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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 31 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 13 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.65% 6.12% 10.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 8.14% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 20
Median daily rate £325 £370 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +12.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £38.60 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £45.75 £39.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
292 295 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.02% 75.26% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 212 189
Median daily rate £413 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 30
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.50 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 2016.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 22 (39.29%) C
2 21 (37.50%) .NET
3 20 (35.71%) C#
4 19 (33.93%) WPF
5 16 (28.57%) Python
5 16 (28.57%) Embedded C
6 14 (25.00%) C++
6 14 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 13 (23.21%) .NET Framework
8 11 (19.64%) Unit Testing
8 11 (19.64%) WinForms
9 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (17.86%) WCF
9 10 (17.86%) Linux
10 9 (16.07%) Mathematics
11 8 (14.29%) Degree
11 8 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (14.29%) MATLAB
11 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 8 (14.29%) HTML
11 8 (14.29%) Integration Testing
11 8 (14.29%) Change Control
12 7 (12.50%) Machine Learning
12 7 (12.50%) Algorithms
12 7 (12.50%) Digital Signal Processing
12 7 (12.50%) Signal Processing
12 7 (12.50%) CSS
12 7 (12.50%) LINQ
12 7 (12.50%) Finance
13 6 (10.71%) Legal

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 5 (8.93%) CMS
2 1 (1.79%) Drupal
2 1 (1.79%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.79%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) IaaS
1 6 (10.71%) SaaS
2 2 (3.57%) PaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (8.93%) Bluetooth
2 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.93%) Wireless
3 4 (7.14%) 802.15
3 4 (7.14%) HTTP
3 4 (7.14%) Internet
3 4 (7.14%) SSL
3 4 (7.14%) X.509
3 4 (7.14%) ZigBee
4 2 (3.57%) 3G
4 2 (3.57%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.57%) LAN
4 2 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.57%) Big Data
2 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) Hudson
3 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.79%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.79%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (55.36%) Software Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Embedded Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Audio DSP Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Audio Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Audio Software Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) DSP Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) DSP Software Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Technologist
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Python Developer
7 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) .NET
2 19 (33.93%) WPF
3 13 (23.21%) .NET Framework
4 11 (19.64%) WinForms
5 10 (17.86%) WCF
6 8 (14.29%) HTML
7 7 (12.50%) CSS
7 7 (12.50%) LINQ
8 5 (8.93%) REST
9 4 (7.14%) 802.1X
9 4 (7.14%) Ajax
9 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
9 4 (7.14%) JSON
10 3 (5.36%) CSS3
10 3 (5.36%) Django
10 3 (5.36%) HTML5
10 3 (5.36%) jQuery
10 3 (5.36%) Silverlight
10 3 (5.36%) Web Services
11 2 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Mathematics
2 7 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.14%) Internet of Things
4 4 (7.14%) SCADA
4 4 (7.14%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.57%) Life Science
5 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.79%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Android
2 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Unix
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Unit Testing
2 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.29%) Change Control
3 8 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 7 (12.50%) Digital Signal Processing
4 7 (12.50%) Machine Learning
4 7 (12.50%) Signal Processing
5 6 (10.71%) QMS
5 6 (10.71%) Quality Management
6 5 (8.93%) CAD
7 4 (7.14%) Content Management
7 4 (7.14%) High Availability
8 3 (5.36%) ArchiMate
8 3 (5.36%) IT Governance
8 3 (5.36%) MODAF
8 3 (5.36%) Refactoring
8 3 (5.36%) SABSA
8 3 (5.36%) TOGAF
8 3 (5.36%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) C
2 20 (35.71%) C#
3 16 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 16 (28.57%) Python
4 14 (25.00%) C++
5 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 8 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 5 (8.93%) Java
6 5 (8.93%) Perl
7 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.14%) SQL
8 3 (5.36%) XAML
9 1 (1.79%) PHP
9 1 (1.79%) Ruby
9 1 (1.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) GxP
2 3 (5.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Adobe
1 1 (1.79%) Apple
1 1 (1.79%) Citrix
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle
1 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
1 1 (1.79%) VMware
1 1 (1.79%) WorldPay
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Amoria Bond
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