Period
to 1 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Software Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Delivery over the 6 months to 1 August 2021 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.

Software Delivery
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 59 49 80
Rank change year-on-year -10 +31 -8
Contract jobs citing Software Delivery 1 1 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.17% 0.25% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.28% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £270 £350
Median % change year-on-year +85.19% -22.86% -33.33%
East of England median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -16.67%

Software Delivery is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 489 361 993
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 82.05% 90.02% 86.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 235 562
10th Percentile £153 £264 £263
25th Percentile £264 £363 £370
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £383 £463 £450
Median % change year-on-year -17.30% +2.78% +5.88%
75th Percentile £499 £550 £538
90th Percentile £588 £650 £638
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 22 94
10th Percentile " £13.06 £9.98
25th Percentile £12.25 £14.25 £13.25
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £17.13
Median % change year-on-year -12.90% -9.49% -2.14%
75th Percentile £18.75 £20.94 £47.44
90th Percentile £21.63 £47.50 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £24.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year -35.22% +41.14% +1.04%

Software Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Software Delivery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Delivery in Cambridgeshire

Software Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Software Delivery in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Software Delivery in Cambridgeshire

Software Delivery
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 Software Delivery within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 1 August 2021. 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 1 £500 +85.19% 5
Software Delivery
East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Software Delivery 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 Software Delivery.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Data Science
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Gathering
1 1 (100.00%) Social Skills
1 1 (100.00%) MLOps

Software Delivery
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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (100.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Data Science
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) MLOps
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker