Period
to 15 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 22 20
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 +10
Contract jobs citing Degree 77 89 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.20% 6.81% 7.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.29% 32.84% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 23
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.19% -1.43% -
10th Percentile £329 £243 £263
90th Percentile £606 £488 £655
East of England median daily rate £425 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +16.44% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 28
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £48.75 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.47% +3.75% +37.93%
10th Percentile £42.00 £15.77 £14.63
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.75 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £41.25 £38.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.84% +17.69% -16.67%

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 196 271 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.33% 20.75% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 114 66
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £410 £351 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.98% -12.38% +8.84%
10th Percentile £244 £202 £194
90th Percentile £579 £525 £569
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 33
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -62.50% +233.33%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.35 £14.63
90th Percentile £50.50 £45.70 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -50.00% +52.17%

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 January 2019.

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
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 January 2019. 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 65 £425 +25.93% 230
Peterborough +20 7 £269 +23.56% 13
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 26 (33.77%) Linux
2 24 (31.17%) Software Engineering
2 24 (31.17%) Computer Science
3 23 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (20.78%) C
4 16 (20.78%) Python
4 16 (20.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (19.48%) Git (software)
6 14 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 14 (18.18%) Java
6 14 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (16.88%) JIRA
7 13 (16.88%) Mathematics
8 12 (15.58%) Life Science
8 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (14.29%) Electronics
10 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
10 10 (12.99%) C++
10 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
10 10 (12.99%) Jenkins
11 8 (10.39%) Data Science
11 8 (10.39%) Windows
11 8 (10.39%) Project Management
11 8 (10.39%) C#
11 8 (10.39%) SQL
11 8 (10.39%) Business Analysis
12 7 (9.09%) Data Analysis
12 7 (9.09%) Perl
12 7 (9.09%) Unix
12 7 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical

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 (5.19%) Drupal
2 2 (2.60%) Apache
2 2 (2.60%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.60%) SAS
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.30%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.49%) Simulink
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.30%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.30%) FrameMaker
4 1 (1.30%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (1.30%) Stateflow
4 1 (1.30%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) CiviCRM
2 1 (1.30%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.90%) Office 365
4 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.60%) GitHub
4 2 (2.60%) Slack
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.30%) G Suite
5 1 (1.30%) Google Drive
5 1 (1.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) Wireless
2 5 (6.49%) Bluetooth
2 5 (6.49%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.90%) SSL
3 3 (3.90%) WLAN
4 2 (2.60%) BGP
4 2 (2.60%) Firewall
4 2 (2.60%) Internet
4 2 (2.60%) IPsec
4 2 (2.60%) L2TP
4 2 (2.60%) OpenVPN
4 2 (2.60%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (2.60%) VPN
5 1 (1.30%) 802.11
5 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.30%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.30%) MIMO
5 1 (1.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.90%) MySQL
2 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Zeppelin
3 1 (1.30%) Flink
3 1 (1.30%) GIS
3 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.30%) Scylla
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Git (software)
2 13 (16.88%) JIRA
3 10 (12.99%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.90%) Jasmine
4 3 (3.90%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (3.90%) Protractor
4 3 (3.90%) Selenium
4 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.60%) GCC
5 2 (2.60%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.30%) Hudson
6 1 (1.30%) Subversion
6 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 11 (14.29%) Electronics
2 7 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 7 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (6.49%) Law
4 4 (5.19%) Automotive
4 4 (5.19%) Finance
5 2 (2.60%) Legal
5 2 (2.60%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (2.60%) Retail
5 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (16.88%) Analyst
1 13 (16.88%) Developer
1 13 (16.88%) Software Engineer
2 6 (7.79%) Business Analyst
3 5 (6.49%) IT Analyst
3 5 (6.49%) Test Engineer
4 4 (5.19%) Designer
4 4 (5.19%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (5.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (5.19%) Interaction Designer
4 4 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (5.19%) Python Engineer
4 4 (5.19%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (5.19%) UX Designer
4 4 (5.19%) Web Developer
5 3 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (3.90%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (3.90%) IT Support
5 3 (3.90%) Perl Scripter
5 3 (3.90%) Test Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) AngularJS
1 5 (6.49%) HTML
2 4 (5.19%) CSS
2 4 (5.19%) Symfony
3 3 (3.90%) .NET
3 3 (3.90%) HTML5
3 3 (3.90%) Kafka
3 3 (3.90%) LESS
3 3 (3.90%) React
3 3 (3.90%) Sass
4 2 (2.60%) Node.js
4 2 (2.60%) OpenLayers
4 2 (2.60%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.60%) XML
5 1 (1.30%) Ajax
5 1 (1.30%) Flash
5 1 (1.30%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.30%) SOAP
5 1 (1.30%) Spring
5 1 (1.30%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Life Science
2 6 (7.79%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (6.49%) Algorithms
3 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.49%) User Experience
4 4 (5.19%) LIMS
4 4 (5.19%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.90%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.90%) Raspberry Pi
5 3 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.60%) Biotechnology
6 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) ASIC
7 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.30%) Verilog
7 1 (1.30%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.77%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Windows
3 7 (9.09%) Unix
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.19%) Android
6 3 (3.90%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) Computer Science
1 24 (31.17%) Software Engineering
2 23 (29.87%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 13 (16.88%) Mathematics
5 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (10.39%) Business Analysis
6 8 (10.39%) Data Science
6 8 (10.39%) Project Management
7 7 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 6 (7.79%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (7.79%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.49%) Microservices
9 5 (6.49%) Open Source
9 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.49%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.49%) Web Application Development
10 4 (5.19%) Change Management
10 4 (5.19%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) C
1 16 (20.78%) Python
2 14 (18.18%) Java
3 10 (12.99%) C++
3 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.39%) C#
4 8 (10.39%) SQL
5 7 (9.09%) Perl
6 6 (7.79%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.79%) PHP
7 5 (6.49%) Ruby
8 4 (5.19%) Embedded C
8 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.90%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.30%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.30%) Go
10 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.30%) R
10 1 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (9.09%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) CCNA
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.60%) ISEB
5 1 (1.30%) CBAP
5 1 (1.30%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.30%) MBA
5 1 (1.30%) MCP
5 1 (1.30%) MCSA
5 1 (1.30%) MCSE
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) PMO
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.60%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.30%) GDPR
3 1 (1.30%) ISO 13485
3 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Docker
2 2 (2.60%) Firmware
3 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) KVM
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.60%) Prometheus
2 2 (2.60%) Puppet
3 1 (1.30%) Ansible
3 1 (1.30%) Mesos
3 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.30%) Packer
3 1 (1.30%) Rancher
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) Adobe
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco
5 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.30%) BT
5 1 (1.30%) EMC
5 1 (1.30%) Google
5 1 (1.30%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.30%) Tableau
5 1 (1.30%) VMware