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 3 months to 29 March 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.

Degree
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 28 40
Rank change year-on-year +12 +12  
Contract jobs citing Degree 43 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.96% 5.38% 3.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.09% 33.66% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 14
Median daily rate £394 £324 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -2.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +2.30% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.29% +246.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £42.50 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £20.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £31.85
% change year-on-year -31.25% +25.58%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 110 101 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.37% 15.98% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 50 43
Median daily rate £400 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £191 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 16
Median hourly rate £26.25 £57.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.34% +379.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +15 40 £400 +24.03% 105
Peterborough 0 2 £275 -10.20% 6
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 35 (41.18%) C
2 29 (34.12%) Python
3 28 (32.94%) Computer Science
4 27 (31.76%) Embedded C
5 24 (28.24%) Software Engineering
6 23 (27.06%) Electronics
7 19 (22.35%) Telecoms
8 17 (20.00%) Mathematics
9 16 (18.82%) Regression Testing
10 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
11 11 (12.94%) Project Management
11 11 (12.94%) Linux
11 11 (12.94%) Wireless
12 9 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
12 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
13 8 (9.41%) Windows
13 8 (9.41%) Migration
14 7 (8.24%) VMware
14 7 (8.24%) MS Office
14 7 (8.24%) Automated Testing
14 7 (8.24%) Test Scripting
14 7 (8.24%) Data Migration
15 6 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (7.06%) QA
15 6 (7.06%) Digital Signal Processing
15 6 (7.06%) Signal Processing
15 6 (7.06%) C++
15 6 (7.06%) Java
15 6 (7.06%) VPN

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 (2.35%) CMS
2 1 (1.18%) Drupal
2 1 (1.18%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.18%) SAS
2 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.24%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (1.18%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) Wireless
2 6 (7.06%) VPN
3 3 (3.53%) Firewall
3 3 (3.53%) Internet
4 2 (2.35%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.35%) DHCP
4 2 (2.35%) DNS
4 2 (2.35%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.35%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.35%) Network Security
4 2 (2.35%) SAN
4 2 (2.35%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.18%) Broadband
5 1 (1.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) Data Mining
1 2 (2.35%) Spotfire
2 1 (1.18%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.18%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (1.18%) GIS
2 1 (1.18%) MySQL
2 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.18%) Power BI
2 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.71%) LabVIEW
3 3 (3.53%) Appium
3 3 (3.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.53%) Selenium
3 3 (3.53%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.35%) JBehave
4 2 (2.35%) JUnit
General
1 23 (27.06%) Electronics
2 19 (22.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.71%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.35%) Law
4 2 (2.35%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Local Government
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (32.94%) Developer
2 15 (17.65%) Embedded Developer
2 15 (17.65%) Python Developer
3 12 (14.12%) Embedded Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) C Developer
4 9 (10.59%) Embedded C Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Software Test Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Test Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Embedded C Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Data Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Audio Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) SAP Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Support Specialist
9 3 (3.53%) Data Migration Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Migration Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Rollout Manager
9 3 (3.53%) SAP Data Manager
9 3 (3.53%) SAP Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) HTML
2 2 (2.35%) CSS
3 1 (1.18%) .NET
3 1 (1.18%) CSS3
3 1 (1.18%) HTML5
3 1 (1.18%) NumPy
3 1 (1.18%) scikit-learn
3 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.94%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.88%) Smartphone
3 3 (3.53%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.53%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.35%) iPad
4 2 (2.35%) Life Science
4 2 (2.35%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.18%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) Linux
2 8 (9.41%) Windows
3 5 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.71%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) Software Engineering
2 17 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 16 (18.82%) Regression Testing
4 11 (12.94%) Project Management
5 9 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.41%) Migration
7 7 (8.24%) Automated Testing
7 7 (8.24%) Data Migration
7 7 (8.24%) Test Scripting
8 6 (7.06%) Digital Signal Processing
8 6 (7.06%) Signal Processing
9 5 (5.88%) Office Automation
9 5 (5.88%) PRINCE
9 5 (5.88%) Scrum
10 4 (4.71%) Data Analysis
10 4 (4.71%) ERP
10 4 (4.71%) Manual Testing
10 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (3.53%) Automation Testing
11 3 (3.53%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.18%) C
2 29 (34.12%) Python
3 27 (31.76%) Embedded C
4 6 (7.06%) C++
4 6 (7.06%) Java
4 6 (7.06%) Tcl
5 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.53%) Perl
6 2 (2.35%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.35%) C#
6 2 (2.35%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.18%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.18%) R
7 1 (1.18%) Scala
7 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.35%) PhD
3 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.35%) PMP
4 1 (1.18%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) HNC
4 1 (1.18%) HND
4 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.18%) MCSA
4 1 (1.18%) MCSE
4 1 (1.18%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.35%) JTAG
4 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.18%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.18%) PMO
4 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.35%) Docker
3 2 (2.35%) Firmware
3 2 (2.35%) KVM
3 2 (2.35%) LXC
4 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Kibana
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (1.18%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.24%) VMware
3 6 (7.06%) Apple
4 5 (5.88%) Remedy
5 4 (4.71%) SAP
6 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.35%) Brocade
7 2 (2.35%) CA
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle
7 2 (2.35%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.35%) Vyatta
8 1 (1.18%) Cadence
8 1 (1.18%) Dell
8 1 (1.18%) EMC
8 1 (1.18%) Workday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
University Of Cambridge
Rate: From £25,298 to £38,183 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago