The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Software Development Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Engineer
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.96% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £33.55 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+17.73% -21.05%
Software Development Engineer
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
293 450 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.91% 94.34% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 280 260
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 27 54
Median hourly rate £32.75 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.77 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Software Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Software Development Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Development Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Software Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Development Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Software Development Engineer 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 Development Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC

Software Development Engineer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) SQL