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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 27 36 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 19 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.21% 4.55% 7.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.13% 5.64% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 20
Median daily rate £350 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+15.71% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 £41.00 £49.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% -17.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £36.60 £41.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.50 £57.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Software Engineering
Cambridgeshire

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
310 408 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.93% 80.79% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 297 218
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 23
Median hourly rate £39.75 £52.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +90.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £15.77 £18.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 20 (41.67%) C#
2 19 (39.58%) C
3 18 (37.50%) .NET
4 13 (27.08%) Embedded C
4 13 (27.08%) WPF
5 11 (22.92%) Visual Studio
6 10 (20.83%) Python
6 10 (20.83%) C++
6 10 (20.83%) Prototyping
7 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
8 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (16.67%) Finance
9 7 (14.58%) Degree
9 7 (14.58%) Linux
10 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
10 6 (12.50%) IaaS
10 6 (12.50%) QMS
10 6 (12.50%) SaaS
10 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
10 6 (12.50%) Quality Management
10 6 (12.50%) Legal
10 6 (12.50%) GxP
10 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 6 (12.50%) LINQ
10 6 (12.50%) WCF
10 6 (12.50%) WinForms
10 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (10.42%) XAML
11 5 (10.42%) Algorithms
12 4 (8.33%) MVVM

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 (2.08%) CMS
1 1 (2.08%) Drupal
1 1 (2.08%) Joomla!
1 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
1 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) IaaS
1 6 (12.50%) SaaS
2 2 (4.17%) PaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Bluetooth
1 4 (8.33%) Wireless
2 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) IP Telephony
3 2 (4.17%) LAN
3 2 (4.17%) WAN
3 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.08%) 3G
4 1 (2.08%) 802.15
4 1 (2.08%) HTTP
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
4 1 (2.08%) SSL
4 1 (2.08%) X.509
4 1 (2.08%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) Big Data
2 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (60.42%) Software Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Embedded Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Technologist
5 6 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.42%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) WPF Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Audio DSP Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) C# WCF Developer
9 2 (4.17%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) .NET
2 13 (27.08%) WPF
3 9 (18.75%) .NET Framework
4 6 (12.50%) LINQ
4 6 (12.50%) WCF
4 6 (12.50%) WinForms
5 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.25%) HTML
6 3 (6.25%) Silverlight
7 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.17%) CSS
7 2 (4.17%) Entity Framework
7 2 (4.17%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.17%) REST
7 2 (4.17%) STL
8 1 (2.08%) Ajax
8 1 (2.08%) Django
8 1 (2.08%) JSON
8 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.42%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Biology
4 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) MPEG
5 1 (2.08%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.08%) STB
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Unix
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Prototyping
2 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.50%) QMS
3 6 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 4 (8.33%) MVVM
5 3 (6.25%) ArchiMate
5 3 (6.25%) Change Control
5 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL
5 3 (6.25%) MVC
5 3 (6.25%) Project Management
5 3 (6.25%) SABSA
5 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.25%) TDD
5 3 (6.25%) UML
5 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) C#
2 19 (39.58%) C
3 13 (27.08%) Embedded C
4 10 (20.83%) C++
4 10 (20.83%) Python
5 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.42%) XAML
7 3 (6.25%) Java
7 3 (6.25%) SQL
8 2 (4.17%) MATLAB
8 2 (4.17%) Perl
9 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.08%) PHP
9 1 (2.08%) Ruby
9 1 (2.08%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) PhD
3 2 (4.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) GxP
2 3 (6.25%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe
2 1 (2.08%) Apple
2 1 (2.08%) Atmel
2 1 (2.08%) Citrix
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.08%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago