The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 32 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.04% 2.42% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 2.60% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Median daily rate £350 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.34
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.07%
Software Developer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
283 384 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.26% 92.98% 91.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 251 203
Median daily rate £350 £388 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £283 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 20
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridge region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Developer across the Cambridge region.

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer across the Cambridge region.

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
3 7 (43.75%) Degree
4 6 (37.50%) Biology
4 6 (37.50%) Unix
4 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 5 (31.25%) GitHub
5 5 (31.25%) Open Source
5 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (31.25%) Open Source Development
5 5 (31.25%) Perl
5 5 (31.25%) C
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) OO
5 5 (31.25%) Python
5 5 (31.25%) Informatics
6 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (25.00%) C#
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
7 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) MVC
7 3 (18.75%) Selenium
8 2 (12.50%) WCF
8 2 (12.50%) Load Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Ontologies

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (6.25%) Apache Solr
1 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.25%) GlassFish
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) JMeter
2 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Android Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
3 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
2 2 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) Lucene
3 1 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) RxJava
3 1 (6.25%) STL
3 1 (6.25%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Biology
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Informatics
3 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 2 (12.50%) Ontologies
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) iPad
4 1 (6.25%) Semantic Web
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Android
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) Open Source
3 5 (31.25%) Open Source Development
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Android Development
6 2 (12.50%) Load Testing
6 2 (12.50%) MVVM
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.25%) BDD
7 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
7 1 (6.25%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning
7 1 (6.25%) Memory Management
7 1 (6.25%) Mobile Development
7 1 (6.25%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C
2 5 (31.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) Perl
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) XAML
5 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) XPath
5 1 (6.25%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago