The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 13 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 22 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.51% 10.26% 6.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.61% 12.35% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Median daily rate £510 £318 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.62% -6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £311 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £366 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.50 £38.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £53.50 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +14.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
229 324 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.16% 83.08% 79.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 203 158
Median daily rate £425 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 17
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £59.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 43 (68.25%) C
2 32 (50.79%) Embedded C
3 20 (31.75%) Degree
4 18 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 18 (28.57%) Python
5 16 (25.40%) Linux
6 15 (23.81%) Regression Testing
7 10 (15.87%) C++
8 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (12.70%) C#
8 8 (12.70%) Perl
8 8 (12.70%) Wireless
8 8 (12.70%) Internet
9 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 6 (9.52%) HTML
10 6 (9.52%) Java
10 6 (9.52%) .NET
10 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
10 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
10 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
11 5 (7.94%) REST
11 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
11 5 (7.94%) SDLC
11 5 (7.94%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (7.94%) CSS
11 5 (7.94%) Unix
11 5 (7.94%) TDD
11 5 (7.94%) QA
12 4 (6.35%) ZigBee
12 4 (6.35%) WPF

Software Engineering
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 (1.59%) Apache
1 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP MDG
1 1 (1.59%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) Internet
1 8 (12.70%) Wireless
2 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.94%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (6.35%) SSL
4 4 (6.35%) X.509
4 4 (6.35%) ZigBee
5 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.17%) Firewall
5 2 (3.17%) HTTP
5 2 (3.17%) SAN
5 2 (3.17%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.59%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.59%) LDAP
6 1 (1.59%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.17%) Big Data
2 2 (3.17%) MySQL
2 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.59%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.59%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.59%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.17%) LabVIEW
2 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.59%) CppUnit
3 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.59%) GCC
3 1 (1.59%) GDB
3 1 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.59%) Selenium
3 1 (1.59%) Subversion
3 1 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Law
3 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.59%) Games
3 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (52.38%) Software Engineer
2 27 (42.86%) Embedded Engineer
3 20 (31.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 18 (28.57%) Developer
5 15 (23.81%) Embedded C Engineer
6 9 (14.29%) C Developer
6 9 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
6 9 (14.29%) Embedded C Developer
6 9 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 9 (14.29%) Embedded Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Python Software Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Audio Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Audio Software Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Principal Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) .NET
1 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
1 6 (9.52%) HTML
2 5 (7.94%) CSS
2 5 (7.94%) REST
3 4 (6.35%) JSON
3 4 (6.35%) RESTful
3 4 (6.35%) WPF
4 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.17%) HTML5
4 2 (3.17%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (3.17%) OSGi
4 2 (3.17%) Silverlight
4 2 (3.17%) WCF
4 2 (3.17%) WinForms
5 1 (1.59%) CSS3
5 1 (1.59%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.59%) jQuery
5 1 (1.59%) Node.js
5 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.35%) Internet of Things
3 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.17%) iPad
4 2 (3.17%) Robotics
4 2 (3.17%) SCADA
5 1 (1.59%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.59%) Home Automation
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Linux
2 5 (7.94%) Unix
3 4 (6.35%) Windows
4 3 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.59%) Android
6 1 (1.59%) HPUX
6 1 (1.59%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.59%) ThreadX
6 1 (1.59%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Regression Testing
2 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (7.94%) SDLC
3 5 (7.94%) TDD
4 4 (6.35%) DevOps
4 4 (6.35%) Machine Learning
5 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.76%) MVC
5 3 (4.76%) Scrum
5 3 (4.76%) Signal Processing
6 2 (3.17%) Analytics
6 2 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.17%) Cryptography
6 2 (3.17%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.17%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (3.17%) OOP
6 2 (3.17%) Software Architecture
6 2 (3.17%) UML
6 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (68.25%) C
2 32 (50.79%) Embedded C
3 18 (28.57%) Python
4 10 (15.87%) C++
5 8 (12.70%) C#
5 8 (12.70%) Perl
6 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 6 (9.52%) Java
8 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.35%) SQL
9 3 (4.76%) Embedded C++
10 2 (3.17%) Apple Swift
10 2 (3.17%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
10 2 (3.17%) PHP
11 1 (1.59%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.59%) R
11 1 (1.59%) Scala
11 1 (1.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) PhD
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Docker
2 2 (3.17%) KVM
2 2 (3.17%) LXC
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Grafana
Vendors
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle
2 2 (3.17%) Brocade
2 2 (3.17%) CA
2 2 (3.17%) Riverbed
2 2 (3.17%) VMware
2 2 (3.17%) Vyatta
3 1 (1.59%) Atmel
3 1 (1.59%) Embarcadero
3 1 (1.59%) Informatica
3 1 (1.59%) Intel
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.59%) SAP
3 1 (1.59%) Siemens
3 1 (1.59%) Talend
3 1 (1.59%) Vertica
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
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