Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for SMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SMS over the 6 months to 11 December 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.

Short Message Service (SMS)
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 38 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - -
Contract jobs citing SMS 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 0.47% 1.36% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Peterborough median daily rate £525 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.91% - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £525 £233 -
% change year-on-year +125.81% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Peterborough median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £12.72 -

SMS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Peterborough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 33 50 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 15.49% 13.62% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 4
Peterborough median daily rate £275 £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -7.41% +35.00%
10th Percentile £229 £149 £208
90th Percentile £438 £425 £419
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Peterborough median hourly rate - £11.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.25% -31.91%
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

Job postings citing SMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Peterborough.

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Peterborough

SMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SMS in Peterborough.

Contractor daily rate trend for SMS in Peterborough

SMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SMS in Peterborough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SMS in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SMS 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for SMS.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 1 (100.00%) Cloud Foundry
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java