Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 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.

Master's Degree
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 - 86
Rank change year-on-year - +86 +12
Contract jobs citing Master's Degree 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.31% - 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £218 - -
East of England median daily rate £218 £325 £400
% change year-on-year -33.08% -18.75% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 - -

Master's 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 280 180 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.86% 17.05% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 72 112
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -7.89%
10th Percentile £211 £130 £206
90th Percentile £550 £575 £488
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 39 26
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.50 £40.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.25% +233.33% -
10th Percentile £11.50 £14.55 £8.75
90th Percentile £45.80 £47.50 £60.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -50.00% +47.37% +21.79%

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Master's Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in Cambridgeshire

Master's Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Master's Degree in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Master's Degree in Cambridgeshire

Master's Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Master's Degree in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Master's Degree in Cambridgeshire

Master's 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 Master's Degree within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 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 - 3 - - 7
Peterborough - 1 £218 - 1
Master's Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Master's 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 Master's Degree.

1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Physics
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (25.00%) 802.11
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) AWK
3 1 (25.00%) Bioinformatics
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Biology
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) NFC
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) xDSL
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture

Master's 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) 802.11
1 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (25.00%) Broadband
1 1 (25.00%) NFC
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (25.00%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Architect
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (25.00%) Regular Expression
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Physics
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Bioinformatics
2 1 (25.00%) Biology
2 1 (25.00%) Computational Biology
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Pattern Matching
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) AWK
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) R
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree