
2 11 (14.47%) Python
3 9 (11.84%) C++
4 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.21%) Java
6 5 (6.58%) C#
7 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.95%) Perl
7 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.95%) Ruby
7 3 (3.95%) SQL
8 2 (2.63%) PHP
9 1 (1.32%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.32%) ES6
9 1 (1.32%) Go
9 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (6.58%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (5.26%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (3.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (3.95%) CCNP
4 3 (3.95%) CCSP
4 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.95%) CISSP
4 3 (3.95%) CSSLP
4 3 (3.95%) GIAC
4 3 (3.95%) ISEB
4 3 (3.95%) ISSAP
4 3 (3.95%) ISSEP
4 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.95%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.95%) MCSE
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.95%) RHCE
4 3 (3.95%) SANS
4 3 (3.95%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) Def Stans
1 8 (10.53%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.26%) QA
3 2 (2.63%) PMO
4 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Docker
2 2 (2.63%) Firmware
3 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.63%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.63%) Rancher
3 1 (1.32%) Ansible
3 1 (1.32%) Mesos
3 1 (1.32%) Nagios
3 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) Marketo
3 4 (5.26%) MuleSoft
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.95%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.95%) Cisco
5 2 (2.63%) Adobe
5 2 (2.63%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.63%) Tableau
5 2 (2.63%) Workday
6 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.32%) SAP
6 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.32%) VMware